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Dr. Senthil Raja

Nuclear Medicine Physician, Chennai

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Dr. Senthil Raja Nuclear Medicine Physician, Chennai
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Dr. Senthil Raja is a popular Nuclear Medicine Physician in sholinganallur, Chennai. He is currently associated with Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Senthil Raja on Lybrate.com.

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I am Suffering from cold and cough. Which medicine I should take?

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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

Sir I am a thyroid patient & now my bp medicine is also started. Can I go for a coconut diet. If as then in what proportions from morning to night. I am taking garcinia combogia capsules for weight loss. But I get puffy foots after taking it should I continue taking it or not.Please tell.

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Sir I am a thyroid patient & now my bp medicine is also started. Can I go for a coconut diet. If as then in what prop...
Please don't take coconut diet as well as garcinia cambogia. There is no scientific evidence of both the diets.
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My wife is facing some issues, 1. No period are coming since 5 month, we checked from doctor. Doctor suggest some tests, 1. Thyroid - Normal, 2. TSH- 1.830, 3. HB- 09.8 4. S. Protactinium - 8.87 5. Sugar - Fasting - 98 and post-postprandial - 120 6. Pregnancy Test - Negative Doctor Prescribe her - Yamini LS and Feronia-XT. Taking mechanic but no results are coming. Her age is 36, Pls. Help What to do in cause.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist
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My wife is facing some issues, 1. No period are coming since 5 month, we checked from doctor. Doctor suggest some tes...
Only after completing Yamini LS she will get withdrawal bleeding after few days of stopping the tablet.Please wait and see.If not getting periods for two weeks after stopping the medicine consult your doctor again

I am under medication for thyroid for the past 8 years. Thyronorm_50mcg-now - 75mcg. Does this medicine have any side effects?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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No you need to regularly checking thyroid hormone levels and keep taking this drug life time. Ask privately for personal advice.

What are the treatment available for thyroid in india and how will identify thyroid.

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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Mr Jose, Thyroid is the normal gland, present in all of us. There is no treatment needed for it, because it is producing the important hormone thyroxine necessary for brain development and functioning and for all metabolic activities of the body.
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My father is 46 years old male suffering from hypothyroidism and taking eltroxin (100 mcg) and telmisartan (80 mg) for the last one year.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
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My father is 46 years old male suffering from
hypothyroidism and taking eltroxin (100 mcg)
and telmisartan (80 mg) fo...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.

Hi I am 33 year old woman, I have two daughters 1 is in 10 class and 2 daughter in 5 class. my first delivery is cezereain and second one is normal but 2 years back I had removed uterus bag because of scest my problem is that I am increasing lot of weight and I had hypo thyroid, I all work walking but there is no rusltes so please help me out in this matter thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
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Hi I am 33 year old woman, I have two daughters 1 is in 10 class and 2 daughter in 5 class. my first delivery is ceze...
Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, Avoid few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also.

Is that apple cider vinegar helpful in reducing TSH level in thyroid in hypo condition.

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Homeopath
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Is that apple cider vinegar helpful in reducing TSH level in thyroid in hypo condition.
Hello , yes apple cider vinegar helps regulate hormones and improve their energy metabolism.So you can take it. Thank you.
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I have thyroid since 2 months I consult my family doctor in Hyderabad but no result how to recover this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hi. Do you have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism? If you are suffering from chronic and high grade thyroid dysfunction or autoimmune thyroid disease, in all these cases whether you take allopathic or homoeopathic or any other mode of treatment, it would maintain your thyroid function. Do practice yoga along with these medicines. Yoga-Poses: Kalapbhati: This is a very effective form of pranayama. Sit down on the floor in a comfortable cross-legged position. Take a deep breath & then exhale quickly, while making a sound. Always remember while doing Kapalbhati – you have to forcefully and quickly exhale, but slowly and deeply inhale. Continue doing this for 10 times & then release. Ujjayi Pranayam: Sit down on the floor in a cross-legged straight position. Inhale slowly and deeply by both the nostrils. Try to make a hissing sound while you are sucking in the air. After that, stretch your inhale time for a while & then exhale as much as you can without giving any kind of pressure to your other body parts. This type of pranayama is very effective for those suffering from bronchitis, asthma & thyroid. Yoga Nidra (Corpse Pose) also works well in both hypo and hyperthyroidism in reducing stress and calming down. Foods to be avoided in Hypothyroidism: hypothyroidism causes skin to become dry. Once it is controlled with tsh levels becoming normal, most symptoms will disappear. Carrots and beet root are fine, can be eaten. Only cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, mustard, peanuts, soy beans and soy containing products and coffee need to be avoided.
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My name is sonal I have thyroid t3 is 2.57 t4 is 0.93 tsh is 3.20 is normal but TPO level is 688.8 and TG is 155.4 and I have obesity problem my weight is 96 I keep on increasing even I have cholesterol problem so pls suggest good diet and do's and don't for the said.

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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My name is sonal I have thyroid t3 is 2.57 t4 is 0.93 tsh is 3.20 is normal but TPO level is 688.8 and TG is 155.4 an...
Lybrate-user, with anti - tpo abs being high (688.8) you are having hashimoto's thyroiditis (ht), which has caused hypothyroidism. Tsh may be normal, but there is hypothyroidism. That is the reason for increasing weight or being unable to reduce it. So you need to start treatment with thyroxine tablets right away. Thanks. If you have any doubts please come in a private conversation where I will be able to guide specifically. In usa ht is the main cause of hypothyroidism. It will be good if you go through a note on ht written by me in the medical tips, that will give you an idea about the condition. Thanks.

