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Dr. Prashant Khandelwal

Neurosurgeon, Pune

100 - 300 at clinic
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Dr. Prashant Khandelwal is an experienced Neurosurgeon in Rasta peth, Pune. You can consult Dr. Prashant Khandelwal at KEM Hospital - Pune in Rasta peth, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prashant Khandelwal and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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#489, Rasta Peth, Sardar Moodliar Road, PunePune Get Directions
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What are the symptoms of a migraine headache and what causes migraine as she is having headache from past few days.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
HI, The symptoms of migraine are constant headache either partial or complete associated with vomitting, eye pain, irritable mood, nausea and loss of appetite. Migrane is caused due to the vasoconstriction of the vessels of the head or forehead.
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I am facing a problem of finger shivering. My hands shake a lot. My fingers do shiver while holding a cup of tea or while doing some task. This problem of mine is also making me in depression. My hands shake a lot. I do smoke and I have also been taking canabbies before but have stopped them permanently. I want to know that why do my finger shiver and what is the solution for it. Pl give me a response for my this disease as earliest as possible for you. Thank you.

MSc, PGDGC, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
I am facing a problem of finger shivering. My hands shake a lot. My fingers do shiver while holding a cup of tea or w...
Hi Mr. lybrate-user, This may be because of drug abuse side effects. Better take an master health check up and treat accordingly. If it's normal, then it may be anxiety disorder features. Get treated for that. Eat protein rich food.
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What are the symptoms of dengue, malaria, swine flue and how can I prevent it. What are the symptoms of brain tumor.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What are the symptoms of dengue, malaria, swine flue and how can I prevent it. What are the symptoms of brain tumor.
Symptoms include severe joint and muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes, headache, fever, exhaustion, and rash. The presence of fever, rash, and headache (the" dengue triad") is characteristic of dengue fever. Common symptoms of malaria include: shaking chills that can range from moderate to severe. High fever. Profuse sweating. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhea. Anemia. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms: fever* or feeling feverish/chills. Cough. Sore throat. Runny or stuffy nose. Muscle or body aches. Headaches. Fatigue (tiredness) try to avoid close contact with sick people. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way. Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu. Brain tumor symptoms vision problems. Hearing problems. Balance problems. Changes in mental ability (for example, concentration, memory, speech) seizures, muscle jerking. Change in sense of smell. Nausea/vomiting. Facial paralysis.
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Epilepsy (Seizure Disorder)

MD, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
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Hello everyone, I am Dr Atma Ram Bansal, an epilepsy expert at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon. Today’s topic is how to deal with epilepsy.

Epilepsy is a very common problem, it affects all age groups of the patients, starting from very small kids, infants, adults and even elderly. The most important thing about epilepsy is the diagnosis. You should know what type of epilepsy is affecting you, because the treatment, the type of medicine, the duration of treatment depends on the type of epilepsy. Majority of patients can be treated through 3 years to 5 years, but some patients if it is a very small epilepsy, benign epilepsy, we can stop the medication in 6 months to one year. If it is difficult kind of epilepsy we may have to give treatment for even lifelong.
So, whether it is focal epilepsy, that is starting from one part of the brain or whether it is generalized epilepsy where the whole brain is getting excited, it is not a psychiatric problem; it is not a problem due to supernatural powers or something like that. It is a pure neurological issue, it can be treated by medications. MRI, good quality and EEG, especially during sleep helps us to know the type of epilepsy.

There are certain things that you should know while handling epilepsy. One, first aid; when you are getting a seizure or your family member is getting a seizure, you should know how to handle it. Firstly, when there are jerkings, when the body is jerking, don’t try to hold the arms and legs to stop those jerks, that can damage the bones. Once the jerks are over, turn the person to one side so that if there is any saliva or liquid, that goes outside. Don’t give anything by mouth that includes your spoon, any kind of liquid, any kind of cloth or anything like that. Don’t put your finger in the mouth that will not help. If there is a tongue bite, you cannot prevent it. Only thing is if you give something by mouth, the liquid that can go into the lungs and that can create problems for breathing.

