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Dr. Alka Kumar

Nuclear Medicine Physician, Delhi

Dr. Alka Kumar Nuclear Medicine Physician, Delhi
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Alka Kumar is a trusted Nuclear Medicine Physician in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. She is currently practising at Dr. Alka Kumar@BLK Super Speciality Hospital in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alka Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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My mother (58+ yrs) is under treatment for Hypothyroidism (Eltroxin 50 mcg), Hypertension (Olmezest 20 mg) & Osteoarthritis (stage-2) of knee joints. Since past couple of months, she faced the problem of seeing every distant object in black color as well as in blurry image. Recently she visited an eye doctor, who suggested this is because of the eye gel getting dried up. She had cataract also, but that's mostly at initial phase. 1) What could have caused this eye gel to be dried ? Is it something serious & related to other medical problems ? 2) They have prescribed 2 eye drops - Aqualube & Nepaflam daily 3-4 times for 3-months. Is it safe to to use Nepaflam for such a long period ?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My mother (58+ yrs) is under treatment for Hypothyroidism (Eltroxin 50 mcg), Hypertension (Olmezest 20 mg) & Osteoart...
Dryness is caused by hypothyroidism itself. There is a change in composition of mucous that is secreted by special glands in the conjunctiva tissue of the eye. She has to use lubricating eye drops on a daily basis at a frequency that depends upon the ambient temperature, humidity and wind factor. Generally speaking use drops for comfort and repeat when discomfort starts. Lubricating drops are safe and preservative free formulations are also available. Nepaflam has to be stopped after 3 weeks.
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I have thyroid and taking medicine, hormonal imbalance, irregular periods, hair fall ,dry skin, breathing problem etc. I have lost all my sexual desire and its effecting on our married relation. Please suggest me how to over come ?i am following good diet and doing physical activities.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I have thyroid and taking medicine, hormonal imbalance, irregular periods, hair fall ,dry skin, breathing problem etc...
Do not be disappointed, I will help you to feel better 1.write latest t3 t4 tsh level and details of medicine you r taking 2. Check your BP 3. Get following test - blood cbc 4. Do 1.no alcohol 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice. 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. 10. Laugh for 2 mts for medicine contact on private chat .along with required details good luck.
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I am 25y /f having hypothyroidism since 1 yr taking tab thyronorm 75mcg, plan for conceive, last TSH 0.27 (SEP 2015, Should I continue the same dose? Also with symptoms of numbness lower limbs, pain, sometimes swelling on ankle, chest pain for 2-3 min only. Is it normal phenomenon? First TSH >75.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 25y /f having hypothyroidism since 1 yr taking tab thyronorm 75mcg, plan for conceive, last TSH 0.27 (SEP 2015, ...
you are planing for conceive . you should be tests pre- pregnancy profile. if all normal then you can conceive . IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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Hi everyone. My wife having a enlargement near to thyroid gland. We had FNAC and other report that confirm only hyperthyroidism. Now what are the medications to treat this.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hyperthyroidism treatment consists of oral medicines like methimazole, carbimazole and propylthiouracil. Other measures like thyroid ablation by radioisotope and surgery are also indicated in some cases. Kindly contact me with all the reports if possible.
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Hi doctor. I have thyroid from 2 years I want to conceive but trying from 3 years my marriage time is 3.5 years.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi doctor. I have thyroid from 2 years I want to conceive but trying from 3 years my marriage time is 3.5 years.
if your thyroid level is not normal it may affect you in conceiving baby. pl. tell us what are reports of you. but do not worry you can conceive 100%. after treatments.
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I am suffering from thyroid from last 3 year & taking medicine thirox 50 every day. This time my report THS is 6.14, But t3 & t4 is normal range. Blood test with taking medicine. What you suggest continue same medicine.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from thyroid from last 3 year & taking medicine thirox 50 every day. This time my report THS is 6.14, ...
Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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Hello Doctors Last year I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I want to know should I have to avoid any food or anything??

