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Heart Murmurs – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Introduction The heart is a part of the circulatory system and is a muscular organ made up of four chambers separated by walls and valves. Now the right half of the heart collects blood that is depleted of oxygen t...

Head Injury – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Introduction Falling onto or getting hit on the head is a frightful thing for the parents to witness when it happens to their children. Fortunately the brain is well protected by a the hard bony structure, the skul...

Otitis Externa (Swimmer Ear) – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Causes Swimmer’s ear medically termed as otitis externa is caused by a prolonged exposure of excessive moisture in the ear canal. The ear canal is a tubular open passage of the ear ending internally at the ear drum. ...

Aphthous Mouth Ulcers – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Introduction Mouth ulcers known as Apthous mouth ulcers usually affect the loosely attached soft lining tissues of the oral cavity such as the soft palate, the cheeks, the tongue, under the tongue and part of the gum...

Giardiasis – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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What is Giardiasis? Giardiasis is an intestinal infection that is caused by a parasite known as Giardia Lamblia or Giardia Intestinalis. This is an infection that is found worldwide especially in developing countri...

Pulled Elbow – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Pulled Elbow Introduction A pulled elbow is a common elbow injury seen in childhood, more so in children less than 5 years of age. The elbow joint is a hinge joint made up at the meeting of the ends of 3 bones -...

Dark under Eye Circles – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Introduction Dark under eye circles are a common occurrence in adults, but not unheard of in children. The common causes in adults like fatigue, decreased sleep and ageing do not apply to children. When seen in child...

Head Lice – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Head lice are tiny wingless parasitic insects that feed on human body by biting into the scalp and infest the human hair. Now, lice infestation can be commonly seen in school children who can present with an itchy ...

Dengue Fever – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Dengue is a mosquito borne viral illness. It is caused by one of the 4 strains of the dengue virus that is Dengue 1, 2, 3 or 4. It is transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti species of mosquito, which is a day time biting mo...

Ear Piercing – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Ear piercing is done in kids especially for a girl child for cosmetic and cultural reasons Some have the piercing done before 1 year of age while others do it later on as per cultural beliefs It is a procedure ...

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