Internal Medicine

Internal medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various illnesses in adult patients. It includes allergy and immunology, cardiology, hematology, endocrinology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology, pulmonology, and rheumatology. A physician who specializes in internal medicine is known as an internist.

Department of Internal medicine is the back of the hospital providing comprehensive care to the patients. Thanks to our dedicated team of Internal Medicine, who provide our patients with the best treatment irrespective of the type, rarity, and disease complexity. Its sub-specialty includes emergence, critical care, and dealing with patients with multiple organ dysfunction or failure.

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Our Doctors providing internal medicine care concerning orthopedics are trained in musculoskeletal injuries and other problems that affect athletes. This type of doctor manages many orthopedic problems and has specialized education in training in general medicine, family practice, or another first-level care. They diagnose and treat the disease up to a certain level and recognizes which cases may require surgery.

Internal medicine doctors help patients with treatment for acute medical conditions, routine healthcare, and initial care for chronic diseases. At Adam Vital hospital, we provide extensive primary care to outpatient and hospitalized patients suffering from a wide range of diseases.

Conditions diagnosed and treated by Internal Medicine

Osteoporosis : As we age our bones deteriorate and become thin and weak such conditions lead to osteoporosis. This condition is more common in women than in men. Bone weakness develops over time with unnoticed symptoms, eventually, after years this causes discomfort and fractures. This makes the older population slouch and causes a bent forward appearance of the spine.

Fractures caused by osteoporosis usually occur in the spine, such spinal fractures are known as vertebral compression fractures.

Treatment - Medications can help in slowing down and preventing bone loss.

Osteoarthritis : It primarily affects the joints and cartilage surrounding bones. Breaking or wearing out of cartilage due to rubbing of bones over each other results in swelling, pain, discomfort, and loss of motion. e, discomfort, and loss of motion.

Treatment - Exercise, weight loss, medication for pain and inflammation are few strategies applied for minimizing pain and improving joint condition.

Hypertension : High blood pressure usually has no symptoms but its treatment is essential for avoiding heart strokes, kidney diseases, and other critical conditions.

Treatment - Regular exercising, weight loss, medication and quit smoking

Influenza : It is a contagious respiratory illness with several critical and chronic complications and worsens medical conditions. The symptoms include muscle aches, dry cough, sore throat, fever, headache, runny nose, and stomach aches.

Treatment - Vaccination, and isolation for preventing any further spreading

Acute respiratory infection : Infections involving the respiratory tract caused by virus or bacteria.

Treatment - Antibiotics are prescribed for treating secondary bacterial infection

Asthma : Asthma is a chronic disease that affects and inflames the airways. The airways become narrow resulting in low breathing capacity, coughing, chest tightness, and wheezing.

Treatment - Medications control symptoms and prevent the attack.

Diabetes : Irregulated sugar levels lead to diabetes. Treatment depends on the type of diabetes. It occurs when there is little insulin, insulin resistance, or both.

Treatment - Insulin injections or drugs increases the production of insulin. Lifestyle changes such as weight loss, exercise, dietary changes, and regular exercising can help in managing the levels of sugar.

Menopause : Cessation of menstruation is referred to as menopause. Symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, urinary tract infection, dryness, and mood swings

Treatment - Non-hormonal medications such as antidepressants are helpful in mood swings, hot flashes, and other symptoms.

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