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Dr. Rekha Prashanth

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Infertility

Gynaecologist, Bangalore

22 Years Experience  ·  0 - 300 at clinic
Dr. Rekha Prashanth MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Infert... Gynaecologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Rekha Prashanth is one of the best Gynaecologists in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 22 years of journey as a Gynaecologist. She studied and completed MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Infertility . You can meet Dr. Rekha Prashanth personally at Sri Devi Nursing Home in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rekha Prashanth on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1995
MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 2000
Fellowship in Infertility - Cleveland Clinic - 2010
Awards and Recognitions
Specialized in Infertility,Fellowship Training (EART,Mumbai & CRM,Cleveland USA)
Professional Memberships
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

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I have problem of pcod, doctor has prescribed me to take met pco care tablets for 3 months. But from the day I am taking these tablets I have loose motions and pain in stomach and also my diet was reduced. Is these problems are due to these tablets?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery
Gynaecologist, Pune
YOU ARE JUST 24 YRS OLD AND PROBABLY UNMARRIED. YOU DONT NEED ANY TABLETS NOW. WHATEVER TREATMENT IS NECESSARY IS GIVEN AFTER YOU GET MARRIED.
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I am 23 yrs old. I have taken contraceptive pill and I have my period afftr 2 days of takng pill. I had my period twice in a month but now its upto one month I have not got my period. M hv dbe wid pregnancy test but its negative nw m worried why my period is nt comng on time.

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
Dear, it's time to switch to homeopathic medicines to maintain regularity in menses. But before that you need to undergo abdomen scan, amh test and thyroid profiles. Depending upon the test reports you can be treated. Take care.
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Hi. After contacted with my husband I got lots of bleeding in my personal part , I was so worried now , what happened next now , I have to take any Medical treatment or what?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please take arnica 30 every 2 hourly till the bleeding stops take complete rest till recovery if this bleeds even after 48 hours then visit a local doctor.
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I have a 1 question. On which age will produce milk in female breast. And on which age will come produce breast milk on teenage (or) maturity.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Milk production in girls / women starts with pregnancy hormones called lh-lactational hormones which are secreted by pituatary gland present in brain, it can be a disease if pituatary is overactive due to any other disease in brain. Normal young girls do not produce milk. Sometimes a bit of water comes out through nipples, it is due to retention of water, just before the periods.
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Hi am done wid my periods which were on 19 feb 2016 nd last day was 23 24 2016 so can I hve sex on 5th 2016 are the days safe please let me know.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
These days r absolutely not saffe in terms of getting pregnant But u can use ipill immediately after sex to be safe during this period
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Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), PGDHHM
General Physician, Ganderbal
Amazing Herbs & Drinks For Kidney Cleansing

Dr Aabid Altaf Wani

There is an enormous change in our lifestyle which has improved ways of comfort and decreases quality of life. All of us gained many facilities at the cost of environment. One of the most adverse impact of pollution is increasing toxin level in the food that we consume.

The pair of kidney which we played an important role of detoxification of the body along with water regulation and the release of certain hormones. In short, we can say the kidneys make sure that we live healthy by removing the toxin from our body. It is very crucial to keep the kidneys cleaned regularly in order ensure the detoxification process goes on.

You can achieve a full health maintenance by keeping in check the health of the kidneys. Thus, in order to keep your kidneys healthy here we have brought for you some great ways and means which can be wonderfully employed to cleanse the kidneys perfectly. The methods are very easy to implement and you can cleanse the kidneys at home without any fear of side effects. Let us get closer to these magnificent methods which can enable you to get a perfect cleaning of your kidneys:

Wonderful Herbs to Cleanse Kidneys
The herbs to cleanse kidneys work real wonders to clean and tidy up your ever-working kidneys. You might check if you are allergic to any of the herbs before the application of home remedies for the kidneys cleansing process. The herbs do not have any side effects for people without any medical history of allergy.

The details about the herbs and application method is given below:-

Ginger for Kidney

Cleansing:
Ginger amazingly improves the process of digestion and also wash off harmful microbial content of the body. This is a great herb which you can use to perfectly conduct kidney cleansing process.

Things You Need:

Grated Ginger- 2 tsp
Hot boiled water- 2 cups
Honey- ½ tsp
Lemon Juice- ¼ tsp
Things You Should Do:

Add the grated ginger to the hot water.
Allow them to steep together for about at least 4-9 minutes.
Add the lemon juice and the honey to it and stir them all well.
Have 2 cups of this tea daily.
Repeat the same for about a few weeks to get your kidneys cleansed.

