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Dr. Shankar Ganesh

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

16 Years Experience
Dr. Shankar Ganesh MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery Neurosurgeon, Chennai
16 Years Experience
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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
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.
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Dr. Shankar Ganesh is a popular Neurosurgeon in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Doctor has been a successful Neurosurgeon for the last 16 years. Doctor is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery . You can meet Dr. Shankar Ganesh personally at Noble Hospital in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Ganesh on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Annamalai University - 2001
MS - General Surgery - Sri Ramachandra University - 2004
MCh - Neuro Surgery - Sri Ramachandra University - 2007

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I have bells palsy for past four years. I'm taking treatment on sidhha. But including that now am in under the treatment of physiotherapy. After this I feel very bad. I think that there is a problem with my physiotherapy treatment. I don't know whether this is a correct treatment or not. But I have to know that there is any complications with my physio treatment?

MBBS, MS ( general surgery )
Neurosurgeon, Delhi
If you still have residual paresis of facial muscles after 4 years of onset of confirmed bells palsy, its unlikely to improve further. But at the time you should be sure that it was bells palsy and there is not any lesion inside brain responsible for facial nerve palsy.
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I am 26 years old man I want to confirm that my hands are always shacking both so I am so worried that why this is happening. Please suggest me what shall I do? And reason of this and how to cure?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It might be due to anxiety, hyperthyroidism or vitamin B12 deficiency and I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks and revert back with findings
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I have a obstructive sleep apnea problem and have been using CPAP machine for last 3 years. How can I sleep without CPAP machine and what should I do for the same? I tried to sleep without CPAP machine but I awake frequently at night and feeling sleepy all day.

DNB(Respiratory Diseases), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Jabalpur
The best treatment available to manage obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is cpap. You are using it for 3 years now, itself is an indication that you feel benefit by using it, so why do you want to leave it and try other therapies, which are usually not very effective for osa. Not taking treatment for osa for a long time can have detrimental effects on health. I suggest you keep using your cpap machine, and also get evaluated periodically with your sleep specialist for seeing the latest situation of your condition and pressure changes that may be required if any.
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My 17 year old daughter have cerebral palsy. She is quaderiplebgic. I have heard about Dr. Bernard brucker. Biofeedback therapy. Can this therapy will help her in any way?

M.P.T. (Neuro), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Lucknow
Yes it is helpful but other treatments are aldo available like ndt, botox injection. And stem cell therapy.
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I was suffering from severe numbness when I sit on floor for minutes and hours. For me numbness causes at feet and hand area. sometimes right side area of body including head part. Numbness is caused due low flow of blood level in body in those areas is it y/n.How to control those problem. Which kind of treatment have to take for this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I was suffering from severe numbness when I sit on floor for minutes and hours. For me numbness causes at feet and ha...
Dear Mahipal, numbness is usually caused due to nerve compression and vit b deficiency. you need to add vit b complex in your diet either as supplementary or via natural food stuffs . Apart from this use a medicine Hypericum 200 once daily for 3 days and consult back for proper treatment.
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Sir I am suffering from migraine pain And the pain I uncountable pls help me out.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take crocin Pain relief one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4. Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho (red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician 8. Consult neurologist to exclude other causes of headache and if required, take CT scan of brain.
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I had my bypass surgery in november 2014 for all four arteries. I still have sometime numbness and pain in my chest. It it normal and how long this will continue ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
This is normal and it will improve with time but I will certainly recommend you a homoeo medicine to take along with and i think it will surely help you in long term tonicard ( sbl ) 20 drops twice daily in 20 ml fresh water for 1 year and report me thereafter.
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When i am angry or i am shouting my hands and legs shiver very severly and then I cant speak properly I face dificulty at that moment to talk also as i am shouting so keep speaking, past few time i am observing this happening to me. Is it normal or it happens?

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello , it sometimes very difficult to clarify yourselves. Whenever you see something wrong you got angry very soon. You hate lies and liers. Everybody suffers this problem but as like you. You may got hypertension (high bp) please check your blood pressure if occure high so maintain this and do meditation for your internal piece.
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I am a housewife and I am having migraine problem, what should I do to prevent operation?

General Physician, Chandigarh
Migraine if diagnosed does not require any operation. To prevent an episode you should avoid chocolates and coffee specially at night. Do get your bp checked to rule out hypertension.
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My father aged 68 years suffering from paralysis stroke since 15 year's still he can't walk without others support, his right side body portion is stiff, not able to bend, please advice me what to do.?

