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NFPA 704: Understanding Hazard Warning Labels

; first-aid; warning labels; special notice; understanding warning labels; se1020a; 82563; standard precautions

Foot Care for People with Diabetes

. You may be less likely to notice pain. As a result, you may not realize you have a cut or another ... size, shape, or color. Also get care right away if you notice any signs of infection around a wound

Testicular Cancer Screening

might also notice heaviness or aching in your lower belly or scrotum. Always let your doctor know ... if you notice any changes in your testicles or swelling of the scrotum. Diagnosis of Testicular

Heart Failure

knowing what is normal for you and telling your healthcare provider if you notice changes or new ... pressure, heart rate, and weight. If you do notice changes from your baseline, take action. Tell your


. A curve can get worse over time. Tell your healthcare provider if you notice a change in your ... healthcare provider if you notice a change in your spine, a change in leg length, or new or worse

How to Clean and Dress an Incision

, irritation, or drainage. If you notice any, call your health care provider. Wet a cotton swab with warm

Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Disease

your pain. When starting an exercise program be sure to pace yourself. If you notice pain, take a ... Your Healthcare Provider If you experience side effects from your medicine If you notice a

Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Treatment

yourself. If you notice pain, take a break. Be creative. Think of ways to modify daily activities ... If you notice a significant increase in pain, redness, warmth or swelling in your joints If you have

Melanoma Screening

.   What to Report to Your Healthcare Provider If you notice any moles on your body have changed in

Allergic Reaction: Angioedema

develops. Allergic Reaction: Angioedema If you have allergies, you may notice that your eyes or


. Most people first notice it as gradual joint pain and stiffness. The most common places to get

Cardiac Catheterization

pain that gets worse, or if you notice bleeding or bulging of skin at the catheter site. Let them


don’t notice any vision changes at first. But as the cataract gets worse, the eye has a harder time

Tennis Elbow

your tennis elbow. Ice can be helpful if you start it soon after you first notice elbow pain. Using

Arthritis of the Hand

joint in your hand can cause arthritis. Symptoms You might notice symptoms in several joints of your


if you faint or feel like you might faint. You may notice when your pacemaker sends an electrical

Arthritis of the Spine

Stiffness A grinding feeling, and Difficulty moving your neck and back normally You may notice

Tubal Ligation

surgeon. When to Call Your Surgeon Call your surgeon if you notice any unusual symptoms, such as

Hemorrhagic Stroke

recover from a stroke, especially if you get help quickly. What We Have Learned If you notice half of

Corneal Abrasion

. Follow-up Call your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms after returning home: Fever over 101°F

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