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Dr. Subhash Sonawalas

MD

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

26 Years Experience
Dr. Subhash Sonawalas MD Endocrinologist, Mumbai
26 Years Experience ₹ online
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Subhash Sonawalas is an experienced Endocrinologist in Santacruz East, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Endocrinologist for 26 years. He has completed MD. You can consult Dr. Subhash Sonawalas at Dr Sonawalas Clinics in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Subhash Sonawalas and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejebhoy Group of Hospitals - 1990
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I am 37 year old, I got married on 2005 still i am not getting any result of pregnancy, I consult dr's here but not get any result they told me that there is problem in you sperm count will be 0 % after discharge.

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If you and your partner are planning to conceive, you should start taking folic acid before you get pregnant. Folic acid helps to provide the best health outcomes for your baby when it is growing. Taking folic acid daily before and during pregnancy also prevents the occurrence of neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in your baby. You? re most likely to get pregnant if you have sex within a day or so of ovulation (releasing an egg from the ovary). This is usually about 14 days after the first day of your last period. An egg lives for about 12-24 hours after it? s released. For pregnancy to happen, the egg must be fertilised by a sperm within this time. If you want to get pregnant, having sex every couple of days will mean there? s always sperm waiting in the fallopian tubes to meet the egg when it? s released. Any queries consult privately.
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I am diabetic. Can I take Honey with lemon to reduce my belly fat in morning. If no, how can I reduce my belly fat, please suggest.

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I am diabetic. Can I take Honey with lemon to reduce my belly fat in morning. If no, how can I reduce my belly fat, p...
Dear lybrate-user, there are medicine to control diabetes which causes increase in belly. Which medicines are you taking? second thing is you can not eat honey when you have diabetes. The belly will not be reduced but the blood sugar will increase. In diabetes you should do exercise to reduce the weight or belly or even blood sugar level. Dear, don't do such harmful experiments with such a beautiful creation of god. You can decrease belly with some homeopthic medicines.
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I have a tremendous hair fall. I have thyroid. Please advise.

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I have a tremendous hair fall. I have thyroid. Please advise.
use minoxidil hair oil for hair fall. hair regrow ... Take diet for 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 reduce weight also. Take treatment for hypothyroidism :- tab. THYROXINE is used in hypothyroidism. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Do Tests thyroid profile every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor regular on time.

Give some tips to care type-2 diabetics in a 50 year old man?

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Give some tips to care type-2 diabetics in a 50 year old man?
Most important thing in taking care of t2 diabetes is to exercise for more than 1 h every day, follow strict dietary advise, take medications regularly, avoid deep fried foods, sweets, direct sugar and fruits like mango, grapes, chikkoos, & bananas.

I am 42 year old lady. I am suffering by hypothyroid problem. I heard there are so many side effects after getting medicine, so I am very confused what have I to do?

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I am 42 year old lady. I am suffering by hypothyroid problem. I heard there are so many side effects after getting me...
Get latest thyroid profile done at good lab consult a physician and start with thyroid harmon replacement. Under his guidance it is the only treatment and you can't escape.
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Is aloevera is beneficial for diabetes patient or in insulin dependent diabetes?

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Is aloevera is beneficial for diabetes patient or in insulin dependent diabetes?
Yes you can take aloevera juice if you are diabetic. if you are on medication you must take them regularly with out stopping them. As aloevera is just a natural side supplements.
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My TSH is 4.8 microIU/ml and T4 and T3 is normal. And Vit B12 is 196 pg/mL and vit D level is 5.9 Do I need Further more investigations. What is the reason for these low levels and what should be my treatment line.

