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How Do You Get Lyme Disease? Signs & Symptoms of Lyme Disease

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, that’s transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected black-legged or deer tick. Symptoms can occur anywhere from 3 to 30 days after the bite, and symptoms can be wide-ranging, depending on the stage of the infection. The chances you might get Lyme disease from a tick bite depend on the kind of tick, where you were when the bite occurred, and how long the tick was [...]

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Cell Banking in Dentistry | Stem Cell Banking

Cells found in milk teeth and healthy adult teeth have regenerative potential and can convert themselves into an array of different types of cells. These cells are considered to be naive and it is this very characteristic which could allow them to adapt and repair cells such as joints, muscles, bone, nerves and even a damaged heart. The centre of a tooth is a reservoir of cells. Once the tooth has been received at a cell banking laboratory the dental [...]

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Tips for Mom and Mom to be – Pregnancy and Oral Health

Hormones play a part in making your gums swell while pregnant, leading to a condition called pregnancy gingivitis. If you notice that your gums are bleeding more frequently during pregnancy, your dentist might recommend more frequent professional teeth cleanings, at least until your baby is born. At home, use a soft-bristled toothbrush to reduce the chance of irritating your gums, and a toothpaste to help prevent plaque, tartar build-up and gingivitis. Also, remember to floss at least once a day; [...]

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Half Knee Replacement – Part 1 By Dr. Qaedjohar Dhariwal

Total Knee Replacement is an excellent surgery. It has evolved over the decades to become one of the most successful procedures in all of medicine. Patients are cured of pain and disability. They regain their ability to walk normally, without a limp or support. They can resume living normal lives again. Without surgery, they are stuck in a rut of suffering and handicap with a lifelong dependency on kidney destroying medicines. However, total knee replacement comes with a bag of [...]

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Here’s a Brilliant Way to Mention the Complications of Diabetes Mellitus – II

“Wounds that don’t heal Nerves that don’t feel. No food I can eat at ease What a disease I have” — Diabetes!   Specialists call me by another name like Tripathy As I induce painless or painful nerves, Neuropathy And also vandalise the vast vascular network, Vasculopathy Before I damage the camera of the eye, Retinopathy.   It is not due to what you eat, katta or meeta, But as your lifeboat wrecks on the Islets of Langerhans Even though you feel secure with the insulin of Best & Banting Alas! the [...]

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Painless Total Knee Replacement By Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Qaedjohar Dhariwal

Total Knee Replacement is a highly successful surgery. Patients disabled with knee pain who can barely walk on their deformed legs underwent a dramatic transformation after the surgery. They experience complete relief from pain and complete correction of the deformity. After surgery, they don’t need painkillers. They can walk normally without a stick or walker and at a normal pace. However, the surgery is a major procedure involving cutting of muscle and bone. This leads to a slow and painful [...]

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BLOCK ON ARRIVAL – ARTICLE BY DR. VANITA DHEPE

This term was coined by Dr.Raja Satpathy, a plastic surgeon at Ganga hospital, Coimbatore along with Dr. Ravindra Bhat an anesthesiologist. What do you mean by “Block on arrival”?? Everyone wants freedom from Pain. Pain relief is a basic human right. Pain is also considered as the fifth vital sign in modern medicine. So if any patient has the history of fall and suffers from fracture then he is presented as pain at the site of injury along with difficulty in [...]

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Even though baby teeth are temporary, your child requires them to be able to chew food, speak and have a good looking smile, thus it is important to protect these teeth from decay. The most common cause of early childhood caries is a frequent and prolonged exposure of the baby teeth to drinks that contain sugar. Baby’s teeth can decay when they are put to bed with a bottle or the bottle is used as a pacifier. To prevent baby bottle [...]

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Safe Fasting For Diabetics

Fasting put diabetics at risk of low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). Serious medical emergency condition if the patient is not aware of the symptoms of hypoglycemia. Even for the high blood sugar level (hyperglycemia), lack of water lead to dehydration may result in diabetic ketoacidosis. As above mentioned both the condition diabetic first take the approval of their doctor. Doctor will be able to adjust to your medication & dose to minimize the risk of both hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia. Guidelines for safe [...]

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How to Stop Thumb Sucking Habit?

Thumb sucking is a natural urge in babies and generally decreases by 6 months of age. But sometimes babies may continue this habit to soothe themselves when they are anxious or bored or afraid. Children who suck their thumb often or with great intensity beyond the age of 5 are at a risk of developing dental and speech problems. Sucking of thumb can cause malaligned teeth or forwardly placed teeth that may require orthodontic treatment later on. Speech problems [...]

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