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Dr. Asha S Vijay

MBBS, DGO, DNB

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

25 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
Dr. Asha S Vijay MBBS, DGO, DNB Gynaecologist, Bangalore
25 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
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Dr. Asha S Vijay is a trusted Gynaecologist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. She has over 25 years of experience as a Gynaecologist. She is a qualified MBBS, DGO, DNB . You can meet Dr. Asha S Vijay personally at GarbhaGudi IVF Centre in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Asha S Vijay on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1992
DGO - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1996
DNB - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore - 1998
Professional Memberships
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Is thyroid is big problem to women to get pregnant

MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
It is a minor cause for not getting pregnant, Docor is trying to blame on thyroid as he is unable to find another cause
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Hello doctor I'm 17 week pregnant I have completed my NT SCAN n triple marker test also n results r normal. Doctor advised me to do TIFA scan at 24th week. Can I hope my TIFA scan also vil b normal. please clarify my doubts.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Junagadh
Hello doctor I'm 17 week pregnant I have completed my NT SCAN n triple marker test also n results r normal. Doctor ad...
NT scan is normal good TIFA is targeted scan and all systems of foetus scan lung heart brains abdominal organs etc. It will be normal don't worry All is well
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During pregnency period what appreciation should be taken and when should visit to doctor for checkup.

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Visit doctor every month. Again it depends on health status of pregnant woman. Stree woman health care centre bangalore
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Frozen Shoulder

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Frozen Shoulder
What is frozen shoulder?

Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is stiffness, pain, and limited range of movement in your shoulder camera. Gif. It may happen after an injury or overuse or from a disease such as diabetes or a stroke. The tissues around the joint stiffen, scar tissue forms, and shoulder movements become difficult and painful. The condition usually comes on slowly, then goes away slowly over the course of a year or more.

What causes frozen shoulder?
Frozen shoulder can develop when you stop using the joint normally because of pain, injury, or a chronic health condition, such as diabetes or a stroke. Any shoulder problem can lead to frozen shoulder if you do not work to keep full range of motion.

Frozen shoulder occurs:

After surgery or injury.
Most often in people 40 to 70 years old.
More often in women (especially in postmenopausal women) than in men.
Most often in people with chronic diseases.
How is frozen shoulder diagnosed?
Your doctor may suspect frozen shoulder if a physical exam reveals limited shoulder movement. An x-ray may be done to see whether symptoms are from another condition such as arthritis or a broken bone.

How is it treated?
Treatment for frozen shoulder usually starts with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) and application of heat to the affected area, followed by gentle stretching. Ice and medicines (including corticosteroid injections) may also be used to reduce pain and swelling. And physical therapy can help increase your range of motion. A frozen shoulder can take a year or more to get better.

If treatment is not helping, surgery is sometimes done to loosen some of the tight tissues around the shoulder. Two surgeries are often done. In one surgery, called manipulation under anesthesia, you are put to sleep and then your arm is moved into positions that stretch the tight tissue. The other surgery uses an arthroscope to cut through tight tissues and scar tissue. These surgeries can both be done at the same time.

Can frozen shoulder be prevented?
Gentle, progressive range-of-motion exercises, stretching, and using your shoulder more may help prevent frozen shoulder after surgery or an injury. Experts don't know what causes some cases of frozen shoulder, and it may not be possible to prevent these. But be patient and follow your doctor's advice. Frozen shoulder nearly always gets better over time.
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My girlfriend gets bleeding after sex, though she is not in periods?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist,
May be hymen is not broken completely little is breaking every time you are having sex since how you are having intercourse
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Hi I am 29 years and got facial hair after my pcod. Now I have reduced my 11 kg weight n of 56 kg with 5'3" height and also internally fine. So want to know that how can I get rid of these facial hairs without laser and any other electric treatment.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hi I am 29 years and got facial hair after my pcod. Now I have reduced my 11 kg weight n of 56 kg with 5'3" height an...
Facial hair if they once appear need to be removed periodically by temporary method such as waxing, threading or permanently by laser. But you have to control your weight, hormones, weight etc so that the facial hair growth does not increase/ become thicker.
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Hi, I am pregnant, in my 8th month and I am in USA. Recently I got a dental gum pain, followed by left face pain and now the whole head s paining. I consulted a dentist and a ENT specialist. Dentist says he can see gum irritation but no infection. General physician says no ear infection, no inflammation in the nasal tract.. No swelling in face, no bleeding, no foreign body stuck in between teeth, no caries tooth. Had a gum cleaning to Check for any infection. They gave me anesthesia on one side to do the gum cleaning but the pain in the gum did not subside. But they say things are fine and asked to goggle with salt water alone. But the pain has not subsided so far.

