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Dr. Vikram Kumar

M.Sc - Clinical Dermatology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine)

Rheumatologist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  380 at clinic
Dr. Vikram Kumar M.Sc - Clinical Dermatology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal... Rheumatologist, Bangalore
13 Years Experience  ·  380 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. Vikram Kumar is a popular Rheumatologist in Kanakapura, Bangalore. He has been a successful Rheumatologist for the last 13 years. He is a M.Sc - Clinical Dermatology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine) . He is currently associated with Rheumatology Clinic in Kanakapura, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vikram Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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M.Sc - Clinical Dermatology - M.S. Ramaiah Dental College - 2004
CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine) - Johns Hopkins - 2011
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I hv a problem in my back side of knee for more than one year. Early morning I can not sit properly. I hv this problem n my left leg only.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily.
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I am having pain in my foot/heals, also pain in knees while stepping staircases, swelling on foot. Also the frequency for urination has been increased . Pls Suggest why should I do.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Advice... Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold). Ankle Stretch Calves Get a custom made insole. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping. Hot Fomentation.
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On my right leg knee have pain from many days. When ever I fold my leg its pain lots?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. SPRING BEDS, FOLDING BEDS OR THICK MATRESS ARE HARMFUL DO HOT FOMANTATION. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab OD x10. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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Dear Dr, I am a 45 year old man 5' 8" tall and 76 Kg weight with healthy structure, my mother and my elder sister are suffering from arthritis problems and last 3 months I also started getting some pain in my right knee and I doubt it may be an initial stages of Arthritis, kindly suggest how to find it is an Arthritis or other pain and how to be safe or avoid these problems.

Fellowship in Rheumatology, MD - General Medicine
Rheumatologist, Hyderabad
Hi lybrate-user. It can be early arthritis. Your physician or orthopedician or rheumatologist can check for any signs of joint effusion (swelling) or inflammation. Pain not decreasing even on rest, early morning stiffness may be an important clue history wise. How you can prevent it is not clearly proven, but there seems to be some place for maintaining oral hygiene, increasing intake of omega 3 fatty acids, avoiding smoking if you have the habit. Get an appointment with a rheumatologist preferably. Early diagnosis and aggressive management go a long way in saving your joint. All the best.
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I'm feeling pain when I walking on road my knees are paining so why is solution please help me solving problem.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury or some other medical conditions including arthritis, patellar tendinitis, acl injury, knee bursitis, torn meniscus, gout and infections. Try some home remedies for your pain- - ice is useful for the control of pain and swelling. It can be applied to the knee for 15 to 20 minutes as often as every two to four hours. The swollen knee should be elevated above the level of the heart while icing. -activities that cause pain should be avoided temporarily. -if the knee is swollen or sore, the following positions and activities should be avoided until knee pain and swelling resolve: squatting kneeling twisting and pivoting jogging aerobics, dancing playing sport specific exercises will help you improve range of motion, strength, and endurance. It is especially important to focus on strengthening and stretching your quadriceps since these muscles are the main stabilizers of your kneecap. Core exercises may also be recommended to strengthen the muscles in your abdomen and lower back. Also maintaining a healthy body weight to avoid overstressing your knees are very important. -a full history of your problem should be taken and your movements assessed by a physiotherapist. Please consult a physiotherapist for the same. Best wishes.
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Hi sir. at the time of playing cricket I got break my acl ligament is their is any solution to joint this acl ligament without surgery can you please tell me.?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
You would need arthroscopic knee surgery. It is a very safe procedure in our hands with uniformly good results. We have very good well equipped center in delhi. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore it lest it become beginning of a bigger problem.
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My mother is 57 year old and has problem in knee. Doctors suggested either go for knee replacement or balance the weight through inserting plate. Kindly advice any other opinion if deemed fit.

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
Kindly elaborate on how much is she able to walk without pain. How bad is her knees by posting x rays. For the time being static quadriceps exercises and occasional pain killer.
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I have lost cartilage (decoration) in left leg knee" Chondromalacia" maybe. Its due to my flat feet an doc said.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
HI Start Physiotherapy focusing on strengthening the quadriceps, hamstrings, adductors, and abductors can help improve your muscle strength and balance. Muscle balance will help prevent knee misalignment. Typically recommended are non-weight-bearing exercises, such as swimming or riding a stationary bike, isometric exercises . DO share your investigation reports for further consultation.
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I am suffering from insomnia from the last one month, please help me in this regard. Actually my best friend left me whom I was loving very much.

FRACP, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ludhiana
You are having insomnia due to stress. Do some physical activities in the evening which would give you good sleep. Try to avoid taking sleep pills at this age.
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My dad suffering from Acute Gout. But it's 2 months he suffering from this Acute Gout. Please help my dad out.

