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Dr. S.Chetan Kumar

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Chennai

250 at clinic
Dr. S.Chetan Kumar MBBS Endocrinologist, 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
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Dr. S.Chetan Kumar is an experienced Endocrinologist in Amrit Hospital, Chennai. He is a qualified MBBS . He is currently practising at Dr. S.Chetan Kumar@Amrit Hospital in Amrit Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S.Chetan Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 58 yrs old now I check the diabities level on fasting (116) & after breakfast & medicine it should be 219 kindly tell the remedies to control this my wt is 100 kg.

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Brisk walking for 45 minutes daily frequent small meals. For medicine prescription you need to provide detail information.
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My mother has pain in her finger due to uric acid according to doctor Please tell how to reduce that?

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Take tablet zyloric 100 twice daily till uric acid levels come to normal avoid high protein diet like chicken, eggs, milk and milk products, beans, rajmah, change.
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I am suffering knee pain since few days. I am 43 year old, male My blood uric acid is high 7, 8 Please answer me.

FAMS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Indore
I am suffering knee pain since few days. I am 43 year old, male My blood uric acid is high 7, 8 Please answer me.
Dear lybrate-user, namaskar, your problem is due to combination of gout and beginning of osteoarthritis which is due to ageing process. You must take the prescribed medicines and the dietary discipline advised by your treating Dr. In addition. Observe. No squatting, use commode and avoid stairs. Go to a physio and start doing exercises for the knee regularly and stop those postures of namaz which cause strain on your knees. Take care.
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My parathyroid hormones level is 172.8 what is the solution? Feeling problem in breathing. Please advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
A higher-than-normal level may occur with: Disorders that increase phosphate or phosphorous levels in the blood, such as chronic kidney disease Failure of the body to respond to PTH (pseudohypoparathyroidism) Lack of calcium, which may be due to not eating enough calcium, not absorbing calcium in the gut, or losing too much calcium in your urine Pregnancy or breastfeeding (uncommon) Swelling in the parathyroid glands, called primary hyperparathyroidism Tumors in the parathyroid gland, called adenomas Vitamin D disorders, including not enough sunlight in older adults and problems absorbing, breaking down, and using vitamin D in the body. Parathyroid crisis must be treated quickly by replacing lost body fluids and removing the overactive parathyroid tissue. Blood tests — Hyperparathyroidism is diagnosed based upon levels of blood calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH). In most people with hyperparathyroidism, both levels are higher than normal. Medications to treat hyperparathyroidism include the following: Calcimimetics. A calcimimetic is a drug that mimics calcium circulating in the blood. The drug may trick the parathyroid glands into releasing less parathyroid hormone. This drug is sold as cinacalcet (Sensipar).
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My mom is 40 she have thyroid problem what should we do too help her.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
My mom is 40 she have thyroid problem what should we do too help her.
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. One should set realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan.
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My mother has been experiencing diabetes and I have been following all prescriptions of Doctor but some times she gets cured and some times not now please give me a solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother has been experiencing diabetes and I have been following all prescriptions of Doctor but some times she get...
In your mother case for diabetes we should be taking drugs to control her blood sugar levels and which can be a lifetime disease depending on the damage to beta cells of pancreas.
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I am 25 years male person suffering from knee and other joint pains from 10 months. The level of sr. Uric acid is at 8.9. Recently from 1 month onwards I am getting a sound from my knees when I am walking and also in sleep. What can I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 25 years male person suffering from knee and other joint pains from 10 months. The level of sr. Uric acid is at ...
A high uric acid level can be caused when your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid rapidly enough. A high uric acid level may cause increasingly frequent attacks of gout, or it may never cause problems. A high uric acid level may also cause some people to develop kidney stones or kidney failure. And some people with a high uric acid level also develop high blood pressure, heart disease or chronic kidney disease, but it's often unclear whether this is a direct cause or merely an early warning sign of these conditions. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills),Drinking too much alcohol,Genetics (inherited tendencies),hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid),Immune-suppressing drugs,Niacin, or vitamin B-3, obesity,psoriasis, Purine-rich diet — organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, gravy, dried beans, driedpeas, mushrooms and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers,Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , 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. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos for pain in joints.
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15 years I was suffered with Type 2 diabetes used allopathy medicines, inoculation morning 35 evening 22,, cloistral tab night BP medicine 1tab morning, ISTMATE 500MG1 M&1N Used, sugar levels fasting 110 after dite 190, bp 80/140, Iwas change the medicines in Ayurveda medicine we get suggestion what used medicines.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
15 years I was suffered with Type 2  diabetes used allopathy medicines, inoculation morning 35 evening 22,, cloistral...
ur sugar levels are in good control ,but that doesn't mean u can stop medicines..switchover to ayurveda or any other pathy at this stage will only harm u
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Sir I have more tired Ness all the day and feel need to more sleeping after sleeping my hb is 13 and no sugar and thyroid wt should I'll do please sir help me.

