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Dr. Raghavendra

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

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Dr. Raghavendra is a popular Neurosurgeon in Tambaram, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Cosh Multispeciality Clinic in Tambaram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Raghavendra on Lybrate.com.

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What I don't use or drink any alcohol then what should be the reason for shivering of hands.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your shivering of hands could be due to weakness of the body or hormonal imbalance - have a well balanced diet with more of green leafy vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk & milk products, lean meats - do regular exercises like walking, jogging, moderate weight lifting two to three times a week, also do yoga for 5-10 min in the morning to keep your body fit - take a multivitamin capsule daily after breakfast.
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I am 21 years old. I am male. I have shaky hand problem. So suggest me how to recover this. Is it harmful to me?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Gurgaon
Hi, thanks for your query you have to describe a bit more in detail whether shakiness of hands is at rest or while doing some work or when you r anxious. Also getting a fasting thyroid profile may help.
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Can I take MRI tests to diagnose dementia ? What are the other tests to diagnose it ? I am 18 year old I have a doubt that I may have a kind of dementia?

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I don't think you have dementia. If you think you're forgetful that's because you have issues with concentration or simply that you don't find something so interesting that your mind bothers to keep it. So, work on your concentration, do meditation. Dementia is common in old age. You're too young to think about that. To answer your question yes, mri do show the pathologies that may cause dementia.
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I am 40 years old and I am suffering from migraine problem for last 20 years. Is there an treatment of migraine available.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Migraine cannot be cured. Avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. Reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and avoid tobacco. In general, establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. Exercise regularly. Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. If your doctor agrees, choose any aerobic exercise you enjoy, including walking, swimming and cycling. Warm up slowly, however, because sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight.
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I am getting blood in stool and one nerve is paining a lot. What should I do to avoid in eating and what should I eat?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Blood in stool is a serious symptom. It may be due to piles, anal fissure or lower gi bleeding. Kindly consult a surgeon who may advise you for proctoscopy/colonoscopy to find out the reason behind it. Avoid eating chilly and spicy food. Take more roughage.
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I had a mild seizure when I was very young may be 5years old, doctor told my parents not to worry, so no medicine was taken. Later in my early teens also I had mild seizures a couple of times, we consulted some doctors and took medicine. Later when I was 16 years old, once when I had fever I attended college and in the class room I had a seizure. Then we consulted a senior specialist and since then I had no seizure in last six years. My doctor gave a combination of two different tablets initially for a couple of years and later started prescribing leviteracetam. I have been using leviteracetam for the last 5-6years now, 1500 mg dose once in the morning, every day. My family maintained strict secrecy about my problem in view of the stigma associated. However, they fear this may come in the way of my marriage prospects and worry all the time. I wish to know if it is possible to stop medication or reduce the frequency from one dose everyday to once in a week or so. Kindly help please.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
If a person have fits during high temperature it is called febrile convulsions.when occurs three time needs to be treated for at least 3 years in case you were treated for 6 years without having epilepsy so gradually you can be tappered off drugs watching for fever which should be treated imediately and not allowed to go beyond a limit. you can switch over to other drug like ESLIFY 600 mg which latter on can be given only once at night. A trial should be given to decrese this drug. if you can stay without epilepsy for about 1 year without drugs then drugs can be stopped.
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I am suffering face right and left deflections and lower lip shifter slightly towards right due to spinodal which results into regular cold and nose blockage. What should be done to cure face right and left differences?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Your findings are suggestive of bells palsy and so I will suggest you to get your vital parameters of the body checked
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How Homeopathy Helps In Handling Migraine!

B.H.M.S ( Mumbai) (Silver Medalist), Certificate In Gyn and Obstetric
Homeopath, Noida
How Homeopathy Helps In Handling Migraine!

Migraine is a type of headache which can occur in varied intensities; the pain resulting from a migraine is pulsating and throbbing. This sort of a headache is usually accompanied by extreme sensitivity to sounds and light as well as severe nausea. One feature that significantly differentiates between migraine and any other type of headache is that the headache resulting from migraines usually develops on any one side of the head.

Causes of Migraine

The exact cause behind migraine is yet to be fully understood. Migraines are thought to be a result of combination of genetic and environmental factors.In majority of cases, migraines tend to run in families . There are few well known trigger factors for migraine. These are – stress, exertion, gastric disturbances, eating heavy food stuff, taking alcoholic drinks, coffee intake, hormone changes in females.

Symptoms of Migraine

The most characteristic symptom of migraine is one sided headache mostly of violent, throbbing and pulsating in nature. The accompanying symptoms include nausea, vomiting, blurring of vision, flashes of light before eyes, double vision, light/sound sensitivity, confusion and weakness.

Homeopathy is not in the favour of using temporary treatments like popping a painkiller to alleviate the throbbing, pulsating and often intolerable pain caused from migraine. Homeopathy aims at going deep down into the root of the problem and entirely removes the tendency of any patient to be shot with migraine headaches every now and then. That is why homeopathic medications may take some time in showing results. They do not offer any temporary relief like most allopathic treatments do. On the other hand, homeopathic medicines offer a long term relief and can cure the migraine problem permanently.

Though homeopathic treatments vary from person to person, there are a few homeopathic medicines, which are very effective in relieving migraine headaches.

