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Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Itching down below isn’t always yeast. Vulvar itching is one of the main symptoms of lichen sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus (LSA) is a skin condition that affects the genital and anal areas but can occur on the upper body, breasts, and upper arms. This disorder is more common in women, most times occurring after menopause. It can occur as early as childhood, however.

Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment2019-08-06T20:48:48+00:00

The ABC’s of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a virus. I will speak specifically about Hepatitis A, B, and C. The symptoms can include abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, joint pain, jaundice, and gray-colored stools.

The ABC’s of Hepatitis2019-07-10T17:28:20+00:00

The Mind-Body Connection

We know there is a very strong mind-body connection. Many things that are good for the heart and body are also very good for the brain. Here is a list of practices that can keep your brain in tip tops shape.

The Mind-Body Connection2019-06-03T20:50:51+00:00

Skin Cancer Prevention

Everyone is at risk of skin cancer – regardless of age, gender or race. Your skin needs protectionfrom the sun in order to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, are attributable to UV exposure.

Skin Cancer Prevention2019-05-10T19:39:58+00:00

STD Awareness Month

April is STD awareness month. What are STD’s? They are infections that are transmitted through sexual acts. Most people don’t realize that this includes oral sex. There are ways to prevent the spread of STD’s during oral sex.

STD Awareness Month2019-04-24T19:35:45+00:00

Heart Health

The leading cause of death for men and women in the United States is heart disease. Heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths annually. If you are interested in discussing your risk for heart disease then schedule an appointment or mention it at your next annual.

Heart Health2019-04-24T19:37:43+00:00

Diabetes Prevention

November is American Diabetes Month- so it's a great time to remind our patients of the importance of your annual bloodwork. Your annual bloodwork will measure your fasting glucose levels. A high level of fasting blood sugar shows that your body is not metabolizing blood sugar (glucose) properly. Looking at [...]

Diabetes Prevention2018-11-26T19:37:48+00:00

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors

October is breast cancer awareness month and a good time for all of us to consider risk factors for developing breast cancer. Most are familiar with the risk factors related to family and certain gene mutations (BRCA), but it’s important to also consider lifestyle-related risk factors. These are important because these are the risk factors you can do something about. We call these risk factors, modifiable. They differ from the non-modifiable risk factors like age and genetics.

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors2018-10-16T16:39:47+00:00

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer

Kelly's bra has been selected for the Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer Resource Center. Art Bra® Austin is a fully-costumed, professionally produced runway show and auction that raises funds to support local women who have been affected by breast cancer.

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer2018-10-16T23:23:19+00:00
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