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Dr. Purnima

MBBS

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Purnima is a renowned Gynaecologist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. She has done MBBS . She is currently associated with Ramesh Hospital in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Purnima on Lybrate.com.

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#6/63, 59th Cross, 4th Block, Rajajinagar Entrance.Landmark: Opp MEI PolytechnicBangalore Get Directions
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I am 20 weeks pregnant & my amniotic fluid index is very low i.e 58 mm. My AFI is 65 mm on 11 may & Dr. Suggested for hermin .I have taken drip of 3 doses of Hermin on 11,13 & 15 may. But my AFI reduces 65 mm to 58 mm. Please suggest what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 20 weeks pregnant & my amniotic fluid index is very low i.e 58 mm. My AFI is 65 mm on 11 may & Dr. Suggested for...
An AFI between 8-18 is considered normal. Median AFI level is approximately 14 from week 20 to week 35, when the amniotic fluid begins to reduce in preparation for birth. An AFI < 5-6 is considered as oligohydramnios. The exact number can vary by gestational age.
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What happens if blood present in toilet? From 3 days ago, this happened to me and I am so scared. Please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
What happens if blood present in toilet?
From 3 days ago, this happened to me and I am so scared. Please tell me.
Do not be scared but please do the right things. Go to a doctor for a check up and let the doctor diagnose the problem and advise the necessary treament. Please revert after that for any clarification clarification.
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SID) - 5 Ways To Prevent It!

MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SID) - 5 Ways To Prevent It!

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SID) refers to the unexplained and sudden death of a seemingly hale and hearty baby. This condition tends to occur when the baby is asleep and that's why it's also known as crib death. Although the reason for the condition is still not known, many experts have attributed the cause of the condition to abnormal development in the parts of the baby's brain that oversees breathing and awakening from sleep. Nonetheless, there are ways that can prevent the problem from occurring and which are:

  • Always place your baby on the back to sleep - Sleeping on the back is the safest position that your baby should be in, whenever he or she sleeps. You shouldn't let your child sleep on the sides as he or she can roll onto the stomach, and may hamper the breathing process. You can place your baby on the stomach when he or she is awake.
  • Place your baby on a firm surface to sleep sans of any objects - It's best to place your baby on a firm mattress to sleep while avoiding thick and feather padding like a thick comforter. At the same time, objects like toys, stuffed animals or pillows should be removed from the crib as they may get in the way of your child's breathing by pressing on his or her face.
  • Make sure your baby doesn't become very hot - For keeping your baby warm during sleep, it's best to opt for sleep clothing or blanket made of light material so that it doesn't make him or her feel very hot. If using a blanket, it should be placed loosely over the baby and one should also remember to not cover the baby's head during sleep.
  • Use a pacifier - Research suggests that the use of the pacifier can reduce a baby's chance of dying from SIDS. This is because the pacifier helps in preventing the baby from rolling over onto his or her stomach during sleep. At the same time, it's also believed that the instrument helps in keeping the baby's tongue positioned in a manner that keeps his or her airways open.
  • Breastfeed your baby - breastfeeding your baby for a minimum of 6 months can help in preventing the occurrence of SIDS. Several studies have revealed this beneficial aspect of breastfeeding. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.
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Hi i am having Breast side pain. What is the reason. I am a eosinophilia patient.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi i am having Breast  side pain. What is the reason. I am a eosinophilia patient.
Hello, The pain could be due to fibromyalgia or could just be apart of PMS Syndrome prior to menses.
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Self Medication - Why You Must Stop Doing It?

PGD In Ultraasonography, Non Invasive Cardiology Course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Self Medication - Why You Must Stop Doing It?

Have you ever approached a pharmacist to buy antibiotics without a prescription? The answer would most probably be a ‘Yes’. And, most of us are not surprised, because self-medication has become a veritable epidemic, but the fact that it can be dangerous is somehow Not catching up.

