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Dr. Kavitha

Occupational Therapist, Chennai

Dr. Kavitha Occupational Therapist, 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. Kavitha is a renowned Occupational Therapist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Vidyanjali Therapy centre in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kavitha on Lybrate.com.

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I have some joint pain problems due to this problems I am suffer from a lot of things.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I have some joint pain problems due to this problems I am suffer from a lot of things.
Hello Do proper rest & do hot fomentation for 15-20 min thrice in a day .Take UST followed by IFT for 15 days. Learn strengthening & stretching exercises from physiotherapist. This will help in reducing the pain. Thanks.
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I'm 22 years old. From My elbow and shoulders joint the little friction sound is heard. Not any pain occur Not any swelling. please suggest medicine and diet to build up my bone. The problem was from my childhood.

BPTh/BPT, Bachelor of Science
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I'm 22 years old. From My elbow and shoulders joint the little friction sound is heard. Not any pain occur Not any sw...
Hello your problem is natural, so don't worry about it. *you need to take sun bath regularly. * avoid heavy lifting from the affected shoulder. * gentle active exercises and strengthening exercises of shoulder, elbow and wrist joint is needed,
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My daughter is about 6 years old. She have hearing problem, as per bera test doctors says that the problem will be cleared as her age grown up. But I feel that her hearing ability is constantly getting down. Please give some suggestion. If you want to see beta test report please help.

MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata
Dear, please do mri scan of brain, and audiometry. What is the birth history? any medicine she has got for any other disease? please let me know. Dr. Amit ghosh.
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I am 47 years old. Female. Having high blood pressure. Taking regular medicine. Now it is under control. For last one month having a pin in my right shoulder. I am working lady 12 to 14 hours working in laptop. For last 2 days also notice that when I am in bed either it is at night or in the morning. Sudden headmoving (blundness) it is for a moment. If I head down also felt the same. Why it is happening. Need advise.

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. Your pain in your right shoulder region could be due to some early degenerative changes setting in the affected joint. Also lack of exercises, active lifestyle could be contributing to this. My advise will be, if there is no swelling, associated skin redness, local warmth etz and if there is no h/o any injury, then you can initiate physical therapy under supervision of a good physical therapist, ice fomentation 2-3 times at home, gentle anti inflammatory medication like tab etoshine etc for 5-7 days, continue with adequate calcium and vitamin d intake as recommended, and you should start feeling better in 2-3 weeks time. I could not understand the second part of your question which I think is more of a neurology issue rather than an orthopaedic one. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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My right feet and heel has severe pain the toe of the right leg also pains a lot The heel pains only after resting for a while. It does not pain the whole day when I walk and do other work. Please tell.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
My right feet and heel has severe pain the toe of the right leg also pains a lot
The heel pains only after resting fo...
It is plantar fascitis. You need to do stretching exercises for heel. Calf muscles stretching and tendo achilles stretching helps.
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What causes hearing loss? + How to ensure you can help it as you age

MS - ENT -, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
What causes hearing loss? + How to ensure you can help it as you age

The partial or total inability to hear is known as hearing impairment or hearing loss. It can be present at birth, or develop later in life.

There are a number of factors, which may cause hearing loss

1. Age - Age is the biggest factor when it comes to the loss of hearing, and you may lose the ability to hear as you age. This condition is known as presbycusis. It becomes difficult to understand high-frequency sounds like that of a child or a woman when you get old.

2. Noise - When you are exposed to loud noises for a prolonged period of time, it damages your ears. This leads to loss of hearing. 5% of the total population of the world is affected by noise (the degree of suffering varies). It may be a result of continuous exposure to loud music or a sudden exposure to a loud noise like an explosion.

3. Hereditary disorders - Hearing disorder may be inherited by the dominant or recessive genes of parents in the child. 70-80% of these cases inherit from the recessive genes, whereas 20-25% inherit hearing loss from the dominant genes.

4. Trauma - Serious injuries of the head/ears may cause loss of hearing, which may be either temporary or permanent. When damage is caused to the brain, the brain fails to process the message conveyed by the ears. So even if the ears are totally functional, a person may face the problem in hearing.

5. Perinatal problems - The ototoxic effects on the fetus due to excess intake of alcohol during pregnancy lead to hearing the loss in about 64% of the infants born to alcoholic mothers.

Also, premature birth can be associated with hearing loss due to high risk of being exposed to noise in neonatal units.

Knowing about the causes of hearing loss can lead you a step closer to preventing this disorder as you age.

Here are some useful tips that can help prevent hearing loss:

1. Be more aware - You should be diligent and aware of the situations, which may risk your hearing ability and should try to avoid such situations as much as possible. Limit your exposure to sources of hazardous noises like firearms, firecrackers, concerts and clubs.

