Category Archives: Abdomen

High Fever With Cough May Be Typhoid

Is Cough a Symptom Of Typhoid Illness? Cough is not a ‘must be‘ symptom in typhoid illness. However, many patients suffering from typhoid may show cough. Hallmark Symptoms Of Typhoid Typhoid, caused by a bacteria named Salmonella Typhi, is basically an illness affecting your Gut. So, symptoms are mostly related to the gastrointestinal tract. You […]

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 […]

Causes of Having Fluid in the Pouch of Douglas

Pouch of Douglas Pouch of Douglas is a peritoneal fold present behind the uterus. It lies between the uterus and the rectum. It is present only in females. How is it formed? All our visceral organs are carefully packed inside and covered by a membranous layer, called the peritoneum. As this membranes covers the internal […]

Soft Puffy Swelling on the Body

Swelling Over Abdomen Abnormal  accumulation of fluid in the extracellular spaces is medically termed as edema. It presents as a soft  swelling in the body, which may be localized or generalized. Causes of Fluid Collection One may have a localized collection of fluid in the tummy. This is called ascites and is commonly seen in […]

Prevention of Infective Hepatitis and Jaundice

Preventive Steps to Be Taken for Infective Hepatitis Infective hepatitis may spread via contaminated food or water. Majority of outbreaks occur in a population via these media. What Is Infective Hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver or hepatic tissue. When infective causes such as viruses and bacteria affect the liver tissue, they cause irritation […]

Scrotal Hernia – Symptoms and Treatment

What Is Scrotal Hernia? Protrusion of a part of viscera or its outer covering membranes from any weak point in the body musculature is called hernia. As the name suggests, scrotal hernia is herniation or protrusion of a part of abdominal viscera (or only the omentum) from a weak point in abdominal muscles into the […]

Mature Teratoma in the Right Adnexa

Right Ovarian Mature Teratoma Q: My Wife’s age is 33 years and she had got an abdominal pain. She had a CAT X RAY and an UltraSound – Below is doctor’s report – what do you suggest us- Liver is normal in size, shape and echotexture. No focal mass lesion seen. No IHBR dilatation seen. […]