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Dr. Kannan

Gastroenterologist, Chennai

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Dr. Kannan is a popular Gastroenterologist in Nanganallur, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with BM Hospitals in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kannan on has an excellent community of Gastroenterologists in India. You will find Gastroenterologists with more than 41 years of experience on You can find Gastroenterologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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From 3 4 days I m suffering from stomach pain & and having gas problem. What should I do.

General Physician, Mumbai
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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I have a mouth ulcer for the last 2 year.I am a dietician. What medicine to take ?

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
Dear friend , ulcers may be due to vitamin b 12. Folic acid or vitamin c deficit. You need to take food more content with that. Avoid fried food and junk food. Take ayurvedic treatment. Syrup hemcosid.
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I am suffering from indigestion formation of gas and not cleared stool. Suggestion for the above problems.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , FAIS, FACRSI, Fellowship in GI Surgery, DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
You are suffering from constipation. 14-20% of indian population is suffering from constipation and related problems. Everyday physical activity like brisk walking/ jogging will keep your bowel active. Eat more of dietary fibres, leafy veg, fruits and plenty of liquids. Try to remove stress. Try to maintain periodic defecation everyday for gud bowel habits.
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Hi I am Suresh 25 years old but I have no job mentally disturbed and also so many friends I lose. I feel I am alone. Health also so bad. I have gastric problem. Please support me. What can I do for these problems solve.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you have a lot of difficulties. You can take help from a psychologist online or in person and get to the root of the problem to eliminate the stress.
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I am having gastric and some times filling pain in heart with vitamin b12&d deficiency. While workout getting pain in my heel. Need suggestion whether to continue workout or not ?

General Physician, Pune
Vitamin b 12 and d deficiencies do not have any effect on day to day activites and pain associated with it. The deficiencies are rare and are not a cause of worry. Your gastric pain and pain in heel seem to be unconnected. Gastric pain could be peptic in origin and your family doctor can treat it without much investigations. Pain in heel needs a closer look. It may require an orthopaedic consultancy, but let it be decided by your family doctor. So see a physician.
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome - What Should You Eat?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, B.Pharma
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - What Should You Eat?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a blend of stomach discomfort or pain and issues with bowel routines: either constipation or diarrhea; or having a different kind of stool (slender, hard, or delicate and fluid). A healthy routine diet by and large comprises of eating a wide number of nutritious, low-fat nourishments with some restraint. Be that as it may, you may see an increase in your symptoms after you eat certain kinds of food when you have an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Since side effects can fluctuate between patients, there is not just one list of off-limit foods, but with that said, there are a plenty of foods that are good for your health and do not irritate your bowel habits. By staying away from the most basic irritants of IBS, you may see more consistency and also less cramps and bloating. Some of the foods that you can consume during IBS are as follows:

  1. Fiber adds bulk to your digestive system. It is broadly accessible in grains, vegetables and natural products. Eating a lot of insoluble fiber as grains can increase your trips to the bathroom. Concentrate on soluble fiber. This includes vegetables and natural products.
  2. While the insoluble fiber content in whole grains might be an irritant in IBS indications, certain grains cause different issues. Items containing rye, wheat, and grain contain gluten. This is a sort of protein that can harm your digestion tracts and increase symptoms of IBS. While a hypersensitivity to gluten is known as celiac infection, in any case half the patients in IBS are gluten-intolerant. Fortunately, more gluten-free items are available in the market these days. In case you cannot manage without pizza, pasta, cakes, you can simply substitute them with gluten-free products of the same kind.
  3. Consume plenty fruits and vegetables.
  4. Take carbohydrates in required quantity like bread, rice, oats, pasta, potatoes, chapattis and plantain.
  5.  If you happen to be lactose intolerant, include substitutes like soya, rice or oat, milk and yogurts that are rich in calcium.
  6. Some meat, fish, eggs and alternatives like beans.
  7. Take a limited amount of foods high in fats and sugars. Decrease intake of saturated fat that is found in butter, ghee, cheddar, meat, cakes and baked goods. Substitute these with unsaturated fats found in vegetable oils, for example, sunflower, rapeseed and olive oil, avocados, nuts and seeds.
  8. Drink a lot of liquid, no less than two liters every day, for example, water or natural teas.

Whenever you go out to eat, make sure you ask for gluten-free food. Sometimes, certain kinds of food might appeal to you but try not to get tempted too often by the menu and harm your health because of it. Stick to a healthy diet. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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How to cure a big bubble like substance in my stomach? Its almost around 10 inches big.

General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and drink plenty of water and take tablet rantac twice a day
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My wife & daughter get acidity & burping at least once a month. Which foods & drinks should they avoid. Thanking you.

General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food, maida containing items like biscuits toast bread khari etc Take salads and fruits more Take milk regularly Go for morning and evening walk daily for good digestion and easy defication.
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Sir I have a problem for acidity, my problem for last 8, 9 months, I thik I have a problem for haris, so please tell what I do now?

Homeopath, Faridabad
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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My has a gallbladder stone of 15 mm size us there any alternative remedy other than surgery.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although the gallstones cannot be removed with medicines but being a homoeopath and with an experience of 20 years besides me,I have developed certain technical medicinal combinations with which our gallstones will be removed completely but the percentage of removal of gallstones is 70% ( means if out of 100 patients ,70 patients were removed of gallstones.)This is very high percentage and I am very much confident about it.consult me if you dont want to go for surgery.You will have to purchase a package of 2+2 months ( Including medicines )from me as we cant get these medicinal combinations in market.
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Meera Jigar aur pliha shayad bhad gaya ha ma kamjoor hota ja raha HU mughe proper balanced diet bAtaye aur medicine bhi.

