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Dr. J.Kalai Selvi

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. J.Kalai Selvi is a popular Gynaecologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. She is currently associated with Sri Matha Clinic in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. J.Kalai Selvi on Lybrate.com.

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I feel lots of lumps in my breast, earlier pain was not there. But now I feel pain in my breast. Special in lumps. What should I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. If you feel there lumps in the breast and they are paifull, then it is better to consult a surgeon. Usually painfull lumps may be due to some inflammatory changes. However, it better to get properly examined. Thanks. That relieve of the tension. Thanks.
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Sir I have no sexual desire. And there problems of pimple on my face. It irritates me. My vagina always dry. I faced problems with this. My request is to please solve this.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Sir I have no sexual desire. And there problems of pimple on my face. It irritates me. My vagina always dry. I faced ...
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. …. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day …2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals …. 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal…4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods…. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits …6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 40 ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. B) take 2-2 tablets of MADHUMALINI VASANT RASA and LEELAVILAS RASA after meals C) Eat 1 tsf of flax seeds after meals, do all things for 7 days. This formulation is 100% effective. Consult to me for further suggestion. THANKS.
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Mujhe PCOS ki problem hai Mai kuch mahino se dawa kha Rahi hu ovalife met kya dawa sahi hai?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, FNB Reproductive Medicine, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Mujhe PCOS ki problem hai Mai kuch mahino se dawa kha Rahi hu ovalife met kya dawa sahi hai?
yes you can take but first and most important step in Pcos management is lifestyle modifications and weight loss if you are overweight or obese and take less of carbs
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The hair under both my thighs have grown longer suddenly. And I was having irregular periods also. Right now I am pregnant. I didn't had any problem conceiving as I got conceived in first attempt itself. But I want to know the cause of sudden hair growth. And the hair growth is only under my thighs and no where else on my body and it started before my pregnancy.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
The hair under both my thighs have grown longer suddenly. And I was having irregular periods also. Right now I am pre...
Hello, It might be due to hormonal change during pregnancy. Tk, Plenty of water hydrating your body conditioning amniotic fluid. Go for meditation. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@ Olium jac 30-6 pills, thrice. Tk ,care.
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I am a gay if I married to a lesbian and got a baby it also become gay or lesbian?

MD - Alternate Medicine, Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine (H.M.D.)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am a gay if I married to a lesbian and got a baby it also become gay or lesbian?
No. But if a gay marries a lesbian you aren't anymore a gay or lesbian. You may be heterosexual. Yes but environment have a bearing on child.
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My and newborn daughter have same blood group (A+) Any problems in next delivery.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My and newborn daughter have same blood group (A+) Any problems in next delivery.
why should a positive blood group pose any problems with next delivery women with negative blood group are at risk
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I am trying for pregnancy after 2 miscarriages. My gums told to reduce weight before next Pregnancy. My height is 154 cm and weight is 73 kg .i cannot do brisk walking more tan 10-15 min I don't have any thyroid issues according to my lab reports. But weight is increasing. Is there Any other test to take why weight is gaining? Are there any tablets or medication that I can take to reduce my weight?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, PG diploma in Applied Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
I am trying for pregnancy after 2 miscarriages. My gums told to reduce weight before next Pregnancy. My height is 154...
For weight loss start your day with 1glass of warm water + ajwain and jeera soaked. Then have some breakfast like paratha or pulses (without oil and salt) In lunch try to consume more of salad and glass of buttermilk In snacks try to have fruit or salads In dinner more of salads and buttermilk. No oily foods, maida based foods, salty foods. Small meals and frequent meals. Plenty of water 3.5liters a day.
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7 Tips for Healthy Pregnancy

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
7 Tips for Healthy Pregnancy

The most challenging part of pregnancy is to ensure safety and health, of both the baby and yourself. Here is how you can overcome this challenging phase of life.

  1. Call on your doctor regularly: Consult a doctor when you get to know of your pregnancy. Book an appointment for checkups and prenatal care. Get yourself treated for any sort of infection such as abnormal vaginal discharge or fever.

