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Pneumonia Versus Bronchitis; Which is It?

With pneumonia in the news, we thought we’d take this opportunity to dig deep into pneumonia and bronchitis to help people decipher whether they have pneumonia or bronchitis. Often, the symptoms mimic one another, and it can sometimes be tough to tell which ailment they are suffering from.   Pneumonia versus bronchitis: Which is it? What is pneumonia? …

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Which is it? Spring Allergies Or A Cold?

Looks like we’re in for an early spring in the northeast, which, for allergy sufferers can mean a season of potential misery since trees start pollinating earlier. It’s easy however, to confuse seasonal allergies with a cold, as many of the symptoms overlap making it often hard to know what you’re suffering from. Let’s figure out how to …

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Bronchitis or Pneumonia: Urgent Care in West Hartford

Confusion abounds as people try to decipher if they have bronchitis or pneumonia. The symptoms can mimic one another, and often times one cannot tell which ailment they are suffering from. At  West Hartford we want to help you tell the difference. Let’s break it down: Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the mucus membrane …

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Do I Have a Hernia?

June is Hernia Awareness Month What are hernias? The hernias we talk about in this Medical Minute are the most common hernia- groin, or inguinal hernias. More commonly found in men, hernias form as a bulge accompanied by pain, in their groin. Men have about a 27% lifetime risk of having hernia at some point …

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