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Dr. Rajiv Kovil

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Rajiv Kovil Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Rajiv Kovil is a renowned Endocrinologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Rajiv Kovil at Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Kovil on Lybrate.com.

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PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What are the symptoms of a thyroid condition?

Thyroid issues can be difficult to spot at first since many of the symptoms are also indicative of other health conditions. The symptoms of thyroid dysfunction can also vary in severity from person to person. If you have other medical conditions, symptoms associated with those conditions may be more severe due to underlying thyroid issues. The cause of thyroid disease, severity of thyroid hormone deficiency and the length of time the body has been deprived of the correct levels of hormones all affect symptom severity.

Here are some signs to look for that might indicate a thyroid condition:

Feeling run down, exhausted, drowsy and/or fatigued, even with proper rest

Feelings of depression or lack of interest in things previously enjoyed/Increased and/or heavier menstrual periods, PMS, fertility/miscarriage issues

Constipation, even with adequate fiber intake

Forgetfulness, difficulty concentrating, difficulty learning or feeling like you are in a 'fog'

Unexplained weight gain beyond a few pounds, increased fluid retention and/or puffy face

Dry and/or itchy skin, even with regular moisturizer use.

Dry, brittle nails and hair (with or without  thinning)

Hoarse voice and/or difficulty swallowingIntolerance to cold, especially in extremities such as fingers and toes

Muscle cramps

If you have been experiencing any of the above symptoms,feel free to consult me.
With the proper care, it's completely possible to lift the fog and feel like yourself again.

Dr surbhi agrawal
consultant physician, diabetologist and wellness expert
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I am diabetic person at tje age of31, with ahectic schedule, consuming glimepiride & Metformin 2+500 mg, twice daily, but in last 15 daus sugar level has reached 350 at PP. Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I am diabetic person at tje age of31, with ahectic schedule, consuming glimepiride & Metformin 2+500 mg, twice daily,...
At this young age and of an athletic, you can be fittest person if you decide to switch to herbal support of DM. I will not say to stop your current med now. Slowly when you improve, your potential side effects will start drifting away. Otherwise best of allopathic med can not stop side effects of DM and anti DM drugs. Ask who are suufering from decades. This does not mean that allopathic is bad. Its relevant for acute and emergent cases. But lifestyle improvement is poosible with herbs.
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My age 45yrs, height 5" 9, weight 72kg, I am type 2 diabetic since 1 year, my hba1c levels are 8.8, 6.6, 6.4, following by every 4 months, yesterday hba1c levels is 7.1, daily I do jogging, walking, diet control. Why there is increased a1c level. At present I am no medication, please. Suggest me if medication needed or can I still continue with out medication?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
U should start tab metformin 500 mg daily. It is preventive as well as curative medicine. Sp if your fasting blsugar is = ormore than101mg/dl. Continue exercise minimum 30 min daily//also diet control. This will prevent future complications.
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I am 50 years old and have diabetes. I am suffering from vomiting problem from last year. I have consulted so many doctors but not getting permanent solution of this problem. please suggest me.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
I am 50 years old and have diabetes. I am suffering from vomiting problem from last year. I have consulted so many do...
most probably u r suffering from a complication of diabetes called gastroparesis.in which there is delayed gastric emptying causing nausea vomiting and early satiety. management include dietry modification, glycemic control,and if not relieved some meds like prokinetics and antiemetics help
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I am 48 years female with hashimoto Hypothyroidism since 12 years, hypertension and diabetes since 3 years. Taking Eltroxin 125 mcg as hormone replacement, Arkamin for BP and Metformin SR 1 g each morning and evening. Now, recently I had a bulging in stomach. I doubted an infection so got all blood work done for Hepatitis panel which came negative. I got ultrasound of abdomen/pelvis done which shows mild hepatomegaly and diffuse fatty liver. Now, since yesterday, I am not able to urinate by itself naturally. So, I took Lasix 40 once in morning as it is a diuretic and I am urinating but not like normally I do. Now, what might be the reason for this? What should I do?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I am 48 years female with hashimoto Hypothyroidism since 12 years, hypertension and diabetes since 3 years. Taking El...
Since have high BP and diabetes you get blood cbc, latest blood sugar f/pp, and hba1c, LFT, KFT, lipid profile, latest TSH, urine RE/ME and report do 1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. No sugar, potato, rice. Less salt 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. 10. Laugh for 2 mts.
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Hairfall. Getting my hairs thiner than thin day by day thyroid is on boundary after getting test or it more than normal point at. 1 rate or. 3. Not taking any medicines of thyroid.

