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Dr. Kamala Selvaraj

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Kamala Selvaraj Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Kamala Selvaraj is an experienced Gynaecologist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. She is currently practising at GG Hospitals in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kamala Selvaraj on Lybrate.com.

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Hi, this question is regarding myself. My periods started on 24th of this month. Just few days before my periods started we had unprotected sex. Now periods is not going well and m also feeling nauseated. Is there any chances that I may be pregnant. Or this is happening due to hormonal changes.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi, this question is regarding myself. My periods started on 24th of this month. Just few days before my periods star...
It is unlikely you are pregnant. However if your period is less in amount I would advice a serum b-Hcg
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Hi I had taken mifepristone tab on thursday that is on 29.12.2016 and I did not take misoprostol on 31.12.16 and I got heavy bleeding on 1.01.2017 evening. Is it ok if I take misoprostol now? How heavy bleeding with clots can occur wen I din take misoprostol?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
You are definitely late for taking misoprostol tab. Still insert the 4 tab of misoprostol vaginally today. You may have excessive pain in lower abdomen and excessive bleeding p/v. But it is important to expel all the products from the uterus. You are likely to bleed for 7-10 days. You must get an ultrasound of pelvis done after 2 weeks to rule out any retained products of conception.
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Tumor Biopsy - Things You Should Know About It

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Mohali
Tumor Biopsy - Things You Should Know About It

A tumor may be defined as an abnormal unwanted growth of tissue in any part of the body. This word need not immediately cause panic because the tumor may or may not cause a health threat. There are three types of tumors:

  1. Benign tumor: This is a noncancerous type of tumor. In our body, new cells are formed while the old ones called dead ones are disposed by our immune system. When this disposal of cells does not occur, the remaining dead cells form a lump, which is called a benign tumor. They are not dangerous since, they do not contain harmful fluids and do not spread. A person suffering from a benign tumor in the brain may have frequent headaches.
  2. Pre-malignant tumor: It is an initial disorder, or an earlier symptom of cancer manifestation. The inclination of this medical condition is that it will progressively become precarious. This is so because it is capable of conquering neighboring tissues and spreading as well. Leukoplakia is a form of premalignant cancer. They evolve as thick white patches inside the cheeks or on gums below the tongue. These patches are very difficult to be scraped off from the mouth. They are caused mainly due to chewing tobacco and smoking, and if left untreated can expand.
  3. Malignant tumor: These are the cancerous tumors, in which cells multiply abnormally and rapidly. They are unstable and travel along bloodstream, circulatory system and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. Sarcomas and carcinomas are the most common types of malignant tumors. While the former is related to connective tissues the latter is related to organs and glands.

The most common procedure to name the type of cancer is to refer to their site of origin. Adenocarcinoma, refers to cancer in the adenoid glands. Similarly, a benign tumor of fatty tissue is called lipoma, where as a malignant tumor in the same area is referred to as liposarcoma.

What is a biopsy? How does it relate to a tumor?
A Biopsy is a medical procedure practised by qualified medical practitioners. This procedure helps in identifying the type of tumor within a patient. It aids the doctor to conclude the type of treatment to be given to any patient. This procedure is a definite diagnosis to the identification of cancer. A Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the abnormal, unwanted tissue for laboratory examination. Biopsies are of different types, and they may be performed using ultrasound, CT scan or MRI depending on where the tumor is.

  1. Excisional biopsy: In this method the entire lump of excess tissue is removed.
  2. Incisional biopsy: Here a sample of the abnormal tissue is removed surgically.
  3. Needle aspiration biopsy: Here the sample is extracted with the help of a needle.

After extraction, the tissue layers are sent to pathological departments to check their composition, and cause of disease.

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Contraception

DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
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Tips about Menstrual cycle, Safe periods and various methods of contraception.

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I am 34 weeks pregnant. Gradually from past few days I am having pain in the upper part of vagina and lowest part of tummy. Its mild only but it feels a lot when I turn on bed or stand up from prolonged sitting or start to walk. Is this a cause of concern? How to treat this?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Agra
Helo lybrate-user with increasing pregnany duration and foetus wt you may have such pains due to pressure. U should lie down and turn to left side. Be in this position for half hr. The pressure will be removed. This will also help in getting more blood circulation to the growing foetus
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I am suffering from pcod. And last 3 years I have taken krimson tablets. And from past 1 year I am taking regestrone 5 mg. Is it safe to continue with the tablets. What should I do for regular periods. Any natural remedies.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am suffering from pcod. And last 3 years I have taken krimson tablets. And from past 1 year I am taking regestrone ...
Dear lybrate user homoeopathy has natural and safe cure for pcod,without any side effects ,also eat more vegetables and whole fruits and exercise daily
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i was diagnosed with PCOD in 2012. and still is suffering from that. due to which im sometimes suffering from mental instabilities such as depression, loss of temper. not only this it results in skips of the mensuration cycles. what should i do in consideration of the diet and also weight loss?

