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Dr. Alka Sen

MBBS

Gynaecologist, Ghaziabad

34 Years Experience  ·  150 - 200 at clinic
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MBBS - BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur - 1983
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Can women's menstrual cycle be of 40 days. Means. After 5 days of bleeding, again after 40 days, bleeding starts for next 5 days. This repeats after every 40 days. Such a long gap. Is this possible?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Can women's menstrual cycle be of 40 days.
Means. After 5 days of bleeding, again after 40 days, bleeding starts for ...
Hi, Some women get their periods once in 35-45 days. If this cycle is fixed and regular, there is nothing to worry.
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Malaria During Pregnancy - 4 Ways it Can be Treated!

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Malaria During Pregnancy - 4 Ways it Can be Treated!

Malaria is a disease that is caused by the bite of a certain mosquito or protozoan parasite. This can attack the red blood cells and is mainly found in tropical as well as subtropical areas. Until recently, there was little chance of recovering from this ailment. Yet, in today's day and age of great medical advancement, it has become possible to cure a patient suffering from this disease with the help of timely and proper diagnosis. This disease becomes even more complicated and problematic when it affects pregnant women.

The ways in which this disease can be treated during pregnancy is as follows:

  1. Medication therapy: If woman is found to be suffering from this disease in the second or third trimester of their pregnancy, they may be prescribed artemisinin-based therapy. This therapy can be used only if the pregnant lady is not suffering from any other kind of complications like heart conditions, diabetes and high blood pressure, during the pregnancy. This medicine is short-acting, with artemether or artesunate,which can greatly reduce the number of parasites that may have invaded the red blood cells.
  2. Other antimalarials: The treatment of this disease for pregnant women can also be done with the help of other antimalarials, which should typically be prescribed and administered in a clinical setting. These also include quinidine gluconate which can be used in place of the IV quinine in order to bring down the number of parasites in the body. This will lessen the attack on the red blood cells to a great degree. Lumefantrine tablets may also be used in such cases. Also, the doctor will have to first try a test dose to ensure that the patient is not allergic to any of the elements or compounds of these medicines.
  3. Monitoring: Pregnant women suffering from malaria will need to get their blood samples tested on a regular basis. The blood smears will usually be tested daily to check whether the body is responding adequately to the treatment. This will also ensure that the doctor knows when to change the dose or the drug involved.
  4. Diet and exercise: The patient will be asked to stick to the normal diet and activity levels. Yet, care must be taken to avoid any situation where fatigue might set in, as this can aggravate the condition. One must also increase the intake of water to ensure that the body is always well hydrated. This helps the body in bouncing back to normal as the toxins are continuously flushed out, and the immunity system is better equipped to fight the disease causing parasites.

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

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QUIT TOBACCO!

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
QUIT TOBACCO!
Tobacco stains teeth and significantly increases the risk of gum disease and oral cancer. If you smoke or use chewing tobacco, consider quitting. Counsel your kids not to start.
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I missed my periods which was due on 23rd august. It has been 15 days now. Took multiple pregnancy tests and all came out to be negative. Noticed some changes in urination datx it has become more frequent. My doctor suggested duoluton L to b consumed for 5 days. Itx day 5 today and no periods yet. M facing stomach distress and chills since d day I started the medication and nausea since morning. Chance of pregnancy? What is happening?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I missed my periods which was due on 23rd august. It has been 15 days now. Took multiple pregnancy tests and all came...
As you have done pregnancy test several time and it was negative soo there is no chance of any pregnancy if you do it in proper time, irregular or absence of menstruation can be due to soo many causes it may be due hormonal imbAlance, it may be due to ovarian cyst, pcos or uterine myoma, etc I think you should do homoeopathic treatment because hormonal treatment is always harmful, soo you need proper homoeopathic treatment to cure your problem permanently, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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Dealing with Pms

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi

Eating high fibre, carbohydrate, heavy food every hour during the premenstrual week help prevent emotional outbursts.