Stinging Nettle to Clean your Kidneys

This herb works greatly to cleanse your kidneys due to its diuretic properties. It works out in an enhancing manner to improvise the robust nature of your kidneys. This remedy also prevents the formation of kidney crystals and keeps the kidneys clean and healthy.

Things You Need:

Dried Stinging Nettle- 2 tsp
Hot Water- 1 cup
Honey- ¼ tsp
Things You Should Do:

Add the dried stinging powder to the hot cup of water.
Steep them together for about 7-8 minutes.
Strain the liquid out and add the honey to it to enhance the taste of it.
Have this tea for about 2 times in a day.
Continue it for a week to get results in cleaning your kidneys.

Best Drinks to Cleanse Kidneys:

Apart from the above-mentioned herbs, you can also choose to some well prepared juices and drinks to cleanse your kidneys in an excellent way. Here are some of the best such juices:

1. Watermelon Juice for a nice Kidney Cleanse:

Watermelon is an amazing source of potassium and is also rich with water (99%). So this would wonderfully help you in flushing out the toxins from your body. Here is the juice recipe of watermelon to cleanse kidneys.

Things You Need:

Watermelon Slices- 2-3 cups
Peeled Lime -1
Honey- ¼ tsp
Things You Should Do:

Blend the watermelon slices and peeled lime together.
Add honey to it and stir them well.
Now, drink this delicious juice to clean your kidneys.

2. Beet Juice to Clean Kidneys:

Beets are extremely healthy. It is well equipped with antioxidants and can extravagantly increase the acid content of urine.

Things You Need:

Large Peeled Beet- 1
Fresh Peeled Ginger- 1
Ice cubes- 2-3
Things You Should Do:

Blend the above-mentioned ingredients thoroughly.
Serve fresh with ice cubes.
Drink this juice regularly to clean your kidneys.

3. Lemon Juice:

Lemon Juice contains Vitamin C and Citric acid, both which are healthy to the body. It prevents kidney stone formation.

Things You Need:

Lemons- 3-4
Cold Water- ½ glass
Honey- ¼ tsp
Things You Should Do:

Squeeze the fresh lemons into the cold water.
Mix honey into this solution.
Stir them and drink this juice to cleanse your kidneys from toxins.

4. Radish Drink for Kidney Cleansing:

Radishes are great detoxifiers. They work in special regard with the gall bladder and the liver. This will help your kidneys in flushing out the impurities. If you are already a victim of kidney stones, then drinking this radish juice would be one of the best ever remedies to get rid of your kidney stones. Here is the remedy of radish for kidney cleansing process.

Things You Need:

Radish slices- 1 cup
Purple Cabbage- 1 cup
Celery rib- 1
Things You Should Do:

Wash all the ingredients perfectly.
Get them into a juicer and blend them.
Have this drink to cleanse your kidneys.

5. Cranberry Juice to cleanse Kidneys:

Cranberry juice is another excellent juice that deeply cleans up your kidneys to a great extent. It is known to be an immensely valued fighter against urinary tract ailments. It also decreases the calcium oxalate content of the kidneys, which is the main cause for the formation of kidney stones. So,use the following recipe to clean up your kidneys.

Things You Need:

Frozen Cranberries- 500 mg
Water- 1 liter
Sugar- 2 tsp
Cheesecloth- 1
Things You Should Do:

Wash the cranberries with care.
Boil the washed cranberries.
Lessen the flame and cook till the cranberries burst.
Strain the juice of the cranberries through the cheesecloth.
Add sugar to upgrade the taste.
Reheat the juice for a few more minutes.
Have this juice in a chilled form to cleanse your kidneys.

6. Carrot and Cucumber Juice for Kidney Cleansing:

Carrot and cucumber are armed with extensive powers to cleanse kidneys. When combined in a nutritive mix, they tend to flush out all the toxins in a perfect mannerism. Let us see the recipe now:

Things You Need:

Carrots- 2
Cucumber – 1
Things You Should Do:

Chop the carrots and the cucumber into pieces.
Blend them together.
Have this juice regularly to keep your kidneys in an absolved condition.

7. Cleansing Beverages:

This particular recipe speaks about how to make a nice beverage at home which is quite beneficial to enhance the health of the kidneys.

