Martin J. Gabica MD


Rhabdomyolysis

Top of the pageRhabdomyolysisRhabdomyolysis is a process in which dying muscle cells cause the toxic buildup of certain substances in the blood. Some of these substances are creatine, myoglobin, aldolase, potassium, and lactate dehydrogenase. Left untreated,...

Genital Herpes

Top of the pageGenital HerpesGenital herpes is an infection that is spread through sexual contact. It may cause skin blisters and sores in the genital area but often causes no visible symptoms. Some people may have only a single outbreak of herpes. Other people will...

Barium Enema

Top of the pageBarium EnemaA barium enema, or lower gastrointestinal (GI) examination, is an X-ray examination of the large intestine (colon and rectum). The test is used to help find problems that affect the large intestine.To make the intestine visible on an X-ray...

Maltrato físico

El maltrato físico puede incluir: Acciones de violencia física como golpear, empujar, sacudir, abofetear, patear, pellizcar, asfixiar, estrangular y quemar. Amenazas de violencia física contra usted, su familia o sus mascotas.

Advance-and-cut method of fishhook removal

If medical help is not available to remove a fishhook, this method is an option. If removal of the fishhook is too painful, seek medical care. Step A Determine that the fishhook is deeply embedded and cannot be removed by the string-pull method. Use ice or cold water to numb the area. Step B Push the hook the rest of…