Botox For Excessive Sweating: What You Need To Know

Botox is frequently used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. However, not everyone may be aware that it can also treat excessive sweating. If you sweat so much that it soaks your clothes, you may be a good candidate for this procedure. Here is what you need to know about Botox and excessive sweating. How Botox Reduces Sweating If you suffer from excessive sweating, Botox might not be the first treatment option you think of. Read More 

Preparing for an Allergy Test

You've probably never had an allergy test before, but your physician recommends one after a recent reaction to something that didn't go well with your body. Ok, so you don't know what to expect, and it's making you so anxious. Well, we will break it down for you with a few tips on how best to prepare for allergy testing. 1. Relax Yes, you read that right-relax. Honestly, getting an allergy test is not the worst medical procedure you'll ever experience. Read More 

How Your Child’s Doctor Can Treat Impetigo

Does your child have one or more blister-like sores that have some yellow color to them and that seem to be crusting over? Chances are your child is suffering from impetigo. This is a skin infection caused by certain strains of staphylococcus and streptococcus bacteria. It is quite common in children and may appear on the face, legs, buttocks, or even the arms. Impetigo is relatively easy to treat, but it does need to be treated by a doctor to ensure it does not spread. Read More 

When Does Scoliosis Warrant Surgery?

Every case of scoliosis is different. Some cases do not require treatment at all, and they either correct themselves or perpetuate without causing any symptoms. Other cases can be corrected, at least to a certain degree, by having the patient wear a brace for about a year or so. Still other cases require surgery. How do you know whether a case of scoliosis requires surgery? Well, there are a few factors to consider. Read More 

What Does A Colonoscopy Actually Detect?

Most people think of a colonoscopy as a test for colon cancer. And indeed, this is one of the primary reasons to get a colonoscopy. It allows doctors to spot cancerous and pre-cancerous growths so they can remove them, hopefully before your condition gets too serious. However, cancer is not the only condition that can be detected in a colonoscopy. Here are three other conditions that this test can reveal. Read More