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Dr. Shylaja Shyamsunder

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shylaja Shyamsunder Endocrinologist, 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. Shylaja Shyamsunder is a popular Endocrinologist in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. You can visit her at Niditya Health Care. in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shylaja Shyamsunder on Lybrate.com.

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Sir/madam, I am the diabetic patient can I use lemon with water, watermelon, cheese and patica bellam (like a sweet item).

M.Sc Dietetics and Food Service Management, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hubli-Dharwad
Sir/madam, I am the diabetic patient can I use lemon with water, watermelon, cheese and patica bellam (like a sweet i...
You cannot take anything with high Glycemic index Watermelon ,chicku ,sitafal ,grapes, banana ,maida sugar ,sweets, potato and rice are some of the foods which you should avoid.
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I have diabetes from many years recently in my legs their is swelling from one week and hb level is 7.7 but now some injections taken and thereafter hb level is 8.7 . So my question is that is their any problem in liver .

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have diabetes from many years recently in my legs their is swelling from one week and hb level is 7.7 but now some ...
Hello, with hb being so low there is a possibility swelling in the lower limbs. Very low hemoglobin can lead to multiple problems. It is essential to raise the level to at least 12 g/100 ml. 8.7 g is still very low. It does not suggest problem with the liver, but iron deficiency anemia. You will have find out the reason why anemia of such severity has occurred. Usual reasons are inadequate food intake, very low iron content in food taken daily, or some bleeding occurring which may have gone unnoticed, like occult blood loss through stools. Sometimes bleedin peptic ulcers also lead to such a condition. There may be hook worm infestation etc. So you may have to get some investigations done to see why such low hemoglobin has occurred. Thanks.
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Around 2.30 pm afternoon lunch (millets with sambar) after three hour gap (at 5.30 pm) I tested blood sugar, I shows 130, 142 like that, is it normal? My HbA1c is 5.6 recently two days back done. Or I am having diabetes? R pre diabetes? I am worried, pls Dr. any one tell me clearly even how much should be blood sugar, 3 hrs after having food?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Around 2.30 pm afternoon lunch (millets with sambar) after three hour gap (at 5.30 pm) I tested blood sugar, I shows ...
Bhanushreeji, Thanks for the query. Following are the criteria for deciding about diabetes : 1)Normal: FBG: 70 to 110 mg, PP<140 mg & HbA1c%5.9. 2)Pre-diabetes :FBG 108 to 125 mg, PP 141 to199 mg & HbA1c%5.9 to 6.4. 3) Diabetes : FBG: 126 mg and above, PP: 200 mg and above, HbA1c%6.5 and above, Normally fasting blood glucose is checked after 10 to 12 hrs of meals (dinner), PP is after 2 hrs. Any othe testing is called random. Your readings show a prediabetic state. Thanks
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I have put about 10 kg extra in past 2 years. I have pimples and scars on my face. Also dandruff. I don't know whether the heavy hair fall is due to dandruff or over heat in my body or other problems. My menstrual period was delayed 10 days in one month. In all the other months it is normal only. I want to know that whether these all are the symptoms of thyroid. Please give me some advice.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
I have put about 10 kg extra in past 2 years. I have pimples and scars on my face. Also dandruff. I don't know whethe...
Yes these symptoms may be due to hormonal disturbances like thyroid. But you have to confirm it by laboratory investigation. It wd be appropriate to consult your physician first.
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Thyroid

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Thyroid
Know your thyroid.
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Hi Getting red single rash, mainly on hands & thigh & also other part of body, feeling irritation of scratching, I am having thyroid from past 4 years, taking thyronorm 50 mg. No other ailment like diabetic & bp. What is this problem & remedy.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
As you are having hypothyroid problem, that causes some times this allergic rash, dryness of skin etc. But here, you didnt mention the duration since how long its there and how often you are getting, etc. So, just you try nux. Vomica 200 weekly thrice[6-8 pills/dose] continue for 2 wks, then let me kmow for further followup.
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Good Morning Doctor, My question is to an Endocrinologist. My daughter has been diagnosed for hypothyroidism for the last 15 years and she is 27 now, Her Tsh is 3.6, T3 1.17 and T4 14.3. She is taking thyronorm 125g daily. Can the elevated T4 cause any problem Does she has to go for 150 from 125? Thanking you in advance. Ravikumar.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
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My question is to an Endocrinologist.
My daughter has been diagnosed for hypothyroidism for the ...
Mr. G lybrate-user, since she has hypothyroidism, thyroxine supplementation has to continue for life time. Slightly elevated t4 is fine. Main parameter for control of hypothyroidism is tsh level. This has to be between 3 to 4 milli units / ml. When on treatment. However, during pregnancy (if hypothyroid patient wants to have a child,) recommended tsh levels are between 2 to 2.4 milli units. In such a situation there may be a need to increase the does of thyroxine at that time. Some times if tsh levels show any upward level then there may be a need to increase. There are patients taking dose up to 200 mcg per day.
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I am 50 years old. I am suffering from severe pain in right hand fingers except thumb and little finger. With the 3 fingers I could not attend for any work. And their shape emerging curved day by day instead of straight. Besides I am suffering from diabetes, bp, thyroid, spondylitis in 2 shoulders. Your valuable advice in this regard is highly solicited.

