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Here is your chance to ask our specialists any question you may have about various medical conditions or topics. Get answers - for free!

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Each month, we offer 2 topics for discussion. Members can post their questions online. By the 10th of the following month, we will publish the answers from our panel of Specialists here.

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Women's Pain

 
     
  Women's Pain  
     
 

Do menstrual cramps force you to curl up in pain? Or have you been enduring agonising pain caused by arthritis, migraines, slipped discs or other medical conditions? Do you fear the pain that may come with childbirth, or with any form of surgery?

If you have question on pain management as it relates to a woman’s health, take this opportunity to ask our expert.

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This discussion forum is intended for general information and is provided on the understanding that no surgical and medical advice or recommendation is being rendered. Please do not disregard the professional advice of your physician.

 
     
   
     
 
 

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DISCLAIMER
This discussion forum is intended for general information and is provided on the understanding that no surgical and medical advice or recommendation is being rendered. Please do not disregard the professional advice of your physician.

 
     
   
     
     
 
 
Ask The Specialists - Answered Topics in Our Archive
           
  Eye Health        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
About LASIK 1st - 30th Jun 2014 Dr Mohamad Rosman Bin Othman 
Age-related Eye Conditions (Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy) 1st - 28th Feb 2014 Dr Wang Jenn Chyuan
All About Lasik 1st - 30th Jun 2012 Dr Mohamad Rosman Bin Othman
  Contact Lenses and Eye Health   1st - 30th Nov 2010   Dr Lim Li
Corneal Transplant 1st - 30th Sep 2012 Adjunct Assoc Prof Jodhbir Mehta
  LASIK   1st - 15th Jan 2010   Refractive Surgery Service, SNEC
LASIK / ReLEx 1st - 31st Aug 2011 Dr Mohamad Rosman Bin Othman
           
  Cancer        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Breast Cancer   15th - 30th Oct 2009   Dr Tan Yah Yuen and Dr Yong Wei Sean
  Cancer and Nutrition   1st - 31st Jul 2010   Ms Chang Yok Ying
  Colorectal Cancer   1st - 31st May 2011   Dr Choo Su Pin
Colon Cancer 1st - 31st May 2012 Dr Melissa Teo Ching Ching
  Gynaecological Tumor   1st - 30th Nov 2013   Dr Francis Chin
Nose Cancer 1st - 28th Feb 2013 Dr Terrance Tan
Ovarian Cancer / Cervical Cancer 1st - 31st May 2013 Dr Timothy Lim
           
  Children and Baby's Health        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Asthma   1st - 31st May 2010   Dr Ng Chung Wai and Dr Tan Keng Leong
  Baby's Health   1st - 30th Apr 2011   Clin A/Prof Yeo Cheo Lian
  Baby's Health   1st - 31st July 2013   Dr Yeo Cheo Lian
Children’s Eye Conditions 1st - 30th Nov 2012 Dr Audrey Chia
  Children’s Eye Conditions   1st - 30th Apr 2013   Dr Zena Lim
  Common Childhood Eye Conditions   1st - 30th Apr 2010   Dr Audrey Chia
  Common Eye Conditions for Children 30th Sept - 31st Oct 2011 Dr Zena Lim
Common Eye Conditions for Children 2 1st - 30th Apr 2013 Dr Zena Lim
Late Talkers and Language Disorders in Children 1st - 31st Jan 2012 Ms Goh Siew Li
Obesity in Children 1st - 31st Jul 2012 Dr. Oh Jean Yin, Ms Lim Siew Choo, Ms Grace Quek, Mr Micheal Lim
Paediatric Dentistry 1st Jan - 31st Mar 2013 Dr Tan Wee Kiat, Dr Terry Teo, Dr Lai Wen Pui, Bien
Secondhand/Thirdhand Smoke and Children 1st - 31st Mar 2014 Dr Teoh Oon Hoe
           
