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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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Can A Person With Tattoo Donate Blood?

13 June, 2018
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Everybody is encouraged to donate blood after they come of age. We even have an article about the benefits of blood donation on our blog. If you have ever donated blood then you would know its importance. You are potentially saving at least one life at cost of a small volume of your blood which …

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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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10 CrediMoms Share Their #DeliveryStories

5 May, 2018
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Hearing women’s stories of labor and birth can help us know what to expect and reassure us that our experiences are not unique. It goes without a shadow of a doubt that, sometimes swift, sometimes scary, delivery is an unforgettable experience! Here, parents look back on the birth of their babies and share their memories of delivery day. Below …

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Most Frequently Asked Questions on Oral Health

20 March, 2018
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There are myriad myths and misconceptions about oral health and dentistry in general. Worry not, we are here going to tackle the most frequently asked questions on oral health. Oral Health FAQ’s 1. Does brushing regularly make teeth lose? No! The simple act of brushing your teeth cannot make teeth lose as the gums and …

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

15 February, 2018
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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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How to Whiten Teeth with Banana Peel

15 February, 2018
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A smile is an identity of a person. No one can look unattractive when they smile. There is a famous saying, “all faces look bright when they smile”. Such smile must bring you confidence. However, many of us hesitate smiling due to the color of our teeth. Paling of teeth or yellow shade on teeth …

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Understanding Tinnitus ( Ringing in the Ear ) – Causes & Treatment

1 July, 2017
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<p>Tinnitus is the sensation of a ringing noise in the ear. People experience a sort of a whistling or buzzing sound in their ear although there is no external source of sound. This sound comes from inside the ear in the form of clicking, roaring ...

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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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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
645 Views

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
684 Views

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 …