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Dr. Ajay Choksey  - Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad

Dr. Ajay Choksey

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MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad

9 Years Experience  ·  1200 at clinic  ·  ₹350 online
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Dr. Ajay Choksey 92% (188 ratings) MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Ajay Choksey is a trusted Gastroenterologist in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. He has had many happy patients in his 9 years of journey as a Gastroenterologist. He is a qualified MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology . He is currently practising at Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ajay Choksey on Lybrate.com.

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MD-General Medicine - B. J. Medical College (Gujarat University) - 2009
D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College - 2013
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Winner of TYSA DM (Gastroenterology) Western Zone Quiz
Winner of The Gastroenterology Quiz Held At The Annual GUT Club Mumbai
Attended The Course On Good Clinical Practices In Ahmedabad
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Preceptor, Course On Liver Transplant, Global Hospitals, Mumbai
1st Runner Up In TYSA MD (Medicine) Western Zone Quiz

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Liver Cirrhosis - Things You Must Know!

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Liver Cirrhosis - Things You Must Know!

The term cirrhosis refers to liver scarring due to various diseases and conditions such as chronic alcoholism and hepatitis. Each time the liver gets injured, it tries to repair itself, resulting in the formation of the scar tissue. With the progression of cirrhosis, a number of tissues generate making the task of liver difficult. Since the liver is an important organ of the body due to its functionalities such as detoxification and nutrient generation, reduced function of liver poses a serious threat to the body.

Symptoms of liver cirrhosis:
Unfortunately, cirrhosis doesn’t portray any conspicuous symptoms that can be easily identified until the scarring has reached a level of threat. Some of the common signs and symptoms of this disease include fatigue, nausea, itchy skin, drowsiness, enlarged breasts, testicular atrophy, fluid in the abdomen, bleeding from the mouth, leg swelling, redness in palms etc.

Causes of liver cirrhosis:
There could be an array of reasons for the occurrence of liver cirrhosis. The major causes include an accumulation of fat in the liver, chronic alcoholism and chronic hepatitis. Some of the other reasons include cystic fibrosis, bile duct deformation, Wilson’s disease, hemochromatosis, schistosomiasis, continuous consumption of medicines such as methotrexate, a disease involving glycogen storage and Aalagille syndrome.

Complications involved in Liver Cirrhosis:

  1. Swelling of abdomen and legs: Portal hypertension can result in accumulation of fluid in the leg and the abdomen due to the liver’s inability to producing an important protein known as the albumin.
  2. Spleen enlargement: Portal hypertension is responsible for changing the shape of the spleen. Decreased count of WBC and the platelets indicate towards portal hypertension and cirrhosis.
  3. Bleeding: Liver Cirrhosis causes slow blood flow through the veins of the intestine and liver and hence increases portal pressure while actually decreasing blood pressure . Portal hypertension doesn’t let the blood flow in its normal path. It directs the blood to flow through smaller veins. The veins, in turn, swell and burst to cause a massive amount of bleeding.

Apart from these some of the other complications involve jaundice, liver cancer, infections, bone diseases and liver failure.

Diagnosis:
Liver cirrhosis doesn’t get detected easily. It is often diagnosed with a routine blood test. Some of the lab tests that can help to identify cirrhosis include blood work to check organ function of liver and kidney. Your doctor might suggest other tests such as MRI scan, CT scan or liver biopsy.

Treatment:
Treatment for the underlying cause of liver cirrhosis is done to keep the disease under control. A doctor might treat you for weight loss, alcohol dependency, complications related to hepatitis, portal hypertension and hepatic encephalopathy. For advanced cases where the liver stops functioning, a doctor might suggest a patient go for a liver transplant.

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Hlo sir; My problem is that when I'm eating something else then after some time then I'm going to toilet. I think my digestive system is not so good. This problem is create for two days. Please give me suggestion.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Hlo sir; My problem is that when I'm eating something else then after some time then I'm going to toilet. I think my ...
Stop milk for 10 days, chew food properly, eat more curd if it suits you ,problem only since 2. Days, it should improve slowly over a few days.
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I have just left alcohol before 1 month I had swelling in my legs now its disappear but I am more worried about cirrhosis my doctor said fibroscan or mri should be done after discontinuation alcohol minimum 3 months should I wait for 3 months.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Pleas stay away from alcohol, eat good nutritious food, less salt, and not too spicy Alcohol related liver injury may be reversible up to some point, He is right you should wait atleast 3 months, but make sure you follow a good healthy diet.
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My 5 year old daughter doing potty 6-7 times a day. She keeps getting potty feeling every 2-3 hrs. Her potty is solid, no stomach pain, no vomiting, she is eating well. No other symptoms. please suggest.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
She is mildly consitpated, and is not emptying stool once or twice, make sure she eats more fibre in the diet and consumes more water You can include green leafy vegetables in the diet, and make them tasty so she eats them without adding much oil Else you can use 5-8 ml of lactulose syrup everyday night and will find a difference in a few days and the use it atleast twice a week.
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Null: Sometimes I see blood in the toilet on the outside of the stool or with wiping after the bowel movement. The colour of blood is bright red and I do not have any pain or irritation or something else. Blood passes only when I apply some pressure while passing stool.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Null: Sometimes I see blood in the toilet on the outside of the stool or with wiping after the bowel movement. The co...
Most probably due to piles Make sure youre not constipated, you can try isphagul powder and make sure you drink atleast 2-3 litres of water throughout the day,
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Fibroscan report is 21Kpa and in UGI endoscopy isolated gastric varices type 1 is found. Patient (female 53 years) is obese, non reactive for hep B and hep C, non alcoholic. What is the prognosis?

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Fibroscan report is 21Kpa and in UGI endoscopy isolated gastric varices type 1 is found. Patient (female 53 years) is...
Need to undergo further test to find out cause of chronic liver disease, if patient has never bleed (vomiting of blood) and does not have jaundice or swelling of the feet/ascites then she will be stage A cirrhosis,
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IBS Ke reason kya kya ho sakte h? Kya alag alag jagha ka pani IBS ka karan ho sakta h?

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
IBS Ke reason kya kya ho sakte h? Kya alag alag jagha ka pani IBS ka karan ho sakta h?
IBS is basically a normal intestine with normal digestion, but the person suffers from pain and gas on and off with irregular motions The food gets digested properly but they feel that the system is irregular. Pain and discomfort may be felt all over the abdomen.
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I have been suffering acidity problem from last week. What should I do, please give me some advice.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
I have been suffering acidity problem from last week. What should I do, please give me some advice.
Stop milk, you can take tablet ranitidine 150 twice a day for a week and then stop it, if problem persists you may need higher treatment.
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Hello sir mai bahut musterbation kiya hun aur ab mujhe erection hoti nhi hai aur constipation bhi hoti hai.

MD-General Medicine, D.M, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Hello sir mai bahut musterbation kiya hun aur ab mujhe erection hoti nhi hai aur constipation bhi hoti hai.
Give rest to your penis for 10-15 days, do not watch any porn during this time, Take isphagul 2 tablespoons with one large glass of water at night daily for a month.
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