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Dr. Mahesh Koragal

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

Dr. Mahesh Koragal Gynaecologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Mahesh Koragal is a popular Gynaecologist in Bellary Road, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Mahesh Koragal personally at Nova Speciality Surgery in Bellary Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Mahesh Koragal on Lybrate.com.

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IVF - 9 Benefits You Must Know!

MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
IVF - 9 Benefits You Must Know!

As we all know that IVF stands for In vitro fertilisation. It is a method of stimulating the ovaries in a female body, to release an ovum (egg), which is taken out of the body and fertilised artificially in the laboratory with the help of a sperm. After this, the embryo is transferred back to the uterus where it grows and develops naturally.

Understanding the Procedure

  1. The doctor attempts to have complete control over your menstrual and ovulation cycles, so as to know the correct time of the month when you ovulate. This includes, charting basal body temperatures, hormonal therapy drugs etc.
  2. Frequent blood tests, ultrasound will be required to map the progress of ovulation.
  3. Injections, drugs will be prescribed in required dosage to stimulate the ovaries.
  4. During this time, the doctors will monitor the growth of oocytes (eggs).
  5. After a suitable growth of the oocytes follicles, the eggs are retrieved for artificial insemination. (Fertilisation with the use of sperm cells in the laboratory).
  6. After the successful fertilisation, the embryo is transferred back to the uterus.

Can IVF have side effects?

  1. As a side effect it has a major chance of multiple pregnancies. People intending to have just one child, may not be mentally or economically prepared to take the responsibility of more than one child.
  2. The drugs and medicines used throughout the IVF procedure may create hormonal complications in the long run. It bears a risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, if the mother has to go through the cycle multiple times.

But it offers a number of benefits too...

  1. IVF increases the chance of pregnancy by a large percentage. It is one of the most successful methods of boosting fertility and pregnancy.
  2. Couples, who have repeatedly failed to bear children naturally, can opt for this treatment to produce their own offspring.
  3. In case the couples are completely infertile, donor eggs or sperms may be used in the process. However, in that case, the offspring will not bear the DNA of both parents.
  4. IVF can greatly reduce the chance of surgery on the fallopian tubes.
  5. IVF also provides an opportunity to choose the healthiest embryos before implanting it back in the uterus. A procedure, known as the pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, determines the presence of any abnormal genes or other chromosomal absurdity.
  6. The procedure of IVF has a very high success rate and with technological advancements in the field of medicine, it has also become much safer.
  7. IVF allows women, who go into premature menopause, to be able to bear a child. This treatment is mostly for women who decide to experience motherhood at a slightly older age.
  8. IVF allows same sex partners and single women to bear an offspring.
  9. It is extremely helpful for women who have their fallopian tubes damaged, blocked or surgically removed. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.
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How To Enhance Memory?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
How To Enhance Memory?

Eat 5 peeled walnuts in morning to enhance memory and concentration.

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Use seasonal vegetables of different colours

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Use seasonal vegetables of different colours
Oral Cancer (most commonly squamous cell carcinoma) is most common type of Cancer in India.
Common causes include -
1. Use of all forms of tobacco (gutkha, khaini, bidi, cigarette, paan etc.)
2. Irritating or sharp edged dentures or teeth causing chronic non healing ulcers
3. Poor oral hygiene
4. Some hereditary conditions (example - Plummer Vinson Syndrome)

It starts as change in color of oral mucosa or non healing chronic ulcer which grows with time. It may or may not bleed on touch. Pain may be or may not present
Another form of oral cancer which resembles cauliflower is known as verrucous carcinoma.

Prevention of cancer includes -
1. Quitting all kind of habits including tobacco
2. Regular dental and oral checkups
3. Maintainance of good oral hygiene,
4. Rounding or removal of ill fitting dentures or prostheses.
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It's been 5 months I got married And it's from then she is trying to conceive. We do have frequent intercourse. But she doesn't conceive Also in last 4 months she didn't have proper periods period where it varied from 22 days to 27 days. Also after intercourse I see that the fluid runs out of her vagina Later after intercourse she used to stay ideal with back upward so that the fluid can enter in. And waited for 30 mins in same pasture. When position changed to normal again the fluid started flowing out. She wishes badly to be a mother soon What we should do so that she can conceive.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
It's been 5 months I got married And it's from then she is trying to conceive. We do have frequent intercourse.
But s...
Do not be too impatient. Both of you r too young. Take your time. Usually after intercourse maximum semen comes out, so there is nothing to worry about. Sperms do travel upside. You sud go for midcycle relations on alternate day or daily. That ll increase chances of pregnancy. Try for at least one year on your own. If you do not conceive then ll examine.
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Plz sir/ mam yeh btaoo ki agr kisi ko irregular periods hoo toh uske kyaa krnaa chiyaii jo uske irregular periods ki problem khtm hoo jaayaii. please aur yeh b btaao ki kya kya nhi krnaa chiyaii.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Plz sir/ mam yeh btaoo ki agr kisi ko irregular periods hoo toh uske kyaa krnaa chiyaii jo uske irregular periods ki ...
Hello, Lybrate user, Apna supachya bhojan sahi samay per lena chahiye. Pani khoob pina chahiye ,joh khoon ko patla rakhega, sharir ki gandagi bahar hogi. Thodi der aashan kerna chahiye joh haemoglobin badatha hai aur period regular hoga. Sound sleep 6/7 hours leni chaiye. Homoeopathic medicine leni chahiye. @Pulsatilla30-6 goliyan 3 bar @ sepia 200-6 goliyan sotey samay junk food na lein. Apani position weekly report karein. Tk, care.
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I am 30 years old .me and my wife had sex during her period of 5th day. Without using safety and I should not on her vagina outside the vagina is there any chance to get pregnancy.

