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Dr. Archana

Dermatologist, Chennai

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Dr. Archana Dermatologist, Chennai
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Dr. Archana is a popular Dermatologist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Archana at Gremaltes Hospital in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana on Lybrate.com.

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Diabetic, had and minor heart surgery almost long time back I do not know the exact date. And recently he is having elevated sugar level i.e, 280 on empty stomach . Plus he has this some boil on his back which is causing immense pain and he refuses to see any doctor because of which I am asking here for some help to reduce his pain. Please do suggest some name for him .

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General Physician, Cuttack
Diabetic, had and minor heart surgery almost long time back I do not know the exact date. And recently he is having e...
His blood sugar is very high. Because of high blood sugars he is having boils. It will disappear once blood sugar is under control. He should take medicines for diabetes along with antibiotics for boils in the back after consulting diabetologist/physician. In addition to this he has to follow the advice given below 1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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Homeopathy Treatment For Itching And Other Allergic Reactions

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Homeopathy Treatment For Itching And Other Allergic Reactions

Nowadays, allergies have become very common amongst individuals. An allergy, is basically a hypersensitive reaction, which occurs in a body due to certain external factors or allergens which are harmful for certain individuals but not necessarily for others. These allergies are manifested in a human body through various symptoms, few of the main being skin rashes, eczema and irritation. These are caused due to allergens such as pollens, dust, mites, certain leaves of trees or even certain food items like seafood, eggs, prawns, etc.

Homeopathy has proved to be very useful in such cases. It not only reduces the intensity of these allergic symptoms but also helps to cure the same. The main advantages of homeopathic medicines are that, they are made out of natural resources and hence, there are no toxins and no side effects. Given below are certain homeopathic medicines for different types of allergies:

  1. Best homeopathic remedy for skin rashes: Apis Mellifica has proved to be the best homeopathic medicine for allergic hives that leads to violent itching and burning sensation in the skin. Sometimes, these are even escorted by swelling of the skin. In such circumstances, Apis Mellifica has proved to be very useful.

  2. Cure for nasal allergies: These are another serious type of allergies which may be followed by sneezing, burning discharge from the nose, coughing and watery eyes. The homeopathic remedy for the same is Arsenic Album. This is, till date, one of the best natural homeopathic remedies for nasal allergies.

  3. Medicine for allergic cough: One of the most severe forms of allergies is allergic cough, as it gradually leads to difficulty in breathing, suffocation, chest tightness and wheezing or whistling sounds from the chest. There are again different types of homeopathic remedies for these such as Ipecac, Bryonic Alba, Sambucus and also Arsenic Album.

  4. Cure for food allergies: Characterized by gastrointestinal disorders such as vomiting and loose motions as well as eczema and other allergic hives, these can be cured by homeopathic medicines such as Carbo Veg, Nux Vomica and Sulphur.

However, it is always advisable to take these medicines only under supervision of doctors. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopathy and ask a free question.

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My hairs fall a lot. I am 24 years old male. I masturbate daily. Is it a reason for hairfall? what medicine can I take to decrease hair fall ?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
My hairs fall a lot. I am 24 years old male. I masturbate daily. Is it a reason for hairfall?
what medicine can I tak...
The following are the tips that you can try out to get rid of hair fall and to prevent balding. 1. Coconut milk and oil one of the natural and best working home remedy to take care of baldness and hair loss on your scalp is to use coconut milk on your scalp regularly? apply a mixture of about 20 ml of coconut oil, 10 ml of amla oil and one or two teaspoons of lemon juice on your scalp and leave it there for some time? you can wash it off after 20 minutes. This will help in effectively healing your scalp as well as fight dandruff and thereby arrests hair fall? regular use of coconut milk on your scalp will provide the necessary natural nourishments for your hair and will also help in nourishing your hair tissues. 2. Massaging regularly with basic oils massaging your hair and scalp with lukewarm basic oils like amla oil, coconut oil, almond oil or even olive oil will help in stimulating your hair follicles and prevent the scalp for developing dandruff? take a generous amount of hair oil and apply it evenly on your scalp and hair? massage the hair oil on your scalp and hair for ten minutes. Leave it on your hair for 15 minutes and then you can wash it off with shampoo or mild soap? repeat this scalp and hair massage treatment at least three to four times a day to prevent baldness? you can occasionally also apply coconut or amla oil on your head generously before going to bed to help in improving blood circulation on your scalp as well as relieve your from stress and strain. Consult hair growth treatment apply tugain 5% and ketoconazole shampoo and tab-health-ok tab-biotin any queries inform me. Excessive masturbation is very bad for health. Excessive masturbation is the main reason for pre-ejaculation/ erection problem. Swapandosh or nightfall problem also occurs due to excessive masturbation (daily masturbation comes in the category of excessive masturbation). Excessive masturbation can cause weak body, cheeky face, weak eye sight, graying of hair, less weight, fatigue, general weakness, constipation, less appetite, non-erection, low libido, nightfall and many more. And consult for treatment.
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Sir/Madam, I am often getting back pain (only in the early morning). After finishing morning activities, pain will go away. Secondly, I got bubbles and rashes on my skin. First instance bubbles will arise and immediately after bubbles will go away (till I use steroids) and rashes will come. This system is repeating. Are these symptoms of kidney failure. My father died because of renal failure 4 years back, at his age 54.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
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I am often getting back pain (only in the early morning). After finishing morning activities, pain will go...
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. Bhujang asana? lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core strengthening exercises- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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I am 29 years old and suffer from premature greying of hair. It first started with my hair on the head, then on the chest and now I can see a few grey hair on my arms and face. Though I understand that once greyed cannot be reversed, please help me so that further greying can be stopped. Thanks a lot.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 29 years old and suffer from premature greying of hair. It first started with my hair on the head, then on the c...
Homoeopathic medicine LYCOPODIUM 30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon freh water daily night HAIR AID DROPS( BAKSON) The above pack contains 2 type of drops HAIR AID INTERNAL -Drink 10 drop in 1 spoon fresh water twice daily HAIR AID EXTERNAL-Apply 40-45 drop after mixing in 1-2 spoon oil( Any oil mustard or coconut) on scalp 30 minutes before bath twice weekly Report after 3 monthss
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I am losing my hair and I have dandruff issue also. please give me some home remedy to get rid of it soon.

