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Dr. Jai Shankar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

21 Years Experience  ·  450 at clinic
Dr. Jai Shankar MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
21 Years Experience  ·  450 at clinic
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Jai Shankar is an experienced Cardiologist in Mogappair West, Chennai. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 21 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can consult Dr. Jai Shankar at Madras Medical Mission Hospital in Mogappair West, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Jai Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Madras - 1996
MD - General Medicine - Australian National University College of Medicine, Biology & Environment - 2000
DM - Cardiology - Guangdong Medical College - 2004
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Echocardiography

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Hi, Some times I have mild pain in my heart from last one year. I have gone through blood test and found. My LDL is 221. Is high bad cholesterol can cause heart problems and what are the measures need to apply for cure of this problem. My current age is 27.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi,
Some times I have mild pain in my heart from last one year. I have gone through blood test and found. My LDL is 2...
Dear Lybrateuser, - For your high LDL take precaution with your diet & exercise, also reduce stress - have more of fibrous foods like vegetables including green & seasonal ones fruits like apples, pears, guava, berries or any other seasonal one, beans, sprouts, legumes, have low fat dairy & lean meats, have a handful of mixed nuts like almonds, walnuts, pista, cashews, peanuts - avoid fried, processed, junk food, alcohol & tobacco - do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming, playing games for 30-40 min, also do yoga, deep breathing & meditation for 10-15 min daily morning to relax your mind & keep yourself fit - check the level once in six months.
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What are the care factors to be adopted after 2nd Heart attack and angioplasty. I am also suffering from Diabetics and Blood pressure. I am a female age 50 years.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
What are the care factors to be adopted after 2nd Heart attack and angioplasty. I am also suffering from Diabetics an...
Hello mam, start homoeopathy for prevention for further complications. Homoeopathy offers good heart tonics.
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Hlw I have problem in my chest. My chest is paining nd there is cough inside the chest. I also suffering from fever. There is also a problem with me that I am gaining my weight day by day how I loose my weight.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Hlw I have problem in my chest. My chest is paining nd there is cough inside the chest. I also suffering from fever. ...
1. Burn Fats And Calories 2. Healthy Diet to Lose Weight 3. Leave Carbonated Beverages 4. Eating vegetables to lose weight 5. Eating fruits to lose weight 6. Avoid snacks to lose weigh 7. Stop eating sugar lose weight fast 8. Reduce sodium lose weight 9. Herbal Tea to lose weight
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Dear sir What are reason for high cholestrol and how to make it normal I am 34 year old my cholstrol is above 240 my height is 5 Feet 3 inch and 107 kg weight.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Diet and sedentary life habbits, eat lots of garlic . If u cant have it get it homeopathically Allium Sativum Q 5-7 drops thrice a day
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Hello I am sagar of 19 I usually smoke 2 to 3 cigarettes a day . I did smoking from past 2 months . All I want to know is I am feeling a little pain in my chest , in the middle of the chest . The pain is felt in the bone ,in the middle of the chest from where ribs starts. Please suggest me any measure or is that is any symptoms of any health related problem ! And another question is . Is there any risk of developing lungs cancer ? And also tell me the exercise to neglect the effects of smoking without giving it up. thanks Sagar Srivastav.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Hello I am sagar of 19 I usually smoke 2 to 3 cigarettes a day .
I did smoking from past 2 months .
All I want to kno...
There is no way you can nullify the harmful effects of smoking without giving it up. You can try nicotine gums and patches if you wish to abstain. Smoking for 2 months, generally does not predispose to cancer, but it is never too soon, to develop cancer. It generally does not sound like cancer yet, but I would still advise to quit smoking. Its uncool.
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Hi I am 28 year old my problem started since 10 days when I eat or drink any one I face some pain jellies in my chest so please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I am 28 year old my problem started since 10 days when I eat or drink any one I face some pain jellies in my chest...
I think you are suffering from gas, acidity, take Natrum phos 6x, 5 tabs thrice daily after meals. Revert after 5 days.
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When. Bending forward I cannot breathe through my nose it get stuffed. When I lie down to sleep at night my both nose I cannot breathe through it. My chest hurts as well. Whats the cause. Sometimes I get lightheadedness and dizziness? My ct scan on brain and sinus is normal in the ct results.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
When. Bending forward I cannot breathe through my nose it get stuffed. When I lie down to sleep at night my both nose...
