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Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi - ENT Specialist, Bangalore

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi

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DNB (ENT), MBBS

ENT Specialist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience  ·  500 - 550 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi 89% (93 ratings) DNB (ENT), MBBS ENT Specialist, Bangalore
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Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is an ENT specialist with sound basic skills in treating common ear, nose, throat diseases and advanced skills in managing vertigo, allergies and ENT Emergencies. H......more
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is an ENT specialist with sound basic skills in treating common ear, nose, throat diseases and advanced skills in managing vertigo, allergies and ENT Emergencies. He owns surgical interest in Endoscopic sinus surgeries, tracheotomies and ear nose throat endoscopies. Trained in Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery at St. John\'s Medical College, Bangalore, with prestigious fellowships from AIIMS, New Delhi and Stanford University, California, USA, Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is new generation ENT specialist who firmly believes in protocol-based management of cases and right to patient information. He aims to provide focused treatment along with educating patients about their illnesses and spends time explaining their management plan with associated pro\'s and con\'s. Strongly practices evidence based medicine and avoids unnecessary investigations and surgical solutions. These are advised only when absolutely necessary. Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi was a Consultant at premier hospitals like Bensups Hospital, Dwarka Sector 12; Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj and SIB, AIIMS. His proficiency in diagnosing illnesses and prescribing, administrating appropriate treatment/ medication for various ailments or diseases is noteworthy. Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi can be consulted for Nasal Allergies, Sinus diseases, dizziness/vertigo, ENT emergencies and endoscopic sinus surgeries. He is proficient in patient counseling and training subordinates in protocol-based management of cases. He holds strong communication skills, analytical ability and capability to perform under stress and strenuous conditions. He has obtained Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider certifications from AHA, USA. He is capable of handling all types of casualty, seriously ill, dangerously ill In-Patients with Ear Nose Throat Diseases. APART from being a keen listener, a skilled clinician and a compassionate human being, he is an expert trainer in teaching ENT and a skilled innovator of over 16 medical devices. For more information on these visit- www.jagdishchaturvedi.com or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagdish_Chaturvedi
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With 12 years of experience under his belt, Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi is an ENT specialist based in ENT Evening clinic Bangalore. With professional memberships in various recognized associations like Association of Otolaryngologists, FHNO and IASP, Dr. Chaturvedi is rightly revered in his field. Prior to his DNB from St. John’s Medical College and Hospital in 2011, he finished his MBBS from the SSMC in 2006. During his last 6 years in the field he had delved into associated sub fields of including otolaryngology and general medicine. He employs and utilizes various type of techniques like various implants and latest drugs to minimalize and normalize the conditions to the possible extent. With hundreds of positive reviews and recommendations, it is no wonder Dr. Chaturvedi is held dear among peers and patients alike. One may contact him through phone calls or online appointments. Most patients who had interacted with Dr. Chaturvedi had high praise for him. He aims to treat his patients with care and commitment. In addition to medicines, he also provides his patients with advices and tips on living a healthy lifestyle. Although relatively new to his profession, Dr. Chaturvedi is slowly carving a reputation for himself.

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DNB (ENT) - St Johns Medical College and Hospital - 2011
MBBS - SSMC - 2006
Past Experience
Associate Consultant ENT at Apollo Hospital Bangalore
Consultant ENT at Fortis Hospital VK New Delhi
Consultant ENT at Bensups Hospital Dwarka New Delhi
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Post Doctoral Fellow at AIIMS New Delhi
Post Doctoral Fellow at Stanford University CA
Post Graduate Resident at St Johns Medical College Hospital
Junior Resident at NIMHANS Bangalore
Ward Doctor at Sagar Apollo Hospital Bangalore
Visting Consultant at Fortis Bannerghetta Road
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English
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Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
FHNO
IASP

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Treat Eustachian Tube Dysfunction With Balloon Tuboplasty!

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Treat Eustachian Tube Dysfunction With Balloon Tuboplasty!

