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Dr. Randhir Sud

D.M. (Gastroenterology), M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine), Visitng Fellowship in ERCP
Gastroenterologist
42 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

Doctor of Science(D.Sc), Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences(FAMS), M.B.B.S., M.Ch.(Urology), M.S.(Surgery)
Urologist
49 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Saurabh Mehrotra

D.N.B. (Psychiarty), M.B.B.S
Psychiatrist
23 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Ambrish Mithal

D.M. (Endocrinology), M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist
39 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin

FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCS (Glas), M.B.B.S., M.S.(THESIS), Primary FRCS
Liver Transplant Surgeon
34 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Balbir Singh

D.M. (Cardiology), M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine)
Cardiologist
36 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. K.K Handa

Commonwealth fellowship for training in Lasers, DNB, MBBS, MNAMS, MS(ENT)
ENT Specialist
31 Years experience
1200 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Rajiva Gupta

DNB, MBBS, MD (Medicine), MRCP (UK)
Rheumatologist
32 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Available today
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Dr. Aru Chhabra Handa

D.N.B. (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology), M.B.B.S, M.S. (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
ENT Specialist
31 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Rajiv Parakh

FRCS, M.B.B.S., MS (Surgery)
General Surgeon
37 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

FRCS, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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45 Years experience
1400 at clinic
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Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra

D.M. (Endocrinology), M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist
22 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Ahlawat

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MNAMS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist
43 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Rajesh Puri

D.N.B. (Gastroenterology), M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine)
Gastroenterologist
26 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

CCST (Gastroenterology), D.M.(Gastroenterology), DNB (Medicine), INLAKS (Fellow in Hepatology & Liver Transplant), M.D. (Internal Medicine), MAMS(Gastroenterology), MBBS, MRCP
Gastroenterologist
30 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Sanjay Mittal

DM, M.B.B.S., MD
Cardiologist
31 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Ganesh Jevalikar

D.N.B. (Paediatrics), M.B.B.S, M.D. (Paediatrics), PDCC (Paediatric Endocrinology)
Endocrinologist
18 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Prasad Rao Voleti

FRCP, MBBS, MD, MRCP
General Physician
45 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Available today
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Dr. Rakesh K. Khazanchi

Fellowship (Microsurgery), MBBS, Mch & (Plastic Surgery), MS (Surgery)
General Surgeon
44 Years experience
1500 at clinic
Unavailable today
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General Surgery

Offers extensive care to patients suffering from abdomen related medical issues
Cardiology

Cardiology

Aims to provide effective diagnosis and treatment related to cardiac and circulatory problems
Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Offers qualitative care to patients suffering from stomach and intestine problems
Bariatrics

Bariatrics

Determines causes and offers quality treatment for obesity, including measures of prevention
Urology

Urology

Offers cumulative treatment of problems of the Urinary tract and male reproductive organs
Liver Transplant Surgery

Liver Transplant Surgery

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

Concerns itself with the treatment of diseases related to the eye
Rheumatology

Rheumatology

Offers specialized healthcare in the treatment for arthritis and rheumatism
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT)

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT)

Aims to offer special care to patients with conditions related to the ear, nose and throat
General Physician

General Physician

Aims to provide best quality care to patients with acute and chronic problems
Endocrinology

Endocrinology

Offers quality care to patients with medical problems related to the endocrine glands and hormones
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Offers specific care to patients with any kind of mental illness or behavioural disorders
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Concentrates on efficient treatment of injuries and problems of the musculoskeletal system
Nephrology

Nephrology

Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the kidneys
Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

Aims to deliver cumulative healthcare for disorders related to the brain and spinal cord
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Dentistry

Offers excellent dental care to patients with various oral and tooth conditions
Neurology

Neurology

Offers specialized healthcare to patients suffering from disorders of the nervous system
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Top 5 Effective Ayurvedic Tips For Weight Loss

Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Top 5 Effective Ayurvedic Tips For Weight Loss

Obesity has emerged as one of the most common and serious health problems today, affecting all and sundry. Children, in particular; are the worst affected. Obesity is an amalgamation of sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits and certain medical conditions. If neglected, it can create havoc. Diabetes, high blood pressure and hypertension are some of the major health complications that obesity can lead to. Thus, one needs to control and check this menace at the earliest. Maintaining a healthy body weight is the best way to control obesity. Many surgical and non surgical options are available to lose weight. Weight loss the Ayurvedic way is not only effective, but 100% natural.

