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Dr. Shanthi S

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dr. Shanthi S is a popular Gynaecologist in Mysore Road, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Shanthi S personally at Railway Hospital in Mysore Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shanthi S on

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Hi I am 29 male. Inam suffering from low sperm count of 6 millions. Doctor refers ferpill m 200 tablets. Will count reaches to normal count. If reaches what tym does it take. Will it leads to natural conceive. modality is 60 percent good.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Kolkata
Hi I am 29 male. Inam suffering from low sperm count of 6 millions. Doctor refers ferpill m 200 tablets. Will count r...
You take protin foods. And ginseng tablet. Your meditation must necessary. You eat banana. You take daily one pc garlic at empty stomach. For 3 months continue.
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My mother aged 52 years is having small uterine fibroids which is causing her problems such as irregular periods also periods not stopping. Please suggest what to do. Should I get her operated or medicines will help. Please suggest a good doctor or hospital in Kolkata.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
My mother aged 52 years is having small uterine fibroids which is causing her problems such as irregular periods also...
U consult any gynacologist this is menopause period in this some time bleeding will be more and that the cause of fibroid and no any medicenes for cure the fibroid best option is operated for that fibroid by laproscopic operation.
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Hi my girlfriend took I pill after 7 hours we had unprotected sex she had her periods after 8 day but only for 2 days with very minimal bleeding and stomachache is there a chance of pregnancy please help.

General Physician, Pune
Hi my girlfriend took I pill after 7 hours we had unprotected sex she had her periods after 8 day but only for 2 days...
Hello lybrate-user You should be taking the pill before 72 hours. Also your girl had her periods. The best thing would be to get an ultrasound. The earliest sign of pregnancy can be detected on transvaginal ultrasound at 5 weeks. Also you could do preg test. Also Bhcg levels.
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Menstrual Cramps - 10 Ways You Can Treat it!

Fellowship in Gynae Endoscopy, FMAS, DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Menstrual Cramps - 10 Ways You Can Treat it!

Let's first get to know what are menstrual cramps?
Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea or period pains are throbbing or cramping pains in the lower abdomen.Many women experience menstrual cramps just before and during their menstrual periods.

Who gets menstrual cramps?
About half of women experience menstrual cramps and about 15% describe the pain as severe. It has been shown that women who do not exercise experience more painful menstrual cramps. Certain psychological factors such as emotional stress may also increase the likelihood of having uncomfortable menstrual cramps. Additional risk factors for these cramps include:

  1. Being younger than 20 years of age
  2. Starting puberty at age 11 or younger
  3. Menorrhagia - heavy bleeding during periods
  4. Never given birth

Symptoms of menstrual cramps include:

  1. Pain in the lower back and thighs
  2. Nausea
  3. Vomiting
  4. Sweating
  5. Dizziness
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Loose stools
  8. Constipation
  9. Bloating in the belly area
  10. Headaches
  11. Lightheadedness or feeling faint.

How can you 'AVOID' menstrual cramps?

  1. Eating fruits and vegetables and limiting intake of fat, alcohol, caffeine, salt and sweets
  2. Exercising regularly
  3. Reducing stress
  4. Quitting smoking
  5. Yoga or relaxation therapy
  6. Acupuncture or acupressure.
  7. Apply heat to lower abdominal part.
  8. Make sure you're getting enough vitamin D.
  9. Dietary supplements.

10 Ways to treat period cramps:
1. Improve Your Diet to Alleviate Period Cramps
2. Pop a Safe Painkiller
3. Turn to Tea to Calm Menstrual Cramps
4. Try Fish Oil and Vitamin B1
5. Needle Away Period Cramps
6. Massage With Essential Oils for Pain Relief
7. Curl Up With a Heating Pad to Ease Period Cramps
8. Boost Endorphins Your Way
9. Up the Magnesium in Your Diet
10. Lean on Your Contraceptive 

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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Vaginismus - When Sex Hurts!

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Sexologist, Mumbai
Vaginismus - When Sex Hurts!

Sexual intercourse for humans is not only a reproductive act, but is also considered to be an emotional and pleasurable act. However, statistics report that almost 30% of the women experience pain during intercourse also known as vaginismus. This not only hampers the pleasure, but is also an unhealthy sign since it is indicative of a problem.