An effective treatment procedure for the condition called eustachian tube dysfunction is balloon tuboplasty. It is a modern surgical procedure which places a small balloon-like device in the blocked eustachian tube. The procedure offers long term relief to patients and has proven very effective in opening the blocked eustachian tube.

What is eustachian tube dysfunction?
The back of the throat and the middle of the ear is connected via the eustachian tube. This tube is filled with air and opens up while yawning or chewing. It does so to maintain or equalize air pressure on both sides of the ear drum. If the eustachian tube does not perform optimally, it prevents air from passing and obstructs while regulating air pressure. The blockage causes severe ear pain, ringing in ears and/or hearing loss. Common causes of blockage are sinus, common cold or ear or nose infection.

Balloon Tuboplasty procedure
If the occurrence of the obstruction is rare, then it is not a cause of worry, but if it is frequent, then surgical placement of tubes in eardrums might be required. In this procedure, a modified PTA catheter is introduced into a eustachian tube with the help of a special micro endoscope that allows the catheter to be placed in the right position. After the catheter has been positioned properly within the eustachian tube, the balloon present on its distal end is inflated.

The pressure is kept unchanged for 2 minutes, and then the balloon is deflated. After deflation, the catheter is removed under endoscopic vision. The results attained by using this technique show that the procedure for dilation of eustachian tube is very safe, simple and effective. Moreover, it confirms that balloon tuboplasty is favorable for those patients with stenosis of the ear tube. For assessment of objective and subjective parameters concerning postoperative results a specific scale identified as ETS is used.

Success rate of balloon tuboplasty
This modern procedure has proven to have an astounding success rate based on results obtained from clinical studies. Also, tympanogram normalization rate was found to be greater than control subjects treated with medical management alone. The improvement in the quality of life measures is also found to be higher. Moreover, zero risk or reported adverse effects concerning device or procedure was found.

The eustachian tube balloon dilation procedure does have associated risk factors. Associated risks may include tissue and mucosal trauma or carotid artery injury. Before opting for this procedure, it is highly advised to consult highly reputed doctors and know the details of the procedure and whether you are the right candidate for such a procedure. Being aware of all possible risks and benefits shall help you make an informed decision and achieve beneficial results.

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Rhinitis - Common Signs You Must Not Ignore!

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Rhinitis - Common Signs You Must Not Ignore!

Rhinitis is an irritable medical condition where the mucous lining of a person's nose swells up. The term is more of a category and less of a definitive way to describe something specific. Rhinitis involves a host of other conditions that affect the mucous membranes of your nose. If you were not aware, common cold is also a kind of rhinitis. Rhinitis can cause acute touchiness in the inner lining of the nose leading to continuous discharges from one's nose. It can also lead to clogging of your nose or inflammation of the internal tissues. 

Rhinitis can be divided under two main types; allergic and non- allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis, popularly known as hay fever is caused due to contact with allergens that are usually undamaging. However, in case of non- allergic rhinitis the symptoms take after that of the allergic type but no particular causal factor can be identified.

Factors that can increase your propensity to suffer from rhinitis of any kind are:

  • Pollen from flowers
  • Inhaling certain substances can be harmful; smell of certain chemicals is bad too.
  • Both active as well as passive smoking can be detrimental
  • High levels of air pollution contributes to the risk
  • Weather conditions affect your health; a windy yet humid weather can aggravate rhinitis.

Common symptoms of rhinitis can be listed as below:

  1. A person suffering from this condition might catch a cold all of a sudden.
  2. People, usually little children, might even face high fevers.
  3. Your nose tends to be runny. After the infection subsides, chances of a thick, sticky discharge are more.
  4. Exhaustion is also felt in combination with headaches and teary eyes.
  5. The nature of your nasal discharge tells the doctor if you are suffering from an allergy or from a viral infection.