  2. Have a balanced diet: Incorporate elements from every food group in your daily meal, for instance, meat, milk, fruits, vegetables and grains; to meet the nutritional requirements during pregnancy. Also try to get adequate folic acids in the form of vitamin supplements and foods such as broccoli, spinach, orange juice and cereals.

  3. Be physically active: Engage in a few safe and simple exercises, such as walking or very light swimming. Do not work out in case you are unwell or exposed to hot and uncomfortable weather conditions.

  4. Get sufficient rest: Have a good night’s rest. Though sleeping for about 7-8 hours is considered optimal, there’s no harm in overdoing it a bit when you are pregnant. You can take naps in between as well. Ask your partner to share your household chores whenever possible.

  5. Be careful with medicines: Consult your doctor regarding the usage of non-prescribed medicines (as few of them may cause birth defects). You should also be extra cautious with your daily medicines if you happen to suffer from chronic illnesses such as thyroid or diabetes.

  6. Refrain from substance abuse: Quit smoking as it dangerously aggravates the chances of fetal death and risks of low weight of the baby at birth. Abstain from alcohol or try to cut down on alcohol intake as much as possible. Being in proximity to other chemicals such as glues, hair dyes, varnishes or paints is also not considered safe during pregnancy.

  7. Tread carefully: Your bulged out belly and unstable joints make you utterly misbalanced on your toes, increasing chances of you tripping over and falling. Be extremely cautious with your steps to avoid any sort of mishaps during a delicate phase as this. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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Hi am 15 weeks pregnant. My doctor as prescribed me to drink milk adding mother horlicks or baby & me powder, am unable to drink 2 times as I feel vomit sensation. So can I drink once milk in the mrng and evening tea or coffee. Is tea or coffee effective during pregnancy.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi am 15 weeks pregnant. My doctor as prescribed me to drink milk adding mother horlicks or baby & me powder, am unab...
hello, itz ok if you cannot drink milk with that powder.. u cud use alternatives like plain colg milk,badam milk or pista milk..! if you cant drink milk at all you cud ttry other forms like curd raita or lassi, chaas.. the wjole idea is to get more calcium..! so u can consume anything of the above that you can tolerate..!
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Birth Control Pills - Do They Cause Blood Clots?

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
Birth Control Pills - Do They Cause Blood Clots?

Birth control pills commonly known as hormonal pills, oral contraceptive pills, or just pill's are an effective female hormonal birth controlling pill. Young women and adolescent girls are very frequently prescribed birth control pills for heavy or irregular menstrual flow, acne, PMS, hormone therapy, menstrual cramps. In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), which causes irregular menstrual flow due to hormonal changes, often birth control pills are given to lower the hormones and bring them within normal range. This also regulates the menstrual flow. Often adolescent girls who do not respond to acne treatment are prescribed hormonal pills. Also, these are given to girls who have endometriosis, irregular periods, and genetic conditions like Turner's syndrome.

Concerns associated with pills:

1) Do the Pills have any health benefits?
Yes, it has benefits like treatment of (PCOS), acne, regulates menstrual flow, decreases cramps, and lowers the risk of cancers and anemia.

2) What are the side effects of the pill?
Mostly it has no major problem as such. Pills containing estrogen might increase the risk of developing clots in eyes, lungs, and legs. If a woman complains of ACHES then she should be taken to the emergency.
A Abdominal pain
C Chest pain
H Headache along with dizziness and weakness
E Eye problems along with problems in speech
S Severe pain in the thigh or calf

3) Is there a risk of developing stroke or heart attack. while using the pill?
A healthy woman who does not smoke and is on pills does not have any risk of getting a stroke or a heart attack. Smoking should be avoided when birth control pills have been prescribed.

4) Are there chances of getting cancer?
Taking birth control pills actually protects the woman against ovarian and uterus cancer. Some experts also feel that the pill also reduces the chances of breast cancer.

5) Does the pill cause blood clots?
Yes, there is little risk of developing clots in the legs. In adolescent girls the risk of forming clots is 5-50 per 100,000 every year. In pregnant women the risk is 4.3-10 folds more than those who do not use the pill.

6) Does the pill cause birth defects?
The pill has not been associated with any birth defects and also does not harm the health of the child.

