Your health is precious. You should always be alert to any changes in your body´s functions or body systems in regard to Respiratory, Digestive, Neurological, Cardiovascular, Renal and Genital systems.
In Amrita General Medicine Clinic, patients from infancy to advanced age are examined from head to toe. Clinical sense is important to judge if the patient can be treated simply or has to be referred to a specialist.
A mother should be alert to any change in behavior of her children. Fever is a red flag to consider. Although most cases of fever are benign, yet it should be monitored and examined. Also headache in children should not be taken lightly. Any mother is advised to report to a clinic if her child is loosing weight with an increased urge of urination and drinking more water than usual. Many cases discovered to have Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
Adults should also be aware of any changes in bowel habits, loss of weight, coughing for long periods, hoarseness of voice for more than 1 week, nausea, vomiting (especially during the morning).
To conclude, our management of any diseases depends first on the history the patient gives us. So, to all dear patients, please be alert to any changes in your health without panicking. Here in Amrita Medical Center we care and can help you.