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01/13/2012 - Questions and Answers
Cholesterol Diet

Cholesterol Diet: A Low Cholesterol Diet to Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol Diet: Lowering Cholesterol Through Diet... Finding a truly effective lowering cholesterol diet is something that requires focus and effort. A low-cholesterol diet is a diet low in saturated fat, which helps lower your cholesterol level and protect you from various heart diseases. Read more

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01/12/2012 - Questions and Answers
Gallstones after removal of your gallbladder?

Gallstones, Gall Bladder and Pain: Can you still have gallstones after gallbladder removal?

The gall bladder is an organ that does not really have a vital function, but that does not mean that it can not cause any problems. Very simply, gall bladder pain is typically caused by gallstones. The gallbladder pain is experienced when the gallstones become large and travel to the ducts where they then block them. Read more

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11/25/2011 - Questions and Answers
Thigh Pain

Thigh Pain: Symptoms and Treatment for Thigh Pain

I have been having some problems around my right outside thigh area. I get a pain like an electrical shock, even when I cough it pulls and produces that sensation. Also it hurts even to have my bed sheet lying on top of the area. It also burns deep down inside my thigh. What could be happening? Read more

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11/01/2011 - Questions and Answers
Pain behind the eye

Pain Behind My Eye: What can cause a pain behind one eye?

How to deal with eye pain: Pain behind the eyes may be a symptom of different types of headaches. The more common cause for pain behind the eyes are dry eyes and sinusitis but there are other causes to your pain behind your eye. Eye pain can be a very uncomfortable feeling and if you're experiencing pain behind one eye, you should consider seeking medical attention. How to Relieve Eye Pain? How to get rid of pain behind eye? I  have a pain behind one eye that has lasted for about a month. What's causing pain behind eye? Read more

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09/02/2011 - Questions and Answers
Synovial Cyst: What is Synovial Cyst? How is it treated?

Synovial Cyst: What is Synovial Cyst? How is it treated?

Could you please tell me something about synovial cysts. My husband has one on his index finger. We don't know if this is serious, and who we should go to to remove it - a plastic surgeon? Read more

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08/12/2011 - Questions and Answers

How is Small Vessel Disease treated?

How is Small Vessel Disease treated? Read more

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06/29/2011 - Questions and Answers
Recurring Thyroid Cysts

Recurring Thyroid Cysts

Question I've had one thyroid cyst removed, which was benign. Now I've got another, and my doctor says it should come out. Is this going to continue for the rest of my life? Would it be better to have my whole thyroid removed? Read more

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06/07/2011 - Questions and Answers
Why is my white blood cell count  too high?

High White Blood Cell Count: Why is my white blood cell count too high?

White Blood Cell Count (WBC Count) White blood cell count, also known as Leukocyte count or WBC count,  or White count.There are five main types of white blood cell counts: neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. A white blood cell (WBC) count is the number of white blood cells per volume of blood reported in thousands in a microliter or millions in a liter of blood. Do you have a high white blood cell count? There are a variety of reasons for a high white blood cell count. A white blood cell count is high when leukocytes (white blood cells) are helping your body to fight an infection in your bodythere are more disease fighting cells in your body. A high white blood cell count is also called leukocytosis. But It is important to be aware that a high white blood cell count does not identify a specific problem... Read more

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05/14/2011 - Questions and Answers
Cracked tongue

Cracked tongue: Why is my tongue cracked?

I have had cracks in my tongue (Cracked tongue) for as long as I can remember. For the most part it didn't bother me. Now, for the past year, I've had lots of pain - it comes and goes. Sometimes I get a painful pimple or blister on the tip of my tongue. Also there are times when it feels like pins and needles in my tongue. My doctor tells me my tongue is swollen. Read more

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05/13/2011 - Questions and Answers
Small Vessel Disease

Small Vessel Disease: What is small vessel disease?

What is small vessel disease ? Small vessel disease (or SVD) is a cardiovascular condition that causes narrowing of the smaller blood vessels that provide blood flow to the heart There are two major categories of blood vessel diseases: peripheral arterial diseases and peripheral venous diseases. Both lead to insufficient oxygen reaching the farthest parts of the blood circulation. What causes small vessel disease? Can Small vessel disease be treated? Read more

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