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Dr. Prathap Kumar Pani  - Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

Dr. Prathap Kumar Pani

MS - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

32 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Prathap Kumar Pani MS - Neuro Surgery Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
32 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Prathap Kumar Pani is one of the best Neurosurgeons in Sarjapur, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 32 years of experience as a Neurosurgeon. He is a qualified MS - Neuro Surgery. He is currently practising at Neuro & Ortho Clinic in Sarjapur, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prathap Kumar Pani on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Neuro Surgery - S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack - 1985
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Hi, My hands tremble sometimes. Is it because of weakness or is it because of some disease? Please help.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting)
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My baby suffering from tumor like movable one on back of the head what is it I don't know.

MS (Surgery), Mch (Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgeon, Guwahati
My baby suffering from tumor like movable one on back of the head what is it I don't know.
It can be anything like a lipoma, sebaceous cyst or some other tumors. Even, it can be an encephalocele. So, consult a neurosurgeon as soon as possible.
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Menstrual Migraines Treatment

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Advanced Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Menstrual Migraines Treatment

Menstrual Migraine can be termed as an extremely persistent headache that can happen just before, during or right after menstruation. Often, the feeling of nausea also keeps on lingering. The cause which triggers this type of migraine can be the fluctuating levels of oestrogen that a woman’s body experiences when she is on her periods.

What can be the possible treatment?

  1. Application of ice pack or simply rubbing ice on your forehead can help lessen the pain a bit.

  2. Relaxation exercises can be practiced to reduce the tension of the muscles.

  3. Acupuncture therapy can also be done to improve the headache and it can further aid in relaxation of the muscles.

  4. Over the counter painkillers such as ibuprofen or paracetamol can be taken for immediate relief.

  5. Your doctor can also administer TRIPTAN (specific drugs used to treat the symptoms of migraine which work on the chemical receptors within the brain) if the pain is unbearable.

  6. Do not experiment much with hormonal contraception methods after unsafe sexual intercourse. It just might worsen the pain.

  7. NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) can also be administered, only if they have been prescribed by the doctor, as the harmful effects of those drugs are aplenty.

  8. Magnesium deficiency in the body is one of the most important causes for menstrual migraines. Thus, eating foods rich in magnesium such as dark leafy greens, nuts, whole grains, avocados, bananas, etc. and taking magnesium supplements or vitamins are advisable.

  9. There are certain foods which can even trigger such attacks. They include foods packed with monosodium glutamate (MSG), aged cheese and caffeine. Such foods should be strictly avoided. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.
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My Hands and legs start shivering when someone fight with me or speak to me loudly? What to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My Hands and legs start shivering when someone fight with me or speak to me loudly? What to do.
Please Avoid fighting Do meditation regularly Go for morning and evening walk daily Take Cap brahmi by Himalaya 2 2 for 3 mths Check your blood sugar levels, blood pressure.
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Migraine

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Migraine
Migraine is a mysterious disease. It presents with most common symptom, headache. It gets relieved by simple treatment like aspirin and paracetamol. But when it gets again and again then people start visiting doctors. Unfortunately most doctors prescribe similar drugs or more specific vaso-constrictor drugs. But result is same, there is temporary relief but the headache recurs. It usually is once or twice a month. It may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, flashing before eyes, aura etc. The migraine is the most important disease which cause frustration on either side i. E. Patients and doctors.
Migraine is a symptom of stress i. E. Physical and mental. Most of the doctors don't know how to deal with stress. So they advise only rest, or tranquillizers. But these are again temporary measures. What is required is exploration of the patient's history, find out stressors i. E. The causes of stress, provide short term and long term remedial measures to deal with stress, monitor the stress level, modify the treatment from time to time and finally educate the patient how to live a stress free life. When this is done, most of the patients get a permanent cure from migraine. Since most doctors have no time for this, the new branch of medicine i. E. Holistic medicine and lifestyle therapy takes care of such patients. Holistic branch also involves herbal treatment which is a better solution than a chemical one.

Migraine patients also have to understand that there is no simple cure. But if they follow the advise and adjust their lives with new therapeutic advise, surely there is a new hope in their lives. Only you must find a good holistic and lifestyle consultant around.

Hello I am 34 year old man and I have cervical last 1.5 year and problem of in mri report C4-C5. Now in this time our hand fingers became numb in every time. So what can I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello I am 34 year old man and I have cervical last 1.5 year and problem of in mri report C4-C5. Now in this time our...
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Sir in your case we need to see your detailed neurological examination including assessment of motor power, sensory examination and evaluation of deep tendon reflexes. Also mri images are required so that I can see the amount of compression and advise you accordingly. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation. Thanks & regards
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I am 35 years old woman suffering from migraine. Recently I am also having breathing issues. Also, I am acting weird. Is this a caused by migraine or something else is happening to me. Advise!

