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Attingal Multi Speciality Hospital

Multi-speciality Hospital (Urologist, Dermatologist & more)

Attingal, Landmark: Behind KSRTC Bus Station Attingal. Trivandrum
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Attingal Multi Speciality Hospital Multi-speciality Hospital (Urologist, Dermatologist & more) Attingal, Landmark: Behind KSRTC Bus Station Attingal. Trivandrum
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Our goal is to provide a compassionate professional environment to make your experience comfortable. Our staff is friendly, knowledgable and very helpful in addressing your health and fin......more
Our goal is to provide a compassionate professional environment to make your experience comfortable. Our staff is friendly, knowledgable and very helpful in addressing your health and financial concerns.
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Attingal Multi Speciality Hospital is known for housing experienced General Physicians. Dr. K Subramanyan, a well-reputed General Physician, practices in Trivandrum. Visit this medical health centre for General Physicians recommended by 104 patients.

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09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

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Attingal, Landmark: Behind KSRTC Bus Station Attingal.
Attingal Trivandrum, Kerala - 695101
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Dr. K Subramanyan

MBBS
General Physician
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09:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Dr. S.P Anil Kumar

MBBS
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10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 02:30 PM

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MBBS
Urologist
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MBBS
General Physician
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Dos And Don'ts In The Event Of A Heart Attack

DNB Cardiology, DNB MEDICINE, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Dos And Don'ts In The Event Of A Heart Attack

A possible symptom of heart attack may be severe chest pain

Severe chest pain and a​ combination of the following symptoms can mean a person is having an acute heart attack. Severe chest pain is often described by patients as the worst pain of their lives, and is likened to something very heavy pressing on the chest.

Symptoms of a heart attack:

  • Possible symptoms of a heart attack ​​include the following:
  • Pain that appears to spread up to the neck or down to the left arm
  • Breathlessness
  • Sweating
  • Feeling faint and/or nausea
  • Risk factors of heart attack
  • A history of heart problems

The patient is:

  • Elderly
  • Smokes

The patient suffers from:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol

Dos and don'ts in the event of a heart attack:
Dos

  • Call for an ambulance.
  • Paramedics should be trained to stabilise the patient’s condition with medication, and the ambulance be equipped with a defibrillator to resuscitate the patient should the heart stop en route.
  • Get ready the patient’s personal effects such as personal identification, medical insurance and other documents for admission.
  • Have the patient seated in a location where he can be transferred easily to a stretcher.
  • Let the paramedics know about any drug allergies or past medical history

Don’ts

  • Drive or take public transport to the hospital, even if the patient lives nearby. As the patient’s condition may deteriorate en route, it is safer to wait for an ambulance. Also, ambulances also get priority on arriving at a&e.
  • Ignore the pain. Get anxious about time wasted when the paramedics perform an on-site ecg.

Allergic Rhinosinusitis

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Visakhapatnam

Stuffy nose, nasal obstruction, sneezing and watery nasal discharge. All suggest you might have allergic rhinitis. India is the capital of allergic rhinitis so most of us have allergic rhinitis.
Treatment is five types. 
1. Avoid allergens from going in by wearing a mask or covering with chunni, kerchief etc
2. Saline nasal cleaning which is a part of yoga which can be done by seeing youtube videos. Personally I will recommend this as best treatment line. Should be done everyday. 
3. Medication. I prescribe allopathy. Antihistaminics and short course steroid nasal sprays. I have seen ayurveda medicine also working well. 
4. Surgery if you have dns and turbinate hypertrophy. Only an ent specialist examination can tell you if you need it. 
5. Immunotherapy.

Best Homeopathic Medicines For Skin Rash And Itching

B.Sc, BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Best Homeopathic Medicines For Skin Rash And Itching

Best Homeopathic Medicines for Skin Rash and Itching

What is skin rash and itching?