2. Take precautionary measures - If your occupation calls for working at an environment of loud noises, use earplugs or earmuffs to block out the excessive noise. Also, make sure that you work in a place where employers take all the necessary measures of noise control under the federal or state regulations.

3. Monitor your use of gadgets - Monitor and control the use of hearing devices, and try to reduce the use of headphones/ earphones as much as possible.

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Related Tip: Why Do You Get an EAR Discharge?

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I am 45 years old, I am getting severe pain in my palm. I am not able to put my feet on floor. Muscles are not flexible.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 45 years old, I am getting severe pain in my palm. I am not able to put my feet on floor. Muscles are not flexible.
Hot fomentation. Gentle stretching of hand muscles. Ball exercises. Wrist exerciser. Grip exercises.
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What can I do to lower BP, cholesterol and for a healthy heart. Also advice on preventing diabetes. How to have stronger knees or to reduce pain.

Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT)
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
What can I do to lower BP, cholesterol and for a healthy heart. Also advice on preventing diabetes. How to have stron...
Good Evening Do regular exercises, and take proper nutrition. Actually according to research cardiac vascular system takes 75 years to get damage. But it's getting damage in our early 30 because of our negligence. Basic structural and functional unit of life is cell. We are not providing proper nutrition to our cells. That's the reason we are suffering from hypertension, coronary artery diseases, diabetes etc. We need to provide proper nutrition to our cells as cell is the structural and functional unit of life. All the cells compact together and form tissue, tissue compact together to form an organ, organs connected to form system. Cell ⬇ Tissue ⬇ Organ ⬇ System. If we take proper nutrition to cells by taking health diet. And what ever is getting absorb in our digestive system will be taken by our blood and we have to send that nutritive blood to our cellular level. By working out daily. If the cell is strong ⬇ Tissue strong, if the tissue is strong ⬇ Organ strong, if the organ is strong ⬇ System strong, if the system strong, ⬇ Where will be the diseases. If we workout daily it will help to consume more amount of oxygen and nutrition to our cells. Hence their will not be any disease. By this you can prevent yourself from many diseases. For further exercises to cure hypertension, coronary artery diseases, cardiac rehabilitation, and preventive exercise for many diseases you can consult me.
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My mother has joints pain since last 4-5 years. please give any remedy for the same?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My mother has joints pain since last 4-5 years. please give any remedy for the same?
Requires examination and investigation in detail. Presently investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d xray of the affected part. Anyway you may try sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head do hot fomentation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform
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I am 23 old I have too much pain in my legs and back also suffering from burning feet. I had taken pain killers but it not worked so please help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 23 old I have too much pain in my legs and back also suffering from burning feet. I had taken pain killers but i...
do take ift and laser therapy for 12 days followed by strengthening exercises from physio best wishes
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In a journey I got jerk in my shoulders since then there is pain in my shoulders what should I do to ease the pain?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
In a journey I got jerk in my shoulders since then there is pain in my shoulders what should I do to ease the pain?
Simple shoulder exercises like shoulder rotation can help. You can take homoeopathic remedy AT Tabs (SBL company). If the pain persist kindly consult physician.
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I am having a little pain in right lumbar region, when I bend little or when I apply pressure by hand ,i have been gyming since twenty days.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am having a little pain in right lumbar region, when I bend little or when I apply pressure by hand ,i have been gy...
Do Take IFT and laser Therapy for pain relief for 10 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I am 25 years old. I do regularly masturbate last 5years. Now small white substance present in my sperm. Now I want to know what is the small substance. Also suffering backbone pain, frequent urine, memory loss, testicle pain, sometime penis pain, joint pain, nausea, low fever. Now what I do. please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 25 years old. I do regularly masturbate last 5years. Now small white substance present in my sperm. Now I want t...
1.Masturbation is a normal way of relieving sexual tension. 2.It is, not harmful if done in moderation, preferably 2-3 times a week. 3.Excess indulgence may cause physical problem like weakness, tiredness, loss of memory, lack of energy, lack of concentration, loss of facial glow and sexual problem like erectile dysfunction,premature ejaculation,testicular pain, decrease sperm count.etc 4.Consult sexologist for further advice
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I have red eyes and my hand is broken, my leg is paining and my ankle is fractured and my knee ligaments are broken and my mouth is smelling. what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have red eyes and my hand is broken, my leg is paining and my ankle is fractured and my knee ligaments are broken a...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Sports Injury - How to Treat These Common Injuries?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sports Injury - How to Treat These Common Injuries?

For a sportsman, coming face to face with sports injury is no big deal. But what is important is that he/she gets the correct treatment in order to recover fast and get back to the field, giving their best performance in their field of sports. With regular medical check ups, physiotherapy sessions, training sessions, exercises and gymnasium sessions, sports injuries are treated effectively. However, all variants of a treatment may not fit with all kinds of injuries. Thus, treatments are always injury-specific for a more effective progression.

