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Dr. Prafulla Kerkar

MBBS

Cardiologist, Mumbai

1100 at clinic
Dr. Prafulla Kerkar MBBS Cardiologist, Mumbai
1100 at clinic
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Dr. Prafulla Kerkar is one of the best Cardiologists in Bandra East, Mumbai. He is a MBBS . You can visit him at Dr. Prafulla Kerkar@Asian Heart Hospital in Bandra East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prafulla Kerkar on Lybrate.com.

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Dear doctor I am suffering from ed. I am having high blood pressure and my creatinine is around 3. I tried taking shilajit gold but it didn't suit me. Request you to prescribe some medicine for my ed problem and it should also be safe on my kidney & health. Waiting for your reply

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My father 3 months ago got heart attack after that we checked his health doctor's said hole in the heart 36 mm but his age is 57 so not possible for open heart surgery so rest of life only take regular medicines. So please guide me any other way and what kind of foods can take and may do all work like usually.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
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1. Eat well – Take a balanced Diet comprising of 45% carbohydrate, 30% protein and 25% protein, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Don’t over eat. Avoid junk, spicy, oily, high calorie, cholesterol rich diet, don’t skip your breakfast. Take warm, homemade food. Avoid food and drink from outside. Don’t skip or postpone your meal. Minimize consumption of refined grains like white rice, white bread, sugary or refined food. 2. Keep hydrated- Drink 2 liters /6-8 glasses of water daily 3. Do regular exercise for one hour daily like brisk walking/Jugging etc 4. Take adequate rest- 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 5. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation etc 6. Find time for relaxation and enjoyments with friends and family 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, improve concentration and relieve stress 8. Develop hobby, Learn new skill 9.Go for detail Annual Health check up.
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I am 76 years old. 5years ago pta stent has placed in blood vein to the heart and I am taking ranozex 5oo; cardio plus, and pinomh20 after breakfast, deplatt cv after lunch and after dinner one tablet ranozex 500 though I am comfortable, should I perform angiogram once more to ascertain whether the stent is in right position and whether there is any blockages elsewhere etc. Plesae advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
You should consult your doctor first. I can advise you to take a very good homoeopathic medicine along with. I am sure that this will surely help you in due courses of time diacard ( madaaus lab germany ) 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily. Report after 2 years.
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Large 8 mm Ostium secundum asd from left to right flow. Is surgery must. Where is best?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Large 8 mm Ostium secundum asd from left to right flow. Is surgery must. Where is best?
Dear lybrate-user, This is a pediatric condition. These kind of defects may close on their own in due course of time. Often, care is required with no specific medicine based treatment. Depending on the age and other conditions of the baby, surgery is either a MUST or need not be done at all. You can take a second opinion with the specialist at the Medical College at Midnapore itself. Regards.
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She was suffering from below chest sever pain and shifted to government hospital last week After two days she was discharged after seeing the report In USG report it is mentioned slug matter is seen in gallbladder What to do next.

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General Physician, Ahmedabad
She was suffering from below chest sever pain and shifted to government hospital last week After two days she was dis...
Take water plenty avoid fried and fatty food papaya ìs good avoid excess seeds cholesterol. Do exercise regular.
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I'm a 34 yr old working woman with a school going 7yrs child. I have BP 145/89. As per Dr. I m taking inter 40mg. How many days I have to take this tablet?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I'm a 34 yr old working woman with a school going 7yrs child. I have BP 145/89. As per Dr. I m taking inter 40mg. How...
tell me the content of inter 40mg, so that i can help or reduce your diet, intake of salt, avoid oily and fried food, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, it will reduce your bp. thanks
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Dear Sir, 3 months back my mother had a heart attack. She had an angioplasty surgery now she is fine but some of my seniors say that it is just a preliminary step, she needs to have bypass surgery at the earliest. Kindly advise.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Dear Sir, 3 months back my mother had a heart attack. She had an angioplasty surgery now she is fine but some of my s...
If There is one block & it has been cleared with the help of a stent & she takes care about health of heart with the help of food,exercise,medicines & other preventive factors which must have been explained to you & her, It is Not Must that she will get another attack due to new blockages. Give her apple cider vinegar to keep blockages away. get back here for more on Preventive Heart Health.
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I am a 54 years old working woman, I am suffering from high blood pressure for the last 10 years, lately I have developed thyroid. What should be the line of treatment.?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 54 years old working woman, I am suffering from high blood pressure for the last 10 years, lately I have devel...
continue medicines for high B.P. 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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My father age are 56 year. They have high blood pressure. They have tablet for these. I want some advice for him. I think he has some heart problem as per our family doctor.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My father age are 56 year. They have high blood pressure. They have tablet for these. I want some advice for him. I t...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2. Reduce your weight if overweight 3. Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits, 6. Stop smoking and consumption of alcohol, tobacco, 7. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 8. Do yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercise 9. Monitor your bp regularly and consult physician for treatment 10. Have adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily.
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My name is karthik age 24 law student Weight 48 kgs, Height 162.5 Cm, chest 80 cm, my question is my weight is 48 kgs since 6 years there is no change at all, I want to gain my weight upto 60 kgs and chest upo 90 cm for good physic, please suggest any nutrition food to gain weight within short time.. Thank you...

