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.
4 Tips For Choosing A Great Pediatrician
1 October 2015
If you're moving to a new area or are about to have a child, you may be starting to think about finding a new pediatrician. There are many great pediatricians out there, but it can be scary having to make this important decision. If you're unsure of how to get started when choosing a great pediatrician, take a look at the following tips.
Interact with the Pediatrician First
When you're first starting to narrow down potential pediatricians, it's a good idea to meet with them ahead of time.