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Dr. A. Gokani

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

Dr. A. Gokani Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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What are the symptoms of appendix & which diet can control the appendix & also sugar &cholesterol?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What are the symptoms of appendix & which diet can control the appendix & also sugar &cholesterol?
Acute pain in the right iliac fossa with tenderness and also pain in umbilical region and fever are typical symptom of appendicitis and apart from taking symptomatic treatment take antibiotics and it's better to take liquid diet for better healing of the wound and few tips for diabetes- few tips on daily diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari, naan, white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati, bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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Dear Doctor, I am 57 years old. Sedentary life. Hypertensive.my weight is 90 kg and height is 178 CMS. please suggest good homeopathic treatment. My total cholesterol and ldl is also high. Uric acid is also high. I want to loose weight around 12 KGS. I have tried dieting and exercise but in vain. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dear Doctor, I am 57 years old. Sedentary life. Hypertensive.my weight is 90 kg and height is 178 CMS. please suggest...
Hello, Homoeopathy has the best answer for your query.you can lose weight with the help of homoeopathic medicines, without any side effects. This involves correction your metabolism. 1. Take phytolacca berry tablets (wsi), 2 tablets with warm water, three times a day, half an hour before meals. 2. fatoline drops from Haslab, 15 drops + 1/2 cup of warm water, twice a day. 3. Take 1 glass of luke warm water with lemon juice and honey in the morning for 15 days in a month. 4.Take 1 cup of green tea in the evening daily. 5. Do Surya Namaskar , yoga asans like Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand Pose),Vajrasana (Diamond Pose), Pavanamuktasana (Wind-Relieving Pose), Matsyasana (Fish Pose) 6. avoid sweets, oily, spicy, junk food, chocolates. 7. drink plenty of water daily. 8.Eat good quantity of green vegetables, salad and fruits.
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Can we know if there is diabetes by random blood sugar test if it's negative can we come to conclusions that there is no diabetes? Please suggest.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Can we know if there is diabetes by random blood sugar test if it's negative can we come to conclusions that there is...
Mr. lybrate-user, Yes it is possible to know if one has diabetes or not with random blood glucose test. If it shows glucose level 200 mg and more, then diabetes is confirmed. If level below 140 mg then it is considered negative or normal. Thanks.
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I am 42 year old female and am suffering from thyroid and also suffering palpitation before I go into sleep and gastric problem also.Please do help

