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#816 Best Eye Care Center

Posted by merry on 16 September 2017 - 01:12 PM



In the event that you are confronting eye issues and you don't prefer to wear glasses then you ought to do early safety measures for the soundness of your eyes. There are many activities for your eyes and great nourishment that could be suggested by Lebanon Optometrist for the advancement of your eyes.

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#770 Health Insurance

Posted by azizkhan3083 on 21 June 2017 - 01:05 PM

The Recharge feature is available with Religare health insurance. Taken from Policy wordings of Religare care , the explanation of Recharge of Sum assured is as Under:

Recharge is the Reinstatement of the Sum assured. If the claim is payable in the policy, then the company agrees to automatically make the reinstatement of up-to the sum assured for that policy year only provided:

1)      Recharge will be utilised only after the sum assured and No claim bonus has been totally exhausted in that policy year.

2)      The Recharge shall be available only for all future claims and not in relation to any illness or injury for which a claim has already been admitted for that insured person during that Policy Year

3)      The total amount of Recharge shall not exceed the sum assured for that policy year

4)      The Recharge amount will not be available in case there is only a single claim in the policy year.

5)      The balance of recharge amount shall be available during the policy year till it is exhausted completely.

6)      Any Unutilised recharge cannot be carried forward to any subsequent Policy Year.


Restore is again the reinstatement of the sum assured in a policy but with different conditions. The Restore feature is with Apollo Munich Optima Restore plan. Policy wordings of Apollo Munich Optima restore explains restore as :

If the Basic Sum Insured and multiplier benefit (if any) is exhausted due to claims made and paid during the Policy Year or made during the Policy Year and accepted as payable, then it is agreed that a Restore Sum Insured (equal to 100% of the Basic Sum Insured) will be automatically available for the particular policy year, provided that:

a) The Restore Sum Insured will be enforceable only after the Basic Sum Insured inclusive of the Multiplier Bonus ,have been completely exhausted in that year; and

B) The Restore Sum Insured can be used for only future claims made by the Insured Person and not against any claim for an illness/disease (including its complications) for which a claim has been paid in the current policy year;

c) The Restore Sum Insured will only be applied once for the Insured Person during a Policy Year;

d) If the Restore Sum Insured is not utilised in a Policy Year, it shall not be carried forward to any subsequent Policy Year.



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#710 Best Eye Care Center

Posted by nashville on 06 December 2016 - 12:28 PM

The Nashville Eye Doctor serves with the best eye care services in Middle Tennessee. The optometrists working here are experts of vision therapy, possess advanced tools for eye examinations, and recommend you the eye product that best fits you.

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Posted by irene on 05 April 2016 - 02:15 PM


The prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) has been steadily decreasing since the year 2000, but despite the colossal effort put into policy changes and government programs, TB has now surpassed HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death from infectious diseases. One in three people worldwide are infected with TB, but far fewer actually get sick. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a plan to lower deaths from TB by 90%, which they set as a goal for 2030.

A global epidemic

In 2014, an estimated 1.5 million people died from TB and 1.2 million from HIV/AIDS, which includes 400,000 people who had HIV/AIDS and TB. TB is often opportunistic, preying on people with a weak immune system. Over 95% of infections occur in developing countries where healthcare is limited and government budgets stretched thin.


Promoting public awareness of TB is extremely important so that people can recognize symptoms and seek help as soon as possible. An obvious problem with fighting TB is the funding that goes into TB programs. Compared to global investments for HIV/AIDS, which was $21.7 billion in 2014, a paltry $6.6 billion was spent on TB prevention.

A serious problem that plagues developing countries is that physicians are reluctant to report all cases to local disease control centers and as a result statistics provided by government agencies are unreliable. The gap in the figures is quite disturbing. It is estimated that of the 9.6 million who got TB last year, a mere 62.5% of them (6 million people) were reported to government agencies, which means that 38% of the new cases weren’t diagnosed or recorded officially. If some countries are hiding the facts, organizations like the WHO are seriously underestimating the extent of disease prevalence.

