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Scabies – How To Diagnose It?

    By Dr. Shirish Kulkarni, 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…

Digestion Problems – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Sougata Kumar Hui, General Physician The human digestive system is a very complicated and sizeable component of the body. It starts right at the beginning of the mouth, ending at the rectum. Some of the major responsibilities of the digestive system include the absorption of essential nutrients and elimination…

Rhinoplasty – What Should You Know?

By Dr. Krishna S Chaudhari, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Rhinoplasty, more commonly known as Nose-Job, is a cosmetic procedure designed to change the shape and size of the nose. A Rhinoplasty can effectively change the size and shape of the nose to complement the facial balance. It also helps improve nasal symmetry efficiently…

Cancer In Vaginal Tract – Is There Any Cure For It?

By Dr. Ashok Mehta, Surgical Oncology Vaginal cancer is rather uncommon and may be of two types: Squamous cell carcinoma which originates from the squamous cell lining; and Adenocarcinoma which arise from the glandular cells. Squamous cell carcinoma is the more common of the two and may spread lymph nodes in…

Know In-depth About Bipolar Disorder!

By Dr. Nk Tak, Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. It is characterized by extreme mood swings in which you feel both emotional highs such as mania or hypomania but you also feel depressed at different times. There is no particular time at which your mood swings may occur…

What Should You Know About Diabetic Macular Oedema?

By Dr. Aditi Manudhane, Ophthalmology The diabetic eye is considered to be the leading cause of the blindness among the working age. It is usually caused by the change in the blood vessels on the retina of the eye. Retina is that layer of the eye which is light sensitive. In case of diabetic…

Psoriasis – Homeopathic Treatment To Cure It!

By Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan, Homeopathy Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease. Psoriasis causes skin cells to multiply rapidly. It multiplies 1000 times the usual speed. As the skin cell formation increases, the cells that are young keep getting shoved on to the skin’s surface. They form dandruff-like, white and large flaky skin…

What Triggers The Occurrence Of Cracked Heels?

Dr. B. Lakshmi Divya , Dermatology The soles of your feet are quite sensitive and the skin often tends to dry and split open, which can be quite painful. These fissures or cracks not only cause pain when walking but can also get infected. What are the causes for cracked heels? Cracked…

Bipolar Disorder – Know The Causes & Types Of It!

By Dr. Kedar Tilwe, Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from a manic to a depressive state. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. Bipolar disorder is very serious and can cause risky behaviour, even suicidal tendencies, and can be treated…

Blood While Coughing – In Detail About This Ailment!

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta, Pulmonology A cough is probably one of the most common respiratory diseases that people suffer from. In most cases, it is nothing to worry about and can be cured with cough suppressants and salt water gargles. However, coughing of blood is a serious problem. The coughing up of blood that originates…