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Dr. Nidhi Sharma  - Gynaecologist, Chandigarh

Dr. Nidhi Sharma

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Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gynaecologist, Chandigarh

18 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
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Dr. Nidhi Sharma 88% (73 ratings) Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetric... Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
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I am an IVF specialist with experience of more than 15 years in the field. My area of special interest is High Risk Pregnancy and Recurrent IVF failure. Treating patients is not only my profession but also my devotion. I believe in providing individualised patient care with the motto of curing the patient and not just the disease. I keep myself updated with latest information and techniques in my field by regularly attending various CMEs and Conferences and have delivered numerous talks and presented various papers in them

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Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery - Chengalpattu Medical College Tamilnadu - 2000
M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology - NSCBMCH Jabalpur - 2006
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Distinctions In Biochemistry, Microbiology & Physiology
Certificate of Honour In Medicine
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Indian Fertility society
Federation Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society of India
Indian Society For Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
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Chandigarh Obstetrics & Gynecological Society

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Female Infertility - What Are The Available Treatment Options For It?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Female Infertility - What Are The Available Treatment Options For It?

A number of different factors can cause the problem of infertility in women. The issue of infertility is not new to the medical world. Various medications and treatments have come up with the advancement of science and this has helped cure the problem of infertility over time. Although infertility can have a severe impact on your mental health, it is still not impossible to cure. There are multiple medications and treatments which can still give you a healthy chance of having a baby. Age is one of the major factors which cause the problem of infertility in women as women are born with a finite number of eggs and with increasing age, the number of eggs automatically reduce. Therefore, to avoid infertility, opting for an early pregnancy can also be suggested.

Start With a Thorough Diagnosis
A number of blood tests are carried out to determine the cause of infertility, like the presence of cystic ovaries, abnormal hormonal levels or any other cervical problem. Apart from that, the procedure of Laparoscopy is also carried out to look at the outer lines of the fallopian tube, ovaries, and uterus as well. This procedure helps the doctors in identifying any abnormal growth in the pelvic region. The next procedure which is carried out is HSG or Hysterosalpingography which involves the insertion of a dye or a saline into the cervix through ultrasound or X-ray to check for any kind of blockage in the fallopian tube.

Various Treatments for the Problem of Infertility

  1. IVF or In Vito Fertilization is the most advanced procedure which is used to help the sperms and eggs. This artificial technique of fusing the sperms and the eggs outside the body and placing it in the uterus after the formation of the embryo is one of the most used procedures in the case of infertility.
  2. Egg donation is another popular method which is used during infertility. This process involves the removal of Oocytes from the ovary of women who have taken fertility drugs.
  3. A small amount of concentrated sperm cells is used in another method called Intrauterine
  4. Insemination which only requires a few minutes to be completed and is an extremely painless process.
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I have chocolate cyst in left ovary of 57 x 56 mm. I have corpus luteum cyst in right ovary of 24 x 25 mm. My endo is 7.6 for which I'm concerned. What should I do? Please suggest.

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Dear, Please clarify your point of concern. If you are trying for pregnancy, then the treatment of chocolate cyst will vary than that if you dont want any further child Regards.
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After taking duphaston from last 14 days and checked my pregnancy test on 15th day. It is negative. Does it mean I am not conceiving this month?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
After taking duphaston from last 14 days and checked my pregnancy test on 15th day. It is negative. Does it mean I am...
Dear lybrate-user, If pregnancy test is negative now, then there is remote possibility of having a pregnancy now but you can still wait till the time you get periods. Stop duphaston and periods do not start, then repeat pregnancy test. Regards.
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I am 28 years old and 7 months pregnant. From last few days, milk is secreting from my left breast. Baby movement is normal, Is SUSTEN200 proper medicine for it? Please give me a way.

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
I am 28 years old and 7 months pregnant. From last few days, milk is secreting from my left breast. Baby movement is ...
Dear lybrate-user, Milk discharge from breasts is absolutely normal at this period of gestation. Don’t try to squeeze it out. Susten is alright Regards.
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Hello sir or Ma'am we are in live in relationship. And early to get married. My partner is totally healthy. We want sex without condom because here is less pleasure with condom. So we want to know safe period for my sex in menstrual cycle. My partner's​ last periods start on 11 aug. So we want safe period for sex. And please tell there are how many risk in safe period. And why? Because ova is alive 2 or 3 days. So if we perform unsafe sex on 25th day of m.c. Then why risk occurs here.

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, The safe period is calculated according to duration of menstrual cycle. Broadly speaking in a regular 28 days cycle, D9-18 is unsafe to have sex. All others are relatively safe but still there is small possibility of getting pregnant near to these days as sperms can remain alive for 5 days inside body. But life of ova is only 24 hrs Hope this helps.
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Dear doctor, I am 6 week 4 day pregnant. I am noticing brown discharge since 2 days. But when went for scanning baby is perfect and heart beat has been started with out any problem. For this brown discharge can I take duphaston 10 mg. If yes how many should I take this? Is there any side effects from this tablets? And this is my first pregnancy.

