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Dr. Pradip Raychaudhuri

MD, DM

Endocrinologist, Kolkata

35 Years Experience
Dr. Pradip Raychaudhuri MD, DM Endocrinologist, Kolkata
35 Years Experience
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Dr. Pradip Raychaudhuri is a trusted Endocrinologist in Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata. He has been a practicing Endocrinologist for 35 years. He is a MD, DM . You can consult Dr. Pradip Raychaudhuri at Doctors Chamber in Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pradip Raychaudhuri and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - University of Kolkata - 1982
DM - University of Kolkata - 1998
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How can I know whether I am diabetic or not though there is no one diabetic in paternal family.

PG Dip (Dietetics n Applied nutrition), Msc.in Nutrition n dietetics, Post graduate Certificate (Diabetes Education)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
How can I know whether I am diabetic or not though there is no one diabetic in paternal family.
Hello! if you want to know your diabetic profile you need to do simple blood test. Fasting and postprandial blood will be collected n you will be able to know it within 1-2 days depending on lab policy.
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I have leg joint pain and finger joint pain before I have uric acid can you tell how I cure.

BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
I have leg joint pain and finger joint pain before I have uric acid can you tell how I cure.
Hi sir do the streching exercise for 10 to 15 min daily and apply hot water formatation you will get relief from pain. If you have any doubts revet me back.
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I am 57 years male. Suffering from type ii diabetes since last 10 years. Can you suggest some thing?

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Go for vaman. After vaman start ayurveda medicnes. The main benefit will be that you will be saved from diabetic side effects. But you will have to follow ayurvedic style of living.
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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
If you have diabetes, make sure you take care of your mouth. People with diabetes are at risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease can damage the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place and may lead to painful chewing problems. Some people with serious gum disease lose their teeth.
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My father's uric acid level is high. How should control level of uric acid? please give some suggestion uric acid related. than.

M.D.(HOMOEOPATHY), C.S.D.(MUMBAI), BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Most of the time, a high uric acid level occurs when your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid efficiently. Things that may cause this slow-down in the removal of uric acid include rich foods, being overweight, having diabetes, taking certain diuretics (sometimes called water pills) and drinking too much alcohol. Other less common causes are a diet high in purine-containing items or your body producing too much uric acid. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills) Drinking too much alcohol Genetics (inherited tendencies) Hypothyroidism Immune-suppressing drugs Niacin, or vitamin B-3 Obesity Psoriasis Purine-rich diet — liver, game meat, anchovies, sardines, gravy, dried beans and peas, mushrooms, and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Foods that are high in purine include: All organ meats (such as liver), meat extracts and gravy Yeasts, and yeast extracts (such as beer, and alcoholic beverages) Asparagus, spinach, beans, peas, lentils, oatmeal, cauliflower and mushrooms Foods that are low in purine include: Refined cereals - breads, pasta, flour, tapioca, cakes Milk and milk products, eggs Lettuce, tomatoes, green vegetables Cream soups without meat stock Water, fruit juice, carbonated drinks Peanut butter, fruits and nuts Keep well hydrated, drinking 2 to 3 liters of water per day, unless you were told otherwise. Take all of your medications for hyperuricemia as directed Avoid caffeine and alcohol, as these can contribute to problems with uric acid and hyperuricemia. Avoid medications, such as thiazide diuretics (hydrochlortiazide), and loop diuretics (such as furosemide or Lasix®). Also, drugs such as niacin, and low doses of aspirin (less than 3 grams per day) can aggravate uric acid levels. Do not take these medications, or aspirin unless a healthcare provider who knows your condition told you. If you experience symptoms or side effects, especially if severe, be sure to discuss them with your health care team. They can prescribe medications and/or offer other suggestions that are effective in managing such problems. So its better you go for homoeopathic treatment.
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My age is 65 and I am Veg, teetotaler and non smoker. I am suffering from Constipation for last ten years. I am border line diabetic with normal blood pressure. I take 100 mcg eltroxin daily to keep my thyroid level balanced. I take fibre rich food. I get relief from constipation when I take "Kayam" tablet. Please suggest treatment.

