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5 reasons you should have a virtual colonoscopy

By Mr Ayman Abdelrazeq, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon , 9th March 2018

A Virtual colonoscopy, or CT Colonography, is a technique that uses computerized tomographic (CT) to make a three-dimensional image of the interior lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. A virtual colonoscopy is able to show abnormalities outside the colon, which a traditional colonoscopy cannot show. A colonoscopy is an important diagnostic procedure usually recommended for…

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Sterilization the permanent method of contraception

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 1st March 2018

Sterilization is the most common permanent method of birth control that a man or woman may choose. When choosing a sterilization method, you should be completely certain that you do not desire a future pregnancy ever. Although sterilization, or a tubal ligation, for women and vasectomy for men can sometimes be reversed, the surgery is much more complicated than…

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Temporary methods of contraception choices

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 28th February 2018

What is contraception? Contraception or birth control is a broad term which covers a number of practises that assist in preventing pregnancy. There are many different types of contraception, but not all types are appropriate for every situation. Some of the factors relating to which is the most appropriate method of birth control depends are:…

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What is Menopause?

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 12th February 2018

Menopause is a natural biological process and is transitional period where a woman progresses from her childbearing years into the next non-fertile phase. It should not be considered a disease or a condition. It is important to note that this biological change does not occur overnight! As the ovaries get smaller and stop producing hormones oestrogen and progesterone (which…

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Review by Jodi Brigen, Breast Augmentation with Uplift

By Jodi Brigen, 6th February 2018

When and what made you consider about Breast Augmentation with Mastopexy? I have thought for a number of years about having breast surgery but always knew I should wait until I have children. My son is now 15 months old and I breastfed him until he was 5 months old. I have lost quite a…

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EarFold Treatment

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 5th January 2018

Prominent or protruding ears – are, to many people, a cause of embarrassment, misery and even self-centeredness! Believe me, it is affecting nearly 2% of the population in the UK itself. Name calling, tagging, bullying, being at the receiving end of the jokes are merely some of the social trauma suffered by people having protruding…

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Breast augmentation review by Sarah

28th December 2017

Why did you consider Breast Augmentation? Around 20 years back, when I was an impressionable teenager and once i'd realised that in actual fact I wasn't going to develop anymore. I gave my body the benefit of the doubt and assumed I would possibly be a late developer and that after maturing and having children…

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How does a CT scan actually work?

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 28th December 2017

The human body is a structure comprising of numerous muscles, tissues, organs and blood vessels, all working together. Just one malfunctioning organ can have massive consequences on the body.   With the advancement of medical technology, CT scans are able to provide detailed images of various organs, providing doctors with an invaluable diagnosis tool to…

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5 Things you wish you knew about AIDS

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 2nd December 2017

  As young people are so vulnerable to HIV infection, it is essential to be well informed about HIV risks and prevention strategies. In the UK, the number of young men being diagnosed with HIV has doubled in the space of a decade. AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. -         Acquired means you can…

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All you need to know about Mammograms

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 16th November 2017

A mammogram is the best tool a doctor can use to detect early signs of Breast Cancer. At an early stage, Breast Cancer does not cause any pain and may have no eye-catching symptoms. Early detection can make a significant difference in how effective cancer treatment can be and a Mammogram is the best test…

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