Skin Moles Are Not Always Beauty Marks

The medical name for moles is Nevi. A mole forms when a cluster of several skin pigment cells joins together rather than being evenly distributed across the surface of the skin. It’s very common for individuals to have a few dozen moles, commonly referred to as beauty marks. These marks can form anywhere on the…

Hemorrhoids are the Proverbial Pain in the Butt | Victorville General Surgeon

Hemorrhoids Are the Proverbial Pain in the Butt

Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that form just inside the anus. This is a common, non-life threatening situation that affects the majority of individuals at some time during their lives. When the swelling increases, hemorrhoids can come out through the anus and form small fleshy pouches that can bleed, itch, and are uncomfortable, and irritating.…