An allergist-immunologist is a type of physician who specializes in treating conditions that affect the immune system or are caused by an immune system response. While your primary care physician can treat many illnesses and ailments, there are times where your best option is to make an appointment to see an allergist-immunologist to discuss your symptoms and your health. Depending on the terms of your health insurance plan, you may need a referral from your primary care physician in order to see an allergist-immunologist.
12 February 2019
Rhinoplasty surgery is a serious surgical procedure that requires time in order for your body to fully feel. It usually takes a few weeks for your body to heal before you are ready to go out and about; however, it can take months for all of the swelling to go away. These are steps you can take to speed up the initial recovery process. #1 Keep Your Head Elevated First, you need to keep your head elevated.
8 January 2019
According to the American Cancer Society, about 63,000 people in the United States will have been diagnosed with kidney cancer by the end of 2018. Of those diagnoses made, nearly 15,000 people will die from the disease. This type of cancer affects more men than women, and the average age of getting diagnosed is 64 years old. If you have concerns about kidney cancer and would like to know more about it, here are the answers to three frequently asked questions.
5 December 2018
If your child has suffered a loss of vision, the deterioration of their eyesight could be due to a number of factors. Here are some common causes of vision loss among children and how the conditions can be treated. Eye Infections Eye infections can be caused by bacteria or viruses that invade the eye.Some of these infections can result in a loss of eyesight. If an infection is bacterial, antibiotic ointments or eye drops may be prescribed to help eliminate the infection.
22 October 2018
Most people do not think about gum disease until they are diagnosed by their dentist. Although basic oral hygiene and routine dental visits can help, rehabilitating your teeth and gums is often a more intricate process. Aggressive Dental Care Fortunately, people who have regular access to dental care are usually diagnosed with gum disease when it is in the earlier stages. Gingivitis typically involves redness and gum irritation, which may not be obvious to you, especially if it affects your back teeth.
20 September 2018
Many seniors will require additional medical care at some point in their lives. As old age sets in, it's not unusual for various diseases and conditions to set in. As a result of these conditions, a senior may need periodic or constant medical assistance for the rest of their lives. When the senior in question is a close family member or someone else that you're responsible for, you'll need to find a way of ensuring they get the care they need.
26 July 2018
If you're a new firearm owner and are excited to begin visiting the local shooting range to improve your proficiency, you need to ensure that your safety is a top priority. Safety at the shooting range isn't just about following the rules of safely handling your firearm. You also need to think about protecting your ears. Frequent exposure to discharging firearms poses a significant threat to your long-term hearing, and you don't want your new hobby to cause problems in this area.
30 May 2018