A few preventive measures to aid you against rhinitis:

  1. Rhinitis can be communicable and in most cases it is so. Therefore a person should not share his or her utensils and other personal things such as towels or handkerchiefs with any other person.
  2. One should not be in close proximity of another infected person.
  3. Hands are the most common sources of infection. One must wash his or her unclean hands before touching the face. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ent Specialist.
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Sinus - 5 Ways It Can Affect Your Health!

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Sinus - 5 Ways It Can Affect Your Health!

Any ailment can cause a breakdown of one's overall well-being due to the onslaught of related symptoms, and sinus problem is no different. Sinusitis refers to inflammation or swelling of the tissue that lines the sinus, which are passages filled with air and lie in the nasal tract. 

Sometimes, these passages get blocked with germs, fluid and other elements that can give rise to infections and allergic reactions. Here are the ways in which this condition can affect your health:

  1. Related ailments: One of the most common outcomes of sinus blockage is common cold, which can happen when the passages do not get proper movement of air. Further, it can also cause allergic rhinitis which is also known as hay fever and comes with its own set of symptoms like a runny nose, blocked nose and ears, watery eyes and other signs. A build-up of nasal polyps can also take place in the blocked path of the sinus, while the nasal cavity can also shift, causing a deviated septum
  2. Pain: We have many sinuses that are located in various parts of our head, including the areas above and below the eyes. As a part of the sinus attack, one may experience pain and fluid fullness in these areas. These regions can ache when there is a sinus infection. This pain can also be caused by the dull pressure exerted by inflammation, and the pain can then travel down to jaws, teeth and even between eyes. 
  3. Headaches: The constant pressure and persistent pain in the various areas containing the sinus can lead to long term headaches which will be at their worst in the mornings. This is due to the fact that the fluids have been accumulating throughout the night. These headaches can get worse if there is a change in the temperature. 
  4. Congestion: Congestion is also a common symptom of sinus infection. The swollen sinuses can lead to constrictions in the nasal passage, which can obstruct normal breathing. This will lead to congestion, which can also affect the senses of taste and smell. 
  5. Cough and discharge: A patient suffering from a sinus infection may end up blowing his or her nose more often than normal. This will usually happen because a yellowing greenish discharge will drain into the nasal passages on a regular basis during the infection. When this discharge bypasses the nasal tract and reaches the throat, it can also cause persistent coughing. It is best to ask for medical intervention and practice steaming to relive the painful symptoms of this condition. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ent Specialist.
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Tonsillitis - Causes And Symptoms!

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Tonsillitis - Causes And Symptoms!

Tonsillitis is a disorder of the tonsils present on the back of your throat. The tonsils acts as a defensive mechanism in the body as they prevent the body from infections. This is a contagious condition and can occur at any age. It is widely prevalent among school going kids.

Tonsillitis may be classified into two types:

  1. Chronic tonsillitis: This type of tonsillitis tends to last for an extended duration with symptoms of bad breath and tenderness in the lymph nodes.
  2. Recurrent tonsillitis: This is a form of acute tonsillitis which repeats itself over a year.

Causes: Tonsils prevent various virus and bacteria from entering the body through the mouth by producing antibodies. The tonsils, however, may become vulnerable to these infections. A virus that causes common cold or the bacteria that causes strep throat may result in tonsillitis. The most common cause of this disorder is the strep bacteria. School going children are especially vulnerable to this disorder because they are most prone to various infections.

The various viruses that may cause tonsillitis are:

  1. Enterovirus
  2. Herpes simplex virus
  3. Epstein-Barr virus
  4. Influenza virus
  5. Adenovirus
  6. Parainfluenza virus

Common symptoms: 
The various symptoms of tonsillitis are

  1. Swallowing difficulties
  2. A sore throat
  3. The sore throat may result in bad breath
  4. You may experience fever and chills
  5. Pain in the head, ear and stomach
  6. You may experience stiffness in the neck and the jaw
  7. Swollen tonsils with possible redness
  8. Changes in voice
  9. Symptoms of cold

Treatment: The treatment for tonsillitis is usually antibiotics and in some cases, tonsillectomy. The antibiotics help in getting rid of the bacterial infectionSurgery is only done in cases where tonsillitis is chronic in nature. It is important that you drink fluids and restrict smoking to prevent tonsillitis. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ENT specialist.

