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Dr. S V Kulkarni

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Neurologist, Bangalore

34 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. S V Kulkarni MBBS, MS - General Surgery Neurologist, Bangalore
34 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. S V Kulkarni is a popular Neurologist in Dollars Colony, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 34 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery. You can visit him at M S Ramaiah Medical College in Dollars Colony, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. S V Kulkarni on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Jawaharlal Medical College,Belgaum - 1982
MS - General Surgery - JJ Medical College,Davagere - 1988
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How to control migraine.

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I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management

That Sir, my wife aged 46 years had undergone brain tumor surgery in Kolkata on 23rd February, 2012. Tumor was detected in the IVth Ventricle (Ependymoma) of her brain after conducting CT Scan and MRI tests. Biopsy of the tumor extracted during surgery showed WHO Grade II. Due to brain tumor surgery, she has developed double and blurred vision. VEP test was carried out as per the advice of a senior ophthalmologist but nothing fruitful result was achieved. She even cannot attend her normal daily routine and most of the time urinal occurs on bed. One Assistant is always required to look after her. She even cannot move freely and cannot stand on her own feet for attending nature�s call, taking food and medicines of her own etc. Etc. If she is forced to walk with the help of any Assistant, she complains of headache and other problems and easily starts sweating. In the mean time, several doctors were contacted and medicines were prescribed and consumed but no successful result could be obtained. Dr. , Neurosurgeon of , Kolkata was also contacted and he prescribed PACITANE tab. To be taken twice daily in July, 2014 which she took for a number of days but it yielded no result. He advised for MRI. A fresh MRI was conducted on 30.09. 2014 (MRI Report enclosed) which shows that there is small enhancing recurrent tumor in aqueductal region. Enhancing dural thickening at left front-temporo-parietal region. Furthermore, Dr. Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hospital.

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Looks like she has recurrance of the tumour and obstructive hydrocephalus. She will require vp shunt and radical excision of the recurrent tumor followed by radiotherapy n chemotherapy.

Migraine -: Ayurvedic View

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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migraine-: ayurvedic view

Migraine headaches are commonly defined as episodic or recurrent severe headaches, typically of a throbbing or stabbing nature, usually on one side of the head, the neck or behind the eye.

~~migraine pain commonly lasts for about 6 to 48hrs.

~~migraine is triggered by some factors which result in excessive stimulation (constriction and sudden dilatation) of blood vessels in the head.

~~migraine may or may not be preceded by an aura; aura may cause visual disturbances such as flashing lights, zig-zags, sparkles or blurring of a visual field.

~~migraine is associated with nausea, vomiting, dizziness and or cognitive disturbances.

~~patient may also experience chills, sweating, fatigue and weakness etc.

A. Causes-:

Improper metabolism, suppression of natural urges, anger, jealousy, grief, poor elimination, intake of dry, pungent and salty food, intake of polluted food, mental and physical stress, viewing of tv for long periods, reading with insufficient light, sleeplessness etc.

B. Origin of migraine headaches:
Due to the causative factors, pitta dosha obstructs the flow of vata dosha in the brain, causing throbbing pain.

C. Pain management-:

1. Avoiding the cause and trigger factors.

2. Keeping a diary record of specific foods were eaten, environmental exposure, sleep patterns may help to identify personal trigger factors.

3. Sneha nasya therapy at home-: sneha nasya, instillation of medicated oils to the nostrils by shadbindu tailam or anu tailam yield significant benefits.

4. Apply a paste of freshly ground clay or freshly ground sandalwood to the forehead, let dry, rub off by hand and wash.

5. Mix a quarter teaspoon of clove powder with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon oil. Apply this paste on the affected area for 20-30 minutes.

6. Add chamomile powder to 1 cup of boiling water. Transfer the liquid to a cup. Drink when hot. It gives fast relief from migraine.

7. Take half glass of carrot juice. Add half glass of spinach juice. Mix well. Drink this juice twice daily.

8. Grind 10-12 grains of black pepper and 10-12 grains of rice with water to make it a paste. Apply this paste on the affected area of the head for 15-20 minutes.

