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Dr. S Balamurugan  - Pulmonologist, Chennai

Dr. S Balamurugan

MBBS, DTRD, DNB - Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist, Chennai

21 Years Experience
Dr. S Balamurugan MBBS, DTRD, DNB - Pulmonary Medicine Pulmonologist, Chennai
21 Years Experience
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Dr. S Balamurugan is a trusted Pulmonologist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. He has been a practicing Pulmonologist for 21 years. He has completed MBBS, DTRD, DNB - Pulmonary Medicine . You can visit him at Rakshith Hospital in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S Balamurugan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) - 1996
DTRD - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 2001
DNB - Pulmonary Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 2003
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English
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Chest Society
American College of Chest Physicians

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No.153, Arcot Road, Sai square complex, Valasaravakkam. Landmark: Opposite Sivan Temple, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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My father has an asthma. What is the effect the effect of using an asthma preventer for long term?

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
If this is the clinical condition of severe illness of asthma then it has to be managed with medicine then no question arises for side effect because disease effects would be much more danger than the side effects of medicines and it is not the criteria for anything
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During coughing and loud laughing my urin start leaking (in drops) and at times I have to use pads while going out. Pl. Advise.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
During coughing and loud laughing my urin start leaking (in drops) and at times I have to use pads while going out. P...
Very common in ladies. Gynae consultation to r/o cystocoel. Perineal exercise to improve muscle strenth and better control of urin,
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I am 18 months girl and I am suffering from cough and chest conjunction from 1 year I have taken so many medicines buy couldn't got relief so suggest me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do a complete blood examination like CBC, ESR, Mantoux test, X ray chest, Sputum examination. 2Consult Chest physician with report 3 Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily,
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BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. Once you smoke cigarettes and marijuana, the chances that you get lung cancer will be increases to 70%. Quit smoking. Take care.
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I walk in the mornings. But this happened all of a sudden. I still have breathing difficulty. Nothing major but I gasp fir breath. My bp is normal.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
hi take ginger tea mixed with 2-3 crushed garlic cloves....Massaging the chest with warm sesame oil mixed with salt helps to loosen the phlegm deposited in the chest, especially, when followed with steam inhalation....take shwas kuthar ras twice a day....pranacharya asthamin capsule 1-1 twice a day...and pranacharya shwas vikarasav 2-2 tsf twice a day...1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....take hot water steam....
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I am 19 year old. In winter when I breath some times it create problem in respirations system. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Breathing difficulty for your age could be due to 1. A, allergy. Heart problem 2. Get yourself medically examined by doctor and follow the advice and treatment accordingly.
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I have high cholesterol level what can I do now and my puls rate is very high with asthma.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have high cholesterol level what can I do now and my puls rate is very high with asthma.
take continue medicines for asthma. Avoid bad habits i.e. Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. pl. mention your reports ..
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I am 23 years old. I have severe head ache. Doctor said I have sinus on ma right head. What should I do as a precaution They have insisted Me not to take head bath often. Any other precautions is there to avoid this. Kindly send an mail to avoid my pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
I am 23 years old. I have severe head ache. Doctor said I have sinus on ma right head. What should I do as a precauti...
if you have sinusitis pl do steam inhalation twice a day (plain water) this will relieve you of your headache
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I am taking some antibiotic and chest infection pills now my breath less ness asthma all te feel I can not breathing please tell me fast please.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am taking some antibiotic and chest infection pills now my breath less ness asthma all te feel I can not breathing ...
1.You have to do steam Inhalation by a steam inhaler 2-3 times daily 2.Take Viscodyne LS syrup 2 Tsf thrice daily 3.You have to take antibiotic, use inhaler and do nebulisation along with it after consulting physician, if required4.consult physician for advice 5. If it is due to allergy do an allergy test after consulting Allergist/Immunologist to find out the cause of allergy and follow rhe advice and treatment accordingly.
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I am suffering from sinus problem and osteoarthritis. Taking mahayogaraj guggul and lakshadi guggul but it does not make my disease come round and I feel when sinus attacks are dominant joint pain increases. What shall Ido?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Avoid milk. Cold drinks. Take hot water steam.
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why do I feel breathless while having my food what does it mean am I suffering from any heart disease or should I go for a check up please guide.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
why do I feel breathless while having my food what does it mean am I suffering from any heart disease or should I go ...
