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Dr. Farooq Ahmed

BHMS

General Physician, Bangalore

8 Years Experience
Dr. Farooq Ahmed BHMS General Physician, Bangalore
8 Years Experience
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Dr. Farooq Ahmed is one of the best General Physicians in HAL, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 8 years of journey as a General Physician. He studied and completed BHMS . You can meet Dr. Farooq Ahmed personally at Rahmath Day care Centre in HAL, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Farooq Ahmed on Lybrate.com.

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BHMS - bhagwan buddha homeopathic medical college - 2009
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I have red eyes, felt week and felt pain in whole body and have little more fever. Is this viral fever?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have red eyes, felt week and felt pain in whole body and have little more fever.
Is this viral fever?
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as one of the body's natural defenses against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at a higher temperatures..Also, the body's defense mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or more may be dangerous and demand immediate treatment The following medications may be used at home for mild fever : -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used in children during a viral illness. -Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes and donot overdress. Overdressing can cause the temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -Fever can cause dehydration.Drink plenty of fluids.Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami,Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals .avoid outside food -Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water especially before meals, or after returning from a public places or using public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly
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SIR I am 19 years old and one day I notice that my testis is hanged down and one is up and other is down. So I got afraid and realize that I am not fit. What it shows? Is it any disease by which I am suffering? When I run, it disturbs me I think you will understand how it will disturbs me. And sir one more thing is masturbation is good or not?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
SIR
I am 19 years old and one day I notice that my testis is hanged down and one is up and other is down. So I got af...
Hello- the dissimilarity between the level of both testis is normal so you don't have to worry about that, however masturbation if done with reduced frequency can have very less negative effect on the body, if done in excess will make your sexual organs weak.
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My mother's age is 75 years and her HbA1C is 5.8 % and her fasting blood glucose is 82 so request you to please confirm whether is she pre-diabetic or not?

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
My mother's age is 75 years and her HbA1C is 5.8 % and her fasting blood glucose is 82 so request you to please confi...
At the age of 75 years her blood sugar level is absolutely normal. No need to worry about her diabetic status. She is a non-diabetic.
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Ayurveda For Psoriasis

B.A.M.S, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE, PG Diploma in Hospital Managment
Ayurveda, Delhi
Ayurveda For Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic dermatosis characterised by an unpredictable course of remissionn & relapse. It is an non-infectious skin disaease chracterised by scaly, silvery patches mainly on the scalp and extensior surface of the body. Its exact cause is unkown. In ayurveda, it is closely resembles with ekakushta. The features of ekakushta explains in ayurveda classics resembles with the symptoms of psoriasis. Psoriasis is the challenge for modern science. There is no definite treatment for psoriasis in modern science till today. The drug available in the market use to treat psoriasis are not very effective and have local and systemic effects.

In ayurveda, vata pitta and kapha dosha is the main contributory factor for the disease. Due to vitiation of three dosha, the disease manifest and main line of treatment for psoriasis is panchkarma and internal medicine. It is considering the best approach for skin disorder in ayurveda. A case report of 42-year old male, presented with well demarcated red scaly, silvery patches mainly on both legs, hands, scalp, chest and back with itching, and also nail and joint involvement has been presented in this article.

Etiology of Psoriasis:

Unknown but many factors have been associated-

  1. Genetic: may be autosomal dominant

  2. Triggers: physical trauma ,infection and drugs.

  3. Biochemical change: like increase level of arachidonic acid and Cgmp.

  4. Immunological factors: helper T cells PLAY A KEY ROLE.

Epidemiology: 

Roughly, 1% of population is affected. Can occur at any age and affected both sex. Most patients as worse in winters.around 7 million people are affected in developed country.

Histopathogenesis:

  • Increased epidermal cell proliferation.

  • Retention of nuclei in stratum corneum.

  • Proliferation of fibroblast.

  • Dilated and tortous capillary loops.

  • Shortened epidermal turnover time from normal of 60 to 10 days.

