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Dr. Prasanna Patankar  - Neurosurgeon, Mumbai

Dr. Prasanna Patankar

MS - General Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Mumbai

14 Years Experience
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Dr. Prasanna Patankar is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Andheri West, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Neurosurgeon for 14 years. He is a qualified MS - General Surgery . You can visit him at BSES MG Hospital in Andheri West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prasanna Patankar on Lybrate.com.

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MS - General Surgery - VM Medical College, Solapur - 2003

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Autism - How Homeopathy Helps To Treat It?

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Autism - How Homeopathy Helps To Treat It?

Autism is identified by characteristics like difficulty in communication, the use of language, understanding abstract concepts and building bonds with other people. This brain development disorder is also characterized by the performance of repetitive behaviors in the affected individual.

Treatment of this condition requires an understanding of every vital factor associated with the condition. The hardcore approach is vital for understanding the stimulus/response connection of symptoms. This is because whenever an autistic child undergoes stressful situations, the reaction is a sign that a homeopath cannot ignore. By completely understanding the cycle of stress and reaction, a homeopath can only be able to suggest the right treatment program.

What about the remedies prescribed for treating the condition? Being a holistic branch of medicine, homeopathy takes into account the complete physical as well as the mental makeup of the individual. Additionally, in this alternative medicine, the homeopath also takes into consideration the details of the disease while recommending remedies. Remedies like Carcinocin, Secretin and Thuja are favored the most for treating the condition. At the same time, the appropriate remedies are recommended after having a thorough understanding as to whether the individual falls within the constitutional makeup of the remedies considered.Another essential aspect of this branch of medicine in the treatment of this brain development disorder is the practice of using LM potencies (homeopathic medicines on the last scale of potencies). These remedies are not only acted faster but are also gentler compared to others.

My daughter is taking eptoin 50 mg from last year but still seizures occurred now doctor changed to valproate. Does this medicine have side effects on health?

Internal Medicine Specialist, Ajmer
All antiepileptic medicines have side effects and there is no benefit of giving medicine which is not able to control the disease, so switching over to the other is good.
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Please suggest foods that one must have to prevent or eliminate neurological problems in middle age or senior age. Also my mother is 68 years old and is suffering from ring from dementia. She is forgetting small small things. How can it be cured? Please suggest tests that need to be done and foods, medicines that she should take.

