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Dr. Thirumaran

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Thirumaran Neurologist, Chennai
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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. Thirumaran is a renowned Neurologist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Thirumaran at Bharathiraja Superspeciality Hospital & Research Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Thirumaran on Lybrate.com.

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Dear Dr. , My son 12 year old in 7th standard was suffering from Epilepsy in his early years. After completing his course of 4 years of Epilepsy , he is absolutely fine from last 7 years after leaving the medicine. At present he is complaining of severe headache from last 3 or 4 days. We have consulted MBBS Doctor and he has given some medicine for this temporary phase. My question is that " Is this headache is related to that Epilepsy " What we should do. EEG is required or this may be another reason. Regards,

MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dear Dr. ,
My son 12 year old in 7th standard was suffering from Epilepsy in his early years. After completing his co...
Hi there, Headache is something caused by over 30 reasons ranging from diminution of vision or ear related problem to simple stress.... The list may include a form of epilepsy but seems unlikely unless we can rule out more obvious and common causes for this problem.. I believe EEG is not the investigation needed at this point.... Rather going for eye testing be the first step in this.... More over a detailed history is very essential in ruling out most of the likely causes... Feel free to connect further... Plz take care.
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Why diabetic patients getting hypoglycemia after prolonged use of diabetic medicine. And how it occurs then why they get coma.

Dietitian/Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Why diabetic patients getting hypoglycemia after prolonged use of diabetic medicine. And how it occurs then why they ...
If you feel hypoglycemia than to have 4 teaspoon sugar immediately with water. Reduced your medicine dose. Increase your small frequent meal in every 2 hour. When you go to bed than to have 1glass tonnes milk with 2 to 4 marie or salty biscuits this will help or prevent coma at night.
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Hello Doctor, I am facing problem of loud snoring. Also a little coughing or cough feeling since last few months. I am always feeling dull and lack of energy. How do I stop snoring and please guide me on sleep apnea.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
One of the major cause of snoring is hypertrophy of adenoid and if present than get it operated as early as possible.
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I am a 27 years old male, I have migraine for the past 7 years. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Welcome to lybrate. We are here to help you. Such pattern of headache is seen in migraine. Migraine headaches are usually unilateral, associated with throbbing, vomiting sensations, photophobia and phonophobia. They aggravate on stress. They also aggravate on watching tv, loud noises, sleep deprivation. A clinical examination specially neurological examination, fundus examination are must to rule out any other neurological problem which might also require neuroimaging. I would also advise you to get your eyes tested. You should see your doctor. He will classify the headache and if it is migranous, treatment would be with the drugs like flunarizine, propanolol, amitryptilline. The drugs are decided on the basis of severity, frequency and duration of headache. I hope it helps. Stay healthy.
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Hello doctor. Mere dadaji ke hath sunn rahte hain. Unhe kisi sparsh ya touch kam feel hota hai. What is the reason? And iska ilaaj kaise sambhav hai?

DPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Hello doctor. Mere dadaji ke hath sunn rahte hain. Unhe kisi sparsh ya touch kam feel hota hai. What is the reason? A...
He can have some physiotherapy TNS or IFT which will help him in getting back the sensation and to get the strength in the muscles.
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I am suffering for synapses from 1 year. I cannot work like simple. What should I do?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist,
'synapse'refers to the junction between two nerve cells; it is not the name of any disease. Please provide information, such as bodily complaints and findings on any tests.
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My wife age 54 year no diabitic no presser not any other problem. In last 15 day she safer numbness in her hand in morning she take medicine folvite 5 mg 1 0 0 cobadex forte logical m what to do ?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You have mentioned that she is experiencing numbness in hands which is an indication of nerve involvement, we can initiate neuropathic medications like gabapentin or pregabalin and physical therapy like tens to start with and see, if her symptoms are not reducing, we might have to get one ncv test to find out the site of compression or cause. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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For over a month now I have been having issues with my eye. Before it was watering and burning. The watering was so bad it was rolling down my check. Its only the one eye really. Now I am having pain like someone is poking me and my check under the eye feels like I was punched and my eye brow hurts too. It seems to also be affecting my migraines. Please help!

DNB, MD - Ophthalmology, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
For over a month now I have been having issues with my eye. Before it was watering and burning. The watering was so b...
HELLO SIR, As per Your history, it looks like conjunctivitis. Please consult ophthalmologist to get treatment. Apply cold compresses, avoid sharing towel with family members. Do not rub eyes.
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What are the signs and symptoms of migraine. How can I treat migraine without using speaks. Please help me.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Yes migraine headache can be cured by homeopathy take natrum mur 30 30 ml liquid sbl 1 drop daily on tongue for x 7 days and revert me back you may contact me on this site. And check my package and get customized medicines.
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I am 29 years old. I have been taking medicine levipil 500 mg (1 tab) nd eptoin 100 mg (3 tab) since 2005. Doctor told me I have seizure. I am aware when I am about to seizure ,my ring finger starts to jerk and slowly I am able to feel my nerves gettingtwisted on my back and then a beep sound after that I am out. Whats happening to me can any one say to me. I got married last month and I am afraid only because of this .I want to stop this medicine and is their any possibility to do so Thanks for viewing this .waiting for an reply God bless you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
You have epilepsy, that is recurrent tendency to seize or have fits. Medications available for the same help in controlling the frequency of fit and maintaining a stable seizure free state. Duration for continuation of treatmnet depends upon how what was the seizure free interval while on medications. If this was more than 3 years, then medications can be considered for tapering and stopping treatmnet. However this has to be done under the close supervision of the treating physician. Eptoin and levipil both are good anti epileptics, but if you still have seizure often, then you should investigate yourself for the drug levels and opt for a change in medications accordingly. Consult you treating physician for more help. For further queries and assistance you may contact me onine.
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Im 57 n me having diabetes 180 after meal, my bottom of down leg part remaining numbed whole day n night.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Im 57 n me having diabetes 180 after meal, my bottom of down leg part remaining numbed whole day n night.
Manage your diabetes by walking daily. Numbness is common in diabetic patients. Avoid fats, carbohydrates in your diet. It will help you. You may get back to me if symptom persist
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Brain Cancer