Vaginismus / Painful intercourse could be a regular occurrence, or a sporadic one. There could be numerous reasons that cause the discomfort and pain. Though it might be an early manifestation of grave diseases such as endometriosis or fibroids, but more often, it is triggered due to conditions such as vaginal dryness, yeast infection, bacterial vaginiosis, which can be easily treated. It is pertinent to understand that it is not the physical infirmity of the entire female anatomy that causes such pain/ discomfort, but the existence of certain conditions that can be treated by a medical practitioner. 

Certain such causal factors associated with painful intercourse and the efficient ways to deal with them are discussed below:

  1. Vaginal dryness- Vaginal dryness is one of the most commonly cited causes for painful intercourse. There are various causal factors of vaginal dryness. These include, but are not limited to, consumption of certain drugs, bathing with hot water, health conditions or even lack of foreplay. Vaginal dryness due to the aforementioned causes is a short-lived condition that can be treated well with the help of a medical practitioner. Usage of lubricants that is suitable for you, as advised by a medical practitioner, could go a long way in aiding the ease of sexual intercourse. The lubricants act as an effective substitute, if the body is unable to naturally secrete vaginal fluids to ease intercourse, thereby greatly reducing the pain that is experienced.

  2. Improper vaginal expansion- The female anatomy is designed in such a way that it expands normally during intercourse. Proper foreplay enables the woman to get excited, which results in the release of vaginal fluids that aids in sexual intercourse. However, in the event that the female is not excited enough prior to the act, sexual intercourse can become a painful act, since the vagina is unable to expand in the absence of vaginal fluids. In such cases, take things slow and give your body time to comfortably go with the flow.

  3. Vaginal itching caused by infection- Vaginal infections can be caused by antibiotics, prior sexual activity that has resulted in contraction of Sexually Transmitted Diseases etc. This results in an itching or burning sensation while having sex. It is essential to rest your body instead of forcing things, and to consult your doctor as soon as possible. The doctor can correctly diagnose the causal factors behind the infection, and prescribe the necessary medicines for it.

  4. Emotional issues including fear of sex, marital issues/ disputes, etc are also leading cause of painful sex


However, symptoms vary from the common ones mentioned above, it is always advisable to consult a experienced doctor including a gynecologist, sexologist or sexual counselor.

Role of sexual counselor is very important, as he she can offer Sex therapy in the form of counseling, brief psychoanalysis, or behavioural therapy .This can help to address any underlying psychological issues, such as fear or anxiety, tackle any irrational beliefs that you have about sex, educate you about sex.

Also some special techniques can be taught eventually stop your vagina closing involuntarily, such as using vaginal trainers and pelvic floor exercises.

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


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Hi, am 30 year old men. Married 2 months back. Now my wife is pregnant. I.e 40th day from her previous cycle. Whether we can do sex now? Or else convey, which months we can be having sex?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Gynaecologist, Karnal
Hi lybrate-user. Actly this early pregnancy only, better to avoid sex till 3 months completed. Its not safe it will harm the pregnancy.
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Risk Factors Of Breast Cancer!

MBBS, Diploma In Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
Risk Factors Of Breast Cancer!

What is a risk factor?

A risk factor is anything that may increase a person's chance of developing a disease. It may be an activity, such as smoking, diet, family history, or many other things. Different diseases, including cancers, have different risk factors.

Knowing your risk factors for any disease can help guide you into the appropriate actions, including changing behaviors and being clinically monitored for the disease.

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

Any woman may develop breast cancer. However, the following risk factors may increase the likelihood of developing the disease.

Risk factors that cannot be changed:

  • Gender. Breast cancer occurs nearly 100 times more often in women than in men.

  • Race or ethnicity. It has been noted that white women develop breast cancer slightly more often than African-American women. However, African-American women tend to die of breast cancer more often. This may be partly due to the fact that African-American women often develop a more aggressive type of tumor, although why this happens is not known. The risk for developing breast cancer and dying from it is lower in Hispanic, Native American, and Asian women.

  • Aging. Two out of 3 women with invasive cancer are diagnosed after age 55.

  • Personal history of breast cancer

  • Previous breast irradiation

  • Family history and genetic factors. Having a close relative, such as a mother or sister, with breast cancer increases the risk. This includes changes in certain genes, such as BRCA1, BRCA2, and others.

  • Benign breast diseaseWomen with certain benign breast conditions (such as hyperplasia or atypical hyperplasia) have an increased risk of breast cancer. 

  • Dense breast tissue. Breast tissue may look dense or fatty on a mammogram. Older women with high dense breast tissue are at increased risk.

  • Diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure. Women who took this drug while pregnant (to lower the chance of miscarriage) are at higher risk. The possible effect on their daughters is under study.

  • Early menstrual periods. Women whose periods began early in life (before age 12) have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer.

  • Late menopauseWomen are at a slightly higher risk if they began menopause later in life (after age 55).

The most frequently cited lifestyle-related risk factors:

  • Not having children, or having your first child after age 30

  • Recent use (within 10 years) of oral contraceptives

  • Physical inactivity

  • Alcohol use (more than 1 drink per day)

  • Long-term, postmenopausal use of combined estrogen and progestin (HRT)*

  • Weight gain and obesity, especially after menopause

Environmental risk factors:

  • Exposure to pesticides, or other chemicals, is currently being examined as a possible risk factor.

*Hormone replacement therapy update

Hormone (estrogen-alone or estrogen-plus-progestin) products are approved therapies for relief from moderate to severe hot flashes related to menopause and symptoms of vulvar and vaginal atrophy. Although hormone therapy is effective for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, it should only be considered for women at significant risk of osteoporosis who cannot take nonestrogen medications. The FDA recommends that hormone therapy be used at the lowest doses for the shortest duration needed to achieve treatment goals.

Postmenopausal women who use or are considering using hormone therapy should discuss the possible benefits and risks with their doctor.

There is a rash in my private part. Happened from injury from zipper. A small portion has become red and it burns while urinating. Had antibiotic amoxycillin but no improvement. It's on the top skin a small portion. Slight pain and burns if urine falls.

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
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List Of Abnormal Sex Behavior!

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Thane
List Of Abnormal Sex Behavior!

Abnormal sexual behavior list. 

1. Heterosexuality - people who form sexual relationships primarily, or exclusively with members of the other gender. (outside of marriage it makes victims of both people. Other victims are: 50m babies have been aborted. +" stds rife among us teenage girls" (25%) because they are not taught" abstinence only. A sub set of this abuse are the crimes of polygamy, rape, statutory rape and incest. - ed.)

2. Homosexuality - people who form sexual relationships primarily, or exclusively with members of their own gender. (this is very high risk for std's - 80% of males have hiv/aids" aids is a gay disease" - ed.)

3. Bisexual - the capacity to feel erotic attraction toward or to engage in sexual interaction with both males and females.

4. Transsexual - a person whose gender identity is different from his or her anatomical gender.

5. Transvestite - a person who is sexually stimulated or gratified by wearing the clothes of the other gender.

6. Gay - people who form sexual relationships primarily, or exclusively with members of their own gender.

7. Lesbian - a homosexual female.

8. Masturbation - stimulation of the genitals when no one else is around.

9. Bisexuality - forming sexual relationships with other members of either gender, although not necessarily at the same time.

10. Prostitution - the practice of selling sexual stimulation or interaction.

11. Voyeurism - obtaining sexual arousal by observing people without their consent when they are undressed or engaged in sexual activity.

12. Exhibitionism - the act of exposing one's genitals to an unwilling observer to obtain sexual gratification.

13. Fetishism - obtaining sexual excitement primarily or exclusively from an inanimate object or a particular part of the body.

14. Sexual fetishism - obtaining sexual excitement primarily or exclusively from an inanimate object or a particular part of the body.

15. Zoophilia - engaging in sexual activity with animals.

16. Sexual sadism - the intentional infliction of pain or humiliation on another person in order to achieve sexual excitement.

17. Sexual masochism - the attainment of sexual gratification through the experiencing of pain and humiliation.

18. Necrophilia - sexual arousal and/or activity with a corpse.

19. Klismaphilia - erotic pleasure derived from enemas.

20. Lewdness - sexually unchaste; inciting to lust or debauchery.

21. Telephone scatalogia - lewdness.

22. Urophilia - sexual arousal associated with urine.

23. Apotemnophilia - sexual arousal associated with stump (s) of an amputee.

24. Coprophilia - sexual arousal associated with feces.

25. Coprophagia - sexual arousal derived from eating feces.

26. Pedophilia - sexual contact between an adult and a child. (also includes statutory rape; advocates of sexual orientation would legalize these crimes on minors!)

27. Toucheurism - characterized by a strong desire to touch the breast or genitals of an unknown woman without her consent. Often occurs in conjunction with other paraphilia.

28. Frotteurism - approaching an unknown woman from the rear and pressing or rubbing the penis against her buttocks.`

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