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Dr. Jothi Kumar

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

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Dr. Jothi Kumar is one of the best Neurosurgeons in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Jothi Kumar at Hindu Mission Health services in Nanganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jothi Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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My husband is suffering from traumatic Brain Injury (Diffuse axonal head injury. Since 23rd may 2014. Till date he in semi consious state. We reside in Dombivli (Mumbai). No neurologist is ready to visit home. He is on complete bed so its very difficult to move him.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Her state shall take long time, with proper supervision by a neurologist, to improve . An institutional service is better. In the mean time you please continue physiotherapy at home as you have seen and learnt from a physio. Encourage him and try to make him do exercise.
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I'm patient of epilepsy, ye sleep me hota h.I always taken ox maxetol medicine. Can I live in life just like others.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Raigarh
If you're seizure attacks are on control then you can live like a normal person with some precautions.
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My arms and thighs got numb more often when I was asleep. Once I have checked my blood pressure as well but it was all normal. I am confuse now. Because this happens now more frequently.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me digital x rays of ls spine. 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. Do hot fomantation. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days bio d3 max 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. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I suffer from migraine headaches when exposed to sunlight. What preventions should I take.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take crocin Pain relief one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4.Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho (red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician.
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Hiii im suffering from migraine from last 4 years. Im 30 years old. I have noticed that migraine comes when I have gastric problem. Im not taking any medicine for migraine .what should I do? Please help.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD Internal Medicine
General Physician, Visakhapatnam
Migraine is otherwise defined as headache with gastric upset. 2 treatment s exist Preventive treatment given if headaches are frequent and interfering with your work. Another medicine whenever the headache starts. If you are able to divert yourselves during headache ,the severity will be less.
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My daughter of 2 years and eight months is suffering from mild autism and ADHD where can we get the help for her ?

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
She cannot have both illnesses. Kindly consult a Child psychiatrist. Once such qualified, American Board certified Child Psychiatrist is available at Columbus Hospital, Chikoti Gardens, Begumpet, Hyderabad
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I have some problem in my leg it shivers whenever I do running how this problem can be solved.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach.
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What are the symptoms of the disease Alzheimer? Why is it caused and how can it be cured?

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Alzheimer's disease is usually a disorder seen in elderly. Symptoms are loss of memory which can be progressive, further in course of illness the person loses executive function's (information processing), language and praxis (motor movement of body). Some patient's may present with behavioural problems like agitation, delusion and hallucinatory behaviour along with cognitive symptoms. Neurological deficits can cause weakness in parts of body with loss of control over bowel and bladder it is basically caused due to amyloid plaque formation in brain which cause inflammation of neurons and shrinkage of brain structure. The disease process can be halted by use of some medicines. Behavioural issues can also be handled by medications professional consultation with a neurologist or psychiatrist can be useful.
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I have epilepsy and had been taking oxetol 450 mg from past 2 yrs. But only seizure has vanished but I still speak in sleep. How to avoid that. Talking in sleep.

MBBS, MD - NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Follow sleep hygiene. Get a EEG done. Exercise daily and you should feel tired at the time of going to sleep. That will improve your sleep qualities and talking will reduce.
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Mere father ka recently operation hua hai brain ka unke brain me blood clotting ho gyi thi kal hi vo discharge hoke aaye hai hospital se unke stitches lagge hua hai dressing hai but Bhi vo gussa bahut karne lagge sir PE bahut pressure daal k chillane lage to unke aakh k upar swelling ho gyi hai to me kya karu ab I mean koi serious dikkat hai?

MS - General Surgery, DNB - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Vadodara
Mild swelling post operative over forehead and eyes is normal. That will resolve over few days. Do not worry about that. And about his behavior, there are some changes in behavior after brain injury especially in case of frontal lobe. So give him some time. All will settle with time.
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Hello doctor, my friend is having lumbar issue l4 & l5, diagnosed as stenosis, right leg pain & foot numbness some times . Is it should he avoid intercourse & more sex? if it so is it increases?

