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Dr. Vijay Palanivel

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Vijay Palanivel Neurologist, 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. Vijay Palanivel is a renowned Neurologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. You can visit him at Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vijay Palanivel on Lybrate.com.

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British Association of Childhood Disability
British Association of Community Child Health
British Association of Paediatric Neurology

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I am 23 years male, suffering from migraine headache from last 3 yrs, used many medicines, but no use till, is there any solution to avoid those pains. Pls help me sir.

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Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.

I am 32 years old n suffering with seizure from last 1 yr. I am taking my medicines regularly then to I got back y so?

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Psychiatrist
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Getting seizures frequently is called epilepsy. It is tarted with either a single or combination of antiepileptics doe ending upon the severity, frequency of fits, tolerability of person, eeg reports and seizure free intervals. If you had seizure even while on medications that means you either do not have required drug levels of the medicine or may need higher doses/ or addition of new medication. For a complete investigation and appropriate management consult your treating physician. Consult for any further queries regarding the disease or treatment.

M 4 months pregnant. Actually muje 2 3 days se internal pain ho ra h like nerves me cheek pdh ri h is there any serious problem. please help me?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath
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M 4 months pregnant. Actually muje 2 3 days se internal pain ho ra h like nerves me cheek pdh ri h is there any serio...
These are normal changes dear, but agar apko nerve pain boht zada ho raha hai to aap painkiller mat lijiyega. Uski bajaye homeopathic medicine mag phos 6x aur kaliphos6x lijiye. Iska koi side effect nahi hota. Rather these medicine make your muscle and nerves more stronger to bear pregnancy easily.

Doctor is d loss of hearing one of d symptoms of brain tumor? Ya I lost one of my ear, s sensivitivness. I mean I can not hear properly with one ear. Ya I got this problem when I was d patient of asthma before 6-7 years. Aftr such bad health I got depression later at around 3 years before. I am in contact with my psychiatrist from 2 years. Its going to b cured now. Bt I think abt hearing problem other I became d victims of tumor? please say.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon
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Yes it could be but hearing loss should be associated with other symptoms of brain tumor like headache, memory or mood disturbances, sensory or motor deficit, recurrent vomiting etc. Usually brain tumor symptoms does not last for longer period like 6 -7 year.

I have epilepsy and take oxetol 450 mg But still I talk in sleepbwhen I hav high stress Sometimes I have internal feeling that some one is also able to see through my thoughts. Yes see all that what I am thinking ,that exist just for 30 sec. What to do to avoid that. I tried yoga, meditation, wtc but still it persist.

MBBS
General Physician
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Please Continue your current medicine Do meditation twice daily regularly Go for morning and evening walk daily with relaxed mind Do pranayam regularly Take Saraswatarishta 20 ml twice daily with water for 3 mths Reconsult me on Lybrate after 1 month.

Friend is having numbness in his left hand! what should I do?

Ph.D, MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Friend is having numbness in his left hand! what should I do?
It might be of nerve deficit do consult neuro physician asap to rule out the possible causes for your friends pain best wishes

Im 20 and im suffering from hand shaking from few days im worried. I drink alcohol daily. Is it related to it.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist
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Im 20 and im suffering from hand shaking from few days im worried. I drink alcohol daily. Is it related to it.
Yes, it is related if your consumption is heavy. You must quit immediately. If you smoke too, the handshaking would become even more pronounced. It does not matter when you feel like drinking, as long as you need your drink. This could lead to increased tolerance levels so that over time you will need to drink more to get the same or greater effect. You need to identify why you need to drink, and go back into your childhood to find out other influences on your personality that makes you prone to addiction. Meet with an addiction counselor and work with them to sort out this drive. Your already display the classic tendency to first obsess about it and then compulsively feel driven to meet that need. The simplest thing to do is to do some other interesting activity during the evening times. Meet your oral need with some other non-intoxicating drink like soups, juices, and sodas with lime, etc. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. Another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. Your family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with the family and whoever else’s support you can get and act on it fast. As a combination these two therapies (counseling and rehabilitation) will aid in dealing with the addiction. It will however take a long time to completely come off of the enslavement.

I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout session it creates a bit problem as I have joined boxing for 6 months ago. Now 1 month ago I suffered from lower back muscle sprain. Will it recover it on its own?

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I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout...
1. Start with Physiotherapy treatment. 2. Learn spinal exercises. 3. Do Hot fermentation twice a day. 4. Apply volini cream before sleeping. 5. Use lumber spine belt. 6. Don't sit on floor. 7. Don't do forward bending. 8. Take calcium, vitamin D 3 and Methylcobalmine supplement for one month minimum.

I am 20 years old. I am suffering sometimes migraine, headache on both sides of head. What are the reasons of it? What should I take medicines? It is very important for me.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda
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DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day 2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals . 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits 6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 30ml of triphala juice and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 30 ml of DAAAIMAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. C) take 2-2 tablets of arogyavardhini vati and sutshekhar rasa after meals, do all things for 30 days. This formulation is 100% effective.

I am 62 years old having diabetes for the last 15years. I am controlling diabetes by taking insulin and thru balanced diet. Recently I developed numbness in my right hand thumb abd index finger. Kindly advise cure.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
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It could be due to cervical spondylosis this is quite a common condition diabetes must be controlled beyond any shadow of doubt. Rule out vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take bio d3 max 1tab odx10days ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days do neck & back (spine) exercises contact me again if need be. Use of cervical collar will give you relief. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take.

