Most recent from Dr. Clarisse Bezerra

Ear Pain: 12 Common Causes & When to See a Doctor

Updated in 06-20-2023

Ear pain can occur due to an ear infection, an eardrum rupture or because of water trapped in the ear. Find out other common causes of ear pain and what to do in each situation, as well as how ear pain can present in babies. Also see when y.

Scabs on Scalp: 9 Common Causes & What to Do

Updated in 06-19-2023

Scabs on the scalp are usually related to skin conditions, like dermatitis, psoriasis, allergies or fungal infections. They usually present with symptoms like itching, redness or flaking of the skin. Learn more about what causes scabs on t.

Pain at Top of Head: 5 Common Causes & What to Do

Updated in 06-15-2023

Pain at the top of the head is usually a sign of muscle tension or fatigue. However, if it is frequent or accompanied by other symptoms, it can be a sign of a headache or hypertensive crisis, which require assessment. Learn more about what .

Body Tremors: 8 Causes & When to See a Doctor

Updated in 06-12-2023

A causa mais comum de tremor no corpo é o frio, no entanto existem outras causas para o aparecimento do tremor, como ansiedade ou consumo de bebidas energéticas, assim como doenças como Parkinson. Veja as principais causas para o tremor no .

Armpit Pain: 9 Common Causes (& What To Do)

Updated in 06-11-2023

Armpit pain can occur for many reasons, like a swollen lymph node, hidradenitis suppurativa or from a muscular injury to the pectoral chest muscles and, in more severe cases, lymphoma or breast cancer. Learn about what causes of armpit pain and what to do .

Red Face: 10 Common Causes & What to Do

Updated in 05-30-2023

A red face may occur due to intense exercise or sun exposure, however it may also be a sign of a health condition, like lupus, rosacea or fifth disease. Learn more about what causes a red face and what to do to treat it.

Sharp Abdominal Pain: 7 Common Causes & What to Do

Updated in 05-26-2023

Sharp abdominal pain may appear due to intestinal gas or constipation. However, IBS, gallbladder stones or a UTI can also trigger sharp abdominal pain. Learn more about what can cause it, how to treat it and when to see a doctor .

Calcium Oxalate Crystals in Urine: 5 Causes (& Treatment)

Updated in 05-25-2023

Crystal oxalate crystals in the urine are often a consequence of diet changed or reduced fluid intake. However, if the patient presents with other symptoms or abnormalities in the urine, it may be a sign of another condition, like kidney stones. Learn more about what causes crystal oxalate crystals in the urine.

6 Most Common UTI Symptoms (with Online Symptom Checker)

Updated in 05-25-2023

Classic UTI symptoms include pain or burning when peeing, and urinary urgency. Other symptoms may occur if the infection gets worse and affects the kidneys, and these include chills and fatigue. Check out the full list of symptoms and use our online symptom checker to assess your risk for a UTI.

7 Signs of Leukemia (w/ Online Symptom Checker)

Updated in 05-22-2023

The first signs of leukemia are usually excessive fatigue and swollen lymph nodes on the neck and groin. Check out a list of the most common signs of leukemia and complete our online symptom checker to assess your risk for leukemia. Be sure to also read how this condition is diagnosed and treated.

What Causes Canker Sores? 7 Reasons They Keep Appearing

Updated in 05-15-2023

A canker sore is small lesion that can occur on the mouth, throat or tongue. It is not very clear what causes canker sores, however, some conditions can promote them to appear. Learn more about the main causes of canker sores, what to do, and how to get rid of them with home remedies.

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms: 6 Main Signs & What to Do

Updated in 05-04-2023

Parkinson’s disease symptoms, like tremors, rigidity, and slow movements, generally start subtle and may not always be caught in initial phases of the disease. Learn more about the symptoms of Parkinson’s as well as what to do if you suspec.

Dyshidrosis: Symptoms, Treatment & Possible Causes

Updated in 05-02-2023

Dyshidrosis is a skin condition that causes small, fluid-filled blisters to appear on the hands, fingers and feet. These blisters cause itching and are sometimes associated with dyshidrotic eczema. Learn about what dyshidrosis is, what causes it, and the symptoms and treatments associated with this condition.

Vomit Color Chart: Throwing-Up Yellow, Green, Black or Red

Updated in 04-28-2023

Vomit color can give insight into a patient’s health status. Yellow or green vomit, for example, usually gets its color from bile that is present in the stomach. Black vomit may be a sign of internal bleeding. Learn about what vomit color means and what to do.

Eye Twitching: 7 Common Causes & When to See a Doctor

Updated in 04-27-2023

Eye twitching usually occurs due to fatigue and excess stress. However, it can also be a symptom of vision problems and allergies. Learn more about why eyes twitch. how to stop it and when to see a doctor.