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Burns

5 Tips to Treat Ice Burns at Home

Whether it's an ice cube stuck to the skin, handling dry ice without protection, or exposure to freezing temps, prompt treatment is key. Here are 5 ways to treat ice burns.

Burns

7 Best Burn Creams That Really Work!

A burn can be caused by heat, electricity, excessive sun exposure, contact with chemicals, or radiation. Many over-the-counter ointments for burns are available for optimal burn wound care. Find 7 best burn creams at HPFY.

Burns

Burn Management Tips

Our skin is the first line of defense against microorganisms that can invade the body and cause infection. Once the skin is damaged, microorganisms can enter the body. The goal of treating a burn wound is to prevent shock, relieve pain and reduce the risk of infection.

Burns

Burns: Types, Severity & Treatment

The most common burn injuries are the result of scalds from hot liquid and flame burns. Approximately 80% of these burns occur in the home and 70% of them occur in males. Burns in children younger than 5 years of age account for 20% of yearly burn injuries (Evans, 2016). Managing minor burns in the home fine but burns that cover large surface areas or significant burns that damage deep tissue should be evaluated and treated by a healthcare professional.

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Immune Health

10 Everyday Foods That Boost Your Immune System

While our genetics and lifestyle choices play a significant role in determining our immune defenses, what we eat can have a major impact on our ability to fight off infections and stay resilient. Here are 10 foods that strengthen your immune system.

Moisturizers/Skin Conditioners

How to Treat Sunburn Fast

Find six effective ways to relieve sunburn discomfort. From soothing Aloe Vera to staying hydrated, these simple remedies can help alleviate pain and promote skin healing. READ MORE.

Pressure Ulcers

Identifying the 4 Stages of Bed Sores

Bedsores can cause serious health issues down the road. Identifying the stages of bedsores can help treat them. What are the 4 stages of bedsores? How do I treat them? We have information you need to hear. READ MORE

Edema

10 Tips for Better Living with Lymphedema

Cancer patients can experience lymphedema. This can lead to questions about dealing with it. Can I live a long life with lymphedema? How does lymphedema affect daily life? We have your information. READ MORE

Living with Ostomy

7 Things You Should Never Say to an Ostomate

Gain valuable insights into respectful communication with ostomates. Explore seven things you should avoid saying, and discover practical tips for fostering empathy and understanding in your interactions.

Incontinence Guide

7 Things You Should Avoid Saying To An Incontinent Person

Improve your interactions with individuals experiencing incontinence by familiarizing yourself with the seven things you should avoid saying. Be a source of support and kindness in their journey.

Psoriasis Eczema

Psoriasis vs Eczema: Knowing the Difference

Psoriasis and eczema are two skin problems that can make your skin dry, scaly, and itchy. Even though they can look similar, they are caused by different reasons and need different treatments. READ MORE.

Bladder Control

Tips for Managing Neurogenic Bladder Symptoms

A damaged nervous system can lead to a neurogenic bladder. Can a neurogenic bladder be cured? How can I improve my neurogenic bladder? Here’s some information you need. READ MORE

Oxygen Concentrators

10 Tips to Properly Clean & Maintain Oxygen Concentrators

Oxygen concentrator maintenance is crucial to them working properly. How do I properly clean it? What do I need? We have important information you need. READ MORE

Wound Management

How to Disinfect a Wound

Cleaning and disinfecting a wound are important to avoid infection. How do I clean/disinfect the wound? What do I need? Here’s the information you need. READ MORE

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