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Dr. Santhosh Kumar

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

Dr. Santhosh Kumar Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Santhosh Kumar is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit him at Gayatri Clinic in Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhosh Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have seizure problem. doctor is confused between ncc or tuberculoma. Its almost 7 months. Please advise.

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
A ct scan or mri of brain with blood test for afb and chest x ray would differentiate the two. Both have 100% cure rates. So you need not worry. You have to be patient though. You can try giving a proper history to your doctor if you haven't yet. You can also go for eitb or elisa. Take care.
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Hello sir, my sister is a patient of epilepsy with psychiatric problems, since 4 years every test is being normal and she is not responding to any medicine right now she is on OXETOL 450 and FRISIUM 10 twice a day . Please help. She is 20 years of age .all the information is of patients.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
As you say" she is not responding" I assume that her fits are still not under control then, and she continues to have psychiatric problems. In that case she may need a change of present medications according to her complaints. I would advise you to consult a psychiatrist for the same. If you feel so, you may contact me online for any further queries or assistance in treatment thereof.
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I have been suffering from severe migraine and vomiting since last 1 month. Is it a symptom of migraine or something else?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving you idea of Symptom of migraine Headache eye pain. (most commonly one-sided pain; less frequently both sides of the head are affected) pain located near the eye on affected side. pain that worsens with exertion or physical activity. Nausea/ Vomiting sensitivity to light and/or sound consult me for further management
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I am suffering from migraine since 1year and was treating on homeopathy drugs. Eventually it got cured but as soon as I stopped taking medicines again I am suffering from migraine. Does it have any permanent cure?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Permanent cure for migraine is not possible with medicines alone. You need to make permanent changes on your lifestyle. Migraine has certain triggers. Some of them are avoidable like specific food items - fish, cottage cheese, peanuts, artificial food colors and flavors. If any of the above products trigger your migraine then avoid them. Sunlight, bright lights tend to cause migraine in some. Wear glasses to protect yourself from sun. Eating food at the right time is very very important. If you can manage to do this, you will be able to control migraine to a great extent neck exercises, deep breathing exercises - these are gain extremely beneficial in prevention and cure of migraine. Practice them everyday for best results.
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What is the symptom of seizure and what is the precaution to avoid it and medicine to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Symptoms of epilepsy may be preceded by an aura (awareness of strange odor, taste, vision), hallucination 2. Sudden fall with loss of consciousness 3. Tremor, twitching or jerky movement/convulsion of arm/leg or whole body/ stiffness of extremities, frothy discharge from mouth, upward rolling of eye ball, stiffness of extremities 4. Treatment depends on the type of seizure 5. Consult neurologist for advice and treatment.
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I have nervous problem started in my childhood days till now always shivering. My grand father had same problem this continue to me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have nervous problem started in my childhood days till now always shivering. My grand father had same problem this ...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings and also you will have to take opinion from a neurologist
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My brother is suffering epilepsy from 5 years, he is taking medicine regularly but after completing the course of 5 years, epilepsy come again today. What should I do. Plzz help me.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Nagpur
Some types of epilepsies are not curable and are there lifelong. Patient needs to continue drugs lifelong. However every 3 to 5 years we try to withdraw medications so as to look whether patient becomes drug free. In case there is reappearance of seizures then drugs are again started and then next time while withdrawing the drugs they are tappered much slowly.
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I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solut...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist
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I am a patient of post traumatic paraplegia from 1998. I am 35 years old. T10 and t11 vertebra was fractured. Operated in nagpur. But below the naval there is no sensation at all. Can I be cure again by stem cell therapy? I read about darek fidyka who is now able to walk by stem cell therapy in phillipines (italy).

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly get in touch with darek fidyka. I am sure he will be able to guide you properly. Kindly keep me informed about your progress.
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I feel very restless. Feeling shaking in legs from last three days. Please advise.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
It seems that you are little nervous or anxious about something. First calm your self, ask your self the reason for your anxiety and if still you are not able to overcome then medical help can be sought.
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I have migrane headache and it severely pains on the right eyebrow part. Can I get some suggestions what do I need to do about this?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take tablet beta cap plus once daily night time for 3 months. In case of acute pain take tablet brufen sos.
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I am 25 year old male and have migraine. I get sever pains at times no medicine helps what can I do?

Ayurveda, Faridabad
For migrain pain you can take daily in morning deshi ghee jalebi one with one glass milk. And in put two drops of cow ghee daily in norstils at bed time. Avoid fast food, fried food, cold drinks etc we are treating lots of patients with ayurveda for last many years.
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Am suffering from migraine. I have eaten many pain killers but have not got any relief. What should I do now?

