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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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#31/32, Crescent Road, Near Race course Road & Shivananda Circle, Gandhinagar. Landmark: Opp. to Hotel Bangalore InternationalBangalore Get Directions
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I have been diagnosed with neurocysticercosis on Nov 23, 15 after having seizures and have been taking anti-seizure drugs since then. Thankfully, no episodes of seizure since then. I wanted to know if I can go for wisdom tooth extraction. Will I have any complication during the extraction procedure?

MD(MEDICINE), MBBS
Nephrologist, Chandigarh
Yes, you can under the guidance of a competent dentist. Treated neurocysticercosis is no contraindication to a tooth extraction.
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I'am suffering from migraine from last years, but this problem is increasing only. What should I do?

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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I am 26 year old man I have numbness and burning sensation in my right part of the body. I am business man so lot tense in my daily life. Due this problem my sleep get disturb .i feel tired all day. From last 2 years. So please tell me how to get relief.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gandhinagar
I am 26 year old man I have numbness and burning sensation in my right part of the body. I am business man so lot ten...
Hello, That is probably gastric origin due sedentary lifestyle. Avoid gastric food .Avoid water at least half hour after meal .Do walking and pranayam.
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I am a 18 years old guy. Whenever I sit cross legged, I'm experiencing numbness in my legs due to obstruction of blood flow. What might be the reason and suggest me some remedies to prevent it from happening.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am a 18 years old guy. Whenever I sit cross legged, I'm experiencing numbness in my legs due to obstruction of bloo...
It is quite normal due to deficit of circulation do strengthen the muscles do take balanced diet and hyderated best wishes.
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I am suffering from migraine and neck pain and I used 7 months course of tablets but no satisfaction with it. How I can reduce migraine and neck pain. Give any suggestion to reduce it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am suffering from migraine and neck pain and I used 7 months course of tablets but no satisfaction with it. How I c...
Hi migraine headaches are caused due to sinusitis which may not be noticed as you must not be knowing its symptoms. Take following medicines nat suph 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days kali bich 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days take plain water steam once a day avoid eating curd, icecreams, pickles, papad, citrus fruits, watermelon, green skin bananas, pineapple, strawberries, custard apple, guavas. Stop using mosquito repellants. As these are the causes which worsen the headche.
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I find my hands shivering very frequently. I don't why it happens but it has been happening a lot recently. please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I find my hands shivering very frequently. I don't why it happens but it has been happening a lot recently. please help.
Hello, take kali phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily. Ginseng 1x, 1 tab, once daily after lunch. Revert me after 7 days.
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Hello Sir, My name is rinkal and I am a breastfeeding mother of 1.3 years baby. I am suffering from headache since December 2015. And I am having a problem of depression after my father's death I July 2015. I became angry and nervous which cause my hands and lips shiver. Due to this I became week also. I have loose too much weight and forgotten to smile, and to talk to others.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Kolkata
Hi lybrate-user sadness and strain of a new baby+your loss can all cause tremendous pressure on you both physically and mentally. There's a saying that if a birth and death occurs closely the soul doesn't leave and is actually reborn. Your father's blessing will always be there with you. Your child us totally dependant on you and that's a very large responsibility that makes all new moms cranky. Don't be hard on yourself. Have a balanced diet, plenty of water and fluids mother's diet. Then she should have 1800 to 2200calorie perday yo breastfeed comfortably. She can have 5 portions of fruits whatever us seasonally available preferred during day time. Drink plenty of water 4 to 6 lper day. Water is important for hydration and good flow of milk. Apples, papaya, my samba, banana are all good. Ask her to have dry fruits few pieces twice a day. (almond+kishmish) plenty of green veggies. Good protein source with each meal (no soya). Additional 550 calorie more than your regular diet. Extra protein of at least 12 to 18 gram +50 gram of normal protein. Daal, chana iron+calcium/vitd3supplements. This is the general plan for a more detailed plan. I would need your bodyweight and height work level (sedentary/working) regular diet that you have tests. Cbc with esr serum calcium and 25 (oh) vitd3 levels sleep when baby sleeps. Meditate for 10 minutes do something you love everyday pray things will get better hope this helps.
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Iam 21 year old. Iam suffering with insomnia. I get irritated and get angry very soon. Please suggest something.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....take sarpgandha vati 1-1 tab twice a day....take pranacharya no tens capsule 1-1 twice a day...avoid spicy food...junk food...fermented food.....tea...coffee...do pranayama early in the morning
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I am a 26 year old male. Working as a software engineer. My day routine is sitting job. From past 3 weeks, while working, I feel some tingling in my right hand thumb and forefinger and it get stops, when my attention goes towards that. Also, from past 3 days, I feel little heavyness in my right hand thumb.