  Diabetes        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Diabetes   15th Nov - 2nd Dec 2009   Dr Ranjana Mathur and Dr Kevin Tan
  Diabetic Retinopathy   1st - 30th Jun 2011   Adjunct Assoc Prof Lee Shu Yen
  Diabetes & Diet   1st - 31st Mar 2011   SGH Dietetics Department
  Diabetes & High Blood Pressure   1st - 31st Nov 2013   Dr Ian Phoon, Dr Andrew Tan
           
  Gastroenterology & Hepatology    
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Colon Health 12 Nov 2011 Dr Kam Ming Hian
  Gastric Pain   1st - 30th Nov 2010   Dr Poh Choo Hean
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 1st - 30th Nov 2011 Dr Ling Khoon Lin
           
  Health at Work        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome   1st - 31st Jan 2011   Dr Andrew Chin
  Depression   1st - 31st Oct 2010   Ms Evelyn Boon and Dr Chan Herng Nieng
  Health at Work   1st - 28th Feb 2010   Dr Fong Yuke Tien
           
  Healthcare Financing        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
Health Insurance 1st - 31st Jan 2012 Experts from Financial Alliance
  Money and Healthcare   1st - 31st Jul 2010   Experts from Financial Alliance
           
  Heart Health        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
All About Heart Disease 1st - 30th Apr 2013 Dr Yeo Khung Keong
  Cardiovascular Diseases 1st - 30th Sep 2011 Dr Chin Chee Tang and Dr Tang Hak Chiaw
  Chest Pain   1st - 30th Apr 2012   Dr Stanley Chia
  Heart Disease   1st - 30th Apr 2010   Dr Felix Keng and Dr Jack Tan
Heart Disease and You 1st - 30th Sep 2012 Dr Ho Kay Woon
  Risk of Heart Disease   1st - 30th Sep 2010   Dr Tan Ju Le and Dr Peter Ting
Take The Road to Healthy Heart 1st - 30th Sep 2013 Dr Aaron Wong
  Women & Heart Disease   1st - 30th Apr 2011   Dr Paul Chiam and Dr See Chai Keat
           
  Pregnancy        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Diet and Nutrition During Pregnancy 30th Sep - 31st Oct 2011 Ms Lim Siew Choo
Breastfeeding 1st - 31st Jul 2011 Dr Yong Tze Tein
  Breastfeeding: What you want to know   1st - 31st Aug 2013   Ms Cynthia Pang
  Maternal Depression   1st - 31st Oct 2010   Dr Dr Helen Chen
  Pre-Pregnancy   1st - 31st May 2010   Dr Tan Thiam Chye and Dr Tan Eng Loy
Pregnancy and Childbirth 1st - 31st May 2013 A/Prof Tan Hak Koon
           
  Seniors' Health        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
Age-Related Eye Conditions 1st - 30th Apr 2012 Dr Daphne Han
  Age-Related Eye Conditions   1st - 30th June 2013   Dr Wang Jenn Chyuan
Dementia 12 Nov 2011 Dr Nagaendran Kandiah
Dementia 1st - 30th Jun 2012 Dr Dennis Seow
  Diet and Nutrition for the Elderly 12 Nov 2011 Ms Emily Quek
  Elderly Eye Conditions   1st - 31st Aug 2010   Dr Mohamad Rosman
  Elderly Eye Problems   15th - 30th Oct 2009   Dr Daphne Han
Parkinson’s Disease 1st - 31st Jul 2012 Dr Tay Kay Yaw
           
  Sleep Problems        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
Sleep Disorders 1st - 30th Nov 2012 Dr. Toh Song Tar
  Sleep Problems   1st - 31st Mar 2010   Dr Lim Li Ling, Dr Jenny Tang, Adj Asst Dr Sridhar Venkateswaran and Dr Eric Lye Kok Weng
  Sleep-Related Problems in Children   1st - 31st Jan 2011   Dr Teoh Oon Hoe
           
