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Dr. C.Venkatesan

Geriatrician, Chennai

Dr. C.Venkatesan Geriatrician, Chennai
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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. C.Venkatesan is a renowned Geriatrician in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Bharathiraja Superspeciality Hospital & Research Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. C.Venkatesan on Lybrate.com.

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Why I get cold and cough after every 1 week?

MBBS
General Physician,
Why I get cold and cough after every 1 week?
its allergic problem, no permanent cure, can take tab 1tab sinarest hs, steam inhalation and saline gargles it will help. welcome for further help.
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I am 20 years old male have problem with cold & cough from 3 days, I used many tablets it not change, my throat is paining, please suggest me?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
I am 20 years old male have problem with cold & cough from 3 days, I used many tablets it not change, my throat is pa...
Dear lybrate user greetings! take salt water gurgling for sore throat, take a teaspoon of honey daily morning, your cough intensity will be reduced within 3 days, thank you have a healthy life
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I m suffering from cold and cough I think it is swine flu can I know the symptoms of flu.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I m suffering from cold and cough I think it is swine flu can I know the symptoms of flu.
Symptoms of swine flu are similar to most influenza infections: Fever (100 F or greater), cough, nasal secretions, fatigue, and headache, with fatigue being reported in most infected individuals. Some patients may also get a throat, rash, body aches, headaches, chills, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Some patients develop severe respiratory symptoms and need respiratory support (such as a ventilator to breathe for the patient). Patients can get pneumonia (bacterial secondary infection) if the viral infection persists, and some can develop seizures. Death often occurs from secondary bacterial infection of the lungs.
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I have common cold and viral fever from past two days. What should I do ?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
I have common cold and viral fever from past two days. What should I do ?
Several things can be done to prevent cold: -Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. -Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. -Get plenty of rest/sleep.Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. -Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts/boiled eggs without yolk with milk). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine -Treatment:A cold usually lasts for a week or two. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn't need medical treatment.-Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat.Take only lukewarm water to drink during the day -Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation. -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily.
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I am 67 and having hand shaking especially taking coffee cup and cheque signing. Taking tablets Pronate Tr 40, Pacitane, some month Parkitidin 100mg. Any better medicine?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
This is parkinson's disease. This disease has no ultimate cure, it can just be managed. For that I have a medicine which I got from uk, giving good results.
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Is controlling aging is possible Or not?

PGDD, RD
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
You can't control aging. It is a natural process. But you can see to it that you age well. If you are healthy then age is just a number.
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My grandma has cough is not decrease so suggest any good medicine for that. I think its because of cold.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My grandma has cough is not decrease so suggest any good medicine for that.
I think its because of cold.
you can take tab. Flucold twice a day . Tab. Dolo 500 mg sos. Tests..mp,cbc. After tests you can take antibiotics by doctor. Never take asprin medicines in fever and cold now a days. feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily,
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I am 27 years old male, I am suffering from cold and cough from 4-5 years. I have visited ENT specialist, Chest specialist for treatment but no effect at all.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 27 years old male, I am suffering from cold and cough from 4-5 years. I have visited ENT specialist, Chest speci...
pl.do few tests x-ray chest and x-ray P.N.S. , CBC, and take tab. sinarest for it till reporting. than consult again for best advice at lybrate.com. Do gargle with warm water thrice a day. Drink warm water also. Take plenty of water, liquid diet, dalia, green veg., orange. avoid cold things, cold drinks. Oily foods.
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Dear sir/ma'am, v r having a 6 1/2 years old kid. She is studying 2nd standard. She often suffers from severe cold, cough and high fever (103'F and above. She gets almost once or twice in a month. V hv consulted so many doctors. But there is no change in the situation. Even now also she is suffering from the same fever nd cold. Pls. Pls suggest me what to do? Antibiotics were used every time v went to a pediatrician. But I think cold is a viral infection?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Dear sir/ma'am, v r having a 6 1/2 years old kid. She is studying 2nd standard. She often suffers from severe cold, c...
1.Ensure that she is properly immunised as per the schedule. 2.Take care of her nutrition. 3.Recurrent fever and cold may be due to poor immunity. 4.She needs a thorough check up by child specialist and advice on growth and nutrition by a dietitian 5. Avoid frequent use of antibiotic
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I have chronic cough problem. I have cold through out the year How to get rid of this?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
I have chronic cough problem. I have cold through out the year
How to get rid of this?
Lybrate-user I personally advise you allergy tests for diet, contact and inhalant. You please avoid those allergen and take vit d3 calcium tab. Lecto lm 1od 10 days.
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My wife is 8 months pregnant now she is suffering with cough and cold kindly help me what kind of medicine she wants to take?

