Blog Posts in 2018

What Is Your Skin Saying?

Skin Tags Diabetes and its precursor, insulin resistance, can result in multiple skin findings, including the much-hated SKIN TAGS. Also called acrochordons (correct term) skin tags are small ...
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Eczema

Eczema is a long-term problem. Our goal should be to control this scaly, itchy skin so that the patient and their family lead a life with normal activities. When eczema is not well controlled, the ...
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Fever- When should you be concerned?

Waking in the middle of the night sweating from a fever can be quite alarming, especially if it’s a child that has the fever. The good news is that fevers aren’t necessarily bad. The ...
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Cuts and Sutures..

It happens without warning. A minute ago, you were fine. Now there’s blood everywhere. Do you need stitches? Should you clean the cut yourself and hope for the best? Should you go to an urgent ...
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Can't Quit Coughing?

By: Amber White The weather’s cold, the days are short, and the cold and flu viruses are running rampant. It’s likely that sometime this season, you’ll find yourself with a bit of a ...
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How to Make (AND KEEP) Strong Bones

Good nutrition is important! Children: 1000mg calcium a day! Milk with every meal is suggested (chocolate or “strawberry” milk counts, too). Postmenopausal women: 1500 mg calcium a day. ...
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HOW can I stop smoking?"

Tobacco use is a chronic relapsing disorder. Nicotine is highly addictive. It’s a potent psychoactive drug that causes physical dependence and tolerance. When you stop smoking “cold ...
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Disposing of Unwanted Medications

Do not flush your medications, it is important to dispose of unused or unwanted medication properly to help reduce harm from accidental exposure or intentional misuse. If throwing your medication away ...
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Do you have chronic sinus problems?

Does your nose drip all the time? Do you have Facial pressure decreased ability to smell nasal drainage blocked nasal passages If you have 2 or more of these symptoms “all the time” then ...
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Will My Knee Pain Get Worse?

There are risk factors which may predict who has worsening knee arthritis. IF you are: - male - obese - feel worsening pain in your knee (your opinion), or - worsening comparison knee xrays (my ...
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RASHES...A MYSTERY

First thing you will probably be asked with a rash is “have you come in contact with anything new?” this means any soaps, detergents, lotions, or any environmental changes. One common rash ...
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