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Dr. Anuradha

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Anuradha Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Anuradha is a renowned Gynaecologist in Cantonment, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Anuradha at St Thomas Hospital in Cantonment, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anuradha on Lybrate.com.

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HEALTHY TIP FROM NUTRIKALP

Master Of Science ( Home Science) , B.Sc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
HEALTHY TIP FROM NUTRIKALP
Tip: when you eat away from home, choose foods that are low in calories, fat, and sugar, and avoid eating large portions.
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Belly pain at the time of periods please give me ans how to remove pain in that time instant.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Belly pain at the time of periods please give me ans how to remove pain in that time instant.
following of periods paricharya strictly during period days in neccessary for irregular painless menses take rest in periods days for more details consult privetly
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Doctors I'm very tensed. I'm 34 weeks pregnant. and my cervix is 1.5 cm and 40% effaced. Came to know in the internal examination. Also I'm suffering from vaginal infection and Dr. has prescribed 7 days pessaries. I just want to know that how many chances are there that may go in to full term labor? Please reply.

MBBS, MCCEE, Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
Sexologist, Jaipur
Pessaries are notorious for causing infection as they stay wet for long time inside. They should be avoided. Show yourself to nearby good Gynecologist and take treatment. As for labour, it usually happens when time is ripe. So do not get uselessly worried. Relaxxx. It is important.
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I am 3 days overdue of my periods. Today morning I took pregnancy test. It doesn't worked out for me. But I am having small amount of light yellow color discharge. Is it a sign to get my periods?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 3 days overdue of my periods. Today morning I took pregnancy test. It doesn't worked out for me. But I am having...
Hello, To rule out pregnancy before 8 days post missed periods, serum beta hcg test should be used. Once ruled out then you can safely wait for your menses to start for a week.
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I did my usg scan at 22 weeks. My HC 196 MM, AC 156 MM, FL 37MM. Doppler flow is normal. Doctor told ac is low. What does it mean?'ll it affect fetal growth?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I did my usg scan at 22 weeks. My HC 196 MM, AC 156 MM, FL 37MM. Doppler flow is normal. Doctor told ac is low. What ...
It is little below normal but you do not have to worry for that. Be in touch with your obstetrician.
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My wife is now 3 month pregnancy, before 5 day every evening more vomiting. She use also doxinate plus. Please suggest me how to do.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My wife is now 3 month pregnancy, before 5 day every evening more vomiting. She use also doxinate plus. Please sugges...
Hello, Vomiting is common in the first trimester of pregnancy. However, if it is severe and not controlled with medicine that you are taking then you must visit your doctor for further management as she may also require hospitalisation.
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Couple having sex and using condoms for 5 years and after that they plan to have a child and they do sex without using condom, so can it cause major effect of doing sex for 5 years with the help of condom.

D.E.H.M, B.E.M.S, M.D.(E.H)
Sexologist, Faridabad
Couple having sex and using condoms for 5 years and after that they plan to have a child and they do sex without usin...
Technically there is no problem. Though you have used condom for such a long period so doing with out that might cause strange feeling but you will soon adapt to it. No issue. Wish you good health.
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I am 24 years old. I often suffer from white discharge. I keep my vagina clean but there is always some strong foul fishy and urine smell which smells even from a distance. There is no pain but it itches sometimes.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
You may be suffering from some vaginal infection. The kind of smell you mentioned indicates that very likely you are suffering from trichomona infection. Try metrnidazol tablet 400 mg three times a day for at least 5 days.
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My wife's age is 49 and she is under menopause due to which she has very little interest in sexual and love. She is working for 8 to 9 hours in sales and also after coming back home cook food. We hardly have sexual relationships during Sunday and that too she obliges me due to the relationship. Can you please suggest the foods, vegetables and any homeopathic medicines with proven record which can increase her stamina and also develop feelings in her for our smooth and sexual and other love relationship.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, one has to regain the energy, spent by calorie value through diatary regulation. Mental satisfaction is essential, too to reduce d stress& anxiety. You hv to respect her feeling and let her cool down to generate interest in sexual activities when she is back home. She should tk, apple, carrots, cheese, milk, almonds, walnuts, spinach, beet roots, pomegranate, mangoes to restore her energy. Homoe medicines: @ sepia 200-6 pills, at bed time. @ alfalfaq-10 drops, thrice with little water. @ ignatia30-6 pills, thrice a day. Tk care.
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My wife is 10 weeks pregnant. Her tsh count is 5. 56 doc gave her thyroxine 25 mg once daily. Is this dosage enough?

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
My wife is 10 weeks pregnant. Her tsh count is 5. 56 doc gave her thyroxine 25 mg once daily. Is this dosage enough?
It is adequate. Please ask her to avoid soybean and cabbage for sometime. She should be cautious about weight gain because hypothyroidism is a cause of obesity. The medicine is to be taken empty stomach in the morning. For any query, she may get in touch with me.
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ECMO New Era of Medicicne

Homeopath,
ECMO New Era of Medicicne

What is ECMO?
Like dialysis for unfunctional kidney, Ecmo for unfunctional lung.