Dear sir, mam:meri gf ko har month time to time periods aa jata tha par is month nahi aaya or 32 dino sa jada ho gaya hai. please aap koi aise dawa bata dijiye jissa ki ek din ma periods aa jai.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Dear sir, mam:meri gf ko har month time to time periods aa jata tha par is month nahi aaya or 32 dino sa jada ho gaya...
First of all she should get her urine tested for pregnancy if she had sexual relationship only then some suggestions can be given according to the reports.
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Sir, before 2 months ago, I had a sexual relationship with my boyfriend and till now I am not having period , so I am really worried with my periods . Please tell me what I have to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
If your periods are regular better to check urine pregnancy test once and consult doctor as early as possible.
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Is it safe to have Combination of multi vitamin i. E. methylcobalamin, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride and alfa lipoic acid in pregnancy?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Is it safe to have Combination of multi vitamin i. E. methylcobalamin, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride and alfa ...
Who have recommended you these medicine. Better to consult your gynecologist for these combination. Folic acid 5 mg is recommended for first 3 months of pregnancy.
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What is the time interval to put TT injection for pregnant ladies? And how many injection for a delivery? My wife is 5 months pregnant now. So far we put only one in our first month.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
What is the time interval to put TT injection for pregnant ladies? And how many injection for a delivery? My wife is ...
Two tt injections are needed in pregnancy with one month apert. If this is her second pregnancy within 5 years then she needs only one injection.
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I did sex with my bf used condom but had dout sperm enter inside my vagina or not so I took ipill. My period came 9th oct to 15th oct. I did sex on 14th oct within 48 hr I took ipill after 7 days I got 4 days bleeding now today is 10th november but my period not come so please tell is safe or not?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
I did sex with my bf used condom but had dout sperm enter inside my vagina or not so I took ipill. My period came 9th...
Dear Lybrate user menses irregularities may be due to hormonal imbalance. You will get period on time. If,you have some doubt about pregnancy then do urine pregnancy test done.
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My wife is 24 years old. We have one baby of 2 years old. She is breastfeeding the baby. Since one month my wife is feeling some complications like weakness, headache, weight loss, fatigue, swelling on leg below the knee and wrist below the elbow. I consulted a lady doctor and also get check up the hgb test. Hgb level found above 11.5. The doctor recommended syrup for iron and some medicine also. Since my wife's leg below the knee and wrist developed swelling, the doctor recommended some medicine too. One month is over since consulted to the doctor. Swelling is under control now but my wife suffers consistently loose motion on every two days and develops gas too.

F.MA.S. FELLOWSHIP IN MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY, I.V.F. AND CLINICAL EMBRYOLOGY, FOETAL MEDICINE TRAINING, PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY TRAINING, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My wife is 24 years old. We have one baby of 2 years old. She is breastfeeding the baby. Since one month my wife is f...
Hello, let me inform you that iron tablets cause acidity and constipation. You can do these do things 1. Take iron tablets half n hour after food. 2. Take capsules with ferrous citrate as component. 3. Drink lots of fluids or else take syrup diegene 2 tsf twice or thrice daily.
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Amazing Health Benefits Of Different Type Of Sprouts

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Amazing Health Benefits Of Different Type Of Sprouts

Types of sprouts and their benefits:

Bengal gram: Also known as chola or kala chana, bengal gram is available in dried as well as canned form. It is frequently and creatively used in various curries in the indian cuisine and notably, it contains zero percent alcohol. One cup of bengal gram contains 45 grams of carbohydrates that constitute about 65 percent of its total calorie content.
Types of sprouts bengal gram
 
Benefits of sprouted bengal gram:

  • It has a high amount of dietary fiber which reduces the risk of diabetes, coronary disease, obesity, cancer, and digestive disorders.
  • It is a rich source of vitamin b-6 or thiamin which plays a vital role in energy metabolism and the synthesis of neurotransmitters and hormones.
  • It is rich in minerals, such as phosphorus, iron, manganese, and copper, which reduce the risk of anemia, arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
  • An adult who takes a 2000-calorie diet needs 56 to 77 grams of protein daily and bengal gram can supply the required amount of protein to him/ her satisfactorily.

