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Endocrinologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Manjiri Avdhani is an experienced Endocrinologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently associated with SevenHills Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Manjiri Avdhani and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 26 years old female. I was having thyroid problem in past. Now my T3 and T4 are normal but my TSH is little high. Is it OK or I still have Thyroid. I have deficiency in iron because of which my hair are thin. Now my hair have started turning grey. I have heard about blackstarp molasses that it will reverse my greying process. Is it ok to consume.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 26 years old female. I was having thyroid problem in past. Now my T3 and T4 are normal but my TSH is little high...
Hello, There is slight increase in TSH levels which indicate borderline Hypothyroidism. Due to hypothyroidism, the hairloss occurs as well as greying of hair also takes place. So, keep taking medication as per advised by your physician. Medication: For premature greying and hairloss, you can take homoeopathic medicines - Weisbaden 200/ twice daily and Kali Phos. 6x/ once at night only. Take them for 4 weeks, then get back to me.
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morning. Dr. My wife is pregnant for almost three months. She get tested for thyroid profile. Her T3 total is 1.88ng/ml and T4 total is 13.70 ug/dl. Her TSH IS 1.22 ulU/ml. The values of T3 andT4 are higher than normal. Is it alarming? or it happened in pregnancy. Thank you.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
morning. Dr. My wife is pregnant for almost three months. She get tested for thyroid profile. Her T3 total is 1.88ng/...
Dear your wife's t3 and t4 are in the upper limit range of normal. Tsh is absolutely normal. During pregnancy the tsh levels tarhet is below 2.0 in first trimester. Which is 1.22 in your case and is completely normal. Don't worry about t3 or t4 values. The overall picture is absolutely normal and you have to do nothing for its treatment.
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Infertility - 4 Causes Behind It

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Infertility - 4 Causes Behind It

Infertility is a condition wherein a woman does not get pregnant in spite of having unprotected intercourse over a period of a year or even more. An abnormal menstrual cycle that is either too short or too long, irregular or even scanty can be an indication of a lack of ovulation, which in turn, is another factor behind female infertility.

Causes

  1. Ovulation disorders are characterized by either a lack of ovulation or irregular and infrequent ovulation. These are a major cause of infertility. This may be due to defects in the regulation of the reproductive hormones by the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus (brain center responsible for producing some of the most essential hormones required by the body). Malfunctioning of the ovary is another cause in itself. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, premature failure of the ovaries (a condition wherein a woman’s ovaries fail to function properly even before she is 40 years old), hypothalamic dysfunction (a dysfunction of the hypothalamus) and excessive production of prolactin (a hormone that stimulates milk production among women after childbirth) by the pituitary gland are some of the factors responsible for the occurrence of such a disorder.

  2. Damaged fallopian tubes do not allow the sperms to fuse properly with the egg. They might also prevent the fertilized egg from entering into the uterus. This condition may be caused due to pelvic inflammatory diseases (a group of infections of the reproductive organs in women), an infection in the fallopian tubes or the uterus caused due to various Sexually Transmitted Diseases, any abdominal surgery or surgery of the pelvic region and pelvic tuberculosis.

  3. Endometriosis, wherein the tissue that usually grows in the uterus, starts growing outside it, is another factor responsible for infertility.

  4. Several cervical or uterine disorders, such as tumors, inflammation within the uterus, uterine abnormalities, a cervical narrowing or the inability of the cervix to produce mucous for the sperm to travel to the uterus, are likely to impact fertility by obstructing implantation or enhancing the chances of miscarriage.

Treatments

Fertility drugs can be used to regulate and induce ovulation. But they carry with them certain risks and therefore you should consult your physician prior to consumption. Few examples of these drugs are Clomiphene Citrate, Gonadotropins, Metformin, Letrozole and Bromocriptine.

  1. Surgical procedures can be recommended to correct reproductive abnormalities and restore fertility. A laparoscopic surgery or a tubal ligation reversal surgery (a surgery that unites one’s fallopian tubes again in order to enable the woman to have a baby) can be advised by the doctor.

