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Dr. J V Mahendran

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

Dr. J V Mahendran Neurosurgeon, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. J V Mahendran is a renowned Neurosurgeon in Saligramam, Chennai. You can visit him at Sooriya Hospital in Saligramam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. J V Mahendran on Lybrate.com.

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Dear doctor, I am 35 yrs old woman. I have frequent swelling n pain inside the cheek on left side which goes n comes back. Now I have sm throbbing sensation on the left side of my head little above the temple area. I have thyroid nodules n anti tpo 654 but thyroid cmes normal tsh 5: 35 please help. I am taking pain killer almost every alternate day. Have migraine for last 10 yrs.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Dear doctor, I am 35 yrs old woman. I have frequent swelling n pain inside the cheek on left side which goes n comes ...
Pain and swelling inside cheek may have many reason like any injury/ mouth ulcer Pain arising from teeth/ gum any infection inside Frontal sinusitis Any Ear problem/ referred pain from ear You need oral cavity examination so consult ENT doctor/ Dentist Get your USG Thyroid done and review with reports
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Sir or mam if we have unwanted fat in face this indicate a paralysis or bell palsy.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Sir or mam if we have unwanted fat in face this indicate a paralysis or bell palsy.
Facial fat in normal people is caused by 1) poor diet with unbalanced nutrition like eating fatty foods carbohydrates salt with less of vitamins 2) dehydration causes face to retain fat 3) alcohol will cause dehydration too. 4) low thyroid levels with weight gain is also responsible 5) genetics like having broad face in family with double chin. Facial paralysis is due to facial nerve damage mainly or from any head injury or head tumour causes symptoms of facial pain, headache difficulty talking, eating, drinking due to muscle twitching. Difficultly closing eye leading to tearing and eye damage, blowing air occur on side. Facial puffiness is not associated in most cases, checking for kidney functions is essential to rule out renal cause.
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Hi my mother have some problem have acidity in summer season and my mother face low bp problem or both leg bejyni hoti my mother's feel krti unki body m jaan ni humesa thaki thaki sa mhsus hotaa hai please help me any home remedy please.

Diploma in Naturopathy, B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Give her ample of energetic home made drinks. Like shikanji shakes lassiand also tab geriforte. Helps. Alot. In such.
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What Is Asperger's Syndrome?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
What Is Asperger's Syndrome?

Asperger's Syndrome has recently come under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This syndrome usually affects the social skills of the patient, most heavily. The patient may seem normal and even intelligent at first glance. But on closer interaction, several social skill problems will come to the fore including an obsessive focus on certain topics and issues. Repetitive behaviour is also a part of this disease.

Let us find out more about Asperger's Syndrome:

  • Symptoms: The symptoms usually begin to show up early on in one's childhood. The patient will not be able to make eye contact while speaking with others. Also, a perfectly normal person may seem inordinately shy and reserved during social interactions. This awkwardness may come to the fore in the form of looking for expression cues on other people's faces and even the body language. The patient may not be a very happy and lively soul, with hardly a smile to crack at the funniest of jokes. The lack of emotions or the emotionally numb state is also a major giveaway of the condition. Other symptoms may include a strong aversion towards change in food habits and routine.
  • Diagnosis: The diagnosis is usually done by mental health specialists like a developmental paediatrician, a psychiatrist, a psychologist or even a paediatric neurologist. These specialists can put the child through a variety of tests that will study the neurological health as well as the speech and emotional behaviour of the child.
  • Educating the Parent: Once the diagnosis has been done, the parents of the patient will have to appraised of the condition and its implications. The symptoms and treatment will have to be duly discussed even as the parents are put through training and therapy to learn techniques with which they can help the child in progressing along more normal lines. The therapy will also help the parents deal with the challenge of living with someone suffering from this condition.
  • Treatment: There are varied forms of treatment that aim at fixing the specific areas and symptoms that the patient is learning to live with. Social skills training, speech and language therapy, CBT or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and other forms of treatment can help the child overcome many symptoms that come from this condition.

In the course of the treatment, it is important for the child, parent and therapist concerned to realise that there is no single approach that can be applied to all patients suffering from Asperger's Syndrome. Individual care and therapy will be required for individual cases. At the same time, most of the skills will need to be repeated at home so that the child takes them more seriously.

