How is solar keratosis diagnosed?
Your doctor will diagnose solar keratosis by examining your skin. A biopsy may be taken for a laboratory examination, if necessary.
How is type 1 diabetes diagnosed?
Diabetes is diagnosed with laboratory tests that analyse a blood sample for the amount of glucose found in the blood.
How is urinary incontinence diagnosed?
Your doctor can diagnose urinary incontinence by performing a physical examination and asking you questions about the frequency of incontinence and the times at which incontinence occurs. Other diagno…
How long will it take to see results from rhinoplasty?
Results of rhinoplasty are only visible once swelling goes down and your nasal splint is removed by your doctor. It can take up to several months for the final results to be seen.
How much physical activity do I need to do?
The Australian Physical Activity Guidelines for people aged 18-64 recommend: 150 to 300 minutes a week of moderately vigorous physical activity (exercise that requires effort, but is not so hard that …
If I have inflammatory bowel disease, am I at greater risk of getting bowel (colon) cancer?
If you have inflammatory bowel disease, the prolonged inflammation of the colon puts you at increased risk of developing bowel (colon) cancer.
Is it safe to have sex while pregnant?
For most pregnant women, with normal pregnancy development, having sex is safe throughout the pregnancy. Sex is not recommended in case of conditions such as placenta praevia (when the placenta insert…
Is there a cure for arthritis?
There is no cure for arthritis, but medication and physical therapy can help you to manage symptoms, allowing you to live a full life.
What are the symptoms of cerebral palsy (CP)?
The most common symptoms of cerebral palsy (CP) are movement problems caused by muscles that are either very tight or very loose. People with CP often have difficulty controlling their movements, or m…
What are the symptoms of genital herpes?
In some people, the herpes virus causes small blisters or ulcers on or around the genitals. The blisters can also occur around the anus, buttocks and upper thighs. If you have genital herpes you may a…
What are the symptoms of tonsillitis?
Common symptoms of tonsillitis include a sore throat, swollen tonsils and neck glands, fever and difficulty swallowing. Additional signs may include white patches inside the throat, pain in the ears a…