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Dr. Ravi Ramalingam  - ENT Specialist, Chennai

Dr. Ravi Ramalingam

MBBS, MS - ENT

ENT Specialist, Chennai

27 Years Experience  ·  300 - 350 at clinic
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Dr. Ravi Ramalingam MBBS, MS - ENT ENT Specialist, Chennai
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Dr. Ravi Ramalingam is one of the best Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialists in Maduravoyal, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Ravi Ramalingam personally at KKR ENT Super Speciality Hospital - Maduravoyal in Maduravoyal, Chennai. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravi Ramalingam on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Madras University, Chenai, India - 1992
MS - ENT - Manipal Academy Of Higher Education (mahe) - 1994
Languages spoken
English
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Tamilnadu Medical Council

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Severe headache, muscle aches and stiffness especially in neck, light sensitivity, no appetite, and dry throat (very thirsty). Feels like flu, but worse than I've ever experience.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), DNB (ENT)
ENT Specialist, Kota
Severe headache, muscle aches and stiffness especially in neck, light sensitivity, no appetite, and dry throat (very ...
Hi friend. You seem to be suffering from viral fever. Please get routine blood test done and take paracetamol for the aches. And do consult a general physician if problem persists.
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Panchakarma Treatment For Sinusitis!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), C.R.A.V
Ayurveda, Delhi
Panchakarma Treatment For Sinusitis!

Panchakarma is a unique treatment process followed in the ancient field of alternate medicine, Ayurveda. Over the years the practice has found takers not only in India but in several other countries, including the advanced ones such as the US. The recent opening of an Ayurveda kendra or center in New Jersey is ample proof of the popularity of this system of treatment. Practically every health condition is addressed through the panchakarma treatment and sinusitis is also included among them.

Different Levels of the Condition
Sinusitis is a form of inflammation inside the nasal passage that causes pain in the areas surrounding the nose and there are many causes for the condition to develop. Those who undergo the disorder, may experience different levels of sinusitis. It becomes essential for the physician to first diagnose if the sinusitis is acute, sub-acute, chronic or recurrent. Each type can show slightly different symptoms or last for longer durations. Starting from 4 weeks one could have sinusitis conditions lasting a whole of 8 weeks or even longer and there are those who experience it several times during a year.

Not Difficult to Diagnose
Someone with any level of sinusitis usually shows symptoms of a cold or nasal block and accumulation of mucus and so on. But there are simple diagnostic methods using which the doctors distinguish a common cold from sinusitis-like conditions. If the symptoms are severe, the doctor may order a scan done.

Panchakarma Can Offer Effective Remedies
Under the Ayurvedic system, the practitioner would first identify the ‘dosha’ and then go about prescribing the remedy. Since the condition is related to the presence of toxins, detoxification will be a primary form of addressing the issue. There are different methods prescribed within the panchakarma method of treatment. Among them, for sinusitis, Nasyam and Rasaayan therapies are the most frequently suggested ones for this condition.

  • Under the Nasyam method, the patient is generally asked to lie on his or her back and a specially prepared medicated oil is passed through the nostrils to clean the area. It can result in the condition not only getting cured, but can prevent it from recurring.
  • The other panchakarma treatment for sinusitis is Rasaayan. In reality, sinusitis is seen as an imbalance in the levels of fluids within the body and if the balance is restored, then health will automatically return. Based on this, the treatment of sinusitis is formulated using the appropriate herbs and elements needed to provide a healthy restoration of the nasal passage and removal of blockages.
  • If administered by professional Ayurveda practitioners, sinusitis, whichever type it is, can be effectively cured using the panchakarma treatment. As indicated, in many cases the remedy can be so useful that it can go beyond curing and can stop the condition from resurfacing again. That is the beauty of panchakarma.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!


