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Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar  - Podiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar

BPTh/BPT, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)

Podiatrist, Mumbai

10 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar BPTh/BPT, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy) Podiatrist, Mumbai
10 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar is a popular Podiatrist in Andheri West, Mumbai. She has over 9 years of experience as a Podiatrist. She studied and completed BPTh/BPT, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy). You can consult Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar at V-Care Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sarika Jambhulkar on has an excellent community of Podiatrists in India. You will find Podiatrists with more than 38 years of experience on You can find Podiatrists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


BPTh/BPT - D Y Patil Medical College Kolhapur, - 2007
MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy) - Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital,Mumbai, - 2011
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When my wife gets up in the morning she feels swelling in her leg, arm, fingers etc. What can b the reason & what is the treatment.

General Physician, Delhi
When my wife gets up in the morning she feels swelling in her leg, arm, fingers etc. What can b the reason & what is ...
Ok get herself screened up for cbc test, kft, lft, serum proteins. Also get an ra factor and crp test. These tests will cover disease related to hypoproteinemia, renal origin and rheumatoid arthritis which are the major causes of swelling in females at this age group. After tests you can consult me any time.
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My wife 36 years old is suffering with left leg heel paining like pulling, which unable her to walk freely. Kkindly advice suggestion to get relief from this pain.

General Physician,
Thanks for the question on lybrate, history suggest she have a lt calcaneal spur, she needs soft heel foot wares, tip toe exercise, alternate hot as well as cold water fomentation, for medicinal management join my private chat sessions. Will tell you how to cure it!
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Hi there. I am 30 year female. I get lot of ankle pain in both legs early in the morning. Weight 59kgs. Ht 5ft 2 inch. Not only then. Sometimes in the day time.

General Physician, Nashik
This is plantar fascitis. Please use soft slippers and consult privately for proper personalised medical management. Dr surbhi agrawal Consultant physician and diabetologist
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My daughter is 18 years old. 10 months ago it was diagnosed that she has two stones of 5 to 6mm in gall bladder. She has frequent complaints of pain, headache, wammit, loss of appetite and low bp. How to avoid removal of gall bladder?

Post Doctoral Fellowship in G I Surgery, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Panchkula
Please read my health tips regarding gall stones on this website. Some symptoms like head ache loss of appetite cannot be due to gall stones unless she has jaundice. Surgery is the only answer for symptomatic gall stones.
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My Dad is 48 years old and he is recently discovered with a 15 mm gallbladder stone. He has also high blood sugar level. So my question is, is it necessary to have surgery only for removal of stone or it can be dissolved with medicine? if surgery is required than what kind of surgeries are available.

Homeopath, Sindhudurg
The homeopathic remedies for gall stones are made of natural substances and have no side effects. The best homeopathic remedy for the patient is prescribed after taking note of the gall stone symptoms in each individual.
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Hi doctor, I am 47 yr lady My problem is I get swelling in my feet quite often with severe pain running through my leg ,veins are also clearly visible means they are more visible now in my both feet . I have hypo thyroid also. I had menopause few months back. Can you please guide me.Thanks

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
What you are having is called varicose veins. That is the reason you are having swelling in both the legs and pain. Use elastic crepe bandage on both the feet through out the day, avoid standing all day. And even despite this you are not getting any relief consult a surgeon and get the vein surgical removed.
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My daughter 37 years old had a severe gallbladder inf with stone. Her TLC count was 35000, was admitted immediately for infection treatment. My question is that after treatment of her infection gallbladder surgery is needed or can be treated by any means as homeopathic etc.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery), FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
My daughter 37 years old had a severe gallbladder inf with stone. Her TLC count was 35000, was admitted immediately f...
hello sir. the infection was quite severe. she definitely requires surgery after 10 weeks of acute infection. otherwise this infection can happen again. my sincere advise is please do not ignore and plan for surgery.
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Edema during pregnancy (swollen ankles and feet) having thyroid. what to do. please suggest.?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Edema during pregnancy (swollen ankles and feet)
having thyroid. what to do. please suggest.?
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. I focus on setting realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling clients. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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I am suffering from gallbladder stone. Dr. Say operation. So. Kindly guide me. Operation is necessary or not. And please suggest medicine and dite pln. Also.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , FAIS, FACRSI, Fellowship in GI Surgery, DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Gall bladder stone needs operation. Once stone is formed inside gall bladder, that gall bladder is non functional and will keep on forming stone which in turn can lead to various health issues in future. There is no medicine for stone dissolution.
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I am a 34 year old male. There is a swelling in the bottomside of my right leg since 15 years.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am a 34 year old male. There is a swelling in the bottomside of my right leg since 15 years.
one sided leg swelling from 15 years can be filariasis or lymphedema or lipodermatosclerosis treatment varies accordingly should consult a surgeon/dermatologist for expert opinion
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I am 24 yr old production engineer. Whenever in night duty I feels light pain in both legs continuously. Should I consult doctor ?

