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Dr. S S Srikanta  - Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. S S Srikanta

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

40 Years Experience
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Dr. S S Srikanta MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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Dr. S S Srikanta is a popular Endocrinologist in Kanakapura Road, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. S S Srikanta at Samatvam Diabetes Centre in Kanakapura Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S S Srikanta on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1978
MD - Internal Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1981
Languages spoken
English
Awards and Recognitions
National Merit Scholoar, Government of India
State Award and Medal: First Rank, Government of Karnataka, India

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Sir What is symptoms of diabetes? And why it happened? Which food is responsible for it?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Sir What is symptoms of diabetes? And why it happened? Which food is responsible for it?
Mr. lybrate-user, Diabetes most often has hardly any symptoms, that is one of the reasons why it is not identified. But when fully developed invariably has following symptoms: excess thirst, excess urination, excess hunger, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. The most common reasons for T2 diabetes are being overweight, having central obesity, junk food intake, lack of insulin & inactivity. Thanks.
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My sugar level very high for reference value. Recently sugar test reports (Fasting -218) and (PP test -253). Pls help me.

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetes, PGDM Reproductive and Child Health , CCMH, ACMDC (Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease )
Diabetologist, Thane
My sugar level very high for reference value. Recently sugar test reports (Fasting -218) and (PP test -253). Pls help...
BSL fasting and PP are at higher side. Kindly repeat it and Please so check HbA1c along with Renal function test. As of now follow Diabetic Diet (Low sugar and low salt Diet). Do start exercising. You Cam take Metformin 500 mg in the evening for next two weeks. Kindly call me for Diabetes treatment Regards.
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Common Cause of Infertility in Females

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Common Cause of Infertility in Females

Common Cause of Infertility in Females

For pregnancy to occur, every part of the complex human reproduction process has to take place just right. The steps in this process are as follows:

  • One of the two ovaries releases a mature egg.
  • The egg is picked up by the fallopian tube.
  • Sperm swim up the cervix, through the uterus and into the fallopian tube to reach the egg for fertilization.
  • The fertilized egg travels down the fallopian tube to the uterus.
  • The fertilized egg implants and grows in the uterus.

In women, a number of factors can disrupt this process at any step. Female infertility is caused by one or more of these factors.

Ovulation disorders

Ovulation disorders, meaning you ovulate infrequently or not at all, account for infertility in about 25 percent of infertile couples. These can be caused by flaws in the regulation of reproductive hormones by the hypothalamus or the pituitary gland, or by problems in the ovary itself.

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In PCOS, complex changes occur in the hypothalamus, pituitary gland and ovaries, resulting in a hormone imbalance, which affects ovulation. PCOS is associated with insulin resistance and obesity, abnormal hair growth on the face or body, and acne. It’s the most common cause of female infertility.
  • Hypothalamic dysfunction. The two hormones responsible for stimulating ovulation each month — follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) — are produced by the pituitary gland in a specific pattern during the menstrual cycle. Excess physical or emotional stress, a very high or very low body weight, or a recent substantial weight gain or loss can disrupt this pattern and affect ovulation. The main sign of this problem is irregular or absent periods.
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency. This disorder is usually caused by an autoimmune response where your body mistakenly attacks ovarian tissues or by premature loss of eggs from your ovary due to genetic problems or environmental insults such as chemotherapy. It results in the loss of the ability to produce eggs by the ovary, as well as a decreased estrogen production under the age of 40.
  • Too much prolactin. Less commonly, the pituitary gland can cause excess production of prolactin (hyperprolactinemia), which reduces estrogen production and may cause infertility. Most commonly this is due to a problem in the pituitary gland, but it can also be related to medications you’re taking for another disease.

I want ask that is their greater probability of being diabetic if any of the parents are suffering from diabetes and. Can diabetes be completely curable.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I want ask that is their greater probability of being diabetic if any of the parents are suffering from diabetes and....
There is a genetic chance for the siblings to get diabetes and we need to control the sugar value depending upon the damage done to the beta cells of pancreas.
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My age is 28 years .I have been on contraceptive pill named dronis 30, (dropirenone and ethinyloestradiol)for 1 year after that my blood sugar level incrased a lot (140 on empty stomac). Now I want to get pregnant soon. Is it possible i will have increased thyroid also after taking the pill

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG, MRCOG (London, UK)
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
The pills are not responsible for sugar and thyroid problems. Most likely, these are coincidental. First control your thyroid and sugar before planning pregnancy, otherwise there may be difficulty during pregnancy. But controlled sugar and controlled thyroid are relatively safe for pregnancy. Al the best.
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Infertility - Can It Be Due To Celiac Disease?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Infertility - Can It Be Due To Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a condition in which the small intestine becomes sensitive and reactive to gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food. Gluten is a kind of a protein found in wheat or barley. In reality, if either of the partners is suffering from celiac disease then you are prone to fertility related issues.

Impact of Celiac disease

As compared to men, this disease is more common among women in general. Women suffering from the disease are generally more prone to infertility and other genealogical problems like preterm births and miscarriages. In the case of men, the disease causes the infertility problems including sperm abnormalities such as low count, abnormal shape, reduced function and such others. Additionally, men with the untreated celiac disease might also have reduced levels to testosterone.

Infertility and Celiac disease

Infertility is one of the lesser known effects of the celiac disease, which is relatively uncommon amongst people. The disease causes infertility by affecting the menstrual cycle among women either in a direct or indirect manner. Some of the infertility related problems caused due the disease are listed below.

  • Delayed occurrence of menstruation
  • Early menopause
  • Secondary amenorrhea (a medical condition associated with sudden cessation of menstruation for 6 months or more)
  • Hormonal disruptions and abnormal changes

Diagnosis

Celiac disease is usually diagnosed by its own set of underlying symptoms such as chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), iron-deficiency anemia, and such others. Additionally, the condition can be diagnosed if a person is having repeated miscarriages or inability to conceive for unidentified causes.

What can you do about it?

If you experience symptoms of Celiac disease, consult your doctor at the earliest and follow the treatments and preventative measures suggested. Additionally, you can also consult a dietician who will help you to move on to a low grain or no grain diet that would help you further to avoid the disease.

Tip: How Stress and a Sedentary Lifestyle Make You Infertile

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My daughter aged 14 years is type 1 diabetic diagnosed recently. She is taking insulin injections 3 to 4 times a day. Her hands and thighs are all full of injections pricks. Swelling has started now on the places where we try to give injections. Kindly suggest.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
You can give insulin injection on the abdomen. You have to rotate the site of injection to avoid swelling. Suppose you give today on left top, tomorrow right top, then right down & so on.
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Is the use of sugar free harmful for health. I am diabetic and using sugar free (sucralose. At what extent it is harmful. Kindly suggest can I take jaggery.

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
Is the use of sugar free harmful for health. I am diabetic and using sugar free (sucralose. At what extent it is harm...
Hi Sugar free is not completely free of sugar. It's just that it has low calories and carbohydrates. To curb your cravings you can take it occasionally but taking it in excess is not suggested for a diabetic. Jaggery is the unrefined form of your white sugar. It's nutritional value is better than sugar but it's effect on diabetes is the same. So when sugar is a no to diabetes, jaggery also is a NO.
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Sir, what are the major reasons for diabetes and what are its after effects? How can it be controlled?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Sir, what are the major reasons for diabetes and what are its after effects? How can it be controlled?
Unhealthy lifestyle, obesity, heredity are the main causes for diabetes. Since the blood flows to each & every organ of the body, all the organs will be affected slowly. Proper diet, regular exercises, appropriate medications will all help to control diabetes.
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