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Take homeopathy! build his will power by meditation! ask him to fight it out and face it rather than consider himself as a victim!
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My sister is 29 year old and affecting from Migraine from last 10-15 years. We have tried several treatment but not helping her getting cure completely.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a disturbing and relapsing kind of headache. It has to be treated with precision taking into consideration its provocative factors of relapse. In females it is more common due to frequent changes in hormonal levels. For preventing future relapses you need prophylactic treatmnet. Consult a headache specialist for the same.
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I am 50 years old. I have a problem in my brain. I have a migraine problem. What I can do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. Reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and avoid tobacco. In general, establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. Exercise regularly. Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. If your doctor agrees, choose any aerobic exercise you enjoy, including walking, swimming and cycling. Warm up slowly, however, because sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight.
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Sir, My Father is suffering from Paralysis since 2nd August-2015 in left side. He is 80 years old. He was hospitalized from 2nd August to 24th August-2015, as per doctor advise he can recover but till date his left side not working. Can he recover. Please tell me. He is also suffering from Bed Sore. What is the best treatment of Bedsores.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), PG Diploma in Hospital Management, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, CAS - Certified Autism Specialist, Sensory Enrichment Therapy, Early Childhood Special education, Drama Therapy
Occupational Therapist, Bangalore
Best time for recovery after stroke is first six months. Start aggressive therapies, occupational therapy and physical therapy, both.
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Sir I m taking stalopam plus from 4 months. I feel positive. Now I have been switch to stalopam 10. I am now suffering from sleeplessness. And some tensions and depressed some time in day. Tell me what to do for my sleep. I want to get rid of these medicines.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Dear Friend, Go for yoga,be busy with your work,and feel relax from anxiety or depression.Avoid taking medications you will get peaceful sleep.Initially it will be difficult to get sleep,but don't take sleeping pills.
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Meri wife ke sir me hamesha dard bana rahata hai checkup se migrain ka proble bataye treatment bhi karwaya but thik nahi ho raha hai kya kare bataiye.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hello only medicines will not help het. You need to find out the reason behind it. Medicines will give symptomatic relife. You need to correct her eating habits. Do consult for further treatment. Till then suggested to take pathyadi kadha 3 spoons with warm water for 2 times for 8 days. 1 tsf of avipattikar churna at night while sleeping with warm water. Consult after 8 days.
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I am suffering from brain migraine related disease condition I am suffering from severe head ache in left or right brain so can you suggest me a best treatment.

DNB Neurology JHRC, MD Med, MBBS
Neurologist, Mumbai
Plenty of oral fluids, meals at right time, adequate sleep, avoid late nights. If doesn't work see local neurologist.
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My mother was admitted in hospital for brain problem. In ICU ON VENTILATOR. Doctors are saying she is suffering hypoxic brain issue. Please help me to get her recover asap from this.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hypoxic Brain injury is very serious issue Tell me what doctor told you about its cause she need ICU care in good hospital
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My son is 10 years old on 05/03/2015. He was admit in hospital and the mri of brain shows mild subcortical white matter atrophy in bilateral occipital and parietal lobes seqelase to hypoxia insult at birth and the doctor give the medicine tegrtal 200 and take two time in the day. Please advise.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
I think tab tegretal was started because your child had focal convulsions which has to be continued until the child is free from convulsions at least for a period of 2 years. It he has any other problem has to be taken care of.
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While walking I am feeling unbalanced.Also while lying down or getting up everything looks shaking for 2-3 seconds. I don't like doing anything. I used to drink but left it before 2 months. 2 months before I had high Blood pressure now its normal. My MRI report is also showing normal. I am on medication but with no significant change. Please guide me.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
There are many causes of balance problems, such as medications, ear infections, a head injury, or anything else that affects the inner ear or brain. Low blood pressure can lead to dizziness when you stand up too quickly. Problems that affect the skeletal or visual systems, such as arthritis or eye muscle imbalance, can also cause balance disorders. Your risk of having balance problems increases as you get older some types of Balance disorders are Positional vertigo,Labyrinthitis,Vestibular neuronitis,Perilymph fistula,Meniere's . To get proper treatment you can consult qualified ENT doctor.
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