HBCBC Test | Hemogram | Complete blood count

HBCBC Test | Hemogram

HBCBC test is most common oredred test by the doctors in various conditions. It is cheap, widely available and valuable test.

The key Parenting skills for every parent

The key parenting skills you should know for the best development of your child's physical, social, emotional intellectual progress

The key parenting skills you should know for the best development of your child’s physical, social, emotional intellectual progress

About parenting or child rearing

Parenting means child rearing, so that the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children is encouraged in a manner.

Parenting means child rearing, so that the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children is encouraged in a manner.

Breast feeding in Covid-19

The UK govt recently announced new coronavirus strain detected and repidly spreading in the parts UK. Some countries halted flights to UK.

Infected mothers should continue breast feeding their babies unless specifically contraindicated individually.

Everything you need to know about favipiravir

Favipiravir an antiviral drug

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which interferes with the replication of the virus and used in mild to moderate Covid-19 cases.

Everything about Virafin (Pegylated interferon alfa-2b

National immunization schedule is the vaccination timetable that is followed by government hospitals in vaccine programme for the nation

Virafin is a repurposed drug peginterferon alfa-2b by Zydus Cadilla recently approved by DCGI for use in Covid-19 patnets of moderate cases.

How to sleep when you have a cold?

Symptoms of common cold make it difficult to sleep. Here are some simple ways to sleep easily when you have a cold.

Symptoms of cold make it challanging to fall asleep. Here are some tips to fall asleep easily when you gave a cold.

Malta fever or undulant fever or Brucellosis

Malta fever or undulant fever which is also called as brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that may spread from animals to humans

Malta fever or undulant fever which is also called as brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that may spread from animals to humans

Monkey fever or Kyasanur Forest Disease

Monkey fever is also called Kysanur forest disease as initially it was noted in Kyasanur forest of Karnataka, India. Name of disease Monkey fever or Kyasanur forest disease Causative agent Virus: Kyasanur forest disease virus (KFDV) Vactor Ticks Haemaphysalis spinigera Reservoirs Rodents and cattle Amplifiers Monkeys Regions where cases of monkey fever are reported Forest areas of: Karnataka Kutch and Saurashtra of Gujrat state Kingaon and Parbatpur of West Bengal Andaman and Nicobar Fatality rate 3-10 percent High-risk group Some people have an increased risk of getting Money fever. These groups of people include: Those who go to forests. Hunters. Tribal people working or staying in the forest Dry leaf gatherers Symptoms and sign High fever Chills Muscles and limb pain Vomiting Loose motions Blood in vomit and stool Bleeding Frontal headache Mental changes Seizures Loss of consciousness Findings High-grade fever with rigors Vomiting Loss of appetite Signs of dehydration Low blood pressure Signs of encephalitis Diagnosis Suspected clinical followed by blood examination. Low white blood cells, RBC, and platelet counts RT-PCR detects the presence of the virus ELISA test to detect IgG and IgM antibodies against the virus To monitor and treat patient further tests like liver function tests, kidney function tests, serum electrolyte examination may be needed USG abdomen, CT or MRI brain may be needed for management CSF and urine examination may be needed to treat the patient Treatment Currently no specific treatment available for Monkey fever or Kyasanur forest disease Symptomatic treatment is the mainstay of the therapy. Anti-pyretic medicine paracetamol is given for fever. Anti-emetic medicine like ondansetron may be given to control vomiting. Hydration is maintained by oral and IV fluids. Patients with low blood pressure, bleeding, those not able to eat at home and those who are sick need hospitalization. Serious patients are given live supportive treatment in ICU. Prevention Can be prevented by vaccination and control of tick insects. Vaccine for tick-borne viral encephalitis can be used in those who have the risk of getting the disease. Controlling insect vectors is another strategy to prevent the spread of the virus to humans.

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Everything you should know about Microcytic anemia

Everything about microcytic anemia in which red blood cells are smaller than usual size. Most common type of anemia

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