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Dr. Chetana

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Chetana is a popular Gynaecologist in Nagarbhavi Circle, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Chetana at Akshaya Netralaya & Women's Clinic in Nagarbhavi Circle, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chetana and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Akshaya Netralaya & Women's Clinic

No.227/A, Nagarbhavi Circle, Vidyagiri Layout, Nagarbhavi. Landmark: Next To Axis BankBangalore Get Directions
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I have a severe pain in my abdomen during my periods and I am married! What should i do? Please advise.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
I have a severe pain in my abdomen during my periods and I am married! What should i do? Please advise.
Reduce your weight. Consult a good gynaecologist to find the reason of your dysmenorrhoea. You need a check up. Do not take nsaids frequently. It causes ovulation problem. So consult your gynaecologist.
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Dentist, Hyderabad
Drink a glass of water early in the morning to activate your body parts.

Appendicitis - How To Treat It?

M.S, General Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), Medicine, Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship In Laparoscopic & Robotic Onco-Surgery, FIAGES
General Surgeon, Chennai
Appendicitis - How To Treat It?

Even Roald Dahl faked having appendicitis in his famous book, but, what exactly is appendicitis? Wouldn’t it be a little interesting, to say the least, to find out what causes it and what treatment a person can expect to undergo in the case of getting it?

Quite simply, appendicitis is the name of the condition when the appendix swells up. Under normal circumstances, it is about three and a half inches in length. The ironic part about this is the fact that though appendicitis may cause tremendous pain and warrants surgery, no doctor is really aware of the reason why the appendix exists, in the first place! As a matter of fact, it is fully possible to live without an appendix and many people have not experienced any health problems after having their appendix removed.

While the appendix does not serve any properly defined function, this really does not mean that appendicitis is something that is not all that serious. In fact, if there is an explosion of the appendix, a person can die without very strong levels of medication in a time bound manner!

So, what is the cause behind this scary prospect? Simply said, when the appendix gets blocked, the result is appendicitis. What blocks it? Well, it could be cancer, a foreign body or even stool! That being said, it is to be kept in mind that this is not the only reason as to why appendicitis exists. If there is an infection in the body, in response to it, the appendix may end up getting inflamed.

With the exception of a very small minority of cases in which very strong antibiotics are made use of in order to treat appendicitis, a surgery to remove the appendix is usually a given case scenario when a person has appendicitis. As a matter of fact, it is treated as an emergency and the doctors go ahead and start the treatment as soon as possible to avoid the possibility of the rupture of the appendix.

It usually takes about two or three weeks before a person can get back to normal activities though some gentle movement can be undertaken within about twelve hours since the end of the operation. There are two types of surgery. If a laparoscopic surgery is being performed, the recovery is relatively straightforward but if an open surgery is performed, the recovery can take more time and would require a greater amount of care.

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

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Understanding Fertility After Early Miscarriage!

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Understanding Fertility After Early Miscarriage!

Miscarriage is a spontaneous abortion that occurs around the first to second trimester of pregnancy; wherein the foetus is automatically expelled from the uterus due to its inability to survive because of environmental influences or chromosomal abnormalities.

Unless the miscarriage occurs due to a severe health issue, the fertility of the woman may not necessarily be compromised. Studies show that one miscarriage doesn’t predict the possibility of a future one. Once the bleeding and pain subside, it is the emotional trauma that must be addressed to begin with which poses a greater threat than the physical one.

The fertility of the woman remains unaltered and the body can be ready after the menstrual cycle returns to normal. However, it still requires some time for the woman to be physically and emotionally prepared to go through another pregnancy. The medical history and reasons behind miscarriage must be evaluated before the couple decides to try again.

Complications after miscarriage only occur if the woman is above 35 years of age or has a rather unhealthy lifestyle. The concept of fertility varies from person to person and it isn’t possible to pass a common judgement about fertility in this scenario.

The gynaecologist mostly suggests couple therapy after the trauma of the miscarriage. The psychological loss is given more importance before considering another attempt by most doctors. The fertility loss only occurs with age and unhealthy lifestyle and it is widely accepted and proven that a miscarriage has little or nothing to do with it.

Ways to Increase Fertility

If a couple is certain they are ready to conceive again, there are a few things a woman can do to help her chances of becoming pregnant-

  1. The first thing to do is to stop any unhealthy habits. These include smoking, drug use, or alcohol abuse. It’s reported that high consumption levels of caffeine are detrimental to conception so that should also be limited.
  2. Eliminating stress can also help. Eliminating stress is one of the most important factors in having a successful pregnancy. So, it makes sense that getting over-stressed can reduce fertility levels.
  3. Eat healthy. If depression was experienced due to the miscarriage, it’s possible that the woman’s diet has not been the healthiest. It’s common for women who have experienced a miscarriage to have a loss of appetite and not eat enough or to eat out of sorrow, eating too much. More attention should be paid to the diet and more healthy foods added to meals.

Talk to a Doctor

If a couple is having issues with fertility after early miscarriage, they should talk to a doctor. There are many options available. More than likely, the first thing the doctor will do is to test fertility levels of both the man and the woman. If you don't want to visit a doctor for this, there is a new at-home kit available called Fertell. This test, retailing for approximately $100, measures fertility levels for both a man and a woman.

If it is found that there is a loss of fertility after early miscarriage, fertility drugs or therapies may be prescribed for a period of time.

