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Dr. Shikan Shetty

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Cardiologist, 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
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Dr. Shikan Shetty is an experienced Cardiologist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. He studied and completed MBBS . You can visit him at Sidvin Hospital in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shikan Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from chest pain and head ache and head spinning. please give reason and remedies.

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from chest pain and head ache and head spinning. please give reason and remedies.
Having a pain in your chest can be scary. It does not always mean that you are having a heart attack. There can be many other causes, including Other heart problems, such as angina Panic attacks Digestive problems, such as heartburn or esophagus disorders Sore muscles Lung diseases, such as pneumonia, pleurisy, or pulmonary embolism Costochondritis - an inflammation of joints in your chest Some of these problems can be serious. Get immediate medical care if you have chest pain that does not go away, crushing pain or pressure in the chest, or chest pain along with nausea, sweating, dizziness or shortness of breath. Treatment depends on the cause of the pain. Headaches and head spinning on the other hand can be a complication of a cardiac condition as well as many other diseases including hypotension anaemia heat stroke dehydration etc. Rabbit advise you to undertake a routine health checkup including routine blood tests ECG 2D echo cardiography TMT and then we can have a better idea on what is causing your problems.
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Hi My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. But is not im actual. She is feeling. So please tell what is thi?

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
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My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. Bu...
Hi. The problem could be related to diabetes related ear nerve damage or could be a brain or thinking related problem. Household remedies don't work good in this situation. The care.
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Hello doctor, my mom went under an open heart surgery few years ago, she is taking all the medicine described by the surgeon, but from last 1 week there is a swelling in her leg, the leg has swollen very much she can not even walk properly, why is it so?

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Hello doctor, my mom went under an open heart surgery few years ago, she is taking all the medicine described by the ...
It is quite difficult comment without actually examining the patient in such specific complaint. History of open heart surgery years ago and swelling in one leg now does not seem to have any obvious link. A Doppler examination of the affected leg is advisable to lok for evidence of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis ). Let a qualified physicianexamine her without wasting time and follow his advice accordingly.
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Dr. I am taking tablet for hypertension, now I stopped it whether this causes any problems. Tablet: Amlopin m 25 mg.

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dr. I am taking tablet for hypertension, now I stopped it whether this causes any problems. Tablet: Amlopin m 25 mg.
Is any special reason that yu stopped your medications. It's not wise to stop them suddenly they can cause sudden increase in your bp and if you feel your no is controlled without any medications you can taper and stop them.
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If a person got a severe heart attack what precaution could a person takes at that time.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
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I want to know is there any solution of low bp how can I make it correct at my home.

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
You've probably heard that high blood pressure is a problem. Sometimes blood pressure that is too low can also cause problems. Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps out blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is the diastolic pressure. Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers. Usually they're written one above or before the other, such as 120/80. If your blood pressure reading is 90/60 or lower, you have low blood pressure. Some people have low blood pressure all the time. They have no symptoms and their low readings are normal for them. In other people, blood pressure drops below normal because of a medical condition or certain medicines. Some people may have symptoms of low blood pressure when standing up too quickly. Low blood pressure is a problem only if it causes dizziness, fainting or in extreme cases, shock. Certain medicines and substances can lead to low blood pressure, including:     * Alcohol     * Anti-anxiety medicines     * Certain antidepressants     * Diuretics     * Heart medicines, including those used to treat high blood pressure and coronary heart disease     * Medicines used for surgery     * Painkillers Other causes of low blood pressure include:     * Nerve damage from diabetes     * Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmias)     * Not drinking enough fluids (dehydration)     * Heart failure You can do a few things to prevent low blood pressure     * Drinking more fluids     * Getting up slowly after sitting or lying down     * Not drinking alcohol     * Not standing for a long time     * Using compression stockings so blood does not collect in the legs Get these test done to find cause of blood pressure problems tests include Thyroid functions, ECG, ECHO.
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My aunt is 60 years of age and she is suffering from high cholesterol levels and thyroid problem. What should her diet and health routine consists of?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My aunt is 60 years of age and she is suffering from high cholesterol levels and thyroid problem. What should her die...
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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines . you should be avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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Hi I am 35 years old woman. I am having problem of chest pain. I do MRI lipid profile BNP test every thing is normal. But my chest is paining and from last week my left hand and leg also paining. I want to know that if every report is normal so can I have heart problems if all test is normal.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hi I am 35 years old woman. I am having problem of chest pain. I do MRI lipid profile BNP test every thing is normal....
U may have muscular pain/cervical spondylitis. Get x-ray of cervical spine_ap/lateral done. Revert Cardiac pain is less likely.
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Treating Chest Congestion With Ayurveda

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGDEMS, DNHE, DYA
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Treating Chest Congestion With Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient life science that originated in India. It recognises herbs as medicines and Yogic postures as well as lifestyle changes as the supporting factors in its medicinal field. It is called a life science because the basic mode of treatment is done by tweaking one's lifestyle in order to reach the root cause of the ailment, which will be cleared from one's life gradually. Congestion is recognised as the accumulation of too much mucus and fluid in your lungs and is usually born due to an imbalance of the Vata Dosha, as per Ayurveda. This congestion can happen in the nasal or respiratory passages.

