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Dr. Sandhya Shanmugam

MBBS

General Physician, Bangalore

35 Years Experience  ·  100 - 150 at clinic
Dr. Sandhya Shanmugam MBBS General Physician, Bangalore
35 Years Experience  ·  100 - 150 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Sandhya Shanmugam is a trusted General Physician in Koramangala, Bangalore. She has been a practicing General Physician for 35 years. She has completed MBBS . She is currently associated with Devi Nursing Home in Koramangala, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sandhya Shanmugam on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1982
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

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Sir, mujhe 1/12/2015 ko ik dog ne kata tha, to mene usi din ilaj kara lia, mujhe injection bhi diya, mai yah Janna chahta hu ki mujhe kya khana chahiye or nahi?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Dog Bite person needs following management 1. Wound care 2. Tetanus cover 3. Anti rabies vaccination Tell me Had Anti rabies vaccination covered and are you following its scheduled dose
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Sir I am feeling sick due to fever please give me some advice so that I can feel better.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Sir I am feeling sick due to fever please give me some advice so that I can feel better.
Measure your temperature and tell me reading Avoid exertion Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg after food (If No Drug Allergy) as and when required for fever more than 99 f (maximum 3 tablets with gap of 8 hr can be taken in a day) for 3 days Take proper diet homemade food like moong dal dalia, chapati etc Get CBC checked and review with reports consult privately
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Hi, My head is paining from last 3 days.

MBBS
General Physician,
In this season it might be due to dehydration. Consume approx 4 ltrs of water a day. Take tablet brufen twice a day for 2 days. If symptoms persist consult me again.
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Tips For Good Growth For Children

MD PEDIATRICS, DNB PEDIATRICS, ESPE FELLOWHIP IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, VISITING FELLOWSHIP PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY USA
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Tips For Good Growth For Children

Eat a balanced diet which contains whole cereals, pulses, dal, all seasonal fruits, salads and vegetables, milk and milk products. Keep away from sweets, junk food, oily food as much as possible.
Exercise daily. For children outdoor play daily is exercise.
Get your child's weight and height checked periodically by your pediatrician. This will help to detect deviation from growth early.

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Hi, The question is for my boyfriend. He is having wet night very frequently though he is taking some ayurvedic treatment but results are not there. This is making us away as we can Not involve in sexual activity now and his doc as suggested him to stay away from me for sometime. He is having leg pain as well due to this.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi, The question is for my boyfriend. He is having wet night very frequently though he is taking some ayurvedic treat...
You should take chandraprabha vati 1-1 tab with milk twice a day. And pranacharya dhatupaushtik churna and swapna dosh har churna with milk twice a day. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I have severe cough while sleeping. What is a solution?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have severe cough while sleeping. What is a solution?
Drosera 30 tds for 4 days biochemic cold and cough tds flemkof syrup tds for 8 days, for further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can consult me privately.
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I have been suffering from gastritis from last one year BT still I feel pain after eating food and get chest pains at night. I am just having a rabiwok DSR capsule every morning do I need to see a doctor.

MD-Homeopathy
Homeopath, Kolkata
I have been suffering from gastritis from last one year BT still I feel pain after eating food and get chest pains at...
This is going to be a chronic problem. Suggest to visit a good homeopath near you, and get treatment min for 6months.
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I am 47 years female. Last week my fasting blood glucose gave a value of 121 mg/dl. My doctor has told me to avoid sugar and repeat after 3 months. Please advise. Flavia.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am 47 years female. Last week my fasting blood glucose gave a value of 121 mg/dl. My doctor has told me to avoid su...
Yes, you must follow diabetic diet and exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. Repeat your fasting and pp blood sugar levels and lipid profile after 3 months and let me know the results.
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Due to more masturbation my penis size has become smaller?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda,
Dear, Proper blood circulation in penis when we are sexually excited the blood circulation gushes in the veins of penis and make it erect and enlarge the size of penis but because of masturbation these veins become damaged are obstructed by clotting then the circulation in the penis is not proper & complete result in the small size as in developed penis. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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What are the symptoms of yellow fever and how can I prevent before it affects me? I will wait for your reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What are the symptoms of yellow fever and how can I prevent before it affects me? I will wait for your reply.
Its a viral infection and fever with body pain and loss of appetite with impaired renal and hepatic problems in late stages of the infection is a typical symptom of yellow fever and to prevent it you can take vaccination and also see to it that there is no stagnation of water in your house and nearby locality for more than seven days because these are the breeding grounds for mosquitoes.
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Hi I am male of age 39 yrs. Facing headache in back side nd dat to in half of the portion in left side of head. Kindly suggest whom should I consult physician or Neuro. Thanks.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi I am male of age 39 yrs. Facing headache in back side nd dat to in half of the portion in left side of head. Kindl...
Hi take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I m suffering from fever since 3 days. Consult a local doctor. Even then I m not feeling well.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I m suffering from fever since 3 days. Consult a local doctor. Even then I m not feeling well.
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as one of the body's natural defenses against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at a higher temperatures..Also, the body's defense mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or more may be dangerous and demand immediate treatment The following medications may be used at home for mild fever : -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used in children during a viral illness. -Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes and donot overdress. Overdressing can cause the temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -Fever can cause dehydration.Drink plenty of fluids.Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami,Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals .avoid outside food -Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water especially before meals, or after returning from a public places or using public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly
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I am 22 years. Old. Male. My penis is. Not. Getting. Tight. Before. Sex. During foreplay. A. Colourless. Liquid. Starts coming out. In drops and. Penis. Starts. Shrinking. Pls suggest me the. Measures which. I should. Take.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am 22 years. Old. Male. My penis is. Not. Getting. Tight. Before. Sex. During foreplay. A. Colourless. Liquid. Star...
Use natural aphrodisiacs which can improve your libido and prevent premature ejaculation. This would include carrots, fennel seeds, celery, bananas, garlic, onion, ginger, shellfish, lettuce etc. - including these foods in your daily diet will ensure that you remain free from sexual problems, including premature ejaculation.
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Hi, I'm 27 year old and unmarried. Had sex with ex girlfriend and enjoyed too. Now she is not with me. For me difficult to forget the movements and manage sex life now. How should I go ahead? Please suggest.

