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Dr. Gowri Shankar

Neurosurgeon, Hyderabad

Dr. Gowri Shankar Neurosurgeon, Hyderabad
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Gowri Shankar is one of the best Neurosurgeons in Hastinapuram, Hyderabad. You can meet Dr. Gowri Shankar personally at Kiran Sai Hospital in Hastinapuram, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gowri Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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My daughter 18 is suffering from cerebral palsy. Not able to stand though lot of exercises. Botox also given a number of times.

BPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Lucknow
what is the spasticity grade on MAS .If contractures develop then surgical intervention is needed. I possible contact me I will help .
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I had fisher surgery 10 yrs back. But something fisher problem raised sometimes bleed also. I take indrajeet capsule for temporary healing. I want final solution for this. Recently I started whey protein for body building but whenever I take motions start and I get burning effect.

MD
General Physician, Noida
Hi. Wat you need to do now is. Visit a surgeon personally for the examinations. Bcz may be your this prob. Has reoccured. Ok and second thing taking protien n having loose stools. Tat may be bcz your gut cnt digest it so simplly change the protien.
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How can I cure my migraine problem?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
migrane can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications, try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation may help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. Rest and relax. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. It is very important keep a headache diary. Continue keeping your headache diary even after you see doctor. It will help you learn more about what triggers your migraines and what treatment is most effective. A dose of riboflavin in appropriate dose as prescribed by me, also may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency of headaches. Coenzyme q10 supplements may decrease the frequency of migraines, magnesium supplements may also be used to treat migraines do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Sir, I am suffering from epilepsy (seizures) from the last 10 months doctor has suggested me to take medicine levepsy 500 mg (levetiracetam) but from 3-4 months my parents are saying that my eyes fluctuate but I am not known to this so the doctor increased my medicine from 500 mg to 750 mg but still no effect and also I am not satisfied from my doctor's advice please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Hello, Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You can Consult Good Neurologist for second opinion, i can guide you further
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What is the best treatment for paralysis attacked patient?

PhD (A.M - Integrative Oncology) Scholar, Integrative Oncology (MSKCC N.Y, USA), Doctor Of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I), Advanced Strategic Management, B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.)
Alternative Medicine,
Hi, given your limited description of the issue, it is difficult to ascertain the real cause behind the paralysis condition and also advise anything in particular. There could be many causes behind.
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Is benign essential tremor curable ? Pls suggest remedy

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
It is not curable in true sense. it has genetic basis. runs into family. Adequate dose of proprenolol gives symptomatic relief. OD or TR preparation available. accept that you may have to live with it. but medicines works wonders.
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Dear Doctor, I have gone ACL repair surgery in oct. 2014 and recovered well, since last eight months I have develop the lower back pain radiating to pelvic region, thigh and to calf muscles. It is to severe that I could not sleep at night only 1-2 hrs sleep is left. Pain killer Neuocoxia, Dolwin plus, etc not working at all. I was given stetiod in spine on advise of Dr. but no results. I am very much confuse to whoome I should consult to Spine, ortho or to Neuro specialist. Please suggest the Best Doctor and the Hospital. Thanks.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
Dear Doctor, I have gone ACL repair surgery in oct. 2014 and recovered well, since last eight months I have develop t...
Go to spine surgery center in Delhi. Orthopaedic surgeon should be fine. Go to Spine surgeon. Many orthopaedic surgeons are focusing on spine speciality and will be great for your problem.
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Doctor, If I was tensed my hand shivers uncontrollably and I am thinking always negative about what I do? And I also do regular exercise. How can I control it?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, agitation, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, cerebellar dis order, brainstem disorde, r multiple sclerosis, stroke, head injury, mercury poisoning, liver failure etc 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem
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Dear sir, I am 34+ yrs. I had used finpecia & finax tablet earlier to arrest hair falling. Does this pill have any bad side effect like prostate cancer or impotency. For few days after waking up in morning I am feeling back pain in spine, numbness in my right leg, pain in belly left side near waist, urine has become deep yellowish even sometime feel pain. So please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
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I am 34+ yrs. I had used finpecia & finax tablet earlier to arrest hair falling. Does this pill have any ba...
Hello sir, hairfall can be treated by homoeopathy without side effects. There are many homoeopathic remedies for headache sepia, acid phos, nat mur, phos, kali carb, kali sulph, bry, silicea, canth, etc. To select perfect remedy for you
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Im 19 nd im suffering from migraine. I have tried coupled of medicined visited lots of doctor but no positive result has been shown. What should I do to get rid of this.

