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Dr. Deepa Anurekha

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. Deepa Anurekha is a trusted Endocrinologist in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. You can visit her at Sree Ortho & Diabetic Hospital in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Deepa Anurekha on Lybrate.com.

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Don't Understand Why Baby Is Crying?

M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Pediatrician, Pune
Don't Understand Why Baby Is Crying?

All babies cry sometimes. It's perfectly normal. Most small babies cry for between one hour and three hours each day.

Your baby can't do anything for herself and relies on you to provide her with the food, warmth and comfort that she needs. Crying is your baby's way of communicating any or all of those needs and ensuring a response from you.

It's sometimes hard to work out what your baby is telling you. But in time you will learn to recognize what your baby needs. And as your baby grows she'll learn other ways of communicating with you. She'll get better at eye contact, making noises and smiling, all of which reduce her need to cry for attention.


In the meantime, if your baby is difficult to soothe, she may be trying to say:

I'm hungry

Hunger is one of the most common reasons that your newborn baby will cry. The younger your baby is, the more likely it is that she's hungry.

Your baby's small stomach can't hold very much, so if she cries, try offering her some milk. She may be hungry, even if her last feed doesn't seem very long ago. It's likely that you will be feeding often and regularly in the first day or so to help your breastmilk to come in anyway. If you are formula feeding your baby she may not be hungry if she has been fed within the last two hours.

I need my nappy changed

Your baby may protest if her clothes are too tight or if a wet or soiled nappy is bothering her. Or she may not mind if her nappy is full and may actually enjoy the warm and comfortable feeling. But if your baby's tender skin is being irritated, she will most likely cry.

I'm too cold or too hot

Your baby may hate having her nappy changed or being bathed. She may not be used to the feeling of cold air on her skin and would rather be bundled up and warm. But you will soon learn how to perform a quick nappy change if this is the case.

Take care not to overdress your baby, or she may become too hot. She will generally need to wear one more layer of clothing than you to be comfortable.

Use sheets and cellular blankets as beddings in your baby's cot or moses basket. You can check whether your baby is too hot or too cold by feeling her tummy. If her tummy feels too hot, remove a blanket, and if it feels cold, add one.

Don't be guided by your baby's hands or feet, as they usually feel cool. Keep your baby's room at a temperature of between 22 and 25 degrees c depending on the weather.

If your baby is co-sleeping with you, contact with your body will elevate her skin temperature so she's likely to be warm. Is she is using a cot, place her down to sleep on her back with her feet at the end of the cot. That way she can't wriggle too far down under the blankets and become too hot.

I need to be held

Your baby will need lots of cuddling, physical contact and reassurance to comfort her. So it may be that she just wants to be held. Try a baby sling to keep her close to you, perhaps swaying and singing to her while you hold her.

You may be worried about spoiling your baby if you hold her too much. But during the first few months of her life that's not possible. Small babies need lots of physical comfort. If you hold your baby close she may be soothed by hearing your heartbeat.

I'm tired and need a rest

Often, babies find it hard to get to sleep, particularly if they are over-tired. You will soon become aware of your baby's sleep cues. Whining and crying at the slightest thing, staring blankly into space, and going quiet and still are just three examples.

If your baby has received a lot of attention and cuddles from doting visitors, she may become over-stimulated. Then, when it comes to sleeping, she'll find it hard to switch off and settle. Take your baby somewhere calm and quiet to help her to settle down. Read more on establishing good sleeping habits.

I need something to make me feel better

Be aware of changes in your baby. If she's unwell, she'll probably cry in a different tone to her usual cry. It may be weaker, more urgent, continuous, or high-pitched. And if your baby usually cries a lot but has become unusually quiet, it may be a sign that she's not well.

Nobody knows your baby as well as you do. If you feel that there may be something wrong with her, speak to your doctor and discuss your concerns. Call the doctor if your baby has difficulty breathing through the crying, or if the crying is accompanied by a fever, diarrohea, or constipation.

I need something. But I don't know what

Sometimes you might not be able to figure out what's wrong when your baby cries. Many newborns go through patches of fretfulness and are not easily comforted. The unhappiness can range from a few minutes of hard-to-console crying to several hours at a stretch, an almost constant state of crying that is sometimes called colic. Colic is defined as inconsolable crying for at least three hours a day, for at least three days a week.

Many parents find it very difficult to cope with a baby who has colic, and it can put a strain on the whole family. There is no magic cure for colic, but it rarely lasts for more than three months.