MBBS, F R S T & H London , Fellowship of College of General Practice (FCGP)
Sexologist, Alwar
Hi, I'm 27 year old and unmarried. Had sex with ex girlfriend and enjoyed too. Now she is not with me. For me difficu...
You forget about the past sex life with you girl friend and lead the marital sex life it is good for you and you partner. It you forget the past earlier it is better. While doing the sex think that you are doing with ex girl friend than you can enjoy more.
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I am 19 years age I have cold what I can do.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hello, if symptoms are sneezing, running nose, blocked nose 1. Take proper rest/ lot of fluids 2. Take proper home made diet. 3. Steam inhalation carefully by steam inhaler twice a day for 2-3 days continuous cold may be because of many reasons like: 1. Any ENT problem like DNS, polyp, sinusitis 2. Low immunity 3. Allergic condition so you need to consult ENT doctor for proper examination and further management.
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I am 38 yrs old male, recently my triglyceride has come high (477) rest of the blood test ok though liver is found fatty gr ii. Can I reduce it using exercise, diet and omega supplements?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 38 yrs old male, recently my triglyceride has come high (477) rest of the blood test ok though liver is found fa...
Hello dear 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am 61 years old and a diabetic. My hand fingures get stiff if left in same position for some time. It pains when I try to straighten them. My ra factor is negative. What is this disease and what's the cure?

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Musculo skeletal problems are common in diabetic patients keeping hba1c above 8% dupytren's contrctures is similar condition where the finger's get stiff in one position you might be suffering from same.
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Arthritis - How Acupuncture is used to Treat it

Bachelor in TCM, Diploma in Acupuncture, Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS)
Acupuncturist, Mumbai
Arthritis - How Acupuncture is used to Treat it

Acupuncture is a Chinese method of treatment which aims at maintaining the energy balance in the body. The procedure involves stimulating the energy channels of the body by using fine steel needles. It enhances the production of endorphins (pain controlling hormones) in the body, therefore less pain.

Signs you are suffering from arthritis

Arthritis is a disorder that is characterized by inflammation and swelling in the joints. The symptoms of arthritis are tenderness in the joints, fatigue, fever and stiffness in the joints that worsen in the morning. Initially, the smaller joints in the body are affected; it then progresses to joints in the elbows, wrists and the knees.

Causes behind it

Arthritis is caused when the immune system starts attacking the membrane surrounding the joints. Inflammation occurs, resulting in destruction of the bone and cartilage. It causes the ligaments and the tendons holding the joint to weaken. The joints then starts to lose their original alignment and shape.

Dietary guidelines you must follow

You need to follow dietary guidelines such as avoiding refined and processed foods as they can contribute to the inflammation of the joints. You also need to steer clear of foods which may trigger a reaction from your immune system. Mild exercises to strengthen the joints may be performed to improve mobility.

Acupuncture and arthritis

The procedure begins with the practitioner applying alcohol to the affected spot and tapping the area with a needle. The disorder determines the number of needles required, the spots of insertion and the depth to which they have to be inserted. The duration for which the needles are kept in the body ranges from a few minutes to an hour. In order to enhance the effect of the needles, they may be heated or energized electrically. You may experience a tingling sensation in case electricity is used.

Acupuncture is a holistic method of treatment that has no side effects. It does not involve chemicals; so it is safe to use. It will not cure the disorder, but can reduce the pain to a large extent. One of the added benefits of this procedure is that no matter, which part of the body is subjected to this process, it does help calm your mind down. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a acupuncturist and ask a free question.

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