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Subungual Melanoma

By Dr. Raj MD on August 1st, 2016 in Cancer

There is a notable difference between subungual hematomas and subungual melanoma. In this article, you will read about the difference in these two topics. You will also review signs/symptoms, treatments, and prognosis, of each. (1) Many times there is much confusion with the multiple names given to malignant melanoma. Subungual simply means under the nail. […]

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Nodular Melanoma

By Dr. Raj MD on July 29th, 2016 in Cancer

Nodular Melanoma The most important topic regarding nodular melanoma is early detection. This is repeated in every study and article published regarding this topic. If you have familiar tendencies toward skin cancer or have many skin lesions please consult your doctor regarding nodular melanoma. Be aware of the causes and how to prevent skin cancer. […]

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Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

By Dr. Raj MD on July 26th, 2016 in Cancer

Introduction: In this article you will find symptoms, pictures , causes, treatment, and pathologic outline for Acral Lentiginous Melanoma. Also a definition and explanation of metastatic melanoma, genetics and mutation of Acral Lentiginous melanoma will be discussed. Please be sure to seek medical attention if you note any of the signs or symptoms noted below. […]

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By Dr. Raj MD on July 24th, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

Hyperopia Definition Hyperopia is derived from the words hyper- (beyond) and the Greek word ōps or eye. This means that a person with this condition would be reporting ability to see objects clearly at a distance compared to seeing them at close proximity. Other terms to describe hyperopia are farsightedness or long-sightedness [9], which are […]

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Vyvanse Vs Adderall

By Dr. Raj MD on July 17th, 2016 in Pharmacy

Introduction In the 1920s amphetamines were noticed and studies for medical usage began. The first uses in medicine were to wake people from anesthesia and for treating narcolepsy. In 1937 Bradley first discovered the benefit of amphetamine drugs for children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In his first studies, he found that over half the patients […]

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How Long Does Marijuana Stay In Your System

By Dr. Raj MD on July 7th, 2016 in Pharmacy

How long does Marijuana (THC) stay in your system? Marijuana has been noted as the most frequently used drug in the United States of America. The CDC has expressed that 50 million people have at least tried the drug. Another study showed that more than 30% of citizens use marijuana. (5) Many employers require testing […]

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Ingrown pubic hair

By Dr. Raj MD on June 4th, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

An ingrown pubic hair is when a previously cut or shaven hair reenters the skin and causes inflammation and infection. This inflammation of the hair follicle is called folliculitis. The hair follicle could be infected with bacteria, virus, fungal or parasitic types of infections. But most commonly it is noninfectious. Symptoms of Ingrown pubic hair? […]

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By Dr. Raj MD on May 23rd, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

What is Leukopenia? Synonyms: leukopenia, agranulocytosis, leukocytopenia. Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing defines leukopenia (pronounced: [loo″ko-pe´ne-ah]) as “any condition in which the number of leukocytes (white blood cells) in the circulating blood is lower than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000 WBCs/mm3” [1]. Recent medical workups have […]

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White Bump on the Eyelid

By Dr. Raj MD on May 1st, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

A white bump on the eyelid is likely to be a stye or milia. These usually appear as tiny pimple-like elevations along the eyelid rim or lash line. Pain in the affected area can be present or absent. They are usually filled with pus or a clear fluid, making it appear whitish or yellowish. Other […]

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Plum and Everything about it

By Dr. Raj MD on June 16th, 2015 in Nutrition and Diet

Plums and Everything about it A plum is a fruit that belongs in the subgenus Prunus under the genus Prunus. The subgenus, Prunus, can be differentiated from the other subgenera (cherries, peaches, etc.) by the presence of solitary side buds which are not clustered, a terminal bud, a groove which runs down one side, a […]

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