Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

  • What to Expect from a Continence Assessment for Your Child

    As a parent, you want to ensure that your child is healthy and comfortable at all times. It can be quite worrying if your child has problems with bladder or bowel control. This is when a continence assessment is recommended. Read on to learn what to expect from a continence assessment for your child. Preparing for the Assessment Once you decide to go for a continence assessment, the first step is to book an appointment with your GP or pediatrician.

  • Detecting Prostate Cancer: Early Signs, When to Seek Medical Attention, and Surgical Intervention

    Prostate cancer is a serious health concern affecting men worldwide. Early detection plays a crucial role in successful treatment outcomes. Understanding the early signs and knowing when to seek medical attention is vital for timely intervention. This article will provide an overview of the early signs of prostate cancer, when to contact a medical professional and provide an outline of how surgical intervention works. Early Signs of Prostate Cancer While prostate cancer may not exhibit noticeable symptoms in its early stages, certain signs can indicate the presence of the disease.

  • What Can A Pregnancy Ultrasound Tell You?

    Ultrasounds are routinely offered during pregnancy and use soundwaves that are targeted toward your uterus to generate images of your unborn child, womb and placenta. No radiation is used in ultrasounds and they are considered safe for both the pregnant woman and the developing baby at all stages of pregnancy. Some women are offered more ultrasounds than others depending on whether they have any underlying health conditions that could impact their pregnancy or whether any potential problems have been identified with the health of the baby.

  • When To See Your Obstetrician Throughout Your Pregnancy Journey

    If you are hoping to get pregnant in the near future, or if you're pregnant right now, then you will need to have a good doctor by your side throughout your pregnancy journey. An obstetrician is a doctor who specialises in providing care for people who are pregnant. These are some of the times when you should see your obstetrician throughout your pregnancy journey, although of course, you can see your doctor at other times, too.

  • Lumps on Your Testicles: Possible Non-Cancerous Causes

    If you have noticed a hard, painless mass on one of your testicles, you're likely wondering what this could be. Many men panic when they find a lump as they immediately think it is cancer. However, there are several possible causes for lumps on the testicles. Read on to discover some other possible causes. Testicular Cysts One of the most common causes of painless lumps on the testicle is a simple type of cyst called a hydatid cyst.

About Me

Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

Hello, my name is Peter and I live in Western Australia with my wife on our pet dogs. This is my blog which details how to deal with various medical emergencies and other conditions. Last year, several friends and members of my family suffered from various different kinds of medical problems. Some of them, such as my uncle had to be rushed to the hospital for immediate treatment that saved his life. Lots of my friends had minor problems which had a big impact on the quality of their lives. I take an active interest in first-aid and other medical matters so I decided to start this blog.