Know and spot stomach bug in your child

Dr Sonali Gautam, a Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, and Dr Jesal Sheth, a Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatric Intensivist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, share how to spot a stomach bug in your child and how to treat it

Know and spot stomach bug in your childToddlers are notoriously known for being fussy eaters and often refuse to eat. Often, they find a way to nibble on certain foods items that could be raw, unclean, and undercooked. Sometimes the gastrointestinal tract of a child is not fully developed to resist certain bacteria present in food. It is easy for them to […]

What should be done in the golden hour after heart attack?

Doctors explain the importance of getting treatment in the ‘Golden hour’ (first hour) after suffering from severe heart attack. They also guide us as to what needs to be done, chat care should be taken, and why some general symptoms should not be neglected

What should be done in the golden hour after heart attack?A 57-year-old south Mumbai resident Sundar Chaturvedi (name changed) started feeling breathlessness at 2 am early in the morning. Without wasting time, the family immediately called up the hospital and in night clothes, Chaturvedi was hospitalised in Jaslok Hospital. On diagnosing, it became clear that Chaturvedi had the suffered a severe heart attack. He was immediately put […]

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pav

An extraction means to have a tooth removed, usually because of disease, trauma or crowding. And the process can be painful. But this 77-year-old from Mumbai, experienced stomach pain after he ‘accidentally’ swallowed his tooth

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pavWe all have heard about the incident of swallowing coins accidentally. But you will be shocked to know that a man accidentally swallowed his dentured tooth while having vada pav after which he underwent esophagousoscopy. Ram Kuber visited city’s JJ group of Hospitals complaining of unbearable stomach pain. In a shocking revelation he said that […]

How to relieve period bloating

Period bloating can be uncomfortable and may negatively affect self-confidence. Women may feel like they have gained weight or that their stomach is swollen and sticking out. Fortunately, there are changes women can make that may reduce these symptoms. This article offers tips that may help improve period bloating. It also explores what might be causing bloating during a period and when it is a good idea to see a doctor

How to relieve period bloatingMany women experience bloating before and at the start of their period. Can certain lifestyle changes offer some relief? Period bloating is when a woman feels her abdomen is heavy and swollen just before and at the start of her period. Bloating is also one of several premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms that can occur 1-2 […]

Doctors remove 750 grams of hair from woman’s stomach

This is might sound kind of creepy or cringeworthy, recently doctors in Rajawadi hospital came across a rather unusual case. It involved a woman, who had been complaining of unbearable stomach ache. Upon further investigation it was revealed that the woman had a clump of hair inside her stomach and intestine which was the cause of her misery

Doctors remove 750 grams of hair from woman’s stomachHave you ever been grossed out with a hair in your food? Imagine what would have been the expression on the doctor’s face that must have operated on a woman from Ambarnath. Vinita More, a 20-year-old woman, would suffer from painful recurring stomach ache. Around the August end. She could not bear or tolerate any […]