Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Family Doctor’s Tale- LEPTOSPIROSIS

DOC I HAVE LEPTOSPIROSIS LEPTOSPIROSIS is an acute infectious illness caused by the bacteria Leptospira with a wide spectrum of illness from inapparent to fatal. The bacteria which causes LEPTOSIROSIS is the Leptospira interrogans which is an extremely hardy bacteria … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale -NIGHT BLINDNESS

DOC I HAVE Night Blindness Night Blindness is defective vision in conditions of lowered illumination. The main causes of Night Blindness is classified into 2 : 1.Congenital Night Blindness:This is a simple congenital defect of:a.dominant traitb.recessive traitc.recessive sex linked trait … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – EYE INJURIES

DOC I HAVE AN EYE INJURY EYE INJURY is an traumatic accident to the eye which is a delicate organ and cause permanent loss of vision. The greatest danger of eye injury comes from sharp objects such as pencils, nails, … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale -POSTMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING

DOC I HAVE POSTMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING Postmenopausal bleeding is a symptom defined as heavy or prolonged occurring one year or more after menopause. Bleeding can occur from any part of the genital tract. Causes:Physiological: most common 25 per cent show no … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE

DOC I HAVE SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE A Subarachnoid Hemorrhage is bleeding into the cerebrospinal fluid filled space between the pial and arachnoid membrane of the brain. A Subarachnoid Hemorrhage occurs when:1.Rupture of a congenital arterial aneurym (weak arterial wall) is the … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to LEPTOSPIROSIS

A Simple Guide to LEPTOSPIROSIS—————————————–What is LEPTOSPIROSIS?——————————LEPTOSPIROSIS is an acute infectious illness caused by the bacteria Leptospira with a wide spectrum of illness from inapparent to fatal.What is the cause of LEPTOSPIROSIS?——————————————–The bacteria which causes LEPTOSPIROSIS is the Leptospira interrogans … Continue reading

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A Family Doctor’s Tale – DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE

DOC I HAVE DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE is the PROGRESSIVE FIBROSIS OF THE PALMA FASCIA LEADING TO PAINLESS contractures of one or mor finger at metacarpophayngeal joints.At least one or more fingers will be flexed against the palm. DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE … Continue reading

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