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Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache problem!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache ...
Common symptoms of migraine include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia (increase of headache in sunlight or noise). Medicines such as propranolol and topiramate can reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Music therapy for epilepsy

The study says in conjunction with traditional treatment, music may be used as a novel intervention to help prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. It's been found significantly higher levels of brain wave activity in participants when they were listening to music and it's synchronised more with the music expecially in the temporal lobe than in people without epilepsy
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I am 68 years old. I feel a sensation and mild numbness under the right big toe, though I can move all toes and walk comfortably.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 68 years old. I feel a sensation and mild numbness under the right big toe, though I can move all toes and walk ...
It might be of nerve or vascular deficit as you being diabetic it is wholly referred as diabetic neuropathy do consult neuro physiotherapist or neuro physician.
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I am a female 49 years old. My pressure is always 140/80 -180/90. I was given to understand that my pressure is due to my thyroid (Hypothyroid). My right hand fingers except the little finger is numb and cramped. What should I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a female 49 years old. My pressure is always 140/80 -180/90. I was given to understand that my pressure is due t...
Agnesji, I am not aware if hypothyroidism increases blood pressure. Your blood pressure particularly systolic seems to be varying quite a bit, it is not good. Appropriate medication should settle it. Ideally on treatment bp should 130 / 80 mm hg, altering present drugs or adding some new compound should be able to help in reducing the systolic pressure. You also control hypothyroidism effectively (maintaining tsh between 3 to 4 milli units/ml). That will help in over all well being.
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I am 35 year and I am surfing from TIA from last 3 months and all reports will be normal .Time four five days my right hand , right leg and tung not working properly.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
If you had a Tia 3 months back, it looks like your are having a stroke ( blocked blood supply to the brain). Please consult a physician or neurologist immediately. Since you have developed this, at such a young age, the cause for it also has to be found out, or else you might have an attack again.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer�s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

