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When Someone You Love is on a Mechanical Ventilator

Respiratory Ventilator This is the commonest form of life support given in hospitals. This is basically a machine used to assist breathing. When is it Required? In cases where the patient is not able to breathe himself adequately to meet the body needs of oxygen, a ventilator is needed. This happens when you have some […]

Having a Dull Pain on Right Side Abdomen

Dull Pain Right Side Abdomen You need to analyze the pain. There are many organs that lie in the right side abdomen. These include the right sided colon, appendix, right ovary in females, liver, gall bladder, right kidney. The pain may be coming of any of them. If the pain is severe, it’s recommended you […]

Common Diabetic Medicine And How They Work

Best Diabetic Medicine Looking for the best medicine to control your diabetes? You first need an insight into the disease mechanism, its types and how different pills are needed to manage the different conditions of the same disease. What Does Insulin Do in Our Body? When we consume any carbohydrate or fat, insulin is released […]

Effects of Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes And Pregnancy The question is, why do some women get diabetic while pregnant? It’s not uncommon to see women, who were not diabetic before, to show high glucose levels after they get pregnant. Let’s know why this happens. There’s a logic behind this. The reason is the role played by pregnancy hormones. These hormones […]

Swollen Finger By Thorn Prick

Thorn pricks It’s common to get pricked by a thorn while working in the garden, plucking flowers, fruits or vegetables. Better not ignore a thorn prick. You need to be watchful. A simple thorn prick may lead to serious medical emergencies like cellulitis, abscess formation, lymphangitis, synovitis or even sepsis or shock like condition. Earliest […]

Abscess Near The Anus

Perianal Abscess Having a boil or a painful bump around the anal opening? This may be a perianal abscess. Abscess is a localized collection of pus any where in the body. It commonly occurs near or around the anal opening, since this area is exposed to a lot of bugs. Abscess in this location is […]

Itchy Skin After Shower- Causes And Remedies

Why Does Your Body Itch Immediately After Taking a Bath? The cause is excessive dryness. Dryness is the stimuli to which your skin sense respond by giving you a feel of extreme itch. Our skin secretes out a natural oil from its pores on a constant basis. This oil like secretions help to keep it […]

Calcium Daily Need And Its Excess- Side Effects

How Much Calcium Do We Need? A human adult requires 1000 to 1200mg of calcium per day. It is preferable to get this calcium from your daily diet. In cases where this is not achievable, supplements may be added, taking care that the total calcium does not crosses the daily requirement. Usually, Vitamin D is […]

Acute Sinusitis- How to Recognize it and Management

What is Acute Sinusitis? Sinuses are air spaces present in the bones that make up our face and head. These spaces are such designed so that the bones are light. Inflammation of these air spaces in called sinusitis. This may happen due to some infection or allergy that affects this region. How To Know if […]

Common Causes of Having Itching Around The Anus?

Itching Around The Anus Very commonly, people get an urge to scratch around their anus. This typically happen after washing the area or at night times. This is medically called Pruritis Ani, that’s itching around the anus. Don’t ignore this symptom. There are many conditions that can cause itching over there. It’s important to investigate […]