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Dr. Apurwa Patil

Orthopedist, Mumbai

300 at clinic
Dr. Apurwa Patil Orthopedist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Apurwa Patil is a renowned Orthopedist in Kurla West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Arpan General Hospital in Kurla West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Apurwa Patil and consult privately on

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I am 20 years old. I have a disease "fibromyalgia" I am suffering from this for 4 years. I took many medicines in past. I was hospitalised for 5 days. But I could now get relief. I feel strong pain in my muscles when I wake up in morning. I can not walk very fast. Can not run. Can not move heavy things. I can not bend down to take any thing. I am very worried. Please give me some suggestion so I can live a healthy life that I had before.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
You have not mentioned which medicines you have taken for fibromyalgia. I would suggest you to consult a pain specialist in your city. Don't worry, fibromyalgia may not be cured but can be controlled by appropriate medicines and lifestyle changes. Apart from medicines you will also get relief from therapies like: 1. Swimming. 2. Sitting or exercising in warm water (known as hydrotherapy or balneotherapy) 3. Daily exercises including yoga and aerobics under professional guidance
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I'm a 22 year old girl, I have low back pain on standing more than 10 mins. I have to stand during clinical postings. But the pain increases on standing and it s very severe. The pain is relieved by sitting.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Ernakulam
Pain on standing for long period may be due to lower vertebral or some circulatory problems and it needs lab investgation and x ray for further evaluation .
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I had sprain in my leg as my ankle was twisted, I visited a Dr. after 1 month till then I just use to apply ointment. Dr. suggested some medicine after which the pain reduced but still now after 4 months I still can not walk properly and I can not run.

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Dear lybrate-user you have an ankle sprain but no precise diagnosis. So for complete cure you. Need detailed evaluation and imaging and then treatment accordingly. You can apply ice to cut down pain and inflammation. You may need s brace till your ligament heals.
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I am suffering from back pain only at one point on right side. When I do bending and unbending of my knees while lying flat, a crackling sound comes from right side of my back. I do a lot of exercise but I do not get relief.

Physiotherapist, Noida
Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
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I am 53 years old, I am having rashes on my body for last 3 weeks. I am taking medicines and applying lotion for this. Why this rashes appeared? I had taken myospaz tablet for lowback pain.

General Physician, Cuttack
It could be due to drug allergy after taking myospaz.You may be allergic to ibuprufen.Consult doctor
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I am a Sr. Citizen aged 76. I want to keep fit. I have knee joint pain as well as Tummy. I want to reduce the tummy. The ads on Sweat and melt type are really useful or they are bogus. Pl advice. Pl suggest exercise routine for me. I am 160 cm tall and weigh 70 Kg. I want to reduce my wt. To 65 kg.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Dear lybrate user, daily exercise for 1 hr ll keep u fit plus avoid fast food junk food hydrate enough avoid extra salt avoid oily spicy food take balanced diet that means proteins carbs and fats, vits and minerals should b in good amount eat fresh seasonal fruits To reduce tummy, instead of slimming belts it is necessary to focus on d exercises specially for tummy - abs workout, kapalbhati,some yoga poses ll help u. TC
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My cholesterol is high since last three years and I was regularly taking rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet till two months ago, I stopped taking it be coz I was feeling full body ache and joint pains along with low sugar feeling in the evening. But since I stopped it my cholesterol level has again reached to 286 in two months so my question is 1) should I again start same medicine 2) is there any alternative to this medicine 3) is there any supporting medicine to to same medicine for avoiding aftereffects/side effects. Please suggest. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Dear Relaaax Cholesterol levels are affected by stress. Food does not alter cholesterol levels. Attend stress management courses. Cholesterol is not the cause of heart attacks as seen in recent studies. Keep cool and enjoy life. Your body and liver will adjust all this Vm.
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Dear madam I have skin problem around my penis and back side seating space. Its look like a black spot and rashes please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Apply mustard oil after cleaning the affected area properly. Apply clocip powder at night. Wear cotton cloths. Keep dat area clean n dry.
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I have diabetics how I can control it and I am getting shoulders and neck pain too much.

PG Dip (Dietetics n Applied nutrition), Nutrition n dietetics, Post graduate Certificate (Diabetes Education)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
Hello! diabetes can be well managed by a good diet chart. Take small meals in every 3-4 hr. Regular interval. Avoid sweet n sugar also honey n jaggery, fried foods, ready to eat foods, preserved foods n simple carb like maida. Take whole grain cereals in limitation, lot of veggies, 150-200gm fruit (not juice). Go for a dietitian. Don't skip breakfast n take a small portion of milk or product or any whole grain cereal before bed time. Do 30 min of exercise a day.
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I am a 20 year old female and I haven't had proper sleep since past two days. I've tried taking pills but it doesn't work. I've keen pain too it occurs irregularly. What should I do?