General Physician, Surat
It is normal. It is due to work. No need to consult doctor. If it increases or disturbing your sleep then consult me.
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I have pain in my legs I am unable to walk properly what should I do. And I feel lazy all the time.

General Physician, Gurgaon
I have pain in my legs I am unable to walk properly what should I do. And I feel lazy all the time.
1.You can take Tablet Paracetamol 500 mg one tablet stat after food 2.You Can do Hot fomentation twice a day for 5 min for 3 days I am giving to some common reasons for LEG PAIN 1. generalized weakness 2. Anaemia 3. physical exertion 4. lack of protein in Diet 5. any infection present on leg or foot 6. muscle weakness 7 abrupt start/ stop of physical exercise 8. Vit D and Calcium Deficiency so we have to evaluate cause in your case
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When I got up in the morning my everytime my left legs is paining very badly. First I also have problm in my back but now its fine but my legs is still paining.

General Physician, Delhi
When I got up in the morning my everytime my left legs is paining very badly. First I also have problm in my back but...
Hi sir check for your vitamin d and clacium levels. If there is any swelling or redness in legs advice to take doppler leg. Mean while take cap caldikind plus once daily for 10 days. Take calpol 500 mg three times a day for 2 days.
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I am a 43 year old male. I am having swelling in my foot ankles. If I sit for few hours, like traveling or doing work, then my foot become like a ball. Lots of inflammation. Why is this happening? i've checked lft. Kidney test. Its all in perfect condition its been for years, not recently happened. Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Do hot fomentation keep a pillow under the legs at night &/when resting. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1 tab odx10days do knee exercises it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. You will need other supportive medicines also. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I am 33 years old and having many gall bladder stones. Surgeons say the only option is to remove the gall bladder But I myself dont belive that any organ in the body is useless and I am against the removal of any part of my body. And I belive a lot in Homeo medicines . It was a superb experience by myself. Can I get a reply from an homeopathy doctor please? Would be very thankful for the same.

Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Are you experiencing any symptoms from the gall stone? if your gall stones are without symptoms you do not require surgery you can watch your gall stones by doing usg every 6 months to consult doctors immediately if you have any symptoms like right upper abdominal pain, repeated vomiting etc. Chances of complications gall stones without symptoms are around 1% when you develop those complication surgery is required. Otherwise surgery in gall stone without symptoms is not recommended.
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My mother 72 years old undergone GallBladder laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on 28-10-2016, after Gallbladder removal the biopsy report Impression" Features are consistent with a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma-gall bladder. Tumor infiltrates the full thickness of the wall, to be seen in serosal connective tissue" Doctor says develop a cancer cells and treatment for cancer by Chemotherapy, now the problem is She was 72 years and also she was weakness and having Diabetic also, Please advice me is it Chemotherapy is advisable, or any alternative treatment like Homeopathy or Ayurveda is available for cancer. Please help me.

MD - General Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Noida
My mother 72 years old undergone GallBladder laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on 28-10-2016, after Gallbladder removal th...
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following: The stage of the cancer (whether the cancer has spread from the gallbladder to other places in the body). Whether the cancer can be completely removed by surgery. Treatment may also depend on the age and general health of the patient and whether the cancer is causing signs or symptoms. Gallbladder cancer can be cured only if it is found before it has spread, when it can be removed by surgery. If the cancer has spread, palliative treatment can improve the patient's quality of life by controlling the symptoms and complications of this disease. Consult an oncologist for furthur treatment options.
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Hi finger in the right hand is swollen. Puss is forming in it. It's raining continuously. What. Should I do?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
If a pus is there in our fingure you should immidiately visit a ortho surgeon. Else ask me if its not possible to go to a doctor coz of rain.
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Weeping Skin "Eczema"

BHMS, Certificate in Sex Education & Parenthood, PG Dip (Preventive & Promotive Healthcare), Dip in LSM (Prescribing Exercises), Dip in LSM (Metabolic Disroders & Nutrition), Dip in Occupational health & industrial hygiene., MBA (Healthcare), Certificate in Good Clinical Practice, Dip in Healthcare Quality, Core Competency In Lifestyle Medicine
Homeopath, Jamshedpur
Weeping Skin "Eczema"

Eczema is a chronic skin disease, which presents itself in 4 ways, viz, redness, boils, discharge (clear or sticky), crusts or scales and cracks/ fissures.

