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Dr. Promila Gupta

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist, Chandigarh

44 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Promila Gupta MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
44 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Promila Gupta is a trusted Gynaecologist in Sector 44, Chandigarh. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 44 years. She has completed MBBS, DGO . You can meet Dr. Promila Gupta personally at G M Nursing Home in Sector 44, Chandigarh. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Promila Gupta on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - S.N. Medical Hospital & College - 1973
DGO - Goverment Medical College, Patiala - 1980
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Is there any method except using condoms, pills, withdrawal or any other medical methods to prevent pregnancy? I mean any natural prevention.

BHMS PGCGO
Homeopath, Hubli-Dharwad
Is there any method except using condoms, pills, withdrawal or any other medical methods to prevent pregnancy? I mean...
Can . If yours Xie have regular periods then avoid having sex during her fertile period. Example if her periods is ON 5th July then he's fertile period is 16,17,18,19,20 if you have sex in this days pregnancy rate is high. Avoid on that date it's safe to have sex
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I am 20 yr old female unmarried. Since 1 yr my menstruation is irregular, sometimes lmp15 days and last month lmp 46 days, flow only for 2 days its like cloated old blood, kindly suggest me a remedy.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Dr. Reckeweg's sepia - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback. Best wishes.
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What we want to have when pregnancy of 8month to increase baby weight and how much weight does have in that time

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
You cant do anything to increase the baby weight. Around 2 kg at 8 months. But again it depends on your height.
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My gf and I foreplay and I fingered her too but no sperms are on my finger and now her period are not coming for about 1-2 weeks. So what might be the issue? Is it normal because we have first time foreplay and this is the first time I had fingered her vagina?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
My gf and I foreplay and I fingered her too but no sperms are on my finger and now her period are not coming for abou...
Was she a virgin when you did the act, if yes then in most cases periods get delayed due to sudden change in life from sexually inactive to active, so we suggest you may wait for a few more days as if you say that you didn't perform any intercourse, your periods will come eventually with out any Medications.
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Hi, Few days back my wife's H. S.G. (X Ray) report shows bilateral tube blockage. She is also suffering with cyst on both side. Can this blockage thing is treatable and if yes what are the ways by which this can be treat.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
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Few days back my wife's H. S.G. (X Ray) report shows bilateral tube blockage. She is also suffering with cyst on ...
HI sanjeev. Both tubes blocked could be a problem. However it is tratable. There are 2 ways of treating it. Either you can try to inject medicines from the vagina towards the tubes. Other is by laproscopy. Usually the second one is tried after the 1st one fails. The chances of success however depend where exactly are the tubes blocked. I hope you get well soon . All the best.
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I'm 25yrs female having polycystic ovary, oily skin, hair fall problem, backache and for the past 10months my weight has increased. Height is 5'2" and my weight is 60kg. Please suggest me what to do regarding this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Hi, because of hormonal imbalance only you are suffering from these problems. Homoeopathy is the permanent solution for this. Is your periods regular or not? now are you taking any medicines for this?
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Is that anal sex with a condom is safe. Am afraid of getting pregnant. Is anal sex is safe from getting pregnant.

BUMS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
No anal sex is completely unsafe from both partner point of view. My cause anal or penile cancer so please avoid.
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Im pregnant of 4 months my husband after using sandhya ayurvedic massage oil to pennis, we had intercourse is there any side effects.

