Recovering From Total Knee Replacement Surgery
12 December 2015
It takes a lot of work, patience, and time to recover from a total knee replacement surgery. However, the long rehabilitation process keeps scar tissue from affecting your mobility. Learn what to expect on your road to recovery.
After your surgery, you'll most likely remain in the hospital for a few days so that the staff can monitor your progress and give you medication to help manage your level of pain.
Preparing For A Colonoscopy: Important Dos And Don'ts
27 November 2015
A colonoscopy is a medical screening that many people will need to have done at some point their lives. Specifically, a colonoscopy refers to a screening of the colon using a long, flexible tube with an attached camera. If you've been told by your doctor that you need to have a colonoscopy done, he or she will provide you with specific guidelines to follow. As a general rule, however, you should also keep some basic dos and don'ts in mind in the days prior to your colonoscopy.
9 November 2015
You know that when you bring your new puppy home, there's a good chance he or she will have worms. That's what you've heard, anyway. You're not that concerned. The worms will just give him diarrhea and a bloated tummy, and you'll go to the pet store for worm medicine. Right? Wrong. What you don't know can hurt your new pup. In fact, it can kill. Here's what you need to know now, to prevent possible heartache later.
Let A Dermatologist Help You With Your External Yeast Infection
16 October 2015
While yeast infections are generally found in the genital regions of both women and men, they can show up on the skin in just about any part of the body. That can include under the breasts, in the armpits, and even in the belly button. People who are overweight can also find yeast infections in places where there are skin folds.
Yeast is a type of fungus. Candida is one species of yeast and naturally occurs in your guts and on your skin.