Health

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Drug 101: Steroid Injection

Steroid is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat a number of conditions and comes in varying forms. The resultant pain caused by inflammation, as in my case – of lumbar spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal and spondylolisthesis of the lumbar spine – is that which reason why…
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Morbidity 101: Helicobacter Pylori Infection

Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori is a bacterial infection found in the stomach. The bacteria thrives in the sticky fluids lining the stomach and can cause ulcer or gastritis. It can recur anytime if one is discovered (via Endoscopy) to have gastritis. Aside from the more invasive CLO testing, one…
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Diagnostics 101: CT Scan

CT scan or CAT scan is Computerized (or Computed) Tomography which works the same way as an X-Ray – only that the images taken are more enhanced and detailed, thus making it more accurate. The CT scanner is like a large doughnut-shaped machine with an attached long table where a…
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