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Dr. Nikhil Karnik  - Vascular Surgeon, Mumbai

Dr. Nikhil Karnik

MBBS, DNB (Radiology), FVIR, FINR (Interventional Neuro-radiology)

Vascular Surgeon, Mumbai

16 Years Experience  ·  123 at clinic  ·  ₹500 online
Dr. Nikhil Karnik MBBS, DNB (Radiology), FVIR, FINR (Interventional Neuro-r... Vascular Surgeon, Mumbai
16 Years Experience  ·  123 at clinic  ·  ₹500 online
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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.
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Dr. Nikhil Karnik is an experienced Vascular Surgeon in Andheri West, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 16 years of journey as a Vascular Surgeon. He is a MBBS, DNB (Radiology), FVIR, FINR (Interventional Neuro-radiology) . You can visit him at Sonosight Imaging Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nikhil Karnik and consult privately on has top trusted Vascular Surgeons from across India. You will find Vascular Surgeons with more than 43 years of experience on Find the best Vascular Surgeons online in Mumbai. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 2002
DNB (Radiology) - Nanavati Hospitals, Bombay - 2007
FVIR - G S Medical College & KEM Hospital Bombay INDIA - 2008
FINR (Interventional Neuro-radiology) - G S Medical College & KEM Hospital Bombay INDIA - 2011


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Why our veins blocks. And why we can't clear the path of veins with any medicine. Like drainage system in city.

General Physician, Mumbai
For cleaning our arteries we are using blood thinning agents but it takes a year to show its effect.
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What To Do If You Have Suffered From Coronary Artery Disease?

CCT - Cardiology (UK), MRCP (UK), FHEA (UK), MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
What To Do If You Have Suffered From Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease or CHD, is a kind of disease in which a wax-like substance called plaque, builds up in the coronary arteries.

Function of Coronary Artery
The task of coronary arteries is to supply oxygen rich blood to the heart muscles. When there is the growth of plaque in these arteries, the condition is termed as atherosclerosis. Plaque builds up over the years, and it hardens or ruptures with time. When plaque gets hardened, it narrows the coronary arteries and thus disrupts the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscles causing coronary heart diseases. Millions of people are diagnosed with heart diseases, nowadays.

Though it is true that living with a heart disease is not easy, it is not impossible either. Many people are successfully leading a happy life in spite of having such diseases. With some major changes in your lifestyle, food habits and with the help of exercises and a healthy diet, it is possible to enjoy a happy life, irrespective of your diseases. 

Here are six ways that would help you to lead a better life, even if you have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease.

  1. Lifestyle changes: This is the first point that needs to be kept in mind if you are a CAD patient. Lifestyle changes are essential to make for a better health and life. Smoking and drinking have to be given up completely. It is advised to avoid secondary smoke, as much as possible.
  2. Exercises: This is the next important activity that needs to be a part of your daily routine to lead a healthy life. Consult with your doctor about the types of exercise that would suit your conditions. Some common exercises that would help are walking, jogging, and swimming, for at least 30 minutes at the most. Choose whichever activity you like doing. The motive of exercises is to get your heart-rate up.
  3. A Heart healthy diet: Get a chart prepared for your diet by a dietitian or by your doctor. This will keep your disease from getting worse. Stick to a heart-healthy eating plan, which consists of foods that can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, etc. Include more fruits, vegetables, and other high fibre foods in your daily diet. Go for foods that are low in saturated fats, trans-fats, and cholesterol. Try to include fish into your diet.
  4. Maintain a healthy weight: Being overweight or obese aggravates any disease. So it is important to keep your body weight perfect.
  5. Taking medicines as prescribed: It is important to take medicines regularly and as prescribed by the physician.
  6. Keeping tensions, anxiety to a minimum: These will make the situation worse if you are CAD patient. So try to keep tension and anxiety away and lead a healthy life. 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 84 yrs. Old, and have varicose veins for last 10-12 years on both legs, without any pain. But I have often scratching on foot-joints of eczema. Can this be due to veins? What creams are best for this?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery, F.V.E.S
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
Please use compression stockings. It will reduce the itching. Any moisturizer will help soothe the skin. If the eczema is bad, please consult a skin specialist. However, if you don’t wear compression stockings, the symptoms will not reduce just with creams.
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The word was thromboembolism in lungs artery which I mentioned in previous question.

MD - Pulmonary, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
The word was thromboembolism in lungs artery which I mentioned in previous question.
Need assessed for primary source. May be dvt, cardiac or pelvis artery. Need some prophylactive treatment.
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My palms veins are visible sometimes and sometimes it's not. I can see bluish/greenish vei in palms and sometimes it hurts even if I lift a remote. What can be the cause? I feel weakness and fatigue from long time.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery, F.V.E.S
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
It is ok to see the veins, but if you are having pain, that needs evaluation. Please get a venous and arterial doppler of your affected hands and consult a vascular surgeon. Take care.
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Hello, I have varicocele problem and one day I try to rolling my testis balls. Can it cause be a testicular torsion?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- No it cant but it can surely make you infertile if not treated. Male infertility and Varicocele (also known as Pampiniform plexus) has been a painful factor for men and majority of men undergoes different battles when diagnose with varicocele disorder. Previously varicocele have been causing serious disappointment for men at their ability to enjoy fatherhood, while other men went through terrible disturbing pains, discomfort and unable to enjoy sexual fulfilment. However, the good news is that there is all natural ways to clear varicocele without surgery or risky chemical drugs with the help of safe and effective ayurvedic medicines.
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I have Varicose Veins problem. Frozen Right Shoulder problem. Heavy weight problem. Age 51, height 5.5"weight 80 kg. Can you help me out in all these problems. Met with major accident in March 12th 2018. numbness in forehead. 17 stitches in forehead. Left eyebrow bone has little bend. Periods stopped. Post accident problems, neck pain, body pain numbness.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Shoulder pain & armIt is called as peri arthritis shoulder and for that you can do hot water fermentation and ice therapy at home. If you have shoulder pain then the stiffness will develop more that might make the arm to have less improvement which might make you to feel more pain the arm. And also cervical pillow can be used which might make you to have better posture of the shoulder neck and arm.
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I have had a coronary by pass some three years ago,i am taking atorvastatin 20 mg daily but my cholesterol levels are unchanged although i excrcise & keep of chlorestrol producing foods.

MD - Pathology, MBBS
Pathologist, Ahmedabad
Either increase the dose of atorvastatin or shift to rosuvastatin but by any means should rduce ldl level
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My mom is 44 years old. Height 160 cm and weight is 76 kg. She is having varicose veins. Can you please suggest good workout for reducing her weight. Is brisk walking is good for reducing weight, then tell me the speed/km she want to walk and how much time to take walking?

General Physician, Hyderabad
Hi! She can go for a slow walk for 30 to 45 min everyday if she doesn't have any bone pains. Also she must check her diet like less oil in the cooking, less calories diet. And she can start yoga also. By taking care of her exercise, diet and yoga she can reduce her weight in a healthy manner. Also she must use good walking shoes instead of slippers that way her knees and back won't hurt.
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Hello I have swollen veins in my scrotum and I feel a lot hotter inside my pants please help me.

General Physician, Mumbai
To clear your doubts get an ultrasound scrotum done to rule out any pathology and follow up with reports.
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