Martin J. Gabica MD


Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Covers long-lasting skin problem which is also known as eczema or atopic eczema. Looks at symptoms like dry skin, itching, and a red, raised rash. Covers treatments including using moisturizing creams and medicines. Offers prevention tips.

Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures

Cosmetic surgery and procedures are treatments that change, restore, or enhance your appearance. They are sometimes called plastic surgery. There are many reasons for wanting to change or enhance your looks. If you have had burns or other injuries, were born with a birth defect, or want to change parts of your body for…

Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)

An antinuclear antibody (ANA) test measures the amount and pattern of antibodies in your blood that work against your own body (autoimmune reaction). The body’s immune system normally attacks and destroys foreign substances such as bacteria and viruses. But in disorders known as autoimmune diseases, the immune system…

Fungus

A fungus is an organism that can grow on living and nonliving things. Fungi (the plural of fungus) include many types of organisms including yeasts, mold, and mushrooms. Fungi that cause problems for people include yeasts and molds and other types of fungi. In some situations, fungi can infect and damage tissue, such as…

Culture and Sensitivity

A culture is a test to find germs (such as bacteria or a fungus) that can cause an infection. A sensitivity test checks to see what kind of medicine, such as an antibiotic, will work best to treat the illness or infection. For a culture, a sample of body fluid or tissue is added to a substance that promotes the growth…