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Dr. Shekar

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Dr. Shekar is a renowned Neurosurgeon in Retteri, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Retteri Sri Kumaran Health Centre Private Limited in Retteri, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shekar on Lybrate.com.

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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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Do Juvenile Myclonic epilepsy has anything to do with memory problems? I have this disease and facing too much memory problems and confusion.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Karimnagar
Hello, most of the patients with jme have normal memory and cognitive function, but some people might suffer from these. In addition these problems may also be due to anti epileptic drugs the effect of which cannot be separated. Kindly let me know what drugs you are using for jme.
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I am suffering from migraine procedure for the last two years and I have headache. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS, MHS, MD - Neurology (USA), Fellowship in Epilepsy, Clinical Attachment in Movement disorders
Neurologist,
First the diagnosis of migraine needs to be confirmed, other serious causes for a headache need to be ruled out. If it is really migraine - Lifestyle changes can be very effective in migraine. Some people do need prophylactic medications to prevent migraine. Prevention e.g. 8 hrs of sleep, avoiding hunger, avoiding stress, keeping a diary and avoiding triggers is better than medications.
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I had headache and vomiting, 3 month back. I consulted my family doctor and now I am fine but the company in which I am working are giving me night shift duty. I consulted my doc, he told me better to refuse as you had symptoms of migraine pain 3 months back. I need a reply from neurologist, what shall I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
There are many causes of headache. i.e. fever, acidity, gastritis, stress, injury , eye sight weakness, apply any good pain balm on head. Try to take good sleep at night. Use pain balm on head thrice a day. It can give relief instant . or also can take tab. Dolo 650 mg thrice a day after meal, tab. Pan 40 mg once a day for 3 days . if not ok then checkup b.p. , cbc, blood sugar, eye sights, and consult again. Thanks.
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Mujhe migraine ki problem h Maine medcine liya h PR koi fayad nhi hua h please aap koi madecine ka nam bta dijiye.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To get relief from migraine- * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. * practice sarwangasan and shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning. You can consult me for your doubts and detailed treatment.
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I have fits for last 3 years. How many days I use medicine? may I smoke? may i drink?

DNB (Endocrinology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Ludhiana
Duration of treatment for fits depend upon the cause of fits. If you have any structural brain disease then probably life long.
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My husband is bed ridden since 2007, was operated for spinal cord tumor and after that fall in bathroom, parapelgic since then.

BHMS
Homeopath,
As he is vegetative state since 7 years change his position 4 hourly. So that bedsores will not be there change to air bed. Take go physio from physiotherapist. Add tab neurobion forte 1od.
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Good afternoon. I've been seeing some very slight shadows/outlines beside objects since 3 days ago and I'm very worried about it. My vision has always been perfect and I've done a brain scan 5 months ago (for other reasons), and it was normal. But since this weird vision symptom started, I've been worrying if it can be caused by some serious problem in the brain. Is it possible that, though I have a recent brain scan with normal results, this vision problem can be caused by some serious brain problem? I've been to a neurologist yesterday, and she said that this vision problem couldn't be caused by any serious brain condition because in 5 months a serious thing wouldn't develop enough to make me have vision symptoms like this. She said I didn't need to do another brain scan. But I'm still worried about being a brain tumor that could have developed in 5 months that's causing these slight shadows, because they are still very slight, so I'm worried the shadows could be not so bad yet because the problem could be in the beginning. I have severe anxiety and my neurologist said I should blame these vision symptoms on it, but I'm still very worried, as these shadows/outlines are scary. You think I should do another brain scan? Or is my neurologist right? Thank you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Good afternoon. I've been seeing some very slight shadows/outlines beside objects since 3 days ago and I'm very worri...
Development of a tumour in five months time is very rare phenomena and your neurologist seems right in saying that. As you say you have been seeing shadows around objects only since 3 days, I wonder are these symptoms all the time or you see them once a while. If you see them all time, you should see a ophthalmologist and get your eyes checked too. I hope that will resolve your anxiety too.
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1. Want to know home remedies for Migraine Headache? 2. Why the Migraine headaches triggers?

Diploma in Public Health, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Greater Noida
Following are the few triggering points for migraine - Sudden loud noise like pressure horn of vehicle Sudden impact of light like direct looking to sun, camera flash etc. Any type of stress There is no home remedy for migrain.
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My father is 64 years old and suffering with brain Tumour with large size at back short brain. I have consulted P.G.I. Neurosurgeon. He told me that there is risk factor in this surgery but we cannot avoid the surgery more than 2-3 months. Its complicated. I'm very much upset. please suggest me appropriate consultation. Need your help.

