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Dr. Kannan

Neurologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Kannan Neurologist, Chennai
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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. Kannan is a trusted Neurologist in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Kannan personally at SKS Hospital in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kannan on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain starting from below the neck and radiating in my right arm till the fingers. My thumb has numbness. My right hand seems weak and i'm having difficulty pulling, pushing and holding things tightly. I have already seen an ortho and got the x-ray done. He said, the spine in the neck is straight and that could be muscle spasm and rest all looks good. The pain has come down, but I still have numbness in the thumb and my right hand feels weak. Its been about 3 weeks now. Please help.

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U need to go for mri cervical spine. You may have early cervical spondylitis or cervical disc compression/protruding nerve root//get fullwork out//neurologist consultation. Mean while start physiotherapy at good centre. You can again ask after reports.

Hi My aunt aged 41 years also a Diabetic patient experiencing a pricking sensation in her nerves specially in legs ,Is this due to Diabetics or Internal heat in her body ,whenever she feels it she starts taking curd, lot of water n lemon then this problem gets cool down .Suggest us a solution for this.

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Hi My aunt aged 41 years also a Diabetic patient experiencing a pricking sensation in her nerves specially in legs ,I...
Hello, diabetes mellitus when present for long time and if not well controlled causes a number of chronic complications including peripheral neuropathy. This condition produces pricking and burning sensation in feet. One of the prime requirement is strict blood sugar control like fasting around 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg and hba1c%<6.8. Consistently well controlled diabetes may not produce serious consequences. Plus to reduce the symptoms there are some medications available like methylcobalamine & combinations with other vitamins, plus other drugs. The very concept of heat in the body causing various problems it self is incorrect. Our body is warm, if any extra heat is produced that comes as fever. Thanks for the question.

My mother has right side paralysis. She lost he voice since May'16. Please suggest how her voice can be recovered.

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Speech Therapist
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advice;- nuro expert speech and language therapist properly speech therapy Properly Regular speech therapy

I am 23 years old male I have migraine problem everyday I have taken so many medicine but nothing is happening.

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Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.

I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solution.

DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solut...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist

How can I remove fear of falling down. I am 64 suffering from parkinson.

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Consult a psychiatrist. He will prescribe medicines to remove fear and balance the parkinsons medicines as well.

She is suffering from paralysis since last 4 year and she is cured approx 80% but still her right leg not proper getting moment and cure she unable to stand up self. She walk using walker. I need help and suggestion what I do. How can she fully recover. Pl help.

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Neurologist
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Sir, 4 years after stroke happens, there is no cure - but you can improve function with physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Please visit any center in your area which provides comprehensive rehab - they may suggest various maneuvers as well as orthotic devices - these have to be custom-made and tailored to specific requirements.

I am 28-year-old female and I am experiencing pain in lower abdomen from 2-3 days. I have stiffness in body ranging from neck to lower back. Also, feeling of numbness in hands and legs started since yesterday. Feeling lethargic, tired and sleepy with a heavy head.

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I am 28-year-old female and I am experiencing pain in lower abdomen from 2-3 days. I have stiffness in body ranging f...
Start with Homeopathic medicine:-- Cal phos 30 Rhus tox 30 4 pills each medicine x 3 times daily x 30 days Take medicine as advised.

2 years back I was detected demyelination. I was told for steroid treatment. As I am a diabetic I did not go for treatment. Did I take right decision. Pls guide me doctor.

Fellowship in Diabetes, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, MBBS
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2 years back I was detected demyelination. I was told for steroid treatment. As I am a diabetic I did not go for trea...
You should have taken the treatment . As Demyelination should be cured first. The Diabetes can be taken care of by increasing the dosages momentarily

tegretol tablet total 500 mg potency is taken to contain fits, on reduction of potency fits occur, should it be continued or any alternative advice.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
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Tegretol (carbamazepine) is a good drug to control fits. The correct dose is 10-20 mg per kg body weight. The medicine should be continued.

My brother is suffering from migraine how can he get rid of this migraine?

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Homeopath
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Sleep with legs raised up from waist against the wall making 90 degree angle for 10 mins. This will instantly relieve your headache temporarily.