Clinical features: Usually chronic indolent lesions which persist for month. Lesions are mildly papule or plaque.erthematous plaque lesions with characteristic slivery, large, loose scales. The patients of psoriasis may also suffer from depression and low self-esteem.

In a patients with psoriasis always check for nail and joint involvement.

  • Nail: 10 to 15% of the patients have nail involvement. Pitting, nail plate thickening, subungual debris, discolouration of nail plate and oil spot seen in the nails.

  • Joints: 10% patients have joint involvement.

Sites: Scalp, pressor points & extensor. Sometimes generalised.

Chronic recurrent psoriasis is difficult to treat. Modern science treat with PUVA and corticosteroids but these drugs having local and systemic side effects like liver and kidney failure etc. So, it is the time to find out the effective and safe treatment for Psoriasis. Medicines which are used in ayurveda are safe and practised since many years. A huge numbers of drugs are prescribed in ayurveda for the treatment of kushta.

Case details: A 42-year old male patient, hindu brahman by religion, presented on 10 april 2016 with well demarcated raised red scaly, silvery patches on chest, back and both legs and hands. He complained of itching all over the body and on scraping, white powder like substances fall down and leaves a bleedy surface. On history, patients had complaints since 20 years and diagnosis of psoriasis by allopathic physician. Since 20 years he has been taking allopathy and homoepathy patients from various practioners of U.P and delhi. He is brahman and lives in well known temple of delhi and visit homes of peoples for religious ceremony. He is afraid that if the disease is spreading continously, then he is unable to work as priest because people neglect him due to disease. The disease is spreading all over his body and also involves nail and joint. Destruction of nail plates of hand and legs was also developed. For this, patients took allopathic treatment for such a long time but do not get relief.

The patients visit our clinic for the first time. He told use that his problem not solves since 20 years and spreading continuously. So, he is unable to trust us. So, we first give him counselling because reassurance and emotional support are invaluable. Physical and mental rest enhance the effects of the treatment. It is also important to tell him that the disease is not contagious and is benign.

SYMPTOMS OF THE PATIENTS :

  • Itching all over body

  • Silvery patches, especially, on legs ,chest ,back but now spreading in his hand and scalp.

  • Destruction on nail plates

  • Swelling and pain in left middle fingers and flexor deformity in proximal interphalangeal joint

  • Swelling in right middle metatarso phangeal joint and pain

Some blood test of the patients were done like CBC, LFT, KFT, SR, URIC ACID to assess outcome.

His general health was good and both physical and all blood test were within the normal limts.we advise patients for panchkarma and oral medication but patients refuse for panchkarma so we start his oral or internal medication.

Investigation Done :

  • CBC(Complete Blood Count)

  • LFT(Liver Function Test)

  • KFT(Kidney function Test)

  • Sr. Uric Acid

Investigation was done to rule out any other pathology. Investigation were within normal limit.

Internal Medication :

Medication are given into two phase. In First Phase, we are given panchsakara churna - one spoon two times daily for anulomana and pachan, Panchnimba churna- one spoon two times daily with luke water, panchtikta ghrita gugulu - two tab two times daily, and one oil for local application containing jyotishmati,bakuchi, and chakramad for five days. We told patient to apply the oil firstly only on legs for 5 days. Patient taking the same for 5 days and come on 5th day, we see the fabulous result, the rashes which are developed within 4 to 5 months just disappear and other rashes are also subsiding.

After 5 days, in second phase, we continue the same treatment and also added haridra khand - one spoon two times daily, gugulu tiktam kashaya - three spoon two times daily (one hour before food for 15 days). The patient came back on 20th day, with great result, the rashes were almost 60 % subsiding and pain and swelling in finger and ankle also reduce to great extent. Now, patient is not taking any pain killer for pain. Patient also get improvement in nails of legs.

We prescribe the same medicine for one month that time and ask him to do some physiotherapy additional for finger deformity. After that patient came with 70 to 75 % relief in symptoms and patients also tell that during the treatment, he will not develop any additional rashes.

During the treatment, we also told the patients to follow some dietary changes and live according to the rules of Ayurveda.

