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Dr. Roop Kumar Gurshani

Neurologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Roop Kumar Gurshani is an experienced Neurologist in Mahim West, Mumbai. You can visit him at Hinduja Hospital - Mahim in Mahim West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Roop Kumar Gurshani on Lybrate.com.

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I am a heavy drinker. Now I want to get rid of this and want my health back. Symptoms are sweating more than normal, loss of appetite, dramatic weight loss, tingling and numbness in tips of fingers and toes, reddish palm and foots, some times shaky dont even drink water with one hand, felling cold in ac room. Please help.

MBBS, DPM, DNB (PSYCHIATRY)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dear, alcohol dependence syndrome (addiction) is a serious condition which can cause harm to various organs of the body including brain and nervous system. The symptoms like tingling and numbness and shaky hands are due to peripheral neuropathy and weakness of the nervous system. Whereas loss of apetite and wt loss are due to liver and git dysfunction. Lot of time people believe addictions are just bad habits which can be left at anytime with some wiilpower. And only later they realise that its not as easy as it sounds plus it becomes alarmingly dangerous in later stages of addiction. Kindly consult a psychiatrist as soon as possible for complete evaluation and treatment. You may also have to consult a liver specialist if your suffering from jaundice or liver dysfunction. Regards, Dr. Vishal chhabra.
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Good evening. What is Epilepsy, what causes it, how can it be diagnose and how can it be treated?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Epilepsy is a disorder where a person has tendency to have recurrent fits or convulsions that can be partial or generalised. Epilepsy can be idiopathic that is without any apparent cause, that may occur due to uncontrolled electric activity in brain. Epilepsy can also occur after head injuries, infections in brain, brain tumours, after operations of the brain etc epilepsy is diagnosed clinically with history of the patient and by doing an eeg. Epilepsy is treatable with medications which are individualised according to the patient.
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I have migraine. Can't tolerate more headache. Doc gave me medicines but i am afraid of its side effects. What should I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Here are some tips to prevent a migraine attack: 1. Identify and avoid migraine triggers. You can keep track of your headache patterns and identify headache triggers by using a headache diary. 2. Recall what was eaten prior to an attack to help you identify chemical triggers. 3. Manage stress to prevent or reduce the severity of the migraine attacks. 4. Follow a regular daily routine and get adequate rest. 5. Exercise (in moderation) regularly.
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I went to sleep specialist for my apnea problem. He prescribed me nutrum tablets and asked me to use them for one month and revert him back. I want to know why did he prescribe the tablet.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I went to sleep specialist for my apnea problem. He prescribed me nutrum tablets and asked me to use them for one mon...
Nutrum is a multivitamin tablet and has no effect on apnea. Ideally, you should undergo a polysomnography (sleep study) to confirm the diagnosis. The, correct treatment can be started.
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Nerve and Brachial Plexus Injury

DNB, MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MS - Plastic Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi
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Hello, everyone. I am Dr Anubhav Gupta. I am a consultant cosmetic surgeon at Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi.

Today I am going to discuss the nerve and brachial plexus injury.

What is nerve Injury?

In our body, from the brain to all other parts there is a network of nerves which sends the signal and tell us what to do. So if there is any injury in the network of filaments called nerves, then it is called as nerve injury.

What is Brachial Plexus?

A brachial plexus is a group of nerves which helps our hands to function. It starts from the spinal cord through the shoulder to the arm and to the hand. If there is any particular part which damages the neck that is called as Brachial plexus injury.

How long should I wait before being evaluated by my physician after the injury?

Whenever this nerve injury happens, these are the closed injuries. You will not see anything on the surface but you may have paralysed or weakness of a particular part. So as soon as the weakness, there is some numbness or there is paralysis of any part of the body. You should immediately contact your plastic surgeon.

Can a Brachial plexus injury be treated?

If you would have asked this question 20 years ago, then I would have said NO. But now, it is possible to treat them and with very good results.

What will happen if I do not take any treatment?

See what happens is, all the muscles in the body are innervated. If there is any injury in the nerves then it will cause weakness and ultimately paralysis of these muscles. Now, these muscles become paralyse then all these joints become stiff. S it is like a machinery if the current is not going then ultimately you will end up with that particular part of body useless.

How long does it take to after the nerve surgery for the function to return?

This is a very good question. Most patients do not realize. Basically, it is a scientific fact that whenever we have an injury to a nerve. Let us say suppose there is an injury to this level, then the part which is distilled to this becomes degenerated. When we repair, when we do the surgery, it gradually moves. It moves with the speed of 1mm per day after a latent period of 1 month. So approximately 2.5 cm (1 inch) per month. So it takes few months to function. Immediately after the surgery, you cannot expect the movement of the hand. It takes some time and it is scientifically calculated that how it comes.

 

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May I know the symptoms of migraine. The patient have been suffering from a severe headache all the tym.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
May I know the symptoms of migraine. The patient have been suffering from a severe headache all the tym.
Common symptoms of migraine are -- feeling dizzy or faint , increased sensitivity to light and sound ,nausea , headache ,pulsing / throbbing pain, vomiting sometimes blackouts. Take over-the-counter painkiller medicine for headache if intolerable pain. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy diet. Avoid stress. .do deep breathing exercises. If still symptoms persists, consult
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His father has migraine and we have heard migraine is transferred from father to his child. How does my frnd make sure he does not have migraine?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
It is not necessary that your friend may develop migraine aa a rule, just because his father does. You may ask your friend to avoid factors that precipitate migraine like - overexposure to sun - fasting - irregularities or decreased sleep - stress, anxiety, loud noise, allergies - some foods that he may be allergic to - watching TV or movies for a long time Adopt a healthy lifestyle
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I am 33 years old I am suffering from epilepsy since 2 year taking tegrital cr 300, 400 morning and night during this period I gain weight 12 kg continuously watch my diet portion and exercise but fail to loss extra pounds please help me guide me what type diet and medicine should take to reduce fat from my lower body.

