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Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea - Skin Cancer Screening

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea to Skin Cancer Screening. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea
    This section of the eMedTV library lists possible signs and symptoms of gonorrhea in both men and women. Women often have signs and symptoms of gonorrhea within 10 days after infection, while men with gonorrhea will usually have no symptoms.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Hemroids
    As this eMedTV article explains, common symptoms of hemorrhoids include painful swelling around the anus and bright-red blood covering the stool. Signs and symptoms of hemroids is a common variation of hemorrhoid symptoms.
  • Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
    Headache, dizziness, and nausea are possible signs and symptoms of high blood pressure. However, as this eMedTV page explains, most people with the condition do not experience any high blood pressure signs and symptoms until organ damage has occurred.
  • Signs and Symptoms of High Cholesterol
    Because there are no noticeable high cholesterol signs and symptoms, you must have your cholesterol tested. This eMedTV Web page describes how the condition can cause health problems, without any obvious symptoms until it becomes life-threatening.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    This eMedTV page explains that abdominal (stomach) pain, diarrhea, and constipation are some of the possible signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This article describes other possible problems this digestive condition may cause.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Leprosy
    This segment of the eMedTV archives lists possible signs and symptoms of leprosy. It explains the incubation period for the disease, as well as factors that can affect the type and severity of symptoms a person may experience.
  • Signs of a Stroke
    Dizziness, confusion, and severe headache are possible signs of a stroke -- and they can occur suddenly. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other signs, and stresses the importance of seeking medical attention immediately when they appear.
  • Signs of Anorexia
    Common signs of anorexia include reduced muscle mass, compulsive exercising, anemia, and brittle nails. This eMedTV article discusses other symptoms of the condition in detail, from the early stages of the disease to when it is more advanced.
  • Signs of Appendicitis
    Low-grade fever, abdominal pain, and vomiting are common signs of appendicitis. This eMedTV resource provides detailed information on the symptoms of this condition in different people, such as children, pregnant women, and the elderly.
  • Signs of Autism
    Impaired social interaction and problems with verbal and nonverbal communication are common signs of autism. This eMedTV article describes these symptoms in detail, pointing out that parents are often the first to recognize these signs in their child.
  • Signs of Breast Cancer
    Lumps near the breast or underarm and changes in breast tissue are common signs of breast cancer. This eMedTV Web page identifies other signs and symptoms, as well as symptoms of a rare form of the disease known as inflammatory breast cancer.
  • Signs of Bulemia
    This eMedTV page lists common signs of bulimia, such as secretive behaviors regarding food and obsession with weight. Psychiatric illnesses, such as anxiety, may also be present. Signs of bulemia is a common misspelling/variation of bulimia symptoms.
  • Signs of Colic in Babies
    As this eMedTV page explains, possible signs of colic in babies include crying for more than three hours straight at least three days a week for more than three weeks. This page also covers differences between crying in a normal baby and a colicky baby.
  • Signs of Colon Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, possible colon cancer signs may include diarrhea, blood in the stool, and vomiting. This article identifies other signs of the disease and discusses the importance of screening before symptoms develop.
  • Signs of Depression
    Having some signs of depression, such as restlessness or irritability, doesn't mean that you are depressed. This eMedTV page provides some general guidelines for determining when a temporary period of "the blues" has turned into clinical depression.
  • Signs of Diabetes
    As this eMedTV page explains, increased thirst, blurred vision, and constant hunger are common signs of diabetes, which can come on quickly or gradually, depending on the type. Or, there may be no signs, which can be the case with gestational diabetes.
  • Signs of Digoxin Toxicity
    If you are taking digoxin, watch for signs of toxicity, such as confusion, vomiting, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web segment describes other possible symptoms of this potentially dangerous problem. A link to more information is also included.
  • Signs of GERD
    Chest pain, bad breath, and coughing are common signs of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). This eMedTV segment provides a complete overview of GERD symptoms and explains the difference between heartburn and GERD.
  • Signs of Head Lice
    As this eMedTV page explains, signs of head lice include itching, which can cause small, red bumps, and a tickling feeling in the hair. This article lists more symptoms of an infestation, including what a head louse looks like in various stages of life.
