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Diseases, conditions & remedies

Gastroenteritis in Adults and children

gastroenteritisGastroenteritis is an intestinal infection, a condition in which one could have diarrhoea and vomiting. Gastroenteritis is a state in which there is inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract generally involves the stomach and small intestine. If you have diarrhoea, nausea, dry skin, vomiting and fever in all likelihood, you would have gastroenteritis. It is also called stomach flu.

 

This infection spreads through contaminated food or water and in the nutshell often washing hands and avoiding food from unhygienic places help prevent infection. Because of the liquid loss during diarrhoea and vomiting, the patients are advised to keep themselves well hydrated.

Diverticulosis, Diverticula and Diverticulitis

DiverticulitisDiverticular disease or Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when pouches, Diverticula, form in the large intestines. These pouches are about 5 mm to 10 mm in diameter. Until and unless the symptom is shown by way of Diverticulitis, which is inflammation of the diverticula in the colon causing pain, discomfort and disturbance of bowel function. In extreme cases there would be pus formation and would require immediate medical attention and in some cases surgery may also be required.
It is necessary to understand the structure of the large intestine or colon. Colon includes the Cecum,  ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, Sigmoid colon, rectum and anal canal.

GERD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Leaky Gut

GERD - Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease

 

GERD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Leaky Gut

GERD, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux disease, is a chronic condition of the mucosal damage because of the acid coming up from your stomach into your esophagus resulting in a sour taste at the back of your mouth. The valve that is supposed to keep the acid in the stomach opens up unexpectedly. Symptoms followed would be indigestion, sore throat, chronic cough, nausea and vomiting.

Arthroscopic Rotator cuff surgery

 

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Arthroscopic Rotator cuff surgery

If you have rotator cuff tear when you’re bound to have shoulder pain. Rotator cuff surgery might be necessary if pain does not subside by non-surgical treatments. Generally arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery is performed the recovery could take longer. You can expect stiffness because of arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery.

You need to select the surgeon based on the number of arthroscopic rotator cuff surgeries he/she performs in a year.

Rotator cuff repair is about stitching the torn tendon back into the arm bone which is also known as humerous. There are two ways of performing the surgery either by way of keyhole surgery (Anthroscopy) or open surgery.

These days the most preferred way of performing the surgery is through keyhole i.e. anthroscopically.

What is Meningitis

 

what is meningitis

 Aseptic Meningitis in adults, infants and children

what is meningitis

Aseptic Meningitis is an infection caused by viruses or bacteria, which results in inflammation of the lining around brain and spinal cord.

How do you get Meningitis

Meningitis is a contagious disease and it can spread from one person to another by sneezing or coughing. Mainly there are two types of meningitis, viral meningitis and bacterial meningitis.

Deviated septum surgery or Septoplasty

Deviated septum surgery

What is deviated septum

Deviated septum is a condition in which the bone and the cartilage that divide the nasal cavity is crooked making it almost impossible to breathe. If there is too much of deviation it would result in breathing problems and would require one to seek surgical procedure.

What causes deviated septum

While some are born with deviated septum, it can also happen because of some injury to the nose.

Rhinoplasty: Before and After

Rhinoplasty:before and after

Rhinoplasty: Before and After

Rhinoplasty is a procedure to reshape the nose by either reducing or augmenting the size of the nose as per the need of the patient. Technically speaking, you can make a small nose larger or large nose smaller or even alter the tip of the nose to make it more proportionate to the face. You can even correct any structural deviation by correcting the bumps or other external regularities in the structure of the nose.

Home remedies for Acne scars

Home remedies for Acne Scarshome remedies for acne scars

What is Acne?

Acne is perhaps the most common skin disorders which affect several thousand people, throughout the world. Referred to as acne, or pimples or even blemishes, acne can appear as being an unending problem, because fresh ones pop up the moment the earlier ones fade away.

Blood blister in mouth treatment: How To

how to treat blood blister in the mouthBlood Blister in mouth treatment 

What is a blood blister (Ex: Blood blister in mouth)

Blood blister is a wound that could happen due to pinching, bruising or excessive or accidental rubbing of the skin. The tissues and blood vessels around the wound are damaged as a result of this. You can see redness around the area, which is a result of blood or puss pools underneath its surface and the lump formed as a result of that takes the shape of an internal wound which does not bleed.

How to whiten teeth fast

How to whiten teeth fasthow to whiten teeth fast

We’re pleased to share with you some tips on how to whiten teeth fast.

Stains are formed as a result of consumption of coffee, tea or even because of smoking. Also, some of the ingredients and spices used in cooking are also to a great extent responsible for stained teeth. For example, turmeric, – its regular and excessive use in cookingresults in stained teeth. Beware of berries like blueberries, blackberries, cranberries and fruits like grapes, pomegranates etc as it has great reputation for staining the teethJ. Candies, chewing gum and some sweets too contain coloring agents which result in staining of the teeth if consumed regularly.