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Do I need to have my ovarian cyst removed?

Earlier this year in January, famous actress Kate Beckinsale was hospitalised for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs which grow on one or both ovaries. They are very common and can be diagnosed during an incidental pelvic ultrasound scan. It is estimated that one in ten women will have surgery during […]

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, also known as breast enlargement, is the most popular cosmetic surgery operation worldwide. Since its introduction, tens of millions of patients have undergone breast augmentation with the aim of enhancing the volume of their breasts as well as addressing minor size asymmetries if needed. When groups of breast augmentation patients are asked if […]

By |February 27th, 2019|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

Our Guide to Computer Navigated Hip and Knee Replacement

Written by Mr Reza Jenabzadeh for Doctify
Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Reza Jenabzadeh provides us with a complete guide of to what to expect from computer navigated hip and knee replacement.
What is computer navigated joint replacement?

The concept of computer navigation in surgery is well established. It is used more frequently by neurosurgeons performing intricate brain surgery. This technology […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Our Guide to Computer Navigated Hip and Knee Replacement

Found a Neck Lump? Here is what you should do

Written by Mr Paul Stimpson for Doctify
Finding a lump anywhere can be scary, which is why the more information you have the better. Neck lumps can be the result of several things.

Here to tell us a little more about these causes is Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Mr Paul Stimpson.
When should you get a neck […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Found a Neck Lump? Here is what you should do

What are Varicose Veins and How do you Get Rid of Them?

Written by Mr Abdullah Jibawi for Doctify
Have you ever wondered what those protruding veins on your leg are? If so, you might have varicose veins. Although this may not sound serious but the condition can be both damaging to confidence and also incredibly painful.

Here to tell us more is vascular surgeon, Mr Abdullah Jibawi.
What are varicose veins?
Varicose […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What are Varicose Veins and How do you Get Rid of Them?

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Haemorrhoids (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Written by Mr Manoj Sen for Doctify
They may not be something we talk about very often, but haemorrhoids happen. Sitting on the problem (no pun intended) won’t help, especially if they are severe. Being aware of how to identify haemorrhoids and how they are treated is useful knowledge to have in your arsenal (OK, that one may have been […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on All You Ever Wanted to Know About Haemorrhoids (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

“Why do I have back pain?” 

Low back pain is an extremely common problem. So common that it is normal to get some back pain from time to time. Most of the time it is caused by muscular spasms due to fatigue or inflammation. It is rarely serious and usually improves by keeping active, doing gentle exercise and taking simple pain killers. It is best to avoid prolonged periods of sitting, […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

Fact Check: Do High Heels Cause Bunions?

Written by Mr R. Lloyd Williams for Doctify
What actually are bunions?
Bunions or Hallux Valgus occur when the big toe is misaligned. The classic symptoms are a bumpy side of the foot, pain and swelling over the big toe joint which is aggravated by shoes, callused and red skin by the big toe, the second toe overlapping with […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Conditions|Comments Off on Fact Check: Do High Heels Cause Bunions?