  • Signs of Labor
    Early signs of labor are different for each woman and with each pregnancy. This page of the eMedTV site explains the difference between false labor and true labor -- the most obvious being contractions that increase in strength and duration.
  • Signs of Low Testosterone
    As this eMedTV page explains, fatigue, problems with sex drive, and low energy are some of the possible signs of low testosterone levels. This article describes the factors that may affect the severity of symptoms and provides a link to more details.
  • Signs of Menopause
    Other than changes in your period, signs of menopause may include hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at other signs that may indicate menopause, such as vaginal dryness, urinary problems, and thinning hair.
  • Signs of OxyContin Abuse
    "Doctor shopping" is often a good indication of OxyContin addiction or abuse. As this page from the eMedTV archives explains, there are many other common signs of abusing OxyContin (such as going through prescriptions too quickly and secluded behavior).
  • Signs of Preeclampsia
    This eMedTV Web page discusses common preeclampsia signs, such as vision problems, headaches, and high blood pressure. It also serves as a reminder that possible symptoms of preeclampsia are also seen in perfectly normal pregnancies.
  • Signs of Pubic Lice
    Intense, frequent itching and visible nits (eggs) are possible pubic lice signs. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other symptoms, and also explains how signs may not always be present in a person with pubic lice.
  • Signs of Strep Throat
    Fever and a suddenly occurring sore throat are possible signs of strep throat. This eMedTV page describes other possible symptoms of this throat infection, and explains which symptoms would likely be caused by a viral infection rather than by strep.
  • Signs of Strep Throat in a Toddler
    Nasal congestion, a low-grade fever, and nasal discharge are possible signs of strep throat in a toddler. This eMedTV page outlines other possible symptoms of this throat infection, and explains why it is difficult to diagnose strep in toddlers.
  • Signs of Strock
    Sudden loss of balance, confusion, and severe headache are all possible signs of a stroke. This eMedTV segment lists common symptoms, such as dizziness and difficulty seeing. Signs of strock is a common misspelling of signs of a stroke.
  • Signs of Teenage Depression
    This page on the eMedTV site describes some possible signs of teenage depression (such as feeling negative or not caring about anything) and explains that you should see your healthcare provider if your child has any of these symptoms.
  • Signs of Vicodin Addiction
    If you are going through a Vicodin prescription too quickly, you may be addicted to the drug. This eMedTV page lists possible signs of a Vicodin addiction and offers suggestions on what to do if you or someone else appears to be addicted to Vicodin.
  • Signs Symptoms of Angina
    Chest pain is one of the most common angina warning signs. Other symptoms, as this eMedTV page explains, can also include chest pain, shortness of breath, and sweating. This page also links to a full article on other possible angina symptoms.
  • Sildenafil
    Sildenafil citrate is a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV selection tells you what you need to know about this drug, with information on how to take it, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Sildenafil Citrate
    Sildenafil citrate is commonly prescribed as a treatment for erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the drug, including how long it takes to start working and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Silenor
    Silenor is a prescription medication used to help people with insomnia stay asleep. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at this sleep medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Silodosin
    Silodosin is a prescription medicine commonly used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Simbacort
    Symbicort is a medication often prescribed to help prevent asthma and COPD symptoms. This part of the eMedTV Web site describes how the medication works and discusses general dosing guidelines. Simbacort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simbalta
    This eMedTV resource explains how Cymbalta works to treat depression, neuropathic pain, and anxiety by affecting certain chemicals in the brain and highlights some alternatives to Cymbalta. Simbalta is a common misspelling of Cymbalta.
  • Simbicort
    Symbicort is a prescription inhaler used to prevent asthma and COPD attacks from occurring. This eMedTV segment explains how often Symbicort is used and lists potential side effects of the drug. Simbicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simcor
    Simcor is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Simcor 1000/20 mg Tablets
    You should not take more than two Simcor 1000/20 tablets per day. As this eMedTV page explains, the usual starting Simcor dose is 500/20 mg daily. Your doctor may gradually increase your dosage as needed (no faster than by 500 mg every four weeks).
  • Simcor 500/20 mg Tablets
    Most people with high cholesterol typically start with Simcor 500/20 mg tablets (one tablet, once a day). This eMedTV Web page explains what other strengths are available and offers more detailed Simcor dosing guidelines.
