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Dr. Selvakumar

Gastroenterologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Selvakumar Gastroenterologist, Chennai
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Dr. Selvakumar is a trusted Gastroenterologist in Royapuram, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Sri Kumaran Clinic in Royapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Selvakumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have gastric problems. Done endoscopy last weekend. I result shows like everything normal. O-g junction - 40 cm and biopsy -h pylori - positive. Impression- hiatus hernia. Doctor give 10 day antibiotic kit. After medicine started, I am suffering from diarrhea. Can I continue same medicine?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have gastric problems. Done endoscopy last weekend. I result shows like everything normal.
O-g junction - 40 cm
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You are suffering from h. Pylori with hiatus hernia. It's not normal. For infection doctor has given you treatment. For hiatus hernia consult a nearby surgeon.
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Homeopath, Ghaziabad

Acidity

Acidity is a general term which usually refers to regurgitation of acid or partly digested food from the stomach into the food pipe (Oesophagus) or mouth.
The sourness is due to fermentation of food in the stomach or over secretion of acid.
Heartburn describes a burning sensation behind the breast bone or sternum.
Causes
Stress
Overeating
Obesity
Alcohol
Cigarette smoking
Irregular eating habits
Certain drugs like aspirin, antibiotics, etc
Bending, lying down or physical exertion too soon after eating
Certain food like tomatoes, citrus fruits, onion, coffee, tea can also cause acidity
Symptoms
Burning in the chest after eating.
Sour eructations. Belching.
A feeling that food is getting stuck after swallowing.
Dos & Dont's
Recognize signs of stress and identify the causes. At work reduce stress by learning to avoid long hours, not accepting unrealistic demands, setting realistic goals, accepting changes optimistically and not taking work related problems home. At home air your grievances, share your problems and regular weekend breaks with the family.
Take time to relax allowing about 20 minutes of leisure before and after eating and make meals enjoyable, unstressful occasions.
Eat slowly, chew each mouthful well.
Eat meals at regular timings. Eat frequently but in small quantities. Do not overeat.
Avoid drinking immediately before meals and drink sparingly during meals.
Do not lie down immediately after meals.
Eat less spicy, avoid fatty, fried food and those that contain possible irritants such as chemical food additives or hot spices.
Avoid alcohol, reduce the amount of coffee and tea and avoid them entirely during an attack.
Don't smoke. It will irritate the stomach lining.
Drink cold milk at the time of heartburn.
Avoid painkillers or medicine which cause acidity.
Hot compresses over the stomach are said to improve the blood supply in the area and relax the muscles.
you can request in private message for a proper treatment plan
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My friend suffering from anus pain. While he was going to motion blood is coming. After that he will get more pain. From past one week he is facing this problem. He was very shy to consult a doctor. Please suggest a medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take acid nit. 30, 3 drops with water once daily in the morning and nux vom30, 3 drops once daily at night.BC No. 17, 5 tabs thrice daily. Millifolium Q, 10 drops with water to stop the bleeding. revert me after 7 days.
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I am a diabetic since 1989. I am under continuous treatment and my blood glucose levels remain under control mostly. But for last two years I have been suffering from acute acidity. Doctor has prescribed omez 20 once daily empty stomach. This medicine has given me relief. Can omez 20 be continued for a long time?

