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Dr. Thirupathy

Pulmonologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Thirupathy Pulmonologist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Thirupathy is one of the best Pulmonologists in Alwarpet, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr. Thirupathy@Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Thirupathy on has an excellent community of Pulmonologists in India. You will find Pulmonologists with more than 26 years of experience on You can find Pulmonologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I m facing serious sneezing problem when dust goes through my nose. Dr. Said that it is due to sinus problem. Is there any remedy for this?

General Physician, Mumbai
Take a flow of steam (of plain water only) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly and few tips- avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet, always be stress free, exercise regularly.
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I am a 23yr old male and have a coughing problem whenever there is a change in weather what to do?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
Cut fresh ginger into small slices and crush them slightly. Put them in a cup of water and bring to a boil. Drink this herbal solution three to four times a day for relief from sore throat, non-stop coughing and even congestion. You can also some lemon juice and honey to it.
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Hello Sir, When we breathing the impure air such as sand dust, etc. Would those dust settle in lungs. Or would it com out in human waste.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
While the micro hairs in respiratory passages try to trap and throw away all particulate impurity above a few micron size but still many fine particles do enter the lungs and block the gas exchange areas. People working in coal and stone crusgeries, cement factories are exposed to this as an occupational hazard and suffer from diseases like anthrosilicosis where there lungs become so hard that on post mortem need to be cut with saws to be examined. Proper masks on mouth and nose can help us in saving ourselves from such pollutants entering our lungs.
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I have a nasal problem actually I have a sinus I want to solutions in this problem. Please advise.

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Try glemont fx 1 tab/with breakfast with avamys nasal sprey 1 sprey each nostril once/day for 2 month
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I have a persistand caugh for the last one month. I have been treated with antibiotics twice and it still persists. I am diabetic which is managed well. I am 69 years old.

General Physician, Mumbai
Gangadharan ji take tb histafree -m twice a day for five daysand syp ascoril -d 2. 5 ml twice a day.
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I had problem of extreme shivering, when I get between little bit panic I start to shivering more than normal, I can not breath properly that time.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Gelsemium 30 Ch , 3 drops twice daily. Take Kali phos 6x , 5 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Dear sir, I was suffering allergy cough and breathing trouble in last week and my blood ige level was very high. Now I feel better and normal. What are the precautions should take to reduce the level?

FCCP (USA), MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Indore
Please post detailed query including the ige level, medication taken etc. You need to be evaluated for other conditions like abpa.
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Yesterday night, half an hour after eating dinner, I started having difficulty in breathing. I got too nervous that what is happening with me and then my heart beat increased. I was feeling might pass out. After sometime I started burping a lot and the I pucked. There was a lot of gas. After pucking I feel ok but shortness of breath is still there and gas is also there. Do I have to worry? What is the cause?

MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Pulmonologist, Nanded
Lybrate-user it was hyper acidity. So do following things. Do not sleep within 2 hours of meal. Avoid non veg avoid spicy food avoid too cold food start morning exercise or walk.
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7 Myths And Facts About Asthma That Everyone Should Know

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
7 Myths And Facts About Asthma That Everyone Should Know

Living with asthma could be debilitating for many as the symptoms can wax and wane if the condition is not managed effectively. This chronic condition sets off a wheezing and coughing episode each time a trigger irritates the sensitive airways, but it can still be managed effectively says experts and doctors. However, educating the patients about the condition is paramount. Since without proper knowledge, prevention may not work. So, Dr. Ashok mahashur, consultant chest physician, p d hinduja hospital and research centre, mumbai debunks some myths on asthma and offers some practical tips to handle the condition better. Here goes the list:

1. Asthma is controllable but not curable:
This isn’t news for anyone. But the many times you hear that asthma is not curable it hits you hard. Particularly for people who are chronic sufferers. But the silver lining is that it is manageable. But most people fail to control the symptoms because management calls for too much effort. However, if one tries to keep the symptoms at bay, it isn’t a difficult task. Proper lifestyle changes, medications and watching over the triggers can help one go into remission. This is not to say that the symptoms will never recur, but one can control the severity and manage it well at the time of an attack. Here are 10 things to avoid to prevent asthma attack.

