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You should NOT rely on this information to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.  The information should NOT be used in place of an individual consultation, examination, visit or call with your physician or other qualified health care provider.  You should never disregard the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider because of any information you read on this site or any web sites you visit as a result of this site.

Promptly consult your physician or other qualified health provider if you have any health care questions or concerns and before you begin or alter any treatment plan. No doctor-patient relationship is established by your use of this site.