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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…

What You Need To Know About Lymphadenectomy?

By Dr. Asfar Ahamed, General Surgery Lymphadenectomy is generally defined as a surgical procedure which involves the removal of the lymph nodes followed by a microscopic inspection of a sample of tissue for possible threats of cancer. It can be further divided into a modified or limited lymphadenectomy in which only…

Fungal Infections In Nails – Symptoms And Prevention

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Fungal infection in the nails is caused due to the growth  of fungi. When the growth of fungus happens on the fingernails or toenails, it is known as onychomycosis or tinea unguium. Here are some of the risk factors which trigger such infections: People at risk 1. Have diabetes…

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…

Herpes – Know Its Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr. Pradnya Aptikar , Ayurveda Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that spreads primarily by the ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus; through unprotected sexual intercourse and sexual contact as well. The ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus can also pass from the mother to the child during pregnancy. This infection can significantly increase the chances of a…

Abdominal Bloating and Pain: Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

By Dr.Vijay Rai,Gastroenterology Excessive gas build-up in your digestive system can make your 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 or could mean…