General Medicine is a speciality of medicine which involves in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a broad range of both acute and chronic diseases affecting various parts of the human body. It deals with different diseases starting from head to toe.
The General Physician in Chennai with the medical specialists and nurses offer clinical services which include both primary and hospital care to ensure that the patients get world-class comprehensive care.
General Medicine Department
The Department of General Medicine at RIMS Hospitals is popularly known for its inpatient and outpatient services with an aim to manage patients suffering from common and chronic diseases.
This means that the general medicine department along with its team at RIMS hospital are always prepared to face all sorts of medical challenges or emergencies, offering reassurance that the patient is in good hands. Our team also constantly learns and evolves in up-to-date innovative techniques and other medical facilities.
At RIMS, the General Physician in Chennai who is specialized in general medicine indulge in:
- We diagnose and treat a wide range of health disorders and refer the patients to a specialists’ opinions if necessary.
- We provide immense care and advice to the in-patients regarding the treatment offered.
- We offer general and preventive medicines to patients of all ages.
- Our experts help the patients in managing the physical conditions like asthma, arthritis, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
- Our General Physician in Chennai along with the medical team provide preventive care such as immunizations, sports physicals and health counselling.
Diseases treated under General Medicine
The General Physician in Chennai has unique skills to treat patients irrespective of their age, gender and diseases. They also play an important role in providing universal care to the entire community dealing with all range of both acute and chronic diseases such as asthma, fever, hypertension, heart disease, liver problems, neurological problems and other ailments.
Fever- Fever is the most common disease affecting most of the people. To evaluate fever, your doctor may enquire about your medical history and symptoms. A physical examination and a blood test may be recommended if necessary. For low-grade fever, medications are not much preferred whereas for high fever, medications such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen are given.
Asthma- It is a chronic disease affecting the airways of the lungs. This condition has to be treated by the General Physician in Chennai as it makes the airway narrow, swell and produces extra mucus creating difficulty in breathing, and causes wheezing and cough. For some patients, asthma can be a major problem which troubles their normal activities and can also lead to an asthma attack.
Thyroid malfunctions- Thyroid gland is highly responsible for the metabolic process in the body. Some disorders in the thyroid gland can slow down the body’s metabolism rate leading to conditions like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. These problems might result in other physical problems such as unexpected weight loss or weight gain, excess fatigue and if left untreated it may lead to cancer.
Liver Diseases- Liver is an important organ which aids the human body in digesting food and eliminating toxic substances. There are a variety of factors which are responsible for liver problems. Genetic factors, viruses, excess alcohol, drugs severely affect the liver functioning. Consult a General Physician in Chennai because if liver diseases are untreated, it can cause liver failure, turning out to be a life-threatening condition.
Heart Diseases- There are various types of heart diseases which are caused due to the disorders in the heart, damage in the coronary arteries or due to insufficient supply of nutrients and oxygen. Overweight, smoking, hypertension, diabetes, junk foods, etc., are the other risk factors of heart disease which have to be treated either with medications or surgery.
Apart from these diseases, you can consult a General Physician in Chennai if you have influenza, pneumonia, cough, headache, high cholesterol, abdomen pain, chest pain, respiratory infections, anxiety, and other diseases as these are covered and treated under general medicine.