Ecmo stands for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. It is a method of giving oxygen for the body when icu pateint lungs and/or heart are not able to supply oxygen on their own. 

Why ICU pateint put on ECMO?

Doctors place ICU patients on ECMO when patients are not able to supply oxygen to the body.

ICU patients’ lungs fail for a number of reasons including pneumonia, lung cancer, pulmonary edema, pulmonary embolism and COPD.

 When a patient’s lungs fail, he/she first is intubated (breathing tube) and hooked up to a ventilator (breathing machine).
 However, sometimes lungs are so damaged that providing oxygen through intubation is not enough.

This is when doctors turn to v-v ecmo.
A heart can fail for many reasons including heart attack, pulmonary embolism, bad valve disease, or worsening heart failure. When a heart fails, doctors try to fix the underlying problem. They may also start medications (called ionotropes) to help improve the pump function of the heart. If medications are not enough, doctors will turn to v-a ecmo.

How long can someone stay on ecmo?

That is a complicated question. Due to the risks of ecmo discussed above, doctors try to keep patients on ecmo for as short a time as possible. Often patient will be on ecmo for several days up to 1-2 weeks. Every day, several blood and imaging tests are done to determine if a patient is ready to come off ecmo. As the technology of ecmo improves, hopefully side effects will decrease and patients can remain on ecmo for longer periods of time.

What is the difference between ecmo and a ventilator (breathing machine)?

Both ecmo and a ventilator aim to provide oxygen to the body when the patient’s own lungs and breathing are failing. The ventilator assists the patient’s own lungs by pushing oxygen with pressure into the lungs. Ecmo instead provides oxygen directly via a catheter placed in a patient’s vein or artery. We almost always try oxygenating a patient with a ventilator first. However, when a patient’s lungs are too sick for this, we turn to ecmo to assist in providing oxygen to the body. V-v ecmo provides oxygen through a vein. This blood then has to travel to the heart and be pumped around the rest of the body through arteries. Therefore, with v-v ecmo or with a ventilator, a patient must have a well-functioning heart to get the oxygen pumped throughout the body. V-a ecmo has the additional advantage of pumping blood directly to arteries. This “by-passes” the heart and is therefore the method of ecmo we use when a patient’s heart is failing.

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How Depression Can Affect Your Sex Life

MD - Physician
Sexologist, Coimbatore
How Depression Can Affect Your Sex Life

Depression is a very common disease and affects every aspect of your life including your physical relation to your partner.  Depression and some antidepressants curb sexual drive. This has a negative effect on the depression as sex releases 'happy hormones'. Thus, depression and your sex life share a cyclic relationship. The effect of depression on your sex life is a result of both brain functioning and physical changes in the body. Women are more likely to suffer from a reduced libido as an effect of depression. 

When it comes to depression and your sex life, there is no universal form of treatment. However, it is important not to stop treatment for depression in fear of a lowered libido. The sexual side effects can be addressed later.

Here are a few things you can do to improve your sex life:
Ask your doctor to adjust medication
In cases where the antidepressant curbs libido, lowering or adjusting the drug dosage can be a solution to treat the depression without curbing sexual desire. Do not attempt to adjust your medication on your own. Your doctor may also change the drug to another that does not affect your sex drive. You could also try adjusting the schedule of drug intake such that you medicate yourself after sex. Alternatively, you could ask your doctor to prescribe medication such as Viagra to boost your libido. 

If your curbed libido is an effect of the depression itself, antidepressants may help you enjoy sex more. You should know that anti depressants can take a few months to have an effect.

Break the pattern
Depression often makes a person withdraw from others and cease to enjoy any experience. This becomes a thought pattern that cannot be cured with medication. Talking to a counselor can help unlearn these thought patterns and help people form new social bonds. As part of the treatment, the patient will need to find and explore new ways of enjoying sex that can strengthen strained relationships. 

Talk to your partner
Having an open conversation with your partner is key to improving relationships and one's sex life. Talk about your sexual needs and help your partner understand your mental barriers to sex. Find forms of foreplay that appeal to both of you. It is also important for you and your partner to understand that there is no 'standard' to how often you should have sex or how you should feel after it.

