If you’ve stubbed or jammed your finger and are wondering if you should see a doctor, here’s what to look out for to prevent more serious problems in future.
Is it important to seek a second doctor’s opinion?
After days of nail-biting, the dreaded diagnosis is out: it’s cancer, your doctor says. As you struggle to digest this life-changing news, he is already telling you about the expensive or newer experimental treatment he has in mind. You quietly ask yourself: Should I seek a second opinion?
How are piles and haemorrhoids diagnosed?
Discovering a lump in the rectal area and blood in stools could indicate an issue with piles, also known as haemorrhoids.
Slower urine flow? It could be BPH
Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), a condition where an enlarged but non-cancerous prostate causes urinary problems, is extremely common among older men.
How does a doctor diagnose lung cancer?
Chest X-rays and Computerised Tomography (CT) scans are some of the tests done to diagnose lung cancer. If a tumour is detected, a biopsy will ascertain the type of cancer and its stage.
Uterine cancer (womb cancer) – causes, risks, symptoms, and diagnosis
Women who experience abnormal vaginal bleeding might want to visit their gynaecologist for a check to rule out womb or uterine cancer.
Diagnosing prostate cancer
Diagnosing prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among Singaporean men, and those who are over 50 years old should go for a check-up to determine their risk of having or developing the disease.