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Hii, I am 21 year old and from past 1 month I masturbate daily twice, sometimes twice. Is it harmful. What will be the effects of this on my body. And how can I stop this. please give me suggestions. Thank you!
How to get rid of mouth ulcer for life. Its been regular that I experience mouth ulcer. Its almost 2 3 times in a month and last for 4 5 days.
Hello sir, From the past three month I am facing a problem of acidity. Whenever I took a lunch horribly feels fire inside a chest pls help me getting out from this problem advise medicine.
I try to avoid masturbation. Due to which many time I felt that my feelings related to sex are decreasing. What should I do?
Today an ent specialist confirmed that I am having a ruptured or perforated eardrum, he also has given some medicines. "What I want to know is that do ruptured or perforated eardrum heal fully or not, or would I suffer any hearing loss after healing"
I'm facing problem with face and headache and allergy and stomach pain and motions I want to know what is the problem and how it be cured ?
My son is nearly 4 years old and past few days he is coughing heavily during night times and in early morning .He becomes normal after 8 am .Once sun is out .We are already giving him. levokast kid tablet, Clariwin, Telekast. Is there any suggestion it is hard to see him suffer this much. He is not drinking hot water and wants only cold to drink and because of that his voice is also frozen. During day time he is normal and after 8 pm he has heavy cough. Please suggest a good solution in this..
I feel like I need to vent a little bit. I survived my work week and today is my first day off. The past couple weeks i've had a very hard time sleeping and i've tried nearly everything I could to try and get some rest, but still I could only manage to get three to four hours of sleep almost every.
Dear sir how could I control my thaiorid I am teking medicin from last 6 year..please suggest me how can I get the freedum of this fever
I always get vomit while traveling. Can you suggest me how to come out of this without taking tablets.
I recently had fever accompanied with cold. Since then I have been getting regular head aches in the afternoon or evening and my fore head becomes war. It has been about a week and a half since this is happening. I am 21 years old and my weight is 45, I am not anemic. Please tell me if this is a serious problem and what can I do about it.
What should be my first step to do of I find out that my room mate is suffering from scabies. What are the precautions to be taken.
The tiny mosquito can pose a lot of health issues. While malaria was the only dreaded disease until some time ago, the incidence of chikungunya is constantly on the rise. In fact, the nonspecific symptoms and absence of vaccination make it extremely difficult to prevent and diagnose this in the early stages.
Causes: First described in the African continent (Tanzania), the word chikungunya means “to walk bent over” in the Makonde or Kimakonde language. This appearance is because of the effect on bones, leading to severe bone and joint pains. More than 90% of the people who are bitten by the infected mosquito develop symptoms.
Chikungunya is a member of the Togaviridae family and is transmitted by bites of the infected female mosquito. In rare cases, the infection can spread through blood transfusions of the infected person.
After entering the bloodstream, it divides and multiplies rapidly in different types of cells including epithelial cells, endothelial cells, and connective tissue cells. These produce the symptoms including the rashes and the joint pains.
Symptoms: The challenge with chikungunya is that there is no specific, telltale symptom indicative of the condition. The patient develops nonspecific symptoms as below, somewhere between 4 to 7 days after the infected mosquito bite.
High fever (as high as 40 degrees Celsius)
Pain involving multiple joints which can be debilitating
Swelling around the joints
Though the disease is not fatal, it can be quite limiting. The fever and other symptoms may disappear within a week, but the joint pains can last up to 6 months to a year.
Diagnosis: A blood test is the most diagnostic test for confirming the disease. Dengue fever and Zika virus need to be ruled out, as their presentation is very similar.
Treatment: There is no definitive treatment for this condition and it is mostly symptomatic.
The patient is advised rest to recover from the fever and fatigue
Pushing fluids, including juices and electrolytes is recommended to prevent dehydration
Fever needs to be managed with antipyretic medications
Joint pains are managed with nonsteroidal painkillers
Avoid aspirin as it increases the tendency to bleed
Physiotherapy is recommended to improve severe bone/joint pains to improve mobility and reduce swelling
Check with your doctor to see if your regular medications need to be revisited
There is no vaccine to prevent chikungunya, though virus like particles that can be a potential vaccine are in the final stages of trials. Prevention of mosquito bites is also highly recommended as an important step in controlling the disease. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.