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Dr. Alaguammai

Gynaecologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Alaguammai Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Alaguammai is an experienced Gynaecologist in K H M Hospital, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Alaguammai personally at Sundar Eye Hospitals in K H M Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alaguammai on Lybrate.com.

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Heavy bleeding at the time of period in age of 49 is normal or not? And period frequency is also before 10 days. She always suffering from bleeding and heavy pain. I want to know that heavy bleeding and early periods is a sign of menopause or not? Is menopause possible in the age of 49? We should consult a gynecologist or not?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Heavy bleeding at the time of period in age of 49 is normal or not?
And period frequency is also before 10 days.
She ...
pOLYMENORRHAGIA IS NOT A SIGN OF MENOPAUSE BUT A SIGN OF POSSIBLE organic endometrial or myometrial causes for excessive bleeding. She should get a ultrasound pelvis done soon to rule out any fibroids, submucosal polyp. Also a visit to gyn is important for ruling out cervical causes and for endometrial biopsy to rule out endometrial hyperplasia or cancer. Also a hormonal profile shall be required to complete the assessment.
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I am always suffering from back pain and too much bleeding in periods how I feel good. What should have to do.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am always suffering from back pain and too much bleeding in periods how I feel good. What should have to do.
Medicine german reckeweg lycopodium 200, single dose (4-5 drops in mouth) morning. Buy medicine from good homoeopathic shop. Food mixed fruit juice daily evening. Please continue treatment.
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I have been physical to my female friend but we din't had sex.I fingered her for 4-5 minutes and my hands were dry i had touched my penis once but i cleaned my hand on my jeans.Now my friend has not getting her periods on her date,is she pregnant?

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Dear there is only one natural way to conceive pregnancy that u know very well know. Take urine pregnancy kit from medical store and check it.
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She is 8 months pregnant. What should she do to get delivered easily.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
She is 8 months pregnant. What should she do to get delivered easily.
For normal delivery you should start exercise if not cotraindicated in your case. For that you should go for walk daily. Do deep breathing exercise, butterfly and squatting exercise.
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When I enjoying sex with my girlfriends say's its to pain full for her what I do to reduce her pain.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
When I enjoying sex with my girlfriends say's its to pain full for her what I do to reduce her pain.
She is having dyspareunia. I advise you for private consultation from me where I will tell guidelines and medicines.
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Hello, I'm 7 Months pregnant women and want to know more about 3D/4D/5D scanning also planning to get a CD of my kid.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hello, I'm 7 Months pregnant women and want to know more about 3D/4D/5D scanning also planning to get a CD of my kid.
I have not heard about 5 D. Also remember at this stage of pregnancy you are doing this only for CD to see later and show to your child unless there is medical indication. 3 D ia three dimentional picture and 4 D is same in real time.
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What diet should be taken for pregnant mom?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist,
It needs long discussion . However one should take diet rich in iron, calcium, and protein. Besides, add nutraceuticals in your list of medicine which has all the essential element required for pregnancy like folic acid, mineral dha, calcium vitamins and iron etc.
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Hi I am 33 years old, 6 months before I got married still my wife is not pregnant, I have to confirm, whether is any problem from my end, how to find in home itself, is any home remedies. Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
you can not find at home you go for semen test for sperm count. come back with report for advise. if your report is ok then your wife will go for investigation orboth of you can go for investigation.
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I am 31 years old and I got married 6 yrd back. I couldn't conceive till now. In this month I got heavy pain in abdomen lower before in my menstruation cycle. In USG report doctor told me that I have 29 mm prominent cysts in my both ovaries and endometriosis thickness is 11 mm please advice me in this problem can I pregnant or not. And what the further treatment surgery or medicine.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MNAMS, Training in USG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 31 years old and I got married 6 yrd back. I couldn't conceive till now. In this month I got heavy pain in abdom...
Hi You should not be worried, these cysts are very small, and during cycles, they disappear. Also endometrial thickness is ok. You need to get investigated before start of treatment. But as you are 31, you should do it as soon as possible.
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My mother has got her operation done of uterus and now after 2 months also she sometimes start feeling cold or intense heat. What should be done?

Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG), MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
My mother has got her operation done of uterus and now after 2 months also she sometimes start feeling cold or intens...
She is having postmenopuasal hot flushes. If her lifestyle is very much disturbed by it she has to start hormonal treatment otherwise ask her to be physically active.
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I am trying to get a baby last month, my period date is august 9th. I miss my period this month today am checked (10 sep) pregnancy test in that I found negative so it almost 1 days from my missed period. what is the reason?

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Homeopath, Ghaziabad
I am trying to get a baby last month, my period date is august 9th. I miss my period this month today am checked (10 ...
Only one day from your missed period, it takes around 1 week to get the test positive. Check after 3to 4 days, when harmone concentration increases,
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5 Things You Should Know About Kidney Transplant

DNB (Medicine), MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
5 Things You Should Know About Kidney Transplant

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that patients of kidney disease go through in order to replace a non functioning kidney with a live one that is healthy and functions well. Other methods to treat this disease also include dialysis, which basically is an artificial way of doing what our kidneys are designed to do. When dialysis does not work, many doctors recommend a kidney transplant. A replacement or donated kidney can come from a living donor or a non-living donor. This new kidney will mostly work towards keeping the blood clean, which is a function that stops when the old and diseased kidneys fail.

So, here's a list of five essential facts that you need to keep in mind if you are looking at a kidney transplant:

  1. Donors: While there are living and non-living donors, the doctor will have to ensure that your donor is someone who has no medical history of complications, kidney disease or any other medical condition like diabetes or hypertension. Also, the donor would have to have two proper functioning kidneys. Further, one of the most important factors is the blood group. The blood group of the donor and the patient must match for the transplant to be possible.
  2. Procedure: During the surgery, the patient will be under general anesthesia. The surgeon will make an incision in the lower abdomen area and the blood vessels of the new kidney will be connected surgically with the vein and iliac artery of the patient. Thereafter, any excess fluid will be drained before wrapping up the surgery.
  3. Rejection: The patient's body may also reject the kidney. The immune system of the patient may mistake the new kidney as an attacking body and its natural defenses may work against it, which will lead to complications. For this, doctors usually prescribe immunosuppressant medicines that will help in preventing such an eventuality.
  4. Longevity: While a living donor's kidney may last longer, a non-living donor's kidney will not enjoy such a long life. In such cases, a second transplant can be conducted.
  5. Diet: After the transplant, the patient will be required to go through a number of measures like coughing to show that the lungs are clear, as well as administration of fluids and some amount of examination and dialysis. Also, the patient will have to have a special diet that includes raw fruits and vegetables, and plenty of non-fat dairy ingredients.

A kidney transplant is a major operation that can change your lifestyle in the long run.

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Syphilis: Can This Sexually Transmitted Disease be Cured?

MBBS, PGDUS, Fellowship In Aesthetic Medicine, Advance Course In Diabetes - USA, MD - Medicine
Aesthetic Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Syphilis: Can This Sexually Transmitted Disease be Cured?

Syphilis is a contagious disease that is sexually transmitted through oral or anal sex. The disease can even be passed from one person to another through kissing for a long time or through physical contact. A pregnant woman is at a high risk of passing the disease to her newborn which can cause abnormalities and even death of the baby. It is caused by the bacteria treponema pallidum.

Symptoms of syphilis

  1. Primary stage: the symptoms of syphilis are visible within three weeks which appears as a single and painless sore on the penis or inside vagina and rectum.
  2. Secondary stage: in the secondary stage, the symptoms manifest themselves as red or brown spots visible on soles of feet or palms of hand. They can be accompanied by fever, headache, swollen glands, fatigue and hair loss in patches.
  3. Latent stage: in this stage, a person has no symptoms but the infection is still present in the body.
  4. Late stage: this stage occurs 10-20 years after a person had first contracted syphilis. In this stage, the organs are severely damaged, including heart, brain and nervous system. It can cause paralysis or even death.

