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Bleeding With Cardiac Catheterization - Botulism Food Poisoning

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Bleeding With Cardiac Catheterization to Botulism Food Poisoning. 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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  • Bleeding: Anal
    Anal bleeding is a symptom, rather than a disease itself. As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, it can be caused by a number of different conditions. "Bleeding: Anal" is a common variation of anal bleeding.
  • Blefaritis
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, blepharitis is a type of eye condition that results in inflammation of the eyelids. This page also covers possible causes and symptoms of this condition. Blefaritis is a common misspelling of blepharitis.
  • Blepharitis
    Blepharitis is a common eye condition often caused by scalp dandruff or bacterial infection. This eMedTV article explains that it is characterized by inflammation of the eyelid and also discusses treatment, how it is diagnosed, and the prognosis.
  • Blepharitis Symptoms
    Possible blepharitis symptoms include excessive tearing, crusting around the eye, and redness. This page on the eMedTV website offers in-depth information on these -- and several other -- symptoms, including related complications.
  • Blepharitis Treatment
    Proper eyelid hygiene, medications, and eyelid massage are all part of blepharitis treatment. This page of the eMedTV archives explains the different ways in which this condition can be treated and why it is generally a lifelong commitment.
  • Blephartis
    Blepharitis is a type of eye condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. This page from the eMedTV Web library describes possible symptoms of this condition and ways to treat those symptoms. Blephartis is a common misspelling of blepharitis.
  • Blepheritis
    This eMedTV Web article offers a brief overview of blepharitis, an eye condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. This page lists possible symptoms and describes how to treat this condition. Blepheritis is a common misspelling of blepharitis.
  • Blephoritis
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, blepharitis is a type of condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. This page also covers how to treat this disorder, as well as possible causes. Blephoritis is a common misspelling of blepharitis.
  • Blod Pressure Readings
    Blood pressure readings measure blood pressure while the heart is beating and at rest. This eMedTV page explains the importance of regularly monitoring one's blood pressure. Blod pressure readings is a common misspelling of blood pressure readings.
  • Blood Preassure
    Blood pressure is the pressure that is inside your blood vessels as blood flows through them. This eMedTV Web resource further describes what blood pressure is and how it is measured. Blood preassure is a common misspelling of blood pressure.
  • Blood Preasure
    As this eMedTV page explains, blood pressure is the amount of pressure blood puts on the walls of the vessels as it travels through them. This page also offers a link to more information. Blood preasure is a common misspelling of blood pressure.
  • Blood Preasure Readings
    A blood pressure reading consists of two numbers, which measure systolic pressure and diastolic pressure. This eMedTV article further describes what these numbers mean. Blood preasure readings is a common misspelling of blood pressure readings.
  • Blood Preasure Treatment
    This eMedTV page explains how to treat high blood pressure through lifestyle changes (such as diet and exercise) or with certain drugs (such as diuretics or beta blockers). Blood preasure treatment is a common misspelling of blood pressure treatment.
  • Blood Presser
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses the main types of blood pressure measurement, including systolic and diastolic. This page also explains what is considered a normal blood pressure reading. Blood presser is a common misspelling of blood pressure.
  • Blood Pressure
    Blood pressure indicates pressure inside your vessels while the heart pumps blood and while it rests. This eMedTV article covers key aspects of blood pressure, like how it is measured, what is considered normal, and what can affect it.
  • Blood Pressure Info
    This eMedTV article presents a brief discussion on blood pressure, with information on how it is measured and factors that can affect a person's reading. It also includes a link to more detailed info on this topic.
  • Blood Pressure Information
    Are you looking for information on blood pressure? This article from the eMedTV site offers a brief overview on this topic, including what creates blood pressure, how it is measured, and how this measurement is read, with a link to learn more.
  • Blood Pressure Medication
    As this eMedTV page explains, calcium channel blockers and nervous system inhibitors are just two types of blood pressure medication available. This page provides detailed information about these and other medications used to treat hypertension.
