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Dr. Kumar B

MBBS, MD

Cardiologist, Bangalore

47 Years Experience
Dr. Kumar B MBBS, MD Cardiologist, Bangalore
47 Years Experience
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I’m a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
I’m a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Kumar B is one of the best Cardiologists in Whitefield, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 47 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a MBBS, MD . He is currently associated with Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Whitefield, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kumar B on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - mysore Medical university Banglor - 1970
MD - Mysore medical University banglor - 1980
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Dear doctors, how can I manage my sugar, cholesterol and weight, I am 24 years old and 5'6 in height but my weight is over 90 kg help me?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
Dear doctors,
how can I manage my sugar, cholesterol and weight, I am 24 years old and 5'6 in height but my weight is...
You are over wt, diabetic & dyslipidemia. A bad combination for heart attack in future. Take care of your bw by eating healthy, fibrous food less quantity just to live to eat not live to eat. Take regular medicines for sugar & cholesterol regularly, avoid party foods. Do exercise, swimming regularly.
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I am having head ache pain in my belly button and slightly pain in chest and always feel sleepy what should I do to be away from this. Pls suggest some tips and I am also having bp of 158/95.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am having head ache pain in my belly button and slightly pain in chest and always feel sleepy what should I do to b...
Get your blood checked for CBC and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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How to reduce ldl chelostrol?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How to reduce ldl chelostrol?
Hello dear High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My lipid profile is: LDL-120, HDL: 44, Triglyceride: 156, VLDL: 26. What medicine I should take & how many Km morning walk is optimum.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My lipid profile is: LDL-120, HDL: 44, Triglyceride: 156, VLDL: 26.
What medicine I should take & how many Km morning...
1km or 2km is sufficient for morning walk. take tab. atorvas-10 mg once at night with tab. ecosprin 75 mg once at night for continue. regular health checkup. Avoid bad habits i.e. Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed.
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What are severe side effects of propranolol hydrochloride on heart? I took the medicine non stop for 2 months. I took it for migraine pain. The dosage was 2 times a day daily. The medicine concentration was 40 mg.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
What are severe side effects of propranolol hydrochloride on heart? I took the medicine non stop for 2 months. I took...
Dear Lybrate user...Propranolol is a beta blocker and is commonly used for migraine prophylaxis. Its recommended dose for migraine prophylaxis can be as high as 120 to 160 mg per day. Its normal action on heart is to decrease the heart rate, but at a dose of 80 mg it is less likely to cause a significant damage. Rest differs from patient to patient and the clinical decision has to be individualized. Take care
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My heart beat function below 72 that is 62. I am also bp patient. Pls tell me any problem.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
My heart beat function below 72 that is 62. I am also bp patient. Pls tell me any problem.
Try to find out from your doctor whether BP tablets you are taking is cause. Change may be necessary. Otherwise go for a check up by a Consulting Physician to find out exact cause and if any steps are to be taken Anyway paulse rate is not too low.
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I am 20 year old boy sir I have an problem of meri. Heartbeat ekdum se tej hojati he or puri body kapne lagti he meri fingures bhi kapti he Me kuch bhi pakadta hu eg coup of tea toh woh hilta he yeh last 1 year se ho rha he yeh kya ho rha he I do not knw kuch bolne me bhi darta hu ekdum se heartbet high hojati he.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 20 year old boy sir I have an problem of meri. Heartbeat ekdum se tej hojati he or puri body kapne lagti he meri...
Hello, liberate user, it might be gastric or, cardiac disorder yet to be diagnosed properly owing to stress & anxiety. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins restoring your muscle flexible. •Go for meditation to reduce stress and  nourishing cells & tissues including brain to calm your nerve nourishing your entire body. •Your diet be normal, non-irritant in small intervals avoiding gastric disorder. •Avoid, junk food, alcohol, caffiene,  nicotine, piza,  burger. Tk, homoeo medicine:@ Gelsemium 30-6 pills, thrice. Tk care.
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My chest x ray show: white colour at the bottom in half left side of x-ray, I have no physical problem for this, doctor tried to extract fluid by inserting syringe on lungs but not coming any fluid, CT SCAN Report: 1) there is significant thinking of visceral and partial layer of pleura of left side (max thickness are 1.5cm) with evidence of small fluid collection in left pleural space. 2) Homogeneous areas of consolidation without air bronchograms in subpleural region of lower lobe in left lung. 3) Periaortic lymphadenopathy. I have taken 4 month DOTS for TB as per doctors prescription but white part of left side is not removing from x-ray. Suggest medicine also for quick recover.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My chest x ray show: white colour at the bottom in half left side of x-ray, I have no physical problem for this, doct...
I do not want to interfere in treatment but incidence of drug resistant TB is quite common in our country. I treat my patients by giving AKT4 for 2 months after doing Liver function tests (repeat after a month) AKT3 for 6 more months. I explain them to take liver friendly diet like it is given for Jaundice , lots of carbs + proteins like toned milk & milk products ,eggs but No heavy Non veg or other heavy foods. Total rest. No need to Isolate if it is Not an open case. Keep the person busy by teaching some crafts ,like knitting & embroidery for women but No exposure to kitchen heat/ sun. This is general rule for all , total cost comes to less than 1000/- yes one thousand only including tests. Why should a worker of my area travel to DOTS center? You have done the right thing for getting investigated and following the treatment so far. Talk to your doctors about your problem and do let us know.Lymph nodes in abdominal TB have also vanished after a month in one of our cases. In your case ,there is minimal fluid which does not need aspiration and removal,it will clear away and so will the other lymph nodes. After complete course of treatment for TB or during treatment ,some white shadows are seen ,may be these are healed patches but we have to go by totality 1) ESR coming down 2) no fever 3) appetite better 4) weight gain 5) improvement in general condition.
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Is it possible to control hypertension{hihg blood pressure 160/100} by using ayurvedic medicines and please tell me home remedies to control b p.