 

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I suffer from positional vertigo due to inner ear problem. I take stugeron and vertin regularly. Can you please suggest me any lifestyle modifications that may help me relieving my symptoms?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I suffer from positional vertigo due to inner ear problem. I take stugeron and vertin regularly. Can you please sugge...
Avoid pickles and imly food items and Few tips- avoid any triggering factor, take folicacid regularly, eat a healthy diet, always be stress free , exercise regularly
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My wife is pregnancy of 7 months today she is suffering from cold and thought infection.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
My wife is pregnancy of 7 months today she is suffering from cold and thought infection.
She can do gargling with salted warm water, do steam inhalation and can take tab. Paracetamol up to three times a day for few days to get relief. If not consult a doctor and check whether antibiotic is needed.

Mere father ko sone ke samay hi chakkar aata h kyo iska kya ilaaj hai jb sote h tav aisa feel krte hai ha ak. Baar gir gaye the to sar ko laga tha pr utna ni laga tha jo baad me problem kr sake 3 mahine tak akdam id problem s anjaan the pr ab feel ho rha hai halka hlka jb sir k baare. E bataya to doctor ne hi kaha ki ct scan karane ki jarurat ni h karke.

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Homeopath, Patna
Mere father ko sone ke samay hi chakkar aata h kyo iska kya ilaaj hai
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I am 30 years, I been suffering from corning cold with chest pain and I been taking antibiotics and lot of medications but no way. Now it had change to another thing, throat itching at the same time coughing with tears running down from my eyes. What's the treatment for it?

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 30 years, I been suffering from corning cold with chest pain and I been taking antibiotics and lot of medication...
Take pranacharya jukamonil syrup 1-1 tsf twice a day with warm water. And laxmi vilas ras 1-1 tab twice a day.

I have Tonsils problem, when I drink cold drinks or cold water my chin get heavy. What can I do now?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
I have Tonsils problem, when I drink cold drinks or cold water my chin get heavy. What can I do now?
take luke warm or boiled water for drinking purpose take 1/4 tsp of sitopaladi churna along with honey thrice in a day take 1-1 tab of laghumalini vasant after eating of food with luke warm water avoid milk milk products fruits etc untill recovery for more details consult privetly

6 Causes Of Tonsillitis!

MBBS, MS - ENT, DNB - ENT
ENT Specialist, Nashik
6 Causes Of Tonsillitis!

Tonsillitis is a disorder of the tonsils present on the back of your throat. The tonsils acts as a defensive mechanism in the body as they prevent the body from infections. This is a contagious condition and can occur at any age. It is widely prevalent among school going kids.

Tonsillitis may be classified into two types:

  1. Chronic tonsillitis: This type of tonsillitis tends to last for an extended duration with symptoms of bad breath and tenderness in the lymph nodes.
  2. Recurrent tonsillitis: This is a form of acute tonsillitis which repeats itself over a year.

Causes: Tonsils prevent various virus and bacteria from entering the body through the mouth by producing antibodies. The tonsils, however, may become vulnerable to these infections. A virus that causes common cold or the bacteria that causes strep throat may result in tonsillitis. The most common cause of this disorder is the strep bacteria. School going children are especially vulnerable to this disorder because they are most prone to various infections.

The various viruses that may cause tonsillitis are:

  1. Enterovirus
  2. Herpes simplex virus
  3. Epstein-Barr virus
  4. Influenza virus
  5. Adenovirus
  6. Parainfluenza virus

Common symptoms: 
The various symptoms of tonsillitis are

  1. Swallowing difficulties
  2. sore throat
  3. The sore throat may result in bad breath
  4. You may experience fever and chills
  5. Pain in the head, ear and stomach
  6. You may experience stiffness in the neck and the jaw
  7. Swollen tonsils with possible redness
  8. Changes in voice
  9. Symptoms of cold

Treatment: The treatment for tonsillitis is usually antibiotics and in some cases, tonsillectomy. The antibiotics help in getting rid of the bacterial infectionSurgery is only done in cases where tonsillitis is chronic in nature. It is important that you drink fluids and restrict smoking to prevent tonsillitis.

Prevention is better than cure, exposure to any infective source should be avoided may be thru eatbles ar drinks. If at all surgery is the solution, coblation tonsillectomy is the choice and most effective way of dealing the surgery.

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