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Vaginal Yeast Infection – What All Should You Know?

By Motherhood,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 than usual.…

Spinal Fusion – Know Its Risk Factors And Complications!

By Dr. Atul Mishra,Orthopaedics Spinal fusion is a form of surgery which involves the merging of two or more vertebrae into a single structure. This is done with the intent of stopping any kind of motion between the two vertebrae in order to prevent back pain. Once they’re fused, there are…

Nonallergic Rhinitis – What Causes It?

By Dr. Geeta Kathuria, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Nonallergic Rhinitis is when you have a drippy nose as well as chronic sneezing for no apparent reason. Non-allergic rhinitis has exactly the same symptoms of a hay fever except for the fact that there are no symptoms of an allergic reaction present. Even though non-allergic…

Infections During Pregnancy – What Causes Them?

By Motherhood,Gynaecology Vaginal infections during pregnancy are not difficult to diagnose once they start showing symptoms. Constant vaginal discharge is often not a good sign. An abnormal increase in the hormone level of the body makes it even more susceptible to contract vaginal infections. It is usually of four kinds, with individually…

How To Treat Post-Menopausal Bleeding?

By Motherhood, Gynaecology Menstruation is a natural process in women that begins in puberty and continues for a substantial period of time. This process ensures not only the health of a woman but also indicates the time till which she can conceive. Generally after 45 and 55 years of age,…

Brain Infection – Know The Causes And Treatment!

By Dr. Vikas Bhardwaj, Neurosurgery An abscess, or pus-filled lump, in the brain usually leads to infections in the brain. A brain infection forms when bacteria, virus or fungi travel to your brain through the bloodstream. The bacteria or fungi usually enter your body through an open wound on some other part…

Semen Bacterial Infection: An Effective Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr. Sambhaji S Garje, Ayurveda, What is Semen Infection? Infertility in men has become a common problem now, with lifestyle changes and the various health and mental disorders that are part of modern day to day life. Infections in the male reproductive amounts for almost 15% of the total causes of male infertility and is…

Infections During Pregnancy – What Causes It?

By Dr. Masooma H Merchant, Gynaecology, Vaginal infections during pregnancy are not difficult to diagnose once they start showing symptoms. Constant vaginal discharge is often not a good sign. An abnormal increase in the hormone level of the body makes it even more susceptible to contract vaginal infections. It is usually of four…

What Causes Vaginal Infections?

By Dr. Nidhi Aggarwal, Gynaecology, Vaginal infections or vaginitis is the condition in which the vagina gets inflamed due to bacterial action. It results in excess vaginal discharge, pain and itching in the genital area. Another cause that can be attributed to vaginal infections is the reduced levels of estrogen after menopause…