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Dr. B.Philip Kumar

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, DNB (PSYCHIATRY)

Psychiatrist, secunderabad

12 Years Experience
Dr. B.Philip Kumar MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, DNB (PSYCHIATRY) Psychiatrist, secunderabad
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He has over 12 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He has done MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, DNB (PSYCHIATRY). Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. B.Philip Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - S.V.N Govt Medical College, Yavatmal - 2004
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - Seth G S MEDICAL COLLEGE AND KEMH,MUMBAI - 2010
DNB (PSYCHIATRY) - ASHA HOSPITAL, HYDERABAD - 2012
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What are the ways to get ride of habit of smoking? Please tell me?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist
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This is the pattern with smoking: you fail and then you try again. One day you will succeed. You may feel that it is impossible to give up at your age or for having smoked so much. But that it not true. I know of so many people who have given up and were very high level smokers (even 40 cigarettes a day!). You can follow some of these instructions to help you this time. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here?s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world ? you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.

My 20 year old brother couldnt overcome the problem which is troubling him around 3-4 year he has sent to hostel in pune for study 4 year back right from there he started hating everyone in family now he is living with mother at own house but could not forget those homliness time of hostel and present getting angry at simple things, threatening to suicide please help.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist
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May be something happened in pune hostel which has affected your brother. See if you can talk to him and find out what is bothering him. Help him to learn some anger management and assertive communication techniques so that he will be able to control his anger and will be able to express his feelings without getting angry with anyone. If he is threatening suicide, that means he is quite unhappy and frustrated. Kindly don't leave him alone and observe his behaviour. Seek help from a counsellor.

FCCP (USA), MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist
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Smoking decreases lung function far ahead than natural ageing of lungs. Quitting it at any course of time prevent further decrease though could not retrieve to non smoking status.

I read anything. It is remember for sometime after that I forgot it. What to do?

M.A-Philosophy, Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, B.A.M.S
Psychologist
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Create questions before reading read to find answers after reading twenty minutes close the book and recall what you have read reproduce it by writing it will help to remember what you have read.
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I am 27 year old man. I need to know what is the alternate if I need to qui t smoking.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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I feel really happy for you guys who have guts to digest the truth that habitual smoking is an addiction and I am very much sure that guys like you although understand the disatrous effectss of habitual smoking but out of their craving or compulsion are unable to do so. But I wll try to figure out a clear picture in front of you and let you decide how to quit this habit as I think you are strong enough to quit this habit as you have a strong mind to accept this addiction.-----------------------myself is a homoeopath and I will prescribe you a homoeopathic medicine which will help you in coming out of your withdrawl symptoms after quitting smoking quiet easily along with management for how to quit smoking--------------consult me-----------

I have pain in neck shoulders am suffering from allergic bronchitis and not consuming any medicines for this. I have gastric problem eventhough having food on time. I am 30 years male and get urge for masturbation frequently. I dont know why?

cc USG, MBBS
General Physician
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I have pain in neck shoulders am suffering from allergic bronchitis and not consuming any medicines for this. I have ...
Hello, Kindly follow advises given below 1.Avoid using computers continuously, take rest for 5 min after working for half an hour 2. In pain free interval do neck exercise (kindly learn exercise by registered Trainer) 3. you can use thin pillow while sleeping so that normal posture of neck can be maintained 4.Maintain proper posture of body while watching TV/ studying Kindly go for cervical X ray AP and lateral and review with reports For Allergic Bronchitis you need to avoid allergen(eg Dust) as much as you can What symptom you have kindly tell me like Stomach pain/ acidity/ constipation/ Heaviness/ gas Kindly follow advises given below 1. Drink lot of water 2.Avoid food from outside, junk, fried, spicy fatty food 3.Take fibrous diet 4. Regular Physical exercise 4. Regular Meditation and about masturbation This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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Hi me anil 25 years told. I have problem in through while speaking my voice hear has young voice. And in phone it will be here as an transgender voice. So pls tell me which checkup I have to under go and if I take the treatment my voice will here has an man.

M.PHIL - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, MA - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist
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I can not suggest about any surgery as its not part of my speciality but you must be having lots of psychological concerns. You need to accept yourself as you are. This will help you to face your real identity.
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My wife 50 year old female for almost 15 years now that she has mental disorder namely: 1. She keep on talking to my self 2. Get provoked when I talks of my sistors, mother 3. Does not take proper food she does not go to doctor she says she is ok and no medication is required can you suggest how we go about?

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist
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This is her behaviour you can't change it you can bring her to me I can counsell her, medicine is not a solution for such things acupressure will help her lot.

Hi I am a 27 yrs old studying psychitry. I need some guidance. When I return from college I feel lonely. I wish someone would have been there a psychiatrist with whom I cud discuss psychiatry. As I dont have seniors.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, CE (New York)
Psychiatrist
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Hi. I am sure all the psychiatrist here would be more than willing to help a colleague, like you. Since you must be aware of common symptoms of depression, you should rule out that first. You can write your problems in detail, I would be happy to help. Take care
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My loneliness is getting bigger and bigger my thoughts are forcing me to indulge bad habit am no way in controlled by my parents friends. And I had a girlfriend whom I thought her as my world has been broken and I don't know where to find a good counselor I have started to smoke drink, and started to have marijuana I couldn't kill me? I am suffering full off bad thoughts and guilty conscious. I don't know how to overcome this situation and I could concentrate on my studies I need someone for caring me and I want my head to be placed on who someone caring me how can I overcome my loneliness and my bad habits?

