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Mini Stroke Signs And Symptoms

Recognizing Mini Stroke Mini Strokes or TIA (Transient Ischemic Attacks) often go unnoticed in many cases. It is essential to recognize and notice them, as such episodes may be an alarm signalling a bigger life threatening event yet to come. What is Stroke? Stroke is an event characterized by interruption of blood supply to a […]

Common Causes Leading to Pain When Stretching Arms Upwards

Common Causes Leading to Pain When Stretching Arms Upwards Shoulder Joint Our shoulder joint is a complex union of our upper arm, shoulder blade and the collar bone. These three bones articulate over more than one surfaces to provide maximum range of motion at this joint. However, stability of the joint is compromised in providing […]

Treating Under Eyes Bags

Bags or Puffiness Under Your Eyes This is a very common observation with almost all of us. At some phase in our lives, we may all notice baggy swelling getting developed under our eyes. It can be felt as slightly puffy cushion swellings, which gets heavier as the day progresses. Most people report that the […]

Treating Hypertrophic Scar

Hypertrophic Scar Patient presenting with a scar like tissue, as seen in the picture below. Complains that it is very hard and big. In the beginning it was very small. Gradually, it increased in size and became itchy. Painful when touched hard or pressed. What can it be? Doctor Answer: This appears to be a […]

Asymptomatic Carriers Of Coronavirus

Asymptomatic Carriers The first thing to understand is that asymptomatic carriers can spread this infection further. These are people affected by coronavirus, not showing any symptoms, appearing to be very healthy. Furthermore, they’re not coughing or sneezing. Even then, they may spread the infection further. This has been confirmed by WHO now. How Dose This […]

Corona Virus- Illness And Treatment

What Is Corona Virus? This one is just another flu virus that has recently been in much discussions. It is very contagious and is spreading through droplet infections among humans. Where Has It Come From? The first country to be affected by the virus is China. It’s primary host is not yet clearly known. Some […]

Recovery Time And After Care- Cataract Surgery

Do’s And Don’t After Cataract Surgery It’s reasonable for you to wish to come back on your normal routine as soon as possible after the surgery. Usually, your eye would feel fine and tell you nothing of its sickness. This is so because it is, perhaps, covered and not fully active yet. However, it’s advisable […]

All You Need To Know About Reclast

What  Is Reclast? Reclast is a brand name of a medication, Zoledronic Acid. This is a commonly used medication for treating Osteoporotic conditions. Another common brand of Zoledronic acid available in the market is Zometa. This medication is usually a 15 to 20 minute slow infusion, given intravenous, once a year to slow down bone […]

Hypothyroidism Numbness And Weakness In Limbs

Hypothyroidism Has A Link With Peripheral Neuropathy Case Study: A 52 year old women complains of the following- I suffer from hypothyroidism and over the last few months my left arm has become increasingly weak. The process accelerated recently (last 6 weeks) during the period when I moved house and was without thyroxine (T4) for […]

Dry Cuticle And Hangnials

What Is a Hangnail? it’s common to notice a tiny piece of skin growing somewhere around the base of the nail. It’s rugged in appearance and looks like a worn off skin from the side of the nail margins. Such growths are called hangnails. They are common over our hands. However, a rare one may […]