A skin rash is characterized by change in the color or texture of the skin. It is usually accompanied by itching. Dryness and cracks in the skin are also noted in skin rash. The various causes of skin rash include atopic dermatitis, fungal infections, rosacea, psoriasis, heat rash and measles. Itching is medically termed as pruritis. Itching provokes a reflex to scratch. Itching on skin may arise with or without any skin eruptions. The causes behind itching may be skin related or linked with medical disorders. The skin related diseases leading to itching include eczema, psoriasis, scabies, pimples, and urticaria. Medical causes include diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, uraemia, jaundice, liver diseases and kidney disorders. In addition to these causes, itching can also result from a reaction to certain drugs or an allergic reaction from chemicals or wool. Itching is commonly seen in elderly people and women during pregnancy.

Homeopathic treatment for skin rash and itching

Homeopathy is a most beneficial mode of treating skin diseases. Homeopathic medicines for skin rash and itching treat both the conditions in a very mild and effective manner. In fact, Homeopathic medicines promise complete cure of skin rash and itching by eradicating the root cause. The Homeopathic approach to skin rash and itching is curative and not suppressive in nature. The most effective Homeopathic medicines for skin rash and itching in my experience are Sulphur, Psorinum, Apis Mellifica, Graphites and Petroleum.

I am suffering from dry cough from two weeks. And it become worse at night as I smoke from 1 yr. please help me out.

Pulmonologist, Visakhapatnam
First quit smoking if you have any upper respiratory tract infection, it will subside with few medication otherwise consult a pulmonologist.
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Developmental Dysplasia Of Hip - Know Everything About It!

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), DNB - Orthopedics, Mch
Orthopedist, Delhi
Developmental Dysplasia Of Hip - Know Everything About It!

What is Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip?

Developmental dysplasia of the hip or DDH, is a condition that affects the hip joint in newborns and young children. The hip is like a ball-and-cup, formed by the round top of the thigh bone - called the femur - and a cup-shaped socket in the pelvis. The hip joint is stable in spite of its large range of motion and is kept in place by ligaments and other soft tissue structures. The normal infant hip is not mature at birth but develops into a strong and stable joint as the child grows.

What happens in hip dysplasia?

In DDH, the hip does not develop normally as the cup and ball are either partially or completely out of alignment. DDH can vary from mild to severe depending on whether the cup is shallow, soft tissue structures are lax or a combination of all. These problems may cause the hip to become unstable, and even come out of the joint. This is known as a dislocated hip and is believed to occur in around one in 1000 infants. One or both hips can be affected. DDH isn't painful in babies and young children. Untreated DDH can result in limping in young children. This can progress to hip pain and arthritis at a later date.

How common is it?

DDH is more common in girls and first-born children. It's more likely to occur if there's a family history or if the baby was breech. Swaddling or wrapping a baby's legs too tightly can also lead to DDH. Certain traditional practices like wrapping the children, etc. are known to increase the risk, while carrying them with limbs separated apart is known to decrease the risk of dysplasia. All newborns should have both hips carefully examined by a health professional. 

Treatment options

Treatment depends on the child's age and the severity of the condition. Young babies with confirmed DDH are usually treated in a brace or harness that holds the legs apart. This helps the hip socket to deepen and the hip to become stable with growth. Regular monitoring of the hip position is necessary to ensure good outcomes. Surgery may be necessary if brace treatment is unsuccessful, or if a hip dislocation is first noticed when the child is older.

What is the long-term outlook?

Most infants who are diagnosed and treated early do not have any hip problems in later life. Earlier the diagnosis and treatment, the better the outcome, as late diagnosis often requires surgical treatment and can mean a higher likelihood of ongoing hip problems.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - Know How It Affects You!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Rheumatology, Fellowship In Rheumatology
Rheumatologist, Delhi
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - Know How It Affects You!

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis also known as juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a commonly occurring arthritis in children under the age of 15. Some common problems that are faced by patients with this disease include stiffness, joint pain, and swelling. While the symptoms might persist for a few months for some patients, for others it might continue for the rest of their lives. Patients might face serious complications such as inflammation of the eye, problems related to growth etc. The treatment of this condition focuses on preventing the bones from getting damaged, pain control and improving the function of the body.

What are some of the common symptoms of juvenile arthritis?