The countries which had the highest incidence rates of TB in 2014 were Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China and South Africa.


Addressing the problem of drug resistance

Studies have shown that in every country surveyed, TB strains that are resistant to standard treatment are present. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a form of TB that does not respond to first-line treatment, isoniazid and rifampicin. The main causes of MDR-TB are inadequate treatment, incorrect or inappropriate use of anti-TB drugs, or the use of low-quality medications. MDR-TB can be effectively treated with second-line drugs, but these may be limited in availability and are much more costly.

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) is a dangerous form of TB that fails to respond to even second-line treatment and requires serious drugs that often cause side-effects. Cure rates for MDR-TB are about 50%, and XDR-TB cure rates are even lower.

Effective decision-making

Examining the causes and adopting new strategies can help avoid the spread of drug resistant forms of TB. The United States recently released a National Action Plan to combat MDR-TB on a national and global level. Developing countries shouldn’t be hiding the true numbers, because underestimating TB prevalence can be detrimental, especially if it’s a drug resistant strain. TB is a curable disease and there is no reason why anyone should suffer.

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Releases National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. (2015, December 22). Retrieved December 28, 2015, from https://www.whitehou...-plan-combating

Tuberculosis (Fact sheet N°104). (2015, October 13). Retrieved December 25, 2015, from http://www.who.int/m...heets/fs104/en/


By Dr. Yuriy Sarkisov, BiMedis staff writer



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#597 Chest pain in middle of chest

Posted by renu on 15 October 2015 - 03:26 PM

Thanks Khushi !!!


he surely feels palpitations at times. I think we need to meet the cardio at the earliest. thank you so much.




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#484 Chest pain in middle of chest

Posted by KhushiKhurana on 13 October 2015 - 06:31 PM

Dear Renu,


Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes. your husband may feel chest pain anywhere from his neck to upper abdomen.Here are some of the more common causes of chest pain.


1. Pericarditis. This is an inflammation or infection of the sac around the heart. It can cause pain similar to that caused by angina. it often causes a sharp, steady pain along the upper neck and shoulder muscle.

2. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This genetic disease causes the heart muscle to grow abnormally thick. Sometimes this leads to problems with blood flow out of the heart. Chest pain and shortness of breath often occur with exercise

3. Mitral valve prolapse is a condition in which a valve in the heart fails to close properly. A variety of symptoms have been associated with mitral valve prolapse, including chest pain, palpitations, and dizziness, although it can also have no symptoms, especially if the prolapse is mild.

4.Pneumonia or lung abscess. These lung infections can cause pleuritic and other types of chest pain, such as a deep chest ache.


So does your husband feel any of this then take it as something serious and get the appointment of heart specialist. Who can help you to understand the causes of pain & diagnose.

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#479 Health insurance covers car accident

Posted by RanchiR on 13 October 2015 - 12:22 PM

Dear KhusiKhurana,

Yes. The health insurance policy would cover the injuries related to accident with conditions like:
* The health insurance plan covers injuries resulting from an accident i.e. it is not a critical illness benefit plan.
* Your friend need to be hospitalized for more than 24 hours due to injuries resulting from the accident.
* If your friend were not violating motor laws like e.g. driving under the influence of alcohol,etc.

So all this factors need to be consider before claiming for accidental cover.
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#478 Health insurance covers car accident

Posted by MedChitChat Team on 13 October 2015 - 09:55 AM

normally the accidental insurance is not covered by the health insurance policies and covered by accidental insurance policy. You need to contact you health provider if there is any clause to put the accidental claims also in your health insurance.

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#39 Review Guidelines

Posted by MedChitChat Team on 13 May 2014 - 10:49 AM

Review Guidelines:



Writing review about healthcare provider can have serious implication for both, the patients, who read and get influenced by the reviews, and also the health care provider for whom the review is written. In order to have a positive outcome review must be:


Positive and Respectful: No threats or intention to harm the reputation, abusive, pointing to any bias towards any community, gender or cast, hate speech, threatening  or have content not appropriate socially. We encourage serious, truthful & transparent feedback with intend to help the provider improve his services.


