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Dr. David Chellaraj

Pulmonologist, Chennai

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Dr. David Chellaraj is an experienced Pulmonologist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can consult Dr. David Chellaraj at St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. David Chellaraj on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, My father drinks & smokes on regular basis. He takes one bottle of wine & around 80 Bidis daily. At present he is suffering from Cough & little pain in back. He is also Diabetic. His very recent LFT (Lever Functioning Test) is almost normal i. E. Not so adverse. Your suggestion is required. Kindly also tell me necessary diet for him. Thankyou.

MBBS
General Physician
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Hi tell him to stop doing amoking and drinking, tell him take fruits stop spicy foods, tell father to go for walks still his health is in his hands tell him to change.

I am suffering from chronic cough for last 5 years. Are there any alternative remedies for this?

BHMS
Homeopath
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Perhaps you have gone through many tests indeed - if not then please do and forward the same to me (chest x-ray/Mountoux test/x-ray of paranasal snuses/Blood tests). Please take Bryonia 30 - thrice daily for few days 3-4 days. Get back to me with the reports.

Frequent cough is coming, what is the cause and how to cure immediately also having some cold.

MBBS
General Physician
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1.Do steam inhalation by steam inhaler 2-3 times daily with Karvol plus inhalant capsule. 2.Put otrivin nasal drop 1 drop thrice daily. 3.Take viscodyne syrup 2 tsf thrice daily . 4. If you have recurrent attack of cough andcold you may be having sinusitis/allergic rhinitis 5. consult ENT specialist for sinusitis 6.Do an allergy test after consulting allergist/Immunologist if you are suffering from Allergic rhinitis

I am 25 years old, I have abdomen tuberculosis. Currently I am taking course of medicine from last 5 months. Which type of food I have to taken? which type of exercises were best? which type of environment is best?

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician
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First thing is too complete the course of tb medicines as per the dots protocol you should eat bland (less spicy) home made food. Take 3 meals a day with two snacks. Avoid tea coffee. There is no bar for exercises you should keep you environment clean. And most imp is stay happy.

I have cough and I can not find relief from it can you please suggest a remedy for it.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello. Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe's Alpha-Coff and Glyzyrrhiza Glabra 1x - both thrice a day daily for 4 days. Management: - Avoid cold drinks and fried food, take healthy food. -Avoid exposure to Air-conditioner or cold air (wrap a warm stole or muffler around neck). -Avoid excessive or rough use of your voice/ shouting. -Gargle with warm water and salt 3 times a day and take steam-inhalation once before going to bed. Home Remedies for Cough: -Stir some into some hot tea for comforting cough relief. You can also eat a spoonful of honey before bed to help calm coughs. -Warm saltwater gargles help moisturize your throat, which can quiet coughs. -Drink peppermint tea to help relieve coughs. -Brew a eucalyptus tea by steeping a few fresh or dried eucalyptus leaves in hot water for 15 minutes. Drink this tea up to 3 times a day to help soothe a sore throat and calm coughs. -Make a hot ginger tea to help soothe a chronic cough. -Turmeric is a traditional cough remedy that many people have found effective for coughs. Try mixing half a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk. You can also try turmeric powder and a teaspoon of honey for dry cough.

After running. When I try to cough, it sounds like I am having cough like ever. Although I do not have cough problem. Can any one diagnose the problem. Please suggest.

MBBS
General Physician
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It might be due to increased heart rate and so I will suggest you to do aerobics exercise on alternate days and than start running and initially do it for half kilometers and increase it slowly.

I have bronchial allergic asthma. My child 12 years always have shortness of breath(which he does not accept), lungs conjestion and coughs. I think this is starting of same problem I have. What should I do?

MBBS, MS (ENT & HEAD AND NECK SURGERY), FSIB
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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You can get a spirometry test done for confirmation of diagnosis. You can start SABA like albuterol 2puff in case of symptoms like shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness, wheeze or whistling as when required.

I have cold sinus. From past 3 years & my nose watery everyday. What can I do. Always my runny nose problem.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Homoeopathic treatment- pothos 30 -4 pills morning one dose for 3 days nux vom 200- 4 pills night 3 and revert.

