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Gynaecomastia is different from simply being manboobs; there is a glandular component in addition to a fat component. This breast glandular tissue needs to be removed in order to have a complete correction. If you have gynaecomastia, you should be able to feel a firm breast disc...
28 Feb 2020
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One option would be to get the soft tissue cut out. However, I would recommend removing the tooth alongside at the same time as cutting the soft tissue out. This is because cutting just the soft tissue may cause a repeated problem. Soft tissues can regrow back over time ....
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The most common complication would be food trapping . When the food gets built up, it can cause gum inflammation and tooth decay . It will cause more problems if the decay happens to affect other surrounding teeth. Eventually, it can cause collateral damage as once there is a...
28 Feb 2020
Scars typically appear unsatisfactory in terms of either colour or thickness . In some cases, it could be both. They may also have symptoms such as recurrent itch or pain . Firstly, I have to determine if the scar is a keloid or a simple hypertrophic scar prior to treatment. ...
28 Feb 2020
The majority of headaches are not due to a brain tumour and more often caused by a primary headache disorder such as tension or migraine headaches. However in some cases, headache can also be a sign of brain tumour especially when there are red flags. The red flags are a new headache, one...
27 Feb 2020

How To Prepare Your Child For The Dentist

How To Prepare Your Child For The Dentist

Children usually start losing their baby teeth when they are about 6 years old.

Children between 6-12 years old have a mixture of adult and baby teeth. The baby teeth at the back are replaced when they are 10-12 years old. By 10-12 years old, most children have all their adult teeth except for the third molars (wisdom teeth).

A child’s visit to a dentist can be a challenge. This article will tell you why and what you can do to make your child’s visit better.

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The Ultimate Guide to Fractional Lasers by an Aesthetic Doctor in Singapore (2020)

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The Ultimate Guide to Fractional Lasers by an Aesthetic Doctor in Singapore (2020)

Having smooth skin that is free of acne scars and wrinkles is the dream of many. There is little we will not do to achieve skin that becomes the envy of others.

As an aesthetic doctor who specialises in customised laser treatments, I have written this article about fractional lasers to help guide you in choosing which fractional laser treatment works best for you. 

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5 Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease That You Need To Know!

5 Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease That You Need To Know!

Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder with no cure. The disease is progressive, which means that it gets worse over time, making it particularly difficult to live with. Imagine not being able to control your own actions or take care of your children.

While Parkinson’s Disease is incurable, early diagnosis can lead to preventative treatments that help in slowing down the effects of the disease. As a progressive disease, nonmotor deterioration, such as depression or loss of smell, happens before motor deterioration, such as tremors and stiffness, in Parkinson's Disease. This article explains some of these nonmotor and motor deterioration symptoms.

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5 Gynaecology Clinics for Early Menopause in Singapore (2020)

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5 Gynaecology Clinics for Early Menopause in Singapore (2020)

Menopause is the natural stage after your final menstrual cycle. It may happen at around 45 to 55 years of age depending on genetics, lifestyle factors, auto-immune diseases and few other factors [1]. In Singapore, the average age for menopause onset is 49 years old. Premature menopause happens before the age of 40.

There are negative effects of early or premature menopause. Examples are:

  • Increased risk of serious health problems - heart diseases, diabetes, sleep problems and osteoporosis,
  • More severe symptoms of menopause 
  • Depression
  • Premature ovarian failure

However, there are ways that can help to relieve the symptoms of premature menopause.

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Can You Treat a UTI Without Antibiotics? A Urologist Shares Insights

Can You Treat a UTI Without Antibiotics? A Urologist Shares Insights

UTI is bothersome and can happen to anyone. Most of the time, UTI occurs among women. However, men can also be exposed to UTI. In this article, I would like to share my knowledge about UTI that might be helpful for you.

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