Month: October 2017

October 26, 2017
Oral Cancer is now an epidemic

What is mouth cancer?

Most people have heard of cancer affecting parts of the body such as the lungs or breasts. However, cancer can appear in the mouth, where the disease can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat.

Who can be affected by mouth cancer?

Anyone can be affected by mouth cancer, whether they have their own teeth or not. Mouth cancers are more common in people over 40, particularly men. However, research has shown that mouth cancer is becoming more common in younger patients and in women. Cancers of mouth and tongue, taken together, overshadow cancer of lung. Likewise, in other cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Aurangabad etc. after lung cancer, cancer of mouth [excluding tongue] is the second most common cancer among males. The projected burden of cancers among males by the year 2020 in India shows the number of cases will be lung (102,300), mouth (99,495), prostate (61,222), tongue (60,669) and larynx (36,079). Cumulatively, this makes ‘oral cancer’ the leading cancer site for men in most of India. The number of new cases of mout

October 6, 2017
Best treatment available for sinus in kota

 

What Is a Sinus Infection?

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is caused by bacteria being trapped when the sinuses — air-filled cavities behind the bones of the face — become inflamed and swollen. The most common bacteria that cause sinus infections are streptococcus pneumoniae, moraxella catarrhalis, and haemophilus influenzae. Sinus infections often occur during the common cold, when mucus and bacteria drainage is blocked.

Symptoms and Signs of Sinus Infections

Sinus infections usually start as an upper respiratory infection, such as the common cold, with runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and cough. Mucus from the nose often starts out clear but then becomes thicker and stickier. Pain may develop because there is increased pressure in the blocked sinus, either in the forehead area, cheek area, between the eyes, or behind the nose. The pain can feel worse when the child leans forward, and if you press firmly or tap lightly over an affected sinus, there may be tenderness. In addition, the child may have a fever and headache.

Sinus infections are difficult to diagnose, but a runny nose lasting more th

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