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Dr. G.D. Thakkar

General Physician, Mumbai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. G.D. Thakkar is an experienced General Physician in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Nancy Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. G.D. Thakkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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If someone suffering diabetes and treatment is going in order to reduce the sugar by providing insulin and other precaution are also taken but the sugar level does not reduces. How to reduce the sugar level?

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If someone suffering diabetes and treatment is going in order to reduce the sugar by providing insulin and other prec...
Hello lybrate user I will begin this answer by stating that there is no such thing as an uncontrollable sugar. Sometimes it is believed that sugars can be uncontrollable because there is a maximal dose of insulin. But I would like to dispel this doubt and tell you there is no such thing as a maximal dose of insulin and the amount of insulin being given to a patient can be escalated to an optimal level so that the blood sugar target is achieved. Also, the following approach of treat to target in the case of diabetes is very important because if the patient is taking the medicine suboptimally then sugars might be slightly controlled but till the point of time that they're completely controlled a patient cannot draw the benefits out of the treatment. What I basically implying is that in the case of diabetes treatment with uncontrolled sugars is almost as bad as no treatment. Hence from your case as I understand that the patient is already on insulin and the only logical thing to do is to escalate the level of insurance so that the sugars are optimally controlled.

My mother is 78 years old, she is diabetic, weight reduced to only 45 kgs, height is 4 feet 8 inches. The problem is that she is getting frequent loose stools for past about six months, doctors had got test done for wheat allergy, the biaopsy is negative but still they say it is wheat allergy, and thus has all the ban for wheat products. Please suggest how to go about the right diagonistic and treatment for her.

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Dear sir, you are rightly concerned, any diarrhoea beyond 4 weeks is considered as chronic diarrhoea, the first step would be do get a good stool analysis done. And look for fat particles, ova, cyst or any blood. Has she done this? have you done any blood tests? can you please upload all the reports including the biopsy reports. Chronic diarrhoea can be watery or fatty or inflammatory each of these have many causes and further information will be needed for evaluation.

What is typhoid how it will occurs and what are its symptoms, how to prevent the typhoid.

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Typhoid is a bacterial infection affecting the gastrointestinal system and is due to fecal contamination of food, milk and water symptoms 1. Continuous high fever of long duration 2. Headache, body ache, lethargy 3. Loss of appetite, pain abdomen 4. Diarrhoea or constipation 5. Intestinal bleeding and perforation (in severe cases) prevention 1. Avoiding contaminated food and water/milk from out side sources like junk food etc 2 use purified drinking water and have warm home made food, 3. Avoid fly contamination of food, maintain food hygiene 4, properlyl wash your hands before taking food 5. Wash vegetable, fruit before consuming.

Hi sir, I have a problem in stomach its swelling and I am diabetic and bp patient. So tell me what should I do?

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Hi sir, I have a problem in stomach its swelling and I am diabetic and bp patient. So tell me what should I do?
take meftal spas if pain abd, tab pan 40 empty stomach daily morning for 15 days, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, isabgol in a glass of water at night, if required get u/s whole abdomen done and back with report it will help. thanks

I have sun tan on my skin (especially on face and hands. I want to get rid of it soon. For that will you please help me by answering my questions? •Increasing blood to face (by doing facial massage) can removes sun tan? •Is sun tan only affects the outer layer of the skin or inside too? •Can scrubbing face 2-3 times/week removes sun tan from skin? •If I applied milk on my skin for 20 min and rinse off with cold water. Will help to remove sun tan? Also, Is skin able to absorbs all vitamins from milk or anything we apply?

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I have sun tan on my skin (especially on face and hands. I want to get rid of it soon. For that will you please help ...
Increasing blood flow on face will increase glow but tanning still needs to be removed sun tan affects only outer layer yes scrubbing removes tanning yes milk mixed with haldi and lemon can remove sun tan yes skin absorbs the minerals.

