Hormone Therapy and Other Treatments for Symptoms of Menopause https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1201/p884.html Hormone Therapy and Other Treatments for Symptoms of Menopause The results of large clinical trials have led physicians and patients to question the safety of hormone therapy for menopause. In the past, physicians prescribed hormone therapy to improve overall health and prevent cardiac disease, as well as for symptoms www.aafp.org Combined estrogen/pr..
Nongenital Herpes Simplex Virus https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/p1075.html Nongenital Herpes Simplex Virus Nongenital herpes simplex virus type 1 is a common infection usually transmitted during childhood via nonsexual contact. Most of these infections involve the oral mucosa or lips (herpes labialis). The diagnosis of an infection with herpes simplex virus typ www.aafp.org Nongenital herpes simplex virus type 1 is a common..
Corticosteroid injection for adhesive capsulitis in primary care: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5165171/ Adhesive capsulitis is a common cause of shoulder pain and limited movement. The objectives of this review were to assess the efficacy and safety of corticosteroid injections for adhesive capsulitis and to evaluate the optimum dose and anatomical site of injections. PubMed and CENTRAL databases were searched for randomised trials and a total ..
Acute diarrhea https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/p180.html The most common etiology is viral gastroenteritis, a self-limited disease. Risk factors and signs of inflammatory diarrhea and/or severe dehydration can direct any needed testing and treatment. Most patients do not require laboratory workup, and routine stool cultures are not recommended. Treatment focuses on preventing and treating dehydration. Diagn..