Can you tell in details about bronchiectasis,it’s proper managment & treatment.

Bronchiectasis : Its Proper Management   By Brig. Dr. J. S. Bhalla (Retd.) M.B.B.S., D.C.D., M.D., (Gen. Med.), F.C.C.P.,(U.S.A.) Fellow International Academy of Chest Physicians & Surgeons (U.S.A.) Consultant Physician at Santokh Nursing Home, 846 Sec 38 A, Chandigarh.   Description: Persistent, irreversible, abnormal dilatation of the bronchi, usually accompanied by infection. Associated with many […]

Can you please tell us how much does following procedures cost approximately? ejaculatory duct aspiration intrauterine insemination testicular biopsy IVF.

The cost of various procedures as asked by you is as follows: – Ejaculatory due to aspiration – Rs 10,000 (approx) – IUE – Husband – Rs 3,000 – Rs 4,000 (approx) – Donor – Rs 5,000 – Rs 6,000 (approx) – Testicular Biopsy – Rs 2,000 – Rs 3,000 (approx) – IVF – ET […]

Could you just throw some light on the preventive aspects of Allergic Respiratory Disorders with special reference to Yoga and other exercises. Thank You.

Whatever Allergic disorders in the respiratory passages are expected to be prevented, the measures have to be falling under the following groups: –   a) Blocking/minimizing the exposure to known or suspected antigen   i) By removing the sufferer away from the antigen. ii) By using mechanical/physical or chemical blockers. b) Desensitizing/ hyposensitizing. c) Drugs, […]

Tell me something about MACULAR DEGENERATION

The retina’s central portion, known as the macula, is responsible for focusing central vision in the eye, and it controls our ability to read, drive a car, and see objects in fine detail. Macular degeneration is caused by degenerative changes in this central portion of the retina. As people age, their chances for developing such […]

I wish to know about surgery of Liposuction for reshaping of the breasts by removing the fat & the average expenses involved.

The liposuction is done to reduce the breasts by taking out fat by high vacuum suction in male breasts ( gynaecomazia ) where there is not much of the gland development . For female breasts the technique is by surgical reduction called as ” breast reduction and mastopexy “. Here the breasts are cut and […]

Do you have information about asbestos and lead poisoning?

LEAD POISONING It appears on high burden of lead on the body. It can be Acute and or Chronic (though symptoms appear acutely, poisoning is most often of chronic type). In general population occurrence is through food and drinks (lead water pipes; tanks; food; beverages, stored in cans soldered with lead. Children chew lead based […]

I have frequent headaches. Can you highlight some of the important causes?

Almost every one experiences headache in life. It is one of the most common ailments of human beings. The sales of headache remedies, running in crores of rupees, is a proof of that. Most people know that headache is usually not serious, and is often caused by tension. Many believe that eyestrain and the need […]

Can you tell us something about Contact lenses?

The idea of fitting a contact lens to correct vision is not new. It has been known for nearly a century that for the perfect correction of defective sight the lens should be put directly over the eyeball. Today’s contact lenses are so small that they cover only the coloured part of the eye. These […]

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