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Dr. Padmaja

MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Dermatologist, Hyderabad

15 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Padmaja MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology Dermatologist, Hyderabad
15 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Padmaja is a trusted Dermatologist in KPHB, Hyderabad. She has been a practicing Dermatologist for 15 years. She has completed MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can consult Dr. Padmaja at PADMA SKIN AND HEART CLINIC in KPHB, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Padmaja on Lybrate.com.

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MD - General Medicine - KMC, Manipal, - 2002
DM - Cardiology - Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, - 2006
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Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
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My skin is dark. Due to this I am facing a lot of problems in my day to day life. What shall I do to get rid of this?

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Pathanamthitta
My skin is dark. Due to this I am facing a lot of problems in my day to day life. What shall I do to get rid of this?
There are a lot of food which can bring back the glow in your skin. They act at a molecular level to maintain the color, tone, texture of skin. Have plenty of fruits especially colored ones, blue and purple fruits like grapes, blackberries, blackcurrants, blueberries, plums, egg plants, strawberries, cranberries are rich in anthocyanin phytonutrients which is a potent antioxidant which repairs collagen and smoothes the skin. Tomatoes contain lycopene and they r the most powerful antioxidant which protects the skin from ageing effects like wrinkles, blemishes, pigmented spots, darkness and dullness. Among vegetables, cabbage, broccoli, brussels contain antioxidant glucosinolate which metabolises oestrogen and soften the skin and improve its texture and vascularity. Green tea with its epicatechin repairs damaged dna and thereby maintains skin structure. Use a broad spectrum sunscreen both indoors as well as before going out. It shud b both uva and uvb protective. Always use your umbrella whether its raining or not. Use a scarf or your dupatta to cover your head. Protect your eyes with a sunshade. Avoid scrubbing your face. Do not steam or sauna. If you swim, use a sunscreen prior to it and after. Avoid face cosmetics for the time being. You can press powder onto your sunscreen if at all you want to use a cosmetic. Drink two litres of water everyday. Pick up carrots, papaya, pumpkin, black grapes to have everyday. These contain important antioxidants and phytonutrients which vil soften your skin. Do not stress over anything. You can use this do it yourself mask at home which vil give you an instant glow. You can mix honey, curd, papaya and banana and apply a mask on your face which you can wash off without soap.
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I want to increase my hair growth as soon as possible by home remedy, what should I do?

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I want to increase my hair growth as soon as possible by home remedy, what should I do?
How we tackle stubborn hairfall we advise 1. Platelet rich plasma therapy for hairlost in patches. 2. Indiviually selected homeopathic medicines with appropiate potency. 3. Essential multivitamins and supplements needed. 4. Diet chart to be followed during the treatment.
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How to repair damage hair.

