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Multi-speciality Hospital (General Surgeon, Orthopedist & more)

New Number 36, Old Number 16, Dr. Ambedkar Road Landmark : Near Samiyar Madam Bus Stop Chennai
3 Doctors · ₹0 - 500
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SPOT Hospital Multi-speciality Hospital (General Surgeon, Orthopedist & more) New Number 36, Old Number 16, Dr. Ambedkar Road Landmark : Near Samiyar Madam Bus Stop Chennai
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SPOT Hospital is known for housing experienced Orthopedists. Dr. S Ramesh Babu., a well-reputed Orthopedist, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for Orthopedists recommended by 87 patients.

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New Number 36, Old Number 16, Dr. Ambedkar Road Landmark : Near Samiyar Madam Bus Stop
Kodambakkam Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600024
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Dr. S Ramesh Babu.

MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
35 Years experience
Available today
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery
General Surgeon
7 Years experience
500 at clinic
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10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD), MBBS
Endocrinologist
33 Years experience
200 at clinic
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How Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Can Help Bones And Muscles?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Chennai
How Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Can Help Bones And Muscles?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is a highly effective and innovative treatment option in a variety of fields, from urology to cosmetology as well as orthopedics. This is a non-invasive method that employs high-energy shockwaves to bring about the healing of the affected tissues. It has been found to provide good results for recalcitrant orthopaedic problems like frozen shoulder to certain chronic degenerative or tendon conditions such as Achilles tendinitis (injury of the Achilles' tendon due to overuse) and plantar fasciitis in the heel pain.

How does it work?

The procedure is basically an outpatient or day care job. It involves an application of a non-invasive probe to the affected tissue. This is followed by the external generation of shockwaves focused on the target area. The shockwaves cause a force to be created that brings about healing. Although it's still not clear as to why this kind of therapy works, the dominant understanding is that shockwaves render an improvement in the flow of blood so as to promote the body to fix and heal itself.

Depending on individual cases, high or low energy waves may be employed. While pain may occur during the transmission of high energy waves and would require short general anaesthesia, low-energy ESWT is carried out without anesthesia.

What problems can this form of therapy effectively tackle?

ESWT can be used to treat a number of musculoskeletal disorders. From plantar fasciitis (heel pain), tennis elbow, shoulder rotator cuff, degenerated tendons (Achilles' tendon) to hip and knee pain, the therapy has been found to reduce pain as well as accelerate healing in individuals.

Complications are very rare, with this therapy. Individuals who suffer from hypersensitivity or poor sensation in the affected area are usually not recommended this procedure. Even individuals with heart conditions, seizures and open sores need to consult a doctor before going forward with the therapy.

The therapy has also been found to be very effective in bone healing as well as treatment of bone necrosis (a disease that occurs due to permanent or temporary loss of blood flow to the bones). Additionally in place of surgery, ESWT may also be a valuable option for non-healing fractures.

Heavy Eyes: 4 Signs of Ageing!

Mch - Plastic Surgeon , MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Hyderabad
Heavy Eyes: 4 Signs of Ageing!

The skin around the eyes is usually one of the first areas to show signs of aging. There are four noticeable changes that occur around our eyes as we get older. These are:

  • Sagging upper eyelids
  • Eye bags
  • Puffiness
  • Scleral show 

There are many causes for these conditions and they affect each person differently. While some people show signs of aging early, others continue to look youthful for longer.

