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Dr. Gautam Tripathi

MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Mumbai

20 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
Dr. Gautam Tripathi MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Mumbai
20 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
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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. Gautam Tripathi is an experienced Neurologist in Powai, Mumbai. He has over 20 years of experience as a Neurologist. He has done MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology . You can meet Dr. Gautam Tripathi personally at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gautam Tripathi on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - VSS Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur University, - 1997
MD - SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Utkal University, - 2002
DM - Neurology - SMS Medical College and Attached Hospitals, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS), - 2008
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I am a suffering migraine. How I can control that? Is it Coninous migraine is bad to head?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane-- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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Brain Tumor Surgery

IFAANS, DNB (Neurosurgery), MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ghaziabad
Brain Tumor Surgery

Although surgery is considered to be the first step of treatment in any form of tumor, but its feasibility depends upon the type, size and location of the tumor. It is not necessary that every kind of brain tumor might require surgery.

Indications of Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Diagnosis of the type of tumor by taking a sample of the tumor for laboratory examination
  • Complete resection of tumor
  • Removal of the tumor as much as possible to slow down its growth and improve the symptoms
  • Remove the tumor in order to help other treatment
  • Provide direct access for other forms of treatment like chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.
  • To relieve pressure caused by tumor on surrounding structures

Types of Brain Tumor Surgery: The different types of surgery that are performed in cases of brain tumor include the following:

Craniotomy: Craniotomy is the most commonly performed procedure to remove brain tumor along with a piece of bone. The removed bone is replaced and the tumor is sent for histopathology (biopsy). The surgery is performed using a high end microscope by any of the following techniques:

  • Extended bifrontal craniotomy
  • "Eyebrow" craniotomy (supraorbital craniotomy)
  • "Keyhole" craniotomy (retro-sigmoid craniotomy)
  • Orbitozygomatic craniotomy
  • Translabyrinthine craniotomy

Shunt: A narrow piece of flexible tube with a pressure regulated valve in between is called a shunt. This is used to relieve the intracranial pressure caused by obstruction of the natural brain fluid, Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathway by tumor mass. The procedure involves insertion of a drainage system into the brain to remove or drain excess of blocked fluid into the peritoneal cavity.

Stereotactic surgery: This surgery is done by creating a three dimensional image called stereotaxy using computers. It aims to find out the location and position of the tumor. In fact it can also be done to aid tumor removal, implant radiation pellets or for other treatments.

Embolization: It is a procedure used to reduce the amount of blood supply to a tumor by blocking the blood flow in the selected arteries. It is generally performed before the main surgery.

Endoscopy and endoscope assisted surgery: Endoscope is a tool, which helps to closely visualize the tissue through small openings in difficult to reach areas. This tool can be used in various brain surgeries to precisely reach the target location without damaging the adjacent structures.

Adjuvant modalities to improve outcome: In addition to above mentioned surgeries, following surgeries may also be performed in relation to brain tumor treatment:

  • Laser surgery
  • Photodynamic laser surgery
  • Ultrasonic aspiration
  • Fluorescence guided surgery (FGS)
  • Electrophysiological monitoring
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Meri wife ke sir me hamesha dard bana rahata hai checkup se migrain ka proble bataye treatment bhi karwaya but thik nahi ho raha hai kya kare bataiye.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hello only medicines will not help het. You need to find out the reason behind it. Medicines will give symptomatic relife. You need to correct her eating habits. Do consult for further treatment. Till then suggested to take pathyadi kadha 3 spoons with warm water for 2 times for 8 days. 1 tsf of avipattikar churna at night while sleeping with warm water. Consult after 8 days.
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I am a 27 years old male, I have migraine for the past 7 years. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Welcome to lybrate. We are here to help you. Such pattern of headache is seen in migraine. Migraine headaches are usually unilateral, associated with throbbing, vomiting sensations, photophobia and phonophobia. They aggravate on stress. They also aggravate on watching tv, loud noises, sleep deprivation. A clinical examination specially neurological examination, fundus examination are must to rule out any other neurological problem which might also require neuroimaging. I would also advise you to get your eyes tested. You should see your doctor. He will classify the headache and if it is migranous, treatment would be with the drugs like flunarizine, propanolol, amitryptilline. The drugs are decided on the basis of severity, frequency and duration of headache. I hope it helps. Stay healthy.
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I have severe migraine, and my work requires staring at the computer for long hours. This leads to severe headaches. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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I have diagnosed myself with Adult ADD through some websites. I have suspicions for long time. What is your opinion on consulting a doctor? Is medication effective for this. What are the side effects?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
You must consult a psychiatrist, yes treatment is possible, nothing major side effects and benefits are more in comparision.
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I have severe headache since 3 days. Though I am taking tablets its not working. Is it related to migraine?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Some primary headaches can be triggered by lifestyle factors, including: Alcohol, particularly red wine Certain foods, such as processed meats that contain nitrates Changes in sleep or lack of sleep Poor posture Skipped meals Stress Insufficient sleep or rest Overexertion Nutritional deficiencies A secondary headache is a symptom of a disease that can activate the pain-sensitive nerves of the head. Any number of conditions — varying greatly in severity — may cause secondary headaches. Get your blood pressure checked, make a chart. Let me know about the readings, will give you medication accordingly. Also, get eyes tested. Medication: Meantime, can start with homoeopathic medicine - Bakson's Mig-Aid tablet/ after every 2 hours.
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I've Photosensitive Epilepsy. I've been treating with gabapentin 300mg bd for 2 years It doesn't work well Please tell me what should I do.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
-Medical treatment in form of sodium valproate is available to reduce the sensitivity in PSE, -avoid situations in which u might be exposed to stimuli that trigger seizures and/or take steps to diminish ur sensitivity (as by covering one eye) if unavoidably exposed. These actions together can reduce the risk of seizures to almost zero for many PSE patients.
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She has a avm in brain . hospital doctors did GAMMA KNIFE SURGERY but issue is this is cancer or other disease. Someone said this is cancer but still I am confusion can you please let me know. In feature is there any problem regarding this avm. Thanks in advance .I am awaiting for your response.

