Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Simple Guide To Dental Caries

A Simple Guide To Dental Caries ——————————–What is Dental Caries? ————————Dental caries is the decay of a tooth or teeth in the mouth. The tooth decay is brought about by the acid erosion of tooth enamel.What is the cause of … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – COCCYX INJURIES

DOC I HAVE A COCCYX INJURY Coccygeal Injuries consist of Dislocation and fractures. Dislocation of the coccyx is the dislocation of the coccyx bone forward following falls on the coccyx or repetitive injury to the coccyx. The coccyx is the … Continue reading

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OLECRANON BURSITIS

DOC I HAVE OLECRANON BURSITIS Olecranon Bursitis is the inflammation or infection of the bursa at the olecranon which form part of the elbow joint. The cause of Olecranon Bursitis is: The Olecranon bursa overlies the olecranon process and is … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – TENNIS ELBOW

DOC I HAVE TENNIS ELBOW Tennis Elbow (also known as epicondylitis) is the inflammation and swelling of the tendon sheaths (called the synovium) and the enclosed tendons at the origin of the flexor muscles at the medial epicondyle or extensor … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – DISLOCATION OF ELBOW

DOC I HAVE DISLOCATION OF THE ELBOW Dislocation of the Elbow is a common injury of the elbow. It is usually posterior in direction and results from a fall on the outstretched hand with the elbow extended. It is more … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale -DISLOCATION OF SHOULDER

DOC I HAVE DISLOCATION OF THE SHOULDER Dislocation of Shoulder is a common injury of the Shoulder.It is usually anterior in direction and results from a fall on the externally rotated abducted arm. This forces the humerus out of the … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Bedwetting (enuresis)

A Simple Guide to Bedwetting (enuresis) —————————————What is Bedwetting? ___________________Bedwetting or functional enuresis is the repeated involuntary voiding of urine during day or night at an age where continence or control of urine is expected.Bedwetting or functional enuresis is common … Continue reading

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