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Dr. C Kanaka Lakshmi

MBBS, MD , DGO

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

39 Years Experience
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Dr. C Kanaka Lakshmi MBBS, MD , DGO Gynaecologist, Bangalore
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. C Kanaka Lakshmi is a renowned Gynaecologist in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 39 years. She has completed MBBS, MD , DGO . You can consult Dr. C Kanaka Lakshmi at Raksha Maternity & General Clinic in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. C Kanaka Lakshmi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Mysore Medical College - 1979
MD - Mysore Medical College - 1984
DGO - Davangere Medical College - 1984
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Hi, I had protected sex on 21st of april. I got my regular periods on 4th may. I haven't got my periods this month. I usually get cramps and breast pain. I haven't got any symptoms yet. I'm already delayed by 4 days.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
Hi, I had protected sex on 21st of april. I got my regular periods on 4th may. I haven't got my periods this month. I...
If there has been NO sex in May then there is nothing to worry. Just relax and the menses will appear. If you are anxious do a urine pregnancy test on a early morning sample in lab and see. If negative, just wait for some days for menses to come or consult a gynecologist to get medicines for menses
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Gynaecological Cancer - How they are Diagnosed?

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology, DGO
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Gynaecological Cancer - How they are Diagnosed?

Cancer or the big ‘C’ can affect any part of the body including the female reproductive system. These types of cancer are known as gynaecological cancers. Gynaecological cancers occur when normal cells start growing in an uncontrolled manner. There are many different types of gynaecological cancers which are named as per the organs in which they first develop. These include:

  1. Ovarian cancer: Cancer that affects the ovaries and ova
  2. Uterine cancer: Cancer that begins inside the uterus
  3. Cervical cancerCancer that begins in the cervix or the section of the reproductive tract between the uterus and vagina
  4. Vaginal cancer: Cancer that begins in the vagina
  5. Vulval cancer: Cancer that originates in the opening of the vagina, labia minora or labia majora, clitoris or mons pubis
  6. Fallopian tube cancer: Cancer that affects the fallopian tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus
  7. Placenta cancer: Pregnancy related cancer

Gynaecological cancers are more commonly diagnosed in cases where the woman has a family history of cancer or has mutated genes. Advancing in age, exposure to hormones, and diethylstilbestrol can also increase the risk of suffering from such cancers. Additionally, viral infections such as human papilloma virus, obesity and unhealthy lifestyle choices such as smoking have also been identified as risk factors for cancer.
However, a woman may suffer from these types of cancer even if she does not fall into any of the above risk factor categories. Hence, it becomes important to focus on the symptoms. The symptoms of gynaecological cancers depend on the organ from where the tumour originated, the size of the tumour and it’s rate of growth.

Some of the symptoms which may be noticed are:

  1. Abnormal bleeding from the vagina
  2. Bleeding after intercourse
  3. Unusual discharge from the vagina
  4. Pain or discomfort in the abdominal area
  5. Swelling of the abdomen
  6. Painful intercourse
  7. Itching or burning sensations in the genital area
  8. Lumps, warts or sores in the genital area
  9. Unusual bladder and bowel habits

Gynaecological cancers can be treated by using chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal therapies or surgery depending on the stage of the cancer and the type of cancer. Hence, the earlier it is diagnosed, the better it is. Keeping the risk factors in mind, if the above symptoms are noticed, the doctor may ask for a number of tests to diagnose gynaecological cancers.

These tests include:

  1. A pap smear
  2. Pelvic examination
  3. Blood tests
  4. CT scan, ultrasound, MRI or any other form of imaging tests
  5. Biopsy scan 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist and ask a free question.

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Hi, Please suggest me. What is the main reason of Incest sex relation. Father & daughter, mother and son, brother and sister?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
A lack of spousal sexual activity is a common preceding factor. The sequelae of this breach of family integrity are significant. Frequently, the family itself is destroyed; the destruction often begins before incest occurs.
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Top 6 Myths About Masturbation

PhD SEXUAL MEDICINE, DGO, MBBS
Sexologist, Ahmedabad
Top 6 Myths About Masturbation

Pleasuring yourself is not a bad thing, however, most of us are afraid to admit it in front of the society at large. Due to our lack of knowledge and the fact that we do not discuss it openly has given rise to a number of myths about it. Here we are busting top 6 myths associated with masturbation.