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Homeopath, Raebareli
Hairfall. Getting my hairs thiner than thin day by day thyroid is on boundary after getting test or it more than norm...
Please take a dose of Baryta carb 1 M single dose and revert after 2 weeks. Lifestyle changes 1. Along with a healthy hair diet it is important that you exercise properly as it will ensure that there is proper blood flow to your scalp and will help in the growth of hair. 2. Treat your hair delicately. Avoid unnecessary brushing, combing or handling. Use a soft, round bristles brush. 3. Have a weekly scalp massage to provide stimulation to the hair follicles. 4. Have regular trims to eliminate split ends and allow the hair to look and feel healthier. 5. Get plenty of rest and sleep to allow your body to grow hair.
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My wife just started diabetic. Her fasting blood sugar is 110 and 2 hour after food is 147. Can you advise me correct Ayur ved medicine to start for my wife and if any precaution required ,also please mention.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
My wife just started diabetic. Her fasting blood sugar is 110 and 2 hour after food is 147. Can you advise me correct...
Her sugar levels are not very alarming she can control it with exercises and regular diet planning she should cut down on all sweets carbohydrates and fried food also not to eat very refined flours daily exercise or a walk of atleast 45 minutes will be beneficial
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I am 61 year old male suffering from diabetes and poor penis erection I can't do sex due to no erection in penis. So please suggest me medicine.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
I am 61 year old male suffering from diabetes and poor penis erection I can't do sex due to no erection in penis. So ...
Penis gets erect due to good blood flow which goes there at arousal. In diabetics there is also a disturbance in the micro circulation due to the excess sugar and lipids. So such problems do arise. Best way to beat it would be to keep: - good control of sugar with diet and medicines - having a balanced diet - regular check ups of diabetes and sugar status from good md physician or diabetologist. When you visit the diabetologist, you may confide in him your sexual problems, doctor will prescribe some medicines to tide over the crisis also it would be best to keep your weight in check, and maintain it by regular exercises which will improve circulation and hence sex.
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I am 30 years old, I have pain in left foot (in the thumb). I have appeared for the uric acid test once it was 7.2 and second time it was 6.1 normal. But even then I felt a pain twice after. Now I am thinking to consult to orthopedics? Some one have told me to go for homeopathy! What should I do exactly? Its been three months to this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 30 years old, I have pain in left foot (in the thumb). I have appeared for the uric acid test once it was 7.2 an...
Your serum uric acid is slightly raised. It should be less than 6 Follow the advice given below 1. Avoid protein rich diets like mutton egg, fish, mushrooms, sea foods, cauli flower, spinach 2. Take fruits like apple, banana, orange, lime etc 3. Drink plenty of water 4. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks 5. Take medicine after consulting physician
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I am 34years old mother of 4year old and 19months old suffering from thyroid, BP fluctuation, cold, headache, restless and sleep deprived and irritated easy having mood swings, I was diagnosed thyroid during my second pregnancy in 4th month. Please suggest I have been taking early morning tablet of THYROX-25 everyone.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Take diet in hypothyroidism:- 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 few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and control weight also. welcome.
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May be my uric acid on higher side as my knees and ankles got pain. Please prescribe medicine.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
May be my uric acid on higher side as my knees and ankles got pain.
Please prescribe medicine.
Knee. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain ankel. Stretch calves get a custom made insole. Hams stretching. Sports taping. Hot fomentation.
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I am 53 years old, weight 76 kgs, height 163 cms, diabetic since 10 years and on insulin. Fasting sugar : 120, PP : 200. Please suggest a diet for me to control my diabetes and also lose weight.

