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Dr. Rekha S.Shenoy

General Physician, Bangalore

Dr. Rekha S.Shenoy General Physician, Bangalore
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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. Rekha S.Shenoy is an experienced General Physician in Hebbal, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Rekha S.Shenoy at Dr. Rekha S.Shenoy@Bangalore Baptist Hospital in Hebbal, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rekha S.Shenoy on Lybrate.com.

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Blocked Nose: 5 Remedies For It!

DNB (ENT)
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Kota
Blocked Nose: 5 Remedies For It!

A blocked nose is not only annoying, but is extremely discomforting. Several reasons can be held responsible for it and common cold is certainly not the only one. Some other reasons include:
1. Flu
2. Allergy
3. Sinus

Therefore, the remedial measures for blocked nose vary, depending on the cause that led to it. Some of the ways by which you can redress this problem are:

  1. Use a humidifier: Sinusitis is often held responsible for a clogged nose, a condition that is almost always accompanied by severe pain. In such a situation, placing a humidifier in a room proves to be extremely beneficial. This machine treats blocked nose by converting the water to moisture. This fills up the room and significantly increases the humidity of the room. Therefore when you breathe, the humid air soothes the inflamed blood vessels in the nose and helps you to breathe properly.
  2. Take a hot shower: When you find it difficult to breathe, a quick hot shower can go a long way in curing the discomfort. The logic that operates is the steam generated from the hot shower thins the mucus and also considerably reduces the inflammation in the nose, allowing you to breathe normally.
  3. Drink lots of water: Though the suggestion may seem incredible, drinking water actually helps in un-blocking that blocked nose. When you drink a lot of water, the mucus in the nostrils is thinned, at the same time it pushes back the accumulated fluids, thereby curbing the condition of blocked nose.
  4. Using a saline spray: This is one of the most ancient and trusted ways of treating blocked nose. By administering a saline or a nasal spray, the moisture in your nostrils increases and radically diminishes the inflammation.
  5. Use warm compresses: Using a warm compress has been the most reliable form of medication in times of high temperature and also at times of blocked nose. The compress that was dipped in hot water, when placed on the nose and forehead helps to unblock the nasal passages. The soothing effect of the warm compresses reduces the inflammation and facilitates the process of breathing.
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Grape sized lump seen on the scrotum, please let me know why it is coming and what should I do to cure from it?

MD(MEDICINE), MBBS
Nephrologist, Chandigarh
Grape sized lump seen on the scrotum, please let me know why it is coming and what should I do to cure from it?
Depends upon whether the lump is inside the scortum related to the structures like testicles or epididymis or in vas deference or the wall of the scotum like infected cyst or boil etc. You should get yourself examined by your doctor or get ultrasound of the scortum done to determine the cause of the lump and treat accordingly.
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I have calf and kafa (in kannada) so I have so much pain in up of stomach so can I get prescription please.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have calf and kafa (in kannada) so I have so much pain in up of stomach so can I get prescription please.
It could be due to hyper acidity 1. Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit like orange grape, lemon, tomato, cucumber, raddish, vinegar, pickle etc 2. Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3. Eat food slowly, don’t rush, take smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. Limit fluid intake during meal4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily). Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee, carbonated drinks if you are having,6. Avoid stress, have adequate rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily in night, go for regular exercise, practice yoga/meditation 7. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days.
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Does the growth hormone has any direct or indirect influence on diabetes mellitus?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Does the growth hormone has any direct or indirect influence on diabetes mellitus?
Vijay, Growth hormone is one of the glucose counter regulatory hormones, rising in response to hypoglycemia. It has both intrinsically hyperglycemic action and causing insulin resistance. GH has effect on glycemic control is evident from abnormal glucose tolerance seen in acromegalics. Clinical studies have shown that giving GH in children for increasing height, makes them susceptible for developing T2 DM
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I am 36 years old married women with two kids. My life is absolutely normal but I am not interested in sex anymore however my life with my husband is going good. I am confused how to satisfy my husband as I don't want any physical relationship now. I need a permanent solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 36 years old married women with two kids. My life is absolutely normal but I am not interested in sex anymore ho...
Physical relationships is a part and parcel of marriage and it's better not to deny your husband for it.
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Hello Doctor, I am facing sneezing problem almost every day it has been since 1 month, My nose feels watery almost every morning and I go sneezing in the mornings and some times during late nights. I mostly feel sneezing when I find my nose irritating and I wiping my nose.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Hello Doctor, I am facing sneezing problem almost every day it has been since 1 month, My nose feels watery almost ev...
Frequent/ continuous cough cold may be because of many reasons like: 1. Any ent problem like dns polyp sinusitis 2. Low immunity 3. Allergic condition You need to avoid dust You can take Vitamin C tablet, one tablet with food for 15 days Consult ENT doctor for proper examination.
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I am getting married soon. It's going to be a first time for both of us. What precautions/preparations/contraceptives should we take for the first time.

