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carefully review any information obtained on or through this Web site. The
proper course of treatment for any patient can always vary from the medical
treatment information obtained from other sources, due to the specific and
unique condition and/or complications of individual patients. Knowing this, you
should always consult your own physician before using any medically-related
information presented on this site or elsewhere. It is understood that you need
to visit with your own healthcare provider in order to obtain an accurate
diagnosis for a problem and to determine a proper course of treatment.
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and/or appropriate care.
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effects, or fault.