  • Blood Pressure Medicine
    This section of the eMedTV library identifies the different types of blood pressure medicine and explains how they help treat hypertension, including ACE inhibitors, diuretics, calcium channel blockers, vasodilators, and beta blockers.
  • Blood Pressure Numbers
    Blood pressure readings consist of two numbers written like a fraction. This page of the eMedTV archives explains what each of these blood pressure numbers mean and what is considered normal.
  • Blood Pressure Reading
    The two parts of a blood pressure reading are the systolic pressure and the diastolic pressure. This page of the eMedTV library explains how this reading measures blood pressure within the blood vessels while the heart beats and also at rest.
  • Blood Pressure Readings
    Blood pressure readings consist of two things -- systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page discusses factors that influence these readings and explains how prehypertension and hypertension are classified.
  • Blood Pressure Test
    As this eMedTV page explains, to test blood pressure, you measure the pressure inside your blood vessels as the heart beats and relaxes. This article explains how blood pressure is recorded as two numbers -- the systolic pressure "over" the diastolic.
  • Blood Presure
    Blood pressure is simply the pressure inside your blood vessels. As this eMedTV article explains, both high and low blood pressure can cause health problems. Blood presure is a common misspelling of blood pressure.
  • Blood Presure Drugs
    This eMedTV Web page lists common blood pressure drugs, such as diuretics and beta blockers. These drugs are generally used in combination with lifestyle changes. Blood presure drugs is a common misspelling and variation of blood pressure medicine.
  • Blood Presure Medication
    This eMedTV page features a brief overview of some of the most common blood pressure medications, such as beta blockers, diuretics, and calcium channel blockers. Blood presure medication is a common misspelling of blood pressure medication.
  • Blood Presure Medicine
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are several types of blood pressure medicine, such as beta blockers and diuretics. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Blood presure medicine is a common misspelling of blood pressure medicine.
  • Blood Presure Numbers
    As this eMedTV article explains, two numbers are used when determining blood pressure: a systolic reading (the "top" number) and a diastolic reading (the "bottom" number). Blood presure numbers is a common misspelling of blood pressure numbers.
  • Blood Presure Readings
    This eMedTV Web page explains how a blood pressure reading consists of two numbers: systolic pressure and diastolic pressure. This page also offers a link to more information. Blood presure readings is a common misspelling of blood pressure readings.
  • Blood Test for Temporal Arteritis
    As this eMedTV article explains, an erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a type of blood test for temporal arteritis that can indicate the presence of inflammation in the body. This page describes how the test relates to the diagnostic process.
  • Blood Thinners and Zevalin
    Combining blood thinners with Zevalin may lead to dangerous and even fatal complications. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at this potential drug interaction and links to more details on other possible products that may interfere with Zevalin.
  • Bloody Show
    Bloody show -- a normal sign of prelabor -- refers to mucus that is tinged pink or streaked with blood. This eMedTV selection further explains this sign, including why it occurs and its relevance to labor.
  • Blubonic Plague
    Bubonic plague is caused by bacteria and spread through infected rodent or flea bites. This eMedTV page briefly discusses the disease, including factors that affect the mortality rate. Blubonic plague is a common misspelling of bubonic plague.
  • BMI
    BMI, or body mass index, measures a person's body fat based on his or her height and weight. This section of the eMedTV library discusses BMI in detail and provides links to additional information.
  • BMI and Obesity
    Statistics indicate that nearly 61 million American adults are obese. This eMedTV resource discusses obesity and BMI in detail and explains how BMI is used to determine if a person is overweight or obese.
  • BMI Calculater
    A BMI calculator helps to determine a person's body mass index (BMI). This eMedTV page explains how BMI can be used to assess someone's level of body fat based on his or her height and weight. BMI calculater is a common misspelling of BMI calculator.
  • BMI Calculation
    By entering your height and weight into a simple formula, body mass index can be determined. This eMedTV article explains how BMI calculation differs depending on which system of measurement you're using.