Can this condition be cured?

With a single dose of the antibiotic penicillin, syphilis is easily curable in its early stage. If the condition persists for over a year, additional doses might be required. It should be treated early to prevent further complications. There are other options for patients who are allergic to penicillin. Until the sore or rash heals completely, after the treatment of syphilis, you should abstain from having sex. If syphilis is left untreated, some severe and permanent damage can be triggered by it, including blindness, dementia or even death.

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I want to clarify that it's being 16 days after having medical abortion my sister is still bleeding. Is it normal upto such duration ? After 10 days of abortion she subsided the bleeding but then her gynae prescribed her mistol and other medication for infections then again her bleeding get started. Till how many days she will bleed ? Is it safe to bleed after this?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi lybrate-user, I think gynaecologist must have seen some retained products that's why had repeated mistol tablet, because of this tablet she will bleed for 7-10 days not to worry. But if it is persistent and associated with fever or increased immediately report to the hospital.
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I am 7 weeks pregnant. Today while going through my routine blood tests I came to know that I have high levels of tsh. It's value is as high as 11.28. I never had any history of high tsh levels. Will it affect my baby if I start medications immediately. Am I late in starting the treatment? please help.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Jamshedpur
Definltly its on the higher side. You consult your doc to discuss the risks n benefits involved and then take a decision!
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My blood group is O+ & my wife's is AB- I want to know what precautions need to be taken while planning for our first baby.

IVF Specialist, Sahibganj
My blood group is O+ & my wife's is AB- I want to know what precautions need to be taken while planning for our first...
Hi, I think when your wife become pregnant, she has to go for a blood test called ICT at 7th month. If it's negative, she has to take anti D injection. At 7 month and post delivery also within 72 hours. Also get a level 2 scan done at 18 to 22 weeks. Hope I have answered your question. If you have any other query I will be happy to help.
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What is Ectopic Pregnancy the Most Difficult Type of Pregnancy?

Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
What is Ectopic Pregnancy the Most Difficult Type of Pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: Causes and symptoms

Ectopic pregnancy happens if the egg implants itself in the fallopian tube in place of the uterus. That's why this form of pregnancy is called a tubal pregnancy as well. Many a time, it may also implant itself in the belly, ovary or the cervix. If the egg is allowed to develop in the fallopian tube, it brings about the bursting of the tube, leading to instances of heavy bleeding.

What really causes this condition?

In this type of pregnancy, the cause isn't always easy to arrive at. In many cases, certain conditions have been found to bring about this pregnancy and these are:

- Damages to the fallopian tubes in the form of scarring and inflammation due to a preceding medical infection, condition or surgery

- Imbalances in the body's hormone levels

- Abnormalities in the genes

- Birth defects

- Medical problems that have an effect on the shape and condition of the reproductive organs and fallopian tubes

- Though it's rare, ectopic pregnancy can occur while using an intrauterine device or system for birth control

- Inflammation of your reproductive system such as pelvic inflammatory disease

How do you know that you suffer from one?

In terms of signs that will help you to easily identify whether you're having an ectopic pregnancy, the initial signs are:

- Light bleeding from your vagina

- Pain in the abdomen or in the pelvic region, which tends to occur after 6-8 weeks of a missed period

The other symptoms of this condition reveal themselves as you progress through the pregnancy and include,

- Dizziness or fainting as a result of internal bleeding

- Shoulder pain brought on by bleeding in the abdominal region

- Signs of shock

- Worsening of pelvic or belly pain

- Heavy vaginal bleeding

Additionally, a person with ectopic pregnancy also experience signs associated with early pregnancy such as:

- Nausea

- Tender breasts

- Fatigue

- Missed period

- Increased in frequency of urination

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 6 Pregnancy Complications You Need to Know About

