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.
Approximately 2000 people in Singapore suffer a heart attack each year. Furthermore, heart disease is occurring at a younger age. Some as young as 40.
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.
Detect ovarian cancer early by looking out for these symptoms
Ovarian cancer remains one of the most challenging of all gynaecological diseases to detect and cure. An early diagnosis can be life-saving.
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.