I am suffering from cold and cough from 3 days. Please help me to get cured as quickly as possible. I'm feeling sick and not able to stand for a long time. Sometimes my body temperature also raising. So please give me a remedy.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
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take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take steam, do gargle. take dolo 650 mg one sos for high fever. inform if not ok.avoid cold exposure, take balanced diet.

I am a 32 years female and have hiv positive for last 6 years and take the govt. Medicine. What should I do because I want to cure fully ?

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Your case can be tried on herbal blood detoxification medicine, consult me private for further details

I have symptoms of fever. What should I do?

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I have symptoms of fever. What should I do?
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as one of the body's natural defenses against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at a higher temperatures..Also, the body's defense mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or more may be dangerous and demand immediate treatment The following medications may be used at home for mild fever : -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used in children during a viral illness. -Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes and donot overdress. Overdressing can cause the temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -Fever can cause dehydration.Drink plenty of fluids.Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami,Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals .avoid outside food -Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water especially before meals, or after returning from a public places or using public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly

I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable also the frequency of headaches has increased. It happens once a day and sometimes even twice a day. Please suggest some tips by which I can minimize it. Thnku.

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I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable al...
Hi, chronic headache is converted to migraine which causes due to stress, anxiety, inadequate sleep & intake, junk food, digestive disorder, excessive deposit of carbon dioxide due to lack of oxygen. * go for a walk in d morning/ evening for 45 mnts to restore your blood circulation to nourish cells & tissues. * go for meditation, deep breathing to inhale plenty of oxygen to reduce your stress and to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. * your diet b easily digestible, simple, non- irritant on time. * ensure sound sleep in d night. Homoeo medicine: @ spigelia200-6 pills, thrice a day. Certain symptoms associated with headache r to b taken into consideration: headach - frontal, left or right temple, back of the head.

I have a problem of uric acid from several years. Can I got a permanent solution of this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
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A high uric acid level can be caused when your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid rapidly enough. A high uric acid level may cause increasingly frequent attacks of gout, or it may never cause problems. A high uric acid level may also cause some people to develop kidney stones or kidney failure. And some people with a high uric acid level also develop high blood pressure, heart disease or chronic kidney disease, but it's often unclear whether this is a direct cause or merely an early warning sign of these conditions. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills),Drinking too much alcohol,Genetics (inherited tendencies),hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid),Immune-suppressing drugs,Niacin, or vitamin B-3, obesity,psoriasis, Purine-rich diet — organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, gravy, dried beans, driedpeas, mushrooms and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers,Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos for pain in joints.

I suffering from fever quite few days I have high fever suggest me a good doctor please and provide.

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General Physician
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I suffering from fever quite few days I have high fever suggest me a good doctor please and provide.
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports

Doctor I have to ask that I have been feeling very drowsy for seven days and yesterday itself I got fever. Please suggest some remedy.

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Doctor I have to ask that I have been feeling very drowsy for seven days and yesterday itself I got fever. Please sug...
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as one of the body's natural defences against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at a higher temperatures. Also, the body's defence mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or higher may be dangerous and demand immediate treatments like: -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used for fever in children/ adolescents or during a viral illness. -Wear loose fitting clothes and don’t overdress. Overdressing can cause temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -A fever can cause severe dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids.. Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami, Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals .avoid outside food -Wash hands frequently with soap and water especially after returning from public places or public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly

What action should I take prevent from diabetes?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS)
Ayurveda
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What action should I take prevent from diabetes?
Take pranacharya diabeto capsule and shilajeet capsule 1-1 twice a day. Avoid sugar. Sweets. Potatoes. Rice. Tea. Drink bitter gourd juice. And walk for atleast 1 hr in a day. Do light exercise. And do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption.

I have problem in my heart when I get happy or played then I m starting to cough continue. So what I do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda
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It is not the problem of your height...it is because of allergic bronchitis. ...you should take ayurvedic medicines for this disease

I am 20 years old and I have problem with headache what I should do?