M.B.B.S., D.M.C.H.
General Physician, Alwar
Welcome to lybrate, you should perform neck and arm exercises daily under supervision of physiotherapist. Take tab. Neurobion forte thrice daily for 7 days.
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I am unable to sleep at night for few days. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am unable to sleep at night for few days. What should I do?
Take tablet clonazep 0.25 mg half hour before sleep for 7 days. If symptoms persist consult a nearby physician for proper diagnosis
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I am 27 years old and suffering with migraine and headache kindly give suggestions.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
Headaches due to migraine is very common these days especially in young adults because of there lifestyle and working environment. Sometimes pain is very severe on one side of the head.  So I would recommend you to avoid stress and anxiety, quiet the mind from distractions. Stay calm positive and do deep breathing exercises, listen some music that would give you some relaxation. If pain is severe then place ice pack over forehead and lie down for some time to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full life. Massage your head using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body. You can use mint or clove spray for inhaling in case of headache. If pain is severe you can also apply ginger paste over the painful area. Avoid taking caffeine, alcohol, phenylethylamine (found in chocolate and cheese), tyramine (found in nuts and fermented meats, cheeses, and soy), and aspartame (in many artificially sweetened foods) as sometimes these all exaggerate pain instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. Avoid fasting - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. Take min 7 hours of sleep. Make a habit of 20-25 min walking daily along with some meditations. If required then only take pain relieving tablets. For more help or instructions please consult. Good Luck and Get Well Soon.
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I have pcod, doctor prescribes metformin, but since I have migraine problem I get severe headache whenever I have metformin. What should I do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
The best ayurveda herb for your case is 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine Causes: • Intake of alcohol • Drugs • Smoking • Allergic reactions • Drop in blood sugar level • Nutritional deficiencies • Lack of sleep • Excessive work • Menopause it will surely help you.
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I'm a female of 17 years old. I get a lot of headaches and migraines During periods what should I do to reduce the pain.

BAMS, PGFP
Ayurveda, Jalgaon
I'm a female of 17 years old. I get a lot of headaches and migraines
During periods what should I do to reduce the pain.
This is nothing but hormonal irregularity. Firstly follow good and regular routeine. Do regular morning walk. Reduce the tensions.
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Dear sir, when i go up stares , then i feel very weakness and my breath comes very largely.I go daily 72 steps up and down two three times in a day.My age near about 60 years.I have no any sikness.Please tell the reason.I am waiting your good advise.Thanks

MBBS, MS Ortho, DNB (Orthopedics), Dip SICOT (Belgium), FISOC (USA), MNAMS (Ortho), FASM (Singapore)
Orthopedist, Chennai
Climbing up and down stairs requires enormous efforts by the body and the heart needs to pump more blood to your limbs to make them work. It is a normal phenomenon and is exaggerated in old age. I would advise you not to use stairs too much. Drunk lot of fluids and keep yourself hydrated. Move your ankles and feet before you get up from during our lying position, in order to pull back blood from your lower limbs to your heart. Regards.
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I have multiple scattered calcific foci with healed granulomatous in my parietal lobe of brain as discovered 10 years back. I had 4 major siezures and 4 simple partial focal siezures till date. I am on a eptoin 300mg a day since 5 years. Can I consume alcohol ?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Alcohol is a potent toxic material for brain. Your doctors must have advised you not to consume. Alcohol can precipitate seizure and it can reduce the effect of medicine also.
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Hello Doctor, I want to ask what should I do if seizures comes during eating or drinking? My son is suffering from seizures he is 7 years old waiting for your reply.

MBBS, MS ( general surgery )
Neurosurgeon, Delhi
First of all ensure that your child is taking all the drugs on time. And if he is having seizures even after taking all drugs on time, you should consult a neurologist to change/ add medications. Now coming to your question, if your child gets seizures while eating/ drinking, immediately change the position to lateral position so that he may not aspirate the food particles in his airway. And take him to nearest healthcare facility asap.
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I am 21 years old and suffering from headache from last 1 year. I want to know the symptoms of migraine, I think I am suffering from migraine.

MBBS, PGCIH(post graduate certified in industrial health), PGCP(post graduate certified in pediatrics), PGCG(post graduate certified in geriatrics), specialization in diabetes
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 21 years old and suffering from headache from last 1 year. I want to know the symptoms of migraine, I think I am...
Nausea, vomiting, aggreviated by noise, strong smell, change in your routine schedule, spicy food, constipation etc.
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I have problem of insomnia since last 20 years I have taken all medicine of b group, my age is 41 years also problem of epilepsy took valparin crorno 200 mg but this is under control but sleepless night tell me what I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I have problem of insomnia since last 20 years I have taken all medicine of b group, my age is 41 years also problem ...
Some tips for sound sleep and early awaking in morning follow advises given below: 1. Strict to sleep time schedule 2. Do regular physical activity, you can go for daily morning walk 3. Regular meditation/ yoga 4. Avoid tea coffee after 7 pm 5. You can take bath at bedtime 6. Avoid daytime sleep 7. You can use alarm and gradually reduce your waking time by 15 minutes 8. Avoid watching tv and reading news paper at bedtime, you can listen some soft music consult again if symptom persist.
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