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Dr. Kusuma M Vijay

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Kusuma M Vijay MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology) Gynaecologist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Kusuma M Vijay is one of the best Gynaecologists in RT Nagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 18 years of journey as a Gynaecologist. She has done MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology) . You can visit her at Gynecare in RT Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Kusuma M Vijay on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - KMC Hubli - 2001
DGO - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College - 2005
DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology) - Kerala Medical College - 2010
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Hi. I am 27 years old I am trying to conceive from past five months. My last period was on 3rd feb till 6th feb. My husband n I got intimate on 7th 9th 12th 13th and 14th feb. Today 15th feb I am having discharge which is reddish brown in colour. What could be the reason?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Hi. I am 27 years old I am trying to conceive from past five months. My last period was on 3rd feb till 6th feb. My h...
Dear lybrate-user, Reddish discharge in mid cycle could be an indicator of ovulation so you should try especially on that particular day. Regards.

What Is Intestinal Ischemia?

MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi
What Is Intestinal Ischemia?

What is Intestinal Ischemia?

Intestinal ischemia is described as a variety of disorders that cause insufficient blood flow to the gastrointestinal tract. It is a serious condition that can lead to death.

Symptoms of Intestinal Ischemia

Causes of Intestinal Ischemia-

  • Blockage in an artery caused by a blood clot
  • Buildup of cholesterol deposits on the walls of an artery
  • Heart, blood vessel, intestinal or gynecologic surgeries
  • Impaired blood flow resulting from low blood pressure
  • Cocaine or methamphetamine use
  • Vigorous exercise, such as long-distance running
  • Trauma to your abdomen
  • Menopausal hormone therapy

Risk factors of Intestinal Ischemia-

  • Buildup of fatty deposits in your arteries (atherosclerosis)
  • Heart problems
  • Blood pressure problems
  • Blood-clotting problems
  • Cocaine and methamphetamine use
  • Certain allergy medications and migraine medications 

Complications of Intestinal Ischemia-

  • Scarring or narrowing of your colon
  • Death of intestinal tissue 

Diagnosis of Intestinal Ischemia-

Diagnosis of Intestinal ischemia involves the following tests:

  • X-ray, ultrasound, CT scan and MRI
  • Using a scope to see inside your digestive tract
  • Using dye to track blood flow through the arteries
  • Exploratory surgery

Precautions & Prevention of Intestinal Ischemia-

  • Aim for at least 30 minutes of exercise most days of the week.
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Choose a diet full of fruits, vegetables and whole grains
  • Do not smoke
  • Control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes

Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia

  • Homeopathic Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Surgical Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Intestinal ischemia
  • Other Treatment of Intestinal ischemia

Homeopathic Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

Homeopathy improves blood circulation and relieves pain and other complaints. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines that can be used for treatment of intestinal ischemia are:

  • China
  • Ipecac
  • Carb S
  • Acid Sul
  • Camph
  • Lach 

Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

Acupuncture relieves by improving the physiological function of the organs and organ system. In acupuncture therapist will first diagnose the case on the basis of energy system or chi blockage as well as on the basis of status of five elements. On this basis certain disease specific acupoints are selected and stimulated.

Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

Psychotherapy and hypnotherapy can help in stress relief. They can help in better coping and early relief.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

In the allopathic treatment of intestinal ischemia, antibiotics are given to treat or prevent infections. Other medications are prescribed to prevent clots from forming, dissolve clots or dilate blood vessels.

Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

If your colon has been damaged, you may need surgery to remove the dead tissue. Or, you may need surgery to bypass a blockage in one of your intestinal arteries. If portions of your bowel show signs of damage, you may need surgery to remove the damaged section.

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Intestinal Ischemia-

  • Eat enough dietary fiber
  • Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Limit iron intake
  • Reduce salt in your diet
  • Avoid large and heavy meals

 

Hello Dr. Good morning, My wife's Due date for Delivery, by LMP: 29 august 2018 and by USG: 27 aug 2018. Still no labour pain for her. What shall we do?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS
Gynaecologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello Dr. Good morning,
My wife's Due date for Delivery, by LMP: 29 august 2018 and by USG: 27 aug 2018. Still no lab...
Get her scan done and also NST. If both are normal, you can wait till 5/9/18. If any problem found, follow advice given by your consultant.

Hello sir. Me and my wife just recently married .and we have some couple of romantic nights together. But now she is having blood clot in her nipples region. She is in real pain. please tell me a solution please. I'll be really glad.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Did u bite around the nipples, if so it can be simple love bite injuries, u can get some antibiotics and pain killers from local doctor. All the best
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Influenza - Factors That Lead To It!

General Physician, Pune
Influenza - Factors That Lead To It!

Influenza or flu is a contagious respiratory infection that affects the lungs, throat, nose and occasionally, the ears. It usually does not require treatment but Paracetamol can provide relief from most of the symptoms. Rarely, influenza can lead to severe complications like pneumonia, sinus problems and asthma.Annual vaccinations can prevent these complications even if you do get a mild flu.
Causes
The influenza virus is air borne and can be spread through coughing, sneezing, skin to skin contact, or indirect contact like touching a contaminated object. Type A, Type B and Type C influenza viruses affect the respiratory organs.
People with weak immune systems are infected more easily than others- children under the age of 4, people above the age of 60 pregnant women, obese people and those who are suffering from kidney disorders and diabetes are at greater risk of infection. Air pollution also aggravates the problem.
There is also little chance that your body has the necessary antibodies to fight the virus if you have been infected before. This is because the influenza virus modifies constantly and new strains of the virus appear rapidly. So, the antibodies that work against one particular variant do not work effectively against the others. This is why vaccination is also not a foolproof preventive technique against this disease.

