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Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017
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Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is the process of recreating a complete knee by replacing the damaged knee cap with artificial plastic material that is conjoined with the existing knee cap portion to completely cover the joint area. The surgery is conducted by an experienced orthopedic surgeon and involves intricate bone recreation processes …

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Laparoscopic Surgery FAQs

2 February, 2015
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What is Laparoscopy? A surgeon accesses the insides of the abdomen by making small incisions in the skin by using a special type of surgical procedure known as laparoscopy. A small tube with a light source and a camera called a laparoscope is inserted through the incision The laparoscope relays the images of the insides …

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Post Surgery Care in 5 Steps

5 January, 2015
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Right from the most minor of dental surgeries to the major operations like heart bypass or removal of cancerous growths in the body, surgeries are recommended by doctors only when medications and therapies are not sufficient to cure the disease or in cases of emergencies. Surgeries might be effective in more ways than one but …

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Plastic surgery: not only for Bollywood celebs

6 November, 2014
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In recent times, aesthetic surgeries (also called plastic surgeries) such as breast enhancement, nose, lip job or tummy tuck have gained lot of popularity among Indian population. It is no longer the celebs who undergo these procedures but middle class is also not hesitant to go under the knife. Aesthetic surgery is also known as …

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Bhumika Tahiliani, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

8 September, 2015
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The Indian youth is so caught up in their day-to-day lives. Figuring out their lives – the right college, the right job, the right relationship – that we forget to focus on our bodies – our health. The human body has fascinating way to deal with a potential threat. When the body tries to fight …

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Excessive bleeding: It might be Haemophilia

27 August, 2014
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Haemophilia is not an actual disease in itself but rather a number of hereditary disorders that causes excessive bleeding due to reduced blood clotting. With haemophilia, simple injuries can lead to excessive bleeding at both the time of the injury, as well as even bleeding from the same wound days later. Haemophilia is categorised into …

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Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Suicidal Disease

22 May, 2017
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Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that severely affects the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for carrying sensation from your face to your brain. If a person has TN, even mild movement of the face may trigger a jolt of extreme pain. This facial nerve disorder causes searing, electric-shock-like facial pains, which mostly involves …

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9 ways to Prevent Cavities in Children

1 April, 2017
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Kids’ teeth are very prone to cavities, and they love sweets and chocolates. With poor oral hygiene, keeping cavities at bay becomes challenging. So there is an endless fight over oral hygiene between kids and their mothers. We suggest a way to handle all the stress and still keep cavities at bay. Good Oral Hygiene …

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Understanding Oral Cancer

7 March, 2017
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Oral cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of cells that happens in the oral cavity which includes lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat). This may appear as sore in the mouth that does not go away.   Risk Factors of Oral Cancer Smoking: It is …

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Atrial Septal Defect / Hole in Heart – Things You Should Know

15 February, 2017
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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), commonly known as Hole in Heart, is a congenital disorder of the heart that involves a hole in the wall (septum) that divides the two upper chambers of the heart. The defect causes freshly oxygenated blood in the upper left chamber of the heart (or left atrium) to flow into the …

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Wisdom Tooth – Things to Know

27 June, 2016
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What is Wisdom Tooth? What is Impacted Wisdom Tooth? The third and ultimate set of molar that grows in an individual’s mouth at the end of the teenage years or during the early twenties is called wisdom tooth. Impacted Wisdom Tooth is present at the back of the mouth that do not have enough room to …

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Gastrointestinal Infection and Bleeding: 8 Major Symptoms

3 August, 2015
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Gastrointestinal infection and bleeding is a painful condition in which the patient experiences extreme pain and disorder in the gastrointestinal tract because of infection or accidental tissue damage. The condition can take serious shape if the extent of damage is critical and will need to be addressed immediately by a doctor. In many cases, surgery …

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Chemoport FAQs

27 January, 2015
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What is Chemoport? A chemoport or chemotherapy port is a type of implant placed under the skin of the patients undergoing intravenous chemotherapy treatment. It is a small device that enables easy access to the bloodstream. It is primarily used to transfer red blood cells and platelets. Besides, the chemoport can be used to insert …

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Arthroscopy FAQs

23 January, 2015
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Q What is Arthroscopy? Human body has several important joints that may suffer from injuries or damage over time. Mostly, a few tests help doctors determine the exact cause of the problem and treat it through medication. Arthroscopy is the process of inserting minor surgical tools to visualize, diagnose and treat joint problems. The process …

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Kidney Transplant FAQ’s

12 November, 2014
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Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indications for Kidney Transplant? Kidney transplant is required mainly in the case of kidney failure. Symptoms of kidney failure are: High blood pressure Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Abnormal …

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Treating Marfan Syndrome symptoms in newborns

14 August, 2014
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The Marfan Syndrome was named after a French doctor, Antoine Marfan, who discovered the disease in 1896. This disorder affects the body’s connective tissue, which can be said to be a kind of glue that holds every organ, bone, joint, muscle and blood vessel in place. This means that if the glue becomes weaker, it …

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Chondromalacia Patella: What You Should Know

14 April, 2014
508 Views

Damage to the kneecap muscles is frequent occurrence in those individuals who are involved in activities that requires extensive twisting and bending movements of the knee. Knee pain is experienced more by women as compared to men. All knee pains are not arthritis. This could be damage to the kneecap muscles known as Chondromalacia patella. …

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Why Fear A C-Section?

28 March, 2014
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Caesarean section (C-section) is a surgical procedure to deliver a baby through incisions made in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. What you need to know about Caesarean section Delivery by C-section is planned beforehand if you develop complications during your pregnancy, or you’ve had an earlier delivery through Caesarean section, or are opting for it by …

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Bone Dislocation: Causes & Risk Factors

12 March, 2014
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A dislocation is an injury which temporarily deforms and immobilises your joint, causing displacement or separation of your bones. This injury may result in sudden and severe pain. Commonly caused as a result of a traumatic injury, dislocations can occur in any joint. Dislocations that are caused in major joints, such as shoulder, hip, knee, …

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Why does my tailbone hurt?

10 March, 2014
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What is coccyx (Tail bone) pain? Coccydynia is a type of lower back pain felt around the last bone at the base of the spine (known as the coccyx or tailbone). Tenderness and pain is experienced at the tip of the tailbone, between the buttocks, which can range from mild to severe. The pain is worse …

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