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Dr. Kavitha Gautham

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Diploma in Radiation Medicine, FICOG, FI...

Gynaecologist, Chennai

16 Years Experience  ·  150 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Kavitha Gautham MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Diploma in Radiation... Gynaecologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Kavitha Gautham is a popular Gynaecologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. She has had many happy patients in her 16 years of journey as a Gynaecologist. She is a qualified MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Diploma in Radiation Medicine, FICOG, FIMSA . She is currently practising at K M Speciality Hospital in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kavitha Gautham on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Annamalai University - 2001
MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Sri ramachandra medical college and research institute - 2005
Diploma in Radiation Medicine - University of Keil, Germany - 2010
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FICOG - Indian College of Obstretrics and Gynaecology - 2016
FIMSA - International Medical Sciences Academy - 2015
Awards and Recognitions
Awarded Prestigious J.L. Javeri Award@ AICOG conference (All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Active member of Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India.
Lifetime Member of Indian Society of Reproductive Medicine
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Member of European Society of Reproductive Medicine
Lifetime Member of International Medical Sciences Academy
Lifetime Member of Urogynecology and Pelvic Health Association of India (UPHAI)

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Sir, agar morning time 5 am intercourse karre aur wife uske baad kab toilet ya flush out ho sakti hai. please reply with some useful answer. I really thankful to you.

BHMS
Homeopath, pathankot
Minimum after 1 hr. If you r trying for conception. Or pregnancy. Other wise koi problem nhi hai. Kabhi bhi ja sakte ho.
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I am 27 year old woman, trying to conceive last 6 months but don't get. When I am start to planning a baby then my period cycle is irregular .and last 2 months my white discharge very small amount. Pls guide me. How to pregnant fast.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am 27 year old woman, trying to conceive last 6 months but don't get. When I am start to planning a baby then my pe...
Consult an Infertility specialist. Go for follicular monitoring to check ovulation Get your husband's semen testing done. GO for laparoscopy to check if fallopian tubes are patent or closed. You might need aid of ovulation inducing agents to conceive. Please mention your age, with age, ovarian reserve declines. You can take help of ART (assisted reproductive techniques) to help in fertilization. All the best PLease feel free to discuss further.
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I am 21 years old I did sex with my boy friend without condom is there any problem ? will i get pregnant ?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi lybrate user, yes their is high possibility of getting pregnant with unprotected intercourse on fertile days. If you are not using condoms then their is high risk for sexually transmitted diseases also.
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What is the correct method for blood test for pp n fasting what time one should eat dinner for fasting test next day? Two n half hours from the first bite or the last bite for pp? Pl clarify! and what should be the breakfast and dinner before going for blood sugar test?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
What is the correct method for blood test for pp n fasting what time one should eat dinner for fasting test next day?...
Hi, Minimum 10-12 hours of fasting is necessary to check FBS. Therefore have your dinner within 8.00 PM. Check you PPBS 2 hours after the last bite of your lunch or breakfast. Have regular breakfast or lunch; but eat stomach full and then go for the blood test.
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Hello Dr. my periods doesn't came after taking medicine what to do. please guide.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello Dr. my periods doesn't came after taking medicine what to do. please guide.
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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The fibroids in her uterus are reasons for some constant profuse bleeding. She is scared to go under knife and while 2 doctors have preferred to operate she is scared nd is looking for some other expert advice.

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi symptomatic fibroid uterus is an indication for surgical removal of uterus. Nonetheless if fibroid is not interfering with cavity she can try mirena if she scared of surgery.
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My problem is irregular periods, well I gone to hospital and took tests. Everything is normal but the problem is hormonal imbalance. So the doctor said, even after completing tablets for hormonal imbalance you can't treat permanent solution. Is that true? What should I do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My problem is irregular periods, well I gone to hospital and took tests. Everything is normal but the problem is horm...
Please It is not true. Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do perineal and pelvic exercises daily Take salads and fruits more Take carrots and beet root juice daily Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food Take Cap evecare by Himalaya 2 2 for 6 mths Lohasav 10 ml twice a day for 6 mths Ashokarishta 20 ml twice a day for 6 mths Do sonography of abdomen, hormonal assays after 3 months Send me report on Lybrate.
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How can we come to know that baby in my womb is my husband's baby or boyfriend's baby? Is it recognised without D.N.A test?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
How can we come to know that baby in my womb is my husband's baby or boyfriend's baby? Is it recognised without D.N.A...
DNA paternity testing is the use of DNA profiling (known as genetic fingerprinting) to determine whether two individuals are biologically parent and child. A paternity test establishes genetic proof whether a man is the biological father of an individual, and a maternity test establishes whether a woman is the biological mother of an individual. Tests can also determine the likelihood of someone being a biological grandparent to a grandchild. Though genetic testing is the most reliable standard, older methods also exist, including ABO blood group typing, analysis of various other proteins and enzymes, or using human leukocyte antigen antigens. The current techniques for paternity testing are using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP). Paternity testing can now also be performed while the woman is still pregnant from a blood draw.
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Sexual Health - Changes With Age

