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Rheumatologist Clinic

#439, Cheran Nagar, Sholinganallur To Medavakkam Road, Perumbakkam. Landmark: Near Mohammed Syed College, Chennai Chennai
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Global Hospitals - Chennai Rheumatologist Clinic #439, Cheran Nagar, Sholinganallur To Medavakkam Road, Perumbakkam. Landmark: Near Mohammed Syed College, Chennai Chennai
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Global Hospitals - Chennai is known for housing experienced Rheumatologists. Dr. S.Sham, a well-reputed Rheumatologist, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for Rheumatologists recommended by 52 patients.

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#439, Cheran Nagar, Sholinganallur To Medavakkam Road, Perumbakkam. Landmark: Near Mohammed Syed College, Chennai
sholinganallur Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Dr. S.Sham

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Rheumatology
Rheumatologist
12 Years experience
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I just join gym my weight is 83 kg and hight is 5'6 now a days I feel pain in my right knee is there any reason.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
give some rest for that joint. use knee caps .do stretching before exercise. start with light dumbbells .
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Rheumatoid Arthritis - 3 Symptoms Of It!

MBBS, D - Orho
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Rheumatoid Arthritis - 3 Symptoms Of It!

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder in which the small joints of the hands and feet of the affected person get inflamed. It affects the lining of the joints and causes pain and swelling that may lead to joint deformity and erosion if left untreated.

This disorder of the autoimmunological system occurs when the body's immune system attacks the body's own tissues.

Although this medical condition usually causes joint problems only, sometimes it may go on to affect other body organs like skin, lungs, eyes and blood vessels as well.

Some of the signs and symptoms that are indicative of rheumatoid arthritis are:

1. Problems in the joints

One of the most common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis is swelling of the joints that become tender and painful. During the early days, only the smaller joints are affected, especially the finger and toe joints. However as the disease worsens, the symptoms spread to other body parts like knees, wrists, elbows, ankles etc. Joint redness and warmth are also characteristic features of rheumatoid arthritis. It is also recognized by joint deformity and stiff joints.

2. Fever, fatigue, and loss of weight

Fatigue is a common symptom of rheumatoid arthritis. It may be a result of the body's reaction to insomniaanemia, and inflammation. It may also be caused due to loss of appetite and the consequent and unintended weight loss. Sometimes rheumatoid arthritis is also accompanied by fever.

3. Rheumatoid nodules

Another symptom of rheumatoid arthritis is the presence of firm bumps of tissues under the skin on the arms. These bumps are known as rheumatoid nodules and may be painful. The nodules may come and go depending on the severity of the disease at a particular time. During flares, they may appear, and they may subside during the periods of remission just as all the other symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.

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Hi, I'm 55 years female from kolkata. I'm a diabetic (take Glycomet GP1 FORTE (GLIMEPIRIDE 1 mg + METFORMIN 1000 mg) twice & 10 iu insulin overnight ,fasting 80, PP 254 measured yesterday) & pancreatic (taking Panlipase 25000 after food thrice every day for last 5 years) patient. For the last 1 year, I'm feeling pain in fingers of both hands and in shoulder joints. Pain is unbearable at times. In afternoon often we see middle fingers of the hands get deformed. Visited a doctor. And he told this is a rheumatic arthritis. He gave Wysolone 10 mg for 45 days followed by wysolone 5 mg for 30 days. HCQ (Hydroxychloroquine) 300 mg, ARAVA (Leflunomide) 20 mg, INJ. Folitrax 20 mg once on sundays. Folvite 5 mg mondays to saturdays. Wysolone is now completely stopped. When I take wysolone there is no pain in fingers. Here is the test reports at a glance, Uric Acid 3.69 (range 2.6-6.0), RF 7.15 (<14), CRP 3.02 (<5) vit D (25 oh D) 36.12 (30 -100. AntiCCP Anti Body 5.61 (<20). CBC, Haemoglobin 11.8 gm/dl (range 12.5 - 15.3), MCHC (Mean corpuscular Hemoglobin concentration) 32.9 (range 33.4-35.5),Total RBC 4.0 million cells/cu mm (range 4.5-5.1), lymphocytes 52% (range 20-40) basophil 00 (range 01-02), ESR 16 (range <30) SGPT 13.8 U/L (range <35, Lipase 32.5 U/L (range 30-300), CRP 1.20 (range <10), amylase 78.2 (range 30 -110) Test was done in SERUM, Kolkata in 15th june 2017. Many doctors are telling me that this is rheumatic arthritis, But after 6 months of taking medicines for the same pain the still there, only fingers does not get deformed in afternoon. Please tell me is the diagnosis is right? Am I on right treatment? Or there is any other problem? Is there any bad action for taking panlipase 25000 for last 5 years? One more question for RA CRP & RF should be positive, but for my case it is negative, so how can it be RA?

