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Dr. Karunakaran

ENT Specialist, Chennai

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Dr. Karunakaran ENT Specialist, Chennai
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Dr. Karunakaran is a renowned ENT Specialist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Karunakaran at Gunasekaran Hospital Pvt Ltd in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karunakaran on Lybrate.com.

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Role of Homeopathy In Treating Nasal Polyps!

Diploma in Gastroenterology, Diploma in Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Role of Homeopathy In Treating Nasal Polyps!

A nasal polyp is a growth within the nasal cavity, which may cause problems with your health. Smaller polyps don't tend to create any problem, but larger ones can cause breathing difficulty, sneezing problems, losing the sense of smell and a dampening of taste as well. Conventional medicine usually prescribes surgery, but homeopathy has effective cures to reduce the polyp and lessen the symptoms over time.

Symptoms

  • Nasal polypsis is a disease affecting the adults. When children below 10 are affected, cystic fibrosis needs to be ruled out.
  • Small polyps cause no symptoms at all.
  • Larger ones can cause obstruction in the air passages of the nose causing stuffiness or blocked sensation.
  • Partial or total loss of sense of smell.
  • When they obstruct the discharge from the sinus openings, polyps lead to chronic sinusitis.
  • Sneezing and watery nasal discharge due to associated allergies.
  • Asthma and aspirin sensitivity may be present in patients with ethmoidal polyps.
  • Unilateral nasal obstruction may be present in patients with an antrochoanal polyp.
  • Headache, snoring and a permanent runny nose, facial pain, hyponasal voice and cough.
  • Nosebleeds.

Treatment of Nasal Polyps with Homeopathy

Homeopathy is very effective in dealing with these little growths. Not only are the symptoms removed, the growths themselves vanish over a period of time. Homeopathy is uniquely placed as it takes into account not only the symptoms, but also the causes of the problem. Some causes are at times obvious. Others may not be obvious and are subtle. These may be the stress factors that the person had been undergoing before the problem surfaced. There may be some other things that need the experience of a seasoned homeopath to decipher.

Timely administered homeopathic medicines help avoid surgery and its inherent complications. Moreover, it is very common for the condition to recur even after surgery. Homeopathy is therefore highly recommended for people who have had surgery done to remove nasal polyps as the treatment would have a preventive effect, by which chance of recurrence is minimized.

In short, the treatment is targeted towards the root cause of the illness and hence the disease is treated from the core. Homeopathy believes in treating the patient and not just the disease.

There are 70 remedies which give great relief. However, the correct choice and the resulting relief is a matter of experience and right judgment on the part of the doctor. The treatment is decided after thorough case taking of the patient. Thus medicines are tailor-made unlike allopathy in which all patients receive the same drugs or surgery although trade name may be different.

For total cure, the treatment must be taken seriously for about 2 to 3 years depending upon the number and size of nasal polyps. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.

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Hello, My son is 3 year old. And he is suffering from cough and cold and throat infection. He is not eating well. He having cough during sleeping and eating. What should I do? I tried honey, haldi, tulsi, ginger but no relief. He get this problem again n again whenever he eat chocolate, biscuit or other food from out side please give needful answer.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Hello, My son is 3 year old. And he is suffering from cough and cold and throat infection. He is not eating well. He ...
To treat the cause of problem is best to get rid of disease. U have yourself caught culprit of cough- chocolate, biscuit or other food from out side. Stop giving all items like these, cough shall be cured. Mild cold time to time is not abnormal. However for increasing immunity, Vitamin A 60.000 units once in a week for 6 weeks and Zinc syrup 20 mg daily for 2 weeks can be given.
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I have cough and throat infection since a few days. Please suggest some medication.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have cough and throat infection since a few days. Please suggest some medication.
Homeopathy - bella 200 -4pills 3 times ferrum phos 6x 4pills 3 times stodal cough syrup 2 spoonful 3 times.
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I having irritation in throat occur any time from last 14 months my age is 21 years I think I am having allergy to dust Can I take corticosteroid for few days.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Pharmacy
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I having irritation in throat occur any time from last 14 months my age is 21 years
I think I am having allergy to du...
No, any steroids treatment is not good without doctors priscription which is given after thorough evaluation. You can take bresol syp and septillin syp 2-2-2 for few days along with this you can also increase your immunity by using anbuta plus drops. Please read the leaflet before using.
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I have a back pain and nose blocking from last one year tried many medicine but nothing is change now my pain' s a lot then before please do give me some options or medicine something by the pain will stop

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)
Physiotherapist, Indore
I think u r a patient of sinusitis consul a ENT. And for back pain do back strengthening exercises Thanks and regards Dr. Ritesh kharnal
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I am suffering from pain in throat while swelling and cough problem from long time.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from pain in throat while swelling and cough problem from long time.
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2.Take throat lozenges 3. Take honitus syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 4. if you are having recurrent throat problem it could be due to chronic pharyngitis/Tonsillitis 5.Consult ENt specialist for advice for further advice
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Hi. I am suresh. I am 25 years old. My problem is from last 3 month at throat place infection unhealthy uvula. Morning wakeup time some dry. Breathing problem. Neck place some pain came. I already used some tables used but not cured. Have any tests for this. Please suggest me.