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGDEMS, DNHE, DYA
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hello Lybrate user, Pain killers is not the solution for Migraine always. Check what is the triggering factor of your problem and try to avoid it. 1. Check with stress is causing migraine then you will have to manage your lifestyle. 2. Long term Acidity can also be a cause for migraine so you have to take care of it using ayurvedic medicines for best results. 3. Increase in eye problem i.e. check whether you eye no. has increased if you have specks. 4. Avoid oily, spicy and salty food in your diet. Avoid heavy to digest items like nonveg, bread, pizza etc. 5. Drink less tea if you drink it too much. 6. In you food add 1/2 tsp of ghee like in on your roti or in rice. 7. Do not consume alcohol/ carbonated drinks as they tend to increase migraine in long run. 8. Add amount of almonds, whole grain seeds, fruits n vegetables in diet. Stay hydrated.  9. Due to excess anger and stress migraine aggravates in many patient.  10. Don't stay awake late night or sleep in day time as both increase stress in body. 11. Do you have gas n constipation problem if yes that should be treated first. Ayurvedic treatment is very effective in this problem get in touch with me on Lybrate for further guidance.
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I am a migraine patient. What are its actual causes? Is it fully curable? What are its remedies?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Causes of migraine is unknown. some believe it to be due to imbalance in a brain hormone called, serotonin. Treatment of migraine 1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.Check your BP 4. avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to noise, bright light since it precipitates migraine attack 5. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis after consulting neurologist
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My wife is suffering from meningitis. First time it was in june 2013 and again it repeated this time. Please suggest me?

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Kolkata
Dear, what is the type of meningitis? what are the test reports? in case of recurrent bacterial meningitis you rule out csf leak. They can be occult.
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Facts Of Human Brain

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
General Physician,
Facts Of Human Brain

The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered.

Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? it’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.

The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. The cartoon image of a light bulb over your head when a great thought occurs isn’t too far off the mark. Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.

The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the encyclopedia britannica. Or any other encyclopedia for that matter. Scientists have yet to settle on a definitive amount, but the storage capacity of the brain in electronic terms is thought to be between 3 or even 1, 000 terabytes. The national archives of britain, containing over 900 years of history, only takes up 70 terabytes, making your brain’s memory power pretty darn impressive.

Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream. The brain only makes up about 2% of our body mass, yet consumes more oxygen than any other organ in the body, making it extremely susceptible to damage related to oxygen deprivation. So breathe deep to keep your brain happy and swimming in oxygenated cells.

The brain is much more active at night than during the day. Logically, you would think that all the moving around, complicated calculations and tasks and general interaction we do on a daily basis during our working hours would take a lot more brain power than, say, lying in bed. Turns out, the opposite is true. When you turn off your brain turns on. Scientists don’t yet know why this is but you can thank the hard work of your brain while you sleep for all those pleasant dreams.

Scientists say the higher your i. q. The more you dream. While this may be true, don’t take it as a sign you’re mentally lacking if you can’t recall your dreams. Most of us don’t remember many of our dreams and the average length of most dreams is only 2-3 seconds–barely long enough to register.

Neurons continue to grow throughout human life. For years scientists and doctors thought that brain and neural tissue couldn’t grow or regenerate. While it doesn’t act in the same manner as tissues in many other parts of the body, neurons can and do grow throughout your life, adding a whole new dimension to the study of the brain and the illnesses that affect it.

Information travels at different speeds within different types of neurons. Not all neurons are the same. There are a few different types within the body and transmission along these different kinds can be as slow as 0.5 meters/sec or as fast as 120 meters/sec.

The brain itself cannot feel pain. While the brain might be the pain center when you cut your finger or burn yourself, the brain itself does not have pain receptors and cannot feel pain. That doesn’t mean your head can’t hurt. The brain is surrounded by loads of tissues, nerves and blood vessels that are plenty receptive to pain and can give you a pounding headache.

80% of the brain is water. Your brain isn’t the firm, gray mass you’ve seen on tv. Living brain tissue is a squishy, pink and jelly-like organ thanks to the loads of blood and high water content of the tissue. So the next time you’re feeling dehydrated get a drink to keep your brain hydrated.

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I have migraine so what precautions should I take and which medicine do you prescribe.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
DEAR Lybrate USER. This problem is due to irritation and inadequate nutrition of the brain. So follow few basic things . 1) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals . 2) don’t drink water one hour before meals and one hour after meal 3) avoid oily, spicy, salty, junk, fast, fermented and stale foods. 4) avoid coffee and tea 5) try to sleep upto 10.30 pm 6) do anuloma viloma pranayam regularly early in the morning. A) eat 1 TSF of CELERY FRUIT along with 1 TSF of jiggery after meals. B) take 60 ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA along with 10 ml of honey early in the morning and at night before sleep. C) take 2 tablets of MAHALAXMIVILAS RASA along with AUDUMBARAVLEHA at night before sleep D) instill 3-4 drops of CHANDANADI TAILA in each nostril at the time of sleeping Do all these things for 15 days. It gives you good result.
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I have been suffering from a brain haemorrhage pblm since 2 years. And now the blood clotting occurred everywhere in left brain. Please help me.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Panaji
If you are a diabetic with high cholestrol levels and smoking, you could have suffered from cerebral haemmorge due to uncontrolled sugars and blood pressure. Pl abstain from high fat high cholestrol high salt diet and smoking/alcoholism and exercise regularly. Everything will be fine in due course. Avoid stress as much as possible too.
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I have never problem While sleeping my legs automatically vibrates. What is my problem actually? What is the solution? Help me.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
I have never problem  While sleeping my legs automatically vibrates. What is my problem actually? What is the solutio...
1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Take fresh fruit everyday. 3. Start with calcium, vitamin D 3 and Methylcobalmine supplement for one month.
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Hi, doctor, I am 34yr old male person. I have a Tremor problem for last 4 months. What should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homeopathy is probably the mildest and safest form of treatment available. There are many remedies for this conditions- merc, digit, arg, mag, etc
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