General Medicine

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What is General Medicine?

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.

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RIMS - Department of General Medicine

RIMS Hospitals is popular for its inpatient and outpatient services with an aim to manage patients suffering from common and chronic diseases. The General Physician in Chennai offers clinical services including primary and hospital care to ensure patients get world-class comprehensive care.

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Specialized services at RIMS Hospital

– Diagnosing and treating a wide   range of health disorders – Providing immense care and advice    to the in-patients – Offering general and preventive     medicines to patients of all ages. – Managing the physical conditions – Providing preventive care    (immunizations, sports physicals and   health counselling).

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Diseases treated under General Medicine

The General Physician in Chennai plays an important role in providing universal care dealing  with all range of acute and chronic diseases such as asthma, fever, hypertension, heart disease, liver problems, neurological problems and other ailments.

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The most common disease - Fever

To evaluate fever, a doctor may inquire about the 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 are given.

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Asthma - The chronic disease

A chronic disease affecting the airways of the lungs.  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 leading to an asthma attack.

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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 resulting in other physical problems.

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Factors causing liver diseases

There are a variety of factors which are responsible for liver problems.  Genetic factors, viruses, excess alcohol, drugs severely affect the liver functioning. If liver diseases are untreated, it can cause liver failure, turning out to be a life-threatening condition.

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Types of heart diseases

There are various types of heart diseases 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.

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