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Adenoidectomy - Procedure and Risks

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Adenoidectomy - Procedure and Risks

Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the adenoid. The adenoid is a gland which is present on the roof of the mouth; its role is to produce antibodies to protect the body against infections. Usually the adenoid glands diminish during your adolescence and disappear by the time you are an adult. Respiratory and throat infections that are chronic in nature, are the main causes of infection in the adenoid glands.

Reason for the removal of adenoids
Throat infections that occur frequently can lead to the enlargement of the adenoid glands. When these glands become enlarged, it results in breathing problems and blockage of the Eustachian tubes. Blocked Eustachian tubes can cause infections in the ear which, in turn, causes severe hearing problems.

The procedure
The surgical procedure is performed under general anesthesia in an outpatient mode. The removal of the adenoid glands takes place through the mouth. Initially, a small instrument is put inside the mouth to keep it open. After this, the adenoids are located in the mouth, following which they are scrapped off with a curette or by applying heat to the area by the process of diathermy (a technique to stimulate circulation by heating up a part of the body with the application of localized heat currents). Once the procedure is completed, you will be discharged on the same day.

Post procedure
Post-surgery, you may experience a sore throat for a few weeks. You must drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Keeping yourself hydrated also helps relieve symptoms of post-surgical pain, if any. Oily and spicy foods should also be avoided as it may cause pain inside the mouth. Applying ice can also relieve pain symptoms. However, don’t apply ice directly wrap it in a cloth and then apply it on the neck. Do not undertake any stressful or strenuous activity for 7-10 days post-surgery to further facilitate the recovery process. Post-surgery, the risks of throat and ear infections are greatly reduced. Breathing through the nose also becomes relatively easier. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ENT specialist.

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Causes and Symptoms of Broken Nose

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Causes and Symptoms of Broken Nose

A broken nose, often referred to as a fractured nose or a nasal fracture, it is a crack or break in the bones of your nose. The bone that is more prone to getting fractured is the one over the bridge of the nose.

Causes:
There can be a lot of reasons for a broken nose. Common causes include falling down on your face or the nose being hit by a blunt object. Your nose may look twisted and you might have trouble breathing. A nasal fracture can cause pain in the nose and is usually accompanied by bruising and inflammation around the nose.
Any activity that tends to increase the possibility of facial injuries can also increase the possibility of a nasal fracture. The common risk factors include playing contact sports like soccer or rugby without proper face protection. Riding a two wheeler without a helmet or not using seat belt in a four wheeler can cause a nasal fracture if the vehicle meets with an accident. Physical fights can also result in a broken nose.

Symptoms and complications:
The common symptoms of a nasal fracture are:

  1. Pain in the nasal region. You may feel pain just by touching your nose.
  2. Swelling around the nasal region can also be observed.
  3. Your nose and the region below the eyes may be bruised.
  4. Sometimes you may experience breathing problems as well, since your nasal passage can be blocked due to a nasal fracture. 
  5. Loss of shape of your nose along with bleeding and discharge of mucus from it are common signs of a nasal fracture.

There can be a lot of complications that can occur due to a broken nose. The complications may vary according to the nature of injury. 

