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Reader Question: Should I Have My Lipoma Removed? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Jul 2009 12:00am Reader Question: I went to my doctor and was told I have a Lipoma? What is a Lipoma? Should I have it removed? A lipoma is a noncancerous fatty tumor usually found in the fatty layer under the skin. They grow slowly and are usually no more than a nuisance; that is unless they have been growing for a while. They usually appear a ... Read on »
LUMPS AND BUMPS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Sep 2012 12:00am Here we are at Labor Day weekend.  Where has the summer gone???  Hopefully, all of you are looking forward to at least a couple of months of beautiful and comfortable weather.  Here in Flagstaff, the months of September, October, and November are the favorite part of the year for Desperado and Helpful Buckeye.  We were down in the Phoenix area t ... Read on »
NOT ALL CANCERS ARE DEADLY by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Dec 2011 12:00am Helpful Buckeye got a lot of e-mails about last week's topic of cancer in your pets.  Many of those were from pet owners who have lost their pets to cancer, while several came from pet owners who were concerned that some type of cancer might affect their pet.  As with cancer in humans, there are many forms of cancer seen in pets...some of ... Read on »
2 Natural Hair Removal Techniques You Need to Know about by Kodjoworkout Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 4:59pm For anyone who watched the movie “Sex and the City” would remember the quite funny line Samantha used on Miranda to describe Miranda’s overly generous bikini line (and I’m not using the word “generous” in a complimentary way either). For those who have no clue what I’m talking about, below is the excerpt. For those of you l ... Read on »
Lipomas – Insurance Coverage Issues by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 10:30am Here are three lipomas I removed from a woman’s arm. Interestingly, the medical coding system has changed recently to cover removal of tumors like this as long as they are 3 cm or over. Her health insurance actually paid for the surgery. Then again they just assigned the majority of the cost to her deductible. When we tried to pre-a ... Read on »
Removing Lipomas by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 6:00am If you have ever lived with older dogs, I’d be willing to bet that you have some experience with lipomas.   Lipomas are benign tumors derived from fat cells. They are usually located under the skin. They often develop very quickly (seemingly overnight in some cases), but then they don’t do much. Maybe they’ll grow or shrink a little with w ... Read on »
Lipoma in Dogs by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Oct 2011 6:37am Lipomas are greasy cell tumors which are very common in dogs. They generally show up in mature dogs but we view them in puppies as young as 5 or 6 months on occasion. One of many young dogs we saw did have the malignant form of this tumor that is unusual. For the most part they are benign tumors t ... Read on »
South African Doctor Creates Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth – Surgical Removal Required by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 11:50pm According to the article, it does not break the skin, but it is there and at the bottom of this post there’s a link to You Tube to show how it works.  I try and keep things non offensive here, so you can use the link and see more details on how it works.  An added plus here too is the fact that it could save women the chance of contracting a s ... Read on »
Surgical removal of wisdom teeth by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 6:47am Problems with wisdom teeth are common and can be easily resolved through surgery. This article will be of help to anyone wanting to know how wisdom teeth are surgically removed and what the associated problems might be. The wisdom tooth (or third molar) is the la ... Read on »
#1 Surgically Removed Item From Dogs & Cats by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Jul 2011 9:08am Dogs and cats commonly eat things that they shouldn't. The problem is that many items can't be digested or passed through the intestine causing a "Foreign Body Obstruction". An indigestible object can become lodged in the stomach or intestines and may require surgery to remove it. Untreated, ingestion of these types of items can be fatal ... Read on »