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
Hello lybrate-user gout is such a disease that occurs due to rise in of uric acid blood. Maintain a balanced diet avoiding spicy and oil. Take nsaid drug of ayurveda. Within 3months continue of medicine your dad will be fully cured.
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Hello I am 39 years Rahul gogri I have a ligament tear in my left knee It is grade 3 It is from last 6 years My doctor has advised for no operation Please advice I have reduced my weight from 89 to 76 kgs It also pains the whole day Please advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
* walking regularly at slow pace without unduly straining helps as it improves blood circulation around knee and eases the joint. *you can use mustard oil for massage which is good in winter season for relieving pain. Eucalyptus oil is also good homoeopathy has a good treatment for this without adverse effects. Take bryonia 200---twice daily morning and evening and give feedback after 7 days
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I am 25 years old. I have strong pain in left knee joint. I consulted a doctor .he told me for MRI. But not only told me for physiotherapy .but I am doing from last 1 month but there is no effect. Please suggest me something after watching my MRI report- MRI LEFT KNEE JOINT STUDY PROTOCOL : SAGITTAL : PD, GRE // CORONAL : STIR, T1W // AXIAL :T2 TSE FINDINGS : There is mild effusion in knee joint extending into suprapatellar and prepatellar recess. Femorotibial articular surfaces and joint space are normal. Visualised bones are normal in cortical outline and marrow signal intensity. Grade II signal change on PD images reaching upto capsular surface is seen in the posterior horn of medial meniscus. Lateral meniscus is normal in outline and signal intensity. Anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments are normal in course with normal parenchymal signal intensity. Quadriceps femoris tendon and patellar tendon are normal with normal signal intensity. Patella is normal in location. Patellar articular cartilage is normal in thickness, outline and signal intensity. Medial and lateral collateral ligaments are normal with no evidence of tear. Peri-articular and para-articular muscles reveal normal parenchymal signal intensity and well-preserved intermuscular fat planes. IMPRESSION: FINDINGS ARE SUGGESTIVE OF *GRADE II SIGNAL CHANGE IN POSTERIOR HORN OF MEDIAL MENISCUS. *MILD KNEE JOINT EFFUSION. PLEASE CORRELATE CLINICALLY.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Ghaziabad
Hello according to your report your posterior meniscus is tear. You have to need knee braces to maintain knee in extension. Knee braces sote time v laga k hi sona. While walking donot give full weight. In physiotherapy session you take ultrasonic therapy for 12 mints on posteriorly of knee. Ift therapy for 15 mints posteriorly knee. In home you take ice or cold pack for 20 mints on back of knee. Take rest for 4 weeks. Because ligaments tear take 6-8 of healing time so do not bend your knee while sitting. Use western toilet.
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I am 44 yr old male. I have left knee pain for last three yrs. If I do cycling daily, feel relax. If I need to stand for long time or walking slowly increses the pain & some times swelling over the knee. What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. SPRING BEDS, FOLDING BEDS OR THICK MATRESS ARE HARMFUL DO HOT FOMANTATION. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab OD x10. Do Knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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Hi Everyone. I Am 21 years old and have a pain In my right knee which got a ligament fracture 5 yrs Ago It is still persistent when it comes for running. What should I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening. ..Warm mustard oil or sesame oil (1 teaspoon) with 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and 1 tsp of ajwain (carom) seeds until it roasts to a reddish brown colour. Ensure that it does not get burned. Massage this oil on your affected areas. After that do hot fomentation with salt potli (bag.
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I have joint pain in my knee elboo Neck Some fluid is produce in my knee last year Why it so happened?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Knee advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting. Quadriceps exercises. Core strenthening exercises. Hams stretching. Sports taping hot fomentation.
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I am 63 years old male and feel pain in my knees while using stairs while on plains I donot feel much inconvenience. I am tendency for stone in kidney development and hence avoid taking extra calcium. Kindly advise me some treatment to get rid off knee pains.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Go for fasting once a week. You can go for absolute fasting or rely on a liquid diet to digest ama (toxin). Fasting should be followed by hot fomentation or by taking a bath with lukewarm water or steam bath. After fasting and fomentation, mix powdered long pepper, black pepper and dried ginger in equal quantities and take 1 teaspoon of this powdered mix with lukewarm water twice a day. This will help you restore your digestive fire. Take one tablespoon of castor oil before going to bed, once or twice a week. It helps in cleansing ama (toxin) build up and balancing vata. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening. For dry fomentation of the affected joints, take a cloth and fold it into four, fill it with hot and sand make a potli (bag) out of it. Use this bundle for the fomentation of different joints. This is very helpful in reducing pain and swelling.
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I have found that I have tight hamstrings from 2-3 years and they have made my knee pain continuously and had made my walking style look going side to side which is bad at the age of 15. Please tell me what should I do?

MD - Homeopathy, Masters Degree of Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi Himanshu, Tight hamstring's muscles can be corrected by doing exercise on daily basis, so please do them to recover. If you require any guidance about which exercises should be done please consult physiotherapy.
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Hi doctor. i'm 25 years old. I'm suffering from knee pain since last one and a half year and its swallen also. I have consulted to a doctor and my reports are showing that i'm suffering from osteoartheritis and its an early stage. I'm so depressed of all these things as i'm only 25 now. How can I come over it. Can it be curable. Kindly suggest good treatment for this. As i'm finding it difficult to walk now.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
You are too young to suffer from osteoarthritis. Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part--knee. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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