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Dr. Praveen Kumar

Neurologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Praveen Kumar is a trusted Neurologist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He is currently practising at The Bangalore Hospital in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have a Friend who is 21 years old now he is suffering from insomnia. He is not in tension or depression but still he sleeps at 4.30 am every day even though he tries a lot he is nt able to sleep. Wat is he suppose to do now? Can you please suggest some solns for Dis. Thank you.

International Certified Addiction Professional
Psychologist, Mumbai
I have a Friend  who is 21 years old now he is suffering from insomnia. He is not in tension or depression but still ...
Difficulties in sleeping can an outcome of various physical and psychological problems, but as you mention if he has no other stressors then let him take a professional help. Learning lifestyle changes, sleep hygiene techniques will help him.
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My son is 8 yrs old suffering from thumb lock. Allopathy doctor suggested as conginental disease and advised for surgery (trigger thumb release). Is there an alternate to surgery?

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. I think congenital trigger thumb is best release surgically at the age of 8 years, in younger age you have options like splints, passive stretching, but at 8 yrs, it is best managed surgically. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi
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Whenever I sit cross legged posture as I stand up numbing occur to my left leg what I do sir please.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellow in Pain Management, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Delhi
Whenever I sit cross legged posture as I stand up numbing occur to my left leg what I do sir please.
There is nothing wrong you.. It s a normal phenomenon.. It can occur to anyone.. temporarily one of ur nerves may get pressed when you sit cross legged but it spontaneously gets normal also
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Doctor when I fall on bed for sleeping. I feel like a heaviness or numbness in my right rib below portion. N then I feel some type of gas is forming. After that I get regular pops I don't know why. Bt gas form every 1 min. What is the reason for that. N how can I naturally treat that?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Doctor when I fall on bed for sleeping. I feel like a heaviness or numbness in my right rib below portion. N then I f...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated.
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I am 62 year, male, 5' 8'ht, 75 kg wt, had a brain tumour (parasagital meningioma) operated in 2004. I am leading perfectly healthy life with daily exercise, yoga n pranayam for 30-40 mnts. But my hands, fingers have started shivering. Kindly advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 62 year, male, 5' 8'ht, 75 kg wt, had a brain tumour (parasagital meningioma) operated in 2004. I am leading per...
. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, cerebellar dis order, brainstem disorde, r multiple sclerosis, stroke, head injury, mercury poisoning, liver failure, parkinsonism etc 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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Sir migran pain k symptoms kya hai. Ea KB KB hora hai. Iska elaj kaise kre kaise ea think hoga.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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My father is suffering from paralisis and unable to speak for 4 years (age 60 years. What should I do ?

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Noida
Your father is probably suffering from stroke affecting left side of the brain. At times in cases of large strokes, the recovery of speecch is slow or guarded. Patients can be benefited by speech therapy depending on the condition. Further can be advised only after examining the patient. Wish your father a speedy recovery.
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I have pain in the left biceps numbness behind the he left toe region, have a bloated staomach after every meal. I am a vegetarian, can you help me doctor with your advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Take cyra d 1tab twice a day (empty stomach) for 3-5 days. If no relief, contact physician. Contact me again for biceps problem.
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I am suffering from migraine and time to time it becomes worse. Please help how to cure and get rid of it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mohali
Hello Dear, Headache is caused mainly due to the changes in blood flow in the arteries and veins. There are so many theories but still it is mainly due to dilated blood vessels. Have you done any investiagtions as you are having for a long time? When the pain is present in one side it is generally migraine. Migriane has other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, dizziness, aura, dullness, restlessness. You can take Varunadi Kasayam - 10 ml with 40 ml of warm water, Cephagraine tablets, Anu thailam, Balahatadi thailam for head, Zandu balm to apply in the forehead. Eat healthy food with vegetables and fruits. Find out the triggers and avoid it like cheese, wine, onion, dairy, chicken, caffeine, pickles or fermented foods. Reduce fried fatty foods. Avoid sleeping too much, crying, skipping meals. Sleep well and relax. Exercise regularly.
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Seizure in Children