General Physician, Cuttack
If you have jaundice 1. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily and fatty food like oil, ghee, butter, cream. He should have soft, easily digestible foods like suji, dhalia, porridge, curd rice. Avoid alcohol 2. Drink plenty of water, take resh fruit like orange, apple, pineapple, grape, papaya, mango. Fruit juice, sugar cane juice, coconut water. Have plenty of green leafy vegetables 3. Take adequate rest at least for 2 week 4. Take liv 52 2 tablet twice daily after food 5. Monitor your lft for serum bilirubin 6. Consult gastroenterologist/hepatologist for advice and treatment.
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Homeopath, Kolkata
Homoeopathic treatement for Peptic Ulcer Disease-

Peptic ulcer disease (PUD), also known as a peptic ulcer or stomach ulcer, is a break in the lining of the stomach, first part of the small intestine, or occasionally the lower esophagus. An ulcer in the stomach is known as a gastric ulcer while that in the first part of the intestines is known as a duodenal ulcer. The most common symptoms are waking at night with upper abdominal pain or upper abdominal pain that improves with eating. The pain is often described as a burning or dull ache. Other symptoms include belching, vomiting, weight loss, or poor appetite.

-Peptic ulcers are sores in the lining of the stomach or duodenum.
- Ulcer pain may not correlate with the presence or severity of ulceration.
- The main symptom of peptic ulcer is upper abdominal pain which can be dull, sharp, or burning. (Bloating and burping are not symptoms of peptic ulcer, and vomiting, poor appetite, and nausea are uncommon symptoms of peptic ulcer.)
- Diagnosis of ulcer is made with upper GI series or endoscopy.
- Complications of ulcers include bleeding, perforation, and blockage of the stomach (gastric obstruction).
- If a person with peptic ulcers smokes or take NSAIDs, the ulcers may recur after treatment.

Causes of Peptic Ulcer Disease-

-Use of painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen.
- Excess acid production from gastrinomas, tumors of the acid producing cells of the stomach that increases acid output
- Excessive drinking of alcohol
- Smoking or chewing tobacco
- Serious illness
Homoeopathic medicine for Peptic Ulcer Disease-

Avery good Homoeopathic medicines commonly used for peptic ulcers are - Belladonna, Borax, Colocynth, Bryonia, Dulcamara, Nux Vom, Symphytum, Hydrastis, Arg Nit, Acid nit, Aethusa, Ars Alb, Geranium, Hydratis, Merc cor, Ornithogalum, Phos, Uranium nit, Terebintha, Graph, Pulsatilla, Sulphur, Kali Bich, Lycopodium, Carbo Veg, Antim crud, Calc carb, Med, Nat mur, Nat phos, China, etc.
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Hi i am 28 years of old frequently i m face pain on the right side of chest and I have gas trouble please suggest me if it is anything serious and precautions to undergo.

Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment- bio combination no 25 -4 pills 3 times digestone syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. Helps relieve acute/chronic acidity with heart burn, flatulence, nausea, regurgitation of food and pain or pressure in stomach. For 8 days and revert back.
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I got pain when I don't go for toilet for few minutes on left side of my body. I feel frustrated all days because I don't know there is something happened on my left part of stomach.(moving like gas or other. And sometimes or day I did not realise this & goes normally.

Homeopath, Ranchi
Dear patient You need to concentrate on good and healthy diet, improve your life style and for pain you can take homoeopathy medicine Rx 1 Carbo veg 30 ,5 pills three times adat for 15 days 2. Repl no 7-15 drops of medicine in 1/4 cup of Luke warm water for 1 month.
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I am 50 yrs old male, having zarda pan habit recently from last 2 days I have a heavy burnning sensation in my anus. The same thing occured 6 months back, at that time the surgeon made the inner test and told that there is nothing worriable. But what i have to do. I discarded my habit since last 4 days.

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Ahmedabad
Dear , it appears that you have developed anal fissure due to passage of hard stools and treat constipation
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What is the recommended diet for a patient with fatty Liver grade 3? I am non alcoholic and do not smoke either. My age is 67 years and very active. Go gym regularly and on keto diet.

General Physician, Nashik
Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea ( sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits ( avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.
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I am very fat. I have acidity. So just tell me how could I overcome this problem?

General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 Mg before food once a day for 2-3 days.. 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 7. Avoid excess citrus fruit 8. Avoid smoking and Alcohol 9. Regular Physical activities 10. Meditation for weight reduction i need to take your complete diet history along with your physical activities Consult me privately for further Management
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My mother takes pantocid tablet empty stomach everyday. She tells me if she skips it for even a day she feels her stomach has hardened. I want her to gradually quit pantocid. Are there any natural/homeopathic/ayurvedic treatments I can adopt to take away this tablet from her daily schedule? She is not diabetic. Her blood results are normal.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Avoid outside spicy and fried food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help chew your food properly at time of lunch and dinner. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Tab nexpro-l 1 tab empty stomach.
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Since I always have bloated and very tight stomach, is it ok fir me to drink milk (especially cold coffee) or shud I avoid it in any form. And what about giving lassi coz I like it n is it beneficial in anyway since I have muscular dystrophy , I need some strengthening for my muscles n bones.

General Physician, Bangalore
Is the bloating due to milk? if yes you have lactose intolerance and you would want to use alternative forms of calcium supplementation. If the bloating is not related to drinking milk and you have it after eating everything else then you can drink milk. Just lower junk food and spicy food. Lower your oil intake. Use oil which are rich in good fatty acids. Add more vegetables and eat mostly the seasonal fruits.
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I was struggling with acidity problem since 2years. In this cause my weight is increasing day by day even I didn't eat more so please help me.

You take 500 ml chhachh every day, avipttikar chhooran 20 gm with water before 1 hour meal bd, moong ki dal. Ghee n chapati use only in meal.
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