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Dr. Vina

General Surgeon, Mumbai

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Dr. Vina is an experienced General Surgeon in Powai, Mumbai. You can visit him/her at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai in Powai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vina on Lybrate.com.

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My lips have turned darker. I don't smoke nor do I drink. How do I make the tone lighter?

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
Dear there, it dark lips are not only symbol of bad habits. Even in some disease conditions and in some vitamin deficiencies your may have dark lips. That could be just extra melanin deposition in that particular area. Don't get panic, as its not a disease. Its time to get treated with ibt which helps you normalize your immunity and fades the dark pigmentation over your lips.
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She 26years old is suffering with tight stool for the last 3months feeling normal but day before yesterday at nyt she passed tight stool with little red color blood at d end. Again today at 8p m shae passed tight potty with blood at d end with some pain. Suggest what to do any thing serious. Or should take loose motion tablet.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery), FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
It's anal fissure. Caused due to constipation. Avoid spicy oily fried & junk food. Take high fibre diet. Do sitz bath.
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Having pain on face feeling like ants are biting my face kindly advise what should I eat what to avoid and any medication.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please do one latest x - ray of pns and send me final impression of the report. On that basis, I can suggest you the medication.
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I have black spots on my face. I used several creams for it but I did not see any changes on my face. What should I do sir?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lydiate user, Tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance, essential to upkeep ,repair & energise the body, hydrating your skin. * Go, for meditation to reduce your stress and to nourish your cells, tissues and whole body to allow your skin to b fresh, non oily & glowing. * Tk your meal easily digestible, non-oily, non-irritant, simple,on time. * Tk, apples,cheese, carrots,papaya, rajama,soyabeen, spinach,almond, walnuts to enjoy wellness.• Tk homoe medicines: @ Berb. Aqua Q-10 drops, thrice with little water. * ensure sound sleep at least for 7/8 hrs in d night. * Avoid, junk food, caffiene,dust, scorching sun, fried,spicy intake, cookies, pizza & burger. Your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up. Tk,care vit'E' oil should be massaged on scare mark, daily  to inter the deep in the muscular layer.
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Excessive Hair Growth - Is Hirsutism The Cause?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Excessive Hair Growth - Is Hirsutism The Cause?

There are women who feel their looks are spoilt because of the presence of excessive body hair. While hair on women's body is common, excessive body hair isn't a normal condition and must be taken seriously. Women are generally unaware that the condition is known as Hirsutism.

What is Hirsutism?
Hirsutism can be defined as growth of excessive facial and body hair in women. With the world obsessed with flawless skin, such changes from feminine hair pattern (soft, fine, vellus hair) to masculine hair pattern (hard, dark, terminal hair) in a woman is generally unwelcoming and, hence, very distressing for the woman.

Why do some women develop Hirsutism?
In order to understand the reasons for such excessive growth in some women, it is important to understand the differences in the physiology of men and women. The male or female appearance of one's body is dependent on a delicate balance between male and female sex hormones. There is a predominance of the hormone estrogen in a woman's body, whereas androgens (testosterone) are the predominant sex hormones among men. However, some amount of androgens is secreted by the ovaries and adrenal glands (located next to kidneys) in women also. But, an excessive production of these hormones results in Hirsutism. Hormonal imbalance is by far the most common cause of Hirsutism.

Causes of Hirsutism:
1. Endocrine causes

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) - PCOS is a condition of hormonal imbalance in the body, which can result in an irregular menstrual cycle, enlarged ovaries with a cystic appearance on USG, infertility, obesity and hirsutism. For more information on the causes and management of PCOS.
  • Cushing's syndrome - Excessive production of hormone Cortisol by the adrenal glands can lead to symptoms such as high blood pressure, abdominal obesity, skin discoloration, muscle weakness, irregular menstruation, and hirsutism etc. This syndrome is known as Cushing's syndrome.
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) - CAH is a condition of excessive production of hormones Androgens and Cortisol by the adrenal glands and generally manifests in childhood in the form of virilization. In such cases, CAH can present with symptoms such as ambiguous genitals, obesity, hypertension etc. However, sometimes the manifestation of CAH is deferred to early adulthood and results in milder symptoms, hirsutism being one of them.

2. Tumors - Tumors in ovary or adrenal glands can again cause hirsutism due to excessive production of androgens

3. Medications

4. Idiopathic - The woman may be having hirsutism despite normal hormone levels

Treatments:
There are essentially two lines of treatment for hirsutism - one is medical management and the other is a cosmetic treatment.

Medical treatments for Hirsutism -
A. Birth control pills - It's possible to reduce the severity and intensity of hair growth using birth control pills- the most commonly prescribed medical intervention! The birth control pills help by decreasing the production of androgens by ovaries. Besides this, estrogen present in the pills also helps the liver to produce more of sex hormone binding protein- these proteins bind to circulating androgens, thereby reducing their action on the body. Both these actions help in reducing the growth of hair on the body.