Let's take a look at four common causes for our eyes to show signs of aging:

  1. Loss of fat and bone tissue: As we age, the fat in our facial muscles begins to clump up and shifts downwards. As this happens skin begins to sag. The loss of fat is also accompanied by a loss in bone tissue. This makes the skin under the eyes sag further as they lose their underlying support. A loss of fat and bone tissue also leads to hollow surfaces on the skin which results in dark circles.
  2. Loss of collagen: Collagen is a protein that gives the skin its strength and structure. It is also important in the production of new skin cells. Collagen production is affected by a number of factors such as exposure to UV radiation, smoking and high sugar intake. While these are controllable factors, one uncontrollable factor that affects the production of collagen is aging. As the number of candles on our birthday cakes increases, the production of collagen reduces. With the loss of collagen, skin becomes thinner and veins become more visible. This also results in a thinner epidermis that makes fine lines appear and causes wrinkles around the eyes. 
  3. Loss of elasticity: Along with collagen the other protein responsible for the firmness of skin is elastin. Elastin helps the skin return to its original state after being stretched or pinched. As we grow older, the production of elastin is also reduced. This loss of elasticity is visible around the eyes as skin begins to droop. The eyelid muscles are also one of the most used muscles in our body. We use them unconsciously every time we open and close our eyes, squint, wink etc. As the amount of elastin is reduced the eyelid skin no longer returns to its normal state every time it is used. Thus it triggers the appearance of wrinkled skin around the eyes. 
  4. Weak muscles: Muscles also grow weaker as we get older. This causes the fat sacks to protrude through the skin leading to bags under the eyes and puffiness. A weak levator muscle responsible for lifting the upper eyelids can also cause the eyelid to appear droopy.

How To Clean Face Naturally?

MD - (Dermatology & STD)
Dermatologist, Bangalore
How To Clean Face Naturally?

Face-washing may be a simple everyday task that requires no great effort on your part. But when it’s not done right, it causes significant harm to your skin, each day. The mistakes that you may make while washing your face could lead to issues like irritation, dryness and even wrinkles. Read on to find out how you can avoid making these common errors, and save your skin from blemishes, ageing and lustreless look.

1. Using the wrong cleanser

The use of the wrong cleanser can throw your pH levels out of balance. The optimal pH balance of your skin is 5.5pH. This is the ideal level at which the thin protective layer on the surface of the skin (called acid mantle) can function to keep germs, toxins and bacteria at bay. You should therefore be picking your cleanser based on your skin type as it would come with the right pH balance.   

2. Not cleaning your hands before touching the face

Always clean the germs and dirt of your hands first before moving onto your face. Ignoring this crucial first step can cause you to transfer all the bacteria and dirt of your hands on your face, giving rise to common skin problems such as acne, pimples and blackheads.

3. Using a pre-used washcloth

To avoid the filth from clogging your pores, always clean the washcloth that you use with an antiseptic to keep germs and bacteria at bay. Once you’re done washing your face, don’t rub the cloth all over your face but pat dry it.

4. Washing face using with hot water

When it comes to the water that you splash on your face, you should always use lukewarm or room temperature water. This is because hot water leaves your skin dry as it washes away the skin’s essential oils; and cold water can break the capillaries (fine blood vessels) of your skin. In contrast, mildly lukewarm water will keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

5. Not washing the face twice a day

Just as you shouldn’t ignore this important skin care habit that keeps your skin clean, you also shouldn’t go overboard with it. Excessive face-washing can hamper the natural oil production of your skin, giving rise to dryness and irritation as a result. Your skin requires the natural oil it produces to keep it smooth and supple. Ideally, you should wash your face twice daily - once in the morning for removing the bacteria and dirt that clogged your pores, and again at night before going to bed.

6. Rushing through the routine

Lastly, don’t rush through your cleansing routine. Make sure to properly rinse your face of cleanser completely, otherwise the residues would cause your skin to dry up later on, leading to skin irritation.

It is therefore very important to pay attention to all the little details that make up your face-washing routine. By doing it right, you get to achieve the clear and blemish-free skin that you always wanted.

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Using Mouthwash Could be Dangerous - Harvard Study

MBBS
General Physician, Fatehabad
Using Mouthwash Could be Dangerous - Harvard Study

A recent study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that using mouthwash twice a day can significantly raise your risk of developing type-2 diabetes. The research also indicates that a person using it twice a day is  55 percent more likely to develop type -2 diabetes.