Trouble in breathing while bending and lying down is not uncommon in heart disease. But such people get excessively breathless with walk, work or lifting weights. With symptoms of'chest hurt' and dizziness better to get heart and lungs examined.
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Sir I have neck, back and head pain. What can I do? Sir some time my mouth is smelling even I brushed my teeth what can I do for it. Sir please send your suggestion My heart is biting so fastly even my blood pressure is normal.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Sir I have neck, back and head pain. What can I do? Sir some time my mouth is smelling even I brushed my teeth what c...
bad breath is associated with either intraoral or extraoral causes.... Deep carious lesions (dental decay) – which cause localized food impaction and stagnation Recent dental extraction sockets – fill with blood clot, and provide an ideal habitat for bacterial proliferation Interdental food packing – (food getting pushed down between teeth) - this can be caused by missing teeth, tilted, spaced or crowded teeth, or poorly contoured approximal dental fillings. Food debris becomes trapped, undergoes slow bacterial putrefaction and release of malodorous volatiles. Food packing can also cause a localized periodontal reaction, characterized by dental pain that is relieved by cleaning the area of food packing with interdental brush or floss. Acrylic dentures (plastic false teeth) – inadequate denture hygiene practises such as failing to clean and remove the prosthesis each night, may cause a malodour from the plastic itself or from the mouth as microbiota responds to the altered environment. The plastic is actually porous, and the fitting surface is usually irregular, sculpted to fit the edentulous oral anatomy. These factors predispose to bacterial and yeast retention, which is accompanied by a typical smell. Oral infections Oral ulceration Fasting Stress/anxiety Menstrual cycle – at mid cycle and during menstruation, increased breath VSC were reported in women. Smoking – Smoking is linked with periodontal disease, which is the second most common cause of oral malodor. Smoking also has many other negative effects on the mouth, from increased rates of dental decay to premalignant lesions and even oral cancer. Alcohol Volatile foodstuffs – e.g. onion, garlic, durian, cabbage, cauliflower and radish. Volatile foodstuffs may leave malodorous residues in the mouth, which are the subject to bacterial putrefaction and VSC release. However, volatile foodstuffs may also cause halitoisis via the blood borne halitosis mechanism. Medication – often medications can cause xerostomia (dry mouth) which results in increased microbial growth in the mouth.
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I am using three tabs a day i. E clopitab 75 mg, metxl 50 mg, rosuvas 5mg for the past 5 years for the stent done in oct'2010. Am I to use for ever? can I discontinue with life style changes suggested by you?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Generally these medicines are to be taken for life to reduce risk of future attack. Apart from that life style changes should be strictly followed
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Hi, I am 31, 53 kgs, my LDL is 176, what are the possible effects of it on my health, do I need to worry? What further investigation is needed? I experience chest pain at times.

MD - Physicion
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, I am 31, 53 kgs, my LDL is 176, what are the possible effects of it on my health, do I need to worry? What furthe...
your ldl level is bit high, but you didn't mention your hdl level. If your HDL is > 40-45, don't worry. Do 20 min of brisk walking every day your ldl will become normal. No need for medications for chest pain - get a tmt done.
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Hi, I have pain in my heart from past 6 days. I am a diabetic and its not in control. I also get pain in sides of stomach. I am worried about heart attach and kidney failure. Diabetic from 1.5 year. Please advice how much time will it take for a kidney to fail if sugar is not in control. I take insulin everyday. Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
First of all. Please dont worry as stress will worsen your condition. Please let me know your recent bsl reports and l will assist you in a better way.
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Hello Sir, I am a diabetes and ht patient for past 10 years. I am taking following medicines. Ilet trio 2 - 2 tab daily for diabetes and telpres ct 40/6.25 daily one tab for ht. Diabetes and ht under control. But for past few days I am feeling pain on my right arm elbow joint. Please advise. (m) age 60 year.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello Sir, I am a diabetes and ht patient for past 10 years. I am taking following medicines. Ilet trio 2 - 2 tab dai...
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Get your esr, crp, vitamin d and serum uric acid levels and also a fresh elbow (ap & lateral) x ray so that I can see and advise you accordingly. 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.
