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Dr. Sekhar

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

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Dr. Sekhar is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sekhar personally at Speed Medical Centre Hospital in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sekhar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 42 yrs old I got tremors in my both hand when I have a feeling of anxiety fear etc I cant hold newspaper please help.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is due to all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you are having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life.
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I often suffer from migraine. Specially when I go to sleep. And sometimes when I be sleeping, both my nostrils get blocked. What these symptoms are about? And what treatment should I go for?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Headache with blocked nose may be due to sinusitis Get check eyes for refractive error We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis Some health tips for Migraine headache 1. You can avoid light for some time •2.You can Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck for reducing pain, (Ice packs and Hot packs and heating pads both decreases pain) •3.Warm showers or baths may also decrease pain 4.Proper sleep, some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can also triggers migraines Headache •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation is very effective in Migraine Consult if symptom persist.
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What You Need To Know About Brain Surgery?

FRCS (Ed) Neurosugery, M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Indore
What You Need To Know About Brain Surgery?

Brain surgery involves several medical procedures, which incorporate fixing issues with the brain, including changes in the tissues of the brain, cerebrospinal fluid and brain blood flow. Brain surgery is quite a complicated method of surgery and the type of surgery to be conducted depends on the underlying conditions.

Reasons for Brain Surgery:
Brain surgery is performed for the correction of physical brain abnormalities. These abnormalities could occur because of diseases, birth defects and injuries. A brain surgery is required when the following conditions arise in the brain:

  1. Abnormal blood vessels
  2. Aneurysm
  3. Bleeding
  4. Blood clots in the brain
  5. When the protective tissue or dura is damaged
  6. Epilepsy
  7. Due to nerve damage
  8. Parkinson's disease
  9. Any kind of pressure after an injury
  10. Abscesses
  11. Skull fractures
  12. In case of stroke and tumors

A surgery may not be required for all the above mentioned conditions, but in case of many, a brain surgery is very important as the conditions may worsen health problems.

Types of brain surgeries:

  1. Craniotomy: During this open brain surgery, an incision is made in the scalp, and a hole is created in the skull, near the area, which is being treated. After this process is complete, the hole or bone flap is secured in its place using plates or wires.
  2. Biopsy: This form of brain surgery helps in the removal of a small amount of brain tissues or tumors. After removal, the tissues or tumors are examined under a microscope. The creation of a small incision and a hole in the skull is indicated as a part of this process.
  3. Minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery: This form of brain surgery enables the removal or lesions and tumors via the nose and sinuses. Private parts of the brain can be accessed without creating an incision. An endoscope is utilized in the process which is used to examine tumors all across the brain.
  4. Minimally Invasive neuroendoscopy: This process is similar to the minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery. This method also involves the use of an endoscope for removal of brain tumors. Small, dime sized holes may be made in the skull to access some brain parts.

Risks:
Brain surgeries may be associated with several risks. They may be:

  1. Allergic reactions to anesthesia
  2. Bleeding
  3. Blood clot formations
  4. Swelling of the brain
  5. A state of coma
  6. Impairment in speech, coordination and vision.
  7. Problems in memory
  8. Strokes and seizures
  9. Infections in the brain

Brain surgeries are now much safer with advancements in medical science. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.

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Hello doctor. I am taking lithium for one yr. I have severe hand tremor. Everyone asking about my tremor. How to get rid of the tremor caused by lithium. than.

MD, DNB (Medicine) DNB ( Neurology)
Neurologist, Pune
Lithium toxicity caused tremors, get your serum lithium and creatinine checked. May be you need to stop or reduce dosage of lithium if its the reason.
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I am a 72 years male and suffering from right side of the body numbness for the last40 years.