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
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Last year I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I want to know should I have to avoid any food or anythi...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. In hypothyroidism you should avoid soy beans, soy containing products. Consu, me more og green leafy vegetables and salads also consume more of fruits. Always use whole grain flour for chapati and roti. No maida. Please see that TSH value is maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L then only you will be free from all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Thanks.
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I have hypothyroidism since 2yrs and I am taking thyronorm 25mcg. Is there any side effect of this tablet should I have to take vitamins supplement tablets with this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have hypothyroidism since 2yrs and I am taking thyronorm 25mcg. Is there any side effect of this tablet should I ha...
The normal side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, weight gain and insomnia. Continue with your treatment.
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Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and highblood pressure last 15 month. My esonophil count is 11 which is out of range. I have ellergic problem. I am taking now thyoxine 100mcg and divya mukta vati and avipattikur churn. I also doing some yoga like bhatrika, bahya pranayam, anulom vilom, kapalvati, agnisar, ujjayi, bhramari, udgeet pranayam and doing some asans like vajrasan, sabasan, markatasan, mandukasan, gomukhasan, bhujangasan, balasan, makarasan, pawanmuktasan, tadasan. But I have headache any time and fearness with norvusness. Please tell me what to do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and highblood pressure last 15 month. My eson...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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I missed my thyroid medicine (hypo) for 3days. Should I worry about it. Can I live without medication.

Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
Radiologist, Shimla
But continue in future, for one month, rpt t3, t4. Tsh after one month, and click on private question fo further consultation.
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Hi I have thyroid since many years. But my weight was normal before taking thyroid medicine. Now after taking medicine for so many years I v started gaining weight especially on face. Should I stop taking medicine? I have hypothyroidism n taking medicine since 9 years.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Thyroid report send me dnt stop medicene. Once you check d thyroid are normal r what. Dieting plans. Early morning when you wake up at that time for r 2glass of water, and in the brekfast you take easy digest the food for like idly. R dosa r upma. Afternoon lunch. 1 bawl vegitable. And 2rotis and sabji. And buttermilk. And 5pm you take fresh juice and dinner 8-9 same as lunch. And avoid oily food rice and sweet. Cold drinks you start for one month and morning walk also important and do some exercise or yoga.
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Sir i am 23 female. And i am having thyroid. I am doing exercise as jogging every morning. And also i am taking tablets every day 50mcg. And i am also eating some vegetables and carbohydrate foods. When i am going to recover from this thyroid? Please help me some suggestion with quick recover from this thyroid? Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir i am 23 female. And i am having thyroid. I am doing exercise as jogging every morning. And also i am taking table...
You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.i.e. t3,t4,tsh, also do vit.D. and vit. B., s.calcium.
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She has conceived last time and had miscarriage after 2 months. Later when tested she had thyroid stimulating hormone. After treatment now she is okay, and taking tablets continuously. After receiving advice, we tried once, and after the normal cycle after 2 days she got her periods. Kindly advise.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
She has conceived last time and had miscarriage after 2 months. Later when tested she had thyroid stimulating hormone...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user, first evaluation of cause for abortion is necessary. Please get tsh done, 3 hour glucose tolerance test, lupus anticoagulant, apla please start with folic acid. After reports we will discuss about how to plan further.
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Doctor while I am doing toilet the toilet is like blood and it is paining and I fell to go toilet in every time.