Diploma in Hospital Administration, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Im pregnant of 4 months my husband after using sandhya ayurvedic massage oil to pennis, we had intercourse is there a...
In a normal pregnancy, having sex is not linked with early miscarriage and is not a cause of vaginal infections. You won't hurt your baby by making love, even with your husband on top. The thick mucus plug that seals your cervix helps guard against infection. The amniotic sac and the strong muscles of your uterus (womb) also protect your baby. However, your doctor may advise you not to have sex if you have experienced: • bleeding • abdominal pains or cramps • broken waters • a history of cervical weakness • a low-lying placenta (placenta praevia), particularly if you have had some bleeding. You may also be advised to avoid sex during pregnancy if your husband has genital herpes. If you catch genital herpes for the first time during pregnancy there's a small risk that it could affect your developing baby.
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How does miscarriage happen ? Why is there a feeling of vomiting after I eat . It has been happening since the last day of my period.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
How does miscarriage happen ?
Why is there a feeling of vomiting after I eat . It has been happening since the last d...
Hello, Common causes of a miscarriage are Infection, medical conditions in the mother, such as diabetes or thyroid disease, hormonal problems, Immune system responses, physical problems in the mother and uterine abnormalities. You might be having acidity issues because of which you are experiencing vomit.
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I am 18 nd I have sex with my partner on 5th December. But not fully sex only penis goes 1 cm inside vagina but no semen came out from boy. Is there chance of pregnancy? But I am 3 day late for my periods?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 18 nd I have sex with my partner on 5th December. But not fully sex only penis goes 1 cm inside vagina but no se...
Hello, If there has been no sperm penetration, there are still fair chances to get pregnant as there has been unprotected intercourse. I would recommend doing a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. If the result is negative, you are not pregnant. If the result is positive, you are pregnant so you would require consulting a gynecologist for further evaluation and management.
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Am breastfeeding my 2 month old baby. I have hypoechoic lesion in my right breast of 1.1*0.8 cm well defined hypoechoic lesion is seen on uoq of breast. Minimal vascularity in ultrasound breast. .skin. Subcutaneous and retroparenchymal spaces normal. Do I need to take mammogram. When can I take. Does the radiation affects baby. Bilateral axillary show multiple lymph nodes of 1.0 to 1.5 cm each. Does it cause future cancer. Please help me. Am very much worried..

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Don't panic, its not a cancer. May be fat deposited .can be treated with Ayurvedic medicines. Secondly do you have any upper respiratory infection. That can also cause axillary lymph node. Pl. Take proper appointment & get throuhly check up. Start Ayurvedic treatment by any near by dr.
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Bakery Bread is calorie bomb

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Mumbai
Bakery Bread is calorie bomb
Health Info

Bakery Bread is calorie bomb:

The starches in bread get broken down quickly in the digestive tract and enter the bloodstream as glucose.

White bread has high glycemic index because it's made from refined grains that are rapidly absorbed during digestion, causing sharp spikes in blood sugar and insulin levels and increases risk for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease.

Even whole wheat bread spikes blood sugar faster than many candy bars!

When blood sugar goes up rapidly, it tends to go down just as quickly. When blood sugar goes down, we become hungry.

Bread contains lots of Gluten

Wheat contains a large amount of a protein called gluten. Gluten is a troublesome protein that appears to be doing more damage to our health than we initially thought. This protein has glue-like properties (hence the name gluten) responsible for dough’s viscoelastic properties.

This is found in traces in wheat, barley, and rye — pretty much any bread or pasta product has it. (Rice and corn are absolutely free from it)

It is believed that 30-50% or more of the population is gluten sensitive, thus are deteriorating their health by eating wheat.

Side effects of gluten

Fatigue
Depression
Joint Aches
Bone Pain
Abdominal Pain
Bloating
Diarrhea
Low Nutrient Absorption
Short Stature
Infertility
Premature Balding
Cancer
The only way to really know if you’re gluten sensitive is to remove gluten from your diet for 30 days and then reintroduce it and see whether it affects you.

Bread contains anti-nutrient substances

Most bread also contains the “anti-nutrient” phytic acid.

Phytic acid is a molecule that strongly binds essential minerals like calcium, iron and zinc, preventing them from being absorbed. This aggravates vitamin D deficiency.

​Bread is extremely low in essential nutrients

There is NO nutrient in bread that you can’t get from other foods in even greater amounts.

Here are some other statistics about the huge loss of nutrients when white bread is made:

About 50% of all calcium is lost
70% of phosphorus
80% of iron
98% of magnesium
75% of manganese
50% of potassium and
65% of copper is destroyed when white bread is made.
80% of thiamin, 60% of riboflavin, 75% of niacin, 50% of pantothenic acid.
About 50% of Pyridoxine is also lost.
Bread raises the bad cholestrol

What this means is that whole wheat significantly harms blood lipids and may drastically raise risk of heart disease.

