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Dr. Ajay Kochhar

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Ajay Kochhar is a renowned Pulmonologist in Daryaganj, Delhi. You can visit him at Sanjeevan Speciality Hospital in Daryaganj, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ajay Kochhar on has an excellent community of Pulmonologists in India. You will find Pulmonologists with more than 43 years of experience on You can find Pulmonologists online in Delhi 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 am suffering dry cough and cold fever, loose motion with green potty last 3 days so please advise me.

General Physician, Mumbai
For fever take one tablet paracetamol 650 mg and can repeat it after eight hours as and when needed and Whenever there is mucous discharge from the nostrils I will suggest you to take one tablet of cetrizine at night and For dry cough I will suggest you to take syp Ascoril-D 2.5 ml and can repeat after a gap of six hours as and when required and For loosemotions drink ors solution and to stop the frequency of motions take capsule roko and Avoid spicy food in your diet and eat only curd rice or khichdi and if necessary we should take prescribed antibiotics.
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I Had Cough which has gone but phlegm is still coming all the day. I am facing the same problem since last one year. 3 months ago I have taken and vaccination for influenza and taking Montellerege 10 mg in Night for one year. My Brief intro:- Stay in Nairobi, Kenya, Minor Asthama since 2004, Previously used medicines- azethromycene, Clarithromycene, Allegra, tavegyle etc. Please advice if you can suggest better medicine with how to take and how long. Please mention the salt because here medicine names are different in Kenya.

MD - Pulmonary, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
As you are suffering from asthma,get yourself investigated,specially a PFT test PFTshould be done to know the severity of asthma. As asthma is inflamatory disorder of airways,you need to take combination of formetrol and budesonide by may have to take medicine for a long time.Kindly discontinue allegra if not having running nose,sneezing or nasal block.
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Genital Tuberculosis - Know Everything About It!

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Genital Tuberculosis - Know Everything About It!

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection triggered by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium. Mainly attacking the lungs, the bacterial infection can be life-threatening with serious complications. The condition can also affect other parts and organs of the body, including the genital tract. Genital Tuberculosis is a medical condition where the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis attacks the genital tract. The other genital organs such as the testes, prostate gland, ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, vulva, urinary bladder, cervix, as well as the vagina, may be equally affected by the dangerous infection with severe consequences. As per a survey, incidences of genital tuberculosis were not very common in India until few years, but the incidences have increased, affecting approximately 9% of the total population.

Mode of Spread of Genital Tuberculosis

Genital tuberculosis can affect any person irrespective of their sexes. The infectious is known to be contagious and can spread through the following possible means

  1. In some people, the infection can initially attack other body parts and then gradually spread to the genital tract. For example, prolonged and untreated tuberculosis of the lungs may trigger genital tuberculosis in females.
  2. The bacterial infection can also spread from an infected person through their nasal droppings, cough (in the case of pulmonary tuberculosis).
  3. Being in close physical proximity (such as shaking hands, sharing food or even sexual intercourse) to a person suffering from tuberculosis can also spread the infection.

Symptoms of Genital Tuberculosis:

There are no characteristic symptoms or early signs associated with Genital Tuberculosis. In fact, in many cases, the infection is said to be latent where the bacterial attack will not result in any subsequent infection. However, a person with Genital Tuberculosis may complain of the following complications.

  • Pain in the pelvic region.
  • Bleeding may be observed after having sex.
  • Menstrual problems, such as irregular periods, heavy vaginal discharge (often blood stained). In some women, the infection left untreated can cause the menses to stop completely, making it a traumatizing experience.
  • Women with genital tuberculosis may find it difficult to conceive (when the condition affects the fallopian tube, ovaries, and the uterus).

It is needless to say that if any of the mentioned symptoms persist for long, waste no time and consult a physician at the earliest. Timely medical intervention may help to alleviate some of the harmful consequences associated with the condition.

Diagnosis and Treatment

The diagnosis of genital tuberculosis include

  • A tuberculin skin test.
  • The doctor may also recommend an examination of the menstrual blood to understand the condition better.
  • An ultrasound of the pelvic area, cervical smear analysis or endometrial curettage can also be used in the diagnosis.
  • Laparoscopic as well as an endoscopic study of the genital organs for a more accurate diagnosis.