FACS, FAIS, FICS, FRSM, AWS, Diploma in Laproscopic Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Chennai
It might be a fissure, tear or crack in the anal sphincter. Usually if its initial or first few times it will heal on its own. Drink plenty of fluids and fibre increase in your diet should help.
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FOR diabetic am not taking medicine .some years before I took. But forget the name . And for thyroid I took eltroxin 50 daily one.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mohali
FOR diabetic am not taking medicine .some years before I took. But forget the name . And for thyroid I took eltroxin ...
Hello, Your BMI- 21.48 Diabetes and Hypothyroidism diet plan suggest Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink H)Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly And Thyroid according avoid soy products cruciferous vegetables. No upper salt
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Dear I am 28 years old married women. Recently I have been diagnosed with uti and traces of blood in urine. My pulse rate is also slightly high i.e 107 pm. What could be the reason. I am having norflox tz for this infection.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
Dear I am 28 years old married women. Recently I have been diagnosed with uti and traces of blood in urine. My pulse ...
Urinary tract infections can be completely cured with homoeopathic medicines. No side effects at all. 100% rapid and effective results. Drink plenty of water. Take following homoeopathic medicines for 3 days which help you to solve the problems soon. Can notharis 200, uva ursi q and ferrum phos6x tabs. Nothing to worry. For treatment please be free to consult me. Thank you.
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I am taking ELTROXIN 100 for the past 2 years. My thyroid profile as on 28-10-2016 is as given below: T3, Free FT3 - 3.31 T4, Free FT4 - 1.36 TSH, Ultrasensitive - 0.599 Please inform the dosage of ELTROXIN per day Regards,

Advance BHRT Certification, Fellowship in BHRT & Longevity Medicine, Fellowship in Endocrinology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Your Thyroid parameters are good. If your symptoms are controlled with present dose of Eltroxin then there is no need to change anything. If not then your case will need to be reviewed for a more comprehensive and progressive line of approach.
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I am suffering from thalassemia trait hypothyroidism since 1991 and am on 1 tab of 100 mcg eltroxin bbf. I am suffering from weakness and acute body pain specially on shoulders neck and legs. Since last 5-6 years I am facing problem of erectile dysfunction also and am taking penegra xpress 75-100 mg as and when required as per the doctors advice. Please suggest permanent solution and medicines for e.d. And weakness.

MBBS, MCCEE, Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
Sexologist, Jaipur
I am suffering from thalassemia trait hypothyroidism since 1991 and am on 1 tab of 100 mcg eltroxin bbf. I am sufferi...
Remember you have Thalassemia and that is major cause in your problem. So no permanent cure may be possible but if you stop thinking it as a problem and stay tension free, I am sure you will enjoy your sex more better. Eat fresh fruits and fresh vegetables and go for morning brisk walk for one hour and rest of your body complaints will slowly go away. Tension too cause strained muscles at neck and shoulders which on long run may cause pain. Follow that, I am sure it will help you.
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Hello Dr. my age is 25 and I have thyroid and getting fat continuously. And do not want to take medicine. If you kindly tell any home remedy so that I can overcome from this please.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Pay close attention to your food choice. ·        Eat less carbohydrate food sources like chapatti, rice, noodles, pasta, bread etc as they help in gaining weight and storing fat. ·        While having lunch or dinner eat vegetables and dal to fill your stomach rather eating lots of chapattis or rice. ·        Have a healthy breakfast like poha, idli, upma, plain dosa, oats, dalia or khichdi with vegetables. ·        Eat a balance diet including good quality proteins like: fish, lean chicken and eggs. If you are a vegetarian then include skimmed milk, low fat paneer, butter milk, soy bean or soy milk in your diet. ·        Avoid ghee, butter or vanaspati. Prepare your diet with vegetable oil like sunflower, safflower soybean or olive oil. ·        Eat plenty of salads. ·        Eat fresh fruits including apple, orange, pineapple, papaya, sweet lime, berries, guava, watermelon, mask melon etc. ·        Avoid eating outside junk and fried foods like pizza, pasta, roll, burgers, cakes, chocolates and cookies. ·        Have an early dinner. The earlier the better, giving your system more time to digest the food. ·        Avoid cold drinks/alcohol as they add empty calories to your diet. ·        Avoid fat enriched milk products like cheese, sweets, full fat cream etc. ·        Drink 3 liters of water in a day. ·        Try to have less sugar in food and beverages. ·        Try to drink 2 cups of green tea in a day as green tea helps in weight loss by aiding digestion. ·        Avoid red meat like mutton, beef, lamb or pork. ·        Eat sprouts or roasted chana, whenever you feel hungry.
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