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What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis And How To Treat It ?

By Bansal Hospital,Internal Medicine Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder which causes abnormal swelling of the body joints due to a sudden attack to the joints by the immune system of the body. This disorder is fairly common in the body parts that are more frequently used such as the knees,…

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Akshya Purohit,General Physician Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder which causes abnormal swelling of the body joints due to a sudden attack to the joints by the immune system of the body. This disorder is fairly common in the body parts that are more frequently used such as the…

What Are The Most Common Monsoon Diseases?

By Dr. Mitali Joshi,General Physician Seasonal diseases are always a cause for concern, but they spike especially during the monsoons; which more often than not, claim lives simply because we underestimate their effects. Here are 8 diseases which are always a threat during monsoons: 1. Malaria Malaria is the most common…

Diarrhoea – Causes,Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Radhakrishna Patta,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…

Tetanus – Signs And Symptoms You Must Know!

By Dr. Alliance Munot Hospital, General Physician, Tetanus is a dangerous disease caused by clostridium tetani which enters the body through a cut by a contaminated object and these kind of bacteria are commonly found in mud and rusted articles.The bacteria releases a toxin called tetanospasmin, which disrupts the functioning of the…

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…