9. Sugar powder 16 parts, vamshalochana 8 parts, pippali (long pepper) 4 parts, ela (cardamom) 2 parts, cinnamon - 1 part. Make fine powder and mix it, keep in tight moisture-free container. Take half teaspoon thrice daily with honey.

10. Aromatherapy- pitta calming aromas typically flower fragrances like lily, cloves, lotus, lavender, peppermint, rose, sandalwood are beneficial.

11. According to Ayurveda virechan (laxative therapy) is an effective way to reduce excess pitta. Castor oil or warm milk with ghee or triphla at bedtime is helpful.

12. Practicing meditation is highly recommended.

13. Morning and evening walk followed by brisk exercise is recommended.

14. Avoid hard physical exertional exercises and aggressive sports competitions.

15. Avoid working for long hours continuously; take short breaks. Have a good night's sleep (8hrs) in a dark room.

D. Diet:

~~apple, mango, papaya, cheeku, guava.

~~salad 1hr before lunch, 1hr before dinner.

~~buttermilk, boiled rice sauted with cinnamon, cumin seeds and garlic or asfoetida are good in the daytime.

~~have warm and easily digestible foods, boiled and steamed vegetables, soups, vegetable juices, porridge, brown rice and whole-wheat flour.

~~avoid yogurt, especially at night.

~~avoid refined, oily, spicy, cold, sour foods (fermented, pickled) and stale food, aerated drinks.

~~avoid coffee, tea, alcohol, smoking.

~~avoid cheese, chocolate and wine.

E. Yogasanas and pranayama:

Hastapadasana, setu bandhasana, marjariasana, paschimottanasana, bhastrika and anulom-vilom pranayama.


Note: when suffering from a migraine attack:

~lie down in a dark, quiet place and get some sleep.

~~avoid eating.

~~drink only water.

~~apply hot or cold compresses.

~~ consult doctor

Migraine -: Ayurvedic View

I am suffering from insomnia problem and depressed me for future please consult me.

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Homeopath
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*Try to keep to a regular timing for going to bed*Avoid fried and heavy foods. Eat early and light food at night so that the food is almost digested by the time you go to bed. *Prefer fruits and green vegetables. *Fix daily work schedule and be busy with your work. Don’t keep pending problems in mind. Note down the points and leave them for next day’s action. *Don’t do stimulating mental work or keep watching TV which can keep your mind agitated or active. This will not allow you to sleep. LCD screen will also have adverse effect. *Day’s physical exercise makes you tired and induces sleep. *A warm bath in the evening will also be helpful. *Low volume music also induces sleep. *Keep your bed room neat, dark and cool. You may cover your eyes with bed sheet. *Drink plenty of water during the day rather than toward bedtime. *Don’t have stimulating drinks like tea or coffee Drinking a glass of milk before going to bed is fine. The problem can be treated by homeopathy and without adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine Nux vomica 200 twice daily in the morning and evening.

While walking I am feeling unbalanced.Also while lying down or getting up everything looks shaking for 2-3 seconds. I don't like doing anything. I used to drink but left it before 2 months. 2 months before I had high Blood pressure now its normal. My MRI report is also showing normal. I am on medication but with no significant change. Please guide me.

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There are many causes of balance problems, such as medications, ear infections, a head injury, or anything else that affects the inner ear or brain. Low blood pressure can lead to dizziness when you stand up too quickly. Problems that affect the skeletal or visual systems, such as arthritis or eye muscle imbalance, can also cause balance disorders. Your risk of having balance problems increases as you get older some types of Balance disorders are Positional vertigo,Labyrinthitis,Vestibular neuronitis,Perilymph fistula,Meniere's . To get proper treatment you can consult qualified ENT doctor.

My mother is 55 years old and she is having migrane so tell me what should I do?

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General Physician
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For acute attacks in migraine, tab. Sumatriptan 50 mg may be beneficial. However for long term treatment try taking tab amitriptylline 25 mg one tablet at night. If this does not help, visit the nearest physician.

I have migration over two months how to solve it give precautions to overcome this problem its urgent sir.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
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You have to take Glononium 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.