7) How does the pill help in irregular menstrual flow and acne?
In case of irregular menstruation the pill helps by regulating the menstrual cycle to every 28 days. It also helps to reduce the amount and the length of the menstruation.

The hormones present in the pill help to stop the acne. OTC or prescribed drugs can be taken for moderate to severe acne. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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Having period problem .twice in a month hairfall too much cold and cough headache.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
Having period problem .twice in a month hairfall too much cold and cough headache.
For hair fall- tab- keraglo men once daily for 3 months. Hair spray- Qilib men solution 6-8 sprays once daily at night for one months.
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My wife is 7 months pregnant we have done ultrasound scan in hospital and she told that some water stored in baby brain so may do the abortion please help what we have to do,

IVF Specialist, Lucknow
As your doctor had told fluid retention in brain a condition known Hydrocephalus your baby may have to face many difficulties if baby survives, it is in best interest to terminate the pregnancy on medical reason.
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I am 32+,i have 3 child's with secierion delivery.After one month of my third delivery when i discharge urine i have pain that cannot tolerate. I go for check up to doctor they investigates all tests :urine routine,culture,ultra sound of lower abdomen for stone and lot of medicines but not get relief.From last one year am suffering from that pain.Please suggest me

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Ahmedabad
dear , are you drinking enough water? if you are drinking enough and all your tests are normal then we have to look for cause of pain in other symptoms especially in anorectal area. passage of hard faeces will cause fissre or fissures.it may cause pain passing stools, some burning during after the passage of stools. sometimes all these symptoms may be absent one may get urinary complaints like increased frequency of urination, urgency and burning. in severe case one may develop urinary incontinence. simple test would be to put a lubricated finger in anus which would very tight and very painful. this is mainly due to passage of hard faeces and therefore you need to treat that. dr.
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Does regularisation of thyroid or curing PCOD by massage and acupuncture makes period irregular and prolonged?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Does regularisation of thyroid or curing PCOD by massage and acupuncture makes period irregular and prolonged?
You need to do lifestyle modification along with it do regular exercise, take dietary measure also take healthy diet including fruits and salad with green vegetables.
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I want to marry a girl who comes in my family relation. In a word she is my 3rd cousin. Is it risky to marry her. Will it effect the future generations genetically or physically?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I want to marry a girl who comes in my family relation. In a word she is my 3rd cousin. Is it risky to marry her. Wil...
Marriages in close relations can cause genetic problems if you take this step you will have yoto take the risk also
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How To Effectively Treat Irregular Periods With Homeopathy?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
How To Effectively Treat Irregular Periods With Homeopathy?

Menstruation is a healthy experience of a woman’s life, and it must come habitually every 28 days, for a period of 3-4 days without coagulating, and the blood loss should correspond to about a quarter of a cup. For a woman, menstrual cycle is a virtuous indicator of her overall wellbeing. Some women get irregular periods that appear at longer intervals, an unpredictable discrepancy in the duration of the cycle and the normal twenty-eight day cycle is missing. Some women have very insignificant problems with menstrual cycles, while others experience a monthly torture.

Irregular menses is typical in early puberty and not generally perturbing. Women should be alarmed when periods are spaced out for more than two months, as this may suggest hormonal imbalance and ovulation problems. A woman’s customary hormonal cycle is contingent upon a subtle equilibrium between different hormones. Several potential triggers can stimulate hormonal imbalance leading to irregular menses. If a woman fails to ovulate, her ovaries will not receive a signal to produce a hormone called progesterone. Progesterone is essential in regulating the Uterine lining called endometrium, which is discarded during menstruation. Without progesterone, the endometrium persistently grows until it starts to break down and is disposed off as a very heavy uterine bleeding. The endometrium may also shed partially and intermittently, and bleeding becomes irregular or prolonged.

Causes of Irregular Menses:

  • Puberty.

  • Birth control pills.

  • Stress.

  • Poor diet due to anorexia, bulimia can influence your hormones.

  • Excessive weight loss or gain.

  • Intense exercise.

  • Breast-feeding.

  • Anxiety regarding pregnancy.

  • Anemia.

  • Menopause.

  • Excessive production of Androgen (a steroid hormone such as testosterone that controls the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics).

