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Dr. Alka Sinha

Nuclear Medicine Physician, Delhi

Dr. Alka Sinha Nuclear Medicine Physician, Delhi
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Alka Sinha is a renowned Nuclear Medicine Physician in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Alka Sinha at Dr. Alka Sinha@BLK Super Speciality Hospital in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Alka Sinha on Lybrate.com.

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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopist (IAGE)

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Hello doctor I am suffering from thyroid I am using medicines every day so is their any chance to avoid this problem for ever.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, If one has hypothyroidism, then the treatment is to take thyroxine tablets for lifetime. Dose of thyroxine should be such that TSH should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, to be free from all the symptoms. Since it is a hormone deficiency condition, treatment has to be supplementation of the hormone for lifetime. There is no other option. Thanks.
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My son is now seven months old and when he born since then he is having nasal sound and now also coming voice from his nose. So that is cough or any else . Regular voice coming.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Kolkata
My son is now seven months old and when he born since then he is having nasal sound and now also coming voice from hi...
It seems your son is having nasal intonation, which is in medical term known as rhinolalia. Now there are two types of rhinolalia 1. Operta and 2. Clausa. Rhinolalia operta is caused by cleft palate, while rhinolalia clausa is caused by enlarged adenoids or any nasopharyngeal mass. So you must consult an experienced ent surgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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I am 26 years old male. I have autoimmune thyroid disease from last 5 months. What should i do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Treatment for chronic autoimmune thyroiditis depends on the results of the thyroid function tests. Patients with overt hypothyroidism who have high thyroid-stimulating hormone (tsh) and low free t4 levels require treatment with levothyroxine. The dose is age dependent. Tsh levels should be monitored and the dose should be adjusted to maintain levels within the reference range. The treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in patients with elevated tsh and normal free t4 levels is controversial. These children may enter a remission phase and may not have permanent hypothyroidism. This appears to be a minority of subjects. Can you send me the tft reports?
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I want know I have thyroid or not please tell me my report TT3 145.48 (reference interval 70 -204) TT4 12.5 (reference interval 4.6-10.5) TSH 0.70 (reference interval 0.35-5.5)

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I want know I have thyroid or not please tell me my report TT3 145.48 (reference interval 70 -204)
TT4 12.5 (referenc...
Mr. Lybrate-user, your thyroid test results show that there is no problem with thyroid gland. It normal and healthy.
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My father is on medical treatment for coronal artery disease. He is non diabetic and Wrongly taken diabetes tablets for 4 days and now suffering frm hypoglycemia. How recover from it? How much days take to normal ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My father is on medical treatment for coronal artery disease. He is non diabetic and Wrongly taken diabetes tablets f...
Hello, give him sugar, glucose and sweets to raise the lowered glucose level. He will become normal within a day don't worry. Take care.
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Thyroid can be permanently cured by homeopathy. Pls suggest medicine. I am 32 and taking medicine from three years.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Herbal tea with ginger is beneficial for thyroid functioning. In fact, beverages including coffee, tea, carbonated drinks and alcohols should be avoided by patients afflicted with thyroid disorders. In its place herbal tea may be an alternative option.......take punarnavadi mandoor and kanchnar guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. ..take arogyavardhini vati 1-1 tab twice a day with warm water
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What is the reason for hyperthyroid? What is the ready and what to take as food and what to avoid.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
A variety of conditions can cause hyperthyroidism. Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. It causes antibodies to stimulate the thyroid to secrete too much hormone. Graves’ disease occurs more often in women than in men. It tends to run in families, which suggests a genetic link. You should tell your doctor if your relatives have had the condition. Other causes of hyperthyroidism include: excess iodine, a key ingredient in T4 and T3 thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid, which causes T4 and T3 to leak out of the gland tumors of the ovaries or testes benign tumors of the thyroid or pituitary gland large amounts of tetraiodothyronine taken through dietary supplements or medication.
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I have digestive problems whenever I eat anything I feel like toilet after having food.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I have digestive problems whenever I eat anything I feel like toilet after having food.
You should take chest nut 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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I'm 25 years old girl. I have severe headache and stomach for a long time. And also I have doubt about having thyroid. Can you please tell me how to prevent thyroid.