I am 56 yrs diabetic since 20 yrs I am having numbness in my both legs.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. We will have to actually find out whether your symptoms are due to long standing diabetes or is there any issue with lower back region? anyways you should look to keep sugar levels under control, start with tens as a modality for physical therapy, medications like pregabalin, gabapentin can also be initiated along with vitamin b 12 supplementation if necessary. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.

Hello Sir, I am getting nervous in important situations like while giving interview or giving presentation or in crowded place etc. I shiver sometimes, or I will not get words during the interview. I want to stop this. Anybody can suggest me what is the best medicine for this? Can you guide me to the right doctor? Thanks Jithin.

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Hello Sir,
I am getting nervous in important situations like while giving interview or giving presentation or in crow...
Hello Jithin V R you are having anxiety disorder....but you do not worry because i have solution for your complaint.I have the medicines which will increase your confident and reduce the claustrophobia....for all this to happen you have to consult me privately...

My bro suffering from parkinson treatment ie going on doctor gave celemetrol injection ,what more treatment can give him.

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My bro suffering from parkinson treatment ie going on doctor gave celemetrol injection ,what more treatment can give ...
Do have proper follow proper follow up with neuro physican and neuro physiotherapist and take appropriate therapy and management best wishes.

I am 40 year old gentleman, I want to improve my memory power. Kindly advice.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
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Memory problems in this age are usually due to stress and anxiety kindly get your self evaluated by a psychiatrist.

I feel weakness in my half body (right side). Sometimes I feel numbness but there is no pain and not any problem in routine life. I am cervical patient and taking medicine since last 6-7 months.

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I feel weakness in my half body (right side). Sometimes I feel numbness but there is no pain and not any problem in r...
As you are feeling weakness on right half of body with numbness, it may be related to some problem in brain or cervical spinal cord. You have to give information weather similar numbness in right side of face, if it is there you may need a brain scanning (mri brain) to rule out any serious problem.

I m suffering from migraine. I have undergone many treatments. But no change. What should I do.

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General Physician
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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

My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.

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My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.
Change her diet to avoid all foods that cause acidity and which are difficult to digest. Give her 25 ml of edible coconut oil like a medicine daily and increase Cows ghee in diet. These will help in a great way. Encourage her to do simple stretching exercises while lying down on bed to release the strain of bent back.

What are the symptoms of migraine?

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General Physician
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Headache lasting from 4-72 hours, throbbing in nature, nausea-vomiting, photophobia-phonophobia etc.

I have a problem in left side face called bells palsy now 5 week gone. When I ok please suggest some ideas.

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Mostly curable in 4-5 weeks with physiotherapy. I. G stimulation given on face and fascial exercise also.

Hello sir, I am 21 years old. Sir I think I have some nerve problems my my hands, fingers are automatically shaking sir while I am holding some thing eg if I hold glass, mobile etc please suggest me a reason and what I HV to do further. I have smoking habit for last 2 years.

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General Physician
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I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks and revert back after completion

My son is suffering from Autism, can it be cured and what therapies will be needed and where are the best therapies centres.

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There is no cure for autism; however, with appropriate treatment and education, many children with autism spectrum disorders can learn and develop. Early intervention often can reduce challenges associated with autism, lessen disruptive behavior, and provide some degree of independence.

My nerves are very weak from childhood. I am not as strong as others. Have not participated in any games at school neither activities. Still feeling hard to get up in morning. Even somebody shouts I feel shaking body. I am 30 years of age male. Want to find a way to be stronger. I started doing workout regularly. Feeling bit good but can not improve my exercise time as well. Please guide me, if came across such cases like this before. I feel pain sometime from my shoulder till palms with shaky hands while sleeping at night too.

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My nerves are very weak from childhood. I am not as strong as others. Have not participated in any games at school ne...
Please note that this could be linked to your brain - did you had a head injury earlier. OR had a severe infection in childhood Please take milk and banana daily in morning DO not sleep under direct fan/AC. Take Aconite 30 - thrice daily for next 7 days and give me a feedback.
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