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Dr. Prashanth L.k

Neurologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Prashanth L.k is a renowned Neurologist in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Panacea Hospital - Nagarabhavi in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prashanth L.k on Lybrate.com.

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# 611 /612, Nagarabhavi Main Road 2nd Stage Vinayaka Layout, Nagarabhavi. Landmark: Near Bharath Petrol PumpBangalore Get Directions
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I have been going through a rough patch lately. I have been masturbating frequently for quite some time now. Now when I masturbate, my left leg goes numb for a few days making it difficult to walk, and my scrotum from underneath the left side starts to hurt. Why is this happening? The leg numbness feels extremely weird, why is this happening?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I have been going through a rough patch lately. I have been masturbating frequently for quite some time now. Now when...
There is no correlation between masturbation and neurological symptoms. You need to be evaluated in details, so that the condition can be correctly diagnosed and treated. Masturbation is safe and healthy.
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After high sounded with anger to pupils, it should be cause of epilepsy? Sir I was angered to my 15 years child on basis of studies. Next day, he fill stroke of epilepsy more than 10 times in four hours for a second. What I do before going to doctor? Is it my mistake?

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
It is not epilepsy It is due to psychological reason Hysterical fainting Should not punish or angry to child Encourage the child to study Donot punish If child is not studying do not do anything He will improve.
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Alzheimer's - An Overview!

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Alzheimer's - An Overview!

With age, most body organs begin to deteriorate in their function. This happens to the brain also, thereby reducing the overall speed of functioning of most organs. While slowing of bodily movement is visible, the internal organs functioning also slows down, which is not that obvious. Memory loss or dementia is one of the main manifestations of this degeneration of the brain.

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and the associated symptoms includes reduced reasoning abilities and cognitive defects. Though it is seen only in the elderly, not all elderly people will have Alzheimer’s. The overall quality of life of the affected person is reduced with difficulty remembering things that were recently learned. It is a progressive disease and as it gets more severe, a full-time caretaker may be required.

Causes: The brain cells are affected by protein masses known as plaques and tangles. These hamper the way communication between the brain cells happens as well as affect nutrition from reaching all parts of the brain. This leads to shrinking of the brain, eventually leading to memory loss and other problems. There is also a strong genetic linkage, as most people with Alzheimer’s have the lipoprotein A gene.

Symptoms: Though memory loss is the most common symptom, there are other symptoms:

  1. Being confused about places, people, and times
  2. Inability to find the right words during conversations
  3. Regular objects are misplaced
  4. Becoming irritable, (in someone who was not so previously)
  5. Mood swings
  6. Personality changes
  7. Inability to organise thoughts
  8. Not able to make the right decisions
  9. Repetitive talks and actions
  10. Forgetfulness (not something the person always does)
  11. Difficulty with numbers (again, not something calculations
  12. Difficulty managing everyday tasks and minor problems
  13. Suspicion of others (like immediate family members and friends)

Risk factors: While age is definitely a risk factor, the fact that not all aged people develop Alzheimer’s is to be borne in mind. Other risk factors include the history of stroke, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and poor lifestyle choices.

Diagnosis: While there is no definitive way to diagnose Alzheimer’s, symptoms along with brain scans and neuropsychological function testing are useful ways to confirm the diagnosis.

Treatment: This is aimed at two things reducing the rate of disease progression and treat (or reverse) symptoms if possible.

Cholinesterase inhibitors improve cellular communication in the brain and also manage depression and agitation. Memantine is used to slow the pace of disease progression.
In people with the disease, small changes are useful to help them with the symptoms. These include keeping essential things like keys and wallet in the same place, keep a daily diary to help them remember things, keep pictures of friends and family within visible distance. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