Things You Need:

Lemon Juice- 2 tsp
Apple Cider Vinegar- 2 tsp
Pure water- 1 glass
Things You Should Do:

Add all the ingredients to the water and stir it well.
Have this juice for a consecutive 4 day Cleanse.
This would help you in conducting a nice fresh cleanse to your kidneys.

Other Tips to Sufficiently Cleanse your Kidneys at home:

Apart from what all has been mentioned above, here are a few handful tips which would serve you the best in cleaning your kidneys.

Drink a lot of water is one of the basic tip which you should follow in order to keep your kidneys clean. Water acts as a great solvent and would aid you in flushing out all the harmful and unneeded toxins from your body.

Cleansing can also be rightly done when you introduce the practice of drinking various juices and healthy liquid combinations.These can include fruit juices, vegetable juices or a combination of both.

Try to avoid smoking and high consumption of alcohol as it is very harmful for your kidneys.

Keep a close eye on your cholesterol levels and if you are an overweight person, try to reduce your weight considerably.

Avert yourself away from foods that are processed and fried.

Keep yourself inclined to food which is healthy. Examples are leafy vegetables, whole grain foods, fresh fruits, etc.
Work hard to keep your blood sugar levels and blood pressure levels in check.

Exercise regularly.

By following the above-mentioned tips and remedies of herbs as well as juices, you will for sure get over the problem of having unclean and infected kidneys. These are the best natural ways which can enable you to possess robust and healthy kidneys. So, try out the remedies and keep us posted about your valuable experiences.
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I have been married for nearly two years. After marriage we thought we'd wait for a year to start a family, and at that time I was on pills. Last August I came off the pill, and I thought I would be pregnant soon, but that didn't happen. We've consulted doctors and went through a battery of tests, which were not only normal but optimal. So, we are thinking of trying alternative methods to conceive. I want to know what are our options, and what'll be the cost.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi Shyla, their are multiple options available to conceive I will need detail clinical history and investigations to explain you which way is best for you . Better if we talk so that I can understand your problem. Now the science is advance you can plan for IUI, IVF if you are in Hurry. Wish you good luck
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My g. F had mc on 24-1 and we had sex on 6-02.. She normally have menstrual cycle of 5 days. We used condom but while pulling out tip of condom got stuck in her vagina and my penis was out of condom. I ejaculated near her vagina but wipe out sperm as fast as possible. To be sure she took I pill next day. Is there any chance of pregnancy.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
wait and watch Medicine German reckeweg pulsatilla 200, single dose (4-5 drops in mouth) morning. to retrieve mens foood mixed fruit juice daily evening.
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I got boy baby recently. I want to have sex with my husband but he do not wanna use condom as he feels its not satisfied. So please suggest on which days can we both have sex on which we can avoid pregnancy?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please From 1st day of menstrual cycle to 10 th day. Safe From 11th to 20 th day of menstrual cycle. Unsafe From 21st to 30 th day. Safe.
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In time of pregnancy the weight of baby in not growing now the day 7 month gone or the weight of baby is only 1 kg so tell me any way to grow more weight of baby or tell me any type of medicine etc.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
our abby may have chromosomal anomalies or you may have uteroplacental deficiency and need check up and diet alone will not hlep . Weight in pregnancy is not fully reliable
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I am 33 years I was pregnant last month but it abort due to abnormal growth. Only bleeding and medicine kept inside vagina but after that I had pain in my ankle and knee.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Certainly there must be some deficiency of essential nutrients or weakness caused due to excessive bleeding, you need to take healthy balanced diet and do regular physical activity along with intake of dietary supplements and physiotherapy.
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I was 9 month 9 day pregnant but I lost my baby in my womb bcoz of bp high there will any kind of problem to have a 2nd baby.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
There will be no problem in having another baby, but control your bp. For this, take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Avoid garlic and red chilly at home and avoid non veg and eggs. Keep your weight normal as compared to your height. These will help in controlling bp.
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Home Remedies for Irregular Periods

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Home Remedies for Irregular Periods