B. Anti-androgen medications - There are three categories of anti-androgen medications, which are commonly used for the treatment of hirsutism.

  • I. Spironolactone - Spironolactone is a diuretic medicine, which blocks the effects of androgens on the hair follicles, thus controlling hair growth.
  • II. Finasteride - Finasteride works by blocking the conversion of body testosterone into its more potent chemical entity, thereby limiting the effect of testosterone on hair growth.
  • III. Flutamide - Flutamide is a potent anti-androgen, which blocks the actions of androgens and helps in controlling the hair growth.

However, we have to ensure that the woman is not pregnant when taking any of these three medications. These medicines are often combined with oral contraceptives, which also have a synergistic effect in reducing the severity of hirsutism. One should also seek an expert opinion before starting these medications as there can be serious side effects, especially on liver.

C. Steroids - Low dose dexamethasone can be used to control the overactive adrenal glands when used carefully. However, long-term steroid therapy has got its own side effects and this therapy should only be considered under expert care and guidance.

D. Insulin sensitizing medicines - Medicines such as Metformin and Pioglitazone (Basically these are anti-diabetic medications) help in reducing insulin resistance in the body, which, in turn, helps in controlling the effects of excessive circulating androgens.

Cosmetic treatment for Hirsutism -
One very important aspect of cosmetic management of hirsutism is self-care. This can include shaving, waxing, use of depilators and bleaching creams. All these measures help to reduce the amount of visible hair in undesired parts of the body. But, this needs to be done very frequently for a sustained visible effect.

Permanent hair removal is also possible using electrolysis or LASER treatment. In electrolysis treatment, electric current is passed into the hair follicle using a needle, which damages the root of the hair permanently. Similarly, LASER treatment uses LASER to destroy the hair follicle. Both these are effective methods to get rid of the undesired hair. However, we do not yet know if there are any long-term complications or side effects of these methods and these methods are not yet approved by the US FDA. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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I have pimples on my face and they make a dark spot . What should I do to get rid of these pimples completely and dark black spots?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Pimples/ acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease which develops due to blocking of the hair follicles in skin. For pimples and to remove scars take following med. Berberis aquifolium q. X 14 days 20 drops twice in water. Use berberis aquifolium oin any company also drink plenty water. Have green vegetables. Stop oily food. Avoid night watching. Wash face with medimix soap 2/3 times per day. Contact me after 2 weeks.
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My face skin suddenly changed in dark skin after I was gone for small picnic at river last week. I feel that after the picnic my face skin totally convert into black. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Wait for sometime and the skin will become normal. Keep washing the face with normal cold water. Ensure that the skin is not exposed to heat. Use sunscreen when going out. Eat healthy food so that the skin is nourished properly. If required use Homeopathy for chronic skin problems.
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I have acne marks on my face and my skin is oily. What should I do to make my face glowing and free from marks?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
There are four main factors which causes acne: Oil production Dead skin cells Clogged pores Bacteria Factors that may worsen the acne: Androgen hormones, certain medications (drugs containing corticosteroids, androgens or lithium can worsen acne), dietary factors, including dairy products and carbohydrate-rich foods — such as bread, bagels and chips — may trigger acne and Stress can make acne worse. Management: Wash your face with Bakson's Facewash (wash your face with warm water only) and followed by CTMP, i.e., cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally Sunscreen Gel with SPF-30) after washing your face daily. Home-made remedies: - Take 1 tbsp of fuller's earth (multani mitti) + a dash of lime + bit of rosewater – apply this on your face till it gets dried up, then rinse it off. - Take 1 tsp of Alum (or fitkari), make it slightly wet with water and apply this on your wet face, spread it well; let it dry and rinse it off. Alum remove your excessive moisture or oil and it also tightens the skin's tonicity. Medication: You can take homoeopathic medicines – Berberis Aquefolium Q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ thrice a day (and for local application as well) and Kali Brom. 200/ thrice a day – for 20 days.
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I have a skin diseases on my back side of whole body. Pimple type black spot is there.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Take the following treatment - 1. Take 4 tablespoon of aloevera juice with one tablespoon of honey after dinner. 2. Take 4 tablespoon amla juice + 2 tablespoon honey on an empty stomach in the morning. 3. Take chandraprabhavati 2 tablets twice a day. 4. Avoid junk, bakery & spicy food. 5. Maida is very harmful for body, so avoid it. 6. Have all your meals on time. 7. Drink lots of water 8. Fruits rich in vitamin c and green leafy vegetables help in acne.
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I have a almost 1 inch cut mark on my forehead since my childhood. It is not in born. Is there any procedure to remove this mark ?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To clear the scar marks - • Apply one teaspoon Besan with one teaspoon of curd and a pinch of haldi (turmeric) mix it with water then apply for 15 minutes then rinse off it with water . • Apply one teaspoon orange juice or take a piece of orange open it then apply that area for 5 minutes then rinse off it. *Take fuller, s earth (multani mitti) and sandalwood powder (chandan powder) mixed in same quantity mixed in water and apply on the mark in night and wash it after 1 hour. It will slowly removes the marks. *Take a piece of aloe vera. Apply gel of leaves on mark daily. Wash it after 30 minutes.
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Sir, I have dryness problem on right side of my nose and some white skin comes out, even I use mustard oil to remove it but unable. Pls suggest medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to eat nutritious home made food with adequate fluid intake and don't apply anything and don't put your finger inside.
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Sir. My face is very oily. And its leading to pimples. I hv tried many facewash and soaps bt it didnt work. Sir how can stop this?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear,Acne is a common skin disease characterized by pimples on the face, chest, and back. It occurs when the pores of the skin become clogged with oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. Acne is a message from your body telling you that something is wrong inside.According Ayurveda acne is known as Yuvan Pidika. This is found more often in adolescent when there is excessive secretion from the oil glands. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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Hi Dr. my self sagar I am 35 year old man and I have black spot on the skin what should I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
there is in ayurveda mention pinda swed ..it is a type of swedan karma [phomentation] but it do some another manner .. 1.boiled a rice in milk then take this rice in one white cloth then tied it properly and warmly it rub on your face every morning for 15 days then stop it and do next month again 2.apply almond oil on your face and massage for 3-5 min at night .. by doing above thing you will get good result
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How to get glow on face naturally or ways to keep face dust free by naturally ways.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Berb aquifolium q 20 drops 3 times in small quantity of water after meals sofskin cream 3 times per day for 8 days and revert back.
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I was getting a pain in abdomen few days back and consult a doctor daigone and told me you got fatty liver gave me some medicine which I used but after few days I got some kind of fungal infection whole body its like red pimples witj itching.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Fatty liver is common in people and there are many grades and if you have grade 1 fatty liver need not worry and have exercise and take less fatty food . Fungus can be controlled by Candid powder
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Hello doctor . My age is 27, I have problem when I go to motion. I have bleeding when going to motion. And also have pain in left side stomach. Please tell me what to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Nux Vom 30 ( 4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. *Drink lot of water. *Include fruits, raw vegetables and fresh vegetable juices in your diet. *Avoid fried and spicy food.
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Hi doctor, I wanted to ask about I am having grey hair problem in the crown area of my head I am 26 so will it remain like this and I have to color regularly or something can help. And my second question is I had chicken pox when I was a child but the scar of that is still there on my face I want to remove that can you please suggest something?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Medicine german reckeweg acid phos 200, 4-5 drops orally, single dose morn, empty stomach sbl silicea 6x / 6 tabs 3 times a day mixed fruit juice daily evening.
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Suggest a fairness cream name which give permanent fairness an easily available in medicals?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
There is in ayurveda mention pinda swed. It is a type of swedan karma [phomentation] but it do some another manner. 1. Boiled a rice in milk then take this rice in one white cloth then tied it properly and warmly it rub on your face every morning for 15 days then stop it and do next month again 2. Apply almond oil on your face and massage for 3-5 min at night. By doing above thing you will get good result.
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My skin is very oily what should I do to make it oil free should I use tablets or cream.