The common complications are:

  1. Clotting and collection of blood. Due to a heavy injury to your nose, the blood tends to clot in large quantities and sometimes can cause blockages in the nostrils. This condition is specifically referred to as septal hematoma and needs a quick surgical procedure to prevent any sort of breathing problems.
  2. Another complication that can result due to a nasal fractures nasal cartilage fracture or a deviation in the septum. 
  3. Sometimes the impact of the blow, which has caused a fracture in the nose can also result in a neck injury. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Salivary Gland Disorder - Common Causes Behind it

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Salivary Gland Disorder - Common Causes Behind it

Remember the sensation similar to that of a warm liquid flooding your tongue when you smell a deliciously baked chocolate cake? Or a freshly baked brown bread early in the morning? That is your saliva. The salivary glands present in the inner linings of the lips, cheeks and the mouth produce saliva. Saliva protects one from tooth decay, keeps the mouth moist and helps in the digestive process. Any disease that affects the saliva gland comes under the domain of ‘salivary gland disorders’.

Causes

There are three salivary glands in humans known as the Submandibular, Parotid and the Sublingual gland. The most common disorder that affects salivary glands is that of ‘blocked salivary glands’. Sialothiasis is a disorder wherein, calcium stones are formed in the salivary glands, which obstruct these glands. Obstruction of the salivary glands leads to an infection called sialadenitis, caused by strep or staph bacteria.

Sjogren’s syndrome is another condition which affects the salivary glands. In this condition, the antibodies in the body target the cells that produce saliva. This occurs mostly in women who suffer from autoimmune disorders. Viral infections are also common; flu virus and mumps are a few examples.

Symptoms

The symptoms of salivary gland disorders are problem specific; for Sialolithiasis, you will feel a painful lump below the tongue, which tends to aggravate when you eat. In case of Sialadenitis, there will be an odorous pus-filled discharge along with a lump beneath the chin. For viral infections, the symptoms will include muscle pain, swelling and fever. Symptoms of Sjogren’s syndrome are dry eyes and mouth, joint pain, fatigue and tooth decay.

Treatment

Like the symptoms, the treatments for salivary gland disorders are also problem specific. For salivary gland tumors, surgery is required. If it is a malignant tumor, then radiation therapy will be prescribed which may cause dry mouth syndrome (Xerostomia). For bacterial and viral infections, anti-bacterial and anti-viral medications are required for treatment, respectively. It is also important that you take good care of your oral health for an even more effective treatment. Brushing and flossing your teeth on a regular basis will help keep salivary gland disorders at bay. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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What Causes Eardrum Rupture? How Can It Be Treated?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
What Causes Eardrum Rupture? How Can It Be Treated?

An eardrum rupture or perforation is a little gap or tear in your eardrum and the tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a thin tissue that partitions the canal of the middle ear and outer ear. This layer vibrates when sound waves enter your ear. The vibration proceeds through the bones of the center ear. Since this vibration allows you to listen, your hearing can be affected if your eardrum is harmed. A ruptured eardrum is additionally called a perforated eardrum. Permanent hearing loss could be an end result in some cases.

A ruptured eardrum, similar to thunder; can happen all of a sudden. You may feel a sharp pain in your ear, or an ear infection that you've had for some time all of a sudden leaves. In some cases, the person may not feel any signs of the rupture.

Some of the causes for such a perforation are:

  1. Infection: Ear infections are a major reason for eardrum rupture, particularly in children. Liquids tend to deposit behind the eardrum in such cases.
  2. Exercises: Exercising can bring about pressure changes in the ear and lead to a punctured eardrum. This is known as barotrauma, and takes place when the pressure outside the ear is not the same as the pressure inside the ear. Activities that can bring about barotrauma include scuba diving or flying on plane.
  3. Other activities: Wounds can likewise burst your eardrum. Any injury to the ear or side of the head can bring about a crack.

Diagnosis: Your specialist can use a few approaches to find out whether you have a ruptured eardrum:

  1. A liquid test in which your specialist tests liquids that might spill from your ear from infection.
  2. An otoscope exam in which a specific gadget with a light is used to investigate your ear channel
  3. An audiology exam, in which your specialist tests your listening to range and eardrum limit
  4. Tympanometry, in which your specialist uses a tympanometer to test the pressure changes in your ear.