F.C.P.S.(Mid. & Gynae), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Congratulations on your marriage. It is not imperative to have sex on the first night. Choice of contraceptive depends on the interval you want to avoid pregnancy, what options you both are comfortable. If possible visit a gynecologist to understand what options are good for you.
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Can I get thickness of penis, it is little bit tilt and weak at base. Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Can I get thickness of penis, it is little bit tilt and weak at base. Please suggest me.
Dear Lybrate User, The size of penis depends on four factors:- 1) HEIGHT OF THE PERSON :- Every organ of a taller person posses greater dimension than those of a shorter person. 2) TESTOSTERONE HORMONE:- Less secretion of this hormone leads to underdevelopment of sexual organs 3) SEXUAL DISEASES:- Patients suffering from Erectile dysfunction often complaints of short penis. 4) FATTY TUMMY:- With every increase of 6 kg in weight, the waistline is increased up to 2 cm. This fatty layer of abdomen conceals 2 cm of the length of penis by surrounding it. Kindly remember that the penis will not remain erected all time. It will remain contracted & flaccid throughout the day. However, you can observe the increase in the width & length of your penis whenever you undergo erection. The minimum size of an erected penis required for intercourse is 3 inches. A penis is composed of three highly vascular muscles namely two Corpus Cavernosus muscles & one Corpus Spongiosum muscle. In normal condition when an individual undergoes sexual arousal blood flow is directed towards those muscles of penis. As a result the muscles of penis gets pumped up & increase in size. This phenomenon is externally manifested as the erection of penis. There are numerous videos in YouTube which demonstrate this mechanism of erection. The plan of action behind increasing the size of penis is to increase the size of those underlying muscles of penis. Normally a muscle undergoes an increase in size when it gets hypertrophied due to weight training. Weight-training leads to the pumping of blood to the muscle resulting in increased protein synthesis in the muscles. This applies to every muscles of human body & the muscles of penis are no exception. But it is quite impossible for the vascular muscles of penis to undergo any type of weight-training. Here the PENIS DEVELOPER SET comes in handy. The PENIS DEVELOPER SET helps in pumping blood to those vascular muscles without any type of weight-training. The PENIS DEVELOPER SET creates a partial vacuum around the penis which leads in rushing of blood to the vascular muscles of penis. As a result the vascular muscles of penis gets pumped. Continuous use of the PENIS DEVELOPER SET leads to hypertrophy of the muscles of penis which results in the increase in the length & width of the muscles of penis and thus the penis looks bigger. There is no specific medicine to increase the size of penis. However, you may have come across a number of gimmicking advertisement of medicines which claim to increase the size of penis. Don’t fall prey for any such advertisement because the penis won’t get bigger unless there is an increase of the size of the underlying vascular muscles of penis. An effective increase in the length & width of the penis has been noted within 2 months in those patients who have used the Penis Developer Set for 30 minutes daily. You can get the vacuum operated PENIS DEVELOPER SET by ordering for my Penis Enlargement Kit via Lybrate.
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How can I improve my immune system?

