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Dr. Vimal Kumar Agarwal

Neurosurgeon, Delhi

750 at clinic
Dr. Vimal Kumar Agarwal Neurosurgeon, Delhi
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I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable also the frequency of headaches has increased. It happens once a day and sometimes even twice a day. Please suggest some tips by which I can minimize it. Thnku.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable al...
Hi, chronic headache is converted to migraine which causes due to stress, anxiety, inadequate sleep & intake, junk food, digestive disorder, excessive deposit of carbon dioxide due to lack of oxygen. * go for a walk in d morning/ evening for 45 mnts to restore your blood circulation to nourish cells & tissues. * go for meditation, deep breathing to inhale plenty of oxygen to reduce your stress and to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. * your diet b easily digestible, simple, non- irritant on time. * ensure sound sleep in d night. Homoeo medicine: @ spigelia200-6 pills, thrice a day. Certain symptoms associated with headache r to b taken into consideration: headach - frontal, left or right temple, back of the head.
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I am suffering from migraine from past 5 years I am taking pills every day regularly but still the intensity of the pain is increasing day by day. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello Mr. Lybrate user Migraine headache is the worst kind of chronic headache. Migraine headache can be defined as severe pounding or pulsing headache that generally starts in the forehead and moves usually towards one side of the head (left side or right side headache) and around the eyes. Migraines, most of the times, attack with warnings or painful symptoms including nausea, vertigo, facial flushing, nasal congestion and dizziness. Acc to Ayurveda this condition is referred as ‘Sooryavarta’. Soorya means ‘Sun’ and avarta means ‘affliction’ or ‘blockage’. The headache gets worsened on sunrise, peaks during noon hours and reduces after evening. Even though this is the typical feature of this illness, it may not be true in all cases. Symptoms may vary based on body prakriti and food habits. Causes acc yo Ayurveda Suppression of natural urges Indigestion Intake of stale food Prolonged exposure to sunlight Oily and spicy food Anger, jealousy, grief, stress etc Intake of dry, pungent and salty food etc Alcohol or smoking Changes in hormone levels during a woman’s menstrual cycle or with the use of birth control pills Changes in sleep patterns – excess sleep or less sleep Exercise or other physical stress Excessive stimulation or stress on sense organs by loud noises, bright lights, strong perfumes / odours, Fasting Stress and anxiety Symptoms Moderate to severe, throbbing headache- right side or left side of the head. Head pain that gets severe with increased physical activity. Sensitivity to light and/or sound. Nausea or vomiting. Red eyes with burning sensation in eyes Loss of appetite Migraine sufferer wants to stay all alone and finds comfort in silent and dark room Depression and irritability Numbness or weakness in an arm or leg. Tips: Do not take pain killers frequently, over intake may cause rebound headache Sleep and eat on time Atleast 7 hours of sleep at night is effective. Avoid fasting. It will increase both Pitta and Vata dosha, worsening migraines. Do not skip meals. Avoid deodorant / perfume Quit smoking and alcohol. Do not use a/c for long period of time. Avoid green chilli use. You can have cinnamon, cardamom, clove, ginger and pepper. Observe for those things or foods that trigger a migraine attack, try to avoid them. Tie a tight cloth around the head to decrease blood flow to the scalp and lessen the throbbing and pounding of migraine headache. Remedies Decoction of jeera and ginger 20 ml twice a day. Raisins and almonds soak over night have in empty stomach. Pomegranate and grape juice. Carrot intake is good during attack. Apply cinnamon powder with warm water on temple and forehead. Steam inhalation with mint leaves. Rx Pathyadi kadha 10 ml_0_10 ml diluting with warm water b/f Niargim tab 1_0_1 a/f gor 3 weeks.
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Hello. Good evening doctor. I have migraine from past 3 years. How can I manage? Its becoming very difficult for to study. Im unable to be like a normal person.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Check your Bp.since you have chronic migraine , you have to take migraine prophylactic drug like propranolol or vasograine after consulting neurologist
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I am 43 year old I am working as clerk in jnv. Doctor, my right leg feeling senseless. Feeling like no leg and always some inside feeling with I am unable to express. Kindly help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 43 year old I am working as clerk in jnv. Doctor, my right leg feeling senseless. Feeling like no leg and always...
