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Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar  - Pulmonologist, Kolkata

Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Dis...

Pulmonologist, Kolkata

41 Years Experience  ·  250 - 400 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tube... Pulmonologist, Kolkata
41 Years Experience  ·  250 - 400 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar is a Pulmonologist from Kolkata in West Bengal. He is currently available for his expert advice at Poddar Clinic, Kalipark Chamber. He has completed MBBS from Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital and has pursued MD Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases from reputed R.G.Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata.He had worked as a Chest Specialist in Belur E.S.I (T.B.) Hospital for 30 years. He has 37 Years Experience as a General Physician and Chest Specialist.

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MBBS - Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital - 1978
MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES - R.G.Kar Medical College and Hospital - 1990
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases - Medical College, Kolkata - 1984
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Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene - School of Tropical Medicine ,Calcutta - 1984
Languages spoken
English
W-Bengali
Hindi
Awards and Recognitions
Certificate of Honour at BRONCOCON Indian Association of Bronchology
Award of Honour at International Congress on Respiratory Diseases
Token of Appreciation At 76th All India Medical Conference;IMA
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Chest Society
Association of Physicians of India (API)
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European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Association of Chest Physicians West Bengal
Indian Sleep Disorder Association

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PODDAR CLINIC

AB-251 ,Sector 1,Salt LakeKolkata Get Directions
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PARK CLINIC

Kalipark Bus Stop SRCM RoadKolkata Get Directions
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AAROGYAM CLINIC

201,1st Floor, Block-A,Dipayan ApartmentKolkata Get Directions
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I have severe cough since 6 month with sputum and irritation itching in throat tb test negative, pulmonary consolidation in lung I used medicines sometime but it didn't cure so stopped using.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
You are probably suffering from asthma, spirometry will confirm the diagnosis. Ics+LABA inhalation will help you.

I am suffering from dry cough last 2-3 years and can not take breath properly after coughing a long time and something feels like moving in my stomach at the point of back and start back pain.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
You are suffering from asthma. Spirometry will probably establish the diagnosis. ICS+LABA should be used as inhalation to address the problem.

My wife is pregnant from last 5 month She is suffering from dry cough At night she is suffering more with continuous cough. Can I give adulsa syrup.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
My wife is pregnant from last 5 month
She is suffering from dry cough
At night she is suffering more with continuous ...
Keep her away from allergens irritants dust fumes smoke and pets. She should wear a face mask when going outdoors. Get a spirometry done and consult a pulmonologist with the reports wishing her good health.
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My baby is 4 months old. She have cough problem. From 40 days onwards she has this problem, consulted 3 doctors and had anti biotic too. But she is still suffering. One puss came from ears. Please advise how can my baby get well from cough.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
My baby is 4 months old. She have cough problem. From 40 days onwards she has this problem, consulted 3 doctors and h...
Inhaled corticosteroids is indicated she should stay away from allergens irritants dust fumes smoke and pets make her wear face mask once going outdoors. Cold exposure should be avoided gross temperature variations should be avoided wish your baby speedy recovery adherence to treatment will help your kid.

I am smoker since last 35 years. Since long time I am facing heaviness and pain in chest due to asthma. Heavy puffiness found on face. Under eyes also. Sometime I am taking asthalin inhaler.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
I am smoker since last 35 years. Since long time I am facing heaviness and pain in chest due to asthma. Heavy puffine...
You should stop smoking. X ray chest ecg .2d echocardiography .lung function test may help proper evaluation.

Hi, I am a 13 year old girl and for a long time now I have been wheezing really hard at night. I happens for a little while and then it stops. It affects my sleep a lot.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
You need a spirometry .ICS+laba is needed to control your wheezing. To use over prolonged periods.
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I have been been coughing up blood. This only once today. The amount of blood was little (1 teaspoon), and the color of the blood was dark red. There were no mucus present in the cough. Since then I kind of have a burning sensation in my throat.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
HRCT scan of thorax is indicated .if it doesn't show any abnormality, then warm saline gargles, antibiotic should be given.
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Hi, I am having difficulty in breathing and slightly pain in left side chest can't walk my heartbeat will be fast.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Hi, I am having difficulty in breathing and slightly pain in left side chest can't walk my heartbeat will be fast.
You need spirometry. If it shows obstructive pathology Ics + laba inhalation twice daily will be helpful.

I am 14 years old and I have been coughing for about 2 years now. I cough around 3 times per minute. I do not feel any pain, haven't coughed blood, and everything seems to be great. It's just that I cough a lot. Why could be the cause?

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Spirometry is indicated. Then ICS+laba inhaled twice daily will be helpful. Asthma is the most likely càuse of cough.

I have running nose cough and sneezing for past several days. My blood report Hb --14.2 RBC count -- 4.98 million / cu mm Platelet -- 3.04 lakhs/cu mm WBC --10,100 neutrophil --77% Lymphocytes --12% Bilirubin -- 0.85 CRP -- 1.9 WIDAL test -- negative What could be the problem? Is it allergy?

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
I have running nose cough and sneezing for past several days. My blood report Hb --14.2
RBC count -- 4.98 million / c...
Levocetirizine for running .cough. Even àfter few weeks it persists fluticasone nasal spray will be helpful.
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