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Dr. Hema

Rheumatologist, Chennai

350 at clinic
Dr. Hema Rheumatologist, 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. Hema is a trusted Rheumatologist in Triplicane, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Sakthi hospital in Triplicane, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hema on Lybrate.com.

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Hello, I'm 22 years old male and I'm facing knee pain since last 2 months please tell me what should I do for it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Hello,
I'm 22 years old male and I'm facing knee pain since last 2 months please tell me what should I do for it?
. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening. Warm mustard oil or sesame oil (1 teaspoon) with 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and 1 tsp of ajwain (carom) seeds until it roasts to a reddish brown colour. Ensure that it does not get burned. Massage this oil on your affected areas. After that do hot fomentation with salt potli (bag. For dry fomentation of the affected joints, take a cloth and fold it into four, fill it with hot and sand make a potli (bag) out of it. Use this bundle for the fomentation of different joints. This is very helpful in reducing pain and swelling.
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My mother is suffering from knee pain for the last three years or so. What should you suggest me on an economical basis?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My mother is suffering from knee pain for the last three years or so. What should you suggest me on an economical basis?
Do take ift and vacuum therapy physiotherapy treatment for 12 days followed by static quadriceps exercise from neuro physiotherapist best wishes.
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I have red eyes and my hand is broken, my leg is paining and my ankle is fractured and my knee ligaments are broken and my mouth is smelling. what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have red eyes and my hand is broken, my leg is paining and my ankle is fractured and my knee ligaments are broken a...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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(1) iam 20 years old I have sever leg pains. What should I do? (2) hair loss and white hair how can I stop.

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Vadodara
Hello there are so many cause for leg pain. Check your vit b 12 report take good diet high with protein & calcium. Take ors liquid & drink more water due dehydration in summer also cause leg pain. You can take homoeopathy medicine for leg cramps & pain. Hair problem start homoeopathy treatment. Consult privately.
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Hair I am devi shingh rathore I am suffering from knee pain From 16years ago please guide me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hair I am devi shingh rathore I am suffering from knee pain From 16years ago please guide me.
Homoeopathic medicine ADEL-4 Drop ( ADEL) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 time daily HAEMOCAL ( SBL) Chew 4 tab 3 times daily Report after 30 days.
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Ayurvedic Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Ayurvedic Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which the body recognizes the body's own system as foreign and produces an inflammatory reaction. The synovium which is the space between the bones and the joints and contains a lubricating fluid which allows easy movement of the joints.

Inflammation of this space leads to painful, swollen joints that can also turn red and become stiff over a period of time. The joint surfaces can gradually progresses to produce deformities (the swan-neck deformity of the hand for instance) and disability.

Because it is an autoimmune disorder, the exact etiology is not known but lifestyle, stress, cold weather are supposedly predisposing factors. That being the case, it is not surprising that Ayurveda has a variety of options, both in terms of do's and don't's to manage rheumatoid arthritis - both the severity of symptoms and further progression of the disease.

Do's: A well-planned diet will help by supporting optimal functioning of the immune system and nourish the affected joints.

  1. People diagnosed with RA should follow a diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables. Drumsticks, bitter gourd, carrot, papaya, green leafy vegetables, cabbage, etc., reduce inflammation and hyperactivity of the immune system. The antioxidant properties in these neutralize the free radicals circulating in the body (responsible for increasing inflammation). This helps control the longstanding inflammation of the joints
  2. It is also advisable to eat them as whole fruits and not as juices. The fiber in the whole fruits helps digestion
  3. Sprinkle pepper powder over cooling food items like cucumber and radish
  4. Include garlic which is an excellent remedy for RA, can be mixed with buttermilk
  5. Whole grains such as wheat, brown rice, millet, barley are beneficial for RA, their high fiber content helps in proper digestion and promotes regular bowel movements
  6. Honey mixed with water
  7. Drink boiled milk to which dry ginger powder is added; this can replace tea and coffee
  8. Milk mixed with turmeric powder is also helpful in controlling inflammation
  9. Work at reducing weight

Don'ts: In addition to adding the above to your diet, there are some things to avoid, which can worsen symptoms of inflammation.

