These things you must know about Male and Female Epispadias

These things you must know about Male and Female Epispadias

Epispadias is a rare congenital abnormality that involves the opening of the urethra. It can occur in male as well as in female. In Male – The urethra opens in the top of the penis rather than the tip. In Female – The urethral opening is towards the clitoris or even in the belly area. Frequency – It occurs more commonly in males than in females, with a prevalence of 1 case in 10,000 – 50,000 persons. The male to…

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Cyclopia – One Eyed Baby – Proboscis above eyes

Cyclopia – One Eyed Baby – Proboscis above eyes

Cyclopia is a rare form of holoprosencephaly. The synonyms for Cyclopia are cyclocephaly or synophthalmia. Cyclopia is a congenital birth defect and a rare one,occurring in an incidence of 1 in 200 miscarriages. Cyclopia is not confined only to the human species but may occur in animals too (1 in 16,000 born animals). Presentation – The baby usually has one eye (commonly called as One-eyed baby) located in the forehead at the site of what should have been the root…

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What is Sacrococcygeal Teratoma

What is Sacrococcygeal Teratoma

What is Sacrococcygeal Teratoma? Sacrococcygeal Teratoma is the Teratoma of the Tailbone. Teratoma means a tumor made up of several different tissues like bone, skin, hair or muscle typically occurring in the testicle, ovary or tailbone. How it looks? Fetal SCT may be completely internal – may push and displace other oragns internally. At Birth – visible lump or mass under skin top of the buttock crease (can be seen in the picture). It feels like a hard boiled egg….

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You must know these things about Embolism

You must know these things about Embolism

  An embolus is a detached intravascular solid, liquid, or gaseous mass that is carried by the blood from its point of origin to a distant site, where it often causes tissue dysfunction or infarction. The vast majority of emboli are dislodged thrombi, hence the term thromboembolism. Other rare emboli are composed of fat droplets, nitrogen bubbles, atherosclerotic debris (cholesterol emboli), tumor fragments, bone marrow, or even foreign bodies. Emboli travel through the blood until they encounter vessels too small…

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Salary of a Doctor in India

Salary of a Doctor in India

As a medical student I strongly believe that being a doctor is one of the nobel proffesion in India. Let’s talk about the salary of a doctor in India after MBBS. It varies from state to state and also the place of work. Here we catagorize the earning of a doctor by his speciality in work and experiences he gather. Goverment vs Private sector– In general Govt hospital pay less money than a private sector. A MBBS doctor earn 30000/-…

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8 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Spine

8 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Spine

Back pain is one of the most common problem of many people. Among them low back pain is most common reasons for a visit to the doctor these days. Here is the #8 tips for healthy and strong spine. 1. Stand straight– Correct posture can prevent all back pain. 2. Sleep properly–  Adequate sleep required for overall health. But beside this, sleeping in a good posture is a valuable thing to maintain spine health. Sleep on your side, not your stomach:…

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Instant eBook Service – Ask What You Need

Instant eBook Service – Ask What You Need

Do you need any ebook? You are feeling you should store a PDF of your study book in your pocket. Have you tired of googling for hours? Then you have come to the right place. Welcome to our MEDGAG Instant eBook Service. Here you can download any ebook. You just have to comment here which book you need. Rest work is ours. We will try every possible means to make you satisfied. Download link will be sent to you. So,…

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Somatoform Disorders

Somatoform Disorders

These are a group of disorder in which the patient presents with multiple clinically significant feature and physical symptoms that cannot be explained.These unexplained physical attributes often leads to anxiety of the patient; We don’t actually understand the actual mechanism of these disorders. There can be a problem with the nerve impulse that send signals of pain, pressure and other unpleasant sensation to the brain.They tend to come and go .Though various underlying causes tends to increase the risk of…

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Deprivation of sleep can reduce depression symptoms – Study found

Deprivation of sleep can reduce depression symptoms – Study found

Are you feeling depressed? Do you lose your interest in activities, are your daily life being impaired? You cannot believe but the simple solution is you have stop sleeping. Deprivation of sleep can make you out of depression. There is more than 10 million cases of depression in India. A study by researchers of Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania showed that Sleep Deprivation rapidly reduces the symptoms of depression. The 30 year analysis showed that sleep…

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Origin of AIDS from oral polio vaccine

Origin of AIDS from oral polio vaccine

Hi everyone! This is the story about the origin of AIDS and how HIV came to infect humans. There are two broadly accepted theories – The hunter theory– this goes that Africans in central Africa hunted chimps ans other primates and ate the bushmeat. The chimps are the carriers of SIV, the closest ancestor to HIV( The SIV is very well dealt with by chimps as our body deals with chickenpox or common cold but its cousin HIV wreaks havoc in…

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