Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer

Men do not often discuss this type of cancer which commonly occurs between the ages of 15 and 45.  It usually appears in the testicles as a painless lump or mass and requires immediate medical attention and evaluation.  Please do not wait until the mass becomes...
Too Many Medications

Too Many Medications

The manner in which medicine is practiced today can result in a patient taking too many medications.  This problem is often seen in patients who are sixty years or older, have chronic medical conditions, and have been seen by multiple physicians in the past.  Patients...
The Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) Patient

The Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) Patient

There are reports that patients with sickle cell anemia who complain about intense body pain from a sickle cell crisis are treated very inhumanely by some physicians when seen in the ER.  These African American patients are often confused with drug seekers, but they...
Patients should tell physicians all

Patients should tell physicians all

Research tells us that patients often don’t tell physicians all when it comes to their health. I cannot tell you the numbers of times that I have found out critical information regarding the patient’s health from other documents or from family members. We now know...

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