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Know the Dangers of Dental Plaque and How to Eliminate it

Dental plaque is a sticky and clear layer on the tooth surface, which is formed from food scraps. If not cleaned, dental plaque will harden into tartar. Many people consider trivial plaque and tartar. In fact, the plaque which then causes the formation of tartar can cause damage, not only to the teeth, but also to the tooth supporting tissue. Danger of Dental Plaque As said earlier, dental plaque that is not cleaned will harden and become tartar. Well, tartar can not be removed just by brushing teeth. The rest of the food also plaque that accumulates into tartar will be converted by germs or bacteria into acids that can damage teeth and cause cavities. In addition, the accumulation of food scraps and bacteria can cause bad breath (halitosis) and disruption of the gums. Plaque that accumulates and becomes tartar can cause inflammation of the gums or gingivitis. Gum inflammation is characterized by symptoms, in the form of: Swelling of the gums.The color of the gum turns red.Blee…
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Recognize the Color Change in Breast Milk and its Causes

Generally breast milk has a milky white color. However, there are several conditions that can cause changes in the color of breast milk, ranging from the production of milk to the type of food consumed by nursing mothers. The change in the color of breast milk is generally not something to worry about. Even so, nursing mothers still need to understand what color changes in normal and abnormal breast milk. Normal discoloration of breast milk The first few weeks after giving birth, the color of breast milk will change. This is caused by changes in breast milk content which is normal. Changes in the color of breast milk take place in several stages, namely: Yellowish white colostrum Colostrum is the first breast milk that comes out before delivery until the first few days of birth. The color of colostrum is yellowish white or orange. Colostrum is very rich in protein, vitamins, and immunoglobulins which are important in building the baby's immune system. transition white breast…

Cancer Symptoms of Lymph Nodes

Lymph node cancer is a type of cancer with a high cure rate if treated early. In order to be detected as early as possible so that you can be treated immediately, you need to recognize the following symptoms of lymph node cancer. Lymph node cancer (lymphoma) is a feared disease because it can cause death. Lymph node cancer sufferers in the world are increasing every year. By 2018, there were almost 600,000 new sufferers worldwide. In Indonesia alone, it is estimated that there were more than 14,000 people with lymphoma in 2013. Therefore, it is very important to know the symptoms of lymph node cancer to be more vigilant and not be late for treatment. What is lymph node cancer? Our body has a lymph system or lymphatic system which acts as the body's immune system. The lymphatic system includes lymph nodes, spleen, thymus gland, tonsils, and bone marrow. Cancer itself is a condition in which body cells grow out of control. Lymph node cancer or lymphoma is cancer of white blood…