Areas of expertise
Abdominal pain - It can affect people of any age group and may be triggered by multiple reasons. The problem may be acute or may gradually develop over a long period of time. Abdominal pain is usually associated with gastrointestinal problems like constipation, gas and diarrhea. The patient may also experience other symptoms like nausea, fever, chills and vomiting alongside. Abdominal [pain is usually treated by addressing the underlying cause.
Dengue - It is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is marked by symptoms like headache, rash and musculoskeletal pain. These symptoms usually become evident after 3 to 14 days following the infection and the patient is likely to recover within 2 to 7 days. In some cases, the condition may aggravate resulting in more severe symptoms and even result in dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Malaria - It is a potentially life-threatening disease that spreads via mosquito bites. Initially, the patient may experience symptoms like fever, chills and headache, which generally present within 10 to 15 days after the bite. The symptoms are often mistaken for some other condition, as these tend to be mild.
Vomiting - Vomiting is not a disease, but rather a symptom that could be caused by a variety of underlying factors, some of which could be related to your gastrointestinal health. Vomiting can also be caused by hangovers, pregnancy, vertigo and other non-gastrointestinal reasons.
Arthritis -It is an umbrella term for a variety of conditions marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, which is caused by their gradual degeneration. Arthritis and other joint issues are very common in elderlies, but these can affect small children as well. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, that include gout, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthropathies.
Cholesterol - It is an important fat present in the body that is crucial for the production of bile and vitamin D. Though it is present in the body in very small amounts, sometimes its level can rise, giving rise to potentially serious health issues. Excessive cholesterol can cause the arteries to become clogged, thereby obstructing the flow of blood through them.
Congestive Heart Failure - The condition is triggered by disrupted blood flow to the heart, which interferes with the overall circulation of blood. The condition is caused by the weakening of the heart muscles owing to an underlying disease or ailment. People suffering from the problem are likely to present with symptoms like fatigue, weakness and breathlessness.
COPD - It stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The condition is potentially serious and progressive in nature. It is marked by breathing difficulties due to an obstruction in the airways. The condition is very common in people who smoke or are exposed to various irritants like air pollution and chemical fumes on a regular basis.
Dermatitis - It is a common term used for skin irritation and inflammation which may be caused by various different reasons and range from mild redness to severe rashes. The most common types of dermatitis include atopic dermatitis, which cannot be cured but is managed with the help of lifelong medication, and contact dermatitis, which only lasts for a couple of days or weeks.
Diabetes - It is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects millions worldwide. The condition is marked by the inability of the body to produce enough insulin or utilize the same for breaking carbohydrates into glucose. Diabetes can be of various different types, that include - Type 1 diabetes, Type- 2 diabetes and Gestational diabetes. Extreme variation in glucose levels can result in hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia.
General malaise and fever - General malice is marked by a feeling of unexplained uneasiness and discomfort. Both the problems can be an indication of an underlying respiratory condition like flu, strep throat, bronchitis and sinusitis. People with these symptoms may gradually develop other symptoms like runny nose, headache and sore throat.
Hypertension - It refers to high blood pressure, a condition marked by the elevated pressure of blood in the vessels, which may be caused by multiple reasons. The condition, if not managed properly, can lead to serious complications. Many people suffering from hypertension do not experience any major symptoms and this is the reason why it is considered to be a silent killer.
Sinusitis - The condition is marked by an inflammation in the lining of the paranasal sinuses, which, in extreme cases, can lead to bacterial infection. Depending upon the location, the sinus can be classified as maxillary, frontal, ethmoid and sphenoid, whereas on the basis of duration, it can be classified as acute, subacute, chronic and recurrent.
UTI - It stands for urinary tract infection, a condition that involves the organs of the urinary tract. It is more common in women as compared to men and may vary in terms of adversity and recurrence. UTI is generally marked by symptoms like painful urination, traces of blood in urine, frequent urge to urinate and fever.
Obesity - It is a very common problem that affects people across the globe and has been associated with multiple diseases and ailments. The treatment for obesity includes a dietary modification that focuses on a calorie deficit, increasing daily activity levels or surgery in extreme cases. Obesity could also be linked to underlying health issues like thyroid and PCOS.