  • Uterine fibroids, cysts, polyps.

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (in this condition the ovary does not make all the hormones needed for any egg to mature fully, due to which some follicles remain as cysts, ovulation does not occur and the hormone progesterone is not made. Without progesterone a woman’s menstrual cycle is irregular or absent).

  • Endometriosis (this is a condition where cells similar to those found inside the uterus grow and are attached outside the uterus forming implants. This can lead to infertility and irregular menses).

  • Pelvic infection.

  • Ovarian cancer.

  • Inflammatory Bowel disease.

  • Thyroid disease.

  • Heart disease.

Symptoms of Irregular Menses:

  • Inconsistency in the length of menstrual cycle.

  • Acne.

  • Bloating.

  • Low energy levels.

  • Sore breasts.

  • Fever.

  • Chills.

  • Changes in sexual desire.

  • Infertility.

  • Depression.

  • Osteoporosis.

  • Uterine cancer.

  • Endometrial Hyperplasia (excessive cell growth in the inner lining of the uterus due to excessive estrogen production as a result of delayed ovulation).

Homeopathic Approach to Irregular Menses:

Homeopathy offers an extensive range of options than conventional medicine. Homeopathic treatment for Irregular Menstruation is very competent, non-invasive, safe and inexpensive. Homeopathy treats the patient as a whole and looks deeper into the problem, promotes the immune function and maintains uterine health by eliminating the causative factor. Homeopathic Constitutional treatment based on the holistic approach stimulates the natural hormonal balance without administering any harmful hormone preparations. The goal of this Homeopathic approach is to enliven the body's natural healing and self-repair ability to treat the underlying condition, to prevent it and to create the highest state of health and well-being.

Constitutional Homeopathic treatment with the management of an experienced and professional Homeopath is an excellent choice for Irregular Menstruation. Some Homeopathic remedies that are commonly used to treat Menstrual Irregularities are given below. These are just a few of the commonly used Homeopathic remedies and are mentioned only to create awareness about the effectiveness of Homeopathic medicines in Menstrual Irregularity. It is not advisable to resort to self-medication for any disease.

Homeopathic remedies for Irregular Menses:

  1. Pulsatilla: Pulsatilla is one of the first remedies thought of, in affection, peculiar to women. It's essentially feminine disposition of gentleness timidity, mildness, docility – “excellent thing in woman” – is most characteristic of the drug; even tearfulness, another feminine attribute, strongly points to Pulsatilla. Then, we have fickleness, indecision and changeableness, which are certainly characteristic of Pulsatilla and of some women. Dark menses which are delayed and accompanied with this severe menstrual colic and the characteristic temperament will be the indications. The menses of Pulsatilla, besides being scanty, are quite apt to appear too late. 
  2. Caulophyllum: This is a valuable remedy in treating irregular periods, difficulty becoming pregnant or slow childbirth due to weak muscle tone of the uterus. The patient feels menstrual discomfort with heavy bleeding and drawing pains in the pelvic region, thighs, and legs. These patients complain of habitual abortion due to uterine debility.
  3. Cimicifuga Racemosa: This remedy is intended for irregular and painful menses, with shooting pains that go down the hips and thighs, or cramps similar to labor-pains that are felt in the pelvic area. Women become restless, fearful, and depressed before a menstrual period. These women are strong, talkative, depressed, they try to injure themselves, and have dreams of impending evil, with fear of riding in a closed carriage.
  4. Lachesis: This remedy is suggested to women who are passionate, with a tremendous need for an outlet, both physically and mentally. The menstrual flow is irregular, heavy and brings relief of tension. These patients are very outspoken with strong feelings of suspicion or jealousy. They have an intolerance of restrictive clothing around the waist or neck.
  5. Lycopodium: This is an outstanding remedy for delayed menses that follows a heavy flow lasting more days. These patients have a ravenous appetite with a strong craving for sweets. They complain of abdominal bloating and flatulence, and always have a worried look with lack of confidence, though they may be bossy with their family.
  6. Murex Purpurea: This remedy works amazingly in Irregular Menstruation with large clots and feeling of protrusion. These patients feel very weak, are very conscious of a womb, and feel as if something is pressing on a sore spot in the pelvis. This sore feeling is worse on sitting, hence the patient always sits with legs tightly crossed. Least contact of parts causes violent sexual excitement in these women.
  7. Secale Cornutum: This is a useful remedy for Irregular menses in thin, shriveled skinned women. Their whole body is pervaded by a sense of great heat and they have burning pains in the uterus. Menses is irregular, dark and at times, there is continous oozing of watery blood until the next period. Their pregnancy concludes in a threatened abortion in the third month
  8. Sepia: This remedy is best suited to women who feel weary and dragged-out, and are indifferent to their own family members. She feels taken for granted and overworked, becomes irritable and sarcastic if demands are made. Menses is delayed with a feeling that the pelvic floor is weak, or as if the uterus is sagging.

