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Dr Terence Goh
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Thanks for you question. Here are some useful tips on how to prevent an infection after a rhinoplasty revision: 1. Take your antibiotics as prescribed by your plastic surgeon and also apply the antibiotic cream as instructed. Ensure that you do not drink whilst you are on medication, as the a...
17 Aug 2019
Hi, Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic and falls into the same class as the more commonly used antibiotic erythromycin. It is used mainly to treat some types of chest infection (e.g. mycoplasma chest infection) as it is concentrated in the tissue where it stays for a long time, allowing for ...
17 Aug 2019
If you require extensive dental work done throughout the mouth, it can feel overwhelming. The best way to approach this, would be to have a quadrant of teeth treated in one session. This optimises efficiency in anaesthesia (you only need one set of injections to complete multiple fillings) and w...
17 Aug 2019
Gastritis is strictly a histological or tissue diagnosis of inflammation of the stomach inner lining which may or may not manifest symptomatically. Gastroparesis, on the other hand, defines a symptomatic delay in stomach emptying resulting in bloating, abdominal pain and sometimes v...
16 Aug 2019
Vomiting due to simple infection or food poisoning is usually self-limiting. Persistent vomiting, on the other hand, requires medical attention for assessment and to prevent dehydration. The sensation of hunger is physiological and can be generally accepted to signify a normal funct...
16 Aug 2019

The Rise of Food Supplements in Singapore: Do I REALLY Need Them?

The Rise of Food Supplements in Singapore: Do I REALLY Need Them?

Thinking of getting food supplements in Singapore? Which one? There are simply so many different kinds. Consider these factors before getting them!

Most people in Singapore would relate the words fast-paced, busy, and hectic with their lifestyles. At times, nutritious foods might not be on our priority list. For that, people would often rely on food supplements.

Have you ever stop and consider: Do I really need supplements? Why do I need to take supplements? Why am I taking this specific supplement?

It is impossible to cover every single supplement one by one. A supplement that works for others may not work for you. Supplements can only work if it is individualised to you.

I wrote this post to help you sort that out. Click to find out more!

312 views 7 Aug 2019

Breastfeeding Facts: Can I Take Medications?

Breastfeeding Facts: Can I Take Medications?

To all the mothers out there, Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

When it comes to pregnancy and childcare, people around you would often claim to be “masters” and give different kinds of information. It is annoying and confusing, but you cannot help but think about it. After all, your child’s safety could be in jeopardy.

I know for one that a lot of DoctorxDentist readers feel the same way. This post will discuss the risks and considerations involved in taking medication while breastfeeding.

226 views 1 Aug 2019

Let's Talk about Laser Resurfacing: Breezing Through The Recovery Stage

Let's Talk about Laser Resurfacing: Breezing Through The Recovery Stage

Laser resurfacing has been a popular and effective scar removal method for some time now. Many people opt for this treatment due to consistent and positive results that have been produced so far. However, there are a few things that patients need to know about managing the skin's condition after this procedure.

Dr Justin Boey specialises in facial aesthetics and hair loss. He shared some insight with DoctorxDentist readers on how to better manage the recovery process after laser resurfacing. Here are several key takeaways.

371 views 30 Jul 2019

13 Important Facts About HPV Vaccination in Singapore

13 Important Facts About HPV Vaccination in Singapore

You would probably be surprised if I say that HPV Vaccination uptake in Singapore is one of the lowest in the world [1]. A small population study shows that only 9.6% of females aged below 25 have taken the vaccine [2]. That is very low compared to 80% in the UK [1] and 70% in Australia [3].

Listed below are 13 important facts you need to know about HPV vaccination in Singapore:

1050 views 23 Jul 2019

9 Doctor Tried-And-Tested Hangover Prevention Methods

9 Doctor Tried-And-Tested Hangover Prevention Methods

There's actually a medical term for hangovers after drinking - "veisalgia". Most of what you feel during a hangover are down to 2 factors - dehydration, and a toxic byproduct of alcohol called acetaldehyde circulating in your system.

Below I've compiled a list of evidence-based hangover prevention methods to ensure you have a good night out, minus the hangover the day after:

7987 views 23 Jul 2019
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