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Dr. Gurmeet Mangat

Rheumatologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Gurmeet Mangat is a renowned Rheumatologist in Mahim West, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Hinduja Hospital - Mahim in Mahim West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Gurmeet Mangat on Lybrate.com.

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Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mahim. Landmark:Near Bombay Scotish School, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am of age 28 and when I walk my left knee start paining. I always sit on my left knee while having lunch. What test should I check out to know the root cause and how to treat this problem.

BHMS, Certificate course from University of Pennsylvania
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am of age 28 and when I walk my left knee start paining. I always sit on my left knee while having lunch. What test...
you can do an xray left knee AP,Lat.Do exercise regularly. you can start taking Homeopathy.I will assure you that Homeopathy is safe and your pain will reduce after 3 months of treatment.
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Pain over knee cap area. Cracking sound while folding legs. Discomfort while walking. Some vibrations felt while touching the knee with hands.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
Pain over knee cap area. Cracking sound while folding legs. Discomfort while walking. Some vibrations felt while touc...
Identify the mid point between the ankle bone and tendons and give pressure with a blunt edge on either side of your foot for 2 minutes. Also give pressure in the web between 2nd and 3rd finger from your toe for 2 minutes. Finally give a good massage for both feet in hot water. Identify the dipping portion on the back of your knee folding. Press this dip with both middle fingers and hold your knee with your thumbs for support. Please swing 20 times morning and evenings. Inform after 10 days for further guidance.
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My wife, aged 55 years and weight 77 KG is suffering from Osteoarthritis and with little bit exertion, there is swelling on her feet. She can fold her legs without any problem but feels lack of power & heaviness while walking specifically climbing stairs. Homeopathically she can be described as an Hot Blooded Patient, her other symptoms are: Burning hands & feet Occasional puffiness in whole body Thirst in large quantity Heavy sweating Can't stand for long say one hour Feel better in cold weather/ worse in hot weather Sometimes she feels in low level of energy (like low sugar) All tests are OK, however, no Xray etc. Of knees has been done. She has been prescribed Medorrhinum 10M and she has taken two doses after a gap of fifteen days with little relief. Please guide. Thanks.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My wife, aged 55 years and weight 77 KG is suffering from Osteoarthritis and with little bit exertion, there is swell...
Most probably you are suffering from oa of knee knee surgery-total knee replacement (tkr) is quite safe & gives uniform results. Surgery should be done when patient is still active & will be able to take benefit of surgery. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Kindly show me x rays before a final decision can be taken. You will be thoroughly investigated before surgery is under taken. Risk in surgery is less than the risk in crossing road.
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I am 24 years old male. When I play the cricket I have to face some problems, my left leg bone femer very painful to one hour, what is the problem? what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Do hot fomentation keep a pillow under the legs at night &/when resting. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1 tab odx10days do knee exercises it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. You will need other supportive medicines also. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I can't sleep at night. I think I'm suffering from insomnia. Can you please help me to get out of it. Thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do have brisk walking at least fir 15 minutes or cycling for 20 minutes and have timely foods on your schedule
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My mom is suffering from knee and joint pains is there any home remedies for this? She is 45 and a little fat (not much)

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My mom is suffering from knee and joint pains is there any home remedies for this? She is 45 and a little fat (not much)
Advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting. Quadriceps exercises. Hams stretching. Sports taping hot fomentation.
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I am 50 years young male. I am having pain in my knees when I get up from my chair or commode. I hear a crackling voice on standing up. What best can you do for me.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am 50 years young male. I am having pain in my knees when I get up from my chair or commode. I hear a crackling voi...
Hi I can understand your problem. 1) apply hot and cold foementation. 2) learn strengthening exercise of quadriceps and hamstring from physiotherapist. 3) do regular streching calf muscles. 4) wear comfortable foot wear. Do share investigation reports if you have.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis - 6 Ways You Can Manage it

M. Ch. (Ortho), DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Rheumatoid Arthritis - 6 Ways You Can Manage it

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a degenerative disease that progresses over time. It generally affects the fingers, feet, wrists, and ankles. It causes immobility due to inflammation and stiffness as well as severe pain. This is an autoimmune disease where the body mistakenly ends up attacking the joints instead of attacking bacteria and other substances as it normally should. Severe cartilage damage can be caused if this condition is not treated on time, which can make the spacing between the bones even smaller than usual.

Let us find out how one can tackle this condition.

