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Dr. Archana

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

300 at clinic
Dr. Archana Gynaecologist, Bangalore
300 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Archana is a renowned Gynaecologist in Radhakrishna Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit her at The Pulse Multi Speciality Hospital in Radhakrishna Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from PCOD problem how can I get pregnancy as I vexed with many doctor s prescription? Could you please sugest any remedy for my problem.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Pcod is associated with altered hormone level. This can be corrected with medicine. Once it is controlled you may take medicine for induction of ovulation. If you have successful ovulation you will conceive. But take all the medicine in consultation with your doctor.
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Sir me and my girlfriend had sex 7 days before and had given her unwanted 72. But yesterday she had bleeding and today it had stopped does, it might be around 14th day before her last period. Does she is pregnant I am in doubt? please help me.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Jamshedpur
Yes! bcoz it was around 14 daysdays, chances of pregnancy still exists. So wait for the periods n if delayed check with the kit test.
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I am suffering with herpes zoraster last 10 day and under going through server pain in my left hand side please suggest some effective medicine, presently I am taking combiflame। But not great result.

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Herpes affects you r nerve roots so the pain is going to be severe but it will subside within a week. Taking symptomatic pain killers will be enough.
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My wife is suffering from long period time stay (10-15days) since 2/3 month's. And take medicine but no relief. What should we do? Is there any chances of tumor? please help me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
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My wife is suffering from long period time stay (10-15days) since 2/3 month's. And take medicine but no relief. What ...
Get her sonography done blood pressure check .check her TSH, blood sugar .than only the cause can be known
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I have polycystic ovary. This is creating a lot of problems. I don't know what to eat and what not to. Even I am gaining weight. How may I get rid of this?

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I have polycystic ovary. This is creating a lot of problems. I don't know what to eat and what not to. Even I am gain...
Daily exercise 30 min. Eat green vegetables, healthy food. Avoid rice completely. Eat carrots, beet root, papaya. Avoid soft drinks. Constitutional homeopathic medicine will give you best result. If you want medicine click on consult option.
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The have more fatness after delivery of first child. How can I decrease it?

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
Eat small frequent regular nutritious meals depending upon your calorie requirement, exercise regularly, aim for gradual but steady weight loss.
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I have a 4 years old daughter now we are planning for another baby from last 6 month but I haven't conceived yet. doctor told me that the size of eggs has reduced and he will start my treatment from next periods. If you please tell what kinda of a diet should I take to increase the size of my eggs.

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Ayurveda, Nashik
I have a 4 years old daughter now we are planning for another baby from last 6 month but I haven't conceived yet. doc...
Go for ayurvedic treatment. Ghee with milk is best in that case do regular exercise. Be stress free.
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My wife is pregnant & recently completed her 4 months. Are we fine to have protected/unprotected sex considering her stage?

Minimal invasive surgery in gynaecology, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, MBBS
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My wife is pregnant & recently completed her 4 months. Are we fine to have protected/unprotected sex considering her ...
U can have intercourse if it is not prohibited by your gynecologist for any reason. But your wife should be comfortable. If there is any problem of bleeding during pregnancy, low lying placenta or pain please avoid intercourse.
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How To Deal With Rashes Due To Periods?

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Dermatologist, Delhi
How To Deal With Rashes Due To Periods?

Periods, on their own, can be very uncomfortable but sometimes it can also trigger a rash making it all the more uncomfortable. This is a common problem faced by women who use commercial pads or sanitary napkins during this period. This is because they contain plastics, scents and chemicals that can irritate the sensitive skin in your genital area. Here are a few tips to help you deal with these rashes:

  1. Change Your Pads Regularly: Whether your flow is light or heavy, the same pad should not be worn for more than 4 to 6 hours. Change your pads even if your pad does not look full once this time has passed. Along with menstrual blood, sanitary napkins also soak up sweat and bacteria. The groyne area is naturally moist and warmer than the rest of your body making it the ideal condition for bacteria to grow. Changing your pad regularly keeps these bacteria from multiplying.

  2. Consider Alternatives: One of the main reasons pads cause rashes is because they rub against the skin and this friction irritates the skin. Hence, consider alternatives like tampons and menstrual cups that do not rub against the skin. You could also try cloth pads made using natural unbleached cotton.

  3. Wear Right Underwear: Avoid synthetic underwear and use the only cotton while you are on your periods. This allows the skin to breathe and keeps moisture from building up inside the underwear. Also, ensure that your underwear fits well and can hold your pad in place.