Green gram: Also called “mung”, these species belong to the legume family and is mainly grown in india, south east asia, and china. It is used in both spicy and sweet recipes.
Benefits of sprouted green gram:

  • These sprouts have high amount of iron, fiber, and vitamins k, b, and c.
  • Vitamin k prevents cardiovascular disease and maintains bone density. The vitamin also regulates bone mineralization and the process of blood clotting.
  • Vitamin c is an antioxidant which preserves cell health by neutralizing the effect of free radicals. Vitamin c promotes skin health and reduces the risk of stroke, cancer, and common cold.
  • Iron promotes immune health by promoting the growth of immune cells. Dietary science suggests that men should consume 8 milligrams of iron on a daily basis while women need 18 milligrams of iron to maintain a healthy red blood cell count. Green gram supplies adequate iron that helps to fulfill men’s and women’s dietary needs.

Bean sprouts: Bean sprouts are rich sources if vitamin c, proteins, and folate, and most importantly, they are low-calorie foods. Medical research suggests that men must consume 90 milligrams of vitamin c and women should consume 75 milligrams of the vitamin on a daily basis.

Benefits of sprouted bean gram:

Folate promotes the development of red blood cells. Folate also supports other functions such as dna synthesis, cell repair, cell maintenance, amino acid metabolism and the creation of erythrocytes and leukocytes.
Folate also reduces the risk of obesity, heart disease, and various types of cancers including colon cancer.
 

Alfalfa sprouts: Alfalfa sprouts are rich sources of vitamins c, k, and a, folate, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and iron.
Benefits of sprouted alfalfa bean:

  • Alfalfa sprouts are rich sources of calcium and potassium which promote bone growth and muscle health and help the body to maintain a normal heart beat.
  • Alfalfa sprouts have high amounts of phytoestrogens which reduce the risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer.
  • Alfalfa sprouts contain saponins which reduce the level of ldl cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and boosts immune strength.
  • The vitamins, present in alfalfa sprouts, promote good vision and cell growth.


Sunflower sprouts: Sunflower sees have now gained visibility in the health world due to its essential fatty acids, vitamins and mineral content. It is widely used as a snack by weight watchers.

Benefits of sunflower sprouts –

  • Sunflower sprouts contain high amount of essential amino acids which promote muscle tissue repair.
  • Sunflower sprouts are rich sources of b vitamins and vitamins d and e, minerals and phytonutrients, and folate which promote the health of pregnant women and their growing embryos.
  • Sunflower sprouts are packed with antioxidants that support heart health, promote cellular recovery, and bring down the rate of the aging process.
  • What is more appealing is that sunflower sprouts have very low calorie content and that is why, they can be a vital part of a weight loss diet.
  • Sunflower sprouts contain minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, and copper which help the body to fight against a number of diseases.

Radish sprouts: These sprouts are noted for their high essential amino acid content and they are rich sources of vitamins a, b, c, e, and k as well.

Types of sprouts radish sprout:

Benefits of radish sprouts:

  • Radish sprouts contain lignan which is an anti-carcinogenic substance.
  • Radish sprouts support weight loss and boost the health of the immune system.
  • They also promote the functions of the liver and the gall bladder.
  • Radish sprouts provide relief to those who are suffering from jaundice by eliminating excess bilirubin from the blood.
  • Radish sprouts also help to reduce the pain associated with constipation.
  • Radish sprouts have a special role to play on women’s health as they relieve hot flushes and other menopause-related symptoms.