  2. Reproductive assistance by Intrauterine insemination (a process that involves putting sperms inside a woman’s uterus in order to help her conceive) and Assisted reproductive technology (consisting of IVF and surrogacy).
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Sir I am diabetic detected 2 years back. My fasting is 85 and pp is 140-160 average. I am taking no medicine and avoids all diabetic food. Earlier I have asked the same question, you have suggested for Hba1c, which I got report yesterday an it is 6.5. Shall I need any medication. Please suggest.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Sir
I am diabetic detected 2 years back. My fasting is 85 and pp is 140-160 average. I am taking no medicine and avoi...
Presently your diabetes is perfectly controlled on the dietary prevautions you are taking. Continue same. No need of any medicines now. Do 30 mins of brisk walk regularly too.
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I had blood test on feb 16 and it was 272 in fasting 453 in pp. After medication of homeopathy again test done on may 16 and result was 223 in fasting 350 in pp. Now on June 16 result is 243 in fasting and 248 in pp. Kindly advise whether I should continue my homeopathy treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I had blood test on feb 16 and it was 272 in fasting 453 in pp. After medication of homeopathy again test done on may...
Ofcourse you should, homeopathy manages blood sugar levels by managing the body immune system to work properly. Kindly take care of your dietary management.
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Hi doctor. I am 25 year old, I have autoimmune thyroid disease. so, please tell what to do.?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi doctor. I am 25 year old, I have autoimmune thyroid disease. so, please tell what to do.?
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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Can diabetic people drink milk with haldi. Because each cup of milk has 12gms of sugar and.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Can diabetic people drink milk with haldi. Because each cup of milk has 12gms of sugar and.
The casein in milk has a very high insulin index. This means that a lot of insulin is secreted to metabolise the milk sugar. Hence try to avoid dairy products if you can. Also there is too much adulteration in almost all the milk products. So you can drink haldi with warm water. It will help you.
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Hi M48, BP mild, type 2 diabetes, all under control n maintained well except spondylitis, these days. EDS develop sometime back. Kindly suggest homeopathy way to cure.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi M48, BP mild, type 2 diabetes, all under control n maintained well except spondylitis, these days. EDS develop som...
Please Don't depend on medicines only Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do perineal exercises daily Take Damiaplant by W shwabe Homeopathic medicine 15 drops in 50 ml water twice a day for 3 months.
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I am taking Diamet 500 morning and night before food for last 7 years my blood sugar is around 120 to 135 for this time. Is it ok or i have to go for any other medicine ?

PGDHM, PGCDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hello You have Diabetes and you are on said medication, and your blood sugar is around 120-135. Please clarify that this blood sugar level is Fasting or Post prandial or Random. Thanks Dr Joozer Rangwala
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I am 20 years old. And I am addicted to cool drinks. Is that health hazard. Is that cause of diabetes.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 20 years old. And I am addicted to cool drinks. Is that health hazard. Is that cause of diabetes.
, yes sweetened aerated drinks are considered as unhealthy food. They contain a lot of sugar, which is not good for health. Secondly you are over weight with a bmi of 28.39 kg/m2, your ideal body weight should be about 80 kgs. Both these things are an invitation for diabetes.
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Recently I have detect the diabetic and my legs are paining and burning when it will be ok? 1 month pass.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Recently I have detect the diabetic  and my legs are paining and burning when it will be ok? 1 month pass.
Go for regular exercise ,reduce your weight, control your diet , avoid sweet and excess carbohydrate. Monitor your blood sugar and if it is high you have to take medicine after consulting doctor
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My mother is 75 year old she suffer of diabetics, hart and BP now she suffer from tongue problem glossitis please help me.

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
My mother is 75 year old she suffer of diabetics, hart and BP now she suffer from tongue problem glossitis please hel...
You should consult your doctor locally, for glossitis... please keep her sugar level in control, it helps in recovery from glossitis..
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I am suffering from 1. Memory loss for the last 4 years 2. Acidic reflection for the past 3 years 3. Diabetic but under control with Glyred M 4. Acute migraine for the past 25 years.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am suffering from
1. Memory loss for the last 4 years
2. Acidic reflection for the past 3 years
3. Diabetic but und...
Acid reflux disease with diabetes needs evaluation for nutritional deficiencies like vitamin B12, vitamin D3 etc. Frequent headaches and perceived memory loss could be symptoms of tress, anxiety and feelings of depression which are common at your age. Please get evaluated by a psychiatrist and get treatment accordingly. In case you need assistance online, you may consult me.
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How can I get fired from diabetes? And also tell me about the diet control Can this effect on blood pressure. Hoping an early reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How can I get fired from diabetes? And also tell me about the diet control
Can this effect on blood pressure. Hoping ...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication, aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari, naan, white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati, bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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Sir, I am 35 years old and I have diagnosed diabetes recently, my question is that now we are in the morden medical science where we can change almost everything in human body like heart, kidney, lungs, eyes, etc so why we can't replace panceas for relief of diabetic patients? please answer.

