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Dr. Umashankar .R

M.B.B.S, M.D (Med), D.M (Neuro)

Neurologist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Umashankar .R M.B.B.S, M.D (Med), D.M (Neuro) Neurologist, Bangalore
24 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Umashankar .R is a popular Neurologist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 24 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a M.B.B.S, M.D (Med), D.M (Neuro) . You can meet Dr. Umashankar .R personally at Bengaluru Neuro Centre in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Umashankar .R on Lybrate.com.

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Education
M.B.B.S - Mysore Medical College, Mysore University - 1993
M.D (Med) - Mysore Medical College - 1998
D.M (Neuro) - N.I.M.H.A.N.S , Bangalore - 2002
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My father is facing quite a lot problem in speaking and swallowing (solids and semi solids) His words are not clear and the jawline muscles are contracting when he is chewing. Is it similar to parkinson. We have consulted a neuro but there no relief. The medication has been taken for almost 2 years now. Is parkinson curable?

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
My father is facing quite a lot problem in speaking and swallowing (solids and semi solids)
His words are not clear a...
Advice:- properly speech and language assessment by speech therapist slow speed speaking exercise by different types words and sentence exercise continue Regular speech language therapy.
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Uske backbone ke side me blood ki nas block ho gyi h treatment ke bad bhi fayada nhi h kya kre?

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Tell the exact symptoms, what the patient feels or what complaints he has Did you get some test done, how do you know blood ki nas blocked
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I am suffering from bell's palsy from 2 days. I am also taking treatment of allopathy. Should l take help of physiotherapy? What can I do prevent my eye from dryness? How much time it take to be normal.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
You should take help of good Physiotherapist Eye care is very imp some drop are available to prevent dryness, consult Eye doctor for this
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Many times normally during studies and drinking hot liquids (water, milk, tea, coffee) I feels internal bleeding in nasopharynx as smell of blood and simultaneously irony taste of blood also comes in oropharynx. I am facing this problem from 4 years. Asked many doctors even in Aiims but no help I got. What can I do? I also have migraine form 3 years.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Causes of nasal bleeding 1. Nasal trauma (injury, exposure to warm/dry air for prolonged period, 2. Sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, dns, polyp/tumour in nose/sinus, nose picking 3. Foreign body nose, vigorous nose blowing, high bp 4. Plaelet disorder, leukemia, decongestant nasal spray, 5. Medicine like aspirin/nsaid 6. Consult ent specialist to exclude nasal causes of bleeding and for necessary advice and treatment 7. If required take ct scan/nasal endoscopy to find out the cause of bleeding.
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I am 65 yrs old.My both feet have numbness with burning sensation at their bottom. I am not diabatic but taking bp & cholostral tablets which are under control, as er doctor advice, I am taking duloxetine-20mg& oxcarbazepine-300mg daily but there is no improvement. Please suggest further treatment.

Mch Orthopaedic, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Ghaziabad
Hi, I am Dr. Saurabh gupta from max hospital and I would like to answer your query. Numbness with burning sensation in feet suggests neuropathy. The reason may be due to defeciency od nutrients or due to vascular compromise or due to any pressure effect. 1. So you can take multi vitamin supplements consisting of pyridoxine, methyl cobalamine with pregabalin. This supplements will help you in the prevention of symptoms. 2. Along with these you need to have nutritious diet consisting of fruits and green leafy vegetables and more fluids 3. Daily out door exercises (150 min per week). Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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I am suffering from Neurofibromatosis about 20 years. It's treatment is possible or not.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
There is no known treatment or cure for neurofibromatosis. However, growths can usually be removed surgically or reduced with radiation therapy. When growths are close to a nerve, surgery often requires removing the nerve as well.
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I have migraine problem. I have used many medicines but ihl have proper solution. What I have do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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I am suffering from sever headache some times back side of head from 5-6 YEARS, one doctor told me that it's migraine. symptoms: 1. Heavy headache 2. Head is so tight. 3. Inside is very pressure. 4. When I am in travel by bus I feel vomit. My details: male, 21 years old.

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Sexologist, Lonavala
I am suffering from sever headache some times back side of head from 5-6 YEARS, one doctor told me that it's migraine...
The best ayurveda herb for your case is Natural home remedy using green tea and lemon: 1. Take 1 cup warm water 2. Add a green tea bag 3. Squeeze ½ a lemon 4. Mix well 5. Drink for instant relief Surely you will get results.
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Hi doctor. My wife has got pregnancy. Now she is 1 month 10 days pregnant. She is suffering from severe headache. She can't have good sleep in day & night. Last month she was diagnosed and result is migraine. Now she is suffering with same. So, what medication and home remedies should be taken to control migraine without any problem to baby.

Advanced Infertility, MIS TRAINING, FICMCH, PGDS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
paracetamol is asafe pain killer during pregnacy as far as migraine is concerned ,it usually has a triggger,try to recognise it and avoid the same relaxation and stress free lifestyle recommended avoid junk food and keep hydrated
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I want to know about difference between Parkinson's disease and TICS. I know both are movement disorder but how they differ?

