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Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar  - Pulmonologist, Kolkata

Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar

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

Pulmonologist, Kolkata

40 Years Experience  ·  250 - 400 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar 93% (386 ratings) MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tube... Pulmonologist, Kolkata
40 Years Experience  ·  250 - 400 at clinic  ·  ₹100 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
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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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Education
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
Past Experience
M.O. Chest Specialist at Belur E.S.I. (T.B.) Hospital ,Howrah
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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AB-251 ,Sector 1,Salt LakeKolkata Get Directions
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Kalipark Bus Stop SRCM RoadKolkata Get Directions
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I have problem of cough since 4 days. Please give me remedy. Feeling throat burning due to coughing.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Warm saline gargle thrice daily for 5-7 days. If fever or infection is associated antibiotics might be required.
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I've fever, terrible cold and allot of thick cough. My throat is sore and pains allot and little running nose and blocked nose.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
I've fever, terrible cold and allot of thick cough. My throat is sore and pains allot and little running nose and blo...
Warm saline gargle twice daily 5 7 days. Azithromycin 5oomg od 5 days. Tab paracetamol .antihistamine sos.
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Is it mandatory to take injections for 6 months daily for MDR TB? Can't it be taken alternative days or once a week?

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
No. It is not mandatory to to take daily streptomycin. Yes it may be taken on alternate days. But never once a week.
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Getting itching inside the through, Taking Azithromycin and Mankind cv 625 along with piriton syp. Difficult to breath when lying on the bed / night, In the morning bleeding when I'm coughing.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Getting itching inside the through,
Taking Azithromycin and Mankind cv 625 along with piriton syp.
Difficult to breat...
Get a spirometry done. Sputum for AFB two samples. Consult a pulmonologist with the reports. Warm saline gargle thrice daily.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 1 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 1 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what s...
Warm saline gargles thrice daily for 5-7 days. Any suitable antibiotics for 5-7 days. Avoid dust, fumes, irritants,allergens. Wear a face mask when going outdoors.
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I have all the time cough problems and get blood out from mouth. I take medicine but after few days condition becomes same.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Sputum for AFB two samples Chest X-ray PA view consult a pulmonologist with the reports for management of hemoptysis. Wish you good health.
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I am suffering from dry cough from the past week, and whenever I try to sleep I wake up coughing or vomiting!

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Spirometry is needed. Ics+laba is needed twice daily continuously and uninterruptedly to be inhaled.
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I am suffering from chronic cough and cold with excessive phlegm which is usually white in color, cough is severe during morning and when I go to bed, I cough when I am exposed to dust, inhale smoke and also when climate changes. Please suggest how to cure this condition of mine, I feel pain in the chest after severe cough. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Wear a face mask when going outdoors. Avoid all allergens and irritants. Get a spirometry done and consult a pulmonologist with the reports. Adherence to the correct dosage of foracort is recommended over time to get relief. Wish you good health.
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