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
RA is a autoimmune disease which is related to diet which needs to be radically changed for reversal of disease. Rheumatologist Drs in India only know to give pills for any illness .They do not know that there is natural treatment available because nutrition is not taught in the medical curriculum. They do not think outside the box. Change your diet and reduce the medicines. I think you were getting too many drugs for RA .Were they all given at the same time or at different periods. What was the dietary advise given by your Dr. for RA A detailed history is needed to advise you. Take a consult. Remember you cannot fix your health without fixing your diet.
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Want Acl reconstruction in right knee. Please tell good exercise and supplement medicine to strengthen it.

BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Faridabad
If you are having grade 3 acl tear then go for reconstruction do strengthening exercises for your hamstring muscles, Quadriceps muscle
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I am 62 years old and having arthritis since last 10 years. My weight is 86 kg. What should I do?

BPTh/BPT, DMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
You take homoeopathic medicne Rhus tox -1.M & Caĺ.Phos-30x+Cal. Flour-30x 2 times daily and go for physio therapy which will helps a lot and also estimation of Vit D3.
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Yoga - Practice It Daily For A Stress Free Life!

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
Yoga - Practice It Daily For A Stress Free Life!

The entire humanity is now used to a fast paced, stressful life without time to think about their physical and mental health. Your body can adapt to this kind of lifestyle for a while. After which, one fine day, it might breakdown, with or without warning. Emotional stability is lost, and physical trauma is felt, and everyday activities may seem to be scary. Yoga comes to the rescue for all your problems. Be they physical or mental.

The real essence of Yoga lies around improving the life force at the base of the backbone. It attempts to achieve holistic goodness through various physical and mental workouts. Coming to the physical level, the procedures comprise of several postures or yogic asanas which can keep the body healthy, while on the mental level, there are some breathing techniques which helps in disciplining the mind. The benefits of Yoga are almost endless, and this is the reason why it has received international acclamation even when it had originated in India centuries ago.

How can Yoga aid you to live a better life?
No matter whether you are from the West or East, regular practice of Yoga can will offer tons of benefits which include:

  1. Improvement of flexibility: This is the most significant benefit of Yoga where you can improve your posture with each practice sessions. Inflexibility can bring about a lot of movement issues; tight hamstrings can flatten the lumbar spine while tight hips can cause strain to the knee. Daily Yoga can relieve the connective tissues while improving posture.
  2. Builds muscle strength: Strong muscles are not just meant for making you look good; it can protect you from conditions such as back pain, arthritis and falls among aged people. With regular practice of Yoga, you can see your muscles becoming stronger and flexible within a short span.
  3. Prevention of joint and cartilage breakdown: While practicing Yoga, all the major joints of the body runs through a roller coaster of motion. This can prevent degenerative arthritis and squeeze the parts of the cartilage which are not usually used.
  4. Improve the health of the bone: Several postures of Yoga demand you to bear your own weight such as the downward and the upward facing dog which also helps in making the bones in the arms stronger. Plus, Yoga is known to lower the cortisol levels which can boost the level of calcium in the bones.
  5. Protection of the spine: The spinal disks which help in absorbing shock crave for movement through which they get the nutrition. Yoga can get you optimum backbends, twists and forward bends to keep the disks in a supple condition.