3 months Internship of Dietitics/Nutrition, PG diploma in Dietitics/Nutrition, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Moradabad
Sir I have more tired Ness all the day and feel need to more sleeping after sleeping my hb is 13 and no sugar and thy...
Sanjeev Include some form of proteins in your meal like milk and milk products..vegetarian should have dhals while non vegetarian should include chicken..fish..and eggs in their meals.. *check your vitamine B12..D3 and iron levels and add a suppliments in case the levels are insufficient.. *keep a check on your thyroid as hypothyroidism can cause fatigue.. Reason is unhygienic food,junk food,bad climatic conditions...etc avoid tea.coffee.junk food.spicy food.fermented food.. .walk for atleast 30 minutes a day... avoid alcohol consumption,smoking and non veg .drink lots of juices and plenty of water... eat green vegetables and salads.... do pranayama early in the morning... .sleep for atleast 7 hours...
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I had total hyperthyroidism 8 months back since july i'm suffering with chronic severe urticaria. So kindly let me know the reason what is the cause of CSU and did it correlate with thyroidectomy? Now i'm using thyronorm 150 mg and Root canal 4000 mg/ day along with Psoriasis 50 mg, Teczine 10 mg. Long term use of Psoriasis did may effect my health condition?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I had total hyperthyroidism 8 months back since july i'm suffering with chronic severe urticaria. So kindly let me kn...
Urticaria is a rash and a response by our body tissue in defense when it gets attacked by an allergen and allergen can be anything and not necessary due to thyroidectomy.
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My wife is a diabetic patient. She is complaining about burning type feeling in her foot. Is this normal and can be cured with medicines or what to do? Please advise also share if there is any medicine for it. Thanks.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
My wife is a diabetic patient. She is complaining about burning type feeling in her foot. Is this normal and can be c...
Thank you for the query. As per the symptoms you have provided, your wife is probably suffering from a condition called diabetic neuropathy. It is a condition which causes nerve damage in diabetics. High blood sugar can injure nerve fibers throughout the body, but diabetic neuropathy commonly damages nerves in the legs and feet. This leads to tingling/numbness, burning sensation and pain in the feet and hands (gloves and stockings distribution). A nerve conduction velocity test confirms the diagnosis. Usually vitamin b12 supplements help. A number of other medications like gabapentin, duloxetine, pregabali are available for this condition, but they should not be given without consulting your physician, as they may cause sleepiness. Glycomet has metformin, which itself can lead to vitamin b12 deficiency. It is important that your wife takes adequate foot care, and note for any corns/callous or minor injuries, which need to be dealt with early in diabetics. Regards.
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Sir; I am under treatment of sugar and bp since last four years. My bp is stand on 140 and sugar on fasting 120 and after meal 180 maintain even I am taking zee telmi-h for bp and glycomet gp-1 for sugar od. 0.5 mg thyrox tab and ecosprin. O. 75mg and one cap of omeg are regularrly. Kindly send your advise to take further action and oblige.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You r taking good medicines and your reports r just above normal you should go for hba1c test for your 3 months sugar control, after that we can advice you to increase or decrease your medicines.
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Will a person with Type 2 diabetes under control end up with the need for insulin?

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Will a person with Type 2 diabetes under control end up with the need for insulin?
Not necessarily. However, from experience, I feel a majority of type 2 diabetics will need insulin in the later stages, usually after 5-10 years of the diagnosis.
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Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Sexual Health

M.D.MEDICINE , Diploma in Diabetology
Sexologist, Jaipur
Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Sexual Health

Diabetes is often considered as deadly as cancer. It is a disease that requires lifestyle changes and diet modifications. It is also a disease that affects almost the entire system of your body. Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, it will do you a world of good to understand the effects of diabetes. Neurovascular damage is one of the most common effects, this means that diabetes will affect the nerves and blood supply of the body.

While Type 1 diabetes makes its presence felt much earlier and is hereditary quite often, Type 2 appears later in life with age and cumulative stress. The effects of diabetes are related to the duration of the disease. Therefore, people with Type 1 diabetes are more likely to have the symptoms early on and need to learn to manage them. Type 2 makes its appearance later, but needs good monitoring for the effects to not surface or prolong the severity of symptoms.

