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Ask Your Doctor: CAESAREAN SECTION

Ask Your Doctor: CAESAREAN SECTION Updated

🕔11:09, 11.Dec 2017

      Caesarean section, also known as C-section or caesarean delivery, is a very common surgical procedure used to deliver a baby. A caesarean section is often necessary when a vaginal delivery would put the baby or mother at

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Ask Your Doctor: GANGLION CYSTS

Ask Your Doctor: GANGLION CYSTS

🕔11:12, 4.Dec 2017

      Ganglion cysts, also known as Bible cysts, are a frequent cause of confusion for many individuals who suffer from them. Many individuals believe they are a type of cancer as they tend to increase in size and

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Ask Your Doctor: MIGRAINE HEADACHES

Ask Your Doctor: MIGRAINE HEADACHES Updated

🕔11:55, 27.Nov 2017

      Almost all of us experience a headache at some time in our lives, but some types of headaches are more serious than others and deserve special treatment. Migraine headaches are very common and can cause much suffering

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Ask Your Doctor: STROKE PREVENTION

Ask Your Doctor: STROKE PREVENTION Updated

🕔09:21, 20.Nov 2017

      Many residents of Anguilla continue to develop strokes despite there being effective treatment and preventative measures. Improved medical services and greater educational programmes are needed to decrease or prevent the complications of strokes in Anguilla. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: ANKLE SPRAIN

Ask Your Doctor: ANKLE SPRAIN Updated

🕔09:56, 13.Nov 2017

      Most of us have experienced some injury to our ankles at some time in our lives. Ankle sprain is one of the most common ankle injuries, often resulting in some pain and discomfort. Although ankle sprains are

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Ask Your Doctor: IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA IN WOMEN

Ask Your Doctor: IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA IN WOMEN Updated

🕔11:28, 6.Nov 2017

    Anaemia is very common in women and one of the most common cause of anaemia in women is that of iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO),

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Ask Your Doctor: FOOD ALLERGIES

Ask Your Doctor: FOOD ALLERGIES Updated

🕔10:21, 30.Oct 2017

  Food allergies are very common especially among children, but of growing concern is the fact that many people of an older age are also developing food allergies. Symptoms of food allergies vary – some can be very mild but

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Ask Your Doctor: HOSPITALS AND HURRICANES

Ask Your Doctor: HOSPITALS AND HURRICANES

🕔11:12, 23.Oct 2017

    Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of over185 mph, has caused much damage in Anguilla, including damage to many health facilities, such as the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the island’s only 24-hour hospital. The question

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Ask Your Doctor: POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Ask Your Doctor: POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

🕔10:30, 16.Oct 2017

      The passage of Hurricane Irma has affected everyone resident in Anguilla in one way or the other, some to a greater degree than others. Healthcare professionals are aware of several disorders that might be related to this

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Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE

Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE Updated

🕔10:53, 4.Sep 2017

      It is normal to bleed after having a baby, but some women experience bleeding that is heavier than normal. This is sometimes called a postpartum haemorrhage(PPH). A major haemorrhage can be life-threatening so it is important to

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