Pneumonia Treatment

Generally, the treatment of pneumonia depends on some underlying causes and if it’s severe, patients should be hospitalized.In 1977, vaccination against the bacteria ‘Streptococcus pneumonae’ causing pneumonia in adults and children was started. The first and prime symptoms of pneumonia are cough with yellow or greenish mucus and fever which may fluctuate between mild or high.

Generally, the treatment of pneumonia depends on some underlying causes and if it’s severe, patients should be hospitalized.In 1977, vaccination against the bacteria ‘Streptococcus pneumonae’ causing pneumonia in adults and children was started. The ... More

Health Q&A
Kidney and urinary problems

Urine comes in midnight 2 - 3 times daily, ultrasond report prostate is 40 ml in volume and normal in echotexture. Imp-left renal calculus with grade 2 prostatomegL PVRU 10MI(INSIGNIFICIAT)

General Health

My wife is having fever and has body ache from whole night. Kindly suggest some medecine she had one combiflame and that cure for few hours now still she has the same issue and don't know whether I can give that tablet again or not

CBC report

My hemoglobin level is 17.2, RBC is 5.57 mil/cumm, PCV is 51%. I have no other abnormal symptoms, BP is normal, creatine level is 1.3. Is there a need for me to consult a specialist?

Tingling in hands and feet

My Hb level is 9.8 how can I increase it fast and I feel tingling in hands and feet can you please tell me what could be the reason

HBSAG - Rapid - positive

Got my blood test done today and got my HBsag - Rapid as "positive". What is that supposed to mean ? Do I need further consultation ?

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Just a MBBS Doctor?? Not Specialized ?

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=493033994444919&id=100012149684020Worth sharing with my MBBS friends to count their blessings.There is lots to do at Primary level.Yes being a Specialist is important But it is time to know our place in ...

Know Your Diabetes Abcs and Live Better

Talk to your healthcare team about how to manage your A1C, Blood pressure, and Cholesterol. This can help lower your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or other diabetes problems.A for the A1C test (A-one-C).What is it?TheA1C is a blood test that measures your average blood ...

Cashew: The Gratitude Nut

Cashew nuts are mood elevators without causing addiction. Some women are sceptical about Cashews being fattening. Others feel that few nuts per day are heavy on the pockets.Compare the costs of pills vs healthy nuts to increase good cholesterol, to give healthy proteins and fats, then we ...

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Nipah Virus: Mortality, Morbidity and Fear Psychosis

Update -Nipah outbreak is not likely to spread. Siliguri faced similar fear psychosis due to outbreak of this virus and localized regional infection fears were over as the infection did not spread to the other parts of the country.It is not like Swine Flu H1N1 or SARS.A little ...

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