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General Disease

A disease is an abnormal condition that affects the body of an organism.
It is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs.
may be caused by internal dysfunctions, such as autoimmune diseases. In humans, “disease”
is often used more broadly to refer to any condition that causes pain,

Fissure, Anal

Hemorrhoids / Piles

An anal fissure is a small tear or cut in the skin lining the anus which can cause pain and/or bleeding. The typical symptoms of an anal fissure are extreme pain during defecation and red blood streaking the stool. Patients may try to avoid defecation because of the pain.

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Dysentery

Dysentery

Signs and symptoms of dysentery Severe, often bloody diarrhea, vomitting, fever; life-threatening if untreated. Dysentery is inflammation of the bowel resulting from infection. There are two kinds – dysentery caused by a bacterial germ (bacillary dysentery or shigellosis), and amoebic dysentery, caused by an amoeba called Entamoeba histolytica. Dysentery is …

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Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea means there are frequent, loose or liquid stools. There may be a gripey abdominal pain (colic), which is less after a stool is passed. Acute diarrhoea: comes on suddenly and lasts a short time. Chronic diarrhoea: affects someone over a long period of time. Some people pass frequent, small solid stools …

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Stomach pain after eating

Stomach pain after eating

All about stomach pain in children causes and treatment Abdominal pain is one of the frequent and minor problems in children. However, each child’s abdominal pain should be treated seriously. Ailments of the digestive system not only hinder the normal functioning, but may be the cause of the disease. Important …

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Appendicitis

Appendicitis

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a finger-like glandular piece of tissue that connects to the beginning of the large intestine, usually at the lower right side of the abdomen. In older children, the classic symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting. Abdominal pain usually begins in …

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Self-Care at Home (Gastro)

Self-Care at Home

Self-Care at Home Many people can relieve their symptoms by changing their habits and lifestyle. The following steps, if followed, may reduce your reflux significantly. Don’t eat within 3 hours of bedtime. This allows your stomach to empty and acid production to decrease. If you don’t eat, your body isn’t …

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Gastro

Gastro

GERD Gastro esophageal reflux disease is a disorder that results from stomach acid moving backward from the stomach into the esophagus. GERD usually happens because the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) — the muscular valve where the esophagus joins the stomach — opens at the wrong time or does not close properly. Causes for …

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Dengue outbreak in Pakistan

Dengue outbreak in Pakistan

Dengue fever is increasingly becoming an epidemic in Pakistan.[1] Due to the high cost of treatment, the disease spread more rapidly in 2011 than in previous years. It has attracted the attention of the Government of Pakistan, especially the Punjab Government since it is widespread in that particular province of the country.[2] As of November 2011, it has killed …

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District Health Officer Dr Khalid Randhawa, when asked by The News , said that the concerned government authorities may give consideration to the claim of the homoeopath

Dengue fever in Pakistan

Dr Shah said that after trial in a number of cases, he is able to claim that the medicines are 100 per cent effective. A healthy person will have to take medicines for a month for prevention of dengue fever while a patient needs to take medicines for 15 days, …

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