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Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.
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I have got initial stage migraine headache. Symptoms- Throbbing pain, photophobia, hate loud sound, jumping or stair climbing or lifting heavy things intensifies or seeds the headache. Can you conform it to be migraine? And what are the methods to eliminate this and also the precautions to avoid? Thanking you.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have got initial stage migraine headache.
Symptoms- Throbbing pain, photophobia, hate loud sound, jumping or stair ...
All chronic headaches due to ideopathic causes comes under this category MIGRAINE. Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning Avoid Perfumes,and try to have a sound sleep.
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I have gone through 3 cesarean, And I am suffering from a nerve pain which travels from my right gluten to my right ankle?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Nagpur
This is radicular pain which is due to compress of nerve roots when they exit from spinal canal to the limbs. You should undergo complete physical examination to ascertain the neurological deficits and a mri of lumbosacral spine.
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I am having severe headache sometimes and the pain happens like heartbeat and also eyes also hurt too much and feel heaviness in my brain. So what's the problem with my brain I am having?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am having severe headache sometimes and the pain happens like heartbeat and also eyes also hurt too much and feel h...
Take crocin pain relief one sos. check your BP. check your check your eye sight. take healthy diet. take proper sleep rest. avoid stress and anxiety.
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I am paralytic due to stroke since 2. 5 years.Please do help

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist,
Dear , there are a lot of advanced physiotherapy treatments in stroke. Have you been undergoing any physiotherapy in the last 2. 5 yrs? have daily activities are you able to perform for yourself? which side is affected? are you able to sit, stand or walk? if you can reply to these I can help you plan an exercise plan to make you functional. In the meantime you can start with simple rolling exercises. Lifting your hand up and down by clasping with the other hand, lifting your head to look at your toes. If you require anymore clarifications pl feel free to consult me. Preethi mathew (mpt, maiap) neuro-physiotherapist
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My sister has shivering in whole body from few days. She was taking chest infection medicines from few days. We take her to hospital doctor has given her nubilizer. But still she has shivering in hands. Kindly suggest good treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Get her blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and get an xray chest done and revert back to us with reports
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My father is 63 years old. He has got his brain MRI done. MRI report suggest the chronic ischemic white matter changes. Doctor has prescribed an additional medicine to dilute the blood. Please let us know if the problem is small or big. Thanks.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
Chronic ischemic changes are age related. And it is related to hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol. Control the risk factors if any. And doctor must have started aspirin for this problem. Nothing serious.
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My brother is having brain tumor from last 3.5 years. When it diagnosed it's of 2nd stage glioma. After that 1st surgery done. In that surgery he had loose the control of right side cause tumor is on left side. Then after 1 year again it occurs and he had a second surgery in hinduja hospital mumbai. After 2nd surgery radiation of 6 weeks also took with 5 cycles of chemotherapy tablets. After a 1.5 years again it occurs and surgery is done in July 2015. Now his tumor is in 4th stage. 4 cycle of chemotherapy have took after 3rd surgery. But from MRI doctor said that the tumor is not responding to the chemotherapy tablets. It's occurring and increasing. Please suggest actual condition and treatment if there is.

MCh Neurosuregry
Neurosurgeon, Sirsa
Hello it is unfortunate that your brother had to undergo repeated surgeries, but from the information you have given it appears that he has been treated properly as per the standard guidelines for these kind of tumors. Now I guess it is grade 4 not 4th stage of the tumor and grading not staging is used for these kind of brain tumor. Treatment now is difficult and depends on the neurological and general condition of the patient, findings on mri scan like location and extent of the tumor and expectations of the patient and relatives from the treatment etc. You have to understand that these tumors are difficult to cure completely and all we can do is to give best available treatment and care. Thank you.
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Hi, my hand shakes a lot I don't know what's a deficiency so how can I consult the same, I am 30 year old and want to be fit, so please help.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Hi Shaking of hands may be because of generalised body weakness, anxiety, excessive alcohol use or some neurological illness. At your age anxiety and alcohol are two most important causes. Reduce drinking gradually if you drink regularly. If quitting not possible then you may consult a psychiatrist for help. If you remain always worried, can not relax, always feel on the edge, if always feel that some wrong may happen, if you have disturbed sleep, excessive sweating, palpitations, dryness of throat and mouth, choking sensation, breathlessness, dizziness, chest discomfort etc then it points towards anxiety. Then again you may require a psychiatric consultation. Get a thyroid profile (tsh, t3, t4) done to rule out a thyroid disorder. If nothing of the above is there in your case then consult a neurologist. Hope, you will benefited. I wish you all the best.
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Hi, one insect has gone in to my ear 3 days before. I concerned with doctor n said nothing is there, but I felt it was there. Can you help me out with following issues. 1) whether, any insect from ear can go to any part of the body like stomach or brain. 2) can it be die and still in the ear or it will just come out.

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Relax, dont be overconcious. Consult good ent surgeon if you haven't. 1) insect can not go to other part from ear. 2) alive or dead both possibilities are possible if insect is really inside. If it is still alive, it may cause pain and irritation.
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