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. Please furnish me details of your investigations done till now and what is the cause for this numbness, if it is due to any issue in brain, then a neurophysician opinion will be required but if it is due to cervical cause, then you can send me all the details and I will be able to advise you on that. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Dear sir madam I did sex with a prostitute 3 and half month ago. I have been getting numbness and cramps in leg and hand and tingling and loose stool twice a day. After 10 of the sex .my body is not absorbing food that is malabsorption. Mymajor problem is inflammation in leg and hand joint .pls help is it a sign if hiv. I got tested for hiv rapid after 10 days of sex .it was negative.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Dear sir madam I did sex with a prostitute 3 and half month ago. I have been getting numbness and cramps in leg and h...
Hello- You have a possibility of getting HIV or any STD. If an antibody test is negative, repeat HIV testing should be done at six weeks, three months, and six months following the exposure since it can take up to six months for your body to make antibodies to the HIV virus.
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Right leg thumb finger is not sensitive when touched, and pain is not there. what is it.?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Right leg thumb finger is not sensitive when touched, and pain is not there. what is it.?
This is called peripheral neuropathy. Get your blood sugar done as it is a known cause of it. We have to rule out leprosy also, in which you have to take help of a dermatologist.
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I am suffering from migraine .its very painful from 6 months I consult the Dr. And they gv vasograin tablet but when I take medicine I feel better but after some time again start the pain. Pls suggest better Dr. Or medicine.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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Hello doctor I am suffering from a disease. Like mirgi daura since 10years. What to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If you meant that you are suffering from convulsions than I will suggest you to get an eeg done every year and keep a record and also get one mri scan and ctscan brain done for you and we have to decide on the treatment plan accordingly.
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Dr. my mother is bed ridden since 07 years onwards due to alzamier nw from 15 days onwards she is having swelling on her feet and hands and fatakd in her body if she start rubbing then blood keeps comngg pls tell us why its happening.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dr. my mother is bed ridden since 07 years onwards due to alzamier nw from 15 days onwards she is having swelling on ...
Dear lybrate-user, What your mother has got since 15 days has nothing to do with Alzheimers. Please take her to a physician or call your family doctor home to diagnose and treat the swelling and oozing.
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Sleep Disorders

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Sleep Disorders

SLEEP DISORDERS {INSOMANIA}

Sleep disorders
A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a disorder in the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders can interfere with mental and emotional function. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.
Contents
1 Common sleep disorders
2 Broad classifications of sleep disorders
3 Common causes of sleep disorders
4 General Principles of Treatment

The most common sleep disorders include:
Bruxism
: The sufferer involuntarily grinds his or her teeth while sleeping.
Delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS): A sleep disorder of circadian rhythm, characterized by the inability to wake up and fall asleep at the desired times, but not by inability to stay asleep.
Hypopnea syndrome: Abnormally shallow breathing or slow respiratory rate while sleeping.
Narcolepsy: The condition of falling asleep spontaneously and unwillingly.
Night terror or Pavor nocturnus or sleep terror disorder: abrupt awakening from sleep with behavior consistent with terror.
Parasomnias: Include a variety of disruptive sleep-related events.
Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD): Involuntary movement of arms and/or legs during sleep. See also Hypnic jerk, which is not a disorder.
Rapid eye movement behavior disorder (RBD): Acting out violent or dramatic dreams while in REM sleep.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS): An irresistible urge to move legs while sleeping. Often accompanies PLMD.
Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD).
Sleep apnea
: The obstruction of the airway during sleep.
Sleepwalking or somnambulism: Engaging in activities that are normally associated with wakefulness (such as eating or dressing), which may include walking, without the conscious knowledge of the subject.
Snoring: Loud breathing patterns while sleeping, sometimes accompanying sleep apnea.
Broad classifications of sleep disorders
Dysomnias - A broad category of sleep disorders characterized by either hypersomnolence or insomnia. The three major subcategories include intrinsic (i.e., arising from within the body), extrinsic (secondary to environmental conditions or various pathologic conditions), and disturbances of circadian rhythm.
Insomnia
Narcolepsy
Obstructive sleep apnea
Restless leg syndrome
Periodic limb movement disorder
Hypersomnia
Recurrent hypersomnia - including Kleine-Levin syndrome
Posttraumatic hypersomnia
"Healthy" hypersomnia

