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Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  100 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology Endocrinologist, Bangalore
24 Years Experience  ·  100 - 500 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. Somashekara Reddy K S is an experienced Endocrinologist in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. He has been a successful Endocrinologist for the last 24 years. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology . He is currently practising at Fortis Hospital - Cunningham in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Mysore Medical College - 1993
MD - Medicine - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary - 1997
DM - Endocrinology - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 2003
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Association of Physicians of India (API)

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Please tell me how to control sugar of the body and how to maintain the shape of body.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Please tell me how to control sugar of the body and how to maintain the shape of body.
We need to control sugar levels and maintain shape of the body with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet.
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I have a lot of problem like headache stomach pain and cold. What I have to do be healthy also I have thyroid problem.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have a lot of problem like headache stomach pain and cold. What I have to do be healthy also I have thyroid  problem.
check your BP. Check your eye sight. take crocin pain relief one sos for severe headache. take rest and good sleep. avoid stress.
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I am diabitic since 1997 and taking alopethic medicnes. Is it possible to reduce medicines by having some changes in lyf style or eating habits. Right niw m taking zita100, zoryl 1mg and diabeta sr1000.

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Secunderabad
I am diabitic since 1997 and taking alopethic medicnes. Is it possible to reduce medicines by having some changes in ...
Hello, yes very much possible by doing some life style changes. Let me help you with more information in private consultation. Have a healthy life,
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I am 28 years old. My hair is too frizzy, dry and damaged. My hair type is curly. And I hav thyroid also. Can you please help me to get manageable curly hair.

CIDESCO, DGA, DBT, DBC, MBBS
Trichologist, Mumbai
I am 28 years old. My hair is too frizzy, dry and damaged. My hair type is curly. And I hav thyroid also. Can you ple...
Helloo Thyroid problems can make your hair dry n frizzy.with proper hair Care n diet u cn manage ur hair pproperly. Use medicated shampoo like triclenz or hair 4 u on regular basis. use hair conditioner like triflow or hair 4 u. Tab nutricap-H once a day after food.for 3 months. Juene hair oil 2-3 Times per week. . Drink 2-3 lit of water, include protein rich food,green leafy vegetables,fresh fruits n juices in ur diet.daily exercise of 45 min is must. Avoid chemical hair treatments n blow dry. Thanx
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Hi' can be thyroid disease cured. Is it necessary to taking treatment for life long.

MS - ENT,MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Kolkata
Hi First: medicines are mandatory. Otherwise you might have weight gain, muscle ache, sleep and anxiety issues as well as gynaecological and cardiac issues later. You need to get an USG neck done  and an FNAC USG guided of thyroid gland. FT3/FT4/TSH If you have already done these tests Share on Lybrate I can help you better. Any history of alcohol  intake /fatty food /sugary food How much exercise do you get done every day? Ideally you should be doing a good mix of cardio, weights and crossfit  exercises to keep you healthy Together  with a balanced diet with optimum  healthy fat protein and carbs. Avoid  deep fried fatty food and fast food. No soft drinks /sugary drinks. I am outlining  food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism. It's important  you maintain  your body weight exercise regularly. Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements. Avoid cruciferous   group of veggies  like cabbage and broccoli. Avoid soya bean in all forms. No soya, nugget, chunk, tofu or milk. Limit their intake: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function. Decrease gluten  intake from processed  food. Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve  bowels (Take your thyroid replacement  medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres. Otherwise problem  with absorption  of hormone. 20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources. Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried) and sugary food as hypothyroidism  causes your metabolism  to slow down &weight gain. Avoid highly salted food, chips, pickles, sauces as they Contain  large amount of sodium. Hypothyroidism  puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates Coffee  in excess. And coffee with thyroid hormone  replacement  can prevent absorption. Alcohol. It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents  hormone production and absorption. The problems of hypothyroidism  gets better with medicines, diet and exercise. You will start better as the levels of your hormone normalises. Initially  you need to do the TSH test every 6 weeks till normal TSH then every 3 months Diet /EXERCISE/Medicines/Sleep/meditation: 5 pillars of health needed to live the healthiest Hope this helps Let me know. Take care
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Asalamualaikum. I am a diabetic patient. May I fast in ramzan month? Please advise.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Asalamualaikum. I am a diabetic patient. May I fast in ramzan month? Please advise.
Mr you can definitely fast, only thing is change your medication time, take the medicine just before the major meal (sayari time).
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Grr I am diabetic for the last six years. I do not take any medicine. I go to gym on alternative days. Is this sufficient to keep me healthy.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
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I am diabetic for the last six years. I do not take any medicine. I go to gym on alternative days. Is this suffic...
Dear lybrate-user, if your blood sugar level is under controlled with your current lifestyle, there is no need to take any medicines. Diabetes is a lifestyle disease. So the best treatment is to maintain good diet and lifestyle accordingly. Just keep one thing in mind that your should be regularly monitoring your blood sugar. The most reliable test for monitoring is hba1c (shows the average bs for last three months) and if constantly it is maintained at around/ below 6.5, no need to get worried. Also at least once a year get your diabetic profile done from any reliable path lab so that any complication could be checked before time. Along with exercise focus on diet too. Frequent meals (every two hours) in small quantities is basic rule for diabetics. Keep your mind relaxed and cool. Do meditation, pranayam. Hope this would help you out. Thanks.
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Taking bcaa during workout cause any problem like diabetes or any other serious conditions .as am using regular gym .for 2 hr and jogging.