Common types of eczema
atopic dermatitis: primary eczema characterized by itchy, inflamed, leathery skin
contact eczema: a localized lesion characterized by redness, itching, and burning,
When skin comes into contact with an allergen chemicals or metals like ornaments.
seborrheic eczema: inflammatory condition of skin presents yellowish, oily, scaly
Patches generally on the scalp, face, and occasionally other parts of the body
Covered by hair.
neurodermatitis: scaly patches of skin on the head, lower legs, wrists, or forearms
Characterized by itch.
dyshidrotic eczema: irritation of the skin on the palms of hands and soles of the feet
Characterized by clear, deep blisters that itch and burn

Common characteristics of eczema
A. Intense itching
B. Dry or moist (with or without discharge)
C. Rashes or boils of variant forms, eg; vesicular, papular,
D. Characteristic rash in locations typical of the disease
E. Chronic or recurrent symptoms
F. Personal or family history

Factors that aggravate eczema!
Many factors or conditions can trigger & intensify the symptoms of eczema, aggravating the itching-scratching and increasing damage to the skin. These aggravating factors can be
Classified into two main categories; irritants and allergens. Emotional factors and some infections can also influence eczema.

Common skin irritants to cause eczema
Irritants are substances that has a direct affect on skin, and when used in high concentrations for long duration can cause the skin to become red and itchy or to burn.
Specific irritants affect people with atopic dermatitis to different degrees. Over time, many patients and their families learn to identify the irritants that are most troublesome to them.
For example, wool or synthetic fibers may affect some patients. Rough or poorly fitting clothing can rub the skin, trigger inflammation, and prompt the beginning of the itchscratch
Cycle. Soaps and detergents may have a drying effect and worsen itching, and some perfumes and cosmetics may irritate the skin. Exposure to certain elements, such as
Chlorine, mineral oil, or solvents, or to irritants, such as dust or sand, may also aggravate the condition. Cigarette smoke may irritate the eyelids. Because irritants vary from one
Person to another, each person has to determine for himself or herself what substances or circumstances cause the disease to flare.

Common irritants
wool or synthetic fibers
soaps and detergents
some perfumes and cosmetics
substances such as chlorine, mineral oil, or solvents
dust or sand
cigarette smoke

What are allergens?
Allergens are substances from foods, plants, or animals that provoke an overreaction of the eczema immune system and cause inflammation (in this case, the skin). Inflammation can occur
Even when the person is exposed to small amounts of the allergen for a limited time. Some examples of allergens are pollen and dog or cat dander (tiny particles from the animal's
Skin or hair). When people with eczema come into contact with an irritant or allergen to which they are sensitive, inflammation- producing cells permeate the skin from elsewhere
In the body. These cells release chemicals that cause itching and redness. As the person scratches and rubs the skin in response, further damage occurs.
Certain foods act as allergens and may trigger eczema or exacerbate it (cause it to become worse). Food allergens clearly play a role in a number of cases of eczema, primarily in
Infants and children. An allergic reaction to food can cause skin inflammation (generally hives), gastrointestinal symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea), upper respiratory tract symptoms
(congestion, sneezing), and wheezing. The most common allergy-causing (allergenic) foods are eggs, peanuts, milk, fish, soy products, and wheat. Although the data remain
Inconclusive, some studies suggest that mothers of children with a family history of eczema should avoid eating commonly allergenic foods themselves during late pregnancy and (if
Breast feeding) while they are breast feeding the baby. Although not all researchers agree, most experts think that breast feeding the infant for at least 4 months may have a
Protective effect for the child. If a food allergy is suspected, it may be helpful to keep a careful diary of everything the patient eats, noting any reactions. Identifying the food allergen may be difficult if the
Patient is also being exposed to other allergens, and may require supervision by an allergist. One helpful way to explore the possibility of a food allergy is to eliminate the
Suspected food and then, if improvement is noticed, reintroduce it into the diet under carefully controlled conditions. A two week trial is usually sufficient for each food. If the
Food being tested causes no symptoms after two weeks, a different food can be tested in like manner afterwards. Likewise, if the elimination of a food does not result in
Improvement after 2 weeks, other foods may be eliminated in turn. Changing the diet of a person who has eczema may not always relieve symptoms. A change
May be helpful, however, when a patient's medical history and specific symptoms strongly suggest a food allergy. It is up to the patient and his or her family and physician to judge
Whether the dietary restrictions outweigh the impact of the disease itself. Restricted diets often are emotionally and financially difficult for patients and their families to follow. Unless
Properly monitored, diets with many restrictions can also contribute to nutritional problems in children.