MBBS
General Physician
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I am 20 years old and I have problem with headache what I should do?
Kindly follow advises given below to get rid of Headache: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 650 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get your BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis

I have headache every night. I sleep for 4-5 hours.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I have headache every night. I sleep for 4-5 hours.
Headaches can be classified into three main categories: tension headaches, migraine headaches and cluster headaches. There can be many causes of a headache such as physiological changes in the head, constriction of blood vessels, abnormal neuron activity, genetic causes, excessive smoking, excessive drinking, lack of water in the body, oversleeping, overuse of pain killers, eye strain, neck strain, and others. People often use over-the-counter medicines or prescription pain killers to get relief from headaches. But there are many natural remedies that can treat your headache quickly and easily. For instance, dehydration is one of the most commdon causes of a headache. In such cases, simply drinking a cool glass of water can cure your headache within minutes. It is a good idea to drink about eight to ten glasses of water throughout the day to keep your body well hydrated. Along with water, there are many other natural ingredients that can be used to treat a headache. Ginger ginger can help reduce inflammation of the blood vessels in the head, thus providing relief from a headache. Mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice. Consume it once or twice a day. Another option is to apply a paste of one teaspoon of dry ginger powder, also called sonth, and two tablespoons of water on the forehead for a few minutes. You can also boil ginger powder or raw ginger in water, and inhale the vapor. Chew one or two pieces of crystallized ginger candy.

My voice is always not cleared and rough and I also cannot speak loudly, what I can do It's daily problem. Thanks.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
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Dear lybrate user. You are 17. Most probably you must have experienced a voice change from your earlier years. I see this as a transition stage. Horse voice is common during transition stage. I suggest you continuously sing many movie songs and it will clear your throat and voice problems. Don't worry. Take care.

I have been taking Montair-Lc for my allergy problem from more than 6 months, half a tablet every alternate day. Now, I feel dependent on them. I have started Homeo treatment as well. Should I completely stop taking Montair- lc or continue this way, as I dont feel any side effect of it?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Start aloe vera juice of USA brand.The juice is imported and available at 14 centres in India, no at medical stores.

I am 45 years Diabetic since 12 yrs. Taking Gluconorm G2 and linctus 6 unit daily. Recently tested blood for 72 parameters under aarogya 20Y by Thyrocare. Maximum reports are normal. But following test results are not within normal range : HbA1c = 8.4 ABG = 194. HDL Cholesterol =29. LDL cholesterol =48. VLDL cholesterol =54.6 Triglycerides =273. Vitamin D (OH) =20.72. Alkaline Phosphate 151.6 Bilirubin Direct =.04. My BP. 120/80. Please prescribe /Advise me.

MBBS, PG Diploma in HIV Medicine
General Physician
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I am 45 years Diabetic since 12 yrs. Taking Gluconorm G2 and linctus 6 unit daily. Recently tested blood for 72 param...
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user. Only your hba1c average blood glucose, triglycerides and alp are not in range. Remaining all tests are almost normal and nothing to fear about. You need to start insulin as your hba1c is not in the limit. Actually maintaining 12 years on oral diabetic drugs is appreciative. Average blood sugar is 194 which need to be controlled immediately. It may be the reason for raise in tgl. And you need to test for ggt as your alp has raised. Do some regular exercise like walking, jogging are any game which ever you feel better. And consult a good physician for good diabetic care. Contact if need further assistance.

How can I control sugar legal 284. Any medicine? Or ayurvedic medicine? at now I walk every day 5km.

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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How can I control sugar legal 284. Any medicine? Or ayurvedic medicine? at now I walk every day 5km.
Hello Best you can do about your diabetes is controlling it to prevent any early complications. Following this tips would be helpful. Regular medication (you may need to modify your medicines for diabetes for better control) regular exercise (minimum 30 to 45 minutes of brisk walking) following healthy diet plan avoiding alcohol avoiding smoking reduce stress regular blood sugar test. Regular follow up with diabetologist doctor timely screening for diabetes complication such as of eye, kidney, heart, nerves
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