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Possibly not: While there is some regulation of foreign imported drugs by the fda, there are many loopholes and defects in the regulation at points of transit. Therefore there are some products not as potent as desired, some are fraudulent or counterfeit, and some are just plain placebo. The buyer must beware here and while the fda is acting on this market, it is still fraught with some hazard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies tremendously : India was not one country until after wwii. It was a series of principalities and kingdoms- each with their own language and customs - including, of course, their own foods based on what was available etc. So the food varies throughout. Your question would be the same as if i asked "how salty is european food?" which varies from bland to very depending on country and dish... ...Read more
Drugs frm India safe: F from US asks: Are the drugs from India as safe as the drugs from the U.S? ANS: Some are some are not and some dangerous. I do not recommend them unless all else has failed. You don't want to be playing "You bet your Life" with them. ...Read more
Depends where: Average height varies from state to state in India. Taken overall, average height for an Indian man between ages of 20 and 49 was 165cm (5'5") per one study (Mamidi RS, Kulkarni B, Singh A,Secular trends in height in different states of India in relation to socioeconomic characteristics & dietary intakes.FoodNutrBull.2011Mar;32(1):23-34.) I do not know the range of "normal," though. ...Read more
Travel to India: CDC recommends Heptatits A, Typhoid Vaccine & all routine vaccinations before travel to India. Some people may take Malaria prevention medication (visiting low altitude locations). In some specific cases Hepatitis B & Japanese Encephalitis might be recommended. These were recommendations as of 20 June 2014. Check http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/india For updated info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing weight-training to increase muscle. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... Proteins: if past kidney stones, eat vegan proteins. ...Read more
No idea: Where is the bite? What does it look like? Painful? Red? Seek help from someone who knows the bugs there. India is known for homeopathic medicine and you can certainly benefit from a trained homeopath there. Rub a slice of onion on the bite. It neutralizes the toxin reduces swelling and itching etc. If it worsens or you are worried, you need to be seen by someone. ...Read more
Severe cold: You need to have your wife looked at by a family physician or internist. Hope your trip went well. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
Fair and Beautiful: There will be others here who may offer some advice. But, let me be the first to tell you that (i love india and would live there is i could) this obsession to be 'fair' will never bring you peace or serenity. Your genetics will lead you to be as you are. One of the goals in life is to learn to accept our own humanness and our imperfections and to still then make a life full of service to others. ...Read more
Some suggestions: It is important to discard any foods that come in contact with flood waters. Also you need to drink bottled water and if that is not possible then boil water for 10 minutes before drinking it. Stay out of flooded buildings. Seek medical care for any signs of infection such as fever, cough, vomiting or diarrhea. Do not allow children to play in flooded areas. ...Read more
Deodorant: Ask your druggist for aluminum chlor hydrate. Thatvshould help. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm going to india very shortly and need to know if certain medicines are easy to get.?
Is there any development center for treating mild mr affected people of 32 years age, located in chennai, india?
Here's some contact: Information: *corresponding author: bala baskar kuppusamy, lecturer in independent living, department of adult independent living, national institute for empowerment of persons with multiple disabilities (niepmd), ecr, muttukadu, kovalam post, chennai - 603112, india. Email: baskarcherry@gmail.Com. He seems to be the primary author of articles on the subject. Best of luck finding what you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heard some generics from india might not have good quality. What do you think? Can you trust doses to be precise?
Yes: I think you can trust them. India is not a 3rd world country in my opinion. ...Read more
Hi. I am sandip from india i need your help. When i sllep left side some pain occurs and i feel discomfort .. Why?
I'm from India,I study BTech n I wonder how Indians after studying MBBS /BTech in india make their way to USA andsettle there
Yes: Recommend you contact employment enrollment department of universities with this major in America ...Read more
Do you think there are any opportunists for international medical students like form India to get their residentsy done in the United States?
Certainly: Without foreign medical graduates, we would not be able to provide services for all the hospitals that need residents. Some of the best physicians at the top hospitals in the country did their training at international medical schools. ...Read more