Category: Medical

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

There are many unknowns about the new coronavirus, including whether pregnant women who catch the virus can pass it to their unborn child.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: What to Know

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: What to Know

Have you see our Facebook post about spa services using PRP? Are you thinking “Oh great another medical acronym, now what does this stand for”? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma, which is a substance that’s thought to promote healing when injected. Plasma is the liquid part of your blood that’s mostly made of water and…

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New Year, New You! Say ‘So Long’ to Acne Scars

New Year, New You! Say ‘So Long’ to Acne Scars

As we are close to ending the second month of 2020, is the new year going as you expected?  Do you feel you are showing the best version of you? Well research tells us that most people will have fizzled out on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February, but you don’t have to be one….

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Are you having difficulty with conceiving? Do you have irregular or no menstrual periods? Have you noticed increased facial hair and/or acne? Did recent lab work show increased blood glucose, high cholesterol, and high triglycerides? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may have a medical condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome…

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What you should know about Mammograms

What you should know about Mammograms

Mammograms are critical in diagnosing breast cancer early. According to breastcancer.org, finding breast cancer early reduces your risk of dying from the disease by 25-30% or more. When breast cancer is found early, it reduces your chances of having a breast removed (mastectomy). The American Cancer Society @cancer.org recommends: Women ages 40 to 44 should have…

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Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Acute pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidneys that occurs in 1-2% of pregnant women. Usually, it starts as a urinary tract infection (UTI) that travels to the kidneys. The most common bacteria that causes acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy is E. coli. Symptoms of acute pyelonephritis include fever, chills, flank pain, urinary urgency and frequency,…

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Think You May Have Endometriosis? Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Think You May Have Endometriosis? Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

The associated symptoms of endometriosis are different for different women, and usually depend on where the extra tissue is located. The most common endometriosis symptoms include Abdominal and pelvic pain, Extremely painful periods, Heavy periods, Pain during intercourse, Fertility problems, and Pain with restroom use.

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What is Endometriosis, and How Do I Stop the Endometriosis Pain?

What is Endometriosis, and How Do I Stop the Endometriosis Pain?

Although endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, many have never heard of the disease. It is commonly associated with debilitating pain, hormonal imbalances, and painful and prolonged periods. Dr. Bhatia explains endometriosis and what steps women should take to diagnose and treat this condition.

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What are Ovarian Cyst?

What are Ovarian Cyst?

An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with liquid material that develops in or on an ovary. This can occur in women of any age. The majority of ovarian cysts are benign (non-cancerous). Some patients may not have any symptoms. Others may experience lower abdominal pain or pressure. If the ovary twists around on itself…

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What women need to know about Lichen Sclerosus.

What women need to know about Lichen Sclerosus.

Lichen Sclerosus is a non-cancerous, inflammatory disease the results in scarring and atrophy or hyperplasia in the tissues usually the genital area. Women are more susceptible with an onset usually postmenopausal. The etiology is unknown but factors that may contribute are autoimmune disorders, diabetes, or thyroid disorders. Patients may have no complaints or may have…

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