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Dr. Ravi Kumar

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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. Ravi Kumar is one of the best Pathologists in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Navarang Diagnostic Center in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ravi Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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#9/1, 1st Floor, Vikram Complex, Dr. Rajkumar Road, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Opp. Navrang Theatre ParkBangalore Get Directions
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I am 24 years old n after birth of my first child I am getting more fat n body aches all the time and there is pain in my joints too.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am 24 years old n after birth of my first child I am getting more fat n body aches all the time and there is pain i...
Hello lybrate-user, 1 need to understand your food habits (veg / non-veg), your lifestyle (sedentary / active), blood group, on the basis of which we will plan your daily diet chart. So i recommend you buy a one-month package of neha diet clinic from lybrate app at discounted price and achieve your weight loss in a effective way with a balanced diet plan or you can consult me privately
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I am a 35 years old and have body pains for last 2 weeks. What should I do for this?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am a 35 years old and have body pains for last 2 weeks. What should I do for this?
Homoeopathic treatment- mag phos 6x -4 pills 3 times calcivita syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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What is the symptoms of malaria and I have red spot in full body and same like body pain.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
What is the symptoms of malaria and I have red spot in full body and same like body pain.
Common symptoms of malaria include: shaking chills that can range from moderate to severe. high fever. profuse sweating. headache. nausea. vomiting. diarrhea. anemia.
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I am getting pain in between right breast and shoulders left to armpits from 4 days. I am using pain killers but the pain still persists when I lift my hand and when I press on it m feeling pain what might be the reason? Is it any vitamin deficiencies.

MBBS, Diploma in Anesthesia, FIPM, Clinical Fellowship Training in Chronic Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
I am getting pain in between right breast and shoulders left to armpits from 4 days. I am using pain killers but the ...
Unlikely to be vitamin deficiencies. Could be a muscular problem. Or could be related to some breast disease. Kindly refer to a breast surgeon.
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I am 21 years old male and I have a problem of inhaling from last 2 months and whole body ache also.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 21 years old male and I have a problem of inhaling from last 2 months and whole body ache also.
Hello, * you are suffering either from bronchitis or, bronchial-asthama. @ bryonia alb 30-4 drops, thrice a day. @ blatta orient q- 10 drops, 1/4 cup of luke warm water, thrice a day. * go, for meditation to charge your bronchus and lungs to function smoothly * avoid, dust, smoke, cold intake, cold exposure. * take, easily digestible diet. Report, your progress, fortnightly. Take care.
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I am suffering from a big body pain by 2 days. I have back pain more than any parts and I have little bit pain while passing urine. And the urine colour is very yellow. Is this any main disease? Give a suggestion on this.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from a big body pain by 2 days. I have back pain more than any parts and I have little bit pain while ...
Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretching. Do the cat/cow stretch.
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I am having flume in my lungs, can not breath easily and cold and body pains solutions send me.

DNB(Respiratory Diseases), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Jabalpur
I am having flume in my lungs, can not breath easily and cold and body pains solutions send me.
Take good rest, steam inhalation, plenty of fluid to drink, simple tablets of paracetamol helps in relieving bodyache and fever, but if breathing difficulty is more contact your physician immediately for check up.
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Pain in the Hands or Legs!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery, F.V.E.S
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
Pain in the Hands or Legs!

Problems with the arteries and veins present in the hands or legs can lead to vascular disorders. The arteries carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body in order to deliver nutrients and oxygen. The veins carry the blood back to the heart, after the nutrients have been used up. If these blood vessels of the arteries or veins become blocked or narrowed, it can lead to a vascular blockage.