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, M.D Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
I want to know about difference between Parkinson's disease and TICS. I know both are movement disorder but how they ...
Yes you are correct, both of them are movement disorders. But clinical features and cause are different, as well as their treatment are also different. .
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For the 3 years ago I used to have migraine. But lately it became serious. Around 2 or 3 days ago. The pain was at my forehead. Usually either left or right. I did not take any medicine except panadol that contained paracetamol. It happen more often day by day. And when I see bright light more pain at my head n feel like im wanna throw out. #im sorry because my english broken but I hope that doctor can help me. Because I can not talk about this to my parent.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a disturbing and relapsing kind of headache. It has to be treated with precision taking into consideration its provocative factors of relapse. At present you may take the same medication for headaches. For preventing future relapses you need prophylactic treatmnet. Consult a headache specialist for the same. For further queries and help online you may contact me.
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What are the precautions to be taken to avoid migraine and is it possible to get rid of migraine completely?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation This problem can be solved by Meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house Consult Physician/me for further management
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How much time it takes to treat Parkinson. My mom is suffering from it, her hands shakes a lil. She is under treatment by a neurosurgeon.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
Sadly parkinson's disease can not be treated. The symptoms surely can be controlled. There is a vast difference between full treatment and getting rid of the disease, as compared to being functional and being able to take control of life. I suppose if you have just started medications, it may take some time to titrate the dosages, but surely the medicines help.
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What to Do When You Have a Pinched Nerve?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, DNB Anaesthesiology, PDCC - Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
What to Do When You Have a Pinched Nerve?

Our body is composed of many elements that carry out emotional and physical functions that are usually in sync with one another. It is important for these organs and other elements to be in sync for good health. All nerves are connected to the brain and are responsible for sending important signals throughout your body. Therefore, even one pressed nerve may send you warning signals such as pain to the body. It is advisable not to overlook these signals. Damage from a pressed nerve might be minor or extreme. It might bring about persistent and chronic issues. Therefore, the sooner you get a treatment for nerve compression, the more relieving experience you will have. In a few cases, you cannot reverse the damage caused by a pressed nerve. However, treatment does relieve you from the pain in most cases.

Nerves are the most vulnerable at spots in your body where they go through narrow spaces and have very less tissue to protect them. These are the places they are more likely to get pinched. A number of the causes may include:

  1. If the nerve is pressed between tissues, for example, your tendon, ligament or bone.
  2. Nerve compression in your neck or arm may likewise bring pain in zones, for example, your elbow, hand, wrist or fingers.
  3. Aggravation or weight on a nerve root leaving the spine may bring about neck or low back pain.
  4. In case a disc tears, it is known as a herniated circle that can put weight on a spinal nerve.

Some of the common symptoms of pinched nerves are:

  1. Pain in the region of pressure, for example, the neck or low back
  2. Transmitting pain, for example, sciatica or radicular pain
  3. Numbness
  4. Tingling
  5. Blazing sensation
  6. Weakness

To what extent you are affected depends from individual to individual. Treatment fluctuates, based upon the seriousness and reason for the pinched nerve. You may find that you benefit from just resting the affected area and by maintaining distance from any exercises that may cause you harm. If side effects endure or torment is serious, it is best to consult specialist. You may require one or more types of treatment to contract swollen tissue around the nerve.

Treatment may include:

  1. NSAIDs - Non steroidal inflammation mitigating drugs (NSAIDs, for example, headache medicine, ibuprofen, or naproxen may diminish swelling).
  2. Oral corticosteroids - These are utilized to lessen swelling and agony.
  3. Opiates - These are utilized for brief periods to lessen extreme pain.
  4. Steroid infusions - These infusions may diminish swelling and allow the affected nerves to recover.
  5. Exercise based recuperation - This will extend and reinforce muscles.
  6. Brace - A prop or delicate neckline limits movement and permits muscles to rest for brief periods.
  7. Interventional Pain Procedures: They are the most cost effective and non invasive methods for pain relief as recommended by the WHO. Your pain will be taken care of by the interventional pain physician or the pain specialist.
  8. Surgery - Surgery might be required for more serious issues that do not react to different sorts of treatment.
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I am a patient of migraine. So pls tell me what is the medical solutions of migraines.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
As such it Needs only lifestyle modifications if any associated any medical problems it needs to be addressed Best Wishes
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I want to ask a question for my father who got paralyzed on 11 August 2015 left side paralyzed and we have a confusion about my father's treatment. Please guide me.

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
This is probably a case of cva. It can either be due to hypertension or atherosclerosis of brain vessels. If it is due to intracranial haemorrhage then a surgical approach is of utmost importance. If not haemorrhagic then medical treatment will be enough. I dont know what the present medications of your father are so I cant say if its proper. I can however say that patients with cva do survive though not 100% fit. Lifelong control measures need to be taken to prevent further attacks. Antihypertensives, antihyperlipidemics and neuroprotectives are the main modality of treatment for non haemorrhagic causes. Believe and have faith in your doctor. Take care.
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Hi. I am 25 year old. I have a problem in face paralysis now one month. Pls sugesst some.

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
It will be alright in another two weeks keep doing facial exercises and don't get your self exposed to cold things.
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