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Dr. Kumar B


Cardiologist, Bangalore

47 Years Experience
Dr. Kumar B MBBS, MD Cardiologist, Bangalore
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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 has a nexus of the most experienced Cardiologists in India. You will find Cardiologists with more than 41 years of experience on You can find Cardiologists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - mysore Medical university Banglor - 1970
MD - Mysore medical University banglor - 1980
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I am suffering from dry cough from a last two week and I had a chest pain when I cough had. Can you would suggest what I do?

General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take Viscodyne D syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations after consulting physician if no relief 4.Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. consult me for further advice
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I am suffering from dry cough from 2weeks and even chest pain what should I do to control it?

General Physician, Delhi
Antitussive cough syrp will help in dry cough. Do lukewarm water gargles twice a day. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy diet. Hope this helps u
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Dear doctor, I'm underweight, y age is 28 , weight- 48 kg, height- 169 cm. I underwent some medical tests. In this tests, my HDL cholesterol is 36 mg | dl and LDL cholesterol is 112 mg | dl . Because of anxiety, I'm losing my weight a lot. My question is whether anxiety cause many heart diseases? And which of those cholesterols will be reduced because of chronic anxiety and confusion? Is it very harmful to human health?

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Chronic stress is associated with most chronic diseases. You have mentitled about your anxiety. I am not sure if you are doing any kind of exercise on a regular basis. Regular exercise will surely help you wit anxiety. If need be you may consult a counselor and learn few techniques to manage and overcome anxiety. This will enhance your quality of life. Also your hdl cholesterol which is a good cholesterol is relatively low. May be because you don't exercise regularly. You are quiet young. Start regular exercise Join gym or go for run or even sport like football or tennis badminton would be good. Exercise will help you wit anxiety. It will increase your good cholesterol. It will also increase your overall energy level. Which will produce better result. Only good things will come out of it. Remember that our best friend and worst enemy is our own mind. If you keep worrying it will effect you adversely. And instead of worrying if you take positive actions yoh will have positive outcome. Hope this helps Wishing you very best
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Mere heart ke side kabhi kabhi bahut pain hota hai itna ki lagta hai ki ab Jaan nikal jaye to Mujhe Kya karna chahiye and dard kaise theek hoga

Homeopath, Thane
Hi, Take Tab Biochemic 25(SBL) 4tabs to be chewed thrice a day for 15days Nux vomica200 4pills to be sucked twice a day jyada tikha aur tala hua food mat khayiye Pani din mein 3-4 liter/ day pijiye
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I am facing hyper tension (high bp) since last two years now i am just 27 years.Please do help.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat and excessive salt consumption requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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My blood pressure is 180 now so what precautions suggested and can I consult doctor

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Your BP is definitely very high. You must consult a physician.You should-- minimise salt intake,reduce oily things, avoid smoking and alcohol,avoid stress, take regular walks and get your routine investigations done.
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I am diabetic and hypertensive. My morning blood sugar levels are being recorded high between 150-160 and 120 around 3 AM. I suspect it might be Dawn phenomenon or sneeze effect. How to get solve the problem? Please advise?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. M Ramprasad lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The dawn phenomenon, sometimes called the dawn effect, is an early-morning (usually between 2 a.m. And 8 a.m.) increase in blood sugar (glucose) relevant to people with diabetes.[1] It is different from chronic Somogyi rebound in that dawn phenomenon is not associated with nocturnal hypoglycemia. From above explanation it must be clear to you that your problem is not Dawn effect. Sometimes if night dose is high (whether Insulin or oral drugs) there may be a lower level of glucose in the early morning leading to hypoglycemia. That too is not present. What may be needed is proper adjustment of night dose and food intake. Thanks.
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Coronary Artery Disease - Know the Primary Signs!

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
Coronary Artery Disease -  Know the Primary Signs!

Your heart is the most important and vital organ of all and regulates the flow of heart to all parts of the body. Thus, the valves and the arteries which take the blood to your heart are also an important component in ensuring that the circulation is constant. Thus, any hindrance to this process will put a lot of pressure on your heart and lead to more serious problems in the long run. Coronary artery disease is one such problem and can seriously put the health of your heart at risk.

What is coronary heart disease?
Coronary arteries are very important blood vessels, which carry nutrients, blood and oxygen to your heart. If the level of bad cholesterol is high in your blood, it will start leaving deposits on the walls of the arteries which are commonly known as plaque. This plaque will start building up over time causing blockage of the arteries and disrupting proper blood flow. Excessive build up of the plaque may then rupture the lining of the plaque. This will then induce blood clotting and further prevent the normal flow of blood.

Primary symptoms may include

  1. Shortness of breath: This may occur while you are exercising or performing activities which are mildly exerting.
  2. Heart beats very hard and fast: Your heart may beat very hard and fast, especially when doing everyday activities such as climbing stairs or walking for a prolonged distance.
  3. Angina or chest pain: You may experience pain in your chest as if someone was pressing against it with a lot of force. Angina is also triggered due to stressful activities or even emotional stress. It usually occurs on the left or the middle of the chest and may even be felt in the back, arms, and neck.
  4. Heart attack: Heart attacks are the most common and the most serious complications of coronary heart disease. You would feel extreme pain, akin to crushing on your chest, shoulder, or arm. It may even be accompanied by jaw pain, and sweatiness.

