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Dr. Asha Laxmi Desai

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Asha Laxmi Desai is a popular Endocrinologist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit her at Arogyavardhini Heart Health Diabetic Centre, in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Asha Laxmi Desai on Lybrate.com.

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#88/A, 22nd Cross, 2nd Block, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Behind Navarang TheatreBangalore Get Directions
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I am a diabetic patient my age is 29 yrs male, I came to know that I am suffering with diabetic, If I will have sex with my wife any problem, or she also will get this disease. Please tell me.

Msc- food and nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
I am a diabetic patient my age is 29 yrs male, I came to know that I am suffering with diabetic, If I will have sex w...
Hello, diabetic is not viral disease. So there is no problem with your wife. Only you need to control your sugar level, diet control, and exercises.
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I am a old citizen having diabetic foot. What can I do to avoid it? Please suggest.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
I am a old citizen having diabetic foot. What can I do to avoid it? Please suggest.
Please see to it that you wear cotton socks. Trim your nails regularly wear sandal with straps comfortable sports shoes of reputed brands dry your feet after a wash or a bath. Take special care of areas in between the toes. (fungal infections are common) any cuts and wounds have to be attended by doctors. Most importantly keep sugars under control.
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How can I loose my weight. Its nearly 100 kg. And I have thyroid. I have tried many things like gyming, yoga.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Nagpur
How can I loose my weight. Its nearly 100 kg. And I have thyroid. I have tried many things like gyming, yoga.
If your having thyroid your weight loss will be slow. For this you should do daily walking for at least 45 minutes. Have your meals 5-6 times a day which is low in carbohydrate like roti, brown rice, salads. Stop having raw cabbage, soy and soya product and do not have anything to eat for half an hour after taking your thyroid medicine.
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Infertility: How Best to Treat It?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gyneacology), FNB Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Infertility: How Best to Treat It?

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse. For women aged 35 and older, inability to conceive after 6 months is generally considered infertility. Repeated pregnancy loss (2 or more spontaneous pregnancy losses) can also be considered infertility. Recent estimates indicate infertility affects 10-15 percent of the population in their childbearing years.

If you experience recurrent pregnancy loss, or if you have not been able to become pregnant within a year (six months if the woman’s age is over 35, 2-3 months if over 40), then you may benefit from assessment and treatment by a reproductive endocrinologist - a doctor with a special interest, training and expertise in the area of infertility. It’s a state that results in the abnormal functioning of the male or female reproductive system.

The causes for infertility could be:

  1. Male factor - erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, problems with quality, count and quantity of semen

  2. Female factor - tubal factor, ovulatory problems, abnormality of uterus, hormonal imbalance 

  3. Antisperm antibodies

The prime symptom is very obvious i.e. unable to have baby despite of having sex without any contraceptives.

Factors affecting fertility:

  1. Age: Female fertility gradually declines in the 30s, particularly after age 35. Each month that she tries, a healthy, fertile 30-year-old woman has a 20% chance of getting pregnant.

  2. Smoking: It increases risk of getting infertile and reduces the chances of treatment.

  3. Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol is said to lower the sperm count in men.

  4. Obesity: An overweight person has a higher chances of having sperm abnormality.

  5. Workout: Less or very heavy work out is said to increase the chances of infertility.

  6. Mental Stress: Studies suggests that ovulation and sperm production may be affected by mental stress. If at least one partner is stressed it is possible that the frequency of sexual intercourse is less, resulting in a lower chance of conception.

  7. Sexually Transmitted Infections can also adversely affect the fertility of a person.

When to take further advice and course of action?

In case the women trying to conceive is less than 35 years of age, then 12 months and if more than 35 years, then in 6 months itself one needs to get in touch with the Specialist/Reproductive Endocrinologist/Gynaecologist or a Urologist for a complete diagnosis.

Many cases of apparent infertility are treatable. Infertility may have a single cause in one of the partners, or it could be the result of a combination of factors in both men and women.

There are many treatments available that improve the chances of having a baby. Such treatments include:

  1. Hormones Treatment

  2. Drugs for fertility

  3. Surgery in some cases

Also one the oldest form of medications such as Ayurveda as well as Homeopathy is said to have a wonderful treatment of Infertility. With the developments in medical sciences, there are lot of treatments available; however, such treatments sometimes become the victim of their own success causing multiple births – Two, Three or may be more.

Some Assisted Treatments are:

  1. Intrauterine insemination

  2. In Vitro Fertilization

  3. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection

  4. Donation of Sperm or Egg

  5. Assisted Hatching

  6. Electric or Vibratory Stimulation to achieve ejaculation

  7. Surgical Sperm Aspiration

It is important to understand the complete treatment before going ahead and be aware of the possible outcomes and be psychologically ready.

Please do not keep it to yourself and consult an expert. Never go for self medication!

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What is diabetes. What is symptoms of diabetes. What causes diabetes. What is normal diabetes level.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is diabetes. What is symptoms of diabetes. What causes diabetes. What is normal diabetes level.
When the beta cells of the pancreas is damaged than there is less production of insulin and hence sugar levels rises and we call it as diabetes and random normal value should be less than 150
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diabetes. getting very hyper all the time. Getting very angry. As if brain does not work sometimes. Doctor please tel me what to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
diabetes. getting very hyper all the time. Getting very angry. As if brain does not work sometimes. Doctor please tel...
Take easily any condition, do not react soon on any type of situation, realise the actual situation, do morning walk for 45 minutes, yoga, pranayam, avoid food/water kept in fridge avoid spicy ,fast, bakery,oily foods, avoid excessive salt intake, dry foods, avoid excessive tea, coffee,cold drinks, All the Best.
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As I am diabetic me interested in sex and planning for baby what are your suggestion I am 30 age.

M.B.B.S
General Physician, Surat
As I am diabetic me interested in sex and planning for baby what are your suggestion I am 30 age.
If you are male then sex and pregnancy is not worrying for. But for control of sugar, regular exercise, weight reduction is needed for your better life.
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My wife is in third month of pregnancy. She is having occasionally brown discharge. Sometimes it's red in colour. Ultrasound report says it's 5 week of gestation sac. Please suggest. She is now having gestofit 200 mg and duphaston 10 mg tablets.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
My wife is in third month of pregnancy. She is having occasionally brown discharge. Sometimes it's red in colour. Ult...
Thats implatation bleeding. Implantation bleeding is generally very light pink or brown in color. Don't worry. If there is pain with red bleeding consult Dr. immediately.
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Sir our sugar level is also fasting 130-190 after taking medicines 02 time tri glami se1. Please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir our sugar level is also fasting 130-190 after taking medicines 02 time tri glami se1. Please suggest me.
Please consult your treating physician. Do not self regulate your medicine. You should maintain sugar level fasting bellow 90mgm pp 130 mgm after taking medicines.
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I have problem like weight gaining, weakness, coldness, I think problem is thoyrid. Waht can I do. I am scare, what can I do, I don't want to start life time medicine.

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
It could be thyroid dysfunction. Do thyroid function test like tsh ft4 ft3 and anti tpo antibodies report. Treatment will be decided later after the reports arrive.
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