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कुत्ते के काटने का इलाज - Kutte Ke Katne Ka Ilaj!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
कुत्ते के काटने का इलाज - Kutte Ke Katne Ka Ilaj!

घर के आस-पास कई अवारा कुत्ते होते हैं जिन्हें कई तरह की बीमारियां लगी होती हैं. कई बार घर के बाहर घुमते समय अचानक कुत्ता काट लेता है जिससे काफी पीड़ा होती है. अावारा कुत्ते के काटने से रैबीज के कीटाणु शरीर में चले जाते हैं जिससे व्यक्ति को हाइड्रोफोबिया या पागलपन जैसी समस्या हो सकती हैं. कुत्ते के काटने पर घाव को पानी से अच्छी तरह साफ करना चाहिए और तुरंत डॉक्टर के पास जाना चाहिए लेकिन कई बार अस्पताल नजदीक नहीं होता तो ऐसे में इंफैक्शन से बचने के लिए तुरंत घरेलू उपचार भी कर सकते हैं. कुत्ते के काटने से रेबीज़ या टेटेनस का संक्रमण हो सकता है. अगर किसी ऐसे कुत्ते ने काटा है, जिसे रेबीज़ है या हो सकता है, तो तत्काल डॉक्टर को दिखाने की ज़रूरत है. संक्रमण के लक्षणों में लाल होना, सूजन, बहुत ज़्यादा दर्द और रिसाव शामिल हैं. ये लक्षण तुरंत किसी डॉक्टर को दिखाए जाने चाहिए. कुत्तों के काटने से होने वाले घाव मामूली से लेकर जानलेवा तक हो सकते हैं और संक्रमण या दर्दनाक जटिलताओं को रोकने के लिए जल्दी इलाज करवाने की ज़रूरत है. पांच या उससे ज़्यादा सालों में टेटेनस शॉट नहीं लेने से टेटेनस का खतरा बढ़ जाता है और बूस्टर शॉट की सलाह दी जा सकती है. आइए इस लेख के माध्यम से हम कुत्तों के काटने के इलाज पर एक नजर डालें.

कुत्ते के काटने के लक्षण-

  • कुत्ते के काटने वाले स्थान पर चमड़े का रंग लाल होने लगता है.
  • जिस स्थान पर कुत्ते ने काटा है वहाँ सूजन भी हो सकती है.
  • कई बार जब कुत्ते ने ज़ोर से काटा होता है तब पीड़ित को बहुत तेज दर्द का भी अनुभव होता है.
  • काटने वाले स्थान से रिसाव भी होने की संभावना बनी रहती है.
  • जाहीर है जब कुत्ता काटेगा तो बहुत हद तक संभव है कि वहाँ खरोंच का निशान हो.
  • जब दाँत ज्यादा गड़ जाता है तो वहाँ से खून भी निकल सकता है.
  • कुत्तों के काटने से संक्रमण होने की भी संभावना रहती है.

क्या है कुत्ते के काटने का इलाज?
कुत्तों के काटने से होने वाले घाव मामूली से लेकर जानलेवा तक हो सकते हैं और संक्रमण या दर्दनाक जटिलताओं को रोकने के लिए जल्दी इलाज करवाने की ज़रूरत है. पांच या उससे ज़्यादा सालों में टेटेनस शॉट नहीं लेने से टेटेनस का खतरा बढ़ जाता है और बूस्टर शॉट की सलाह दी जा सकती है.

  • घाव की सिंचाई: - घाव को साफ़ करने के लिए जीवाणुरहित पानी का उपयोग करना.
  • घाव की मरहम-पट्टी: - त्वचा को क्षति से बचाता है और रक्तस्राव नियंत्रित करने में सहायता करता है.
  • टिटनेस का टीका: - क्लोस्ट्रीडियम टेटानी नाम टिटेनस के कारक जीवाणु के संक्रमण से सुरक्षा करता है.
  • पेनिसिलिन एंटीबायोटिक: - विशिष्ट जीवाणुओं के विकास को रोकता या उन्हें मार डालता है.
  • प्राथमिक देखभाल प्रदाता: - रोगों की रोकथाम, पहचान और इलाज करते हैं.
  • आपातकालीन चिकित्सा के डॉक्टर: - आपातकालीन विभाग में रोगियों का इलाज करते हैं.

अब जानिए कुत्ते के काटने के घरेलू इलाज
1. लाल मिर्च: - कुत्ते के काटने पर काटने वाली जगह को तुरंत पानी से अच्छी तरह से साफ कर लें। इसके बाद ज़हर को फैलने से रोकने के लिए लाल मिर्च पाउडर का इस्तेमाल करें. लाल मिर्च के पेस्ट को सरसों के तेल में मिलाकर घाव पर लगाएं जिससे संक्रमण नहीं होगी.

