Hernia Becomes Gangrenous
Jul19

Hernia Becomes Gangrenous

Often Indian ladies have large bellies. Common causes are multiple pregnancies, sedentary lifestyle, poor physical exercises and health neglect. At times scars on abdomen of surgeries compound the weakness of the tummy. It is not uncommon to notice a protrusion (hernia) thro natural scar (umbilicus) or surgical scars. “My mom also had it” is a common answer which denotes that they have a metabolic error whereby the scars...

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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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Waited too long!
Jul19

Waited too long!

A fifty year old lady came from Madhya Pradesh with complaints of painful breast lump and pus discharge. She had the lump in the breast since six months. She ignored it since it was not giving any pain to her and also her son was getting about to get married. While she totally ignored it and the lump progressed After her sons’ marriage was over, she came to me with a large lump which had become painful and was discharging pus....

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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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Stone slipping out of Gall Bladder versus stone slipping out of Kidney
Jul19

Stone slipping out of Gall Bladder versus stone slipping out of Kidney

Often patients are under a notion that stone slipping out of Gallbladder means patient will problem is solved. This happens because they have heard that stoens slippng out of kidney means it will come out in urine. This understanding is not correct. A small stone slipping out of kidney may pass out of body in urine. However, a small stone passing out of Gall bladder is simply dangerous and could be even life threatening. Patient can...

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How to cure piles without much pain
Jul19

How to cure piles without much pain

After Italian surgeon introduced stapled hemorrhoidopexy in the  early 90’s and it has been a broadly accepted practice in Europe. This procedure avoids wounding the delicate perianal area thus reducing postoperative pain considerably. The leading stage of stapled hemorrhoidopexy is  removal of irregularly swollen pileal tissue.  This technique employs a unique circular stapler which reduces the  degree of prolapse by excising a...

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