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Dr. R.Prem Sekar

MBBS, MRCP, FRCP

Cardiologist, Chennai

30 Years Experience
Dr. R.Prem Sekar MBBS, MRCP, FRCP Cardiologist, Chennai
30 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. R.Prem Sekar is a renowned Cardiologist in Alwarpet, Chennai. He has over 30 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has completed MBBS, MRCP, FRCP . He is currently practising at Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist in Alwarpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R.Prem Sekar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, - 1987
MRCP - Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, - 1995
FRCP - Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, - 2009
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English
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Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

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Their is soo much pain in my teeth and gums, basically pain is in thw root of teeeth in gum area after I scrath there by a key, the pain is unbearable, please suggest me somd mild pain killer.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
The key may have injured the gum which may be infected. You need an antibiotic and pain killer. Have cifran ct and dolonex dt- both twice a day for 3 days after food.
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Hi I am 44 yr old male with height 172cm & weight 88kg taking tabs for bp last 8yrs & dm last 2 yrs. how can I get rid of tabs? what to do to reduce weight?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Only to correct life style is help instead of medicine either dose increases or prescription of other tablet, periodically. Go to natural way to rid in this situation. Best wishes.
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I am suffering from fever last five days and iam also suffering from head pain and chest pain please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from fever last five days and iam also suffering from head pain and chest pain please help me.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.cold sponging Sos 3.Drink plenty of water 4.Take rest 4.If no relief do blood examination like ESR, CBC, Widal/ Typhidot test, Blood for mp/malaria antigen and Dengue antigen(NS1) test after consulting doctor 5. consult me for further advice
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1. Helo sir/mam, last night my husband feels a certain kind of pain on left side of chest and lies on bed for few minutes. What was that? Any tests to be taken. 2. He also sweats a lot during winter nights?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
1. Helo sir/mam, last night my husband feels a certain kind of pain on left side of chest and lies on bed for few min...
Hello, just tell him to take ecg. If he has any gastric issue. Just start medication s. Tell him to check his bp regularly.
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I have bad cholesterol and all other test are normal what food I should not eat and what to eat, I am a vegetarian and don't cigarettes and non alcoholic.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have bad cholesterol and all other test are normal what food I should not eat and what to eat, I am a vegetarian an...
Hello, take arborium plus from redhill herbals, 2 tsp twice daily to reduce bad cholesterol. Dietician will suggest you better about the diet part. Take care.
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Is there anyway for a person to know / detect 'Silent angina I think the risks are greater than that of angina with symptoms of pain. I am writing this because I have a very, very abnormal lipid profile which I know is a high-risk for sudden cardiac arrest. I am 67 years old, 164 cm ane weight 63.5 kilos.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Is there anyway for a person to know / detect 'Silent angina I think the risks are greater than that of angina with s...
Dear sir Now Relax and enjoy life. To my knowledge there is no way to detect silent angina. Please ask yourself what more do you want in life. Please understand lipid profile that is cholesterol is made in liver as per body needs. Food intake does not alter the blood cholesterol levels. The ideal investigation to asses heart health will be Thallium myocardial perfusion scan. This is safe noninvasive test. Please do it and let me know.
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Sir, I suffer some gastric problem. And in sometime a little pain under the right chest or middle of my both chest. What can I do? few week before I was consulted a doctor and he suggest esmoparozole 40 mg for 5 days.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir, I suffer some gastric problem. And in sometime  a little pain under the right chest or middle of my both chest. ...
You are having acid reflux from your stomach to your food pipe. Apart from the medicine prescribed you need to follow certain diet recommendations: 1. Avoid spicy and fatty foods. 2. Avoid alcohol, smoking, pain killer medicines (nsaids) 3. Avoid coffee especially during night. 4. Take diet rich in fibers like raw leafy vegetables, fruits hope this will provide you relief.
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I hav severe pain on my right side of chest and same bak side pain also. And heaviness of chest in my right side. Wat was da cause for this? And vat treatment I should tak for this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I hav severe pain on my right side of chest and same bak side pain also. And heaviness of chest in my right side. Wat...