  • Simcor Medication Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, adults with high cholesterol may benefit from Simcor, a prescription drug that contains two active ingredients. This resource gives an overview of Simcor, with information on how the medication works and dosing guidelines.
  • Simcor Medicine for High Cholesterol
    Doctors often prescribe the medicine Simcor for high cholesterol or high triglycerides. This section of the eMedTV archives describes the specific effects of Simcor and explains how the drug works to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • Simcor Oral
    Simcor is a prescription drug used to treat unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. As this eMedTV page explains, it contains two different cholesterol-lowering drugs: extended-release niacin and simvastatin. Simcor comes in oral tablet form.
  • Simcor Side Affects
    Common Simcor side effects may include back pain, itching, and headache. This eMedTV article also lists potentially serious side effects that require medical attention. Simcor side affects is a common misspelling of Simcor side effects.
  • Simcor Side Effects
    Common side effects of Simcor may include back pain, diarrhea, and flushing. This page from the eMedTV archives provides a more detailed list of possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Simcore
    Simcor is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV page describes Simcor in more detail, explains how it works, and lists some potential side effects. Simcore is a common misspelling of Simcor.
  • Simicort
    This eMedTV Web article explains how Symbicort works to prevent asthma and COPD attacks. This page also describes possible side effects of the drug and discusses factors that may affect your dosage. Simicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simivastatin
    Simvastatin is used to prevent cardiovascular disease and treat high cholesterol or triglycerides. This eMedTV page lists medical conditions you must tell your doctor about before using simvastatin. Simivastatin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
  • Simlin
    This eMedTV page describes how Symlin lowers blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Potential side effects are included, as is a link to more detailed information. Simlin is a common misspelling of Symlin.
  • Simponi
    Simponi is a drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article explains this product in more detail, including how it works, how often it is injected, possible side effects, and more.
  • Simulect
    Simulect is a prescription drug used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medicine, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Simuvastin
    Simvastatin is a medicine often prescribed for the treatment of high cholesterol or high triglycerides. This eMedTV Web page covers other simvastatin uses and describes the effects of the drug. Simuvastin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
  • Simvastatin
    Simvastatin is a common prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. As this eMedTV page explains, it can also prevent cardiovascular disease. Dosing information, storage methods, and side effects are also covered.
  • Simvastatin 20 mg Tablets
    Most adults starting cholesterol treatment with simvastatin usually start with 20 mg simvastatin tablets. This eMedTV segment also provides simvastatin dosing guidelines for children and covers maximum dosage recommendations for this drug.
  • Simvastatin 40 mg Tablets
    People being treated for high cholesterol often start with 40 mg simvastatin tablets or 20 mg tablets. This eMedTV page lists other available drug strengths and offers more simvastatin dosing guidelines, including dosage guidelines for children.
  • Simvastatin 5 mg
    The average daily simvastatin dose for most people is 5 mg to 80 mg of simvastatin. This section of the eMedTV Web site offers more dosing information, including the recommended starting simvastatin dosage for adults and children.
  • Simvastatin Alternatives
    There are many alternatives to simvastatin for treating high cholesterol, including other statins. As this eMedTV article explains, other drugs that can be used as a substitute include fibrates, nicotinic acid, and bile acid sequestrants.
  • Simvastatin and Alcohol
    This eMedTV Web page explains why you may want to avoid mixing simvastatin and alcohol. Specifically, taking the two substances together may not be safe for people who regularly consume a large quantity of alcohol or for people with liver disease.
  • Simvastatin and Depression
    Numerous side effects may occur with simvastatin and depression appears to be one of them. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains how common this side effect appears to be and lists possible signs and symptoms that may indicate depression.
  • Simvastatin and Grapefruit
    If you are taking simvastatin, grapefruit products should be avoided. As this eMedTV article explains, studies have shown that grapefruit juice can significantly increase the levels of simvastatin in the blood, increasing the risk of serious problems.
  • Simvastatin and Muscle Pain
    Muscle pain is a common side effect of simvastatin. This is usually not a sign of a serious problem. As this eMedTV page explains, however, if you are taking simvastatin and muscle pain occurs with a fever, you should call your doctor right away.
