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The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease, and once from the medicine.

William Osler The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease, and once from the medicine.   True.   MDQuip

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If you prick your finger, what do you do?

20may31 If you prick your finger while sawing, what do you do? Case in point: I pricked my finger while sewing my torn blanket. I just let some blood to ooze out and then washed my puncture wound with soap … Continue reading

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Physical Check-up for Recurrence after Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

After a mastectomy for breast cancer, whether partial mastectomy, total mastectomy, with or without axillary dissection, with or without chemotherapy, with or without radiation therapy, or with or without any additional or concomitant treatment, physical check-up with a physician, preferably with a … Continue reading

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Learning from Cases in ROJoson Telemedical Consultation

Learning from Cases in ROJoson Telemedical ConsultationIn the website of the ROJoson Telemedical Consultation are posted some actual cases (with privacy respected) – SAMPLES OF CASES. I posted these SAMPLES OF CASES not only to tell the Internet Learner / … Continue reading

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ROJoson Telemedical Consultation – Herpes Simplex Labialis

A young Filipino female consulted with the following: “may mga tumutubo ksi around my lips area, it started out as a crack/ dry lips then i noticed 2 days ago parang may blister na” “then ngayon dumadami na” “should i … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s physician-guided palpation of patients during telemedical consultation

One of the limitations of telemedical consultation is that the physician cannot do the actual palpation of the patient’s body as can be done during face-to-face consultation. ROJoson mitigates this limitation by doing the so-called “physician-guided patient self-palpation and relative-companion-palpation” … Continue reading

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Superficial skin wound healing – how long does it take?

Superficial skin wound is one which involves the epidermis layer of skin and which completely heals after some time without leaving a scar. I have been frequently asked by patients how long does such kind of wound heal. “It depends … Continue reading

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