DIPLOMA IN DIABETES (U.K), M.D INTERNAL MEDICINE, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Chennai
I am losing my hair and I have dandruff issue also. please give me some home remedy to get rid of it soon.
Dandruff is very simple to solve. Avoid too much of sweating. And use good coconut oil. And an antidandruff shampoo. Some medicated shampoos also I can prescribe for you.
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His pennis size is decreasing then earlier and he has nightfalls and he feels weak and non energetic always and the pennis is getting bended towards the right alot And pimples are always been a great problem and at present also and hairloss too.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
His pennis size is decreasing then earlier and he has nightfalls and he feels weak and non energetic always and the p...
You should take chandraprabha vati 1-1 tab with milk twice a day. And pranacharya dhatupaushtik churna and swapna dosh har churna with milk twice a day. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I am 21 years old. Sir/mam I have dandruff problems in my hair and due to which there are pimples in my face. So what I have to do to get rid of the dandruff.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Haldwani
I am 21 years old. Sir/mam I have dandruff problems in my hair and due to which there are pimples in my face. So what...
Hello lybrate user- hair fall (including) and pimples both are associated with poor diet and daily schedule. Try this ayurvedic tips- a) avoid fast food and go to bed before 10 pm. B) increase dairy products in your meals. C) use nili bhringadi hair oil daily and decrease the usage of shampoo as minimum as you can. D) take tab arogya wardhini vati 1 tab twice daily. E) use presoria hair shampoo.
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How to get rid of dark circles ?

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Homeopath,
Remove all anxiety like old memories of love etc. Take coconut water. Take carbo veg 200 weekly one dose in the morning. For 4 weeks. Amlaki Q 20 drops + 1/2 cup drinking water for one year.
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Some of the nails in my foot have become narrow and rounded, the two ends piercing the flesh. Also inside the rounded area, fleshlike matter has grown. It has become very difficult to clip the nails. What to do? can these be straightened? or I have to go for surgery to remove the nails completely?

