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Kamal Shah
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Hepatitis B vaccination for those on dialysis: What you need to know
Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the transmission of the Hepatitis B Virus into the blood stream of an individual. Hemodialysis patients are at a greater risk of getting infected by this virus because of their blood being passed through external cir...

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Newly diagnosed with Kidney Failure? Do these things now.
Being diagnosed with kidney failure can be life-altering. All of us live with the thinking that ‘these things don’t happen to us’. Though we don’t say it consciously, deep within we are all somehow certain that such diseases will not happen to us. When ligh...

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Twenty years with kidney diseasee
Today, I complete twenty years with kidney disease. Back in 1997, on this very day, I took those vaccines that triggered Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, the ultra-rare disease that damaged my kidneys. In a matter of twenty four hours, my life had change...

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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact
I came across this quote on Whatsapp recently: "Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." I couldn't agree more. I did some research on whose quote this was and ironically, this quote is wrongly attrib...

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Health Update
I got done with my surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on the 15th of June. The surgery was uneventful. I was home before lunch the same day. In the days after the surgery, (19th of June) however, I foolishly tried to move a sofa in my house with my right le...

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Augmentin, not nectar
A few days back, I stopped by at a pharmacy to buy some medicines. I overheard two other customers talking. "Augmentin 625 mg - 10" "Oh Augmentin. It's a very good medicine." "You've taken it?" "My uncle had an infection in his feet. He took this for five d...
Augmentin, not nectar
Augmentin, not nectar
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Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari: Life changing
I came across the book Sapiens when I read a column by its author Yuval Noah Harari in the online version of some magazine. I forget which magazine it was and also what the column was about. The column intrigued me and in the footnote it was mentioned that ...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
I finally have a firm diagnosis for the numbness in the fingers of my left hand It is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  (CTS) I have been having this numbness from late 2015 I had consulted a neurologist long ago who somehow missed this diagnosis I consulted another ...

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When you see something here posted exactly at 5 am...
...it means it has been drafted much before and scheduled to be posted at such and such a date at 5 am. All my short stories are written completely and then scheduled to be released one part each day typically early in the morning. Even this post and tomorr...
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