Jimmy Ruiz MD


Hair Loss From Cancer Treatment

Hair loss can be emotionally distressing. Not all cancer treatments cause hair loss, and some people have only mild thinning that is noticeable only to them. Your doctor will be able to tell you whether hair loss is an expected side effect of your treatment. Hair loss from chemotherapy Chemotherapy can cause hair loss…

Breakthrough Pain

Breakthrough pain is severe pain that comes on suddenly in people who are taking medicines that usually keep their pain under control. It “breaks through” the pain relief that a person has been getting from taking medicines for persistent or chronic pain. Breakthrough pain usually lasts for a short time, but it is very…