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Dr. Kalavathy

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Kalavathy is one of the best Gynaecologists in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Kalavathy at Dr.Kalavathy's Clinic in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kalavathy on Lybrate.com.

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My periods date is 17 to 20 of the month, till Feb, period was regular, and in last month I had sex on 17th March in day, on that day period came in night with little bleeding. Till 5 days periods was not in proper flow. While I had sex in previous months but there has no problem. And now in this month, today is 18th April and period not came. Pls suggest.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My periods date is 17 to 20 of the month, till Feb, period was regular, and in last month I had sex on 17th March in ...
Menses can be missed either because of hormonal changes or even stress or even if you have put on some weight in recent times then also menses can be missed. All these problems are temporary and menses will come on its own. You can wait for another 15 days before you can take tablet deviry to get menses. In the meantime, keep repeating urine pregnancy test every week till you get your menses.
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Water - When is the Right Time to Drink it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), C.C.Y.P.
Ayurveda, Faizabad
Water - When is the Right Time to Drink it?

If you are concerned about whether you should drink water right before and after a meal, you should know that there are different ideologies and beliefs. Many doctors suggest you should not drink water before a meal, in between a meal or after a meal. Some say that you should not have water before and after a meal, but you can have it in between. Hence, there is a lot of confusion over this subject. Here is an analysis, according to Ayurveda about why you should not drink water just before or after having a meal.

When to drink water?
According to many doctors and studies, it is recommended that you should not take water in between a meal. However, according to Ayurveda, you should drink water in between your mealtime, instead of having it before or after.

Drinking water before a meal
According to Ayurveda, water before taking a meal is capable of diluting and weakening of your digestive strength and capacity. This is because of the factor that water is a coolant and having it before a meal opposes your digestive strength. Thus, you should avoid having water right before you sit down for a meal.

Drinking water after a meal
Drinking water right after having a meal is considered to affect the quality of the food you intake, along with your digestive strength. A touch of its coolant effect is conveyed to whatever food you have consumed. This may make a person obese over a certain period of time. Therefore, you must not have water immediately after finishing a meal.

Drinking water in between a meal
This is the proper thing to do as per the principles of Ayurveda. Drinking water while you are having a meal helps in moistening the food you are eating. It helps in breaking down the food particles into small fragments. It also quenches your thirst in between a meal. Hence, drinking water in between a meal is considered ideal.

What to do in case you need to take a medicine before meals?
In case you have to take a prescribed medicine before a meal, you must drink water 20 minutes before the meal. Do not have a lot of water and only take the amount you need to gulp down your medicines.
There are counter views regarding this subject, which say that you should drink water right before, and after a meal, as it helps in digestion. Diabetic patients are adviced to take medicine of diabetes with the meal or just before having the meal.

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Did You do abortion of unmarried women? If yes than what is it cost? Please suggest

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Did You do abortion of unmarried women? If yes than what is it cost? Please suggest
Unmarried girl is allowed to undergo MTP (abortion) if she wishes. So you can visit any gynecologist nearby. No issue.
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After how many days of LMP. Should we take pregnancy test. Urine or blood is surity.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
After how many days of LMP. Should we take pregnancy test. Urine or blood is surity.
Respected lybrate-user hi it's not in relation to LMP it's in relation to your predicted date of menses in relation to LMP and when 5-7 days over it Urine test can repeat after 10-15 days dear.
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I'm patient of initial breast cancer for last three years , mastectomy done, overies removed but no chemotherapy is taken. Can I go for test tube baby?

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
U need to consult infertility specialist for detailed analysis of ur status. Stree woman health care centre bangalore
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MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Agra
If you are suffering from any medical conditions, get them treated before you try for pregnancy.
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My wife does not getting period. When checked it by preganews kit the result is negative, now periods late by 2 weeks so help me what to do?

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
My wife does not getting period. When checked it by preganews kit the result is negative, now periods late by 2 weeks...
Your wife is not getting periods.I advise you to tell me her weight and any medication already taking,for better guidance and treatment to start periods.
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I am 24 yrs old female and pregnant my legs are gets swelling how to reduce them.

D.G.O
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
I am 24 yrs old female and pregnant my legs are gets swelling how to reduce them.
In pregnancy because of gravid uterus there is lot of selling in lower lib. To avoid swelling lying down in left lateral position, leg elevation, avoid prolonged standing and walking.
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Should All Women Be Taking Folic Acid?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Should All Women Be Taking Folic Acid?

Folic acid is an important form of vitamin B which women must take during pregnancy. It is a form of man-made vitamin B known as folate. Folate plays a significant role in producing red blood cells and helps in the development of your baby’s neural tube into the brain and spinal cord, preventing any kind of birth defects in babies. Birth defects of the brain or spinal cord may occur in early stages of pregnancy. Therefore, by the time a woman discovers her pregnancy, it may become too late to prevent the defects.

How much folic acid should be taken?

A woman should start taking folic acid within the first three to four weeks of pregnancy, as birth defects may occur during this time. Women who start taking folic acid a year before getting pregnant produce healthy babies without birth defects.

400 mcg of folic acid is the recommended dose for all women who are of childbearing age and also in the first trimester of pregnancy. Multivitamins with the recommended amount of folate and folic acid supplements are generally prescribed as they help the mother deliver a healthy child. From the fourth to ninth month of pregnancy, the dose must be increased to 600 mcg.

Benefits of Folic Acid

Without sufficient folic acid in your body, the neural tube of your developing baby may not close properly. This may lead to neural tube defects, which include:

  • Spina bifida, a condition where the spinal cord or vertebrae develop incompletely. A baby with spina bifida may be disabled permanently.

  • Anencephaly, a condition that features incomplete development of the brain. Babies affected with anencephaly do not live long.

Having a sufficient supply of folic acid prevents these neural defects from developing in your baby.

Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy protects your baby against many other conditions. They include:

  • Cleft lip and palate.

  • Low weight during birth.

  • Chances of miscarriage.

  • Premature birth.

Folic acid also reduces the risk of developing pregnancy complications in the mother such as heart diseases, stroke, several cancers and Alzheimer’s disease.

Folic acid is naturally found in dark-green vegetables, which you must consume in abundance. Other sources of folic acid include fortified breakfast cereals, beef liver, lentils, egg noodles and great northern beans.

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