MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
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Dr. Savita Jain is a Endocrinologist and General Physician in BRS Nagar, Ludhiana and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Savita Jain practices at Dr. Savita Jain's Clinic in BRS Nagar, Ludhiana and Mohandai Oswal Hospital in Sherpur, Ludhiana. She completed MBBS from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak in 2002,MD - Medicine from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak in 2007 and DNB - Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism from Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in 2015. She is a member of Association of Physicians of India (API),Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Rheumatology Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Congenital Disorders Evaluation / Treatment,Diabetes Management,Pituitary Diseases,Reproductive Disorders and Thyroid Disorder Treatment etc.
Q: Who is an endocrinologist?
A: An endocrinologist is a physician who is specialized in the treatment of diseases caused by imbalance in the secretion of hormones of endocrine glands , there may be excess secretion of hormones (hyper secretion) or there may be decrease in secretion of hormones (hypo secretion).
Q: For what symptoms can I consult an endocrinologist?
A: The symptoms for which you can consult an endocrinologistmay be: amenorrhea, sudden weight gain, polyuria (increased urine frequency), swelling over neck, giddiness,weight loss,insomnia,infertility, menstrual disorders,alopecia (hair loss),hirsutism (excess facial hair in females), melasma (pigmentation over nose and cheeks).
Q: What diseases does an endocrinologist treat?
A: An endocrinologist treats diseases caused by hormonal imbalances likediabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian disease, infertility, growth hormone related disorders like dwarfism and gigantism, hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism, metabolic disorders, hypopitutarism andhyperpitutarism and few cancers related to hormonal imbalances.
Q: What training is needed to be an endocrinologist?
A: The training needed to become an endocrinologist is that of DM endocrinology for three years after completing post graduation in general medicine or internal medicine and clearing super speciality entrance test. Only MBBS doctors can specialize to become endocrinologists.
Q: Can an endocrinologist treat PCOD?
A: Yes an endocrinologist can treat Polycystic ovarian disease by hormonal therapy after testing for levels of follicular stimulating hormone (FSH), Leutinising hormone (LH), and ultrasonography of abdomen .