MD - Pathology
General Physician,
Sleep well, at least 6-8 hours at night drink at least 3 lts water in a day eat fresh fruits and salads daily take high protein diet vitamin c supplements this will show positive results in a month.
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Hi I got sex issue as I do not get erection I get attractive towards mens nd guys.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
Hi I got sex issue as I do not get erection I get attractive towards mens nd guys.
Please confirm you get attracted towards male because of no errection or you are attracted towards male so errection doesn't matters for you.
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I am do masturbation last two years Now I am 19 I do 200 time masturbation in my all life Now I stop can my masturbation habit cause my future side effects and sex problems please suggest me.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am do masturbation last two years Now I am 19 I do 200 time masturbation in my all life Now I stop can my masturbat...
If you want to stop masturbating do not look at porn & get your mind off of it. If you still get the urge to, ignore it for a about 15 minutes & it'll go away. Masturbating from time to time is completely normal for a guy. Relax and try to concentrate on your studies and/or sports that you are good at. That will help you to avoiding thinking about sex all the time.
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I am suffering from multiple lipoma. Is it harmful. Please give suggestion. What should I do? Do I need to do any tests?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am suffering from multiple lipoma. Is it harmful. Please give suggestion. What should I do? Do I need to do any tests?
Treatment can include simple excision, endoscopic removal, or liposuction and it depends on the size, number and location of lipomas. Simple excision is usually done for superficial lipomas and is done under anesthesia by giving and excision and removing the contents of the lipoma. Then these contents are sent for histopathological examination. Liposuction has more recurrence rate but in surgical incisional removal, since it is removed completely, including the capsule, the recurrence rate is less.
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I am feeling very tired, painful at my backbone and stressed very much. I am having fever from 2 days. Please suggest me something so that I can be able to cure myself as soon as possible.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am feeling very tired, painful at my backbone and stressed very much. I am having fever from 2 days. Please suggest...
First of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection wth its full immunity and start the below medication:- take gelesemium 200, twice daily. Take eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily. Take antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs, thrice daily. Take alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily. Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks. In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature. If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health. Good day.
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My penis is bend on left side. Is it going to affect my sexual life after marriage?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
My penis is bend on left side. Is it going to affect my sexual life after marriage?
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Penis curved towards right or left or downward is always normal and this can be seen with majority of people. This mostly happen due to masturbation. People who use right hand for masturbation, their penis will be curved to the left and the opposite with left handlers. There are other reasons too. This phenomenon is quite normal and there is nothing to worry. In fact, curved penis will give you more pleasure when you engage in vaginal intercourse than straight penis simply because curvature provides more friction. Enjoy your curve. I suggest online sex education. Take care.
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My husband (45 yrs) is diabetic since ten years. He takes glycomet GP1 and diabecon DS 2 times daily. His sugar never exceeds beyond 200. But his sugar goes down after 3 hours very fast upto 60. Fasting 110 PP 190 (after 2 hrs) and after 3 hrs 100 and then goes down very fast. Many times he wakes up at midnight due to hypo and sweating as well as trembling. Is he really diabetic or does he have some other disease of pancreas?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My husband (45 yrs) is diabetic since ten years. He takes glycomet GP1 and diabecon DS 2 times daily. His sugar never...
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For sugar control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance... if you keep in touch personally.
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My mother had taken regestrone 5 mg to postpone her periods but she developed drowsiness, headache, pain all over the body with a day. Please take me to get out of this problem.