  • BMI Calculator
    A BMI calculator helps determines a person's body mass index. This section of the eMedTV library provides a BMI calculator that you can use to figure out your body mass index, as well as information to help you interpret your results.
  • BMI Chart
    A BMI chart allows you to find your body mass index without using the BMI formula. This eMedTV resource explains how this chart works. It also includes a BMI chart and information to help you understand your results.
  • BMI for Athletes
    Using BMI for athletes may not result in an accurate assessment of body fat. As this eMedTV page explains, BMI may overestimate the level of body fat in athletes. This article looks at other ways of assessing athletes' body fat.
  • BMI for Men
    It doesn't matter if you're calculating BMI for men or women -- it is done in the same way. This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a formula that may be used to calculate body mass index for men or women.
  • BMI Formula
    As this eMedTV page explains, using the BMI formula is one way to determine a person's body mass index, which is an indirect measure of body fatness. This article explains how to use the formula with either the metric system or the English system.
  • BMI Information
    If you are looking for information on BMI, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It explains how a person's BMI is calculated and what is considered normal, overweight, and obese, with a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • BMI Scale
    In a BMI scale, variations of height and weight measurements are combined in a standard, easy-to-use table. This eMedTV resource features a scale that you can use to determine your level of body fat and includes links to more information on BMI.
  • BMI Table
    A BMI table is an uncomplicated chart that can be used to figure out a person's body mass index. This eMedTV article contains a table you can use in place of the BMI formula and includes charts to help you interpret your results.
  • Bobonic Plague
    Bubonic plague is an acute, infectious disease that occurs in humans, rodents, and ectoparasites. As this eMedTV article points out, the disease has a high mortality rate if not treated early. Bobonic plague is a common misspelling of bubonic plague.
  • Bobonic Plauge
    Bubonic plague, which can be spread through infected flea or rodent bites, is caused by bacteria. This eMedTV page offers a prognosis for bubonic plague and explains when symptoms may develop. Bobonic plauge is a common misspelling of bubonic plague.
  • Bocepravir
    Available by prescription only, boceprevir is used to treat chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Bocepravir is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Boceprevir
    Boceprevir, a prescription drug, is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. This part of the eMedTV site discusses this protease inhibitor in more detail, including how it works, what to expect, and the other medications it must be taken with.
  • Boceprevir Adverse Events
    As this eMedTV resource explains, some of the adverse events that have been reported in people taking boceprevir include dizziness, shortness of breath, and swelling of the throat. This page lists other potentially serious side effects to look out for.
  • Boceprevir and Anemia
    Regular blood tests will be administered while taking boceprevir to screen for anemia and other problems. This eMedTV Web article explains what your healthcare provider will do if you happen to develop anemia. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Boceprevir Brand Name
    As this eMedTV article points out, boceprevir is only sold as a brand-name drug at this time. This resource gives the brand name under which the drug is sold and provides a link to more detailed information on this hepatitis C medication.
  • Boceprevor
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, boceprevir is a drug used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This resource gives a brief overview of this product and offers a link to more details. Boceprevor is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Boceprivir
    This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of boceprevir, a prescription drug used in the treatment of hepatitis C. It explains how the medicine is taken and includes a link to more detailed information. Boceprivir is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Bochalism
    Botulism can be one of three types -- foodborne, wound, and infant botulism. This segment of the eMedTV archives explains what causes this potentially fatal illness and lists a few common symptoms. Botchulism is a common misspelling of botulism.
  • Body Lice
    Body lice are wingless, small insects that live primarily on clothing. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at body lice, explaining how they are transmitted, diagnosed, and treated. This page also explains how they may transmit certain diseases.
  • Body Mass Index
    Body mass index is an indirect measure of a person's body fat. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of body mass index, including information how the measurement is used to assess risk for weight-related health problems.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    By assessing a person's body mass index (BMI), the risk for overweight or obesity can be determined. This eMedTV selection describes how this number is calculated and stresses the fact that BMI is a screening tool, not a diagnostic one.