MBBS, DPHA, DPH, PGDHHM, MBA (Healthcare), Fellow in Diabetes
General Physician, Gandhidham
Taking bcaa during workout cause any problem like diabetes or any other serious conditions .as am using regular gym ....
Dear Sir BCAA may not cause diabetes but may lead to Poor brain function related to liver disease. Mania. Muscle breakdown. Movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia. Regards.
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My wife is having some physical problem. Firstly she is having thyroid problem his thyroid is 9.21 from last 2 months. Weight is around 79. She is get fat day by day. Secondly her periods (monthly cycle) is irregular from last 5 years due to this she is have black neck underarms so kindly help me to solve this problem please.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My wife is having some physical problem. Firstly she is having thyroid problem his thyroid is 9.21 from last 2 months...
HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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. flax oil, 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. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time. for DUB take medicines hormone balance .
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I am having high uric acid how to keep it under control should I avoid non veg to control it.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am having high uric acid how to keep it under control should I avoid non veg to control it.
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then 'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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Doctor my fasting blood sugar level 168 After breakfast the sugar level is 300. What should I eat and what should I avoid?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Doctor my fasting blood sugar level 168
After breakfast the sugar level is 300.
What should I eat and what should I a...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly
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Sir, I have blood sugar. Fasting- 165, pp- 299. Please guide for my better to cure it. Please send me some tips, so we can upgrade myself.

M.B.B.S., D.M.C.H.
General Physician, Alwar
You should take small & frequent meals. Avoid sweets & carbohydrates rich diet. Go for walk & do exercises daily.
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I am a 32 years old married man. I had an aortic valve replacement surgery in 2012. I am taking acitrom (anticoagulant) 3 mg and amtas m 50 for blood pressure. From few days I urinate very frequently. Most of the time I feel like to urinate. After urinate, I feel that my bladder is not empty. Daily I walk around 5kms or cycling around 10 kms. I checked my sugar level that is 120 on fasting and 150 after breakfast. I have also done lipid profile test, all the things are normal. Please advice