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Acupuncturist, Bangalore
I am 50 years old. I am suffering from severe pain in right hand fingers except thumb and little finger. With the 3 f...
Massage with your thumbs from the mid points of the shoulder blades on both sides towards the lower back of your head up to lower level of the ears. Use oil or water for massage. Rotate your head clockwise and anticlockwise, forward and down, left and right a few times. Do for 5 to 10 times morning and evening. Give pressure the dipping point on the portion between the thumb and the index finger on the back of the palm. Press and release for 15 times where the pain is more. This will solve the problem. Further do some wrist rotation exercise. Consult after 5 days. For further guidance and treatment.
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I am having bad body odour from 7 years. I have hyperthyroidism from more than 13 years for which I am taking medicine and recently tested, reports are normal. I could not understand what could be than. I have iron and vitamin d deficiency. Are these the causes for that. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
It could be because of excessive sweating. Deficiency of iron and vitamin d3 does not cause bad odour. Maintain personal hygiene. Consult skin specialist for further advice.
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My wife is 47 years old. She has Thyroid, acidity and high BP diseases. Her weight is 95 kgs. Suggest any green tea that helps her to lose weight or else what should be done to lose weight?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My wife is 47 years old. She has Thyroid, acidity and high BP diseases. Her weight is 95 kgs. Suggest any green tea t...
Hello, If hypothyroidism is not in control (high TSH levels, then efforts to reduce weight are not fruitful. In fact hypothyroidism leads to weight gain. So firts thing is to bring it under very good control with TSH level maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L. If this is achieved, then efforts to control weight through regular exercise and diet restriction will be beneficial. Taking green tea by itself will not give any benefit unless diet is controlled with calorie restriction and regular exercise. Thanks.
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How to control uric acid in bones? its 8.6 present. Please tell me what should i do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
A high uric acid level can be caused when your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid rapidly enough. A high uric acid level may cause increasingly frequent attacks of gout, or it may never cause problems. A high uric acid level may also cause some people to develop kidney stones or kidney failure. And some people with a high uric acid level also develop high blood pressure, heart disease or chronic kidney disease, but it's often unclear whether this is a direct cause or merely an early warning sign of these conditions. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills),Drinking too much alcohol,Genetics (inherited tendencies),hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid),Immune-suppressing drugs,Niacin, or vitamin B-3, obesity,psoriasis, Purine-rich diet — organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, gravy, dried beans, driedpeas, mushrooms and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers,Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos for pain in joints.
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Doctor, I'm male, underweight, age 29, height 170 centimetre, weight 50 kg. If one takes stress or chronic anxiety Or depression Or confusion, it can cause heart Problem and diabetes at young age?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), bachelor Of Science in Nursing
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Gandhinagar
Doctor, I'm male, underweight, age 29, height 170 centimetre, weight 50 kg. If one takes stress or chronic anxiety Or...
Chances are less for getting cardiac disease in young age and specially with lean body but taking stress for prolong period of time may harm to health anyway in future ..... Take plenty of water and juices Take diet high in carbohydrate and protein and less in fat Take proper rest Combat stress as much possible .. just be happy ,smile and go will flow... your feedback needed take care
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When I am suffering from sugar condition what I can take for this treatment please give me proper treat?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
When I am suffering from sugar condition what I can take for this treatment please give me proper treat?
Mr Meraj Khan, If you have diabetes then depending on the type T1 or T2 DM and sugar level, treatment will vary. In addition to drugs you will have to take a properly planned diet and exercise regularly for at least 1 hour. If you are looking for specific treatment please come in a private conversation, where I can give specific advice. In this communication we are supposed to give only general guidelines.
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From dietician to dietician diet is varying for diabetic diet .is there any list of items available for breakfast, luch ,dinner to have best diet plan maintaining the item names and quantity intake at each diet ?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