1. Ginger

2. Cinnamon

3. Sesame Seeds and Jaggery

4. Aloe Vera

5. Unripe Papaya

6. Turmeric

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Hi. I have an issue with intercourse. My sperm comes out after I ejaculate inside my wife vagina. We got married 5 months back and she is yet to get pregnant. We are desperately trying for a baby.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD-GYNEC
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hello there, You need to consult a Gynecologist. & Investigate your wife and yourself. There are many factors for not getting pregnant. With the help of proper investigation we can find out the cause. & according to the cause doctor will suggest you the treatment.
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I am 26 Age old recently am suffering for severe itch, daily at evening times it is very more. Used cetirizine tablets until I use this there is no itch, once I stop the it will get start again. Before itching got start I used Primolut N tablets to stop periods for 10 days because of marriage thinking might be this caused, kindly suggest.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
*For your information, many skin creams (mostly fairness cream brands) are considered harmful and banned by Central Govt, Health ministry during March, 2016. The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) supported the ban. *Your skin ‘breaths’ through its pores which are not to be closed for long. Blocking pores by creams may cause more pimples. HOMOEOPATHIC medicines are taken internally. Hence, NO DIRECT CONTACT with your delicate and sensitive skin, thereby no problem of skin allergy. Homoeopathy has good treatment without causing adverse effects. The medicines work internally, tackle the root of the problem unlike face cream which is a surface treatment. Take Antim crd 200—once daily in the morning.
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I had pain in my left breast what is this can you tell me which type of pain it is.

MBBS
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Dear lybrate-user, Do yourself a self examination of your breast to rule out any mass. If pain not related to periods consult a specialist.
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Hi Before 4 months i have delivery and its cezerian so can i do vashnodevi yatra/ chadai ?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi mam, no doubt. You have cancel your yatra. I m not against your belief. But don't forget your baby and his or her health, exertion Your spinal anaesthesia given. U may cost life time lumbago bcoz of yatra i promise u. So plz cancel accordingly my openion. God bless u n ur baby
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Lasers - Do Not Cause Cancers!

MD (AIIMS), Clinical Fellow,Skin Oncology(New England Medical Centre & Boston University,USA), Clinical Fellow.Photomedicine(Mass.Gen.Hospital,Harvard Medical School,USA), Clinical Fellow,Laser Surgery(Mass.Gen Hospital,Harvard Medical School,USA)
Dermatologist, Kolkata
Lasers - Do Not Cause Cancers!

Lasers have come as a boon to treat many medical conditions very safely and effectively. They are absolutely indispensable for permanent hair removal, tattoo removal, freckle removal, skin rejuvenation, treatment of birthmarks and many other internal medical conditions. There is a common misconception that lasers are harmful for your skin and can cause skin cancers. This is far from the truth, since lasers are actually used to treat skin cancers and also help in keeping the skin youthful and rejuvenated. 

  1. Lasers use non-ionising light (like red or green light) and not ionising radiation like x-rays or gamma rays. These spectrums of light do not induce cancer formation. 
  2. Fair skinned races are at much greater risk than skin of color. Melanin in darker skin does not allow harmful UV light in sunlight to penetrate through and the risk of skin cancers in darker skin is therefore small with normal sun exposure. Also, common lasers do not use UV light. 
  3. Laser treatments are administered not in prolonged durations but in pulses much less than a second and parameters in the range of milliseconds and microseconds are most commonly used. Prolonged sun exposure is the most common precipitating factor for skin cancers. 
  4. Laser light does not reach any internal organ. In fact, it requires some expertise even to make laser light reach its target just 1-2 millimeters below the skin. This is because melanin pigment in skin blocks laser light from getting through. An expert dermatologist with sound knowledge of skin optics and laser physics is able to achieve this safely and effectively. 
  5. Laser treatments work on the principle of ''selective photothermolysis'. This means that laser light very specifically destroys only the intended target. Thus, a hair removal laser will destroy only the hair roots while leaving surrounding skin structures unharmed. Similarly, blood vessels in birth marks, collagen in wrinkles or scars, abnormal growths and cancers and individual inks in tattoos can be targeted very specifically with lasers without affecting any other structure.
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My menstrual date is 3rd. So when will b my ovulation date and what are the fertile days?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
It is highly unlikely that you would get pregnant with sex immediately after menses as ovulation occurs much later. To calculate fertile period you can use following calender method. If a women’s menstrual cycle varies from 26days to 31days cycle, The shortest cycle (26days) minus18days=8th day. The longest cycle (31days) minus 10days=21st day Thus, 8th to 21st day of each cycle counting from first day of menstrual period is considered as fertile period.
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