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Control Sugar, Prevent Dental Problems

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Control Sugar, Prevent Dental Problems
Keep your blood sugar level in control to prevent dental problem.
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I am 27 years male just found that I am diabetics and the range is 542 doctor have suggested me for insulin I am very much scared please help me out.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
I am 27 years male just found that I am diabetics and the range is 542 doctor have suggested me for insulin I am very...
Dear friend, many of newly detected diabetics have sugars in range of 500-600 mg%. So you're not the odd man out although it's not good to see such high sugar readings. Please understand. That when sugar touches pancreas, insulin is released which takes sugar into the cell for energy production but with very high sugar pancreas becomes numb and doesn't release insulin in response to food. Under such condition pancreas doesn't respond to oral medications and hence insulin usage for initial one month or so helps immensely. Please follow your doctors advice without anxiety. Insulin is the safest and best drug provided dose is adjusted judiciously and diligently. Hope this helps.
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I am 45 years age having thyroid. My weight is 71 kg. I do swimming skipping. Diet is normal still my weight is increasing.

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
I am 45 years age having thyroid. My weight is 71 kg. I do swimming skipping. Diet is normal still my weight is incre...
Losing weight and keeping it off, is not an easy task and often we are frustrated by failed attempts at doing so. The cause of such failure, mostly, is not making the attempt in a comprehensive and disciplined manner. A comprehensive lifestyle modification program for weight loss not only helps you lose weight but also leads to significant betterment of blood sugar, lipids, bp levels etc. And thus reduces your health risks of diabetes and cvd but also make you feel more in control of your life. Therefore, if you have not been able to lose weight on your own, should consider getting into one of these. The components of such a program should be the following: diet modification and calorie restriction: the diet plan you should follow should be driven by the following principles: it should be aligned to your eating preferences in terms of food and frequency of eating, as much as possible ; no diet plan (low fat or low carb, 4-5 meals a day or more or less frequent meals etc.) has been prov.
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Hello, I am suffering from the condition called as hypothyroid please is there any solution to cure it or do I have to take tabs of thyroxine for years to come. please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello,
I am suffering from the condition called as hypothyroid please is there any solution to cure it or do I have t...
The answer is homoeopathy. I do not force you for it but I will advise you to give it a try so as to get rid of life long medicines and that too with side effects. Although you may find it difficult to take regular doses of homoeo medicines daily as compared to one tablet of allopathic medicine that you are taking but the end with homoeopathic medicines is always fruitful and moreover you will be relieved of life long medicines and will be fully treated in 2-3 years depending upon your thyroid levels and amount of effort that you are putting in, if you get the right treatment in the hands of a right homoeo doctor----------so choice is yours whether to go with life long homoeopathic medicines and its side effects or homoeopathic medicines for 2-3 years without any side effects------------
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What is the synthems of diabetes. And what is the precaution to solve this desires.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
What is the synthems of diabetes. And what is the precaution to solve this desires.
Signs of diabetes are excessive thirt, excessive hunger & polyurea, sudden weight gain, fatigue & weakness. To avoid diabetes daily walking for 45 minutes & night. Do yoga. Eat small meals 4to5 times a day. Calculate your bmi & don't allow your weight to increase that level.
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Mere husband ki arm kuch thodi si uth jaati h but finger bilkul bhi nahi kaam karta h so please ap se request he ki aap mujko apni kuch dawa by post kar de jisse mai unko kuch theek kar paau but unko sugar ki problm bhi he and BP bhi teek rehta he unka bas ap se ye request he k aap unki help kre jise unka arm kaam karne lag jaaye or leg bhi left side se kam krne lag jaye

