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Dr. Santhakumari

General Physician, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Santhakumari General Physician, Chennai
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Santhakumari is a renowned General Physician in Avadi, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Sri Krishna Clinic in Avadi, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Santhakumari on Lybrate.com.

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Sir what is the minimum time for ejaculation during masturbation and how to increase time In masturbation.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
Sir what is the minimum time for ejaculation during masturbation and how to increase time In masturbation.
Minimum time for ejaculation should be 10 minutes. You want to increase your masturbation time. I advise you to take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take lots of water daily. Do meditation for mental strength. Follow this and give feedback.
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I am 21 years old, I am suffering from cold from last 3 days. Could you please suggest me any medicine. So that I may free from this disease. Please answer me as early as possible because it is too troubles me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold—they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You’re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don’t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn’t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: • get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold • staying at home will keep you from spreading germs • drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation • Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. • Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. • Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don’t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don’t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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I have a digestion problem continuously I face loose motion sudden pain start in stomach and go to washroom I took medicine but this problem again what I do please help.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I have a digestion  problem continuously I face loose motion sudden pain start in stomach and go to washroom I took m...
It's like ibs. Herbal medicine works very effectively. You needs 90 days course of herbal medicine like capsule zymorich and kutaj ghanvati.
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Sir in diabetes what are I eat or when to take my insulin and how much. please send me a ans.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir in diabetes what are I eat or when to take my insulin and how much. please send me a ans.
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and to eat food with low glycemic index levels and dosages of insulin can be given after clinical examination
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Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long segment myocardial bridging in MID of LAD" after that echo and stress thallium nuclear test done which is normal No evidence of ischaemia at high level of exercise. Having cervical at at c4 c5 till c6 . But these pain worried too much.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Navi Mumbai
Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long...
Sir, you need conventional angiography as ct angio is not good choice for defenitive management. If it shows myocardial bridge and does not need angioplasty then rest assured; no need to worry. You have already done many unnecessary investigtions but forgotten for the basic coronary angiography. As of now ct angiogrphy is not replacement for conventional angiography. Your cardiologist might have suggested for the same. There is no evidence of ischemia at high level of exercise, so little reason to worry.
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I am 63 years old man. and suffering from parkinson I am very much disturb with cramping in the legs. Can it be cure?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Pain is the most common reason people in the United States visit their doctors each year. Although pain is highly subjective and difficult to describe, a working definition is ?an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential physical damage.? Its components are physical, cognitive, behavioral, emotional and perceptual. Among people who have Parkinson?s disease (PD), pain is a major complaint. In fact, up to 85 percent of people with Parkinson?s report pain as a troubling symptom. Some of these people experience pain as an early symptom of Parkinson?s, before their disease has even been diagnosed. Yet, pain in Parkinson?s disease often remains undiagnosed and untreated. Thus, it is important to understand that pain can be part of the Parkinson?s experience and to learn ways to manage it. Causes of Pain in Parkinson?s Pain researchers use a classification system that is based on the separation of tissue pain receptors from the nerves that transmit pain signals. Pain can be classified as nociceptive, which relates to tissue damage, implicating the pain receptors in the skin, bones or surrounding tissues; as neuropathic, indicating pain arising in nerves; or as a mixed pain syndrome involving both nociceptive and neuropathic pain. In Parkinson?s, most pain experiences seem to result from tissue that is injured or has the potential to be damaged: causes include persistent tremor, muscle rigidity, dystonia, musculoskeletal injury (i.e., sprains, bruises, bone fractures resulting from a fall etc.), burns and inflammation. The pain is typically well-localized to the affected body part; it may fluctuate with the medication dosing. Pain caused by dystonia can be diagnosed when there is visible twisting, cramping or posturing of the painful body part. The most common areas of the body where people with Parkinson?s experience pain are the neck, upper back and extremities. In Parkinson?s, neuropathic pain is less common than nociceptive pain, and includes a number of conditions not directly related to PD, such as shingles, cancer pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, and peripheral neuropathy. The pain may present as burning, numbness and tingling, sharp sensations, or electric shock qualities. Pain due to nerve or root disease is most commonly caused by akathisia, an extreme inner restlessness. Parkinson?s specialists gain insight from the perspective of the pain specialist, and often select treatments based on the nociceptive versus neuropathic classification. In practical terms, it often proves helpful to conceptualize the experience of pain in Parkinson?s as relating to one or more of the following five categories: pain from the muscles or skeleton, pain from nerves or spinal roots, pain related to sustained twisting or writhing, discomfort from akathisia and pain caused directly by changes in chemicals in the brain due to Parkinson?s. The Impact of Pain It is important to address pain because it may interfere with day-to-day activities, mood, sleep and overall enjoyment of life. Specific problems resulting from chronic pain may include sleep disturbance, malnutrition, social withdrawal, physical and functional decline, depression, anxiety and impaired cognition. Pain also accounts for increased overall health care costs. A person?s perception of pain can be affected by emotional factors. Scientists have shown that depression, which affects approximately 40 percent of individuals diagnosed with Parkinson?s, plays an important role in the way people perceive pain. Similarly, tension and muscle stress caused by anxiety can compound pain. Cognitive processes ? how a person views pain and how he or she pays attention to it ? also influence the level of pain a person feels. A person who pays more attention to his or her pain and reacts to pain with a high level of stress will likely experience more pain than someone who tries to ignore the pain and considers it irrelevant to his or her daily life. Feeling helpless to control pain ? that is, believing that pain is uncontrollable or that there are no treatment options or health professionals available to assist in managing pain ? can also make pain seem worse. Fortunately, many options exist for treating pain. How can you find which are right for you? The first step is to talk to your doctor who can assess your pain and then help to build a pain management plan. Assessing and Managing Pain Your doctor can assess pain through a clinical interview and neurological examination, sometimes performed in both the unmedicated state and when the Parkinson?s medications are working fully. Your doctor may also ask you to describe the characteristics of your pain. For example, when do you feel pain? Where in the body is your pain? Does the pain feel hot or cold, stabbing or burning? You also may be asked to report how pain impacts your daily activities ? for example, walking or sleeping. The more information you can provide about your pain, the better your doctor will be able to diagnose and treat it. Management options for pain in Parkinson?s include both the pharmacological (i.e., medications) and the non-pharmacological. A combination of both may offer the best pain control, and an interdisciplinary model of care can lead to optimal results for pain management. Some treatment options include: medications physical therapy massage botulin toxin injections nutrition management exercise acupuncture/acupressure psychotherapy (emphasis on pain management) stretching Because of the relationship between dopamine and pain, dopaminergic medications such as levodopa can affect a person?s perception of pain. People with Parkinson?s who are in the ?on? levodopa state, when the medication is at peak effectiveness, report less pain than those in the ?off? state. Pain due to rigidity or dystonia can be relieved by dopamine drugs, but on the other hand, may cause dyskinesias. Therefore, effective management of levodopa medication for people with Parkinson?s may help to reduce pain. Because certain thought processes and behaviors can alleviate or worsen pain, some people find psychotherapy helpful for managing their pain. Techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (helping to control the psychological response to pain; teaching diaphragmatic breathing, visual imagery exercises, relaxation techniques, etc.), and biofeedback may help ease pain, but are unlikely to eliminate it completely. A physical therapist can help you select and modify appropriate exercise routines. Of course, you should avoid activities or exercises that make your pain worse.
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I am 25 years male unmarried my problem is my pennis foreskin is tight to open how to remove foreskin without going hospital.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am 25 years male unmarried my problem is my pennis foreskin is tight to open how to remove foreskin without going h...
Please Put some coconut oil drops below penile skin and do forward and backward movements of penile skin slowly avoiding masturbation Do it for 3 months If not relived Consult nearby surgeon in person and go for circumcision.
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I am suffering from diabetes. It is increasing suddenly. What to do to control it.

