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Dr. Sanjiv Shah

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Dr. Sanjiv Shah is an experienced Endocrinologist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Sanjiv Shah at Dr. Sanjiv Shah in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sanjiv Shah on Lybrate.com.

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What happens if a person sugar levels are consistently less than 50 mg/dl. Will it be fatal? Or will it affect any other organs?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
What happens if a person sugar levels are consistently less than 50 mg/dl. Will it be fatal? Or will it affect any ot...
Yes. Every cell of a body including all vital organs most importantly brain cell requires adequate sugar level in blood every minute for energy and functioning say around 100 mg%. Low sugar levels as low as 50 mg% certain natural mechanisms in body come into action immediately and if blood sugars do not come up and sustain low sugar will result in at its worst into coma and convulsions. If not rectified may lead into death or irreversible coma.
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My sister is diabetic from last 16 years is there any way that her insulin's can be stopped.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Diabetes occurs because of lack of insulin. Hence that's the only treatment. You cannot stop that or replace it.
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I am suffering from thyroid from last 3 year & taking medicine thirox 50 every day. This time my report THS is 6.14, But t3 & t4 is normal range. Blood test with taking medicine. What you suggest continue same medicine.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from thyroid from last 3 year & taking medicine thirox 50 every day. This time my report THS is 6.14, ...
Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take 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. 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. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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I am a 65 years old male having a number of ailments am a diabetic for last 40 years, HTN and squamous cell carcinoma oral at present carcinoma is in remission no abnormal uptake detected suffering from enlarged prostate gland since last 6 years, diabetic neuropathy today PSA report 7.5 .Please can you suggest what should I do now. Thanks.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I am a 65 years old male having a number of ailments am a diabetic for last 40 years, HTN and squamous cell carcinoma...
There is no specific normal or abnormal level of PSA in the blood. In the past, most doctors considered PSA levels of 4.0 ng/mL and lower as normal. Therefore, if a man had a PSA level above 4.0 ng/mL, doctors would often recommend a prostate biopsy to determine whether prostate cancer was present.Thirteen per cent of men over 55 have a PSA level of ≥ 4 ng/ml but this does not automatically mean you have cancer. An elevated level can also be due to other conditions, such as benign enlargement of the prostate (BPH), a urinary tract infection or a prostate infection. But it is advisable to a needle biopsy of prostate
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Dr. my fasting sugar is 118 but after breakfast it goes to 210 I am having amaryl 1 mg before bf and xmat 500 after bf regards aknarayan.

MD - Diabetology, CCEBDM, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Aurangabad
Dr. my fasting sugar is 118 but after breakfast it goes to 210
I am having amaryl 1 mg before bf and xmat 500 after b...
Hello Mr. lybrate-user To the point your food is having high glycaemic index Stop simple carbohydrates like bakery products and sugar tea Instead eat 50gm oats and sugar free tea or coffee in breakfast Do 30 min walking and 10 min strength training Repeat blood sugar in one week and see the difference.
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I am 23 years girl n suffering from thyroid since 1 year. I. My weight is decreasing day by day even there is hair fall problem. please suggest me how to maintain against it.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am 23 years girl n suffering from thyroid since 1 year. I. My weight is decreasing day by day even there is hair fa...
Hair fall is due to many reasons now a day it is common due to stress and busy life check your haemoglobin level if less then take hamatinic any multinational company take proper diet (dal vegetables sprouts fruits) and do exercise minimum 15 min if possibles do yoga for 10 min increase water intake minimum 3 to 4 litres per day also take homoeo medicines homoeo medicines are known for to stop hair fall and it actually happens phosphrus 30 (30 no glouble) 2 tds x 2 weeks and reply also comb your hair gently and 2/3 time per day wash with homoeopathic shampoo (sbl or any company) twice a week preaper oil by mixing arnica montana q 30 ml + any regular hair oil and apply before wash
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My uric acid level is 7.4 and I am 28 years old. I have pain in my legs, ankle.i take zurig 40 last 20 days but still I am suffering from pain in my legs, ankle. What can I do?