  • Body Mass Index Calculator
    A body mass index calculator is a tool for determining BMI without using a formula. This portion of the eMedTV archives includes a calculator for body mass index that can be used to help you determine if you are at a healthy weight.
  • Body Mass Index Chart
    A body mass index chart contains variations of height and weight measurements. As this eMedTV article explains, this makes it easy to determine your level of body fat. This page provides a chart for you to use and explains how to interpret BMI results.
  • Body Mass Index Formula
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the body mass index formula is an equation that can be used to assess a person's level of body fat. This article shows how the formula works and offers examples of how it can be used with the metric or English system.
  • Body Mass Index Information
    This page from the eMedTV site presents some basic information on body mass index, which is a quick way to calculate a person's weight status and consequent risk for health problems related to overweight or obesity. There is also a link to more info.
  • Body Mass Index Table
    You can determine your level of body fat by using the body mass index table provided in this eMedTV segment. You'll also find information to help you interpret the results you derive from using this table.
  • Bolemia
    Bulimia is a disorder involving cycles of binge eating and purging. This eMedTV segment describes bulimia symptoms and treatment, and also links to more in-depth information on the disorder. Bolemia is a common misspelling of bulimia.
  • Bonavia
    Boniva is a prescription drug used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV resource describes how Boniva works and offers general dosing information for the medication. Bonavia is a common misspelling of Boniva.
  • Bone
    Bone is a living, growing tissue that is mostly made of collagen. This resource provides information on the formation and different types of this tissue, as well as a brief description of how osteoporosis develops.
  • Bone Cancer
    There are a few different types of bone cancer, including osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. This eMedTV selection provides an in-depth look at bone cancer, including its risk factors, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Bone Cancer Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, a diagnosis of bone cancer is made through a process involving a physical exam, specific tests, and other procedures. This article explains the items used to make a diagnosis, such as imaging scans, biopsies, and blood tests.
  • Bone Cancer Information
    Are you looking for information on bone cancer? This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a brief overview of this topic, including possible risk factors, the most common symptoms, and the different treatment options available.
  • Bone Cancer Pain
    Unfortunately, pain is a common occurrence for patients with bone cancer. As this eMedTV page explains, pain medication, radiation, nerve blocks, or even acupuncture are some of the techniques used to manage this pain.
  • Bone Cancer Prevention
    Can bone cancer be prevented? Research scientists have not yet identified any methods of bone cancer prevention. But, as this eMedTV page explains, avoiding risk factors and living a healthy lifestyle may be all the bone cancer prevention you need.
  • Bone Cancer Prognosis
    With a bone cancer prognosis, a doctor considers the usual course and outcome based on hundreds of other patients. But, as this eMedTV page explains, a bone cancer prognosis is only a prediction and is affected by the cancer's location and stage.
  • Bone Cancer Research
    As this eMedTV page explains, research trials on bone cancer are aimed at providing new treatment methods or combining current ones to better help patients. This article looks at the current research being done on this disease.
  • Bone Cancer Statistics
    From 1998-2002, bone cancer statistics indicate that the age-adjusted bone cancer death rate was 0.4 per 100,000 men and women per year. This eMedTV article includes other bone cancer statistics on stage, survival rates, and more.
  • Bone Cancer Surgery
    Bone cancer surgery, the treatment of choice for many patients with the condition, can involve amputation or limb-sparing surgery. This eMedTV segment explains the types of bone cancer surgery in detail, including the impact on survival rates.
  • Bone Cancer Survival Rate
    The bone cancer survival rate measures how many people are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis, even if still receiving treatment. This eMedTV article provides statistics regarding the bone cancer survival rate by race, stage, and more.
  • Bone Cancer Symptoms
    Possible bone cancer symptoms include anemia, pain, fatigue, and joint tenderness. This eMedTV page discusses signs and symptoms of bone cancer in detail and serves as a reminder that potential symptoms do not mean that a person definitely has cancer.