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Dear doctor, I am 6 week 4 day pregnant. I am noticing brown discharge since 2 days. But when went for scanning baby ...
Dear user, You should take medicine only once your doctor advices. Duphaston is safe to take but still with your doctor’s prescription. Regards.
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Can anybody explain this ultrasound report - What does bulky bilateral ovaries with increased stroma indicates? It has cysts 8-10 mm in size, I know it's because of pcos. And what does no fluid in POD indicate? Other than pcos is there anything else that it shows?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Can anybody explain this ultrasound report - What does bulky bilateral ovaries with increased stroma indicates? It ha...
Hello This report shows you have pcod. No fluid in pod is a positive finding and absolutely normal. Regards.
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Gestational Diabetes (Diabetes In Pregnancy) - What All Should You Know?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Gestational Diabetes (Diabetes In Pregnancy) - What All Should You Know?

Diabetes is a health condition that occurs due to the lack of insulin and when the body fails to regulate the blood sugar levels. It has been observed that it is a medical complication for many women during their pregnancy. It is best to follow some course of action in order to have a healthy pregnancy and avoid any complications. Diabetes is an autoimmune disease and it can be classed in to 2 categories or types. The type 1 diabetes requires use of insulin on daily basis and its symptoms include weight loss, blurred vision and increased urination. The symptoms of type 2 diabetes include kidney or bladder infection and it is the most common form of diabetes.

Do the babies also develop diabetes?
It is not necessary that babies who are born to diabetic mothers are also diabetic, but if diabetes is not controlled during pregnancy, there are chances that the baby will produce a large quantity of insulin while they are still in the womb. It is quite possible that the sugar levels would be low immediately after birth and a close watch of the newborn is a must till the body adjusts to the amount of insulin it makes.
It has been observed that large babies develop diabetes later in life, mostly type 2 diabetes, and are likely to become obese. It is very important that children are encouraged to develop regular exercise habits and healthy eating habits to reduce the chances of obesity.

Effect of Diabetes on Pregnant Women
There are chances that if a pregnant woman has diabetes, there are fluctuations in her blood sugar levels, this is because of the hormones that are associated with the pregnancy. It is very important that sugar levels are controlled at the time of conception as there is a greater risk of miscarriage or certain birth defects occuring. The pregnant woman is also at a higher risk of blood pressure which can result in premature birth and complications to the mother. The cause for concern for expectant mothers with diabetes is that the baby grows too large, especially if the diabetes is uncontrolled.

Normal Blood Sugar For Pregnant Women
The healthy blood sugar levels in a pregnant woman for fasting sugar should be less than 95mg/dL and the blood sugar level after one hour of eating should be 140mg/dL. The blood sugar level after 2 hours of eating should be 120mg/dL.

Gestational diabetes that begins during pregnancy has become very common and can lead to defects in the infant. If the blood sugar level is high, then it can lead to complications during labor due to excessive growth of the fetus. It is therefore best to maintain blood sugar levels to avoid risks for the child such as respiratory distress, low glucose levels and jaundice.

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Ovulation Induction & Follicular Monitoring - What Are The Steps Involved?

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, M.S Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Ovulation Induction & Follicular Monitoring - What Are The Steps Involved?

Irregular ovulation or anovulation (a condition where a woman does not ovulate at all) can be quite agonizing, triggering a host of health problems, including difficulty in conceiving. The irregular ovulation could be an amalgamation of many factors including obesity, thyroid disorders, PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, uncontrolled intake of caffeinated and alcoholic drinks, to name a few. With the advancement of medical science, the problem is no longer a big deal. In this article, we will discuss the role of ovulation induction and follicular monitoring in dealing with irregular ovulation cycles and the related complications.

What is Ovulation Induction?

Ovulation induction comes as a blessing for women who don't ovulate regularly (there is a deviation from the usual pattern of ovulation that takes place before every menstrual cycle). The procedure aims at regularizing the ovulation process. The medications (often hormones are used in the treatment) play a pivotal role in stimulating the follicular development of the ovaries so that healthy eggs are produced, developed, matured and finally released during ovulation. The procedure also benefits women get their menstrual cycles sans the ovulation (Anovulatory Menstrual Cycles). The problem mainly surfaces due to a drop in the progesterone level (a hormone responsible for the uterine lining thickening).

Steps involved

  1. The ovulation induction is an important process that requires a thorough examination and evaluation of the patient to understand their ovulation process, hormonal balance (or imbalance) and all the factors that could be a possible trigger resulting in the ovulation problem.
  2. In the next step, the physician carries out the stimulation of the ovulation process. For this purpose, selected hormones are given to the affected individual either orally or in the form of injections.
  3. The hormones work towards restoring the balance along with follicular development. This stimulation contributes significantly towards maturing an egg and ensuring its release for ovulation to take place.
  4. Through a series of regular pelvic ultrasounds, doctors are able to carefully monitor the development of the follicles along with how well the lining of the uterus thickens, following the ovulation induction.
  5. For those planning to conceive, ovulation induction, with proper monitoring, goes a long way to ensure at least one healthy egg will be available for the fertilization to take place.

Some women can also opt for Intrauterine Insemination, a pathbreaking procedure whereby, the sperm (collected and stored earlier) is injected into the vagina to facilitate the fertilization process.

Downside of the Ovulation Induction
The ovulation induction requires precision and accuracy and should be performed by experienced professionals who know their skill well.

  1. Even a small mistake in the ovulation induction can trigger many complications including Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. The condition can swell up the ovaries with abdominal pain, vomiting, breathing problems (shortness of breath), sudden and rapid weight gain. The ovaries also appear tender with some pain.
  2. Ovulation induction increases the risk of gestational diabetes, hypertension, nausea, to name a few.

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

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