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Dr. Sarathy

Neurologist, Chennai

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I'm 27year old and have been diagnosed with HLA-B27 gene positive. My pain started since I was 17 in leg-hip joint region, over period it have migrated and now it's mainly on left shoulder where I can feel swelling in collar bone and shoulder cup. Recently I see swelling in Ribs joint on front side near thorax region. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm 27year old and have been  diagnosed with HLA-B27 gene positive. My pain started since I was 17 in leg-hip joint r...
For pain take tablet paracetamol only and daily you need to exercise regularly and avoid pickles and papads and also take folicacid and vitamin d supplements
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Hello sir, my mom has tumor of dimension of 18 by 22 under the small brain and this symptoms are she caught sleeping all the time and also her emotional since also not working. My question is that is operations for this is necessary and if yes then which operation is required. Thank you.

MBBS, MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist, Navi Mumbai
Dear, Before jumping to treatment, it is utmost importance to know what type of tumor it is. If it is primary brain tumor thn surgery is required, preferably complete removal of tumor if possible without damaging surrounding brain. If it is secondary means disease from some other place in body to spread to brain, primary emphasis should be on finding out primary. In meanwhile, consult Oncologist for symptoms relief.
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From last 2 days and night ,when ever I go to bed to sleep ,in less than 1 minutes feel discomfort like heavy head and I quickly get up from sleep ,also I am feeling tingling and numbness in feet and hands. What all these symptoms are of? What should I do to cure?(Due to study pressure, I am not able to workout since from 4-5 months and gained about 15 kg of weight 50 to 75 kg)

MBBS, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), FRCS (Orth.) - UK, MCh (Ortho)
Orthopedist, Bhopal
From last 2 days and night ,when ever I go to bed to sleep ,in less than 1 minutes feel discomfort like heavy head an...
It could be sleep apnea. This happens due to obstruction of upper air way during sleeping. This can be evaluated by sleep study and can be very well treated. Other causes can be excluded with thorough history examination. I suggest you visit a physician near by.
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What is sleep paralysis? How is it serious if a person get 4 attacks in 4-5 days?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep, characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It is often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations (such as an intruder in the room) to which one is unable to react due to paralysis, and physical experiences
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I am feeling depressed for my study pressure n even I need to get a job. I am suffering in insomnia. Please help me.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
I am feeling depressed for my study pressure n even I need to get a job. I am suffering in insomnia. Please help me.
I can understand how disturbing an interuppted, inappropriate or disturbed sleep can affect your day to day life. In india it has been found 55% of patients are suffering from insomnia just because of stress, distractions and anxiety. So the best way to get rid from insomnia is to reduce the stress level. A physiotherapist can help you to give you the ways to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full sleep. Consult some neurologist/neuropyschiatric and start taking medicine if it is due to some neurological discorder. And consult nearby physio who can make a perfect routine and daily life styl chart to make you relax so that you get an appropriate sleep. Please follow some points that will help you in such condition along with medical treatment: 1) use of ice packs over your eyes or frontal area for some time to give relaxation. 2) massage your head especially forehead area using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body 3) regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. 4) avoid fasting - eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings 5) make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. 6) before sleeping time do some relaxation exercises. - sit on chair with both the hands placed on the pillow placed over thighs. - deep inhale from your nose, mouth should be closed. - hold your breath for the count of 5. - exhale completely from mouth making a loud sound. Continue to do this exercise for 10 times. Before going to bed make a habit of doing this daily. Modified technique of same exercise is while inhaling extend your arms, hold for 5 count and then exhale making your arms back in the rest position. 7) room modification while sleep - make sure room should be dark with no noise. Avoid sleeping immediately after dinner or food. Take a walk for 15 min and then come back, bed should be not too soft not too hard. 8) it is recommended to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water per day. It is also a very good habit to start and finish your day by drinking a good glass of purifying water. 9) exerices like aerobics (running) can be done to make your muscles active. Many other ways are there in order to maintain your life stress free and active so that you can continue to sleep on time and it does affect your life. Good luck and get well soon.

For migraine which sos is btr with less side effects and more effectiveness out of the two-suminat and headset?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and whenever there is a headache take tablet paracetamol 650 mg
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Epilepsy - Ways Surgery Can Help You!

DNB(Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgeon, Durgapur
Epilepsy - Ways Surgery Can Help You!

The word epilepsy brings to mind visions of people frothing at the mouth and rolling on the ground. However, epilepsy affects each patient in a different way. This can make it hard to recognize at times. In the more serious cases of epilepsy, an epileptic attack can make a patient injure himself or develop other life threatening conditions. In rare cases, epilepsy can even cause death. Thus it becomes imperative to understand how to deal with epilepsy.

Treatment options for epilepsy can be categorized as medication, surgical procedures and ​dietary changes.

Medication
Medication for epilepsy is prescribed on the basis of the symptoms presented and the type of epilepsy the patient is suffering from. In most cases, seizures can be controlled with a single type of medication, but in others, the doctor may need to prescribe a combination of medicines to control epilepsy. These forms of medication do have side effects and hence any reactions to the medication must be immediately brought to the doctor's notice. The dosage for epilepsy medication may need to be varied with time. An epileptic patient should never discontinue medication on their own.

Surgery
Depending on the type of seizures and the area of the brain affected, a doctor may advise surgery in cases of severe epilepsy. Surgery can help reduce the number of seizures experienced or completely stop them. Surgery to treat epilepsy is of many types. Some of the common procedures are:

1. Surgery to remove tumor of any such conditions that may be triggering the epileptic attacks
2. Surgery to remove a small section of the brain from where a seizure originates. This may also be referred to as a lobectomy.
3. Multiple subpial transaction or a surgery that involves making a series of cuts in the brain to prevent the seizures from spreading to other parts of the brain.
4. Surgery to sever the neural connections between the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
5. Surgery to remove half the brain's cortex or outer layer

Dietary changes
A diet rich in fats and low in carbohydrates can help reduce seizures. This is known as a ketogenic diet and aims at making the body break down fats instead of carbohydrates. It can cause a buildup of uric acid in the body and thus should be practiced only under the guidance of a dietician. In cases where epileptic attacks are triggered by malnutrition and birth defects, taking vitamin supplements can help lower the frequency of seizures. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am suffering from migraine headache from past few years ago and I am not able to bear. I got used to take pain killers but I think it did not work.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I FEEL NUMBNESS IN MY HAND FINGERS AND PALM SOME DAYS WHILE I WAKE UP FROM SLEEP. WHAT IS THE REMEDY I HAVE PLEASE SUGGEST.

BPTh/BPT, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy), Certified Mulligan practitioner , Certified wheelchair service professional
Physiotherapist, Madurai
It shows you have cervical spine related problem. What is your age? If you use very high pillow reduce that do regular simple exercise for whole body or yoga daily Nothing to worry. If your problem not reducing please consult a physiotherapist.
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I am a 63 years old male suffering from chronic nasal congestion, also rhinitis, which aggravates during the current season every year. I also suffer from sleep apnea and i am using c-pap machine during night. Nasal blockage (dry nose) is only relieved by using Otrivin nasal spray once in a day. What should I do?

MBBS, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE), Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology
General Physician, Noida
Steam inhalation carefully by steam inhaler twice a day for 2-3 days Lot of fluids to be taken Breathing exercises will help Medication Consult Chest Physician for further management
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