So how should you take care of your oral health without increasing your risk of diabetes?

  1. Ensure you visit your dentist at least every six months
  2. Quit smoking
  3. Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft brush
  4. Eat foods that promote oral health, such as Almonds, apples & leafy greens, etc.
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I have a hypothyroidism, what kind of medicine is best, and I always had a pain on my right side below the chest, please give some suggestion.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I have a hypothyroidism, what kind of medicine is best, and I always had a pain on my right side below the chest, ple...
Write thyroid test results .for proper assessment do no cabbage, broccoli, no radish, mustard, turnip, soya, no fatty / fast / spicy / processed food. Less tea / coffee. Take more water less mobile phone.
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Hi doctor give me some tips for good facial skin health and also weight loss tips.

MD - Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Vadodara
Hi doctor give me some tips for good facial skin health and also weight loss tips.
Eat lots of fresh fruits, sprouts and drink a lot of water. Exercise, sleep and meditate regularly.
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Hello Dr. Last two years I am suffering from thyroid mainly after pregnancy. Currently my blood report showing TSH 8.99 & normal is 0.3 to 5.5. I am currently used thyronorm tablet 50 MCG. I observed my weight also reduce. Dr. Pls suggest any good tablet as per above report Waiting for your suggestions. Thanks Dr.

BSc, Diploma in Human Nutrition, Certified Diabetes Educator, MBA, Lifestyle Medicine: Nutrition and the Metabolic Syndrome
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Hello Dr. Last two years I am suffering from thyroid mainly after pregnancy.
Currently my blood report showing TSH 8....
You have hypothyroidism, which generally results in weight gain. Weight lose could be because of medication, which actually should be brought to normal levels. Along with medication you should do some natural methods to normalise thyroid. You should stop all packed & market foods like biscuits, breads, cakes. Reduce refined products like white sugar, refined oils & refined flour (maida). Do Ujjayi pranayama 3 times daily. It has direct effect on thyroid. Eat iodine rich foods.
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Hi Dr. Approx 6-7 month before during the playing cricket when I doing bowling practice then my upper back is stretched to much and have a lot of pain but after doing massages pain is gone but now I start again doing gym and playing cricket then I have pain in my upper back I am taking a Dr. Treatment but I have no relief what can I do.

Post Graduate Diploma in Orthopardics
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Hi Dr. Approx 6-7 month before during the playing cricket when I doing bowling practice then my upper back is stretch...
Hello lybrate-user, looks like you having paraspinal muscle spasm I would suggest avoid activities that stretches back and start back strengthing exercise once your paraspinal muscle strengthend you can again start your sports activites.
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While passing motion I feel slight discomfort in anal passage. As I have found that I have got cuts and fissures in the annal passage I don't have any constipation. For last two weeks I am having this problem what should I do pls help.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES
General Surgeon, Gurgaon
Hi anal fissures can be really troublesome Constipation is one the major causes. Definitive treatment to get rid of fissure is laser treatment for fissure. for further details Conservative treatment includes doing sitz bath ie sitting in warm water ,eating high fibre diet and laxatives .all these will provide temporary relief Definitive treatment is with laser surgery.
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I have dark circles and tiredness on my face I look tired every time please sir tell me the solution.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
I have dark circles and tiredness on my face I look tired every time please sir tell me the solution.
U can try alovera gel for your under eye dark circles for a month if it doesn't improve then you should visit the dermatologist.
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Which is the best method to cure sunken eyes and protruding cheek bone (with no facial fat) due to over masturbation ; I have already left all bad habits and foods since 6 months taking good nutrition, yet not much effects on sunken eyes; other body parts have restored health?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Which is the best method to cure sunken eyes and protruding cheek bone (with no facial fat) due to over masturbation ...
Please use ashvgandh churn 5gm satavari churn 5 gm with milk morning and evening after food for one month.
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Sir I am a cricketer, when I run very long or have a sprint I use to feel pain between knee and ankle. Can you suggest why this so, is this common or should I consult a doctor.