 
Red lentil sprouts (masoor): Red lentil sprouts are rich sources of protein and have a low calorie content compared to non-vegetarian sources of proteins such as meat and poultry. Hence, they form an essential part of a weight-watcher’s diet.
Benefits of red lentil sprouts:

  • They contain high amounts of vitamin c, folate, and potassium.
  • Vitamin c protects skin from pre-mature aging and reduces the risk of cancer, stroke, and common cold.
  • Folate supports red blood cell development and supports many bodily functions such as cell repair and maintenance, amino acid metabolism, dna synthesis, and the development of leukocytes and erythrocytes.

Chickpea sprouts: Also known as “chana” in india, chickpea sprouts are rich sources of protein, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and carbohydrates.

Benefits of chickpea sprouts – 

  • Dietary fiber promotes digestive health and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and constipation.
  • Chickpea sprouts form a great weight loss food for their high protein percentage and low fat content.
  • They supply a high amount of vitamins and minerals to the body.
     

5 Reasons Why You Bloat More!

Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare, PG Diploma Clinical research, Diploma in Medical Writing, MSc Biotechnology
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
5 Reasons Why You Bloat More!

Bloating is generally the result of not being able to properly digest foods. These not-so-digested foods feel like they’re just sitting around causing discomfort and a general feeling of being stuffed and “gassy”.

It can happen at any age but if it seems to be more frequent as you’re getting older it can very well be because of your stomach’s reduced ability to produce enough acid for proper digestion.

Normally, when we eat cells in our stomach release more acid which is important for so many digestive processes like breaking down foods and activating enzymes. As we age this process can become less efficient and the result can feel like it’s wreaking havoc on the rest of the digestive system.

Unfortunately, this can have wide-ranging effects on all of our digestion abilities “downstream” and that can result in bloating.

Bloating reason #1:

Sometimes our bodies are (or become more as we age) sensitive to the fiber in certain fruits or veggies. This can also occur when we introduce new ones into our diet as it may take a while for our body to get used to them.

Pro tip: try chewing your vegetables more thoroughly, or lightly cooking or steaming raw ones. If a fruit or veggie seems to be consistently related to bloating try eliminating it for a few weeks and monitor your symptoms.

Bloating reason #2:

Decreased stomach acid can reduce the activation of a key protein-digesting enzyme “pepsin”. This means that the proteins you eat aren’t broken down as much and they can pass through your system somewhat “undigested”.

Pro tip: you may consider reducing the amount of animal-based foods you eat and see if that helps you out.

Bloating reason #3:

One thing that can seriously cause bloating is when your digestive system slows down. Then things seem to be a bit stagnant, just hanging around in there a bit (a lot?) longer than you’d like.

Ginger has been found to help with digestion and reduce nausea for certain people. And peppermint is thought to help your digestive muscles keep pushing food through, so it doesn’t stay in one spot for too long.

Pro tip: consider drinking a digestive tea like peppermint or ginger. See my recipe below.

Bloating reason #4:

All this lack of digesting in your stomach and small intestine puts extra stress on the large intestine. The large intestine is the home of all of your wonderful gut microbes that have so many functions in the body. The problem is when undigested food enters the large intestine it can feed the not-so-great microbes. These “unfriendly” bacteria produce waste material and gas as a part of their natural metabolism. The more of these microbes you have in your system (they will multiply if they are constantly being fed by undigested food in the large intestine) the more gas that will be produced in the large intestine.

Pro tip: try eating more fermented foods. Fermented foods contain probiotics which will feed the good bacteria and microbes in your system to keep the bad guys at bay this includes things like yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi (as long as these don’t cause bloating for you!). Make sure they’re unpasteurized and contain live cultures. If you cannot tolerate dairy based yogurt and kefir dairy free options are available or you could make your own dairy free versions.

You can also consider taking a probiotic supplement. Just check the label first to make sure it’s right for you.

Bloating reason #5:

With reduced stomach acid you also have a reduction of the “activation” of several of your digestive enzymes (protein-digesting pepsin being one of them). In order for certain enzymes to go to work digesting your food they need to be activated. This usually happens with the assistance of stomach acid.

