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Dr. Prasannakumar

ENT Specialist, Chennai

400 at clinic
Dr. Prasannakumar ENT Specialist, Chennai
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Dr. Prasannakumar is an experienced ENT Specialist in Porur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Prasannakumar at Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute in Porur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prasannakumar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor. .once I went to medical doct their doct said I have a perforation in left ear. Then I went to two other ent specialist doctor they said that there is nothing. Its normal. But from the time medical doct said perforation is thr I feel somewhat different in my left ear. Pls say what I shld do. .

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hello doctor. .once I went to medical doct their doct said I have a perforation in left ear. Then I went to two other...
Just forget what happened Keep your self busy Just take steam inhalation twice a day for 5 days Congestion will be cleared
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Sir Iam suffering yesterday cough and cold through infection after that I have taken Althrocin-500 tab -2 times it will little bit relief but not cure today heavy cold and nose snoring what should do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do warm saline gurgling and steam inhalation with karvol plus inhalant capsule 2-3 times daily 2. Put otrivin nasal drop one drop thrice daily. 3. Take viscodyne d syrup 2 tsf 2-3 times daily if you have dry cough or viscodyne syrup 2 tsf three times daily if you have cough with sputum.
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Mein 26 saal ka hu aaj mujhey chakkar aake kirgaya doctor ne bataiya blood pressure low hogaya. Mujhey kya karna chahiye please salah dijiye.

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Vijayawada
U have constitutional hypotendion, so timely food+don't stand at a long time+vertin 8 2/day if necessary
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I am 25 yeard old male. When ever I get cold, throat starts paining. I think this is not a normal cold pain because it gets severe and I also find it difficult to drink or eat or even sleep. Salt water gargles are too not helpful. When ever I am not having cold, I feel constant awkward irritation in throat. And I am suffering from this pain and irritation for 6-7 years.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 25 yeard old male. When ever I get cold, throat starts paining. I think this is not a normal cold pain because i...
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold. they are all easy. -Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. -Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. -Get plenty of rest/sleep.staying at home will keep you from spreading germs.Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. -Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts/boiled eggs without yolk with milk). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can impair your sleep -Treatment:A cold usually lasts for a week or two. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn't need medical treatment. -Complications like infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs must be treated with antibiotics. -Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. -Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation. -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily -Cough- For dry cough.Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough.(1 tsp thrice daily) -Productive cough:it brings up mucus from behind the throat or the lungs.These coughs should not be suppressed to the point that they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. -Get chest xray done if cough lasts for more than a week and consult doctor immediately.
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I am getting very hot air from my mouth And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please tell it's urgent.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am getting very hot air from my mouth
And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please...
You probably have viral fever. Take rest. Plenty of warm fluids. Warm saline gargles. Steam inhalation. T Ake sinarest tablet for bodyache and pain in throat. Take care.
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Last two days before I have got wounded inside of my left ear. As a result it was fractured and blood also come. Now some unknown sound is found on my ear. I want how it will be cure and where I do treatment. Please help me sir for these condition.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Tab. Advent 625 mg three times a day, tab. Rantac 150 mg daily twice a day (empty stomach), tab. Chymoral plus three times a day for 1 week. Keep ear dry (no ear drops).
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I have sinustis problem and deviated nosebone which cause allergy, is it necessary to get surgery or can it be cured with medicine.

B.H.M.S., M.D. (Homoeopathy)
Homeopath, Surat
Deviated nasal septum is one of the most common problem in india. Its not necessary to operate. Allergy can be permanently cured by homeopathy, go for it rather than surgery.
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I am suffering by chronic sinusitis. I do not have pain or sneeze but my nose get blocked usually. Nd watery mucus is there sometimes. I gone through a CT scan nd it says nasal polyps are there with concha bullosa. I do not want to get it done with the surgery. Please help me how can I get rid of it.

MS - ENT, DNB (ENT)
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
please try daily nasal douching with saline water and steam inhalation at night. kindly show once if required - we will try to treat without surgery
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Hello doctor. I want to ask about snoring problem. My husband is having snoring problem. What should I do? he takes some nasal drops sometimes. He's having running nose problem most of the time in morning and little overweight also. please advice.?

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Rajkot
It may be due to overweight, nasal blockage, low soft palate or enlarged tonsils. So for proper diagnosis you are requested to send photos of nose and throat as shown on entrajkot (dot) blogspot (dot) com. For further help consult me privately. So I can guide you further.
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Hello sir, I have ear problem what to do now little bit water is also coming out from it. Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir, I have ear problem what to do now little bit water is also coming  out from it. Please tell me.
You are suffering from otitis media and take For cold take tablet cetrizine at night amoxicillin 500 mg 1-1 for five days and tablet zupar for pain and revert back to us after completion
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I am getting tonsillitis in every three or four months frequency.? What is permanent treatment for it. Shall I go for surgery.

MBBS
General Physician,
youbsre the best judge for chronic tonsillitis. if your suffering is very recurring and incapacitated very frequently. then I think you should get it removed by an ENT surgeon. or else have warm saline gargle regularly. have homadelemon juice which is very rich in vitamin C thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infection.
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Ear Wax - How To Get Rid It?

MBBS, MS - ENT, DNB (ENT)
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Ear Wax - How To Get Rid It?

Hearing is an essential process in everyone's life. Be it your social life or professional activities, hearing influences every aspect of your life. You can thus, never ignore the health of your ears to enjoy a healthy life. But there are several hindrances to obstruct effective hearing. One of the problems is the accumulation of a natural substance called cerumen produced by the glands present in the ear canal. The accumulated cerumen is medically referred to as Earwax. Over production of cerumen is mainly triggered by the deficiency of Omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and magnesium.

