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Dr. Joy Varghese

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist, Chennai

20 Years Experience  ·  0 - 800 at clinic
Dr. Joy Varghese MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology Gastroenterologist, Chennai
20 Years Experience  ·  0 - 800 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Joy Varghese is a popular Gastroenterologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. She has been a successful Gastroenterologist for the last 20 years. She is a MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology. She is currently associated with Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Joy Varghese on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Madurai Medical College - 1996
MD - Internal Medicine - Madurai Medical College - 2001
DM - Gastroenterology - Madurai Medical College - 2004
Awards and Recognitions
Levy Thomson Award
Indo British Young Investigator Award
ISG , Om Prakash Award
Professional Memberships
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
International Liver Transplantation Society
Indian National Association for Study of the Liver

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I am 32 years old male. I belongs to a poor family. From my childhood to up to the age of 25 I struggle to complete my study both financially and morally. At the age of 25 I got a clerical job at 400 km from my village and I stay with my wife and my 2 years old child. This job does not give me satisfaction because I want a class 1 rank job. When I tried my best my family forced me to got married at the age of 29. After marriage I can not do that because my wife want child. Now I have a 2 years old child. So the family burden increase and I could not continue my study. Now, my family dissatisfied with me because I can not give financial support to them. My wife wants more money to fulfill her demand. Now no one listen to me what I want to do how to manage to this problem. I does not sleep deeply because this problem always strike in my mind and feel tiredness most of the time. Also I have facing problem of acidity, indigestion, gas.

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I am 32 years old male. I belongs to a poor family. From my childhood to up to the age of 25 I struggle to complete m...
You are financially & socio economically stressed individual. Be positive & discusswith whom your comfortable to generate extra income, lic agent, tutions, certain mlm where you work few hrs weekly & gradually, yoga, pranayam, meditation can help you. When there is a will there is a way. I pray god for you to tide over the crisis.
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I'm 18 years old female and I have gastric issues from 2 months. Whenever I eat anything. Let it be fruits, veggies, snacks or soups my tummy just comes out. I also have constipation. Until I don't have a tablet for it I don't feel like going. Moreover stomach swells like anything and I am afraid of taking any kind of medicine since it directly affects my eyes. Can you please help me what should be done for this?

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Reduce coffee. You need more dietary fibres than others. Get evaluated by surgeon if you are not benefited by dietary adjustments.
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I am 49 year old female. I had food in afternoon time at marriage. I fall sick in evening with high headache. Then I just had vomiting and diarrhea at night. I just had dispirine tablet for headache. Read more.

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I am 49 year old female. I had food in afternoon time at marriage. I fall sick in evening with high headache. Then I ...
For loosemotions drink ors solution and to stop the frequency of motions take capsule roko and Avoid spicy food in your diet and eat only curd rice or khichdi and if necessary we should take prescribed antibiotics

Due to late night dinner he feels indigestion .food return in mouth with bad breath. What should he do?

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Due to late night dinner he feels indigestion .food return in mouth with bad breath. What should he do?
Hello sir eat dinner atleast 2 hours before going to bed. Eat tab rantac 120 mg 2 times per day half an hour before food for 5 days. After food drink eno and sleep or drink small quantity of cold drinks if not taking tablet. Hope he gets well soon take care.

I want to reduce my belly fat I have lots of the problem like fatty liver gass problem how can I solve.

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I want to reduce my belly fat I have lots of the problem like fatty liver gass problem how can I solve.
exercise eat fruits and veggies avoid sweets, cold drinks, carbohydrate diet u can meet a dietician for diet schedule u can come down to delhi to get weight loss surgery if unable to reduce weight

I am feeling always pee after potty and maximum time when I thik it will pees occur m not having sugar and m taking for. It antibiotics name cefimax 2 times. A day I think not frequently pees is occur so that why it is happening what's the cure of it please suggest last one months suffering.

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I am feeling always pee after potty and maximum time when I thik it will pees occur m not having sugar and m taking f...
1.shankhvati 1 Golgi three time 2.LAHSUNADIVATI 1 Golgi two time 3.chitrakadivati 1 Golgi two times.

