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Dr. Kanagu

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Kanagu is a popular Gynaecologist in Medavakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with K M Hospital in Medavakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kanagu on Lybrate.com.

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My wife have monthly cycle 11th of month we had without protection sex on 18th and next day she took 72 hours tablets now until today 17th her monthly cycle no yet start and we check pregnancy test 2 time show negative she is having white discharge everyday two week before has a blood clots with white discharge could you help on this please.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
My wife have monthly cycle 11th of month we had without protection sex on 18th and next day she took 72 hours tablets...
take sepia 200 one dose puls 30 one dos per dy for wk kali br 12c one dos a day for 10 days aur mur na. 12c sam abov apis 12c sam abov conium 3c 3tims aday for 5 days diet for u cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts • greens, including red leaf lettuce and arugula • green and red peppers • beans and lentils • almonds • berries • sweet potatoes • winter squash • pumpkin inform me progres
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I'm 25 years old female got married in 2014 and I have vaginal pain and white discharge for the past four months. The pain is increasing day after day. Now the discharge color is changed to red and I found blood presence in that discharge.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Most likely you are having infection. Visit adoctor for the discharge. In the mean time apply antifungal cream twice a day. And use vaginal wash.
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I am 23 year old girl ,my periods has suddenly stopped from last month and I have found that my blood count is 7 Low. I am in depression because my hormone imbalance Please advice me some effective medicine which can help me.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am 23 year old girl ,my periods has suddenly stopped from last month and I have found that my blood count is 7 Low....
hi Chinu stress can delay your periods. please also check for hormonal profile . also start healthy balance diet. please have iron supplements and iron rich diet. we can talk in detail if this continues I need to understand detail clinical history.
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My baby is born premature and was in NICU for 20 days. Now she is 45 days old and unable to latch and reluctant to breast feeding inspite of all attempts. Meanwhile my milk got suppressed. One of my friend suggested that if the baby is reluctant then husband can try to suck, and hence can stimulate and pump the milk. even though this seems to be weird, is this really true and help me. Please suggest.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
It is perfectly fine and helpful for husband to suck your milk and stimulate production . If you gave bottle feed to the baby it the reason for not latching. Gradually with persistent trial you can get the babay suck your milk
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Dear Mam/sir I have been married for since 4 months ago I'm not getting pregnant and I have been checked the upt kit it shown negative what's the reason.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gorakhpur
Dear Mam/sir I have been married for since 4 months ago I'm not getting pregnant and I have been checked the upt kit ...
If your periods are normal and your husband's semen report is normal then try 6 months with planned coitus from day 12 to 18 alternate days. Still if no result then see doctor for further examinations. Usually for first year of marriage we don't advice any tests or medications.
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Doctor has diagnosed polycystic ovaries and has prescribed cor 3 tablet is it useful for polycystic ovaries treatment? Please help am worried and also trying for 2nd pregnancy.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
Doctor has diagnosed polycystic ovaries and has prescribed cor 3 tablet is it useful for polycystic ovaries treatment...
Polycestic ovaries may not need any treatment unless it is highly indicated, but most of the time hormone is tried, no specific treatment is there, of course you can try for pregnancy.
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Hello Doctor. Actually the Question is about my partner. Whenever he have sex, everytime she suffers from perineum vaginal tear due to which she experiences a lot of pain. We had intercourse today too, and like always she got that tear. Is this a serious problem?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, lybrate-user, you should remain gentle to go for a coition. Take a pause at least for one month to go for next attempt. She should take: arnica mnt 200, 5 drops morning ledum pal 200, 5 drops noon hypericum 200, 5 drops, evening daily for 15 days. Tk care.
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Getting pain near vagina some times and some time while going pee getting severe pain.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
It could be a UTI or a vaginal infection, suggest you drink lots of water and maintain personal hygiene, should you still continue to have pain ,you may get back to us ,so that we may prescribe you some Medicines.
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After delivery weight loss is a big problem for me. I am trying to loss my weight but its not working.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Msc.Applied Psychology
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, After pregnancy weight gain is a normal thing. You didnt specify your age, height, weight also about your post delivery duration. What and all things you have done to reduce your weight? How about your food habits?
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Safety of Emergency Contraception

Certification in Robotic surgery in Gynecology, MRCOG (LONDON), Fellowship in Gyn Endoscopy, MD - Gynaecologist & Obstetrician, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Safety of Emergency Contraception

Emergency is helpful in preventing pregnancies post unprotected sexual activity. It can be used in case of contraceptive failure, in case of sexual assault, incorrect use of contraceptives and unprotected sex.

Emergency contraception can be done by three methods. These are emergency contraceptive pills, combined oral contraceptive pills and copper intrauterine devices.

The copper IUD is considered to be one of the most effective forms of emergency contraception, when it is inserted within 5 days of unprotected sexual activity.

However, the emergency contraceptive pill regimen as per WHO is:

  • 1 dose of levonorgestrel 1.5 mg, or 1 dose of ulipristal 30 mg, taken within 5 days (120 hours) of unprotected intercourse

  • The Yuzpe regimen which consists of 2 doses of combined oral contraceptive pills

What is Emergency Contraception?

Emergency contraception is usually referred to as the contraception which is used to prevent a pregnancy within the first 5 days after an unprotected sexual activity. It is used post failures of contraception, coerced unprotected sex, rape or misuse of contraception.

Emergency contraception is only effective in the first few days after an intercourse and before the egg has released from the ovary, and before there is fertilization between the egg and the sperm. The emergency contraception can do no harm to an interrupted pregnancy and a developing embryo.

Who needs emergency contraception?

Any girl or woman who is at her reproductive age might need an emergency contraception in case of an unprotected sexual intercourse.

Uses:

  1. Breakage, slippage or displacement of barrier methods
  2. Three or more missed OCPills for more than 12 hours
  3. Missed Mini pill for more than 3 hours
  4. Missed Desoestrel pills for more than 12 hours
  5. DMPA injections taken more than 2 weeks late
  6. Miscalculated dates of last period and present ovulation side effects

These are meant only for emergency contraception and NOT AS A REGULAR CONTRACEPTIVE. It involves pumping of a hormone inside your body at levels which are 5 times higher than normal. hence excessive and unnecessary use may cause irregularity in the period cycles and an adverse effect on the menstrual health over a period of time. Ideally it should be taken under guided medical supervision.

In what situations should emergency contraception be used?

Emergency contraception can be used after a sexual intercourse. These include:

  • In case of no use of contraceptives

  • If it is a case of rape or coerced sex, where the woman was not protected

  • When there is a contraceptive failure, like

    • breakage

    • incorrect use or slippage

    • OCPILLS,

    • mini pills

    • DMPA

  • 3 or more missed combined oral contraceptives, progestogen-only pill (minipill) taken more than 3 hours late, desogestrel-containing pill 12 hours or more, norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN) progestogen-only injection taken more than 2 weeks late

  • Delay in placing or dislodgement or early removal of the skin patch or the hormonal ring

  • Breaking, dislodgement, tearing or early removal of cervical cap or diaphragm

  • Failure of withdrawal that is ejaculation the external genitalia or vagina

  • The spermicide tablet failure

  • Miscalculating the periods, failure from using a barrier on the fertile days

  • Expulsion of an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD)

Methods of Emergency Contraception:

There are three emergency contraception methods:

  1. Copper-bearing intrauterine devices (IUDs)

  2. Emergency contraception pills (ECPs)

  3. Combined oral contraceptive pills or the Yuzpe method

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