MBBS, M. S. Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Arthroscopy and sports medicine, DNB (Orthopaedics)
Orthopedist, Jaipur
Sir I am a cricketer, when I run very long or have a sprint I use to feel pain between knee and ankle.
Can you sugges...
Hi. Sprinters are known to have shin pain. Please get your tibia xray done as we don't want to miss any stress fracture of Anterior tibia which may happen in late stages. You may have to give rest to your leg for a while to get complete relief.
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This year in the month of June I slipped over fallen water in my flat, my left leg skidded and since then I get pain near my pelvic bone, left leg inner thigh what can I do for it. Seeking your advice.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
This year in the month of June I slipped over fallen water in my flat, my left leg skidded and since then I get pain ...
Apply hot fomentation Take rest Do not lie on the affected side while sleeping Do gentle movements of hip & thigh Apply pain relieving gel.
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When A Couple Should Seek Medical Help For Infertility?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
When A Couple Should Seek Medical Help For Infertility?

 Couples should visit a doctor after a year of trying to have a baby without success. If you're a woman over 35 or you have an irregular menstrual cycle - and you've been trying to get pregnant for 6 months - see a doctor as soon as possible. Your partner should, too.

Common Causes Of Infertility In Women

BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh
Common Causes Of Infertility In Women

Fertility in women can be affected because of various external or internal reasons. It is good to understand the problems since this fast becoming a very common problem. 

The causing factors usually include - 

1. Ovulation problems - One reason for female infertility is when eggs don't mature in the ovaries. This is known as ovulation problems. Possible symptoms of this are absent or irregular periods and the possible solution is keeping a check on body weight, taking fertility drugs and/or having IVF.

2. Uterus problem - There are tissues, known as endometrial tissues which form the lining of the uterus. When they grow outside the uterus, it is called endometriosis and can be a reason for infertility. While some women have no symptoms of this, some have painful periods. Fertility drugs, ivf and surgery to remove the tissue are its possible solutions.

3. Pcos - Pcos or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is of late one of the most common reasons of female infertility. It is characterised by unpredictable ovarian patterns and hormonal imbalances. Possible symptoms are acne, obesity, irregular periods, and excessive hair growth. Weight loss, changes in lifestyle, injected fertility drugs, ivf and ovarian drilling are its possible solutions.

4. Damaged fallopian tubes - Some women have blocked or damaged fallopian tubes which prevent the sperm from getting to the egg. This situation leads to stds and pelvic inflammatory diseases. There are no symptoms as such and the methods of solution are surgery to open the tubes and if that is not possible, to remove the tubes and try ivf.

5. Unidentified reasons - There are many unexplained fertility problems where none of the above mentioned problems exist. In such situations, fertility drugs - with or without artificial insemination or ivf are advised.

 

Bilateral Osteoarthritis

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
  • In 11 yrs, physiotherapy carrier, I have seen no. Of osteoarthritis bilateral knee patient. Coming with severe pain, walking disability. We physiotherapist advice about knee mobilisation, quadriceps strengthen muscle exercise, also modalities like swd, ift, etc, but after few days, patient become upset, due to not good response.
  • In mean time, patient want to go knee replacement by orthopaedic, after knee replacement patient is getting same pain, disability.
  •  Here, one thing I want to share you, if you r following natural knee exercise since knee starting pain, no need to go for knee replacement or more physiotherapy session, because osteoarthritis is not develop in few weeks, so if first stage of osteoarthritis if, you r consulting any physiotherapist, he/ she will teach how to do related exercise, about daily activities life. Sure you will save you knee.
  • Finally I want tell u, replacement of knee is not a good option, have listen about former pm vajapayi ji knee replacement done Dr. Ranawat in bridge candy hospital two times, but not cured, in 2004 due to knee issue, he left active polities. His knee replacement was one of worst in medical history. So pls think, and save you knee in early stage.
     