2. प्याज: - प्याज का रस, नमक, अखरोट की पीसी हुई गिरी और शहद को बराबर मात्रा में मिलाएं और उसे काटने वाली जगह पर लगाकर पट्टी बांध लें. यह कुत्ते के जहर को पूरे शरीर में फैलने से रोकता है. इस प्रकार कुत्ते के काटने के मौके पर प्याज भी आपके काफी काम आ सकता है.

3. काली मिर्च: - काली मिर्च का इस्तेमाल करके भी जहर को फैलने से रोक सकते हैं. इसके लिए 10-15 दाने काली मिर्च और 2 चम्मच जीरा को पीस लें और उसमें पानी मिलाकर लेप तैयार करें. इसे घाव पर लगाने से फायदा होता है.

4. हींग: - अगर किसी व्यक्ति को पागल कुत्ता काट जाए तो हींग का इस्तेमाल करें. पागल कुत्ते के काटने से व्यक्ति को भी पागलपन की समस्या हो सकती है. इसके लिए हींग में पानी मिलाकर पेस्ट बनाएं और उसे घाव पर लगाएं. इससे सारा जहर खत्म हो जाएगा.

5 Homeopathic Remedies To Treat Deep Chest Cough!

5 Homeopathic Remedies To Treat Deep Chest Cough!

Come winter or even a slight change of season, and it is easy to catch a cold. With cold, it is quite normal and natural to develop a deep chest cough. However, it is to be noted that chest cough develops due to different reasons. Some are due to chest infections, while others are dry cough. Thus, for these different variations of cough, different homeopathic treatments are administered. Here is a list of some of the common types of treatments for curing deep chest cough-

  1. Pulsatilla: Pulsatilla is administered to those who have a sore throat, constant irritation in the eyes and fever. When fever is accompanied with cough and cold, it is important to treat all three symptoms, lest it might usher in a more serious disease. Homeopathy is often described as a holistic form of treatment. Through the medicines, the personality of the patient can be determined. For instance, Pulsatilla is administered on those who are soft, gentle, mild and timid and who have a fear of being abandoned and thus cling on to people.

  2. Nux Vomica: Those experiencing high levels of stress and falling prey to cough and cold with a sore throat and sharp pain while swallowing should try a dose of Nux Vomica. This is used to cure cough and cold, which block the nose, especially at night, making it troublesome for the individual to breathe. This might also cause blockage in the ear and sharp pains while trying to swallow food.

  3. Phosphorus: At times, one experiences an extreme bout of cough that is triggered through dry throat and coarse fever. This violent cough can be nerve wrecking at times and a relaxing remedy is preferred by the patient as soon as possible to soothe the irritation.

  4. Bryonia: This is the best medicine to treat dry cough that can be a symptom of a slowly approaching influenza. Such coughs occurs when an individual takes a high intake of cold drinks or due to sudden weather changes. The cough is followed by fever and dryness of the throat. It might also itch to a certain extent.

  5. Natrum Mur: It is the best treatment for a dry cough, which often causes a tingling sensation in the throat. This sensation creates irritation and often leads to sleepless nights for the patient. There is also presence of whitish mucus in such types of cough.

These are some of the most common types of homeopathic treatments for treating deep chest cough. Each cough is different in nature and origin, and hence should be treated differently as per the individual symptoms.  

Gastroenteritis - How Homeopathy Can Treat It?

BHMS, CCAH, Fellowship course in Advance Homoepath - FCAH
Homeopath, Indore
Gastroenteritis - How Homeopathy Can Treat It?

Gastroenteritis, also commonly referred to as infectious diarrhoea, is a gastric disorder. The gastrointestinal tract, which comprises of the small intestine and stomach gets inflamed. Gastroenteritis is indicated by the symptoms such as diarrhea, acute vomiting and pain in the abdomen. Fever, exhaustion and dehydration are also observed. This disease usually lasts not more than two weeks. It is also called the stomach flu. Infections caused by virus, bacteria, parasites or fungi may lead to gastroenteritis. Viruses account for this disease the most. This disease is transmitted mainly from food items and contaminated water. Important electrolytes like sodium and potassium are lost from our body.

The most common remedy in case of gastroenteritis is having ORS. However, homeopathy is also considered very effective if you have got infectious diarrhoea. Homeopathic medicines are considered very safe and result-yielding in case of gastroenteritis. Homeopathy is a form of medicine, which is always given preference by all experts, as it is natural with no side effects. After conducting various surveys, it has been proven that homeopathic treatment is far more effective than other forms of medication for gastroenteritis.

