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Thank you for the question. Minazol is a topical powder that contains the active ingredient miconazole. Miconazole is an anti-fungal medication and is effective in treating ringworm or fungal infection. Gentrisone cream contains a topical steroid betamethasone dipropionate, a topical antibacte...
13 Nov 2019
During the initial placement of the temporary crown, you will need to be a bit more careful eating on it as it is only made of plastic, and will not be as strong as the actual crown. Avoid eating anything too hard, such as ice or nuts, and anything too sticky, such as caramel or can...
13 Nov 2019
The anatomy of the smile takes into account the face, lips, the jaws, size, shape, colour and position of teeth. Most importantly what the patient actually wants to see. In the right cases and with the right conditions, braces and aligners are an excellent treatment choic...
13 Nov 2019
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Most women have a 4-weekly menstrual cycle or thereabouts. When their period is delayed by one week , this is usually the time women start to test themselves to see if they could possibly be pregnant or not. For some women, this is also the earliest time (5 weeks from their last...
13 Nov 2019
Causes of gum swelling not directly caused by plaque include a multitude of other causes, including hereditary, infectious (bacterial/viral/fungal), auto-immune or inflammatory, reactive, tumours, nutritional, drug-related and traumatic causes. Another cause of persistent inflamm...
13 Nov 2019

All You Need To Know About Hormonal Acne: A Singaporean Aesthetic Doctor Explains

All You Need To Know About Hormonal Acne: A Singaporean Aesthetic Doctor Explains

Acne… oh, acne… It can be super frustrating as it really affects our appearance.

Hormonal acne can affect anyone at any age. It is named as such because changes in our hormone levels can cause it. You may be wondering how hormonal acne can be treated. For instance, you may be considering home remedies, OTC creams or even medical treatments.

Read on to find out in more detail how you can get hormonal acne treated!

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Are You Heartbroken? A Cardiologist Shares How Feeling Lonely Can Lead to Heart Disease

Are You Heartbroken? A Cardiologist Shares How Feeling Lonely Can Lead to Heart Disease

When we talk about breaking hearts, we don’t mean it literally, do we? However, here's the twist: hearts can indeed be broken. We even have a name for it—“broken heart syndrome”.

Heart disease can be devastating as it can affect someone during their most productive stages. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Colorectal Cancer in Singapore (2019)

A Comprehensive Guide to Colorectal Cancer in Singapore (2019)

In Singapore, about 1,900 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year. It is the most common form of cancer in men above the age of 50.

Seeing blood in your stools can be frightening. However, it does not always mean that you have colorectal cancer. There are many other tell-tale signs.  

In this guide, I will cover topics about colorectal cancer that you should know about. They include:

Read on to find out.

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What Should You Do If You Have Appendicitis?

What Should You Do If You Have Appendicitis?

Anyone can suffer from appendicitis. It often occurs in those between the ages of 10 and 30. Nonetheless, very young children and the elderly can suffer from it too.

Appendicitis is considered a medical emergency. Hence, it should be treated as soon as possible. In this article, I will be sharing more about appendicitis as well as how it can be treated.

Read on to find out more! 

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An Oncologist's Ultimate Guide to Lung Cancer Treatment in Singapore (2019)

An Oncologist's Ultimate Guide to Lung Cancer Treatment in Singapore (2019)

Lung cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in Singaporean men. In women, it is the 3rd most common. Cancer happens when abnormal cells grow into tumours. When this affects the lungs, it can hinder breathing functions.

A cancer diagnosis can be scary. The good news is that there are now various new treatments that can greatly increase survival. It is most important to get a treatment that is individualised to your condition.

In this article, I will be discussing everything about lung cancer. Read on to find out more about its risk factors, diagnosis, and new treatment methods!

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