The following Ayurvedic tips, if practiced diligently, can give you a lot to cheer about.

For an effective treatment, one needs to understand their body type well. Ayurveda classifies people in two categories. People of the Vata Type (more of ember and air in their system), those who can eat like a glutton and yet have a figure to die for. On the contrary, people having more of earth and water in their system (Kapha Types) can put on weight at the drop of a hat.

1) Exercise your way to fitness - The benefits of exercise are immense. Start your day with a 30 - 45 minutes exercise to feel the difference. Jogging or brisk walking will do you a world of good. It will give you the extra zeal to fight the unwanted fats in your system.

2) Yoga and pranayams - Our body is made up of seven chakras. Proper activation and functioning of the chakras are important to enjoy a sound health. Yoga and Pranayams are instrumental in activating these chakras. Meditation also rejuvenates a person mentally and physically. A sound mind and body positively responds to the various Ayurvedic weight loss programmes.

3) Healthy Sleeping Habits - Early to bed and early to rise can indeed make a person, healthy, wealthy and wise. People with unhealthy sleeping habits are more likely to be obese. Work is important, but not at the expense of one's health. A 10.30 pm - 4.30 am sleep schedule is highly recommended.

4) Eat healthy - Unhealthy eating habits contribute significantly to obesity. It should be noted that starving will do you more harm than good. A healthy practice is to have small meals at regular intervals. Do not keep your stomach empty. Reduce the carbohydrate and fat intake. Include lots of vegetables, fruits, lean fish, and low fat dairy products in your diet. Ayurvedic medicines like, Triphala churan, guggulu, Triushanaadi loha, shilajit, swarnmakshik bhasm and Medhohar guggul are very effective. However, these medicines should be taken under medical supervisions.

5)Try and avoid a sedentary lifestyle as much as possible. If your work requires you to sit for a long period of time, a short break every one hour can prove to be beneficial.

Ayurveda goes a long way to keep obesity and the associated health complications at bay.

Neck Sprains and Strains - Know Triggers For It!

MS - Orthopaedics, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Neck Sprains and Strains - Know Triggers For It!

A neck strain and sprain is not a serious injury. However, they can still cause significant dysfunction and pain.

Causes of Neck Strain

The anatomy of the cervical spine is such that it not only houses, but also protects the spinal cord. Along with this it supports the head and allows it for mobility and motion. But this area, which allows the spine to be flexible can also leave it vulnerable for injury.

Triggers for the onset of neck muscle strain can be:

1. Too much time spent in an uncomfortable position, such as humping over the steering wheel while driving, bending over the computer monitor, talking on the phone while placing it in the crook of the neck.

2. Sleeping on a very high or too firm pillow can lead to an uncomfortable position of the head thus leading to the strain of the neck

3. Carrying heavy objects on one side of the body

4. Any trauma that might have impacted the neck, such as an accident, whiplash or a fall that might have had a head landing

Most events of a neck muscle strain or the soft tissue sprain, such as the tendons and ligaments lead to stiff neck along with pain in shoulders. There is also pain and difficulty in moving the neck or head.

Neck muscle strain remedies

Minor strains in the tendons, ligaments and muscles of the neck usually heal within a day or two. But till the symptoms subside, there are a few self care remedies that are effective in reducing the stiffness and pain. These are:

1. Application of cold or ice packs: The cold reduces the inflammation, which in turn allows the strain to heal. This ice pack should be applied for 20 minutes interval in the first 24 hours.

2. Application of heat: Heat helps in bringing the nutrient rich blood to the affected area in order to stimulate a healing response. Moist heat as well as heat from a hot shower or bath can be used. Some people might find relief from applying heat wraps such as thermacare.