Treatment: The treatments are as follows:

  • Patching: In the event that your ear does not recuperate by itself, your specialist may fix the eardrum. Fixing includes setting a sedated paper patch over the tear in the film.
  • Antibiotics: Anti-toxins can clear up contaminations that may have prompted your eardrum break. They additionally shield you from growing new diseases from the aperture. Your specialist may endorse oral antibiotics or eardrops.
  • Surgery: In uncommon cases, surgery might be required to fix the gap in the eardrum. A surgical repair of a punctured eardrum is called tympanoplasty.

A cracked eardrum generally recuperates without any invasive measures. Many patients with cracked eardrums encounter just transitory listening problems.

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7 Tips to Safeguard Your Hearing

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
7 Tips to Safeguard Your Hearing

Your hearing is one of the most important function your body carries out and sometimes you realize that you are losing your sense of hearing, when it is too late to get it back. There are two main reasons for this. One of the reason is age and the other is when the inner ear's hair cells break down and do not pick up sound well.

Here are 7 ways to safeguard your hearing:

  1. Try to avoid loud places: It is not advisable to go to places where you have to shout to be heard, such as in a street, a concert or a construction site.
  2. Buy low noise rating equipment: The equipments in your house will make sound that you hear the most. Try to avoid these equipments by buying appliances with a low noise rating.
  3. Wear hearing protection at loud places: However, it is true that it is not always possible to avoid loud noises. This is when you need to get hearing protection. Earplugs and earmuffs are two of the best ways to make sure that even when you are in a loud place, your hearing does not get affected. Earplugs and earmuffs generally reduce sound by 15 to 30 decibels, which may be crucial to make sure that later in your life, you do not lose your hearing.
  4. Avoid smoke: Smoking raises your chance of hearing loss. Second hand smoke does the same thing. Therefore, try to avoid, both smoking and secondhand smoking. 
  5. Remove earwax properly: Earwax cannot be removed properly using a cotton swab. Instead, you should use an irrigation kit. Remember this as otherwise; the earwax could muffle your hearing.
  6. Avoid medications which reduce hearing: Certain medications increase hearing loss. Therefore, double check with your doctor to make sure your medicines will not make you lose your hearing.
  7. Get your hearing tested: Finally, get your hearing tested as identifying the problem early on can help stop worsen the situation.

Related Tip: "What Causes Hearing Loss? + How to Ensure You Can Help It as You Age"

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Ear, Do You Hear? Daily Health Care Tips To Keep Your Ears Fine

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Ear, Do You Hear? Daily Health Care Tips To Keep Your Ears Fine
Daily health care tips to care for your ears

Ears are very important yet often ignored part of our body. You know that loud noise damages ears but do you also know that there are other ways by which your ears can be damaged too. Like sudden blows, insertion of foreign objects, etc also cause damage to ear drums. There is no real ear-care guide or regime but here are a few ways you can care for ears.

1. Swimmer's ear - this is a condition in which bacteria grows inside the ear canal and can prove to be extremely painful. This condition usually happens to those who stay in the water a lot, like swimmers. It can also happen if water is left in your ear after you take a shower. At times, it also happens when water is not involved at all, but if you have poked with pins of cotton swab. Do not scratch, however much the itch is. Avoid swimming in dirty water; and avoid poking your ear canal with sharp objects. Don't let water sit in your eat and use antiseptics as prescribed. If swimming, use a cap that covers till your ears.

2. Ear infection - ear infections are common in small children and infants; and are not to be neglected. Known as oititis media, this is the most common ear infection amongst children. Teach your child how to blow their nose properly, be careful with the feeding bottle, don't smoke around your children, and stay alert to the signs.

3. Piercing related injuries- if your ears have been pierced, you need to take good care specially, the first few days after the piercing. Remember to always wash your hands before touching the piercing region. You will need to leave the first earring for at least six weeks, or more. The new earrings need to be wristed around a few times in a day. Also, remember to wash it the pierced area with soap and water at least once a day.

