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Dr. Hemalatha

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist, Chennai

53 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Hemalatha MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Chennai
53 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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Dr. Hemalatha is a popular Gynaecologist in Ambattur, Chennai. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 53 years of experience as a Gynaecologist. Doctor has completed MBBS, DGO . Doctor is currently practising at Ess Vee Hospital in Ambattur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hemalatha on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Madras - 1964
DGO - University Of Madras - 1989

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Hello Dr. I am a newly married girl meri problem ye h k jab mere mensuration ka time aane wala hota h to mere body me bahot pain rahta h and fever b ho jata h. Is anything about to worried? please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Take pulsatilla 1m 3 doses, mag phos 200 10 days before periods twice a day. And mensol homeopathic tonic. And you can eat bananas during periods and healthy diet also.
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Sir my girlfriend didn't got her period today she had also taken home pregnancy test and get -ve result. We both have did unprotected sex on her previous last day of her period. She is pregnant or her periods are delayed?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Pls do a blood test called serum b-hcg. Once the test is done send me the report. That will give us a clear answer.
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Which oil should I consume?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Which oil should I consume?
Oil and ghee (Butter oil) have been the soul of Indian cooking for generations. But doctors are advising usage of the same with caution. In fact some nutritionists are insisting for use of olive oil. What is the reality?

Peanut oil, mustard oil, sunflower oil, Safflower oil, soya oil are popular oils used all over India. And Vanaspati Ghee and Desi Ghee are popular choices amongst ghee. Usage of Poly-unsaturated fatty acids used to be deciding factor to choose oil type.

But now it is acknowledged wide over that Saturated Fatty acids are equally important and they increase the good cholesterol level. That means eat any type of oil or ghee. It is good for health. Palm oil or desi ghee was considered bad. But now it is recommended.

Only there is upper limit to quantity. For a 2000 calorie diet, oil/ghee consumption should not be more than 600 calorie.

Then what is bad? It’s trans fat. When oil is reheated again and again, trans fats are formed which are bad for heart.

I short, consume any oil or ghee it is good for health if eaten moderately.

I am in my 5th month of pregnancy and have twins.in sonography it is told that liquid inside is less. So please recommend how to increase it and is it risky to have low liquid inside.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, yOU can be started on arginine supplements for the same and if required low dose aspirin as well.
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When doing sex without any protection is safe? And when doing sex have mostly chance to get pregnancy?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Most chance is mid cycle as that is the most fertile period. However it is always best to use some form of regular contraception if you want to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.
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I am 56 year old. I had been vesovesoctomy operation since 1994. I want reopen again. My wife 30 year old. Can she conceive successfully?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Yes, we have to assess the condition of vas now- and then we can decide. Even if it cannot be opened for any reason, we can collect sperms from your vas or from your testes.
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For last 4 Months my periods are not regular and also my weight is gradually increasing. What should I do.?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
For making regular your period these are some instructions given below: • Take proper diet full of nutrition. Eat green leafy vegetables and seasonal fruits and a glass of milk daily. Eat a fruit daily. • Do Not take stress because stress causes imbalance in hormones of female and make your menstrual cycle disturb and make your ovulation disturb. Do some meditation for maintain hormonal balance. • Do jogging and running exercise daily. If you are obese lose some weight this is also a cause of irregular periods. • Do skipping regularly for 2 to 3 minutes daily. • you can take these medicines for regular periods. Syrup Dashmolarishtha or, syrup EVECARE of himalya. 2 tsf daily once in a day after meal but only under the guidance of ayurvedic doctor..• Practice Yogasana like Chakrasana & Pawanmuktasana daily under the guidance of yoga expert. • Check out Thyroid hormone level & if your T3, T4, TSH hormone are abnormal then get treatment of it to make your periods regular.
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Actually Maine kal Apne period ke first day hi protect sex Kiya but uske baad regular bleeding ho rahi hai. Aur stomach mai pain bhi ho Raha hai. Second ye ki mujhe apni vasectomy karani hai eske liye period ka kitane din baad Kara vasectomy Kara Sakti hu. Kya eske liye period ka 5th day hona hi compulsory hai or month mai kabhi bhi Kara sakte hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Nagpur
Bleeding is menstrual and there is nothing to worry. The pain is also incidental and should go away soon. Vasectomy is meant for males and femalea have to get tubectomy. It is done immediately after the period because that is the time when there is no possibility of pregnancy.
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Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, MD - Consultant Physician, MD - Diabetology, MD - General Medicine, ACLS
General Physician, Hyderabad
About 95% of children in India get vaccination but less than 1% of adults get vaccination. Adults need vaccinations too !

