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Sep05
When digestion becomes disruptive…… It’s time to beat bloating, acidity, heart burn, and headaches they bring with them We ingest, the body digests. The story of the food we eat and the nourishment we obtain from it is supposed to be as simple as that. But what if things go a little awry? Early in school we are thaught that digestion – simple though it may appear to be ..


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Sep05
What is 3D mesh? The PROLENE 3D patch mesh is a sterile, 3 dimensional device for the repair of small abdominal wall hernias – offering the benefits of tension-free hernia repair with the efficiency of 3 easy steps. This consists of three attached components: · An ‘underlay patch’ that provides for an effective posterior repair on the abdominal wall giving the be..


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Sep05
Types of hernia: · Inguinal hernia · Incisional hernia · Femoral hernia · Umbilical hernia · Epigastric hernia Causes of hernia: · Chronic constipation · Straining in bowel movements · Chronic cough prostate · Straining to urinate · Extra ..


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Sep04
Pines &pain – woes of the Pilonidal sinus A less known about and even more rarely discussed is a condition experienced mainly young men in their 20s and 30s – some of them develop a small painful swelling just below the spine or between the buttocks. Most ignore it or opt for self medication only to experience reoccurrences and episodes of pus discharge. The truth is that these si..


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Sep04
An anal fissure is a break or tear in skin of the anal canal. Anal fissures may be noticed by bright red anal bleeding on the toilet paper, sometimes in the toilet. If acute they may cause pain after defecation but with chronic fissures pain intensity is often less. Cause of fissure: Constipation Hard stool Delivery & pregnancy Child birth trauma in women Treatment: Healing hands innova..


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Sep04
The dreaded “C” word – dealing with cancer of the rectum Cancer has become an epidemic to say the very least. Aptly termed ‘Emperor of maladies’ it has become a nightmare for both the patients and their doctors. But what works in the favor of life and chance at complete recovery is ‘prevention’ and ‘Early detection’. This principle also appli..


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Sep04
Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a condition in which the muscles and tissues that support the pelvic organs become stretched, damaged, or weakened, causing the organs they support to drop downward or sag the pelvic organs include the vagina, uterus, bladder and rectum. Types: · Uterine Prolapse · Vaginal vault Prolapse · Cystocele-bladder drops down into t..


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Sep04
What is it? Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum (the lower end of the colon, located just above the anus) becomes stretched out and protrudes out of the anus. Symptoms: · Pain · Bleeding · Mucus discharge · Fecal incontinence (inability to control bowel movements) · Something coming out from anus Diag..


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Sep04
The anorectal fistula (fistula in ano) is an abnormal communication between the anus and peri anal skin. Fistula can occur spontaneously or secondary to peri anal or perirectal abscess. Cause: · Infection-Anorectal Abscess (pus) · Unhygienic condition of anal region · Trauma near anal region · Constipation Symptoms: · ..


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Sep04
Systematic approach to constipation: Defecography(scanning of evacuation) is a magnetic resonance imaging(MRI) study of defecation, a diagnostic test that shows the rectal and anal canal as they change during defecation(having a bowel movement).this test is used to evaluate disorders of the lower bowel that are not evident by tests such as colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy. Who may have to go for thi..


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