Doctor of Medicine, F.C.P.S.(Mid. & Gynae)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
You have to continue treatment. If you are overweight, take help of professionals for diet and exercise plans. The treatment will depend upon whether you are unmarried, or whether you are married and wish to have a child. Please do not abandon treatment.
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My wife had 4th day transfer of 5 excellent embryo on 30th of Dec. When she will experience pregnancy symptoms if it will go positive.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My wife had 4th day transfer of 5 excellent embryo on 30th of Dec. When she will experience pregnancy symptoms if it ...
afer missing of period date, earliest symptom is missed cycle Tender, swollen breasts. Early in pregnancy hormonal changes might make your breasts tender, sensitive Nausea with or without vomiting. ... Increased urination. ... Fatigue. ... Food aversions or cravings.
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curing pcos is it true? It will be regulating menses then fertility please suggest me now I purchased i'm waiting your answer.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
curing pcos is it true? It will be regulating menses then fertility please suggest me now I purchased i'm waiting you...
Pcos can not be cured but can b managed. For that you need to have life style change like reducing your weight, having regular physical exercise, eating balanced diet with lot of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and low fat dairy products etc. Redcing your stress levels by meditation/yoga etc.
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My wife period start 28 april and end 3 may. 4 may I physical relation to her. There are any chance she can pregnant?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My wife period start 28 april and end 3 may. 4 may I physical relation to her. There are any chance she can pregnant?
The chances of pregnancy from the physical contact on 4th may are minimal. It is very less likely that she can be pregnant.
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During pregnancy period can we have sex? Is it safe to my wife? In which months can we have sex.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Ya you can go ahead. There is myth about not having sex in pregnancy. You r not supposed to have sex in case of threatened abortion and placenta previa. Otherwise it's ok.
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I had an unsafe intercourse with my wife on last month. For a precaution taken ipill on the very next morning before 7 hrs. On that month period is OK. But this month due was on 11th and not yet come. Dr. is this happened for to consuming I pill or? Kindly reply me a solution soon.

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Ayurveda,
I had an unsafe intercourse with my wife on last month. For a precaution taken ipill on the very next morning before ...
Yes happened cuz taken hormone tab. Ask her to have * pineapple juice, dates, pappaya fruit, *seasum laddu. Starred item must. Don't take hormonal tab. It can even harm pregnancy.
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I have 27 yrs. Planning for our first baby. I have no history of health problems. Whether I want to take folic acid before conception. What is the recommended dose and the timing?

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I have 27 yrs. Planning for our first baby. I have no history of health problems. Whether I want to take folic acid b...
Eat greens leafy vegetables take a fefol cap one after breakfast daily. Take poultry whole grains nuts broccoli mushroom soya.
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6 amazing chocolate health statistics for you to enjoy them guilt-free!

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition (Delhi University)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panipat
6 amazing chocolate health statistics for you to enjoy them guilt-free!
6 Reasons to Have Chocolate Guilt-free!

Are you among those people who love chocolates but are overcome by guilt even after having a small bar? (Basically 99% of the human population over the age of 12!) Here's some SWEET news for you! Studies show that not only can you bite into a lusciously rich-brown bar guilt-free but also delight in the knowledge that this food fit for the gods is doing your body a world of good. Sounds unbelievable? Read on...

1. Chocolate Reduces risk of diabetes by 31%
A detailed analysis of 7 studies published in 2011 reveals that dark chocolate can lessen the threat of type 2 diabetes by as much as 31%! This is due to enhanced insulin sensitivity and improved regulation of glucose triggered by chocolate consumption.

2. Chocolate Decreases risk of strokes by 20%
These sweet delights contain flavonoids, which are antioxidants with lots of health benefits. Swedish research reveals that consumption of 45 grams of chocolate per week helps in decreasing stroke risk among women by as much as 20 %.

3. 40 cups of cocoa a week enhance your blood flow
A recent survey by Harvard Medical School among Panama’s Kuna people reveals that less than 10 percent of their population suffer from heart diseases, diabetes or cancer due to the inclusion of up to 40 cups of cocoa into their weekly diet. Fascinating isn’t it? Dr. Norman, the lead researcher opines that the nitric oxide present in cocoa dilates vessels and enhances flow of blood through your body. Could there be a better way to stay healthy?