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
sometimes migraine has associated symptoms and are known as migraine variants. change in medications will help your cause
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I am 34 years male and I have tingling, burning sensation in my body along with weakness and numbness especially in hands and legs. This is there since December 4, 2016. How much should I be worried? I had done few tests per the physician including blood sugar, TSH, Uric acid, Vitamins-D and B12. My fasting BS is 97 mg/dl, HbA1c is 5.90, Total T3 is 0.96, Total T4 is 10.20, Calcium is 8.80, Cholesterol is 161 mg. DL, Urea is 21.4, Uric acid is 5.80, TSH is 5.56, and Vitamin-D level (D-25 Hydroxy) is 15.34. Kindly let me know what kind of dietary habits I need to follow and what basically should be a healthy lifestyle here in this case. Now, I am having Jneuron (Methylcobalamin Pregabalin), faster (herbal extracts with vitamins, minerals etc.) tablets along with D-rise (this one is once a week). The weakness, numbness seem to be little reduced, but it still persists to some extent along with transient tinglings. I have to also mention that I somehow did not follow a proper lifestyle for last few months like waking up late in afternoon, empty stomach for a long time, delayed meals, food irregularities, less veggies, too much tea etc. Kindly suggest, if I need to be concerned and any further tests if required to rule out some larger possibilities. Thank you.

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
I am 34 years male and I have tingling, burning sensation in my body along with weakness and numbness especially in h...
Hello Mr. lybrate-user As per information provided by u, you are suffering from paraesthesias due to peripheral neuropathy. Cause ranges from diabetes, Vit. B12 Deficiency (most common cause in your case), lead poisoning, etc. Get Vit. B12, serum lead estimation. Life-style changes: Get fresh juices and proteins in breakfast. Always take breakfast, lunch, and dinner on time. Try to sleep at night on time. Daily walk briskly for 30 minutes daily. Kindly get the investigations done and then consult me, as I can't write medicines here. Thank you. Get well soon.
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Hearing Loss in Children - Signs + Treatment

MBBS (M.A.M.C), M.S. ENT
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Hearing Loss in Children - Signs + Treatment

You may find out that your child is suffering from hearing loss when he is born or he may be diagnosed with the condition later in life. Hearing loss in children is commonly caused by otitis media, birth problems and on the account of certain injuries or illnesses.

Signs and symptoms

The early stage symptoms of hearing loss in children are as follows:

  1. No reaction to extremely loud noises

  2. No response or reaction to your voice

  3. The child makes some sounds, which taper off

The other symptoms which follow include:

  1. He may pull and rub his ears.

  2. He may act cranky constantly without any proper reason.

  3. He might stop paying attention.

  4. Low energy levels are indicated.

  5. He may find it hard to follow directions.

  6. He may ask you to increase the volume of the radio or TV.

  7. Fever and ear pain are also likely symptoms.

Treatment

Early hearing loss can affect your child’s language learning skills. If the problem is diagnosed and treated soon, the problem with language can be avoided. The method of treatment depends on the cause of hearing loss in your child and the severity of hearing loss.

There are certain medicines for hearing---prescribed by your ENT Surgeon. Pleas take the point watchful waiting. Even if you have slightest doubt of hearing loss contact ENT immediately.

The primary treatment methods of hearing loss in children include the following:

  1. Watchful waiting: Sometimes, the condition may resolve on its own and the treatment involves simple monitoring of your child for positive changes.

  2. Medicines: There are certain medicines for hearing loss in children, which may be prescribed by your pediatrician.

  3. Ear tubes: Ear tubes may be recommended if medicines and monitoring do not work. The tubes allow fluid to drain and help in preventing infections. A minor surgery has to be undertaken on your child for getting the ear tubes placed. This will solve the hearing loss and other related issues.

  4. Hearing aids: Hearing aids may be used to allow your child hear better. It is safe for children to use ear tubes after the age of one month. For the right hearing aid for your child, you need to consult a hearing specialist.

  5. Implants: Cochlear implants are used to treat hearing loss in many children. These are electronic devices which are put in the inner ear to benefit hearing. These should be used only if hearing aids did not succeed and these are meant to be used only in case of children with serious hearing problems.

There are several other devices, which can help your child with hearing loss. For suggestions and recommendations, you must take your child to a hearing specialist.

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My 5 year old daughter diagnosed with dyskinetic cerebral palsy she can not walk and talk she start neck holding from 9 month age. And sitting 4 year age she problem in learning tasks please tell me about her best treatment option.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Don't worry, nothing to worry as you encourage your daughter with good neuro physician & and do have neuro developmental therapeutic exercises with qualified neuro or ndt specialist physiotherapist and good speech pathologist and qualified special educator or all this in one good quality special school near to your home and correct follow up with them and neuro physician may help her to do her functional activities to maximum extent.
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I am suffering from parkinson' s disease for the last 4-5 years. My age is 72 years I am daily taking synodopa plus

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
That' s good don' t stop the medicines without your doctor advise continue your regular exercise or movements to help for your regular activities wish you good health. Regards Dr. P. Nagaraj pt. Ph. D
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I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout session it creates a bit problem as I have joined boxing for 6 months ago. Now 1 month ago I suffered from lower back muscle sprain. Will it recover it on its own?

MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Siliguri
I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout...
Lower back pain with numbness in legs can be due to neural problems. Consult doctor. Avoid forward bending and squatting.
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I am 50 years old. Since 2 years I am suffering with tingling numbness in legs and some times in hands also. My after food sugar is 165. And fasting nil. Please guide me.

Certified Diabetes Educator , Sports Nutritionist, Registered Clinical Dietician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 50 years old. Since 2 years I am suffering with tingling numbness in legs  and some times in hands also. My afte...
Dear , please control The amount of cereals you r consuming in your meals n increase a bit if physical activity post meals, like a stroll within d house or bldg compound. Do not forget to add salads in your meals.
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Sleepwalking - 11 Things You Must Know!

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
Sleepwalking - 11 Things You Must Know!

Sleep is one such time when people usually are expected to lie down still and get rest. However, we have all heard of sleepwalking, a condition where a person walks during the sleep. Though it may sound strange, there is a deeper explanation for it both from a causative point of view and from managing it.

Things you should know?

  1. Sleepwalking happens when a person moves back from a deep sleep to a light sleep or awakening state.
  2. The person who is sleepwalking is usually not aware of it.
  3. Activities may range from simply getting up and sitting up in bed to walking around the room. They could also open the door and walk out to the neighbourhood. Moving furniture, changing dresses or driving a car, may also be some of the actions Most of these activities happens completely without their knowledge.
  4. Mostly happens in children up to the age of 12, but can be seen in adults also, where it assumes a more severe form.
  5. The person who is sleepwalking has a fixed stare with glassy eyes. They may appear dazed and lost when they are awakened.
  6. They may not respond when they are actually sleepwalking, or respond very slowly
  7. They can be brought back to bed and put back to sleep without being disturbed. Most children would go back to sleeping when this is done
  8. Though the parents can be very worried when they see children sleepwalking, reassurance is required, as it usually disappears as they cross teenage.
  9. There could be chances of small injury like tripping or fall during the sleepwalking episode
  10. Sleepwalkers may be more restless compared to other children during their waking hours
  11. Bedwetting is also quite common in children who sleepwalk

Causes

  1. Inappropriate sleep pattern with lack of sleep for prolonged periods is one of the main reasons for sleepwalking
  2. Stress
  3. Excessive drinking
  4. Medical conditions like heart rhythm problems, acidity, gastric reflux, and seizures
  5. Psychiatric conditions like panic attacks and post-traumatic stress disorder can also lead to sleepwalking

Management

  1. For a parent to see their child walking around in their sleep can be quite disturbing.
  2. Reassurance is required stating that it is just a temporary phase and will not stay beyond the teenage years
  3. Most people do not require any intervention unless accompanied by severe symptoms like going out of the house or driving
  4. Once established, it is advisable to avoid by not drinking too much alcohol, avoiding stress and anxiety and taking precautions like extra-secure locks to prevent sleepwalking and/or other side effects. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.
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My hand shivers all the time and it become tremendous when I got nervous, though I am only 22 years old. Is there any remedy to cure it?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My hand shivers all the time and it become tremendous when I got nervous, though I am only 22 years old. Is there any...
Please Consult nearby neurologist Get investigated and take proper treatment Meanwhile Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do meditation regularly Take Saraswatarishta 15 ml twice daily with water.
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I am 30 years old and very often have shivering in my hands. I am suffering from b12 deficiency. Can you suggest me foods to increase this. More over due to my tight work I am not able to do any exercise to reduce weight. I eat low calorie food and home made only.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am 30 years old and very often have shivering in my hands. I am suffering from b12 deficiency. Can you suggest me f...
Good evening lybrate-user better change your food lifestyle complete one-time meal put yourself only on fresh fruits night dinner roti (wheat) without oil and green leaves / green salads/ green vegetables morning take one boiled egg and glass of milk reduce sugar intake avoid sweet s / ghee prepared items avoid fast foods avoid all bakery foods better take green tea 2 times a day without milk and sugar.
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There is numbness in both legs. From Mr. I test it was found that nerves have been suppressed by L4 and L5. Doctor has advice me to undergo surgery. Is there any other treatment rather than surgery. And did I have to take proper treatment by orthopaedic or Nero.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy, Gold medallist
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
There is numbness in both legs. From Mr. I test it was found that nerves have been suppressed by L4 and L5. Doctor ha...
Hi rudra you r suffering from lumber spondilitis .it is totally curable with help of homoeopathy .if you r taking treatment with good qualified homeopathic doctor. There is no need of surgery .as surgery success is less in such cases. U can consult with us text phone or videos consult via Lybrate. Medication will be at your door step in in 7 days only. Regards
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I am suffering multiple neuro fibroma. .can I join gym. If I join its harmful or not?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do not join gym as weight training may disturb muscle tone do have gentle stretching exercises best wishes.
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I have a problem of tremor sometimes rigidity so I am thinking I am having problem slurred speech also so I am thinking I am having problem of cerebrovascular accidents so please tell me what I have to do about this.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
See a neurologist right away, not to be taken lightly. Some times there are transient ischaemic attacks, which come and go in a short time. They need to investigated thoroughly.
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