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Dr. Santhanam

Neurologist, Chennai

200 - 300 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Santhanam is one of the best Neurologists in Chromepet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Santhanam at Kavitha Ortho & Multispeciality Hospital in Chromepet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhanam on Lybrate.com.

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Kavitha Ortho & Multispeciality Hospital

No 144, Radha Nagar Main Road, Chrompet,Landmark:Near Sharma School & Near To St. Mark School, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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GST Road, Kamatchi Colony, Sanatorium, Chromepet, Landmark: Opp to TB hospital, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I feel pain in left side of groin area often in mornings and while having a walk. I only get relieved after resting for sometime. I consulted a urology doctor, treatment did not work. My prostate is normal. I want to know whether it is a neurological, orthopedic, or related to urology. THANKS IN ADVANCE.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
I feel pain in left side of groin area often in mornings and while having a walk. I only get relieved after resting f...
Respected lybrate-user hi your case requires clinical evaluation dear but from your presentation I assume it could be muscular / developing hernia / small ureteric stone in few cases. I will advise to get an ultrasonography of abdomen pelvis done. Thanks regards.
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I suffering from migraine with photophobia and when it starts then I take lupisulide p. Sir what its any side effect?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Continuous usage wd out gap for long term can cause side effects but you are taking it on sos basis so not to worry much about side effects. Thanks for asking.
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No needle sensation in leg, no problem in passing urine problem of pain and tiredness on left buttock and spine joint, can't sit cross leg down, problem in lifting left leg independently, able to walk with tilt towards left side. Please advice

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
If you have low back pain and sciatica you can undergo intermittent pelvic traction where in your half of your body weight will be added in the electronic traction so that that would help you to reduce the pain, along with Interferential therapy stimulations which would help you to get relieved from the radiating pain. Apply ice for the pain to get subsided immediately. If you cannot go immediately for the physiotherapy treatment. Ice can be kept in the low back where you have back pain. It is suggestible to wear Lumbo sacral belt which would help you to build the abdominal muscle tone which itself would make you feel better. You can also wear MCR chappals which would help you to have less weight falling in the painful back. U have to take vitamin D RICH FOODS. Like milk, cheese,yogurt, brocoli,spinach. U need calcium consumption for increase the bone density.
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I am 25 years old have so pain neck to hip whole day. After 2 minutes so numbness and weakness. All day burning in spinal.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
It could be due to cervical spondylosis this is quite a common condition rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days do neck & back (spine) exercises contact me again if need be. Use of cervical collar will give you relief. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take you will need other supportive medicines also. Do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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Hi all, I am 28 yrs I think I developed neuropathy 2 Months ago from taking 1000 mg of metronidazole. I started taking Neurobion (b- complex) tablet once a day 5 days ago prescribed by my doctor. Its been two months, is there any other treatment for this? And how long will it take my body to recover? Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician, DNB (General Medicine), DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Vijayawada
Yes it is secondary to metronidazole. Any drug related neuropathy takes 3-6 months for recovery usually.
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My age is 75 yrs with severe pain in back, has undergone hip bone surgery, osteoporiasis patient, chronic diabetic patient, suffering from bone & nerve pain. Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
This is quite a common condition rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency. Sleep on a hard bed with a soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take caldikind plus 1 tab daily for 10days paracetamol 250mg tds x 3 days contact me after that. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. It may have to be further investigated vit d deficiency is very common. 60, 000 units tablets are as effective. Take calcium tabs. Along with.
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My daughter has migraine and she always gets headache. She is going on with her medicines but its not working. What should I do?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
My daughter has migraine and she always gets headache. She is going on with her medicines but its not working. What s...
Hello, self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. Medication: take bakson's mig-aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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If a wife parent is deaf and mute then what is the chances of their offspring in the case of hereditary.

Masters
Audiologist, Gurgaon
Can not say for sure. She is not deaf. That matters. Go ahead and get married. Genetics is a complex science.
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I am feeling electrical sensation in my right hand Thumb for which it is difficult to move my thumb in any direction. Please advise me in this regard. Thanks.

MD- Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Guwahati
I am feeling electrical sensation in my right hand Thumb for which it is difficult to move my thumb in any direction....
Dear -it may be due to calcium deficiency at your age -or peripheral neuropathy - if you are a diabetic then due to poly neuropathy so I would recommend you to start taking the following medicines 1. Cap giloy- 2 cap twice daily 2. Praval pisti - 125 mg twice with luke warm water 3 chandan bala lakshadi oil for local application.
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I am a 67 Years old male suffering from Migraines for the last 42 Years. 3 months back, my doctor has prescribed HEADSET for the same. It is working alright, but I feel lot of weakness after taking this. What are the long term effects of this tablet, and how safe it is?

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
I am a 67 Years old male suffering from Migraines for the last 42 Years. 3 months back, my doctor has prescribed HEAD...
Not very safe for long term use. It is a medicine supposed to be taken in emergency otherwise you need to take regular medicines to prevent headaches from happening.
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