Pro tip: you may consider trying an enzyme supplement to assist your body in digesting food while you work on reestablishing your own production of stomach acid (a healthy diet and lifestyle can do this!). But before you do make sure you read the labels because some of them interact with other supplements, medications, or conditions, and may not be safe for long-term use.

Conclusion:

You can try the “pro tips” i’ve given you in this post. Maybe you’d prefer working with a practitioner on an elimination diet to get to the bottom of which foods you may be sensitive to? if bloating is a serious problem you should see your doctor or alternative health care practitioner.
 

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I have entered in my 8 month of pregnancy and eating calcium tablet wid vitamin d3 I can not walk too much my back lower bone is paining badly. Why this is happening my baby is ohkk or it is gaining excess weight please tell feeling pain in my lower back .and the tab I am taking is ok for me it is free from fat or not.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
I have entered in my 8 month of pregnancy and eating calcium tablet wid vitamin d3 I can not walk too much my back lo...
Dear Lybrate user, You should take calcium tablets during 8th month of pregnancy. If the backache is severe it is advisable to consult Orthopedician.
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Hangover - 5 Best Homemade Remedies for it

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Navi Mumbai
Hangover - 5 Best Homemade Remedies for it

A night out with its fair share of drinks is enjoyable, but it is the morning after which tends to have the after affects. Hangovers are a problem with anybody who has had a drink too much the night before and it might leave you in an incapacitated state due to nausea, headache (learn more about the facts of headache) and dehydration.

Here are some of the known homemade remedies which can cure hangovers:

  1. Make sure you take a lot of water and fluids: After you have woken up after a night out where you had lots to drink, you are bound to have a hangover as alcohol is known to dehydrate the body. Thus it is advisable that you drink plenty of water and other fluids. Only water isn’t going to be enough as water can hydrate you but many of the other nutrients will only be supplied by juices, rehydrating drinks, sports drinks or other such. Thus it is important to consume a variety of these fluids.
  2. Eat a hearty breakfast: The longer you are with an empty stomach, the longer it is going to take the hangover to go away. Eating a hearty and filling breakfast will relieve the hangover to a great extent. However, eat foods which are easy to digest, such as cereals and toast. Avoid greasy and oily foods in the morning as they may add to the nausea.
  3. If you have nowhere important to be, go back to bed: If you have the time and nothing to do, then it is advisable to sleep (know more to improve the quality of your sleep) a little longer while you keep rehydrating yourself whenever you wake up. This is going to give your body the fluids it needs while resting is going to give it plenty of opportunity to heal itself.
  4. Eat ginger, both before and after drinking: Ginger has been used as a home remedy across cultures for centuries to treat nausea. It is thus wise to eat crystallized or candied forms of ginger, both before and after consumption of alcohol as it will lessen its effects on the body. You can take ginger the night after as well to reduce the nausea that comes with hangover.
  5. Stretch out and exercise a little: Between naps it may not be a bad idea to stretch out and exercise a little, which will help you release endorphins to make you feel better. However, ensure that it is light exercise so that the nausea and headaches are not exacerbated.
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After having sex or orgasm, the amount of liquid released from my vagina is very low. Unlike other girls who cums in a good amount. My partner says, its not normal and a medical issue? I don't have any problem during sex but after orgasm, liquid is released in a very low amount. Looking for your suggestions.

MBBS,MD(medicine), PGDS(sexology), Fellowship in sexual medicines
Sexologist, Jaipur
After having sex or orgasm, the amount of liquid released from my vagina is very low. Unlike other girls who cums in ...
the low amount of orgasm fluid is getting deficient in body due to some hormonal misbalance in body ....so it can be completely corrected with some special blend of medicines which will boost up ur sexual orgasms and much more satisfaction in sex....u can consult me back for providing u best medicines regarding and guide u through our treatments for it
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My wife is inflammation in the uterus. The doctor explains the operation has to be conducted. We have two kids and my wife is 25. Please suggest appropriate.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
As she is very young I would advice a course of antibiotics first and if needed vaginal swabs and endometrial samples for evaluating the nature of infection first.
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