Tag Archives: Pain

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health… Read More »

Hobbling with hip pain?

Typically presenting as pain in the groin that occurs with deep hip flexion, hip pain in young adults (late teenage years to 40s) is “extremely common,” according to Queensland-based Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr David Agolley. If conservative treatments such as physiotherapy, osteopathy, massage and even injections are not giving long-term pain relief, a second opinion from… Read More »