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist,
How to repair damage hair.
See main reason of hair fall & hair damage is due to infection in scalp skin, which easily goes into hairs follicles & causes hair fall, thinning of hairs, for control on hair fall you have to control on dandruff and infection. So if you want cure. Consult privately.
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My Hair getting rough when hair is dry & gets curly shape what is reason behind it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My Hair getting rough when hair is dry & gets curly shape what is reason behind it?
Hi, The skin and hair tells about our internal health! So, take healthy for healthy body and hair. Diet & Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs (it's loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts and biotin) , different pulses & legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnuts and almonds); iron-rich food like green vegetables, carrots, prunes, green peas; also oats, shrimp, take flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take low-fat dairy products (they also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources) Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of hard water to wash the head rather use boiled water for head wash. Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Cover your head with scarf or cap while stepping outside. Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: Take homoeopathic Rx which will improve your texture - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200 & Alfalfa Tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Don't forget to apply Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash which protects your hair from pollution, dust, sunlight, etc. Apart from this, take Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month.
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I am 26 yrs old male, I am facing the problem of hair loss. What should I do to stop the hair loss and how it can regrow?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), diploma in anorectal disease
Ayurveda, Kolhapur
Ayurvedic medicines works very well in such conditions. Take vasant kusumakar ras 1. Tab twice daily anu tail nasya as nasal drop 2 drops at night.
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My hair is becoming white please tell me the great solution. How can I make my hair black and stop becoming white.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My hair is becoming white please tell me the great solution. How can I make my hair black and stop becoming white.
Hello. We can't change the gray hair turn black, but of course, prevent further greying! The causes of premature graying of hair are several. Here we have listed out a few common causes. Heredity is a major reason for hair greying Excessive use of tobacco and smoking Chronic emotional stress or psychological worries Lack of nutrients such as vitamins, iron, copper and iodine in the diet Medical conditions such as anemia, hypothyroidism, tuberous sclerosis or neurofibromatosis Home Remedies: 1. Add the curry leaves to the oil and boil it for 6 to 8 minutes, or till the leaves turn black. Remove from flame and let it cool. Strain the oil in a container and massage your scalp and hair with this oil 3 to 4 times per week before going to bed. Wash off with a mild herbal shampoo in the morning. 2. Turn the fenugreek seeds to a smooth powder and keep aside. Heat the oil and add the amla pieces to it, let it boil for 5 to 6 minutes, add the fenugreek powder to the oil, let it boil for another minute and remove from flame. Let it cool and strain the oil, apply on scalp and hair before going to bed. Wash off with a mild herbal shampoo in the morning. 3. Mix onion and lemon juice in a glass bowl and apply on scalp and hair evenly. Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash off with a mild herbal shampoo. Repeat it 4 to 5 times a week for 2 weeks. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine – Schwabe's Acid Phos. 200/ once daily and Weisbaden 200/ twice daily – all of them for 1 month. And a multivitamin - A to Z/ 1 cap. Daily once for 3 months (as deficiency of zinc, copper and selenium can also cause premature greying). Use Schwabe's Arnica Shampoo and Hair Growth Oil. Revert.
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I am having pimples on my face, I regularly wash my face .the pimples turned like black rashes. Is clindamycin is recommended to cure dat. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am having pimples on my face, I regularly wash my face .the pimples turned like black rashes. Is clindamycin is rec...
Dear lybrate user, pimples/ acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease which develops due to blocking of the hair follicles in skin. These blockages occur due to 4 abnormal processes: 1) excess sebum production due to androgens 2) excessive deposition of the protein keratin leading to comedone formation 3) infection of propionibacterium acnes (p. Acnes) bacteria on the hair follicles 4) local release of pro-inflammatory chemicals in the skin. In order to stop the formation of pimples the aforesaid four causes should be terminated. Now the bitter truth is neither can you stop the overproduction of androgen or keratin protein nor can you stop the release of pro-inflammatory chemicals because all these processes takes place internally in your skin. However you can stop the accumulation of p. Acnes bacteria on your skin by preventing your skin from getting oily. Always keep a handkerchief with you when ever you go outside. You should wipe off the slightest amount of sweat from your face as soon as you perspire on entering your room from outside wash your face with an oil-free, non-moisturizing face wash. Take a low carbohydrate diet. Do some exercise daily. Drink a lots of water to avoid constipation. Avoid pricking the pimples or popping the sebum as it may lead to black pigmentation & permanent scar formation. You can also take homoeopathic calcarea phos 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach also you can apply homoeopathic mother tincture berberis aquifolium q on the dark spots on your skin which are produced after the resolution of the pimples. Kindly note that this medication may not be sufficient enough to take care of your problem. These medicines are based on the symptoms of your diseased condition & these medicines need to be complemented by further deep-acting remedies in order to permanently eliminate the underlying cause of the disease. So I would suggest you to consult me privately via lybrate as it is very necessary to diagnose the proper underlying cause of your problem if you are wishing for a permanent relief from your problems. A permanent annihilation of the underlying cause of the disease will not only provide you relief from your troubles but it will also cease any chance of further relapse of that particular disease condition.
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I am 29 years old girl. From last 3 months, my hair are falling like anything. Whenever I comb hair, a bunch of hair fall from the roots. I had shown to doc. He had given me tab. Menofit and flucort forte lotion. But no improvement at all.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 29 years old girl. From last 3 months, my hair are falling like anything. Whenever I comb hair, a bunch of hair ...
Hi. Let me tell you about hairfall. In layman's language, hairfall can be divided into 2 types - temporary hairfall and permanent (which is called as 'Hairloss' rather). In temporary hairfall, hair grows back again from the same hair root, but in case of permanent hairloss, may be because of formation of DHT (Di- Hydro -Testosterone) around hair root it gets choked up, subsequently affects the blood supply to the hair and thus hair root is lost forever. (There are different pattern and types of hairloss, because of different reasons like Alopecia Areata, Telogen Effluvium, Scarring Alopecia, Traction Alopecia, etc.) Causes of hairloss: Many factors are responsible formation of this DHT or male/ female pattern baldness - hereditary, post-illness/ ailment, post-delivery, post- chemotherapy, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, insufficient sleep, sudden loss of weight, stress/ tensions/ excessive anger, use of bore water, any other underlying diseases, etc. Need to rule out any causative factor or underlying medical condition. Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs, pulses, legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnut and almonds), iron-rich food like green vegetables, also take flaxseeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of hard water to wash the head rather use boiled water for head wash. Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: Take homoeopathic Rx - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200 & Alfalfa Tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash. Apart from thistake Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month. Investigations advised: Get your blood tested for (empty stomach) - CBC, S. Iron, S. Folic acid, S. Ferritin, S. Calcium, S. Vitamin D3, S. Vitamin B12. If there is any family history of Thyroid dysfunction, get Thyroid function test done as well.
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My hair is falling continuously in front only. What should I do and which cosmetics I should have to prefer?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
My hair is falling continuously in front only. What should I do and which cosmetics I should have to prefer?
i am stopping Medicine German make lycopodium 200, single dose (4-5 drops orally) morning. foood mixed fruit juice daily evening.
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I start get itching when I drive on bike and if it's a bit windy and air passes though body and skin while driving. It really itches and by the time I reach home it spreads across the body and sometimes there are red rashes all over. To get some relief I usually take bath with hot/ warm water and feel better. There is no other pattern to it. This is more prevalent in months when it's rainy season in Bangalore and winter months of Dec and Jan. Also it does not happen every time I go outside on bike. Certain times and some days. It goes off and and there are no scares left anywhere on the body. Ankur 988080082.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I start get itching when I drive on bike and if it's a bit windy and air passes though body and skin while driving. I...
Hello, please, continue tkg, lukewarm water. Your diet be easily digestible, simple & non-irritant, on time. Avoid, caffiene, junk food. Cold intake, exposure to cold, nicotine, alcohol, pizza, burger. Ensure sound sleep for 7/8 hrs, night. Maintain, personal hygiene. Tk homoeo medicine/ @ rhus tox 200-6 pills, thrice a. Day. @ petroleum 200-6 pills, thrice a wk, morng. Tk, care.
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I loss 5 kg weight in 5-6 month. My skin colour also became dark N now I am looking ugly I do not no reason behind this, What can I do?