The doctor may report that there are no issues with fertility. At this point, it would be a good idea to use an ovulation predictor in order to time effective intercourse. This isn't the most romantic idea, but it may well be one of the most logical ways for a couple to conceive.

Bottom Line

Fertility is not normally decreased after miscarriage. A woman's fertility levels return to normal as soon as her menstrual cycle returns. Fertility may be decreased due to emotional issues as a result of the miscarriage. However, if a couple is ready, both physically and emotionally, there should be no physiological hindrances to conception.

The decision to try again is not an easy one. However, fertility won't typically be an issue. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 11 weeks pregnant. Sometimes my cervix comes out of my vagina. This has been happening for last two years. What should I do. Can it cause any problem to my pregnancy/baby.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I am 11 weeks pregnant. Sometimes my cervix comes out of my vagina. This has been happening for last two years. What ...
This may be either due to lax Vagina opening or due to weight of the baby which pulls down the uterus, inorder to allow a smooth term of your baby ,do not sit in a squatting position and take frequent bed rest. As long as you are careful and take all precautions, it should not be an issue.
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The problem is my roommate , getting fatter day by day. We cannot figure out what could be the reason. Whilst other girls here in the hostel are getting thinner due to the improper food and hygiene, she on the other hand is gaining weight and has become 10 times fatter than what she was when she came to Asansol, here in the hostel, last year. It has been 1 year. Please give me tips on how to reduce or lose weight within only a few weeks. What to eat and what not to? Will it just be okay if she drinks a lot of water and minimizes the quantity of food by a considerable amount?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
The problem is my roommate   ,  getting fatter day by day. We cannot figure out what could be the reason. Whilst othe...
Your room mate is not the problem but the monotonous food served by hostel is, that leads to binge eating. You are right that drinking lots of water does reduce the need to eat extra. Go for weekly shopping for fruits and vegetables and store them in fridge if you have got one in your room, otherwise buy one, some authorities do give permission to keep coolers and fridge in rooms. Do try for few days - eat hostel food plus plenty of seasonal fruits and vegetables plus water and write back after a month. Remember walking is best and simple exercise.
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My gf love to do anal sex now a days but i'm not interested on tat becoz of any effects may occur. So please clear my doubt is thr any problem in anal sex. Thanks for your kind answer.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My gf love to do anal sex now a days but i'm not interested on tat becoz of any effects may occur. So please clear my...
There is no problem at all. You should be lucky as few women would want men to do anal sex for them. Make sure of the hygiene in the region and she has evacuated her bowels that morning. Also anus does not store any feces, so when the outer region is cleaned by an antiseptic cream, it would be a pleasure to indulge in all the best and dont deprive your GF of her happiness.
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Female Sexual Arousal Disorders - Know More About It!

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist, Kolkata
Female Sexual Arousal Disorders - Know More About It!

Disorders of intimate arousal include several aspects of arousal - physical such as genital lubrication, congestion and sensation, subjective such as interest, distress or interpersonal relationship difficulty. Problems of arousal vary among women and can be classified in the following ways:

  1. Primary: The woman has never experienced sufficient arousal, even when she has had sufficient desire and sexual stimulation.
  2. Secondary: The woman has been sufficiently aroused in the past, but currently experiences decreased arousal.
  3. Non-situational: The problem occurs in all sexual situations.
  4. Situational: The problem occurs only in some sexual situations.

Common factors for this problem include decrease of estrogens and androgens; diabetes; thyroid and prolactin abnormality, vaginal and urinary tract infections; surgery, radiation, and medication, smoking, alcoholism; chronic diseases and psychological factors such as depression and anxiety. Other factors are negative sexual attitudes, low self-esteem triggered by body image like small breast size, overweight and sexual and childhood abuse. Lack of communication can also affect sexual arousal like if a woman cannot tell her partner how she prefers to be stimulated.

  1. Partner’s sexual dysfunction is also a major cause, it includes erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation.
  2. Women with sexual arousal disorder are assessed by medical and detail sexual history and clinical examination, including vaginal and breast examinations. Also talking about distress, attitude to sex, and communication with partner etc.
  3. Testosterone, estrogens, Prolactin, TSH, Sugar, Hb, TC, DC any other test depending on physical examination.
  4. Treatment depends on the cause of the disorder, related to physical, psychological, and interpersonal factors. If abnormalities are found in blood tests they are treated by medicines.
  5. Estrogen therapy in the form of local creams or oral tablets or skin patch is used to improve vaginal lubrication and decrease vaginal dryness. Non medicated lubricants can also be used.
  6. Drugs like Sildenafil, Tadalafil etc increase genital blood flow. DHEA is claimed to improve sexual interest and genital sensation.

Hyperactive arousal Disorders

Some women experience persistent genital arousal called restless genital syndrome. There is increased genital blood flow in non-sexual situations causing distress. It may be related to depression and anxiety there may be physical causes like vascular, neurologic, pharmacologic, and hormonal. Its treatment involves relaxation exercises, topical anesthetics, avoiding use of medications or herbal and nutritional products. Medical treatment includes antidepressants. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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Hi . I am having pain in my breast from last three days. Pain occurs only when I press n jump. I am very worried about it. please tell me wot iz it.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG, MRCOG (London, UK)
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi . I am having pain in my breast from last three days. Pain occurs only when I press n jump. I am very worried abou...
Try to take rest. Look whether there is any swelling or any discharge from the breast or not and also whether the pain increases during periods or not. If the pain does not subside, please consult doctor.
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