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Dr. Balaji

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

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Dr. Balaji Neurosurgeon, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Balaji is a popular Neurosurgeon in Chengalpattu, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Nambi Nursing Home-Chengalpattu in Chengalpattu, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Balaji on Lybrate.com.

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I have brain clot can I take anesthia injection.

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This will be decided by your surgeon and anaesthetist after assessing your condition. Patients with blood clot are operated upon safely under anaesthesia.

My mother age 82 years suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. acute pain at lower left jaw in mount. At present taking Gabapentinne 300 Tegritol 100 mg. Due to age, we are giving only in night. M R I has done twice. Doctors advice not to operate. Sometimes very a cute pain. Advice pls.

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My mother age 82 years suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. acute pain at lower left jaw in mount. At present taking ...
Dosage of tegritol and gabapentin can be increased as the dosage you mentioned are minimal and there are other multiple medicine that can be given.

Sir is this true? Epilepsy can be controlled Home REMEDIES 1) 1 tea spoon coconut oil 3 times daily to drink 2) Pranayama 3) Lime juice+baking soda daily 4) Orange Juice+Epsom salt 5) Garlic 6) Winter Melon-Mulaam palm 7) Exercise-walk 45 min 8) Calcium Magnesium Sodium check 9) Grape Juice daily 10) Ketogenic Diet 11) almond do nots 1) don't skip breakfast 2) don't eat white sugar dosa idly white rice 3) don't skip meals.Please tell.

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No not at all. Epilepsy isnot controlled by all this home remedies. You have to take medicines suggested by your doctor. Certain things you have to keep in mind always- epilepsy threshold is decreased (i. E. Increase chances of getting fits) whenever you are fasting, not sleeping adequately and in fever, alcohol consumption etc. Thus avoid fasting and consult your doctor during fever. Few things keep in mind that epilepsy itself has very less mortality rate but epilepsy/fits occuring at wrong places can be fetal. It can be controlled by antiepileptic drugs.

Hello Sir, My name is rinkal and I am a breastfeeding mother of 1.3 years baby. I am suffering from headache since December 2015. And I am having a problem of depression after my father's death I July 2015. I became angry and nervous which cause my hands and lips shiver. Due to this I became week also. I have loose too much weight and forgotten to smile, and to talk to others.

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Hi lybrate-user sadness and strain of a new baby+your loss can all cause tremendous pressure on you both physically and mentally. There's a saying that if a birth and death occurs closely the soul doesn't leave and is actually reborn. Your father's blessing will always be there with you. Your child us totally dependant on you and that's a very large responsibility that makes all new moms cranky. Don't be hard on yourself. Have a balanced diet, plenty of water and fluids mother's diet. Then she should have 1800 to 2200calorie perday yo breastfeed comfortably. She can have 5 portions of fruits whatever us seasonally available preferred during day time. Drink plenty of water 4 to 6 lper day. Water is important for hydration and good flow of milk. Apples, papaya, my samba, banana are all good. Ask her to have dry fruits few pieces twice a day. (almond+kishmish) plenty of green veggies. Good protein source with each meal (no soya). Additional 550 calorie more than your regular diet. Extra protein of at least 12 to 18 gram +50 gram of normal protein. Daal, chana iron+calcium/vitd3supplements. This is the general plan for a more detailed plan. I would need your bodyweight and height work level (sedentary/working) regular diet that you have tests. Cbc with esr serum calcium and 25 (oh) vitd3 levels sleep when baby sleeps. Meditate for 10 minutes do something you love everyday pray things will get better hope this helps.

My sister' s right hand shivers when she does any kind of work. It has also become weaker. The problem has emerged since last one year or so. Her age is 45+ years. Regular medication also doesn' t help. Please suggest any other treatment or medicines for curing or controlling this problem. I think it is a case of essential tremor, but some docs say its parkinson' s disease. Does parkinson' s disease afflict people before 50 years. Please help with your expertise.

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If it is benign essential tremors as neurologiosts have diagnozed, then you may have to follow up the treatment with them regularly. If there is no rigidity, slowness in walking or emotional nonreactivity then think in terms of parkinson' s disease. Otherwise consult the necessary doctor regularly.

My mother is 40 years old and she has numbness in her both hands near the figures since a day. She has eaten PA12 as a pain reliever. Please suggest something.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
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My mother is 40 years old and she has numbness in her both hands near the figures since a day. She has eaten PA12 as ...
Do Take Tens Therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.

I am 16 years old but today my right hand was shivering while holding the glass? What is the reason?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (P.G.D.H.M)
Ayurveda
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I am 16 years old but today my right hand was shivering while holding the glass? What is the reason?
There may be several reasons behind the problem, from the inputs you had provided there may b malnutrition, so eat plenty of organic fruits & vegetables and increase the amount of protein. Wishes.