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
I loss 5 kg weight in 5-6 month.
My skin colour also became dark N now I am looking ugly I do not no reason behind th...
Loosing weight can cause skin darkening. Especailly if you did a crash diet. Take proper meals, eat vitamin c rich foods and drink apple carrot juice daily. Also drink milk even if you are on a diet, include all these.
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My skin having pimples and dark what should I do to get fair look?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
My skin having pimples and dark what should I do to get fair look?
Pimples are common for oily skin prrsons. You need to detoxify your blood to get better results by the treatment. Ayurveda medicines are known for their detoxification properties and skin beauty remedies. You should avoid spicy oily n fried food. You should drink plenty of water daily. You should wear cotton clothes. Take proper sleep at night. You may consult privately for ayurveda treatment for oily skin and pimples.
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Hi I am suffering for hair loss from last 2 years My dermatologist suggested me to take PRP section And I am taking whey-protein shake in my diet But my dermatologist told me stop to take whey-protein Because after taking whey-protein your hair will be loss rapidly It is true? please guide me I can stop to take whey-protein or Continue to take whey-protein?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Visakhapatnam
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I am suffering for hair loss from last 2 years
My dermatologist suggested me to take PRP section And I am taking w...
Thanks for contacting us, I sincerely feel that you do not require any hair transplantation. We suggest medicines and prp treatment. Both are useful. They are useful mainly to prevent hair loss & regrowth also, when there is thinning of hair. Prp is only one hour procedure, there are no side effects, you will require 3-4 sittings for proper result.
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I have lost 20 lbs. But I am afraid that I will gain it back like I always do. Is there anything I can do to help keep this weight off for good?

