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Dr. Swaroop Gopal

MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR)

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

30 Years Experience  ·  700 - 800 at clinic
Dr. Swaroop Gopal MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional N... Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
30 Years Experience  ·  700 - 800 at clinic
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Dr. Swaroop Gopal is a popular Neurosurgeon in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. He has been a successful Neurosurgeon for the last 30 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR) . You can meet Dr. Swaroop Gopal personally at Skin Clinic in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swaroop Gopal on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1987
MCh - Neuro Surgery - NIMHANS - 1993
Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR) - USA - 2005
Awards and Recognitions
Best Outgoing Gold Medal, NIMHANS
International Cancer Research Fellow
Professional Memberships
Neurological Society of India
Society for Neurovascular Intervention

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# 395, C.M Hospital Road, 2nd Stage, Indiranagar. Landmark: Above Allahabad Bank & Opp.Manyavar, Near Kanti Sweet & Beyond H.D.F.C Bank and Between 78 and 79 Metro PillarBangalore Get Directions
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Skin Clinic

# 395, C M Hospital Road, 2nd Stage. Landmark: Opp. Manyavar, Near Kanti Sweet & Beyond H.d.f.c Bank And Between 78 And 79 Metro Pillar, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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52/2 & 52/3, Devarabeesanahalli Flyover, Kariyammana Agrahara, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli Landmark : Near Passport Office & Opposite To IntelBangalore Get Directions
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I am taking eptoin 100mg tablet everyday for the last 4 years for epilepsy. 4 years before I had epilepsy. Now after taking this tablet I am totally out of this problem till now. Can I stop taking this problem permanently now?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
You are taking eptoin and epiliv, both are for epilepsy. You are not having any seizure since last 4 years. Its a good sign that your epilepsy is well controlled. Now regarding stopping the medication, epilepsy medicines now can be stopped gradually step wise manner with the guidance of a neurologist. If any fits occurs during reducing the dose of drugs, then these medicines will be restored in its previous dosage.
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There is vibration in my head at anytime. Body also vibrates but head vibrates more. Like saying no by gestures in a speedy manner means more times.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert with findings and also you need to contact a neurologist for further diagnosis.
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I'm suffering from eye pain and one side head ache. Dr. Confirmed that it is migraine. Please give me a tips to overcome migraine.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
You will have to restrict things which precipitate the attack. It can be chocolate, egg, fish, deodorant, flowers, mosquito repellent, smoke, ground nuts, cashewnut, etc. Do yoga, breathing e exercises.
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My grand mother is suffering from Parkinson but the bigger problem is that she gets fainted when she walks or sits. Is there any thing by which she can walk properly or even sit properly. Her age is about 75 years. She has problem of even getting up from bed.

FRACP, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ludhiana
She probably has postural hypotension. Bp has to be checked in lying and standing position. If it drops by more than 20 mm then she will need medications. Alternatively she may be having multisystem atropy or drug induced bp fall on standing.
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I am patient of brain tumor opted on 2003 now I am married. I gave my semen for test. Report was" azoospermia" What to do?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Azzospermia means your semen has very few or no sperms. This would lead to infertility. You should consult an urologist/andrologist for opinion.
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I have migraine since 3weeks I had consultant a lot of doctors but they failed to cure that. Will you prescribe any medicine to me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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Am 5months pregnant feeling numbness. By normal sit also in legs and hands. And am feeling lot of heat in stomach. please refer me healthy diet.

FIMS, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Stop taking spicy, oily food chillis avoid tea/ coffee all fruits except papaya & pineapple have milk and milk products add vitamin b complex 2 your diet green leafy vegetables & cereals avoid rice.
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My brother was suffering from a headache for about 3 years now, his eyes we're starting to blur, he undergo CT scan bit the result was negative from any brain related illness neither brain tumor.

Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
Comprehensive eye (complete,) eye check up and treatment for sight problems if any will treat the symptoms.
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Am having chronic migraine from 15 years, is there any cure? if yes than how to approach? how much it may cost?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
migrane can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications, try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation may help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. Rest and relax. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. It is very important keep a headache diary. Continue keeping your headache diary even after you see doctor. It will help you learn more about what triggers your migraines and what treatment is most effective. A dose of riboflavin in appropriate dose as prescribed by me, also may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency of headaches. Coenzyme q10 supplements may decrease the frequency of migraines, magnesium supplements may also be used to treat migraines do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Hello Doctor, Kindly suggest home remedies for migraine and cluster headaches. Thanks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine----------------- r-16 drops (dr reckeweg) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily.------------ b. C.-12 (dr reckeweg)) chew 4 tabs every 2-4 hrly daily depending upon intensity of pain--------- daily 30 min bramari prnayam early morning----------------
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Dear sir I have migraine headache pain is coming from neck then after paining one side headache right eye also feeling uneasy it is the problem in head or veins sir. I am using vasograin tab when head ache is severe it is giving SME relief. Exactly twice a month it is coming pls gv me suggestion sir.