I always have issues with my digestion. I do try to take a small walk post my lunch. But Stil I feel that there is a gas in stomach. I do brush twice in morning and before going to bed. Stil I feel sensation in my upper teeth. I usr patanjali dant kanti toothpaste.

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I always have issues with my digestion. I do try to take a small walk post my lunch. But Stil I feel that there is a ...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated.

What are the conditions in which diarrhea can take place, like what are the general symptoms of diarrhea? And is it a water-borne disease?

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Infected food and water is cause for diarrhoea. Watery stool with more frequenct daefication is the symptom of diarroea.

I have a problem of acidity, iam taking treatment of Ayurveda but it is incurable. I can not eat any food or can say any spicy food. I have to drive something to engulf food inside. Without water I can not take food inside I am in a great problem please help me.

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I have a problem of acidity, iam taking treatment of Ayurveda but it is incurable. I can not eat any food or can say ...
tab iladay 10 once a day and tab Reheptin once a day and syrup sorbiline 2tsf twice a day for two month
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Hello doctor, I'm Raghava im 24. I have been suffering with indigestion problem and gastric problems. Some times severe stomach pains also from the past 4 months. Can any one help me on this and suggest the doctor as well.

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I'm Raghava im 24. I have been suffering with indigestion problem and gastric problems. Some times seve...
Hi take chitrakadi vati and shool vajrini tab 1-1 tab after lunch and dinner. Take pranacharya udar bhaskar kshar churna twice a day. And pranacharya live cure capsule twice a day. Avoid spicy food and non vegetarian.
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My daughter 23 years has acute pain abdomen, in upper middle part in center. It is very painful and even IV painkillers are of little use. U/s, CT enterogarphy are normal.

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1. Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit like orange grape, lemon, tomato, cucumber, raddish, vinegar, pickle etc 2. Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3. Eat food slowly, don’t rush, take smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. Limit fluid intake during meal4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily). Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Avoid excess tea or coffee, carbonated drinks if you are having,6. Avoid stress, have adequate rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily in night, go for regular exercise, practice yoga/meditation 7. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days.

I underwent a Laparoscopy surgery on Mar 27 2016 for perforated appendicitis. But I am still having umbilical button pulling pain and mild lower abdomen pain and occasional loose stool. What would be the reason? How long will the pain persist?

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You should not worry for it. Post operative times is very less. It will recover. Consult your surgeon.

I have digestion problem when ever I eat something spicy I suffer with loose motions. What should i do?

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I have digestion problem when ever I eat something spicy I suffer with loose motions.
What should i do?
You have told your problem with the solution. Spicy food is not good and in your case, it is causing allergy, so it is best avoided.

Can bloating problem be caused from water. I mean I leav in jaipur but when I go jodhpur I don't have such problems digestion is very good at jodhpur and I feel hunger.

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Can bloating problem be caused from water. I mean I leav in jaipur but when I go jodhpur I don't have such problems d...
Yes water also plays a vital role in digestion and health.So change for a better place suitable for your health .

I suffer from mouth ulcer so that what can I do for it?

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Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.

Usually I do not smoke. But I did smoking continuous 3 days 3 piece per day but at a time back to back. Does it affect stomach by any chance? As I got blood in potty. Not sure about the reason. I am not a smoker. Did it just 3 days.

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Respected lybrate-user hi if you r getting blood in stool only after smoking then it's obviously related to that only. I think that's warning sign for you to not repeat again for sake of transient pleasure or driving in craziness what present youth is doing at a wide level. It's your own life dear but as a responsible doctor I would suggest you to not undergo for the same as you know all the hazards of everything thanks regards.

I have anal and oral sex gay and I tested for Chlamydia in throat and urine both were negative should I have chlmdyia from anus if I have no throat infection.

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I have anal and oral sex gay and I tested for Chlamydia in throat and urine both were negative should I have chlmdyia...
Good day lybrate-user. Yes there is a chance of presence of infection even though the test are negative. Anal mucosa is thinner than vaginal mucosa and high chance of getting injured and disease transmission. Even though you have used condom there is always a good chance of transmission through Oral. Chlamydial infection can be multi systemic like Gastrointestinal tract, Genitourinary, lungs and at a times central nervous system too. So You need to watch out for all kind of symptoms and signs not just for Chlamydia but for other sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphills etc. As there is Oral sex is also present. Consult a physician for complete information and prevention. Please contact if still further assistance.