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take n. V 200 /5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after a week with feedback.
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Muje thyroid hai or me thyronom 125 MCG leta hu abhi mene check karwaya report normal hai per muje kuch dino se gale me kch atka hua hai mehsus ho raha hai khane pine me kuch problem nahi hai per aesa feel hota hai ke gale me kuch atka hua hai.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
What is latest tsh? 1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Take bath with little warm water 3. Do steam inhalation regularly at least once a day 4. Warm salt water gargles daily 5 no cold water / cold drinks / ice creams and so on 6. No smoking 7. Wash hands after use of bath room and before and after eating food. 8 more warm liquids For medicine contact on private consultation Good luck.
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My age is 27 , I hv backpain problem since one year .recently found that my uric acid level is high I.e 8.5 .please advise us about diet and exercises or any important fact.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My age is 27 , I hv backpain problem since one year .recently found that my uric acid level is high I.e 8.5 .please a...
This is a general low back ache and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes, if pain still persists you can stretch your body by twisting the waist on both sides how we used to do in the school drill similarly you can try which will help you relax as well will reduce the pain. Ice can be kept in the low back where you have back pain. It is suggestible to wear lumbo sacral belt which would help you to build the abdominal muscle tone which itself would make you feel better. You can also wear mcr chappels which would help you to have less weight falling in the painful back.
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Sir, I have diabetes in urine in age of 17 now I am 27 age, I am obes also before 6 months I tested diabetes it is normal in blood. If I get diabetes, can I marry and it spread to my wife? And to upcoming children? Wt should I do? I feeling too lazy from past 2 months, is it signs of diabetes? I am not also not doing any physical exercises also, Please suggest me?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Sir, I have diabetes in urine in age of 17 now I am 27 age, I am obes also before 6 months I tested diabetes it is no...
Pl test sugar every 3 months if under control and more frequently if uncontrolled. Since for last six moths sugar has not been tested get sugar under control and most of symptoms shall disapper. You can get married and there is no bar and can have children also. Disease can spread your children but it can skip a generation.
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What are the treatment line for Diabetic Type II patient, aged 56 year & suffering sinc last 5 years.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What are the treatment line for Diabetic Type II patient, aged 56 year & suffering sinc last 5 years.
take medicines regularly Following are the tips to prevent onset/or control diabetes 1-Losing Extra Weight:-The most significant thing which can make a big difference to your health is to lose your extra weight. This will not only lower your blood pressure but also helps lowering your cholesterol too. For woman: waist of 80 cm or more & for man: waist of 90 cm or more are at risk 2- Constant and regular food timings :-the timings at which you have your meals should be set fixed and at regular intervals each day. This will considerably improve your metabolic activity and helps reducing your weight. 3- Split your meals and eating in moderate amount:-Splitting your meals into 3-4 times per day (including snacks)and eating in fair and consistent amount , improves your metabolic rate as the food u take is not concentrated at one time. 4- No long Gaps and skipping of meals:-There should be no long gaps between meals. Never miss out breakfast. 5- No overeating:-Never eat in a bulk on one time .Try to have moderate amount of food each time u eat. It will help maintain your blood sugar at a healthy level and won’t let it to fluctuate. Remember to eat your food slowly, chew well. 6- Proper Exercise and work outs:-Exercise is very important and a fast way to trim down calories, extra weight and controlling glucose level. Brisk walking for 30 min. atleast five times a week is the best and easiest way of exercising. You can also try Cycling, swimming, dancing. Timings for exercise should be fixed and regular. Avoid heavy exercise. Do not eat right away after a workout . 7-constant and regular timings for medication 8-Avoid fried foods and meat: Limit fats and sweets. Rather choose a variety of foods including whole grains, fresh vegetables, salads, fruits, low fat dairy products. 9- Take high-fibre and complex carbohydrates:-like oats as they are easily broken down to basic sugars. Add whole grain foods in your diet. Avoid carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, pizza , candies, and snacks .Instead include high-fiber carbohydrates like wheat bran, flaxseed and methi seeds to your wheat flour. This will increase fibre in your diet. 10-Drink enough fluids:-Keep your body well hydrated. Drink a lot of water that will help flush the toxins off your system. 11.Fresh vegetables and fruits:- gives essential benefits as these contain a lot of vital minerals as well as nutrients .Include sprouts in the diet as they are easily digestible and a rich source of nutrients. 12- Avoid excess salt:-in form of pickles/papads etc. 1 tsp(5 gm)is sufficient for a healthy hypertensive individual. 13-Avoid alcohol consumption:-Alcohols such as beer and wine contains large amount of calories. choose sugar-free drink. 14- dairy products :-Dairy products are high on fat content such as cheese, curd, milk etc. So instead consume skimmed milk products , low fat cheese, yogurt (curd) etc. Do not have more than two cups of tea or coffee every day. Try green tea instead.
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Hello, I am 27 years old unmarried guy. My thyroid profile tests are as follows. 27 June 2015: Results are: T3 Serum = 2.09 nmol/L (Method: ECLIA), T4 Serum = 104.00 nmol/L (Method: ECLIA) and TSH Serum = 5.430 uIU/mL (Method: ECLIA).(After 5 months. 30 Nov 2015: Results are: T3 Serum = 1.16 ng/mL (Method: CLIA), T4 Serum = 9.30 ng/dL (Method: CLIA), TSH Serum = 9.52 uIU/mL (Method: CLIA) and ANTI TPO= 583.20 U/mL. Took Eltroxin (25mg) for 4 months regularly. 22 April 2016 (Method: ChemiluminescenceMicroparticle Immunoassay): Results are: T3 = 102.0 ng/dL (Method: CLIA), T4 = 6.29 ug/dL (Method: CLIA) and TSH - Ultrasensitive, serum by CMIA = 3.84 uIU/mL. Is everything fine with my thyroid? Shall I need to change my medication? Is there any chance I can get rid of this tablet ever in my life? Thank you:)