MBBS, MCh- Neurosurgery, Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Fellowship in Spinal Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Coimbatore
My father is 64 years old and suffering with brain Tumour with large size at back short brain. I have consulted P.G.I...
Not all brain tumor is cancer. But if it is large, it will most probably require surgery. Other non surgical options like Gamma knife and Cyber knife are available for certain types of tumours. I can give you a definite opinion if I can see all the MRI films.
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I have listing problem started when I children. Now I am 17 years old. What can I do?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Ignorance to hearing loss z nt good. Most of the time sensorineural hearing loss are irreversible. So go for hearing test./. And share the reports with me as soon as possible puretone audiometry impedance audiometry n most important do not ignore.
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Migraine is a treatable disease or not. Suggest some curable ideas related to migraine. How it affects daily routine and long term relationship and behavior and study related for competitive exams.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
It is fully treatable with asan plus pranayama as taught daily on astha channel. Plus visit nearest patanjali chikitsalay for medicine without side effect. Follow the entire program by practicing side by side. It will cure migraine, improve mental and physical health and thus foster meaningful relationships.
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Hello Dr. My hand is shivering and fingers are like a deadly feeling when I was bike driving. What is my hand problem.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate user, your hands have a web of nerves that help control movement and provide sensation. When a nerve becomes pinched, you may feel numbness. Bike riding puts pressure on the wrists and palms of your hands. This stress can interfere with the way nerves work. Considerations: *see your doctor rule out the cause of the tingling and numbness. * stay off the bike until your doctor rules out a medical problem.
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Hi, my hand shakes a lot I don't know what's a deficiency so how can I consult the same, I am 30 year old and want to be fit, so please help.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Hi Shaking of hands may be because of generalised body weakness, anxiety, excessive alcohol use or some neurological illness. At your age anxiety and alcohol are two most important causes. Reduce drinking gradually if you drink regularly. If quitting not possible then you may consult a psychiatrist for help. If you remain always worried, can not relax, always feel on the edge, if always feel that some wrong may happen, if you have disturbed sleep, excessive sweating, palpitations, dryness of throat and mouth, choking sensation, breathlessness, dizziness, chest discomfort etc then it points towards anxiety. Then again you may require a psychiatric consultation. Get a thyroid profile (tsh, t3, t4) done to rule out a thyroid disorder. If nothing of the above is there in your case then consult a neurologist. Hope, you will benefited. I wish you all the best.
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Hi sir, My child age is 7 months and she has cerebral palsy. Please suggest me it can sure completely or not. She able to survive normally? Please tell me.

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
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My child age is 7 months and she has cerebral palsy. Please suggest me it can sure completely or not. She abl...
Cerebral palsy is the condition in which brain got some small trauma at the time of or before birth. And this is a irrepairable damage. But on the contrast the manifestation of this damage in brain can be controlled by utilising brain plasiticty. Make sure to start the child with occupational therapy and physiotherapy at the earliest. Latest studies show good result from sensory enrichment therapy. Later you can add speech therapy too. If child's cognition is not effected the child might as well go and get his schooling properly. Just do not waste time thinking. Be practical, each moment is crucial for brain development.
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I am on medication for more than 15 years for Epilepsy. (Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy). Dosage: Encorate Chrono 500 MG. (Sodium Valporate. Valporate Acid)

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You can Consult Good Neurologist for second opinion, i can guide you further
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My kids have a autism problem. He can talk but when I talk then he talk. He can' t talk with understand? when he recoverd from this problem?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Autism is a neuro developmental problem. There is no permanant cure for it, it can be made better with behaviour therepy. Kindly consult professional working with autistic children for help.
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I am 63 years old male having mild diabetes but very much under contro through medication and regular exercise. I am getting numbness on my left toes during morning walk of late. It subsides after 15-20 minutes or immediately on resting. I was treated for sciatica few years ago. Please suggest long lasting remedy for my problem which persists even while standing continuously for more than half an hour.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 63 years old male having mild diabetes but very much under contro through medication and regular exercise. I am ...
Please send me the reports of fbs, 2hr ppbs and hba1c. You may be suffering peripheral neuropathy as a diabetic complication. You send me the report personally to me and I can help you. If you get nervigen tab take that as a nerve tonic. Inform me.
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I have pinched nerve in lower back should I workout in the gym? I have taken but only got 70% relief.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I have pinched nerve in lower back should I workout in the gym? I have taken but only got 70% relief.
Hi lybrate-user, You can start working out again but very gradually and avoid and stressful activity which can affect your recovery.
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I had an headache attack which was pulsating Nd uncontrollable. I was nt able to control it. So I went to general doctor. He said if I didn't vomited I dnt have migraine. BT I'm sensitive towards light. Nd whenever I walk in sunlight I get headaches. I get pain in head every time and it lasts for half of the month. How can we make sure that we hv migraine. Is there any test. Nd how to prevent it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I had an headache attack which was pulsating Nd uncontrollable. I was nt able to control it. So I went to general doc...
Cause of migraine is exactlly not known. It could be due to imbalance of a brain chemical serotonin which regulates pain in nervous system. Factors responsible for migraine attack 1. Genetic factor/hereditary 2. In women it is due to hormonal changes during period/pregnancy/menopause 3. Certain food items like salted/processed food, chocolate, aged cheese 4 hunger. Fasting/skipping meals 5. Alcohol/ red wine, caffeinated beverages, continuous use of cell phone 6. Anxiety/stress/depression/agitation/fatigue 7. Bright light/sun glare/loud noise 8. Unusual smell like strong perfumes, passive smoking etc 9. Inadequate sleep 10. Change of weather, humidity symptoms of migraine 1. Unilateral headache, eye pain 2. Throbbing and pulsating pain 3. Nausea and vomiting 4. Increased sensitivity to light and sound 5. Feeling of dizzy or faint.
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