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Doctors diagnose bacterial infections by evaluating a person's medical history and performing a physical exam, according to WebMD. They sometimes order a urine or blood test to verify a diagnosis. A culture test of tissu...

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Neosporin contains antibiotics that prevent skin infection by either stopping or slowing the growth of bacteria, explains WebMD. Applying the product to areas affected by scrapes, burns or cuts makes healing faster.

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Oral antibiotics are commonly used to treat bacterial skin infections such as cellulitis, according to Mayo Clinic. Although the condition often improves within three days, all prescribed antibiotics should be taken. For...

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Doctors diagnose arthritis of the hand, or hand osteoarthritis, through a physical exam, assessment of the patient’s medical history and radiological studies, according to WebMD. X-rays of the bones of the hand may revea...

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A physician performing a physical exam can determine if a person's symptoms are caused by a hernia, according to WebMD. Ultrasounds and X-rays determine if there is a bowel obstruction. A hernia can often be seen as a sw...

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Doctors can diagnose a hernia through a physical exam and diagnostic tests. Although there are different types of hernias, many may be felt or manifest as a visible protrusion at the hernia site. A hernia symptom, such a...

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Physicians diagnose weak leg syndrome, also known as restless leg syndrome, based on a physical exam, an evaluation of signs and symptoms, and blood tests, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Ruli...

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