I am 27 years old n completed 3 years of marriage. Now I am planning to conceive but I never get my periods by my own. From vry starting I use to take tablets (progynova and meperre) to get my periods. So now what is the solution for me? How can I conceive?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
There are number of reasons & causes of Irregular periods which include stress, anemia, hormonal imbalance, unbalanced diet, unnecessary over work or too much exercise, polycystic ovaries, etc. It is completely & permanently cured by homeopathy without any side effects rather than the conventional medicine system. These remedies can be used safely without any fear or worry of side effects.
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Core Symptoms Of Autism!

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Noida
Core Symptoms Of Autism!

The severity of symptoms varies greatly, but all people with autism have some core symptoms in the areas of:

Social interactions and relationships. Symptoms may include:

  1. Significant problems developing nonverbal communication skills, such as eye-to-eye gazing, facial expressions, and body posture.
  2. Failure to establish friendships with children the same age.
  3. Lack of interest in sharing enjoyment, interests, or achievements with other people.
  4. Lack of empathy. People with autism may have difficulty understanding another person's feelings, such as pain or sorrow.

Verbal and nonverbal communication. Symptoms may include:

  1. Delay in, or lack of, learning to talk. As many as 40% of people with autism never speak. 1
  2. Problems taking steps to start a conversation. Also, people with autism have difficulties continuing a conversation after it has begun.
  3. Stereotyped and repetitive use of language. People with autism often repeat over and over a phrase they have heard previously (echolalia).
  4. Difficulty understanding their listener's perspective. For example, a person with autism may not understand that someone is using humor. They may interpret the communication word for word and fail to catch the implied meaning.

Limited interests in activities or play. Symptoms may include:

  1. An unusual focus on pieces. Younger children with autism often focus on parts of toys, such as the wheels on a car, rather than playing with the entire toy.
  2. Preoccupation with certain topics. For example, older children and adults may be fascinated by video games, trading cards, or license plates.
  3. A need for sameness and routines. For example, a child with autism may always need to eat bread before salad and insist on driving the same route every day to school.
  4. Stereotyped behaviors. These may include body rocking and hand flapping.
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Hi I got my last period on 18 jan 17. Than I tested the upt was negative I consulted a normal physician. She informed me to check it once again. My lower abdomen is paining as it pains during period and I am getting frequently urine. Is this are symptoms of pregnancy. When should I check again whether am I pregnant.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Please repeat urine pregnancy test and if negative then get an ultrasound pelvis done to check for endometrial thickness.
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Common Ailments Which Can Be Treated With Homeopathy

MBBS, MD (PSM), M.F.Hom (London)
Homeopath, Nagpur
Common Ailments Which Can Be Treated With Homeopathy

We all have used homeopathy as a cure, and we know from experience that it works. This complementary modality of healing works on the principle of ‘like kills like’. All homeopathic medicines are derived from natural sources and are then diluted and ‘potentized’ to make them safe.

Here are a few common ailments that respond very well to homoeopathic medicines:

  1. Common Cold- Allium Cepa (onion) which causes tearing in the eyes and dripping from the nose, is a frequent remedy for common cold and hay fever. It is very effective when there is a watery, and burning nasal discharge from the nose. Oscillococcinum, Bryonia, Belladonna, Arsenicum Album and Aconite are also excellent cures for influenza. Bryonia is especially useful in treating body aches that accompany fever.

  2. Shock and Trauma From Injury- Arnica (mountain daisy) is the best remedy for trauma due to injuries and is an excellent first aid. It also helps to reduce pain and speeds up the healing process.

  3. A Sore Throat- Aconite, Arsenicum Album and Belladonna are very good. Aconite helps during the onset of a sore throat while Belladonna is helpful in curing tonsillitis.

  4. Nerve Problems- Hypericum (St. John's wort) is the first medicine to consider for injuries to the nerves or to parts of the body rich with them, like the back. This medicine is especially good for treating shooting pains.

  5. Psychiatric Ailments- Ignatia (St. Ignatius bean) is most effective in treating acute grief, anxiety, and depression, especially due to loss of a loved one.

  6. Cramps- Magnesia phosphorica (phosphate of magnesia) is the most effective remedy for cramps, including menstrual cramps.

  7. Indigestion- Nux Vomica (poison nut), Aconite, Carbo Veg and Pulsatilla all treat indigestion. Nux Vomica is especially useful in relieving symptoms of flatulence, constipation/diarrhoea and heartburn. Carbo Veg is extremely useful for getting rid of gas after food.

Sprains-Rhus tox (poison ivy) is the medicine of choice for people suffering from sprains and strains. It’s especially useful when the person suffers from more pain when he starts moving after resting. It can also treat symptoms of arthritis and flu.