MBBS
General Physician,
I'm 25 years old girl. I have severe headache and stomach for a long time. And also I have doubt about having thyroid...
Thyroid is a gland which secrets hormones. Either increased or decreased levels are found in diseased condition. Generally fat fertile female of age forty are considered to be prone to this. Your headache may be due to acidity which is disturbing your abdomen. Regularize your diet, sleep and exercise avoid tension. Some simple antacids may help. Regards.
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My father was suffering from fever from 1 week. And he has very less hemoglobin and he have high thyroid and become very weak.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My father was suffering from fever from 1 week. And he has very less hemoglobin and he have high thyroid and become v...
tab dolo sos when temp. Is high, and get few test done like cbc, complete urine exam. Platelet count, mp slide for malaria and widal test. Back with report. Thank you
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One month baby girl complain of cough and cold nasal condition running nose and eyes are completely close like conjunctivitis please advice.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
One month baby girl complain of cough and cold nasal condition running nose and eyes are completely close like conjun...
Instill saline nasal drops in each nostrils 3-4 times in a day. Clean eyes and use antibiotic eye drops every 2-3 hours in both eyes and eye ointment at bed time. Since baby is 1 month old and are prone to become serious in a short time, it is advisable to consult pediatrician.
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I am suffering from hypothyroidism, I am taking thyronorm 62.5, also I'm lacking mother, what precautions should I taken?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am suffering from hypothyroidism, I am taking thyronorm 62.5, also I'm lacking mother, what precautions should I ta...
Please can you clarify what you mean when you say "I'm lacking mother" in the context of your thyroid.
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When my wife was pregnant thyroid test result got positive. After 2 months it get abortion. Now she is normal. How to detect thyroid? What are the symptoms of it?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, it is better to get thyroid assay done as soon as pregnancy is test becomes positive. If tsh level is above 4 - 5 milli unit, then, immediate treatment with appropriate dose of thyroxine should be started. Tsh levels should be maintained between 0.2 to 2.5 milli units through out the pregnancy. This will prevent adverse outcomes of pregnancy.
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I am 24 year married girl my tsh is 13 and t3, t4 are Normal now I am taking tyrope 50 mg tablet since from 15 day do I get any difficulty to become pregnant.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 24 year married girl my tsh is 13 and t3, t4 are Normal now I am taking tyrope 50 mg tablet since from 15 day do...
Dear user with the information provided it appears that you are suffering from hypothyroidism. Please understand that you are not going to get any difficulty conceiving but it will be advisable if you can post pone it till your tsh levels are well under control to prevent any un foreseen neurological changes in the new born. Will advise to get your tsh levels approx 4 weeks after the date you started your treatment and revert back to me in person so that I can advise you accordingly.
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Coronary Artery Disease - Know the Primary Signs!

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
Coronary Artery Disease -  Know the Primary Signs!

Your heart is the most important and vital organ of all and regulates the flow of heart to all parts of the body. Thus, the valves and the arteries which take the blood to your heart are also an important component in ensuring that the circulation is constant. Thus, any hindrance to this process will put a lot of pressure on your heart and lead to more serious problems in the long run. Coronary artery disease is one such problem and can seriously put the health of your heart at risk.

What is coronary heart disease?
Coronary arteries are very important blood vessels, which carry nutrients, blood and oxygen to your heart. If the level of bad cholesterol is high in your blood, it will start leaving deposits on the walls of the arteries which are commonly known as plaque. This plaque will start building up over time causing blockage of the arteries and disrupting proper blood flow. Excessive build up of the plaque may then rupture the lining of the plaque. This will then induce blood clotting and further prevent the normal flow of blood.

Symptoms
Primary symptoms may include

  1. Shortness of breath: This may occur while you are exercising or performing activities which are mildly exerting.
  2. Heart beats very hard and fast: Your heart may beat very hard and fast, especially when doing everyday activities such as climbing stairs or walking for a prolonged distance.
  3. Angina or chest pain: You may experience pain in your chest as if someone was pressing against it with a lot of force. Angina is also triggered due to stressful activities or even emotional stress. It usually occurs on the left or the middle of the chest and may even be felt in the back, arms, and neck.
  4. Heart attack: Heart attacks are the most common and the most serious complications of coronary heart disease. You would feel extreme pain, akin to crushing on your chest, shoulder, or arm. It may even be accompanied by jaw pain, and sweatiness.

Treatment
Non invasive forms of treatment are always preferable rather than invasive surgeries or procedures to treat coronary heart disease, especially where the risk of serious complications such as heart attack are still on the lower side. Some of the treatments used for coronary heart disease are as follows:

  1. Making lifestyle changes: Quit smoking, reduce alcohol consumption along with consumption of regulated diet will automatically start cleaning plaque that has built up within the arteries. Losing weight also tends to help.
  2. Medications: Special medications can take care of cases wherein the deposits are still lesser and the plaque buildup can be removed without the requirement of extensive surgery. Anti-cholesterol medications are one example of this.
  3. Surgical procedures: These are usually employed when the blockage is severe and cannot be corrected by the conventional methods mentioned above. Some of the procedures are angioplasty, stent replacement, as well as coronary artery bypass surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist and ask a free question.
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Dear doctor, my daughter is 8 yrs. Old she have diagnosed thyroid recently her report is ft3 4. 23 ft4 1. 23 tsh ( ultra sensitive) 6. 59 some doctors said not to worry but one doctor said give her one tablet rest of life we r so confused give me a right advice what to do ?

M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
See the standard ref. For normal values for that lab, and look if they are low or not for your daughter. But once started you have to give lifelong. If still confused, visit paediatric endocrinologist. It is worth, you are dealing with a illness for rest of life.
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I am 31 old male and I am a thyroid patient, I used thyronorm 100 mg. Tab. Daily in empty stomach and take breakfast after half an hour. Recently I checked TSH and report is 8.22, where normal range is 4.92. So please suggest me how can I do in this situation and how to control it by medicine and diet chart.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, when on treatment with thyroxine, you should aim at getting tsh levels between 3 to 4 milli units / l. Then only good control is achieved and all symptoms are in check. Tsh 8.22 milli units/l means present dose is not enough. It needs an increase. Initially itself dose should have been a bit more than what you have been advised. Diet does not help in reducing tsh. I am sure you are already avoiding soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, mustard, peanuts and coffee. Plus consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Use whole grain flour for chapati and roti. Avoid refined flour like maida and items made of that. Plus you will have to continue exercising daily for 1 hour. Thanks for the question.
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Hello sir my sister suffering from thyroid the results is some time 60 or some time is 25 range they have no child so what I can do

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Your sister s thyroid is not controlled. It could be the reason for her not to conceive. Thyroid is easily manageable. You can consult with me regarding further management.
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