Do keep mobilising the limbs by simple stretching and Strengthening exercises from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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Fits-When I am 7 standard, I got a fits. After that I went to many Hospitals for cure. At last I went to Global clinic. From 8 years I am ok, its Totally cure, but still I am using tablets, please suggest me.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
If you did not have fits at all for last 8 years while on medications there is a chance that you may attempt to leave medications. Consult your treating doctor for an appropriate and safe way of doing it.
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I am 20 years old. I have a problem of migraine. Iam getting headache every morning mainly in winter what should I do sir? Can I get a solution for this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hi! Yoga is the only permanent cure for your problem Apart from that Don't eat cheese or oily foods Eat timely, healthy Sleep well during the nights Don't over stress yourself Drink plenty of water Stop alcohol and smoking( if u do) Avoid too much travelling in the hot son Stop eating junk foods and outside catered foods Ventilate yourself well at your house
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I had cervical laminectomy 1 and half month ago. Suddenly today my left arm which is weak previously, is feeling numb and current type sensation is there. Also same is there in left leg's three fingers. Why is it? What to do? Please help.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, fellowship in diabetology
General Physician, Bangalore
I had cervical laminectomy 1 and half month ago.
Suddenly today my left arm which is weak previously, is feeling numb...
Numbness and tingling sensation is very common post operation on spine. Since its cervical both upper and lower limbs bound to get involved. please relax, if weakness detoriates please go back to the Dr. who did operation n get MRI of cervical spine again.
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Symptoms: .Numbness/tingling in cheeks, chin, lower lip - both sides of face - going on for four months - started out on and off - been almost constant past 3 week - no pain -face moves normally. Cough Going on for 2 weeks Coughing fits off and on Little coughs here and there No wheezing Pediatrician says lungs sound fine Mild chest pain .Headache Sharp pain usually in back of head Don’t really remember when it started Off and on .swollen lymph nodes (I think?) in neck and under chin .Pain in left calf Off and on Don’t really remember when it started. Weight loss - no appetite. But I'm a very picky eater and I don't eat school food - not trying to lose weight .Difficulty sleeping - falling asleep -staying asleep .Fatigue -tired fast while standing and walking Possible factors? .Lots of anxiety School health .Recent medicine changes .extreme fear of the dark Sleeping with lights on Sleeping with movie on (just to listen to) .multiple medications .depression .mood disorder .ADHA .Extremely aware of everything that feels wrong in my body .Yesterday I found out I had strep throat (no fever) Medications: Lithium Prazosin Lamictal Gabapentin Medication history: Medications I’ve been taken off of a week and a half ago: Seroquel, Trazodone, Ritalin Lithium dosage was reduced I’ve been on Lithium, Prazosin, and Lamictal for around two years. Gabapentin was just added. Lithium levels have been checked multiple times; most recently 5 days ago. Each time I was told that my Lithium levels were normal, but they decreased the dosage so I’m not sure if that was just in case the Lithium was the problem or if there was a change in my Lithium levels from two weeks before that. Nobody really told my much about the change in my meds. What I understand of what my doctor has told me: They think that the facial numbness is caused by my medications (concerned with the Seroquel and Lithium) and anxiety. Sleep problems are probably related to my psychological issues. Anything neurological has been ruled out by a neurologist. They drew blood and I know they checked vitamin b12 and iron levels. I have no idea what else they tested when they drew blood. My main concerns and what I’m looking for: My main concerns are the symptoms that haven’t been addressed, because I haven’t brought it up, and that there facial numbness that came out of nowhere. I haven’t brought up the headache, leg pain, cough, and chest pain mostly because I’ve been to the doctor a lot recently concerning the facial numbness and I feel like it’s starting to seem like I’m trying to find something wrong with me. When I was complaining of a sore throat she tested my for strep throat and was care less; the swab thing didn't even touch the back of my throat. Few days later I went to urgent care and they do it right and I did of strep throat. Kind of feeling like I'm not being taken seriously because I'm young. Doctors noticed the swollen lymph nodes, but I got strep throat so that might be why. I am concerned mostly about the things I haven’t mentioned and I wanted to know if I should be concerned about those problems. If so, what should I ask my doctor? When should I go see a doctor? What do you think could be wrong if anything is wrong? I really just need to what to do and if I should do something. And do you have any idea how long it will take for the numbness/tingling in my cheeks, jaw, chin, and lower lip to go away if it is my meds that were causing it? I’m a trumpet player and it is difficult to play when my face feels numbish. I also want to know about numb chin syndrome.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Symptoms:
.Numbness/tingling in cheeks, chin, lower lip
- both sides of face
- going on for four months
- started out...
Chill!!! Stay away from everything for a week.Just do warm water gargles,for strengthening of cheek and face muscle Drink milk and turmeric for cough.
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Left side headache left eye pain neck strain. All this causes migraine type headache. Results in severe pain and vomiting. What may be the real cause? Gets ok in one day.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Left side headache left eye pain neck strain. All this causes migraine type headache. Results in severe pain and vomi...
Yes migraine headache can be cured by homeopathy take natrum mur 30 30 ml liquid sbl 1 drop daily on tongue for x 7 days and revert me back
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My wife's upper body, stomach, chest, both hands & arms has gone kind of numb since 2 days now. What do we do? Which specialist should we see?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
My wife's upper body, stomach, chest, both hands & arms has gone kind of numb since 2 days now. What do we do? Which ...
You should see a neurologist. After clinical examination, he may ask for mri of spine to confirm the diagnosis. Early treatment would help her recover.
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I am feeling numbness on my right hand for 3-4 days. Please help me understanding what could be my problem. Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me digital x rays of cervical spine. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days bio d3 max 1tab od x10 do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I am under treatment for epilepsy and have been prescribed encorate chrono 500 mg. And a common side effect of this drug is hairloss. Will visiting a dermatologist be helpful? I know that changing the epilepsy drug is an option but my neurologist isn't agreeing for it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Then change the neurologist, as hair loss in your age is highly depressing. There are wonderful new anti-epileptics which act without causing hair loss. A good doctor understands the need of the patient and tailors the drugs accordingly. If there is no other option he can tell like that, since other options are there and he is not willing to use them, you have no other option other than to change the neuro.
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Hi Brain haemorrhage happen with 70 years old mother. Already operated 20 days before. How much time more took for recovery.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
It take some time. Because its haemorrhage in brain. Kindly consult neuro physiotherapist to gain motor function, locomotor function, balance and coordination.
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I am 56 yrs old retired govt servant. I am suffering from diabetes since last 4 yrs. At present my fasting blood sugar level is 125. And pp 265. And a1c is 6.7%. From the last 4 months i feel very tired , pain under the deltoid region while sleeping . Legs feels numb. My TFT results are normal. Pls give me an advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Indore
As your PP is high. If you are not taking any medications then its the time to start medications. Better to start with oral hypoglycemic agents. (OHA). These body pain and tiredness may be due to diabetes. Can start with METFORMIN 500mg once a day in between breakfast and see the result after 2 weeks. If it is improved then continue. There are side effects also. If you feel gastric trouble then consult again.
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Im feeding my baby she is 11 month now. My legs become numb when ever I sit down or take my baby on my lab. I can not walk fr seconds. It happen every time I take my baby on my lap.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
Im feeding my baby she is 11 month now. My legs become numb when ever I sit down or take my baby on my lab. I can not...
When you sit crosslegged and taking your child on your lap, there could be atemporary reduction in blood flow to the legs and this could be due to weight gain or nerve compression or blood vessel compression. For your height, of 5.3 feet, your weight is ok, so may be the problems could be due to cramps in muscles and this can be best helped by sitting with legs straight if you sit crosslegged, you must change position everyf ew minutes to allow good blood flow. If tingling numbness if there, it signifies vitamin or calcium deficiency and its better to meet a doctor before popping a pill generally many pregnant women take calcium off and on in pregnancy but do not take calcium in postd elivery period. If you are still feeding your child or if you have not taken calcium in the post delivery period, perhaps you must visit the gynecologist who will evaluate you and provide the necessary treatments.
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When to Seek Medical Help for Epilepsy