MRCP (UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
My age is 65 and I am Veg, teetotaler and non smoker. I am suffering from Constipation for last ten years. I am borde...
Hi Quite a few explanations for your condition. Thank God doesn't sound serious. As you get relief with kayamat tablets n it is good you do not take them regularly. If I was you .I wld start myself on even a lighter laxative .to start off with isabgol n it's various formulations. To figure ouut which one works best for me n in what amounts as excess has its own problems n less n irregular use does not give desired relief. Hope this helps Rgds.
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I am 61 without any family histroy of diabates. During recent blood test, my fasting sugar is 104 and pps is 184. Should I start taking medicine or this can be controlled by diet. Please advise

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
At this stage, you can do dieting and exercise regularly for 2 months and repeat then. If still elevated, then need medications along with diet & exercise. Even if controlled then, you should continue diet & exercise and undergo frequent sugar tests every 3 months to see if it is rising or remaining under control.
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I am a 26 year old female. I have hypothyroid from last 3 year & has visited many doctors & taken various combinations of thyrox from 25 to 88. But not able to control it as it keeps on changing. Also due to this my hair has started falling alot. Please help & guide.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 26 year old female. I have hypothyroid from last 3 year & has visited many doctors & taken various combination...
You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, you can take tab. thyronorm 100mcg.
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I am 25 year old. I have thyroid problem, tsh is 57. So now I am using medicine. With this can you say me from how many years I have the thyroid problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 25 year old. I have thyroid problem, tsh is 57. So now I am using medicine.
With this can you say me from how ma...
you can take tb. thyronorm 125mcg. Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, go for walk. avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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Sir, I am 23 years old girl having hypothyroidism. Can you tell me the foods which I have to ignore because most of people says to avoid rice but I love to eat rice. Please suggest me. And I am also gaining weight.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Sir, I am 23 years old girl having hypothyroidism.  Can you tell me the foods which I have to ignore because most of ...
Control your tsh strictly. No food is to be avoided only fatty foods are to be avoided like fried food and junk food.
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Hi, I have a doubt. For a diabetic patient, if he/she always try to keep it in control then there won't be any problem in future? And pls suggest if one can cure it?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
Hi, I have a doubt. For a diabetic patient, if he/she always try to keep it in control then there won't be any proble...
No one cure it. Yes tight control usualy prevent complcations. But as it is a progressive disease so 100 % guarantte of prevention of complications. Yes of course delay of complications is definite.
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Respected doctors kind please advise me ki agar thyroid ho to calcium supplement lene chaheye ki nhi? Kya calcium supplement lene se thyroid badta hai? Kyu ki mera thyroid 4 month phele 9.3 ml tha or main thyroix25 tablets le rhe hu but fir bhi mera thyroid ab bad ki 13. 2ho gya hai. Is ke ilawa main ashokarist or ashwaghandharist bhi daily do time lete hu. Kindly advise me ki in me se kise dwai ka koi role to nhi thyroid ko increase karne me.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
There are 2 issues here. Either your Thyroid tablet dose is inadequate or if you are taking your Thyroid & calcium tablets together then it will reduce the effect of your Thyroid tablet. Make sure that your calcium is taken in the afternoon or evening so that it does not interfere with your Thyroid tablet absorption. This is also the case with iron. So make sure that all these tablets are taken at different times to avoid any interference in absorption.
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I hav a thyroid problem, am taking tables but am gaining weight. How to reduce the weight.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
I hav a thyroid problem, am taking tables but am gaining weight. How to reduce the weight.
Hi go for brisk walk 45 minute daily. Take 3 cup green tea daily (jasmine flavour). Have diet rich in fruits vegetable salads & multigrain aata roti avoid rice, deserts, and fried stuffed. Drink 2-3 liters water in a day.
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My sister is having diabetes since she was of 16 yr old, she is taking Insulin every day.She is married in last month.Will she have any problem during pregnancy? Will the child Diabetic ?

