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Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal

MBBS, MD, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

36 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal MBBS, MD, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
36 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal is a popular Cardiologist in Adyar, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 36 years of journey as a Cardiologist. He is a MBBS, MD, DM - Cardiology . He is currently practising at Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - BJ Medical College, Pune - 1981
MD - BJ Medical College, Pune - 1985
DM - Cardiology - Christian Medical College, Vellore - 1990
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I have pain inside my left chest. Something like middle pinch. Tell me what can I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have pain inside my left chest. Something like middle pinch. Tell me what can I do?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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I have chest pain .smoking habit is there. Sometimes i get more pain. What should i do?

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
I have chest pain .smoking habit is there. Sometimes i get more pain. What should i do?
Dear user. I can understand. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Smoking can affect your mouth, throat, lungs, heart, stomach and brain in many ways. Cancer is one among the potential diseases smoking can cause. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. Nicotine chewing gums too help as an alternative for cigarettes. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advice. You can also opt for online deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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Suffering from cold and having pain in chest what should I do to resolve mybproblem.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Jaipur
Suffering from cold and having pain in chest what should I do to resolve mybproblem.
Start tablet paracetamol 500 milligram twice a day and tablet levocetrizine 5 milligrams at bedtime. 3 days.
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My father today admit in ils hospital in tripura. .He have sugar patient. .He regularly take ges. pressure. and sugar tablet. since todays he felling some pain in his upper chest side. Today it's conditions to bigger. He can't control chest pain. In 4 pm he felt his since. Immediately I am admitting him ils doctor says his heart beat so low 22 only. Please tell.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
My father today admit in ils hospital in tripura. .He have sugar patient. .He regularly take ges. pressure. and sugar...
Drugs are being given to your papa throbolytic therapy clot busters to dissolve any blood clots in the heart arteries. Other drugs like aspirin, clopigdigrol follow afterwards also.
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I am 49 years old men my question is that my total CHOLESTEROL is 190 but my triglycerides is 227 and my SGOT is 32 units and SGPT is 38. Total HDL-Chol. Ratio is 4.13. You are requested to please advise me.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kolkata
I am 49 years old men my question is that my total CHOLESTEROL is 190 but my  triglycerides is 227 and      my SGOT i...
You have a typical indian lipid profile with more triglyceride than cholesterol. Please mention your ldl and hdl level as well. You are hypertensive but non diabetic. So, I have to calculate risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease before recommrnding any medication. Meanwhile, you have to follow restriction of fats and oils. Fish oil is beneficial for you. Exercise regularly.
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My cholesterol ranges from 180 to 220. I am 57 years old. TLC 9000, DLC 55/43, LDL 105, HDL 45, Hb 15.3, sugar fasting 94.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bhopal
My cholesterol ranges from 180 to 220. I am 57 years old. TLC 9000, DLC 55/43, LDL 105, HDL 45, Hb 15.3, sugar fastin...
Adopt a active life (walk atleast 30 min everyday) decrease ghee paneer and non veg in diet include frsh fruit vegs and nuts.
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I'm suffering from hypertension which is making mess in my daily routine please suggest me some thing.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
I'm suffering from hypertension which is making mess in my daily routine please suggest me some thing.
A hypertensive pt can live normal and fully active life, bit to take some medication regularly. Accept it, take medicine regularly, donot expect magic, live healthy active life.
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Can we consume eggs if your cholesterol levels are on borderline. What is the facts and myths.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Can we consume eggs if your cholesterol levels are on borderline. What is the facts and myths.
Chicken eggs are high in cholesterol, but the effect of egg consumption on blood cholesterol is minimal when compared with the effect of trans fats and saturated fats. The risk of heart disease may be more closely tied to the foods that accompany the eggs in a traditional American breakfast — such as the sodium in the bacon, sausages and ham, and the saturated fat or oils with trans fats used to fry the eggs and the hash browns. Most healthy people can eat up to seven eggs a week with no increase in their risk of heart disease. Some studies have shown that this level of egg consumption may actually prevent some types of strokes. But the story is different for people who have diabetes. In this ever-growing population, eating seven eggs a week significantly increases the risk of heart disease. When deciding whether to include eggs in your diet, consider the recommended daily limits on cholesterol in your food: If you are healthy, consume no more than 300 mg of cholesterol a day. If you have diabetes, high cholesterol or heart disease, limit the daily cholesterol intake to no more than 200 mg a day. If you like eggs but don't want the extra cholesterol, use only the egg whites. Egg whites contain no cholesterol. You may also use cholesterol-free egg substitutes, which are made with egg whites.
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Doctors tell that all my arteries are blocked I need to do heart surgery I am afraid is there a remedy I have breaking problem also.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Doctors tell that all my arteries are blocked I need to do heart surgery I am afraid is there a remedy I have breakin...
If the block in the artery has been clearly demonstrated in investigation like coronary angiography and the extent of block is significant then angioplasty or bye pass surgery is indicated. If you are not having risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, the blocks are less than 50 percent of the coronary diameter and the plaques are calcified and stabilized then conservative medicinal management can be considered. You should seek advice from a cardiologist and decide.
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Heart Attacks and Drinking Warm Water