Patient friendly: Review should be written for the purpose of providing the feedback and to help fellow patients make decisions on available information. We highly discourage irrelevant content that is not related to the subject matter. Please ignore minor matters or interactions which may be irrelevant.


Non-commercial: Review should not contain any material used for commercial intent like (but not limited to), contact information (phone, email. Website), promotional offers or discounts etc. Please use the classified section for any commercial use.


Genuine: Reviews should be written by patients himself or by somebody who is accompanying the patient. It is advisable to write a single review rather than writing multiple reviews after every visit. We may block the id and reviews written in short period of time by same user about the same healthcare provider.

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#38 Forum Guidelines

Posted by MedChitChat Team on 13 May 2014 - 10:46 AM

Forum Guidelines:

Forum provides you with a platform to connect you with other people to share your questions, insights, and views about any medical conditions, medicine, procedure or health related concern. Please follow the Do?s and Don?ts as mentioned below before writing on the forums.




Be Polite and respectful

Forum is a place to build a community network thriving on collective information and experiences. Please be polite and respectful while discussing topics of interest. Also please be considerate and tolerant to others opinion.


Use ?Report Abuse? button if you notice some objectionable comment or material.


Start your Thread under a right topic

Ensure to start your discussion under the correct category and place. This helps to get opinion from the relevant and interested user group and subject matter experts. Do not swing your discussion from the original subject, if need be please start a new thread.


Also do not hesitate to ask or reply to a question as this a discussion forum and nothing is right and wrong.


Be comprehensive


Be as comprehensive as you can while starting a discussion so that people know of your conditions or are informed.


Be Patient:


You may not get the answers to your post at once so be patient and check back on the post after a period of time. Even then if there is no response, check if you have selected the right Main Topic or provide more information to support your post.





Post personal information:

Please don?t provide your personal information as the content of your post will reach to anybody having a net connection and may be searchable. So avoids sharing details regarding:

  • Your full name 
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Post inappropriate content or use unacceptable language:

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We have tried our level best to flag any such content but even if anybody is found to be violating the norm will lose all rights to further post as well as cancellation of registration.

Please use the ?REPORT ABUSE? if you notice any objectionable content.

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#301 Dr. Sanjay Parashar in Delhi for Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. sanjay parashar on 28 February 2015 - 12:14 PM

Dr. Sanjay Parashar offers Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery in Delhi, INDIA. Cocoona provides Breast implants, hair removal, Gynecomastia, liposuction, nose surgery and many more procedures at affordable rates.

Contact :


Cocoona Centre of Aesthetic Transformation

Ground Floor, S 206. Near M Block Market , Main Road,
Greater Kailash Part II New Delhi-011048

Email: info@cocoona.ae

Tel: 011-41611160 / 61

Fax: 011-41611162

Mobile No. : +91 9910221160


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#208 Bad Breath

Posted by abhi on 09 September 2014 - 09:31 AM

Bad breath as a topic is very wide and very prevalent and there can be many causes to this one. Your problem stems form white tongue which can be effectively treated by dietary changes and adding  probiotic to the diet. There are many medicine which cures the white tongue causing bad breadth naturally so and one is taking a high count of acidophilus first thing in the morning and last thing at night before. try and let us know.

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#1955 Best Skin Specialist in Ludhiana

Posted by drshikhaaggarwal on 26 August 2020 - 03:07 PM

Losing skin color in blotches? It’s time to have a thorough check-up for vitiligo, a chronic pigmentation skin disorder. Dr. Shikha Aggarwal is one of the best skin specialist in Ludhiana, who provides effective and advanced treatments for autoimmune skin diseases like vitiligo. She provides consultation and relevant solutions to ensure optimum results. For more information, Call +91-9356112061 / +91-9872114442 or log on to http://www.drshikhaaggarwal.com.


Read more at Vitiligo- Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment !

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#192 kidney stone diagnosis

Posted by love24 on 25 August 2014 - 10:45 AM

there is no symptom of kidney stone unless until it starts travelling down to urinary bladder or becomes too heavy in the Kidney itself. the early symptoms can include a severe pain in abdomen (depends which side the stone is) which resonates to Back. Lower back pain, vomiting includes other symptoms. If there is infection that you may have fever, cold chills and vomiting. It can be confirmed via urine test which may have RBC in the blood which indicates infection in the urinary system.


The stone can be detected via ultrasound in most of the cases as the Xray is not a full proof way to detect the stone. CT Scan anyway is the most accurate of the above but you don't need it unless until there is nothing detected via Ultra sound.


If the stone is small like less than 6mm there is high chance that you may not need operation but as the stone grow in size a operation may be needed depending on the size. there are several Auyervedic as well as desi medicine available so exhaust your option in alternate medicine before deciding on the operation.

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#165 Knee Pain

Posted by suresh11 on 25 July 2014 - 03:55 PM

Dear All,


I am suffering from atypical condition which i am not able to figure out the cause.


Whenever I sit for extended time my right knee start paining. I keep on sitting till the time I can bear the pain after that I walk and straighten up my legs and it all becomes ok. I can run jog, walk, cycle and do anything without any pain but whenever i sit again the for some time the knee starts paining again.


Is this kind of common. Anybody suffering from this, please let me know. I have to get up after every half an hr to straighten my legs and do some light exercise and it stops. I don't think this is arthritis and frankly have never show this to the doctor as well. Found this health forum so writing here :)


any thing is welcome..




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#1627 Vestibular papillomatosis or Genital warts??

Posted by Tboutique on 13 April 2020 - 06:45 PM

Hi I have thousands of tiny really small bumps on the inside lips of vagina. They are hard to see in the mirror they are that small but can be seen when i have a picture. I don't know how long they have been there weather they always have been there or not. They cause me no pain or discomfort
Really worried as there is so many
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#1367 What is the sign of cancer?

Posted by manishwts on 10 January 2020 - 10:56 AM

Constant breathlessness
Many times it happens that without running tired or even a little, the breath starts breathing, if something like this is happening with you, contact the doctor immediately. Because, usually, running or brisk walking causes breathlessness.
loss of appetite
Mostly the digestive system is impaired due to loss of appetite. If you have a digestive problem and do not feel hungry, it resolves in a few days. But if you have had this problem for a long time, it is necessary that you contact the doctor as this problem can be one of the early symptoms of cancer.
Continuous bleeding
If you ever bleed while going to the toilet or while coughing or spitting, be alert immediately. This is not the time to be careless at all, contact a good doctor immediately. Even if these symptoms are of cancer, it is a sign of some disease in the body.
Wound healing
It is with diabetic patients that if there is a wound in their body, it does not heal quickly. But if you do not have a sugar disease and if you are not taking the name of recovery after injury, contact a doctor immediately. Because small negligence here later becomes a big problem.
Cold cold
Due to the change in weather, cold is not new, but if the problem is for three months or more, contact a doctor immediately.

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#136 Moderators Required

Posted by MedChitChat Team on 29 June 2014 - 12:29 PM

Dear All,


In order to make the forums more effective, we require moderators for specific forums based on the expertise in the areas or a generic active boarder. Please write back to us or mention yourself under this thread as your interest areas so that we can delegate the responsibilities and make this forum more active.


Moderators wont be paid anything in cash or kind. This is a effort by us to make a community where in we can help each other by sharing experiences and providing pointers in right directions. This entire forum is non profit effort to get the best advice on Medicare.


This is also not a second opinion website, but the doctors are most welcome to spread awareness and answer the questions of fellow boarders. Please mention yourself as Doctor while registering.