Here is a list of the best homeopathic remedies for the treatment of gastroenteritis. There are many categories of homeopathic medicines for diarrhoea each with their own significance.

-      Aconite
This must be used for diarrhea caused in the season when the days are hot, and the nights are comparatively cold. The symptoms appear in the middle of the night. Heavy diarrhoea along with high-intensity  fever occurs and anxiety.

-      Aloe
This remedy should be used in case of a continuing urge for stool because of weakness of the anal sphincter. Mucus is accompanied along with pain in the rectum area. In case of adults, this diarrhoea is also characterized by blue hemorrhoids.

-      Arsenicum album 
This medicine is used in case of food poisoning. The affected person feels cold, tired and panicky. Vomiting and diarrhoea take place after midnight. Burning pain in the abdomen is also observed.

-      Cinchona
Used in case of diarrhoea with the presence of excessive exhaustion and abdomen gas. The abdomen gets bloated up. 

-      Ipeca
When there is nausea and non-stop vomiting or your mouth gets filled with saliva, Ipeca can be used. Thirst is lost, and the color of the stool may be green or bloody.

-      Podophyllum
This medicine is usually used by tourists in case of diarrhoea.  Abdominal vibration and frequent stools are indicated. The stool is characterized by an unpleasant smell.


Homeopathy is a very effective category of medication when it comes to gastroenteritis.

Addiction -How Can Acupuncture Help In Getting Rid Of It?

MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi
Addiction -How Can Acupuncture Help In Getting Rid Of It?

Recently the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published a journal claiming that addiction is a complex disease rather than a voluntary condition. The journal also mentioned that for decades, the approach towards recovery from addiction has been mismanaged.

Addiction is treated as a disease now. Pharmaceutical approach and therapy have been quite popular since the last few decades, but is there a better alternative to treating addiction and helping in recovery?

Alternative treatments for curing addiction have been in works since quite a while. Acupuncture is one such approach that has been found to be very effective when it comes to treating people with addiction and helping them to recover.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing method that involves stimulating different sections of the body in order to manipulate the body to harness energy and healing powers. This method includes insertion of long sterilized needles in certain parts of the body. An Acupuncture specialist carefully does it in a painless way. During an acupuncture session, the practitioner may also use other methods like Cupping and Massage.

The main ideology behind Acupuncture is balancing the QI energy that flows through human bodies. To harness and balance this energy, Acupuncture requires stimulation in different sections of the body, like the Cardiovascular system, Endocrine system, Nervous system and Immune system.

How does Acupuncture help in Addiction?

To understand Acupuncture’s role in addiction, it is first important to understand what addiction does to a human body.

Addiction causes a major damage to the Endocrine system; it disrupts the balance of the hormones that are responsible for happiness and wellbeing of a person. This disruption of balance leads the person to go haywire and drop into a pitfall of bad decisions.

Acupuncture helps in restoration of that balance in the body. Multiple studies have shown that Acupuncture helps in restoring the Endocrine system, especially the Dopamine hormone (hormone responsible for happiness).

This involves inserting sterilized needles in the specific spots in the body, which are responsible for Dopamine release. After the Dopamine levels in the body have been elevated, the person suffering from addiction deals better with the withdrawal symptoms.

Is Acupuncture Effective with Addiction?

Acupuncture is used as a treatment for Smoking Cessation. A group of smokers were gathered for a survey. This people in this group were trying different methods like medicines, Nicotine patches and e-cigarettes. The results weren’t very effective at first Then, Acupuncture became a part of this treatment. The survey found out that people who used Acupuncture along with these treatments showed better results than people who only used conventional methods.

Though acupuncture has proven to be very effective when combined with other treatments, it is important to remember that it isn’t a cure for Addiction by itself. Consulting an experienced Acupuncture practitioner who deals with addiction can help a person effectively get out of addiction.

Urinary Tract Infection - Causes Which Contribute It!

MBBS, FCPS - Mid & Gynae, MS - General Surgery, Certificate Diploma Course, MD
Urologist, Mumbai
Urinary Tract Infection - Causes Which Contribute It!

Infection caused in the kidneys, bladder, urethra or the ureters is known as urinary tract infection. According to doctors, women are generally more at risk of suffering from this condition than men.  Some of the causes which contribute to the development of this infection are-

1. Invasion of bacteria

Like any other infection, one of the causes of urinary tract infection is the invasion of the bacteria Escherichia coli in the bladder. This type of bacteria is most commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract and is most often held responsible for urinary tract infection.