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I'vehad PCOD for almost a year now. I've been taking medication also have been working out but I'm unable to loose weight. Regardless of what I do. Plus, I've been having a lot of hair fall too. What do I do?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I'vehad PCOD for almost a year now. I've been taking medication also have been working out but I'm unable to loose we...
Do following 1. No alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5.30 mts walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Get your bloosd sugar and lipid profile try for 30 days and repeat test for medicine good luck.
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I want to have sex without condom how can I avoid pregnancy . Can I-piles are good. The girl is virgin. also will there be blood from her vagina. How can I overcome situation of bleeding and is that bleeding normal. The girl is quite thin.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I want to have sex without condom how can I avoid pregnancy . Can I-piles are good. The girl is virgin. also will the...
To have sex without condom girl has to choose one of the family planning methods. Virgin may or may not get bleeding. Most of the time it is not much.
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I am 30 years old lady and I have a conceive problem and thyroid. Recently I am taking 75 mg thyronorm tablet but report is different. So pls help me. What I will do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 30 years old lady and I have a conceive problem and thyroid. Recently I am taking 75 mg thyronorm tablet but rep...
Artiji, Thanks for the query. Your information is very general. There is no mention about current TSH levels as well as T4. Unless those are given no comment can be made. Secondly looking at your weight and height it is clear that you are over weight with a BMI of 28.01 kgs/M2(normal <23 kgs/M2). This shows your hypothyroidism is not in check. For conception to occur hypothyroidism has to be very well controlled with TSH values <2 mU/L. So please come back with necessary details, preferably in private conversation then I will be able to guide. Thanks
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Hi I am 33+ and my weight is 80 kg. I am diabatic. I have a girl child but now I wan't 2nd issu. My fasting blood suger level 196 and p p is 270 how I plan my pregnancy.

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
It would be best to start insulin for you. But do so only under your diabetologist's advice. Also, undergo a complete evaluation to look for complications because they can influence your planned pregnancy.
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8 Reasons to Say Yes to Salad

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Certification NHI-
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
8 Reasons to Say Yes to Salad

Gone are the days when the sole purpose of having a salad was to lose the stubborn and unwanted body fats. Salads can be extremely healthy and nutritious. With salads around, the long and gruesome hours in the kitchen are a thing of the past. A bowl full of lip smacking salad, well structured with fruits, vegetables and quality oils, will do your health a world of good. Preparing salads is no rocket science. Get all the ingredients together, and switch to the way of health and nourishment.

  1. A feeling of fullness like never before: Experiencing an irresistible craving for food? Salad is at your service. A bowl of salad will give you a feeling of fullness, keeping the hunger pangs and cravings at bay. With salads, you don't even need to be repetitive. A little modification, and your taste buds are in for a treat.
  2. Say no to dehydration: Most of the vegetables that go into your salad have high water content. Scorching summers or sweltering heat can leave a person dehydrated. Salads come as a great relief. It works amazingly to hydrate your body, thereby re-energizing you fully.
  3. Lettuce to fight insomnia: If a good sleep is all that you desire, salad is what you need. 'Lectucarium', a substance found in lettuce, work miraculously to treat insomnia. All the more reasons to include lettuce leaves in your salad.
  4. The goodness of vitamins and minerals are retained: A lot of important vitamins, minerals and some enzymes (mostly digestive, that gets denatured) are lost to cooking. Taking in raw vegetables ensure that the important vitamins and minerals are not lost. Some raw vegetables contain important enzymes (live) that can greatly aid the digestion process.
  5. A salad rich in broccoli, avocados, bell peppers, berries: Are a rich source of antioxidants. Such salads work wonders and are an excellent boost for the immune system.
  6. Do not let wrinkles and saggy skin bother you: Some of the fruits and vegetables present in the salad help in collagen synthesis, thus giving your skin a natural glow. It is needless to say that spinach, lettuce and romaine, that form an integral part of your salads, are excellent for the eyesight.
  7. Walnut oil, sunflower oil (organic), olive oil and pumpkin seed oil: Are rich in omega fatty acids. Using these oils in salad dressings can be extremely beneficial.
  8. Some of the fibrous fruits and vegetables can effectively clean the intestine and colon.

The benefits of salads are immense.

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windering to do protected sex Really worried about hiv and other stds Pls suggest me whether condom can save me frm hiv with proper use ,if yes then why it is not 100% sure. There is any case study happen on this (clinical trials of sero discordant couple)

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
windering to do protected sex
Really worried about hiv and other stds Pls suggest me whether condom can save me frm h...
When we say 98 to 99% safety from protected sex, it counts condom failure, quality of condom, condom usage technique etc. Be careful, not only of HIV but 20 other STDs.
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1st day of period is 15.09. 15 and next period is on 15.10. 15 but it did not start and as on 21.10. 15 it has not started and intercourse was done on 17.10. 15 is there any chance of getting pregnant.

BGO
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
1st day of period is 15.09. 15 and next period is on 15.10. 15 but it did not start and as on 21.10. 15 it has not st...
If your periods are regular then very little chance of pregnancy. Get pregnancy test done to confirm pregnancy.
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Hi Dr. I am 43 years old female my amh shows result 0.48.what does this means. Pls reply.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi Dr. I am 43 years old female my amh shows result 0.48.what does this means. Pls reply.
Hello Amh test explains the capacity of egg formation in a women. Your test report reveals that your capacity is low. Tk care.
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