MHA, PGDPMC, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 30 years old .me and my wife had sex during her period of 5th day. Without using safety and I should not on her ...
The chances of pregnancy are from day 10 to day 18 only. So any unprotected sex on other days is pretty safe.
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Hello Doctor's Please help I had sex with my girlfriend during her period's I used condom for safety. Bt the blood leak and after the blood is in my whole stomach and thighs legs. Is am I infected with std. Sexual transmitted disease. please help what should I do. Am I infected with std. Bcoz I use condom bt still the blood lekin in my whole stomach and legs. Am I infected.

MBBS
General Physician, Patna
Do not worry. It usually does not cause not any harm. But to be on a safer side and clear your doubts you can go for tests for std which includes hiv1 hiv 2 hbsag hcv vdrl test.
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I just want to know how much Rh factor is important for child birth. Can a husband having B positive blood group and wife having A negative blood group. Kindly tell me what complications can arise during Pregnancy and child and wife face any problem kindly Solve Respected Doctors.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I just want to know how much Rh factor is important for child birth. Can a husband having B positive blood group and ...
It has no relationship with child birth as such. But with each pregnancy there is small chance of mother getting sensitized by Rh positive cells which may cause problem to next child. However there are injections availbal to take during pregnancy and after delivery to decrease proble. Main thing is don't worry about it.
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I am 39 weeks pregnant. From today I am having contractions with backache in every 3-5 mins and in the evening started bleeding. But baby did not dropped yet. What to do? Now how much I am near to the true active labour? Expected delivery time?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am 39 weeks pregnant. From today I am having contractions with backache in every 3-5 mins and in the evening starte...
Pains every 3-5 min is a part of active labor and you already have blood discharge menans you r in labor. You have to report to the hospital asap for the delivery.
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Hi. I was conceived when am 2 months pregnant having bleeding regularly and my scan show cyst and blood clot. And also baby growth is bad. Then automatically Aborted with continues bleeding. No D&C.After that on my first period of 3rd day doctor gave me ovecloplus tablet and duphaston from 16th day of my period. After the abortion my first period is days late. And second period after abortion is 6 days late. Am trying to convince. Now my query is what is that blood clot? It affects my another baby continuously? Why am getting late period? Could I be pregnant again? Pls help me.

Training in IVF / ICSI, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Pune
Hi. I was conceived when am 2 months pregnant having bleeding regularly and my scan show cyst and blood clot. And als...
Delayed periods can be because of number of reasons. PCO being one of them. Needs USG of pelvis. Clot details of last pregnancy needed. But that does not make a bad picture. Clot will not repeat in each pregnancy. Keep on trying and be positive.
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I have had intercourse without condom almost thrice. Now I'm feeling pain in my private part. I even took an I pill. I tried to wash the vagina with cold water many times. Even now I have some relief in the pain but I'm still feeling some stickiness. I don't know why .But I can some fluid some yellowish or pale white in color. That is really irritating. It's showing continuously on the underwear. Today I even saw little blood. Is it injured or something. I had already taken Ipill .What should I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), S.T.T.C
Sexologist, Delhi
Nothing to worry, forcefully done sex without proper lubrication n foreplay may cause this, wht was interval in three shots, lukewarm water douching or hot water bottle fomentation may relieve pain n discomfort, sipping hot coffee helps, if still discharge continues, it may be leucorrhoea wch rqurs internl n xternl treatmnt,
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Super Fact of the Day: The nerve impulses to and from your brain travel at the speed of 170 miles/hour!

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Super Fact of the Day: The nerve impulses to and from your brain travel at the speed of 170 miles/hour!
This is the reason why you react instantaneously to things or why you feel the pain right as soon as you get hurt. The pace at which nerve impulses travel to and from your brain can be compared to the speed of a luxury car.

