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Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

🕔10:39, 3.Oct 2016

    Taking any drug/medication in pregnancy can be a challenge for the healthcare provider and the pregnant woman. Many obstetricians are reluctant to give many medications during pregnancy especially in the first twelve weeks but, in some cases where

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Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION Updated

🕔10:49, 26.Sep 2016

      Assessment of vision in the newborn and infants is very important. Many eye and visual disorders in children need to be detected early as healthy eyes and good vision play a critical role in how infants and

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Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE Updated

🕔10:04, 19.Sep 2016

    September is observed as Sickle Cell Awareness Month in many countries. During the month activities are organized to draw attention to sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic disease that affects individuals in many countries including Anguilla. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD ASTHMA Updated

🕔10:13, 6.Sep 2016

      Asthma in children is a leading cause of emergency hospital visits, hospitalizations and missed school days in Anguilla and many other countries. Asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 12% of children. Although there is

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ALCOHOL AND DRIVING

ALCOHOL AND DRIVING

🕔13:27, 25.Jul 2016

  As we approach the August festivities many of us tend to consume much more alcohol than usual, and some of us drive our vehicles under the influence of alcohol. This can sometimes result in severe consequences some of which

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Ask Your Doctor:   DANDRUFF

Ask Your Doctor: DANDRUFF

🕔11:43, 5.Jul 2016

  Dandruff is a very common skin disorder that in most cases is not serious but can be embarrassing and unpleasant to those affected by it. The good news is that it is not contagious and can be treated. Who

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Ask Your Doctor:   EXCESSIVE VOMITING IN PREGNANCY (HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM)

Ask Your Doctor: EXCESSIVE VOMITING IN PREGNANCY (HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM) Updated

🕔10:15, 27.Jun 2016

      Almost every pregnant woman experiences some nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. In most of these cases the symptoms do not result in serious complications, but excessive vomiting in pregnancy is a different condition that if not properly

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Ask Your Doctor:   DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

Ask Your Doctor: DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS Updated

🕔10:03, 20.Jun 2016

      The incidence of clots in the veins (usually deep veins in the legs), resulting in serious complications, appears to be increasing as more individuals adopt more sedentary and risky lifestyles. The danger is that part of the

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Ask Your Doctor:   BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

Ask Your Doctor: BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS Updated

🕔10:47, 13.Jun 2016

      Bacterial vaginosis is a very common inflammatory disorder that causes many women to see their gynaecologist. This poorly understood disorder is not serious in the vast majority of cases but can cause much concern for women affected

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Ask Your Doctor: Paranoid Schizophrenia

Ask Your Doctor: Paranoid Schizophrenia Updated

🕔10:15, 6.Jun 2016

      Schizophrenia is a severe brain disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Paranoid schizophrenia is the most common type of schizophrenia in many parts of the world including Anguilla. Many individuals with this disorder are reluctant to

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