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January 11, 2018

Oesophageal Cancer

Oesophagus is the pipe which takes food from the mouth to the stomach. It usually affects people above the age of fifty-five years. Since the outcome […]
January 11, 2018

PILONIDAL ABSCESS

Pilonidal is a condition in which hair grows/collected under the skin in nata cleft (Space between two buttocks). Pilonidal sinus is a abnormal track from deeper […]
January 11, 2018

Acidity analysis

Acidity Overview Hernia is a condition where a part of the body pushes through the muscular layer holding that part in its place. It is a […]
October 25, 2017

What Is Laparoscopic (Key Hole) Surgery? Is It Safe?

Laparoscopy means looking inside someone’s abdomen through a small incision using a special camera (laparoscope). One would be put to sleep (general anesthesia) for this. What […]
October 25, 2017

Weight Loss Surgery:

Weight Loss Surgery: Your Questions Answered There are clear indications and benefits of surgery when the appropriate procedure is performed. Weight loss surgery helps one lose […]
October 25, 2017

Myths and Facts about Acidity Explained

  Myths and Facts about Acidity Explained I see a lot of patients who come to me complaining of self-diagnosed acidity. This mean almost everybody has […]
October 25, 2017

Is There Surgery for Acid Reflux?

  Is There Surgery for Acid Reflux? Yes. While many people suffer from acid reflux, not all of them have true acid reflux. It is true […]
October 25, 2017

Is there a solution for difficulty in emptying the bowel fully?

  Is there a solution for difficulty in emptying the bowel fully? Some people get a sensation of incomplete emptying after visiting the toilet. They put […]
October 25, 2017

Is It Really Acidity? Or Is it IBS?

I see many patients who come with self-diagnosis of acidity and self-medication. Most of them feel surprised when I tell them they are actually not suffering […]
October 25, 2017

Is bowel motion after food normal? Why am I constipated?

  Quite a lot of people complain of having to go to the toilet immediately after consuming food. They induce in self-medication, mostly in the form […]
October 25, 2017

Home Remedies for Itching Around Back Passage (Pruritis Ani)

  What is pruritis ani? It’s a condition characterised by excessive itching around the anal canal. Even though it is not serious, it is socially embarrassing at the […]
October 25, 2017

Gallstones: Does Everybody Need Surgery?

  What are the causes of gallstones?  It is difficult to tell what causes gallstones as there are so many associated risks. It is more in […]
October 25, 2017

Do You Feel Pain When Passing Stool? (Anal Fissure)

  What is anal fissure? Anal fissure is the most common cause of painful defecation (opening bowels). Most times, it is also associated with bleeding. It […]
October 25, 2017

Do I Need to Worry About Blood in the Stool? (Rectal Bleeding)

When anyone notices blood in the toilet, it brings panic and fear in most people’s minds. It is rightly so. But we need to understand that […]
October 25, 2017

Does Everyone Have Piles?

  While most patients come with self-diagnosis of suffering from piles/hemorrhoids, I reassure them that it’s a normal part of every human being and we are […]
October 25, 2017

Do I Have Appendicitis? Do I Need Surgery?

The first thing we need to understand is that appendicitis is a surgical emergency. When treated appropriately, complications are very few. What are the symptoms of […]
October 25, 2017

Do I Have Hernia? If So, What Should I Do?

What is hernia? It is a weakened spot through which contents of the abdomen come out to lay just below the skin. Usually, there are layers of […]
October 17, 2017

Changing Face of Colorectal (Bowel) Cancer in India

  Colorectal cancer is cancer affecting the large intestine and rectum. There has been a rapid increase in colorectal cancer in India, and this can be […]
October 17, 2017

Anal Fistula and Treatment Options: Your Questions Answered

What is an anal fistula? It is an abnormal connection between your anal canal (back passage) to the surrounding skin. It can occur due to various reasons explained below. […]