A case of Anemia with Cancer Colon
Jul19

A case of Anemia with Cancer Colon

A 75 year old female came to me in emergency with complaints of constipation, inability to pass faltus (obstipation), severe pain abdomen, persistent vomiting,  extreme weakness & stomach fullness since 5 days. Prior to this, she had chronic constipation often alternating with loose stools since six months. She was taking laxatives from various doctors but it was helping her some times. She had low haemoglobin (anemia) & was...

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Belly button pain
Aug24

Belly button pain

    Often female patients come with belly button pain or pain around belly button. There are many causes. Commonest cause is muscle stretching. In India its generally common in females  because of multiple pregnancies, obesity, poor muscle tone & lifting heavy weight. The navel gets so stretched that it starts to tear and the contents which are suppose to be inside start protruding out. The belly button everts &...

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Blood vomiting – Almost died
Aug24

Blood vomiting – Almost died

Dissecting the stomach from omentum A rare surgery for a rare disease Sushma Bagwe came with severe blood vomiting and with feeble pulse and blood pressure. An emergency upper GI scopy was performed by me as the bleeding was profuse. With all the blood in stomach it was a tricky job. I noticed that she had a tumor growing in her stomach that was heavily bleeding. This tumor did not appear like a typical stomach cancer or a peptic...

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Breast infection in infants
Aug24

Breast infection in infants

  Baby L_____ S_____, one month old female infant was brought to me by her aunt with a huge left breast abscess. The mother was too terrified to come inside my clinic & the father was also outside consoling the mother. It started as a small boil. They had taken her to pediatrician who gave them local ointment and oral antibiotics. However, it did not subside. IT grew very quickly and the child started to have fever. It was...

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Choking Child
Jul19

Choking Child

Choking child Just after I had gone to bed after a heavy day of plenty of surgeries, I got a call from emergency room. A four year old baby has been rushed into the emergency with sudden inability to swallow & throat pain. In minutes I was there. Parents were in great anxiety & the child was crying continuously. Mother said that she had seen her playing with a two rupee coin and suddenly her condition became an emergency. So...

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He returns
Jul19

He returns

He returned after two years. Last time he came for groin hernia operation on right side. Now he has returned – this time he has developed a new hernia in the left groin. He was extremely happy with the result of surgery last time and hence when he developed another hernia, he decided to come back to me again. He flies down all the way from US. Why does he have to come to India for treatment? Simple – he has no health insurance. Health...

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