4. High earphone volumes - do not traumatise your inner ear with music. Usage of headphones is convenient, however listening to music with full volume is a bad idea especially when you are using headphones. This loud sound has the potential to damage your inner ear and cause permanent hearing loss.
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I am 66 years young. I have enlarged prostate gland. I am taking uromax-d daily od for the last four years. Please Advise me whether I should continue d same or take something else.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
I am 66 years young. I have enlarged prostate gland. I am taking uromax-d daily od for the last four years. Please Ad...
Hi . It is believed that prostate enlargement in many men continues till end of life. It is therefore recommended that you continue your medications to reduce the rate of this growth. You can also discuss this with your urologist and if your prostate enlargement is very little and you have no urinary symptoms then he/she can take the decision of tapering your dose or stopping it altogether to observe for some time.
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I am a 34 ys men and have very hard pain on left leg from bottom to top in the time walking 3 meter the pain increase and bend the body left side what I can do ?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
I am a 34 ys men and have very hard pain on left leg from bottom to top in the time walking 3 meter the pain increase...
Hi, This is sciatica due to your l5 disc extrusion. The bulging disc will need to be reduced. See a spine specialist for surgical treatment.
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I am 30 yrs old. Recently I am suffering from stomach pain. I cant sleep properly. It seem that some heavy thing is inside my stomach. And I am hungry but I dont want to eat anything. There is a back pain al? so. What to do ?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
I am 30 yrs old. Recently I am suffering from stomach pain. I cant sleep properly. It seem that some heavy thing is i...
Hi This could be acid peptic disease and you may require upper gi endoscopy for an evaluation. See a gastroenterologist.
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I am suffering from neck pain since two months how can I reduce it please help me.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Hi Sleep using a thin pillow on a flat firm bed. Reduce sudden neck movements and if required use a neck brace. Apply volini gel on the neck and see an orthopedician if no relief with the above.
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I suffer from facial tick around right cheek and eyes for five years. Sometimes its embarrassing to face people. Please advice treatment.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Hi You can try botulinum toxin injections. A dermatologist or a physician should be able to administer one into the twitching muscle after electrophysiological studies and neurological evaluation.
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I am 19 year old I am very thin, what should I have to eat to become bigger and better,

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
I am 19 year old I am very thin, what should I have to eat to become bigger and better,
You must take 56 grams of protein every day through dals, soy and pulses. Also with exercises such as push ups and pull ups.
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For the last 4-5 day I am suffering that I have to go to pass urine more than 20 times in a day. any suggestion.?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
For the last 4-5 day I am suffering that I have to go to pass urine more than 20 times in a day. any suggestion.?
This sounds like urinary tract infection. Drink cranberry juice 150 ml per day and start tablet norflox 400 mg twice a day after meals for 5 days. If no improvement get a urine routine and microscopy and show a general physician nearby.
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I am diabetic, was suffering from a carbuncle for last a month on leg. Surgey took place on friday but progress is very slow. What to do?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
I am diabetic, was suffering from a carbuncle for last a month on leg. Surgey took place on friday but progress is ve...
Healing in diabetes is slower than normal. Control diabetes well and keep the area clean. Allow a week or 10 days for full recovery. It should heal in that time.
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Whenever he do running, his leg gets swelling and it doesn't go before a month, x ray is okay. What to do?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Whenever he do running, his leg gets swelling and it doesn't go before a month, x ray is okay. What to do?
This may be a ligament injury around the foot and may not be prominent on an x ray. An mri will be needed to evaluate this and ankle support braces will be required along with bedrest for recovery.
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Hi, please any doctor reply me, I am suffering for bad breath, my mother also have bad breath, now her full teeths gone, and she s suffering from bad breath, please help. I am getting frustration everyday, fear life everyday.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
This is called halitosis. Use chlorhexidine mouth washes before and after every meal for one month. Get a dental evaluation for treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis.
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