Sexual Health Clinic
Sexologist, Delhi
Sexual Health - Changes With Age

Aging is a natural process that affects every aspect of wellbeing as one gets older. Be it physical health, mental health, emotional health or sexual health, aging has an impact on it all. The desire for passion and intimacy is one that does NOT recede with age and it is best to adapt to the changes that the body goes through for a more fulfilling experience.
Aging affects the sexual health of men and women in different ways. Furthermore, it has varying effects on men and women.

What are the physiological changes that affect sexual health in women?
The onset of menopause is a major factor that has several key consequences on the sexual health of a woman. It causes alterations in the functioning of the genital and reproductive organs. Once a woman hits the menopausal stage, the vagina tends to get shorter and thinner, with stiff and narrow walls. Vaginal lubrication also decreases. These changes are known to have an impact on the ability of a woman to derive pleasure from sex.

What are the physiological changes that affect sexual health in men?
The most common sexual problem that affects older men is erectile dysfunction. Also known as impotence, this leads to the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. Premature ejaculation is an added issue. The causes for male sexual problems that occur due to aging range from diabetes and obesity to conditions of the heart and vascular system.

What are the main causes of change in sexual health with age?
Following are a few examples of factors that affect sexual performance and health with increasing age:

  • Decreasing hormone levels
  • Chronic joint or muscular pain
  • Development of illnesses or medical conditions
  • Side effects of medication
  • After effects of surgery

For many people, interest in sexual activity does not decrease with age. Getting older should not come in the way of enjoying sex. Having a deep and thorough understanding of the bodies of yourself and your partner as you both age and mature will play an important role in helping the two of you derive pleasure from sex and intimacy.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 42 years old housewife. Having thyroid and menstrual problem. Not having period for last 3 months. Feeling chapped skin at upper lid. Also having dry skin problem though generally I am having oily skin. Takes medicine for thyroid and use good skin products. Also overweight.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
I am 42 years old housewife. Having thyroid and menstrual problem. Not having period for last 3 months. Feeling chapp...
Take varandi kshsyam, 3 tsf in half a glass of luke warm water after meals, twice a day. Take vyoshadi guggal tabs, 1 tab, three times day after meals, with dashmoolajeerakdhyarishta, 2 tsf in half a glass of luke warm water after meals. Avoid taking food after 7 pm. Take whole graisn meals. cut the intake of suagr and salt in your diet. continue the regime for 45 days. Make sure your sleep 7 to 8 hrs at night regularly. go for a brisk walk for 30 mins daily. Stop taking food Stay in touch. good luck.
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I am not pregnant but my periods are missed I also had c- section before 4 month.

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am not pregnant but my periods are missed I also had c- section before 4 month.
If your breast feeding your baby it's common in normal as well as c section of. Post delivery lactational amenorrhea it's called. Don't worry .but do test urine for pregnancy test and take contraceptive measures like condom or cu the later after periods. Or else it's common to become pregnant in breast feeding pts. And they don't notice it in same period as many months sometimes don't get periods.
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My wife not co-operating to have sex. How to encourage her to have sex with me. Please help me. Am 55 years. She is 45 years. Hope you give me good advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
My wife not co-operating to have sex. How to encourage her to have sex with me. Please help me. Am 55 years. She is 4...
This is the understanding berween both of you try to find out why she is refusing some tensions worries anxieties or may be dome physical or psychological problem please be cooperative with her look for the reasoand then find ways to get over it sex is all in mind unless you feel like having it you can't enjoy.
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Hi, I have a question, my wife is 7th month pregnant, I want to know can we do intercourse at this time? And if not then till what time. Thanks.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi,
I have a question, my wife is 7th month pregnant, I want to know can we do intercourse at this time? And if not t...
Hi Deepak, from now onwards till 36 weeks of gestation you should avoid sex in order to avoid risk of preterm labor .
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Hello doctor, I got recently married .I got infection frequently when am doing sex in that next day I got itching on under skin and skin layer will automatically loss.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Noida
1. Don't Washed with Soap, Infaction will be Increase on Your Panis. 2.Your Suffering Syphillis. In this Condition You feeling Excitement for Sex any time, Don't Do Sex with out Condome. That is Not Simple Disease, AyurvaidikTreatment Available.
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Health Benefits Of Bitter Gourd (Kerala)