SENIOR RESIDENCY-ENDOCRINOLOGY, FELLOWSHIP IN DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, MD, MEDICINE
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
The child will have a family history of diabetes.Very difficult to say if the child will be diabetic or not.Regular monitoring of the baby will be required.Your sister also needs to be very closely monitored throughout her pregnancy to keep the sugars under normal control.
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I am diabetic since 10 years and taking human mixtard. morning 30 units and night 13 units. Can I leave this and go for ayurvedic. please suggest some medicine. .and if any advance treatment. .aqq.

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
I am diabetic since 10 years and taking human mixtard. morning 30 units and night 13 units. Can I leave this and go f...
Hi If you are on insulin from a very long period it is not advisable to suddenly stop it. This can shoot your blood sugars. You can be slowly taken off insulin with addition of oral diabetic medications if you are a type 2 diabetic. I need further information as in your exercise pattern, diet, latest blood tests, HbA1C report to decide on the oral medications.
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I am the diabetic patient. What types of food can I take. And how much time is better to walk on morning & evening please.

M.Sc -Food and Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
I am the diabetic patient. What types of food can I take. And how much time is better to walk on morning & evening pl...
Hello , you need to have small - 5-6 frequent meals in a day, have soaked methi dana in every morning and have drink green tea twice or thrice in a day and whole grains cereals or flour chapati. Pulses, fruits, vegetables, egg white, fish, nuts, skimmed milk and avoid all sugary foods, junks, refined and processed foods. Keep in mind the portion sizes of foods which you take. And brisk walk 30-45 minutes daily if you don't have heart problem. If you want me to make your diet plan, then get in touch via private questions. Best wishes.
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What type of food should take for type - II diabetes? Please give me food chart for daily.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
What type of food should take for type - II diabetes?
Please give me food chart for daily.
Diabetes can be controlled/managed by a proper regulated diet and exercise..>> Avoid 3 big meals. Instead take small mini meals every 2/3 hours. Take green vegetables/salad with every minimeal..>> Eat whole grain food/grains like ragi, wheat, jowar instead of refined grains like maida/ sooji/ white bread etc..>> Reduce foods with high GI Index like potato, white rice, banana, mango..>> Avoid all forms of simple sugars like Colas, juices, sweets, cakes, biscuits, pizzas, noodles etc..>> Eat fruits  with low/medium GI index like apple, guava, mosambi, orange.  .>> Do at least 30-45 mins of exercise everyday. Walk for 10 mins after every meal..>> These steps can help reduce sugar levels.
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My Blood sugar fasting is 139 and PP 157. Please advice what I should take and what I should avoid.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My Blood sugar fasting is 139 and PP 157. Please advice what I should take and what I should avoid.
Mr. Lybrate-user, your fasting sugar 139 mg, shows presence of diabetes, but pp 157 mg is in the pre- diabetes state. So it is not clear whether you have diabetes. Please get hba1c% checked. The criteria for diagnosing diabetes are: fasting equal to or above 126 mg / 100 ml, pp equal to or above 200 mg/ 100 ml & hba1c% >6.5. You should avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries, other bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks, fructose corn syrup containing products and highly processed foods. Exercise regularly so that weight is maintained near normal. Plus avoid alcohol and smoking. Basically it means you have to adapt a modified lifestyle. Thanks.
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He is diabetic type 2patient and taking jalra m 50/1000 mg for 3 months. Is it safe for him and what should diet for him and his sugar level appx 180/238.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He is diabetic type 2patient and taking jalra m 50/1000 mg for 3 months. Is it safe for him and what should diet for ...
It seems your Diabetes is not under control. Follow the advice given below 1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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Sir, my age 63 now and last week I cheque my blood. So in report blood glucose show 112 My question is can I take any medicine for diabetes please suggest me. Thanks.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Sir, my age 63 now and last week I cheque my blood. So in report blood glucose show 112
My question is can I take any...
If your Fasting Blood Sugar is 112. Then you are in 'Pre-Diabetic' stage. It means you do not need medicine. Just change in diet + daily exercise can bring down your sugar levels. No need to take medicine now. Take food as per diabetic diet and you will be fine. Get your Blood sugar test every month till it comes below 100.
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