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Dr. A.c. Pereira

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. A.c. Pereira Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. A.c. Pereira is an experienced Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. A.c. Pereira on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Doctor, we had to terminate our pregnancy in the 24th week due to congenial heart defects (VSD, Truncus arteriosus) in the fetus. I was told that the reasons for the CHD could be a.) getting married in the same blood relation, b.) the effects of some medicines on the pregnancy at the time of conception, c.) because of some defect in chromosomes and/or d.) it was just random or an accident. My wife and I are not married in the same blood relations and my wife was on antibiotics one month prior to conception. Could you please tell me what exactly could be main reason for this defects and what are the chances that these defects will not be there in subsequent pregnancies and what precautions shall we take to mitigate these risks in the future.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hello Doctor, we had to terminate our pregnancy in the 24th week due to congenial heart defects (VSD, Truncus arterio...
In most cases, you can't do anything to prevent having a baby with a ventricular septal defect. However, it's important to do everything possible to have a healthy pregnancy. Here are the basics: Get early prenatal care, even before you're pregnant. Quitting smoking, reducing stress, stopping birth control — these are all things to talk to your doctor about before you get pregnant. Also, be sure you talk to your doctor about any medications you're taking. Eat a balanced diet. Include a vitamin supplement that contains folic acid. Also, limit caffeine. Exercise regularly. Work with your doctor to develop an exercise plan that's right for you. Avoid risks. These include harmful substances such as alcohol, cigarettes and illegal drugs. Also, avoid X-rays, hot tubs and saunas. Avoid infections. Be sure you're up to date on all of your vaccinations before becoming pregnant. Certain types of infections can be harmful to a developing fetus.
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I am 83 running, male, slim and no regular medicines being taken. Oonly vitamin tablet a day. I get high pulse at times which can reach 100 - 110 m when I feel discomfort. I take regular exercise and very active for my age. This high pulse remains for anything from 10 to 60 minutes and there are no timing for this it can occue any time. I am otherwise ok.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Go to cardiologist. He will do few tests of you like ecg. Stress test and 2decho. If he finds conduction problem in your heart due to old age he may advise you 24 hours holter monitoring. Go for it with admission. He will also prescribe some medicines to regular your conduction problem.
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Hi my name is karina gupta. I have high blood pressure problem. What type of activity help in this. Is yoga is really helpful dietwise what is good supplements.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Hi my name is karina gupta. I have high blood pressure problem. What type of activity help in this. Is yoga is really...
High blood pressure can be controlled through measures like diet, regular exercise, yoga, stress free living. But one thing one should also rule out is any underlying causes. Therefore proper consultation necessary. If not controlled with above measures one should not shy away from medicine.
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I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking dialysis treatment weekly thrice in hospital. My creatine level is 5.3 and urea is 79 and other electrolytes are normal. please suggest me medicines so as to forgo the dialysis. With regards, k. Subbarao 8971694254.

Interventional Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Bangalore
I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking ...
Our Kidneys work 24×7 and They ensure harmony in the whole body by regulating lot of vital metabolic, Excretory, and harmonal functions. So It's essential to undergo dialysis to substitute for the lost kidney function. The only way to forgo dialysis is to go for a renal transplantation. But we need to assess whether you are fit for renal transplantation and whether there are willing donors in your family.
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Often I find my blood pressure low upto 100/60 on digital cuff machine. Weight 55 kg at 5'3" height.

Post graduate diploma in clinical cosmetology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Often I find my blood pressure low upto 100/60 on digital cuff machine. Weight 55 kg at 5'3" height.
Hi lybrate-user, yes your blood pressure is low and sometimes digital cuff machines will not give you accurate results due to battery done.
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She has some heart problem and sometimes she can not breathe. She has some stomach problem also which makes her difficult to take any meat.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
She has some heart problem and sometimes she can not breathe. She has some stomach problem also which makes her diffi...
With age our power to digest food gets slower. If she does not like meat, may be she finds it too heavy. Give her light food and proteins like milk, curds and boiled eggs. Regarding heart problems, clear the doubts by getting few tests done like ecg, echo, stress test if she can tolerate, bp checked and blood to be tested for sugar and total lipids, cbc for allergy, infection and hb. Breathing problems can be due to heart or due to lungs. Get back here with reports for more guidance.
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My grand father is 75, he was having high bp, dehydration. Admitted for 7 to 8 days, catheter was dere for urination but today after removing catheter dere is no maturation, suggest some home remedies, treatment, or exercise. Need help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My grand father is 75, he was having high bp, dehydration. Admitted for 7 to 8 days, catheter was dere for urination ...
I want to know the details regarding his RFT ( Renal function tests) and Urine examination routine as per hospital records.
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Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Do cough syrups work? Do sugary soft drinks lead to diabetes?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Do cough syrups work? Do sugary soft drinks lead to diabetes?
Answer is yes to all 3 questions but use in moderation. Skip sugary soft drinks which have lots of caffeine in them eg pepsi and coke's as they weaken bones. One can have sherbet and roofafza and thandai and aam panna type of sugary drinks in moderation.
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My wife is 47 years female. She is complaining about the right side of her chest becoming heavy at times. Some time later the chest becomes normal. She is physically fit and has normal blood pressure.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
My wife is 47 years female. She is complaining about the right side of her chest becoming heavy at times. Some time l...
If the chest discomfort occurs after food intake, then Acid Reflux into esophagus should be considered, especially if it is relieved after taking water. Acid suppressants can help. Oily food to be avoided. The other possibility is stress causing chest discomfort.
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Can heart beat near 90-95 on resting position cause heart failure or heart attack?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Can heart beat near 90-95 on resting position cause heart failure or heart attack?
Hello heart palpitation rate might count from 50 to 100 owing so many reasons. It does not indicate fatal to heart rather it needs thorough investigation, of course. Tk, care.
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How a person understand that his heart working properly, Any schedule check up to catch any heart difficulty.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Ghaziabad
How a person understand that his heart working properly,
Any schedule check up to catch any heart difficulty.
If one does not have symtoms of heart disease like chest pain or breathlessness on exertion palpitations any loss of conciousness or syncope one can takr it that he might not have any heart problem. But oatients with high blood pressure or diabetes can still have heart problem without much symptoms. An ECG is the first screening test that should be done. 2D Echo can be done if required on advise.
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Sir I have head ach permanently so please diagonise my illness. And I have pain in my chest.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Sir I have head ach permanently so please diagonise my illness. And I have pain in my chest.
Hi. Continuous head ache can be related to any eye (number) problem. This is the most common reason for it. Occasional chest pain is nothing to be worried about, it is mostly muscular pain. So check your vision from the nearest eye doctor first. Take care.
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What should we have to eat a women of above 35 age and suffering from high urea and high bp and high sugar?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
What should we have to eat a women of above 35 age and suffering from high urea and high bp and high sugar?
Hello lybrate-user you should avoid pulses & lentils (dal) and avoid carbohydrates & fat, fried food. We provide homeopathic medicines to control urea & sugar with homeopathy. We provide 100% assured result. Regards.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