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Health Benefits Of Bitter Gourd (Kerala)

Bitter gourd juice contains a train of important nutrients ranging from iron, magnesium and vitamin to potassium and vitamin C. An excellent source of dietary fiber, it also contains twice the calcium of spinach, beta-carotene of broccoli, and the potassium of a banana. to reduce the bitterness of the drink iadd some honey or jaggery to it or pair it with sweet fruits like apple or pears. You can even add lemon juice to lessen the harsh taste of bitter melon juice. A pinch of black pepper and ginger can also decrease the tartness.

  1. Karela Helps in Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels-Bitter gourd contains an insulin-like compound called Polypeptide-p or p-insulin which has been shown to control diabetes naturally. if you  consume bitter melon juice daily , consult a doctor before doing so.

2. Karela Lowers Bad Cholesterol Levels-“Bitter gourd juice is anti-inflammatory and also helps in lowering the bad cholesterol levels in the body. Thereby, it significantly reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.” It also maintains the blood pressure of the body as it is rich in potassium, which absorbs excessive sodium in the body. It is rich in iron and folic acid which are known to decrease the risk of stroke and keep your heart healthy.

3.Karela is Good for Glowing Skin and Lustrous Hair-It is powerful anti-oxidants along with vitamin A and C which prevent premature skin ageing and diminishes wrinkles. Furthermore, it reduces acne, aids in treating eczema and psoriasis, as well as protects the skin from the harmful UV rays.The nutrients vitamin A, vitamin C, Biotin and Zinc impart shine and lustre to your hair . Applying bitter gourd juice regularly to your scalp can decrease hair loss and greying of hair, treat split-ends and rough hair, shrug off dandruff, and combat itchiness. You can apply bitter gourd juice directly to stop hair fall or mix it with some curd and massage on your scalp and hair for conditioning.

4. Karela Cures Hangovers and Cleanses the Liver-Bitter gourd juice swiftly wipes out alcoholic intoxication settled in your liver.

5. Karela Helps in Weight Loss-Bitter gourd is low in calories, fat and carbohydrates. It keeps you full for longer and hence, it can easily fit in your weight loss plan.

6. Karela Boosts Your Immune System-Bitter gourd fights viruses and bacteria and strengthens your immunity. It prevents allergies and indigestion. The antioxidants work as powerful defense mechanisms against illness and also help fight free-radical damage .

7. Good  for Eyes-it helps in preventing vision-related problems such as cataract since it has compounds like beta-carotene.

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Pain in Stiches - When You Should See Your Doctor?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Udaipur
Pain in Stiches - When You Should See Your Doctor?

Stitches or sutures act as a closure for either surface wounds or deep wounds. Procedure to close a deep wound comprises of sewing the two edges and applying stitches under the skin surface.

Catagories of sutures

  1. Non-absorbable stitches: Such stitches are applied in case of skin wounds or internal wounds. Such stitches get healed quickly and are easy to remove. Non-absorbable stitches are made of natural fibers or synthetic threads like nylon polypropylene. As the name suggests, these stitches are either permanent or persist for a long time.
  2. Absorbable stitches: Such stitches are applied on layers, which have the property of healing quickly. They are very firm during the initial days. Then they start getting dissolved in the body.

Precautions taken by medical team before applying stitches to prevent infection

  1. Careful checking of nose for occurrence of germs before the start of operation.
  2. Skin must be cleansed prior to surgery.
  3. Sanitizing hands prior conducting the surgery.
  4. Usage of germ free gloves and sterile clothes while applying sutures.
  5. Prescribing antibiotics to the patients who may fear high risk of infection.

Precautions to be taken by patient to prevent infection

  1. Take a bath prior to surgery.
  2. Avoid using razor at the surgical site. The same can be carried out by using clippers by the surgery team itself.
  3. Keep all your jewellery aside before the operation starts. Do not apply nail polish.
  4. It is advised to cover up the wound. Try to keep the adjacent areas germ free. This is a crucial step in avoiding infection.
  5. Visit your doctor at once on finding redness around the wound.

