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Benefits of Colostrum The First Breast Milk

The breast secrets Colostrum for the first few days after delivery, which is yellow in colour and thicker than milk. Although it is in a small amount, but is enough for a normal baby and is exactly what a baby needs for the first few days. It contains more antibodies and more WBC than the Later milk. It gives the first immunization to protect the baby from bacteria and viruses. It is rich in growth factor which stimulates a baby immature intestine to develop. The growth factors prepare the baby intestine to digest and absorb milk and to prevent the absorption of undigested protein. Colostrum is laxative and helps the baby to pass meconium. this help to prevent jaundice. So the communities avoiding colostrum need to be educated regarding these benefits

Vaginitis,Vaginal Pain,Vaginal Discharge and Soreness Symptoms and Treatment

Vaginitis Patients with vulvovaginal symptoms should be seen and examined. Note: Refer to the original guideline document for dosing information for all of the drugs listed below. Candida History: Vulvar itching, ± discharge, dysuria, dyspareunia Discharge/Physical Exam: White, "cottage cheese"; pH 3.5 to 4.5; vulvar erythema Odor: None Testing the Discharge: On potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation, the presence of hyphae Treatment: Miconazole (e.g., Monistat®) Clotrimazole (e.g., Gyne-Lotrimin®, Femcare®, Mycelex®) Butoconazole cream or suppositories (e.g., Femstat®) Fluconazole (e.g., Diflucan®) Terconazole (e.g., Terazol®) The topical boric acid capsule may be necessary in refractory cases of recurrent disease Comments: One-third of all cases of vaginitis Recent use of antibiotics associated with candidal vaginitis Recurrent candidiasis (>4 episodes/year) occurs in 5% of women, and occur in immunocompromised hosts or patients with diabetes Ove

Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Hepatitis C: An Update

Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Hepatitis C: An Update These recommendations provide a data-supported approach to establishing guidelines. They are based on the following: (1) a formal review and analysis of the recently published world literature on the topic (Medline search up to September 2008); (2) the American College of Physicians’ Manual for Assessing Health Practices and Designing Practice Guidelines; (3) guideline policies, including the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases’ (AASLD) Policy on the Development and Use of Practice Guidelines and the American Gastroenterological Association’s Policy Statement on the Use of Medical Practice Guidelines;2 and (4) the experience of the authors in regard to hepatitis C. Background The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major public health problem and a leading cause of chronic liver disease.5 An estimated 180 million people are infected worldwide. In the United States (U.S.), the prevalence of HCV infection bet

Question: What is Polycystic Kideny Disease and Recommended Book of Gynecology and Obs at Undergraduate Level

Q: hello.can you plz tell me about adult polycystic kidney disease.Also suggest me ug level book of gynae and obst.Thanks by: Abhi Arzoo: A:Polycystic kidney disease is a disease in which a large number of fluid filled cysts form within the kidneys. These cysts are present from birth in affected patients but they start off very small and then gradually increase in size until (may be in adulthood) eventually they compromise the surrounding normal kidney tissue and cause kidney failure. How they compromise? Cyst is a fluid filled cavity which i sourounded by epithilial lining. With time the cysts grow in size and compress the normal kidney and sourounding structure, cysts may compress the blood vessels which may result in ishemia of important organs, like intestines and kidney themselves. The book i read at ug level was gynae and obs by ten teachers. i like that Post your reply below. (scroll down) Regards