MBBS, MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Ahmedabad
Hi. I am suresh. I am 25 years old. My problem is from last 3 month at throat place infection unhealthy uvula. Mornin...
Dear lybrate please understand that throat is accessible and easily visible part of our body first and foremost test is good check up by ent surgeon. To get rid of throat problem early stop smoking and tobacco chewing if you do. Avoid spicy fried chilled junk food. Warm water gargles are useful.
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Hello Doctor Please Help Me. My Blood is Continue Excreting through ear what I should have to do?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello Doctor Please Help Me. My Blood is Continue Excreting through ear what I should have to do?
diagnose your self for the cause of the bleeding. consult god ent surgeon. mean while you can take homeopathic treatment crotalus h 30 thrice a day
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Hi, Iam suffering from sore throat from last 8 days can you suggest me what can I do to overcome this and sometimes its difficult to swallow food also.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hi, Iam suffering from sore throat from last 8 days can you suggest me what can I do to overcome this and sometimes i...
you are having acute pharyngitis or bronchitis due to some viral infection.do regular warm saline gargle. Zhave homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin C thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infection.
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I have sinus problem and my nose is blocked .can you suggest me some home remedies?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Do steam inhalation 2-3 times daily with Karvol plus inhalant capsule 2.If you are suffering from chronic sinusitis, take plain Xray PNs/CT scan of PNS or nasal endoscopy after consulting ENT specialist to confirm diagnosis 3.If you are having recurrent symptoms, you may have to undergo endoscopic sinus surgery.
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I am 55 year old female. I am suffering from throat pain for two months. My voice reduces. What should I do?

D.N.B, D.L.O
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
I am 55 year old female. I am suffering from throat pain for two months. My voice reduces. What should I do?
Hello for throat pain you should do warm water gargling 3-4 times a day, avoid oily and curds. If there has been a voice change you likely might have had infection of your voice box we call it laryngitis. You have to give voice rest and do steam inhalation. If still persists need medications
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How Ear Problems Can Cause Dizziness

Fellowship In Head & Neck Oncosurger, MD - ENT , MBBS
Oncologist, Gurgaon
How Ear Problems Can Cause Dizziness

Dizziness or vertigo is a feeling of being off centre, which makes a patient feel like there is lack of balance. This is especially apparent when one is at a height or while wearing footwear with high heels. It may be caused due to a variety of causes, and ear problems are one of the primary causes of this kind of dizziness.

Let us take a look at the various ear problems and how they can cause dizziness or vertigo:

  1. Infection: The bacteria or virus that causes cold and loose motions can also cause an ear infection. This can give rise to temporary vertigo which may last up to six weeks or more. Dizziness or vertigo happens in such cases because the viral effect spreads to the inner ear which causes a ringing and off balance sensation. The general physician or ENT specialist will usually prescribe a round of medicines only if the condition becomes too severe to handle.
  2. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: This kind of dizziness is also known as BPPV and may be caused due to the motion of a calcium particle known as otolith, in the ear. This can cause a fluttering movement that gives the sensation of falling down or losing balance. This usually takes place in the part of the ear that catches the sensation of gravity. The movement of the otolith can make the patient feel as if his or her head is turning or swaying, while in reality the patient may be stationery. This problem can be fixed with the help of a two minute therapy known as Epley Manoeuvre, which can be conducted easily in the ENT specialist's clinic.
  3. Meniere's Disease: There is actually a specific condition that is characterised primarily by dizzy spells and vertigo. The other symptoms of this ear bone condition include ringing of the ears, loss of hearing, and the feeling of fullness or pressure build up in the ears. This can be fixed with therapy and drugs as well as hearing loss aids.
  4. Dandy's Syndrome: This is an ear condition where the patient constantly feels like he or she is bouncing up and down. This condition hits patients who are on antibiotic medication for any kind of infection, and it subsides once the medication is done with. It occurs in such cases because certain kinds of antibiotics may be toxic for the ear. One may also see natural improvement in the condition over the passage of time.
  5. Tumours: Other reasons like tumours and strokes can also cause vertigo on a temporary or permanent basis.

Dizziness due to ear problems can be due to a number of mild to severe reasons. It is best to get these causes checked.

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Actually I had a throat infection and at that time I consumed some alcohol and after that I had the infection and drythroat and mild pain in gland and I used many antibiotics but still the dryness in thorat is there and its almost 10 days I am worried about thorat cancer can anyone please help me through this please.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Actually I had a throat infection and at that time I consumed some alcohol and after that I had the infection and dry...
Just take syrup grillintus bm two teaspoons thrice daily for three days. Along with that you can have strepsils two in a day. Take plenty of fluids. Avoid alcohol for sometime now.
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I am experiencing heavy cold now a days my nose flows more often and also throat infection please suggest.