IFAANS, DNB (Neurosurgery), MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ghaziabad
Brain Cancer

Brain cancer is a disease of the brain in which cancer cells (malignant cells) arise in the brain tissue. Cancer cells grow to form a mass of cancer tissue (tumor) that interferes with brain functions such as muscle control, sensation, memory, and other normal body functions. Tumors composed of cancer cells are called malignant tumors, and those composed of mainly non-cancerous cells are called benign tumors. Cancer cells that develop from brain tissue are called primary brain tumors while tumors that spread from other body sites to the brain are termed metastatic or secondary brain tumors.

Prologue:

  1. Brain cancer is actually the abnormal growth and uncontrolled growth of the cancer cells in the brain that forms a tumor in the brain.Tumours can be either benign or malignant.

  2. Benign brain tumours are abnormal collections of cells that reproduce slowly and usually remain separate from the surrounding normal brain.

  3. Malignant tumours reproduce and grow quickly. Their borders are hard to distinguish from the normal brain around them.

Symptoms:

There are few early symptoms of brain cancer, but as the tumour grows within the confines of the skull, it causes increased intracranial pressure and exerts pressure on the brain, causing signs to develop.

Brain cancer symptoms and signs are varied and depend on the area of the brain involved, but can include:

  1. Headaches.

  2. Seizures.

  3. Nausea and vomiting, which, CANSA reports, may be worse in the morning or after a sudden position change.

  4. Difficulty walking or clumsiness.

  5. Vision changes.

  6. Changes in alertness.

  7. Behavioural impairment.

Causes:

Brain cancer occurs when there is an uncontrolled growth of cancer cells in the brain that form a malignant brain tumor. The underlying cause of primary brain cancer, cancer that begins in the brain, is not known. Secondary brain cancer is caused by a cancer of another organ in the body, such as the breast, prostate, kidney, skin, or bone, that has spread to the brain.

What are the risk factors for brain cancer?

  1. Certain inherited conditions, including neurofibromatosis, Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, and Turcot syndrome

  2. Personal history of cancer or family history of brain cancer

  3. Impaired immune system

  4. Radiation therapy of the head

Treatments Options:

Treatment

Surgery is the main form of treatment for brain tumors that lie within the membranes covering the brain or in parts of the brain that can be removed without damaging critical neurological functions. The goal is to remove the entire tumor, whenever possible, as a tumor may recur if any tumor cells are left behind. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are generally used as secondary treatment for tumors that cannot be cured through surgery alone.

Stereotactic radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a treatment option that delivers a high concentration of radiation directly to the tumor in order to stop its growth, while delivering only a minimal dose of radiation to the surrounding tissue. Unlike conventional surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery does not require making an incision to remove the tumor. It can be especially effective in patients with many small metastatic brain tumors. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I have a problem with head ach and its symptoms are the pain is coming after my bath when I take head bath after bath head ach is coming and its paining very much what is the problem is there any chance to came migraine it's my doubt please help me abt this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a problem with head ach and its symptoms are the pain is coming after my bath when I take head bath after bath...
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and your headache seems to be due to sinusitis
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I have a migraine pain over 3 years. I m taking some medicine as prescribed by doctor, but it not much helpful. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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I'm patient of epilepsy, ye sleep me hota h.I always taken ox maxetol medicine. Can I live in life just like others.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Raigarh
If you're seizure attacks are on control then you can live like a normal person with some precautions.
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I sometimes got vibration in my heart and body and I have remembering problem too. What should I do?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I sometimes got vibration in my heart and body and I have remembering problem too. What should I do?
It is nothing, neglect it. But get blood test for serum calcium. Take plenty milk. You are quite young.
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I am suffering from writers cramp from last year, neurologist tell me that it will not be cured, can I take physically handicap certificate for this.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
No dear. You can take mag phos 6x for it 3 tablets thrice in a day for 2 weeks. And then revert me back with follow-up after that.
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I had a 3 seizure attack one 2 year earlier and other 2, one day before. I was not aware of that disease but it's been diagnosed by a doctor, we are in general hospital, What we should do?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I hope you have been investigated for the recent seizure attack. If there is no apparent or specific reason for the same, it is probable that you have epilepsy and would need medications for quite a good span of time. I would suggest you to get an EEG and MRI Brain scan done to rule out possible causes of seizures starting at your age. You may consult me online for any further queries or assistance needed
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My son suffering migrane problem since last 4 years. I have taken treatment of ayurvedic, homeopathic and as well as alopethic but all in vein. Please advise in the matter.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Hi , moderate to severe pain on one side of head is migraine. Number of symptoms associated with this; like vomiting sensation or vomiting, vertigo, heaviness of head etc, may I know any of symptoms you are having in these? we have excellent medicines in homoeopathy to cure migraine permanently.
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