Remember to take these medicines in the 6th or 30th potency only. If you are suffering from minor pain or discomfort, you should take the medicine 3 times a day but if the discomfort is severe, you can take the medicine every 1 to 3 hours, tapering off later.

If you do not observe at least some improvement even after 24 hours of taking the medicine, it probably is the wrong one. Consider taking another medicine or better still, consult a homoeopathic doctor. It is also best if you treat yourself for non-threatening acute conditions only and go for professional care for chronic conditions.

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We are panning for conceiving a baby from last 6 months. I am suffering from irregular periods since from 4 months. I just want to know what could be the reason for my irregular periods.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fellowship, Fellowship Gynecologic Oncology, Observership
Gynaecologist, Delhi
If there was any stress then that is the most common cause or Polycystic ovarian disease. Get at least 40 minutes aerobic activity daily to deal with both. This will increase your chances of getting pregnant too.
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I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend on 12/5, 3 hours after which she took i-pill. Infact, she also took another i-pill the next day. She had her last period on 1/5 and till now, she hasn't got her periods till now. Is she pregnant or are her periods delayed but to i-pill overdose?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Ludhiana
Hi overdose of I pill will definitely cause hormonal disturbances but you must rule out pregnancy first. If test is negative, wait for another 15 days for periods to come spontaneously and if it doesn't happen, report back. Take care in future, I pill is only for emergency, not to be taken casually.
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Vaginal irritation skin peeling off and itching and burns. Had shaved vagina with razor and had unprotected sex 2 months back. Consulted doc and she gave AF kit so the sores and blisters in and around vagina were gone. Area around vagina is white and flesh blisters are there I think. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You probably are having a fungal vaginal infection or may be some sexually transmitted disease please consult a good gynaecologist and get checked and treated.
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Chewing Gum Is Marvellous for Your Brain

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jaipur
Chewing Gum Is Marvellous for Your Brain

Though we may think of chewing gum as something that is a recent thing for mankind, it is not so. Chewing gum or bark or chicle has been around for centuries now. Even the ancient civilizations like Aztec talk about chewing gums. With a lot of curiosity, studies were conducted to see what other effects chewing gums have.

As early as in 1939, Leta Hollingsworth did some detailed studies and came up with linkages between chewing gum and cognitive functions.

Over the subsequent years, though more detailed understanding of the chewing process and neural pathway is established, more correlation has been established. It has been shown to have benefits on memory, alertness, anxiety, improved learning and memory and hunger management.

What sort of a gum are you chewing, that also decides the effect it has. The texture, the flavor, and the density are some of the parameters that needs to be considered. The most common explanation is that chewing gum improves blood flow to the brain and therefore has these beneficial effects.

Chewing a gum induces what is known as mastication induced arousal. Mastication or chewing in layman terms, of the gum induces production of certain chemicals in the brain and also gives a form of physical exercise that promotes blood flow and thereby, improves performance. What is also interesting is that studies showed improved performance if gum is chewed before the test, but had no significant result if chewed during the test.

Chewing gum is also shown to reduce cortisol levels and that explains why anxiety is better managed by people who constantly chew gum. In addition, for people with depression too, this simple, easily available gum may be the best method of treatment. It has been shown to stimulate the ventral part of the prefrontal cortex, which is responsible for causing depression.

In the workplace, it is not uncommon to see chew gums in the midst of meetings to improve their focus. Studies have actually shown a relation between chewing gum and improved focus, productivity, efficiency, and improved professionalism. When a survey was conducted at the end of the day, gum chewers reported higher levels of happiness being at the job and reduced fatigue and stress.

As a next level of confirmation, studies have been done where EEG and MRI scans have been done to establish the relationship between chewing gum and improved brain function. This needs some more corroboration, which will happen in the coming years, but the benefits of chewing a gum are for sure. Further, in order to prevent yourself from various ailments it is advisable to get your complete body check up done.

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I got married a month ago. My first periods assured 5 days late and before periods (almost 5 days before) I had severe pain in my body. This time also I am not having my periods yet but my full body is paining allot. Whats the reason behind this?

Pulse Diagnosis Expert - Fundamentals of Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Hi, Muscle tissue deformity is going on in the body that may cause blockage sometimes. Please have 20 ml ashokarishta and 20 ml dashmoola rishta twice after food (Morning & Evening. All symptoms will be out.
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Your suggestion was helpful. But please explain that on which particular days i.e. Before or after periods having sex is safe and a woman do not get pregnant.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
One week before and one week after periods will be safe to have sex without becoming pregnant. It is called safe period.
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