What is cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a treatment indicated to eliminate certain superficial skin lesions. It is a method used to freeze the tissue in order to destroy it. It is not a painful treatment, but it produces a stinging and burning sensation, so it may sometimes require the administration of local anesthesia when applied to … Read more

World Fertility Day: how we can take care of it

World Fertility Day, which is celebrated on June 4, aims to raise awareness of the importance of the increasing problems associated with infertility that are occurring more and more frequently in our society. What is infertility? Infertility is “a disease of the reproductive system defined as the inability to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 … Read more

How do I know if my child has bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis etymologically means inflammation of the small bronchi (bronchioles) and surrounding tissue. It is the first episode of obstructive respiratory distress (exceptionally the second since, by consensus, successive episodes in the same patient are labeled as bronchitis) that occurs in infants less than 12 months of age, although in the United States it is accepted … Read more


What is Periodontics? Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that treats diseases of the gums and the bone supporting the teeth. Gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis are among the most common causes of tooth loss, and their control is fundamental. Why is it performed? The most common diseases treated by periodontics are gingivitis … Read more

How to know if you are lactose intolerant

Knowing if a person is lactose intolerant can be complicated, because although there are apparent symptoms, these are not enough to diagnose lactose intolerance. For this reason, we spoke with Dr. Agustín Molins, specialist in nutrition and dietetics at Clínica Dr. Molins, to learn a little more about lactose intolerance and how we can identify … Read more

Everything you need to know about refractive surgery

Refractive surgery is a set of surgical techniques aimed at correcting a graduation defect suffered by the patient, the so-called refractive defects, which can be myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and/or a combination of them. Ocular problems treated by refractive surgery The eye problems treated by this surgery are: Myopia: is a refractive defect of the eye … Read more


What is an epiduroplasty? An epiduroplasty or epiduroscopy consists mainly of inserting a special catheter into the spinal column while monitoring its progress in real time thanks to X-ray vision. It is a relatively new technique that is quite effective in treating chronic low back pain without the need for anesthesia. It is a technique … Read more

Diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Disease: Types of Lymphoma

The American Joint Commission on Cancer recognizes two main categories of Hodgkin’s lymphoma: classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is divided into 4 subtypes based on the appearance of the cells, and nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Classical Hodgkin lymphoma (HCL) This is the most frequent type of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, occurring in about 95% of cases. It is … Read more

Sympathetic Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

What is reflex sympathetic dystrophy? Reflex sympathetic dystrophy or RSD is a disease that involves a disruption in the sympathetic nervous system. In this case, it is a picture of intense and chronic pain, lasting more than six months, with stiffness and color changes in the skin tone in the affected areas. The nerves affected … Read more

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP): symptoms and treatment

ITP is a bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets that are necessary for normal blood clotting. People with the disease have too few platelets in their blood, usually below 50,000/mm3. This pathology is also called immune thrombocytopenic purpura. How it occurs and risk factors for ITP Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura develops when certain … Read more