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    Prof. S.K. Kacker did his graduation (MBBS) in 1960 and post graduation M.S. (Otolaryngology) in 1963 from King George's Medical College Lucknow (UP). He did his F.R.C.S. from Royal College of Surgeons, London, England in 1968.He is the Chairman for the Committee for Development of aids for The Handicapped. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1986. He received numerous awards and delivered many orations and guest lectures. He was Honorary Surgeon to the president of India. He is an expert on panel of Indian Council Of Medical Research. Examiner of various postgraduate Examination in Indian Universities and Nepal. Expert on selection committees of Various Universities and Medical Colleges. At present he is a senior consultant ENT at the Sitaram Bhartia Hospital, Delhi. His field of specialization is otorhinolaryngology, neuro-otology and rehabilitation of communication handicapped.

Questions Answered by me

The condition is called globus and it occurs in dry swallow. Get a barium swallow done to exclude any lesion. Antacids along with domperidon help...

Answered on : 11 Jul 2011

Itching in ear will get worse if you clean ear every day especially if you use an ear bud. Stop cleaning. Take atarax (10 mg) tablet at bed time...

Answered on : 06 Jul 2011

It seems that the patient is suffering from sensorineural hearing loss. If loss is more than 80 dB the hearing aid does not give satisfaction. In...

Answered on : 17 Feb 2011

Your child seems to be suffering from adenoids along with eye problems. Please get a CAT scan of paranasal air sinuses done. This will show if...

Answered on : 28 Dec 2010

Exact cause of sudden sensorineural hearing loss is not known. Loss may be associated with noises in ear and dizziness and imbalance. Those with...

Answered on : 07 Nov 2010

The condition is called keratosis pharyngis and it is benign - no treatment is required. The epithelial debris collects in the tonsillar crypts...

Answered on : 17 Jan 2010

Huge tonsils causing obstructive symptoms especially noisy breathing at night requires adeno-tonsillectomy.

Pneumococcal vaccine is...

Answered on : 30 Dec 2009

I am not sure what red lines imply but it could be scar after healing. It is not very common in oral cavity. You should apply kenacort orobase...

Answered on : 22 Dec 2009

After tympanoplasty operation the ear becomes safe, dry and hearing improvement may occur. Because of repaired tympanic membrane, air does not...

Answered on : 07 Dec 2009

Recurrences of nasal polypi are certain. Repeated removal is needed and is not harmful. If post operative care, steroids and nasal douche are...

Answered on : 31 Oct 2009
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