What are aeroallergens?
Some allergens are called aeroallergens because they are present in the air. They may also play a role in eczema. Common aeroallergens are dust mites, pollens, molds, and dander
From animal hair or skin. These aeroallergens, particularly the house dust mite, may worsen the symptoms of eczema in some people. Although some researchers think that
Aeroallergens are an important contributing factor to eczema, others believe that they are insignificant. Scientists also don't understand the way in which aeroallergens affect the
Skin; whether the aeroallergen affects the person internally after being inhaled, or whether the aeroallergen actually penetrates the patient's skin.
No reliable test is available that determines whether a specific aeroallergen is an exacerbating factor in any given individual. If the doctor suspects that an aeroallergen is
Contributing to a patient's symptoms, the doctor may recommend ways to reduce exposure to the offending agents. For example, the presence of the house dust mite can be limited
By encasing mattresses and pillows in special dust-proof covers, frequently washing bedding in hot water, and removing carpeting. However, there is no way to completely rid
The environment of aeroallergens.

What other factors may play a role in eczema?
Eczema; in addition to irritants and allergens, other factors, such as emotional issues, temperature and climate, and skin infections can affect eczema. Although the disease itself is not caused
By emotional factors or personality, it can be exacerbated by stress, anger, and frustration. Interpersonal problems or major life changes, such as divorce, job changes, or the death of
A loved one, can also make the disease worse. Often, emotional stress seems to prompt a flare of the disease. Bathing without proper moisturizing afterward is a common factor that triggers a flare of
Eczema. The low humidity of winter or the dry year-round climate of some geographic areas can intensify the disease, as can overheated indoor areas and long or hot baths and
Showers. Alternately sweating and chilling can induce an attack in some people. Bacterial infections can also prompt or increase the severity of eczema. If a patient experiences a
Sudden onset of illness, the doctor may check for a viral infection (such as herpes simplex) or fungal infection (such as ringworm or athlete's foot).

Treating eczema in infants and children
give brief, lukewarm baths.
apply lubricant immediately following the bath.
keep child's fingernails filed short.
select soft cotton fabrics when choosing clothing.
consider using antihistamines to reduce scratching at night.
keep the child cool; avoid situations where overheating occurs.
learn to recognize skin infections and seek treatment promptly.
attempt to distract the child with activities to keep him or her from scratching.

Tips for working with your doctor
provide complete, accurate medical information about yourself or your child.
make a list of your questions and concerns in advance.
be honest and share your point of view with the doctor.
ask for clarification or further explanation if you need it.
talk to other members of the health care team, such as nurses, therapists, or pharmacists.
don't hesitate to discuss sensitive subjects with your doctor.
discuss changes to any medical treatment or medications with your doctor before making them.

Controlling eczema
prevent scratching or rubbing whenever possible.
protect skin from excessive moisture, irritants, and rough clothing.
maintain a cool, stable temperature and consistent humidity levels.
limit exposure to dust, cigarette smoke, pollens, and animal dander.
recognize and limit emotional stress.

Eczema and homoeopathy
The treatment of eczema is positively possible in homoeopathy, but according to principles of homoeopathy no patent medicine can be prescribed for it. Homoeopathy believes in individualization of a person. A man is known
By its habits, mental buildup, temperament, constitution, liking, dislikings, aggravation and amelioration of symptoms, color of skin, texture of skin etc etc. A homoeopath prescribes medicine for a patient to patient basis
Depending on the constitution, mental and physical symptoms. Clinically it has been proved that this is one of the best form of treatment of eczema or any other skin diseases because it removes the symptoms and cures it
Permanently. It is advisable for a patient to consult a qualified physician for his or her treatment. Once your eczema is cured, the same lesion should not reappear but it is possible that depending on the above factors, there may be chances of re-occurrences on rare occasions.

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Plz tell about d procedure of taking out gall bladder filled with stones? What to do n what not to do after d operation?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi,dear lybrate user, *Take, plenty of water. * take,digestible diet,timely. * avoid,spicy, fried,junk food..tomatoes,spinach, * do not remain empty stomach till 12 pm to avoid nausea vomiting,colic. * homoeo-medicine* @ CHELDON Q -10 drops,thrice a day with little water. report fortnightly.
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