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Mercy's Dr. Vadim Gushchin Discusses Following Up After Melanoma Treatment

December 2, 2020

Many patients who underwent treatment for melanoma of the skin understandably worry about the possibility of the cancer coming back. A common strategy to diagnose possible recurrence early and deal with the patient’s anxiety about recurrence is to frequently follow-up with the oncologist.

Gynecology Oncology at Mercy Baltimore

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) as Frontline Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

November 30, 2020

Heated chemotherapy is a treatment that can help ovarian cancer patients live longer.

Rheumatology at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis

November 23, 2020

Psoriatic arthritis is a double-whammy of autoimmune disorders. Not only do psoriatic arthritis symptoms mimic those of psoriasis, like patches of red, scaly skin, but they can also cause the painful swollen joints that are common with rheumatoid arthritis.

The Family Childbirth and Children's Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Okay to Play Sports When Pregnant?

November 16, 2020

Carolyn Cokes, M.D., MPH, is an obstetrician-gynecologist with the Metropolitan OB-GYN group, a Baltimore based OB-GYN practice affiliated with Mercy. In responding to a media query about sports one can safely play while pregnant, Dr. Cokes offered these remarks:

The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease

November 16, 2020

Pain in the upper abdominal area could indicate a gallbladder problem, usually associated with nausea and vomiting. It comes intermittently and can come after eating a meal high in fat, lasts a few hours and then subsides.

McAuley Plaza

Testing for Hearing Loss

November 12, 2020 recently reached out with questions about testing for hearing loss, what patients can learn from testing, and other questions. Rachel Raphael, a practicing audiologist with Mercy otolaryngologist Dr. Alan Oshinsky, offered her insights.

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand Center - Baltimore

Mercy Named America's 100 Best For Orthopedic Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2018-2021)

November 10, 2020

Mercy Medical Center is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

Mercy Medical Center - Baltimore, MD

Starting Your Baby on a New Food

November 9, 2020

New data has pediatricians re-examining feeding guidelines for babies.

Previously, doctors waited until six months to start children on solid foods, waiting three to five days in between introducing each new food.

According to board-certified pediatrician Ashanti Woods, M.D., FAAP, of Mercy Family Care Physicians in Baltimore, data now suggests parents may be able to introduce solids as early as four months.

The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

What's The Deal With Home Colon Cancer Tests?

November 6, 2020

Dr. Jeffery Nelson, Surgical Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, part of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy, was recently asked by VeryWell Health and Medical Daily to expound on the issue of home colon cancer testing kits. Here are his responses…

The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dr. Dwight Im One of Only Two U.S. Surgeons to Perform Livestreamed Surgery at International AAGL Conference

November 4, 2020

Nationally renowned gynecologic surgeon and leader of Mercy Medical Center's prestigious gynecology and robotic surgery programs, Dr. Dwight Im is one of 18 physicians recognized in minimally invasive surgical techniques to perform livestream surgeries as part of the annual AAGL Global Congress.

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