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
I am a diabetic since 1989. I am under continuous treatment and my blood glucose levels remain under control mostly. ...
Dear lybrate-user, improve your diet, timing of diet. Avoid smoking and alcohol. Avoid fried items. Don't lie down soon after meals. Have omez only when you get acidity. Long term use of omez may lead to bone thinning or osteoporosis. Check the list of medicines and remove offending agent with help of your doctor. Long standard diabetes leads to gastroparesis or slow move of stomach which leads to acid reflux. Discuss this with your doctor.
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Can you suggest some treatment for the mouth ulcers. Sometimes I can't able to speak due to pain in the mouth due to ulcers.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
use mouth gel zytee 1 to 2 drop in to mouth thrice a day.take cap. vit.B once a day for 7 days. drink cold fresh water. eat green veg.,gargle with gargle liquid i.e. betadine 5 ml in to 1 glass of water. avoid spicy foods, fast foods. avoid constipation, eat fresh foods and fruits only. eat vit.-B12 and iron rich meals. if symptoms persist then do tests CBC, VIT.-B, and consult again . get well soon. with best complements.
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Hi, I am 18 years old. I have acidity/gas so how can I get rid of it from home remedies?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, I am 18 years old. I have acidity/gas so how can I get rid of it from home remedies?
Eat healthy and fresh food. Eat 3-4 servings of fruits everyday. Eat smaller meals frequently than heavy food. Esp in night. Avoid carbonated drinks and spicy food and fermented foods. Drink plenty of liquids. Take milk, curd, buttermilk. If still required ,can take antacid. Hope this helps u
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I am suffering from abdominal pain only left side and back pain only left side ,some times buttocks seat pain. I have urinary stricture and undergone dilation treatment foley catheter for a week in July. Again last week nel catheterization done by nurse. I want to know why I am getting abdominal pain and back pain only left side. My latest blood and urine reports taken on date 5/12/2016. RENAL PROFILE: hemoglobin (sahlis: 12.0 gms blood sugar (R): 121, Blood urea: 25.88 mg/dl, SERUM CREATINE: 1.35 mg/dl, URINE ANALYSIS: COLOR: PALE yellow, appearance: Clear, Reaction: Acidic, PH: 6, Bile Salts: Negative, Bile Pigments: Negative, Albumin: Nil, Sugar: Nil, MICROSCOPY: No Pus cells, No RBC'S, No Casts, seen in HPF. ULTRASOUND done on 28-5-2016: Kidneys Normal in size and contour .Parenchymal echotexture is normal. Cortical medullary differentiation is made out. No calculi, no hydronephrosis. Urine routine 13-7-2016: ALBUMIN :NIL SUGAR: NIL PUS CELLS: 04-06/HPF epithelial CELLS: 02-03CAST: NIL RBC: NIL CRYSTAL: NIL. ULTRASOUND done on 2-2-2016: KIDNEYS: RIGHT KIDNEY measured 9.6 x 4.2 cm. Left kidney: 9.8 x 4.0 cm. Both Kidneys: Normal Parenchyma and collective system. No calculus and no hydronephrosis changesULTRASOUND done on 28-5-2016: Kidneys Normal in size and contour .Parenchymal echotexture is normal. Cortical medullary differentiation is made out. No calculi no hydronephrosis. Urine routine 13-7-2016: ALBUMIN :NIL SUGAR: NIL PUS CELLS: 04-06/HPF epithelial CELLS: 02-03CAST: NIL RBC: NIL CRYSTAL: NIL. BIO CHEMISTRY: done ON 2-FEB-2016 SERUM CALCIUM: 9.8 MG/DL URIC acid 7.0 MG/DLSPINE XRAY done ON 14-12-2015 VERTEBRAL BODY alignment IS NORMALvisualised LUMBER vertebra APPEAR NORMAL, Intervertebral disc spaces appear normalPosterior neural arch elements appear normal, Spinal canal diameter appears normalPara vertebral soft tissue shadow appears normal. Please help me. Do I have any Kidney problems? HOW TO GET RID OF abdominal AND BACH PAINS? Thanks.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I am suffering from abdominal pain only left side and back pain only left side ,some times buttocks seat pain. I have...
Before making correct diagnosis and prescribing medicine for pain we must diagnose the cause of pain and then treat the cause of pain, For diagnosis of your problem we need more information like relationship of pain from food & drink, Time modalities, pain worse or better on bending double or straightening the body, type of pain like burning aching stitching cramping etc. Location of pain, stool type hard, loose or foul smelling, urine, appetite, thirst, taste, any fever or body ache etc. Send me some of the above information in order to help you more. You can start with R-18, R-37, R-11 (Homeopathic Medicines) 10 drops thrice daily each in 15 ml water 10 minute apart each medicine. You can contact me in person online through Lybrate (Text, Call, Video are options)
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Treatment for diarrhea.