Self-care measures for Irregular Menses:

  • Relax and ease stress.

  • Avoid exhausting physical exercise.

  • Eliminate any eating disorders.

  • Eat a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Reduce your intake of salt and caffeine.

Hence, appreciate a natural way to a healthy uterus, convalesce healthy living and curtail the changes that happen during your menstrual years. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.

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M female 19 and my menstrual cycle comes within in 24 dayz with severe pain. What should be done in this case?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
M female 19 and my menstrual cycle comes within in 24 dayz with severe pain. What should be done in this case?
You need to get a pelvic USG done. If normal I would advice you to consider a short course of contraceptive pills like femilon to see if it makes a difference.
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Please suggest a oral contraceptive pill for my wife, age 25 years, normal pressure, no blood sugar, weight 54 kg, height 5.1, We want baby after 2 years.

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Dehradun
Please suggest a oral contraceptive pill for my wife, age 25 years, normal pressure, no blood sugar, weight 54 kg, he...
Hello Your wife can take oral contraceptive pills that have to be started from second day of her periods
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How to know if you're pregnant

DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
How to know if you're pregnant

There are two main ways of finding out if you are pregnant - getting your blood tested, and doing home pregnancy urine test. In order for these tests to give you a clear picture, you need to wait until the right time i.e. until you've missed your period. However, there are several early signs of pregnancy that can give you an indication that you might be expecting.

1. Shortness of breath - Do you find yourself losing your breath on the stairs or when you walk for a long period of time, more than you usually do? This could be a sign of pregnancy since the fetus needs oxygen, leaving you feeling a little breathless even when you mildly exert yourself.

2. Sore breasts - If your breasts suddenly start feeling a little heavy or you feel like they have grown and your areolas seem slightly darker, it could be one of the first signs that you are pregnant.

3. Fatigue - The increase in hormones in your body during a pregnancy could lead to you feeling a lot more tired. If you end up exhausted after a normal day this could be because women tend to feel extreme tiredness during their first trimester of pregnancy.

4. Nausea - Around 6 weeks into a pregnancy (sometimes earlier), women tend to feel nauseous. This usually subsides as you enter into your second trimester. Feeling nauseous could be a sign of pregnancy. You can treat it by eating things that help settle your stomach like crackers and soda.

5. Frequent Urination - If you notice yourself needing to urinate more than usual, it could be a sign of pregnancy. This happens because your body is now producing extra fluids that cause your bladder to work extra.

6. Headaches - An early sign of pregnancy is experiencing frequent headaches. This happens because your body is now suddenly dealing with a lot of excessive hormones. To deal with the headaches make sure you take a pregnancy safe painkiller instead of a normal one.

Everybody has a way of expressing itself if only we take the time out to listen. If we really pay attention to these tiny reactions, detecting a pregnancy early, that is even before you skip that period is possible

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 6 Pregnancy Complications You Need to Know About

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Sir, My girlfriend's MC is last month 13 aug-17 Aug. Then after how many days after we can sex safely and no concept occur and no tension for pregnancy. Please tell after what date we can have sex safely without condom and no tension about pregnancy is issue. Please descriptions me briefly.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Sir,
My girlfriend's MC is last month 13 aug-17 Aug. Then after how many days after we can sex safely and no concept ...
Hello, 18-24 aug and 4-11 september are safe for sex. But your partner must not have an irregularity of more thn five days in her menstrual cycle.
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