Would you like to share this interesting fact with family or friends? go ahead and share!
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Sir my wife suffering with irregular periods problem we consult the doctor, all tests are done, get positive result, in this case whats the ovulation time. (minimum 3 months irregular period time)

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Give her natrum mur 200 1 dose in morning / buy german medicine. Anar juice daily milk cream daily. Report me after mens / after 1 month.
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10 Ways to heal your Mole Naturally

MBBS
Doctor, Begusarai
10 Ways to heal your Mole Naturally
1. Garlic

Garlic is one of the most effective home remedies for moles because it contains enzymes that help break down the clusters of pigment-producing cells. Plus, it helps lighten the dark pigmentation.

Crush a fresh garlic glove and place it on the mole.
Secure it with a bandage and leave it on overnight, or at least for four hours.
Do this daily for a few days. The mole will then fall off naturally. This method is said to give positive results with merely five days of daily application.
Make sure to disinfect the area with rubbing alcohol or another disinfectant before repeating the process daily. Plus, to protect the skin surrounding the mole, apply some petroleum jelly or oil.

Warning: applying garlic on skin can cause redness and irritation.

2. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a very popular home remedy for mole removal. Due to its acid content, it helps scab the mole and makes it fall off over time.

Dip a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and place it on the affected area. Secure it with a bandage or medical tape and leave it on overnight. Do this daily for about 10 days or until the mole falls off.
Alternatively, you can rub warm water on the mole or lightly scrape the surface with an emery board and then apply cider vinegar on it until it turns white. Leave it on until it dries naturally. Do this several times a day.
Apple cider vinegar is likely to make the mole worse in the initial few days, but it will get better in a week. If it leaves a scar, apply coconut oil.

Note: to protect the skin around mole, apply petroleum jelly on the surrounding area before applying apple cider vinegar.

3. Castor oil

Castor oil helps remove warts, moles, and skin tags. Being a discutient, it helps dissolve and eliminate unusual growths. This method is not likely to leave scars. However, it tends to take a lot of time as it gets rid of moles one layer at a time.

Mix a pinch of baking soda and a few drops of castor oil. You can also mix in ground aspirin.
Gently rub the mixture on your mole.
Leave it on for a few hours until it dries naturally.
Do this twice daily for about one month.
If you do not have baking soda, you can use castor oil alone.

4. Flaxseed oil

Flaxseed oil is particularly useful for removing raised moles. It softens the moles and loosens them around the edges so they can easily come off.

Mix enough finely ground flax seeds and honey with flaxseed oil to make a paste.
Apply it on the affected area and leave it on for at least one hour.
Follow this remedy three times a day for a few weeks.

5. Iodine

A tincture of iodine can also be used to remove moles and skin tags. It triggers natural cell death and eliminates the clusters. You can get iodine tincture from a drug store.

Clean the affected area and apply a drop of 5% iodine solution on your mole. For flat moles, you can also scratch it slightly with an emery board before applying the iodine.
Cover it with a bandage or gauze and leave it on overnight or as long as possible.
Repeat the procedure daily for a week or two.
If you do not want to use a bandage, then apply the iodine solution two or three times a day and leave it on until it dries completely.

Note: iodine will remove moles without scarring, but it is likely to stain the skin. To avoid this deep purple staining, apply a little lotion or petroleum jelly around the mole to protect the surrounding skin.

6. Pineapple juice

Fresh pineapple juice can help lighten the pigmentation of moles, thereby making them less noticeable.

Soak a cotton ball in pineapple juice and apply it on your mole.
Leave it on overnight or until the juice dries.
Do this several times a day for a few weeks or until your mole fades.

7. Grapefruit seed extract
Grapefruits

Being rich in vitamin e and flavonoids, grapefruit seed extract works as a good natural home remedy to get rid of moles.

Apply one drop of grapefruit seed extract on your mole, cover it with a bandage or gauze and leave it on for a few hours. Do this two or three times a day for about one month.
Alternatively, you can combine one part grapefruit seed extract and 10 parts avocado oil. Apply it on the affected area and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Do this daily until you are satisfied with the results.

8. Onion juice
Onions juice
Onion juice can help get rid of moles and maintain an even skin tone because of its acidic properties.
Extract fresh onion juice and apply it on the affected area using a cotton swab. Leave it on for 30 minutes or more and then wash it off. Do this two or three times daily for at least three weeks.
Alternatively, apply a mixture of equal parts of onion juice and apple cider vinegar. Leave it on overnight or at least for half an hour. Do this daily for a month or until your mole fades away.

9. Frankincense
Frankincense oil
Frankincense essential oil, being astringent in nature, helps dry up a mole and remove it layer by layer.
Dilute frankincense essential oil by adding eight teaspoons of olive oil to one teaspoon of this oil.
Dab it on your mole and leave it on for a few hours.
Do this two or three times a day for a few weeks.
To prevent scarring, continue the treatment for several days even after the mole disappears.