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Nashik
No such restriction to avoid sex, adopt posture not giving strain to back muscles particularly man on top is to be avoided.
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Causes Behind Nerve Pain And How To Control It?

FIPP ( UK ), DA, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Navi Mumbai
Causes Behind Nerve Pain And How To Control It?

Nerve pain or peripheral neuropathy, as it is medically known, is characterized by pain, numbness and weakness that arise out of nerve damage. This pain is usually restricted to the feet and the hands.

What are the common causes?

Diabetes is the most common cause for this condition. However, other causes, such as injuries, infections and prolonged exposure to certain toxins can also trigger nerve pain.

How can you control nerve pain?

Nerve pain can be managed and taken care of at home taking into consideration the points that have been mentioned below:

  1. Topical Painkillers: Certain over the counter ointments and creams can help relieve nerve pain. These medications act as local anesthetics; that is they numb the area of the pain. Capsaicin, a derivative of chili peppers, is one of the major ingredients used in these medicines. Others use botanical oils as the major ingredients.
  2. Painkillers: There are painkillers available OTC which can curb nerve pain. However, painkillers such as ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen do not really work well for severe pain of the nerves.
  3. Supplements: The lack of Vitamin B12 is considered to be a very important cause, and at times, a catalyst for nerve pain. In a case such as this, Vitamin B12 supplements or injections might be administered. Although more research needs to go into this, but certain supplements, especially gamma-linolenic and alpha-lipoic acid can help soothe nerve pain caused by diabetes.
  4. Acupuncture: This time honored Chinese approach is a proven alleviator of nerve pain. Acupuncture releases chemicals which numb the pain, or prevent the pain signals from travelling to the brain.
  5. Physical Therapy and Massages: Physical Therapy can especially heal and strengthen weak muscles that can stem from acute nerve damage and pain. Though more evidence is needed, according to a few sufferers of this condition, massages can be helpful with the tremendously painful muscle spasms that can so often result from nerve pain.
  6. Relaxation Techniques: In combination with the above mentioned approaches, relaxation techniques can go a long way in relieving debilitating neural pain. Besides being helpful with dealing and reducing a few stress phases of life which can cause nerve pain, these techniques might actually root out the actual pain itself.
  7. Lifestyle Modifications: This one’s always a winner! Eating a well-balanced diet that guarantees all nutrients in uniform amounts can never go wrong. Regular exercises for about 30-45 minutes can remedy different types of pain; nerve pain being one of them. Try and limit alcohol intake (a peg once a week won’t harm one, but binge drinking can play the ultimate spoilsport and make all health plans go topsy-turvy!). Abstain from smoking or chewing tobacco as this is usually the primary contributor towards any medical condition or disorder. 
  8. Interventional pain therapy: It is newer mode of pain therapy for many neuropathic pain conditions, where regular pain therapies don't work. It is done in operation theater under fleuroscopy guidance as per MRI or other investigation report with clinical examination.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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I'm 32 years old female. I used to have tremor in my right hand while putting signature in presence of some one especially in formal occasions. My handwriting also will not be good at that time. I am not experiencing this discomfort when I am alone. How can I get rid of this situation?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
This is may be because of anxiety. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.
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I m facing the problem of migraine since the last 2 years. Often it comes with a major head ache and vomiting later. Please suggest the medicine and permanent cure. No medical treatment taken yet.