Certification in Diabetes Educators Program, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have lost 20 lbs. But I am afraid that I will gain it back like I always do. Is there anything I can do to help kee...
It is great to know that you have lost so much of weight. It is a big achievement. The nutrition program you were in to lose bad fat was a change in your lifestyle. Try to keep the same lifestyle, as the minute you start eating the wrong foods, there are full chances that you might gain all the weight back. To maintain a low body fat and/or lower body fat: 1.Exercise at least 5 times per week 2.Eat whole/unprocessed foods at regular intervals, while being aware of physical hunger/fullness cues 3.Sleep 7-9 hours per night 4.Don’t engage in extreme diets 5.Stay consistent with your habits 6.Incorporate non-exercise physical activity 7.Ignore food advertising You need a fat loss diet which comprises of whole grains like jowar, bajra, wheat, brown rice, pulses like moong, musoor, bengal gram, lots of vegetables, fruits, eggs, fish, chicken, paneer, healthy oil, nuts and seeds. You need to eat them in right proportion. Avoid eating sugar and sweets, refined foods like maida, noodles pasta, White rice and products, bread. Drink a lot of water.
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He got red spot all over on his body. What should I do for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath,
He got red spot all over on his body.
What should I do for this?
Homoeopathicmedicine sulphur 30 (dr reckeweg) just take only one drop direct on tongue nd report after one week.
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Hi, Is there any medice for baldhead?

MBBS
Doctor,
Hair transplantation is excellent way of geting back head full of hair. Try it once. You will be happy. Please do not waste time using tablets and magic remedies oils.
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I have itching on my hand near the fingers and the border of that itching is red. Every time I feel like scratching my hand. Is that symptom of skin Cancer?

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
I have itching on my hand near the fingers and the border of that itching is red. Every time I feel like scratching m...
If the itching is in the web of fingers it may be scabies also but scabies is not only restricted to fingers and at later stage scabies is in the form of papules with infected yellow tips containing pus which you have not told so this disease is dileted. Now come to eczamatous dermatitis or allergic dermatitis . Whatever the disease may be usually diagnosis of skin disease cannot be made out without visualizing the site. You please take Tab Roxid 150 mg 2 tab daily empty stomach before breakfast for10 days. Take Tab Phenargan 25 mg + Tab Betnesol Twice daily for10 days. Apply Terbinaforce Plus locally on affected area . After 10days let me know response for further advice on Lybrate paid consultation service.
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Please suggest better medicines for yeast infection. Some say usage of pure coconut oil may solve the issue. Kindly suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Please suggest  better medicines for yeast infection. Some say usage of pure coconut oil may solve the issue. Kindly ...
Hi. Need a clear photograph of the affected area as well the details related to your sufferings - any itching, burning, eruptions, pain, etc. associated with the problem to select the right homoeopathic medicine for you. Take care.
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I am having more hair fall for the past two weeks how to reduce it?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am having more hair fall for the past two weeks how to reduce it?
Eat a protein rich diet, drink plenty of water. Take Nat mur 6x, 4 tabs twice daily. Take silicea 6x, 4 tabs twice daily. Use Arnica hair oi land shampoo.
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I am 25 year old man and have white hair. I have tried lots of medicine but didn't work at all. So I am very upset about my hair what should I do please suggest me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 25 year old man and have white hair. I have tried lots of medicine but didn't work at all. So I am very upset ab...
For prevention from whitening of hairs follow these instructions: • Do not take stress and take proper sleep of 6 - 7 hours. Do meditation or long breathing pranayams for 10 minutes daily to destress yourself. • You can apply amla powder, Make the paste of amla powder with water and apply it for 15 minutes once in week in afternoon and rinse it. • Avoid use of excess hair products such as hair colours and try to use mild shampoo. • Add protein containing items in your foods such as take a bowl of cereal daily, and a glass of milk also. You can eat cheese or soya protein. • Eat healthy fruits and green leafy vegetables daily. • you can use mahabhringraj oil and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily. You can massage daily with oil it increase blood circulation and prevent hair from greying. • Avoid the use of products such as hair colours or excessive shampoo. •In a bowl, mix two eggs, honey and some coconut oil. You can also use olive oil instead of coconut oil. Apply it on your scalp and leave it for 20 minutes, then rinse with a mild shampoo. • Practice SARVANGASAN and BHRAMARI PRANAYAM daily for atleast 3-4 months.
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