  • Bone Cancer Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the most common treatment for bone cancer is surgery, although chemotherapy and radiation therapy may be used as well. This article looks at these and other treatment options for this condition.
  • Bone Cancer Treatments
    This eMedTV article lists the different treatments for bone cancer available, which range from surgery to chemotherapy. It also describes factors that affect your individual plan and the people on your healthcare team, with a link to more information.
  • Bone Cancer Types
    This page from the eMedTV library lists several different types of bone cancer. It describes a few of the primary differences among the types and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Bone Density
    Your bone density is a measurement of your bone health. As this eMedTV article explains, this measurement can show your fracture risk and response to osteoporosis treatment. This page also explains how the density is measured.
  • Bone Density Scan
    A bone density scan is similar to an x-ray and measures bone health and response to osteoporosis treatment. This eMedTV page explains how the scan is performed, how it is scored, who should have one, and more.
  • Bone Density Test
    Similar to an x-ray, a bone density test measures your bone health and response to osteoporosis treatment. This eMedTV article explains how this test is performed, how it is scored, and who should consider having it.
  • Bone Density Test Results
    A bone density test can confirm a diagnosis of osteoporosis, as well as gauge the risk for fractures. This eMedTV segment explains bone density tests in detail and talks about how a person's test results will be compared to expected norms.
  • Bone Health
    Most people are aware of the importance of bone health but may not be sure how to achieve this. This eMedTV article lists some things that are important for healthy bones and offers a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Bone Marrow Damage Due to Treanda
    This eMedTV segment explains that Treanda can cause bone marrow damage. This article describes some of the resulting effects of this problem and how your healthcare provider may help monitor and prevent any complications. It also links to more details.
  • Boneeva
    Boniva, a prescription drug, is used for treating and preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment explains how Boniva works and links to more detailed information about the drug. Boneeva is a common misspelling of Boniva.
  • Boneiva
    Boniva is a prescription medicine licensed for preventing and treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page explains the effects of the drug and lists its potential side effects. Boneiva is a common misspelling of Boniva.
  • Boneva
    Boniva is a drug that is prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV article briefly covers the effects of Boniva and offers general dosing information for the drug. Boneva is a common misspelling of Boniva.
  • Bonine
    Bonine is an over-the-counter medication commonly used for treating and preventing motion sickness. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Bonine Drug Information
    Bonine is an antihistamine used for treating and preventing motion sickness. In this eMedTV article, you will find more information about the non-prescription drug Bonine, including details on how it works and how often it should be taken.
  • Bonine for Motion Sickness
    Compared to many other drugs used for motion sickness, Bonine lasts much longer and causes less drowsiness. This eMedTV resource describes the specific effects of Bonine and discusses the use of this medication in children.
  • Bonine Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Bonine include blurred vision, drowsiness, and increased appetite. This eMedTV article lists other possible side effects of the drug, including potentially serious problems that should be reported to your doctor immediately.
  • Boniva
    Boniva is a prescription drug licensed to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Boniva, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Boniva for Osteoporosis
    Healthcare providers often recommend Boniva for osteoporosis. This eMedTV resource takes a quick look at this topic, with information on how this medication works and a possible "off-label" use. A link to more details on Boniva uses is also included.
  • Boniva Side Effects
    Bronchitis, indigestion, and back pain are among the most commonly reported Boniva side effects. This eMedTV segment lists other common side effects of the drug and describes rare but potentially serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Bontrel
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that Bontril is a prescription weight loss medication. This article also covers general dosing information, possible side effects, and overdose symptoms. Bontrel is a common misspelling of Bontril.
  • Bontril
    Bontril is commonly prescribed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Bontril, including information on how the medication works, its various forms, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Bontril Diet Pills
    As a type of "diet pill," Bontril can help people lose weight -- at least in the short-term. This eMedTV resource talks about this medication in some detail, looking at how to ensure its effectiveness and how it performed in clinical trials.
