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General Medicine

The department of General Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of various diseases. It serves as the first point of contact whenever a patient visits the hospital. A general physician conducts a physical examination of the patient and then recommends necessary tests and diagnostic procedures. The results of these tests, the general physical examination and symptoms are then correlated to arrive at a final diagnosis. Depending on the final diagnosis, the general physician gives the necessary treatment (usually medication) to the patient or refers to a specialty department for further treatment.

Treatment & Procedures

The department of general medicine provides treatment for the following:

  • All types of fevers
  • Infections affecting different organs of the body
  • All metabolic diseases and endocrine diseases such as diabetes, thyroid, cholesterol, obesity.
  • Blood pressure
  • Tummy aches, infections like vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice
  • Infectious diseases
  • Respiratory diseases like asthma, allergies, lung infection, cough, sinusitis, pneumonia & TB
  • Disease of the joints and limbs, backache
  • Problems like headache, muscular weakness, epilepsy.