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  • 3 Reasons to Get a Regular Facial

    OVERVIEW Skincare is the best tool for looking and feeling better, and regular facials by a medical aesthetician or a board-certified plastic surgeon are an essential part of that care. So if you've been on the fence about why regular professional facials matter when taking care of your skin and diminishing

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  • AGUS

    AGUS (Atypical Glandular Cells of Undetermined Significance) or atypical glandular cells of undetermined signficance, means that abnormal changes were found in the cells of the cervix or the inner lining of the uterus (endometrium) during your screening test. Other terms used to report this finding include

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  • ASCUS

    ASCUS (Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance) is a term used in cervical cytology, which is the examination of cells from the cervix under a microscope to detect abnormalities. It is a result that can be obtained from a Pap smear or cervical cytology test. ASCUS indicates the presence

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  • Abnormal Cervical Screening

    When a patient sees her doctor for cervical cancer screening, the doctor may perform a Pap smear or an HPV test or both tests to screen her for changes that may develop into precancer or cancer of the cervix. Women should have routine cervical cancer screenings even if they have no symptoms because these

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  • Acne

    OVERVIEW Acne is the most frequent skin condition in the United States. It is characterized by pimples on the face, back, and chest. About 80% of adolescents yearly have some form of acne and about 5% of adults experience acne. Acne is made up of two types of blemishes: Whiteheads/Blackheads, also known

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  • Acne Scarring

    OVERVIEW Scars are a major challenge for skincare professionals and their patients. They can significantly change a person’s skin texture and appearance and reduce their self-esteem. Acne scars are a common side effect of acne, a skin condition that affects millions of people yearly and can cause scarring

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  • Acute Vaginitis

    Acute vaginitis is an inflammation or infection of the vagina and may include symptoms like vulvar or vaginal itching, burning, irritation, pain with intercourse, and abnormal vaginal odor and/or discharge. The most common causes of acute vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis, and trichomonas. Disclaimer:

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  • Advances in Hair Loss Treatments

    OVERVIEW Hair loss can be very frustrating. When coping with this condition, you might feel like you will need to invest in wigs or hide your hair under a hat all day. But what if you could prevent hair loss or halt it in your tracks? This is the dream of many people dealing with hair loss and worried

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  • Age Spots

    OVERVIEW It is no surprise that many changes in our skin accompany aging. As we age, our skin becomes thinner, looser, frailer, and more prone to developing new skin growths. One common growth that accompanies aging is the development of age spots. What are Age Spots? Age spots are areas of darker skin

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  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. It is termed primary amenorrhea if a menstrual cycle fails to occur by the age of 15. It is termed secondary amenorrhea if the menstrual cycle stops at some point after menarche. Amenorrhea can be caused by many conditions such as pregnancy, excessive exercise

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  • Anxiety

    Anxiety is described by a feeling of excessive worry that cannot be controlled and is often associated with symptoms such as heart palpitations, chest pain, and gastrointestinal distress. Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational and information purposes only and is not

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  • Atrophic Vaginitis

    Atrophic vaginitis is a condition that causes thinning, drying and inflammation of the vaginal walls. It occurs due to the decrease level of estrogen that occurs most often with menopause. Other situations that may lead to low estrogen levels include breastfeeding, surgical removal of the ovaries, and

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  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of abnormal vaginal discharge in reproductive age women. It occurs due to a change in the normal flora of the vaginal environment and is not a true infection. Although some patients will have no symptoms, women commonly present with abnormal vaginal discharge

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  • Bartholin's Abscess

    A Bartholin's abscess is a painful lump or swelling that forms when one of the Bartholin's glands becomes obstructed, and the fluid within the gland accumulates, causing an infection. This condition can cause discomfort, pain, and difficulty with daily activities. Disclaimer: The information on this

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  • Bartholin's Cyst

    The Bartholin's glands are located on both sides of the vaginal opening (labia majora) and serve to lubricate the vagina. When it becomes obstructed, a Bartholin's cyst can form due to the fluid becoming backed up. If the cyst becomes infected, an abscess may form. Disclaimer: The information on

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