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How can I keep track of all my medications?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Every individual has individual needs and there is no "right" way to keep track of all yourmedications. Certain systems to keep track of medications that work well for some will not workfor others. However, a good starting point f...

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Flat bones
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...MJ. Biochemical markers of bone metabolism. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:chap 15.

Wart Removal
Health Info - Wart Removal

...right for you. We offer cryotherapy, or freezing off the wart, as a common method of treatment. We do not treat warts on the face or genitals. Cryotherapy can only...

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What can I do to relieve a skin rash associated with wearing a nicotine patch?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are a few things you can try to avoid or relieve a skin rash caused by a nicotinepatch: Put the patch on a different area of your body to see if the symptoms persist. Try another brand of patch; not all patches use the same ...

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Birth control pills overdose
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...or a health care professional. Stop using the birth control pills and use alternative methods, if desired, to prevent pregnancy. The overdose is unlikely to be life threatening. Before Calling...

Emergency contraception
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Emergency contraception is a method of birth control that can be used within 3 days of sexual intercourse.

What's the difference between emergency contraceptives, such as Plan B One-Step and regular birth control pills?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Plan B One-Step? emergency contraceptive pills contain the hormone levonorgestrel - a common ingredient in somebirth control pills. However, the dosage of this hormone in Plan B One-Step? is higher than ina single birth control pi...

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What is compounding and why do you need it?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Compounding is a process in which a pharmacist mixes certain drugs to either create acustomized medication or a different drug delivery method suited to a patient's uniqueneeds. These are some examples of why compounding may be do...

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Haptoglobin
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Haptoglobin is a protein produced by the liver. It connects to a certain type of hemoglobin in the blood. A blood test can tell how much haptoglobin you have in your blood. How the test is performed Blood is typically drawn from a...

Histoplasma skin test
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Histoplasma skin test is a method to check if you have been exposed to a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum. The fungus causes an infection called histoplasmosis. How the test is...

Biliary obstruction - series
Surgeries & Procedures

...Untreated biliary obstruction may cause life-threatening infection or chronic liver disease. Procedure One method of relieving a blockage of the bile duct due to pancreatic tumors is the placement...

Mercuric chloride poisoning
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...Laxative Medicines to treat symptoms Medicines called chelators to remove mercury from the bloodstream Methods to make the person vomit (throw up) Expectations (prognosis) This substance is very poisonous. How...

What is a contraceptive sponge?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

A contraceptive sponge ( Today? Sponge ) is a birth control device that'sinserted deep into the vagina before intercourse. It contains a spermicide, which kills sperm,as well as nonoxynol-9, which slows down sperm and helps preven...

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What is an anxiety disorder?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

An anxiety disorder covers many different types of mental illnesses including pathologicalanxiety and fear. Most people experience anxiety or worry at some time in their lives, but whenworry becomes excessive and interferes with a...

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PPD skin test
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The PPD skin test is a method used to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). PPD stands for purified protein derivative.

Cervical dysplasia - series
Surgeries & Procedures

...of wire, which is used to perform the conization. It is the most common method used for conization. Aftercare If the tissue removed by conization shows residual tumor, or invasive...

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