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My TSH is 4.8 microIU/ml and T4 and T3 is normal. And Vit B12 is 196 pg/mL and vit D level is 5.9 Do I need Further m...
Thank you for writing to us. Please note the following in respect to your queries: vitamin b12 deficiency can happen if you have certain conditions, such as: atrophic gastritis pernicious anemia conditions affecting the small intestine, such as crohn's disease, celiac disease, bacterial growth, or a parasite heavy drinking immune system disorders, such as graves' disease or lupus long-term use of acid-reducing drugs. You can also get vitamin b12 deficiency if you're a vegan (meaning you don't eat any animal products, including meat, milk, cheese, and eggs). Treatment for vitamin b12 deficiency: if you have pernicious anemia or a problem with its absorption, you'll need to replace vitamin b12 by injection initially and then continued injections, high doses of an oral replacement, or nasal therapy for life. If the issue is that you don't eat animal products, you can change your diet to include vitamin b12-fortified grains, a supplement or b12 injections, or a high-dose oral vitamin b12 if you are deficient. Causes of vitamin d deficiency: vitamin d deficiency can occur for a number of reasons: you don't consume the recommended levels of the vitamin over time. Your exposure to sunlight is limited. You have dark skin. Your kidneys cannot convert vitamin d to its active form. Your digestive tract cannot adequately absorb vitamin d. You are obese. Treatment for vitamin d deficiency treatment for vitamin d deficiency involves getting more vitamin d -- through diet and supplements. If you don't spend much time in the sun or always are careful to cover your skin (sunscreen inhibits vitamin d production), you should speak to your doctor about taking a vitamin d supplement, particularly if you have risk factors for vitamin d deficiency. If you still need any help get back to me. Thanks.
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How best to get over adult onset diabetes in a 73 year old detected for the first time?

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How best to get over adult onset diabetes in a 73 year old detected for the first time?
1.Go for regular brisk walk for 30 minutes daily or practice yoga/pranayama etc 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet a)Avoid sweets, sugar/honey, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, b)avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato,. c)include more fiber like pulse,green leafy vegetable, legume. d)Avoid sweetened fruit like banana,mango,litchi, chickoo,sapota, seethaphal jack fruit,grape etc. e)Avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/Jowar/Ragi,moong and chana Dal. f)Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. g)Avoid red meat.take fish/chicken. h)Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 5.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and HbA1c three monthly 6.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment

My wife is pregnant from 14 days and she suffered from thyroid and she take thyroid medicine. Is it safe to take thyroid medicine in pregnancy.

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My wife is pregnant from 14 days and she suffered from thyroid and she take thyroid medicine. Is it safe to take thyr...
Yes, it's safe. In fact, it's unsafe not to take thyroid medication during pregnancy if you need it. Whether you have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) or the much less common hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid), you'll probably need to take medication and be closely monitored. The most common reason expecting moms take thyroid medicine is to treat hypothyroidism – when your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone. You have to take medicine and maintain it normal. During pregnancy, the thyroid gland needs to produce about 40 percent more thyroid hormone for both you and your developing baby. Women who don't receive enough thyroid hormone during pregnancy are at greater risk of complications, Hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid, increases the risk of pregnancy complications, such as miscarriage, still birth, infertility, maternal anemia, pre-eclampsia, placental abruption, postpartum hemorrhage, premature delivery, low birth weight and deficits in intellectual development in infants. So its mandate to take medication and maintain it normal. My advice is to continue medicine and consult doctor regularly for normal pregnancy.
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I am 64 years old diabetic. I get irritation in my both ears quite frequently. I use ear drops to control. Is it related to diabetes?

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I am 64 years old diabetic. I get irritation in my both ears quite frequently. I use ear drops to control. Is it rela...
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user it's not that diabetics get more of irritati in ears. Certain conditions take time to heal in diabetics if uncontrolled. Nothing to worry you can use few drops of oil into the ears when lot of itching in ears. But avoid using ear buds usage. Take care.

Sugar control karne ke liye kya kya karna padhega?

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Sugar control karne ke liye kya kya karna padhega?
Gooseberry/amla juice too cuts the blood sugar levels. If you can't do without sugar in your coffee or tea, try and substitute honey. Besides, make regular walk and exercise part of your routine.
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I. Am. Suffering. From. Diabetes last 5 Years. But now I am suffering frim high blood pressure. Please suggest diet.

