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Dr. Prem Kumar

Gastroenterologist, Chennai

Dr. Prem Kumar Gastroenterologist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Prem Kumar is an experienced Gastroenterologist in Cantonment, Chennai. He is currently associated with St Thomas Hospital in Cantonment, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prem Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 6 months pregnant. I noticed a pink colored muscle growing closer to my rectum (excreta area of motion). What it may be? What are its possibilities please tell me, will it affect my pregnancy, and if surgery needed what can I do? Will that lead to abortion or can cure with tablets.

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General Surgeon
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Mrs. Lakshmi You need not to worry it won't harm you your pregnancy because it is due to passing of hard stools ( constipation). I suggest you to please take more fruits which are allowed to you,green vegetables and good amount of water. Take morning evening stroll I mean walking and sit in warm water 2 times a day just for 5 minutes.
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How to get rid of ulcers and sores in mouth bad how to get rid of black spots on skin on face.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath
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How to get rid of ulcers and sores in mouth bad how to get rid of black spots on skin on face.
Please take following medicine :- Borax - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days. Revert back after two days with feedback.

I am suffering for anal fisser. Can you tell me what is the self treatment for this ?

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist
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Dear raj, anal fissure is usually due ti constipation with passage of hard toilet. This is not a disease but a lifestyle problem. To get rid of it you will have to change your lifestyle otherwise it will be recurrent problem. First and for most is to treat constipation. Here are suggestions to help ypu. 1. Increase fluid intake. 2. Take high fiber and high residue diet like green leafy veg, salads fruits like banana, papita, mango, oranges etc. And bran and oats 3. Take emolient laxative like cremaffin plus or duphalac 1tsf at night. 4take isabgol powder 3-4 tsf in 3oo ml of water at night. 4. Apply zincal ointment in side anus twice a day especially before passing toilet 5. Sitz' bath=sitting in tubful of hot water for 15 minutes 6. Do some exercises or walking or play games regularly. 7. Avoid taking pain killers of any sort as far as possible. 8. Release your tensions if possible 9. Maintain regular timings for meals and sleep. Dr. Kiran mehta.

Hello Doctor I want to know that my digestion have not good. please tell what can be done.?

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General Physician
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Hello Doctor I want to know that  my digestion have not good. please tell what can be done.?
For constipation eat food rich in fibre content such as green vegetables and eat bananas at bedtime.

My friend is 21 years old. He has severe stomach ulcers and it pains a lot! What is the solution to get rid of this?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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My friend is 21 years old. He has severe stomach ulcers and it pains a lot! What is the solution to get rid of this?
Avoid outside food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Tab nexpro-l 1 tab empty stomach.

I am raju I am 25. Past two years I have saviour gastric trouble. I have eat anything, please mention what should I do for control gastric pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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I am raju I am 25. Past two years I have saviour gastric trouble. I have eat anything, please mention what should I d...
if you eat meal so fast or by standing then also pain in abdomen i suggest you some home remedies 1. saunf 1tsp + 1 glass of water boiled it and drink it at the time of lunch and dinner

Sir my problem is my digestion is not well heavy food not digest and my skin is very sensitive I sun light.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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Sir my problem is my digestion is not well heavy food not digest and my skin is very sensitive I sun light.
You take homoeopathic medicine pulsatilla 200 daily one dose in the morning. Report response after 7 days.
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Peptic Ulcer - 6 Reasons Behind it

M.Ch ( Surgical Gastro), M.S (Gen Surg), MBBS
Gastroenterologist
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There may be times when we get completely drained and fatigued and may feel like our insides could jump out because of the pain that we have in our stomachs. We may dismiss the issue as unimportant or due to a stressful day at work, and may think the stomach pain could be because of the extra spicy food we love to have every once in a while. However, a lot of people may tend to ignore this symptom and that is when stomach ache may turn out to be actually because of a peptic ulcer.

Peptic ulcer or stomach ulcer is a common occurrence and happens to a lot of people; however, it must be understood that not treating the problem in time may be troublesome in the long run and increase the recovery time. In order to be able to identify the peptic ulcers and to take the right treatment measures, it may be important for you to understand the problem and know how it is caused, and how it may be treated.

What causes peptic ulcers?
A peptic ulcer is diagnosed as inflammatory sores on the lining of the stomach or the food pipe, which transfers food to the stomach or even in the intestine. There are a number of factors that can cause inflammatory sores in the stomach region. The factors are as follows:

The use of medicines that are meant to be painkillers or anti-inflammatory drugs. The acid levels of the stomach and the food pipe may get disturbed because of these medicines and may give rise to ulcers.
In a lot of cases, the ulcers may also take place because of the presence of a tumour or a gastrinoma in the stomach that imbalance the levels of acid in the stomach.
High alcohol consumption may also lead to the formation of sores on the stomach lining.
Using tobacco or smoking are some other factors that contribute to the acid imbalance in the stomach.
In the case of some serious illnesses, a lot of people may fall prey to peptic ulcers.
Those who may have undergone radiation treatment around the stomach may also experience ulcers.

Though it may be known that excessive pain in the abdominal region may be due to stomach ulcers, it is important to understand that it happens due to bacterial infections, and when there is a bacterial infection in the body, you may have to undergo proper treatment. The treatment for this problem includes the use of medications as suggested by a qualified doctor, surgery in some severe cases, and most importantly lifestyle changes.
Peptic Ulcer - 6 Reasons Behind it
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I am 31 years old I have anal fistula for 2+ years. I need treatment withouth operation anyone suggest.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, F.I.A.G.E.S, M.S. ( General Surgery)
Gastroenterologist
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Surgery is the only permanent treatment. For fistula in ano if u wish u can go for minimally invasive treatment for fistula. Vaaft

I am suffering from chronic constipation and hyper acidity. Treatment is on from doctors but there is no permanent relief. It's affecting my daily routine. Wat can be done reason.