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How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?
do not eat diet soda,coffee, chololate,caffein ,hot dog, onion,alcohol, these are triggers for migraine pain. take healthy diet..plenty of water, juice , green veg. you can take tab. vasograine or tab . sumitrax
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My right eye was flinching and the very next day my rightface got swollen. And it has become numb. I couldn't eat or open my mouth flexibly right side. I want to know what is the cause for this. This from 2 days.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My right eye was flinching and the very next day my rightface got swollen. And it has become numb. I couldn't eat or ...
Hello, it might b due to cold exposure. Take homoeo-medicine** @ rhus tox-6 pills, thrice a day. @ lyco-30-6 pills, thrice a day. Reprot, your progress, wkly.
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What medicine can be taken for migraine . I was told to take pain killers but since pain killers are not too good to take often wanted to know of there is any homeopathic medicine that can be taken to reduce it . It comes with a bad headache and if I don't take a pain killer I start vomiting . So I require some medicine to stop the pain immediately.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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What is the effective treatment for migraine and how much time will it take to complete cure?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Normally it depends on individuals do Take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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I am suffering from epilepsy and get attacks minimum twice a month. I am not getting a good result from the medicine prescribed to me currently. What can I do to get cured?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Most probably you are suffering from a refractory type of epilepsy or your compliance to medicine is not good (i mean missing the doses of epilepsy medicine in between) or the medicine you are taking is not appropriate for your epilepsy type or not in proper doses, consult a epileptologist or atleast a neurologist in person.
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Have over the last 6 months been experiencing a tingling sensation along with enlargement / contraction of my left hand little finger up to the base of my wrist. Have been drinking daily 3 pegs of whisky through the years. No diabetes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Check your blood sugar. If it is normal then take neurobion forte 1 tablet daily for 30 days. If no relief consult doctor
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Itching problem near anus and skin colour changed to black is this any disease r psoriasis explain me.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Thrissur
Itching problem near anus and skin colour changed to black is this any disease r psoriasis explain me.
Itching may cause due to humidity in groin region and from using tight inner wears. This in turn changes the skin color to blackish due to skin thickening. Use loose and dry inner wears to avoid fungal infections further. You can use any anti-septic lotion for external washing too.
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My 1year old son is cp patient. His development (physical and mental) growth is very slow. He neither sit alone nor his neck stand still. I consult with a paediatric and physiotherapist and they suggest levipil and lioresal syrup and some exercise respectively. But the progress is not so satisfactory. What should I do for his better treatment? Is he be normal in his future life?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Dear friend, unfortunate that your son is a cp patient, but worry, he will definitely improve. Difficult to predict how much he will improve without seeing the patient status. Best thing is that he is only 1 year old. There is ample of time for his development. You started treatment in right time. Continue physiotherapy, provide adequate healthy diet. Learn all type of physical excercises, limb positioning taught by the physiotherapist, practice it daily frequently at home. Improvement will be slow, do not loose your heart, but improvement will definitely occur, how much improvement will occur that depend on your effort and patience.
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Hi doctor, I'm 25 year old male. 5" 11 height, 90kg weight, not married, from 1 week I'm eating full sweets in relatives homes from that time I'm getting full hungry at noon times my body is shivering I'm unable to control. If I do a small work also I'm getting full sweat, my heart beat also running fast I can sense when I touch my heart area. I think this is diabetics problem, So can I know the reason pls? Is it possible to get in early ages? My parents also diabetic. What type of doctor, tests I need to take to find all these problems?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi doctor, I'm 25 year old male. 5" 11 height, 90kg weight, not married, from 1 week I'm eating full sweets in relati...
Mr Salmon, Get a blood sugar test done both fasting and after food (2 hours after food) and HbA1c%. Diabetes can occur at any age. There are two major types of the disease, T1 & T2. T1 occurs due to total absence of Insulin secretion from beta cells of Langerhans in pancreas. These patients need only Insulin injection for life time. This condition can occur in children as well as other ages too. T2 is usually seen later age, from adult hood on wards. Aparty from heredity, overweight and inactivity are main contributors for it.
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I was having severe headache, so I decided to sleep. After sleeping for about half an hour, I experienced sleep paralysis and it was horrible. I want to overcome the problem. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I was having severe headache, so I decided to sleep. After sleeping for about half an hour, I experienced sleep paral...
I will suggest you to get an eeg done and follow up with reports and till than take tablet folvite 5 mg once a day and tablet vitamind (60000iu) once a week and get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings.
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I am 67 years young. I have numbness in the outer portion of both thighs. Degree is more, when I get up in the morning.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. It could most probably due to a nerve impingement. Start with tens as a modality of physical therapy, medications for neuropathic symptoms like pregabalin or gabapentin in basic doses, vitamin b 12 supplementation if there is a deficiency and let me know in 2-3 weeks time how you are feeling? also tell me whether there are any symptoms with lower back region as well? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I have a problem of migrane. How can I get recover & how much time get to recover it. Please ans me?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To get relief from migraine- * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. * practice sarwangasan and shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning.
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My daughter is not able to sit and stand without support but she try to do all things.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
As your daughter is 10 year old you might be knowing the cause and we now have to just concentrate on physiotherapy treatment
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Hello sir mere papa ko paralysis huwa hai pechle 6 mahino se ab unhe baat karne aur sidi haat ki 2 ungliya kaam nahi kar pa rahe aise me unhe kya karna chayiye aur kis dr ko dikhane se unhe acha hoga ?

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Dear , pehle ek neurologist ko dikhana chahiya. Agar already dikhaya to ek neuro-physiotherapist ke paas le jana. Woh uncle ko correct exercises sikha sakte hai thaki uncle ke haat teek ho sakte hai. If you require anymore clarifications pl feel free to consult me. Preethi mathew (mpt, maiap) neuro-physiotherapist
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My hands are vibrating little bit When I have to carry any thing Carefully For ex. When I serve tea or coffee.

Neurologist,
My hands are vibrating little bit
When I have to carry any thing Carefully
For ex. When I serve tea or coffee.
Hi, Seems like your complaining about having tremors in your hands- which are postural-- that is, they happen when your carrying/ holding something (when your hands are to be held against gravity). Such type of tremors can be a normal occurring or physiological in nature- brought about by fatigue, nervousness, anxiety or any strong emotion. Even excess caffeine consumption can cause it. Sometimes such tremors could indicate underlying thyroid function abnormality. If your 19 years old and otherwise healthy-- can just observe for now. Best,
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Hi I am Arvind. Which medicine to take care in migraine. I have migraine from last 5 years. So kindly suggest me. Thanks.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take cap. Palsinuron 1-0-1. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.
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