I am suffering from migraine procedure for the last two years and I have headache. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS, Master In Health Science
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First the diagnosis of migraine needs to be confirmed, other serious causes for a headache need to be ruled out. If it is really migraine - Lifestyle changes can be very effective in migraine. Some people do need prophylactic medications to prevent migraine. Prevention e.g. 8 hrs of sleep, avoiding hunger, avoiding stress, keeping a diary and avoiding triggers is better than medications.

I think I am having Alzheimer , recently I read an article from the internet and found almost every symptom in myself , how can I get rid of it by myself.

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I think I am having Alzheimer , recently I read an article from the internet and found almost every symptom in myself...
Dear Aman, This is not the age to get Alzheimer's. Symptoms are common for many diseases. For example cough can be due to allergy or sore throat or TB. Go to a doctor with your symptoms and get diagnosed.

I am 22 years old. I have a problem of seizure since childhood. I have consulted so many doctors till now about this, but no use. What should I do? we are highly anticipate your response, please tell me.

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The most important thing in seizure disorder is that you have to strictly continue the medications and keep in regular follow up of doctor. Change of doctor frequently is undesirable and harmful to your therapy. Any qualified physician/ neurologists may treat this illness very well. It potentially life threatening condition and may happen again. You must follow your doctors advise, also get eeg also done. You should avoid, cycling, riding bike, working near machinery/fire/water bodies/height.

Is there recovery for spinal cord injury.

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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You will have to mention the exact level of your injury and whether it is a complete or an incomplete injury? also what is the neurological status and status of bladder and bowel involvement right now? kindly attach investigations so that I can see and advise accordingly. 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.

I was suffering from viral, doctor advised me paracetamol, on third day the temperature goes up to 103 , doctor advised on phone to take Meftal 250 mg, in the next early morning I was having stomach pain, extreme gas ,and I fainted for few seconds and my son told me I have seizure for few seconds, 5-6 seconds, I never have seizure anytime before, doctor said it might be due to dehydration as I was not eating and drinking fluids much or due to reaction of Meftal medicine. I am better don't have any fever, does that seizure require serious attention? Do I need to worry?

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I was suffering from viral, doctor advised me paracetamol, on third day the temperature goes up to 103 , doctor advis...
Though the seizure in your case has a fair explanation on the basis if your medical condition (notably hypoglycemia due to loss of appetite and electrolyte imbalance due to dehydration), still it is advisable to completely investigate any" first episode of seizure" consult a physician, get a baseline eeg done and other investigations if necessary to rule out all possible causes of such episode, apart from your medical condition. Take care.

She is feeling numbness in her legs and her eyes were red too.what can she do?

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She is feeling numbness in her legs and her eyes were red too.what can she do?
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. It appears that there is a medical issue for her symptoms and hence I will advise for a general physician or a rheumatologist consultation so that a proper evaluation, investigation and management can be done. 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.

My father is suffering from fits (mirgi Problem) from last 4-5 years kindly suggest me to get rid off from this problem.

MBBS
General Physician
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For your father First do an EEG and than apart from his ongoing treatment start with Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months and revert back after six months

I am having pain in my head, and after irregular intervals. Also I am having trouble while using tablet or during studies. Is it a migraine.

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I am having pain in my head, and after irregular intervals. Also I am having trouble while using tablet or during stu...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.

Sir I have been faced by the problems Like shivering and tampering Please give me solutions for that THANKS.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician
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You are probably heading for some fever, which could be viral, malaria or urine infection. Try paracetamol tablets and bed rest for two days, if no relief better to see yourdoctor.

I am 30 years old and have been suffering from seizure since 2001 have tried various medication Tegrital 200, tegrital 500, Valparine 200, Valparine 500, Torvet 500 and now Torvet 1000 currently taking Torvet 2 times a days have not faced seizure for the past 1 year. Please advice what I need to do next Do I need to so all the test again as its been 10 years since I have done these tests Regards

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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You requires again few test and neurologist opinion. Also you can add herbal medicine for better prevention of seizures.

Hi, I am 16 years old girl, having ESR-24, Platelate count-120, Nutrophils -40, Lymphocytes-54%, Monocytes-06%. Suffering now from breathing problem, and tremor of hands and legs. Is there any risk? what to do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician
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your blood picture is not related with the symptoms provided. is there stress/ anxiety etc., try to reduce it if any. consult your doctor for detail clinical examination otherwise you can consult privately.

migraine problem fro last 2 years.

MBBS
General Physician
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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 kindly consult Physician for further management
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