A vascular blockage that occurs in the hands or legs comes under the category of Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD. These type of disorders are less common in the upper extremities of the arms or hands than in the lower extremities of legs. Few of the signs for the same are:

  1. Pain and difficulty in movement due to decreased blood flow
  2. Numbness or weakness of leg or fingertips
  3. Sores on the toes or feet
  4. If the blockage is deep, symptoms of redness, swelling, extreme pain or cramping can be experienced
  5. Abnormal color changes in the fingertips
  6. Ulcers or wounds that don’t heal
  7. Skin sensitivity problems when in cold temperatures

How can it be diagnosed?
The blockage can be detected by various methods namely-

  1. Physical Examination – Your doctor may find decreased pulse at armpit, wrist or fingers, full veins, masses, wounds or gangrene.
  2. Doppler or Ultrasound examination to determine the blood flow in the arteries and veins
  3. MRI Scan of the affected area to pay special attention to the blood vessels
  4. Cold Stress Test
  5. Arteriography to show clear blood vessel details
  6. Angiography to map blockages and narrowing of the arteries

What are the Risk Factors for Peripheral Artery Disease?
An individual is at risk for developing vascular blockages in the hands or legs if one or more of the following factors are present:

  1. Smoking
  2. Diabetes
  3. Heredity Factors – A personal or family history of blood vessel disease
  4. High blood pressure
  5. High cholesterol
  6. Aging – People aged above 50 years and older are more prone to vascular blockage

Can it be treated?
Treatments for vascular blockage can vary depending on the age, cause of the blockage, intensity and overall well-being.

Treatments can include:

  1. Self-care – Reducing risk factors and making lifestyle changes to quit smoking, sedentary life or diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol management can reverse symptoms of vascular disease.
  2. Medications – A variety of drugs can be prescribed to lower the risk and progression of narrowing blood vessels or prevent blood clotting.
  3. Interventional Procedures – Minimally invasive surgery like saloon angioplasty, stenting or removal of artery plaque build-up.
  4. Surgery – If the blockage is severe, surgery may be performed to lessen the vessel narrowing, reconstruct the artery or tie it off, depending on the circumstances.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Know Everything About Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain!

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Jaipur
Know Everything About Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain!

The back bone or spine is made of a series of bones extending all the way from the neck (cervical) to the tail (coccyx). These joints, like others, are prone to inflammation, sprain and strain, some more than the others. The coccyx in particular is highly prone to inflammation and can lead to localized pain, which is very typical, with the pain in the tailbone. This is known as coccydynia. Read on to know more about this common condition.

What is Coccydynia?

  1. Literally, coccydynia translates to tailbone pain.
  2. It is characterized by a sharp, localized pain between the buttocks in the tail bone.
  3. It is often caused by injury to the pelvic area or the tail bone.
  4. Sitting and/or leaning against the buttocks make it worse.
  5. Pregnancy, when the additional hormones relax on the pelvic floor, also leads to increased pain of the tailbone.

Diagnosis: The pain can be easily confused with other conditions like sciatica, fractured tailbone, tailbone infections like shingles, etc. However, for a trained medical person, the symptoms of tenderness and pain are quite diagnostic. Pilonidal sinus, fistula, pudendal Neuralgia is also same as Coccydynia and show same symptoms. 

 Management:

  1. If there is a rash or inflammation, it needs to be evaluated further for additional problems.
  2. Where possible, rest completely for a short period of time till the acute phase of pain subsides.
  3. In case of injury, ensure there is no repeat injury to the same area.
  4. Pain medications are used to relieve pain, where it is severe and intolerable.
  5. In severe cases, cortisone injection may be given in the doctor’s office. In addition to pain relief, it may even take care of the underlying problem per se.
  6. Avoid sitting for prolonged periods where possible.
  7. After the acute phase is over, when sitting for prolonged periods, sufficient padding is advised. This could be in the form of pillows or padded seats.
  8. Sleeping on the sides is difficult, so sleep straight. If required, take a pillow in the middle.
  9. Physiotherapy is also helpful in some people who have repeat attacks. This helps in pain management and controlling acute phases. There are specific tailbone stretches, which should be done under supervision.
  10. Walking is one of the many effective ways to keep the tailbone “unlocked”, which helps in getting rid of the pain and avoiding spasms of the muscles around the tailbone.
  11. Best internal manipulation and pain management can be done with Coccyx exercise.

The time taken for healing of the tailbone depends on whether it is a simple bruise or a severe one. The former would heal completely in about four weeks, while the latter will take about 12 weeks. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a physiotherapist.

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