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Dr. N. Pratap Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Hyderabad

19 Years Experience  ·  200 - 650 at clinic
Dr. N. Pratap Kumar MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery Neurosurgeon, Hyderabad
19 Years Experience  ·  200 - 650 at clinic
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Dr. N. Pratap Kumar is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Boduppal, Hyderabad. He has over 19 years of experience as a Neurosurgeon. He studied and completed MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery . You can meet Dr. N. Pratap Kumar personally at Spark Hospital in Boduppal, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. N. Pratap Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Osmania Medical College - 1998
MS - General Surgery - Osmania University - 2002
MCh - Neuro Surgery - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi - 2006

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I am 53 yrs old. I have foot drop problem on left side numbness, tingling. My MRI Report shows that there is depression on L-5, S1, pain is there on Lower Back.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 53 yrs old. I have foot drop problem on left side numbness, tingling. My MRI Report shows that there is depressi...
Homoeopathic medicine R-71 Drops ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily GNAPHALIUM Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily MAGNESIA PHOS 6X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab every 2-3 hrly depending on severity of pain
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I m 34 year old my father is suffering from als. Is there any treatment available for that.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Till date there is no therapy or medicine to cure als. Riluzole is the only available till date which can partially delay the progression of disease for 2-3 years. Stem cell therapy is being tried in some places with partial response, but still it is in experimental stage. Some newer therapies now under trial phase. If some of these therapy become successful it will create some hope in future.
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That Sir, my wife aged 46 years had undergone brain tumor surgery in Kolkata on 23rd February, 2012. Tumor was detected in the IVth Ventricle (Ependymoma) of her brain after conducting CT Scan and MRI tests. Biopsy of the tumor extracted during surgery showed WHO Grade II. Due to brain tumor surgery, she has developed double and blurred vision. VEP test was carried out as per the advice of a senior ophthalmologist but nothing fruitful result was achieved. She even cannot attend her normal daily routine and most of the time urinal occurs on bed. One Assistant is always required to look after her. She even cannot move freely and cannot stand on her own feet for attending nature�s call, taking food and medicines of her own etc. Etc. If she is forced to walk with the help of any Assistant, she complains of headache and other problems and easily starts sweating. In the mean time, several doctors were contacted and medicines were prescribed and consumed but no successful result could be obtained. Dr. , Neurosurgeon of , Kolkata was also contacted and he prescribed PACITANE tab. To be taken twice daily in July, 2014 which she took for a number of days but it yielded no result. He advised for MRI. A fresh MRI was conducted on 30.09. 2014 (MRI Report enclosed) which shows that there is small enhancing recurrent tumor in aqueductal region. Enhancing dural thickening at left front-temporo-parietal region. Furthermore, Dr. Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hospital.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Panaji
Looks like she has recurrance of the tumour and obstructive hydrocephalus. She will require vp shunt and radical excision of the recurrent tumor followed by radiotherapy n chemotherapy.
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Hi sir, I am 26 years old male. I am suffering from migraine. Some time I used to get severe headache. And my left hand used to pain some time Kindly tell me what should I do noq.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
Spigelia 1m one drop daily in th morning if pain is in left side other wise if pain in right than sangunaria c 1m one drop twice daily for one month.
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My father whole leg jerk sometimes in a week. When he sees leg or has his mind towards leg, jerk frequency increases. And if we indulge his mind towards other things Like in talking etc. Jerk become slower and gradually goes. He is also suffering from depression. Can this jerking be associated to parkinson disease? Why or why not. Help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
My father whole leg jerk sometimes in a week.
When he sees leg or has his mind towards leg, jerk frequency increases....
First consult a neurologist to rule out any neurological cause. In some movement disorders, the symptoms reduce on distraction. Hence that factor cannot be used to diagnose. For a patient to have Parkinson's disease, other features like tremors, rigidity, bradykinesia, etc also need to be present. Once it is ruled out, consult a psychiatrist. In some patients, depression and anxiety often manifests as a physical symptom. If he is on medication, ensure it is in supervised capacity.
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I am suffering from brain tumor back side of my left eye can you treat me with removing my eye.

M.S (surgery), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gurgaon
Consult a neurosurgeon who is trained to handle brain tumors. These days multiple treatment options are available for brain tumors but primary treatment still is surgical removal.
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What should I do to control migraine head aches.