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I. Am. Suffering. From. Diabetes last 5 Years. But now I am suffering frim high blood pressure. Please suggest diet.
Diet and exercise can control diabetes as well as high blood pressure.So exercise regularly.Follow balanced diet.Avoid sugar,sweetened juice,fast foods,junk foods.Take watery vegetables,whole fruits.Use protein foods to control diabetes.Take animal foods in moderation.Use healthy fat.Drink plenty of water specially before meals.Avoid smoking,alcohol.Avoid canned foods,sea foods as far as possible.Take proper rest at night.These are simple but for more details consult me privately on lybrate.

My father has diabates problem please suggest some equipment to check regular sugar and blood preasure level.

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I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor (general physician) who will help you in your diabetes problem. You need to provide me your daily food intake details. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed: take high fiber prescribed diet. Get more physical activity by prescription from a registered dietitian maintain a healthy body weight eat a balanced diet which includes whole grains and excludes all refined products like maida as prescribed by a registered dietitian, if you're overweight, diabetes prevention may hinge on weight loss. Every pound you lose can improve your health, and you may be surprised by how much. Participants in one large study who lost a modest amount of weight around 7 percent of initial body weight and exercised regularly reduced the risk of developing diabetes by almost 60 percent. I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their diabetes problem. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals. Do reply back for private consultation.

Hello. My mum is having sciatica pain from last 6 years .but now its very severe pain and she is not able to sit .n her weight is also more nearly 89 kgs. Please suggest me 4 sciatica pain. She is a diabetic patient.

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Hello. My mum is having sciatica pain from last 6 years .but now its very severe pain and she is not able to sit .n h...
Hi, if your mom can lose a minimum of 5 kgs she will feel the difference in sciatica. Soo first focus on loosing weight rather pain relief drugs. Thankyou.
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I am 54 years old (male) I have been suffering from diabetic since last 7 years & somehow manage to control.

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Please mention your recent bsl reports and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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My age is 25. I got to know about 5 years back that I have diabetes. In my family history there was noon diabetic neither frm my nani side nor frm dadi side, yes my taaya and bua have diabetes but they were also diagnosed after 60 years of their ages. I do not know how dib. happened me, I did not took medicines before bt as my sugr levels wr inc. Evry yr, now frm lst six mths I am taking ozomet pg 2 half daily. Or sometimes half in mrng, hlf night. But otherwise I do not tke mch prction eating swts or rice, aloo. I wnt to kniw can with medicine I cn take ocasonly swts. Or swts cn affect evn taking ocsionly?

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My age is 25. I got to know about 5 years back that I have diabetes. In my family history there was noon diabetic nei...
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in fat and high in fiber. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Occassionaly you can have sweets but remember that whenever you have sweets on that day you should reduce the quantity of other foods item. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Medicine and insulin will work better if you follow diet and exercise.

I am 28 years old having diabetic frm past 2 years I want to knw that I am having type 1 r type 2. Diabetic whats the procedure to controlling it.

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Are you on insulin or drugs? Kindly consult privately with details. Dr. Surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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How to redduce sugar. Now it is 211.

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It seems you have diabetes. So get done Blood sugar Fasting and PP test. Send the reports. Till then you can control diet like avoid sugar intake, avoid high carbohydrate diet. Add daily brisk walking in your lifestyle.

I am diabetic suffering from jointpains, coccyx (tail bone) &lower back pain I have problems when climb upstairs also gettingup from the floor: age 39 year & weight 85 kg 5' 9 height. And too much gastric problem.

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Please ask somebody to massage your spinal column from neck down up to sacral bone using both hands ie both thumbs on one side other fingers on other side do only from neck and not from sacral to the neck. Yo can also use a wooden roller purchased from a acupressure items shop. Split your food to 5 times a day instead of 3 times in small portions. Chew for a longer time before swallowing. Go for a regular walk morning and evening. Consult me after 10 days
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