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Diarrhoea – Know Its Causes And Symptoms!!

By Dr. Vishal Khurana, Gastroenterology Diarrhoea is a condition characterized by the frequent passing of stools, especially watery stools. Generally, the symptoms subside within two or three days. Depending on its duration and severity, diarrhoea can be classified into three types:  Acute diarrhoea: It can last anywhere between a few hours to a…

Bloated Stomach – Know The Causes Behind It!

By Dr Sudeepta Kumar , Gastroenterology Excessive gas build-up in your digestive system can make you stomach protrude outwards. It also makes you feel “heavy”. If this sounds familiar, you have a bloated stomach. There are myriad reasons behind a bloated stomach, and the symptoms could be mild and temporary…

Open Wounds – Causes And Complications

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology An open wound is one which involves a breakage in the body tissue which affects the skin. There may be various kinds of open wounds, such as: 1.Abrasion 2.Incision 3.Laceration 4.Puncture 5.Avulsion Causes of open wounds 1.Rubbing or scraping of the skin. This is one of…

Cellulitis – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology A common and yet potentially serious skin infection, Cellulitis is generally associated with red, swollen patches on the skin caused by a bacterial infection of the soft tissues beneath it, particularly the dermis and subcutaneous fat. What appears as a harmless, hot and tender area of…

Measles – Causes And Symptoms

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Measles is an airborne disease which is extremely contagious. The disease, if untreated, can prove to be fatal. There are many causes that can lead to measles. Common Causes- 1. Virus: This is the main reason for contracting the disease which affects the nose and throat of…

What to Do When a Cough Becomes Bronchitis!!

By Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar, Pulmonology What is a Persistent Cough? A chronic persistent cough is defined as a cough that prolongs beyond three weeks. Risk factors include smoking and atopy (hyper-allergic syndrome). Certain chemicals and irritants can enter your nasal pathway and trigger an inflammatory mechanism in the airways. The coughing reflex…

Diarrhea – Causes and Symptoms!!

  By Dr. Raj Vigna Venugopal , Gastroenterology Diarrhoea is a condition characterized by the frequent passing of stools, especially watery stools. Generally, the symptoms subside within two or three days. Depending on its duration and severity, diarrhoea can be classified into three types: Acute diarrhoea: It can last anywhere between a few hours to a…

Diarrhea: How To Prevent It?

By Dr Sudeepta Kumar , Gastroenterology Diarrhoea is a condition characterized by the frequent passing of stools, especially watery stools. Generally, the symptoms subside within two or three days. Depending on its duration and severity, diarrhoea can be classified into three types: Acute diarrhoea: It can last anywhere between a…

TOP THREE TROPICAL FEVERS- How To Differentiate?

By Dr. Rajashekhar, General Physician Tropical fevers are defined as diseases that occur primarily in or are unique to tropical and sub-tropical areas. India is a haven for most tropical fevers, and they are most common during the monsoons or post-monsoon periods. The symptoms of the various fevers are overlapped to such…

Rheumatic Fever – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

By Dr Sanjeev Kumar , Pediatrics Rheumatic fever is a complication that is associated with strep throat. If it is not treated, it is capable of causing stroke, permanent heart damage or even death. This condition is caused by a type of bacteria known as streptococcus, which causes strep throat. It is…