As we all know, all body systems are affected by diabetes, sexual health is no exception. Diabetes decreases blood supply and impacts the nerves in the genitals, thus causing a series of issues right from reduced libido and erectile dysfunction in males to vaginal dryness and painful coitus (perunia) in females.

Listed below are issues diabetic men and women face in terms of sexual health:

In Men:

  1. Diabetes reduces testosterone levels, which is directly reflected in reduced libido. Altered nerve function does not provide proper signals to the penis and there is also reduced blood flow to the organ. Both these can diminish the chances of a good erection. Studies have shown that among men who have had diabetes for 10 years, about 50% have experienced erectile dysfunction.
  2. The affected nerve function also leads to difficulties in reaching a climax. Diabetes in men can additionally cause Peyronie's disease, which leads to a curved penis, and this leads to painful and difficult erections and coitus.

In Women:

  1. It leads to reduced sexual desire due to testosterone levels. Vaginal dryness is very common in females with diabetes and therefore, there is a definite decline in the urge.
  2. The above mentioned neurovascular damage also prevents women from reaching a good climax, as the nerve supply is affected.
  3. Diabetes also increases the predisposition to urinary tract infections, which can lead to painful sexual experience due to additional vaginal dryness and itching.

Finally, as much as it may sound as a cause for concern, it is not. People with diabetes know that making small lifestyle changes can go a long way in terms of onset of symptoms, their severity, and the leading of a normal life. Modifications in diet and lifestyle to include healthy eating, reduced stress, and exercising are very useful. It is also very important to talk to your doctor about how your sexual health has changed with diabetes. It is a sensitive and private topic, but if you are concerned about it, then do not hesitate to seek help.

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I am having thyroid since March 2016. Don't want to take any allopathic medicine. Putting on weight. Kindly help me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am having thyroid since March 2016. Don't want to take any allopathic medicine. Putting on weight. Kindly help me.
Lybrate-user, if any one has hypothyroidism, then only way to treat it is to take thyroxine hormone as a replacement. The condition occurs due to deficiency of thyroxine hormone produced by thyroid gland. This hormone is required for development and functioning of brain on day to day basis. Plus it is necessary for multiple metabolic activities in the body. If not provided (as tablets of thyroxine) then considerable problems occur including weight gain, slow heart rate, tired feeling, early fatigue, lack of interest, dry hair, dry skin and hair fall, difficulty in speech, inability to concentrate, swelling of face and lower limbs, irregular periods and excess flow, irritability, anxiety and depression. Only remedy for this is taking thyroixine tablets for life time. There are no other options. Choice is yours. Thanks.
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I have a thyroid problem my THS is 30 I have a used medicine 50 mg since 1 month can please suggest me what can I do now I feel very laznes body pain etc.

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
Mr. lybrate-user, Unless hypothyroidism is well controlled with TSH level brought around 3 to 4 mU/L, all the symptoms will not be in check. So you will have to check TSH levels after 6 weeks and if still high, then dose of thyroxine will have to be increased. It I appears that starting dose given is too low. It should have been over 100 mcg. Thanks.
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I have high Uric Acid level (7.3) detected for the last 4-5 months. After consultation I take Feburic-80 for one month and changed my eating habit. I stopped taking medicine when level reduces to 4.0. Just before one month I realized heel pain and checked it again, it is now 7.7. Dr. Advised me do a close look to your uric acid level and continue to take medicine but denied heel pain pain relates high uric acid level. I just wanted to know is it relates, I am feeling difficult walking for10-20 steps just after bed. I also feel stretches in between heel and ankle in downstairs. Please suggest.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Bhopal
Heel pain as the only symptom of high uric acid is rare, your doctor is right. What you have is plantar fascitis, which is a common problem. Treatment includes wearing comfortable footwear, and plantar fascia and tendo achilles stretching exercise which should be done first thing in the morning.
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I am a sugar patient .My P.P. Always remains in between 250 - 300 Fasting is 175 . How to get rid from this since I have problem with my foot I cannot go for brisk walking What is my remedy?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I am a sugar patient .My P.P. Always remains in between 250 - 300 Fasting is 175 . How to get rid from this since I h...
Write latest blood sugar f/pp, lipid profile and hba1c with details of medicine you r taking on private chat for proper assessment in the men time do 1. No alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5.30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. For medicine contact on private chat. Good luck.
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