Pain

  • A woman with sinus pain sits in bed while holding her nose, thinking about whether or not she should get sinus surgery

When Do You Need Sinus Surgery?

For some people, medications aren’t enough to clear up sinus infections. Here are some steps you can take if you’ve had enough.
Sinus infections are no

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Can Men Get UTIs?

Urinary tract infections are more common in women, but bladder infections also affect men.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs), also called bladder infections, occur when fungi, viruses

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What to Do (and Not Do) After You Get a Concussion

Concussions can happen to anyone, not just professional athletes. It’s important to treat yourself well after an accident that results in a concussion.
A concussion is

  • A worried patient talks to a pharmacist about an opioid prescription.

Where Patients Get Prescription Opioids: It’s Not Where You Might Think

Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows

How Opioid Abuse Can Lead to Heroin Use and Hepatitis C Epidemics

Heroin is worse than other drugs because people inject it sooner, potentially resulting in increased risk of injection-related epidemics such as hepatitis C and HIV,

  • A man with nasal polyps sits on the side of a bed and blows his nose.

How to Tell if You Have Nasal Polyps

Runny nose? Stuffed up? There might be more to your sniffles than just a head cold.
Nasal polyps can turn out to be no picnic. They’re

  • A woman with thyroid issues holds her neck.

Identifying Your Thyroid Issue May Be Harder Than You Think

There are a surprising number of thyroid disease symptoms that can sneak up on you — here’s what to look for.
The thyroid gland in your

  • A man examines a woman's shoulder to see if she is a candidate for a reverse total shoulder replacement.

Do You Need a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement?

Your doctor has recommended a reverse total shoulder replacement — but what is it, exactly? And how can it make your shoulder pain go away?
Here’s

  • A laptop displays an image of the urinary system while a man holds his side as he speaks to a urologist in a clinical exam room.

6 Signs That You Should See a Urologist

A urologist can help with bladder issues and pelvic pain in men and women, as well as sexual dysfunction and infertility in men. But how