  • Bontril Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Bontril include insomnia, hyperactivity, and headaches. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects of the drug, such as hallucinations and allergic reactions.
  • Boostrix
    Boostrix is a booster vaccine used to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview on this drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Boostrix Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are several potential side effects of Boostrix, including headaches, pain, and fatigue. This page also highlights some of the more serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Boostrix Vaccine Information
    This segment of the eMedTV library presents some basic information on Boostrix, a vaccine used to prevent three different diseases. This page explains who can receive this medication, how it works, and possible side effects, with a link to learn more.
  • Bortezemib
    Bortezomib is prescribed for the treatment of certain types of cancer in adults. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at this prescription drug, including specific uses and dosing information. Bortezemib is a common misspelling of bortezomib.
  • Bortezomib
    As a chemotherapy drug, bortezomib may be prescribed to treat multiple myeloma or mantle cell lymphoma. This eMedTV page examines various aspects of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and links to more details.
  • Bortezomib and Plasma Cells
    A healthcare provider may prescribe bortezomib to treat multiple myeloma in adults. This eMedTV article explains how this type of cancer affects the plasma cells, and how bortezomib can help treat this disease. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Bortezomib Manufacturer
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, bortezomib is manufactured by Millennium Pharmaceuticals and is not available in generic form. This article takes a brief look at when a generic version might be available and links to more detailed information.
  • Bortezomib Monitoring
    You may need close monitoring during bortezomib treatment to help avoid potentially serious problems. This eMedTV segment describes the complications that may occur in some people using this medication, and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Bortizomib
    As this eMedTV page explains, adults with multiple myeloma or mantle cell lymphoma may benefit from bortezomib. This page covers some information on how this drug is given and lists potential side effects. Bortizomib is a common misspelling of bortezomib.
  • Bosentan
    Bosentan tablets are taken twice a day to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV page provides an explanation of various aspects of this prescription medication, including how it works, how it is taken, and possible side effects.
  • Bosentin
    As explained in this eMedTV page, bosentan is a medicine prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Bosentin is a common misspelling of bosentan.
  • Bosulif
    Bosulif is a chemotherapy drug approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This eMedTV page contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on dosing instructions, an explanation of how it works, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Bosulif and Pfizer
    Available as a brand-name product only, Bosulif comes in tablet form and is made by Pfizer Labs. This eMedTV segment takes a look at this chemotherapy drug, including what it is used for and why a generic version of the drug is not available at this time.
  • Bosutinib
    Bosutinib can help slow down the progression of a certain type of leukemia. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including dosing guidelines, specific uses, safety precautions, and more.
  • Bosutinub
    Bosutinib is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat a certain type of leukemia in adults. This eMedTV resource examines this product, including when it is prescribed, how it is taken, and how it works. Bosutinub is a common misspelling of bosutinib.
  • Botalism
    Botulism is an uncommon but severe illness that can result in death due to respiratory failure. This eMedTV resource describes the different forms of botulism and lists symptoms of the condition. Botalism is a common misspelling of botulism.
  • Botax
    Botox is an injectable drug used to treat conditions ranging from facial wrinkles to muscle spasms. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Botax is a common misspelling of Botox.
  • Botchalism
    Botulism is a rare illness caused by poisons that are produced by specific bacteria. This eMedTV article describes the effects of this serious illness and lists some of the early symptoms that may occur. Botchulism is a common misspelling of botulism.
  • Botchelism
    Botulism is a severe illness caused by toxins produced by a certain type of bacteria. This eMedTV segment lists early symptoms of botulism and explores the prognosis of this condition. Botchelism is a common misspelling of botulism.
  • Botchulism
    Botulism, a rare but serious illness caused by a nerve toxin, can lead to paralysis or even death. As this eMedTV page explains, the three types of botulism include wound, foodborne, and infant botulism. Bochalism is a common misspelling of botulism.
