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Dr Paul Ang
"Family Physician with special interest in Mental Health"
(5 Reviews)
IMH records are supposed to be medical records, that stays in IMH. No other government agency should be able to access it. NUS is an educational institution, there shouldn't be a way for them to retrieve your medical records. NUS medical school does not discriminate against race, ...
18 Aug 2019
Phototherapy is a good treatment option for vitiligo. It is important for you to see your dermatologist before purchasing a machine for a proper assessment. When undergoing phototherapy, there is a treatment regime in the delivery of phototherapy to optimise the effectiveness of the treatment and m...
14 Aug 2019
Dr Paul Ang
"Family Physician with special interest in Mental Health"
(5 Reviews)
Most GP clinics and polyclinics will carry the hepatitis B vaccine. Grberally it costs 45 before GST. Also you can use your medisave to take this vaccination, so it is really affordable one.
8 Aug 2019
Ichthyosis Vulgaris is a condition usually caused by a genetic mutation. The skin becomes thick, scaly and dry over the years as the condition slows down the skin's natural shedding process and makes it difficult for the body to maintain natural skin barrier. The...
5 Aug 2019
Thank you for your question! Blepharoptosis or ptosis for short is a medical condition where there is dropping of the upper eyelid. The resulting symptoms are visual field obstruction, lid asymmetry, lid heaviness, frontal/temporal headaches, forehead lines and so on. To answe...
1 Aug 2019
Persistent pale stools may indicate a problem with secretion of bile juice into the digestive tract. Adult stool colour can range from different shades of brown to dark green. This is believed to be partly related to the diet we take but largely the effect of bile juice which is required for proper...
29 Jul 2019
Breast lumps are relatively common in young women. With breast lumps, the main worry for most patients would be whether these lumps are malignant or not. My first advice would definitely be to see a doctor to consult regarding your breast lump. Breast lumps can usually be investigated via a bre...
26 Jul 2019
Thank you for asking such an interesting question. This is a commonly encountered scenario as many individuals do present at my clinic complaining of difficulty in focusing and attending to tasks at school or at the workplace. Common causes include the following: attenti...
25 Jul 2019
Thank you for your question. An upper jaw/maxillary expander is a custom made device on the roof of the mouth that uses the teeth as an anchor to transfer a force to expand the mid-palatal suture (a joint in the middle of the roof of the mouth). The purpose of the expansion is to correct the ...
24 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:

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