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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men Testosterone is the principal male hormone responsible for all things ‘Male’.  Like all steroid hormones, testosterone is derived from cholesterol and serves to regulate cellular metabolism and overall body function.  Some of the things that testosterone is responsible for include maintaining muscle mass, strength, libido,...
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What Makes a Meniscus Tear Bad?

By Steve Mora MD Orange County Knee Specialist Not all meniscus tears require surgery. The ones that do are those that are displaced and are causing painful catching and locking. • • In this particular case the patient presented with sharp stabbing pain that came on abruptly after playing soccer....
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A PAIN IN THE MOUTH: One of my post- surgical patients presented one week after surgery with painful white lesions in his mouth. They hurt worse than his freshly operated knee! He had been on the usual post op antibiotics after his surgery. So what’s going on in his mouth....
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