  Skin & Beauty        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Aesthetic Eye Procedures   1st - 30th Jun 2010   Clin Assoc Prof Seah Lay Leng
  Aesthetic Dentistry   1st - 29th Feb 2012   Dr Christina Sim and Dr Chew Ming Tak
  Chronic Skin Disorder: Eczema   1st - 30th Sep 2010   Dr Wang Yi Shi and Dr Shah Mitesh
  Women's Skin Conditions   1st - 31st May 2014   Dr Koh Jean Aan Mark
           
  Sports Injuries and Bones & Joints    
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  Arthritis   1st - 31st Mar 2012   Dr Darren Tay
  Low Back Pain   1st - 17th Nov 2009   Orthopaedic Surgery, SGH and Ms Karen Koh
  Knee Pain   1st - 31st Mar 2011   Dr Chin Pak Lin
  Osteoporosis   1st - 28th Feb 2011   Dr Manju Chandran and Dr Peter Moey
  Spine Problem   1st - 31st July 2013   Dr Guo Chang Ming
  Sports Injuries   1st - 31st Mar 2010   Dr Roger Tian, Mr Darek Lam and Ms Jessie Phua
  Sports Injuries 2   1st - 30th Jun 2011   Dr Roger Tian
Sports Injuries: Risk, Prevention and Treatment 1st - 31st Oct 2012 Assoc. Prof. Chang Chee Cheng, Paul
           
  Weight Management    
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
Eating Disorders 1st - 31st Mar 2013 Asst. Prof. Lee Huei Yen
Exercise to Lose Weight 1st - 31st Aug 2012 Department of Physiotherapy Singapore General Hospital
  High Cholesterol & Body Fat 1st - 30th Sep 2011 Dr Daniel Wai
Metabolic Surgery 1st - 28th Feb 2013 Dr Shanker Pasupathy and Dr Tham Kwang Wei
  Weight Management   15th - 31st Jan 2010   Dr Tham Kwang Wei, Ms Lim Siew Choo and Ms Suzanne Khor
           
  Others        
  Topic   Date   Hosted By
  All About Medication 1st - 31st Jan 2014 Ms Lim Paik Shia, Mr Wan Choon Nam, Mr William Sin Wai Lian
Autoimmune Disorder 1st - 30th Sep 2013 Dr Yeo Siaw Ing
  Chronic Pain 12 Nov 2011 Dr Tan Kian Hian
  Feet problems 1st - 30th Apr 2014 Podiatry Department
Singapore General Hospital
  Feet problems 1st - 31st Aug 2011 Ms Marabelle Heng
  Hearing Loss 1st - 31st Jul 2011 A/Prof Low Wong Kein
High Blood Pressure 1st - 31st Aug 2012 Dr Ian Phoon Kwong Yun
  Managing Pain   10th - 28th Feb 2010   Dr Bernard Lee
  Menopause   1st - 29th Feb 2012   Dr Ang Seng Bin
Pain Management 1st - 31st May 2012 Dr Tan Kian Hian
Pelvic Floor Disorder 1st - 31st Jan 2013 Dr Mark Wong and Dr Ng Lay Guat
  Prostate Problems   1st - 30th Jun 2010   Dr Ng Kok Kit
  Stress and Anxiety   1st - 31st Jul 2014   A/Prof Leslie Lim
  Stroke and High Blood Pressure   1st - 28th Feb 2011   Dr Lee Sze Haur and Dr Goh Ping Ping
Stroke 1st - 30th Oct 2012 A/Prof Deidre De Silva
  Stuttering and Voice Disorders 1st - 30th Nov 2011 Kristl Alphonso, Robyn Foo, Gan Hui Hui Gwyneth Lee, Valerie Lim, Deirdre Tay Laura Chua
  Thyroid Problems   1st - 31st Aug 2010   Dr Ho Su Chin
  Urinary Problems   1st - 31st May 2011   Dr Lee Lih Charn
Women's Emotional / Mental Wellness 1st - 30th Jun 2013 Dr Helen Chen
 
     
 
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