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Dr. S. Velusamy - Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. S. Velusamy

DM - Neurology, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS

Neurologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. S. Velusamy DM - Neurology, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS Neurologist, Chennai
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General Neurologist with interest in child neurology Attached to Stanley medical college,Chennai --Professor of Paediatric Neurology Working as ...more
General Neurologist with interest in child neurology Attached to Stanley medical college,Chennai --Professor of Paediatric Neurology Working as
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Dr. S. Velusamy is a trusted Neurologist in Mogappair East, Chennai. Doctor has over 26 years of experience as a Neurologist. Doctor has done DM - Neurology, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS . You can meet Dr. S. Velusamy personally at Vels Neuro Centre in Mogappair East, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S. Velusamy and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
DM - Neurology - Dr. M G R Medical University - 2001
MD - Paediatrics - Dr. M G R Medical University - 1996
MBBS - Madras University - 1992
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics

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I have a question When you have a cold can you get a seizure this question is for my three year old son.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
If children are prone to febrile seizures they can get fits when the temperature rises due to cold and it is only till 5-6 years of age
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It all started in Mar?92 in Chittaranjan, India(It is a small railway town). I got high fever with chills in the evening and overnight my right leg got swollen. Then doctors at local railway hospital gave some antibiotics to subsidize the fever. Pus was formed after couple of days at the bottom of the ankle. They operated and removed all the pus and infected blood. Then they did dressing for two weeks and the leg become normal. They have advised me to take tablet Hetrazan(diethylcarbamazine) 100 mg thrice daily for two months. In Nov'93 I again got the same type of fever, the local doctor thought it as malaria and gave medicines for the same for one week. When the fever has not come down due to above medicines, after initial blood tests and other examinations he diagnosed it as Filariasis. He started the course for Filariasis like Banocide forte, Florocid injection(Sodium fluoride),weekly once, Hetrazan(diethylcarbamazine) 100 mg thrice daily etc.I used the medicines for one year. The swelling subsidized little bit. In Jun'95 I went to Bangalore and consulted doctors at St. Johns Medical College, they did various tests like growth hormone, Eye Perimetry, CT Scan etc(all normal) and diagnosed that there might be minute tumor in brain. Afterwards they ruled out that also. In Nov'95 some of my friends suggested to take homeopathy medicines as there are medicines for this type of diseases in Homeopathy. I took Medicines from renowned Homeopathy doctor. I took those medicines for 2 years. While using these medicines I got swelling on my hands also. In Nov'97 I consulted a renowned internal medicine physician he did all the tests and advised to consult Endocrinologist who is a professor in a teaching institute. In Mar'98 I got high fever with the swelling in Left leg. I was admitted at local railway hospital in Chittaranjan, India and they gave some antibiotics to reduce my fever. For swelling they said they cannot do anything. In Jun'98 I consulted a doctor, who was head of Department of Endocrinologist Osmania University, Hyderabad, India . He has ruled out clearly my disease relating to his department. He has advised to consult General Physician. Then I consulted the general physician, who was a teaching professor at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India. Through examining my case history and symptoms he diagnosed it as Filariasis I consulted various doctors at Apollo hospital (Hyderabad, India), there also they ruled out anything related to Endocrinology, There they did Lymphography test in which they diagnosed (pure drainage of lymphatic system) it as congenital lymphedema(Enclosed the report). Then in Jul'98 I went to Command Hospital (Armed Forces Medical College) Pune, India there also doctors done all the tests like MRI of brain and Growth hormone for Acromegaly or Gigantism but the test results were normal. One of our relative told to check in Unani (traditional medicine) that if there is any medicine as they are doing research in these kind of diseases; I went to Bhadrak, Orissa, India (Research Centre for Filariasis) and took Unani medicine for 6 years i.e till May'04. By using this medicine the frequent fever I used to get regularly has stopped and the swelling also subsided to some extent. In May'05 I again got the same type of fever with chills and I was admitted to command hospital Pune. My left leg got infected and the doctors operated and removed the entire puss and infected blood. Referred the case to plastic surgeon; the plastic surgeon ruled out plastic surgery as the swelling will again recur after two three years. He told to take Lymphapress therapy. He has told to do compress treatment (Putting the legs upwards with support of pillows while sleeping and crepe bandaging the legs in day time.). And also told to use Penicillin injection once in 21 days, so that it will minimize the chances of fever. After this I relocated to Hyderabad due to change in job. During these nine years I found that swelling is increasing gradually. In May'12 I went to Madurai, India and consulted a doctor of Gurumithren Hospital, he also done all type of investigations and advised me for surgery. He has advised for the bypass of the lymph nodes. Also the hospital was not that renowned and not well medically equipped. I felt the surgery little bit complicating. Also my family members were afraid that at present I able to walk and do my work and job, if suppose after such complicated surgery any secondary complication happens then I will be bedridden for life long. Even I took second opinion of the surgeons/Plastic Surgeons here in Hyderabad but they also ruled out any surgery for it. At present I am using compressive bandages and taking penicillin once in three weeks. Also I am using Ayurvedic (traditional Indian medicine) since last two years. As the swelling is increasing gradually I am finding difficulty in walking for long distance(around 1-2 miles) etc. so I consulted a Plastic Surgeon doctor at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India for any recent medical advancements. He has examined my case and advised to use Lymphapress Pump and told to contact you. please do help as i have went to many institutes for the same. it would be helpful if i get any advice from here.