M D, MBBS
Cardiologist, Jalandhar
Is it possible to control hypertension{hihg blood pressure 160/100} by using ayurvedic medicines and please tell me h...
Reduce your salt intake, reduce your weight. Do regular exercise, like walking. Take lesser amount pf fatty, fried food. Try to be relaxed. Life style modifications alone lower the blood pressure. Infact, initially, one should try these measures and then only try medicines especially if it is stage 1 hypertension.
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My dad has suffering from cholesterol. Dr. you please suggest some remedies to overcome from the decease.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My dad has suffering from cholesterol. Dr. you please suggest some remedies to overcome from the decease.
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Take 1 glass water 2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds 3. Boil it for 15 min 4. Strain the mixture 5. Allow it to cool 6. Drink 3 times a day Causes: • Overweight • Consuming fat-rich food like: O Pastries and cakes o Butter O Meat O Fish O Eggs • Smoking • Drinking • Stress • Hereditary factors It will surely help you.
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I am a smoker and I smoke 5 to 6 cigarettes I n a day and there is pain in the center of my chest and when I stretch my chest sometimes the clicking sound came. Can you tell me the reason. I already did my medical check up they said everything is normal.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am a smoker and I smoke 5 to 6 cigarettes I n a day and there is pain in the center of my chest and when I stretch ...
Dear lybrate-user, if the medical check up says everything is fine, you have nothing to worry. The pain could be your imagination. Just ignore it.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Heart attack symptoms
1. Persistent pain for 15 - 20 minutes around the chest that refuses to go away
2. Profuse sweating for no reason
3. Discomfort heavy pressure or heavy weight being kept on the chest squeezing or wringing sensation
4. Pain that extends to the neck jaw back abdomen arms shoulder
5. Nausea
6. Breathlessness
7. Numbness.
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Hi, I have pain in my heart for last 2 days. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hi, I have pain in my heart for last 2 days. Please help.
Hello, Do you Mean chest Pain ? CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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My baby is one month old. On routine check up doctor counts his heart beat which is 180 bpm. He ask for echo test. Echo test done and one line is in bold letters of report. That is patent foramen ovale left to right. Is this normal ? Then we show report doctor he said that hole is very minor it will close within 3 months. Is it true that it will close automatically after some months. Please suggest me in detail.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My baby is one month old. On routine check up doctor counts his heart beat which is 180 bpm. He ask for echo test. Ec...
Yes some tiny holes do close on its own as the baby grows but you have to be extra careful in observation of blue color on exertion like crying, not getting infections, getting vaccinations on time (this has to be observed for every new born baby up to a year- 1st summer/winter & autum is difficult for every baby) good luck and take care.
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I am suffering from blood sugar for the last three years and also having blood pressure. I have 44 years old.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from blood sugar for the last three years and also having blood pressure. I have 44 years old.
Mr Satish, I am sure you must be already on treatment for both these conditions. If treatment is appropriate then blood sugar should be : Fasting closer to 100 mg and PP between 150 to 160 mg and HbA1c% <7. Similarly BP should be 130/80 mm of Hg or lower. Apart from drugs, you should exercise daily for 1 hour plus, take a restricted diet avoiding sweets, sugar and jaggery. Plus avoid junk foods, deep fried foods and pastries. consume more of green leafy vegetabbles and fruits. Also restrict salt intake to about 2.5 g a day.
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Sir angiography wale patient ko kya Karna chaiye.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir angiography wale patient ko kya Karna chaiye.
Angiography is a day care procedure and so post procedure take rest for two days and take treatment as per the report.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Important Differences Between High Blood Pressure Staging & Classing
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There are two different �typing� schemes doctors use when describing high blood pressure. The first, classification, conveys information about the underlying cause of the high blood pressure. The second, staging, refers to the severity of the high blood pressure itself.

The Staging System:

The system used to stage high blood pressure is very simple. Blood pressure has essentially two varieties; Stage I and Stage II.
The qualifications for staging high blood pressure as either Stage I or Stage II are based simply on numbers. If average measured blood pressure is above a certain numerical cutoff point, it is staged accordingly.

Stage I Hypertension:
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Stage I Hypertension refers to blood pressure with average readings that are above 140/90 but below the criteria for Stage II Hypertension. Stage I Hypertension is an early, but still important form of high blood pressure. Depending on certain lifestyle factors, doctors may choose to either begin treatment with medicine or to allow for a �grace period� during which the patient is instructed to make certain diet and activity changes in an attempt to reduce the blood pressure.

Stage II Hypertension:
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Stage II Hypertension can be diagnosed via either of two numbers. A measurement of either
systolic blood pressure >160
diastolic pressure >100
qualifies as Stage II Hypertension.

Treatment guidelines allow for much less flexibility in the initial approach to Stage II Hypertension, and those diagnosed at this stage are almost universally started on antihypertensive medicines immediately.
Stage II Hypertension also requires more frequent blood pressure checks and more careful monitoring.
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Recently I have been operated colon cancer stage 2 and oncologist advised me chemo therapy is not required. I am also having blood pressure and cholesterol problems which I am controlling thru medication. Please advise me what type of food I can eat? I used to take liquor rarely say once in two months but very much controlled before my surgery. Can I continue my liquor rarely or to be stopped permanently?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Recently I have been operated colon cancer stage 2 and oncologist advised me chemo therapy is not required. I am also...
Please share detailed reports. Better to avoid alcohol completely, but can take occasionally. Eat soft, easily digestible food for now, can gradually progress later.
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