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Scoliosis

Introduction Your spine, or backbone, helps hold your body upright. Everybody’s spine has natural curves. A certain amount of curvature is necessary for people to balance, move, and walk properly.   What is scoliosis? It is a condition that causes the spine to curve too much in the wrong direction. …

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Pneumothorax

Apa itu pneumothorax? Pneumothorax adalah pengumpulan udara atau gas di bahagian rongga di antara paru-paru dan dinding dada disebabkan terdapatnya kebocoran di antara rangka dada dan paru-paru (ruang pleura) atau paru-paru itu sendiri. Ini akan menyebabkan paru-paru menjadi kecut.   Apakah penyebab dan jenis-jenis pneumothorax? Pneumothorax primer atau spontaneous pneumothorax …

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Pneumothorax

What is pneumothorax? Pneumothorax is a collection of air or gas in the cavity between the lung and the chest wall because there is a leak in the framework of the chest and lung (pleural space) or the lung itself. This will cause the lungs to shrink. What are the …

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Chest Pain

Who will get it? Anybody might get it. However it is not a common complaint at your age. MOST TEENAGERS WHO HAVE CHEST PAIN DO NOT HAVE HEART DISEASE.   What are the possible causes? Gut problem (Gastrointestinal disorders). E.g. Gastro esophageal reflux (most common) Musculoskeletal. E.g. costochondritis and muscle …

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Abdominal Pain

What cause abdominal pain? What cause abdominal pain? There are a variety of causes but: A first episode of sudden severe pain always indicates serious, life threatening disease If the pain is recurrent and chronic, then it is known as Recurrent Abdominal Pain   What are the danger signs? Recent …

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Health Service for Adolescent

This service is available in all government health clinics for individuals 10-19 years old in accordance with the National Youth Health Policy that emphasizes the well-being of adolescents’ overall physical, social, mental and spiritual attributes. When did the service start? The Adolescent Health Service started in 1996 under the expanded …

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Sports & Injury

Most sports are not free from injuries. Sports injuries vary with the kind of sport and the mechanism of its injury. However injuries are more common in contact sports.   What are the common causes of sports injuries? Collisions Direct blows – by the opponent or by a sport equipment …

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Foot Care

Why is foot care important? Foot has an important function to bear the body weight A neglected foot will cause many foot problems Foot problems will affect gait and body image “Shoes too tight” What are the common foot problems? Foot Problem Causes And Description Prevention/Treatment Athlete’s foot Caused by …

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