  1. Avoid overall unhealthy and irregular diet habits which affects the immune system and aggravates symptoms
  2. Avoid sleeping during daytime and staying awake at nights
  3. Avoid deep fried foods and fermented food items
  4. Given its autoimmune nature, it is better to avoid regular allergy-inducing foods like dairy products, soy, peanuts, processed foods, artificial additives, etc. These could trigger an enhanced allergic reaction.
  5. Avoid alcohol, tobacco
  6. Avoid tea and coffee and other caffeinated drinks

With simple daily food habit and lifestyle changes, the severity of RA can be managed effectively.

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My aunty is 55 years of old and having a problem in leg knees. I consulted some doctors they prescribed for surgery. Is there any other solution. RegardsRohit keshri.

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Guwahati
My aunty is 55 years of old and having a problem in leg knees. I consulted some doctors they prescribed for surgery. ...
Hi, by what you wrote, I guess your aunt has knee arthritis for which doctors have advised surgery. If the condition is chronic then surgery is required, but if it is not, then it can be managed by physiotherapy. But, remember, it can only be controlled, can't be healed completely, even after surgery, physiotherapy will be required. So consult personally with few more orthopaedician and physiotherapist in your city and get 2-3 opinions before deciding about surgery.
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1. I am 50 years Old Male. Some times getting Knee pain. What to do? Pl advice 2. My wife aged 40, working as teacher, s getting legs pain and the nerves in the leg are visible like knots. What treatment to be taken. Pl advice.

MD, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Vadodara
1. I am 50 years Old Male. Some times getting Knee pain. What to do? Pl advice
2. My wife aged 40, working as teacher...
For your knee pain, pl visit www.deeppainvadodara.com For knee joint take private chat and knee package. For your wife, It could be varicose vain. Ask her to wear stockings & should not stand more time. Keep pillow below legs while sleeping will help her Consult vascular surgeon for the same.
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I am suffering from pain in my left knee during night from 6 months. I do not consult any doctor yet and also do not take any medicines.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I am suffering from pain in my left knee during night from 6 months. I do not consult any doctor yet and also do not ...
use knee caps. It's due to difficiancy of calcium vitamines end minirales. You are so young do arobic excersices cycling will be best for you. Atlist 10 km. cycling daily on road not in gym. Take calcium tablet 1 daily in night after dinner with milk for 3 to six month. Feedback to me. send improment report.Dr. Take
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There is enough pain in my knee from 3 months what should I do. And what what control should I make in my meal.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
There is enough pain in my knee from 3 months what should I do. And what what control should I make in my meal.
Gentle massage over knees with lukewarm herbal pain relieving oils daily for about 15-20 minutes and hot fomentation afterwards will greatly help in subsiding the pain. These procedures would give strength to your knee and reduce the pain and stiffness. Regular oiling the joint will improve the lubrication also. Use knee caps over the joints and avoid over exertion of the joint. This will greatly help.
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Hi sir/madam. I am 24 years female. I have gained weight suddenly over 8 kgs n I haven't had periods for 2 months n feeling insomnia. I have more hairfall n pimples on my face after I gained weight. Can you suggest me what to do to overcome all those. Pls sir/maam.

MD - Dermatology, DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
Hi sir/madam. I am 24 years female. I have gained weight suddenly over 8 kgs n I haven't had periods for 2 months n f...
Hello as per information, provided by you, it seems that you are suffering from hormonal issue like insulin resistance or polycystic ovarian syndrome etc better is to get yourself investigated first. This ll help in confirming diagnosis and decide treatment accordingly. So. Consult dermatologist in person to further work up.
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I have pain in my feet base after walking or standing for long time. What is the reason and what are the things I should do to avoid this. Also my knees front and back also pain. Do I need to take medications or exercises are enough to make my legs stronger.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have pain in my feet base after walking or standing for long time. What is the reason and what are the things I sho...
It so happens while standing for a long time. Homoeo- care: arnica mnt 200 x 1, morng 5 drps ledum pal 200 x1" noon" lathyrus 200 x1" evng" avoide cold intake.
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BHMS
Homeopath, Purulia
For years Gout had been reffered as a rich man’s disease. Not any more. Gout is a man’s disease. It occurs about 90% more in men than in women.

An attack of gout occurs when excess uric acid is deposited in a joint and forms crystals. The joint treats these crystals as foreign invaders. To fight the invaders, the joint sounds out signals that it needs help. The body makes more white blood cells, which are delivered to the joint through the blood stream. These white cells release chemicals that cause inflammation, swelling and pain.

Uric acid results when purines, a group of chemicals present in all body tissues and many foods, are broken down. It has no useful function in the human body.

