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Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde

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Neurologist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde . Neurologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde is a popular Neurologist in Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde at Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde@Breach Candy Hospital in Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anaita Udwadia Hegde on Lybrate.com.

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Acoustic Neuroma - Everything You Need to Know

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Acoustic Neuroma - Everything You Need to Know

Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that occurs in the primary nerve between the brain and the ear. The tumor progresses very slowly and can influence your balance and hearing. In certain cases, if the tumor becomes very large, then it may also impair vital functions of the body.

Symptoms

The symptoms of acoustic neuroma tend to develop when the tumor starts to press on the nerve and its adjoining branches. The symptoms of this disorder are –

  1. You may experience hearing loss on one side which might worsen gradually.

  2. You may have problems in balancing yourself.

  3. A continuous ringing sound in the ears.

  4. Persistent dizziness.

  5. If the tumor is large and presses on the nearby nerves, then you may experience numbness of the facial muscles.

  6. In some cases, it may impair the vital functions of the body.

This disorder is caused by a malfunctioning gene. There is no documented reason as to why the gene malfunctions.

The treatment options for this disorder are

  1. Constant Monitoring: These tumors tend to grow very slowly but might spurt in some cases. In order to prevent damage to your body, they need to be monitored on a regular basis. Imaging tests are recommended on a periodic basis to determine the growth of the tumor.

  2. Radiosurgery: Stereotactic radiosurgery is done to treat acoustic neuroma that is small in size. In this surgery, radiation is directed at the tumor without creating any incision. It is done to limit the growth of the tumor and preserve your hearing.

Surgery: The tumor can be removed by using surgical procedures. It involves administering general anesthesia, followed by removing the tumor through an incision on the skull or the inner ear. Surgery is used to remove the tumor and preserve your hearing abilities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a oncologist and ask a free question.

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I am a 31 year old male, have headache from last 10 years please suggest what should I do. My CT scan, PNS x-ray, BP, blood Glucose etc are normal and I took treatment for sinus and migraine too in alopathic as well as homoeopathy but still the headache is there. I am unable to sleep at night because the pain is whole over the head. So please suggest me any treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Hello sir, take - bacillinum 1m stat dose, belladonna 200+nat mur 200 -4 pills three times per day. Mag phos 6x+nat phos 6x- 4 pills tds, tab. Relaxhead 2 tabs three times per day. Waiting for your feedback, god bless you, for further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can concern me privately.
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Sir, I have migraine problem since from last 10years. What the cause behind this and what is the best treatment for migraine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, there can be many reasons behind it *stress *depression *irregular sleep. *exposure to sun may also cause headache in sensitive individuals. Some people are unable to tolerate the heat of the sun and they complain of pain in the head whenever they go out in the sun. *loud noise. This disturbs the balance of the brain. Take homoeopathic medicine gelsemium 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. *massaging the head with soothing oils is also an excellent way to get relief from head pain. *avoid stress and anger. *take a sound sleep. *do yoga.
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If I remove the multiple nuro fabbroma by the help of surgery. Is it harmful in future?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Multiple neuro fibroma unless large enough causing symptoms has to be removed only. Small neuro fibroma need not to be removed. Consult a surgeon for further advice.
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My mother is suffering from polio since many years but now I want her to be treated .so may I know the payment structure of the hospital?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Polio cannot be long lasting as you said and you may be referring to post polio paralysis and treatment depends on the severity of the paralysis . Only physiotherapy is possible
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I am 25 years old suffering from severe migraine from last 2 years consulted so many doctors but there is no result can you please suggest me with good medicine ?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.....massage your hair with good ayurvedic oil like bhring ranj oil.....sprinkle water in eyes...take sootshekhar ras...kaparda bhasm and godanti bhasm with honey two times a day.....pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day with warm water.....avoid tea...coffee....junk food...oily food....fermented food....stress...eat green vegetables....drink fruits juices...and 7-8 glass of water.....do pranayama early in the morning....walk for minimum 30 minutes in a day....
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I have epilepsy. I need to know which sport I can go? My doctor said me thot I can't go only for swimming.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You can go for playing foot ball/cricket/badminton etc where you will find people to help you out in case of epileptic attack. Don't go for sports where no body is around.
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My mom has burning sensation on both her feet. What do you suggest What is the remedy?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. As is true of any pathology, remedy lies in actually knowing what is causing it? also there are many causes of numbness in feet, from issues related to lower back and nerve compression to systemic diseases like diabetes, numbness can be present. If you can write in detail about your mother's symptoms, duration, associated symptoms, what medicines does she take now and in past? what investigations have been done for this problem and what is the treatment she has received thus far, then I can evaluate and we can try and reach to a diagnosis. Accordingly treatment can be started. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I having a headache since last 3 weeks an feeling like vomiting an suffering from insomnia cannot sit in a class room for a long time. Please advice what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I having a headache since last 3 weeks an feeling like vomiting an suffering from insomnia cannot sit in a class room...
avoid stress for good sleeping. for headache you can take tab. dolo 650 mg sos. for vomiting tab. emeset-4 mg sos. Do tests cbc,lft,blood sugar,fkt,urine r/m,stool r/m,stool c/s,. after tests can diagnosis you can take proper medicines. Take ORS liquid. Start with easily digested foods such as gelatin, crackers and toast. When you can keep these down, try cereal, rice, fruit, and salty or high-protein, high-carbohydrate foods. Avoid fatty or spicy foods. Wait to eat solid foods until about six hours after the last time you vomited
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Hi doc, my friend has swere migran problem he had consult with many docs even in abroad also taken ayurvedic medicines, how can he get relief from this.