My wife age 68 years undergone neurosurgery in 2007 for brain tumor. Slowly slowly she loosing physical existence and even can not grip pen for her signature. She is diabetic also. She is suffering from urine incontinence since last one year. She is using catheter since last six months as she can not control urination. Please advise continuation use of catheter may be harmful and may create some other problem in bladder or otherwise. Alsoplease/suggest/any/treatment/for/her/to/control/urine/incontinuation/at/this/stageoo.

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My wife age 68 years undergone neurosurgery in 2007 for brain tumor. Slowly slowly she loosing physical existence and...
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward. Meanwhile, feel free to consult me privately.

I am 32 year old male and suffering from migraine headache for last couple of years. What is Migraine headache? and what causes it?

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General Physician
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A severe, throbbing headache, sometimes concentrated on only one side of the head or around one eye lasting between four and 72 hours. A headache that worsens with exertion. Nausea and vomiting. Extreme sensitivity to light, so painful to the eyes and head that it requires retreat to a darkened room.

What You Need to Know About Epilepsy And Seizures in Children!

CCT, FRCPCH , MRCPCH, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician
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How to care for your child with paediatric epilepsy?

Epilepsy is defined as a neurological disorder, which affects people of all age groups. However, the cases of seizures are found more in young children (likely to occur in as many as 4% of children) than in adults. It is still not known as to why a developing brain is more prone to seizures than a mature brain. A child is said to be suffering from epilepsy when they occur frequently.

As parents your responsibilities are compounded if your child has epilepsy. You not only have to pay heed towards the normal concerns of his/her upbringing but also have to look into your child's emotional aspects, while dealing with the disorder in your day to day life.

You can help your child deal with the condition in the following ways:

1. It is quite likely that your child may feel resentful and develop emotional issues, such as depression or low self-esteem. Help your child cultivates positive attitude towards life and his/her disease.

2. Try to make your child come to terms with reality by helping him/her to understand that even though he/she may be different, he/she shouldn't look upon the condition as something that is abnormal. It is best to help your child concentrate on his/her strengths at such times.

3. Help your child participate in activities of his/her choice to instill positivity in life.

4. Make sure your other children understand their sibling's ailment and if he/she feels neglected try and spend more time with him/her. If need be, seek family counselling to make everyone understand how to deal with your child's illness.

5. Learn about your child's medication schedule thoroughly and also find out what he/she needs to do in case a dose of medication is missed.

6. Develop an environment where he/she feels comfortable and can easily share a concern or anxieties.


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What You Need to Know About Epilepsy And Seizures in Children!

A medical research conducted by Professor Scott has readily proven that the human brain has the ability to differentiate between a fake laughter and a real one. So, if you are in a group of people and somebody is trying to laugh forcibly and deliberately, then your brain is able to identify that person easily.

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General Physician
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yes it is very easy to judge or know by human discretion it plays the role here in other word it can be said that it is but natural to differentiate the artificial laugh and natural or physiological laughing

I am 54 yr male suffering from polio (left leg) at the age of 2 year, at present I am walking without any help of stick but in winter I face problems in walking please suggest some medicine to avoid this type of problems?

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Physiotherapist
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It may be due to muscle weakness of leg. If you have any x-ray or other reports send it to me. For early recovery you should go for physiotherapy treatment for strengthening of leg muscles.For Further help concern privately.

Do we any solutions for the Parkinson disease in India? Is it a heredity disease? Past 2 years my uncle is suffering from parkinson.

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)
Physiotherapist
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There are a lot of advanced options available for management of parkinson disease. Brain implants are giving good results. Give good therapy as well.

My mom is 46 years old and she has an issue related nerve pains. What should I do?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello dear this may be due to nerve compression. Please do one xray and send me report. After that I can advise you proper treatment. Thanks.

Due to certain incident in may 2015 though it was protected sex, I had done my hiv test on 7th day, 135th day and 174th day from that incident. All report was negative. Do I need further test as I am scared and for last 6 month I am facing many health issues like hip pain, fissure, mouth sores, itching in lower part of legs or below knee.

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General Surgeon
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Due to certain incident in may 2015 though it was protected sex, I had done my hiv test on 7th day, 135th day and 174...
Your symptoms probably have nothing to do with hiv. It doesn't develop so quickly. Also since your tests have been negative I think there is nothing much to worry about. But it would be better to know the hiv status of your partner.
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