How can I control my obesity, thyroid, and cholesterol by changing of food habits and exercise. Please tell me what should i do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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How can I control my obesity, thyroid, and cholesterol by changing of food habits and exercise. Please tell me what s...
Hello dear High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. GARLIC,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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I am 29 yrs male and I have tsh value 8.85 which is higher than normal value (0.35-5.50). But my t3 and t4 values are normal. Should I contact to doctor?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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I am 29 yrs male and I have tsh value 8.85 which is higher than normal value (0.35-5.50). But my t3 and t4 values are...
you can take tab. thyroxine 75mcg before meal in morning. Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, go for walk. avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.

I have hypothyroidism since 15 years and taking medicine eltroxin 100 mg since then. Please suggest me the diet for hypothyroidism.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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I have hypothyroidism since 15 years and taking medicine eltroxin 100 mg since then. Please suggest me the diet for h...
Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help,

What is the health tips for thyroid?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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What is the health tips for thyroid?
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. One should set realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan.

I want to cure piles, because I am having some disorder while going urine, I feel very itchy and sometime blood came out with urine.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician
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take fiber diet.avoid constipation. take green vegetables. avoid straining on stool. take pilex tab one tab 3 times daily for one month. use anovate ream on anus. consult surgeon for check up.

I having hypothyroidism my complexion is brown I wanted to become at least 4-5 shades lighter pls help I don't want chemical peels or laser. Does vitamin c serum and glutathione pills help?

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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I having hypothyroidism my complexion is brown I wanted to become at least 4-5 shades lighter pls help I don't want c...
lybrate-user, The colour of skin or the shade is due to specific type of melanin that each of us have. No medicine or local application can change this. All the claims made are only a kind of emotional appeals or say fooling people. Thanks.
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I suffer from Hypothyroid and I also use anti depressants my sexual feelings are dead I am looking for a natural medicine in AYURVEDA which can boost my sexual desire and performance. Is there any natural medicines or supplement in ayurveda?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Ayurveda
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I suffer from Hypothyroid and I also use anti depressants my sexual feelings are dead I am looking for a natural medi...
1. Take 2 tbsp crushed flaxseeds 2. Add little water 3. Mix well and make paste 4. Apply this on the throat 5. Wash off after 20 min 6. Dry with a clean piece of cloth 7. Natural home remedy using sorrel leaves and olive oil Cause: • Iodine deficiency • Inflammation of the thyroid gland this is very helpful.
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Hello sir, My age 30 years weight 62 kg and i m suffering from thyroid from last 3 years and doctor has recommended me thyronorm 50 now its become a normal level and my friend told me it has very poor side effect. So I want to stop the medicine so please tell me is it right to stop for me or not?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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Hello sir, My age 30 years weight 62 kg and i m suffering from thyroid from last 3 years and doctor has recommended m...
Never stop the medicines of thyroid. Take diet in hypothyroidism are as iodine -rich meals, banana, intake at least 8 glass of water in day. Eat more fiber rich foods, coconut oil, green tea, tyrosine -rich foods, low fat milk, avoid soya - products, go for walk daily, do exercises---yoga. This diet plan can reduced over weight also.
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Already I am suffering last 6 Yrs with Neoro Problem (Sleep disc 4 & 5) & Thyroid taking Thyronorm 75 mcg presently, last 2 yrs with BP 140/90 & Pulse rate 90 average for that taking Telma 40 & Cinod 10 mg, but recently effected with Diabetes (Fasting 162, PP 247) and taking 1000 mg Metformine 2 times daily. Should I continue with all these medicine or any change of medicine or doses required?

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Continue medications. do check blood sugar level, blood pressure at regular interval. drug dosage adjustment can be done depending on control

How to overcome chronic ITP, hypothyroidism and recently detected fibroids/cysts to enter into marital life and become pregnant at the age of 41?

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How to overcome chronic ITP, hypothyroidism and recently detected fibroids/cysts to enter into marital life and becom...
Hi  First: medicines are mandatory.  Otherwise ypu might have weight gain, muscle ache, sleep and anxiety issues as well as gynaecological and cardiac issues later. You need to get an USG neck done  and an FNAC USG guided of thyroid gland. FT3/FT4/TSH  If ypu have already done these tests Share on Lybrate I can help you better. Any history of alcohol  intake /fatty food /sugary food How much exercise do you get done every day? Ideally you should be doing a good mix of cardio, weights and crossfit  exercises to keep you healthy Together  with a balanced diet with optimum  healthy fat protein and carbs.  Avoid  deep fried fatty food and fast food. No soft drinks /sugary drinks. I am outlining  food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism. It's important  you maintain  your body weight exercise regularly. Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements.  Avoid cruciferous   group of veggies  like cabbage and broccoli. Avoid soya bean in all forms. No soya, nugget, chunk, tofu or milk. Limit their intake: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function. Decrease gluten  intake from processed  food. Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve  bowels (Take your thyroid replacement  medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres. Otherwise problem  with absorption  of hormone. 20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources. Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried) and sugary food as hypothyroidism  causes your metabolism  to slow down &weight gain. Avoid highly salted food, chips, pickles, sauces as they Contain  large amount of sodium. Hypothyroidism  puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates Coffee  in excess. And coffee with thyroid hormone  replacement  can prevent absorption.  Alcohol. It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents  hormone production and absorption. The problems of hypothyroidism  gets better with medicines, diet and exercise.  You will start  Better as the levels of your hormone normalises.  Initially  you need to do the TSH test every 6 weeks till normal TSH then every 3 months Diet /EXERCISE/Medicines/Sleep/meditation: 5 pillars of health needed to live the healthiest Chronic ITP and fibroid will have to be answered by other specialists. Hope this helps Let me know.  Take care
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