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, you seem to have hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease, where there are anti bodies produced against thyroid peroxidase enzyme. This results in destruction of thyroxine secreting cells. Resulting deficiency of thyroxine and hypothyroidism. This needs to be treated with thyroxine tablets and treatment has to continue for life time. There is no option, if you do stop, then there can be reappearance of all the symptoms of hypothyroidism.
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I am 60 years old man already taking telma h for bp and atorlip 5 for cholesterol. When tested my blood two days back, the sugar level in fasting is 107, pp 156 (1 hr after breakfast). Cholestrol 160, hdl 36, ldl 108. Is 156 after meals sugar level is alarming. I am already sweet lover. Can I eat dates, banana and other sweet fruits. Any restriction I eating chocolates/sugar etc. I am a very health conscious man spend minimum 30 minutes for walking and rest of the day just sit and relax. Your valuable guidance is solicited. Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 60 years old man already taking telma h for bp and atorlip 5 for cholesterol. When tested my blood two days back...
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have checked my blood sugar levels and found the reading is 76 before breakfast and 101 post lunch. But my urine sugar strips are showing 2+ sugar levels or just a trace before breakfast. So I got my blood sugar levels tested again and no sugar in blood. What does this indicate? my hba1c reading is 6.3. Right now I am not taking any medicine for diabetes. Please tell me where is this taking me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I have checked my blood sugar levels and found the reading is 76 before breakfast and 101 post lunch. But my urine su...
You might be prediabetic, did you get the urine sugar test done in the lab too. If not get a fasting urine sugar done. It might be renal glucosuria or a reduced in the glucose threshold for the kidneys. Please also get a serum creatinine, and blood urea done done too. Do not worry let us analyze it properly.
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I have thyroid. I take thyronorm 75 regularly. Can thyroid be cured with homeopathy or any other treatment?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have thyroid. I take thyronorm 75 regularly. Can thyroid be cured with homeopathy or any other treatment?
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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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My father is suffering from diabetes? What medicine he prefer to maintain his disease.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
My father is suffering from diabetes? What medicine he prefer to maintain his disease.
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward. Meanwhile, feel free to consult me privately.
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Sir I have a hypo thyroid problem since last 7y of my age how to cure that problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir I have a hypo thyroid problem since last 7y of my age how to cure that problem.
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 iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. 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 can help,
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I have high sugar 360, and my weight is 105 kg I want to know the success rate of this bariatric surgery and also I want to know that will this surgery helps me out to control my sugar level or not?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have high sugar 360, and my weight is 105 kg I want to know the success rate of this bariatric surgery and also I w...
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Bariatric surgery is one of the very good options to control obesity particularly morbid (BMI >40 kgs/M2). It also does reduce at times cures diabetes particularly if it is less than 5 years old. Long standing diabetes is not reversed, but there will be better blood glucose control due to less fat, better insulin action. Thanks.
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My mother is suffering from gout pain and thyroid from last 4 years. What is the proper treatment and medicine for it?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My mother is suffering from gout pain and thyroid from last 4 years. What is the proper treatment and medicine for it?
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. I focus on setting realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling clients. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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Suffering from knee pain and uric acid is 9.5 mg/dl and thyroid (TSH) is 5.78 uIU/ML. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Suffering from knee pain and uric acid is 9.5 mg/dl and thyroid (TSH) is 5.78 uIU/ML. Please help me.
Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months. you can take tab. bencid 500 mg once a day. tab. thyronorm 75mcg once in morning before meal.
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How to control diabetes? I am 44 years old from india. How to control diabetes? I am right now using GLYNASE ME tablets. My Eye sight also started degrading. Pl suggest.

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
How to control diabetes? I am 44 years old from india. How to control diabetes? I am right now using GLYNASE ME table...
Diabetes can be controlled with diet exercise and medicines. Take your medicines properly. You have to get eye check up done from an ophthalmologist, as diabetes affects retina. However, the refraction (specs number) can be different when sugars are very high.
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I am 20 years old I want to know about causes of diabetease is their any relation of it with age group.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
There ra number of reassons for diabetes nd foremost are 1. Heridity 2. Stress nd tension 3. Hormonal imbalance 4. Alcoholism.
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