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Dr. Amit Panjwani  - Pulmonologist, Mumbai

Dr. Amit Panjwani

MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DNB, DM - Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist, Mumbai

19 Years Experience
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Dr. Amit Panjwani MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DNB, DM - Pulmonary Medicine Pulmonologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Amit Panjwani is a trusted Pulmonologist in Andheri East, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Pulmonologist for 19 years. He is a MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DNB, DM - Pulmonary Medicine . He is currently practising at SevenHills Healthcare Limited in Andheri East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amit Panjwani on has an excellent community of Pulmonologists in India. You will find Pulmonologists with more than 41 years of experience on You can find Pulmonologists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine - 1999
MD - Pulmonary Medicine - European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine - 2002
DNB - European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine - 2004
DM - Pulmonary Medicine - European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine - 2006
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Hello sir, tuberculous pericarditis ka treatment kya hai aur kitne dino me tb pericarditis theek ho jata hai sir mere doctor sirf omnicortil chala rahe hain kya Issey tb pericarditis theek ho jata hai sir please help me bahut takleef hoti hai dard hota hai aur saans bhi foolti hai please help.

MBBS, MD - TB & Chest, Fellowship Training Intensive Care, Fellow College of Chest physicians, European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology , Greece, European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine, Fellow Indian college of critical care
Pulmonologist, Gurgaon
You need Anti tb treatment along with steroids steroids are usually given for 4-6 weeks in tapering doses TB treatment lasts for 9-12 months.
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I am 75 years old mail suffering from secondary metastatic lung lesions and CA 19.9 is 740. I had 12 doses of chemo but the problem is not completely cured. Since it is told that frozen lemon helps in controlling cancer I want to know how much frozen lemon shall I take for better result per day and also whether I can take it in water because vegetables etc. Can not accommodate much. Shall be grateful for your advise.

Oncologist, Faridabad
You have carcinoma pancreas with lung metastases. Vegetables and frozen lemon have protective role but it can not be considered as therapeutic. For treatment chemotherapy is the only option but ofcourse other supportive food do help in enhancing immunity and increase tolerance to treatments.
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I have pain while coughing, sneezing or any kind of pressure coming on abdomen. The pain sensation comes on right side of abdomen. I am 36yrsr old male.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have pain while coughing, sneezing or any kind of pressure coming on abdomen. The pain sensation comes on right sid...
Get ur ultrasound abdomen done first...small amount of pain is normal ...take plenty of fluids daily
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Hey actually I want to know that I'm suffering from cough from last month. So what can I do to settle it down or I need to go for a checkup. Please answer it as soon as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine ANTIM TART 30 ( SBL) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water or direct on tongue vvery 2-3 hrly TUSSISTIN COUGH SYRUP( Wilmar Schwabe India) Take 2 spoon 3 times daily
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I am 25 year old and from post 14 days I am suffering from cough even had benadryl, tusq, and ascoril but the things are not in my favour even consulted doctor said its a climate effect and will be controlled in 10 days bt day by bay cough is getting aa a result going through sleepless night please help.

General Physician, Cuttack
I am 25 year old and from post 14 days I am suffering from cough even had benadryl, tusq, and ascoril but the things ...
1. Do a complete blood examination like cbc, esr, mantoux test, x ray chest, sputum examination for afb (3 samples) 2. Consult chest physician with report. 3 do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 4. Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. If all the test reports are normal, it could be due to allergy. Do an allergy test after consulting allergist/immunologist and follow the advice and treatment.
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Know Everything About Sinusitis Surgery

ENT Specialist, Delhi
Know Everything About Sinusitis Surgery

What is a Sinusitis Surgery?

The traditional sinus surgery involves the removal of the diseased sinus tissue with improvements in the drainage channels by creating a definite pathway so as to drain out the infection from the cavities.

Usually, endoscopic techniques allow for better access and visualization as compared to making external incisions. This furthers the recovery process from this sort of a surgery.

Unlike other surgeries, a sinusitis surgery aims at re-routing the infected sinus pathways in addition to clearing the damage pathways. Post-operative care is as important as the surgery itself. In fact, insufficient follow-up and poor post-op care are two of the most important reasons behind the failure of this surgery.

Few essential things you need to know before such a surgery:

  1. Balloon Sinuplasty is a comparatively newer method to treat and expand the natural drainage mechanisms of one’s sinus passages.
  2. The patient should refrain from eating or drinking any beverage at least eight hours prior to the surgery.
  3. Once the surgery is carried out, the patient can go home and rest with his/her head elevated for faster recovery. Also, applying a towel wrapped in ice can also help stop the bleeding that might so commonly occur.
  4. Recovery from the surgery can take about 5 days and the patient should not carry out any strenuous activity until cleared by the surgeon.
  5. Post-operative care is of the essence in this sort of a surgery.
  6. Follow up with the doctor if you happen to have fever that refuses to subside even with medications, headaches that do not respond to medications or bleeding that doesn’t stop.
  7. Any swelling in and around the nose or fluid draining from the nose should not be left ignored and untreated.
  8. Identify and stay away from allergens, moisturize your nose frequently with the help of nose moisturizers and avoid the common cold and flu.