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Migraine can be dealt with a combination of medical measures and lifrstyle changes. Medical measures include 2 types of medication- one to prevent future attacks and one to relieve pain immediately. Lifestyle measures include regular diet, avoidinf fasting, good 7 hours of sleep everyday and physical excercise.
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My father is diagnosed with brain stroke admitted in Wockhardt Nagpur and his MRI report says - ACUTE INFARCT IN PONS & LEFT CEREBELLAR HEMISPHERE. CHRONIC LACUNAR INFARCTS IN BILATERAL CORONA RADIATA & centre SEMIOVALE. MICROVASCULAR ischemic CHANGES IN VENTRICULAR WHITE MATTER. DIFFUSE CEREBRAL ATROPHY. Please suggest the next course of action for his faster recovery. Thanks.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father is diagnosed with brain stroke admitted in Wockhardt Nagpur and his MRI report says - ACUTE INFARCT IN PONS...
Obey your doctor & do not get confused. Infarct is damage to tissue for lack of blood supply & rest of the symptoms are related to pressure on other areas, the signals being sent to rest of body due to infarcts. Your doctor knows best.
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Hello doctor I have been suffering from stomach nerve weakness. And insomnia from this. I have consulted many doctors they given tablets but no use for me till now. I can not lift weight it causing me breathless problem. The problem is from 4 years. Still I can not find any solution for it. I have been suffering from serious insomnia waking up morning at 3 then by no sleep. Now I am a light sleeper. One doctor said me you have nervous problem in stomach its caused me from running while playing sports please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello doctor  I have been suffering from stomach nerve weakness. And insomnia from this. I have consulted many doctor...
Insomnia is mainly due to anxiety or mental disturbances and you need to practise good sleep hygiene. 1.It is important to maintain the same sleep schedule every single day. This helps to naturalize your body clock and get the best quality sleep. 2.Switch off all mobile phones, laptops and other electronic devices. Their artificial glow not only hampers your eyesight, but also prolongs the amount of time your body takes to relax and fall off to sleep. 3.If your back pain causes you to continually wake up in the middle of the night in discomfort, then sleep with a pillow or cushion between your legs so as to straighten out your back and relieve pent up stress. 4.The importance of your pillow can never be stressed upon enough. Your pillow should be not too fat, hard or soft. It should just about support the natural curve of your neck, so that it is perfectly aligned with the centre of your body. Correct sleeping postures are extremely important. 5.Make sure your room is nice and dark so as to stimulate the secretion of a hormone called melatonin that is regulated by light exposure. Darker the room, greater melatonin, making you more sleepy. 6.Those who exercise regularly and well are known to be fitful sleepers. Exercise well before bedtime. If required, do some light yoga or stretching exercises that promote sleep. 7.What you eat throughout the day makes a difference to the quality of your sleep. Stay away from too much caffeine, alcohol, or a heavy meal just before sleeping. They only make you stay awake for longer and may cause heartburn or stomach trouble. Don't drink too much water, or else you will be making more midnight trips to the bathroom than clocking those sleep hours. 8.Try to keep your head clear of all worries and stress when in bed. Regular meditation and deep breathing can help. There is no end to all the things you can do to sleep well and comfortably. It is important to be self-disciplined to sleep well and hence be a healthy individual. Resting at night plays an important role in regulating your daily health and your level of energy throughout a day. Also, not only the quantity but the quality of sleep is also important for a healthy lifestyle. Bedtime habits do play a vital role in shaping up your lifestyle and personality as a whole. Here are many lifestyle habits that can help you to get sound sleep. Excess sleep can be due to anaemia, Hypothyroidism or general weakness and a blood test is needed and you may contact me personally by Lybrate site for further advice 1.Make regular and a fixed sleep pattern: Going to sleep and waking up the same time every day helps to maintain an equilibrium in the sleep-wake cycle called diurnal rhythm. If this balance is maintained, then your body will be accustomed to this pattern and as a result, you will feel less tired and fresh throughout the day 2. Maintain a definite dietary regulation: You should also maintain a proper diet plan and observe the consequences/effects of the foods that you are eating and the fluids that you are drinking on your sleep pattern. Taking a good and properly nutritious diet on a daily basis will help you to stay healthy and help your natural sleep-wake cycle. 3. Ensure that your room has mild or dim lighting or darkness if you prefer: The level of light also matters at the time of your sleep. You should definitely make sure that there is a very minimal level of light or darkness around you when you try to sleep. This should be done because the lesser is the light, the more comfortable you are while sleeping. Additionally, the sleep that you will get in a dark room will also be sound and undistorted as it helps keep all the sensory organs calm. 4). Do some relaxing activities before bedtime: Depending on your choice, you should follow simple techniques of relaxation in order to calm down the brain before sleep. Like mediation, Yoga or- deep breathing exercise, muscle relaxing activity, visualizing a peaceful setting/ scenario like a calm garden or beach or mountain area. These activities are just guidelines and you can do anything that helps you to get a relaxing mood and sleep. 5). Avoid daytime naps if you can, But Having short naps of less than one hour is absolutely okay if you are excessively tired during the day or you did not have a sound sleep the previous night. But, if you are consistently having long naps during the day then you are bound to have sleep issues during the night. So it is advisable to sleep early and wake up early for a healthy schedule. 6) Regular exercise: Exercising regularly helps to improve the overall quality of sleep by making you tired at night and sending you to bed more efficiently. Light to mild exercises also helps cure sleep disorders like insomnia. Resting at night plays an important role in regulating your daily health and your level of energy throughout a day. Also, not only the quantity but the quality of sleep is also important for a healthy lifestyle. Bedtime habits do play a vital role in shaping up your lifestyle and personality as a whole. Here are 6 lifestyle habits that can help you to get sound sleep on a daily basis.
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I'm epilepsy patient I want to be mother. Will my baby safe and my diet plan all tell.