The basic function of the wax is to protect the ear canal from invasion by foreign particles like bacteria and dust particles. This is necessary for the smooth functioning of the ear and its protection from invaders. However, it becomes an irritating problem when the earwax is produced in excess. The problem aggravates when the ear canal is blocked due to accumulation of earwax. In such cases, we use certain objects such as bobby pins, Q-tips or cotton swabs to clean the accumulated earwax from the ear canal. What we do not realise is that pricking the wax using these objects can sometime cause significant damage to the ear. These objects push the wax deep inside the canal, leading to blockage.

The most common symptoms of excessive earwax are as follows:

  1. Earache
  2. Developing a fullness feeling in the ears
  3. Loss of hearing on temporary basis
  4. Noises inside the ear
  5. Itching

Here are the preventive measures to remove ear wax blockage:

  1. In order to prevent blockage of ear wax, try keeping it moist by frequently running water into your ear while taking a bath. This will prevent the ear wax from getting dried up so that it doesn’t get blocked in the ear canal. Make sure, you drain the water from the ear after running it for some time.
  2. Don’t use any pointed objects inside the ears as it can cause ear infection while pushing the wax deeper.
  3. Avoid inserting cotton swabs or ear buds into the ear canal. You can use them to remove exposed ear wax at the ear opening, but don’t push them deep inside the ear canal. It can push the excess ear wax inside the ear canal, thereby resulting in to an impact.
  4. Don’t use candle ear wax remover. Ear candles are another method to remove ear wax, but it can be really dangerous as you need to hold the lighted candle very close to your ear. It can even burn your ear.
  5. Don’t use cold water or a strong jet to drain out the excess ear wax. Strong jet can lead to the damage of the ear drum while cold water may result into dizziness.
  6. Avoid using any other method to remove ear wax at home, such as suction.
  7. Don’t use any type of acidic liquid in order to soften the ear wax.
  8. Omega 3 fatty acids are good for mitigating the problem of ear wax. So, include walnuts, avocados, salmon, albacore and ground flax seed in your diet.
  9. Consult a doctor if the problem persists even after using home remedies.
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It seems I have lost my sense of smell or about to lose it, I am 28 male my mom has already lost her smelling sense since many decades both have passive hepatitis b.Plesae suggest

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Loss of smell can be due to many reason one of which is any mass or polyps in the nose blocking olfaction (smell) so u must visit an ent specialist to rule out any underlying pathology.
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I am 42 year old, from last one year I am feeling uncomfortable in my neck. I have also bad habit to take tobacco.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Do prevent a sore throat infection, a sore throat (pharyngitis) is normally a symptom of a bacterial or viral infection, such as the common cold. In around a third of cases, no cause for the sore throat can be found. If you have a sore throat, you may also have: swollen tonsils (tonsillitis) fever enlarged and tender glands in your neck discomfort when swallowing I am a general physician who will prescribe you an appropriate treatment plan for your case, do reply back for private consultation.
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When is Your Throat Pain, a Serious One?

MD-Internal Medicine , MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
When is Your Throat Pain, a Serious One?

Throat pain mainly occurs due to two conditions-'sore throat' or 'strep throat'. Often the terms 'sore throat' and 'strep throat' are used interchangeably, but they don't indicate the same thing. While a sore throat is a condition mostly followed by common cold, runny nose or congestion; strep throat is a bacteria-induced infection. The bacterium called Streptococcus is responsible for strep throat.

The most common reason behind a sore throat is a viral infection like flu or cold. So, if you've a sore throat that is caused by virus, there is no reason to worry as it can be treated easily. But if you are suffering from strep throat or streptococcal infection, then antibiotic drugs for additional treatment will be required to avoid complications.

Signs and symptoms of a strep throat (which indicates that your throat pain is serious and needs attention) include:

  • Pain while swallowing food
  • Sore throat which usually persists for more than 48 hours
  • Small red spots at the roof top of your mouth
  • Swollen and red tonsils at times with streaks of pus or white patches
  • Fever
  • Swollen, benign lymph nodes in your neck
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Body aches
  • Vomiting or feeling of nausea, especially amongst younger children

When these signs and symptoms become noticeable, you need to promptly visit your doctor for test and treatment. And, if the reports indicate strep throat, then your doctor will prescribe you some oral antibiotics to reduce the complications and severity of symptoms so that it doesn't spread to others. You are advised to follow your prescription properly and stay indoors for at least a day after starting your medication.

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Hi sir/madam iam Raghu. Iam from warangal. Sir iam suffering from sinus from 2012. How to avoid this problem. I was already operation taken in 2012 and again in 2014 also. Please suggest me kindly Hi sir my name is raghua I am from Warangal I am suffering with sinus problem from 2012 please try to be a better suggestion to me and I was already operation taken in 2012 and 2014 but this problem is again repeating please try to give you a better solution for this kindly thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Take Schwabe’s Alpha-SH, Alpha-NH and Biocombination-05 - all of them thrice a day for 4 weeks. Use Bakson's Nasal-Aid spray/ 1-2 sprays after every 4 hours. Management: - Avoid cold drinks and fried food, take healthy food. -Avoid exposure to Air-conditioner or cold air. -Take steam-inhalation once before going to bed. -Take enough sleep and rest. Home-Remedies: -When turmeric is combined with spicy ginger root and brewed for hot tea, this combination can help loosen mucus from clogged nasal passages, alleviate sinus pressure, and make you feel better all around. -Two or three tablespoons of raw, unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar added to a cup of hot water or tea taken three times daily will help thin out excessive mucus relieving congestion an sinus pressure. Mix with lemon and honey to taste. - Vitamin C (available in form of chewables) helps the body to resist immune system deficiencies and improves overall health.
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I am having sneezing problem I have already gone through sinus operation so what precautions should I take.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For cold take tablet cetrizine at night and few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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