MD
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My wife is 8 months pregnant now she is suffering with cough and cold kindly help me what kind of medicine she wants ...
During pregnancy it is always better to get examined and not take medicines arbitrarily as it can affect the baby.
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Doctors, Please tell me any home remedies for cold and cough to my 10 months baby boy.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Doctors, Please tell me any home remedies for cold and cough to my 10 months baby boy.
GIVE him syp. crocin 1ml every 6 hrly. and drop. sinarest 1ml twice a day. avoid cold things/area. tests cbc .ns1. after tests consult doctor.
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I am having fever and common cold problems.what can i do?

CCEDM(DIABETES), MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
I am having fever and common cold problems.what can i do?
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold—they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You’re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don’t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn’t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: • get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold • staying at home will keep you from spreading germs • drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation • Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. • Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. • Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don’t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don’t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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I am 45 years female. Working as a teacher. Having prolonged cold with symptoms like running nose (early morning nasal discharge like feeling) cough, head ache above eye brew. Taking thyroid tablets. Physicians confirmed it as dust allergy. The cold subsidies use some anti-allergic tablets and come back often. Suffering for last 6 months continuously. Is there any remedy?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 45 years female. Working as a teacher. Having prolonged cold with symptoms like running nose (early morning nasa...
Now a days are of viral infection be careful. Cold,Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing -fever,bodyache,headache,occured in viral infection. What can you do for your cold or cough symptoms? besides drinking plenty of fluids and getting plenty of rest, you may want to take medicines. There are lots of different cold and cough medicines, and they do different things. Nasal decongestants - unclog a stuffy nose...i.e ................ nasal dop/spray.....nasivion Cough suppressants - quiet a cough...................................... syp. Brozedax Expectorants - loosen mucus so you can cough it up.............syp...zeet expectorant Antihistamines - stop runny noses and sneezing.....................tab/syp....levocetirizine Pain relievers - ease fever, headaches, and minor aches and pains.......tab..flucold plus . Here are some other things to keep in mind about cold and cough medicines. Read labels, because many cold and cough medicines contain the same active ingredients. Taking too much of certain pain relievers can lead to serious injury. Do not give cough medicines to children under four, and don't give aspirin to children. Not helpful uses of antibiotics medicines.you should be also go for tests cbc,
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whenever I drink cold water, drink etc after 1 day I get cold, cough. What should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
whenever I drink cold water, drink etc after 1 day I get cold, cough. What should I do?
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold?they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You?re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don?t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn?t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: ? get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold ? staying at home will keep you from spreading germs ? drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation ? Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. ? Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. ? Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don?t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don?t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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I have throat pain from many days. I have caught cold. I feel giddy sometimes. I even have headache.What should i do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have throat pain from many days. I have caught cold. I feel giddy sometimes. I even have headache.What should i do?
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold—they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You’re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don’t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn’t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: • get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold • staying at home will keep you from spreading germs • drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation • Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. • Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. • Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don’t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don’t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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Last 4-5 years problem in my para nasal sinus, All time cold & cough and my nose completely close in this time so please told me solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Last 4-5 years problem in my para nasal sinus, All time cold & cough and my nose completely  close in this time so pl...
Homoeopathic treatment - Nat mur 6x 4 pills 3 times Sang can 30 + Kali bi 30 -4 pills 3 times for 15 ?days and inform
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I have cold and fever tell me what should i do?

BHMS
General Physician,
I have cold and fever tell me what should i do?
Cold with fever is viral infection of upper respiratory tract which usually resolve in seven to ten days sometimes lasting up to 3 weeks. Over 200 virus strains are known to cause cold. Primary method of prevention is by hand washing & wearing face masks. No cure for cold exists but the symptoms can be treated. Consult in private chat for further assistance.
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Hi from yesterday onwards my baby is suffering from severe cold n cough he has running nose. Currently giving nasoclear n brozedex 0.7 ml. He s six month old son. Is this medicine ok.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi from yesterday onwards my baby is suffering from severe cold n cough he has running nose. Currently giving nasocle...
Dear lybrateuser, -The medicines are ok, watch for fever, breathing problem, sleeping difficulty,feeding problem -keep infant well hydrated, warm, give regular feeds.
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I am 60 yrs of age having diabetic type two at present facing acute problem I am lethargic and never pay sincere effort in proper medication presently my both legs have big problem of numbness please advise proper way to address this problem that to very urgently yours

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear, what you are suffering from is a complication of diabetes called diabetic neuropathy. Your lethargy is also probably due to uncontrolled diabetes. So the first step for both the conditions is to treat your diabetes first .
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