M D (A M)
Ayurveda
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My loneliness is getting bigger and bigger my thoughts are forcing me to indulge bad habit am no way in controlled by...
If you want to cure your self, try to keep you in croud, like friends and colleagues, also relatives. You can start music therapy like to listen shehnai, sitar, tabla, bansurt or old classical songs, ringing bell in temple while performing aarti, and also take some ayurvedic medicines, to improve your brain system. If you want my advise you take an appointment and meet me. You can use this platform to meet me.
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Paraphilia and its Psychological Impact

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Sexologist
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Compelling urge to get physical with your partner that is an aberration from what is expected of a person, that is to say usual genital arousal for a phenotypically normal, physically of age and consenting human counterpart, is referred to as Paraphilia or sexual perversion. This condition lives up to the standards of a disabling problem when it hampers the overall health of a person, leads to psychological setback or victimization of another individual.

Psychological impacts of going through such a condition

1. The perpetrator of the variation may or may not see this as a condition: The person suffering from this condition may or may not treat it as a problem. In both ways, it is harmful. Knowing it as a problem and not seeking treatment or assistance can be harmful for oneself and others. Not realizing that you are subject to a serious sexual condition might propel you to commit wrong to non- consensual partners while being confident about your ways.

2. Social ostracization kills them: Coming in the open with a sexual fantasy that is not acceptable to the society can leave you with varied reactions. People might be incited to attack you for being unusual or they might isolate you. The latter is a probable outcome. Rarely does society guide you towards betterment in such cases. Social ostracization can result in deep rooted hatred for the world at large.

3. Perpetual humiliation can push them more into Paraphilia: Humiliation for being different from the rest can make a person feel shame. Shame and constant regret cannot help an instance of sexual perversion. It can make a man or woman more obstinate. In such a situation a person would strongly cling to his or her condition feeling extremely dejected.

4. 'To be or not to be' haunts people suffering from Paraphilia: Many times a sufferer is not able to understand what is wrong in having objectionable sexual behavioral tendencies and fantasies. As long as your fantasies are limited to your own mental domain or are performed on a consensual partner, there are no complications. The minute an obnoxious sexual urge is performed leading to personal or public harm, a threatening hitch arises.

5. Problems in expressing oneself can make a person suicidal: To adhere to societal norms a person might keep his desires on a leash. This kind of compromising over a long span of time will make a person depressive and may also prompt him to commit suicide.
Paraphilia and its Psychological Impact
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My brother is suffering from schizophrenia, he is taking heloperidol which rarely available in chemist shop, so would you please tell a substitute medicine for heloperidol ?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist
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Dear, heloperidol is commonly used anti-psychotic medication. I don't know from where you got the prescription of this drug. You have to consult the psychiatrist who prescribed this medicine if you want to change it. That is healthy practice. As anti-psychotic drugs are scheduled, you may not get it with chemist unless you produce a written and signed prescription. Consult a psychiatrist. Take care.

I lost some body close last year and since then feel very depressed and Peter keeping to myself all the time. please help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist
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I lost some body close last year and since then feel very depressed and Peter keeping to myself all the time. please ...
Dear Shan. Welcome to lybrate. Loss of somebody near and dear is definitely grief and depressive. But these depression is short lived and should be cleared within weeks. If you still are depressed, you should consult a psychologist online for counselling and further treatment. Take care

hello doctors! I'm 25 years old. Unmarried and working lady. I've been suffering from a number of problems, some from my adolescence which are still there and have become chronic and some have developed recently. I have many health issues at the same time, below is the list:- 1- i'm exhausted all the time, I feel lethargic and slouchy. 2- few years back I used to have extreme pelvic pain; I couldn't stand the pain and my Dr. Gave me injections of voveran. Now from the last year my periods are not regular, I just menstruate for one day. 3- i'm constantly putting on weight, especially around my belly. I exercise but it doesn't help. 4- when I was 13 years old my knees used to knuckle/crack a lot. This condition remained for 8-9 years. Now it doesn't happen but i've severe pain in my knees and ankles; i'm not able to climb stairs, I can't do cycling I can't walk fast, cannot jump/jog, in short I feel like a 60 years old lady. 5- also I pent when I climb stairs or walk fast. My folks say that i'm a lazy girl and not at all attentive. 6- i'm absent minded, so much forgetful. I misplace things most of the time. One doctor said i've dementia or alzheimer's. I'm shocked. 7- I look pale and have many skin problems, like breakouts, scars, black head white heads, patchy skin. Did consult doctors. But nothing did really help. Blood test already done, there's no blood infection. 8- i've consulted a gynaecologist too for my periods and skin issues, conducted some tests which were normal. I feared of pcos but luckily it was not that but there was some watery discharge from my left breast. 9- i'm short sighted too and my number is -8. Severe headache is common. 10 - in 2013 I was down with typhoid. My haemoglobin was 7.8 at that time and I took iron tabs (dexorange) for three months. 11- four five years back I had a bone marrow test which indicated my bones were weak. In later years I consulted an specialist he said I hv arthritis, I didn't continue the medicines. 12- my tongue has unusual black spots. My metabolism isn't good. Constipation is not a regular problem. 13- recently i'm realising that my body's tiny hair including my face is growing dark. I fear of hormonal problem. 14- from last one month i've chronic bony pain especially in my hands, feet and legs. My finger joints are paining like anything, I can't keep my feet on the floor, it hurts badly. I'm not able to sleep due to unbearable pain. In fact I can't explain my condition. Every part of my body pains, I feel sick, very very sick. Please help, what should I do, i'm stressed out, not even able to work properly in my office. Where to start? who's the right doctor? please help out.