I am 20 year old male and my heartbeat rate is very high sometimes and I get tired early. so, what to do.?

DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist
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It could just be anxiety . If you can mail me or send me your ECG , I would be able to help you better .

I am 30 years old male. I am suffering from dry cough and congested chest from a long time. I have tried various remedies, English as well as unani but no great improvement. The cough is usually severe during night. Help me out.

MBBS
General Physician
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Take honitus cough syrup three times a day and steam inhalation regularly everyday till you recover.

I have a regular tonsil problem .Jab mai pani ma bigta hu ya late karke bath kiya toh tonsil bara ho jata ha.Please tell.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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You need to increase your immunity and maintain proper hygiene. The best way to boost your immunity is to take a multivitamin, a vitamin c and a fish oil tablet daily. Exercise daily. Eat a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol, nicotine and illegal substances.

Sir What Are Advance treatment for asthma

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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There is nothing like advanced treatment of asthma. There are asthma quidelines by various society and treated as per step up/step down protocol, based on patients complaints.

Can you please tell me what Copd mds means my grandfather is having same disease.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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dear friend , it means chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. for this avoid cold weather and food. give any antioxidant cap to provide some strength. ask for more information if required.

I am also having lots of coughing with coughs. What will happen to me? What are symptoms of flu?

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I am also having lots of coughing with coughs. What will happen to me? What are symptoms of flu?
Hi, The following are the symptoms of flu: - Soar throat - running nose - sneezing - headache - heaviness of the head - watery eyes - fever and bodyache - tiredness. Take Crux cough syrup 2 tsf 3 times a day for about a week.

I am 23 years old. If I did any work or eat sweets not feeling well. Arising breathing problem. Is it asthma.

Md ayurveda
Ayurveda
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Hello lybrate user, - breathing problems never directly because of asthma, - might be you are having any respiratory infections or any gastritis or reduced hb level also mimic this some time. - so can't diagnose this as asthma by this.

Got a cough and have been having fever since yesterday. It seems like a throat infection. Have gargled and taken crocin for fever. Fever stays at 99.5. What medicine to take. I am 46 years old. Have threshold diabetes. Rest I am fine.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician
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Got a cough and have been having fever since yesterday. It seems like a throat infection. Have gargled and taken croc...
Continue salt water gargling 3 times per day, monitor bl, sugar, should have good control of bl, sugar. Small frequent meals, hydrate adequately, gap of atleast 3 hrs between dinner &sleep. Antibiotics, investigation sos.

Sir I have a problem of coughing only at night. It is dry n very troublesome. What is it and how can it cured?

M.B.B.S., m.b.b.s
General Physician
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It could allergy search for some thing in room like damp places have fungus or dust or any plant nearby but start some anti allergic tanker like l-months at night and syrup tusq d 2tsf twice a day and some multivitamin to increase immunity like cap. Multi its gold one at night for ten days.

I am suffering from cold and cough from past few days and the medicine are also not able to make my health better even the sudden weather changes are worsening my health.

MBBS
General Physician
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I am suffering from cold and cough from past few days and the medicine are also not able to make my health better eve...
1. Do warm saline gurgling and steam inhalation with karvol plus inhalant capsule 2-3 times daily. 2. Put otrivin nasal drop one drop thrice daily. Take viscodyne d syrup 2 tsf 2-3 times daily if you have dry cough or viscodyne syrup 2 tsf three times daily if you have cough with sputum. 3. If no relief, you have to take antibiotic. 4. Consult me for advice.

Hi, I am suffering from tb can you please tell me what kind of medicine I would prefer I am suffering from tb from one month please tell me some advice.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician
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Treatment of tb depends on the type of tb ie pulmonary or extrapulmonary or recurrent. The course of treatment may vary from 6 months to 1 year. Take the medicine regularly. Consult a physician with all ur reports to start the medicine accordingly

7 years child having tonsil problem due that facing frequent ear pain as well as not growing according to age. Kindly suggest us.

MBBS, DTCD, MD, FISDA, Fellow Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleepmedicine
Pulmonologist
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Tonsils help body, they are immune glands. Control diet and practise frequent betadine gargles after food. Because food particles stick to back of tonsils and cause frequent attacks.
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