3. Over-the-counter or OTC medications: Anti-inflammatory medication, such as naproxen and ibuprofen reduces inflammation, thereby leading to the reduction in pain. Pain relieving medicines such as acetaminophen can also be taken as this reduces the perception of pain.

4. Massage of the affected area: A gentle massage in the affected area helps in stimulating the blood flow of the area which in turn helps in a quick healing.

What To Do If Your Workplace is Anxiety-Inducing?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, Residency in Surgery
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
What To Do If Your Workplace is Anxiety-Inducing?

The office floor is one of the most stressful places for most people. A toxic work environment and being overworked is one of the key factors for stress and anxiety. The easiest solution to a toxic workplace is to leave and find a new job, but this is not always possible. In such cases here are a few tips on how to beat workplace stress and anxiety.

  1. Exercise: Exercise benefits not only your physical well-being but also your emotional and mental health. Exercising enhances the production of endorphins or happy hormones that help uplift your mood. Exercise also weakens symptoms of anxiety by tiring the muscles and burning cortisol. Ideally, you should exercise in the morning before work and in the evening after work.
  2. Move around: Avoid sitting at your desk for long spells. Try taking a break every hour to simply stretch or walk around the office floor. An easy way to do this is by walking over to your colleague’s desk to pass a message instead of picking up the phone. If a task ever seems to become too much to handle, take a break so that you can readdress it with a fresh outlook.
  3. Treat tasks as challenges: Repetitive tasks can be very boring and irritating. However, if you make this into a game or competition with yourself or others it can be quite interesting. An easy way to make mundane tasks interesting is to time them and try getting it done faster. This will make your work more enjoyable and not give you enough mental space to get stressed out. You will also find yourself getting more work done in a day.
  4. Make your desk less serious: Your immediate environment makes a big difference to how you feel while working. While some office HR policies may frown upon anything that takes away from the formal atmosphere of the space, there are still ways you can inject a little fun into your workday. Wearing a t-shirt with a funny slogan under your formal shirt or putting up a few personal pictures on your desk can make your day a little calmer.
  5. Initiate positive relationships: Bitching about your boss may seem to come naturally, but does nothing constructive for your situation. Instead, try being positive in your conversations with colleagues. Look for people who give off a positive aura and try spending more time with them than with those who are constantly whining and complaining.

Treating PCOD With Panchkarma Therapies!

BAMS, MD (AM) , Panchakarma, Yoga
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Treating PCOD With Panchkarma Therapies!

Polycystic ovarian disease or PCOD is a disease of the ovary that is characterized by the larger size of the ovary, fluid-filled sacs in the ovary, multiple cysts etc. In this condition, the ovary is covered by a white, tough, and thick outer covering. PCOD can have many implications including hormonal imbalance, menstruation cycle related disorders, insulin production and its usage etc. Ayurveda explains PCOD as a Kapha disorder and aims at clearing the obstruction of Vata dosha of the pelvis, normalize the menstrual cycle and balance metabolism.

Ayurvedic approach in treating PCOD-
Ayurveda looks at a holistic approach of treatment wherein the mind and the body are treated as one. The first step towards treating PCOS disorder is to reduce body weight along with lifestyle modification. The next step aims at countering the condition of PCOD with Panchakarma - a century-old treatment mechanism of Ayurveda. Some of the Panchakarma methods used in treating PCOD include Vamana, Vasthi, Virechana, Nasya etc. Before applying the Panchakarma therapy, oral administration of medicated oil is necessary.

The flow of Panchakarma therapy for PCOD-
Administration of medicated oil: The oral medicated oil has fat burning capabilities. The medication is prepared using herbal decoction and suitable herbs. The oil clears the fat blockers created due to fat throughout the body.

