Why Surgery Second Opinion Matters? – Cases Discussed

A lot of people, both women and men seek surgery or expensive medical treatments nowadays. These can be necessitated by ailments and chronic medical conditions with serious repercussions. However, at times, it is better that you seek the opinion of another doctor before going ahead with a major operation or …

Are you diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer? Take a Second Opinion

One of the fastest growing cancer diagnoses in the United States, thyroid cancer threw up 63,000 new cases in 2015. Of late, researchers have been exploring the reason for the rise in new cases of thyroid cancer. Could it be due to over diagnosis, misdiagnosis or increased screening? If you …

Tired all the Time? Get a Second Opinion Now

23-year-old young athlete Gaurav (name changed) was not doing well anymore. His stamina was no longer what it used to be 8 months back. Once to be crowned captain of his college team was not able to get through even half the innings. This made him depressed and wanted to …

The Importance of ENT Second Opinion

Did you know that more than half of all visits to the physician’s office are for ENT problems? An ENT (ears, nose and throat) specialist is a medical professional trained and specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, throat, nose and nasal passages, upper pharynx (mouth and …

Heart Attack or Panic Attack?

Everyone has some kind of fear in their life and many of them happen to be health related. What if the person has a fear that he is going to die soon? It is difficult to imagine a life of such person who lives in the fear of death every day! Contributed …

How a Second Opinion Transformed an OCD Patient’s Life

This is a case of 32 yrs. old patient Mrs.Geeta (not her real name) who has been suffering from OCD – washing type since 5 years. She had been on numerous medicines and regular cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for years. She was taking those medicines regularly as mentioned by her …

Radiology Second Opinion – Facts and Reasons to Opt for It

The diagnosis and prognosis of your disease and path of treatment is strongly dependent on your imaging reports that includes MRI(Magnetic Resonance Imaging), CT(Computerized Tomography) Scans, Mammography, Ultra Sound, X-Ray (Computed Radiography), etc. But, even the most experienced doctors and physicians can make mistakes in diagnosis once in a while. …

8 Conditions that Require Neurology Second Opinion

Being diagnosed with a neurological disorder or facing a neurosurgery can be confusing and frightening for the patient as well as his/her family members, because everything depends on the right diagnosis and treatment. Getting a second opinion from another neurosurgeon is always a good idea in such cases because it …