Breathlessness can be due to heart or lungs or both. Get x ray chest, ecg, blood for cbc, sugar, lipids and get back here with reports. Halter test can wait for now, can be done later if needed.
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Sir I am suffering from cold since 7 days. I consulted many doctors but I didn't got cure. So please tell me how to I get cure from cold. And also cough?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Sir I am suffering from cold since 7 days. I consulted many doctors but I didn't got cure. So please tell me how to I...
Cold 7 days and consulted many doctors without relief. Avoid dust, cold, smoke, pollution, allergens. Cbc esr. Xray chest and allergy screening blood test to confirm allergic rhinitis.
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I'm having asthma since childhood and i'm allergic to dust.I'm 22 years old and have been taking symkast L from the past 8 years.It gives a very long and heavy hangover due to which i'm always tired if i wake up early feeling drowsy the whole day.If I forget to take it anyday I get severe ashtmatic attacks in the middle of my sleep and whole body starts itching.Please suggest a convinient and better alternative ?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
The tab. Symkast l is anti allergic and anti inf;lamatory and not bronchodialator.Switch to telekast f 1tab/day with budamate 200 2puff/twice/day with spacer.Go for immunotherapy against Dust mite
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I am suffering from sinus is there any permanent solution for it. please prescribe.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to buy a steam inhaler machine of crescent company and take a flow of steam (of plain water only) over the forehead through the inhaler and can repeat the process after eight hours as and when required.
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Suffering from the headache and cough from last 2 weeks which is the best tablet for headache and cough?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Suffering from the headache and  cough from last 2 weeks which is the best tablet for headache and cough?
1. Take one tablet of paracetamol 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily 2. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 3.. Take Viscodyne D syrup 2tsf thrice daily if it is a dry cough or viscodyne syrup if cough is associated with sputum 4. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 5. consult me for further advice
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Hello sir my name is a man and I am from sirsa, I am having cough and sneezing from last many years, I don't know why I am suffering from this kind of allergy, I need your help in any way if you can, thank you sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello sir my name is a man and I am from sirsa, I am having cough and sneezing from last many years, I don't know why...
Cough and sneezing may be due to infection first done sputum test. If you already done then. Keep precaution keep away from dust, smoking, allergens. Use peppermint oil’s antibacterial properties can help for sneezing with stuff nose Boil some water and add five drops of peppermint oil. Cover you head with a towel and breathe in the steam coming from the boiling pot. Inhaling the steam will clear your nasal passages. You can also inhale steam from boiling water mixed with a few drops of eucalyptus oil to get relief from sneezing induced by nasal irritation and colds. In viral and nasal problems including sneezing. You can try Consume 1 to 2 teaspoons of ginger extract twice a day until the sneezing stops. Another option is to cut a small piece of ginger root into thin slices, put them in a cup of water and boil it for some time. Add a little honey for taste and drink the tea before going to bed. This will prevent sneezing at night. Garlic can easily fight off an upper respiratory infection due to its natural antibiotic and antiviral properties. It can be used internally or externally to get relief from excessive sneezing caused by a common cold infection. Crush four to five garlic cloves to make a fine paste and then inhale its strong fragrance. This will help clear the nasal passages that cause sneezing and help you to breathe with ease. It’s also helpful to include garlic in your diet. You can add it to your soups, salads and many other dishes.
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My body is getting hot. I think I have fever. Minor coughs and sneezes too. What do I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My body is getting hot. I think I have fever. Minor coughs and sneezes too. What do I do?
Take tab paracetamol,plenty of water,steam inhalation and do warm saline gargle.If cough persists consult doctor for a course of antibiotic
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Having dry cough and cold for the past three weeks. Not going with antibiotcs and cough syrup.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
All cough of more than 15 days need investigation. Like xray chest cbc, spirometry, especially if antibiotic and cough syp giving no relief
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Hi i' m 18 year old, I want to know about sinus because when ever I eat banana, I have to suffer from sinus.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Sinus are air sacs made by God in our face and skull bone to reduce their weight, present in all human beings and when there is infection in it called sinusitis. Symptoms are heaviness of head and face, fever, nose block, recurrent throat infection. Treatment is done to maintain their aeration by steam inhalation twice a day and use of steroid nasal spray 2 puffs twice a day.
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I am suffering from dry cough and weakness from last month. I was giving treatment for this but not effective. I also suffer from cough, headache and weakness. Also my weight lose up to 3 kg. Please suggest any remedies relief from this.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
be relax have good food and sleep timely. drink warm water two to three times a days. take bryonia 30in gloubles. 4-6 pills thrice daily for 7 days and consult with the status of your condition after taking the medicine for 7 days.thanks.
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