Team Medchitchat

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#12617 Best IVF clinic in Bangalore

Posted by sisirparajuli on 16 October 2020 - 04:51 PM

Experience and expertise in gynaecology, infertility and IVF,  With proper knowledge and guidance, it is easier for you to undergo the treatment. Vinsfertility pvt ltd works with the best IVF IUI Surrogacy centers in India as well as in foreign. Our aim is to provide the successful treatment to every couple from any parts of the country. Mean while we are achieving maximum success in all centers and we continuously pushing forward to make it better and consistent with more experience doctors and best medical equipment. Women Hopes is the largest and fastest-growing Fertility and Reproductive Healthcare Portal, bringing to you the most experienced doctors having the highest IVF success rates across India.

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#1059 Advancement of Technologies and Significance of Healthcare Softwares

Posted by jeffbanner on 03 July 2019 - 04:07 PM

Whether it’s information-sharing between patients and doctors or aiding in a high-risk surgery, it’s clear that dynamic applications of technology are well underway in disrupting the healthcare industry.

In the recent years, the term Healthcare Software has drawn considerable attention of those in the field of medicine. As an aftermath, they're being brought into use more and more by the hospitals and clinics all across the globe. These software are proving to be imperative to the healthcare industry as it allows the medical professionals to monitor and manage healthcare organisations as well as their patient records. As per a report published by the IMARC Group in June 19, the market value of healthcare software is expected to reach as high as $29.9 billion by 2023, with a CAGR of 7.4% from 2018 to 2023. 

From virtual healthcare to robotic assisted surgeries, the multi-fold benefits of the advancements in the healthcare industry clearly indicate that tomorrow's medicine is going to be highly dependant on technological codes than human proficiency in the field.

There are fast paced developments are taking place in healthcare technologies day by day. Here I discuss couple of them.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR)/ Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Electronic Medical Record is an integral part of medical practices today. These healthcare software deal with everyday operations and streamline clinical workflow. 
With this type of healthcare software, medical providers can enter and track patient information (such as diagnoses and procedures) and process insurance and payment information.

Important components of medical practice management software
Patient information management allows staff to store electronic patient data including demographic information, insurance information, medical histories, medications, and reasons for medical visits.Scheduling allows medical staff to schedule and track patient visits.Reporting enables healthcare providers to get detailed information regarding finances, quality of care, and other important data.Financial management provides robust accounting features like payroll and time-sheet management, accounts receivable/payable, etc.

Healthcare CRM
A healthcare CRM is software that helps healthcare organizations acquire, develop, and maintain customer relationships more efficiently and effectively. A CRM allows medical staff to manage patient data, provide patients with relevant and timely information, and use marketing strategies as entryways to learn more about their customers.
Benefits of a healthcare CRM
Healthcare CRM software provides great benefits such as:
Improved patient care. A healthcare CRM allows physicians to provide more patient-centered care by increasing inbound communication. CRM software stores patient data such as test results, treatment history, and diagnoses. The software helps facilitate communication between patients and physicians so they can provide proper patient care.
Automated workflow. A medical CRM automates healthcare workflows like patient referrals, billing, and prescriptions. Workflow automation saves time and resources for medical staff and provides patients with more reliable care.
Patient outreach. A healthcare CRM lets healthcare organizations to execute marketing campaigns more strategically by providing deep insights into patient data.

Healthcare is evolving at a very fast pace and as more and more healthcare organizations are adopting information technology, the whole cycle of healthcare management is getting metamorphosed. In this transforming landscape, the healthcare industry is fast driving towards being signalized by untangled operating environments with easy-to-access real-time information. This influences the transparency, all strands of accounting & financial reporting, helps the healthcare organizations improve efficiency, and the operations of protective or essential medical techniques to enhance an individual’s welfare. The healthcare industry requires supplemental rectifications, the upgraded value of information, services & technology with ease of access. Since organizing day-to-day medical statistics & data necessitates a huge deal of trials and resources. The future is concentrating on automated custom healthcare software solutions which provide reliable access to hospital information and add worth in the transformation of the current health ecosystem.

This technology interchange has encouraged the field of "health informatics," which narrates the convergence of health care, information technology, and business. With the consumerization of healthcare -- patients, providers and peers are using the healthcare technology to their benefit which helps the patients to connect to their service providers easily and that helps in driving a better consumer experience.

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