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Non-invasive Beauty Therapies

What are the top five non-invasive treatments which you think will be popular this year and why From the dermatologist standpoint , I feel the top five non invasive cosmetic treatments that patients are likely to seek are 1) Botox injections:… Continue reading...

Emergency Trauma Laparotomy

A 32-year old male patient suffered an accidental fall at his home, and sustained an injury to the left side of his abdomen after he slipped and hit the edge of the bed at mid-night A few hours later, the patient collapsed in the washroom He was… Continue reading...

6 Myths and Facts on Acne

Acne is a skin condition that is caused by the clogging of pores with oil and dead skin cells which primarily affects teenagers However, even adults sometimes experience cases of acne Whether it is acne in terms of blackheads, whiteheads,… Continue reading...

MIGRAINES VS OTHER HEADACHES

Almost everybody would have experienced a pain in their head But how do you know if what you are experiencing is a migraine A migraine often occurs on one side of the head and is accompanied by other symptoms like nausea, sensitivity to… Continue reading...

TOP 5 FEARS DURING LABOR & HOW TO COPE WITH IT

It's very common for women to feel anxious about labor and birth But for some women, the fear of labour and birth can be so overwhelming that it overshadows their pregnancy and affects daily functioning This severe fear of birth is called… Continue reading...

Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction and Caecal Perforation

"Pseudo-obstruction of the colon" refers to a condition in which physical and radiologic findings identical to those associated with mechanical obstruction of the large bowel are found, but no organic cause of colonic distention can be identified… Continue reading...

COUPLE RELATIONSHIP DURING PREGNANCY: Changes & challenges

A positive relationship between the pregnant woman and her partner plays a vital role during the transition to parenthood A poor relationship can contribute to mental health disorders during pregnancy and post-childbirth period Factors that… Continue reading...

Intestinal Obstruction Due To Tuberculous Etiology

A patient recently visited Dr Vanesha Varik at Aster Hospital, Mankhool with complaints of severe abdominal pain, continuous vomiting [in spite of no food intake] and obstipation in nearly 36 hrs Upon examination, the patient was found to be well… Continue reading...

CASE OF HIATUS HERNIA WITH ESOPHAGITIS

A 58-year-old woman presented to Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a prolonged history of nearly 20 years of heartburn, upper abdominal pain and disturbed sleep due to regurgitation She was being treated - for 'acidity' by various doctors and she… Continue reading...

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery in Colorectal Procedure

SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) is a minimal invasive technique in which the surgeon operates almost exclusively through a single entry point, typically through the patient’s navel In comparison to the traditional keyhole… Continue reading...