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Dr. Kshitija Dongrikar

DPM

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

11 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Kshitija Dongrikar is a trusted Psychiatrist in Jogeshwari West, Mumbai. She has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 11 years. She studied and completed DPM. You can consult Dr. Kshitija Dongrikar at Dr. Kshitija T. Dongrika in Jogeshwari West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kshitija Dongrikar on Lybrate.com.

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DPM - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical Colleg - 2006
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Diamond HospitalFlat No 105, 1St Floor, Markaz View, Sardar Vallabai Patel Road, Next To Millat School, Opposite To Excel Industries, Jogeshwari West, Mumbai -Mumbai Get Directions
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Hi Doctor. I'm going through a very stressful time and the last thing I need is my period. I'm on yaz and my withdrawal bleed started today. I was wondering, can I still skip my withdrawal bleed by going on with the active tablets without doing major harm to my body?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi Doctor. I'm going through a very stressful time and the last thing I need is my period. I'm on yaz and my withdraw...
Hi Idaelly if your withdrawl bleeding is already started than you should not stop it,, beacuse it will change hormonal balance in your body. there is a possibilty of 1-2 irregular cycle after that if you continue taking tablets Thanks
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I'm M21 & having pain on both sides of my chest but more on left side, just below the heart (maybe in lungs). This pain gets harder in night. I'm a smoker but from last a week I reduced my cigarettes from a packet to 1-2 cigarette per day. Please help!

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
Psychologist, Palakkad
I'm M21 & having pain on both sides of my chest but more on left side, just below the heart (maybe in lungs). This pa...
Dear Sharad. If you have chest pain, please do not delay. Please consult a physician and get your ECG done. Take care.
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Am feeling alone in my home, am not interact with my parents. Now days my parents got some proposals for marriage. But I will not marry anyone, now days am so depressed when am wearing a new dress or smthng if that day proposal came I will not wear those dress again. I thinks if I wear that dress same thing will happen again. Can you help me?

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Am feeling alone in my home, am not interact with my parents. Now days my parents got some proposals for marriage. Bu...
Hi lybrate-user you have not given the details of why you have stopped interacting with your parents or why you have aversion towards marriage. But the way you have described your problem suggest that you may be in the initial stage of obsessive compulsive disorder. So better meet a clinical psychologist in your vicinity at the earliest to find solutions to your problems.
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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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From last 9 years with doctor consult I am regularly taking tablets for OCD so now I want to stop the tablets because now I am not getting any repetition of such thoughts.

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist,
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I am 35 yrs old male and want to increase my memory power for learning quickly what should I take?

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
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, you can improve your memory with the help of effective learning techniques. Please ask a private question to me and I will help you. Take care.
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Hello sir, I'm shashank! My problem is! That I'm short tempered! I will shout loudly if I get anger! For example last time when my girlfriend said that she don't love me jokingly! I became very much discomfortable and angry! What should I do to control it! Because I'm really worried that she will leave me because of temper as there will be limit for everything! Please suggest me what measures should I take to control it!

