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    Dr Monica Mahajan is a Senior Consultant Internal Medicine at Max Hospital, Saket and I Care Centre, SDA, New Delhi. She has graduated from Patiala, Punjab in 1992 and done her post-graduation in Medicine from Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi. She has several publications in international and national journals and has authored chapters for medical textbooks. Dr Mahajan is co-ordinator for teaching programme Medicine department at Max. She is a medical expert for various newspapers and news channels. Her areas of interest include infectious diseases, preventive medicine and travel medicine, amongst others.

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1. You need to get some basic tests to rule out anaemia, thyroid or sugar problems. A stool sample maybe done to check for worms or occult blood...

Answered on : 13 Nov 2009

In our country, recurrent fever with spleen and liver involvement, chills, joint pains is most likely to be malaria. It is a good idea to take...

Answered on : 12 Nov 2009

If you have been adequately treated with anti-tubercular treatment, you should not worry. Sometimes, mild pain maybe because of some scarring in...

Answered on : 10 Nov 2009

Most people are suffering from seasonal flu at this time of the year. It needs symptomatic treatment, rest and good hydration. There has also been...

Answered on : 08 Nov 2009

Dengue is a viral illness transmitted by bite of Aedes aegypti mosquito. There is no specific treatment for dengue and it is mainly the...

Answered on : 03 Nov 2009

You need to consult your family physician /medicine specialist who can interpret your test reports.

A basic set of investigations...

Answered on : 01 Nov 2009

These symptoms could be because of a number of reasons including lifestyle related, thyroid (more likely hypothyroid) or other endocrine disorders...

Answered on : 01 Nov 2009

Do you imply that you feel numbness or pain in arm/chest if you sleep on the left side? Sometimes sleeping in a particular posture can press on...

Answered on : 21 Oct 2009

1. Clavam is an antibiotic used for skin/respiratory infections. It does not indicate that somebody has asthma or bronchitis. To establish if you...

Answered on : 20 Oct 2009

1. To assess breathlessness, please get a stress echocardiography done to check the status of your heart. Also get a lipid profile done. It is...

Answered on : 17 Oct 2009
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