Result: Psoriasis is a disease with unkown etiology and triggered by many factors. In modern science, treatment of psoriasis is a challenge. They do not have any safe and proper medicine for psoriasis. But, ayurveda treatment gives satisfactory results as well as the quality life to the patients. Ayurveda removes toxin out of the body and corrects the formation of aama. Ayurveda gives the prevention as well as the treatment. So, by following the dietary and lifestyle change we prevent the reoccurrence of the disease.

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I am 30 year old and 1.3 year old son. I have pcod problem. Periods is not coming on time. Please provide some advise to solve this problem.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment generally focuses on management of your individual main concerns, such as infertility, hirsutism, acneblack or obesity. As a first step, I recommend weight loss through a low-calorie diet combined with moderate exercise activities. Low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets may increase insulin levels, so you may want to consider a low-carbohydrate diet if you have pcos as prescribed by a registered dietitian only. Don't severely restrict carbohydrates; instead, choose complex carbohydrates, which are high in fiber. The more fiber in a food, the more slowly it's digested and the more slowly your blood sugar levels rise. High-fiber carbohydrates include whole-grain breads and cereals, whole-wheat pasta, bulgur wheat, barley, brown rice, and beans. Limit less healthy, simple carbohydrates such as soda, excess fruit juice, cake, candy, ice cream, pies, cookies and doughnuts. Even a modest reduction in your weight for instance, losing 5 percent of your body weight might improve your condition
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I have cold from last 20 days I have taken medicines regularly but it does not cure. Can you tell is this any symptom of swine flu?

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have cold from last 20 days I have taken medicines regularly but it does not cure. Can you tell is this any symptom...
Dear lybrate-user don't worry you don't have swine flu. Person can not live with swine flu infection over 20days without medicines. High fever throat pain coryza cough severe weakness are primary symptoms of swine flu.
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Hi, my age 50 years and my problem is with sex. My wife want me to stay on for longer time where I stay only for 2-3 minutes and my penis size is also average. Please I need help how can we have long time sex to satisfy my wife. Are there any medication I Can have.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, my age 50 years and my problem is with sex. My wife want me to stay on for longer time where I stay only for 2-3 ...
Hello, you should follow the below guidelines:- fruits are high in vitamin c and antioxidants which improve sperm quality and count. It is wise to consume at least two portions of fresh fruits daily, you should take pomegranate juice daily. Pomegranate extracts can improve sperm quality and boost production of testosterone. Add 2-3 cloves of garlic to your daily diet. It recover testicular functions and improve male sexual health. It is also believed to have aphrodisiac properties and improve blood circulation. **take damiaplant, 15 drops with warm water twice daily. Herbal treatment:- you should take jhandu vigorex, 1 cap in the morning and 2 caps at night. This product contains both shilajit and museli white and ashwagandha.
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My sex time is hardly 60 to 90 seconds. How it can be increased, or just want to know the ideal time in seconds for an healthy normal human.

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
My sex time is hardly 60 to 90 seconds. How it can be increased, or just want to know the ideal time in seconds for a...
u have erectile dysfunction.u need sex tonics to improve your condition.Take one pomegranate daily.Also start kegel exercises that will help to prolong your timing.
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Hello doctor I am married person and I am happy with single life partner in my life and I am getting confused that having a sex without any protection is safe with single partner?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Yes of course if the partner is your wife and if she has no such transmittable disease, there is no need to wear condom. Pregnancy can be prevented by oc pills like femilon.
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Plz suggest any natural home remedies to rid from erection and premature ejaculation problem. Which remedy is best if penis do not erect hard. And after discharge its not erect again in 20 mins. Also suggest any ayurvedic or homeopathy medicine rid from this. Weight is 91 And height 5.7.Age -32.