Regarding treatment, if we know the type of epilepsy, most of the patients with one medication can easily be controlled. Some patients may need two-three medications and there are some 10-20 blood sugar patients for whom this medication won’t work. In those cases, we will prefer to do some more tests like video EEG. In those cases, we admit the patient, stop their medication and record the seizures. By recording the seizures we know that this particular part of the brain is abnormal and then even surgery can be considered in those cases. In some patients, especially children, a special diet like ketogenic diet is also effective. So if you can make a video during that attack, or if somebody is having those attacks, that video will definitely help in making the diagnosis. It’s not that epilepsy is a big factor in stopping your growth in life, it can easily be held and it can be treated, and if you are comfortable enough, if you are confident enough in such a scenario, you can lead a normal life, you can achieve a big milestone in your life without any problem. Only thing is that you take medicine at an appropriate time, take adequate sleep, avoid alcohol, smoking, and live a healthy life, you can do whatever you want, that will not create any problem.

Be positive, stay healthy, take medicines regularly, and if you have any question, you can meet me at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, or you can contact via Lybrate.

Thank you.
 

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I am 32 year old male and suffering from migraine headache for last couple of years. What is Migraine headache? and what causes it?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
A severe, throbbing headache, sometimes concentrated on only one side of the head or around one eye lasting between four and 72 hours. A headache that worsens with exertion. Nausea and vomiting. Extreme sensitivity to light, so painful to the eyes and head that it requires retreat to a darkened room.
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I'm 26 year old. I'm not feeling any sensation on a small part of my right thigh since 2-3 year. Is there any disease or just casual? Please guide.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
It just indicates deficiency of vitamin b12 get it tested and corelate. Will guide you medicine and diet.
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Sir how to concentrate on study. I am preparing for exam can't concentrate too much. I am not addictive to any kind of addiction like smoking drinking etc. I am losing interest in study I don't know why this is happening. I was an average student but now I am getting worser. My question is 1.What should I do to overcome this problem. 2.Is there medicine required for concentration?

PhD - Health Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
There is no medication for increasing concentration. So don't enter into any medication or pill. Yes, you can increase concentration by meditation, OM chanting, yoga; and also any physical activity, like sports, or even walking. Also, please love whatever you are doing. You are losing interest because you are studying forcefully without loving your study. Try and love your work. Don't treat it as a burden, start enjoying it. Concentration will improve drastically.
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Hi Muscular distrofy problem mostly who person. Boy or girl. Its genetic problem. or birth time sercumtancy create problem,Please help

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Mucular dystrophy is not greetings-i problem. Its neuro muscular disorder. Its due to depend size birth. Kindly consult neuro physiotherapist.
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I am suffering from the numbness of my toes and ankle. I am a bit diabetic and also BP but they are under control. I am 65 years old. I walk about 2 kms in the morning and i. I/2 kms in the evening. I also feel wetness in my feet and some times cramps in by right feet. Is there any remedy?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Mumbai
I am suffering from the numbness of my toes and ankle. I am a bit diabetic and also BP but they are under control. I ...
You might be suffering from an entity called lumbar canal stenosis, for the confirmation of which we might need to do an mri. Thank you.
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How to cure sleep paralysis problem. I have sleep paralysis problem. It occurs on me especially during day time sleep. please help me. I don't have any bad habits like smoking, alcohol consumption and late night sleep. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
How to cure sleep paralysis problem. I have sleep paralysis problem. It occurs on me especially during day time sleep...
Narcolepsy is a long term neurological disorder that involves a decreased ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles.[1] Symptoms include periods of excessive daytime sleepiness that usually lasts from seconds to minutes and may occur at any time. About 70% also have periods of sudden loss of muscle strength, known as cataplexy. These spells can be brought on by strong emotions. Less commonly there may be vivid dream like images or the inability to move for a period of time during falling asleep or upon waking-up. People with narcolepsy sleep about the same amount of hours per day as people without but the quality of sleep tends to be worse.[1] The cause of narcolepsy is unknown.[2] In up to 10% of cases there is a family history of the disorder. Often those affected have low levels of the neurotransmitter hypocretin which may be due to an autoimmune disorder. Trauma, certain infections, toxins, or psychological stress may also play a role. Diagnosis is typically based on the symptoms and sleep studies, after ruling out other potential causes. Excessive daytime sleepiness can also be caused by other sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, major depressive disorder, anemia, heart failure, drinking alcohol, and not getting enough sleep. My suggestion is to see a psychiatrists.
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