Discussing Pediatric Medical Care

It's Not Just Looks: Other Signs You Need Treatment For Vein Disease

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When you hear the word “vein disease” a certain image probably comes to mind. That image is probably one of swollen, blue veins popping out from the skin. Indeed, many people with vein disease do have these visibly swollen veins. However, dark blue veins are not the only sign you may need treatment for vein disease. Here are some other signs to watch out for. Aching and Throbbing in Your Legs…

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How to Prepare for Echocardiography Testing

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Did you recently schedule an echocardiography test? If this is your first cardiac echo, take a look at what you need to know about the exam day and pre-procedure prep. Why Do You Need an Echo? The first prep step is to understand why you need this diagnostic imaging test. Medical providers use the echo to create a picture of the heart and its structure. This allows the doctor to measure the heart wall thickness and view how the heart moves.…

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Preparing For Your Doctor's Office Visit: What To Do

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Having to go to the doctor’s office can be made more enjoyable if you’re prepared for the situation. When you do the following things, you make the visit easier and more calming, whether you are going by yourself or you have little ones with you. Have small snacks You never know how long your wait in the doctor’s office will be. If the doctor is behind on patients due to extenuating circumstances (such as a medical emergency), you don’t want to be left hungry and have your blood sugar drop.…

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