MBBS, DIiploma in Yoga and Ayurveda, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), PGDPC
Sexologist, Pune
Plz suggest any natural home remedies to rid from erection and premature ejaculation problem. Which remedy is best if...
Do yoga and running and decrease weight first,eat all raw uncooked food in morning and afternoon.Drink warm water whole day.medicines cannot be given without seeing the patient personally
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I am 49 years old female, suffering from sciatica since 3 years and request to advise medical treatement.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take hot water and cold water fomentation thrice a day for 12 days of 15 minutes duration each and do take ift and laser therapy physiotherapy treatment for 10 days of 15 minutes duration each followed by spinal extension exercise from neuro physiotherapist use firm even and hard mattress for sleep
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I am getting severe head ache and I feel like sometimes running inside in my hand toes legs and my back so please someone help me out in this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am getting severe head ache and I feel like sometimes  running inside in my hand toes legs and my back so please so...
Hello, alpha ha, 15 drops with warm water twice daily. Take gelsemium 30 ch, 3 drops thrice daily. Revert me after 5 days.
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Can anyone please explain this report to me in simple words asap. CT PNS: Thin sections of paranasal sinuses were obtained in axial and coronal plane. Bilateral maxillary, sphenoid, frontal and ethmoid sinuses are normal in morphology, outline and pneumatization. Osteo meatal units appear normal bilaterally. Nasal septum is deviated having convexity towards right side causing lateralization of right inferior turbinates. Infratemporal fossas are normal on both sides. Nosopharynx appears normal. No bony erosion seen.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
it means DNS(deviation of nasal septum)..it might cause permanent cold condition or nasal stuffiness..or headache or difficulty in breathing..or bleeding from nose..why did u get it done ..what are your symptoms..treatment is surgically correction of DNS
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I am suffering from flu from many days kindly tell the solution of this problem as soon as possible also how to overcome from eye flu?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Avoid taking cold stuffs n maintain hygiene. Drink lots of water. Wash your eyes wid luke warm water 2-3 times. Instill euphrasua e/drops 3 times. N take ars alb 30/3 doses followed by s/l. Must take steam daily. N revert after a week. You will b perfectly ok.
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From few years I am having continuous coughing, particularly during the sleeping hours. I have taken the scan for chest and the doctors said it's nothing, only allergy. But I still having the problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Faridabad
To help your children fight chilling cold,feed them with high calorie food example nuts ,parathas,etc
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Frozen Yogurt - Have This and Add Nutrition

Phd - Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Frozen Yogurt - Have This and Add Nutrition

Frozen yoghurt is a healthy food that is free of fat and contains good amount of protein. Yoghurt is rich in various nutrients such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium and zinc which are all essential for the body. Enriched milk, if used in making yoghurt, imparts the very essential Vitamin D and A to the yoghurt.

Probiotics: Frozen yoghurt is rich in probiotics which are very beneficial for the digestive system, as they aid your digestive function and also good for you if you suffer from lactose intolerance. It also aids in reducing symptoms of IBS and other inflammatory diseases. It is also good for your cardiovascular health as it converts fiber into good fats that help maintain cholesterol levels in the body.

Add fruits: Yoghurt basically is a milk derivative that is formed when lactic acid bacteria is added to milk. This bacteria helps in coagulating the milk protein and thus causes the milk to thicken. You may also add various fruits to your frozen yoghurt for nutrition. Some fruits that you may add are:

  1. Chopped apples: Apples contain antioxidants and flavonoids in large amounts which reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. It has also been proven to reduce the symptoms of dementia and improve neurological health.
  2. Strawberries: This fruit is rich in folate, potassium and other nutrients that boost your immune system and help to maintain optimal blood pressure. Strawberries also help in reducing premature signs of ageing.
  3. Bananas: Bananas are rich in potassium that helps improving heart function and aid in maintaining electrolyte balance in the body. They also help you in gaining weight as they are rich in carbohydrates. Vitamin A present in bananas aids in improving your vision.
  4. Cherries: You may add cherries to your frozen yoghurt to add to the flavor. They are also rich in anthocyanin which is a strong antioxidant. They also help in preventing cancer as they contain carotenoids and vitamin C.
  5. Grapes: Adding grapes to frozen yoghurt not only adds taste but also nutrients which assist in preventing cancer. They contain quercetin that assists in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels in the body.
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