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Dull Skin - 4 Facial Treatment to Get Rid Of It!

M. Ch. (Plastic Surgery), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
Dull Skin - 4 Facial Treatment to Get Rid Of It!

Dull skin may occur due to multiple reasons such as lifestyle factors and other environmental factors. It makes you look tired and older; this is due to the presence of dead cells on the skin which does not allow the light to reflect properly off your skin. Facials are very helpful in getting rid of dull skin by improving your complexion and circulation. It cleans the pores, removes dead cells, making you look your age, or even younger.

Here are some facial treatments for various skin types:

  1. If oily skin is your woe: If you have oily skin, you can exfoliate your skin using an exfoliating jelly that contains vanilla and alginate (also known as alginic acid) that removes impurities, blackheads and whiteheads from your skin. You can also use a face mask that consists of clay and align (chemical extracted from brown seaweed) that helps in preserving the skin moisture and tightening the pores on your skin. The procedures help in getting rid of impurities and have a soothing effect on the skin as well.
  2. Fight dry skin: Dry skin problems, such as wrinkles necessitate a hydrate and restore facial. This begins with an exfoliation to remove the dead cells from the topmost layer (epidermis) of the skin. Once the facial is complete, a massage cream is applied that helps in regenerating new skin cells. A vitamin C serum is then applied to make your skin supple and moisturized.
  3. For combination skin: If you are a person who has the worst of both worlds; dry and oily, then you should opt for a procedure that treats both at one go. A balancing facial that exfoliates the skin using ‘micro-dermabrasion’ (a procedure that involves spraying crystals with exfoliative properties on the face in order to eliminate dead cells of the epidermis) and using a serum to add nourishment to your skin can prove to be very effective. This procedure results in a healthy and radiant complexion.
  4. Skin that has been affected by the sun: For skin that has been affected by the sun, you can opt for a de-tan facial that will remove the dullness of your skin. Micro dermabrasion is used to exfoliate the skin and then a de-tan process is done. Aloe Vera is used to soothe and moisturize the skin followed by application of a Vitamin C serum. A face mask with applied to lighten the complexion of the skin. This is also applicable for skin that has been affected by pollution.
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Hi doc, I have a problem with my left hand's middle finger. I feels there is bone increasing on the bottom of middle finger just over the joint point.in starting feels miner pain but its going increase day by day. Have problem since 1 month and yet not consult with any doctor. Please suggest what to do.

Physiotherapist,
Hi doc, I have a problem with my left hand's middle finger. I feels there is bone increasing on the bottom of middle ...
Consult a ortho it might be a fractured meta tarsal head middle finger botem bone head might have been fractured or compressed as no care taken bone fragment must have been moving out ward this would be cause for increasing size and pain if possible doc will cap the finger and stabilize or a surgery with K wire will be done.
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Hello, I am having pain radiating from right lower back till right knee including some pain and discomfort in right groin, brook an CT KUB which shows no renal stones but grade 1 antereolisthesis of L5 over S1, doc has prescribed me voveran75 mg for 5 days twice a day. I have taken one dose already even after 5 hrs of taking tablet pain hasn't reduced at all. Can someone tell me how long does it take to heal and is there a way to heal faster.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello,
I am having pain radiating from right lower back till right knee including some pain and discomfort in right g...
• Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily • . Avoid bending in front. • Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. • Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times.
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I heard that fenugreek seeds water and coriander water drinking with exercise and diet will reduce diabetes. Want to know facts, pls advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Jaipur
I heard that fenugreek seeds water and coriander water drinking with exercise and diet will reduce diabetes. Want to ...
yes,, it's true,, any food/ fruit which is Rich in fiber is a boon for diabetics, as increase in fiber in diet decreases and delays carbohydrate abortion in body and hence reduces blood sugar level,, fenugreek and coriander does the same and also increases insulin production and decreases insulin resistance,, exercise plays a major role in making body cell reactive to insulin action.
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