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 53 years old, weight 76 kgs, height 163 cms, diabetic since 10 years and on insulin. Fasting sugar : 120, PP : 2...
You are more than 10 kg over weight for your height. Reducing your three principle meals that is breakfast, lunch and dinner by 10% each will help you in weight reduction. Dividing your meals in small frequent portion sizes will get your post lunch sugars under control. Reduce your oil consumption not more than 3 teaspoon per day and introduces more fiber in the form of salad, vegetables, dal, sprouts, fruits, soups may help in weight reduction.
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I want to know what is the symptoms of diabetes mellitus & what is the symptoms of megaloblastic anemia.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I want to know what is the symptoms of diabetes mellitus & what is the symptoms of megaloblastic anemia.
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetes mellitus invariably does not produce any easily identifiable symptoms, that is why many persons do not come to about its presence. When fully developed it may cause excessive urination, excessive thirst, excessive hunger, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. Megaloblastic anemia causes following symptoms: breathlessness on exertion, muscle weakness, abnormally pale skin. Pale conjunctiva and pale tongue, smooth tongue, glossitis (inflammation of tongue), nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, rapid heart beat, tingling and numbness in hands and feet. All these symptoms improve rapidly once the condition improves.
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I am 32 years old female. I am hypo thyroid patient. I have irregular periods. I get only every 6 or 7 months even after 8, 9 months. I am putting weight and always tired. Now before 6 months I got a allergy like thing in my right breast and I went to doctor. She said it is fungal infection. After that I took medicines and the wound was healed. Now my right breast is smaller than left breast. I am afraid. Please help me.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I am 32 years old female. I am hypo thyroid patient. I have irregular periods. I get only every 6 or 7 months even af...
Do mammography. For hypothyroid n overweight n irregular menses start our herbal medicine. Consult me will guide you in details.
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I have thyroid from last 3 years by reports and my doctor prescribed thyronorm 50 msg 1 pil daily. That time my weight was 64 kg and now 84 kg. I feel little laziness and tired kind feeling don't have other issues. As per routine check up last week I went to my doctor he checked my Blood pressure that was 106/70. Then Doctor prescribed me medicine as below Thyronorm 50 msg 1 pil daily (100) Lupineme (lupin) 1 tab daily (100) Nano d3 syrup 1 after 20 days Aldactone 25 mg, 1 pil alternate days FDSON 12 1 pil daily alternate days In this treatment is there need of above medicine please help me. Thank you.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have thyroid from last 3 years by reports and my doctor prescribed thyronorm 50 msg 1 pil daily. That time my weigh...
Hi when one is on treatment for hypothyroidism, to achieve good control tsh levels should be around 3 to 4 milli units /l. If that is achieved then most symptoms are in control and weight reduction is also possible. As regards the other tablets particularly lpuineme, fdson they are really not essential, given as vitamin supplement. D3 is some times needed. But most important for you is to achieve strict control of hypothyroidism. Thanks.
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In type 2 diabetes -should one need councilling before marriage , because there is genetic defect in DM or say beta cells.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
One should avoid getting married to diabetic family. But this is not practically possible because gene of whole India ,Pakistan, bangladesh,Nepal and even part of China is same. Any body can get it,before or after marriage It is your destiny what you call genetics.
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Sir very good evening sir my mom have sugar so please tell me sir what to eating so please tell me sir.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir very good evening sir my mom have sugar so please tell me sir what to eating so please tell me sir.
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance... if you keep in touch personally.
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I am suffering from type 2 diabetes from last 10 years, at present I am taking amryl 2mg before lunch once daily & glophage 1000 after food twice daily. Do you think it is sufficient, I am obese by almost 40 kgs & find it very difficult to loose weight. Kindly suggest medicine to control my weight.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Reduce your weight by walking and controlling your food habits (fatt and sugar free) start ayurvedic 1tab chandraprabha vati 1tab bd 2tab arogyaverdini vati bd. Report after 15 days with sugar fasting, pp, hb1c, ok thanks.
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Hiii mam. I am 19 years old girl, I am vry thin, my weight is 31, I take full nutrition, I eat weight gainer but doesn't seen any positive results, can I have thyroid. .plz answer me.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hiii mam. I am 19 years old girl, I am vry thin, my weight is 31, I take full nutrition, I eat weight gainer but does...
Hye, Thanks for the query. Weight is very dependent not only on metabolism but genetics as well. Just taking supplements will not help if your diet is not good. Also even if you are diagnosed to be having hyperthyroidism, your diet is plays a very important role in maintaining health. So start by improving your diet first. Gaining weight requires you to eat more calories than you burn. Although fried or sugary foods are calorie dense, eating them exclusively won’t provide enough nutrition to keep you energetic and healthy. Eating several meals and snacks throughout the day and including nutritious, calorie-dense food will help you gain weight healthfully. Weight gain depends primarily on your genetics, age, weight and activity level. To gain weight, you need to eat more calories than you burn. If you’re not used to eating large quantities of food at one time, you may find it difficult to fit all of your calories into three meals per day. Eating nutritious, calorie-dense foods every two to three hours will help you get your calories in without making you overly full and sluggish. If you tend to forget to eat or are always on the go, bring calorie-dense snacks such as eggs, mixed nuts, fruits and dairy. Nutritious, calorie-dense foods provide essential vitamins and minerals, which promote good health and energy. Adding ghee and cream to foods adds additional calories for very little extra physical bulk. Fruit juice, masala milk provides crucial nutrients. Meal-replacement shakes and protein powder sound like good options but also remember that unless your diet is not planned sadly they won't help.
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I am diabetic for last ten years. Have blood pressure too. My sugar level is fluctuating between 160 to 240. My age 67. I take TRIOPIL II for sugar and Covance 25 ,both one tab daily. Due to sugar unable to have cataract operated Please suggest remedy.

Dietitian/Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am diabetic for last ten years. Have blood pressure too. My sugar level is fluctuating between 160 to 240. My age 6...
Avoid this tablet to take only jardiance tab before meal. It will control your sugar and HbA1c than you can do your cataract operation if want any suggestion and you can contact me at Lybrate profile online.
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