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Dr. Shikan Shetty

MBBS

Cardiologist, Bangalore

300 at clinic
Dr. Shikan Shetty MBBS Cardiologist, Bangalore
300 at clinic
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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
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.
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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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My father`s heart valve is blocked. He has no other issues in anything. No pain also. Can it cause any problem for him in future? is this valve block is dangerous for him? his age is 57.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
My father`s heart valve is blocked. He has no other issues in anything. No pain also. Can it cause any problem for hi...
What type of block? write proper diagnosis. Heart valve block is a vague noting. It is either arterial block which requires treatment or nerve block, if symptoms then pacemaker. Valve never blocks it is narrowed due to stenosis.
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I am 57 year old. Suffering from type ii diabetes for 10 year. Now sugar level is normal for 2 months. But my BP was 179/105. On investigation s. creatinine is 2.4 and blood urea 71. After medication by MD physician BP came down and liver profile and s. electrolyte is normal. But blood urea and s. Creatinine is same. What I should do. What precaution in diet to be taken. BP is 128/87 today.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 57 year old. Suffering from type ii diabetes for 10 year. Now sugar level is normal for 2 months. But my BP was ...
to reduce creatinine and urea, you will have to consume more of vegetarian diet. Avoid high protein foods like mutton and chicken and fishes. Also avoid strenuous physical activity. Consume green tea, reduce intake of high fat cheese and other milk products. These measures may be helpful in reducing creatinine and to extent urea. For hypertension it is better to use ace inhibitors or arbs, which have a beneficial effect on kidneys.
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I had pain in my right chest between 01/07/2015 and 08/07/2015. I consulted a doctor and had a prescription. My pain reduced after five days. But I am getting slight pain usually. Why?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I had pain in my right chest between 01/07/2015  and 08/07/2015. I consulted a doctor and had a prescription. My pain...
Nothing to be worried normally this is gastritis or neuromuscular pain which your doctor has treated. The slight pain which you are feeling will pass out.
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Hi I am 38 years old I am hypertensive and taking (telmisartan+ hydrochlorothiazide) tablet since 10 years. Now a days I am feeling very stressed and feeling hungry very soon after taking meal, Is this due to stress.

CCT - Cardiology, MRCP (UK)
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi I am 38 years old I am hypertensive and taking (telmisartan+ hydrochlorothiazide) tablet since 10 years. Now a day...
I would suggest you get your blood sugars tested in the first instance to make sure you are not Diabetic.
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Aged 73 when I undergoing early morning walking feel at times breathing trouble and light pain at the left side below my heart It continues for 2 to 3 minutes and vanished Want your advice ?

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
Pain in the chest especially on walking or excercise could suggest insufficient blood supply to your heart because of partial blockage. I would recommend you to consult a cardiologist or physician for the necessary tests.
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How long to take medicine after stent, 13 years back operated for stent, having medicine regular (approx)

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
How long to take medicine after stent, 13 years back operated for stent, having medicine regular (approx)
Medicines is given life long, it is given in preventive aspect to stop blocking of stents and to decrease blocking plaques and their further growth.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Heart attack symptoms
1. Persistent pain for 15 - 20 minutes around the chest that refuses to go away
2. Profuse sweating for no reason
3. Discomfort heavy pressure or heavy weight being kept on the chest squeezing or wringing sensation
4. Pain that extends to the neck jaw back abdomen arms shoulder
5. Nausea
6. Breathlessness
7. Numbness.

My mother has chest pains. She says it is gastric problem but how can one know when chest pain is due to gastric problem or due to heart problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
My mother has chest pains. She says it is gastric problem but how can one know when chest pain is due to gastric prob...
Chest pain may be due to gastric problem or heart problem. In gastric problem there will be indigestion, heart burn, stomach fullness, water brash in mouth, gas problem etc. If it is due to heart problem, it will be dull aching and mostly radiating to left or right arm and shoulder or chin. There ll be dizziness falls etc. Diabetic and hypertension patients and most prone to heart problems. There are many other reasons for chest pain. If you are in doubt consult a doctor.
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If Brisk walking increases heartbeats for short time ,then why it is advised to walk briskly to reduce already increased heartbeats? How does brisk walk regulate heartbeats?

