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Dr. Rahul Rao

Diploma in Bacteriology, Diploma in Cardiology

Cardiologist, Bangalore

9 Years Experience
Dr. Rahul Rao Diploma in Bacteriology, Diploma in Cardiology Cardiologist, Bangalore
9 Years Experience
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Dr. Rahul Rao is an experienced Cardiologist in Pai Layout, Bangalore. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 9 years. He has done Diploma in Bacteriology, Diploma in Cardiology . He is currently practising at Vidya Diagnostics in Pai Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rahul Rao and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Diploma in Bacteriology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, - 2008
Diploma in Cardiology - IGNOU, - 2011
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I have got pain in right lower portion of my chest please after accident happened in 2006 is it a normal pain after an x-ray please my doctor please declare it only gastric please problem is it right

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
If your x-ray has no abnormality, you can ignore and be rest assure it is not any complicated reason. Start doing exercise. This will go.
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My bp is very low. Today morning I was not able to see anything. What should I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
When dealing with low blood pressure, it is usually suggested to increase your salt and fluid intake. Before increasing your salt consumption, do check with your doctor. Also, cut down on alcoholic beverages and high-carbohydrate foods such as bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes.
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Where can I buy allopathy medicines at lowest cost possible (heart patient medicines)

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Where can I buy allopathy medicines at lowest cost possible (heart patient medicines)
Dear lybrateuser, -You can now buy allopathic medicines at lowest cost (generic brands) at Jan aushdhi stores set up by the government.
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My lipid profile is as below Cholesterol 164Triglycerides 202 Cholesterol HDL 23 Direct LDL Cholesterol 101 LDL/HDL ratio 4.4 Chol/HDL ratio 7.1 LDL/HDL ratio. 4.4 Very low density lipoprotein 40.4 suggest