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Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am pregnant, in my 8th month and I am in USA. Recently I got a dental gum pain, followed by left face pain and ...
Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In myofascial pain syndrome, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles (trigger points) causes pain in seemingly unrelated parts of your body. This is called referred pain. Myofascial pain syndrome typically occurs after a muscle has been contracted repetitively. This can be caused by repetitive motions used in jobs or hobbies or by stress-related muscle tension. While nearly everyone has experienced muscle tension pain, the discomfort associated with myofascial pain syndrome persists or worsens. Treatment options for myofascial pain syndrome include physical therapy and trigger point injections. Pain medications and relaxation techniques also can help.
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5 Things You Need To Know About Endometriosis

FIMS, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
5 Things You Need To Know About Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common gynecological disorder where the tissue lining of the uterus grows outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is caused most commonly by menstrual blood flowing back in the Fallopian tubes, instead of leaving the body. This endometrial tissue may then leak into the abdomen through a surgical scar or cut in the uterine lining, leading to endometriosis.

Here are five things you should know about this condition:

It is hard to diagnose
The first roadblock to diagnosing endometriosis is that though it is a very common condition, there is a lack of knowledge about it. The classic symptoms include heavy periods, painful bowel movements and urination, depression, fatigue and pain all over the body. The only way to correctly diagnose endometriosis is through a laparoscopy or keyhole surgery.

Endometriosis is not equal to infertility
One of the myths surrounding endometriosis is that it causes infertility, however, this is not true. When treated properly, endometriosis does not affect your fertility, and it is still safe for you to have children. At the same time,you should also know that being pregnant does not cure the condition.

It can reduce your sex drive
One of the symptoms of endometriosis is chronic pain all over the body. This, coupled with fatigue and depression can reduce your sex drive drastically. Additionally, the act of intercourse itself also becomes painful for women suffering from endometriosis. This pain can be managed with the use of pain relievers, or by experimenting with positions, which is most comfortable for you.

Some women have a higher risk of endometriosis

The exact cause that triggers the endometriosis is still unknown. However, certain factors are said to raise the risk of endometriosis, such as:

1, Genetics: Endometriosis may be passed genetically from generation to generation.

2. Pelvic infections: Scarring of the uterine walls via infections or surgeries can give the menstrual blood that falls back to the Fallopian tubes a way out of the uterine cavity, and hence, lead to endometriosis.

3. Short Menstrual cycles: Women with menstrual cycles that are shorter than 27 days, or those who have periods that last longer than 7 days are more susceptible to endometriosis than others. However, myths that suggest delaying pregnancy as one of the causes of endometriosis are false.

There is no known cure
The treatment for endometriosis addresses its various symptoms as there is no known cure for the disease itself. Even a hysterectomy will not cure this disease unless it includes the removal of your ovaries as well. Over the counter pain medication may help deal with the muscle aches, while hormonal treatments that slow down the production of estrogen can help with the painful menses. Light exercises such as walking and swimming can also help deal with the discomfort of endometriosis.

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I have sex with my gf 3 month ago with using condom. After that she have 2 month regular period, but this month period is 6 days late. So what is the problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Haldwani
I have sex with my gf 3 month ago with using condom. After that she have 2 month regular period, but this month perio...
Hello- irregular menses is due to hormonal disturbance. Start taking shatavari powder with milk daily.
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What is pcod?

BHMS
Homeopath,
What is pcod?
Poly cystic ovarian disease is the common hormonal imbalance problem in woman. Formation of small cysts in outer layer of ovaries. Symptoms are irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, excessive pimples and weight gaining. We have excellent medicines in homoeopathy to cure this problem permanently.
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Should there be a minimum age for the insertion of IUDs? I have learnt that barrier methods are not 100% effective neither the withdrawal methods.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Should there be a minimum age for the insertion of IUDs? I have learnt that barrier methods are not 100% effective ne...
The lady should have atleast one baby before inserting a iud and age is not the criteria and it is 99% effective for contraception.
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I gave my gf unwanted 72 on 12 december her date of periods is 16 but till now she have not got her periods .till what date she will get her periods? We had dry humping few hours ago .and after 8 hours I gave her unwanted 72 .how many days will it take to have her periods please tell me fast I worried plz.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Raipur
I gave my gf unwanted 72 on 12 december her date of periods is 16 but till now she have not got her periods .till wha...
Usually unwanted 72 doesn't alter the preiods. U can wait for few more days if she doenot get periods get a pregnancy test done.
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I am 23 years old. I have sex with mt girlfriend. But I have not use condom so you ask me I have in any problem?