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I am suffering from epilepsy since 2007, presently I am taking levipil 1000 twice a day & eptoin 100 (100 mg in morning & 200 mg at night) still sometimes I got sensation of its seizure. How it can be cured doctor?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Don't worry your going in right way. Bt I will suggest you to go for proper homeopathic treatment besides this. Soo you can also contact me through Lybrate. By proper homeopathic treatment your problem will be shorted out permanently.
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Cant we save patient having a paralysis attack and then she suffers from pneumonia? please answer.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Many times when we are feeding the patient with paralysis and if small amount of food or water enters the lungs it can cause pneumonia and it becomes difficult to treat but we need to have a team effort to treat the person
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My hands are shivering. While drinking tea and lifting weights why it is happening and how to cure?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It can be due to anxiety or defeciency of vitamins and I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks
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A neurologist suggest me for thyroid test. For benign essential tremor. And report shows. TSH 3-UL 5.060 FT3 3.52 FT4 1.36 CAN IT DANGER. Please. Suggest. Any causes or harm shows in report please suggest.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
A neurologist suggest me for thyroid test.
For benign essential tremor.
And report shows. TSH 3-UL 5.060
FT3 3.52
FT4...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Your thyroid test results are ok. T3 & T4 are within normal limit. But TSH is slightly higher. But there is no need for any treatment with regard to thyroid.
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I am suffering numbness often. Why it was coming and give me proper diet to prevent that.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
I am suffering numbness often. Why it was coming and give me proper diet to prevent that.
Numbness is seen in Neuropathy or calcium deficiency. Neuropathy may be due to diabetes or vit b 12 deficiency or due many other causes. Get an nerve conduction study and vit b 12 done. Include egg in diet, if diabetic reduce Carbohydrate.
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I am 46 years old male. My weight is 91 kgs and my height is 5ft 11 inches. Over the past 16 years I have suffered from hyperacidity (heartburn) and sleep apnea (snoring). But somebody suggested me to have antacid pills like pantocid. I started taking them since 2004 until 5-6 years back when I limited them to 1-2 tabs a week because of my knee problem. In due course I took to a habbit of 4-5 sachets of rajnigandha sadha paan masaala per day as a stimulant to stay alert during the day. And lately replaced (about 1.5 yrs now) it with sweety pan supaari (15-20 sachets a day). Though having supaari has brought tremendous relief to acidity (now I only take pantocid a tab a week) and also snoring but ever since made urinate quite often during the night. Whenever I try to sleep (even during the day) I get a full bladder feeling frequently and get a disturbed or no sleep (virtually) because of it. I have got my blood sugar checked 2-3 times but they were normal. Sometimes I sweat during the sleep for initial hours. I have a low heamoglobin count 8-10 (varying depending upon the efforts to grow them back). I also have the high tri-glycerides level but my good-bad cholestrol ratio is under control. I try to have omega3 capsules (amway) 2 times a week to counter the cholestrol. I am a regular weekend (fri-sun) alcohol drinker (90 to 150 mls during the drinking day). Currently worried about my sleepless nights due to irritating urine bouts. I got a ultrsound done in feb 14 to check if I have any enlarged prostate but it came out to be -ve with all vital organs working fine. Please suggest what to do.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can take carbo veg. - 1m / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedbackk.
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My mother (age 58years) is suffering from alzheimer disease, is there is any cure for this disease. who can treat this disease.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
There is no cure for alzhiemers, the progress can be halted with medicines and any behavioural problems can be tackled with medicines. Meet a psychiatrist.
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Hi this is Ben. I havenjoy stiff calf muscles on my left left and have knew pain when I squat. There I should also have numbness in the left toe and heel. Is this something to worry. . Is it due to weight. ?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi this is Ben. I havenjoy stiff calf muscles on my left left and have knew pain when I squat. There I should also ha...
It might be of muscle strain or of pathological reasons do take ust and laser therapy for pain relief 10 days followed by strengthening exercise from neuro physiotherapist best wishes.
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