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Only concern in your case is a low HDL level. We have very limited option to raise HDL. Some oof these arre as below 1. Regular exercise at least 40 minutes per day. 2. Regularly take 5 almonds and 1 walnut daily. 3. Use flax seeds daily. 4. If you are non vegetarian you can use fatty fish at least thrice a week.
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LIPID TEST BY thyrocare electrolytes/ chloride RESULT: 107.87 RANGE: 96-106 what is this and any suggestion from you sir.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
LIPID TEST BY thyrocare
electrolytes/ chloride
RESULT: 107.87
RANGE: 96-106 what is this and any suggestion from you ...
I would suggest only one thing- don't read too much into the reports! The chloride levels are very dynamic and highly unstable. They are also affected hugely by lab reagents in monitoring and as such carry no significance in our day-to-day patient evaluation. Please relax!
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After exercise drinking hot water and lemon is healthy or unhealthy. And daily one hour exercise is enough for reducing cholesterol.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
After exercise drinking hot water and lemon is healthy or unhealthy. And daily one hour exercise is enough for reduci...
It can be even plain lemon water also. Do whatever is comfortable for you. Exercise is for the whole body and mind and not specifically for the cholesterol. Cholesterol may get reduced in some cases if regular exercise and healthy diet is adhered to. So keep going for an annual health checkup to know about your health status.
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My mom is having too much pain in her knees may be arthritis. She is taking medicine but of no use. She is not able to walk some time. Please suggest me some thing. Her age is 50 above having diabetes and high blood pressure some time.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
My mom is having too much pain in her knees may be arthritis. She is taking medicine but of no use.  She is not able ...
1.. Go for fasting once a week. You can go for absolute fasting or rely on a liquid diet to digest ama (toxin). Fasting should be followed by hot fomentation or by taking a bath with lukewarm water or steam bath. 2.. After fasting and fomentation, mix powdered long pepper, black pepper and dried ginger in equal quantities and take 1 teaspoon of this powdered mix with lukewarm water twice a day. This will help you restore your digestive fire. 3.. Take one tablespoon of castor oil before going to bed, once or twice a week. It helps in cleansing ama (toxin) build up and balancing vata. 4.. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening. 5.. For dry fomentation of the affected joints, take a cloth and fold it into four, fill it with hot and sand make a potli (bag) out of it. Use this bundle for the fomentation of different joints. This is very helpful in reducing pain and swelling. 6. Do walk daily.
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My father age is 69 years old, For past 3 years he is taking tablet for dietetics, Now his sugar level has been increased a lot but he is not taking that much sugar too, Before food 215 mg, after food 330 some what. I do not know how to reduce his sugar level without going for insulin. Please advice me, what action can be taken. Whether he needs to take any test, if yes please tell me the test report names so that I will check near by lab. He is taking Amedop AT tablet for BP too. He got stoke in the year 2000. Because of that his left side function is not good. Please provide your response as soon as possible.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
My father age is 69 years old, For past 3 years he is taking tablet for dietetics, Now his sugar level has been incre...
Dear lybrate-user, while your concern for using insulin is valid, but it seems you are putting him at risk associated with uncontrolled diabetes. You have to understand that at some point oral meds will be insufficient to controll blood sugar hence insulin is needed which is most effective way. Uncontrolled blood sugar can lead to too many longterm complications like stroke, heart attack, loss of vision, leg ulcer etc. My advice would be to follow your physician advice even if it means starting insulin.
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Hi. I am suffering from pain in the rib cage bones. Mainly the back lower last bones are paining. Sometimes chest bone pains severely. Can you please tell me what can be the problem. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi.  I am suffering from pain in the rib cage bones. Mainly the back lower last bones are paining. Sometimes chest bo...
hi. there are many causes of chest pain. heart problems, high B.P., acidity, any injury in chest/ ribs. infection in lungs, for pain take tab. dolo 650 mg sos after meal for pain. take syp. diagene 15 ml before meal or sos when acidity occurs. inhale steam if breathing problems or cough occurs. to confirm do few CHECKUP B.P., cbc. blood sugar, x-ray chest P.A. view, avoid high cholesterol foods/oily foods. junk foods. after tests consult again to physician. welcome in lybrate.
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I had a heart attack two years back and have two stents on. Of late I have become very moody and depressed. I am a retired person, 66 years of age and have no useful work to do. Kindly offer your advice and medicine if any. Thanks and best regards.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I had a heart attack two years back and have two stents on.
Of late I have become very moody and depressed.
I am a re...
Hello lybrate user the reason of your mood fluctuations is you know that you don't have any work to do right now. I will suggest you that instead of taking medicines and become dependent on medicine you should try to do some work. If not possible make yourself busy in some activity's like reading books or do anything which you wanted to do but because of your job it left behind. Engage yourself with your Hobbies. Or also you can join some adult club there you will find lots thing to do.
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Hi I am 50 yrs old n last 25 yrs have hypo thyroid. + high bp and weight is too high 90 something. So pl gave ans what can I do. Now altroxin 100mg+bp tab. Continue thanks and reply

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am 50 yrs old n last 25 yrs have hypo thyroid. + high bp and weight is too high 90 something. So pl gave ans wha...
continue your thyroid medicine.and High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Hi I am 37 year old male, I always think of heart attack, I have done all tests but still I think of it continuously. Please let me know if I need any medical therapy.

Diploma in homeopathy, B. Sc
Homeopath, Gurgaon
You needed to check your heart out and you did so. Ok so you are alright. Now put it out of your mind and enjoy life. Don' t induce a heart attack by constantly thinking about it. The thought will be fixed in your subconscious and then you will really be in trouble. If, inspite of this you want a heart muscle tonic, let me know.
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Potato and High Blood Pressure

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Potato and High Blood Pressure

Eating potato in baked, boiled, mashed or crisp 4-5 servings a week can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure.

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I am 34 year old male civil services student, suffering from sleep problem, when I go to bed it takes 2 to 3 hours in sleeping, feeling restlessness, heart beat can be feel by myself which makes more restlessness.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 34 year old male civil services student, suffering from sleep problem, when I go to bed it takes 2 to 3 hours in...
Hello, take Arsenic alb 30 Ch , 3 drops once daily. Kali phos 6x , 5 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.
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Congenital Heart Disease - Signs Your Kid is Suffering from It!

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Congenital Heart Disease - Signs Your Kid is Suffering from It!