  1. Vamana: Suitable herbal medication is prescribed to induce oral vomiting. It ensures that the toxin from inside the body comes out before the medication takes its effect on the source.
  2. Virechana: This is one of the cleansing methods that is prescribed in Panchakarma therapy. A patient is given herbal purgatives in the form of medicated oil to clear blockages of the Vata Dosha.
  3. Vasthi: This is the form of Panchakarma therapy that is meant for cleaning the alimentary canal. It has a calming effect on the Vata aggravation. This is the mode of medication where medicated herbal oil is injected through the anus. This procedure in Ayurveda is known as Anuvasana Vasthi. This is followed by another round of oil medication that has a mixture of herbal decoction, medicated oil, herbal paste, rock salt etc. This procedure is known as Nirooha Vasthi.
  4. Uthara Vasthi: This procedure is very different from normal Vasthi in terms of its administration, ingredients, and quantity. This medication is applied to the uterus through the vagina. This is one of the best therapy when it comes to treating polycystic ovarian syndrome.
  5. Nasya: Once all the above medication is administered, Nasya is applied to both the nostrils. This is the last stage of Panchakarma medication and is extremely important to treat the underlying condition. This is given in a specific dosage for a certain duration. The fact that it directly involves the pituitary gland, makes this medication even more useful.

Bariatric Surgery - Lifestyle Changes You Must Follow!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Bariatrician, Mumbai
Bariatric Surgery - Lifestyle Changes You Must Follow!

Bariatric surgery refers to the procedure by which weight loss happens gradually within 12-18 months after modification in size of stomach and/or intestines modification through key hole surgery.

The diet that must succeed a bariatric surgery changes with time. A post bariatric surgery diet will tentatively look like:

  1. Initial stages: At the initial stage, eating solid food should be strictly avoided. A liquid diet with added protein is recommended to avoid strain on staple/suture line.
  2. Intermediary stages: The diet must be changed post second till the sixth week as soft diet is permitted. Due to the surgery, it is only normal that you would feel full after small consumption thereby, necessitating intake of food at regular intervals.
  3. Final stages: Post sixth week, incorporating solid food in the diet is generally allowed by the doctors. However adequate protein intake remains a necessity.

Besides dietary modifications, patients are recommended to gradually start exercising to protect muscle mass and also to help maintain weight in long term. Usually strength training exercises are recommended besides moderate aerobic workout.

Everything About PRP For Skin And Hair Rejuvenation!

MBBS, DDVL
Dermatologist, Navi Mumbai
Everything About PRP For Skin And Hair Rejuvenation!

PRP is the latest, state of the art technology that employs non-surgical methods to stimulate hair growth in case of hair loss.

Advancements in research have enabled scientists to make new inroads in the field of wound and tissue healing. The result of these researches is PRP, which is a natural way to rejuvenate your scalp, skin and stimulate your hair growth.

How does PRP Work?

The presence of mesenchymal stem cells and autologous blood products in human blood contain specific growth factors that assist in tissue regeneration and healing. PRP has been used to heal skin and wounds for over two decades now. Apart from this, it finds use in oral surgery, cosmetic surgery and neurosurgery as well. It is also a promising treatment to promote hair growth.

Benefits:

  • It is a progressive healing treatment that doesn't require surgery.
  • Simple, rapid and highly effective system.
  • Autologous (from patient's own blood).
  • The system is biocompatible and xeno-free, so there shouldn't be any safety concerns.
  • An increase in the concentration of platelets can be observed.
  • It helps in the elimination of undesired erythrocytes, which significantly decrease fibroblast proliferation.
  • Contains growth factors that help in the stimulation of growth of the hair follicles.
  • Can be performed preoperatively, intraoperatively, or postoperatively.

PRP Facial (Vampire Facial)-
The vampire facial involves topical application of the PRP combined with aeration of the skin with Micro Needling. The platelet-derived growth factors stimulate a healing response that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while improving the skin’s tone and texture. PRP naturally improves all aspects of skin health:

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improves skin’s texture and tone
  • Naturally increases collagen production
  • Pore refinement
  • Creates a natural glow
  • Reduces acne scars

PRP Hair Restoration-
PRP Hair Restoration is a non-surgical solution for hair loss in both men and women. Platelet Rich Plasma contains growth factors that naturally stimulate the development of new hair follicles while improving the health of existing hair follicles.

What to expect:
First, a blood sample is obtained and processed to extract the Platelet Rich Plasma. A topical anesthetic is applied to numb the area being treated. The PRP is then administered with a fine needle in a series of injections on the scalp.