4. Chocolate boosts your working memory speed by 30%
Recently, the University of Nottingham conducted a brain-imaging study on healthy women. This showed that flavanol-rich cocoa improved the flow of blood into the brain for 2 to 3 hours. What’s more, it’s beneficial for older people suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s. Plus chocolate enhances your scores on a working memory speed test by 30%.

5. Chocolate lowers risk of calcified plaque in the arteries by 32%
A recent study proved that consumption of chocolates for 2 or more times per week lowers risk of calcified plaque in the arteries by 32%. So basically, chocolate loves your heart as much your heart loves chocolate.

6. About 45 grams of chocolates keep exhaustion at bay
According to research conducted on chronic fatigue syndrome patients, an eight-week long consumption of 1.6 ounces (45 gm) of chocolate each day helps in keeping you active. The fact behind this is that chocolates help in enhancing your neurotransmitters, which in turn help in controlling sleep and mood.

So, now you might want to pamper yourself with this sinful delight. But do remember to take the path of moderation. Excess of anything… you can finish this line yourself. But do so while indulging in some good ol' Cadbury.

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She missed her period of this month she should get be before 15days and there are bit changes in her health and body as like susan on legs pain in back and stomach irritation pain on legs and joints.

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
She missed her period of this month she should get be before 15days and there are bit changes in her health and body ...
First do pregnancy test at home, if it is positive then all these changes are due to pregnancy, if negative then with withdrawal bleeding she will be all right.
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Advantages Of Homeopathy!

DM & S
Homeopath, Akola
Advantages Of Homeopathy!

Homeopathy is a holistic and a natural approach towards quick healing of an ailing individual. An estimate suggests that about 30% of the Indian population relies solely on the homeopathic treatment for their medical complications. People have witnessed incredible results with Homeopathy. The best part of Homeopathy is that there are no side effects associated with it, making it a much safer form of treatment. The fact that Homeopathy is both cost efficient and holistic or permanent in its cure, is one of the key benefits of this treatment. 

Let us discuss some of the benefits of Homeopathy in detail:

  1. No side-effects: Homeopathic medicines are very safe to consume as they are formulated using natural ingredients. Homeopathic pills are known to boost our immune systems and do not hamper digestion process. They do not cause allergies and suits almost everyone including children, adults and even pregnant and senior patients. National medicine agencies assure the safety and quality of homeopathy medicines as per the requirements of European Union Legislation and European Pharmacopoeia standards. Furthermore, homeopathy medication is completely free from chemicals and synthetic materials.
  2. Effective and Permanent cure: Acute or Chronic - homeopathy works like a miracle in both the cases. It treats a disease from its root and thus follows a more holistic or permanent approach to healing a person with least chances of reoccurrence of the disease. Most effective for allergic disorders and seasonal illnesses, homeopathy works wonders for bacterial or viral infections.
  3. Inexpensive and cost effective: When compared to conventional drugs, these medicines are much less expensive. Homeopathy medicines are also sustainable as they can be stored for prolonged periods and reused, if required.
  4. Long term gain: Studies have shown that homeopathic treatment ensures long term relief, eventually leading to complete cure. It is best known to boost our immune systems and strengthen the body's defense mechanisms alongside curing our diseases. There are least chances of reoccurrence of the disease, with this medication. 
  5. Gentle way of treatment and easy to administer: One of the vital reasons behind prescribing homeopathic medicine over conventional drugs is its gentle nature. The doses are in the form of sweet globules and thus are consumable by people of all age groups. Those who do not want to consume the sweetened globules have provision for liquids, powders or dissolvable tablets. The best part is that there are no injections! It boasts of non-invasive therapy and avoids surgery. It can be very well incorporated along with other therapies and medication.

Further, the medications of homeopathy are non-addictive in nature unlike some of the chemical antibiotics. Studies have shown that with appropriate medical treatment, homeopathy can reverse even the most chronic disorders with its gentle approach.

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I have problem in my periods. My periods remain for 4 days and then stop for 1 day and again starts and remains for 3-4 days. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I have problem in my periods. My periods remain for 4 days and then stop for 1 day and again starts and remains for 3...
Hello, This is irregular shedding due to inadequate estrogenisation. If the problem persisted since more than 6 months then you may be started on low dose oc ills for 3 months and it shall be corrective.
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I am 13 weeks pregnant and suffer from knee pain. I am taking all my supplements regularly including Calcium and vit D but still have pain. What could b the problem and how to solve it?

BHMS PGCGO
Homeopath, Hubli-Dharwad
I am   13 weeks pregnant and suffer from knee pain. I am taking all my supplements regularly including Calcium and vi...
during pregnancy if it started then No need to worry if you had this problem before marriage. and you had taken treatment then you need to consult once to physician.
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