Diploma in Hospital Administration, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
For Alzheimer, you eat things from these 10 food groups: • Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week • Other vegetables: At least one a day • Nuts: Five servings a week • Berries: Two or more servings a week • Beans: At least three servings a week • Whole grains: Three or more servings a day • Fish: Once a week • Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week • Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. • Wine: One glass a day You avoid: • Red meat: Less than four servings a week • Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily • Cheese: Less than one serving a week • Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week • Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week
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I am having a migraine problem. I get severe headaches frequently and they take time upto 24 hrs to get finished. They are really painful and pain killers act to help me relief. What to do? Also I have a really high dehydration problem? I feel thirsty every 5 min.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am having a migraine problem. I get severe headaches frequently and they take time upto 24 hrs to get finished. The...
Hello..... Migraine is not a big problem.. It only needs some precautions and proper medicine... Please start regular walk or yoga.. It will give relaxation to back muscles which lower risk of migraine.......... Whenever you do some work try to take few mins rest between it........ Drink lots of water to deal with dehydration.... You can taje juices or fresh fruits or green tea......... For medicine you can consult me........ Good luck........
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I have been feeling my body shaking/unsteady while I am sitting on chair or standing or walking constantly. But feel relaxed if I sit on floor leaning against something or lying in a cool place. It increases in heat atmospher and in empty stomach or any stress.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. These may be some kind of tremors or dystonia, the best way is to consult a neurophysician, maybe get some relevant investigations done and then management can proceed from there on. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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What is the most effective medicine for get rid of obesity without any side effect? I'm a patient of migraine.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ghaziabad
No medication is very effective for obesity. It is better to consult a physician for your weight problem. As there are lots of factor which can increase weight, for example many hormonal problems can also increase weight. Some times even the medication taken for migraine can also increase the weight.
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History of stiffening followed by clonic movement whole body, 3 episode till now last for 20 min with loss of consciousness. Please advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Dear , this is an epileptic fit. Since it has happened thrice, the patient must be put on anti-epileptic drug at the earliest. Consult a physician/neurologist at the earliest.
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I am feeling numbness and pain my left toe on edge of toe from little finger to heel,& same in my left palm, please suggest what should I do ?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am feeling numbness and pain my left toe on edge of toe from little finger to heel,& same in my left palm, please s...
Apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha yograj guggul 1-1 twice a day after lunch and dinner. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Avoid tea. Coffee. Junk food. Spicy food. Fermented food. Take green vegetables. Drink juice. Eat fruits. Drink 7-8 glass of water in a day. Take 7 hours sleep minimum. Do pranayama early morning. Walk for minimum 30 minutes in a day. For further detail contact me in private.
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1. I am 38 years old male working as Program Manager in an IT company. 2. I have chronic headache since my teenage. 3. Initially headache used to happen the moment I used to wake up and feel some cold sensation in head. Seemed like sinus headache. Did some sut neti and it helped. 4. Later in college it used to happen almost every evening. Severe throbbing pain, as if it’s being hammered inside. I had to sit idle, pressing my jaw pressed. Used to take disprin/crocin/dolo almost daily. 5. In 2001, Got an MRI done. Nothing came out. Have been living with headache as regular routine 6. In 2005, I had an episode of mild depression and got treated at NIMHANS. I was told that I have migraine and mild depression. 7. I was on level 10 mg for 2 years and then I left. 8. Headache continued at least 3 times a week. Oil massage and Dolo helped. 9. Got another episode of depression and anxiety in 2010 10. Continued on Subrabenz 0.25 and Feliz s 15 mg for 3 years. 11. Quit medicine with doc consultation for 2 months. 12. Started again the anxiety medicine Feliz S PLUS 13. Getting headache daily for last 5 days. I am tired with this routine and it is badly impacting my productivity at work. I need support for a structured treatment and get rid of it. Please help.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
1. I am 38 years old male working as Program Manager in an IT company.
2. I have chronic headache since my teenage.
3...
ok u will be helped. make some changes in ur life style 1. no alcohol 2/ reduce wt if over wt 3.no smoking 4. diet- less sugar ghee butter, take mix of vegetable oils- like mustard , til and olive oil.take more fruits and vegetables, take some dry fruits- almond /wall nut. no spicy / fried / junk /processed food.take simple bland diet 5. engage in some physical activity- 30 mts morning walk daily 6. do some deep breathing exercise. for 10 mts at least for the time being continue the medicine u r taking do the above u will be much much better. try for 15 days and report on private chat good luck
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I have pain in my right lower back hip and running through thighs to foot and feel pinching burning pain and numbness in little finger finger.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
I have pain in my right lower back hip and running through thighs to foot and feel pinching burning pain and numbness...
Dear lybrate-user, the pattern of pain you r telling cud be of sciatica. But no worries ayuvreda and panchakarma has remedy for you. Get a mri done to pin point the cause and site of pain. Meanwhile go for ayurveda's panchkarma therapy - we have many option for you - kati basti (specialised panchakarma procedure for backpains), localised massgae with herbal oils, localised medicated steam, pottali massage. Continue these procedures for atleast 15 days. Regular oiling of the joint will improve the lubrication also. These procedures will relax your back muscles and give strength to your nerves and muscles of back. Also start some yogic exercises - tadasana, dhanurasan, halasana along with these therapies. This will greatly help. Please avoid pushing / pulling heavy objects, long sittings, long two-wheeler drives. Although some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. Please update with your valuable feedback after 15 days.\
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My son is 12 years old, last 3 years he has been diagnosed with migraine, he had treatment from a neurologist for around a year, yielding no good results, then he was given homeopathy treatment, after which he was also operated for adenoids.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.....massage your hair with good ayurvedic oil like bhring ranj oil.....sprinkle water in eyes...take sootshekhar ras...kaparda bhasm and godanti bhasm with honey two times a day.....pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day with warm water.....avoid tea...coffee....junk food...oily food....fermented food....stress...eat green vegetables....drink fruits juices...and 7-8 glass of water.....do pranayama early in the morning....walk for minimum 30 minutes in a day....
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Is it meningitis curable with HREZ treatment. My dad given by 24 injections then att tablets. During the treatment faced seizure also. But is there any specific tablet for curing meningitis. Or should I have to take att for long time ?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
It appears that your father is suffering from tubercular meningitis. It take at least 9 months to a year time to be cured. It is a serious kind of tb infection which may cause seizure, coma or death. Kindly follow your doctors advise seriously, do not ever miss a dose of medicine, otherwise the tb will become resistant. I wish your father all the best.
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