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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 10, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What are Probiotics?

A healthy gut microbiome can take years to establish and one round of antibiotics can destroy the normal flora of the gut; it can take years to refurbish
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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 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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March 08, 2017

Minit Medical Welcomes Dr. Mary Ann Hollman

Dr. Hollman brings years of experience in occupational medicine and work injuries along with her experience in urgent care to Minit Medical.
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