Health Highlights: June 21, 2019

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Health Tip: Insect Sting First Aid

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More — For most insect stings, a person can be treated at home, says MedlinePlus. For non-severe reactions, first aid is as follows: Do not use tweezers. Scrape a straight-edged object across the stinger for removal. Wash the site with soap and […]

What to know about skeeter syndrome

Related video Prevention Treatments and home remedies Ice and elevation Oatmeal Antihistamines Topical steroids Immunotherapy Causes How long it lasts Skeeter syndrome and pregnancy When to see a doctor Summary Skeeter syndrome refers to a significant allergic reaction to mosquito bites. Although most people will have some form of reaction to a mosquito bite, it […]

What to know about betamethasone

Related video What is betamethasone? Types and uses How does betamethasone work? How to use and dosage Injection Creams and lotions Spray Foam Side effects Warnings and risks Interactions Pregnancy Cost Summary Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that doctors use to treat skin conditions that cause inflammation and itchiness. People can use injectable or topical betamethasone. […]

Are allergies linked to anxiety and depression?

Related video Seasonal allergies tied to anxiety Study limitations and aims for the future Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have recently investigated the possible associations between conditions relating to mental health, such as depression and anxiety, and the presence of different types of allergy. Their findings, they say, should prompt scientists to pay more attention […]