Non invasive forms of treatment are always preferable rather than invasive surgeries or procedures to treat coronary heart disease, especially where the risk of serious complications such as heart attack are still on the lower side. Some of the treatments used for coronary heart disease are as follows:

  1. Making lifestyle changes: Quit smoking, reduce alcohol consumption along with consumption of regulated diet will automatically start cleaning plaque that has built up within the arteries. Losing weight also tends to help.
  2. Medications: Special medications can take care of cases wherein the deposits are still lesser and the plaque buildup can be removed without the requirement of extensive surgery. Anti-cholesterol medications are one example of this.
  3. Surgical procedures: These are usually employed when the blockage is severe and cannot be corrected by the conventional methods mentioned above. Some of the procedures are angioplasty, stent replacement, as well as coronary artery bypass surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist and ask a free question.
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I am 46 years male I am karate instructor today morning I did practice well that time no problem of my chest pain after bathing I felt little dizziness and pain on chest tell me what I have to do ?

General Physician, Ahmedabad
If you have constant pain--not related/increased by work or exercise than likely to b muscular. Take rest and musle relaxant. If it is increased by exertion you need ecg. Ask privately with details//ecg report.
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How does chest pain occurs during 13-19 years stage, in my region there are many people between these age are face these problem, I'm MBBS 1st year student sir, so many frds some that" how chest pain occur" I think it is angina pectoralis. Sir please tell why ot occurs and precaution to escape that painful onfpamation of chest.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
no,most lilely it is not angina pectoris in this age ,which typically come agter exetsion and relirved after rest. it may be costochondritis and more likely fue to vitamin d deficiency check it snd correct it
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My health is not well after some time and my bp was same time is not normal so sagaste me.

Ayurveda, Ambala
To control & maintain Blood pressure to normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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My husband is 33 years old. Recently he had a total cholesterol test. It was 260mm/hg. What should be done now. I m worried.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/t.g. and obesity by using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. These are helful also reduced obesity. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. use tab. ecosprin gold-10 at night . Welcome in lybrate.
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Hi my mom is 45 years old she suffering from severe legs pain she consulted doc reports were normal but still it pains specially during night times. She has low and high BP problem. How can you help.

Physiotherapist, Noida
Advice keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises hamstring stretching calf muscles stretching contrast bath.
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I have high blood pressure 170/100, and also having pain in the right side ,below the ribs. What medicine should be taken?

Homeopath, Greater Noida
U have to take proper and regular treatment in homoeopathy. Some medicine as rauwolfia serpentine Q and Digitalis 30 has good result in such case and tell ur proper case history as how and when it started whether you have any addiction or disease and avoid oily and spicy food u will definitely get benefited by this treatment
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Hello sir my self Kevin, and my question is how to care the my father which is suffer from diabetes and Blood pressure problem?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr., if he has diabetes (high blood sugar) and high bp, then proper treatment with appropriate drugs should be taken. In addition he should take a restricted diet, that gives exact calories based on his ideal body weight (70 kgs), extent of daily exercise and blood sugar levels. He should exercise for at least 1 hour, brisk walking is a good option. That helps better sugar control and also in reducing bp. He should consume less salt in the diet and avoid papad, pickles and extra salt while taking food. To control sugar level he should avoid sweets completely, avoid deep fried foods, pastries, bakery items, farsan, high fat milk products and sweetened aerated drinks (colas). Should consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads and permitted fruits about 100 g a day. If you are looking for specific drugs to be taken then please come in a private conversation with details like fasting, pp sugar levels, hba1c%, lipid profile, bp readings, amount of walking done daily and dietary pattern. Looking at those details I will be able to give specific guidance, thanks for the question.
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My chest skin becomes so fatty and appears like a" Gynecomastia" disease and also in right chest, there is a knot-like thing inside which causes pain on pressing. What should I do?

General Physician, Cuttack
1.Male boob is due to a medical condition called gynaecomastia which is some times seen in adolescent age group or young adults 2.It is due to elevated level of blood estrogen and decrease level of testosterone. 3.It is not serious and sometimes go away on its own otherwise has to be treated by medicine or surgery 4.It is due to excess accumulation of fat in the chest 5.Regular chest and arm exercise like dumbbell exercise and push up exercise will help reduce the gynaecomastia 6. Reduce intake of fatty food like red meat, cheese, butter, ghee, cream, whole milk etc 7. Avoid alcohol since it decreases blood testosterone 8.Apply Gynexol cream containing natural ingredients like aloevera juice,retinol, vitamin A, extract of Ginkgo biloba or take Gynexin pills containing green tea extract , caffeine etc 9. If no relief, consult surgeon for advice
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