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Physiotherapist, Agra
My uric acid level is 7.4 and I am 28 years old. I have pain in my legs, ankle.i take zurig 40 last 20 days but still...
Hello lybrate-user you can do contrast bath means hot and cold three min hot then one min cold for thrice a day ten ten min.
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I am 36 years old, suffering from thyroid and joints pain since 6 months. What should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 36 years old, suffering from thyroid and joints pain since 6 months. What should I do.
Hello, There are few lifestyle changes like brisk walking daily, avoid intake of Yoga-Poses: Kalapbhati: This is a very effective form of pranayama. Sit down on the floor in a comfortable cross-legged position. Take a deep breath & then exhale quickly, while making a sound. Always remember while doing Kapalbhati – you have to forcefully and quickly exhale, but slowly and deeply inhale. Continue doing this for 10 times & then release. Ujjayi Pranayam: Sit down on the floor in a cross-legged straight position. Inhale slowly and deeply by both the nostrils. Try to make a hissing sound while you are sucking in the air. After that, stretch your inhale time for a while & then exhale as much as you can without giving any kind of pressure to your other body parts. This type of pranayama is very effective for those suffering from bronchitis, asthma & thyroid. Yoga Nidra (Corpse Pose) also works well in both hypo and hyperthyroidism in reducing stress and calming down. Foods to be avoided in Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism causes skin to become dry. Once it is controlled with tsh levels becoming normal, most symptoms will disappear. Carrots and beet root are fine, can be eaten. Only cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, mustard, peanuts, soy beans and soy containing products and coffee need to be avoided. For pain in joints: Apply Bakson’s Rheum Aid oil gently (2-3 times a day) and take orally Bakson’s Rheum-Aid syrup/ 1 tablespoon thrice daily. Also, increase your dietary intake of calcium which is present in green leafy vegetables, milk, milk products, sea food, white legumes, dried fig, black-eyed peas, almonds, oranges, seasame seeds. And vitamin D which is essential for absorption of calcium in our body and is synthesized naturally after getting exposed to sunlight, so early morning sunlight for 10-15min. 2-3 times a day is mandatory. Apart from this, do walk daily along with physiotherapy will also help you.
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7 Skin Problems Diabetes Gives You

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
7 Skin Problems Diabetes Gives You

7 Diabetes Related Skin Problems

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, chiefly caused by insulin fluctuation in the body. A study shows that, 1 out of 3 people suffering from diabetes are likely to develop a skin condition sooner or later; and in some cases, these skin problems serve as symptoms of diabetes. Although these skin problems can be cured easily if treated early, proper care must be administered at all times. Here are 7 skin conditions that affect diabetics:

1. Bacterial infection

Although anyone can get a bacterial infection, people suffering from diabetes are likelier to contract them. Usual bacterial skin problems that tend to trouble diabetics are boils, lumps near the eyelids, nail infections and carbuncles. Diabetics are also prone to infections deep in the skin and of the underlying tissues. The affected area is usually warm, red and swollen.

2. Fungal infections

People who have diabetes have an increased risk of contracting the fungal infection, especially the one known as candida Albicans. The fungus tends to create a red, itchy rash, which is surrounded by blisters and scales. These are usually found in warm places of the body like the armpits, or between the fingers of the hand or perhaps even the toes. Common fungal infections in diabetic people include athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.

3. Tingling and itching

Among the many causes of itching, diabetes is one. Yeast infection, dry skin and poor circulation are the primary causes of itching among patients of diabetes. Usually, the lower part of the leg tends to itch the most, if poor circulation is to be blamed.

4. Skin problems related to neuropathy

Diabetes can be the cause of nerve damage in some cases; and neuropathy is a common symptom of diabetes. This type of damage can cause a loss of sensation in a part of the body. On event of an injury, one may not be able to feel it. As a result, an open sore or wound, if left unattended, can develop into an infection.

5. Digital sclerosis

Digital sclerosis, a condition marked by tight, waxy, thick skin that develops on the back of the hand, is common among people who have type 1 diabetes. In this condition, the joints of the fingers get stiff and, thus, lose their mobility and elasticity. Skin of the toes, forehead and knees may also get affected.

6) Xerosis

Xerosis is another common skin condition that accompanies diabetes. In this condition, the skin becomes very dry and itchy.

7) Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is the condition where diabetics get darkening of skin leading to skin tags around neck and armpits.

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