It may be due acidity and gas problem. Use can try some home treatment for that:- apple cider vinegar though acidic in nature, apple cider vinegar has an alkalizing effect. Thus, it helps treat stomach acidity. Simply mix one or two teaspoons of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a cup of water. Drink it once or twice a day. You can also drink it before meals cumin seeds can also be used to treat acidity as cumin works as a great acid neutralizer. Also, it aids in digestion and relieves stomach pain. Slightly crush some roasted cumin seeds and stir it into a glass of water. Drink it after every meal. You can also boil one teaspoon of cumin seeds in a cup of water, strain it and then drink the water after your meal. Another option is to mix one teaspoon each of coriander seed powder, cumin seed powder, fennel seed powder and some sugar in one-half cup of water. Drink it on an empty stomach basil leaves the soothing and carminative properties of basil leaves can give you instant relief from acidity, gas and nausea. If further problem will continue then need to consult doctor.
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How can we reduce our heart problems. I have done enjoplasty before a 2 months so can I join gem exercise? How can reduce our lazy ness also Pls tell me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How can we reduce our heart problems. I have done enjoplasty before a 2 months so can I join gem exercise? How can re...
Simple walks are preffered exercise compared to unguarded gymns minus any scientific guidance for a heart patient. Continue taking medicines as mentioned by you and I am sure you are careful about your diet too, being suffering from juvenile diabetes.
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My friend is suffering from severe chest pain after holding her pee for long plus she is a bit drunk on rum.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
My friend is suffering from severe chest pain after holding her pee for long plus she is a bit drunk on rum.
chest pain may be due to alcohol that causes injury to stomach and causes chest pain. Holding pee will not cause chest pain.
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He has been smoking from an year and smokes around 3-5 cigarette's a day Sometimes his right side of the chest starts pumping for some reason Is it because of smoking or some other reason? Sometimes he even has a very very mild pain in his heart.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
He has been smoking from an year and smokes around 3-5 cigarette's a day Sometimes his right side of the chest starts...
At 17, it is good to know that you need counselling for others to stop smoking, he should be a responsible citizen as his smoke is affecting his near and dear ones through inhaling secondary smoke. Since you know that his problem is due to cigarette smoke, do help him give up through his strong will power minus any substitutes like ecigarettes etc.
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I need a satisfied answer I changed the college due to not fit for environment and adjustment problem at chennai for 11 months I applied for medical college at top most university at south as well as india due to mentally and physically torcher by students out there got ragged also I was alone no body to talk at all. All were tamilains and malyalams and I was a north east boy who they dominant they hate us I do not know why people of india think us so different we are to humans begins and indian to so due that stress my health problem start build up chest pain though im non smoker and drinker every day headache lots of negative senses were killing me so now decided to shift at kolkata but I do not why from inside some thing is itching why I my mind is saying you should stay there by the people of locality and friends they are telling me you should adjust there by this its killing me I changed coz my health was not so good and mentally was not fit there please I want to know thay did I do right choice changing the college form chennai to kolkata im shifting now for the same field at medical course please tell me give me guidance every time I think about that college and fell guilty about if I adjust there the things could be different in other way I think about my health for medical student what is good for please guide did I did right or wrong.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I need a satisfied answer I changed the college due to not fit for environment and adjustment problem at chennai for ...
Dear lybrateuser, -Unless your mind is at peace you will not be able to concentrate & study well, one requires a peaceful, friendly & congenial atmosphere to do well in any field -your decision to change your college is justified as under mental disturbance & hostile environment you cannot do well, let people say what they want you should have faith in your decision, study hard & do well they will be happy with you & you also will come over your apprehensions about changing the college.
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When heart attack came if we do not want again this action then what should we do.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
When heart attack came if we do not want again this action then what should we do.
Prevention of a heart attack before or after a heart attack- no bad fats, only good fats like a spoon of pure ghee/butter + a katori of assorted nuts to give healthy fats and proteins. No smoking/exposure to pollution. Lead a disciplined lifesyle with minimum negative tensions. Positive stress is good as it brings along good results. Loneliness is worse than bad fats. Keep busy in socially productive activities. Exercise regularly according to tolerance. Eat lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits. Reduce salt to bare minimum, avoid packaged foods as they have high salt content as preservative. Take more potassium like citrus fruits, oranges, lemons, amla, banana. You are only 24, as a social service pass on the tips of healthy living with as many people as you can get blood sugar test & total lipid profile done as a routine.
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Taking heart medicine since 9 years rebaloc tab used to take for acidity problem. Now suggested neksium 20/day. Not much effective shall I go for 40 mg neksium or alternative you will suggest.

