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Cold & Flu Care : How to Fight a Flu

Cold & Flu Care : How to Fight a Flu

It’s the flu season again. Hi, I’m Doctor Savage. I’m an osteopathic family practice physician in Tampa. You may wonder, “How do you fight the flu?” Before I get into that, let’s talk about what happens when you contract the influenza virus which causes the flu. It actually has an

Cold & Flu Care : How to Prevent a Cold

Cold & Flu Care : How to Prevent a Cold

It is cold season again and you are wondering how you are ever going to make it through without getting a cold. I’m Dr. Savage and I’m an osteopathic family physician in Tampa. Preventing a cold is twofold. 1) Avoiding exposure to the viruses which cause the common cold. That

Cold & Flu Care : How to Fight a Flu

It’s the flu season again. Hi, I’m Doctor Savage. I’m an osteopathic family practice physician in Tampa. You may wonder, “How do you fight the flu?” Before I get into that, let’s talk about what happens when you contract the influenza virus which causes the flu. It actually has an

ICD-9 Coding for Skin Wounds, Ulcer, Abscesses and Cellulitis

Q: [Integumentary ICD-9 Skin Issues] Can you please discuss ICD-9 coding for skin wounds, ulcer, abscesses, infections, and cellulitis? I am looking to clarify the difference between wound and other types of skin issues previously listed.” Well, I am going to give you a little heads-up, guys, you know I

Cold & Flu Care : How to Care for a Cold

Cold & Flu Care : How to Care for a Cold

The common cold has a tremendous impact on public health. It is a very common reason, for people to see their primary care doctor. Before doing so, I would suggest trying some over the counter medicines, that can help with your symptoms, and help you get over your cold, without

Episode 74: Vaccinations

Episode 74: Vaccinations

Hello and welcome to another episode of Squeaky Wheel Productions’ Disability Series. This week’s topic is Vaccinations. What are vaccinations, how do they work, and why are they important? Get your shots and let’s find out! Vaccinations, also known as vaccines, are medical products that help to boost immunity to

Cold & Flu Care : How to Get Rid of a Cold

Cold & Flu Care : How to Get Rid of a Cold

You have the sniffles again huh? I’m Dr. Savage. I’m an osteopathic family practice physician in Tampa. You’re wondering how to get over a cold. If it is just the common cold try over-the-counter medicines such as decongestants without any contraindications of course or expectorants. One of my favorites is