Symptoms
The symptoms of influenza begin to show within a few days after infection. In a few cases, the infection may be asymptomatic. When they do show, the symptoms are very common- high fever, shivering, a blocked and runny nose, frequent coughing and sneezing and chest congestion are the predominant signs. In the later stages, there are headaches, body aches, general fatigue, reddened and watering eyes, throat pains and difficulty in speaking.
In the cases where the patient is a child, there are a few other symptoms like digestive and gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. The last two are especially common in children who have been infected by influenza virus Type B.
Aged people often have low resistance to the virus. This is why the flu quickly escalates and the complications like primary viral pneumonia or secondary bacterial pneumonia. In such cases, there are sever symptoms like breathing problems, the presence of blood in the sputum, red and itchy skin and petechial rashes (caused by minor punctures in the capillary blood vessels).

 

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I am 32 yes old trying to conceive. Can I take eova along with herbal tonic hempushpa. How many months I can take eova for conception.

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
I am 32 yes old trying to conceive. Can I take eova along with herbal tonic hempushpa. How many months I can take eov...
Medicines like eova are to be taken under medical supervision. The treating doctor will decide on the course of treatment suitable for you.
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Habits To Keep Yourself Fit Like a Soldier!

MD - Medicine, Diabetologist, Thyroidologist & Endocrinologist
General Physician, Srinagar
Habits To Keep Yourself Fit Like a Soldier!

When it comes to being fit, soldiers set the best examples. Here are 15 habits that you could imbibe to stay fit like a soldier.

  1. Start the day early: A soldier’s day begins at dawn. Starting your day early will give you more time to get things done and takes away the excuse of not having enough time to exercise.
  2. Maintain a daily schedule: Set a time to wake up, eat, work, exercise, sleep and follow it diligently. This helps you stay physically and mentally fit.
  3. Don’t skip breakfast: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eat a proper breakfast that will give you enough energy to get through the day.
  4. Eat on time: Don’t delay a meal and maintain regular intervals between each meal. This helps stabilise your metabolism and keeps you from unnecessary weight gain.
  5. Eat a balanced dietSkipping out on carbs may help you lose a little weight temporarily but will not keep you healthy. Eat a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, proteins and milk.
  6. Spend time outdoors: If you can’t exercise outdoors, walk to and from office or while grocery shopping to give yourself a chance to breathe in the open.
  7. Avoid junk food: Avoid all kinds of processed foods. These foods that very low nutritional value but high fat content. Instead snack on fruits or nuts between meals.
  8. Limit alcohol intake: Alcohol not only harms your body but can interfere with your schedule as well. Excessive drinking can keep you from waking up early the next day and throw your entire day off schedule.
  9. Get adequate sleep: You should ideally get 8 hours of sleep so if you’re going to wake up early, go to bed early as well. Drinking a warm glass or milk or chamomile tea can help you get a restful sleep.
  10. Make exercise a part of your daily schedule: Along with work, exercise needs to be made a priority as well. The best time to exercise is early in the morning before starting with the day’s work.
  11. Mix it up: Make exercise fun by mixing up your exercise routines. If you go for a run on one day, go swimming the next or hit the gym.
  12. Drink plenty of water: Stay hydrated to ensure that your body can absorb nutrients well and to optimise your circulatory system.
  13. Play a sport: Playing a sport is not only a way to exercise but also boosts your mental health.
  14. Surround yourself with people who support you: Avoid negative people and keep company with those who live a healthy lifestyle themselves to keep yourself motivated.
  15. Never give up: Just because you don’t have the stamina to run 10km on the first day, doesn’t mean you should give up on it. Persevere and have patience with yourself and you will be able to overcome all the obstacles before you.
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Spotting - Is It Of Any Significance?

Speciality Birthing Care
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Spotting - Is It Of Any Significance?

Spotting can be stated as a form of mild bleeding from the vagina. It is similar to a period, but it is much lighter and can occur in between your periods. Most women who are pregnant and are in their first trimester experience spotting. In fact, spotting is often seen as one of the early signs of pregnancy.

Spotting can happen because of any of the following reasons:

  1. Cysts in the uterus can cause spotting
  2. Though very rare, a thyroid problem can also lead to spotting
  3. Any infection in the cervix or uterine cancer can also cause spotting
  4. Lastly, hormonal imbalance can also cause spotting

What can spotting signify?
Spotting is completely normal and there is no need to be worried if it happens on account of any of the following reasons.

  1. Light spotting at the end of the bleeding period during the menstrual cycle is common.
  2. Spotting can also occur during ovulation; in fact, seeing some spots of blood when one is ovulating, is often considered as an excellent sign of fertility.
  3. Mild spotting can also develop after sex, especially if it is for the first time, owing to the hymen getting ruptured
  4. Mild spotting if one is on birth control pills is also normal.

When should you be worried?

  1. Spotting is an early sign of pregnancy and if you are not planning to conceive any time soon, then you must visit your gynaecologist.
  2. Spotting may also be a symptom of any STD, primarily Chlamydia or Gonorrhea.
  3. As spotting could also be indicative of cancer, it’s advisable to not delay and visit the gynaecologist immediately.
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I am suffering from continuous bleeding for close to one month .I took pause tablets did not control, even tried Ayurveda no improvements, yesterday did a ultra scan found both ovaries are enlarged with right 4.3x1.9 and left 4.4 x1. 8 cm having multiple small follicles are noted in periphery of both ovaries. Pl help what is your opinion.

MBBS, DGO - Preventive & Social Medicine
Gynaecologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am suffering from continuous bleeding for close to one month .I took pause tablets did not control, even tried Ayur...
Take tab dear 21 on 5th day of your menses. Set an alarm in mobile, time fix, do not miss a single dose .its a pack of 21 tabs. Then again take the same medicine on 5th day of your menses.
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