How has Yoga helped in improving health condition?
Timothy McCall, MD, wanted to come to India to research and investigate on the benefits of Yoga in 2002. Weeks before that he developed tingling sensation along with numbness in his right hand. He was scared and thought that it was something serious like multiple sclerosis or a brain disease but found that he had a nerve blockage in the neck and chest.

Even though it was incapacitating to some extent, this ailment was a blessing in disguise as he could allow Yoga experts to evaluate the cause of the problem and treat it and his experiment reaped benefits. He practiced Pranayama which is a breathing exercise, different moves and chanting to restore vital energy to the affected parts. This had not only helped him to get rid of these problems but also made his body even more flexible, improved his postures and relieved him of various symptoms.

Basic Yoga asanas that can help maintain health 

  1. Sukhasana
  2. Shavasana
  3. Balasana
  4. Vajrasana
  5. Bhujangasana
  6. Trikonasana
  7. Uttanasana
  8. Pashcimottanasana
  9. Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
  10. Ushtrasana

More real life examples can be cited where people suffering from chronic illness have gotten a complete relief by practicing Yoga. Across the world, this ancient Indian therapy has been acknowledged as an effective alternative therapy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I am a Sr. Citizen aged 76. I want to keep fit. I have knee joint pain as well as Tummy. I want to reduce the tummy. The ads on Sweat and melt type are really useful or they are bogus. Pl advice. Pl suggest exercise routine for me. I am 160 cm tall and weigh 70 Kg. I want to reduce my wt. To 65 kg.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Dear lybrate user, daily exercise for 1 hr ll keep u fit plus avoid fast food junk food hydrate enough avoid extra salt avoid oily spicy food take balanced diet that means proteins carbs and fats, vits and minerals should b in good amount eat fresh seasonal fruits To reduce tummy, instead of slimming belts it is necessary to focus on d exercises specially for tummy - abs workout, kapalbhati,some yoga poses ll help u. TC
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I am suffering a leg pain from past 1 month ago. The pain is end of my three n back of knee. What should I do knw..

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Hi, avoid two wheeler traveling. Do not do cont walking and standing. Apply hot pack on knee. Avoid salt contain foods. Take more calcium rich diet. Take homeopathic remedy ledum palustre 30 thrice daily for one week, further follow up contact me online.
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Hello doctor! I'm 29 height is 5 ft weight 36 kg only, and I have hypothyroid my tsh level was 118 which came to 20 by unani medicines and even I gained weight now since 3 months I'm taking unani medicine and since then I got so many pimples on my face and now it's been 3 months my pimples are not subsiding and now again my weight loss and got insomnia problems Will hempushpa solve acne and insomnia. Thank you.

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Hi, repeat your thyroid function test. T3,4 and TSH acne may be due to hormonal imbalance. Drink more water 4_5 liters. Avoid spicy and junk food. Homeopathic medicine can cure your acne and other complaints. After taking a test contact me for further. Take care.
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Hi Docs. Can a protrusion of bone in gout patient subside by medicines, without going in for operation. If yes, can Doc let me know any medicine that can be taken without consulting, to start with. Shall be obliged.

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Hi, gout patients first avoid taking tomato, tamarind foods. Drink barley water in morning hours empty stomach. Try to reduce your weight. Take homeopathic medicine Benz. Acid 30 twice a day for 15 days. Further help contact me.
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2 years back met accident with fractures proximal tibia. Cured Conventionally​ with plaster. Normal walking. For last 1 week, sudden cramps sometimes while walking. Why and how to cure.