Normally, uric acid is excreted in the urine. This keeps blood levels low. But some men have inherited a metabolic glitch that allows too much uric acid to build up in the blood. Ninety percent of the time the build-up occurs because the kidneys don’t excrete enough uric acid. But sometimes the body just produces too much of the pesky chemical.

As the most common type of inflammatory arthritis, gout is often overlooked as a serious disease. In fact, 7 in 10 adults don’t know that gout is a form of arthritis. Gout is associated with other serious conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, insulin resistance and blood lipid issues, which are dangerous and can potentially become life-threatening. Gout is an extremely painful disease, yet just one in five think of gout as a “serious” condition.

While gout can affect a number of joints, it most commonly affects the big toe. Consumption of alcoholic beverages – particularly beer – has been linked to gout flares. While people who don’t drink beer can still get gout, studies have shown that those who do drink beer are more likely to suffer from attacks.

There are a number of factors that can contribute to gout attacks, including high uric acid levels greater than 6 mg/dL and consumption of alcohol. Taking steps like getting your uric acid levels checked regularly and avoiding trigger foods and drinks, like red meat and alcohol, can help to reduce future attacks.

Certain foods – including shellfish, like lobster – have been linked to an increase in gout flares. As part of a low-purine diet, patients are encouraged to include more foods such as low-fat or non-fat dairy products, fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, nuts and grains. Keeping the body well hydrated, helps your kidneys excrete the excess Uric acid secreted.

While allopathic medicine only prescribes pain killers it does not get down to the root cause.
Homeopathy works well here. It gets to the root cause and helps you bounce back to good health. A thorough case taking by a homeopath is necessary to arrive at the right remedy. Some of the remedies that work for gout are
Urtica urens, Aurum muriaticum natronatum, Solidago, Coccus cacti, Acidum flouricum, Actaea spicata,China officinalis, Caullophyllum, Bryonia alba, Benzoicum acidum, Kalium iodatum.Kali bromicum, Rhus tox
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I was in hospital for one knee tkr . I have got an" impending bedsore" what treatment can be done at home.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query. I am dr akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. That' s not good to hear, but you can do following things: 1) to turn in bed every 2 hours and not allow pressure to stay at one particular point for a long time 2) use of air mattress at home 3) high protein diet 4) there is a dressing which comes from smith & nephew which is very useful for this. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi
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I am 52 years of age working in Govt service, I am suffering from insomnia for the last one decade, now I am taking clonazepam 0.5 MG tablet every night. Is it healthy or you suggest any other alternatives G. Vidyasagar Hyderabad.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, These are some instructions & methods for good sleep: • Frequent oil massage of head with oil relax your mind and enhances sleep. You can also do foot massage daily it destress you. * Eat food with a bowl of curd and after that off the light and go to sleep because after eating meal our brain become relax and sleep comes. • Drink a glass of milk at night daily. * Avoid the excess use of laptop and phone during night. They also cause sleeplessness. • Do not take caffeine, tea & alcohol in excess and these are stimulant,(activate) your brain result in lack of sleep. • Avoid drinking alcohol & smoking. • Do not take stress. Do meditation and long breathing pranayams to relax the mind.
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My triglyceride is around 450. And also I have uric acid around 8. Twice I have gout attack. My age is 36 years. FBS is 100 and PP is 115. Total cholesterol is within 200. Please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My triglyceride is around 450. And also I have uric acid around 8. Twice I have gout attack. My age is 36 years. FBS ...
ok.you can take bencid 500mg once a day. tab. zyloric 100 mg once a day. cap. ecosprin gold-20 once at night. for 30 days. and tab. naprosyn 500 mg sos. Avoid bad habits .Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed.
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At the morning at the time of getting up from the bed I found there is a pain from my knee to toe specially all the joints for what it is happening.?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
At the morning at the time of getting up from the bed I found there is a pain from my knee to toe specially all the j...
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part. 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 Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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My mom knee is paining since 6 months we have done x-ray but doctor sai nothing is there but still it pain a lot what should she do in order to get rid of that pain.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
My mom knee is paining since 6 months we have done x-ray but doctor sai nothing is there but still it pain a lot what...
Hi! don't be panic it's because of age factor .use ice. Packs for 5 min and tell her to do knee strengthen exercises once pain subsides .take calcium tab every day one for one month.
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