Surgery choices

Endoscopic surgery is preferred over traditional surgery for most cases of chronic sinusitis that require surgery. It is less invasive, less expensive, and has a lower rate of complications.

  1. Endoscopic surgery may be done to remove small amounts of bone or other material blocking the sinus openings or to remove growths (polyps). Normally, a thin, lighted tool called an endoscope is inserted through the nose so the doctor can see and remove whatever is blocking the sinuses.
  2. Sinus surgery may be done when complications of sinusitis, such as the development of pus in a sinus, infection of the facial bones, or brain abscess have occurred. In this type of surgery, the doctor makes an opening into the sinus from inside the mouth or through the skin of the face.

What are the complications and risks?

  • Recurrence of polyps or other nasal problems.
  • Excessive bleeding post-surgery.
  • Chronic drainage from the nasal cavities, crusting of one’s nose and excessive dryness.
  • Further aggressive surgery might be required.
  • Damage to one’s eyes.
  • Damage to one’s skull, including drainage of spinal fluid.
  • Facial or upper teeth numbness.
  • Polyps which result in nasal obstruction.

Here are some suggestions for taking care of your nose and sinuses after surgery:

  1. Keep your head elevated to help reduce bleeding and swelling after your operation. The first night after surgery, elevate your head with extra pillows or sleep in a recliner.
  2. If you have packing material and splints in your nose, make sure they stay in place. If the packing gets clogged, breathe through your mouth. Do not remove the packing or splints.
  3. Some bleeding is normal for 2 to 3 days after your operation. If you think you are bleeding a lot, be sure to call your doctor.
  4. Don’t blow your nose for at least a week after surgery. Don’t do any heavy lifting, straining, or strenuous exercise. This increases the likelihood of bleeding in your nose.
  5. If you have to sneeze, try doing it with your mouth open.
  6. Don’t take aspirin. It slows clotting and increases bleeding.

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ENT specialist.

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Mere gale Mai kharas rahti hai. Din Mai kam subah or sham ko adhik rahati hai. Ya kuch khane k bad. Desi nushke ajmaliye. Koi medicine bataye.

BHMS, DHMS (Diploma In Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
Homeopath, Mohali
I will recommend you phytolacca200 two drops three times a day fr seven days. Also do gargles with saline water twice a day. Tc.
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She have cough in any time some times he vomiting, chest pain,throtpain, somany medicine he take but not use please tell how to cure prominent.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Fazilka
Avoid cold sour and fried foods take tea with tulsi leaves ginger and honey for safe ayurvedic treatment consult me privately good results.
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My grand mother was died of colon cancer recently. At the age of 60 cancer was diagnosed. My grandmother's mother hadn't suffered from cancer. And my grandmother was very active upto her 50's. Later she suffered from constipation for 1 month. And had a swelling near urinary tract. It was removed by doctors. After few month we again had a scanning to her. Later reports showed that she had colon cancer and it was in final stage. This makes me thinks that my grandmother cancer was not hereditary. My question was in such case is there chance of having cancer to my mother. She was a second child. First child was a boy. And tell me the symptoms of cancer in initial stage. - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist, Hyderabad
Cancers can be called hereditary only if at least two first degree relatives are diagnosed with cancer, especially if they are diagnosed at a younger age. Regarding your grand mother she is the first person to have cancer in the family, that too at the age of 60yrs. It is very unlikely to be hereditary. However persons with a 1st degree relative with cancer have a slightly higher risk of cancer when compared to the general population.
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Asthma - Know Its Ayurvedic Remedies!

BAMS, PGFP, M. D. Kayachikitsa (Scholar)
Ayurveda, Jalgaon
Asthma - Know Its Ayurvedic Remedies!

Asthma is a common disease, characterized by the inflammation of the airways. These airways are responsible for the passage of air and therefore their inflammation causes shortness of breath and extreme discomfort. Though different branches of medicines have tried in their own ways to deal with this problem, Ayurveda with its emphasis on natural remedies has emerged as a clear favorite. According to Ayurveda, it is the stomach that is the source of all chronic diseases. The science believes that as impurities accumulate in our system, diseases like asthma come to the fore. The different ways by which Ayurveda treats asthma are:

1. Maintaining a proper diet: Since stomach is identified as the source of most diseases, any attempt to treat them should begin from the stomach itself. Ayurveda believes that those foods, which are easy to digest, inevitably helps in relieving you from the bouts of asthma. The concept that operates behind this is that easily digestible food provides nutrients, which are further absorbed by the tissues. This helps in rebuilding the strong strength as well as keeps the stomach in a sound condition.

2. Herbal oil massage: A daily massage with herbal oil has always proved to have an extremely soothing and a calming effect on your system. Ideally the massage should be performed before taking a bath as it increases the blood circulation and pacify the nervous system.

3. Exercise: Ayurveda is perhaps the only branch of medicine that gives equal priority to medications as well as exercises. It is believed that stretching and those exercises that facilitate flexibility can markedly reduce bouts of asthma. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.

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