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Laparoscopic Surgery – Ways To Deal With Its Complications!

By Dr. Rajeev Singh, General Surgery Laparoscopic surgery is also called keyhole surgery or minimally invasive surgery. In traditional method of surgery, large incision is a major post-operative side-effect which results in longer recovery period. The alternative technique, laparoscopy also known as minimally invasive surgery or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical procedure in which small incisions…

Type of Filler Injections You Need To Know

By Dr. Ajaya Kashyap, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Filler injections are a type of cosmetic treatment primarily designed to smoothen out wrinkles or level out pitted scars in the skin, usually on the face. Filler injections generally raise or puff up the concerned area. In this way, they can also be injected into lips…

Ankle Sprain – Know The Things About It!

By Dr. Azhar Lakhani, Orthopaedics As common as it might be, an ankle sprain can prove to be damaging if not treated at the right time. It can happen from everyday common activities like slipping on an uneven surface while walking or while playing a sport. Ankle sprains mainly occur in the…

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Things You Need To Know!

By Dr. Shazli Azad, Gynaecology Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a condition that leads to a hormonal imbalance in women, primarily between the age group of 18-44. Women suffering from the syndrome tend to develop small cysts in their ovaries. These cysts generally lead to hormonal imbalances. In PCOS, the secretion of…

Vaginal Yeast Infection – How To Avoid It?

By Dr. Neelima Mantri, Gynaecology A vaginal yeast infection is characterized by itching, irritation and discharge from the vagina. This disorder is not transmitted sexually; however, can be transmitted by oral sex. There are medications which can treat the disorder effectively. If the disorder is recurrent, then the treatment course may be longer…

Hair Transplant – Why Should You Prefer FUE Technique?

By Dr. Upavan Pandya, Aesthetic Medicine Hair transplant is a surgical procedure that is used to move hair follicles from one location in the body to another. The part from which the hair follicles are taken is known as the “donor site” and the location where it is moved to is called the…

IVF – Boon For Couples Seeking A Child!

By Dr. Gursimran Dhaliwal, Gynaecology In vitro fertilization or IVF is an advanced process of fertilisation, which involves the combining of an egg with a sperm in a laboratory dish. This is followed by the implantation of the embryo(s) [a developing unborn offspring formed by the combination] in your uterus. Being one…

Obesity Due To Gastrointestinal Problems!

By Dr. Sandeep Jha, Surgical Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…

Know How To Maintain Healthy Pregnancy And Its Complications!

By Dr. Bandita Sinha, Gynaecology Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most challenging and important phases in the life of a woman. Pregnancy Complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health, or both. Some women have health problems before they become pregnant that could…

Adult Immunizations – Know Forms Of It!

By Dr. Pranab Kumar Chowdhury, Internal Medicine It is not only children who need vaccination. Adults also require vaccines, at least once a year or whenever there is a health risk. You need to know which diseases you are vaccinated against and which, you are not so that it becomes easier to…