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Mere husband ki  arm kuch thodi si uth jaati h but finger bilkul bhi nahi kaam karta h so please ap se request he ki ...
Aapki baatohse aisa lagta hai ki aap k husband ko paralysis hua hai aur is bimaari k liye dawa k saath physiotherapy treatment rojaana karna jarrori hai and we have to examine him for further guidance
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My father had diabetes from past 20 years now his age is 57, from last one year on his hand have small hard bubbles are coming and he not able to rotate his entire hand into 180 degrees he can rotate UpTo 120 degrees only. Please suggest good medication and daily food items. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Barabanki
My father had diabetes from past 20 years now his age is 57, from last one year on his hand have small hard bubbles a...
Mr. lybrate-user don't take this change lightly, this may be the beginning of serious diabetic neuropathy. Consult a good diabetologist near you and prevent lot of later troubles.
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Respected doctors kind please advise me ki agar thyroid ho to calcium supplement lene chaheye ki nhi? Kya calcium supplement lene se thyroid badta hai? Kyu ki mera thyroid 4 month phele 9.3 ml tha or main thyroix25 tablets le rhe hu but fir bhi mera thyroid ab bad ki 13. 2ho gya hai. Is ke ilawa main ashokarist or ashwaghandharist bhi daily do time lete hu. Kindly advise me ki in me se kise dwai ka koi role to nhi thyroid ko increase karne me.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
There are 2 issues here. Either your Thyroid tablet dose is inadequate or if you are taking your Thyroid & calcium tablets together then it will reduce the effect of your Thyroid tablet. Make sure that your calcium is taken in the afternoon or evening so that it does not interfere with your Thyroid tablet absorption. This is also the case with iron. So make sure that all these tablets are taken at different times to avoid any interference in absorption.
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Hi I have to ask a question about the Problems in My Pregnancy My Height is 5 ft 4 inch with exact weight of 53.5 kg as of 26 Jul 2015, in the 9th Week. Major Problems: Bitter Mouth (I'm unable to Eat and I'm on Liquids only) Excessive omitting - (Usually appears after 10 mins of eating) Is it Hyper-TSH See Below? Weight Loss HyperThyrodism is tested Positive and" PTU" is been prescribed. Minor Issues I'm not Thalsemnic. Means I am not prone to Thalsemnia.(As told by my Gyaneck) Sonography is Ok & Normal report dated 16 Jul 2015 LMP: 23 May 2015 & EDD: 27 Feb 2015 TSH Values: For" Free T3 = 3.61 pg/ml" &" Free T4 = 2.11 ng/dl" (Report dated: 22-07-2015) Medications Prescribed: Since 23 June 2015 Injections Taken Antacid: REGLAN IV, EMESET, RANTEC at Different Intervals Syrups Antacid: Digene Syrup Tablets & Vitamins Vitamins: FOURTE, SysFol (Folic Acid) Anti-Vomit: ONDEM MD 4 Kindly Assist me Please

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I have to ask a question about the   Problems in My Pregnancy
My Height is 5 ft 4 inch with exact weight of 53.5 k...
Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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I have carried out thyroid function test with following results. T3 - 0.99 t4 - 6.5 tsh - 5.617 so please advise me.Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have carried out thyroid function test with following results. T3 - 0.99
t4 - 6.5
tsh - 5.617
so please advise me.T...
you can use tab.thyronorm 75mcg. IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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In blood test report for sugar my plasma post 171, plasma fasting 128, and hbA1c (ngsp) 7.2 HbA1c (IFCC) 55.05 and estimated average glucose 159.9 what medicine should I take for this?

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), DFSRH (UK), DRCOG (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
In blood test report for sugar my plasma post 171, plasma fasting 128, and hbA1c (ngsp) 7.2 HbA1c (IFCC) 55.05 and es...
Hello Sir, Your blood glucose levels are borderline high. With appropriate medication and proper diet and exercise I am fairly certain that the glucose would come down to normal range. Reducing your weight will help you a lot too to reduce your blood glucose levels. The diet that will help you both with weight loss and blood glucose control is as follows: - eat plenty of vegetables either as salads or in curry form (made with less oil or fat). Avoid potatoes, colocasia, yam etc. Limit your carbohydrates intake- like rice, roti, chapati etc. Use whole grains wherever possible like bajra, Raghu, different types of mullets, whole wheat Upma etc. Take a small bowl of dal everyday. You can eat 2 fruits (avoid mango, jack fruit, sapota etc). Can drink glass of milk, take curds/buttermilk. Avoid sweets, cakes, biscuits, junk food etc. Exercise at least 45 min/day, includes brisk walking, cycling, jogging, swimming etc. I cannot advise you which medication to take in open forum due to Lybrate rules. You can consult me privately for that as private consultation. Or you could see a good diabetologist where you live. I hope this has helped you Thank you.
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Sir I have test my blood and report shows my uric acid is 6.5 and I take medicine zyloric 100 mg Recommend by doctor is it over sir what can I do Nd I am not eating any types of meat Nd pulse.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, don't worry and continue with same medicine. Along with it you should also take homoeopathic medicine Berberis pentarkan , 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 15 days. Thanks and take care.
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I am type2 diabetic from last 4 yrs. I am lil bit lazy to take medicine on time. But try to control my diet. At this moment I am facing problem of rapid weight loss. Also if I take even 2 drinks I feel I am too high. Please advice how to control diabetes without medicine. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am type2 diabetic from last 4 yrs. I am lil bit lazy to take medicine on time. But try to control my diet. At this ...
Monitor your blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly. If it is high despite diet control and weight reduction you have to take medicine. Consult doctor with report
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Please kindly give me the list of foods and fruits that can be had in thyroid and diabetes. Does yoga help to cure.