Here are some of the most common sports injuries and their most effective treatments as prescribed by sports specialists.

  1. Ankle sprain: Ankle sprains are common among sportsmen and sportswomen when the ligaments of their ankles tear. Such injuries are very common, but also unfortunately, extremely painful and demand a lot of recovery time. With such an injury, even though they are advised bed rest, it is important to continue with some kinds of exercises. This would help in preventing the stamina and muscle strength in your ankles. It would also help you to recover fast.
  2. Knee injury: Another very common form of sports injury is the knee injury where one can experience excruciating pain. Although, proper rest and exercises heal most injuries in a month or two; those that are serious might even need a surgery.
  3. Tennis elbow: Tears in the tendons of the elbow due to its recurring use can cause tennis elbow. It has a natural healing process with just a few exercises. In fact, it is recommended you give proper rest to the elbow so that it can heal faster. Even after healing, to avoid chances of recurring tennis elbow, stress should be lowered in this part of the body.
  4. Hamstring Strain: Hamstring is that part of the body, which is formed by three muscles behind your thigh. Hamstring is mostly a forgotten part of the body and one hardly remembers it. But, it is very prone to sprains and injuries, if exercises involving the hamstring are not carried out properly. In fact, there are specific exercises pertaining to hamstring, which are performed to prevent it from injuries. Hamstring injuries have a very long recovery period. It might actually take up to a year for full recovery because it experiences constant pressure when you walk, letting it heal slowly. Thus, incorporating hamstring exercises in your daily routine would help in faster healing of such injuries.

These are some of the most common types of sports injuries and the methods of treating them as recommended by medical practitioners. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I feeling pain in my left hand for 2 days in two or three months. The pain is unbearable. Do you know why its paining and what should I do for this?

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
I feeling pain in my left hand for 2 days in two or three months. The pain is unbearable. Do you know why its paining...
Give pressure the dipping point on the portion between the thumb and the index finger on the back of the palm. Press and release for 15 times where the pain is more. This will solve the problem. Further do some wrist rotation exercise. Consult after 5 days. For further guidance and treatment.
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Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long segment myocardial bridging in MID of LAD" after that echo and stress thallium nuclear test done which is normal No evidence of ischaemia at high level of exercise. Having cervical at at c4 c5 till c6 . But these pain worried too much.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Navi Mumbai
Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long...
Sir, you need conventional angiography as ct angio is not good choice for defenitive management. If it shows myocardial bridge and does not need angioplasty then rest assured; no need to worry. You have already done many unnecessary investigtions but forgotten for the basic coronary angiography. As of now ct angiogrphy is not replacement for conventional angiography. Your cardiologist might have suggested for the same. There is no evidence of ischemia at high level of exercise, so little reason to worry.
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I am 24 years old female and having pain in knee and ankle joints frequently. I've consulted many doctors and conducted many tests but all the results come out to be normal. What should I do?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 24 years old female and having pain in knee and ankle joints frequently. I've consulted many doctors and conduct...
Do exercise of knee and ankle muscles are week quadriceps exercise and dorsi and planter flexon, rotation of ankle exercise.
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From early childhood, I have severe hearing loss in my right ear. I do not remember whether it was from birth or was a result of some hitting done on my right ear by one of the bullies (i remember the incident remotely, though can not attribute the hearing loss to that). My left ear is perfect and am a healthy guy of 42 years doing very well professionally and part of top management in one of the reputed companies. I had at the age of 18 years went for a ent check up where they diagnosis as severe hearing loss in the right ear. However, when I put in a earphone in my right ear and tightly close my left ear to close any sound, I can remotely hear, but only very light sounds. My query is, can I try to recover my right ear hearing or leave it? Is there any hope of recovery? Though you might say it needs to be checked, but what do you make out first cut from the details that I have provided? Now a days with so much advances in med sciences, I am hoping you cd help me with your valuable advice and way forward.

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
From early childhood, I have severe hearing loss in my right ear. I do not remember whether it was from birth or was ...
hi, if its severe loss or damage to your inner ear unfortunately it cannot be reveresed. like you mentioned in the comment that science have advanced to the extent to help the patient to hear better with a better hearing aid and customised solutions as per the reqyirment of the patient. if the loss is creating a serious impact on your lifestyle or ur profession would suggest you to go for a good hearing device. if you are shy to wear a external device you have various models which can fit inside your ear as well and that may give a bit of sigh from your condition
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I am 33 year of age, Male, I am feeling pain in my lower leg specially on top and bottom of the foot. Also feeling like mild burning sensation on top & bottom of the foot when I touch my foot to something cold I feel good and relax.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 33 year of age, Male, I am feeling pain in my lower leg specially on top and bottom of the foot. Also feeling li...
It is difficult to diagnose anything with this much detail... but as a general rule you may start a multivitamin and a calcium & D3 supplements.. For further treatment better consult.
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