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
I am experiencing heavy cold now a days my nose flows more often and also throat infection please suggest.
Nasal Allergy: It is very common now a days…it is of two types –Seasonal and perineal. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occurs according to changes in atmosphere . Antihistaminics and decongestants and Antibiotics can help you
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Dear sir,l have suffering from nussl polyp in right & left nose. Pl.Take treatment with without operations. From. Dinesh Patel.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Dear, actually surgery is treatment of choice for nasal polyps but u can start tab.Cefuroxime 500 mg twice a day, tab.Montair-L daily 1 at bed time and Flomist nasal spray 2 puffs twice a day along with steam inhalation for 2-3 weeks.Get a CT scan done after 1 week of this treatment.U can post CT films here.
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Dear doctors I am getting snoring while sleeping but I didn't feel that but my wife says it's disturbing a lot please suggest me to stop the snoring.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, please follow these tips to stop snoring: - reduce your weight if you are obese. - perform pranayama (breathing exercises) everyday. - quit smoking which irritates the mucosal layer of the nose and throat and causes blockage and results in snoring. - quit alcohol and sedatives which relax the throat muscles and results in snoring. - sleep on sides instead on back. - elevate the head by using a thick pillow which eases the breathing. - clear the nose before going to bed. - establish regular sleep pattern. - keep the bedroom air moist by using humidifier; as dry air irritates the mucosal membrane in the nose and throat. - perform throat exercises like repeating the vowels a, e, i, o, you loudly for 2-3 mins few times a day or keeping the tongue behind the teeth and moving it backwards - 3-4 times a day. - anti snoring appliances can also be used.
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I am 56 years old. I feels giddy when I get up. I can not lay either on bed or good. As my left side head touch ground or bed I feels giddy. What is the reason and treatment.

MS - ENT,MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Kolkata
I am 56 years old. I feels giddy when I get up. I can not lay either on bed or good. As my left side head touch groun...
Hello  You have not mentioned  whether you have Hypertension  ,DIABETES, Or any other problems.  Any blood tests done like PPBS,Thyroid function  tests,complete haemogram .Any history of head injury or neurological  problem?  Dizziness can be due to generalised weakness,Cardiovascular ,neurological or Ear-brain-balance problem. Medicines will be needed to stop the sensation. Unfortunately Lybrate doesn't allow prescription of medicines in open forum. Vertigo is a medical term which describes a sense of rotation even while stationary.It can often be confused with lightheadedness, generalised weakness,dizziness . Vertigo may be caused by problems in your peripheral (Ear &balance mechanism inside ear known as the vestibular system)or central nervous system. A complete checkup is required to isolate the cause. Peripheral vestibular  system causing vertigo symptoms may need initial medications to stabilise followed by Vestibular Rehabilitation  exercises. A good quality  of life can be achieved if properly managed. Basic investigations: A Pure tone audiometry  and tympanometry  can detect any problem in the ear nerves and tympanic membrane pressure (both of which can be abnormal in case of ear diseases) An Xray of the Cervical Spine (AP /Lat/Lat-oblique to check for cervical spondylitis CT brain and a complete  haemogram  are some of the baseline tests needed for a good evaluation  of vertigo. A cause of vertigo often difficult to diagnose is  BPPV Benign Paroxysmal  positional vertigo BPPV can be treated with Epleys manoeuvre  and Vestibular  Rehabilitation  exercises. With regular vestibular exercise you can be symptom free  and lead a normal life. *Tips for starting vestibular exercise: No.1:Sit on your bed with legs hanging. Keep your head straight and just by moving your  pupils first look to the right.Hold this position .Count to 10. If you have dizziness  with right gaze still hold that gaze. Then move your pupil to the left.Do this for 10 minutes for two weeks . When you can move your pupil to either side without symptoms,you can start another exercise. Start this and let me know.Hope this helps Thanks. Dr.Amrita Basu
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Hi this is chaitanya my daughter has 4 years and she has tonsils problem my daughter said 'it is is 4th stage so baby suffers alot so you need to go for operation" is it correct age for operation.

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
For conventional Tonsillectomy Surgery - 5 years for LASER assisted Ablation of the Tonsils or Coblation Wand Tonsillotomy - 3 years is also okay if the problem is severe!
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Hi sir! I am 23 years old. My problem is like when human body rotates continuously for a 2 to 3 mns. How it happens like that when I am idle also its happening like that sir. Why its happening do not know sir? I thought its low BP and took some Cadbury shots also sir. Tell me what is the problem and remedies sir.

MBBS (M.A.M.C), M.S. ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Hi sir! I am 23 years old. My problem is like when human body rotates continuously for a 2 to 3 mns. How it happens l...
Inner ear is also a balancing organ apart from hearing. So once it sets in rotatory motion fluids inside it also sets in motion and take some time to settle.
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My son is 10 years old. he is in good health. but when he goes to sleep he snores a lot. what could be the problem? Is thereany medicine to cure?

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Aurangabad
Enlarged adenoids and tonsils is a common cause for snoring in young children. Please consult an ENT surgeon for clinical examination and management.
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