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Dr. Poncha Fali

Neurologist, Mumbai

Dr. Poncha Fali Neurologist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Poncha Fali is an experienced Neurologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Poncha Fali personally at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Poncha Fali on Lybrate.com.

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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
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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.

Sir, I am 29 years old. I have a baby of 14 months. After delivery still my period has not begin. My symptom of epilepsy was diagnosed 6 month ago. Doctor prescribed valprolcr 500 and folvite. A neuro psychiatrist prescribed nexito10 and lonazep0. 25 along with above medicines. Does my epilepsy has a relation with my mensuration.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician
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Sir, I am 29 years old. I have a baby of 14 months. After delivery still my period has not begin. My symptom of epile...
not getting menstruation could be due to breast feeding of the baby. if not you have to look for other causes. epilepsy and the medicines used for treating it are not known to cause any menstrual disturbance. if you are not breast feeding pregnancy has to be ruled out and other causes have to be looked in to.
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What is the symptoms for epilepsy, will it come only during specific time. How to come across from this?

cc USG, MBBS
General Physician
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Symptom of epilepsy are Fits( abnormal movement of body) No it does not come on specific time We need to detect cause of seizure by investigation like CT scan brain I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day Consult me for further management

Hello Dr. am 27years old weight around 72 kg around 20 days before diagnosed hypothyroidism value is 7.65. I hv started medicine from d day starting I thought am feeling Ms. pain in lower part of legs, insomnia problem or yesterday I feel unconsciousness also. Sumtyms nauseating. Is it du E to medicine. Taking eltroxin 25 mg.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist
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Hello Dr. am 27years old weight around 72 kg around 20 days before diagnosed hypothyroidism value is 7.65. I hv start...
You should take acupressure treatment and try take Biochemic ferrum phos3x+ calc flour 3x. 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water.takes it.5days & consult me private online.

I have headache frequently. How to differentiate from migraine?

BCH, MBBS
General Physician
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I have headache frequently. How to differentiate from migraine?
Sir, headache due to migraine will occur following some precipitating factors like egg, fish, chocolates, cashew nu ts, groundnuts, or sometimes without any reason, relieved by ergot alkaloids. Other headaches occur during, viral fever, high bp, muscle spasm, high brain tension, tumours in the brain, bleeding in the brain, etc.

What medicine is to be used in general for improving nerves weakness and blood flow in nerves?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician
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Hi important thing is good control of diabetes. You can use pregabalin+ methylcobalamin everynight for 3-4 months.
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My mother in law has some problem like specified in discharge summay. What does it say and what we have to do. 1. Chronic liver diseases with portal hypertension idiopathic 2. Dilated cardiomyopathy with left ventricular failure 3. Hypothyroidism 4. Seizure disorder.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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Could be fungal discharge. But need to be checked up esp to make sure there is no cancerous changes.

I have the problem of nerves pulling at night after sleeping. Please advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist
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Which part of the body they pull and does it happen daily, does it even happen when you sleep in the day time?
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My wife age 68 years undergone neurosurgery in 2007 for brain tumor. Slowly slowly she loosing physical existence and even can not grip pen for her signature. She is diabetic also. She is suffering from urine incontinence since last one year. She is using catheter since last six months as she can not control urination. Please advise continuation use of catheter may be harmful and may create some other problem in bladder or otherwise. Alsoplease/suggest/any/treatment/for/her/to/control/urine/incontinuation/at/this/stageoo.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist
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My wife age 68 years undergone neurosurgery in 2007 for brain tumor. Slowly slowly she loosing physical existence and...
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward. Meanwhile, feel free to consult me privately.
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My mom 53 years old she has stroke and left sight is damage for last 8 month now what should I do. Please please help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Do consult neuro physiotherapist to have active physical therapy and gait training and do consult ophthalmologist for eye lesions and do have follow up with neuro physician too best wishes
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I am 44 male & diagnosed with right hemiparkinson's an year ago, under treatment (entacom & ropark). Is it curable? Any remedy in ayurveda or homeopathy?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Its degenerative disease by nature. There's no cure in allopathy but there is control. Ayd med is there but won't give instant results. Send little history to us.
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I'm Divya, I get migraine usually Nd vomiting sensation I'm 25aiding for help and advice.

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Homeopath
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Dear lybrate-user •Unlike normal headaches, a migraine makes a person immobile •When a person gets a migraine attack, the only thing he'll want to do is lie down in a quiet place Trigger factors as. Intake of alcohol •Allergic reactions •Drop in blood sugar level •Nutritional deficiencies •Lack of sleep •Excessive work. Menstrual problems •When suffering from a migraine attack: OLie down in a dark, quiet place OGet some sleep OAvoid eating ODrink only water and tea OApply hot or cold compression Follow some tips 1.Take equal quantity of carrot juice & spinach juice Mix well, Drink this juice to cure migraine. 2 Add chamomile powder to 1 cup of boiling water Drink when hot. It gives fast relief from migraine. Take Homeopathy Medicine Belladona 200 twice daily for 5 days

Sir, mere pero me sunapan sa rehta h or pain bhi kafi hota h. Me na to jyada der khara reh sakta hu. Nahi pedal jyada chal pata hu.

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Sir, mere pero me sunapan sa rehta h or pain bhi kafi hota h. Me na to jyada der khara reh sakta hu. Nahi pedal jyada...
Hello, aap five phos 6x, 5 tabs, din me do baar le. Kali phos 6x, 5 tab, din me ek baar le. Alfalfa tonic with ginseng, 2 tsp, din me do baar le. Take care.

Good morning sir. Sir since few months when I try to write something I can't write properly because my hand vibrate I feel pain. So why it happen.

MBBS
General Physician
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. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2. Other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, cerebellar dis order, 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.

My mother 82 years old has back pain near buttocks, numbness in left leg near thigh and in finger tips, what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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My mother 82 years old  has back pain near buttocks, numbness in left leg near thigh and in finger tips, what should ...
Investigations advised - hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part. Anyway you may try- sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days,please inform
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I am 27 years old but not getting enough strength to retail because of Spino Cerebral degenerative causing imbalance in walking I went to Kerala to take Ayurvedic treatment But no improvement. In fact, my health has deteriorated , and now i am unable to walk alone. Why this treatment didn't works to me? I am residing in Chennai.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician
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There is no known cure for spino cerebellar ataxia, which is considered to be a progressive and irreversible disease. Cause:Hereditary Treatment:Depends on the type of ataxia & evaluation of the case Only a neurophysician / neurosurgeon can do some thing to alleviate the suffering.

Hi 45 year old male. Gained 14kg of weight in the last 3 months. Test done for TFT. T3 is 52 ng/dl. T3 2.5ug/dL, TSH >100 mIU/L. Joint pains, back pain, lethargy, suspected ED, severe one sided headache, puffiness in face. What should be the course of treatment? Food regulations?

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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Hi 45 year old male. Gained 14kg of weight in the last 3 months. Test done for TFT. T3 is 52 ng/dl. T3 2.5ug/dL, TSH ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, you should have been on thyroxine hormone, as tsh is too high, showing severe hypothyroidism. Plus you will have to avoid soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, peanuts and coffee. Consume good deal of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Use whole grain flour for chapati nad roti. Do not use food made of refined flour like maida. Plus you will have to take a restricted diet that provides exact calories based on ideal body weight (80 kgs). Your bmi is 34.87 kgs showing grade 2 obesity. Most important is immediate tsh reduction. Thanks for the question.
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