Let us find out what else Ayurveda says about congestion:

  • Symptoms: The symptoms of congestion include a tickling sensation at the back of the throat as well as the nasal passages, depending on the exact area of the congestion. Also, severe headaches and wheezing along with laboured breathing and tightening of the chest can point at the presence of congestion. In very severe cases, the patient may also complain of blood discharge while coughing, high fever, rashes on the skin, neck stiffness and other such conditions. 
  • Causes: There are various causes of congestion. While infection, allergy and cold are some of the most common conditions that may cause congestion, it has also been seen that congestion may arise as a symptom of a more serious ailment. Asthma is one such respiratory ailment that causes swelling in the airways, which can give rise to congestion. Also, inflammation of the bronchial tube lining can cause this condition where a greenish discharge happens due to the viral nature of the condition. Pneumonia and tuberculosis are also ailments, which can cause severe and painful congestion. 
  • Remedies: As per Ayurveda, there are many remedies that can help in treating this condition. One can drink herbal tea all day as the anti-oxidants will help in flushing out all those toxins that are causing a painful build-up of mucus and fluids inside. Also, one can use essential oils like eucalyptus oil for inhalation, steaming and even massages. One must take care not to let this oil touch the hair as greying might happen. Yoga and aromatherapy can also be practiced so as to do away with congestion. Also, the patient can add a pinch of salt to a glass of warm water in order to do a saline water gargle which will eventually clear the air passages.

Taking care of one's diet is one of the most important parts of any treatment in Ayurveda. Ingesting warm liquids like milk and warm food can help in loosening and removing the mucus build up.

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My father have high Bp problem can you tell me some good medicines that work properly and save. My father age upto 50.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
My father have high Bp problem can you tell me some good medicines that work properly and save. My father age upto 50.
You may monitor your b. P daily. Avoid fats and carbohydrates in your diet. Walk daily in morning at least for 30 minutes. You may take beepee aid available in homoeopathic store. Take 10-12 drops in 1/4th cup of water daily thrice. Consult me back after 10 days.
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I can't do sports. In my pt period, I am always the last. I become breathless very very fast. Sometimes I have chest pain. My mom says I don't have enough bled because when I get hurt by something I jusy have a very small amount off bled.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I can't do sports. In my pt period, I am always the last. I become breathless very very fast. Sometimes I have chest ...
Dear lybrateuser, to perform well in sports you have to have a proper nutritious diet. -have your meals on time -have milk, eggs, fruits, vegetables, fish, chicken, whole grain foods like pasta, bread, chapatti. -to boost your iron levels have green leafy veg like spinach, methi, non veg, jiggery. -also sleep well 7-8 hrs at night -keep yourself well hydrated throughout the day -have a snack like bread & cheese, a banana or biscuit one hour before playling a sport.
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I have a son who is just born and 20 days old. I have heard about which milk so I want to ask that is it compulsory to remove milk from her chest? As our grandmother says it is necessary to remove other which he will develop breast. So I wanted to know it is compulsory to remove from baby boy?

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have a son who is just born and 20 days old. I have heard about which milk so I want to ask that is it compulsory t...
Hello, Pleasedo not do anything to a his chest.He is biologically a boy and is born with male hormones.It is just a myth and the process is very painful for such a small kid.Ignore such advices.
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My heart beat very fast as a normal condition. What are the reason? I am 40 year old.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
My heart beat very fast as a normal condition. What are the reason? I am 40 year old.
Anxiety stress is most common cause unless you have any cardiac disease. You first take anxiolytic medicine if not releived then detaile examination will be needed.
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I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak- dhak) when I hard work out I before take high protein Dr. Did ecg echo twice, blood test n chest x Ray all are normal. Still have pain even now. Could you please assist me?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak...
What you are describing are called palpitations. You should undergo a complete evaluation to find the cause of chest pain. Evaluate food pipe for any acid reflux, ribs/sternum (chest skeleton) for any inflammation, hormonal assay (for pheochromocytoma), thyroid tests. However there may be no underlying disease and your symptoms may be due to anxiety during exercise. Hope this helps.
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I feel a lot of chest pain in night time and can't work properly. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I feel a lot of chest pain in night time and can't work properly. What should I do?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain.. 6.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
The use of statins for cholesterol lowering reduces risk of stroke by 1/3 rd,but no risk reduction in coronary events in older patient without previous coronary disease.
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My father is heart patient and his cholesterol very high. What I do to low dowl cholesterol average level?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My father is heart patient and his cholesterol very high. What I do to low dowl cholesterol average level?
To reduce cholesterol in body: * avoid butter, ghee & cream in your diet. * eat five leaves of kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day. * avoid non veg (chicken, fish) food because it contain high fat content. * do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes. Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly. Do morning and evening walk daily. * do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * add kali mirch (black pepper) in your breakfast. * drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily. * take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs. Do not take stress.
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I am suffering from dry cough from last two weeks. And I feel very high chest pain when I cough. Please suggest me something.

General Physician, Hyderabad
I am suffering from dry cough from last two weeks. And I feel very high chest pain when I cough. Please suggest me so...
Hi please take grillinctus cough syrup 2-3 times daily. Chest pain may be because of the muscle strain while coughing. However if the pain still persistes get a chest x ray and an ecg done or visit a physician if needed. Hope this gives you relief.
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I'm 25 years female. In my cholesterol report before few years showed that, total cholesterol - 123mg, LDL - 67, HDL - 37, triglycerides- 60. Although I'm over weight, with lower cholesterol. What should I do now? I'm confused. Please help me doc.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Kathua
I'm 25 years female. In my cholesterol report before few years showed that, total cholesterol - 123mg, LDL - 67, HDL ...
Lybrate-user here you submitted your weight 50 kg with height of 167 cm. You r not overweighted. Just relax. Enjoy the life.
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