MBBS
General Physician
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I am suffering from chronic constipation and hyper acidity. Treatment is on from doctors but there is no permanent re...
For constipation eat food with high fiber content and eat bananas at bedtime and if necessary take two tsp of syp gudlax at night
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I had problem in my liver. I Can't digest oily thing so please give better medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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I had problem in my liver. I Can't digest oily thing so please give better medicine.
Dear lybrate user liver plays very important role in the digestion of food. To improve its metabolic activity you must follow fat free diet. -take carbohydrate and adequate protien diet. -tab liv 52 2 tb three tms a day after meals. -tab arogyavardhini vati 2 tab three tms a day after meals. -juice of phyllantus niruri (bhoomyamalaki) 10 ml two tms a day. -balpro liver syrup (bal pharma) 10 ml two tms a day. Follow the above said treatment till the liver secretions become normal.

I am getting mouth ulcers regularly what should I do.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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I am getting mouth ulcers regularly what should I do.
Can be due to stress, add lots of veggies like carrots, which helps in healing faster, or you can use cap. Sm fibro (antioxidant) for a months time)
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I have the problem in stomach, when I ate some food I got the feeling that my stomach was burning.

MBBS
General Physician
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I have the problem in stomach, when I ate some food I got the feeling that my stomach was burning.
avoid tea / coffee / pain killers. take plenty of water daily & cold, bland milk may help. chew a small piece of ginger after meals
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I have acidity problems and migraine too. I get headache very fast. I started drinking aloevera gel mixed with little water. Will it help me in acidity?

cc USG, MBBS
General Physician
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I have acidity problems and migraine too. I get headache very fast. I started drinking aloevera gel mixed with little...
Hello, 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 I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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There is lots and lots of gas formation in my belly mainly in the part that in the middle. Alwaz gas comes upward. There is pain. No food is digested. Alwaz my belly is full. Just having dysentery all the time. Alwaz feeling burning and burning a lot. Am not feeling okay. Always pain. No food digest. Please help me. Please.

Diploma in Gastroenterology, Diploma In Pulmonary Medicine , MSCP, BHMS, SVD( skin and veneral diseases)
Homeopath
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There is lots and lots of gas formation in my belly mainly in the part that in the middle. Alwaz gas comes upward. Th...
Your symptom of bloating and constipation may be sign of digestive disorder if your condition has lasted six months. You may have an allergy to gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, barley flours, that causes your symptoms. There are many gluten-free foods you can eat to test whether you still have bloating. A digestive disorder that affects many, young people, young girls, mostly, is irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Celiac disease may be caused by ingesting gluten in baked foods. Celiac disease can be diagnosed with a blood test that shows antibodies. Also, lactose-intolerance (allergic to milk proteins) can present similar symptoms as gluten. Try substituting lactose-free dairy foods for a week to notice whether your bloating and constipation change. Here is a list of digestive disorders you can read about on a federal-government website: ibs, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (ibd), crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, lactose-intolerance and chronic constipation.
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Since last 2 or 3 months I m suffering from stomach problem. Specially digesting problem. What should I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Since last 2 or 3 months I m suffering from stomach problem. Specially digesting problem. What should I do?
if you have occasional acidity, lifestyle changes can help: lose excess weight, eat smaller meals, and avoid foods that seem to trigger heartburn such as fried or fatty foods, chocolate, and peppermint. Avoiding alcohol and nicotine may help, too. If necessary, occasional acid reflux can be treated with over-the-counter medication. If you have frequent acidity and burning pain in stomach due to acidity then you may have h. Pylori infection for which I can prescribe a 14 day treatment plan which will eliminate it. Untreated infection causes ulcer in stomach and finally leads to cancer. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.

I am having pain in my anus is it fissure or something else when I touch there is itching and pain also.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon
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Respected lybrate-user it seems fissure likely. Avoid oily spicy nonveg stuffs. Have more liquids green leafy veg fiber content fruits curd for better digestion. Apply xylocaine (5) jelly over anus after passing stool & sitz bath (sitting in leuk warm water for 10-10 min mor & eve) tab cetrizine (10) mg at night for 5 days. Can take isabgul powder 3 teaspoonful at night with glass of leuk warm water at night for 5 days for speedy recovery.
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I am a 20 year old student. I am having problems regarding bowel movements. Every time I intake food all is coming out in the form of stool. Sometimes it contains food particles too and the colour is usually dark and it's semi solid in nature. It's almost 2 weeks or more with this problem. Please guide me through this.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery , DNB (General Surgery), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy), Fellow HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant (Singapore) , FICS - RPSLH - RPSLH
Gastroenterologist
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I am a 20 year old student. I am having problems regarding bowel movements. Every time I intake food all is coming ou...
Dear patient. There are multiple reasons for your problem like gastritis, IBS etc .Before prescribing the medicine you need to be examine once and needs to check basic investigations also. So kindly consult doctor once. Thanking you.

From my childhood means from the age of 10 I had seen that sometimes while I went to lattin some blood comes it lasts for 2 days sometimes more. Why this causes?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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If it is there since the age of ten there may be a small fistula or similar thing and you need a check up
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