MBBS, DNB (Surgical Oncology)
Oncologist, Delhi
She has a avm in brain . hospital doctors did GAMMA KNIFE SURGERY but issue is this is cancer or other disease. Someo...
AVM is not cancer. It is a kind of defect in the blood vessels of the brain. There is a abnormal connection between artery and veins which causes it to bulge .rarely it can rupture. Nowadaya gamma knife is being used to treat AVM and is fairly good with minimal chances of complications. She needs to be on regular follow up though.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foo...
Dear lybrate-user, for curing alzheimer's so far nothing has come clinically. Of course we would like to research all the possible ones. Research findings to become clinically relevant needs more time and more replication of findings in different population. For preventing probably all healthy food habit may be helpful. May not be alzheimer's alone, generally any dementia, especially vascular ones.
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I am 47 years old. I have diabetes from last 10 years. From last 1. 5 years I face problem in sensing me feet. What should I do?

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. It could be due to your long term diabetic status or due to other causes like lower back etc. I would like you to consult an endocrinologist or a neurophysician, probably you will require nerve conduction studies to be done to be sure that it is due to diabetes and then appropriate management can be instituted. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr. Akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi.
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When I wake up the palms are numb and during day also I can feel tickling sometimes.

M.S. Orthopedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
When I wake up the palms are numb and during day also I can feel tickling sometimes.
The symptoms you are telling can be because of cervical I e neck problem or carpal tunnel syndrome. I would recommend you to consult a nearby doctor.
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I have a migraine problem in right brain. Please tell me ayurvedic remedies. I am not sure that it's a migraine problem. May be it some type of symptom also of that. It pained at noon time. It is from 4 years.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Ice Packs: Always opt for cold rather than heat to stop migraine pain. "Ice is an anti-inflammatory, missed meal=" Fluctuations in blood sugar can cause a cascade of escalating pain that sets up your migraine response, so don't go longer than 3 hours without food. Include a lean protein whenever you eat to help keep glucose levels steady Flaxseed=Some headaches are caused by inflammation, which can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed can help provide headache relief because it’s rich in omega-3s. Flaxseed can be used as a home remedy in several forms, including as an oil and ground or whole seeds. CONSTITUTIONAL HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT WILL GIVE U BEST RESULT
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M suffering from migraine everyday I feel like dyiñg cause of pain I need a advice what should I do for relief.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation This problem can be solved by Meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house Consult Physician/me for further management
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I get numbness in my feet and feet fingers while walking and it is connected to spinal compression.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I get numbness in my feet and feet fingers while walking and it is connected to spinal compression.
Do Take IFT and vacuum Therapy Physiotherapy treatment for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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For numbness in hand or feet. Which doctor I have to consult. I want best opinion.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
For numbness in hand or feet. Which doctor I have to consult. I want best opinion.
Hello, take Hypericum 1x, 2 tabs with warm water twice daily for 7 days. If you don't get relief then consult a neurologist.
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Sir My brother is getting half side of body numbness and tingling with pain like left hand and left leg and left side of the body, what is the cause for t that and what kind speciality doctor can see for this reason pls help me out.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir My brother is getting half side of body numbness and tingling with pain like left hand and left leg and left side...
Hello, your brother is running under weight. He, needs diet high in protein, carbohydrate & fats. He should consume apples, banana, spinach, papaya, milk, beet root. Tk, plenty of water. Go for meditation to reduce stress nourishing the entire body to ease his problem. Tk, Homoe medicine:@ Spigelia 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ Lathyrus 200 -6 pills, thrice. Avoid, junk food, alcohol, nicotine. Report, weekly. Tk, care.
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What are symptoms of the dengue or which medicine to take to migraine. Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGD IN NATURO & YOGA SCIENCE
Ayurveda, Katni
Dengue symptom are very much similar to malaria. But if the fever persist after 7 days of treatment go for CBC. Retest of CBC again after 5 days. If platelets are decreasing. Then go for dengue test.
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I have essential tremor due to which I sometimes find problem in writing in my office specially while signing or writing nos. What to do? please advice me on this.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Erode
Sir, if you have any stress kindly avoid it. Relax yourself. Have good sleep and take healthy diet. If still your problem persists kindly consult. Thank you.
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