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Cardiologist, Chennai
My name is karthik age 24 law student Weight 48 kgs, Height 162.5 Cm, chest 80 cm, my question is my weight is 48 kgs...
Take to the gym. Graded exercises under an instructor. Plenty of vegetables and fruits. Almonds, nuts and walnuts. Two eggs oer week. High protein diet.
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I am using Lipicure20 for having cholesterol. But now my cholesterol level is 100. Should I continue my medicine or stop it?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am using Lipicure20 for having cholesterol. But now my cholesterol level is 100. Should I continue my medicine or s...
if your cholesterol is 100. it is normal you can stop medicines. but take diet for control high cholesterol eat whole grain foods, green veg., juice, plenty of water at least 8 glass of water in a day. Avoid high cholesterol foods, oily, fatty, junk, fast foods, foods from out sided, Go for walk daily, do yoga, cycling, any good exercise, avoid stress, try to take good sleep at night. Checkup your body by blood tests and physical examination at regular time.
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I am feeling high mental pressure and symptoms are my past moments feel like virtual to me I don't even know if that happened in real or not and my bp is generally high.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I am feeling high mental pressure and symptoms are my past moments feel like virtual to me I don't even know if that ...
Hello, the best way of releasing the mental stress/ tension is through exercises (sp. Yoga and meditation) which increases your blood circulation, boosts up oxygen in each and every tissue of the body. But as you have high b. P, consult and do the exercises under a qualified instructor/ yoga-teacher only. Medication: take homoeopathic medicines - bacopa monierri q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ thrice daily and kali phos. 6x/ once at night. Take them for 20 days. Revert me back. Stress can make mental health problems worse.
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Mam, I am suffering from high bp and taken tablet but still my bp is not under control is 80/120.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Mam, I am suffering from high bp and taken tablet but still my bp is not under control is 80/120.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause..Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week.
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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Wheatgrass Benefits:
1. Cleanses and detoxifies
2. Oxygenates and rebuilds the blood
3. Reduces blood pressure
4. Boosts immunity
5. Has anti-clotting properties
6. Regulates blood sugar levels
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I posted this quesSUBJECT- Regarding transmission of hiv via mosquitoes Res. Sir, I had gone through details given in your ask science. Com site regarding above subject. There are following two versions reg. Mechanical transmission of hiv via mosquitoes in respect of Number of various required to initiate infection- 1. In one answer it is given that usually hiv requires few thousand of various. 2. In other answer reg. Number of mosquitoes required to initiate infection, it is Given that taking average 5 various per mosquito you need 20, 000 mosquito so it Comes as 100, 000 various. So there is variation from 10, 000 to 100, 000. Kindly clarify this with details. Regards A. C. MISHRA Tion early but could not get convincing reply so putting again.

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I posted this quesSUBJECT- Regarding transmission of hiv via mosquitoes
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I had gone through details given in...
There are some important factors which have proven that AIDS is not transmitted by mosquito bite. These factors are: (1) AIDS virus can not replicate inside the mosquito, bed bug, flea, or other blood sucking insect and the lack of replication of HIV in arthropod cells due to lack of T4 antigen on cell surface, and (2) it is unlikely that HIV is transmitted by insects, given the low infectivity of HIV and the short survival of the virus in the mosquito. HIV appears to be much less easily transmitted probably due to lower titres of virus in body fluids. So, on the basis of experimental evidence and probability estimates, it has been concluded that the likelihood of mechanical or biological transmission of HIV by insects is virtually non existent.
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Some times I'm facing pain near the heart & cannot breathe properly where having some at the same time also I'm getting pain what should I do can you pls suggest me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Some times I'm facing pain near the heart & cannot breathe properly where having some at the same time also I'm getti...
Although it seems like there is nothing serious but to be on the safer side I will suggest you to go for a chest x ray and echocardiography.
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How to increase my appetite. And I don't like to eat much or drink water. I also feel dizziness as I have low BP also. My age is 28 years. Weight 49 kgs.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
How to increase my appetite. And I don't like to eat much or drink water. I also feel dizziness as I have low BP also...
For low bp 1. Drink plenty of water/ nimbu pani/electral powder with water 2. Increase salt intake 3. Take plenty of fresh green leafy vegetables, fruits. Fish, chicken etc 4. Avoid alcohol 5, go for regular exercise 6. Drink tea/ coffee 7. Avoid prolonged standing 8. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression 9. Take. Adequate rest and have 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night 10. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 11. Check your hemoglobin, monitor bp and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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What should be the diet of a person having cholesterol and high bp problem? Please advice.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
What should be the diet of a person having cholesterol and high bp problem? Please advice.
You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/ t.g. By using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night.
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I am heart patient ,using medicine regularly. Wt should I use mustard oil or olive oil?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am heart patient ,using medicine regularly. Wt should I use mustard oil or olive oil?
Dear lybrateuser, -Both are heart healthy oils, olive oil contains more monounsaturated fats & antioxidents as compared to mustard oil, do not use olive oil for deep frying as its burning point is low -whichever oil you use, consume not more than 1-2 teaspoon a day as they have saturated fats which are harmful for the body if taken in large quantities & are also calorie dense which addlot of calories to the diet -the healthier heart friendly methods are, baking, grilling, boiling, steaming.
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How to get rid of blood pressure, because I am now feed up of these tablets every time, please consult me?

DM (CARDIOLOGY), MD (MEDICINE), MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
How to get rid of blood pressure, because I am now feed up of these tablets every time, please consult me?
Not impossible. But depends on bp levels, the underlying problems/comorbidities if any & dedication to life style modifications.
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