The treatment for genital tuberculosis involves the administration of anti-TB drugs (in two phases as per DOTS initiative).

In the first stage, three anti-TB drugs are given to the patient over a span of 2 months. The next stage includes administration of at least two anti-TB drugs continued over a span of 4-10 months. 

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What are the symptoms for tuberculosis in starting stage and last state and precautions to avoid it and cure.

MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Pulmonologist, Nanded
Symptoms of tb. Fever, wt loss, cough, loss of appetite. Precautions: take proper diet, proper rest, no alcohol.
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It is been close 2 months my mother is suffering with Cough, what she says is when she is getting Cough her head is also paining the most and consulted my family doctor 3-4 times but it is of no use. Can you suggest me what could be a best treatment?

MD (Physician), MD (Pulmonology)
Pulmonologist, Bareilly
Dear Lybrateuser, Chronic Cough could be due to variety of reasons like Infection, Allergy. You need a second opinion from a Pulmonologist, kindly ask for Chest Xray, Sputum Test and PFT test. Hopefully a proper diagnosis will solve the health issue. Wishing your mother good health.
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I am having asthma since 5 years and currently using foracort 200 inhailer how can I be free from using this also I frequantly have running nose problem and use montair lc.

MD - Pulmonary, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Some time asthma patient go into remission. If you are well controlled then can switch to budecort 200 2 puff/twice /day with spacer. In asthma we have to step up/step down the treatment as per patient symtoms.
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I had cough. My nose has got block from cough. What are solutions to get rid from this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello lybrate user. Coughing is a natural body reflex It keeps the lungs, throat and airway clear of foreign material But constant coughing causes discomfort and caused by infection like common cold. Rx Steam inhalation with halin drops or mint leaves. Dashamoola katutrayadi kwatha 10ml diluting with warm water twice a day before food. Sudarshan vati 2 twice a day after food. Avoid cold heavy fermented oily food stuffs. Avoid exposure to direct wind and sunlight.
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I am 29 years old boy. I am a TB patient treatment is going on it has been 5 month. My weight was 65 kg that time and now it is 54 kg .can I use gym weight gainer supplement.

General Physician, Mumbai
I am 29 years old boy. I am a TB patient treatment is going on it has been 5 month. My weight was 65 kg that time and...
Firstly we should confirm that your tuberculosis is not active and is not spreading and Few diet tips - Not to eat fried food items and Can eat All green vegetables, moong , chana , Dal , rice etc And to apply ghee over chappati and don’t apply oil over chappati And to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day And If possible eat eggs on alternate days And If possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla And Eat seasonal fruit
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Im butchireddy im suffering with breathing problem. Sometimes it blocks my heart upto burp coming. It comes on night also totally it holds my breath. In that time im very hard to take breathe. So please fwd how to rectify thus.

DNB Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Im butchireddy im suffering with breathing problem. Sometimes it blocks my heart upto burp coming. It comes on night ...
Hello lybrate-user, the symptoms you have described characteristically fits into gerd, which stands for gastroeaophageal reflux disease. Here the stomach acid when you lie flat or after heavy meals reflux back into the food pipe which may cause nausea, burping, breathlessness, feeling of acidic taste in the throat. This deserves a detailed discussion with your doctor. However some important measured you can take is. 1) avoid spicy, oily preserved food. No chocolates, aerated drinks, tea, coffee 2) avoid heavy meals and sleeping immediately after meals at least for one and half hours 3) raise head end of your bed by a already 10-12 inch s. Try using two pillows to sleep 4) take a medicine like sompraz d 40 mg 15 mins before breakfast for 2 weeks at least. Let me know how you feel in 2- 3 days after starting medication and we may evaluate it furthur as I believe that the cause of your breathing issue is because of the stomach.
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I am suffering from sever throat pain from 3 days what to do and I am having cough and clod also give me some suggestions.

ENT Specialist, Gandhinagar
I am suffering from sever throat  pain from 3 days what to do and I am having cough and clod also give me some sugges...
? Pain in throat may be due to Allergy cum infection in throat. Through examination of throat is required. If required after taking throat swab for culture and sensitivity, accordingly antibiotics and Antihistamincs , Analgesics can be given.
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