MBBS, MD Obs & Gynae, FNB Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Jalandhar
It is still in research stage. But if the diabetes is type-2 and you are obese you can cure it by getting bariatric surgery done.
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Don't Understand Why Baby Is Crying?

M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Pediatrician, Pune
Don't Understand Why Baby Is Crying?

All babies cry sometimes. It's perfectly normal. Most small babies cry for between one hour and three hours each day.

Your baby can't do anything for herself and relies on you to provide her with the food, warmth and comfort that she needs. Crying is your baby's way of communicating any or all of those needs and ensuring a response from you.

It's sometimes hard to work out what your baby is telling you. But in time you will learn to recognize what your baby needs. And as your baby grows she'll learn other ways of communicating with you. She'll get better at eye contact, making noises and smiling, all of which reduce her need to cry for attention.


In the meantime, if your baby is difficult to soothe, she may be trying to say:

I'm hungry

Hunger is one of the most common reasons that your newborn baby will cry. The younger your baby is, the more likely it is that she's hungry.

Your baby's small stomach can't hold very much, so if she cries, try offering her some milk. She may be hungry, even if her last feed doesn't seem very long ago. It's likely that you will be feeding often and regularly in the first day or so to help your breastmilk to come in anyway. If you are formula feeding your baby she may not be hungry if she has been fed within the last two hours.

I need my nappy changed

Your baby may protest if her clothes are too tight or if a wet or soiled nappy is bothering her. Or she may not mind if her nappy is full and may actually enjoy the warm and comfortable feeling. But if your baby's tender skin is being irritated, she will most likely cry.

I'm too cold or too hot

Your baby may hate having her nappy changed or being bathed. She may not be used to the feeling of cold air on her skin and would rather be bundled up and warm. But you will soon learn how to perform a quick nappy change if this is the case.

Take care not to overdress your baby, or she may become too hot. She will generally need to wear one more layer of clothing than you to be comfortable.

Use sheets and cellular blankets as beddings in your baby's cot or moses basket. You can check whether your baby is too hot or too cold by feeling her tummy. If her tummy feels too hot, remove a blanket, and if it feels cold, add one.

Don't be guided by your baby's hands or feet, as they usually feel cool. Keep your baby's room at a temperature of between 22 and 25 degrees c depending on the weather.

If your baby is co-sleeping with you, contact with your body will elevate her skin temperature so she's likely to be warm. Is she is using a cot, place her down to sleep on her back with her feet at the end of the cot. That way she can't wriggle too far down under the blankets and become too hot.

I need to be held

Your baby will need lots of cuddling, physical contact and reassurance to comfort her. So it may be that she just wants to be held. Try a baby sling to keep her close to you, perhaps swaying and singing to her while you hold her.

You may be worried about spoiling your baby if you hold her too much. But during the first few months of her life that's not possible. Small babies need lots of physical comfort. If you hold your baby close she may be soothed by hearing your heartbeat.

I'm tired and need a rest

Often, babies find it hard to get to sleep, particularly if they are over-tired. You will soon become aware of your baby's sleep cues. Whining and crying at the slightest thing, staring blankly into space, and going quiet and still are just three examples.

If your baby has received a lot of attention and cuddles from doting visitors, she may become over-stimulated. Then, when it comes to sleeping, she'll find it hard to switch off and settle. Take your baby somewhere calm and quiet to help her to settle down. Read more on establishing good sleeping habits.

I need something to make me feel better

Be aware of changes in your baby. If she's unwell, she'll probably cry in a different tone to her usual cry. It may be weaker, more urgent, continuous, or high-pitched. And if your baby usually cries a lot but has become unusually quiet, it may be a sign that she's not well.

