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Dr. Kandhan Karunai

General Physician, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Kandhan Karunai General Physician, 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. Kandhan Karunai is a renowned General Physician in Injambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Kandhan Karunai at Siva Hospital in Injambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kandhan Karunai on Lybrate.com.

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My sister got chicken pox, so is there any prevention vaccine for me? im 25 old male, and vaccine rate? 100% sure?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi no vaccine gives 100 % protection. You can take varicella vaccine but it is a 2 dose vaccine given one month apart. You will get protection only after the second dose.
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I have got a pain in m back just next to m spinal cord towards the left side. It comes and goes on its own terms in a period of about 12-14 months gap. Have done x ray but doesn' t show any thing. Could you suggest something

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. You are very young and should not be having regular back pains but as well know that our spine can have certain issues which leads to these painful attacks. From being just a simple muscular strain to a degenerative disc issue, it can be anything. My advise to you seeing your age and symptoms only localized to your lower back region with no radiculopathy or any other neurological symptoms, would be: - catch hold of a good physical therapist, start your back muscle training & strengthening, abdominal strengthening and general conditioning ex - take adequate care of your posture especially while at work, home etc - try to do daily morning brisk walks for around 2-3 km in a day - x rays normally do not show anything unless there is a bony pathology in spine, hence to actually see whats wrong, it is better to get mri done, but maybe do your physical therapy well in pain free periods, and you may become better gradually. 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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Hi My girlfriend has endometriosis hope it is not caused by masturbation in femalesType masturbation doesn't cause endometriosis.

Diploma in Hospital Administration, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Endometriosis is a condition in which inner lining (Endometrium) of the uterine cavity is present out side the uterine cavity like on ovaries/ Fallopian tubes/ Rectum or Urinary Bladder. Under the influence of Female hormones when menstrual bleeding occurs in the uterus, Similarly bleeding occurs at above mentioned area. this cause severe pain in lower abdomen. Mastrubation is not the cause of Endometriosis.
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I am 28yr old and recently got married. We have been trying sex since long but have not yet been successful. Problem: penis does not remain that hard and probably nothing else is the issue as per what I think. Kindly revert with possible solution or if it requires doctor consultancy, then recommend

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
Well you seem to have an erection problem that your penis does not get hard enough for penetration.
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Sir I had a problem that my feet and hands are cracked very very cracked I would like to know any tablet s or ointment like . Thanks to sir.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Take homeopathic petrolium 200, one dose daily for a week and apply chiroplex ointment [ himalaya] twice on the affected side daily. Report after a week. Avoid the area to the exposure to dust and detergent.
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My penis is not so big .and it is not properly opened it is cover at the top slightly.

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
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Size and hardness of penis never matters in a sexual intercourse. Love and passion matters and determines the sexual pleasure. Usually, in flaccid condition, the size will be less than 2 inches. Average size of erect penis is 4 inches. But even a two inch erect penis can satisfy any woman across the world just because, woman sexual nerve endings which is the reason for pleasure for women, are available only up to two inches from the opening of vagina. Therefore, please don't worry. You can improve the size of your penis by massaging it with olive oil and doing kegal pelvic strengthening exercises. Furbah oil is a good unani medicine for you to use externally. Muira Puama and Catuaba are good homeopathic remedies. Jelqing is the backbone of different penis enlargement exercises. Jelqing exercises are to improve the hardness and size of the penis in men. Bananas are Good for your heart and for your blood flow, and therefore bananas are recommended food for penis enlargement and increased sexual stamina. It contains many vitamins and minerals suitable for penis enlargement. I suggest online sex education and counseling. Phimosis is a congenital narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted. Phimosis is a very common problem. In most of the cases you can clear the problem yourself. Phimosis could cause moderate to severe pain while having vaginal intercourse. Apply oil on your foreskin and on the glans. Move the foreskin forward and back slowly without hurting you much. Because the oil is lubricant, it will be easier than without oil. Do this forward and back movement 20 times several times in a day. Repeat the same every day for around one month. You will get the elasticity and you will be able to retract the foreskin completely. In case if there is no result from the above massage, you can always go for a minor surgical procedure called circumcision. Take care.
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What is the accuracy of HIV p24 antigen test after 2 months of exposure is it accurate because I have some rashes on my stomach except that I don't have any symptoms so can you tell me how accurate is hiv p24 antigen test after 2 months of exposure do I need any further testing.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
HIV negative doesn't mean you are negative for all other STDs. P24 is one but important antigen. However in HIV-2 infection there is no p24 Antigen. So better to test again at 3 months on Spot or ELISA for HIV 1 and 2.
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There is a heat in my stomach which results in stomachache after drinking alcohol. Why id it so?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
This is due to gastritis. Dont take alcohol in empty stomach. If you are having it, take with some snacks. Take Rantac 150 mg twice daiy before food for few days, have bland diet, avoid spicy food. Drink plenty of water
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As a Type II Diabetic on Insulin with good diet control is it enough that blood sugar test be done ONLY for (1) Morning Fasting, and (2) Evening Fasting 6.30 to 7 pm pre-dinner (3) Thus omitting Breakfast and Lunch PP blood sugar tests?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, If you have really good & consistent blood glucose control then you may be able to manage with less number of tests a day. However, if glucose levels are bad then more tests are required to adjust the dose of Insulin. Since, no levels are mentioned and no mention is made of HbA1c% it is difficult to give exact advice. Thanks.
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My brother has suffering from jaundice from 10 days. What should he do? Should he use ayurvedic medicine or should he consult a doctor?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
liv 52 1 tab tds, easily digestible food , green vegetables moong dal potato , gur, complete bed rest eat tomato, haldi powder 1/2 tsf in 1/2 glass of water, amla or lemon juice in a water, neem leaves boiled in water it will help. Welcome
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I am having a cough and headache please let me know which medicine I should take.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, for headache and cough 1. Avoid direct cooling 2. Do not eat and drink cold food items 3. Try to avoid persons affected with cold and cough because it spreads through droplet mode by coughing and sneezing 4. Take a tablet of levocetrizine, diclofenac tab and an expectorant cough syrup for 4 days
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My father has polyp in the vocal chord since 5 years. We take homeopathy treatment for that. His voice is so hoarse. He don't have any pain BuT his voice is changed from years. He don't want surgery as in allopathy no other treatment. We also don't take endoscopy from 3 years. What to do. Pls suggest. Is dis matter is serious.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Prakrati homeopathy is d only solution. As d treatment is based on constitutional. So full case taking is required. But for now you can start with argentum mettalicum 30 5 piils twice for a week revert me with feedback after a week.
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My son 5 years is very fussy in eating habits. He never eats properly. Since his birth till now I am very much worried about his growth. He generally remain sick sometimes fever sometime motions etc. Please suggest He usually wets the beds in sleeping.