MD- Ayurvedic Pathology
Ayurveda, Amritsar
I am suffering from diabetes. It is increasing suddenly. What to do to control it.
Please add jou or barley flour in your diet and ragi flour. Roast this flour and mix 1/4th of it in normal wheat flour. Prepare chapaties with it and eat it daily. Eat more of fiber containing food like green leafy vegies, more of fresh seasonal fruits, drink less water with meals instead take sips of water while eating food and don? t drink before and after. Take 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seed powder (methi dana powder) with water daily will control diabetes and its complications. You can also chew 4-5 leaves of curry patta daily as it will reduce your blood pressure, protects liver and works as antioxidants along with increasing hb which will overcome you weakness. Do this for some time & you will feel the difference. Ayurveda is known as the best science to help you control your diabetes in a natural, safer & better way with no known side effects. For more info share your blood sugar level reports and other medication details if you are taking any to understand your case better
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Female, I am 50 Years old. Height 158 cms. What is my ideal weight. I m 58 kgs now. But look very thin. I used to be 72 kgs and I brought down by weight to 58 by neuropathy. I am yet to reach menopause, what shall I do? Please advice.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Female, I am 50 Years old. Height 158 cms. What is my ideal weight. I m 58 kgs now. But look very thin. I used to be ...
your bmi is 23 and 58 kg is the maximum permissable ideal weight for ur height...don't worry about being thin...obesity is linked to so many diseases
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I am taking tipride 2 for diabetes, i am going to change to generic tablets, contents of both or same, but rate are different its good, no side effects in generic.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am taking tipride 2 for diabetes, i am going to change to generic tablets, contents of both or same, but rate are d...
no side effect in generic but generic ones re less effective in action ..so think before switching medications
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Hello. why I am suffer cold and cough continuously. what to do doctor.?