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You seem to be suffering from Borderline Personality or Emotionally unstable personality. The cause is unknown but research suggests there is an interaction between adverse life events and genetic factors. Neurobiological research suggests that abnormalities in the frontolimbic networks are associated with many of the symptoms There is a pattern of sometimes rapid fluctuation from periods of confidence to despair, with fear of abandonment and rejection. There is a particularly strong tendency towards suicidal thinking and self-harm. Low frustration tolerance and mood swings within a day are characterestic. Its course is variable and, although many people recover over time. Kindly consult a psychiatrist for remedy.
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HELP NEEDED DESPERATELY My boyfriend, 18 years, is suffering since 9 months. These are the symptoms he describes. Different doctors have given different diagnoses such as Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and borderline Personality Disorder. There is no improvement since all these months. We need help urgently, please tell us what you think doctors. Chronic Tingling sensation, all day fatigue, chronic weakness in legs, mood and thoughts change in minutes, yawning when fatigued, thoughts and images that are not reverent to what I am thinking, blurred vision and flashy lights 24 hours, no sex drive and chronic decrease in libido since last 1 and a half year, intrusive thoughts of hitting some one from my car once they were troubling me for 24 hours now they come n go, feelings of nerves in fingers, anger,extreme irritability, inflated ego always, spinning vision (once) chronic memory loss, strain remembering things, trouble concentrating, sometimes I think I will recover n I am recovering sometimes I think I will not recover ever and other negative thoughts, muscle twitches, pain in fingers or head, headache, weired thoughts like why are we like this with 2 hands 2 legs etc and other disturbing thoughts, brain fog, brain shocks or brain zaps without any withdrawal of a medication, chest tightness, thinking of first time I am seeing night, dreamlike state, spending,little bit of hallucination, I used to feel nervous excitement before all of this has started, not believing the medications and the doctor, constant feeling of getting misdiagnosed. I was diagnose with health anxiety and depression before took 2 medicine none of them work now diagnosed as bipolar disorder. Lazy,less motivation, pain in knee while stepping stairs ,low vitamin d low b 12 was founded but it got resolved, chest tightness, when I was diagnosed with anxiety and when the medicines were not working I made everyone believe that it is something else like bipolar which is more serious now these medicines (bipolar) are also not working n I think I have anxiety and depression which is in its most severe state n causing me these troubling symptoms. All of this started when I was in my hometown suddenly I felt like fainting n after that for some time my vision got dark which was fine the next day in morning that was the period of time when I used to think that I have hit someone from my car n I used to check again n again n used to seek reassurance and this was the time when I used to think of different ideas of business and used to tell my dad about my creative ideas one-two of them were copied. I always had less motivation but I used to do the things I loved very bravely as in driving for long road trips at a very small age I always used to feel that I am not sleepy everyone around used to get tired when I used to keep driving.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
HELP NEEDED DESPERATELY My boyfriend, 18 years, is suffering since 9 months. These are the symptoms he describes. Dif...
There is high possibility that there will be confusion and mixed diagnosis due to your age. This is the last stage in your adolescence and because of hormonal and unresolved childhood issues, these symptoms will arise seeking a resolution. The symptoms will settle down to a more defined diagnosis in a short while and treatment can be geared to facilitate the correct prescription. However, there is a strong possibility that there may be a genetic factor that is getting activated also because of your age. Check your family history with your parents and find out the predisposition to any pathology. That will indicate the type of pathology that will finally come up. In the meantime, combine counseling with the medication and you will do a lot better. Because you are young the prognosis can be very good if you are cooperative. People with mental illness lose contact with reality and are therefore not aware. The more aware you are, the more likely you are of being in sound mental health. Now there are two types or levels of awareness: the internal and the external. Both require equal important but not at the same time. At any given time one might require more than the other for practical reasons. It is important to learn to vacillate between the two in smooth harmony as per the demands of the situation. So if there are thoughts internally, then the external behavior must match and conform to what is going on internally. This synchronization is a hallmark of the quality of awareness. So you must always manifest that connection, and there will be no discrepancy to raise other people’s doubts or your own about your mental health. You must put yourself on a tight time schedule of interesting activities and be in the company of people. You must do vigorous and regular exercise, eat well, sleep adequately and work on your emotions, especially fear. The treatment will take as long time and will will work very well if you are cooperative.
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My wife 33 year old since 3 years her behavior got changed she developed habit to clean and wash and barking mentality for any cause also she suffered from thyroid. What to do for want of peace in life ?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My wife 33 year old since 3 years her behavior got changed she developed habit to clean and wash and barking mentalit...
Continue thyroxine. Let her practice yogic therapy and relaxation. Avoid controlling her. Ignore, but respect her. She will recover if she concentrates well in her recovery. You join her practice a relaxed lifestyle than tense life.
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Can anyone suggest me some picks of antidepressants to kill my depression and anxiety, I want to be confident and want to forget all the things happened in the past,

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Can anyone suggest me some picks of antidepressants to kill my depression and anxiety,
I want to be confident and wan...
5 Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1.Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2.Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3.Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications or prescription for medicines consult me on this site to ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all.
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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
Psychologist, Palakkad
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In day I always have some headache and my mental power being less like sometime I loss my concentration while I'm studying so what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
In day I always have some headache and my mental power being less like sometime I loss my concentration while I'm stu...
If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, inadequate sleep , Low BP/High BP,migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error,chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, ,have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7.Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache , if required take a CT scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. consult me for further advice
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When I was in tension. My heart rate moving fast and started stammering. Give me suggestion.