From dietician to dietician diet is varying for diabetic diet .is there any list of items available for breakfast, lu...
Hello, diabetes is a disease to b managed rather, than to b cured, completely & only medication can't suffice the treatment. * go, for a brisk walk in d morning to restore blood circulation to nourish the cells & tissues of your body. * tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism. * go, for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress, anxiety to nourish the whole body including your pancreas to monitor, beta cells to maintain your sugar level. * go, for either of cycling, swimming, gardening, dancing, playing badminton. * maintain 1200-1600 calories, through dietary regulation. * tk, 4 marie, biscuits with a cup of tea -morning at 7.00 am. * 3 sliced bread with one cup of milk, 1/2 bowl of sprouts, 2/3 cup of diluted curds at 9.00 am. * 100 gm of fruits can be taken, avoiding grapes, banana, ripened mangoes. * tk, 4 nos of marie biscuits with one cup of tea at 4.00 pm. * 3 breads, 1 small bowl of pulses, 1 bowl of green vegetable, 1 small bowl of curd in dinner at 9.00 pm * finally, one cup of milk at bed time. * ensure, sound sleep for 7 hrs. In d night. * avoid, direct sweets, junk food, caffeine, smoking, dust, smoke, spicy, fried -intake. Beverage, alcohol, grapes, banana, ripened mangoes, sugarcane juice * follow all d instructions of your diebetologist along with desired medications for your sound health. Stay fit & fine.
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What is diabetic retinopathy, I am getting some different sensation on my left foot, this occurs after sitting on the floor and or after getting up from a chair. Is there is any exercise to minimize this effect or natural/Ayurveda remedies.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What is diabetic retinopathy, I am getting some different sensation on my left foot, this occurs after sitting on the...
Mr. lybrate-user, Diabetic retinopathy is one of the fairly often seen long term complication of diabetes mellitus. In this microvasculature of retina (small blood vessels supplying the retina) are affected due to excess glucose in the blood. These vessels get blocked, casing hypoxia (lack of oxygen) to retina due to this there will be new blood vessels formed on the retina. These vessels are fragile, they break causing bleeding in front of retina and behind vitreous. This can lead to blindness. Plus those vessels shrivel and pull the retina from its hold causing retinal detachment which also causes blindness. Strict blood glucose control and timely treatment is helpful. Diabetes also affects peripheral nerves, which can result in altered sensation in the feet like tingling, numbness and even burning sensation. Therefore, it is essential to achieve a strict blood glucose control. Thanks.
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Hi, I am diabetic and 40 years old. What are the regular test I should keep in touch. Please advise.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Hi, I am diabetic and 40 years old.  What are the regular test I should keep in touch.  Please advise.
Blood sugar daily or once week. Hba1c every three months, lipids every year, renal function test every year, liver function test every year. Eye check up every year.
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Dear Dr. S My blood glucose is 110 fasting and about 140 random. Please tell me what is safe levels. If I am diabetic what should I do? If I bring it in safe range how long it will be in safe range.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Dear Dr. S
My blood glucose is 110 fasting and about 140 random. Please tell me what is safe levels. If I am diabetic...
Mr. lybrate-user, Following are the criteria to decide if some one has normal blood glucose or not: 1) Normal: Fasting 70 to 110 mg, PP <140 mg & HbA1c% <5.9. 2) Pre-diabetes: FBS:108 to 125 mg, PP 141 to 199 mg /100 ml & HbA1c% 5.9 to 6.4.3) Diabetes: FBS: 126 mg and above, PP 200 mg and above, HbA1c% 6.5 and above. If some one is in pre-diabetes stage, then adapting a modified lifestyle will help in keeping blood glucose under control. What it means is to exercise regularly for over 1 hour a day, maintain normal weight and BMI (<23 kgs/M2) and avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries, bakery items and those foods made from maida. Consume good deal of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Use whole grain products. Refrain from alcohol and smoking. By following this one can prevent progression to diabetes or postpone it. Thanks.
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I am diabetic and taking one pill of 500mg Metformin each, after lunch and dinner. To day after dinner I have consumed two pills of 500mg Metformin by mistake. I wish to know the effect of overdose and precautions to be taken.

MBBS
General Physician, Indore
There might be hypoglycaemia so please check when ever there is dizziness if so can have some glucose drinks
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Insulin Dependent Diabetes

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Insulin Dependent Diabetes

Always try to eat 3 proper meals when you are on insulin with light snacks in between. Try to eat one slice of garlic every morning empty stomach as this not only decrease cholesterol but also decreases your blood sugar levels.

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