The benefits of seeing a medical provider for acne
Dermatologists can be able to help control acne, avoid scarring and skin damage, or make scars less noticeable. Usually the […]Read More
Is there a vaccine for Monkeypox?
In the United States, there are two vaccines that may be used to protect against monkeypox, JYNNEOS and ACAM2000. Both […]Read More
What is Monkeypox and is there a treatment?
Monkeypox virus is a disease that typically affects rodents or nonhuman primates, but may occur in humans. It is native […]Read More
How do you invite a friend or family member to join Umedoc?
Sending an invitation to your friends and family is quick and easy. Simply follow the steps below. 1. Log into […]Read More
How do antibiotics work?
Not all antibiotics are created equal! For many years scientists have studied ways to tailor antibiotics to kill specific bacteria […]Read More
Aside from taking my medications, what can I do to improve my symptoms of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most prevalent endocrine-metabolic disorders in females affecting 5 to 10% of women […]Read More
Do I need to avoid sun exposure on antibiotics?
Fun in the sun can sometimes be limited by medications that interact with sunlight exposure. Some medicines contain ingredients that […]Read More
Why do antibiotics give me a yeast infection?
The human body is a host for billions of organisms that work to keep us healthy by balancing pH, aiding […]Read More
Do you get a rash from covid?
Dermatological diseases, such as measles and chickenpox, cause a distinctive rash that helps medical providers diagnose a patient. COVID-19 is […]Read More
Different types of headaches and when to seek medical attention
Occasional headaches are extremely common and typically benign. Chronic headaches are less common and sometimes hard to diagnose. Finding patterns […]Read More
IBS vs IBD, and what to do about them.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. […]Read More
Why are my legs swollen? Possible causes and things to look for
Swollen legs can be a sign presents in certain medical conditions that are potentially life threatening. It is important to […]Read More
What vitamins can you take too much of? Signs and symptoms to look for
Nearly 50,000 instances of vitamin toxicity are reported annually to US poison control centers (Medscape). Fat-soluble vitamins have a higher […]Read More
I was bit by a tick/spider, now what?
Insect bites can be a scary situation when you don’t recognize the insect or when you didn’t see what bit […]Read More
How do I know if I need antibiotics?
Antibiotics come in many forms and appear to be versatile when it comes to treating infections, however, it is a […]Read More
Skin check: How do I know if this mole is cancer?
Living in the Sunshine State raises many concerns regarding skin cancer and recognition of abnormal moles. As we age it […]Read More
Breast cancer screening and self exams
“About 1 in 8 U.S. women… will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,” according to breastcancer.org […]Read More