Self-medication is when a person decides to treat themselves without consulting a doctor. This is not only dangerous but can also cause serious problems and in some cases worsen the situation. Today over 7,000 drugs and drug combinations are available in the world and many of these have been released for general use and are sold directly as over- the-counter or OTC drugs. On the other hand, medicines that are available only with a prescription are called prescription medicines.

Most OTC drugs usually fall under the category of pain relievers, cough remedies, anti-allergies, laxatives, vitamins, tonics, antacids etc. The term “responsible self-medication” is often used to stress the responsible use of OTC medicines by patients with healthcare professional support, where necessary.

Due to various sociocultural and economic factors, self-medication is a very common practice in India. However, the benefits of the same are much lesser than the potential dangers one might face as a result of self-medication. Let’s take a looks at the benefits and dangers of self-medication.

Dangers of self- medication
Self-medication is not only risky, but can also prove to be life-threatening in some cases. If you want to self-medicate, you should be able to recognise the symptoms that you are treating and should be confident that your medical condition is suitable for self-medication, and you should also be able to choose an appropriate medicine, and finally, you must also be able to follow the directions for use of the medicine as stated on the product labelling.

Now these are big asks. Not everyone is capable of ticking all the above boxes. This makes self-medication particularly dangerous. The doctor or a health professional is responsible for interpreting both signs and symptoms of an illness and the side effects of a medicine.

Patients can’t decide by themselves which medicine to take for what symptoms and what are the contraindications or side effects. For example, you may decide to self-medicate for a headache and this medicine interacts with another medicine that you are taking for a chronic issue and you land up in the ICU due to the two medicines interacting.

Here are some potential risks that can be posed by self-medication:

  1. One may misdiagnose
  2. Wrong dosage
  3. Allergic and adverse drug reactions
  4. Drug interactions and resistance
  5. Contraindications
  6. Mask a severe illness
  7. Make a mistake in identifying the right drugs
  8. Taking the right medicine at the wrong time

Lay persons don’t know that people vary greatly in their sensitivity or reaction to drugs and that an appropriate dose for one person may not be appropriate for another and may actually be dangerous. This situation is further worsened in many countries around the world where the regulatory mechanisms controlling drug sale are weak and most drugs including certain prescription medicines are available to the lay person without a doctor’s prescription.

It is important that you realize that self-medication can prove to be extremely dangerous for your health and may also be responsible for making an illness worse; so, one should consult a doctor before self-medicating to avoid any kind of medical emergencies and fatalities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.

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My age is 19, I am only of 5'0. So, I want a suggestion for growth of mine. So, can you help me?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My age is 19, I am only of 5'0. So, I want a suggestion for growth of mine. So, can you help me?
Girls do grow tall till age 21, eat a high protein diet with simple proteins like milk, curd, cheese, eggs, pulses,soy & assorted nuts. Cut down on sugar and salt, take other coarse carbs like wheat, bajra,maize & good fats like butter & pure ghee. do stretching exercises, swimming, skipping rope, badminton, simple walks & yoga for meditation.
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I get unbearable pain during my periods. The pain starts two, three days before the period and is high during the menstruation.I feel very week and exhasted. The pain is on the right before and is getting extended upto thighs during the period. Can you please suggest some medicine or tip for this ?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear , Dysmenorrhoea is a medical term for painful menstruation or menses or periods. Pain during menses is the most disturbing. It may be due to cramps and congestion of the uterus or ovaries. Usually, it occurs just before and during menses. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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I have two miscarriages. I have pcod also. My doctor suggested aps and aptt test .may I know what these tests are for? Can I get pregnancy again.

MBBS, Diploma In Ultrasound, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine
IVF Specialist, Bangalore
I have two miscarriages. I have pcod also. My doctor suggested aps and aptt test .may I know what these tests are for...
There are many causes for miscarriages. There are correctable causes and some are not correctable. Some immune mediated causes can be corrected to some extent and we need to find it by tests like aps etc.
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Foods Rich In Vitamin C For Uric Acid

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Foods Rich In Vitamin C For Uric Acid

Foods Rich In Vitamin C For Uric Acid

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