MBBS
General Physician,
My mother had taken regestrone 5 mg to postpone her periods but she developed drowsiness, headache, pain all over the...
Some Drug has Side effect and varies from person to person so Observe ur mother if any other symptoms coming out or not otherwise u can advise her to stop taking any more of this thanks
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I am 22 years old I am suffering from piles its paining any tablets r thr except operation give me suggestion which food items I choose?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Take homoepathic medication - Aesculus Hipp. 30/ thrice daily and apply Topi-Aesculus cream over the piles for few months. If it’s better, then continue or else will have to go for other options such as rubber band ligation, surgery, cauterization, etc. Management: Soak regularly in a warm bath or sitz bath. Soak your anal area in plain warm water 10 to 15 minutes two to three times a day. A sitz bath fits over the toilet. You can get one at most drugstores. If you are constipated, use a laxative. Keep the anal area clean. Bathe (preferably) or shower daily to cleanse the skin around your anus gently with warm water. Soap isn't necessary and may aggravate the problem. Avoid alcohol based or perfumed wipes. Gently dry the area with a hair dryer after bathing. Don't use dry toilet paper. To help keep the anal area clean after a bowel movement, use moist towelettes or wet toilet paper that doesn't contain perfume or alcohol. Apply cold. Apply ice packs or cold compresses on your anus to relieve swelling. Walking is the best exercise for your whole body as well as the piles as it increases the blood circulation to every part of body. Avoid sitting for long hours together. Include more fibrous food in your diet like fruits, green vegetables, salads.
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I'm 22 Years Old i'm having two Gallbladder Stone and mild fatty infiltration of liver is there any chance to clear by naturally?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I'm 22 Years Old i'm having two Gallbladder Stone and mild fatty infiltration of liver
is there any chance to clear b...
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. Kindly mention the size of stone and revert.
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Are You at Risk of a Prostate Disease?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology
Urologist, Delhi
Are You at Risk of a Prostate Disease?

What menstrual problems are to women, prostate problems are to men. The prostate is a gland in the lower abdomen that aids in the production of semen. The prostate is walnut sized in a young man, but can get enlarged with age. As it grows bigger, it can cause a number of problems. These are commonly seen after a man celebrates his 50th birthday.

There are three common prostate problems faced by men. Some of the symptoms that can tell if a man has a prostate problem are:

1. Difficulty faced while urinating.
2. The urge to urinate frequently at night.
3. Constant feeling of a full bladder.
4. Pain while urinating.
5. Blood in urine.

Prostatitis

This can be defined as inflammation of the prostate gland. In most cases the cause of this inflammation is unknown. However, there are two types of prostatitis; bacterial and nonbacterial. While the former reacts well to antibiotics, the latter is more difficult to control. Symptoms of this disease vary from one person to the next. Some of the factors that could trigger this disease are:

1. Chemical irritants
2. Past bacterial infection
3. Dysfunctional pelvic floor muscles
4. Sexual abuse
5. Chronic anxiety

Enlarged prostate

As mentioned earlier, as men get older, the prostate gland tends to grow in size. This growth is benign, but can block the bladder neck and prostatic urethra. This can cause problems urinating and lead to acute urinary retention. This can be very painful. Inserting a catheter can provide temporary relief and help release stored urine. Chronic retention is much less common and is associated with high bladder pressure and can damage the kidneys.

Prostate cancer

Advancing age and family genetic history are said to be the main triggers of prostate cancer. This type of cancer can remain restricted to the prostate gland in its early stages but may spread to the other glands as the cancer advances. This can also cause the growth of secondary tumors in the bones.

The only way to correctly diagnose a prostate problem is with a thorough physical examination. This includes a digital rectal exam where the doctor will insert a gloved finger into your rectum to check the size of your prostate, a blood test, mid stream urine tests and ultrasounds. In some cases a biopsy of the prostate may also be required. Depending on the diagnosis, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics, surgery, radiotherapy or hormone therapy to manage your prostate. Or, you can also consult a specialist online.

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I am suffering from cold and cough from 3 days. Please help me to get cured as quickly as possible. I'm feeling sick and not able to stand for a long time. Sometimes my body temperature also raising. So please give me a remedy.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take steam, do gargle. take dolo 650 mg one sos for high fever. inform if not ok.avoid cold exposure, take balanced diet.
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