MBBS
General Physician,
Hello. why I am suffer cold and cough continuously. what to do doctor.?
This chronic cough and cold could well be sinusitis, asthma, perennial rhinitis. So take tablet montair lc everyday night time for 15 days and consult a nearby physician for proper diagnosis.
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What is blood clot? Why does it happen? Is it hereditary? How to avoid such problems? Would be glad if you can answer these.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
A blood clot is a gel-like mass formed by platelets and fibrin in the blood to stop bleeding. When blood clots form inappropriately inside an artery or vein, they may cause significant problems because blood flow past the clot is decreased. Not hereditary and by healthy lifestyle this can be avoided
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I am 21 year old male and I was depressed condition for two years, but I am normal now. I always feel burning sensation in chest (acidity) while I used to eat, now I feel sometimes like that, what should I do, is there any problem with my health ?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Start taking tablet PAN 40 once daily empty stomach for 15 days. Avoid spicy food. Drink approx 4 ltrs of water a day
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What is the purpose of the below tablets GATOP D ACELFLAME plus. And OXGX tablets which Dr. suggested me when I went for my voice change.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
these are pain killer and antibiotic medicines. to find out cause of voice change ..it may due to throat infection. or thyroid problems. pl. checkup thyroid profile , cbc, and consult again.
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Am not able to sleep at night and day but feeling like sleepy but if I sleep then am not getting sleep when I woke up I don't feel like I slept during sleep also I can hear what's going on around but eyes are closed please help me with medication suffering from more than 2 months.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Am not able to sleep at night and day but feeling like sleepy but if I sleep then am not getting sleep when I woke up...
Tip- I will suggest you to take a shower with warm water or just wash your face, forearms,legs with soap and water at bedtime for a peaceful sleep.
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I have diabetics. What should I eat for which I shall stay healthy and fit and do anything normally?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have diabetics. What should I eat for which I shall stay healthy and fit and do anything normally?
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and can eat food with low glycemic index levels
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Hello, I have one problem whenever I speak continuously I get tired and my breathing level increases I start breathing like I run a lot. Is this any disease or is it symptom of any growing disease? Why it's happening? What is the solution for that?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Breathing difficulty 1. It could be due to anxiety, stress, obesity, anemia, blocked nose, dns, nasal polyp, adenoid, sinusitis, asthma, copd (emphysema/chronic bronchitis, pleural effusion, chest wall injury, allergy. Heart problem 2. Get yourself medically examined by doctor and follow the advice and treatment accordingly.
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What is av block and is it possible come out from it?.

MBBS
General Physician,
What is av block and is it possible come out from it?.
When the impulse from the sa node of atria do not reach properly to the ventricles that thing is called as av block and we can definitely treat it.
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I am 28 years old women suffering from thyroid. And deffency of vitamin d3. My hair fall is very much. All the time I feel sleepy. And if I eat little bit I feel nausiya. I have also put on weight an I have unwanted hair on my cheek to please. Help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 28 years old women suffering from thyroid. And deffency of vitamin d3. My hair fall is very much. All the time I...
diet for hyperthyroidism:- ………….. avoid salty foods, sea foods, whole milk, red meat, take vit-b12, vit-c, vit-d foods, barccoli, soya products, cauliflower, kale, fresh fruits and veg., omega-3 fatty acid foods, for unwanted hair on your cheek. you can treated by laser therapy.
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