  • Simvastatin and Pregnancy
    If simvastatin is taken during pregnancy, it could potentially cause harm to the fetus. This part of the eMedTV library offers more information on simvastatin and pregnancy, and explores some of the potential risks of using this drug while pregnant.
  • Simvastatin and Weight Gain
    Weight gain has been reported with other cholesterol medicines, but it is not a side effect of simvastatin. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on simvastatin and weight gain, and provides a list of tips that can help with weight loss.
  • Simvastatin Drug Information
    Simvastatin is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV segment provides more simvastatin drug information, including what you should be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Simvastatin Oral
    Simvastatin is a medication often prescribed to treat high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV resource explains when and how to take oral simvastatin tablets, offers general warnings for this drug, and lists some of its possible side effects.
  • Simvastatin Safety
    Simvastatin is a medication that is available by prescription to treat high cholesterol. This segment from the eMedTV archives contains important simvastatin safety warnings and precautions, including a list of possible side effects.
  • Simvastatin Side Affects
    Common simvastatin side effects include constipation, headache, and stomach pain. This eMedTV article also lists rare side effects and links to more in-depth information. Simvastatin side affects is a common misspelling of simvastatin side effects.
  • Simvastatin Side Effects
    Diarrhea, gas, and nausea are a few common Simvastatin side effects. This eMedTV page also lists rare side effects like anxiety, and things to report to your doctor right away like muscle tenderness or weakness along with a fever or feeling of sickness.
  • Simvastatin Tablets
    Simvastatin is a prescription medication licensed to treat high cholesterol. This eMedTV Web page covers other uses for this medicine, explains what side effects may occur with the tablets, and describes simvastatin's effects.
  • Simvastatin Tablets
    Available in tablet form, simvastatin is a drug used to treat high cholesterol and other conditions. This eMedTV segment offers a quick overview of this prescription medication, including dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Simvastatine
    If you have high cholesterol, your doctor may prescribe simvastatin to lower your cholesterol levels. This eMedTV article covers other simvastatin uses and lists possible side effects of the drug. Simvastatine is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
  • Simvastin
    Simvastatin is a prescription drug used for treating high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV segment further explains what simvastatin is used for and describes how this medicine works. Simvastin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
  • Simvistatin
    Simvastatin is a prescription drug primarily used for treating high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV page further explains what simvastatin is used for and lists its potential side effects. Simvistatin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
  • Simzia
    Cimzia is a drug licensed to treat Crohn's disease and other inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this drug and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using it. Simzia is a common misspelling of Cimzia.
  • Sinamet
    This eMedTV page explains that Sinemet is approved to treat Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism. This page also covers some of the factors your doctor will consider when determining your Sinemet dosage. Sinamet is a common misspelling of Sinemet.
  • Sinecatechins
    Sinecatechins is prescribed to help treat external genital and perianal warts. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this medicated ointment works, offers dosing instructions, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Sinemet
    Sinemet is often prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This page from the eMedTV library offers an overview of Sinemet, including information on possible side effects, dosing information, and general precautions.
  • Sinemet CR
    Sinemet CR is a drug commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV page describes other uses for this medication, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Sinemet Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains that although most people initially tolerate Sinemet well, side effects are possible and tend to become more significant over time. This page takes an in-depth look at some of the bothersome and serious Sinemet side effects.
  • Sinequan
    Sinequan is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of depression and anxiety in adults. This eMedTV resource describes the medicine in more detail, including an explanation of how it works and a list of possible side effects that may occur.
  • Sinequan (Doxepin)
    As this eMedTV page explains, doxepin hydrochloride is the active ingredient in Sinequan, a tricyclic antidepressant. This Web resource takes a quick look at this prescription drug, with details on how to use it and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Sinequan and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effect of Sinequan. As this eMedTV article explains, however, the link between the two is unclear, and it's difficult to determine whether weight gain is actually caused by the medicine or something else.
  • Sinequan Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking Sinequan, withdrawal symptoms (including headache or anxiety) may occur. This eMedTV Web page describes other possible signs of withdrawal and explains how your doctor can help you avoid them.