If one is diagnosed with asthma during childhood and taught how to manage the condition with corrective lifestyle habits and medications, he can keep the symptoms in check even in adulthood. One can overcome the condition in adulthood, provided they have controlled the condition well since childhood. Here are eight steps to manage childhood asthma.

2. Inhalers are the most effective way of controlling asthma:

Apart from lifestyle changes, which means keeping the triggers at bay, drugs are the mainstay of treating asthma effectively. There are oral medications and inhalers to manage the symptoms of the condition. However, inhalers are more efficient in treating and controlling the symptoms. While oral medications do their job well, inhalers have a direct effect on the airways and the lungs which act quickly to reduce the symptoms during an attack. For instance, how eye drops are most effective in treating conjunctivitis over oral medications the same holds true for inhalers and asthma. Here is a guide to choose the best inhaler for asthma.

3. Of the inhalers, controllers are better than relievers:

There are two types of inhalers one group is called controller, and other is the reliever. As the names suggest, the controllers control the condition and relievers give symptom relief during an attack. The relievers give instant relief while the effect of controllers is not immediate. A reason why most asthmatics swear by relievers, however, long time use of relievers doesn’t help to control the disease and so one becomes dependent on them. But if one uses controllers it helps in the long run to manage asthma.
The reason people avoid using controllers is that it contains steroids and people are wary about its side effects. However, the impact of the side effects is very less compared to the benefits it offers. If the controllers are taken regularly, and the lung functions are monitored time-to-time the dosages can also be lowered over a period of time. Know what is best for you dry inhalers or metered dose inhalers.

4. Supplements or natural therapies cannot cure asthma:
While many people believe that natural remedies and oral supplements can cure asthma, the fact remains that the condition can only be controlled and not cured. Read to know if natural remedies for asthma really work.

5. Running isn’t advisable for asthmatics:
It is necessary for asthmatics to stay healthy and exercise as it boosts immunity. However, running isn’t advisable for them. The simple reason being it can trigger an attack. Instead, other cardio exercises like swimming, cycling can help rev up their sensitive airways.

Remember asthmatics have sensitive and hyper-reactive airways and the triggers can make the symptoms worse. Certain triggers aggravate them. The most common are dust, dust mites in old cotton clothes, cockroaches, smoke, pollen (if there is lot of greenery around), pets, foods with preservatives like msg, sour or citrus foods. Even some of the healthy things can turn to be triggers for them.

6. Humid climate might not always favour asthmatics:
Most people believe that hot and humid climate might suit people suffering from asthma. However, this is not true for everyone. The triggers are not the same for everyone. For some the symptoms might be in check in a humid area for others, it might aggravate. However, one can experiment with the different climatic conditions to see what suits one. Non-fluctuating weather is better for most of them.

7. Lifestyle changes are as important as following the right medication:
Drugs are the mainstay when it comes to asthma management; however, lifestyle also plays an important role. A disciplinary diet pattern also matters. A lot of people have two heavy meals a day instead of six small meals that could lead to acid reflux. A late night dinner for asthmatics is perilous. Having a full-plate and going to bed immediately can trigger the reflux which in turn can trigger the symptoms at mid-night and can make it worse.

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My father has an asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer for long term?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My father has an asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer for long term?
Some people with asthma are prescribed a preventer inhaler. They help prevent asthma symptoms by reducing swelling and inflammation in the airways. There are several kinds of preventers. They usually contain a low dose of steroid medicine called corticosteroids. Taking your preventer inhaler regularly, usually twice a day, means you're less likely to have asthma symptoms, or asthma attacks. You should use it even if you're feeling well because the protective effect builds up over time.
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Dr. ji har sardi me mujhe khasi ho jati h koi v dawai sut nahi karti yani mujhe sardi se alarji hai koi upay bataiye ki is pareshani se chutkara mile.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
take sinarest one tab 2 times daily for 3 days. honitus 2 tsf 2 times daily for 5 days. take steam, do gargle , it will be ok.
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Doctor, I am 56 years of age, non smoker. I am having chronic sinus problem with regular nasal discharge and bad breath. Also I have whistling sound while exhaling. Kindly advice action.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Start tab. Allegra-m daily at bed time and duonase nasal spray twice a day. Do steam inhalation twice a day.
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My father (75 yrs) had bypass surgery 25 days back, now he had asthma on evening timings (10 years back he had) and taking asthalin inhaler, frequently he was suffering breathing problem.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
My father (75 yrs) had bypass surgery 25 days back, now he had asthma on evening timings (10 years back he had) and t...
Majority of time problem is allergic in condition. Allergy are mainly due to dust pollution food fruits with pesticides etc. Mainly here we have to increase immunity so that no allergy can happen and well this done by homoeo medicines.
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What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? What are their side effects?