MD - Skin,VD & Lepxsy
Dermatologist, Hyderabad
Oily skin is a common cosmetic problem that is characterized by medium to large-sized pores, a shiny appearance, especially around the area of the nose, chin, and forehead, and a tendency to develop blemishes and blackheads. Stress, medications, hormones, incorrect products and changes in seasons can rob skin of needed moisture, causing it to produce a surge of oil to compensate for what’s lacking; overuse of products including make up which is not suitable for your skin type, and sun tan can injure skin and cause it to produce excess oil. Skin always reacts in the opposite way to the way we want it to: the more vigorously you attempt to remove the sebum, the more skin will produce oil to replace it. It is therefore important to consult a dermatologist to understand what kind of products are to be used according to your skin type. A dermatologist can help you identify various cleansers, toners and astringents which are most suitable to your skin to not only get immediate relief from oily skin but also avoid unpleasant itching and dryness. There are various chemical peels available which helps in cleaning the pores from within and it is always advisable to get peels done from a dermatologist or cosmetologist only.
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I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp from last 3 years. Still yet it is not cured I have consulted many dermatologist, till the medicine course is there every thing is fine but again it starts I am also suffering from hair fall and itching due to this. Please suggest me some remedy to this because I have used many shampoos and lotions every thing has only prevented dermatitis but not cured.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS - General Surgery
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Dear Lybrate user, first of all avoid excess oiling on scalp. Make a paste by tulsi leaves and amla powder mixed with water. Massage this paste on the scalp and let it remain for half to one hour. Wash the hair with water. Use KHADIRARISHT 20 ml+ 20 ml water after meal 2 times a day for 1 month. For proper prescription please consult personally.
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