Genital Warts

Genital warts are small lumps that develop around the genital region and/or around the anus (back passage). They look like solid blisters or small cauliflowers. They can appear in hands and feet too but these are different types of warts and they are usually harmless. The culprit is a virus called the human papillomavirus (HPV). Although there are over 100 types of this virus, most genital warts are caused by types 6 or 11. Warts that appear on hands and feet are caused by different types of HPV. How do I get them? Human papilloma virus...

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My Child & I : The Coughing Child

One of the most common reasons for concerned parents visiting the doctor is a coughing child. Coughs are one of the most frequently encountered symptoms in the primary care setting and when seen in a child can be a source of great anxiety. We’ll try to address some common causes of cough here as well as present some remedies that may be of use. What is a cough? Simply put, a cough is a reflexive action that tries to expel irritants out of the lungs. It does this by creating a rapid burst of exhaled air. Coughs are triggered by airway...

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MMM4 – Diagnosis and Management of Prostatitis

The information contained within this Morbidity & Mortality Meeting Report is meant for internal circulation and Medical Professionals only. By clicking on the report, you are certifying that you are a Medical Professional and are reading the article purely for educational and research purposes. You cannot use information contained in this article or anywhere in this website to make medical decisions. All medical queries should be addressed by your attending Doctor. Dr Tan MMM 4 – Diagnosis and Management of Prostatitis Feel free to...

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MMM3 – Diagnosis and “T” Replacement Therapy for Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male (ADAM)

The information contained within this Morbidity & Mortality Meeting Report is meant for internal circulation and Medical Professionals only. By clicking on the report, you are certifying that you are a Medical Professional and are reading the article purely for educational and research purposes. You cannot use information contained in this article or anywhere in this website to make medical decisions. All medical queries should be addressed by your attending Doctor. Dr Tan MMM 3 Diagnosis and Testosterone Replacement Therapy for...

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Can ultrasound be used during fertility assessment?

The simple answer is yes. There is a role for ultrasound but it is not the only investigation used during fertility assessment. However, for the scope of this article I will concentrate on the uses of ultrasound. Firstly ultrasound can be used as a basic imaging assessment to screen for abnormalities of female reproductive organs. A transvaginal ultrasound can be performed to visualise the cervix, uterus, uterus lining (endometrium), and ovaries. Should there be any obvious abnormality such as anatomical variants (e.g. bicornuate uterus,...

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