  1. Rest: While there is still no cure for this condition, one can take a number of measures in order to tackle it. One of the foremost ways of managing this condition is with the help of rest and relaxation. It is important to get plenty of sleep so that you can keep the condition from getting worse. There are a number of relaxation exercises that will help you in sleeping better, especially if you have been having trouble sleeping due to the aches and pains. 
  2. Exercise: Depending on the doctor’s recommendations, you will need to exercise on a regular basis so as to keep the motion in your joints intact for as long as possible. Muscle and joint strengthening exercises include swimming, walking, and even gentle stretching that can help in reducing muscle fatigue. This can make your muscles stronger and increase the range of motions as well. 
  3. Ointments and Lotions: One can turn to gels and lotions which can be topically applied. These can be prescribed by the doctor as well, so that the pain is soothed and temporary relief from pain and stiffness may be experienced. These are also available in the form of sprays. These ointments, gels or lotions usually contain camphor, menthol, capsaicin and salicylates. 
  4. Fish Oil Supplements: Pain and stiffness can be significantly reduced with the help of fish oil, as per many medical studies. Before adding fish oil supplements to your food, you will need to talk to your orthopaedic specialist to find out if it may interfere with any medication that you may be taking for the condition or any other related disorder.
  5. Plant Oils: Plant oils are also known to contain fatty acids known as gamma linolenic acid, which can give much relief when it comes to pain and stiffness, especially in the morning. One must remember, though, that excessive use of this oil can lead to liver damage. So it is imperative to speak with your doctor or therapist before taking any plant oils. 
  6. Medications: Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can help in containing the pain and inflammation for severe cases.
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I m having a constant insomnia. I take alprazolam 0.5 frequently. I want to get out of this habit. Please suggest a way out.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Due to lack of sleep there are many complications arise such as lack of concentration ,irritability, fatigue & digestion problem.. So these are some instructions & methods for good sleep : • Frequent oil massage of head with oil relax your mind and enhances sleep .You can also do foot massage daily it destress you . • Do not take stress . Do meditation and long breathing pranayams to relax the mind. • Do not take caffeine, tea & alcohol in excess and these are stimulant ,(activate) your brain result in lack of sleep. • Avoid drinking alcohol & smoking. • Avoid sleep during day time as it makes it harder to fall asleep at night. •Try to sleep early at night . Do not think during sleep and avoid use of laptop during night . Do exercise and long walk daily . • Avoid to take sleeping pills because these are habit forming drugs and these drugs disturb your normal sleep pattern. • Take a bowl of curd daily in afternoon and one glass of milk at night daily . You can consult me privately for your detailed complete treatment and doubts.
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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
Foods that can keep your Uric Acid levels at Normal.


High uric acid levels in the blood stream can lead to a common form of arthritis called gout. To prevent gout, it is essential to maintain good eating habits and have proper medication. To reduce the uric acid levels in blood, you may need to limit intake of alcohol, sugary foods and reduce purine rich foods like meat, poultry, seafood and pulses. Vegetables such as cauliflower, asparagus, spinach, peas and mushroom also contain a lot of purines. Digestion of purine leads to the formation of uric acid. If uric acid is not eliminated normally which is seen in gout sufferers, it can build up in the blood stream leading to joint inflammation and pain.

Water   Water flushes out toxins including excess uric acid from the body. Have at least 10- 12 glasses of water daily.

Cherries    Cherries have anti–inflammatory substances named anthocyanis that help reduce uric acid levels. It prevents the uric acid from crystallising and being deposited in the joints. Cherries also neutralise the acids and help prevent inflammation and pain. 200 gms per day is very effective in bringing down uric acid.

Apple    Malic acid in apple neutralises uric acid and thus provides relief to the sufferers. You should consume one apple daily after a meal.

Lime    The citric acid found in lime is a solvent of the uric acid .The juice of half a lime squeezed into a glass of water should be taken twice daily.

French bean Juice    Another effective home remedy for gout is french beans juice. The healthy juice can be consumed twice everyday for treating gout or high uric acid.

Celery seed    This is a popular home remedy to lower uric acid levels in the body. Have celery seeds extract to get best results.

Berries    Berries especially strawberries, and blueberries have anti-inflammatory properties so include them in your diet.

Apple Cider Vinegar   Drink apple cider vinegar. Add 3 teaspoons of vinegar to 8 ounces of water and have it 2-3 times every day to treat uric acid.

Pinto Beans    A diet rich in folic acid can help lower uric acid naturally. Folic acid rich foods like pinto beans, sunflower seeds and lentils should be included in your diet.

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