  • Sinestin
    This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of Cenestin, a prescription drug approved to treat several symptoms of menopause. This page also covers what to tell your doctor before using the medication. Sinestin is a common misspelling of Cenestin.
  • Singulair
    Singular has been approved for the treatment of allergic rhinitis (runny, stuffy nose) and asthma. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed description of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Singulair 10 mg Tablets
    Adults and adolescents ages 15 and up with allergies or asthma typically start with Singular 10 mg tablets. This eMedTV resource lists the other available forms and strengths for this drug and offers information on when and how to take Singulair.
  • Singulair 4 mg
    The recommended Singulair dosage for young children under age 5 is Singulair 4 mg once daily. This page from the eMedTV Web site also provides Singulair dosing guidelines for treating asthma and allergies in older children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Singulair 5 mg Tablets
    Singulair 5 mg tablets are chewable and may be a good option for young children with asthma or allergies. This eMedTV article explains what other forms and strengths are available for Singulair and offers dosing guidelines for both adults and children.
  • Singulair and Weight Gain Review
    Based on the results of clinical studies, there likely isn't a link between weight gain and Singulair. This eMedTV page addresses the issue in more detail, offering suggestions for combating weight gain that may occur during treatment with the drug.
  • Singulair Dosage
    The guidelines for Singulair dosing take a person's age and health into account, among other things. This eMedTV article describes these and other factors, and provides detailed information on the various doses used to treat asthma and allergies.
  • Singulair Drug Information
    Singulair is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of asthma and allergic rhinitis. This eMedTV Web presenations describes how Singulair works, lists the possible drug side effects, and explains what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Singulair Overdose
    Because there are only a few cases of people taking a Singulair overdose, the exact effects aren't clear. This eMedTV segment lists some of the possible symptoms that may result and also explains possible treatment options, which can vary.
  • Singulair Side Affects
    Singulair side effects, if they occur, include flu, headaches, and tooth pain. This eMedTV page lists both common side effects and those that may require medical attention. Singulair side affects is a common misspelling of Singulair side effects.
  • Singulair Side Effects
    While most people have no problems when taking Singulair, side effects are possible. This eMedTV Web page lists common side effects seen in both adults and children taking the drug, as well as those that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Singulair Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Singulair tablets are often prescribed for asthma or allergic rhinitis. This article explains what other forms this drug comes in, describes how Singulair works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Singular
    Singulair can be used to prevent asthma attacks and to treat nasal allergies. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview on the drug and offers a link to more information. Singular is a common misspelling of Singulair.
  • Singular Allergy Medicine
    Singulair is a medication that can be prescribed to treat asthma or allergic rhinitis. This eMedTV article discusses Singulair uses in more detail and describes the effects of the drug. Singular allergy medicine is a common misspelling of Singulair.
  • Singular Drug
    People with asthma or nasal allergies are often prescribed the Singulair drug. This eMedTV page provides a brief description of the medication, including available forms and the effects of the drug. Singular drug is a common misspelling of Singulair.
  • Singular for Asthma
    Some people take Singulair for asthma -- either on a daily basis or before exercising. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the drug, explaining its effects and dosing forms. Singular for asthma is a common misspelling of Singulair.
  • Singular Medication
    People with asthma or nasal allergies may take the medication Singulair to prevent symptoms. This eMedTV page briefly describes the prescription drug and offers a link to more detailed information. Singular medication is a common misspelling of Singulair.
  • Singular Overdose
    The effects (and treatment) of a Singulair overdose are dependent on certain factors, which this page of the eMedTV library describes. A link to more information is also included. Singular overdose is a common misspelling of Singulair overdose.
  • Singular Side Effects
    Singulair side effects can include the flu, headaches, and stomach pain. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes side effects that have been seen in both adults and children. Singular side effects is a common misspelling of Singulair side effects.
  • Sinimet
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Sinemet to treat Parkinson's disease or Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV page lists some common side effects of the drug and provides a link to more information. Sinimet is a common misspelling of Sinemet.
  • Sinthroid
    Synthroid is a prescribed drug used to treat an underactive thyroid and certain other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers information on how Synthroid works, possible side effects, and dosing tips. Sinthroid is a common misspelling of Synthroid.