MBBS .DGO.DA.(Trained in Andrology)
Gynaecologist, Ernakulam
Hi if she misses her period get a pregnancy test done. Take care next time. Take decision after the test. Hope my answer helps you. Regards.
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I'm 19 years old n my fiance is 24 years old we both intimate but when it come to my breast part its pain a lot while he sucking it and touching when he sucks it he bite my nipple also its feel like i'm feeding my baby so is there any side effect of this.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Vijayawada
No side effect as such. But you can get breast infection n abscess by human bites, so tell him be gentle n not to bite.
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I'm 21 years old female and my periods are 17 days late. Recently did a Prega News test and it came positive. I cannot have a pregnancy now as I'm too young. Kindly let me know if there is any safe way to go about it.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I'm 21 years old female and my periods are 17 days late. Recently did a Prega News test and it came positive. I canno...
Hello, you need to rule out ectopic pregnancy first with an ultrasound pelvis and then under a gyne supervision you may opt for a medical abortion.
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I had last year 2 continuous abortions. Know am agin got pregnancy what precautions should I take to be safe.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I had last year 2 continuous abortions. Know am agin got pregnancy what precautions should I take to be safe.
Your doctor will prescribe folic acid and dydrogesterone if ultrasound shows a viable pregnancy. Some specialised tests will be required to rule out rarer causes of abortion and to look for chromosomal anomaly. Repeated ultrasound will be needed to assess the condition of the uterus, cervix (uterus mouth) and development of the baby. You should drink adequate ro filtered water and fluids. Avoid activities requiring prolonged standing. Avoid strenuous activity. Diet should be simple and homemade. Avoid oily and fried items and dry meats. Increase sleep by 2 hours. Avoid intercourse. Do not stay in the room where there is too much noise, smoking, etc.
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I'm feeling giddy when I'm resting on my bed. I have low bp from almost 2 years. It's 60/100. I'm eating on time but not in proper amounts. If I don't eat food stomach full drinking any of the fruit juice. Moreover I'm drinking butter milk every day with little more salt than usual. Why will this happen basically, feeling giddy?

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
I'm feeling giddy when I'm resting on my bed. I have low bp from almost 2 years. It's 60/100. I'm eating on time but ...
Take food properly. Which will help. Avoid extra salt. Drink pinable juice. Take CHINA 200 in gloubles, 4 pills twice daily for 15 days and report your status after taking the medicine.
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My friend had a hysterectomy around 7 yrs ago and also had one of her ovaries removed due to fibroids. Her doctor has recommended her to remove the second ovary too due to a 7cm endometrial cyst which causes her extreme pain when she ovulates. Will her sex drive go completely after the surgery? Will she be able to have an orgasm without intercourse? I know intercourse gets painful cause the tissues dry up and thicken. And does the sex drive go also because of the fear of pain or just the hormones being absent?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My friend had a hysterectomy around 7 yrs ago and also had one of her ovaries removed due to fibroids. Her doctor has...
yes, your sexual desire may change. That’s because both testosterone and estrogen, hormones that are important in sexual desire and intercourse, are produced in the ovaries. These glands produce about half of testosterone and nearly all of estrogen. While testosterone is thought to contribute mainly to desire, estrogen is important for healthy vaginal tissue, keeping it thick, moist and flexible. Without estrogen, vaginal tissue becomes drier and thinner, more likely to tear and lead to painful intercourse. While supplemental estrogen can prevent or minimize this, without it you may find the fear of pain prevents you from having sex. Many studies, however, show an improvement in sexual function after a hysterectomy. This is likely because the surgery eliminates the pain, bleeding or other symptoms that may have caused problems with sex. Also, the surgery eliminates the possibility of pregnancy, thus making sex more gratifying for some women.
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Exercise- An Investment in Your Current and Future Health

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Exercise- An Investment in Your Current and Future Health