DM - Pediatric Neurology, MD-Pediatrics
Neurologist, Ludhiana
Better see a neurologist in your area. You need good painkiller (like naxdom) which ever suits you. Some prophylactic medicines also required.
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I have a problem of migrane. How can I get recover & how much time get to recover it. Please ans me?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To get relief from migraine- * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. * practice sarwangasan and shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning.
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My hands and fingers started shivering for no reason from the past week and increasing by the day. They Can not seem to stop shivering and I am worried that it might be chronic. And while sleeping my hands starts twitching. Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Neurologist,
My hands and fingers started shivering for no reason from the past week and increasing by the day. They Can not seem ...
Parkinson's disease-KAMPAVATA (A Neurological Disorder) Parkinson's disease is a neurological disease, or brain disorder, that leads to progressive difficulty with balance and coordination. In people who have Parkinson's disease, nerve cells in a region of the brain known as the substantia nigra become damaged or die. These cells are important because they produce the chemical dopamine, which helps to coordinate body movement-basal ganglia. When dopamine-producing cells degenerate/die, the areas in the brain that control movement can no longer function properly, and symptoms of Parkinson's disease eventually develop. Parkinson’s Disease Prevalence:- Parkinson's disease can affect anyone, but it most often occurs in people who are over the age of 50. Only 15 percent of Parkinson's disease patients are diagnosed before they are 50 years old. The prevalence of Parkinson's disease is nearly the same in both men and women, and recovery rate is more in men. People with a family history of Parkinson's may have a higher risk of developing the disease, but Parkinson's disease is rarely attributed to genetics alone. Parkinson's Disease Symptoms Symptoms of Parkinson's disease usually develop after about 80 percent of the brain's dopamine-producing cells are lost. The Main symptoms of Parkinson's disease include: • Tremors (Kampam)- Tremulousness (uncontrolled shaking or trembling) of the hands, arms, legs, face, body is often one of the first indicators of Parkinson's disease. • Rigidity. Profound stiffness or an inability to easily move the arms, legs, and trunk, pain and stiffness on neck muscles is another hallmark of Parkinson's. • Bradykinesia:- describes the unnaturally slow movements that are characteristic of people with Parkinson's disease. • Poor balance- Parkinson's disease affects balance, leading to difficulty walking and impaired coordination. The symptoms of Parkinson's are generally mild at first, but become more severe over time, until they eventually interfere with your daily routine. This is usually the point when treatment is recommended. The Outlook for People with Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive condition, which means it is a lifelong disease that worsens over time when it is not treated properly. Each individual's situation is different, but in general, the first symptoms of Parkinson's disease usually don't require treatment and may be restricted to one area or one side of the body. Movement of symptoms to the other side of the body • Tremors that become more pronounced and interfere with activities • Bradykinesia, or slow movement, that becomes disabling • Difficulty with hand writing • Impaired swallowing and chewing • Speech that becomes monotone • Poor balance and repeated falls • Slow, shuffling gait (manner of walking) • Stooped posture • Facial expressions that become stiff and blank • Chronic constipation • Poor bladder control • Sleep disturbances This progression is gradual in most people, but it may happen faster in some than others. Understandably, stress caused by the progression of the disease can lead to anxiety and depression. Ayurveda Treatment: There is cure for Parkinson's disease with Ayurveda treatment, With Ayurveda medicines and treatments we can relieve symptoms, slow down the progression and then we can completely arrest further degeneration of the of the cells, thereby we can completely control and cure the disease. If you are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, it is important to work closely with your medical team, so your medications can be regularly adjusted to help you remain as functional as possible for as long as possible. As far as Parkinson's disease is concerned this is a brain related issue, so will surely effect the mind; so I recommend 49% treatment to patients and 51% treatment to family members.
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I'm patient of epilepsy. Ye disorder muje sleep me hota h, always hv ox maxetol medicine. Kya permanent ilaz k lye operation ho skta h, is dis gud 4 me. Pls advice me.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
It's a good medication. No permanent treatment for epilepsy, few surgery are available, but done in resistant cases only. Needs assessment of seizure to clearly say that. If your seizure is controlled on medication then just continue medication, don't worry.
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In 2009 I suffered from bells palsy n it took 1 month to get cure. Since 2 days my left eyebrow is twitching and today mild pain started in my left ear is it normal or again major prblm. M worried !

MS - ENT,MBBS
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
In 2009 I suffered from bells palsy n it took 1 month to get cure. Since 2 days my left eyebrow is twitching and toda...
Urgently visit an ent doctor in person to see whether you have any ear infection. Since you have previously suffered bells palsy, it's best to intervene early.
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