MCh - Plastic Surgery, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS, DNB
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Mumbai
Hi. You have suffered a lot. But unfortunately you have either filariasis or congenital lumphedema with intermittant infection. The result of lymphovascular anastomosis or nodo venous shunt depends on the lymphangiography findings. If there are channels which are open, the results can be dramatic. We need to analyse your lymphoscintography befor e commenting on the surgery. Till then continue with lympha press and massage and limb elevation,
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Dear sir, I am suffering from insomnia for last few weeks. Whenever try to sleeping, it rakes couple of hours to go into sleep. Sir please provide me some tips to overcome this problem.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear sir, I am suffering from insomnia for last few weeks. Whenever try to sleeping, it rakes couple of hours to go i...
1. Avoid caffeine found in coffee, tea, chocolate, cola, and some pain relievers.[four to six hours before bedtime.] 2. Quiet, dark, and cool environment can help promote sound sleep. [use heavy curtains, or an eye mask to block light, and also keeping computers, tvs, and other work materials out of the room will help promote mental bonding between your bedroom and sleep] 3. Avoid stressful, stimulating activities like doing work, discussing emotional issues. Physically and psychologically stressful activities can cause the body to secrete the stress hormone cortisol, which is associated with increasing alertness.
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Migraine Headache

MBBS, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurologist, Delhi
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Hi, I’m Dr Sonia Lal Gupta and I’m a neurologist at M.P Heart Clinic in New Delhi. I specialise in headaches and strokes.

Why headaches, you might ask?

That’s one of the most common problems that people face and the reason why they actually go to the doctor as well. Interestingly though, only one-third of the people actually get treatment for their headache. So when it comes to a headache, one of the most common types of headaches is called Migraine and a lot of people suffer from this migraine for years and years and years without realising that what they have is actually migraine, for which they can get treatment and they can feel better.

So what exactly is a migraine?

A migraine is, typically, a unilateral, a one sided, or a headache that happens on both the sides. It’s a thumping headache. People usually say that they feel a pounding pain. It is usually accompanied by nausea, light sensitivity – you do not like how the light makes you feel, noise sensitivity – even noise bothers you, and all you want to do is sit in a dark room and sleep.

So when it comes to a migraine, what are the different phases of it?