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I have noticed that the fluid I ejaculate comes back from vagina after intercourse We are now planing for baby, is this critical or its common with all please guide Solutions.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I have noticed that the fluid I ejaculate comes back from vagina after intercourse
We are now planing for baby, is th...
Hello, It is often due to increased vaginal tone that sperms are pushed out by woman.iF Planning pregnancy then keep 2 pillows beneath her waist before ejaculation.
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Shoulder Pain: Causes, Diagnoses & Treatment

Fellowship in Shoulder and Upper Limb, Fellowship in Joint Replacement, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Shoulder Pain: Causes, Diagnoses & Treatment

Shoulder pain can be a persistent dull and nagging sensation in the upper arm or shoulder area. It can be easily differentiated from neck pain as it is related to the movement of shoulders i.e. it will increase and decrease with shoulder movements, especially overhead activities. The other signs to identify shoulder pain is if your shoulder movements are reduced.

If you find it difficult to scratch / wash your back, comb your hair or reach your back pocket, it clearly shows you are suffering from shoulder pain. Shoulder pain can happen due to various reasons, it varies from person to person depending on the activities he/she is involved in, for e.g. sports, manual job etc. It can be a single major injury or multiple small injuries due to repetitive usage patterns. Also, degenerative changes in various parts of the shoulder can lead to shoulder pain.

In case of middle to old age, injuries that can cause shoulder pain are:

  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Acromio-clavicular Joint arthritis
  • Scapular Dyskinesia
  • Trapezitis
  • Suprascapular nerve entrapment In young age, injury due to sports or gym activity can cause shoulder pain
  • Superior labral anterior/posterior (SLAP tear)lesion

Also, traumatic or repeated dislocations of shoulder can cause shoulder pain due to:

  • Bankart lesion

Diagnose Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can be diagnosed only after thorough history taking and clinical examination. However, some imaging studies can be very helpful like:

  1. X-rays: Through an x-ray one can view the shoulder in many different views.
  2. Ultrasound: With an ultrasound, you can also check the damaged caused to the tendons and muscles of the shoulder but the quality of reporting depends upon the expertise of the doctor.
  3. MRI: MRI gives a clear picture of the shoulder as it shows everything related to a shoulder joint that is joints, vessels, tendons and muscles that too from different angles.
  4. Diagnostic Arthroscopy: A surgical procedure often used by orthopaedic surgeons to diagnose and treat issues inside a joint. Arthroscopy has the big advantage that one can use it to diagnose as well as treat at the same time.

Treatment for Various Types of Shoulder Pain

  1. For Shoulder Impingement or Rotator Cuff tear: Give rest to the shoulder for a few days only Dedicated Physiotherapy Protocol Bursal injections If these fail then, (Surgery)Arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression If Cuff tear is found, then one can go for Arthroscopic/Mini-open repair
  2. Labral Lesions: For anterior Labral lesions (Bankart's) following anterior shoulder dislocation then surgery in the form of Arthroscopic Bankart's repair is the only option to reduce risk of recurrence and degeneration.

SLAP Lesions

  1. Pain relief and physiotherapy as first step If this fails then following surgical options are available
  2. Arthroscopic debridement or repair of labrum
  3. Biceps tenotomy or tenodesis

Arthritis

In this case, the joint is already destroyed and has to be resurfaced for pain relief and to maintain ROM. If Rotator cuff muscles are working, then Shoulder resurfacing hemiarthroplasty (preferred in young people), that has a life of 10 to 15 years, Total shoulder replacement (preferred in middle aged to old people) has a life of 10 to 15 years. But, if rotator cuff muscle are not working then Reverse Geometry Shoulder replacement is recommended, that has a life of 10 years.

It is always advisable to get yourself diagnosed properly in case of shoulder pain as management changes depending on clinical situations. Neglecting shoulder conditions can lead to bigger problems later on.

Always remember 'a stitch in time saves nine'

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