  • Botex
    Botox is often prescribed to treat facial lines, but it can be used for other reasons, too. This eMedTV page briefly describes the drug's effects, lists a few side effects, and links to more information. Botex is a common misspelling of Botox.
  • Botox
    Botox is commonly used to treat frown lines and wrinkles, but it can also be used to treat other conditions. This eMedTV segment explains in detail what the drug is, how it is used, its effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • In-depth Information on Botox Alternatives
    Certain dermatological procedures, creams, and other injection treatments are considered Botox alternatives. This eMedTV article describes these alternatives in detail, explaining why some people may consider them and offering a few pros and cons.
  • Botox and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at pregnancy and Botox. It explores the results of animal studies on the subject, explains why the drug may not pose a risk for pregnant women, and describes how the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy.
  • Botox Cream
    There is no such thing as Botox cream; the medication comes in injectable form. This Web page from the eMedTV site describes Botox injection in more detail and briefly explains what this medication is used for (besides improving wrinkles).
  • Botox for Sweating
    People who sweat excessively may find relief with Botox, a prescription drug. As this eMedTV page explains, people who received Botox injections in clinical studies experienced a decrease in sweat production in their underarms by at least 50 percent.
  • Botox Injections
    Botox is a prescription drug that is used to improve the appearance of wrinkles and treat muscle spasms. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of the injection, including information on Botox side effects and a more detailed list of approved uses.
  • Botox Injections for Wrinkles
    Many people get their wrinkles and "frown lines" treated with Botox injections. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works for reducing the appearance of facial lines and evaluates the effectiveness of Botox for this use.
  • Botox Medication Information
    Botox is a medicine used to improve wrinkles, treat severe sweating, and treat muscle spasm conditions. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on Botox, including more details about the medication's various uses and warnings for the drug.
  • Botox Results
    Botox is a prescription injection that is effective for reducing facial lines. This eMedTV page also explores the results of Botox for various other uses, including the treatment of severe sweating, muscle spasms in the neck or head, and eye problems.
  • Botox Risks
    Before starting treatment, risks associated with Botox should be reviewed with your doctor. This eMedTV resource lists common side effects of Botox and also describes some of the more serious problems that may occur with the use of this medicine.
  • Botox Safety Information
    Botox can cause difficulty swallowing, especially in people with a neuromuscular disease. This eMedTV segment offers more safety information on Botox, including a list of possible side effects and warnings on who should not use this medication.
  • Botox Side Effects
    Although most people have no problems with Botox, side effects can occur. This eMedTV Web page lists common side effects that have been seen with the drug, as well as rare side effects and side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Botox Treatment
    Botox is used to reduce wrinkles and to treat severe sweating and various muscle spasm conditions. This eMedTV article describes a few of the conditions that can be treated with Botox and explains whether this medication should be prescribed for children.
  • Bottox
    Botox is commonly prescribed to treat facial lines, but it has other uses as well. This page of the eMedTV Web site briefly describes how the drug works, the conditions it can treat, and possible side effects. Bottox is a common misspelling of Botox.
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A
    Botulinum toxin type A is used to treat frown lines and wrinkles, but can be used for other conditions, too. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this product, explaining how it's used, the drug's effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox Cosmetic)
    Botulinum toxin type A, more commonly known as Botox, is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments around. This eMedTV segment provides a brief discussion of this product, with information on why the name was changed and how it works.
  • Botulism
    Toxins produced by a group of bacteria known as Clostridium botulinum cause the disease known as botulism. This eMedTV page provides details about this rare but serious illness, including how it is acquired, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Botulism Disease
    While it is a potentially fatal disease, botulism can be treated; in fact, the mortality rate has dropped. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this condition, including what causes it, the different types, and how botulism is treated.
  • Botulism Food Poisoning
    A common source of botulism food poisoning, as this eMedTV page explains, is improperly preserved home-processed foods with low acid content (like corn and beets). This page offers tips for preventing botulism, like refrigerating oils that contain garlic.
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