Most families refer to their newborn baby as their 'bundle of joy'. The news of a child being born brings immense joy to the entire family. However, due to various reasons, a child could be born with some medical abnormalities, which would be known as congenital abnormalities. There are several different types of heart defects that can be congenital. These usually manifest themselves either immediately after birth or in the early years of life. In some cases, the abnormality could be detected on prenatal ultrasounds. In others, it may not be and the family could be caught off guard about the condition. This causes a lot of stress, both for the child, who does not receive regular postnatal care and for the parents immediately after the delivery process.

If the baby has the following symptoms within the first few hours of life, there could be a serious underlying condition, which requires medical attention. The presence and severity of the symptoms would depend on the actual abnormality.

  1. The skin is pale gray or blue in color due to excessive venous flow in the system
  2. Excessive sweating
  3. The child is exerting to breathe regularly
  4. Rapid breathing causes added load on the heart accompanied by a grunting noise
  5. Flared nostrils i.e. the baby attempts to take in more oxygen with each breath causes flared nostrils
  6. Swollen legs, eyes, and abdomen: Fluid retention in the legs and abdomen is quite common, and this could be characteristic of newborns with congenital heart disease
  7. Shortness of breath, even during feeding
  8. Clubbed fingernails
  9. Lethargy and low energy, even with feeding, therefore very poor feeding pattern
  10. Chest pain, which may cause the newborn to cry incessantly
  11. Low weight gain, as they feed less

In some children, symptoms manifest only during the teenage years or early adulthood. These conditions are not very severe and the symptoms include:

  1. Swelling of the hands, feet, and ankles due to fluid accumulation
  2. Lowered energy levels, leading to easy fatigue
  3. Shortness of breath with even minimal physical activity
  4. Inability to exercise
  5. Developmental delays and changes in growth milestones
  6. Recurrent respiratory tract infections including sinus infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia
  7. Endocarditis
  8. Pulmonary hypertension
  9. Heart failure, where the heart is not able to effectively function and pump blood to all parts of the body.

Some or more of these symptoms should trigger a warning to get the child tested for congenital heart disease. While some would just require a monitoring until severe symptoms develop, severe conditions like holes, abnormal valves, narrowed arteries, and blood vessel abnormalities might require immediate intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.

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I am 27 in age and am suffering from high BP. Am fear of doctor. Am taking medicine called amlong AT tablets from last one year. Am fear that if the BP is high when I go for a health checkup once again. It disturb my mind

MD
General Physician, Mumbai
You seem to have white collar hypertension. You can ping me in private chat to see the solution to your problem. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Hardik Thakker" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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My chest is paining in centre from 2 days I t pains at night I couldn't sleep what to do.

General Physician, Delhi
My chest is paining in centre from 2 days I t pains at night I couldn't sleep what to do.
Dear lybrate user this may be a mild problem or may be serious. First of all get a an ecg done to rule out cardiac problem and consult a gp.
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I am 67. I remained for 11 days in AC in day & insight under fan at a temp. 30 degree after that have pain in throat & pain in front of chest at the joining point of both sided of ribs. Some time I feels fever. I like sweets much.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 67. I remained for 11 days in AC in day & insight under fan at a temp. 30 degree after that have pain in throat ...
gargle with normal saline water. do not take asprin in fever now a days. Use tab. Paracetamol in fever. go for tests cbc,mp,widal, ns1,blood c/s, after tests you can take antibiotics medicines by consult a doctor. feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest ,
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I am a house wife. I am 35 years old. Since from 2 month I am having paining in heart which some time very much. I thought it just a normal acidity but now m thinking its a major problem. Please doctor tell me what I have to do? I have to consult which type of doctor for this?

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
I am a house wife. I am 35 years old. Since from 2 month I am having paining in heart which some time very much. I th...
Primarily you need to consult with physician, he will decide whether it is gastric problem or cardiac, then, according you have move for further investigations or consultation.
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1.mucus near post nasal felling irritation and chest burning some times ? 2.Everyday morning I am trying to keep the mucus out from my mouth but unable. 3.Feeling difficulties while pronouncing words. Please suggest.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
1.mucus near post nasal felling irritation and chest burning some times ?
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Allim cepa 30 take 1 drop 3 times x 7 day above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects for future management contact me courier med available from me for just rs 500 per month includes 9 consultations (4 text 4 audio 1 video)
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