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Scabies – Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Lakshman Phonde, Dermatology When tiny mites, or more specifically scabies mites, enter your skin, an allergic reaction occurs consequently resulting in itchy skin. This condition is more commonly known as scabies, and is very contagious in nature, spreading very easily and rapidly from person to person at the slightest touch…

All Insights About Male Infertility!

By Dr. Abid Jan, Sexology A condition where a woman is unable to conceive a child despite having regular sexual intercourse with a male partner for a prolonged period, for around 6 months to a year is defined as infertility. In over half the cases, infertility is usually with the male partner…

Bladder Cancer – How To Identify It?

By Dr. Vimal Dassi, Urology The bladder is the organ which holds the urine before it is drained out of the body. This organ is a balloon shaped organ which is located in the pelvic area. Like most forms of cancer, bladder cancer also starts off with the cells within the organ…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Know Forms Of It!

By Dr. Amandeep Singh Arora, Ophthalmology AMD i.e. Age-related Macular Degeneration severely impairs your vision because of retina disorientation. This condition is chronic and incurable but treatments such as visual aids, laser therapy, vitamins and medications are available. People diagnosed with AMD are usually 60 years of age or above. The name comes from the…

Stress & Anxiety – Know How Homeopathy Can Help In Treating It!

By Dr. Zameer F Refai, Homeopathy Anything that poses a threat or a challenge to our well-being can be termed as stress. Additionally, the manner in which you respond to a threat or challenge can also be termed as stress. Generally, when there is a threat, the immediate response of the nervous…

Cancer – Know Signs Of Danger!

By Dr. Dale D Rodrigues, Surgical Oncology Cancer has been regarded as one of the most deadly diseases. It is a non-communicable chronic disorder, caused by uncontrolled growth of cells in the human body. Every year over 7 million people succumb to this disease globally and over 12 million people are diagnosed…

Torticollis In A Child – Know How To Manage It!

By Dr. Rishavdeb Patra, Pediatric Surgery The word “torticollis” is made with the combination of two Latin words “tortus” and “collum” which mean “twisted neck.” The condition is more common in children compared to young. Torticollis is also known as wryneck in which the head of children tilts towards one side. The…

Hernia Surgery – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Amitava Chakraborty, General Surgery Hernia is a small protrusion or escape of any structure or organ through nearby weak spot or muscle. There are several types of hernia like inguinal hernia (direct and indirect), femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastria hernia and incision hernia. This hernia can be removed…

Hernia Repair Surgery – What Should You Know About It?

By Sathe Hospital, Multi Speciality A hernia is a small protrusion or escape of any structure or organ through nearby weak spot or muscle. There are several types of hernia like inguinal hernia (direct and indirect), femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastria hernia and incision hernia. This hernia can be removed…

Alopecia – Know How Effective Can Homeopathy Be!

By Dr. Naveen Kumar Boggarapu, Homeopathy Alopecia areata is an auto-immune disorder that leads to bald patches on the head, beard and eyebrows. Even though it doesn’t affect your physical health in any way, this loss of hair can be very embarrassing or distressing to you. It comes suddenly and is essentially…