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Dr. Divya

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Divya is an experienced Gynaecologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Divya at Swaram Poly Clinics in sholinganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Divya on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain in stomach and legs and I am heaving problem of pimples to my Virginia and I am having pain there also please help me for that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Stomach pain may be due to acute gastritis, or gastric problem, leg pain may be due to increase uric acid, or it may be due to some other causes, now all this are curable only by proper homoeopathic treatment only, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private.
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I had my D &E on 11th April. I want to know is that OK to resume my normal routine? Shall I try to conceive in the month of July (after period). Before that I want to reduce my Weight too, can I go for gym and little bit change in diet?

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I had my D &E on 11th April. I want to know is that OK to resume my normal routine? Shall I try to conceive in the mo...
Hi incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your diet while eliminating unhealthy foods. - if you are working or studying away from home, try to pack healthy lunch and snacks for yourself to avoid eating unhealthy food daily. - don't eat straight from the packet - use a plate or bowl to control how much you eat. - don't delay or skip meals. - cut down your consumption of aerated drinks and sodas. - drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink water after waking up and before sleeping. Being dehydrated may make you feel like you're hungry, so it is important to stay hydrated. - have homemade fruit and vegetable juices - eat 5-6 small healthy meals every 2-3 hours, every day, instead of having a few big ones. This regulates your blood sugar level and your metabolism. - don't skip breakfast, instead, make it rich with complex carbohydrates and proteins, so it can provide you with energy to get through the day. Try to include the following as your morning breakfast, oats porridge, eggs on multigrain toast or daliya with sprouts. - avoid artificial sweeteners in processed foods. - eat slowly as it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register if you're full or not. Eating too fast leads to overeating, so chew slowly to digest your food better and control how much you eat. - use a smaller plate to control your portion sizes and avoid overeating. - know your cravings and do not snack when you're emotional. It is said that you crave crunchy and savory food when you're stressed, frustrated or lonely. Figure out what you crave and replace them with healthier alternatives. - do not eat mindlessly; concentrate on your food instead of watching tv or playing with your phone to avoid overeating.
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I am female 29 years old, we are trying to get conceive from past 3 months. My LMP was on 12th March, it is due and my MC will be between 28-35 days. Today I took home pregnancy test but the result was negative. However I am feeling a bit tired, had light spotting during my due date for 1-2 days and also feel bloating of stomach. What should I do, should go for blood test or scan immediately or should I wait for few more days? Thanks in advance.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, FCPS - Mid & Gynae
IVF Specialist, Mumbai
I am female 29 years old, we are trying to get conceive from past 3 months. My LMP was on 12th March, it is due and m...
Do pregnancy blood test of serum beta hcg which is sure test. No fasting required. You can do it any time of the day you can share your reports with us for further advise.
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We are trying to consummate our marriage from last 7-8 months, I didnt have pain or any irritation in my vagina. But now when we are having our sex continuously for a month I feel little irritation and pain in my vagina. My last period was on 2nd nov.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hi. That's normal to have little irritation or pain in vagina. You can use lubricants to make it smoother.
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Workout During Menses - Should You Do It?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Workout During Menses - Should You Do It?

Should you be hitting your gym during your ‘time of the month’ that is during your periods? This is a very common query and is presently a debatable issue. However, after weighing the various pros and cons, it has been concluded that working out during your periods is actually a good thing.

How work out during menses is helpful?

Exercising helps in beating the uncomfortable and painful cramps in the lower abdomen and helps in relieving fatigue, headaches and malaise. Exercising also helps in regulating blood flow, preventing clots. Working out also helps in sweating out the excess water retention or bloating that occurs during the premenstrual period. It keeps unnecessary weight gain in check. Exercise also helps in the steady flow of feel good hormones, scientifically termed as endorphins. This helps in improving mood, significantly making menstruating women happier and feeling positive.

