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Dr. G.K.Kumar

MD - Anaesthesiology

Anesthesiologist, Chennai

14 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. G.K.Kumar MD - Anaesthesiology Anesthesiologist, Chennai
14 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. G.K.Kumar is a renowned Anesthesiologist in Aakash Hospital, Chennai. Doctor has been a successful Anesthesiologist for the last 14 years. Doctor has completed MD - Anaesthesiology. Doctor is currently associated with Indian Institute of Pain Management in Aakash Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. G.K.Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Anaesthesiology - Madurai Medical College, - 2002
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Sir there was stroked in my left knee, its became pain in back ven of my knee. I massage it with oil. I consult a doctor, docotr drain 60 ml water from knee and give medicine gluserine pluse 30 tablet, syprox-200 20 tablets and fenola-sp 20 tablet and long knee brace for wear to straight the leg for 3 week. But after 14 days I did not feel weel. Please suggest me about my knee problem.

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Sir, you probably had a left knee effusion. After tapping was the fluid sent for analysis? if so with your medical records kindly consult a rheumatologist to find out cause for knee swelling as many are there.
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Hello doctor. I am suffering from foot pain from the last six months. Its getting worse. When I woke up in the morning I can not even walk properly due to foot ache. please help me. Bt one thing is to notice here . D pain is only in d morning when I woke up in d morning. . D pain fades away after I bath. Please help.

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Hello doctor. I am suffering from foot pain from the last six months. Its getting worse. When I woke up in the mornin...
This is a condition know as plantar fasciatis. Check your shoe it should be comfortable and soft, avoid prolong standing, jogging, running etc. Do contras bath treatment at night before going to bed, apply some pain relieving ointment. Do gentle stretching of foot and calf muscles. It will help you.

How to solve my shoulder injury? ant it's difficult to move up and down?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
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Kindly write your age correctly I am sure you are more than 7 months old .Show me X rays of your shoulder. Rule out diabetes & vit.D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Do hot fomentation Any way take IBUPROFEN 200mg OD & SOS x 5days Caldikind plus (Mankind) 1Tab ODx10days You will need other supportive medicines also. Do neck & shoulder exercises It may have to be further investigated Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.

I am a 44 year old guy, since the last few days I am not able to lift even a 3kgs bag (shopping) get pain on my arms & back. I am about 65 kgs and around 5'11" Started getting stomach troubles (indigestion) of late. Please advise me for a good cure. Eating habits are normal (non veg).

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I am a 44 year old guy, since the last few days I am not able to lift even a 3kgs bag (shopping) get pain on my arms ...
Do consult neuro physician and do vitamin d3 zinc and s. Alk. Phosphate test from nabl lab and take appropriate therapy.
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I should to play basketball earlier in my life which lead to so many ankle injuries due to which I had to quit. But in last couple of years my pain of ankles is increasing specially at night and also I have started experiencing pain on my whole feet due to which I continuously twist my feet plus I also keep cracking my fingers almost continuously. Hence my feet and hands both pain severely. What should I do to get rid of my pains?

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I should to play basketball earlier in my life which lead to so many ankle injuries due to which I had to quit. But i...
Your problem is not bodily but psycho-somatic presently. Still you get investigated for gout and rhematoid arthritis. You may pain killers for bodily pains. But if the problem is psycho-somatic you have to take SSRIs with psychological treatment.

Dear sir, This is jaishankar from chennai, I have knee pain for the last 6 months. When I walk in the stairs of my house or in the railway stations I can go fast and I didn't get any pain but now if I walk on the stairs or stations I will walk step by step and every 10/15 steps I should have a knee pain. Still now I didn't get any treatment for this ,can you give me any suggestions or advise in this regards?

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This is jaishankar from chennai, I have knee pain for the last 6 months. When I walk in the stairs of my ho...
Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold).

Hi I am feeling pain in back region when doing all work at home what is reason behind this? reply.

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Hi I am feeling pain in back region when doing all work at home what is reason behind this? reply.
Requires detailed examination and investigation. Preliminary investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d urine r/e x-ray of the affected part. Anyway it may be tried sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back, knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. Make sure that patient is not allergic to any of the medicines that he/she is going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform.

HI, suffering from avn grade 3,is there any treatment to avoid hip replacment and completely heal from this disease without operation with medicine ?

Fellowship in Joint Replacement, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma in Orthopaedics, MBBS
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Dear, At AVN stage 3 hip replacement is only option and neglecting it can worsen your arthritis. I can understand anxiety you must be going through but surgery can really help you. Thanks

Hello doctor, I am suffering from legs and back pain. What I will do to cure from this.