When there is a prodrome phase where you kind of start knowing the migraine is going to come on. You might feel very tired, very irritable. Then after that is the aura phase which not many people have. But some people describe flashing lights or some numbness in the hands. Followed by the headache phase which can last anywhere from four hours to seventy-two hours. Then after the pain goes away, there is a phase called the postdrome phase where you can actually feel exhausted and tired up to twenty-four hours even after a headache has gone away. So think about it, it can take up to at least two to three days at times for you to recover from one single migraine.

There are a lot of triggers of a migraine you can now about which includes lack of sleep, hunger, stress. Food triggers like red wine, chocolate, and many other triggers depending from person to person. But to know more about what you should do, you should talk to your doctor that you have a migraine.

You can always contact me on Lybrate or you can call us our M.P Heart Clinic number which is on the Lybrate website, to meet me and we can help get your migraines under control.

Thank you

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Hi. My daughter is 15 years old. She was suffering from acute meningitis at the age of 8yrs. Everything was normal for. Last 7 years. Now just a month back, she got 10-12 attacks of epilepsy one after another. For last one week she is getting mild attacks of epilepsy. Please suggest me.

MBBS, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE), Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology
General Physician, Noida
Hello, Had you consulted any Doctor? Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You need to Consult Good Neurologist, i can guide you further
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I am suffering with Multiple sclerosis and also with Hysteria sometimes but after the hysteria attack I am too much depressed and sometimes feeling ghabraht or bachani like. I can't control on this and feeling depressed. Diva500 mg rivotril of. 5 mg and Etizola 0.5 mg also the medicines and also Multiple sclerosis treatment going on. But I want to get rid all of this. Please help me please Any ayurvedic medicine or any help please help me please.

NCCH & MCH
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am suffering with Multiple sclerosis and also with Hysteria sometimes but after the hysteria attack I am too much d...
Dear user you need continued Homeopathic treatment for some time to resolve your ailments gradually however you need to continue with other treatment that you are doing now and in due course of time the allopathic dosage will be tappered but not immediately so after reviewing your progress reports on reports and symptomatic basis. For now kindly take a medicine Gelsemium 30 twice daily for 3 days and give me a follow up take care.
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Hi, I am 22 years old, I losses my sensing of touch on some parts of my left hand from elbow towards arm including my little finger. My skin was peel off in this part. I am suffering from same problem with my both legs since 3 months. What should i do?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi, I am 22 years old, I losses my sensing of touch on some parts of my left hand from elbow towards arm including my...
It might be of nerve deficit disorder do consult neurologist asap to rule out the same and for proper management best wishes.
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I got bell palsy on 1st august till it was not recovering irecoverd 40% y it was taking so late to cure what remedies you can tell or any fast curing medicine. Please help me on it.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I got bell palsy on 1st august till it was not recovering irecoverd 40% y it was taking so late to cure what remedies...
hello User... it is good that it started recovering... You can consult for homoeopathic treatment for faster recovery...
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Hi, Please suggest Treatment for Anterior Horn Cell Disease is anywhere available? If so please let me know.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
There is no permanent cure but Apart from taking symptomatic treatment folicacid supplements is helpful
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I am 44 years old I have numbness in my left leg thigh when I am sitting in my chair it feels uncomfortable and also when I am riding my bike. This problem was there for me couple of years but now only I can feel the severity I had consulted doctor and got medicinal treatment but I don't feel satisfied. So please let me know how to proceed for the solution.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Numbness in your thigh region could commonly be due to two reasons: - it could be radiation from spine region if there is a compression of a nerve there, so please tell me whether you have back pain issues, or did you have them previously? - other reason could be entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve, a condition called a meralgia, but the symptoms are usually more towards outer aspect of thigh. Actually if you have the first one, mri is then the best investigation because we cannot allow numbness because of compression in spine to remain there for a long time. For the second option, we can give a good trial of physical therapy to see how you are doing, and then also add some medicines kindly let me know and if possible please attach doctor's prescription papers and investigations done by you till now for the existing problem. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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