  1. It can cause you to suffer from Erectile Dysfunction: Erectile Dysfunction refers to the inability to maintain or get an erection during intercourse. The causes of this sexual dysfunction are varied, but masturbation doesn't figure in the list of causes. What really happens is that when you masturbate repeatedly, you become used to your own touch or to a certain kind of sensation. As a result, you may find it difficult to have orgasms with your partner.
  2. Reduces sex drive: Masturbation does not reduce your sex drive or prevent you from having orgasms. Many people also claim that women get addicted to vibrators and cannot enjoy sex without them. However, there is no truth behind this.
  3. Children do not masturbate: Masturbation is a normal childhood habit, wherein young children discover the private parts of their bodies and the feelings of pleasure that arise from this activity. Most children begin to play with their private parts by about 5-6 years of age. A child can masturbate once a week or several times a day. There are even researches out there that show male foetuses masturbating in the womb.
  4. It can cause blindness: Blindness is the most outrageous myth associated with self-induced orgasms. Till date, there has not been a medical case to prove it.
  5. People in relationships do not masturbate: Whether you're single or in a relationship, masturbation is a healthy sexual activity that you can engage in to fulfil your sexual desires. Studies show that masturbation is a very common behaviour; about 92% of men and 62% of women masturbate. Sometimes, couples also engage in masturbation together as part of their sexual activity.
  6. It causes infertility: Pleasuring yourself does not reduce your chances of getting pregnant or getting someone else pregnant. However, for men with a low sperm count, restricting ejaculations while trying to get their partner pregnant is a good idea. The only way masturbation can lead to infertility is if partners who share sex toys do not keep them clean and pass on STDs through them.
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I'm in love with my sister-in-law. She is the daughter of my mothers own brother. I've heard that our close relationship effects our children health. Is this true? Can I marry my sister-in-law?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I'm in love with my sister-in-law. She is the daughter of my mothers own brother. I've heard that our close relations...
Hello, Yes it is true as familial disorders can surest in such marriage associations and future pregnancy.
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I am suffering from vaginal itching n discharge since 5 months. I have used fluconazole, itraconazole and azithromycin everything. But it keeps coming back. What should I do now?

Mbbs, MS(obstetrics and gynecology), Fellowship in laproscopic gynecological surgery
Gynaecologist, Delhi
In case if recurrent infection check your blood sugar. You can undergo vaginal culture and sensitivity investigation to know exact pathogenic organisms. And partener treatment is must along with this.
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I am 21 years old. I have an ovarian cyst as well as cyst in my left breast. I am taking sevista 30 tabs. Is it good for my health. I am very tensed about my future after marriage.

Punjabi University, DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), NDDY(Naturopathy and Yoga)
Homeopath, Mohali
I am 21 years old. I have an ovarian cyst as well as cyst in my left breast. I am taking sevista 30 tabs. Is it good ...
Its a medicine and has its pros and cons. It depends that after assessment which is to follow. Worry is the biggest enemy to your health. You may consult a homeopathic physician for your treatment. After the treatment there is usually no issues related to pregnancy etc.
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#ChennaiRains - Top Dos and Don'ts for Chennaites to Stay Healthy. Share as much as possible.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
#ChennaiRains - Top Dos and Don'ts for Chennaites to Stay Healthy. Share as much as possible.
13 Important do’s and don’ts to avoid health hazards caused by floods

The Chennai floods this season have broken all records. The city has not been hit with a rainstorm of this degree in about 100 years. The entire city is reeling under the effects of this flood, with many becoming victims of diseases and injuries as a result.

Floods in your city can increase the spread of waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid, Hepatitis A etc. Not only that, the transmission of vector borne diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya increases as well. Severe flooding can even lead to accidents such as electric shocks. However, there are certain precautions you can take to avoid these potential health hazards.

1. Avoid flood waters as these may have been contaminated with sewage and remains of animals
2. Boil water before consuming it or using it to cook food
3. Make sure you wash your hands thoroughly before eating, and drinking and always use a disinfecting soap
4. Avoid water coming from wells until it has been treated
5. Throw away food that has come in contact with flood water, whether it was refrigerated or not
6. Throw away food that has been standing at room temperature for more than two hours or smells foul or has changed colour and texture
7. Make sure you cover and treat any open cuts or wounds
8. Bathe regularly
9. Make sure you use mosquito repellents at home and on your clothing and skin
10. Don’t touch open wire or sockets or let them come in contact with water as it can cause shocks
11. Don’t allow your pets to go outside as they can become hosts of vector borne diseases
12. Throw away accumulated garbage and debris as they can turn into a breeding ground for rats and mosquitoes
13. Make full use of vaccination facilities

By adopting these simple measures, you can safely avoid the most common types of health hazards prevalent during floods.
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