Myth: whole wheat is healthy

Whole Wheat is Just “Less Bad” Than Refined Wheat

It’s like comparing unfiltered cigarettes to filtered cigarettes. Filtered cigarettes are less harmful, but that does not make them healthy.

The ‘SAID’ healthy bread is also very rich in phytic acid.

Bleaching process ads toxins to the flour which may lead to cancer

The flour that is made into white bread is bleached with benzoyl peroxide. The bleaching process does nothing to clean the flour. It has no purpose other than to make the product more visually appealing, so that consumers will be more likely to purchase it. In the process, benzoyl peroxide creates free radicals and benzoic acid. Free radical species are well known to contribute to DNA damage and aging, and benzoic acid can cause contact irritation, discomfort, weakness, and malaise. When ingested, the agent can cause headache, nervousness, nausea, and vomiting.

In addition to the health effects mentioned above, benzoic acid also contributes to the destruction of beneficial intestinal bacteria. This increases chances of colon carcinoma.

Evils together- ketchup, jam and butter

Most common companions of bread are butter, jam and sauce/ketchup

Jam –              High sugarà High glycemic index à Diabetes

Butter –           High in saturated fatty acid. Main cause of heart diseases.

Ketchup –       High acetic acid content – causes acidity, electrolyte imbalance.

                       High salt à High blood pressure.

                       >80 % part of catch up is non-nutritious.
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I'm 23 years old unmarried, suffering from heavy bleeding in period Dr. suggested for usg and usg report is endometrial thickening 1.07 cm and small echo free area is detected at a central part of uterus with 0.6 cm of cystic lesion. Myometrium homogenous.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I'm 23 years old unmarried, suffering from heavy bleeding in period Dr. suggested for usg and usg report is endometri...
Dr. Sunita suggested correct line of treatment. Take this treatment for 3 to 6 cycles. Consult Dr. Sunita Privately for proper management. Along with Dr. Sunita's treatment; follow these :- NAP Therapy:- 1)NAP Therapy - Advance Panchkarm is very fast effective & you will experience good effects - good control in very small span of time. 2)NAP medicines will control your problem very effectively naturally & no adverse effects 3)NAP Therapy will also reduce frequency - intensity & also prevent future complication. 4)NAP Therapy Treatment is NON HORMONAL – NO Steroids – No Toxic Chemicals - Pain Killer, 100% SAFE & NO SIDE EFFECTS. 5)I strongly recommend for NAP Therapy for your problem. 6)For further management consult with all latest & previous reports. 7)Describe your signs & symptoms in detail. Mean while follow these advise for good control & Cure of problem. Healthy Food & Life Style Management :- 8)One single Fresh Seasonal Fruits daily twice at 10-11 am & 4-5 pm 9)On time food :- Breakfast 7-8 am, Lunch 12-1 pm & Dinner 7-8 pm 10)Balances Diet, more proteins, Reduce 25% quantity of Rice, Chapati OR Roti in each meal 11)Pomegranate very good. 12)Lot of Cooked Vegetable – 1 bowl full in each meal (One Meal Fresh Green Leafy & another meal Fruit Vegetables) 13)1 Bowl Full Dal (Pulses) in each meal 14)You can have moderate Oil in your food. 15)Cow Ghee is better option. 16)Select 5 - 6 types of different oils. You have to change oil every month; it will keep you healthy and prevents further progress of Disease. 17)Boiled water. 18)Healthy life Style, Only Healthy Homemade Food 19)No OR Minimum sweets OR Sugar in any form. 20)No Raw, Oily, Sour, Chat, Bhel, Maid, Chana, Rajma, Potato, Brinjal, Fried, Junk, Fermented, Tinned, Packed Food.
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I am 6 week pregnant. This is our first child. Can I wear jeans in 6 week pregnancy.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am 6 week pregnant. This is our first child. Can I wear jeans in 6 week pregnancy.
Hi Shraddha better to avoid tight fitting cloths in pregnancy. Wear loose fitting cotton cloths.
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I have PCOD. Taking tamoxifen for ovulation induction. Developed a 19 mm follicle on CD22. ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS 11 MM. WIL I GET MY PERIODS IF D FOLLICLE DOES NOT RUPTURE?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I have PCOD. Taking tamoxifen for ovulation induction. Developed a 19 mm follicle on CD22. ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS 11 M...
Hi Monalisha if your follicle doesn't rupture then less likely you will get periods. If you are having PCOD and taking tablet Duphaston it is likely to get periods when you stop tablet as this tablet is to control period.
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My wife is feeling like vomits, uneasiness. She is also going through periods. We too have unprotected physical activity, is their any chance of getting pregnant.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My wife is feeling like vomits, uneasiness. She is also going through periods. We too have unprotected physical activ...
Vomiting and stomach ache is normal during periods. Minimal chances of getting pregnant if it was just before periods.
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Sex After Menopause