MBBS
General Physician,
take tab flagyl 400 1tab tds, tab rantac 150 1tab bd for 5 day. Take tab meftal spas 1tab sos it will help.welcome.
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I have frequent stomach problems. I have been diagnosed with IBS. What treatment options are available for IBS.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have frequent stomach problems. I have been diagnosed with IBS. What treatment options are available for IBS.
I have gone through your query and can understand your concern. It's not clear what causes irritable bowel syndrome, treatment focuses on the relief of symptoms. Following steps should be taken 1. Eliminating high-gas foods such items as carbonated beverages, vegetables — especially cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower — and raw fruits. 2.Some people are sensitive to types of carbohydrates such as fructose, fructans & lactose, called FODMAPs .They are found in certain grains, vegetables, fruits and dairy products such as wheat, rye, barley, onion, garlic, apples, apricots, avocados, blackberries, cherries, etc. In some patient avoiding these food shows improvement in symptoms 3.Taking fiber supplements, such as psyllium or methylcellulose, with fluids may help control constipation. Fiber obtained from food may cause much more bloating compared with a fiber supplement. 4.Anti-diarrheal medications such as loperamide, can help control diarrhea. 5.Anticholinergic and antispasmodic medications. These medications, such as hyoscyamine and dicyclomine, can help relieve painful bowel spasms. They should not be used if you have constipation. 6.Counseling. You may benefit from counseling if you have depression or if stress tends to worsen your symptoms. 7. In some people improvement in diarrhea symptoms occurs, if they stop eating gluten (wheat, barley and rye) Don't worry you would be fine Hoping your query is solved.
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I am suffering with acidity, if I consume more than 2 glass of water also it will come out by vomiting, and suffering with cervical spondylosis, my shoulder and ribs, chest bones are very pain kindly give me remedy.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I am suffering with acidity, if I consume more than 2 glass of water also it will come out by vomiting, and suffering...
U have to improve your food habits do 1. Take 2/ 3 glass of warm water in the morning 2. Take more water in day 3. Take meals at fixed hrs 4. Take small amount of food at a time, take more frequent meals - may be five times a day. 5. No spicy/ fried/ fast/ junk/processed food. 6. No milk for few days, can take curd, no uncooked salad 7. Avoid constipation 8. Use nibu pani (lemon water) 2/ 3 times a day you need some medicine also for medicine contact on private chat with details of medicine taken for sponylosis.
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I am suffering from low sleep. I am unable to sleep properly thought I don't have any kind of digestive problems. That's why I'm loosing my weight.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from low sleep.
I am unable to sleep properly thought I don't have any kind of digestive problems.
Tha...
Hi 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....take sarpgandha vati 1-1 tab twice a day....take pranacharya no tens capsule 1-1 twice a day...avoid spicy food...junk food...fermented food.....tea...coffee...do pranayama early in the morning....
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I'm five month pregnant and I take bed rest for cervical cerclage. But now I hv a problem. Very big gas trouble is harassing me. What can I do. Very big back pain also with me. Pls help me to recover that.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I'm five month pregnant and I take bed rest for cervical cerclage. But now I hv a problem. Very big gas trouble is ha...
Take light diet. Avoid constipation. Avoid heavy foods. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat 3 -4servings of fruits. Hope this helps u.
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My wife age is 26 she is suffering from hbsag suggested to me this disease is curable or not.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Please get hbv dna to see nos of virus copies, hbsag positive means hepatitis b antigen in blood. Drugs r available.
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How to get rid of acidity, since week I started exercise, I am doing crunches push ups pull ups, spider man plank and jumping jacks for half an our a day. I started exercise a week before but now I am facing acidity, please tell me what's the reason for this and how get rid of. Thanks in advance.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
How to get rid of acidity, since week I started exercise, I am doing crunches push ups pull ups, spider man plank and...
Hi, inadequate sleep, untimely intake of food, intake of very hot and spicy food, mental worries and tensions, excessive usage of pain killers and antibiotics are all causes of acidity. Please follow these tips apart from taking medicines to avoid recurrence: - do not keep your stomach empty for long durations, - eat in small quantities frequently. - avoid hot, spicy and oil fried food - drink plenty of water in between your intake. - keep away from mental stress and tensions, - perform physical exercises daily and meditation helps to relieve mental stress and tensions. - consume lot of fibre like raw vegetables, oats, fruits, sprouts, etc - avoid excess intake of coffee or tea, intake of medicines on empty stomach. - be careful about the food while eating outside. - carry a small pack of biscuit or some fruits along with you for emergency. - whenever you suffer from acidity, take the medications prescribed by the doctor for 2-3 weeks continuously until the wounds in the stomach gets healed completely. - sleep at least for 8 hours a day. - restrict the usage of pain killers and antibiotics frequently.
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Causes, Types and Symptoms of Crohn's Disease