  1. Pain: A child suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis might face extreme pain in the joints. They might limp after a nap or night sleep due to pain or stiff joints.
  2. Swelling: Larger joints such as the knee might swell frequently. The swelling might occur in smaller joints too.
  3. Stiffness: In addition to limping the child might appear rough and clumsy after waking from night sleep or a nap.

Other conditions could include rashes, swollen lymph nodes, frequent fever, headache, etc.

What are the causes of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis occurs when the immune system of the body attacks its own tissues and cells. It is still unclear as to why it happens, although, researchers believe that the environment and heredity have a role to play. Certain geneticmutations might make a childmore vulnerable and susceptible to microbes that can trigger this condition.

What are the complications involved?
There could be several complications that might arise due to this condition. It is, therefore, wise to keep a close watch on the child. Seeking immediate medical attention can go a long way in mitigating the risk of these complications.

  • Problems related to the eye: Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis can damage the eye by causing an inflammation known as uveitis. If this condition is not treated, it might result in other conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, blindness etc.
  • Growth problems: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis could result in growth problems. To treat this, a child would require a dose of corticosteroid.

How to diagnose juvenile arthritis?
It is not very easy to diagnose juvenile arthritis. Doctors often prescribe blood tests to get an idea of erythrocyte sedimentation rate, rheumatoid factor, C-reactive protein, anti-nuclear antibody, cyclic citrullinated peptide etc. A doctor might also prescribe imaging tests such as X-rays, MRI etc to detect congenital defects, fractures, tumors etc.

What are the treatment options available?
Some of the medications that are prescribed for this condition include NSAID such as ibuprofen and naproxen, DMARD such as Trexall and Azulfidine, TNF blockers such as Humira and Enbrel, immune suppressants such as Kineret, Rituxin and Orencia. In addition to this doctors would also prescribe corticosteroids and therapies.
 

Permanent Tattoo Removal - Know Its Risks And Side-Effects!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Hyderabad
Permanent Tattoo Removal - Know Its Risks And Side-Effects!

A tattoo has a strong emotional association with the person having it. Commonly it is the loved ones name, idols, quotes or just anything that a person feels connected to. However, over time, it may happen that the tattoo may not hold the same relevance as it used to once upon a time. It could also lose the esthetic appeal it once held. Whatever the reason, the tattoo needs to go. While tattoos were considered something permanent, there are now ways to remove it.

While the earlier methods were crude including removing the tattooed skin and grafting new skin, sanding the area, or dermabrasion; but today with the use of laser, the process has become much simpler and convenient. Laser is now the most widely used method of removing the tattoo.

A thorough evaluation to see the extent of the tattoo, in terms of depth, size and colors, is done before planning its removal. The type, strength and sessions of lasers will depend on these factors.

During the removal, the tattooed area is focused with a handheld device that emits laser light of the desired frequency and strength. This removes the colored pigments of the tattoo without affecting the surrounding skin. Different wavelengths of light are used to remove different pigments, which get broken down. These pigments are then washed out from the body as wastes.

Depending on the size and colors used in the tattoo, more than one sitting may be required. For large ones, up to 6 to 8 months may be required for complete removal. A minimum of 4 weeks gap is required between two sittings, allowing sufficient time for the skin to heal.

Professional vs Amateur Tattoos-

Professional applied tattoos penetrate deeper into the skin at uniform levels which can make it easier to treat, but not always, as the ink is usually more dense. Amateur tattoos are often applied with an uneven hand which can make the removal challenging but overall they are easier to remove.

Risks and Side Effects:

There are a handful of symptoms you might see post-treatment. Among them are blisters, swelling, raising of the tattoo, pinpoint bleeding, redness, and/or temporary darkening. Not to worry, though. These are common and usually subside within one to two weeks. If they don't, talk to your doctor.

  1. The way getting tattoo caused some pain, the removal will also cause some pain. Topical or local anaesthesia is used to make it comfortable.

  2. Not just the tattoo pigment but also some of the natural skin pigment is lost, so the skin can become lighter or darker than the surrounding skin.