  1. Belladona for throbbing migraine attack: Belladonna is one of the most effective homeopathic medicines for treating migraine headache that is throbbing and violent in the temporal region of the head. If pain gets triggered without any prior prodromal symptoms and worsens by noise, touching and light, then Belladona is potent in removing the pain. This medicine is also good if you are unable to lie down because of pain and if your face turns red and hot when you are struck with excruciating pain. Have a few drops of Belladona and apply a mild pressure to feel better.
  2. Glonoine for migraine with congestive headache: When you are struck with congestive headache, a rush of blood reaches the head region causing redness in face and head area with intolerable throbbing pain. You may even feel shocks around the head which get aggravated when exposed to heat or sunlight. It becomes impossible to tolerate any kind of warmth, and you may feel a bit relieved when you uncover the head. If you are affected with congestive headache, then consuming Glonoine can be of immense help.
  3. Natrum Mur for migraine from grief and stress: This medicine is widely used for alleviating migraine caused from stress and grief. Natrum Mur is also effective in alleviating anaemic headaches, which mostly affect young women. It often leads to temporary sightlessness, and the pain feels as if thousands of small hammers are being throbbed within the brain. The pain tends to rise up after through the day, and the patient may feel better after sunset. If the pain gets triggered when the eye is strained, then Natrum Mur is the medication for you.

As you see, homeopathic treatments are great for reducing migraine attacks and your doctor will be able to guide you better on this matter. Homoeopathy treats each patient of Migraine by individualization and thus treats the root cause of migraine which could be Sun, stress, exertion etc. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.

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My sister have eclampsia. Few days ago her baby died due to emergency delivery. So whether this is curable or not?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Eclampsia is an illness of pregnant female. It is often recurrent during each pregnancy and is very dangerous for mother and fetus. The symptoms are hypertension, epilepsy and loss of protien in urine. With advancement in therapy, this illness can be well controlled. The couple must consult a good obstetrician before planning next pregnancy.
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I m suffering from migraine. I have undergone many treatments. But no change. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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I have little migrane problem so do I have to go for regular check up or just use the medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
In case you get acute pain take tablet brufen sos. But consult your nearest physician if problem persist
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I am 44 years old (male) and have back pain and numbness for my right arm. What should I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello, thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am dr akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You will have to elaborate your problem as to a detailed discussion of your back pain which means duration of pain and mode of onset. I would also like to ask you if it is associated with any leg pain or any other neurological symptoms like numbness, paraesthesias ( electrical shock like abnormal sensations) or any weakness in limbs. Please also tell me about any associated symptoms like fever, weight loss etc. What medications you generally take and what has been your treatment history till now for existing problem. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi
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There is sensation at bottom of my feet sometimes and I feel like rubbing my feet.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
There may be some skin allergy.Take one tablet of cetrizine at bed time. If no relief consult doctor
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Hi i have migraine with aura. Take many treatments but not satisfy. Now I use lybotrip tabs. What can I do. And I cannot wake up early in morning morning why.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Its better you learn acupressure for pain you can apply lemon peel paste on head try to avoid the cause of pain also.
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Hello. Please suggest treatment for migraine. How cold compression reduce headache. How to apply? Is there any diet suggestion for it? Or any other therapy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello. Please suggest treatment for migraine. How cold compression reduce headache. How to apply? Is there any diet s...
According to accupresure treatment press your thumb from the top and you can also massage the thumb with oil. Or you can take a pen and press the top of your thumb.
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Sir I recently noticed that while doing push ups my left elbow was popping every time I did push ups. It felt like something is rolling up and down the side of elbow. I also noticed some tingling sensation in my fifth finger. Please tell me what should I do.

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
Sir I recently noticed that while doing push ups my left elbow was popping every time I did push ups. It felt like so...
Hello lybrate-user As per your symptoms, you are having ligament weakness of left elbow, causing ulnar nerve compression resulting in tingling sensation in 5th finger. Get X-ray Left elbow-AP/Lateral view done. We need to discuss more about your symptoms and find out correct disease so, kindly get these investigations done and review as early as possible. Kindly consult me in private as I can't write medicines here. Thank you. Get well soon.
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Hai Doctor, I have heavy headache when the morning's. It's too pain. Many medicine tried. No effect Can you suggest any medicine. Is it migraine? Give me good suggestion sir please.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
Hai Doctor, I have heavy headache when the morning's. It's too pain. Many medicine tried. No effect Can you suggest a...
Headach as of now for headache you can take tablet paracetamol. But we will have to make a diagnosis to get to the cause of it which can be either due to frontal sinusitis or due to migrane or due to refractive error of the eyes or due to other causes for which we have to investigate. If you want medicine than, I will prescibe.
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Hi . My baby, 8 months old behaving like fits by turning hands back and shaking head and hands. We consult doctor and taken ct brain plain and eeg scans and reports came normal. Finally doctor said nothing to worry and will wait and see. May I know the reasons for that and what I should do? please suggest.

Pediatrician, Pune
it is difficult for a 8 month child to behave in such a way , could be some other problem rule out gastroesophageal reflux , some metabolic problem if require get her reevaluated and take a second opinion
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I have headache problem. Want to know the symptoms of migraine. Would you please help me of this.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, The symptoms of migraine are constant headache either partial or complete associated with vomitting, eye pain, irritible mood, nausea and loss of appetite.
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