  • Sinupret
    Sinupret is an herbal supplement that is claimed to support healthy sinus, respiratory, and immune function. This eMedTV resource covers specific uses of the product, explores how this supplement may work, and offers important safety information.
  • Sinupret for Kids
    Sinupret is an herbal supplement used to support healthy sinus and respiratory function. As this eMedTV resource explains, Sinupret for Kids (which comes in syrup form) is the children's formulation that is currently available in the United States.
  • Sinupret Side Effects
    According to the maker of Sinupret, side effects are rare and include stomach upset and skin irritation. This eMedTV segment also lists possible side effects that are based on the reported problems seen with the individual herbs found in Sinupret.
  • Sinus Infection
    Also called sinusitis, a sinus infection is a condition that can cause facial pain and nasal blockage. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this type of infection, including what causes it, how it is treated, possible symptoms, and more.
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Medicines
    Decongestants, NSAIDs, oral steroids, and antibiotics are medications that can be used to treat sinusitis. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of the drugs that are used for sinus infections and explains what to do if your symptoms are not improving.
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Symptoms
    If you have sinusitis, symptoms can range from nasal blockage to tooth pain to facial pain. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the pain will partly depend on which sinuses are affected. Additional signs of sinus infections are also discussed.
  • Sinus Infection and Pain
    As this eMedTV article explains, in people with a sinus infection, pain is an all-too-familiar symptom. This Web resource outlines locations where pain is likely to occur and describes some of the medications that can help you feel better.
  • Sinusitis
    Sinusitis (swelling of the paranasal sinuses) often causes facial pain, nasal blockage, and thick mucus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, with detailed information on its causes, possible symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Causes
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, acute sinus infections usually occur because of a virus -- the exact cause of chronic sinusitis is still unknown. This article takes an in-depth look at the causes of these conditions, including a list of risk factors.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Home Remedies
    Some popular home remedies for sinusitis (sinus infection) include nasal irrigation and inhaling steam. This eMedTV resource describes other at-home treatment options that can help relieve symptoms of sinusitis.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Treatment
    Some of the treatment options for acute sinusitis (sinus infection) include nasal irrigation and medication. This eMedTV Web article talks about the different types of sinusitis and how they are treated, including home remedies that may provide relief.
  • Sinusitis Risk Factors
    The common cold, allergies, and a weakened immune system are some of the risk factors for acute sinusitis. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at the things that increase your chance of developing both acute and chronic sinus infections.
  • Sinusitis Types
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the primary types of sinusitis (such as acute, chronic, and recurrent) are based on how long your symptoms have occurred. This page lists the different types of sinus infections, listing subcategories within each group.
  • Siphilis
    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that progresses in four stages. This eMedTV segment describes how transmission of this disease occurs and explains how you can prevent it. Siphilis is a common misspelling of syphilis.
  • Sipro
    Cipro is a medicine licensed to treat certain bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and sinus infections. This eMedTV page lists medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the drug. Sipro is a common misspelling of Cipro.
  • Sipuleucel
    This eMedTV resource provides some details on sipuleucel-T, a medication prescribed to help treat metastatic prostate cancer. This page also discusses who can use it and how it works. A link to more details is also included.
  • Sipuleucel-T
    Available by prescription only, sipuleucel-T is used to treat prostate cancer that has metastasized. This eMedTV article explains how this drug works to help men with prostate cancer live longer, offers dosing guidelines, and lists potential side effects.
  • Siringomielia
    As this eMedTV page explains, syringomyelia is a condition in which a cyst forms inside the spinal cord and eventually destroys it. This page also lists possible causes and symptoms of syringomyelia. Siringomielia is a common misspelling of syringomyelia.
  • Sirolimus
    Sirolimus, an immunosuppressant, is taken after a kidney transplant in order to prevent organ rejection. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, including the forms in which it is available, how to take it, what to expect, and more.
  • Sistic Fibrosis
    This eMedTV segment focuses on cystic fibrosis (CF), a disease of the mucus and sweat glands. This article covers specific organs affected by CF and describes some symptoms of the condition. Sistic fibrosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.
  • Sitagliptin
    Sitagliptin is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, covers dosing guidelines, and more.
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