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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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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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Gram stain of skin lesion
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...detect and identify bacteria in a sample from a skin sore. The gram stain method is one of the most commonly used techniques for the rapid diagnosis of bacterial infections.

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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Intravascular ultrasound
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...provided a great amount of insight into how stents become clogged (stent restenosis). The method has helped show that about 20% of cases of stent restenosis occur when the stent...

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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Breech - series
Surgeries & Procedures

...term, your caregiver will check your baby's position during regular prenatal visits. Common methods for assessing fetal position include vaginal exams, ultrasound, feeling your abdomen, and listening to the...

Birth control pills overdose
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...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...

Allergies
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...cough may actually be due to an infection. Skin testing is the most common method of allergy testing. One type of skin testing is the prick test. It involves placing...

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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Stereotypic movement disorder
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...cause injury to themselves. Behavioral techniques and psychotherapy have been the most successful treatment methods. Some medications, including naltrexone, may also help reduce symptoms related to this condition. Antidepressants have...

Gastric culture
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...is performed This gastric culture can help diagnose lung (pulmonary) tuberculosis in children. This method is used because children cannot cough up and spit out mucus until about age 8...

Rashes
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

Images Poison oak rash on the arm Erythema toxicum on the foot Acrodermatitis Roseola Shingles Cellulitis Erythema annulare centrifugum - close-up Psoriasis, guttate on the arms and chest Psoriasis, guttate on the cheek Systemic l...

Lung needle biopsy
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

A lung needle biopsy is a method to remove a piece of lung tissue for examination.

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