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Dr. Amit Ashok Paliwal


Proctologist, Pune

9 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
Dr. Amit Ashok Paliwal MS Proctologist, Pune
9 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
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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. Amit Ashok Paliwal is a popular Proctologist in Katraj, Pune. He has been a practicing Proctologist for 9 years. He is a MS . You can consult Dr. Amit Ashok Paliwal at SAMARTHA NURSING HOME in Katraj, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amit Ashok Paliwal and consult privately on has a nexus of the most experienced Proctologists in India. You will find Proctologists with more than 38 years of experience on Find the best Proctologists online in Pune. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MS - Rajiv Gandhi University Bangalore - 2009
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I am a thin person but now due to vacations I'm sitting at home all day so I feel like I'm getting fat. Also I have breathing difficulty like I have to breathe really hard sometimes and sometimes at night my stomach blows out and morning it becomes less. Why is this happening?

General Physician, Chandigarh
Sitting idle is the reason for all these problems get engaged in some activities hobbies exercises etc to check all these.
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My tsh is very high 16 and thyroid antibodies are 1316 and microsomal antibodies 506. What do you advice? no manifestation of any symptoms.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jaipur
You have hypothyroidism. Start taking thyroxine replacement tablets. No need to worry about thyroid antibodies.
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Why Should You Go For Thyroid Surgery?

General Surgeon, Noida
Why Should You Go For Thyroid Surgery?

Thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland, which is present at the lower frontal region of the neck, right beneath the voice box. It produces hormones which regulate metabolism (the breakdown of food by the body to convert it into energy). It even plays a pivotal role in boosting organ functions as well as in helping the body to sustain heat. However, too much of hormone production by the thyroid gland might yield structural problems, for instance, growth of nodules (abnormal tissue growth) or cysts (non-cancerous sac-like structures containing fluid) and swelling. Hence, a thyroid surgery is a must once these problems occur. The surgery, administered with general anesthesia, eliminates the thyroid gland either wholly or partially.

Why do you need surgery?

  1. The presence of tumors or nodules on one’s thyroid gland is one of the reasons why one should go for the surgery. Although most of the nodules are benign, few can be pre-cancerous or cancerous too. Also, those benign nodules can spell trouble, if they expand in size, thus obstructing the throat. They can be problematic as well if they cause the thyroid gland to overproduce hormones, giving rise to a condition known as hyperthyroidism.
  2. Hyperthyroidism can be corrected through surgery. It is often an outcome of Grave’s disease, an autoimmune disorder wherein the body misidentifies the thyroid gland as a foreign body, thereby creating antibodies to combat it. The thyroid gland gets inflamed in the process, resulting in the overproduction of hormones.
  3. Another reason is the enlargement or swelling up of the thyroid gland, termed as goiter. Similar to large nodules, goiter too can clog the throat, thus interfering with one’s breathing, speaking and eating.

Types of Surgery

  1. Lobectomy: This procedure calls for partial removal of the lobes when a nodule or an inflammation affects just half of the thyroid gland.
  2. Subtotal ThyroidectomyHere, a small proportion of the thyroid tissue is left behind even after the elimination of the thyroid gland.
  3. Total Thyroidectomy: Through this procedure, the entire thyroid gland is taken out along with the thyroid tissue.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Does Thyroid medication (Thyronorm 100mcg) have any side effects. I have been taking it daily.

General Physician, Nashik
Side effects include: nervousness, excitability, tremor, muscle weakness, cramps, increased sweating, flushing, heat intolerance, headache, insomnia, rapid heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, excessive weight loss, menstrual irregularities, diarrhea and vomiting.
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She has thyroid so firstly will she be able to become pregnant and will she face any complications during it? Please advise.

Training in IVF / ICSI, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Pune
Thyroid corrected with doses can give normal life and pregnancy. Continue medications without break to avoid complications.
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I am 24 year girl I am suffering from pcos and hypothyroidism. Can I get rid of these diseases.

Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
I am 24 year girl I am suffering from pcos and hypothyroidism. Can I get rid of these diseases.
Hi twinkle, once u get hypothyroidism U need to be on Med throughout, ur drug dose may inc or decrease, if it is borderline sometimes it can get normal. In case of pcos u need to maintain ur weight n diet to get it under control n to have regular periods .
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I want to know the cost of incisional hernia operation at the cheapest rate for open surgery and laparoscopy both.

Homeopath, Hooghly
Rate varies in different hospitals though a standard hospital cost of open surgery is 30,000 and laparoscopy is 35,000.
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Hello doctors My mom has some problems. Like paining in her body like in joints every part of body joints and she get tired very fast even can't walk too much. She has thyroid problem taking 25 number tablets is there any serious problem for pains in body are it's just side effect of thyroid sometimes her half body pain we are really confused about this problem even can't sleep in night . Thank you.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello doctors
My mom has some problems.
Like paining in her body like in joints every part of body joints and she get...
Hello, the problem of joint pains could be due to uncontrolled hypothyroidism. She is on treatment with 25 mcg thyroxine, that may not be adequate. Please get a tsh level test done and report the same. When hypothyroidism is in good control tsh should be between 3 to 4 mu/l. In that case most of the symptoms go away. So please do that test, and come back. Thanks.
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Causes And Treatment Of Gallstones!

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Causes And Treatment Of Gallstones!

Gallstones are actually hard deposits or lumps that are formed in the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped, a sac-like structure that is located in the upper-right part of the abdomen that stores bile. Many people have gallstones present in their bladder but they never know it. This can be an alarming situation for people who have it.

What Causes Gallstones?

There may be several reasons, including:

  1. Your genes
  2. Your weight
  3. Problems with your gallbladder
  4. Diet
  5. Bile can be part of the problem. Your body needs bile, but if it has too much cholesterol in it, that makes gallstones more likely.
  6. It can also happen if your gallbladder can’t empty properly.

Who Is at Risk for Gallstones?
While your body produces cholesterol naturally, you can also take in excess cholesterol through your diet. Many risk factors for gallstones are related to diet. These include:

  1. Being overweight or obese
  2. Eating a diet that’s high in fat or cholesterol
  3. Rapid weight loss within a short period of time
  4. Eating diet that’s low in fiber
  5. Having diabetes mellitus

What are the treatments available for this?

  1. Surgery: One of the famous treatments include surgeries. The famous surgery is Cholecystectomy (Removal of the gallbladder) that further includes Laparoscopic surgery and Open cholecystectomy.
  2. Medications: The patients who cannot undergo surgeries can also use drugs like ursodiol and chenodiol. But this can take months or years to remove stones from the bladder.

You can reduce your risk of gallstones if you:

  1. Don't skip meals. Try to stick to your usual meal times each day. Skipping meals or fasting can increase the risk of gallstones.
  2. Lose weight slowly. If you need to lose weight, go slow. Rapid weight loss can increase the risk of gallstones. Aim to lose 1 or 2 pounds (about 0.5 to 1 kilogram) a week.
  3. Maintain a healthy weight. Obesity and being overweight increase the risk of gallstones. Work to achieve a healthy weight by reducing the number of calories you eat and increasing the amount of physical activity you get. Once you achieve a healthy weight, work to maintain that weight by continuing your healthy diet and continuing to exercise. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Surgeon.
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I have hernia problem at below stomach. Now I am going to do marriage. So please say any problem Is their in sex.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery), FMAS (Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
it depends on the size of hernia and its location. it does not interfere as such in sexual relationship.
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