Need A Cleft Lip Surgeon? What To Know

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If your child was one of the 700 children that are born every day with a cleft lip, and you are worried about getting it surgically repaired, it’s all about finding the right surgeon. Finding the right surgeon to do the work, and that you feel comfortable with, can play a big role in the process. If your pediatrician has suggested that you see a specialist and a pediatric plastic surgeon to do the work to have the cleft corrected, you want a surgeon that does this regularly.…

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At-Home Treatment Options For Slip And Fall Injuries

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Slip and fall injuries are common in the workplace. Many times, neither the employee nor the employer are at fault; however, at other times, the employer may be found to be negligent. If “wet floor” signs are not put up after the floor is washed, and an employee slips and falls, the employer may be held responsible. If you are injured as a result of a workplace slip and fall accident, an injury treatment services physician will develop your treatment plan based upon the extent of your injuries.…

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What To Expect If Your Allergist Recommends Patch Testing

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In some people, the immune system sees harmless substances, such as pollen and pet hair, as foreign invaders that must be attacked immediately. This triggers the production of antibodies, setting off a chain reaction of allergy symptoms. Allergists often use skin testing to determine which substances are causing your allergy symptoms; patch testing is a specific type of skin test that involves placing patches on the skin. Each patch has a specific allergen on it, so the purpose of the test is to determine if any of the allergens trigger your symptoms.…

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