Note: do not use this remedy if it causes skin irritation.

10. Aloe vera
Aloe vera gel

Unlike other acidic ingredients, aloe vera gel works as a mild natural remedy for removing and lightening skin moles.

Apply fresh aloe vera gel on the mole and secure it with a cotton bandage.
Leave it on for three to four hours to allow the aloe to be absorbed completely.
Do this two or three times a day for a month, or until you are satisfied with the results.
Before trying out these remedies, especially the ones with strong ingredients like garlic and apple cider vinegar, make sure your skin is not sensitive to them. Plus, if the remedy worsens the skin condition then discontinue its use.
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My age is 28 years we are planning to have a child now. Which is the safe period? Please advise.

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
My age is 28  years we are planning to have a child now. Which is the safe period? Please advise.
If you are planning why want to know safe period? do it from 8th day 24th day. Usually ovulation occurs on 14th day.
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I am 16 years old. I had my first period 3 years ago. Recently On first day of my period the colour of blood is brown and the flow is less. It is heavy on second and third day and then it again decreases on fourth and fifth day such that it seems too negligible. Is this due to deficiency of iron or hemoglobin?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGCRCDM, PDCR, MBA
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 16 years old. I had my first period 3 years ago. Recently On first day of my period the colour of blood is brown...
Yes it can be due to that. You can start taking supplements. Also if the same is repeated again and again you can consult a nearby gynecologist. Also you can start taking ayurvedic tonics as well for the same. For ayurveda solution kindly consult accordingly.
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Take small breaks among prolonged working hours. It will rejuvenate your skills.

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Curd (Dahi) - Why You Need it Daily in Your Diet?

PGDM In Cosmetology, Trichology & Weight Managmen, MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Curd (Dahi) - Why You Need it Daily in Your Diet?

Unlike its tastier and tempting counterparts like cottage cheese and flavoured yoghurt, dahi or curd has always been a staple in a majority of Indian diets, but many people are not aware of the benefits proffered by this humble accompaniment. Curd has many health as well as nutritional benefits and having a bowlful of curd every day helps to regulate body temperature, improves digestion and saves you from recurrent stomach ailments.

There are various other advantages of consuming curd regularly.

Importance of having curd
Curd or dahi as Indians call it is in great demand all around the year, particularly during the summer months. It is a great tastemaker and incorporated in numerous Indian dishes that are important from both taste and health perspective. Besides curd improves complexion and in often cases, curd seems to be more beneficial than milk, the fermentation of which leads to the making of curd.

Nutritional facts about curd
In a cupful or 100 grams of curd, there are 4.3 grams of fat, 3.4 grams of carbohydrates, 11 grams of proteins, 17 mg of cholesterol, 36.4 grams of sodium and 10.4 grams of potassium. Curd is also rich in Vitamin A, D and B-12, magnesium and a good quantity of calcium as well.

Curd helps in digestion
This melange of nutrients present in curd gets easily absorbed by human alimentary canal and curd itself aids in digestion of other food nutrients. It also helps in maintaining the ideal pH balance and alleviates many stomach ailments and helps in relieving from dysentery.

Curd is good for teeth and bone health
Contrary to the popular belief, curd is much better for the maintenance of teeth and bone health due to its high calcium and phosphorus content. Both phosphorus and calcium are important for bones and teeth, and therefore, you must eat loads of curd or dahi regularly if you are dealing with arthritis and osteoporosis.

Curd triggers weight loss
Finally, the importance of curd in weight loss can never be overlooked. Curd is rich in calcium, which hinders the cortisol formation in the body. The lack of balance in cortisol content within the body may lead to various lifestyle-related troubles such as obesity, stress and hypertension. A recent research has informed that having 18 ounces of dahi daily aids in reducing stomach fat as more amount of calcium hinders the cortisol release by fat cells.

There is a lot more that dahi or curd can do for your health and beauty benefits, and a physician will be able to tell you more about this.

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Take Care of Yourself in Winters

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Take Care of Yourself in Winters

Winters approaching dear friends. Time to take care of yourself and your skin. It is important for men as well as women as winter can damage your skin, nails and hair.

Incorporate nuts in your diet,

Drink plenty of water,

Keep your skin moisturized, choose your moisturizer carefully,

Apply sunscreen when going out

Try not wearing socks while sleeping,

Use as less of heaters and humidifiers as possible,

Do not take showers with too hot water,

Increase your ghee intake a little bit in winters,

Jaggery is also very good as it provides warmth from inside,

Apply some ghee in your navel to treat chapped lips,

Before sleeping wash your face, hands and feet properly and apply glycerine mixed with gulab jal overnight.

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