Md ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello lybrate user, - sleep is the basic need of the body equal to food. - better to start your sleep before 12am - do foot massage with brahmi oil daily before bed - have always healthy home food and freshly prepared food - apply ksheerabala taila to the head and take bath - drink more of water thank you.
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I have backache since very long time I have tried some painkillers but that doesn't help me at all though I have never consult a doctor. I work with a mnc company and doing night shift since 5 years. Please give me some solution as I am very frustrated with this problem.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Backache is the commonest ailment. Do not worry, rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days you will need other supportive medicines also. Take multivitamins & other antioxidants along with. Do back (spine) exercises contact me again if need be. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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Rheumatoid Arthiritis - Diet You Must Follow!

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology
Rheumatologist, Khammam
Rheumatoid Arthiritis - Diet You Must Follow!

Researchers believe that not much can be done for providing you relief to a great extent, in case you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. But, they also say that a lot can be controlled by changing your diet. There are certain foods, which are known to add on to the problem of arthritis. These foods increase the pain of arthritis. However, there are also certain foods, which are known to cause relief to the patients by reducing the pain and getting rid of the factors causing it.

It has been a common practice that people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are constantly trying to ease its symptoms with food and by taking dietary supplements. There are several studies that indicate a connection between certain types of foods and the inflammation. This inflammation characterises the autoimmune condition. But, it is always advisable that you must consult your doctor before embarking on a new diet chart or taking supplements. Therefore, the best approach towards curing this disease with the help of foods is to take a well-balanced diet.

Foods that can help fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids: It is important that your diet includes cold-water fish as herring, mackerel, trout, salmon and tuna. These fish have omega-3 fatty acids. This is known to have anti-inflammatory effect on the patient. Fish oil can provide relief in joint pain and help in easing morning stiffness. You may also consult your doctor to know whether you can or should take fish oil supplements. The doctor will prescribe you the dosages, depending upon your joint pain. But you should also remember, higher doses of the supplements can have negative effect. They tend to react with other drugs and increase blood pressure.
  2. Fibres, Whole grain: You must increase the amount of fibre in your diet. So, don’t forget to eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains. This will help in reducing the inflammation. Fibre is known to lower the levels of C-reactive protein in the patient’s blood stream. It is an indicator for inflammation in the body.
  3. Extra virgin olive oil: This will reduce inflammation. It works in the similar fashion as non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen works. Researchers believe that virgin olive oil contains a compound called oleocanthal. This compound blocks the enzymes that is known to cause inflammation.
  4. Vitamin D: You must have foods rich in vitamin D that is usually linked to calcium and provides protection against osteoporosis. Talk to your doctor, if you are needed to have vitamin D supplements.

Foods That Can Cause Inflammation
There are certain foods that can increase the inflammation and the pain. The inflammation is increased by meats, protein-rich foods, like pulses, etc. Also, omega-6 fatty acids containing foods such s corn, soyabean, etc. can make things worse.

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Doctor my son 3+ his waight 10. His both knees pain sleeping time at night. But he his active. We counseled to locol doctors. They asked us he is normal pain. Wt we do.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
This is called as growing pains. It usually affects 7-8yrs to 14-15yrs. Your son is having rather early. You are welcome for a free consultation.
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I would like to start working out. I leave home for work at 4: 30 P.M and I am back home between 5 to 5: 30 A.M. Should I workout before leaving to work what after returning home early morning? What would be the ideal time for me to work out that would be more effective for my body. Thank you.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Whatever the time u find convenient do follow that accordingly and regularly of same time duration for the body system to work efficienctly Best Wishes
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I am 20 years old female. I have back pain in the middle of my back bone but I am suffering this problem only mid night or early morning and day time my pain is not there. What should I do to get relief from it?

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Here are some tips for how to handle your back pain: -while sleeping, try lying in a curled-up, fetal position with a pillow between your legs. If you usually sleep on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees to relieve pressure. -find a mattress with back support. A good mattress should provide support for the natural curves and alignment of the spine. Medium-firm mattresses usually provide more back pain relief than firm mattresses. -do not perform activities that involve heavy lifting or twisting of your back -avoid bending forward and sitting in a place for long time -stretching and strengthening exercises are important. -a physiotherapist can tell you when to begin stretching and strengthening exercises and how to do them. Best wishes.
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I haven't come on my period but been having sex for while now 2 weeks unprotected feel sick sometimes go WEE quite bit breasts swollen hurt and always hungry now so am I pregnant that's what trying find out as I thought when a bloke comes in a girl they become pregnant what fertile period got back ache as well.

Psychiatrist, Chandigarh
If your menstrual cycle is delayed, definitely do get a urine for pregnancy test done. If you do not want to become pregnant do use contraceptives. The safe period is usually the first week of your cycle Nd the last but if the cycle is irregular, it is not necessarily safe so should not be used as contraception.
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