Nobody knows your baby as well as you do. If you feel that there may be something wrong with her, speak to your doctor and discuss your concerns. Call the doctor if your baby has difficulty breathing through the crying, or if the crying is accompanied by a fever, diarrohea, or constipation.

I need something. But I don't know what

Sometimes you might not be able to figure out what's wrong when your baby cries. Many newborns go through patches of fretfulness and are not easily comforted. The unhappiness can range from a few minutes of hard-to-console crying to several hours at a stretch, an almost constant state of crying that is sometimes called colic. Colic is defined as inconsolable crying for at least three hours a day, for at least three days a week.

Many parents find it very difficult to cope with a baby who has colic, and it can put a strain on the whole family. There is no magic cure for colic, but it rarely lasts for more than three months.

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Hello doctor. I am manisha female 47 year old. I am known case of diabetes and few days ago I read about vaccine for diabetes. Does it really exists and how it can be helpful for me? I am taking tablet meantime 500 1 tab twice kindly do needful and advice me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello doctor. I am manisha female 47 year old. I am known case of diabetes and few days ago I read about vaccine for ...
lybrate-user, I am not aware of any vaccine being developed for treating or preventing diabetes. Normally vaccines are used or developed against infective diseases like - small pox, polio, mumps, measles, hepatitis, HIV etc (all viral infections) or bacterial diseases like pneumonia, TB, typhoid, etc. Diabetes can only be controlled by proper drugs, diet restriction and exercise. Thanks.
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Is consuming chocolates like dairy milk daily will it leads to increase sugar levels in body suggest me the best answer.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Is consuming chocolates like dairy milk daily will it leads to increase sugar levels in body suggest me the best answer.
Hello, Milk chocolate(Dairy milk) h=is loaded with sugars and has no positive benefits .It will surely increase your sugar levels or also fats.Switch to 3 to 4 pcs of dark chocolates (80 percent and above) cocoa for the better health.
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I have connstant sugar level of 120-140(pp).Without any medicine having sugar history of parents.Have i to take medicine at current level?

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Not required, follow diet and exercise and if you want to know more on what diet and exercise please contact on private question
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5 tips to prevent diabetes

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
5 tips to prevent diabetes
Regular exercise
Regular physical activity can help you prevent or manage a wide range of health problems and concerns, including stroke, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, being active boosts high-density lipoprotein (hdl), or" good" cholesterol and decreases unhealthy triglycerides. This keeps your blood flowing smoothly, which also decreases your risk of cardiovascular diseases

Avoid unhealthy food like fat food and junk food
Junk food is the type of food which has no nutritional value and is high in calories and also poses health hazards. The good taste of junk food comes from hydrogenated fats. These fats lead to obesity, atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes and heart diseases. Consumption of junk food increases the risk of diabetes to a great extent and should be avoided to the maximum.

Annual blood sugar estimation after age of 35
This would help an individual keep a check on the blood sugar count thus making him/her aware of how much to cut on food and exercise on a regular basis. This would make a person conscious of his eating habits and exercise regime by taking adequate steps to control high blood sugar levels.

Management of stress/change in lifestyle
Stress management has become extremely relevant in today's times as it the catalyst for many diseases specially diabetes. Managing stress levels among adults is extremely important and regular exercise and yoga can be the best way to do it. Life style changes such as continuous travel and irregular work hours can affect the normal functioning of the body leading to lifestyle diseases, diabetes being one of them. If diagnosed with diabetes, inspect your feet daily and seek early care if you get a foot injury. Modern wound dressings with antimicrobial properties like aquacel ag, which is made up of patented hydrofiber technology with ionic silver, have played a pivotal role in treatment of chronic foot ulcers.

Maintain weight as per your height (height in cms- 100 + your weight in kgms.)
If all the aforementioned steps are taken care of maintain correct weight should not be a problem. Obesity and diabetes go hand in hand hence maintain weight is a key part of preventing the onset of diabetes. Weight can be checked by eating right and exercising every day and also by limiting the amount of food intake. One should strictly avoid over eating as it causes problems like weight gain and obesity.
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