MBBS
General Physician,
probably your son isva hyperactive child needs as attention all the time like any other normal child at his age you have to have patience for this group of child it is very sensitive matter you have tackle it carefully particularly mother of the child.wets in the bed I'd quite common it will gradually wades off.make sure the child has proper nutrition according to his age
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My son about 9 years old is a patient of ADHD.He has no interest about any kind of teaching & learning. He has destructive nature.

M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
Visit child guidance clinic,where paediatrician,paediatric psychotherapist and psychiatrists are working in close cooperation.
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When I'm go to sleep or any where every time getting like my heart beat sound loudly with my ears why could you tell me any problem I'm not scared about anything.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Get BP checked. Get ecg and echo - ultra sound of heart in the mean time when ever you have this problem take a glass of water, sprinkle ice cold water on face and take deep breath and force the air out with nose and mouth closed as you do when you r constipated - relax, go for morning walk for 30 mts and do deep breathing exercise for 10 mts for medicine and further advise contact on private chat.
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Hello sir, I can't sleep at night. I sleep only 4 hour a day. It causing a serious headache what should I do? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Disturbed sleep could be due to anxiety and this causes headache.Get your B.P and Thyroid function test and consult doctor.Have a light dinner
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My sister is suffering from blood sugar. She is already taking insulin twice per day. But now some a days she is facing another problem, that is to many rashes are plant in her both of legs.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
These may be allergic rash. Which should subside with in 3- 4 days if not contact on private chat for medicine good luck.
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When Will My Newborn Start Teething?

Panchkula & Delhi
Mother and Child Care, Panchkula
When Will My Newborn Start Teething?

Tooth eruption is not only a sign that your child is acquiring the ability to tear, bite, and chew food but it also effects the baby's weight gain, immunity strengthening and development of the brain indirectly.

It is observed that most babies get their first tooth at around 6 months after birth, but they may start gnawing as early as 3 months or as late as 14, and may vary from child to child.  This depends on many factors, one of them being as when the parents started sprouting teeth and whether or not your baby was a preemie. In case of premature and low birth weight babies there may be a delay in their first tooth eruption. Children should have a full set of primary teeth by the time they are almost three.

Babies generally undergo the following Teething Timeline:

  • 6 months: lower central incisors

  • 8 months: upper central incisors

  • 10 months: lower and upper lateral incisors

  • 14 months: first molars

  • 18 months: canines

  • 24 months: second molars

Symptoms of Teething:

  • Babies start gnawing to relieve the pain of an emerging tooth.

  • Puffy and red gums

  • Excessive drooling

  • Irritation, especially at night

  • Tugging Ear

  • A change in eating habits

Methods to Soothe the Pain:

Teething is a physiological process, no major intervention is needed.

  • Distraction: You can often soothe your child simply by diverting their minds off the pain by any new toy.

  • You shouldn't use teethers and topical teething gels to soothe the pain as they might be toxic to babies.

Symptoms of teething usually disappear when the tooth breaks through the gum. In case your baby is teething and the pain prevails , the following signs and symptoms are seen - high fever, diarrhea, or vomiting, highly inflamed gums or blue gum (Cysts) or any kind of lesion or bumps on the gums. In such case you should consult the pediatrician for further guidance.

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I am suffering from cough, cold and fever from past two days. So prescribe the medicine and cough syrup but not of heavy dosage. Thankyou.

MBBS
General Physician, Bhilai
Take plenty of fluids take steam inhalation and lukewarm water gargling consult me for further help thank you.
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