Mild swelling and redness can be expected 1-2 days following the treatment. It is recommended to avoid vigorous activity until the swelling has subsided. There is no other downtime following the procedure. New hair growth can be seen as early as 2 months, but is typically evident between 5-8 months and will continue to improve up to a year after treatment.

Who Should Not Have PRP treatment?

Those with heavy drug and smoking issue should avoid PRP. Also, those who drink a lot of alcohol should avoid PRP. Those suffering from platelets related ailments, sepsis, chronic liver disease, thrombocytopenia, hyperfibrinogenemia, systemic disorders and cancer should also stay away from PRP.

Conclusion-

At length, PRP is a boon for all those who aren't fans of surgery or the ones who prefer a more aggressive but non-surgical approach for treatment to their ailments. The results might vary from patient to patient, but it is certainly one of the most promising technologies to stimulate hair growth and rejuvenate your skin, and the results are quite convincing. So decide wisely!

Constipation Post Back Surgery - How To Avoid It?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Diabetic Foot Surgeon, Mumbai
Constipation Post Back Surgery - How To Avoid It?

For people recovering from back surgery, constipation is quite common and causes discomfort or pain. There are several aspects of back surgery which may lead to constipation. They include anaesthesia, changes in diet, stress and the use of some pain relieving medicines.

Symptoms:

  1. The symptoms of constipation are:
  2. Pain and bloating in the abdomen.
  3. Nausea and vomiting.
  4. Hard stools and the inability of bowel movement.

Ways to prevent constipation:

Here are several simple ways by which you can prevent or minimize pain or discomfort due to constipation after back surgery.

  1. You should increase your daily activities as early as possible after back surgery. You should walk regularly.
  2. You must reduce the use of narcotic medicines and use only what is needed for controlling pain. Narcotic medicines slow bowel movement and cause constipation. Use non-narcotic pain-relieving medicines to prevent constipation.
  3. You can use fibre laxatives, stool softeners or combination products after back surgery to prevent constipation.
  4. Drinking a lot of water and non-caffeinated fluids is very important. You should also have apple cider juice and prune juice, which are effective natural laxatives.
  5. You should eat natural fibre-rich food for intestinal stimulation. These include whole grains, cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables. It is best to avoid cheese, meat and processed food. Instead of large meals, you must have frequent, small meals throughout the day.

Medicines for constipation:

Non-prescription medicines can be taken for preventing or treating constipation after back surgery.
Here is a list of some effective medicines that relieve constipation:

  1. Bulk fibre laxatives, which add bulk to stool and encourage water to stay in the colon. These medicines need up to three days to show effect.
  2. Stool softeners or emollient laxatives help in softening stool by making fluids mix with them.
  3. Stimulant laxatives take action by stimulation of bowel contractions for moving stool out. They are effective and start working very quickly.
  4. Combination laxatives perform the functions of laxatives and stool softeners together.
  5. Suppositories also perform the dual function of stool softening and acting as laxatives. The colon gets contracted, and stool is pushed out and as the stool gets softer, it can pass easily.
  6. Enemas perform the function of bowel movement stimulation. Liquids are injected into the rectum, up into the colon. This stimulates the colon, and stool is passed.

Constipation occurs commonly in patients after undergoing back surgery. This may cause utter discomfort and pain. You should take proper precautions and remedies in case of constipation after back surgery.

Autoimmune Problems - How Ayurveda Can Manage It?

BAMS, MD- Alternative Medicine, PGDEMS, PG Diploma in Arthritis Care, Bhandari Spinal Integration Technique, CERTIFICATION IN SPINE MANUAL THERAPY, Certificate in Panchkarma, Certification in Manual Therapy, Certified NLP Master Practitioner, PG Cerificate in Marm therapy, PG Certificate in Chiropractics & Osteopathic Manual therapy, Certificate in kinesthetic tapping
Ayurveda, Akola
Autoimmune Problems - How Ayurveda Can Manage It?

