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Dr. Devakanthan

General Physician, Chennai

Dr. Devakanthan General Physician, Chennai
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Devakanthan is a renowned General Physician in Mylapore, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr. Devakanthan@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Devakanthan on Lybrate.com.

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I have always fever. stomach ache and abdominal pain. Also can't take proper breath lack of air in my class etc.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Banaskantha
I have always fever. stomach ache and abdominal pain. Also can't take proper breath lack of air in my class etc.
Dear Lybrate user, Its important to know that 98. 6F is normal body temprature how could you consider its as febril condition. Your information is not sufficient to Doagnose and prescribe treatment. You can consult me personally on Lybrate app or any Nearest Ayurveda Physician for line of tretment.
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I have some pain in my stomach. .I don't know about the problem. The pain is from 4 days .tell me the reason.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
I have some pain in my stomach.
.I don't know about the problem. The pain is from 4 days .tell me the reason.
Hello this is one type of indigestion do as follow: * take ajvayan & jeera 1 tsp each after each meal * take ginger & turmeric before food * take hot water * quantity is much important, assume 4 part of your appetite & take food only 3 part of it * avoid day sleep, stress, night awaking * start excersice. I need detailed history for better solution & medicine, you can cunsult me later on.
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Hi, Daily i am suffering from high blood pressure and gas problem. What can i do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hi, Daily i am suffering from high blood pressure and gas problem.
What can i do?
Hi, ayurveda has great treatments for gas problem and blood pressure. You can go for the most effective panchkarma therapies named basti for gas problem and shirodhara for blood pressure. For now, you can have ramdev baba's mukta vati for high bp and tablet gasex of himalaya for gas problem.
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My husband is 37 and he is having uric acid now as 9.3 two months before it was 8.44 he took ziloric tablet after one month's check up his reading was 5.4 he stopped zoric. Yesterday he got severe pain left side of stomach and was taken to doctor. Did blood and urine tests everything was normal except uric acid it is 9.3 what to do now any problem with him anything serious.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
riya, nothing to worry at all, take tab febutaz 1tab od for 15 days, avoid protein diet, milk and its product, paneer, cheese, non veg etc.drink 3-4 liter of water daily, morning walk for 1 hr daily, it will help you. Thanks
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Tel me sir. How to increase sex power. But only with diet. Tell me that foods. Which are really helpful.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Tel me sir. How to increase sex power. But only with diet. Tell me that foods. Which are really helpful.
Dear lybrate user, you can try a home therapy to boost your sexual performance. Soak 4-5 dry dates (khurma khajur) in a cup of lukewarm milk before going to bed daily. On waking up next morning eat those soaked dry dates & discard the milk. Repeat the process daily. This therapy often gives effective result within 15 days.
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MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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I am 18 years old. I am addicted to junk food. I am having stomach pain and having acidity.please help me

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 18 years old. I am addicted to junk food. I am having stomach pain and having acidity.please help me
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds and take a course of tablet metrogyl 400 mg 1-1-1 for five days
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My son age is12 when ever /what ever he eat food or etc he goes to wash room fr 3/4 times. What is the problem n treatment. Is it related to gastro problem. Also his hairs r getting grey. His weight is approx 20 kg he is not growing properly. All test blood test whole abortion ct scan done all clear little 3tiny stones in kidney. For that given medicine neeri from then no pain. Then why he is not well n go at washroom. Please do advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
My son age is12 when ever /what ever he eat food or etc he goes to wash room fr 3/4 times. What is the problem n trea...
Hi Mr. Sunny Your son is suffering from problem of improper assimilation of food due to gastro-intestinal problems. And this is responsible for his frequent stools because the stomach and intestines are not able digest and assimilate the food properly leading to weakness and all associated problems. As per my experience these children are usually physically lazy and mentally irritable but variations might occur. Kidney stones are not at all responsible for his problems. Treatment of this problem is possible with holistic homoeopathic medicines and after treating many cases I can tell you that it usually takes 3-4 mnths for the complete cure of problem and improvement is usually seen in first 15 days itself. You need to consult a good homoeopath for this or you can consult me over here or on person as you are in Delhi itself.
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Today I was feeling so hot when I took shower with a cold water something happens to me like I was about to fainted and alot of headache its alot of pain in d side of brain what has been happen can you tell me doctor my just whole body was shivered.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Today I was feeling so hot when I took shower with a cold water something happens to me like I was about to fainted a...
Please always start bath with putting some water on lower limbs, never put cold or hot water directly on head it may be syncopal attack don't worry, be relaxed have some rest, take some coffee or tea if you develop fever, pl take tab crocin advanced and reconsult on lybrate.
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Hi. I do not feel fresh and cool in morning after getting up? It makes me tired in afternoon time which affect my job badly?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
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I do not feel fresh and cool in morning after getting up?
It makes me tired in afternoon time which affect my job...
It may be due to inadequate sleep. You should have 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night to remain healthy. Avoid stress/strain/anxiety/late night.
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I am suffering from fever from last week I thought it will be OK by tablets but its not ok what to do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from fever from last week I thought it will be OK by tablets but its not ok what to do.
Follow health advises given below: Measure your temperature and tell me reading 1. Avoid exertion 2. Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg after food (If No Drug Allergy) as and when required for fever more than 99 f (maximum 3 tablets with gap of 8 hr can be taken in a day) for 3 days 3. Lot of fluids to be taken 4. Take proper diet homemade food like moong dal dalia, chapati etc. 4. Avoid wearing synthetic and tight cloths. Get CBC checked and review with reports consult physician/me for further management and let me know what medicines you were taking and also tell me if you are having other symptoms like cough/ throat pain/ burning urine/ stomach pain so that we can confirm cause of fever.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Food poisoning with rice dishes

