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What are the reasons that requires a visit to a Urologist?

Nowadays, it has been common for men suffering from some Urologic problems. Initially, they visit their family doctor who firstly examines them and then after that refer them, visit a Urologist who guides them better regarding their problems. There are many problems related to Urology that require guidance from a urologist, but here are some of the signs or symptoms that absolutely should be seen by them which are certainly nonnegotiable!
1.If there is an aspect of male infertility as in some cases the male factor infertility is because of the testicular cancer which should be assessed by a urologist only.
2.If there is blood found in the urine, which can be an early warning sign of a bladder or kidney cancer.
3.When there is a rise in PSA or even any kind of change in it, which is known to be the most sensitive indicators of prostate cancer of all tests in medicine.
4.If there is any abnormality of the kidney found on the x-ray. It is usually assumed that these are kidney cancers until p…

How is Leukemia diagnosed?

The leukemia is the cancer of the blood or bone marrow and the person who has this disease, suffers from an abnormal production of blood cells, generally leukocytes. The leukemia can be diagnosed by examining samples of the blood and bone marrow under a microscope. In most of the cases, a lymph node biopsy can also be recommended for testing.
Here are the tests that are recommended for this disease:
·Blood test This disease is suspected if a blood test shows large numbers of abnormal white blood cells and normal white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets in low numbers.
·Lumbar puncture (‘spinal tap') The doctor may recommend a lumbar puncture to check for leukemia cells in the fluid around the brain and spinal cord.
·Bone marrow biopsy This test can help work out which leukemia is the patient suffering from. In this, a small amount of fluid is collected from the bone marrow with a syringe and even a small part of bone marrow will also be removed to be examined under a microscope.…

What are the different types of Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee Replacement Surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is one of the most common bone surgeries in the world. This surgery is done to help in easing the pain caused by severe arthritis and it also helps in moving more freely after it.
During surgery, an orthopedic surgeon in Gurgaon carves away the damaged part of the knee and replaces it with an artificial joint made of metal or plastic. The artificial joint is then attached to the thigh bone, shin, and kneecap with a special material such as acrylic cement.
Different Types of Surgery There are four main types of knee replacement surgery: ·Complex (or revision) knee replacement- This procedure may be needed if someone have very severe arthritis or if they’ve already had two or three knee replacement surgeries.
·Partial knee replacement- If arthritis affects only one side of the knee, this surgery may be a possibility. However, it’s only right if someone has strong knee ligaments. Partial knee replacement can be performed through a smaller …

How to support your back every day?

Back pain is one of the main problems suffered by the all the generations because of their hectic schedules. When a person suffers from chronic back pain, their daily routine can get complex but there are simple things that can be done every day to help ease the pain:
1.Support your spine at your desk Sitting for prolonged periods of time can seriously aggravate your back pain. This is because sitting places a significant amount of pressure on your back muscles and spinal discs.

Here are a few tips offered by spine specialists to help support the lower back while sitting:

·Adjust the office chair so that the knees are bent at about a 90-degree angle. ·2 fingers should slip easily between the bottom of the thigh and the chair. ·The backrest of the chair should push the  lower back forward slightly. ·Place a support under the feet to elevate them slightly. ·The back and buttocks should be pressed against the chair for support. ·Keep the chin pulled in and head tall. ·Sit as close to the desk as…