MS sexuality, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, PhD (behaviour modification), Certified in Treatment of Resistant Depression
Sexologist, Hyderabad
Sex After Menopause

Sexuality in all its forms can be an important part of our health and identity. However, in the indian society sexuality is often considered the domain of the young, and the idea of older women having and enjoying sex sits uncomfortably with many people. The ideas of older women’s sexuality often stem from Victorian times, where the woman was passive in her sex life, and sex was mainly for reproductive purposes Hence, the idea was that sex would stop after the menopause.

The menopause is often described as a very negative time for women, especially in medical literature. On the other hand, many feminists celebrate the menopause and subsequent years as a time of positive change, without the commitment to childrearing, and a time to find new fulfilment. The experience for each individual woman is probably somewhere in the middle. 

Hormonal changes in the menopause, such as a drop in oestrogen levels within the body, can bring about physical changes such as vaginal dryness, which can affect the sex life. But at the same time, there are many ways of adjusting to these bodily changes that can lead to new ways of lovemaking.


 

Physical complaints and sexuality:

Vulval discomfort -
When you get older, your body produces less oestrogen. This can cause vaginal dryness, which means that sex might become less enjoyable or even painful. 


 

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)-

When a woman’s vaginal walls become thinner because of lower levels of oestrogen in her body after menopause, penetrative sex can not only cause vaginal discomfort, it can also cause urinary irritation or urinary tract infections. This is because the urethral passage also thins. Penetration might irritate the bladder and the urinary tract through the thin walls of the vagina. This irritation can lead to infections.


 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and AIDS-
Articles and books on STIs hardly ever talk about older women specifically, but STIs as well as HIV/AIDs are on the increase in older women. This might partly be because women after the menopause do not need to use birth control, and therefore also do not use protection such as condoms anymore. If you have had the same partner for many years, and your partner has also not had any other sexual partners, the risk of getting a sexually transmitted infection is low. But if either you or your partner has unprotected sex with anyone else, the risk is increased. There are many different STIs, and some of them do not have any symptoms. However, if you notice any unusual or smelly discharge from the vagina, bleeding, blisters, itches, pains or sores, you should go to a sexual health clinic.


 

Pelvic Cramps-
Sometimes women may experience pelvic cramps during or after sex, especially women who have penetrative sex. It is more likely to happen if you do not have orgasms very often, and is generally nothing to worry about. Just like any muscle in the body, it can ache if it doesn’t get used very much and then gets a lot of exercise.


 

Psychological changes:
Sometimes, changes in the family can be difficult to adjust to when getting older, for example if your children leave home or you stop working and retire. It can help to talk with your friends and your partner about these changes and how they make you feel.
Because of the physical changes that occur as part of the aging process, it is possible that you may feel less comfortable with your body and that you lose some of your self-esteem. But again, these changes happen gradually, and many women adjust well to them.
However, if fatigue or psychological illnesses such as chronic depression or anxiety develop, they can interfere with your libido and sex life.


