Sars Treatment

The majority of the respiratory illnesses, which include SARS usually spread via droplets entering the air as soon as someone who is affected with the disease sneezes, talks or coughs. Mechanical ventilation and chest therapy are given for the treatment of SARS.SARS occasionally causes pneumonia, thereby leading to development of its symptoms.

The majority of the respiratory illnesses, which include SARS usually spread via droplets entering the air as soon as someone who is affected with the disease sneezes, talks or coughs. Mechanical ventilation and chest therapy are given for the treatm ... More

Health Q&A
Pain in left side ribs

Hi, I am having this pain in left side ribs which radiates to left side chest.. Its not a heavy pain but a dull one with a itching feeling on the chest walls mostly on the extreme left of the chest. I have done all the tests in recent days including ECG, triponin, Endoscopy etc.. I have lost almost 10 kgs as I am not able to eat properly because of the pain. Taking NSAIDs for last 2 months as doctor said it may be costochondritis, as symptoms are indicating that. However the pain is still there and I am struggling to have my healthy life back again. Please help

Lymph node tuberculosis

I am having a lump in my armpit and was diagnosed with tuberculosis via biopsy "histopathically " (as culture displayed no growth after 45 days ) .. now I am on treatment with Rcinex , ethambutol, pyrazinamide for 2.5 months ..Now another pulmonolgist advised me to have another biopsy for Gene Xpert test to know whether it is drug resistant or not.. but gene Xpert says no "MTB detected" so what does that mean ? can we say there is no Tb or is it something else ? however the size of lump has reduced after 2 month treatment ..it clinically feels better !

Pian in brest

From past 2-3 months I am observing pain in my Brest . The situation is I can not touch my breast also. I am not getting what to do. I haven't done anything to breast. In periods it paining but after periods also

Constant coughing

I have having constant cough from past 10 days. I am based in bangalore , i am facing this continuous coughing problem in every 6 months and it stays for a month. I have consulted various doctors and they told that i am allergic to pollens. Kindly provide some medication , the cough is so constant that i am felling body pain due to continuous coughing.

Common cold and wheezing

I have wheezing at night. I had to take levolin twice yesterday. Have cough, sneezing and a little problem in breathing. I had a sore throat also but that's gone now. I am allergic to amoxilin.. what medicine should I take now? I generally take Allegra when I have such problems. I took a dose of grilinctus in the morning.

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Beware of Bronchitis

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Smoking Can Kill You by Causing Copd

COPD,which is short for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a severe form of lung disease that is characterized by increased breathlessness and obstruction of airflow from the lungs. Its number 2 killer disease in India after heart attacks. People who are suffering from COPD are at an ...

Consequences of Smoking Even 3 Cigarettes in a day

Smoking can cause irreparable damage to your mind and body. Chemicals in the tobacco travel to all parts of the body, leaving no area unaffected.According to available data, smoking causes 30% of all cancer deaths and about 80% deaths from emphysema and bronchitis. In addition to ...

Air Pollution From Diwali Fireworks Can Aggravate Asthma.

The festival of lights and celebration brings joy to many, but more trouble to people suffering from Asthma and other respiratory disorders like COPD and Allergic rhinitis.This time of the year, India leads to a spike in respiratory problems due to a combination of factors. Some of these are ...

Does Asthma Control You or Have You Controlled Your Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease which is affecting all age groups. It’s a hyper responsiveness of the airway to certain stimulus such as allergens, stress etc. It starts early in childhood and has symptoms of cough, breathlessness and chest tightness. Most important investigation being spirometry ...

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