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GERD vs. Costochondritis: Symptom Similarities and Differences

Both GERD and costochondritis can cause enough pain in the chest to stop you cold in your tracks. These two conditions have very unrelated causes but can produce very similar symptoms. Read more...

Chuze Fitness Won’t Allow Heavy Bag: “Might Intimidate Members”

One of the Chuze Fitness gyms I go to won’t put up a heavy bag because, as a supervisor told me, it might intimidate members or make them feel that their motto of “Less Attitude” Read more...

Why Is the Prognosis for Nail Melanoma Much Worse than Skin?

Yes, melanoma can grow in the nail unit, and it’s a well-known fact among dermatologists that this type of melanoma has a poor prognosis. “Nail melanoma, which is in the category of acral lentiginous melanoma Read more...

How Ugly Can a Tiny Melanoma Look?

Tiny melanoma, 1.6 mm. Source: Dermatol Pract Concept. 2013 Apr. Copyright ©2013 Pellizzari et al. Articles and pamphlets refer to melanoma as the “ugly duckling” or “ugly mole.” But how “ugly” or “different” Read more...

6 Year Old’s Nail Mole Likely Melanoma or just a Birth Mark?

A mother of a six year old wanted to know if an elongated mole in her child’s nail could possibly be melanoma. How likely would this just be a harmless mark of pigmentation from birth? Read more...

Severely Atypical Mole with Regression: Time to Worry

If you have a severely atypical, irregular or dysplastic mole that’s showing signs of regression (new areas of milky-white color), this is very worrisome for melanoma. A white “spot” in a mole isn’t always cancerous, Read more...

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