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Dear , you are having ingrown toenails. Homoeopathy has medicines for it. Magnatic polus australis 30ch 5 drops three times before meal (30min) a day for 1 month sillicea 6x 4 tablets three times (30min before meal a day for 1 month your nail will grow in normal shape after taking this for 2-3 months follow up me after 15 days.
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My hair are falling what can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My hair are falling what can I do.
Hi. It's normal to loose up to 100 hair per day, and in most people, those hairs grow back. But many men -- and some women -- lose hair as they grow older. You can also lose your hair if you have certain diseases, such as thyroid problems, diabetes, or lupus. If you take certain medicines or have chemotherapy for cancer, you may also lose your hair. Other causes are stress, a low protein diet, a family history, use of bore water, or nutritional deficiencies. Need to rule out any causative factor or underlying medical condition. Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs (it's loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts and biotin) , different pulses & legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnuts and almonds); iron-rich food like green vegetables, dates, carrots, prunes, green peas; also oats, shrimp, take flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take low-fat dairy products (they also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources) Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of hard water to wash the head rather use boiled water for head wash. Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Cover your head with scarf or cap while stepping outside. Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: Take homoeopathic Rx - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200 & Alfalfa Tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash. Apart from this, take Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month. Investigations advised: Get your blood tested for (empty stomach) - CBC, S. Iron, S. Folic acid, S. Ferritin, S. Calcium, S. Vitamin D3, S. Vitamin B12. If there is any family history of Thyroid dysfunction, get Thyroid function test done as well.
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Hi I am behzad. My hair falls continuously. What to do. Suggest a few things sir. That will b kindness. A a a a a a a a a a a.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hi I am behzad. My hair falls continuously. What to do. Suggest a few things sir. That will b kindness. A a a a a a a...
1.Use amla (gooseberry) juice on scalp and also to drink. 2.Mix curry leaves with coconut oil and heat up and let it cool. Wheat Germ oil to massage your head at night. You can also put some fenugreek powder in the oil, heat the oil a bit and apply it on scalp for hairfall, whitening and dandruff. 3.Apply hair packs like Egg with Yogurt, Banana. 4.Have lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits rich in Vitamin C. 5.Protein is the most important element for maintaining hair health. Make sure your diet in protein rich sources like eggs, fish, chicken, soyabean, sprouts, pulses and grains 6.Zinc, iron & copper promote healthy hair. Some sources of this are – eggs, whole grains, all types of seeds like flaxseed, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, Dry fruits and nuts etc.
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I am getting white hair. How can I reduce it. & I'm just 18?

PGDIT(SOFTWARE CONSULTANT), BHMS (Nutritional Consultant), B.Sc.(Hons), Physics
Homeopath,
I am getting white hair. How can I reduce it. & I'm just 18?
Take german lycopodium 200 single dose in morning. Mixed fruit juice daily 2 times. You need nutritional treatment to get back color.
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Sir. I masturbate 2 times a week. Is this a problem for hairfall I had hairfall from. Last two years and getting bald head and some hair are appearing. Please suggest me with a good solution and treatment please.

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Endocrinologist, Jammu
Sir. I masturbate 2 times a week. Is this a problem for hairfall I had hairfall from. Last two years and getting bald...
Use antidandruff shampoo daily.Use keshkanti oil from Ramdev at bedtime it is really effective Do pranayam daily for ten minutes. Take tablet KERALEGO MEN daily for six months. Avoid junk food and fried food. There is no relation of masturbation with hair loss.
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I have hair fall issue and I am at the age 17.

DEC, YIC, BAMS
Ayurveda,
Hi pritam hairfall occurs due to pollution and improper care of hairs, and improper intake of food start using nutrich tablet 2-0-2 and nutrich hair oil.
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I am a 28 year old male. Since last 3 months I have noticed a pimple like dot on my left nipple. It itches sometimes also I had a minor pain there which is not now. Is that a threat or I need a treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am a 28 year old male. Since last 3 months I have noticed a pimple like dot on my left nipple. It itches sometimes ...
Hi This is not a threat and the pimple may have caused the pain. silicea 30 4pills to be sucked twice a day for 15 days
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I am experiencing hair fall for more than 2 year. What should I do?

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist,
I am experiencing hair fall for more than 2 year. What should I do?
Please try to find out the cause of hair fall. Eg it can be nutritional deficiency or hereditary or any other acute condition. Also use of correct shampoo and conditioner is very important.
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I have itching problem and itching dad so please suggest me some home mead and Ayurvedic remedy.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have itching problem and itching dad so please suggest me some home mead and Ayurvedic remedy.
With all its moisturizing action, aloe vera is one of the most effective skin soothing agents. When you rub the gel over an itchy spot, it helps reduce the skin irritation in that area and provides quick relief from itching. Just break a leaf from the plant, cut it lengthwise using a knife and using a spoon, scoop out the jelly-like substance inside. Apply a little of this gel to the itchy area and leave it on for a few minutes.
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I'm 42 years old I have eosinophilic fasciitis. Help.?

Fellowship in Primary Care Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician,
Hello and thanks for writing. I can understand your concern and would try to help you in the best possible way. Eosinophilic fasciitis requires a course of steroids as a treatment. Steroid treatment has to be taken under a doctor's supervision only so as to monitor its effects as well as keep a watch over side effects. I suggest you consult a doctor who would begin you on steroids after a baseline assessment. You also have to be in touch with the doctor and follow up regularly.
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Sir I am having some allergies above the hand my doctor gave me cream mometasone furoate to apply on my hand but showing no result hand back is still red and rough.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir I am having some allergies above the hand my doctor gave me cream mometasone furoate to apply on my hand but show...
homoeopathic medicine PETROLEUM 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 poon fresh water 3 times daily PETROLEUM OINTMENT ( SBL ) Apply locally twice daily Report after 15 days
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