FELLOWSHIP IN ADVANCED LIVER SURGERY AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, FELLOWSHIP IN HEPATOBILIARY AND LIVER TRANSPLANT SURGERY, MASTER OF SURGERY, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Causes, Types and Symptoms of Crohn's Disease

One of the most severe illnesses included in the larger group of diseases, is known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn's disease is typically a long-lasting, chronic condition. The intestine or bowel, most commonly the colon and the lower part of the small intestine, are either marked by sores or get inflamed and ulcerated. It is a common occurrence in adolescents and in young adults. 

Types : Crohn's disease is subdivided into five types, each having its own set of symptoms:

  1. Ileocolitis: The most common type, it affects the colon and the ileum and results in considerable weight loss as well as diarrhea and cramps.
  2. Gastroduodenal Crohn's disease: People who suffer from this type of disease have their stomach and duodenum affected and many experience symptoms like nausea, loss of appetite and weight loss.
  3. Crohn's Colitis: This involves only the stomach, and can cause joint pains, rectal bleeding, skin lesions and diarrheas. 
  4. Ileitis: This type of Crohn's disease affects the ileum and the symptoms are identical to those of ileocolitis.
  5. Jejunoileitis: In this type, the jejunum gets affected and general symptoms include the formation of fistulas, diarrhea, intensive back pain as well as areas of inflammation.

Causes: Although there are many theories about what causes Crohn's disease, none of them have been proven. However, there have been a few possible causes which have been identified. These include:

  1. Immune system problems
  2. Genetic disorders
  3. Environmental factors, such as: a) Certain edibles, b) Viruses or harmful bacteria, c) Smoke.

Symptoms: The primary symptoms of Crohn's disease include the following:

  1. Diarrhea: Diarrhea is a common problem for people with Crohn's disease and can occur for about 10 to 20 times a day in severe cases.
  2. Blood in your stool: In rare cases, you might notice blood in the toilet bowl or darker blood mixed with your stool.
  3. Fever and fatigue: In more intense cases, you may develop a fever. You may also feel tired or have low energy.
  4. Abdominal pain and cramping: You may experience anything from slight discomfort to severe cramping and intermittent belly pain, including nausea and vomiting.
  5. Anemia: Due to a reduction in iron level caused by bloody stools a person can turn anemic.
  6. Reduced appetite and weight loss: Abdominal pain and cramping can affect both your appetite and your ability to digest food, which leads to severe weight loss.
  7. Perianal disease: Erratic appearance of small tears in the anus are called anal fissures.
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I am 30 yrs old. My body is getting heat very frequently. Little spicy food is also not digestible. I am also suffering from gastric problem. I lost my weight up to 5 kgs. How to increase my weight. Please help me.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
I am 30 yrs old. My body is getting heat very frequently. Little spicy food is also not digestible. I am also sufferi...
The symptoms of gastritis include appetite loss and weight loss. Avoid hot spicy foods and those which routinely give you gastric problems, such as fatty and deep fried foods. Plan small meals more frequently during the day. Learn to deal with the stress in your life with exercise, yoga for more help and detail meal plan on weight gain contact through private text on lybrate.
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Hi I am 19 Years old. I left gas 20 times with in a day, you understand my question na? What should I do please suggest me,

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi I am 19 Years old. I left gas 20 times with in a day, you understand my question na? What should I do please sugge...
Hi take chitrakadi vati and 1-1 tab after lunch and dinner. Take pranacharya udar bhaskar kshar churna twice a day. And pranacharya live cure capsule twice a day. Avoid spicy food and non vegetarian.
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I am suffering from diarrhoea. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician,
take electral powder solution with cp roko one only and if need arises to take a course of zenflox oz.
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I have abdominal problem. I am always feeling a pain in my abdomen please suggests me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
It could be due to hyper acidity. Take bland diet, Avoid spicy food., drink plenty of water. Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting and taking junk food Don’t skip your breakfast. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee if you are having, Avoid stress. Take one tablet of Pan40 in the morning before breakfast for few days. If no relief consult doctor
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