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
If Brisk walking increases heartbeats for short time ,then why it is advised to walk briskly to reduce already increa...
Hello, Brisk walking provides good power and endurance to the heart, which help in increasing blood circulation and thus increase the oxygen carrying capacity of the heart. However ,it is not advisable to follow this regime if a person had some troubles with the heart. Otherwise it is very safe and result oriented.
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I am facing problem in my left side of chest due to having a gulti above the bone of chest. While sleeping curve left size, when it get pressed and start paining.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am facing problem in my left side of chest due to having a gulti above the bone of chest. While sleeping curve left...
Take OTC MEDICINE TAB. Naprosyn 500 mg . Cap.pan – D 40mg once a day. Avoid stress,oily foods. After these tests consult again.To confirm cause of it you should be do tests i.e.:- ECHO , cbc, lipid profile, blood sugar, x-ray chest P A view.
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I am 50 yrs old. My latest HBA1C result is 6.4. Also triglycerides is 307 though cholesterol is 178. Please advice regarding corrective.

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Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 50 yrs old. My latest HBA1C result is 6.4. Also triglycerides is 307 though cholesterol is 178. Please advice re...
Your hba1c result tells that your sugar levels are not well under control. Please bring it under control with strict diet and regular intake of medicines in adequate dose. Your triglycerides are also very high. So avoid deep oil fried items, coconut gratings and even copra. Go for 1 hr walk everyday either in the morning or evening.
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Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long segment myocardial bridging in MID of LAD" after that echo and stress thallium nuclear test done which is normal No evidence of ischaemia at high level of exercise. Having cervical at at c4 c5 till c6 . But these pain worried too much.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Navi Mumbai
Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long...
Sir, you need conventional angiography as ct angio is not good choice for defenitive management. If it shows myocardial bridge and does not need angioplasty then rest assured; no need to worry. You have already done many unnecessary investigtions but forgotten for the basic coronary angiography. As of now ct angiogrphy is not replacement for conventional angiography. Your cardiologist might have suggested for the same. There is no evidence of ischemia at high level of exercise, so little reason to worry.
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Hi I have gastric problem but recently I have been having pain near my heart chest area in the night which comes and goes away if I fart can you tell if its due to gas or heart problem

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
It is related to heartburn and gas formation in stomach. In acidity, acid reflux or Gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Or there is a movement of gastric juices ( acid in nature) from the stomach into the lower part of esophagus.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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I was suffered heart problem, done angiogram on 1995. Single vessel disease detected. Continue medicine Enalapril0. 5 till date. No problem now .Shall I go for check up ,where I had done angio at Vellore .Please suggest me . Zarina Age-45 yrs.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I was suffered heart problem, done angiogram on 1995. Single vessel disease detected. Continue medicine Enalapril0. 5...
You can get non invasive cardiac ct scan of heart which is as effective as angiography but not traumatic, less time in hospital-only few hours & costs less -8000/- only. Good to know about your progress after stent. Keep it up. Scan is to know the present status of heart.
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Recently I faced chest pain, however all the reports are normal. Less blood and low bp. Can I take paya soup now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Recently I faced chest pain, however all the reports are normal. Less blood and low bp. Can I take paya soup now?
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your chest pain could be due to acidity -have meals on time, do not skip meals, chew your food well, avoid spicy, fried & junk food, too much tea/coffee -sprinkle a pinch of salt on your meals & have 8-10 glasses of water to bring up your BP, also do regular exercise to keep fit -have more of green leafy vegetables, non-veg, fruits, eggs to raise your hemoglobin & blood count, you can take paya soup.
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I am 41 years diabetic type ii since 2009. I got my health check done and my triglyceride levels are around 525, vldl 46 ldl 127.5 cholesterol /hdl ratio 6.3 cholesterol 206 and hdl 32.5 and uric acid 9.9 my suger fasting 129 and pp 156 without medicine I had done stress echo last october and had nothing abnormal I am having around my chest and hand for quit some time. I am doing swimming regularly. Woul like to have an advise should I go for ct angiography for heart? if yes from where?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 41 years diabetic type ii since 2009. I got my health check done and my triglyceride levels are around 525, vldl...
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 . for c t angiography you can go any ct scan center near by you.
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My father is operated by pass surgery last month. Which type of food we gave him.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father is operated by pass surgery last month. Which type of food we gave him.
One month after operation he can have a normal diet like you people eat at home-daal ,roti, subjee , chaawal . Avoid extra salt through sauces , pickles , paapads and other foods which require preservatives , do not sprinkle salt on salads , encourage him to eat more of seasonal vegetables and fruits compared to before surgery , few nuts for good fats , a spoon of desighee or pure butter but no oily transfats like biscuits , cakes ,namkeen , street food or fried food at home. Use musturd oil for cooking and soy oil for frying ( yes sometimes he can be treated to home made pakodas/ puris) He should have 5 meals instead of large 3 meals . Do keep him occupied with light activities for body and some brain teasers to be aware of world around him. Whatever was his schedule before surgery , try to make him get back after 3 months of surgery.
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