 

Medications and sexuality:
As women get older, they are more likely to need long-term medications. Often, these medicines have side effects that influence libido, for instant blood pressure medications, and tranquillisers. However, alternative therapies might be available, and if you think that medication impacts negatively on your sex drive, speak to your doctor and ask if there is an alternative. Antihistamines and other drugs can cause drying of the vagina, and although this might not influence your libido, it might curb your enjoyment of sex.

 

Final thoughts
Many women actually enjoy sex more in later life, maybe because they are more experienced, and know what they want. In addition, there may be more opportunity for spontaneous sex, for instance if you have children who have now left home. Overall, women in their late 40s are said to be much more likely to have fulfilling sex lives and multiple orgasms than women half their age 5.Women’s sexual response is different from men, and many women do not have ‘spontaneous desire’, meaning it may not be until starting to engage in some sort of sexual activity that they start to feel sexual desire, and many women do not have any sexual feelings or thoughts, unless engaging in sexual activity. Because women’s sexuality is so complex, it might actually be more appropriate to try and solve occurring problems with counselling and medication.

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My periods date was 10th this month but I haven't got them yet. I called up my friend and she said her date was 4th and she got it on 15th. Is that possible? And how can I induce my periods. Please help. Thanks.

MD Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
My periods date was 10th this month but I haven't got them yet. I called up my friend and she said her date was 4th a...
Your freind and you are not connected by biological wifi. All bodies are different. Menses might be delayed due to hormonal imbalance. Not to worry. Worry you have to only if you have had sex and might be fearing pregnancy. All the best.
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Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose - SMBG Chart

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose - SMBG Chart

Self-monitoring of blood glucose (smbg) is very crucial for those diabetics who are on insulin or on certain oral anti-diabetic drugs which can cause hypoglycemia. To achieve best glycemic control it is essential to know how your daily blood glucose levels are fluctuating in an entire day.

It is easier for a diabetes specialist to adjust drugs or to adjust insulin dose if good smbg record is maintained by the patient.

Normally we check fasting and 2 hr post prandial blood sugar levels in the lab for routine follow-up. There is a bright chance of sugar excursions in the other post meal readings which get unnoticed. Even in case of hba1c or glycated hemoglobin test we get an average result of blood glucose of last 3 months.

In practice, I have seen several patients who had to fast and post prandial blood glucose lab tests in the normal range but hba1c levels below 7 is not achieved because they might have high blood sugars in other post meals which have got unnoticed.

To achieve the best blood glycemic control it is important to control blood sugar levels within normal limits during the entire day and not just fasting or post breakfast levels.

Interpretation of smbg chart:

In the above image of smbg chart, I have mentioned 7 point charting system where you can fill your blood glucometer readings which you take on several spots in an entire day.

Seven points includes:


    Fasting or before breakfast reading
    2 hrs after breakfast
    Before lunch
    2 hrs after lunch
    Before dinner
    2 hrs after dinner or bedtime
    At mid night 3.00 am


This seven point smbg charting approximately covers entire day glucose fluctuations to some extent (of course not as accurate as cgms).

I have also mentioned a comment column in the above smbg chart where you can note down change in food or change in insulin dose or any other changes that you have made which probably caused unusual readings like for example if hypoglycemia occurs at before lunch reading and you have skipped breakfast or had very little snack at breakfast you can mention that.

You do not need to check daily all the 7 points, you can check any one or 2 points randomly depending upon your sugar control.

More uncontrolled blood sugars require more frequent smbg glucometer monitoring.

Monitoring of blood glucose at home in case of diabetic pregnancy or gestational diabetes is also important where frequent monitoring and smbg charting of glucometer readings helps a lot to the patient.

I hope this article will help you to control your blood sugar levels more efficiently.

If you find that some of the post-meal or pre-meal readings are high or low, please consult your diabetologist with smbg chart to adjust your medication or insulin dosage.

If you like my article please share it with your friends and family.

Awareness is prevention!
 

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