  4. Clean Well: Do not use wipes or tissue to clean your genital area but instead wash gently with water a few times a day. Once washed, dry the skin thoroughly before putting your underwear on. Do not use any type of soap, body wash or scents in the area. Also, avoid bubble baths and saunas.

  5. See a Doctor: In some cases, a rash can also be a symptom of herpes or a vaginal yeast infection. If you alternate between pads and tampons, a rash could also be a sign of toxic shock syndrome. Hence, if the rash persists for a few days, consult a doctor. Your doctor can prescribe a topical cream to be used to relieve the itchiness and inflammation depending on the rash. You could also use an anti-chafing cream on your bikini line. Diaper rash cream is an over the counter cream that usually works well in such cases.
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Hello, my friend recently get married & she don't want baby till 2 years & doesn't want take any medicine.

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Hello, my friend recently get married & she don't want baby till 2 years & doesn't want take any medicine.
Ideal contraceptive for newly married is oral contraceptive pills till the period they dont want children. It is highly effective in preventing pregnancy and immediately reversible once medicines are stopped.
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I am 9 weeks pregnant. From today morning I am experiencing backpain. Is it common or an indication of a problem. I have my doctors visit only on next month.

MD-Gynaecologist & Obstetrician , MBBS
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Take rest, don't exert & call or meet your doctor. Normally check up is after a month but that doesn't mean you can not see in between if there is a problem.
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I am 36 years old. Having slightly pain in my breast after my periods. It may be bulky and heavy. Sometime I cant touch them.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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I'm a 19 year old girl. My height is 4'11 but I'm not skinny nor fat. My body is perfect. I'm still a virgin. But my partner is not. My partner's height is 6'2 and his fully erected penis is 8.6 inches. We have a huge height gap between us. Can a 4'11 short heighten woman fully take in a 8.6 penis inside her vagina? Won't sex be difficult due to our huge height gap? What are the best sex positions for a 4'11 short heighten woman with a 6'2 tall man? Please advice.