What Causes Acidity? Understanding its Symptoms and Causes

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Acidity - gastritis: understanding the symptoms and causes

Gastritis/acidity is a group of diseases or symptoms where there is excess secretion of acid by the gastric glands of the stomach.

If you have upper abdominal discomfort or pain, stomach fullness, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, belching, waterbrash or irregular bowel movement, then you must be suffering from acidity or gastritis. It is a problem which becomes worse when an individual has poor eating habits and improper lifestyle.

Gastritis: swelling of stomach lining

Various factors like spicy food, medicines, tobacco, alcohol etc. Can cause increase in gastric acid production and disturb, weaken or damage the normal stomach lining. Gastritis occurs when there is an imbalance between the acid production and damage to the stomach lining, resulting in swelling of the stomach lining.

Gastritis a very common disorder of all age groups

Gastritis is of two types - acute gastritis (which occur suddenly) and chronic gastritis (develops over a period of time). In India gastritis is a very common disorder which occurs at any age but is more widespread in the adolescent age group (12-17 years). Adolescence is a change from childhood to adulthood, the period in which a lot of physical and psychological changes occur increasing the risk of gastritis.

Multiple factors cause gastritis

Various factors like spicy food, medicines (pain killers), tobacco, alcohol, emotional disturbance, psychological stress, smoking, alcohol intake and bacterial infection lead to gastritis.

Besides these, the three most important factors include helicobacter pylori infection (bacterial infection), use of painkiller medicines and autoimmunity (body loses its own immunity and attacks itself). These factors in the long term may even cause an ulcer (permanent breakage of the stomach lining), acid reflux disorder (food coming back to mouth after swallowing) and stomach cancer.

What does Ayurveda suggest?

In Ayurveda, agni refers to fire like activity in alimentary canal responsible for digestion of food which is influenced by the status of doshas. When samana-vata associates with kapha in turn produces weak digestive power (agni-mandya). Consuming food against the code of dietetics i. E. Ahara-vidhi vidhana and ahara-vidhi-visheshayatana (method of taking food) lead to a number of diseases related with food. Eating food before the previous food is digested, untimely food, eating too much of spicy or oily food, eating when not hungry, drinking too much water during food and at a time unless required, very hot high fatty-fried food, stale food, heavy diet, excess consumption of horse gram, vitiate all the three body humours (tridosha) also contribute to the symptoms of gastritis.

Due to the sourness of consumed food the liquidity of pitta increases further decreasing the capacity for digestion (agnimandya). Hence, rasadi-dhatu is not formed in a proper manner. This, after a certain period, manifests as amlapitta (hyperacidity).

Symptoms of gastritis vary among individuals

Symptoms of gastritis vary among individuals, and in many people even there are no symptoms. It also depends on the duration of disease, whether it is of acute (coming on suddenly) or chronic (causing symptoms over a long period of time) type.

The most common symptoms of acute gastritis include:

  • Abdominal bloating or stomach fullness,
  • Belching (expelling air from the stomach through the mouth)
  • Waterbrashes (sour fluid or tasteless saliva into the mouth)
  • Upper abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Nausea/vomiting feeling
  • Irregular bowel movement
  • Recurrent indigestion,
  • Chest burn or gnawing feeling between meals (heartburn)
  • Hiccups etc.

In addition to this, symptoms of chronic gastritis may include weight loss, continuous flatulence, black stool, loss of appetite and even anemia.

How to diagnose gastritis?

To diagnose gastritis, performs a thorough physical evaluation, and may recommend a blood test for h. Pylori screening, stool test for blood in the stool. Abdominal x-rays or barium studies (upper or lower) may demonstrate the presence of thickened stomach lining and folds that are signs of inflammation in the stomach.

Sometimes, an endoscope, a thin tube containing a tiny camera, is inserted through the mouth and down into the stomach to look at the stomach lining (endoscopy). The doctor will check for inflammation and may perform a biopsy, in which a tiny sample of tissue is removed and sent for analysis of gastric lining.

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