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How do you know if you have a sprained ankle?

An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle stretch or tear. Ligaments help connect bones to one another or to cartilage. A sprain is distinct from a strain. Sprains injure ligaments, while strains affect muscles or tendons. The symptoms of the two injuries, however, are very similar. For this reason, distinguishing a… Read More »

What to know about urethral syndrome

Urethral syndrome describes a group of symptoms that occur when the urethra becomes irritated. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. In this article, we discuss what urethral syndrome is along with its risk factors and symptoms. We also cover diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. What… Read More »