MBBS, MD - NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Unfortunately some of these medications cause weight gain. Tegrital though is better. Please ensure diet control and exercise. Pleasexsee your doctor if you gained weightcas your Tegrital dose may need to be adjusted. Look for thyroid disease
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I am a 30 year old female. Unmarried . A school teacher . From last two years I m suffering from migraine. Day by day it is becoming severe. Atleast twice in a week I got attack of migraine. I am using vasograin and naxdom tablets. Bt it is not getting cured. Please suggest me.

Master of Hospital Administration, DTM&H, MBBS
General Physician, Kolkata
MIGRAINE IS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER SYMPTOMS,SO NEED THE HISTORY TO BE ELABORATED IN PERSON &THEN I CAN ADVICE THE REMEDY BESIDES THAT WHAT YOU HAVE TAKEN
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I have tingling, numbness in my pinky and ring finger. I am facing this problem from past 1 week. What should I do?

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
I have tingling, numbness in my pinky and ring finger. I am facing this problem from past 1 week. What should I do?
This mostly occur following involvement of ulnar nerve, that too only sensory part. Causes are many, in India leprosy is main cause, others are- tardy ulnar nerve palsy following fracture near elbow, diabetes, HIV, vasculitis etc Get your work up done for these. Treatment for Neuropathy is there.
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My mother age 65 year suffering from parknism after taking long time medicine of psychology but i have consult no doctor neurologist they suggest only synoda plus,pacitane 2 mg and premiprex 0.25 and some exercise is this problem is curable please suggest me?

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Give mental relaxation excercises eat badam n milk do brain excercise n some useful acupressure points are much more useful
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Sir, from the past 1 week I am suffering from insomnia! And I feel exhausted when I wake up! Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Sir, from the past 1 week I am suffering from insomnia! And I feel exhausted when I wake up! Please help me.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person finds it difficult to fall asleep or to stay asleep. Insomnia also includes poor sleep quality, restless sleep, waking up several times during sleep, and feeling un-refreshed or tired after waking up.  Homeopathy provides a very safe, effective and non-habit forming treatment of both types of insomnia — acute and chronic. Since the Homeopathic medicines are sourced from natural substances, there are no side-effects. While Insomnia lasting less than a month is considered acute, if the condition continues for more than a month, it is referred to as chronic Insomnia. There are various causes of Insomnia. The prominent ones are stress, grief, depression, emotional disturbance, intake of stimulants like coffee and alcohol, and a huge number of medical reasons (like heart diseases, breathing disorders, thyroid problems, and rheumatoid arthritis). Insomnia is also one of the major concerns in elderly people.
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My husband is 31yrs old & fours years back he met with an road accident & got head injury due to which his right side is paralyzed. Now he has recovered a little but cannot use his right hand for working & lack proper balance from right leg. physiotherapy & regular exercise is going on. I want to know if he will recover fully in future. His speech is also trembling.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
We need to wait and watch and do everything for his speedy recovery and I will suggest him to 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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If mother of an child is having brain tumor and it is cured but the daughter she was born when mother was having brain tumor can suffer from brain tumor.

MCh Neurosuregry
Neurosurgeon, Sirsa
Hi lybrate-user this depends on the type of the tumor, what exactly the biopsy report of the tumor of the mother. Generally speaking chances are very rare. Thanks.
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I am suffering from cervical syndolytis, sinus, migrane, knee ache, whole bodyache, backache, always feeling dullness, sickness, overweight (80 kg) etc. For the last 20 years. Medicines are not working on me, I have done physiotherapy also but get no permanent relief. Kindly suggest me what type of exercises will I do. Please help.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
You take 10 ml noni sy in a glass of lukewarm water stair well consume in 5 minutes after 30 minutes take meals mor/eve for 4 days on 5th day take 15-15 ml mor/eve up to six month every month report tome keep your medicine continue still we get result.
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I am 32 years old female having a huge amount of hair fall and migraine problems with joint pain can you suggest some remedies which can be easily made at home.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am 32 years old female having a huge amount of hair fall and migraine problems with joint pain can you suggest some...
Natrum mur 30 take 1 drop 3 times x 7 day above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects do not take more days without my consent.
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I am suffering with migraine headache what are the precautions to take please advise me?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, migrane is out come of irregular life style, stress, depression, anxiety, alcohol, caffine, smoke, dust, exhaust of traffic. * take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins & to activate metabolic action to restore your normal digestion to minimise hemikrenia. * go, for meditation for 30 mnts to transport oxygenated blood to brain to calm down your nerve to relax migrane. * take, easily digestible, diet, avoiding junk food. Homoeo-care*** @ spigelia1000-4 dorps, once a wk. @ natrum mur 200-4 drops, thrice a day @ china 200-4 drops, thrice a day
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I have numbness for left hand thumb right part. What are the causes. May I need to consult a doctor.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have numbness for left hand thumb right part. What are the causes. May I need to consult a doctor.
It might be of nerve deficit or if pathological cause do consult neuro physician and take appropriate therapy.
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