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Alvin Barrow, M.D.


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Be Mindful of the Health Risks Lurking in Flood Waters

Posted by Alvin Barrow, M.D. on Sep 6, 2017 8:09:00 AM

After the catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey, please be mindful of the health risks lurking in high water areas that can leave people vulnerable to injury and sickness.

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Topics: flood water, flood related illnesses, flooding health risks

Tension Headaches and How to Tame Them

Posted by Alvin Barrow, M.D. on Apr 27, 2016 9:30:00 AM

You know how it feels at the beginning. There’s a dull ache behind your eye, maybe, or on the sides of your head and it feels like pressure down the back of your neck. If you don’t get a handle on it fast, chances are it will get worse before it gets better. You’re having a tension headache, and they’re more common than you might think. 

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Topics: headache triggers, headache, headache treatments, tension headache

Don’t Put Butter on that Burn!

Posted by Alvin Barrow, M.D. on Jan 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

From sunburns to cooking-related accidents, burns are a commonplace household situation. The biggest problem I see in patients who have been burned, is improper self care. There seems to be a lot of incorrect advice circulating regarding treatment of burns. To combat that, here are a few things you should know about burns if you or someone in your family is injured. 

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Topics: burn treatment, burns, butter on burn

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