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Dr. Sridhar

Pulmonologist, Chennai

300 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Sridhar is one of the best Pulmonologists in Nanganallur, Chennai. He is currently associated with Hindu Mission Health services in Nanganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sridhar on Lybrate.com.

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100 Feet Road, Hindu colony, Nanganallur, Land Mark: Near Ranga Theater, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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My sister is suffering from tuberculosis from november. She is taking medicines regularly. New she is feeling well. Last we went to hospital 14 and doctor see reports and change medicines. From starting she is taking akurit 4. But now she is taking akurit 3 from 14 January. But now she is feeling sweat at night again.

DNB Respiratory Medicine, MBBS
Pulmonologist, Ahmedabad
Your doctor has basically stepped down from initiation phase to continuation phase of tb medicine - which is correct if you have completed 2 months of akurit4. If she is again getting all the symptoms of tb, should rule out drug resistant tb.
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Homeopathy For Asthma

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Homeopathy For Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder. In asthma, the airways of the lungs get inflamed. Due to this inflammation, there is swelling inside the airways. This also causes excess production of mucous. The combined effect of swelling and mucus production is that the passage of air gets obstructed. This makes breathing difficult. A whistling sound or wheezing is often heard in such patients. Often the patient gets cough due to this obstruction of the airways. This cough is a reflex of the body to get rid of the excess mucous in the airways. A sense of tightness or heaviness is felt in the chest. One cannot expand the chest fully while inhaling. This is a medical condition characterized by paroxysmal wheezing respiration dyspnoea.

Signs And Symptoms

  • Recurrent episode of paroxysmal dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing).
  • The breathing is laboured, with a wheezing sound, mainly on expiration.
  • Asthma attacks often occur in the early hours of morning (when there is no immediate precipitating cause). During the attack patients often prefers to sit then lie down.

Homeopathy for Asthma-

When it comes to the treatment of Asthma, Homeopathy is much better at treating asthma. It is in stark contrast to allopathy, where inhalers and steroids are used to suppress inflammation. Homeopathic medicines do not aim at just reducing inflammation. They also intend to cure the basic cause of the recurrent inflammation. This way, not only the symptoms of asthma are treated but the incidence of asthmatic attacks is completely eliminated. With a couple of months of Homeopathic treatment, you will be able to live a disease-free and medicine-free life. It is worthwhile to mention here that all Homeopathic remedies are natural and do not contain any chemicals. That is why these purely natural homeopathic remedies do not have any side effects at all. Here is a list of the top homeopathic medicines for asthma, along with the symptoms when they are used-

  1. Ipecac: Ipecac is used in treating asthma, where the patient experiences symptoms like heaviness and tension around the chest area. Sudden wheezing, suffocation is experienced followed by other symptoms like motions, vomiting and gagging. Cough remains constant, and the chest gets filled up with phlegm. Cold and perspiration is also likely to be experienced. A patient may feel as if a lump is present in the chest. Increased salivation is also indicated.

  2. Arsenicum: Arsenicum is an efficient homeopathic medicine, which treats asthma attacks, which take place after midnight. The patient is anxious, restless, and cannot sleep because of the fear of being suffocated. In such cases, the patient dozes off a bit, and wakes up with great burning sensation and sore feeling in the chest. Arsenicum is prescribed during chronic stages of asthma, usually in elderly people.

  3. Nux Vomica: Nux Vomica is used when asthma attacks occur due to gastric disorders and during simple spasmodic asthmas. People who consume an excess of alcohol or caffeine are more likely to experience such attacks. A constricting feeling in the lower chest region may be experienced. These attacks commonly occur during the morning.

  4. Kali Bichromicum: This homeopathic medicine is used is asthmatic patients where the asthma attacks occur because of potashes. The attacks generally occur between three to four a.m. in the morning. The patient gets compelled to rise from sleep and sit up in order to breathe. A stringy yellow mucus may be produced, and the patient feels a lack of air in his chest.

  5. Natrum Sulphuricum: This is another effective medicine for treating asthma. The symptoms of asthma treated with this medicine get worse in damp weather. Most asthma attacks occur with a rattling sensation being felt in the chest. Bowel movement may become loose after this type of asthma attack. Alcohol and aerated drinks make the symptoms even worse. Such attacks are common in the morning with the production of a green mucus.

Homeopathy has no side effects and treats the underlying cause of asthma. You should consult a homeopathic practitioner before starting homeopathic treatment for asthma.

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Hi My Friend (Girl) weight is 35-40 kg age 19 Though she has tb since past month coz all symptoms of tb she feel very weakness leg pain each and every part of joints she feel the pain now a days she feel pain stomach and back side dizziness is there every thing please how to over come of disease and how to gain weight please tell me.

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Delhi
Hi My Friend (Girl) weight is 35-40 kg age 19 Though she has tb since past month coz all symptoms of tb she feel very...
If you have investigated properly and it is TB only then go ahead with the same treatment - four drugs - for two months and then two drugs for seven months. As her disease heals she will get healthy.
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I am suffering from tonsil problem. My throat is paining. I am not able to take food .the tonsil has became reddish. I have bought medicine GUDCEF-200 from market but no change. Please suggest me some measures to cure this problem. thanks.

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Guwahati
If the antibiotic is not responding for two days you need to see ENT specialist. Add Betadine gargle.
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What is the best option for a tonsil person? I am having tonsil. And whenever there's a tonsil I get ill with fever. What should I do please suggest me.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
If you have chronic throat problem due to tonsil then you can go for surgery otherwise start tab. Septilin twice a day for 1 month and betadine mouth gargles twice a day.
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My father is in icu his lungs is working 25% and he got infection in both heart and lungs. He was not able to breathe properly he also sufferd frm diabetic and he suffered frm heart aatack 12 yr back. Now doctor is saying lungs heart is nt pumping properly pls tell me whether he recover or not ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
With good iccu care, always there is chance for recovery. If his breathing is normal without ventilator support. Than definately can recover. Hope for best.
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Hi my mom will have dry cough all the time.Have done lot of medications but of no use.Any advise on this please..

MD - Pulmonary, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Cough chronic in nature needs investigation like xray chest pa view,PFTand CBC.If all these are normal then CT chest should be done. Rule out GERD.If nothing in reports,then she might be having upper airway cough syndrome.
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I am suffering cough from long time. Doctor said my cough not from chest it's allergy in neck. Its still take time when cough start. Any suggestions?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Avoid the allergens u r allergic to. Antitussive cough syrp might help u. Do saline water gargle twice a day. Keep lozenge's in mouth.
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Hello, my mother is taking Starpress R XL25 And glimestar M1, SINCE 1 years now since last 1 month she is having dry cough, is this for these medications or something else please tell me what to be done, Thank you.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Medicine can cause dry cough Side Effects of Starpress R are Nausea, Taste change, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Cough, Dizziness, Weakness, Headache, Cold extremities, Slow heart rate, Numbness of extremity, Increased potassium level in blood, Decreased blood pressure.
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Can anyone tell how to. Detect ISONIAZID RESISTANCE for MDR Tb which test is used to detect INH RESISTANCE?

M.D - Respiratory Medicine
Pulmonologist, Hyderabad
Dear, There are two common tests One molecular test in 1 or 2 days result Another test of microbial culture and drug susceptibility that takes 4-12 weeks. Both are available in State Govt TB centres free of cost.
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