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URTICARIA

Urticaria

Urticaria is commonly known as Hives; or “Serus” in Gujrati language or “Pitta” in some languages. They are a typically red small or big rash which often burns or gives stinging pain. It is mostly due to allergic reaction to something.

PROLACTIN

Prolactin

Prolactin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland, named because of its role in lactation. It also has wider ranging functions in the body. This Prolactin is commonly called as “Milk Hormone”. The condition of having too much Prolactin is known as Hyperprolactinaemia.

ACNE VULGARIS

Acne Vulgaris

Most common skin disease that is treated by the physician. It is commonly seen in teenagers. But it not uncommon to see one getting their first pimple at 20-35 years of age too. It sets back a negative impact on the quality of life

PSORIASIS

Psoriasis

Psoriasis: Is a chronic relapsing, non contagious skin condition which causes redness thickness and itchiness of skin. Skin may give away flakes. Who can get Psoriasis? Anyone can get psoriasis irrespective of their age. Male and females have equal chances of getting it.

CONJUNCTIVITIS

Conjunctivitis

It is very commonly known as MADRAS EYE. The other name given is STICKY EYE or RED EYE. It is swelling of the lining of eye or eyelid which can be caused by bacteria or virus. Viral infections can spread by direct contact with eye secretions or infection can spread by indirect contact with towels, washcloths, handkerchiefs, and such other objects.

HAIRFALL

Hairfall

Just like a mirror, you can see outside things but emotions within are hidden, the same way Hair fall is just a symptom and not a disease. There can be many conditions which are responsible for hair fall. So thus, hair fall indicates a deep underlying pathology, which should not be missed.

WARTS

WARTS

Warts are benign eruptions on skin caused by a virus, namely, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV stimulates quick growth cells on the skin’s outer cells on the skin’s outer layer. Plantar warts: these are flesh coloured or light brown lumps flecked with small clotted blood vessels that appear as black dots. They usually appear on soles of feet.

ADENOIDS

Adenoids

Adenoids or rather enlarged adenoids are quite troublesome for kids. Adenoids and tonsil problems often go hand in hand. Adenoids are small tissues which are situated behind your nose. One can see their tonsils in mirror but adenoids cannot be seen. Adenoids are helpful tissues for bodies to trap the bacteria, viruses that enter your body through your mouth and nose. They have major role in fighting infections at young age, but as age progresses body develops other ways to fight infections.

RENAL CALCUI

Renal calculi

Renal calculi, commonly known as kidney stones, are solid substances which are mostly made up of certain types of crystals. Though commonly called as kidney stones, these substances can be present anywhere in the urinary tract like the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.

INSOMNIA- SLEEPLESSNESS

INSOMNIA- SLEEPLESSNESS

Dictionary meaning of insomnia is habitual inability to sleep. Insomnia is difficulty in getting sleep or being asleep even when person has a chance to do so. It’s just not only SLEEP but also associated with tiredness, fatigue, lethargy in ability to concentrate at work etc

ALOPECIA AREATA

ALOPECIA AREATA

It is autoimmune, thus a specific cause cannot be identified. One of the reasons could be genetic background, a person in the family member might be suffering then it is possible to pass on to the next genes. It can also be that the person is suffering from other autoimmune disease like thyroiditis or may be vitiligo.

MENOPAUSAL PROBLEMS

MENOPAUSAL PROBLEMS

Menopause is a natural part of ageing in a woman. If the woman does not get her normal menstrual cycles for at least 1 year, it means menopause has occurred. At what age do women attain menopause?

COMMON COLD

COMMON COLD

Runny nose, Hurting throat, Dull headache, warm body yes you have guessed it right, its common cold. This cold is so common that every one has had it many times. Cold is common in winter season as the air is cold and dry.

ASTHMA

ASTHMA

A condition in which a person’s airways become narrow, swell and produces extra mucus and thus making the person difficult to breathe. Symptoms might vary from slight difficulty in breathing to major life threatening attacks. Many kids do have these kinds of symptoms which are known as Childhood asthma.

CHOLELITHIASIS

CHOLELITHIASIS

Gallstones are crystalline calculi that form inside the gall bladder. It can be large or small, single or multiple. Most people with gall stones do not have any symptoms and are accidentally found in routine medical check-ups. Such stones are called as SILENT STONES.

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

It is a functional gastro-intestinal disorder. Commonly affected age group is between 20 and 40 years Female gender is affected more than Male. It affects the quality the life and not the life expectancy.

GASTRITIS

Gastristis

Gastritis is an inflammation, irritation or erosion of the lining of the stomach. It is one of the commonest diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract. It can occur suddenly or gradually.It produces discomfort and complications, if left untreated.

HYPERTHYROIDISM

HYPERTHYROIDISM

Hyperthyroidism or Thyrotoxicosis is a condition where there is excess production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland.

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