MD, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
When to Seek Medical Help for Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a form of chronic disorder and it is characterized by recurrent seizures. The episodes of epileptic seizures may differ from person to person. These seizures could be a result of genetic disorder or a result of trauma or stroke. During a seizure, a patient may also experience symptoms of neurological disorders and sometimes lose consciousness.

Medical help for epilepsy
Epilepsy itself cannot be cured using medication, but proper medicines help in eliminating recurrent seizures. These medicines stabilize the electrical activity within the brain preventing seizures.

How effective is the medication for epilepsy?
The success of controlling seizures using medicines depends on the type and severity of epilepsy. Medicines for epilepsy are usually very effective and may fully keep seizures under control. However, controlling seizures caused due to brain problems may be more difficult. Usually, epilepsy medicines can control seizures for a long period of time when they are taken regularly.

When is medical help needed?
The decision about when to start medicines for epilepsy is a tricky one. This is because a first seizure cannot confirm whether a person has an on-going epilepsy problem. A second seizure may occur after many years or may not happen at all. Prediction of seizures is also quite difficult.

The severity of seizures also indicates when to start medicines for treatment. In case a first seizure is quite severe, medication should be started at once. Some people have very mild seizures even though they may be recurring in nature, and medication can be avoided in this situation. After first seizure MRI and EEG may help to know whether you have the risk of second seizure or not.

All the pros and cons must be thought over before starting medications for the treatment of epilepsy. It is advisable to wait for a second seizure and then start medications for treatment. In most cases, medication is started after a second seizure occurs, twelve months within the first seizure. You should always consult a doctor to know when you need to start taking medicines to treat the condition.

For making the most out of the medicines to control seizures, you should follow certain steps:

  1. You must take medications exactly as your doctor has prescribed.
  2. Before switching to generic versions of your medicines or before taking other prescribed medicines, you must consult your doctor.
  3. You should never stop taking the medicines.
  4. In case you experience enhanced depression, mood swings and suicidal thoughts, you should talk to your doctor immediately.
  5. In case you have migraine, you should let your doctor know so that he can prescribe you anti-epileptic medicines, which also prevent migraines.

Medicines cannot treat the underlying cause of epilepsy, but these help in controlling seizures and this is the most common symptom of epilepsy. Medication should be started at a proper time and must be continued without stopping.

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I am Rahul, my father is suffering from Anaplastic astrocytoma (grade3) and his age is 59 years. What are his chances of survival and how long patients of such kind live thanx.

DNB (Neurosurgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurologist, Delhi
It comes under grade 3 tumour. Needs surgery and post operative radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The chances of survival after everything is on an average 1.5 to 2 years.
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Two years back, I got my nerves blocked in the region between neck and shoulder. Doctor prescribed me to take MRI scan. But I did not. Please suggests me so that to overcome the pain. Should I get to take an operation for this? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Indore
Get mri early pain may be cervical but lately it will harm whole length of spine. After mri can consult me privately.
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DO MEDICINES OR PHYSIO THERAPY HELP CONTAIN NUMBNESS IN HANDS AND LEGS DUE TO STENOSIS ?

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Absolutely, With Physiotherapy and release of nerve compression, with neural mobilisation techniques, there is a good number of cases been treated by my team to release such a symptoms, however a thorough examination needs to be done for the same. Refer : Evidence based practise : http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1397818/
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I am 19 year old. I have a pain like nerve stretches in my lower back right side, I have no idea what kind of pain is this. When I work out the pain can feel easily and in the morning also but when I do nothing the pain will feel less. Due to this I feel uncomfortable all the time. This pain continues for 2 months what kind of problem is this and how can I overcome from this problem.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 19 year old. I have a pain like nerve stretches in my lower back right side, I have no idea what kind of pain is...
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Do learn stretching and Strengthening exercises from physiotherapist to relieve from pain Best Wishes.
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