MBBS
General Physician,
For headache take tablet paracetamol and avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet, always be stress free, exercise regularly.
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I am 46 years of age. I was suffering with epilepsy and was medicated for that. I am also on respidon 4 mg and flunil 20 mg which is prescribed by the psychiatrist for more than ten years from delhi. As I keep travelling so I don't get time to go to for follow ups sometimes for almost a year or so. Now almost everything is okay except for sleep problem. I am working still I sometimes feel over anxious and restless so I get sometimes sleep problem. I am very sensitive and an introvert I get disturbed easily. I was very slim before the start of medication bit now I am 58 kgs and 5 feet tall. I am very worried about my weight and I walk and do yoga regularly but still I don't seem to lose any weight as I am also suffering from hypothyroid problem almost from last six years now. I want to leave medication for mental illness but I am not confident and I fear that I will not be able to sleep or work if I am without medication. Could you please advice me if it is possible to drop medication and yet live a normal life. I am not married and I do not want to get married either because of my mental illness.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
I am 46 years of age. I was suffering with epilepsy and was medicated for that. I am also on respidon 4 mg and flunil...
You can live a normal life. If you want to leave your medication you have to talk to your psychiatrist and after his advise you can leave them as he suggested. Don't feel stress. You can do relaxation exercise and meditation to give strength to your soul. If you want to take any further help you can contact us.
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Middle aged female prone to migraine having a headache since last night & taken one acilac 150mg & graenil. But today vomited thrice, not able take food. Even ors is also vomited. Now Drank tender coconut and taken Naxdom 250 an hour back. Is it food poisoning or related to migraine? What best can be done now? Any remedy is welcomed. Thanks in advance.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Middle aged female prone to migraine having a headache since last night & taken one acilac 150mg & graenil. But today...
The best ayurveda herb for your case is Natural home remedy using green tea and lemon: 1. Take 1 cup warm water 2. Add a green tea bag 3. Squeeze ½ a lemon 4. Mix well 5. Drink for instant relief This will surely help you.
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Does Daxid 50 mg (two tablets daily) have a role to play in curing sleep apnea? Or is it only to treat depression?

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Does Daxid 50 mg (two tablets daily) have a role to play in curing sleep apnea? Or is it only to treat depression?
Daxid is sertraline which is an antidepressant which increases the serotonin uptake in neurons of brain. It is usually prescribed for depression or anxiety symptoms primarily. Now in sleep apnea it can be prescribed for the secondary mood symptoms of the disorder but if it is prescribed only for sleep apnea symptoms then it's not a rational prescription.
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Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

Dementia cannot be singularly regarded as a specific disease, but rather indicates a group of symptoms associated with your memory, cognitive thinking, and social abilities, up to the point where daily functioning gets affected. In most cases, dementia steadily worsens over time (progressive dementias). Dementia is not to be confused with memory loss alone; because it is natural with old people to experience memory loss, but that does not necessarily mean they have dementia. If the reason is dementia, then you may require medical treatment.

Causes:

Dementias are generally caused either by damage to or changes in the nerve cells operating in the brain. The causes can be grouped differently based on the type of dementia experienced and the part of the brain affected. While some causes can be reversed with effective treatment, others, unfortunately, cannot.

The most common causes of dementia which cannot be reversed include:

  1. Alzheimer's disease
  2. Vascular dementia
  3. Parkinson's disease
  4. Frontotemporal dementia
  5. Dementia with Lewy (dementia which is neurodegenerative and progressive in nature) bodies
  6. Severe head injuries

Other irreversible causes which are relatively rarer than usual include:

  1. Huntington's disease (breakage of the brain's nerve cells)
  2. Creutzfeldt-jakob disease (irreversible and fatal brain disease)
  3. Multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  4. Infections like syphilis
  5. Leukoencephalopathies (diseases affecting the brain's'white' areas)
  6. Brain injuries
  7. Multiple system atrophy

Causes of dementia which can be treated include:

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Heavy metal poisoning
  3. Certain brain tumors
  4. Chronic alcoholism
  5. Hiv/aids
  6. Vitamin b12 deficiency
  7. Medicinal side effects or abnormal drug reactions
  8. Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  9. Certain cases of encephalitis

Symptoms

Symptoms of dementia include:

  1. Memory loss
  2. Difficulty finding the right words
  3. Difficulty exercising judgments, especially during emergencies
  4. Inability to recall particular events or to recognize people and places
  5. Depression or other mood disorders, in addition to symptoms like uncontrolled aggression or constant agitation.
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Why do my body parts get numb while sleeping aur while lying down on my bed?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
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. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1 tab odx10days you will need other supportive medicines also. Do back (spine) exercises make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do ask for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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My hand finger vibrate when I try to stay constant. I don't drink and non veg So I requested what I do.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My hand finger vibrate when I try to stay constant. I don't drink and non veg So I requested what I do.
Do take tens therapy for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist best wishes.
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I had first attack of epilepsy few days back. I am under medication. I am preparing for some competition and I need to study 13-16 hours daily. Prior to seizure I was able to concentrate properly. Now I feel difficult to concentrate. Please comment.

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
At your age after first attack if you will follow proper routine then other attacks can be stop.what you have to do is ---try to sleep before 10 wake up around 6 eat healthy food don' t skip lunch or dinner avoid junk food coke try to concentrate on studies if some thoughts came then divert your mind say to yourself i am suppose to study this time i will deal with this after completing this topic slowly by slowly it will become your habit.good luck
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Am a 22 old girl, having severe migraine last 4 months. Already am having migraine. Now am suffering from migraine associated with tearing leg cramping and high blood pressure, raising face temperature last 4 days. So for relieving I taken dynapar iv injection. Aftr dat I got relief. BP also fall down with in 3 to 4 hours. In a week am having migraine in most of d 5 to 6 days. Any problem is there in my brain? What should I do. Professionally am a icu nurse.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Am a 22 old girl, having severe migraine last 4 months. Already am having migraine. Now am suffering from migraine as...
Hello, Migraine:- Some symptoms may include: feeling dizzy or faint. increased sensitivity to light and sound. nausea. pain on one side of the head. pulsing and/or throbbing pain. vomiting Migraine is a form of headache. The pain is usually throbbing, pulsating and bursting in character. At times, the pain is one sided or may involve the whole head. Such pain may last for hours or even days. It is often accompanied by other symptoms like nausea or vomiting. At the same time, there is increased sensitivity to light and sound. The causes of the problem may vary from one patient to another and so will the final choice of the homoeopathic remedy.
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DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Gurgaon
Most important thing in treatment of epilepsy is
Compliance - taking medicine on time , without missing any doses,
and Avoiding sleep deprivation - atleast 8-9 hours sleep in night and avoid late night outings.
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I am 35 years old and I have a nerves problem on my leg for the last 4 to 5 months.

MBBS
General Physician, Barabanki
Hello. Check blood glucose level for diabetes ensure proper sitting posture indulge in stretching exercise avoid heavy weight lifting and shoulder turning of trunk moderate exercise is advocated consult physician/orthopaedic doctor for further evaluation ct/mri spine.
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I have severe headache and doctors told that its migraine. What medicines or treatment should I take up to cop with this?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I have severe headache and doctors told that its migraine. What medicines or treatment should I take up to cop with t...
Madam, Check BP What investigations have been done What medicines have been adviced Contact me with details for proper medical advice.
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How to control my migran. Its very complicated I can not my daily work. I feel weakness. Nd everyday very troblefull day for me.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
Headaches due to migraine is very common these days especially in young adults because of there lifestyle and working environment. Sometimes pain is very severe on one side of the head.  So I would recommend you to avoid stress and anxiety, quiet the mind from distractions. Stay calm positive and do deep breathing exercises, listen some music that would give you some relaxation. If pain is severe then place ice pack over forehead and lie down for some time to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full life. Massage your head using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body. You can use mint or clove spray for inhaling in case of headache. If pain is severe you can also apply ginger paste over the painful area. Avoid taking caffeine, alcohol, phenylethylamine (found in chocolate and cheese), tyramine (found in nuts and fermented meats, cheeses, and soy), and aspartame (in many artificially sweetened foods) as sometimes these all exaggerate pain instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. Avoid fasting - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. Take min 7 hours of sleep. Make a habit of 20-25 min walking daily along with some meditations. In spinal physiotherapy we have mobilisation that can be given to patients if migraine is because of spinal involvement so as an advice you can meet some neuro or spinal physio who can give you SNAGs for treating your headache. And the results are immediate pain relief, observed in many patients. If required then only take pain relieving tablets. For more help or instructions please consult. Good Luck and Get Well Soon.
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