Measles

27

Nov, 2022

Why You Should Worry About Measles

Doctor: Vishal Parmar

Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus. It generally affects younger & unvaccinated kids. Once quite common, but now measles can be prevented with a vaccine. Also called rubeola, measles spreads fast and can be serious and even…

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World Pneumonia Day

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Nov, 2022

World Pneumonia Day 2022: What is walking pneumonia; warning signs and treatment

Doctor: Sangita Chekker

An acute respiratory infection, pneumonia can affect your lungs severely and is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection which causes an inflammatory response in the lungs. Covid can also lead to pneumonia which can cause serious damage to your lungs causing breathing issues. When we talk about walking pneumonia, it is basically the milder form of the disease and one doesn't need hospitalization for it and can even do daily chores with…

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29

Oct, 2022

Lungs of a woman washed with saline water to treat very rare disease

Doctor: Sameer Arbat

The human body is full of complex mechanisms which often present as anomalies and rare diseases. One such rare disease is Primary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP) which affects only 0.2 per million population. A 65-year-old female was treated at Wockhardt hospitals Nagpur for PAP - a disease in which protein gets accumulated inside the lungs leading to a decrease in oxygen exchange. The woman had complaints of breathing difficulty and progressive…

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14

Oct, 2022

Don’t let blood clots block your life! Keep life flowing!

Doctor: Dr. Gunjan Loney

World Thrombosis Day is celebrated every year on the 13th of October. This year Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur emphasizes the need to be alert and recognize the early warning signs of thrombosis before it becomes worse. Early diagnosis and the right treatment can help us save many lives. According to recent reports, 1 in 4 people worldwide dies of thrombosis every year, which is much more than the deaths due to…

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29

Aug, 2022

HIV Patient Develops Liver Abscess Due To Fungal Infection: Watch Out For These Symptoms

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A 21-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital in Mumbai with a history of pain in the abdomen and fever for over 10 days. Blood test reports revealed that he had abnormal liver along with HIV-positive status. Further testing and CT scan showed a large liver abscess or collection of pus in the liver. Doctors at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central said that the pus collection was due to a fungal…

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Asthma

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Jul, 2022

Asthma: Foods to eat and avoid when suffering from the lung disease

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Poor nutrition could worsen asthma symptoms while eating well can help one prevent the disease. Here are foods you must eat and avoid when suffering from asthma. Asthma, the disease that leads to the narrowing of small airways in your lungs, could affect your day-to-day life in a number of ways. Not only does it leave you with little energy but also interrupts your sleep which could lower your immunity and make…

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