General Physician in Hyderabad

A general physician is someone who offers preventive measures, diagnosis, and non-surgical treatments of several illnesses. He is the first point of contact when you go to the hospital for the treatment of an illness. A general physician will first evaluate and may also recommend tests to confirm the diagnosis. Depending on the results of the test and evaluation, your doctor will offer treatment, which is usually medications. If it requires the interference of a specialist, he will recommend you to one for further treatment.

What are the most common conditions treated by a general physician at Apollo Spectra Hyderabad?
• Obesity

If your BMI puts you in the obese category, then you are probably suffering from obesity. It is important to talk to your general physician to help get better. For diagnosis, your physician will review your medical history, conduct a general physical examination, calculate your BMI, check for other health conditions, and even conduct blood tests. Once all the information has been gathered, your doctor will come up with a treatment plan. This will include how much weight you must lose, your meal plan, your exercise routine, and more.

• A migraine

A migraine can be categorized as a neurological condition, which causes various symptoms. However, the main characteristic of a migraine is intense headaches. The symptoms of this disorder include; nausea, vomiting, difficulty in speaking, numbness, tingling sensation, feeling sensitive towards light or sound.

Migraines are usually hereditary and can affect people of all age groups. Women are most at risk of experiencing a migraine when compared to men. There are a few symptoms, which begin a couple of days before a headache begins. This is known as a prodrome stage. The symptoms include; craving food, depression, exhaustion, low on energy, frequent yawning, hyperactivity, irritability, and stiffness in the neck.

• Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a type of lung infection, which can be severe and even life-threatening. It generally starts because of a viral, bacterial or fungal infection. In this condition, the lungs become inflamed and the little air sacs present in the lungs fill up with fluids. This condition can also occur in young and healthy people. However, when older people suffer from this condition, it can be dangerous.

The first symptoms are cold and flu. It can then lead to high fever, chills, and cough with sputum. The other symptoms are; rusty or green coloured phlegm, breathing very fast or shortness of breath, chills that can lead to shaking, chest pain, which becomes worse and it is known as pleuritic pain, the heartbeat becomes fast, exhaustion, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, sweating profusely, a headache, muscle pain, confusion, and the skin colour turns dusky or purplish.

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a condition where you have frequent loose and very watery stools. Generally, it can resolve on its own. However, if it lasts for more than 4 weeks, then it is categorized as chronic diarrhoea. It can be a symptom of some underlying disorder. The signs and symptoms of this condition can be; frequent visits to the toilet, abdominal pain and cramping, the colour of the stools change, mucous, pus, blood, or fat in stools, vomiting, and exhaustion.

• Sinus Infection

This disorder is the inflammation and swelling of the lining of the tissue of the sinuses. When the sinuses are healthy, it is filled with air. However, when they become blocked, it fills with fluid. This can cause the production of germs, leading to an infection. Sinus is caused because of the common cold, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps, and a deviated septum.

• Allergies

It is a condition where the immune system acts abnormally to the foreign substance when it enters your body. There are various types of allergies, such as food allergy, drug allergy, etc. The common allergy symptoms are; runny or stuffy nose, wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, rashes, fatigue, headache, fever, vomiting, and nausea.

To treat allergies, your doctor will do a physical evaluation and go through all your symptoms. This will help him, narrow down the allergy. He may also opt for skin test or blood test for the same. Usually, with the help of medications, allergies can be treated. If not, immunotherapy is also an option.

Why Apollo Spectra?

At Apollo Spectra, you will find the best general physicians in the country. They are well-respected medical professionals, who come with a vast knowledge. Our doctors partake in various research, in order to gain various medical perspective and provide the patients with the right care. Our General physicians can help diagnose your symptoms and offer you the right treatment to cure you of the condition. At Apollo Spectra, you will find futuristic technology and the newest equipment for the best possible care.