M.A-Philosophy, Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, B.A.M.S
Psychologist,
When I was in tension. My heart rate moving fast and started stammering.
Give me suggestion.
It is because of adrenaline rush don't be panic instead feel that you are getting exited and energize to face the challenge. Body is helping you if you are too uncomfortable and unable to do a task in hand, do deep breathing for five minutes. It will reduce your heart rate.
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Hi I have been suffering from OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER and severe anxiety. I have to perform several rituals to get rid of those anxieties. I have been in psychiatric treatment for about a year. But the symptoms decreases as long as I keep taking medications. As I stop taking medicines the symptoms start again. please give me some suggestions. Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi I have been suffering from OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER and severe anxiety. I have to perform several rituals to ...
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem. Symptoms typically include recurring thoughts and repetitive actions in response to the recurring thoughts. A common example is recurring thoughts about germs and dirt, with a need to wash your hands repeatedly to "clean off the germs" However, there are many other examples. The usual treatments are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medicine, or both. Treatment often works well to reduce the symptoms and distress of OCD greatly. In Many cases the medicine has to be taken life long, prepare your mind for it.
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I am 25 years old. I am suffering anxiety disorder please tell me world best medicine for this treatment. Those medicine get easily in medicine stores in mumbai.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I am 25 years old. I am suffering anxiety disorder please tell me world best medicine for this treatment. Those medic...
in my opinion it is not good to use medicine. It has some side effects. Better to control yourself or better to take the help of psychologist. Online medicine using it is not good to you. Direct patient observation it will not cured for one consultation. It will take generally six months medication period. How you continue with online medication. So it is better to leave of this thought. It is not good to go for medicine at this age. Better to relax yourself. Do not sit alone and do not think too much about this problem. Yoga and meditation will helpful in anxiety disorder. Be share your personal feelings and problems with your close friends and family members. Be sociable all the time and be happy. Ok all the best.
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There is severe back pain from last 2-3 days. I guess as my exams going on. There is not much movement of my body. I just eat sleep and study. Please suggest me how to get rid of this back pain immediately.:(

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
There is severe back pain from last 2-3 days. I guess as my exams going on. There is not much movement of my body. I ...
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.
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I am suffering with social anxiety. This is genetic. Do yoga nidra and pranayama will help to cure my anxiety? I am taking brahmin and shankhpushpi once in a day. Do ashwagandha will help to reduce the anxious hormones? Is this condition curable in ayurveda? What herbs will cure my condition? Please guide me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
I am suffering with social anxiety. This is genetic. Do yoga nidra and pranayama will help to cure my anxiety? I am t...
anxiety is a type of shadaripu which can be minimised by satwik home made food drinking cow milk empty stomach eating cow ghee etc anulom vilom pranayam is useful in these conditions bramhi and shankhapushpi has its own properties take it only by consulting Ayurved vaidya take deep long breathing regularly avoid masturabation porns dirty books etc strictly follow complete bhramhacharya untill full recovery for more details consult privetly
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I am a 24 year young male. I am having a problem of concentrating on my further studies. I have left my job recently. Please help as I feel I am in a lot of stress.

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
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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I am 37 year old male taking nexito 10mg for past 04 months to treat my depression. Earliear for two months before that I was taking nexito 20mg. I just what to know for how long will I have to continue eating this tablet because I want to quit this habit. What are the side effects how eating this medicine. Can it make me addicited to it? sometimes im feeling better with this medicine but sometimes it make quite depressed.

DNB in Psychiatry, completed course from Asha Hospital, Hyderbad
Psychiatrist, Salem
Hello sir, as you are only mentioning that earlier you were taking 20 mg of nexito now it is reduced to 10 mg. So gradually your psychiatrist will reduce and stop based on your response. As such its not very nice to say there are no side effects from this medicines, but it may not lead to addiction.
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Hi sir. How r u. This is vishnu. I'm suffering from short term memory. please help me.

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
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. You may contact a clinical psychologist or neurologist for memory test and further investigation. Take care.
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