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. It appears that you have multiple problems, from an orthopaedic point of view I will require certain tests to be done empty stomach, once we have the results I can let you know certain things: cbc, esr, crp, serum electrolytes, kft, lft, thyroid profile, serum vitamin d levels, ra factor, anti ccp antibodies, ana, hla b 27 these tests should guide us to why you have bone pains, maybe fatigue and tiredness. Also you should consult a general physician and a gynaecologist as well and if required get your hormonal workup done as well. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am getting habitual to chewing the tobacco. How to stop it?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist
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Dear, tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like nicotine replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advise. Take care.

I drink plenty of water every day in order to reduce Parkinson disease. Frequent urination during night is the problem. This affect my sleep. There is no problem during daytime. Is there any remedy?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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I drink plenty of water every day in order to reduce Parkinson disease. Frequent urination during night is the proble...
Yes do Take as required avoid too much of water during night before sleep Do Take proper follow up with Neuro Physican and take appropriate Therapy and Management Best wishes

How to get off some one from mind especially if she is very close, and you r unable to forget about her a single minute.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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Homoeopathic medicine alpha ts (wilmar schwabe india) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 15 days. Passiflora inc q (dr reckeweg) drink 40 drops in 20 ml fresh water 15 minutes before sleep bramari pranayam daily bramari pranayam or bee breath 1. Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing. 2. Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each pinky finger near a nostril. 3. Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last. 4. Use your pinkies to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled. 5. Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils. 6. Repeat twenty times. Starting from 5 times drink plenty of water daily.

I'm 21 year when I was at my place I had regularly sex with my gf but now I'm apart from her it is very difficult to live without sex what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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I'm 21 year when I was at my place I had regularly sex with my gf but now I'm apart from her it is very difficult to ...
To curb your sexual desires, you have to do more to think less. Channel all those feelings into something that will keep your mind off sex and then, get busy. You can read books, go out with friends, watch movies, learn new things etc. Transfer your urges into something you have always wanted to do. At the end of the day, you would have successfully managed not to think about sex and you will also be satisfied at the things you did. If one of those hobbies trigger a sexual response in you and you are feeling aroused, do not masturbate. Think of non-sexual images or take a long walk.-----------------------Engage your body in exercise that will keep you busy and keep you from feeling frustrated from not having sex. You can jog in the morning, swim or hit the gym. You can also try yoga and other exercise that will help stimulate both mind and body.-----------------------------------Only few can drink heavily or do drugs without losing control of themselves. Stay away from alcohol and drugs if they will cause you to do something you will regret when you are sober. If you must drink, drink with friends you can trust and you know will watch over you.------------------------------In order to control your sexual urge, you should enter into a relationship with no sex. If you wonder what you both will do without the sex, there are countless things couples can do to bond like going on a field trip together, taking up a joint hobby, learning new things together. Far from what most people think, you can have a very satisfying relationship without sex.-------------------------If you feel like you can’t control it all by yourself, you can talk to your doctor, pastor, parents, close relative or friends. Sometimes, having someone to talk to about how you feel helps better than trying to curb it all by yourself. Who knows, the person you want to meet may have had difficulty curbing his own desires too. What then is better than learning from someone’s experience. Don’t be shy or scared of being judged.-----------------Get spiritual help that engages your mind in spiritual activities that are far from sex. Being around people pursuing the same goal as you, especially in chastity can also be a strong supportive measure. That way you have someone holding your hands all the way. Trying doing BRAMARI PRANAYAM for 10-15 minutes in morning for Mind control.
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hello. I'm Azad I'm a student there a lot of exam stress on me. Due which I have severe pain in my head n in my back. Pls help me.

MBBS
General Physician
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hello. I'm Azad I'm a student there a lot of exam stress on me. Due which I have severe pain in my head n in my back....
1. Go for regular exercise and play some games 2. Find time for relaxation like watching tv/listening music etc. 3. Develop some new hobby like painting/reading/writing 4. Do yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotions and relieve stress 5. Avoid smoking/alcohol if you take 6. Sleep for 7-8 hours daily to remain healthy 7. Socialise with friends/relatives/family members 8. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy veg tables, fruits and drnk plenty of water 8. Avoid severe physical and mental exertion.
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