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Dr. Nishiyama’s Q&As and Columns

A volunteer Japanese doctor at Rainbow Plaza, Dr. Tatsuyoshi Nishiyama, has been writing columns and answering questions about health-related questions and problems for our “Rainbow” newsletters.


Dr. Nishiyama's Q&As

Dr. Nishiyama's Q&As

Table of Contents

  • 1. I would like to get tested for standard Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) other than HIV. Where can I receive such tests in Japan?
  • 2. I think I've caught a cold. I don't have time to go to a hospital. Is it all right to use medicines sold at a pharmacy?
  • 3. I have itchy eyes. Should I try the eye drops sold at regular pharmacies?
  • 4. I feel like I’m suffering food-poisoning. How can I treat it?
  • 5. When the site of an insect bite becomes reddish, warm and swollen. What should I do?
  • 6. What should I do when I visit the doctor in Japan?
  • 7. I want to consult a doctor, but where can I go that I can inquire comfortably?

Dr. Nishiyama's Columns

Dr. Nishiyama’s Columns

Table of Contents

  • 1. Radiation Injury
  • 2. The "Accreditation System of Hospitals"
  • 3. AIDS and HIV Infection
  • 4. Infectious Diseases Passed from the Pets
  • 5. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
  • 6. How to Detect Cancer in Early Stage
  • 7. What went amiss with medical care in Japan?
  • 8. Norovirus and Gastroenteritis
  • 9. The Pandemic of New Influenza-A Possible Nightmare
  • 10. Overeating and Associated Health Complications
  • 11. Do you have METABOLIC SYNDROME?
  • 13. Shake off your summer lethargy
  • 14. Steer Clear of Heat Stroke!
  • 15. Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer
  • 16. May Depression
  • 17. Hay Fever
  • 18. What is Influenza?


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