If a small bump develops on one of your little toes, you may wonder if it's contagious or dangerous. The bump on your toe might be a bunionette, or small bunion. Bunionettes can cause problems if they interfere with your gait or ability to wear shoes. Learn how bunionettes form and what you can do treat the one on your toe. What Is a Bunionette? A bunionette (taylor's bunion) forms near the fifth metatarsal bone and at the base of the pinky toe.
Nobody likes getting sick. Thankfully, you are only likely to get the flu about twice every 10 years. While most flu viruses require little or no treatment, you may occasionally find yourself with an illness that should be evaluated by your primary-care physician. If you find yourself sick this year, then keep reading to learn about a few symptoms that should alert you to a more serious issue so you can make an immediate appointment with your doctor.
Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer. Due to it being an especially difficult form of cancer to cure, catching the disease in its early stages and utilizing aggressive treatment provide the best chances at survival. It's Not Just For Smokers Although smoking is the single most prevalent risk factor for the development of lung cancer, non-smokers should not be cavalier about their risks. Second-hand smoke can be a contributing factor in developing lung cancer in non-smokers in addition to environmental pollution and other factors that are far less controllable.
If your bent thumb tends to snap out straight without warning, you may wonder if there's something seriously wrong with it. You may have a problem called trigger thumb, or stenosing tenosynovitis. Although it's not readily understood why trigger thumb occurs, individuals who have diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or hand injuries are at risk for the condition. Individuals who use their thumbs to repeatedly hold, grasp, or manipulate things, such as guitar strings and tennis rackets, are also susceptible to trigger thumb.
You are one of a kind. Shouldn't your wheelchair be, too? Here are five fun ways to dress up your electric wheelchair so it reflects your personal style. Custom Cushions One quick and simple way to personalize your wheelchair is to find a fabulous fabric for your seat and back cushions. You can buy cushions already made or have them made especially for you from fabric you choose. This is a great choice because you can have the cushion made to fit your specific chair.