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Hello doctor, I am suffering from legs and back pain. What I will do to cure from this.
: keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise. Back pain. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang asana -- lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core strengthening exercises- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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I have pain in belly from 2 month.

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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Does pain in belly region actually mean pain you abdominal region? because in that case it will be advisable for you to get an opinion from a general surgeon do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.

For e. G I am 25yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?

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For e. G I am 25yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?
Investigations adv: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.
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I am a 49 years old lady. My both hand pains and freezing now a days. What's the solution?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
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I am a 49 years old lady. My both hand pains and freezing now a days. What's the solution?
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. It appears that you have a vascular issue although such symptoms can also be due to nerve affection. I will advise you to get a vascular surgeon consultation initially following which you can again com back to me for a detailed discussion. 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 wife (37) has got joint pains on fingers, toes etc. For last one year. It is severe in the morning. The recent test reveals RA Factor of 242 with high percentage of ESR. Kindly advice a proper treatment programme for her.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
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Hi, Thanks for your query. I am Dr Akshay from Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. In my opinion there is only one way of managing any inflammatory arthritis and that is find out a good rheumatologist and stay in regular touch with him. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena

I am 23 years old man and I have backache from last 2 month what should I do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
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I am 23 years old man and I have backache from last 2 month what should I do?
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take Do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days,then contact me again.

I am 35 years old and someday I am having backache in upper region and gradually it slows down. What could be the reason?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
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Backache is the commonest ailment. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days you will need other supportive medicines also. Take multivitamins & other antioxidants along with. Do back (spine) exercises make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore.

I have fever. Yesterday it reached 102 at night. But fingers are paining. I am not experiencing any joint pain.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
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I have fever. Yesterday it reached 102 at night. But fingers are paining. I am not experiencing any joint pain.
You may try complete bed rest, plenty of liquid intake, proper home food and paracetamol tablets like Crocin 500 mg 3 times a day for 2-3 days. If no relief see a General Physician for clinical examinatin, related investigations, diagnosis and treatment.
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I have back pain since longtime.

Mch orthopaedic, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist
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The first step is to ensure that he maintain an appropriate posture while working on the desk. Take frequent stretch breaks and drink lots of water. Discontinue using pillow while sleeping straight. Do not lift heavy objects, especially after bending down. Eat a healthy wholesome meal which should satisfy his minerals and proteins requirement. The most essential and long lasting remedy is exercises. Get an xray done to rule out any inflammatory pathology.

I am male 61 yrs. About 4 yrs back, while playing, my right leg knee got jhatka, since then it has not been bending completely behind. If I tried to bend, I get great/ severe pain due to which I could not go fir ti. I shown to doctors, after x ray, city scan (may be spelling wrong) doctor advised me that my knee joint bones have gisgaya. I have to go for operation, which I dont not like, as I am at 61 means reverse age counting stage. Please now I can not keep my leg straight or fold even for 15 minutes, every time I have to move it. Please advise me for betterment. And for what I have to go for.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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Most probably you would need arthroscopic knee surgery. It is a very safe procedure in our hands with uniformly good results. We have very good well equipped center in delhi. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore it lest it become beginning of a bigger problem. Consult.

I am 60 years old Please suggest best hospital or doctor for stem cell treatment of knee arthritis in india or other alternate treatments except knee replacement surgery.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist
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I am 60 years old Please  suggest best hospital or doctor for stem cell treatment of knee arthritis in india or other...
Stem cell therapy for knee is still under trial. Not available in India. Other treatment is Platelet rich Plasma injection.
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Hi I am Biraju. I have back pain last two weeks. I used some pain relief medicine but still I didn't get any relief. please tell me what should I do. please give any suggestions. Thanks.

DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Hi I am Biraju. I have back pain last two weeks. I used some pain relief medicine but still I didn't get any relief. ...
go for ayurvedic medicines & therapy like massage ,steam , pinda swedan 1) Do massage with warm sesame oil or suitable oil for 15 min., afterwards take hot fomentation for 10 min. 2) Start natural calcium supplement. 3) Do regular stretching exercise 4) In yoga DO BHUJANGASAN, HALASAN & SURYANAMASKAR. LIFE-STYLE CORRECTION 1) Correct your sitting posture. 2) Take small pillow or back rest for lower back. 3) Foot should rest to floor easily. 4) Take small break after 1 hr & walk few steps. 5) Do neck & upper back extension, give feedback after 4 days.
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