MD - Medicine
General Physician, Pilani
Twice a month migrain is although bothering, not serious. Nonpharmacological methods like yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques, avoiding coke should help a lot. Take some tab for nausea too with vasograin.
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I have suffering from migraine since last two years, my eye sight are ok even then I have these type of problem how and why?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Avoid Stress and anxiety and anticipating the things Do Breathing and Meditation for 10 to 15 min every day in Stipulated Time Regularly
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My daughter is suffering from cerebral palsy. We r giving her occupational therapy but she is not responding well. We r frustrated.

DNB (Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgeon, Visakhapatnam
Dear madam, very sorry to hear your problem. Cerebral palsy is one condition where the treatment journey is tough and requires a lot of patience and family support. The response of treatment is very slow and aim is usually to maintain the present health and prevent further complications. As parents only you can give the best care to the child. Hence your patience is atmost important.
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What Is Asperger's Syndrome?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
What Is Asperger's Syndrome?

Asperger's Syndrome has recently come under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This syndrome usually affects the social skills of the patient, most heavily. The patient may seem normal and even intelligent at first glance. But on closer interaction, several social skill problems will come to the fore including an obsessive focus on certain topics and issues. Repetitive behaviour is also a part of this disease.

Let us find out more about Asperger's Syndrome:

  • Symptoms: The symptoms usually begin to show up early on in one's childhood. The patient will not be able to make eye contact while speaking with others. Also, a perfectly normal person may seem inordinately shy and reserved during social interactions. This awkwardness may come to the fore in the form of looking for expression cues on other people's faces and even the body language. The patient may not be a very happy and lively soul, with hardly a smile to crack at the funniest of jokes. The lack of emotions or the emotionally numb state is also a major giveaway of the condition. Other symptoms may include a strong aversion towards change in food habits and routine.
  • Diagnosis: The diagnosis is usually done by mental health specialists like a developmental paediatrician, a psychiatrist, a psychologist or even a paediatric neurologist. These specialists can put the child through a variety of tests that will study the neurological health as well as the speech and emotional behaviour of the child.
  • Educating the Parent: Once the diagnosis has been done, the parents of the patient will have to appraised of the condition and its implications. The symptoms and treatment will have to be duly discussed even as the parents are put through training and therapy to learn techniques with which they can help the child in progressing along more normal lines. The therapy will also help the parents deal with the challenge of living with someone suffering from this condition.
  • Treatment: There are varied forms of treatment that aim at fixing the specific areas and symptoms that the patient is learning to live with. Social skills training, speech and language therapy, CBT or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and other forms of treatment can help the child overcome many symptoms that come from this condition.

In the course of the treatment, it is important for the child, parent and therapist concerned to realise that there is no single approach that can be applied to all patients suffering from Asperger's Syndrome. Individual care and therapy will be required for individual cases. At the same time, most of the skills will need to be repeated at home so that the child takes them more seriously.

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Science suggests that marijuana has anti-carcinogenic elements n it's cure to more than 20 life threatening diseases like Alzheimer n depression etc. Why is it still illegal? What actually makes it illegal? Does it cause more harm than a cigarette or alcohol? Please substantiate. Thank you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
There are no proven benefits of marijuana over cancer. It use as a treatment for depression or alzheimer's is questionable just for the reason of risk benefit ratios. It's illegal to use marijuana sine it is a psychoactive substance prone for dependence and association with other drugs and antisocial activities. Also marijuana or cannabis may precipitate psychosis with long term use. Hence it's use for any indication is simply a leap in the dark, unless we have evidence based studies for active ingredients of the substance.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate-user, Right now there are no treatment, tablet or food, to cure or reverse Alzheimer memory loss. Further deterioration can be prevented by tablets and food. Since Alzheimer is a gradually downhill course, it is worth preserving what is left of brain functions. All healthy foods are good for both physical and brain health. Why don't you join local Alzheimer's disease society? It will give you ideas of various persons trying in vain various things. In order to find a cure, many things are tried. Some optimistic reports will be there. If it is not significant or not replicated in others, it will not be useful clinically.
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I have short time memory loss suddenly. I am afraid of whether it is only causing for continuous hand job. Where I do it for 4-5 times in a week. Is the memory loss causing for this reason. Are any. If any means please tell me for what memory loss is occurring.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Masturbation is a normal activity, it does not lead to memory loss, kindly mention associated symptoms and revert.
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Hi doctors I am feeling numbness in my right hand fingers. It is only limited in half of the length from upper side in each finger. When ever I hold any pen or anything .I also feel during the sleep too. Please help me and suggest some medicine . Any homeopathic ,alopathic or ayurvedic. Please.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day.
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How can I get rid of migraine problem in summer. It really increase as temperature increase?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Try to use goggles, caps and umbrellas when you go out in the sun. As far as possible, do not venture out in the sun. Keep drinking a lot of fluids and water.
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