It's a myth

  • In fact, there may be benefits to exercising on your period, including reduced cramps and higher pain tolerance. Additionally, the hormonal changes don’t impact your strength or endurance. So although you may feel tired, heading to the gym might make you feel better. Plus, we all know that exercise releases endorphins that cause happiness, so you’ll probably feel a bit cheerier after your workout as well.
  • If you feel really ill or have extreme cramps, don’t force yourself to exercise. Sometimes when your body is asking for rest, it’s because all it really needs to recover is a bit of rest.
  • If you’re still not sure about working out, try doing some low-impact exercise for the days you’re on your cycle, and switch back to heavier work when you’re off.

Use the right protection:
Generally, one of the biggest concerns for working out while during period is "what if I leak?" Although you will be moving your body in ways that might cause more of a flow, you can use the right tools to keep your menstrual cycle out of view. Opt for using a menstrual cup or a tampon rather than pads or panty liners; these options will trap the blood before it leaves your body, making it less likely to leak. If you’re still concerned, double up your protection by using a menstrual cup or tampon with a panty liner. Menstrual cups are much better at preventing leaks than tampons are, but their application may not be comfortable for everyone. Insert a new tampon just prior to exercising, so that you’ll have a better chance of being leak-free.

Here are 4 exercises you can explore during your periods:

  1. Aerobics: If you don’t feel enthusiastic about performing at your usual intensity, try some simpler aerobic exercises like running on a treadmill, Pilates, etc. If you play any games, continuing your sports during periods is a good idea.
  2. Yoga: By trying some breathing and relaxation exercises, you can reduce the stress and tension, in both mind and body. There are yoga postures that have been created specifically for the abdomen that can soothe painful muscles.
  3. Lifting Weight: If you don’t feel like moving around much, try lifting weights during your periods. You can burn calories even when at rest. Work out all major muscle groups. You can do smaller sets with lighter weights.
  4. Swim: Swimming during periods is not impossible. You can wear a tampon and take a dip, whether it is to swim laps or just to float around. The water will make you feel lighter and you’ll feel fresh too. Change your protection before and after the swim.
  5. Take home message: There is only one real rule for working out during your period: Listen to yourself. If you are cramping in a major way, listen to your body and take the day off. Push yourself to exercise but don’t push yourself too hard.

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

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Are You at Risk of Hunch Back?

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Are You at Risk of Hunch Back?

Causes and risk factors of hunchback
Hunchback results when the vertebrae in the upper back become increasingly wedge-shaped and the cause for this can be various problems such as:
Osteoporosis.
Disc degeneration.
Cancer and treatment for cancer.
Scheuermann's disease.
Congenital/birth defects.

Risk factors: there are certain groups of people who are at increased risk for developing hunchback such as:
Adolescent girls who have a poor posture.
Boys aged between 10 and 15 are at increased risk of developing scheuermann's kyphosis.
Older patients suffering from osteoporosis are at a higher risk for spinal fractures which can contribute to hunchback.
Patients having connective tissue disorders (marfan syndrome) are more prone to developing hunchback.

Signs and symptoms of hunchback

Patient may not have any signs or symptoms if the hunchback is mild.
Abnormally curved spine.
Stiffness in the back.
Pain in the back.
Investigations for hunchback

Physical exam.
Neurological exam to check reflexes and muscle strength.
X-rays to determine the degree of curvature and to detect deformities of the vertebrae.
Computerized tomography (ct scan) for more detailed images.
Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) to rule out tumor or infection.
Nerve tests are done if the patient is experiencing any muscle weakness or numbness to check the nerve impulses.
Lung function tests are done for severe hunchback to check if the curve is affecting the patient's ability to breathe.

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I am 5 week pregnant. I want to eat peanut butter again and again. Just few days before I hated its taste. Can I eat peanut butter? Will it harm my baby. please reply.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
I am 5 week pregnant. I want to eat peanut butter again and again. Just few days before I hated its taste. Can I eat ...
Hello, No. As long as you are comfortable you can eat anything. However try avoiding papaya, pineapple.
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