CCT, FRCPCH , MRCPCH, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
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Please do not put anything in child's mouth, not even syp of water, spoon, finger, etc. It can be very dangerous.
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I have migraine attacks many in a month which tablets or treatment I should prefer Tell me please.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Migraine is a form of headache. The pain is usually throbbing, pulsating and bursting in character. At times, the pain is one sided or may involve the whole head. Such pain may last for hours or even days. It is often accompanied by other symptoms like nausea or vomiting. At the same time, there is increased sensitivity to light and sound. The causes of the problem may vary from one patient to another and so will the final choice of the homoeopathic remedy. In the mean time you can take MIG AID , 2 tabs twice daily.
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Sir have a epilepsy patent .my mri report say calcified granuloma with perilesional odema in right occipital lobe. So I want to know is it curable.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
Your epilepsy can be controlled. You can't cure a calcified granuloma. But edema can be cured or reduced.
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I have migraine and no medicine helps me in getting relief. please suggest the best one.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Get BP and eye sight checked, x ray PNS, thyroid hormones T3 T4 Tsh 1.Sleep . Go to bed and get up about the same times every day, 3. Eat regular meals. 4. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration 5. Relax – listen soothing music . Walk for 5 mts 6.avoid .stress, 7. .avoid strong stimuli like loud noises, and smell of food 8. Keep your routine fixed and regular for medicine prescription contact on private chat.
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I am feeling numbness on my right hand for 3-4 days. Please help me understanding what could be my problem. Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me digital x rays of cervical spine. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days bio d3 max 1tab od x10 do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I have been suffering from sinusitis for the last 2 years. The problem is severe during the day time. It occurs periodically, normally it happens every 2 weeks. I feel irritated and seems like getting angry those times. Please, tell me doctor, is that signs of migraine ? What should I do ?

MS , MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Hi, Most of the patients have some sort of chronic rhinitis, allergic or non allergic, because of which there is congestion in the nose leading to sinusitis..... You need be examined once and put on proper medication.
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What medicine should we take for migraine pain. Can it can be recover completely from migraine pain.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
first rule out the other causes of headache before terming as migraine like vision decrease,hypertension,acidity ,stress etc if it migraine then there are lot of medicines available for that like naproxen,headset,sibelium(flunarizine-10 mg) but these are not OTC drugs and u have to get written prescription from doctor first for that
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Resp Sir, My wife is suffering very badly from Migraine problem since last 20 yrs. MRI was normal. Pl suggest any homeopathy medicine for the same. Also guide what things not to do. Thanx.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. Medication: take bakson's mig-aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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I am 40 years old and having migraine since 30 years . Nowadays my sensitivity towards migraine has become more, I am experiencing extreme giddiness, like in fainting, while in sleeping posture. I fell in the bathroom and lost consciousness suddenly during a migraine attack once. My husband brought me outside and he observed that I was neither speaking or was responding to his speech. He said that all I did was kept staring. Then I became normal after 5 minutes and did not remember anything which happened after I lost my consciousness. And recently after a headache I came across a very unusual and very new kind of experience while asleep. I was sleeping and suddenly one side of my whole body became numb. I could not speak anything nor could I move any part of my body and could do nothing to call for help. This condition lasted for 10 to 15 seconds of time. Then it became normal and I fell asleep. It was normal after I woke up also but the migraine headache persisted.

MBBS
General Physician,
I suggest you to test yourself by following stand in a relax position with both lower limbs one ft apart, spread upper limbs in the front, now close your eyes for 10 seconds. Let me know what is your experience. We will move forward to the treatment then. And for your migraine,, search for the triggering factor and avoid. Find out relieving things and use. E. G. When you start to have the episode, drink strong coffee and observe whether it improves or worsens. We can have good control over it with some medications, do come for follow up. Regards.
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I have been suffering from sleep disorder for past 4 years even I sleep for the entire day I never feel refreshed, always feel drowsy and sleepy trough the entire day with a nagging headache at the back of the head. I had to breath in forcefully while sleeping. I have consulted a psychiatrist for the same he has prescribed serlift 50 twice daily and trazalone 25 at night. I am on it right now however thing's have not improved much as per sleep is concerned. Am I suffering from narcolepsy? please help, what is the remedy?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have been suffering from sleep disorder for past 4 years even I sleep for the entire day I never feel refreshed, al...
Hello, you should take homoeopathic medicines along with these medicines. Consult a homoeopath in person for the proper medication. You should set your daily routine. Start the day with morning walk, exercising and meditation. Drink plenty of water through out the day. These little changes will keep you positive and active.
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I am losing my hair rapidly and I have stomach problem and I have migraine problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am losing my hair rapidly and I have stomach problem and I have migraine problem.
Migrane- it is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and for stomach pain take tablet meftalspas-ds and apply selsun shampoo twice a week and avoid spicy food in your diet and also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet.
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