  3. In some cases, there could be some scarring. The scar will get better and can be treated after tattoo laser sessions.

So, if you thought a tattoo is forever, it is not so. Go ahead and plan for its removal, of course after understanding what it entails. If there is any tattoo on your body which you no longer like, meet your dermatologist for consultation and then laser to make that undesired ink fade!!

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How Can You Prevent Eczema Flare-ups?

MD - Dermatology, MBBS, DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Pune
How Can You Prevent Eczema Flare-ups?

Are you experiencing skin itchiness and development of dry, scaly rashes on your skin? This indicates you have eczema, which is a group of skin diseases occurring due to the inflammation and irritation of skin. Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema. The disease can be controlled if proper treatment is undertaken.

Symptoms
Itchy skin is the most common symptom of eczema. In some cases, the itching starts before the development of the rash. The rash appears most commonly on the back of the knees, face, hands, wrists and feet. The affected areas become dry and thickened and in people with a fair complexion, the areas may turn reddish initially and then become brown.

Causes
The specific cause of eczema is yet to be determined. However, the condition is associated with an overactive response by the immune system to an external irritant. This response leads to eczema. The condition is more common in people who have a family history of allergies or asthma.

Treatment

  • As the condition turns the skin dry and itchy, certain creams and lotions are recommended to be used in order to keep the skin moist. You should apply these products when your skin is damp, ideally after taking a shower. This helps the skin in retaining moisture. You can use a cold compress to ease the itching.
  • Several creams such as hydrocortisone cream and ointments which contain corticosteroids are prescribed in order to reduce inflammation.
  • In case the affected area becomes infected, antibiotics should be taken to eliminate the infection-causing bacteria.
  • Antihistamines are used for reducing the severity of the itching. 

Prevention of Eczema Flare-ups

  • Moisturize your skin frequently
  • Avoid sudden changes in humidity or temperature
  • Abstain from overheating and sweating
  • Try to reduce stress
  • Avoid starchy material
  • Avoid soaps, detergents and solvents, which are harsh
  • Be aware of food items which trigger eczema flare-ups

It is recommended for you to consult a dermatologist if you experience any symptom of eczema. This will help you with a quick diagnosis so that you can start the treatment without further worsening of the symptoms.

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Know What Leads To Stone Formation In Kidneys!

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
Know What Leads To Stone Formation In Kidneys!

What are kidney stones?
The primary function of the kidney is to filter the blood and eliminate the waste products through urine. The waste deposition is sometimes in the form of excessive calcium, uric acid and other undesirable contents. It may cause the urine to get highly saturated. This is when stone-like formations take place inside the kidneys. Kidney stones are also termed renal lithiasis or calculi. There are different kinds of kidney stones, which are differentiated based on its varied constituents. Kidney stones cause excruciating pain and uneasiness. Frequent urination, extreme discomfort during urinating and presence of blood in the urine are some of the major signs of kidney stones. The symptoms are not evident if the stones are very small in size.

Causes of kidney stones:

  1. Incorrect calcium intake: High amounts of calcium can lead to high calcium depositions in the kidneys. It is important to keep the calcium intake moderate. Calcium supplements must be checked if you have already included dairy products in your diet.
  2. Abnormal rates of sodium in the body: Sodium, just like calcium, gets deposited in the kidneys.
  3. Excessive animal protein intake: Too much of animal protein intake can make the urine turn acidic, leading to uric acid depositions in the kidneys.
  4. Sugary, aerated drinks: These lead to undesirable waste deposition in the blood stream and eventually in the kidneys.
  5. Inadequate water intake: Not keeping the body well hydrated can cause the urine to turn acidic and increase waste deposition.

Potential risks and complications of kidney stones:

  1. Kidney stones may cause an infection in the kidneys which may eventually spread to the other internal organs and surrounding tissues.
  2. Kidney stones block the ureter and cause severe pain and discomfort that make sitting, standing or any other posture difficult.
  3. Kidney stones rarely cause kidney failures but the severe blockage and infection may cause such detrimental results in the human body.
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