With Early Diagnosis Tick Borne Illnesses Can Be Easily Treatable

From spring through summer and into the warm parts of autumn various ticks and other insects thrive and have the potential to spread bacterial ailments to human beings. Tick-borne illnesses such as anaplasmosis and Lyme disease can sometimes start out with mild symptoms that can be confused as something else. Yet with early diagnosis these… Read more »

A Health Screening Can Help Identify Employees for a Rigorous Jobs

Certain industries rely on good physical health and fitness for employees who need to perform rigorous activities. Respiratory ailments, blood sugar handling issues and certain chronic conditions can lead to an increased risk of workplace accidents. At the same time a certain level of fitness might be required for a potential employee to perform their… Read more »

H. Pylori Testing and Treatment Can Help Address Stomach Ulcers

The human stomach is made up of various structures, layers and membranes. Each of them plays an important role in the earliest stage of the digestive system. When some aspect of stomach health is affected it can cause discomfort and digestive issues while also impacting your overall quality of life. Stomach ulcers can be a… Read more »

Urgent Care Services as an Alternative to the Emergency Room

Serious injuries and illnesses can often strike at inopportune times. This could include trauma from a household accident, a sudden fever, pediatric care, rapid screening for illnesses, and other diagnostic services. These issues might not warrant a trip to the Emergency Room but might still require professional treatment. In a situation like this Dr. John Abroon,… Read more »

A Rapid Strep Test Can Detect Pharyngitis

Winter and early spring means that people spend more time indoors. This inevitably increases your chances of contracting common viral and bacterial infections such as influenza and strep throat. Early symptoms of a streptococcal bacterial infection typically include pain or difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, and a fever over 101° F. Visual… Read more »

Rapid Influenza Tests Can Improve Treatment Options

The cold winter temperatures outside often increase the amount of time people spend in the warm confines of their homes and offices. This also means spending time with other people, and the increased potential of the exposure to germs. In a large urban area like New York City and the surrounding boroughs, a localized influenza… Read more »

A Sonogram Might Be Included in Diagnostic Services

Many medical problems or pre-surgical screenings call for diagnostic services to assess the nature of a lump, swelling, discomfort, or a vascular abnormality. This often calls for a sonogram to be performed by an experienced internal medicine specialist like Dr. John Abroon MD. Dr. Abroon and his staff might perform different a special type of… Read more »

A Lung Inflammation Assessment Can Help Restore Healthy Respiration

During the winter, respiratory health can become an increasing issue affecting the quality of life of many individuals. This can be related to a latent infection after influenza, pneumonia, and environmental factors. Indoor air pollution can also be a significant factor related to mold or increased saturation of allergens. Salient symptoms of a lung inflammation… Read more »

Are You Showing Signs of a Food Allergy?

At the medical practice of John Abroon, M.D., we understand that patients with food allergies may display a variety of symptoms after eating something they are allergic to. These may include constant itching, shortness of breath, and rashes after eating certain foods. Unfortunately, food allergies are not uncommon, but they can be harmful, especially if you… Read more »

Preoperative Medical Clearance Might Be Needed Before Certain Surgical Treatments

A basic state of health is often needed before some surgical treatments. Related conditions that aren’t addressed or remediated to some degree can potentially lead to undue complications during surgery. This is why many highly trained surgeons will refer their patients to Dr. John Abroon MD and the specialists at his internal medicine clinic on… Read more »