DNB (Respiratory Diseases), MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Allergist/Immunologist, Thrissur
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what ...
Just dru cough alone for 3 weeks can be due to 1. After a common cold or viral fever; the fever may go unnoticed but leaves behind a dry cough which will resolve over a few more weeks or turn to wheezy cough. 2. A dry cough may be a sign of allergic asthma without wheezing . This occurs during season change or on exposure to allergens like dust; cold air etc. 3. Do not smoke. It prevents a common cold getting resolved fast. 4. There are no serious illnesses which present as dry cough for 3 weeks. So there is no reason to be over apprehensive. 5. Chest pain is because we mainly cough with our chest muscles. So they get sprained by hard cough. As there is no sputum ; try some cough suppresant syrups if needed. 6. Hot fomentation or hot water bath 3 times will relax the chest muscles. 7. Paracetamol is also OK .
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" Am I going to suffer permanent heart damage or am I at major risk for a heart attack, when my prescription dosage for hypothyroidism isn't at the right level?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
" Am I going to suffer permanent heart damage or am I at major risk for a heart attack, when my prescription dosage f...
You won't suffer from any heart damage or a heart attack even if you are not taking proper dosages of hypothyroidism medication
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My mother is now in coma stage , she was affected 2 times by brain stroke n now her condition is too sensitive her GCS is E4VM5. She is now ice tube feeding n tracheostomy. She is taking all medicine still her condition is not improving. And always she is getting cough.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is something which cannot be managed on an online platform. What she needs is a good nursing care, you can certainly ask doctors over therecto add cough medications and to check whether its infectious or allergic cough.
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I am 39 years old. What should be the ideal bp. Whenever I check my bp with my doctor it's sometimes 116/70 And sometimes 130/74. He says it's normal. Generally it's between 120-130/70-75. Is it fine.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
I am 39 years old. What should be the ideal bp. Whenever I check my bp with my doctor it's sometimes 116/70 And somet...
Thank you for the query. Your doctor is absolutely right. The range of your BP is fine. It may vary slightly on different days and even in the same day some variations may be present, hence it is normal and there is nothing to worry about. Regards.
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Heart Attack .. ? Must read this !

PGDCC, MD-Physician
Cardiologist, Jaipur
Heart Attack .. ? Must read this !
Most important thing to remember-

Never waste time for a possible heart attack patient.

Admit only to a hospital which has cardiac angiography or plasty felicities.
Every minute is crucial.
It saves a lot of time, and can save his/her life.
If not available, admit only under a cardiac physician or to a hospital having
Emergency/indoor facilities.
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I want to know about good and bad cholesterol in human body, how it effects and what kind of food is required to gain/reduce cholesterol?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I want to know about good and bad cholesterol in human body, how it effects and what kind of food is required to gain...
LDL (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called" bad" cholesterol)------------------LDL cholesterol can build up on the walls of your arteries and increase your chances of getting heart disease. That is why LDL cholesterol is referred to as" bad" cholesterol. The lower your LDL cholesterol number, the lower your risk. If your LDL is 190 or more, it is considered very high. Your doctor will most likely recommend medicines in addition to making healthy lifestyle choices. After figuring your 10-year risk, your doctor will recommend a percentage by which you should try to lower your LDL level through diet, exercise, and medication if necessarY---------- HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called" good" cholesterol)---------------------When it comes to HDL cholesterol --" good" cholesterol – a higher number means lower risk. This is because HDL cholesterol protects against heart disease by taking the" bad" cholesterol out of your blood and keeping it from building up in your arteries. A statin can slightly increase your HDL, as can exercise.------------------------- A few changes could help protect you from this hiGH CHOLESSTROL--: •Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. •Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. •Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. •Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. •Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. •Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily •Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. •Stay physically active. At least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. •Avoid smoking. •Try and manage your stress levels.
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