the importance of visiting your primary care physician

How To Handle The Awkward First Visit With A New Gynecologist

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The first visit with a new gynecologist is a difficult task for many women. After all, you are inviting somebody to examine your most private areas. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be a major issue. The following tips are designed to help acclimate you to a new gynecologist, whether it’s your first gynecologist or just the latest. Understanding Personal Bubbles First of all, it’s important to understand why meeting a new gynecologist is so unsettling.…

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6 Immunization Services For Adults

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When you think of ‘primary care’, do words such as ‘sick’ or ‘problem’ come to mind? Even though your doctor provides plenty of care to patients such as yourself when issues creep up, physicians also offer immunization services. These services aren’t just for kids! Adults also often need vaccinations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an Adult Immunization Schedule that advises the public on what immunizations are necessary for people over the age of 19.…

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Common Injuries And How To Treat Them

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Knowing what to do if your child has an injury is an important part of being a parent. It is your job to keep your child safe and to take care of any mishaps quickly so your child can heal properly. Here are instructions for treating some common childhood injuries. Handling A Cut If your child cuts their skin by touching something sharp, falling down, or scraping themselves against something, the affected area should first be cleansed in order to remove any bacteria that may have gotten inside the wound.…

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