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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  ·  300 - 400 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
Dr. Amit Kumar Poddar 90% (418 ratings) MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tube... Pulmonologist, Kolkata
40 Years Experience  ·  300 - 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
Languages spoken
English
W-Bengali
Hindi
Awards and Recognitions
Award of Honour at International Congress on Respiratory Diseases
Certificate of Honour at BRONCOCON Indian Association of Bronchology
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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Kalipark Bus Stop SRCM RoadKolkata Get Directions
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I'm having severe cough from 3 days there is blood in sputum this is only in morning once later in day there is no blood in sputum. Doctor asked me to do x-ray, in report it says "patchy haziness seen in Right lower zone-suggestive of pneumonitis"

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Patchy haziness signifies pleuro pulmonary infection. CT scan of thorax with contrast enhancement will give detailed delineation.
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One of my frnd is MDR TB patient, so what precautions I have to take that it will not affect me, he is on first stage. Nd he is my best friend because of this tb I'm avoiding to meet him, what should I do?

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Cz friend also put on the same. You friend your friend should not put spit here and there jom for this up op up.
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I am 25 year old male. I am suffering from cough from last 4-5 months.in my chest Xray B.V. Markings go left hilum appear prominent. Whats it's all about?

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
B v marking is a non specific finding. You need pft. If it shows broncho spastic disorder with reversibility then ics+laba will be heipful. It is cough variant asthmat.
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My 5 years old daughter gets dry cough quite frequently. Like once in a month. It starts with sneezing, runny nose and then dry cough. And dry cough is very frequent. It feels like she coughs in every minute. She even starts jumping sometime when she coughs. Please help. I really want to know the exact reason behind it.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Your daughter is suffering from cough variant asthma. Inhale seroflo 50 mcg 1puff twice daily with spacert and see.
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Doctor advised budate 100 transhaler for my 8 years old daughter. She has been taking this for past one week. She is in sports and do vigorous practise for her competition. After practise she is experience severe cough and this gradually decreased her performance in sports. One of my friend suggested Alex to get rid of cold from chest. Can I take budate and Alex together for speedy recovery. Please suggest.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Laba formoterol 100 mcg may be added to budate for better resultideaiiy she shouid take combined inhalation 5-7 minutes before her practice.
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I am facing shortness of breath since last week and my back area hurts sometimes, I guess its kidney. I have hiatus hernia in grade A leading to GERD. Kindly guide me and provide me any solution!

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Ics, laba may be given for shortness of breath paracetamol may give you relief from backache, your suspicion about kidneys may be taken care of by doing ultrasonography to ascertain the cause for GERD ppi, liquid antacid will be helpfui, avoid full meais.
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Cough in my throat and I spit again and again but not end this cough upper and lower side in throat.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Cough in my throat and I spit again and again but not end this cough upper and lower side in throat.
It is cough variant asthma. You should put facemask on. Ics laba inhalation has a definite action on this entity.
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Sir I had wheezing due acidity. And doctor give me sompraz d 40 tablet. And inhaler for breathing problem.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
Sir I had wheezing due acidity. And doctor give me sompraz d 40 tablet. And inhaler for breathing problem.
Treatment should be continued for 6 to8 weeks .if not resolved within that period upper gi endoscopy will be needed.
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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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