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June 24, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What are the Risks of Snorkeling Over the Age of 50?

The majority of snorkeling deaths or emergencies in persons above age 50 are due to cardiac arrest, usually from a heart attack.
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June 03, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How can I Prevent Getting a UTI?

Left unchecked it can travel upwards to the bladder or the kidneys and can cause a serious infection.
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May 27, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What do I Need to Know About Mumps?

Mumps is highly contagious and can spread quickly, it can be spread through contact with respiratory secretions such as saliva from an infected person.
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May 20, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What Should I Do After Being Bit by a Centipede?

Centipede bites are unfortunately very common on Maui. You will often see two puncture sites which helps differentiate between centipede’s and other critters.
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May 13, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What are the Benefits of Alkaline Water?

Water that is too acidic or too alkaline can be detrimental to human health and lead to nutritional disequilibrium.
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May 06, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What Should I Do If I Step on Wana?

Sea urchins found in Hawai‘i do not contain poison that could be deadly to humans and most sea urchin spines do not need surgical removal.
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April 29, 2017

Ask A Maui Doctor: What Do I Need to Know About Rat Lungworm?

Rat lungworm affects everyone living in Hawaiʻi, whether you buy your produce at Costco or at the local farmers' market.
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April 22, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Much Poke is Too Much?

Q: I love eating poke but what is the limit on eating seafood to avoid the risk of mercury poison?
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April 15, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Often Should I Get my Skin Checked?

How often should I get my skin checked living in Hawaiʻi? Are certain people more at risk than others for skin cancer?
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April 08, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Can I Control VOG Symptoms?

The VOG has been so bad lately, what are the side effects and how can I control my symptoms?
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April 01, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Can I Prevent Diabetes?

Hawaiʻi ranks as one of the highest states for diabetes. What are some ways to control or prevent diabetes in adults and children?
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March 25, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: Can I Swim in the Ocean or Streams if I Have a Cut?

I cut my leg the other day, it's not a deep cut, but I'm planning on going to Hāna this weekend. Is it okay to swim in the streams and ocean with the cut?
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March 19, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What is the Proper Way to Wash Your Hands?

Doctors at Minit Medical answer some of the questions submitted by readers, this weeks question: What is the proper way to wash your hands?
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March 13, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What Sunscreen Should I Use?

Doctor's at Minit Medical answer your questions; I work outside all day long, what SPF sunscreen should I use to avoid getting burned?
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