M.Phil Clinical Psychology, M.Sc Developmental Psychopathology, B.A.(H)Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user ji Vitamin B12 are considered to be good supplements for nerve related issues and keep your mother well hydrated. Kindly get her consulted with a neurologist because I am not aware of her other comorbid illnesses for which she would have been under medication and hence an expert in this would be better to suggest supplements. Regarding Dementia- it is an age related deterioration and we would have to evaluate the extent of deterioration and which areas of brain is affected so that those specific areas can be retrained via neuropsychological rehabilitation. We also need to evaluate the past history whether she has hypertension, diabetes or has had stroke etc in order to come to a diagnosis of type of dementia (vascular, alzheimers, lewy bodies etc) and whether Dementia is followed by Parkinsons or not wherein we call it as Parkinson plus syndrome. You would have to take her to a neuropsychologist and if you placed in Delhi-NCR, you can consult me in my clinic or we can see how to work out so that I am able to brief the family members also about the prognostic factors and do’s and do not’s based on the present condition of your mother. Hope you find this useful. Please let me know if I can be of any help to you or your family. Thank you for writing to us.
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Hello. I am having problem with head. I have some times severe headache. Sometimes I feel very unconscious. Also I have low eye sight. Some symptoms like migraine. What can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello. I am having problem with head. I have some times severe headache. Sometimes I feel very unconscious. Also I ha...
Few things related to headache so that we can plan the treatment accordingly - if pain is associated with blurred or decreased vision than check your eye sight for refractive error - if the pain is associated with cold and fever than we have to rule out sinusitis as the cause and if the pain is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura than we have to rule out migrane as the cause - if the pain is associated with neck problems than we have to rule out cervical spondylosis as the cause - if the pain is associated with either low or high bp or due to hyperacidity than we have to treat the cause after examination.
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I'm a 24years old men, 1year back I suffering head injury, 5 days in coma, injured in left occipital bone - temporal bone side, doctors says nervous & mussels crashed, surgery Done now I'm well but some times Sevier pain, My injury period accident before day to discharge day nearly 20 day's I forgot my Memory. Future day's suffering any complications.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Mumbai
After effects of head injury are not uncommon. The memory loss during your head injury was due to post traumatic amnesia. You do not have to worry about that.
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I have an headache my ears are getting burnt and I think I have a migraine problem what are the symptoms of migraine.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Migrain headache occurs usually on one side of head.Usually occur in crowded area and it is pulsating type of pain.
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Please suggest the Cure for parkinson s disease in early stage.I am 48years old male from mumbai.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Please have homoeopathic treatment. It will help you a lot instead of starting dopamine. Have homoeopathic medicines.
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Hello doctor I have migration problem last one year I am 28 year old man what should I do please tell me doctor.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
If in right than take sangunaria c 1m one drop in the morning once in a week or if in left than spigelia 1m one drop once in a week.
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I am suffering from migraine from last 1 year and day by day it's getting worse. I have tried medicine but it is just a temporary solution. What should I do to improve it.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a relapsing type of headache. It is usually seen in females but may occur in males too. Management of migraine includes treatment for acute headaches and then treatment for prevention of future attacks of migraine. This is decided according to the onset, type, duration, severity of headaches and also the associated symptoms like sleep problems, stress, anxiety etc. Visit a psychiatrist or headache specialist for treatment.
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My hands shiver in normal conditions Sometimes. I also fumble Blood pressure is normal No thyroid disorders as well.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Increase your self confidence and take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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I am 28 year old working professional, I have migraine (half headache) please give me suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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Hello sir/mam, My dad had a minor accident and got hit on head. He was in a confused state fo 30 mins after that and a very slight memory loss. Is that a matter of concern or it is normal?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
MEDICINE--- Arnica 200, Hypericum 200 three times for 7 days. ADVISED--- first of all treat on the injury part. Do not eat sweet.
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I am 28 year old male suffering from migraine. Using propranolol hcl initially 20-20 mg per day since 1 year and now reduced to 10 mg at one time during the day. Is it good practice? When I stop using this medicine palpitations, heart pain etc starts what to do to quit this medicine?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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My friend is suffering from intense migraine and is unable to even sleep. What can help?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day.
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My father aged 67 years have dementia since last 1 year. What is the possible treatment for him.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My father aged 67 years have dementia since last 1 year. What is the possible treatment for him.
Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It is not a specific disease. People with dementia may not be able to think well enough to do normal activities, such as getting dressed or eating. They may lose their ability to solve problems or control their emotions. Their personalities may change. They may become agitated or see things that are not there. Memory loss is a common symptom of dementia. However, memory loss by itself does not mean you have dementia. People with dementia have serious problems with two or more brain functions, such as memory and language. Although dementia is common in very elderly people, it is not part of normal aging. Many different diseases can cause dementia, including Alzheimers and stroke. Drugs are available to treat some of these diseases. While these drugs cannot cure dementia or repair brain damage, they may improve symptoms or slow down the disease. Consult a psychiatrist or neurologist.
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Diagnosed as Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Hello, From last 11 years I have been suffering with Morning drowsiness, Fatigue & day time sleepiness for 15 days per month where I work more (mental and physically). From last 1 year, I thought to fight against it as I am unable to do my daily routines with this problem and hence I consulted NIMHANS, Bangalore and they came to conclusion that Depression and started T. Venlafaxine 225mg. I undergone sleep study (polysomnography) and finally it came as Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Respiratory Distress Index is 28/hr. The doctor said that brain is awakening many times though you are not waking at night due to which I am unable to relax fully and hence the fatigue and day time sleepiness. Does this Sleep apnoea can show as more fatigability, drowsy, morning sleepy when I do more work? Whats the relation between more work and next day drowsy if I have daily sleep apnea, does the body need more rest during more work and hence the problem is being faced at heavy mental work? why this problem cant be neurasthenia as that also occurs at when more mental & physical work is done? The doctors saying that I need to go for CPAP titration and then to CPAP machine. Over internet I read that oral based appliance is also being used for Sleep apnea, which one is best, user friendly and cost effective? Can I be fully normal after using CPAP machine as I being diagnosed as psychiatric until now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to do only one blood test called as - serum folate levels with erythrocyte folate level and revert back with reports
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My mom is suffering from migraine give me some valuable information about migraine.

BAMS, MD, Panchakrma
Ayurveda, Nashik
1) Massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) Apply Chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) Take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) Avoid oily & spicy food. 5) Pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) Do eye check up if headache persist You can consult privately with me.
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Im a epilepsy patient before after that I went medication under neuro doctor. Now im completely fine. Can I get marry, have sex and Kids in My Life? Is that okay for me and my children. Please assist me.

M.D.PSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Im a epilepsy patient before after that I went medication under neuro doctor. Now im completely fine. Can I get marry...
Yes you can get married n have children. Epilepsy is a common illness with very good treatment options. Though some genetics carry risk of transferring illness to your kids. But chances are minimal and it is not a contraindication for marriage.
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I am 65 years old. I am having restless sensation in my calves after I go to bed in the night for the last 8 years. It starts mostly within half an hour to an hour of hitting the bed disturbing my sleep. I have to keep stretching, turning and twisting for a long time before it subsides. Initially exercising of calf muscles would improve the situation but for the last two years exercises do not really help. Is it rls or something else? is it attributed to some deficiencies? do I have to get some tests done? pl advise me for diagnose and remedies.

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Might be you are suffering from neuropathy it's kind of tingling sensation associated with pain and sometimes numbness people also describe it as ants crawling on feet and leg specially in night main cause is diabetes other causes can be nerve compression, b12 deficiency, peripheral vascular disease etc if you have similar features start tab. Mecobal od once after breakfast for 2 weeks can take tab. Ultracet sos in night for pain get your cbc hba1c bsl f tft b12 levels vitamin d3 levels blood pressure checked stop alcohol if you are taking review with reports.
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My mother is 69 yrs. Sagittal images of limbo sacral spine were obtained on body coil. She also has mild diffuse disc bulge and has numbness/ pain in her right leg. Please suggest what could be the solution.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
My mother is 69 yrs. Sagittal images of limbo sacral spine were obtained on body coil. She also has mild diffuse disc...
Hi lybrate-user, As your mother is 69 yrs, take her to a Physiotherapist who will do some ultrasound therapy and TENS to reduce pain and then will give few exercises to live pain free.
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