Allergic Rhinitis in Children: Triggers and Treatment

Amyra Patel, 3 years old, had multiple bouts of sneezing and a runny nose every morning since she started playschool three months ago. She often had a blocked nose and her mother found her snoring 3-4 nights in a week. Amyra’s teacher also noted that the child appeared drowsy in class and uninterested in activities that she would otherwise enjoy. 

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Genital Tuberculosis: What It Means For You

Genital tuberculosis caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria in women is rampant across the country.

According to an ICMR study, the prevalence of female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) increased from 19% in 2011 to 30% in 2015. 

“Most of the time, the bacteria remains latent in the body and flares up only when the  immunity is low,” says Dr.

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How an Anomaly Scan Helps & Why You Need It

An anomaly scan also known as a Level 2 ultrasound  or 20 week scan is routinely done for all expecting women between 18-20 weeks. 

Why is an anomaly scan done?

 

An anomaly scan is an ultrasound done to assess the physical development of the fetus and to check the presence of malformations in the growing fetus.

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