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Piles

Piles can be caused by ageing, pregnancy, squatting, constipation or even just sitting on the toilet bowl for extended periods.
Angioplasty Suitability

Angioplasty is an invasive procedure and there are possible complications, although these are relatively infrequent. The risk depends on many individual factors which will be discussed with your cardiologist before ...
Robotic Surgery

Robot-assisted surgery is the use of long surgical instruments, with miniaturised robotic arms at the end, inserted into the patient’s body through keyhole incisions.
Gynaecology
Appendicitis

Appendicitis is believed to be due to blockage of the lumen of the appendix, usually by a lump of hard stools. The mucus produced by the lining of the appendix ...
Pain Treatment

Muscle-related causes of back pain such as sprain or spasm can be treated conservatively with stretching, physiotherapy, TCM massage, acupuncture, chiropractor manipulation, ultrasound, shockwave therapy and heat/cold treatment.
Inability to swallow

The inability to swallow is called dysphagia, and it can occur for a variety of reasons.
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Good Colonic Health

Maintaining optimal health of the colon requires a holistic approach. No part of the body exists in a vacuum, and overall good health is required for all the body’s ...
Colonoscopy Pros & Cons

Side effects from a colonoscopy are rare. The most serious complication that can occur is colonic perforation, but the risk is less than 1 in 1,000, or 0.1%.
Reducing Scars

Scar revision or excision can be done to replace an unsightly scar with a fine surgical scar. The scar is excised and the wound edges are stitched together with fine ...
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are symptomatic arteriovenous vessels in the anus and lower rectum. They can be classified into two categories: internal and external.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC)

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the eighth most common cancer among Singaporean males and affects predominantly Chinese men between the ages of 35 and 55.
Diabetes Management

To prevent heart disease (and other complications) from arising, it is important for diabetics to manage their sugar levels well. A good diabetes management plan looks at controlling your blood ...
Suffering from Acne Problem
Sudden Death Syndrome

There have been cases reported of healthy young athletes suffering cardiac arrest in the middle of a game or practice. This is likely to have been caused by unrecognised congenital ...
Acne Rosacea

People with fair skin tend to be more prone to acne rosacea, and while it is more common among women, men tend to suffer more severe symptoms.
Diabetic cardiomyopathy

Diabetic cardiomyopathy damages the structure and function of the heart, making it unable to effectively circulate blood. Diabetics have a much higher risk of this even when they do not ...
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