What causes hematuria?
A sudden noticeable change in the color of his or her urine is usually quite alarming to a patient. Gross hematuria results from a sufficient number of erythrocytes in the urine for the patient or clinician to perceive a color change in the urine. It is commonly ignored, as it is typically painless,... Full Post
Are there over the counter drugs for sexual dysfunction?
While there are many over-the-counter (OTC) products that may and can be successful, if you find you are contemplating trying one of these, your best option is to visit a healthcare provider for a complete physical examination. Sexual function difficulties can indicate other serious medical conditions,... Full Post
What is a nurse practitioner (np)?
Within the context of a clinic appointment, a Nurse Practitioner does all the same things as physician would do, in terms of assessment, examination, formulation of a diagnosis and plan for care and additional evaluation and treatment. However, NPs do this with an eye more toward the individual and... Full Post
What type of doctor should I see for laryngitis?
If you are concerned enough to ask, you should start with your primary care provider, who will rule out and treat you for common cause for laryngitis, such as increased post nasal drip due to seasonal allergies, or strep throat. If your PCP feels it is appropriate, you may be referred for more s... Full Post