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Gastritis is a term almost synonymous with upper abdominal pain although they actually do carry different meanings. Gastritis is a tissue level diagnosis indicating inflammation of the stomach lining which may or may not manifest as pain or discomfort. Mild gastritis is very common ...
16 Aug 2019
The SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. It is a measure of the protection against UVB or ultraviolet B light only. If you develop a sunburn after 20 mins in the sun, using an SPF 10 sunscreen will protect you up to 200 mins before you develop a burn. In practice, the amount of sunscreen applie...
14 Aug 2019
Dr Paul Ang
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It can be hard for you as a layperson to know if your abdominal pain requires urgent medical attention. As a general rule of thumb, abdominal pain that doesn't go away should be seen by a doctor. If you are not sure perhaps you can see your nearby GP first. Assuming you have alrea...
13 Aug 2019
The thyroid gland is an organ in the human body that secretes a hormone called thyroxine that helps maintain the metabolism of the body. I classify thyroid issues broadly into a hormone issue vs an anatomical issue. For hormone issue, if the problem is that of “high levels&...
13 Aug 2019
There are no cancers totally preventable by vaccinations. I would explain that some vaccines can reduce the risk of cancers but not totally prevent it. A good example is the Cervical Cancer Vaccine or HPV (Human Papillomavirus Vaccine). It reduces the risk of contracting strains of HPV whic...
13 Aug 2019
Statins are meant to treat dyslipidaemia/ high cholesterol issues. We aim to keep cholesterol control optimal for diabetic patients and the decision to start, continue or stop taking statins is dependent on the control of the cholesterol levels and other contributory factors that ca...
13 Aug 2019
Currently, we do not know the specific triggers of Type 1 Diabetes. It is an auto-immune disease whereby one’s immune system produces “auto-antibodies” to destroy cells in the pancreas which produce insulin. We do know that it has a strong family link.
13 Aug 2019
Please see a doctor to discuss the issue. I would first want to confirm the diagnosis of Trichomoniasis is accurate by a history, examination and possible review of the investigations results, and if so, review risk factors and possibility of persistent exposure to risk factors or r...
13 Aug 2019
I would advise that you consult a doctor regarding oedema on your foot. Oedema is a symptom/manifestation of underlying issues and it is more important to treat the underlying issue, rather than treat the oedema. Common causes of oedema of foot without serious underlying issues can ...
13 Aug 2019
Dr Paul Ang
"Family Physician with special interest in Mental Health"
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That is an interesting question. There can be many reasons, but one of the common ones are nasal allergies. The phelgm from the nose flows down to the throat when you sleep. The next one is acid reflux from the stomach. The stomach acid comes up through the food pipe and becomes ...
9 Aug 2019
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