Diploma in dietetics, PG certificate in Diabetes Education, BPTh/BPT, Verified Certificate in Nutrition for health promotion and disease prevention
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Please kindly give me the list of foods and fruits that can be had in thyroid and diabetes. Does yoga help to cure.
You should avoid sugars, solid fats, fruit juices or cold drinks, refined cereals like maida if you have diabetes. Don't have too much of rice and suji, fruits like banana, chickoo, litchi, grapes and mangoes and vegetables like aloo, arbi etc you can include plenty of vegetables (other than patatoes, sweet patatoes etc) and healthy proteins in diet like eggs, chicken, fish or roasted chana, dals etc. For thyroid you need to take care of foodstuffs with goitrogens. Goitrogens are substances that disrupt the production of thyroid hormones by interfering with iodine uptake in the thyroid gland. So, avoid peanuts and soyabean if you have hypothyroidism. Don't have too much of cauliflower, broccoli or any other cruciferous veg etc too yes, yoga might help in throid.
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I am 23 years old. My height is 6 feet. What should be the blood sugar. What is the reason of hair falling.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 23 years old. My height is 6 feet. What should be the blood sugar. What is the reason of hair falling.
Regardless of your age, sex, body measurements - the blood sugar value considered normal are equal for all humans. Fasting blood sugar should never be greater than 126 mg/dl - beyond that is diabetes. If it is greater than 110 mg/dl - that makes it pre-diabetes. Your hair fall can be due to common factors like vitamin deficiencies, thyroid etc. You need to get it checked.
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What should be the blood sugar level in pregnancy? I am 20 weeks pregnant. Last month I test my sugar 2 hour after taking 75gm of glucose in empty stomach. It shows 186 mg/dl. So Dr. Told me to take cetapin xr 500. Is it safe? Or should I control through diet? From past 1 week I stop the medicine and my sugar level remain 110-140,1 hour after lunch&dinner. So should I continue the medicine or not?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
What should be the blood sugar level in pregnancy? I am 20 weeks pregnant.
Last month I test my sugar 2 hour after ta...
Hi, If your blood sugar levels are eight now under control even without medication, then you can continue to keep it under control with diet and exercises. But keep testing your blood sugar levels regularly once in 15 days. If the values go beyond the noral range, then consult your physician immediately.
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My father is having constant foot blaze due to diabetes. please suggest good medicine.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My father is having constant foot blaze due to diabetes. please suggest good medicine.
It's due to Diabetic neuropathy... particularly worse when sugar levels are deranged... check his sugar levels ...use lignocaine jelly to apply locally over foot at night...
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Iam. 30 year old a diabetic and bp patient got married 1 month. I have a problem with my pennis I do not know what is happening whenever I wants to enter into the vagina hole of my wife before entering it. My penis releases. Even my penis is not so strong since month I did not brake her virginity. Also m not having much sex desire what goes wrong with me.I am so much worry about this and very much ashamed in front of my wife. Is this is my serious condition. Please help find correct Dr. and medicine. I am from hyderabad.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Iam. 30 year old a diabetic and bp patient got married 1 month. I have a problem with my pennis I do not know what is...
Vegetables that have an aphrodisiac effect on the body, some of which can include eggplant, cucumbers, celery asparagus, carrots and corn. Other vegetables that are also highly recommended in a diet for sexual erectile dysfunction include garlic, avocadoes, tomato, beans, garlic, onions, parsley, spinach, turnips, soybeans, watercress, peppers and leeks.
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I am suffering from thyroid from 1year. I took medicine after that also m gaining weight.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am suffering from thyroid from 1year. I took medicine after that also m gaining weight.
Pay close attention to your food choice. ·        Eat less carbohydrate food sources like chapatti, rice, noodles, pasta, bread etc as they help in gaining weight and storing fat. ·        While having lunch or dinner eat vegetables and dal to fill your stomach rather eating lots of chapattis or rice. ·        Have a healthy breakfast like poha, idli, upma, plain dosa, oats, dalia or khichdi with vegetables. ·        Eat a balance diet including good quality proteins like: fish, lean chicken and eggs. If you are a vegetarian then include skimmed milk, low fat paneer, butter milk, soy bean or soy milk in your diet. ·        Avoid ghee, butter or vanaspati. Prepare your diet with vegetable oil like sunflower, safflower soybean or olive oil. ·        Eat plenty of salads. ·        Eat fresh fruits including apple, orange, pineapple, papaya, sweet lime, berries, guava, watermelon, mask melon etc. ·        Avoid eating outside junk and fried foods like pizza, pasta, roll, burgers, cakes, chocolates and cookies. ·        Have an early dinner. The earlier the better, giving your system more time to digest the food. ·        Avoid cold drinks/alcohol as they add empty calories to your diet. ·        Avoid fat enriched milk products like cheese, sweets, full fat cream etc. ·        Drink 3 liters of water in a day. ·        Try to have less sugar in food and beverages. ·        Try to drink 2 cups of green tea in a day as green tea helps in weight loss by aiding digestion. ·        Avoid red meat like mutton, beef, lamb or pork. ·        Eat sprouts or roasted chana, whenever you feel hungry. Kindly mention your Thyroid profile and revert.
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