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Sepsis – Dr. Praveen Venkatagiri

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Hello everybody, today I am going to talk about sepsis in newborn. Sepsis means infection in the blood. Infection means invasion of disease causing organisms into the tissues of the body. There are millions of bacteri...

UTI in Kids – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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UTI in Kids Urinary tract infection refers to an infection of the urine and lining of the organs of the urinary tract which include the bladder, ureters, which are the tubes connecting bladder to kidneys and the kidn...

Pneumonia – Dr. Kirthi Vidyasagar

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Pneumonia is a term used to define any infection of the lungs. Now, pneumonia can be caused by a virus which is one of the more common causes in children and a bacteria. There are some non-infective causes where pneum...

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Pregnancy – Dr. Srisailesh Vitthala

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What is CMV Infection? Cytomegalovirus infection is a viral infection. It is commonly known as CMV infection. It presents with simple symptoms like headaches, body aches, sore throat and fever. Most of the people who...

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...

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...

Intussusception

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What is Intussusception? • Intussusception is a common cause of intestinal obstruction warranting an emergency medical intervention in children aged 3months to 6years with a majority of the cases happening within 24 ...

Testicular Torsion

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What is Torsion? • The testicles are suspended in the scrotum by an attachment called as spermatic cord • The spermatic cord carries the blood vessels supplying the testes • Twisting or torsion of this spermatic co...

Giardiasis (Intestinal Infection by a Parasite)

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Giardiasis (Intestinal Infection by a Parasite) What is Giardiasis? • Giardiasis is an intestinal infection caused by a parasite known as Giardia Lamblia / Intestinalis • This is an infection found worldwide espe...

Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children What is iron deficiency? • Iron is a very important nutrient required for the healthy growth of children • Healthy red blood cells require iron to form hemoglobin which carries ...

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