MBBS MD
Psychiatrist, Chandigarh
Yes. Just follow up with your doctor regularly who will monitor you in pregnancy. They can see your medication and do regular ultrasounds to monitor the baby. Most women have completely normal pregnancies.
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Hi Doctor, I am suffering from insomnia. I am working as a scientist in one of the reputed company and staying alone far from my family. I can not sleep more than 3-4 h per day. I am taking diazepam/Clonazepam lowest dose on need basis. Initially it helped me and I can get sleep when I used to take it. Now, After taking sedatives also, I am not able to sleep. Because of that I am not able to do my day work efficiently. I have consulted one psychiatrist who gave me anti depressant (X). When I take it, I feel very calm. I got the 7 kg weight gain because of that and I stopped the treatment. After stopping the medicine, situation has been worsened more. I can not even express suddenly what happen to me which is completely uncontrollable. One small thought provokes 10 thoughts and 10 thoughts provoke 100 big thoughts. The tragedy of this is I can not share it to any one. I tried once, but no one is believing and taking me seriously. After some time I am able to realize that, it is not impacting any body other than me. Its my loss, I know that truth also, but I can not control my thoughts. It is my kind request to help or suggest me something as soon as possible to get out of it.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi Doctor, I am suffering from insomnia. I am working as a scientist in one of the reputed company and staying alone ...
Please do avoid all Medicines Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 20 minutes regularly Do consult further assistance Best Wishes
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I have migraine issue but after taking doctor's prescription, I started taking medicine but I didn't get relief so please suggest.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Continous chronic migraine needs prophylaxis treatment for decreasing migraine attacks and remission. For management of migraine you need to follow following things. 1) avoid fasting, skipped or delayed meals, excessive chocolates or coffee. 2) Take proper sleep and timely diet Medication can be started Flunarizine Amitryptiline: sedation common side effects Topiramate: memory disturbances and risk of angle closure glaucoma and renal stone Divalproate: Weight gain You need to discuss with your treating neurologist about all these options and associated risk and side effects. The response to treatment comes in a month time with these medications. For instant pain control, pain killers may be taken. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further queries.
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I am a male, 18 years old have a really harsh pain in my back what should I do and also have a heredity migraine.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am a male, 18 years old have a really harsh pain in my back what should I do and also have a heredity migraine.
(a) sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. (b) use no pillow under the head. (c) kindly take biod3 max 1 tab dailyx10 paracetamol 250mg od & sos x5days (d) do back (spine)/shoulder/knee exercises (e) make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take (f) do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. (g) if no relief in 4_5 days, then contact me again.
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I had been suffering with migraine since 10 years but now pain is shifting from one side to another side. What to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take tablet brufen twice daily with tablet rantac empty stomach for 3 days. If symptoms persist take rizatriptan sos only once in 24 hrs period not more than that. To reduce the frequency and duration of pain take tablet beta cap plus once daily night time for 3 months.
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I am suffering from severe headache (migraine and sinus. Sometimes am irritating unnecessarily getting angry. I am not able to face climate fluctuations some day it raining on other day it too hot. Could you please help me.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Can be migrain. Avoid sun exposure, stress, irritation, constipation. Have good sleep. These may help in reducing severity and frequency of migraine.
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Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache problem!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache ...
Common symptoms of migraine include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia (increase of headache in sunlight or noise). Medicines such as propranolol and topiramate can reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
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I had a surgery for slip disk C5 C6 it was almost 90% pressure on spinal cord the slip disc was from front of the vertebral column. My surgery is done near the neck right side. My right hand n leg was getting numb at all time few fingers in my hand were totally numb n senseless I was not able to do Any sort of work.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I had a surgery for slip disk C5 C6 it was almost 90% pressure on spinal cord the slip disc was from front of the ver...
You should take Acupressure therapy and take Biochemic Kali phos 200x +Mag phos 200x 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 days than consult private online.
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