2. Spreading of the bacteria from anus to urethra

The spread of the gastrointestinal bacteria from the anus to the urethra leads to the infection of the urethra thereby causing urinary tract infection. 

Some of the symptoms of urinary tract infection are-

1. A nagging urge to urinate
One of the most predominant symptoms of urinary tract infection is a persistent, nagging urge to urinate. You would know your urinary tract is infected when you feel the urgency to urinate extremely frequently.

2. There is a burning sensation when you urinate
The symptoms of urinary infection are extremely visible and are felt intensely by the one suffering from it. If you feel a burning sensation while urinating, chances are extremely high that you are suffering from urinary tract infection.

3. Red colored urine
Sometimes your urine may contain perceptible amount of blood in them. In most cases, presence of blood in urine is a definite sign of urinary tract infection.

4. Foul smelled urine
An internal infection in the urinary tract manifests itself in different ways. One of the chief symptoms of this infection is discharging foul smelling urine.

5. Pain in the pelvic area
Women who suffer from urinary tract infection experience excruciating pain near the pelvic area, sometimes extending to the pubic bone.

Tuberculosis - All About The Disease!

Gynaecologist, Faridabad
Tuberculosis - All About The Disease!

Tuberculosis during pregnancy is the third leading cause of maternal mortality. In fact, it is one of the most feared diseases during pregnancy for mothers as well as children. The problem with Tuberculosis during pregnancy is that it is most often not diagnosed until very late in pregnancy or until child birth. This acts as a double-edged sword since it leads to progression of the disease in the mother and transmission of the disease to the child concurrently.

The best way to prevent Tuberculosis during pregnancy is to stay away from causative factors for tuberculosis.

Effects on Pregnancy

Tuberculosis during pregnancy can harm both the mother and the child. It can be grouped in two ways: effect on mother and effect on fetus.

Effect on Mother

  1. Diagnosing Tuberculosis during pregnancy becomes difficult due to various changes in the body, including the immune system. Diagnosis is further vitiated due to no apparent weight loss. In fact, weight loss due to Tuberculosis is disguised by weight gain during pregnancy. However, pregnant women with Tuberculosis may experience less than normal weight gain.

  2. There is an increased risk of miscarriage and abortion and premature labor.

Effect on Fetus

Tuberculosis during pregnancy affects the baby in different ways:

  1. The fetus may contract the disease from the mother through the umbilical cord. This is referred to as congenital tuberculosis. The baby can contract the disease during its passage through the birth canal too.  However, the symptoms of congenital Tuberculosis are often non-specific in nature. Since the mother also does not show any specific symptoms, it becomes difficult to diagnose the disease right after birth.

  2. The child may suffer from swelling in the liver or spleen.

  3. It may also suffer from respiratory problems, fever, etc.

How to Stay Away from Contracting Tuberculosis

The danger of contracting Tuberculosis bacteria during pregnancy is multiplied if the pregnant mother has a weak immune system. If a pregnant woman is exposed to bacteria during pregnancy, she may contract the disease. This is why pregnant women need to stay away from the disease by doing the following:

  1. Staying away from TB infected persons around you

  2. Stopping smoking since it enhances the risk of contracting the disease

  3. Avoiding poor living conditions

Fighting Tuberculosis During Pregnancy

Management of Tuberculosis during pregnancy is extremely important since that can help you avoid any harm either to the mother or to the child. Though doctors would in all probability prescribe antibiotics, there are certain medicines that you need to avoid during pregnancy. Gynecologists are well aware of these drugs. Along with taking antibiotics, you also need to make sure that you:

  1. Eat a balanced and healthy diet.

  2. Breathe plenty of fresh air.

  3. Talk to doctors about side effects like headaches, nausea, vision changes, etc.

Conclusion

People might think that taking medicine for Tuberculosis can harm their unborn child. However, the untreated Tuberculosis is even more harmful for the fetus. This is why doctors may recommend some TB drugs that help prevent the child from Tuberculosis. There are many medicines available that won’t affect the child.

Eating healthy food, following proper treatment and medication, and some preventing measures will surely help the women to save the child from these conditions.

Acanthosis Nigricans - Investigation And Management!

Fellow of ACSI , Fellow of IADVL , MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Ghaziabad
Acanthosis Nigricans - Investigation And Management!

Acanthosis nigricans is a pigmentation disorder, which leads to velvety, black patch formations on the skin. In some cases, the patch of skin may also give off a foul odour while itching is also a normal symptom of the condition. It can appear at several spots of the body, including the knees, elbows, palms, knuckles and neck. Here is a look at the diagnostic procedure for the condition as well as the treatment prescribed to patients.