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a 32 years old married man. I had an aortic valve replacement surgery in 2012. I am taking acitrom (anticoagulan...
Mr. Lybrate-user, it is good to know you exercise regularly to keep fit. However, your blood sugar levels both show impaired glucose tolerance (igt), which also means you are prediabetic. Usually at 150 mg pp level, urine will not have any sugar. Soplease take care and do not allow the sugar levels to go up. Your bmi is 26.71 kg/m2 (normal <23 kg/m2), so there is need for weight reduction. Also get a routine examination done to check if there is any infection. Uti can cause increased frequency and feeling or retention. If there is infection get it treated.
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
Travelling with insulin
You can enjoy your holidays like any other child.
You have to do extra planning,remember to carry your insulin with you.while travelling by air ,DO NOT store your insulin in baggage that is going in the un pressurised baggage area of aircraft as insulin affected by extreme of temperature.
Certain guidelines while travelling
Check blood sugar regularly is very important.
Stop for light physical activity.
Keep your medication ,meals and snack times as regular as possible .keep glucose tablets or other treatment for low sugar.
Take Identification that explains your condition.
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I am 48 years of age I am diabetic person. I am facing this pain issues since more than 6 years. Will paracetamol 650 mg will good for me.

MD - Alternate Medicine
General Physician, Palwal
I am 48 years of age I am diabetic person. I am facing this pain issues since more than 6 years.
Will paracetamol 650...
Paracetamol is a general pain reliver and will decrease the pain of watever origin wat is more imp is to specify the nature of pain you r getting properly diag nose it and the n perscribe a med taking paracetamole for long can damage your liver and kidneys.
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We consulted a cardiologist and a medicine specialist for my mother (67 yrs. she is diabetic, under treatment and diabetes is under control. Doctors suggested Echo cardiograph and X- Ray. X-Ray report writes" Right Perihiler Opacity. What does it mean?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
We consulted a cardiologist and a medicine specialist for my mother (67 yrs. she is diabetic, under treatment and dia...
A well defined opacity in lung can be due to pneumonia, cancer, tuberculosis, a benign lung nodule, or due to an infarct. Less well defined or diffuse opacities are usually multiple in nature and often due to inflammation, tuberculosis (military type), asbestosis, silicosis, auto-immune diseases etc.
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I am 49 years old male suffering type 2 diabetes since last 4 years now taking glz.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 49 years old male suffering type 2 diabetes since last 4 years now taking glz.
Tell me your latest blood sugar value Get following test done and review with reports 1. Fasting Blood sugar 2. HbA1C 3. Urine R/M 4. KFT.
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I'm 41 years old. My mother is diabetic. One month b4 I tested my sugar it was 276/426. Fasting/PP. I SHOULD START SOME MEDICINES. I avoid RICE SUGAR AND OTHER FOOD WHICH ARE RESTRICTED. MY WEIGHT 81 KG. I GO FOR MORNING WALK DAILY. No other symptoms like frequent urine. Etc.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I'm 41 years old. My mother is diabetic. One month b4 I tested my sugar it was 276/426. Fasting/PP. I SHOULD START SO...
Mr. Lybrate-user, with fbs 276 mg & pp 426 mg/100 ml, you have very severe uncontrolled diabetes. You need to start immediate treatment with appropriate anti-diabetes drugs. There is no option. Otherwise you are liable to get any one of the severe long term complications of diabetes. It is also necessary for you get your eyes checked to see if there is any affection to your retina. Your bmi is 28 kgs /m2 (normal <23 kgs/m2), showing over weight. Your ideal body weight should be 70 kgs. Hence your diet should be such tahe provides calories based on ideal body weight, daily exercise and blood glucose levels. When diabetes is in check fbs should be nearer 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg/100 ml & hba1c%<6.8. Otherwise there can be serious consequences. If you need specific treatment advise please come in a private conversation, where I will be able to advise specifically. Thanks.
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My mother is suffering from sugar and blood pressure problems please advice me what to do to cure this problem?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is suffering from sugar and blood pressure problems please advice me what to do to cure this problem?
Mr Vipul, Diabetes mellitus and hypertension both conditions can only be controlled by appropriate treatment with drugs, die,t exercise.and weight control. There is no cure for these conditions.Treatment has to be for life time. Drug selection and dosage will depend on individual patient, sugar and BP level. Similarly dietary advise also has to be very specific and induvidualised. So you may come in a private conversation with all the details like fasating and Pp sugar levels, HbA1c%, BP reading, dietary pattern, weight and height. There I will be able to give specific advice .
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