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My age is 29 yrs & my upper position of chest is paining from few days, I am sales person & from last 5 days it has been paining slightly. I am in sales profile & field for 6 years. Kindly suggest what to do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
My age is 29 yrs & my upper position of chest is paining from few days,
I am sales person & from last 5 days ...
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid(if no drug allergy) 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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I have a hyper acidity. Because of acidity I suffer from chest pain, I tried multiple homemade remedies. But didn't work tell me what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a hyper acidity. Because of acidity I suffer from chest pain, I tried multiple homemade remedies. But didn't w...
Hello. Acidity occurs when there is excess secretion of acids in the gastric glands of the stomach. When the secretion is more than usual, we feel, what is commonly known as heartburn, which is normally triggered off by consumption of spicy foods. Here are some home remedies to cure acidity. - Skip the aerated drinks as well as the caffeine. Opt for herbal tea instead. - Have a glass of lukewarm water everyday. - Include banana, watermelon and cucumber in your daily diet. Watermelon juice is great for curing acidity. - Coconut water is known to soothe the system if you suffer from acidity. - Drink a glass of cold milk - everyday. - Have your last meal at least two to three hours before going to bed. - Keeping long intervals between meals is another cause for acidity. Have small but regular meals. - Try to avoid pickles, spicy chutneys, vinegar, etc. - Boil some mint leaves in water and have a glass of this after meals. - Jaggery, lemon, banana, almonds and yogurt are all known to give you instant relief from acidity. - Excessive smoking and drinking will increase acidity, so cut down. - Try chewing gum. The saliva generated helps move food through the esophagus, easing symptoms of heartburn. - Eat Ginger as it aids in digestion. - A simple preparation of lemon water with sugar can be sipped on an hour before lunch to reduce uneasiness. - Have vegetables like drumsticks, beans, pumpkin, cabbage, carrot and spring onions. Medication: Take Biochemic medicine - Natrum Phos. 6x/ thrice daily ½ an hour after meals.
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Sir/mam my father is a sugar patient. Few days ago, my father had a low pressure and after that his blood pressure always remaining low. He feel very weakness. Can I give him juices of fruits for drink. Nd pls tell me what type of juice should I give him.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Fruit or fruit juice that can be given to sugar patient is orange, pineapple. papaya, kalajamun , gauva etc., do not give packaged juices avilable in the superbazar
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My problem is that my body structure is little bit different as it should be my chest looks like a female chest my waist is also like a girl. I feel very depressed what should I do please tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My problem is that my body structure is little bit different as it should be my chest looks like a female chest my wa...
Dear lybrateuser, -the appearance & structure of your body is controlled by the hormones in your body which lead to the changes which you have mentioned. -do regular exercises like pushups which strengthen your chest muscles & do exercises like crunches, situps which can help reduce your waist size, also do brisk walking, jogging or swimming for overall fitness & loss of weight. -have less of fried, junk food, more of fruits, veg whole grains, so that your weight is maintained.
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If a heart patient wants to be healthy without having more medicine than what he needs to do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
If a heart patient wants to be healthy without having more medicine than what he needs to do.
For this along with medicine prescribed by cardiologist, we need to pay attention on lifestyle. Meditation and yoga has amazing results. you can contact Medical wing of spiritual organization like Brahma Kumaris, these organization provide their services free of cost. Avoid sedentary lifestyle Avoid Fried/ fatty spicy food Consult me for further management
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What is pleural effusion, why water gets in chest? Why I have fever? Health problems And many.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is pleural effusion, why water gets in chest? Why I have fever?
Health problems
And many.
1. Pleural effusion is due to accumulation of fluid in the pleural sac (covering of lung) 2. It is mostly due to tuberculosis. 3. Get your blood examined for esr, cbc, sputum for afb (3 samples, mantoux test, x ray chest. 4. Consult chest physician with report for advice and treatment.
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I am suffering from cough for last two weeks and when I cough hard my chest start paining 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 suffering from cough for last two weeks and when I cough hard my chest start paining please suggest what should ...
Take pranacharya kasantak syrup 2-2 tsf in hot water twice a day...Take sitopaladi..praval and tankan bhasm churna with honey 3-4 times a day...take ginger black pepper and basil leaves tea.. ..gargle with hot water(salted) avoid milk...cold drinks....take hot water steam.......
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