When the immune system of the body reacts against the tissues of its own body, it is called an autoimmune disorder. To put it more dramatically, the body becomes its own enemy. The immune system of your body keeps fighting disease-causing germs and bacteria, but in rare cases, the immune system might malfunction and fight its own body causing different disorders. These disorders may be caused due to genetic issues or due to mutations. According to ayurveda, autoimmune disorders are a result of constant unhealthy lifestyle and diet. Ayurveda works at the root cause of the disease where it starts treating the malfunctioning immune system. Here is how ayurveda treats autoimmune disorders:

1. Toxin removal: Ayurveda starts working on removing the toxins from the body. According to ayurveda, toxins or ama in the body interfere with the proper functioning of the immune system, which often leads to autoimmune diseases. Usually shunthi, haritaki, pippali, maricha, hingu and saindhav lavan are used to detoxify the body.

2. Metabolism correction: Not only will ayurveda detoxify the body, but it will also correct the metabolism which gets messed up when afflicted with an autoimmune disorder. Neem, guggulu, guduchi, vasa, patola patra and ghrita are used to correct the metabolism.

3. Increase in ojus production: Ojus is the component which helps in the nourishment of the immune system. It is generally received from the food you eat. Due to dysfunctional immune system causing the impairment of metabolism, production of ojas decreases to almost nil. Hence ayurveda increases its production. Guduchi, haridra, manjishtha, amalaki, nirgundi, yashtimadhu and pippali are used to increase ojha production.

4. Immune system correction: Lastly, ayurveda works at correcting the immune system. If the immune system is not corrected, then the above treatment procedure will just be useless. Ghrita, haritaki, bahera, amalaki, ela and dadim are used generally to calm the immune system and rejuvenate it. They help correct the immune system for normal functioning.

Autoimmune disorders may not be easily treated, but that doesn't mean you cannot expect it to cure or witness a miracle. You just need some faith and confidence alongside proper treatment and you are ready to roll.

Middle Ear Infection - Everything You Must Know!

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Patna
Middle Ear Infection - Everything You Must Know!

The human ear is divided into three parts, namely the outer, middle and inner ear. All these parts function in coherence with each other and help us in converting vibrations into sound and information. The middle ear consists of the air space between the inner ear and the outer ear and contains the bones that transmit the vibrations of the outer ear and translate them into information. This area is prone to infections, especially among children and thus may cause discomfort or pain

Symptoms of middle ear infections-
Middle ear infections primarily tend to manifest themselves as inflammation of the tissues and buildup of fluids. Some of the symptoms are mentioned below.

Infections in children - Middle ear infections primarily occur in children although it can occur in adults as well. Some of the common symptoms could be:
a. Ear pain either sitting or standing up and especially while lying down
b. Irritability and crying, which is infants could translate to more than usual crying 
c. Problems with sound and difficulties in hearing
d. Fluid buildup causing balance related problems
e. Discharge of fluid in certain cases
f.  Unable to sleep and also loss of appetite
g. Some cases children may have high fever

Causes of middle ear infections-
The primary cause of middle ear infection is due to the presence of bacteria or virus in the area. The Eustachian tube, which runs from the middle ear to the back of the throat, is connected to nasal passages as well. Any infection that affects the throat or the nose may also affect the middle ear through this tube. Primary causes for the infections could be:
a. Cold or flu-like symptoms which then infect the middle ear as well
b. Otitis media, which is the buildup of fluid and inflammation either due to the presence of bacteria and viruses or even without it. 
c. Seasonal infections which are common during late autumn or winters
d. Air pollution is also known to be a factor
e. Infection from others, especially in the case of children when they are part of a group care
f.  Children from 6 months to 2 years are also susceptible to middle ear infections as their immune systems are much less developed.

Treatment of middle ear infections-
Usually, middle ear infections resolve on their own within a day or so. You can try warm compress with a soft piece of cloth to ease the pain. However, if pain persists for too long then antibiotic medications may be required to fight the infection with pain relief medications to lessen the pain and discomfort.

Hi, can you suggest any medicine to reduce man boobs, chest fat having no side effects?

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Kanpur
Hi, can you suggest any medicine to reduce man boobs, chest fat having no side effects?
Kanchnar avleh 3 gm twice a day relief in 5-6 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only avoid oily and spicy food.
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