Diagnosis of Acanthosis Nigricans
Acanthosis nigricans is more common in males than it is in females. Additionally, being overweight, having darker skin or diabetes are some of the risk factors. Here is how the disease is diagnosed-

  1. Diagnosis of the condition is easy since examination with the naked eyes reveals the patchy black areas of skin on the patient.
  2. Doctors will perform tests to understand what is causing the condition. There can be two primary causes, namely, insulin resistance or diabetes. Usually, a test to measure the blood glucose levels in the blood is conducted.
  3. Doctors will also check if any medication is acting as a contributing factor for causing the problem.
  4. The doctor may also order a biopsy test if he/she feels that the issue is being caused by something other than Acanthosis nigricans. However, such a test is rarely performed during the diagnosis of the skin condition.

Treatment for Acanthosis nigricans
Acanthosis nigricans is not a disease by itself but a symptom caused by an underlying condition affecting the patient. This is why treatment of the skin condition involves dealing with the underlying ailment.

  1. If your excess body weight is causing the appearance of the black patches on the skin, doctors will advise you to lose weight and get back in shape.
  2. The help of certain medications may also be taken in such a case to keep the blood glucose levels under check.
  3. Cosmetic treatments such as chemical peels, Laser, etc are used to treat the condition.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the only long-term solution for the disorder. If you suffer from the same, make sure that you eat healthily and exercise regularly, if you want to stay free from the symptoms of the condition.

Kidney Transplant Surgery - How To Prepare For The Procedure?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
General Surgeon, Kolkata
Kidney Transplant Surgery - How To Prepare For The Procedure?

Kidney transplant surgery is a surgical procedure where a healthy kidney is used to substitute a diseased one. The healthy kidney is obtained from either a deceased donor or a family member who has a good blood type match with the recipient. Usually, the recipient receives one kidney if the donor is alive and/or both the kidneys from a deceased donor.

Certain reasons for going for a kidney transplant surgery might include:
1. Kidney failure due to diabetes
2. Infections in the urinary tract
3. Autoimmune disorders such as lupus (an autoimmune disorder)
4. Polycystic kidney disorders
5. Obstructions in the kidney
6. Glomerulonephritis, where inflammation occurs in the kidney

Preparation for the surgery
Before the procedure, certain tests are carried out to determine your suitability for the procedure. The tests start with a psychological evaluation followed by blood tests and diagnostic tests to check for health problems. Once the tests are done, you will be placed on the waiting list for kidney recipients. Once the donor is available, you will be asked to get ready for the surgery.

Procedure: The procedure begins with you being administered general anesthesia. An incision is made in the lower part of the stomach, through which the donated kidney is inserted in the body. The next step involves attaching adjacent blood vessels to the kidney so that it has a proper supply of blood. Finally, the ureter of the kidney is linked with the bladder, facilitating normal disposal of bodily wastes. A plastic tube, known as a stent, is placed in the ureter to facilitate urine flow. This is later removed by a procedure called cystoscopy. Once the surgery is completed, the incision is closed by stitches.

Aftercare: After the procedure is completed, you will be given painkillers to ease the pain. Immunosuppressant medications will be prescribed to prevent your immune system from destroying the cells of the donated kidney. Usually, the duration of stay at the hospital post-surgery is about a week.

Mujhe urine bar bar aata tha and pet ke neeche uncomfortable feel hota tha mre kidney me stone ki problm hai and yeh problem mujhe hui ar meri family me ladies ko v yehi problm ho gyi .Agar mujhe kidney me stone ke karan uti hua ho toh kya kisi ko yeh bimari meri wajh se ho sakti hai kya? Plzzz reply.

B.U.M.S
Sexologist, Etawah
Mujhe urine bar bar aata tha and pet ke neeche uncomfortable feel hota tha mre kidney me stone ki problm hai and yeh ...
No, apki wajh se kisi or kisi bimari nahi ho skti ha. Ha aap urine check krwao morning ka pehla agr urine me infection ha to bo apki wife ko to ho skta ha, pr stone ki problem nhi ho skti ha, aap urine test kraye.

I can not hear properly. Like someone needs to raise thr voice. I can not hear whispering and all. AndI feel my ears are filled. I have used ear birds.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Trivandrum
I can not hear properly. Like someone needs to raise thr voice. I can not hear whispering and all. AndI feel my ears ...
Most common causes for such problems are ear wax. You can use ear drop to get the wax removed. In some cases you may have to consult an ENT specialist to remove it there. For medication you can consult online.
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