Staph and Bacillus cereus can cause acute food poisoning within 6 hours of ingestion of food. B. Cereus is likely when rice is the culprit.
B. Cereus is able to persist in food processing environments due to its ability to survive at extreme temperatures as well as its ability to form biofilms and spores.
B. Cereus has been recovered from a wide range of foods, including rice, dairy products, spices, bean sprouts and other vegetables.
Fried rice is an important cause of emetic?type food poisoning associated with B. Cereus.
The organism is frequently present in uncooked rice, and heat?resistant spores may survive cooking.
Cooked rice subsequently at room temperature can allow vegetative forms to multiply, and the heat-stable toxin that is produced can survive brief heating such as stir frying
Two distinct types of toxin-mediated food poisoning are caused by B. Cereus, characterized by either diarrhea or vomiting, depending on which toxin is involved. The diarrheal toxin is produced by vegetative cells in the small intestine after ingestion of either bacilli or spores. The emetic toxin is ingested directly from contaminated food. Both toxins cause disease within 24 hours of ingestion.
The emetic syndrome is caused by direct ingestion of the toxin.
The number of viable spores and vegetative bacteria that produce diarrheal toxin is reduced by heating, although spores associated with emetic toxin are capable of surviving heat processing.
Cereulide is heat stable and resistant to gastric conditions.
The ingested toxin itself may therefore cause disease despite sufficient heating to kill B. Cereus.
The emetic syndrome is characterized by abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting. Diarrhea also occurs in about one?third of individuals. Symptom onset is usually within 1 to 5 hours of ingestion, but it can also occur within half an hour and up to six hours after ingestion of contaminated food.
Symptoms usually resolve in 6 to 24 hours.
Rice?based dishes in particular have been implicated in emetic toxin mediated disease, usually as a result of cooling fried rice dishes overnight at room temperature followed by reheating the next day.
The infective dose of cereulide required to cause symptoms is 8 to 10 micrograms per kilogram of body weight.
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An recent ultrasound revealed that I had bipolar polycystic ovaries. Does this syndrome cause weight gain? If it does how can I lose weight? My menstrual cycle is regular.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
An recent ultrasound revealed that I had bipolar polycystic ovaries. Does this syndrome cause weight gain? If it does...
Hi Kavya, if you have polycystic ovarian disease, you are prone for weight gain. You should have healthy lifestyle. Like exercise daily for 40min. Diet rich in antioxidants, protein, amino acids. Avoid bakery products, sweet, potato, rice.
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Hello doctors, I have problem. I am not getting sleep at night is am suffering from any disease.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
Hello doctors, I have problem. I am not getting sleep at night is am suffering from any disease.
Simple ways for a restful sleep 1.Cut down on caffeine: Caffeine drinkers may find it harder to fall asleep. Even a single cup of coffee in the morning may lead to a sleepless night. Caffeine blocks the effects of adenosine, a neurotransmitter thought to promote sleep. Caffeine can also interrupt sleep by increasing the need to urinate during the night. Because caffeine withdrawal can cause headaches, irritability, and extreme fatigue, it may be easier to cut back gradually rather than to go cold turkey. Those who can’t or don’t want to give up caffeine should avoid it after 2 p.m. Or noon if they are especially caffeine–sensitive. 2.Stop smoking or chewing tobacco: Nicotine is a central nervous system stimulant that can cause insomnia. If you continue to use tobacco, avoid smoking or chewing it for at least one to two hours before bedtime. 3.Limit alcohol intake: Alcohol depresses the nervous system, so a nightcap may seem to help some people fall asleep. Alcohol suppresses REM sleep, and the soporific effects disappear after a few hours. Alcohol also worsens snoring and other sleep breathing problems. 4. Worry and stress causes sleeplessness. Find out what hurts you and resolve the issue.
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I am 35 yrs. having nervous problem. To strength the nerve pls give tablet. Depsol plus strengthen the nerve? OR it only for sleeping tab. Pls answer.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am 35 yrs. having nervous problem. To strength the nerve pls give tablet. Depsol plus strengthen the nerve? OR it o...
Depsol plus is for depression and anxiety to strengthen our nervous system please sleep early and wake up early do regular exercise yoga and pranayam daily do meditation regularly. Must avoid excess thinking avoid negative thoughts keep your mind relaxed keep your self busy take saraswatarishta 15 ml twice daily with water badam pak 1tsf 2 times with milk all for 3 months minimum.
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MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Aurangabad
Ear wax is a commonly seen condition. Some individuals have a tendency to wax built up in their ears. It is not related to your personal hygiene. The Q tips or the ear buds , only push the dry impacted wax deeper in the ear canal and do not help in removal of wax . They should not be used to remove the wax from the ear.
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My mother: she is actually 50years and suffering from heart running and got high blood pressure doctor has advised her to take telma it has controlled her but how far she has to take this medicine is there no solution to become properly good health.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother: she is actually 50years and suffering from heart running and got high blood pressure doctor has advised he...
Hello, few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home.
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I have back bone problem specially in middle but it is sometime very low and some time very light. Some time look like all is fine little bit in all bone but in middle always stable. I can play every game but I m not satisfied. This problem began since 2013 when one night night fall came since that time it has began my xray is fine.

DNB (Orthopedics), M Ch. Ortho, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have back bone problem specially in middle but it is sometime very low and some time very light. Some time look lik...
You need to get MRI of your lumbar spine done Meanwhile take pain killers, vitamin D supplememt and go to some physio center and do heat therapy and back exercises
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