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Heart Attacks and Drinking Warm Water
Heart Attacks and Drinking Warm Water

Study shows reasons why chinese and japanese are more healthy inspite if they having weaker genes than indians.

The chinese and japanese drink hot tea with their meals, not cold water, maybe it is time we adopt their drinking habit while eating.

It is very harmful to have cold drink/water during a meal. Because, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you have just consumed. It will slow down the digestion. Once this'sludge' reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. It will line the intestine. Very soon, this will turn into fats and lead to cancer. It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal.

French fries and burgers are the biggest enemy of heart health. A coke after that gives more power to this demon. Avoid them for your heart's health.

Drink one glass of warm water just when you are about to go to bed to avoid clotting of the blood at night to avoid heart attacks or strokes.
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Hello doctor what I am feeling I dont know exactly but now a days I cant fall asleep because of my pounding heart beat.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hello doctor what I am feeling I dont know exactly but now a days I cant fall asleep because of my pounding heart beat.
Give ur symptoms in detail ...bcoz u might need to get ur thyroid tests ...ECG test. done ...to rule out any medical rather than psychological cause of ur disease
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My uncle has cholesterol of 246. Is there any problem with that. What he should do next?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My uncle has cholesterol of 246. Is there any problem with that. What he should do next?
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. give him cap. ecosprin gold-20 once at night for 30 days. it is harmful to his heart. 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.
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My chest sternum's manubrim is create pain and ribs its so stretchfull. So much time my heartbeat is go high. Manubrim is going some out. Pls suggest me what I do. doctor says its not worried condition. Some months ago doctor advised me get me vitmanine d and c test, and after report doctor says I need vitamin d and c tablet.

MBBS
General Physician,
My chest sternum's manubrim is create pain and ribs its so stretchfull. So much time my heartbeat is go high.
Manubri...
you may be having deficiency of vitamin D . if you press the sternum it pains is indicative of vitamin D deficiency which helps absorption of calcium for formation of bone .you can have exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun which converts the eargosterol pigment which is present in the skin to vitamin D.you should consult a medical specialist. for assessment and further management.
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What's my or my family member's diagnosis? Is the heart failure mild? Moderate? Severe? What should we expect within the next few weeks, months and years? How is the condition likely to progress?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What's my or my family member's diagnosis? Is the heart failure mild? Moderate? Severe? What should we expect within ...
We are doctors and humans too, do not want to become or act god. Mild failure can be helped so that it does not become severe, moderate failure can be prevented from becoming severe. There are good medicines + lifestyle modifications. Do write the severity and specific symptoms.
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Aged 73 when I undergoing early morning walking feel at times breathing trouble and light pain at the left side below my heart It continues for 2 to 3 minutes and vanished Want your advice ?

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
Pain in the chest especially on walking or excercise could suggest insufficient blood supply to your heart because of partial blockage. I would recommend you to consult a cardiologist or physician for the necessary tests.
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Hi I am 31 Years old and from yesterday I have some problem in my heart (left side) its like burning sensation and some time its like pinching sensation, could you please tel me what could be the reason on this, I am bit nerves.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi I am 31 Years old and from yesterday I have some problem in my heart (left side) its like burning sensation and so...
It could be due to hyper acidity 1. Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit like orange grape, lemon, tomato, cucumber, raddish, vinegar, pickle etc 2. Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3. Eat food slowly, don’t rush, take smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. Limit fluid intake during meal4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily). Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee, carbonated drinks if you are having,6. Avoid stress, have adequate rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily in night, go for regular exercise, practice yoga/meditation 7. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days. 8.Consult physician for further advice.
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