Pulmonologist, Rajkot
What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? What are their side effects?
Inhalers are best medication for asthma. And if given properly with adequate dose almost no side effects. Please consult pulmonologist near by you.
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How can I sure if I have asthma. I feel so tired and I feel I can't breathe properly and in my x-ray report it shows I have left hilar calcification.

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
How can I sure if I have asthma. I feel so tired and I feel I can't breathe properly and in my x-ray report it shows ...
Hilar calcification can be due to past TB. have a PFT to confirm asthma. But even pft may be normal and a person might be suffering from asthma
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I feel chest pain, I get infected with cold fastly, I feel tired fastly, I can't breath properly.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
I feel chest pain, I get infected with cold fastly, I feel tired fastly, I can't breath properly.
You did not mentioned about your complete diagnosis and symptoms of your problems. Since how long you have this problem? Generally chest pain appears with colds and coughing since long time indicates some TB or asthma.If you had not such symptoms then it will go easily. Take the following Ayurveda medicines. MAHA LAXMIVILAS RAS .. 1tab KAPHKUTHAR ARS ......1tab twice daily with Honey and Tulasi leave extract and Ginger extract for 2-3 weeks. If you feel better result then continue it for 3months otherwise have private consultation with me for pulse diagnosis and proper treatment at my NOIDA Clinic,.
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I am breathing heavily all day. Is there any solution to solve my problem? All suggestions are welcome.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hello Lybrate user according to Ayurveda breathing problems arises because of Kapha Dosha Vikriti Home Remedy- 1-Take ginger tea mixed with 2-3 crushed garlic cloves.... 2-Massaging the chest with warm sesame oil mixed with salt helps to loosen the phlegm deposited in the chest, especially, when followed with steam inhalation.... Treatement- 1-Take shwas kuthar ras twice a day.... 2-pranacharya asthamin capsule 1-1 twice a day... 3-pranacharya shwas vikarasav 2-2 tsf twice a day... 4-put 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.... 5-take hot water steam.... Diet- avoid smoking...alcohol pranayama early morning.
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Lactose Intolerance - How to Deal With It?

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
Lactose Intolerance -  How to Deal With It?

People suffering from lactose intolerance find it difficult to digest the lactose or sugar in milk, which results in gas, bloating or even diarrhea. An inadequacy of an enzyme called lactase, produced in the small intestine, is the root of lactose intolerance, a condition also known as lactose malabsorption.

How to deal with lactose intolerance in your child?

  1. Cutting out on dairy products does not mean you would be deprived of sufficient amount of calcium. Find alternate sources of calcium in your food apart from dairy products, for instance, spinach, rhubarb, pinto beans oranges, milk substitutes such as rice milk or soy milk, canned salmon, juices, breads and broccoli. Do give your child foods rich in vitamin D such as liver, eggs and yogurt. Asking your child to spend some time out in the sun can be a great idea in this regard, as well. Your physician will prescribe you with calcium and vitamin D supplements.
  2. Limit your child’s intake of dairy products. Opt for small servings of milk so as to reduce the chances of gastrointestinal troubles. Your child should consume milk with other foods to delay the digestive process. Try out a variety of dairy products as not all of them possess the same amount of lactose. Buy lactose free products or use lactase enzyme drops or tablets that may aid your child in digesting different dairy products.
  3. Probiotics are living organisms that exist in your intestine and help you in maintaining a healthy digestive system. Yoghurt and other supplement capsules are rich in probiotics. Hence, they can be perfect choices for your child. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gastroenterologist.
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