Category Archives: abdominal pain

  I see a lot of patients who come to me complaining of self-diagnosed acidity. This mean almost everybody has a self-diagnosis of acidity, which obviously can’t be true. Everyone who has the self-diagnosis has tried different homemade remedies. If there are so many cures for one condition, surely one solution does not work for […]

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What are the causes of gallstones?  It is difficult to tell what causes gallstones as there are so many associated risks. It is more in females compared to men (3:1). Incidence increases with age. The occurrence is more in overweight/obese patients. It can also be familial. It is also more in people who starve for […]

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  The first thing we need to understand is that appendicitis is a surgical emergency. When treated appropriately, complications are very few. What are the symptoms of appendicitis? A person suffering from appendicitis might experience dull aching pain around the umbilicus. The pain slowly localizes to lower right side. It is associated with vomiting and […]

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