Exercise is a vital part of preventive health care as you get older. It has beneficial effect on every part of the body. It keeps the skin and hair in good condition, makes you more energetic, speeds up the pasaage of food through the digestive ststem, it speeds up the metaboloism (the rate at which the body burns calories), it strengthens bones and muscles, it srablies blood sugar, prevents weight gain, has postive effect on the mind and emotions, beat depression and raise your self - esteem.
While you are exetcising, your optimum heart rate should always be betwwen 60 and 80 petcent of the maximum heart rate (mhr)
220-age=mhr
60% of your mhr is the minimum elevation of your heart rate that you should aim for during exercise. Now calculate 80% of your mhr, this is the maximum elevation of your heart rate that you should aim for during exercise. A heart rate that is between 60- 80% of your mhr is said to be in your training zone, eg- if you are 50, your mhr is 170, your minimum training heart rate is 102 and your maximum training heart rate is 136, if you stick to these guidelines you will be able to burn body fat and exercise your cardiovascular system safely. 
When you have finished exercising you should check that your heart returns to its normal rate wirhin 10 minutes, if it takes longer than 10 minutes, it is advisable that you exercise at a slower pace until you become fitter.

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General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Health Tip :

Dangers Of Teflon Cookware

Non-stick cookware has become enormously popular because of its convenience factor, and is now the most popular cookware. However, millions of people are unknowingly sacrificing their health to save a few minutes in the kitchen.

Sure it's easy to clean, affordable and incredibly popular, but this cookware is considered toxic by many experts, so this article is to help you help you pick the safest option for your family.

Teflon may be the most popular cookware sold, with some serious advantages when it comes to easy cleanup and also allowing cooks to use less oil and butter. However, it has come under fire in recent years over concerns about toxic chemical emissions, as dozens of reports and studies from both industry and outside sources. So I have talked to numerous experts and looked at the major studies conducted to find out what we should do about this issue.

A Little Background on Teflon

The chemical name for Teflon is polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), and it contains an entire set of fluorine-containing compounds called Fluoropolymers, (which are generally toxic) and are the reason that foods don't stick. This combination has been used commercially since the 1940s.

Another potential problem with nonstick cookware comes from a chemical used in making Teflon called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), as it has been linked to cancer in laboratory animals, and possible connections to elevated cholesterol, thyroid disease, and reduced fertility. PFOA has come under scrutiny by the EPA because the chemical has shown up in samples of people?s blood, which is concerning because PFOA lasts a long time in both people and the surrounding environment.

Depending on who you talk to, you may find that the majority of people in the know, feel that Teflon cookware is technically safe as long as it's not overheated, but when it is, the coating will begin to break down at a molecular level, that you can't see, allowing toxic & carcinogenic particles and gases to be released.

How HOT Is Too HOT?

It is said that Teflon pans start to overheat at temperatures at 500 degrees Fahrenheit and above, as smaller chemical fragments are then beginning to be released, and DuPont, inventor and manufacturer of Teflon, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Ph.D, agrees that 260�C is the recommended maximum temp for cooking with these items. However, other findings show that the coating begins to break down and release toxins into the air at only 230�C. The next question is how fast will a nonstick pan reach 230 - 260 �C? What was found is that it only takes 2-5 minutes to hit these temps, and for non-stick cookware to emit at least six toxic gases.

During some nonstick cookware lab tests, the results were surprising when showing how quickly some pans got too hot, and at very high temperatures. At 348.8�C and above, these pans can significantly decompose, emitting fumes strong enough to cause "polymer-fume fever, a temporary flu-like condition marked by chills, headache, and fever. These fumes won't kill you, but they can kill pet birds, whose respiratory systems are more fragile. After about three to five minutes of heating, when the pans reach 360�C, they release at least six toxic gasses, including:

Two carcinogens
Two global pollutants
MFA, a chemical deadly to humans at low doses

The manufacturer of the leading non-stick cookware brand, claims that the coating does not cause a problem under ?normal use.? with significant decomposition of the coating only occuring only when temperatures exceed 348.8�C, and say that these temperatures are well above the normal cooking range. However, results from a study conducted by a university food safety professor that found a generic non-stick frying pan reached 391.1�C in three minutes and 20 seconds when heated on a conventional, electric stovetop burner. And the temperatures continued to rise after the test was stopped. The leading non-stick cookware rose to 382�C in five minutes under the same conditions, and if you heat non-stick cookware to 537.7�C, the coatings will break down into a chemical warfare agent known as PFIB, that is a chemical analog of the WWII nerve gas phosgene. So your best friend in the kitchen may actually be your family's worst health enemy.




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