Archive | January, 2017

How to get rid of pepper spray on the eyes

Pepper spray on the eyes can cause an intense burning sensation in the eyes. The person experiences a “bubbling” or “boiling” sensation and eventually temporary blindness and pain in the eye occurs. It can cause inflammation of the skin and difficulty breathing which is dangerous to people suffering from asthma. The effects of pepper spray […]

Treating lockjaw

Lockjaw is a temporomandibular joint disorder which causes pain in the joint where the lower jaw is connected to the skull. Symptoms of lockjaw Pain in the jaw, ear and face Difficulty chewing or biting foods Headache Difficulty opening or closing the mouth because the joint is locked in place A clicking or grating sound […]

Caring for bleeding tongue

A bleeding tongue causes severe discomfort which makes regular tasks such as eating and speaking difficulty. Biting the tongue strongly or certain injuries to the tongue can result to a bleeding tongue. The tongue is rich with blood vessels and injuries to this area can result to significant bleeding. Treatment for a bleeding tongue Wash […]

How to treat pinpoint petechiae

Pinpoint petechiae are tiny purple or red spots that are caused by damage to the blood capillaries under the skin. The capillaries are the smallest vessels of blood that function by spreading oxygenated blood from the arteries to the tissues of the body and back into the veins. In most cases, pinpoint petechiae are due […]