BAMS, PGFP
Ayurveda, Jalgaon
Taking heart medicine since 9 years rebaloc tab used to take for acidity problem. Now suggested neksium 20/day. Not m...
Hello do not take medicines on your own decision. For acidity you should take ayurveda treatment its more effective. Also you will have to make lifestyle changes. Avoid spicy food. Indigestion if any should be corrected. Regularize food eating timings. Avoid fast food. Do daily morning walk 30 mins. Do not eat late night. Revert back if problem is not solved will prescribe you effective ayurveda medicines.
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I am 26 year old female, since 2-3 months, I'm getting chest pain when ever I take any move, although I am regular in my routine work.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 26 year old female, since 2-3 months, I'm getting chest pain when ever I take any move, although I am regular in...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain.6. Drink plenty of water and take rest.7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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My father had a heart attack when he was preety young. Should I be worried abt having one.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
My father had a heart attack when he was preety young. Should I be worried abt having one.
Dear lybrate-user, ischemic heart disease can run in families due to a condition called as dysfunctional endothelium which has a genetic origin. Although you are too young to worry about it but please do not neglect cardiac symptom. Ensure you do not have too much fatty food. Every year get a lipid profile and blood sugar level done. Parallel if you start a good cardio schedule it will help develop collateral circulation in your heart vessels which will also benefit you and protect you from an infarct situation.
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I am having cholesterol showing swelling type around my eyes and also xanthalasma under both eyes which I tried to removed thru laser but still surgery marks left there. I don't take Ghee, butter and fried food etc. Still developing cholesterol problem.

MD - Ayurveda, FIIM, MD
Ayurveda, Pune
I am having cholesterol showing swelling type around my eyes and also xanthalasma under both eyes which I tried to re...
Cholesterol component needs to be managed not only through medicines but with lifestyle changes. Start practicing yoga daily for 45 minutes and brisk walk for 30 minutes. This will increase your hdl and reduce your ldl (bad cholesterol. Also eat fresh warm food, avoid pizzas and fast food. Avoid non veg too. Adequate 7-8 hours of good sleep is equally important.
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My mother is having high BP of 170/90 every time I check BP through BP monitor. But she is taking aten 50 every day in morning .The BP reduced to 144 /85 when she take the tablet and after a while in 4 hours if I check BP again it is back to same level of 170//90 .Please let me know how can I keep the BP normal despite this .Is aten 50 working at all? Or any other medication to be continued? She is 69 years old and has mild blood sugar. She stopped consuming salt and drinks enough water and doing exercise at least 30 min a day. Request your valuable opinion on it.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
My mother is having high BP of 170/90 every time I check BP through BP monitor. But she is taking aten 50 every day i...
Dear lybrate-user, It may be necessary to revise the medication option. You will have to try a different combination to see if it helps more. Lower BP in the morning is nit much significant as it is natural after good sleep. BP taken different 3 times average during day is a better marker. Regards.
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I am suffering from chest pain from last 2 week and I am phasing problem in respiration So please suggest me proper medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am suffering from chest pain from last 2 week and I am phasing problem in respiration So please suggest me proper m...
Take steam inhalation regularly twice a day and consult a chest specialist to rule out any pathology.
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