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Folliculitis

It is a common skin condition in which there is an inflammation or infection of one or more hair follicles. This commonly occurs on the scalps, thighs, buttocks, neck and armpits (places where friction is common). Causes: It is caused by infection of the hair follicles with staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Read more…

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Anal Itching

Anal itching (Pruritus ani) is a common dermatological condition that causes itching in the anal area, which may become worse at night or after a bowel movement. This itching results in further irritation and makes the condition worse instead of relieving it. Causes: Hygiene: washing too much or too little Read more…

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GENITAL CANDIDIASIS/ YEAST INFECTION

This is a fungal infection that causes irritation, discharge, itchiness of the vagina and vulva. It is not considered a sexually transmitted infection but can spread through oral- genital contact. Three out of four adult women will get at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. This infection also affects Read more…

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CHLAMYDIA

It is a sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria. The infection spreads easily because it often produces no symptoms and also easily transmissible to sexual partners without knowing. If left untreated, it can lead to sexual complications.CAUSES:Chlamydia is an infection caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. It can affect several Read more…

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Can Fibroid Kill?

Here is answer by a Specialist- Fibroid in itself does not kill. Remember in many cases women do not even know they have it.  *However, the complications it causes if not checked can kill.* Examples of such are: 1) Heavy bleeding every month can result in anaemia that could cause Read more…

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HEALTH FACTS- Act Now!

Did you know that Heart disease is one of the number 1 killers in above 50’s and many heart related problem are being diagnosed late if not too late? Did you know that Stroke can be prevented in about 75% of cases and majority of patients present with stroke as Read more…

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Symptom checker

For some information about your symptom(s) click Symptom Checker above. This service is for both Health Professionals and Patients, click/complete appropriate sections. Note : The Symptom Checker is a service provided and updated by a third party called ISABEL HEALTH CARE. To Speak to a Doctor about your health problem(s), Read more…

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Genital herpes

Q- Is Genital Herpes curable? A- Genital Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It causes painful blisters on the genitals and the surrounding areas. The virus lies latent in the nerve cells until something triggers it to become active again. Medications can Read more…

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After fibroid operation

Question – Is normal Vaginal Delivery possible after Previous operation for fibroid (Myomectomy)? Answer – Yes , normal vaginal delivery after fibroid operation is expected after myomectomy( operation for fibroid), however it also depend on type of operation,  post operation complications ,reoccurrence of fibroid with present pregnancy and location, your Read more…

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Causes of pelvic pain

Pelvic pain may be either acute ( less than 6 months in duration) or chronic ( on and off for more than 6 months) Acute Pelvic Pain   Common causes include: inflammatory disease (PID) urinary tract infection (UTI) miscarriage ectopic pregnancy torsion or rupture of ovarian cysts General Aetiological Classification: Read more…