Physiotherapist, Vadodara
Hello ,as you have mentioned you had a fracture in proximal bone of tibia ,I would suggest to strengthen your thigh and leg muscles. Because cramps sometimes occurs due to weakness in muscles as due to fracture and immbilisation in plaster cast muscles get weak and may be stiffness in joints so I would suggest to go to a physiotherapy doctor first of all. Learn some exercises and proper rehabilitate your muscles, thank you.
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Hi, I am 24 years old. I am having knocked knees problem only in right leg, left leg is normal. How can I cure it?

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT, Certificate in Kinetic control of low back and hip, neck and shoulder, Certificate in Barefoot training and injury prevention
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Hii. Need more information like from when do you have this. It can be of various reasons. Uneven growth, cartilage defect etc. An orthopedician can tell the exact cause. However you can also go with certain hip and knee strengthening exercises to prevent further problems. You can contact a physiotherapist for exercises.
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After walking 20 to 25 mins I am getting joint pain in my knee what is the remedy for that pain.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
Apply hot fomentation Do stretching of hamstrings & quariceps muscles Do knee isometrics Do straight leg raising exercise
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Hie. My mom have problem on knees amd her weight is quit more (82 kg) I am just afraid when she got old her legs got in more trouble so please help me how to short out with her weight and knee problem. Plzz help me before it 2 late.

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Chennai
82 Kgs is not too much. A good regimen of walking 1 hour a day and diet control will help reduce weight. The only way to save the knees is through exercise. See a physio and start Quads strengthening exercises for the knee. Ask mum to avoid squats and reduce stair climbing.
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Am suffering from Lt knee Lock since last 2 months MRI taken on May 12 revealed there is Multiple Ligaments problem of which 2 Partial Tear & 2 sprained (Tear in ACL & LCL) presently wearing Hinges Brace & undergoing physiotherapy but it started paining while walking & lting on bed keeping leg straight. kindly suggest d how it will get unlocked.

MCh Ortho, ATLS (AIIMS), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Kolkata
Locked knee since 2 month is a serious problem. It's most likely the torn meniscus which has caused the locking. Unfortunately there is no medicines which can heal the torn meniscus. I would strongly recommend that you undergo arthroscopy meniscectomy. I would not be much worried about ligaments at your age, but locked Knee if it remains locked will quickly cause degenerative arthritis in the joint.
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Sir my mother is 68 year old she is suffering from knee pain since last one month she had pain in back side of knee which ayurvedic treatment you prescribed for her.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gandhinagar
You should try for physiotherapy. If there is swelling at back of knee. There might be chances of cyst. You should give more details. So I can advise you for the same. You can consult by phone or text.
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Hello Sir, I have pain with 3 years of my knee pain in different places in both knees, I can not sit or can not wake up.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
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).
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Hello sir mere Ghutne main 3 Years se Dard ho Raha Dono Ghutne main alga alag jagah dard hota hai ,main na he baith Sakta aur na he uth Sakta hu aache se kya aap Bata sakte ho mere Ghutne main kya hua hai.

B.P.T, M.P.T(ORTHO), Certification in Gym Instructor & Prenatal and Post natal
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Dear sir I think you should get following tests n investigation done so that we cn get a proper diagnosis n guide you properly fr best line of treatment. Vit d level, vitb12, calcium level, uric acid, cholesterol level, blood sugar level, RA factor, ESR level digital xray of knee both AP N LAT view U cn contact us fr further discussion
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Hello sir/madam I hav started running after 5-6 years and my legs are paining like hell knees also and below knees also its paining more that please help me to solve it. Thanks.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It looks like you are anaemic. If you have back pain after you sit for long hours then it is due to your haemoglobin levels as it is important to check that. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain.
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I am 20 years old. I have pain in both knee and west and also in hand nearby 10 days I saw this to General Physician but problem not solved then I met an orthopedic doctor who give medicine but still my problem not solved. All doctors told in your body is paining lack of calcium.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It looks like you are anaemic. If you have back pain after you sit for long hours then it is due to your haemoglobin levels as it is important to check that. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain.
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