For polio vaccination is that painless vaccination is available in mumbai? If not what we can do to get relif from pain either before or after vaccination.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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Polio vaccination by oral drops is certainly painless .If you are asking about IPV which is injection it is not very painful and only calpol is enough if there is any pain.

I have old migrain problem from last 9 years its only in 1 side, right side also I feel so much pain pl suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist
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First of all the diagnosis of migraine is to be confirmed if its not done till now. Many patients diagnose their headache as migraine without doctors opinion. Treatment will vary with the cause of headache. Migraine headache is characterised by unilateral pulsating headache associated with nause/vomiting and photophobia / phonophobia. There are triggers for migraine like sun exposure, certain foods or smell, lack of sleep, excess caffeine etc. The triggers are variable for different patients. Migraine attacks can be managed by simple painkillers like paracetamol but in resistant cases drugs like Sumatriptan may be needed. For frequent episodes of migraine preventive medications are to be taken by prescription. There are various medicines available for this and if control is not achieved with one medicine another drug is to be added. Don't take painkillers daily for migraine headaches, it's better to take the preventive medicines. Painkillers on long term basis can further aggravate the migraine headache into Medication Overuse Headace (Read my health tip on Medication Overuse Headache) Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid migraine headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 6. Do pranayam daily. You can consult a pain specialist for therapies like dry needling or botulinum injections for your problem. Consult again for further queries.

Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.

Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist
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Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.
Stretching exercises for the wrist without irritating median nerve, rest to wrist with splints if using a lot when typing, playing sports, ice pack, few times a day. Physiotherapy in form of ultrasound, soft tissue mobilizations, stretching and strengthening can help significantly. Good luck.

I have back pain for past two years, also having numbness in my legs, please suggest

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You should not be having persistent back pain, please elaborate your problem in detail as to whether there is any pain radiating down in legs and any other symptoms like numbness, paraesthesia, weakness in legs etc do you feel fever, weight loss, loss of apetite etc if you have localized back pain, you can start with - to maintain proper posture while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication which suits you - physical therapy initially under supervision of a trained physiotherapist and then to continue at home - adequate calcium & vitamin d intake if levels are low in body - ice packs can applied if your pain is acute, then hot fomentation can be done at home - analgesic spray for local application can be used and is easily available. Get back to me in case your symptoms do not get better in 2-3 weeks time. Actually I will advise for dynamic x rays of your back if you are not improving with conservative management after 2-3 weeks time. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.

I am 27 years old male, I am suffering from hand shivering since long time could you please advise me to whom I should contact?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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U should consult a neurologist or a ayurveda consultant. There are many causes for tremors, for eg malnutrition, anxiety, lack of sleep, over exertion, imbalance in neurotransmitters and many more.

I am 38 years old and have insomnia problem, how to remove this problem ?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Insomnia can be a problem due to many reasons, including poor sleep hygiene, addictions, work and other stress, medications, respiratory problems and other disorders. It requires a detailed history, need to address aggravating factors and modification of sleep habits. It may also required medications in a certain number of cases and you need to see a neurologist for the same.

Blood got clotted in one of the nerve in brain My grand ma is unable to speak She is trying to speak but the tongue is not supporting and right leg and hand are expected just as paralysed including tongue Doctors have gone surgery through angiogram and passed a medicine through nerve which is clotted Any idea about this case and any other suggested treatments?

MASLP
Speech Therapist
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Rehabilitation physiotherapy and speech therapy will help in recovery. Do not waste further time as better recovery phase is initial few months than chronic conditions.

I am 30 years old lady mere pero ki naso me bhut dard hota me roj ka kam bhe nahi ker pati khade hone per modne me muze dard hota he muze kya kerna chahiye ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Nason me dard aur modne me dard se jahir hai ki aapko vayu vikar hai jo modern medicine ke anusar ra, gout, arthritis aadi ki ahuruat ho sakti hai. Gout me adhiktar toe ke joint se problem shuru hui mani jati hai or ra me chhote joint se shuru hui mani ja sakti hai. Nason me dard calcium ki kami, nerves pain kuchh bhi ho sakta hai. Aapki digestion aur metabolism me problem hone se agar aam (mucous in stools) ki utpatti ho rahi hai to aapko pachan kriya bhi sahi rakni hogi. Aap esr, uric acid, ra factor, calcium adi ke test reports bhejen. Tab tak aap chvya, chitrak, sonth, peepal, peeplamool herbs ka karha (decoction) piyen. 1 cup din me 2 bar minimum. Halka bhojan khayen. Garam pani piyen. Aapki apan vayu dosh ke karan lumbo sacral spine me affect aata hai. Jiske karan spine ki spondylitis/ spondylosis bhi ho sakti hai. Spine ka ls spine ap aur lateral view x-ray ki report bheje. Koshish karen zyada pain killer na len.

Hi this is ajay Kumar28. Male, I am suffering with headache from last 2months,, I do have sight spectacle with -1.00 power, but it's not refractive headache, it's not a migraine, it comes during evening and early mornings. Please help me out of this situation.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Hi this is ajay Kumar28. Male, I am suffering with headache from last 2months,, I do have sight spectacle with -1.00 ...
Thank you for posting your query. Your headaches could be due to muscle tension headache, which can be treated with proper medications.
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