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Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya

MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine

Neurologist, Bangalore

38 Years Experience  ·  100 - 400 at clinic
Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine Neurologist, Bangalore
38 Years Experience  ·  100 - 400 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya is a trusted Neurologist in Race Course Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Neurologist for 38 years. He is a qualified MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine . You can meet Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya personally at Mallige Medical Centre in Race Course Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1979
DM - Neurology - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1985
MD - General Medicine - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1981
Professional Memberships
Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Indian Academy of Neurology

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My friend has Migraine problem. He is taking medicines for the same, but last two weeks he's feeling very sleepy. He has drop the medicine dose for 4 days since it was not available in the stores. But when he started using it again this problem arises. Is this normal or should I take him to consult a doctor.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.
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I am 25 years suffering from headache this headache is due to migraine so what you prefer me to do if there are medicine's in the market that can help to get relief from it if you could tell me it would be very good thanks and would await for your reply in my mail do suggest me something as soon as possible.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 25 years suffering from headache this headache is due to migraine so what you prefer me to do if there are medic...
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation This problem can be solved by Meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house Consult Physician/me for further management
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What is migraine? Whenever I feel headache that becomes irresistible and uncontrolled until I would take any painkiller specially combiflam. If I ignore it for some time, the feeling of nausea and vomiting added. Is it in a symptom of migraine?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura
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My sister is 22 yrs old she is suffering from migraine what will she do for cure it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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Sir my father suffering for bells palsy from last I Week and he is diabetic patient .physiotherapy has started and steroid medicine is going on .But no improvement. How can he free from this situation?

BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Sir my father suffering for bells palsy from last I Week and he is diabetic patient .physiotherapy has started and st...
Go for muscle stimulator which will contract the paralyzed muscles of face. Also he should be doing facial expression exercises in front of a mirror.
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My husband suffering from genetic problem like parkinson. What treatment is that by stem cells pls tell where.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Dear madam, parkinsonism can be treated by tablets if few cases, we may have to do surgery sometimes, we may keep an electrode inside the brain. This is called as deep brain stimulation.
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I had cervical laminectomy 1 and half month ago. My left arm is more weak after operate and now from today there is numbness also. Also somewhat numbness is in left leg 3 fingers. Why is it happening? How to cure What to do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
I had cervical laminectomy 1 and half month ago.
My left arm is more weak after operate and now from today there is n...
The arm numbness maybe related to your surgery but the leg pain is dufferent must consult doctor for examination.
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My age is 32 yrs. I have a 10 years old girl. I am often feeling lethargic, I feel very weak, my hand and legs shiver, especially after taking meal. Please, suggest me about the remedy.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My age is 32 yrs. I have a 10 years old girl. I am often feeling lethargic, I feel very weak, my hand and legs shiver...
Do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly best wishes.
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My nephew aged 11 years, has seizure since last month. Doctors diagnosed it epilepsy. We started medicines but seizures occurs on every 2 & 3 days. Mostly during seizure his eyes goes upward and his body has vibrates as electric shocks. Once after seizure his body shocked many times. We asked him what is this. He said my nerves are jaults from inside. We want to know is it epilepsy or not. What should we do at the time of seizures. Eagerly waiting for your reply. At this time he is taking 2 medicines named valparin 200 & levecitram. Thanks.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist,
The description provided by suggests that your nephew has epileptic seizures; however, one point - when he says my nerves are jaults from inside' make this sound false. Please find out this: is he aware of his surroundings even when he has whole body jerking, or jerking on both sides of the body? if his body is jerking on both sides but he maintains awareness or is able to interact, then it is highly likely that it is a pseudo-seizure. Since he is only 11 years old, this may be due to situational anxiety. If he loses awareness during the fit, or if they involve only one half of his body, then it may be a true epileptic seizure. And the final answer can only come from an eeg which is done at the time when the episode is going on - which is not always possible! hence, we must always keep our minds open, make multiple observations, perform several eegs, treat with the presumption of epilepsy (giving benefit of doubt), and so on.For further assistance you can concern me privately.
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I have paralysis, and what can I do now I have many troubles and can't do anything.

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate-user, paralysis causes difficulty in moving either leg or hand of one side of the body. In such case you need to attend physical therapy to improve your mobility and strength and occupational therapy to improve your hand functions. In case of any speech language and swallowing problems, you need to consult a speech language pathologist. You need to keep in mind that more you use the muscles better they become. Try to be active as much as possible and try not to be dependent on your family members for daily activities.
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Hi Suffering from peripheral neuropathy last 25 yrs. Would like to know if curable. 75 yrs. Age. Not diebatic. Everything normal. Sponginess and less sensation in feet. Keep falling without support.

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 it is best for you to consult a neurophysician and find out a cause for this neuropathy by getting nerve conduction studies and other blood tests done. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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I had problem of extreme shivering, when I get between little bit panic I start to shivering more than normal, I can not breath properly that time.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Gelsemium 30 Ch , 3 drops twice daily. Take Kali phos 6x , 5 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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My son is 18 years old. First time seizures started at night 3. 30am on 9th may 2014, than after one month brain disturbed and 3rd time at 12. 30pm like seizures. Now eptoin tablets takes daily. What is best treatment?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Best treatment can be outlined by your consultant neurologist. It is not the question of best treatment. It is important to select the most effective medicine, in single or in combination, that is required for your son and that will be done by a neurologist. So please follow his advice. If eptoin has kept your son's seizure under control over last one year, I feel, he is under able hand.
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Is there any prevention tablet for migraine? Usually I will get some symptoms to get migraine. So is there any preventing tablets? Does migraine is dangerous.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take balanced diet and hyderated Do regular physical activity with breathing exercises for about 20 minutes regularly avoid stress anxiety and do focus one thing at a time Best Wishes.
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My left hand sometimes vibrate continuously of no reason is this some problem my age is 22.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
It will be involuntary contraction of movement. Kindly do stretches for arms, forearms, and wrist regularly for 1 to 2 weeks.
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Dear sir what is the symptom of paralysis. Why this paralysis come anytime to anyone. What is the bad effect of paralysis.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.In paralysis one side of body including face remains immobile due to muscle weakness. 2.The person may lose control over bowel and bladder. 3.There may be slurring of speech. 4.It happens due to lack of blood supply to brain as in cerebral thrombosis/embolism/hemorrhage due to atherosclerosis in old age and long standing hypertension
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Hi, some time when I sleep and wake I find out my whole body in sleeping, even I am awake then also can't open my eyes and move my body and shout out also for help then somehow, I try to jerk my body by putting pressure on body and head after few minutes my body circulation start (as feel) then all thing become normal and it looks like that nothing happens this happened me 5 -6 times till now on various times, help me what to do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi, some time when I sleep and wake I find out my whole body in sleeping, even I am awake then also can't open my eye...
Requires detailed examination and investigation. Preliminary investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d urine r/e x-ray of the affected part. Anyway it may be tried sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back, knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. Make sure that patient is not allergic to any of the medicines that he/she is going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5 days, inform
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I am having bleeding in my nose what I do, sometimes it come from ears, I have migraine sometimes. I am 18 years old.

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
I am having bleeding in my nose what I do, sometimes it come from ears, I have migraine sometimes. I am 18 years old.
Bleeding from Nose: cold water on nose and head will help...if no result, endoscopy of nose to locate the bleeder and cautery of bleeder will cure you....
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