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I'm a 19 year old girl. My height is 4'11 but I'm not skinny nor fat. My body is perfect. I'm still a virgin. But my ...
When it comes to sex, it's not uncommon for there to be a height difference between partners. But how do you have sex when one partner is substantially taller or shorter than the other? At five feet tall, I'm rather diminutive; all of my partners have been much, much taller than I am, which at times can present some unique challenges. I'm sure I'm not the only person in this metaphorical boat, though, so in the interest of bonding with everyone who's floating along here with me, here — let's talk about some tips that will make sex between people of dramatically different heights easier. To be honest, it's not actually that difficult to adapt your sexytime activities when one of you is really short or really tall; most of the best “tips” I've discovered are usually important for good sex in general, not just good sex between partners of different heights. That said, though, you do sometimes have to get a little creative. But hey, if variety is the spice of life? Well, let's just say that it'll definitely add that certain je ne sais quoi to sex. It's also worth noting before we begin that this isn't a hard and fast list of do's and do not's; they're suggestions only. Furthermore, since they're based on my own experiences, I can only speak to heterosexual pairings. Even taking those specifics into account, though, I'm pretty sure most of the tips mentioned here can be adapted across a wide spectrum of bedroom activities. They're open to interpretation; tweak them however you need to in order to suit your own situation. Or go ahead and disregard them altogether if none of them work for you. Totally your call. Bearing all that in mind, then, let's get started, shall we? Grab your bed wedge and let's get cracking! 1. Experiment. This is true of all sets of partners, but experimentation is really the best way to go about figuring out what works for you and what doesn't. It's also obviously going to vary from person to person; some things I personally find difficult — 69-type positions, for example (my torso is just too short to make them work) — might not give other shorties the same problems. Good sex is always about learning by doing, and it's doubly so here. 2. Communicate clearly and often. Again, clear communication is usually a hallmark of good sex in general; when you and your partner are of dramatically different sizes, though, it's even more important to make sure you're on your communication game. I often find that certain angles that might work for taller women hit me in extremely odd and uncomfortable places; as long as I'm upfront about it, though, my partners have always been happy to shift until we find something that works better. 3. Maintain a sense of humor. Awkward shit is going to happen. Someone will bonk their head on something unusual at some point. There's no need to get embarrassed or let it ruin the mood, though; being able to laugh about the goofy stuff is often the sexiest thing there is. 4. Invest in a wedge pillow. The Liberator Wedge is specifically designed to be used during sex; you can also get a plain ol' bed wedge pillow, though, which tends to be a heck of a lot cheaper (just make sure it's a firm one!). The end effect of both is the same: It helps make positions that might otherwise be difficult to pull off significantly easier. Doggy-style, for example? Hard to enjoy when one partner's hips are lower than the other's. It's much more fun with something helping either to raise one partner's hips or give their knees a bit of a boost, though — and easier to sustain with the added support throughout. 5. Sitting sex is your friend. Do you have a good couch or a bed with a headboard? If yes, take advantage of the opportunities these magical pieces of furniture afford you. With one partner straddling the other in a sitting position, it doesn't matter how tall either of you are. 6. So is spooning. Although missionary is often described as the default sex position, I actually think it should be spooning. As far as I know, it works for just about everyone — all you need is a large enough surface to have it on. 7. The smaller person doesn't always have to be on top. Beyonce has probably never been taken this literally before. Anyhoo, to the point: Although some of the positions that work the best between partner with a prominent difference in height involve the taller person being on the bottom, it's by no means a hard and fast rule. Combine this one with tip number one and see what works best for you, even if it is plain ol' missionary. 8. Regarding sex standing up: Unless the taller partner is strong enough to hold up the smaller one the entire time, you'll probably need some help for this one. A step stool may not sound like the sexiest thing on the planet, but if you really want to have standing-up-against-the-wall sex, having one on hand for the shorter partner will go a long way towards making it easier. You could also look into acquiring a sex swing. Get creative. 9. And shower sex: You might want to pass on it. It has all the difficulties of sex standing up, plus the added hazards of water and slippery tiles. Other aquatic activities, however, are definitely doable, particularly if you have a roomy tub to do them in. Make sure you choose your playing field wisely, though; having sex in water can cause yeast infections, depending on what other microscopic organisms might be enjoying a little splashy-splashy as well. 10. Remember that there's more to sex than just P-in-V. As far as heterosexual bedroom activities go, we've all sort of been trained to think that actual penis-in-vagina intercourse is the Main Event, with an orgasm or two being the coup de grace. But you know what? It doesn't have to be. There's plenty of fun to be had without it — and there's often much greater flexibility, as well. And don't think this is something only differently-sized partners would do well to remember; it's useful for everyone. Make use of your hands, your mouths, toys, edible body paint — anything goes. There are no rules beyond these two: Make sure everything is consensual, and have fun while you're doing it. Otherwise?
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My wife is in her 6th month of pregnancy. We planned for a day trip by car considering that she have been diagnosed with low lying placenta. Is it advisable to have a long trip by car?

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My wife is in her 6th month of pregnancy. We planned for a day trip by car considering that she have been diagnosed w...
Please consult a gynaecologist. With a low lying placenta long trips by car and stress are normally not recommended.
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Super Fact of the Day: Your belly button is home to an ecosystem of bacteria!

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General Physician, Faridabad
Super Fact of the Day: Your belly button is home to an ecosystem of bacteria!
The insides of your navel are home to thousands and thousands of bacteria. In fact, the size of the ecosystem that these bacteria form in your belly button can be compared to the size of an entire rainforest!

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Sir I'm a 37 years old, meri marrige ko 12 years ho gaye hai mere ek 4 years ki baby hai an hum dono conceiving chahte hai bt conceived ho nhi pa raha, muje aisa khud ko lagta hai ki iska karan mera early discharge hona toh nhi pls consult me.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Sir I'm a 37 years old, meri marrige ko 12 years ho gaye hai mere ek 4 years ki baby hai an hum dono conceiving chaht...
Since you are 37 years of age so may be you have less no of egg or not good quality eggs, for that get amh level and usg for antral follicle count done. Discharge is not a problem as for now.
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I am not doing sex from last 3 month but this month my partner period is 5 days late. And we have sex last time by condom. So what is the solution of problem.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I am not doing sex from last 3 month but this month my partner period is 5 days late. And we have sex last time by co...
There are other reasons for delayed periods also other than pregnancy. If you are sure she can not be pregnant, go do a thyroid profile of your wife and one usg lower abdomen and pelvis. I f you have had sex durind last month then you should do a pregnancy test irrespective of using protection or not.
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