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What Your Stool Can Say About Your Overall Health
Feb 02, 2024
Everyone poops, but that doesn’t mean they talk about it. However, this bodily function can offer significant clues to your health and wellness. Here’s what you should know about your stools and when to talk to your doctor.
Foods to Avoid If You Have Gallbladder Disease
Jan 10, 2024
If you’ve noticed upper abdominal pain that worsens after eating, it’s not a coincidence — it’s likely your gallbladder. Fortunately, tweaking your diet can do wonders for your symptoms. Read on to learn more.
Do Hemorrhoids Go Away on Their Own?
Dec 18, 2023
Hemorrhoids can seem like an embarrassing problem you’d rather ignore. But sometimes they require a trip to the doctor. If you have hemorrhoids, here’s what you should know about this uncomfortable problem and how to find relief.
Life After Mastectomy
Oct 02, 2023
Facing a breast cancer diagnosis and the prospect of treatment isn’t easy. But what happens afterward? It’s common to experience many ups and downs — here are a few things to expect.
5 Things You Should Know About Robot-Assisted Surgery
Sep 02, 2023
Modern medicine comes with several technical advances, including robot-assisted surgery. But what does it entail? Keep reading to learn more about this specialized surgical approach and when it could be right for you.
Tips for Preparing for Your First Botox Treatment
Aug 02, 2023
Are you thinking about smoothing your skin and saying goodbye to stubborn frown lines with Botox®? There’s a lot to love about this popular treatment. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your appointment.
Will a Hernia Get Better on Its Own?
Jul 02, 2023
Hernias may be a common problem, but that doesn’t mean you can ignore them. After all, a hernia means you have an organ or tissue inside your body bulging into an area where it doesn’t belong. Here’s what you should know if you have a hernia.
5 Best Ways to Prevent Hemorrhoids
Jun 01, 2023
No one wants the pain, itching, or bleeding that comes with hemorrhoids. Fortunately, you can adopt five simple habits to reduce your risk of this irritating problem. Keep reading to learn more.
5 Skin Lesions You Should Know
May 03, 2023
The word “lesion” often makes people think of wounds. But this medical term describes any type of abnormal tissue. Here are five common types of lesions that affect the skin and shouldn’t be ignored.
How Can I Tell If I Have a Hernia?
Apr 02, 2023
Hernias may be common, but that doesn’t mean they’re all the same. And did you know you can have a hernia without knowing? Learn how to spot the signs of this problem and when to seek medical attention.
4 Lifestyle Habits That Can Raise Your Risk of Gallbladder Disease
Mar 01, 2023
You can’t control all the causes of gallbladder disease, but that doesn’t mean you’re powerless. Instead, focus on the things you can change — like everyday habits that put you at risk. Keep reading to learn more.
3 Types of Breast Surgery and How They Work
Feb 02, 2023
Learning you have a breast lump or other tissue abnormality can be frightening. However, an expert can guide you through the most effective next steps, including your diagnosis and treatment options. Here’s how breast surgery can come into play.
I Have Bulging Leg Veins — Is There a Treatment for Me?
Jan 12, 2023
Varicose veins or spider veins can significantly affect the look and texture of your legs. But they can also indicate a circulation problem. Fortunately, vein treatment can address these health issues and improve your appearance at the same time.
Botox vs. Xeomin: Which Is Better for Forehead Wrinkles?
Dec 01, 2022
When it comes to wrinkle treatments, few products have as much name recognition as Botox®. But it’s not the only option for smoothing wrinkles. Xeomin® also provides dramatic results, but when is it right for you? Read on to learn more.
Understanding the Differences Between Internal and External Hemorrhoids
Nov 01, 2022
Do you have irritation or itching near your anus? Have you noticed blood on your toilet tissue after having a bowel movement? You could have hemorrhoids. Read on to learn more about this uncomfortable problem and how to find relief.
Mammograms and the Importance of Catching Breast Cancer Early
Oct 07, 2022
A breast cancer diagnosis can feel scary, but early detection can make way for a positive outcome. Learn how mammograms might help save your life.
Symptoms and Causes of Cholecystitis
Sep 01, 2022
Cholecystitis is a gallbladder condition that can lead to complications if it goes untreated. Learn about the causes and signs to look for.
Why You Should Never Ignore Skin Lesions
Aug 01, 2022
While many skin lesions are harmless, others indicate something serious. Learn about the different types of skin lesions and why you shouldn't ignore them.
Does a Hernia Always Require Surgery?
Jul 14, 2022
Hernias don’t repair themselves or go away on their own, but not every hernia requires surgery. If your hernia causes discomfort or pain, you probably need surgery sooner rather than later.
Laureen Forgione-Rubino, M.D, F.A.C.S.
✆ Phone (appointments): 860-791-4833
Address: 945 Main Street, Suite 105, Manchester, CT 06040
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