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Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men, yet many men fail to identify prostate cancer in its early stages. However, men who know the symptoms of prostate cancer may be better equipped than others to identify the disease and prevent it from spreading throughout the body. There are many warning signs Continue Reading >>
What Patients Can Expect at Their Urology Appointment

What Patients Can Expect at Their Urology Appointment

A urology appointment is crucial for individuals who are dealing with issues related to the urinary tract, bladder or male reproductive system. If a primary care physician (PCP) believes an individual requires treatment for urological conditions or diseases, he or she may refer this patient to a urologist for additional support. Urologists specialize in urological Continue Reading >>
Am I a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Am I a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery helps an individual improve the appearance of the eyelids. But eyelid surgery is not recommended for everyone, and the ideal candidates for eyelid surgery include: Individuals who have no prior medical conditions that otherwise may slow down the healing process following surgery Individuals who have not experienced any serious eye conditions Non-smokers Not Continue Reading >>

5 Most-Popular Outpatient Surgeries in America [Infographic]

Outpatient surgery often provides a convenient, affordable alternative to traditional inpatient surgery. As such, the number of outpatient surgeries is increasing in the United States – a trend that appears likely to continue in the years to come.   Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to LaPeerHealth.com with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a Continue Reading >>
How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy preparation requires a patient to empty the colon. Otherwise, residue in the colon may obscure a doctor’s view of the colon and rectum during the exam. A doctor provides a patient with detailed colonoscopy preparation instructions. In some instances, a doctor may offer one or more of the following recommendations to ensure a patient Continue Reading >>
Everything you need to know about kidney stones

Kidney Stones: Everything You Need to Know [Infographic]

Courtesy of Comprehensive Urology, here’s everything you need to know about kidney stone causes, treatments, symptoms, and more! If you believe you may be suffering from kidney stones, be sure to reach out to a La Peer specialist.
When You Should Consider a Total Hip Replacement

When You Should Consider a Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement helps individuals address hip pain due to arthritis, injuries, pinched nerves or other problems. It involves the removal and replacement of damaged bone and cartilage in the hip with prosthetic components. Millions of people have undergone total hip replacement surgery. There are several instances where this type of hip surgery is recommended, Continue Reading >>
When to See a GI Specialist for Gastric Issues

When to See a GI Specialist for Gastric Issues

For those who are experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) issues, it is important to receive the right support. The digestive tract is complex, and many symptoms may indicate disease. Although an individual might contact a primary care physician (PCP) at the first signs of gastric issues, a gastroenterologist may be required for proper GI treatment. Should I Continue Reading >>
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