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What Are Some of the Common Causes of Earaches?

An earache is a very common condition with many different symptoms. Regardless of the problem, earaches can be annoying and painful. Earaches can affect the areas which surround the ear, as well as the ear itself.

Common Causes of Earache

Earaches can be caused by an infection in the middle ear, fluid in the ear, swimmer’s ear, barotrauma, perichondritis, and a ruptured eardrum.

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Help Your Constipation with These Natural Remedies

Constipation is a very uncomfortable, yet very common condition. Although there are a number of quality products available to relieve it, there are also many natural ways to help your constipation. This article will outline the types of constipation, and what you can do to maintain optimal bowel health.

Types of Constipation

The Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) defines two main types: functional (primary) and secondary. Our article is dedicated to remedies for functional constipation, but we will briefly touch on the difference between the two types below.Help your constipation

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Burn Guide: When to Treat at Home and When to See a Doctor

The team at Direct Care, a membership-based medical practice in Park Cities, is dedicated to focusing on patients as individuals. Our top-tier family physicians and advanced practice providers offer increased communication that places individual patient needs first to ensure optimized health.
Primary Burn Types and Treatment
Burns remain at the top of the list of most common household injuries. A burn describes both a physical sensation and the death of skin cells as a result of exposure to the source of the burn. Many times, burns can be treated at home and a full recovery is the result. However, there are also many times when a burn is more serious and, therefore, requires immediate emergency medical care. Continue reading