When to see the doctor
Pain up to a certain threshold is normal. In case pain gets unbearable, the scene can be alarming. It may be an indication of infection. Taking immediate remedial steps is necessary to avoid infection or any other side effects post the surgery. On meeting with any of the following signs, it is better to consult doctor at once.

  1. If the skin around the wound gets swollen.
  2. If you detect redness around the wound.
  3. If the pain becomes unbearable.
  4. If the wound starts developing pus.
  5. If your body temperature increases abnormally or if you have fever.
  6. If you observe red streaks around the wound.
  7. If in case a stitch gets opened up and the edges of the suture start widening. This is the most alarming sign. In case a suture gets opened, you must immediately seek a remedy.

Ask your doctor for the precautions you can take to avoid experiencing any of the above signs. If you come across such alarming symptoms, rush to the nearest hospital and get the appropriate treatment.

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I am suffering irregular periods problem. Some time it came early and sometime late.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am suffering irregular periods problem. Some time it came early and sometime late.
It may be due irregular menses will be due to hormonal imbalance. Get ultrsound of lower abdmone and thyroid profile test.
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We want to a baby since last two year. My semen analysis report is normal. My wife's period circle is 28 days in every month. This month we intercourse 10,12,14,15.today 25 days. But she got leg and back pain. What this is period symptoms?

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
We want to a baby since last two year. My semen analysis report is normal. My wife's period circle is 28 days in ever...
You have to wait till her period date. I can understand your anxiety but pregnancy symptoms also sometimes mimic period symptoms. Cannot be sure now itself.
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It's been 1 year since I got married And we often have intercourse To say weekly ones Happy with sexual life but I am not pregnant still will makes me sad and depressed For my husband semen analysis test is suggested Do I have any test that can be done to check if I have any fertility issues Note my periods cycle it's not stable where it happens between 25 days to 31 days.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Jodhpur
It's been 1 year since I got married And we often have intercourse To say weekly ones Happy with sexual life but I am...
Pregnancy depends on many things. 1. Doing sex on right days. 10-16 days from period date are best for conceiving. So do sex for atleast these days. 2. Thyroid problem in women will cause delay in pregnancy. Get check up done for your wife 3. Semen test for men consult for further help n guidance.
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Premature Labour - Things That Can Cause It!

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Nagpur
Premature Labour - Things That Can Cause It!

The usage of “9 months” with pregnancy is almost universal. However, it is not always that all women go through the entire 9 months with the baby. Most often, delivery happens during the 37th to 40th weeks. This allows for the complete growth of the baby within the mother’s womb. When delivery happens before the 37th week, it is known as preterm delivery or premature labour. These babies may not be completely formed and may have temporary or long-term difficulties after birth.

There are many reasons which can induce premature labour, and while some are preventable, some may be inevitable.

  1. Smoking: One of the first things to do when planning a pregnancy or as soon as you realise you are pregnant is to quit smoking. It is way too damaging for the mother and the baby within.
  2. Alcohol consumption or street drug usage: These again can cause not just premature labour but also developmental abnormalities.
  3. Multiple pregnancy: Women pregnant with twins or multiples often have premature labour.
  4. Health problems: Medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes, infections, etc.
  5. Abnormalities: Developmental abnormalities in the newborn like Down’s syndrome, chromosomal abnormalities, etc.
  6. Weight: Being either obese or underweight can cause premature labour.
  7. Prenatal care: While preparing for pregnancy or as soon as you confirm it, ensure you put yourself in the hands of a good gynaecologist. This will ensure you (and your baby) get the required care.
  8. Less gap: Reduced gap between subsequent pregnancies can also induce premature labour.

Warning signs of premature labour

In some women, the doctor might be able to predict the chances of a premature labour and give enough suggestions to look out for warning signs. This will help the woman to be mentally prepared when it is time.
A low backache, which is constant and does not go with usual relief measures.

  1. Frequent pelvic contractions (about every 10 minutes)
  2. Vaginal leaking (fluid or bleeding)
  3. General ill-feeling with symptoms of nausea, cramps, and vomiting/diarrhoea.
  4. Inability to hold down fluids for a full day
  5. Abdominal cramps, similar to a period
  6. Pelvic pressure, a feeling of the baby descending down

What to do? 

As mentioned earlier, if your doctor had warned you of the chances of a preterm labour, watch out for them after 35 weeks.

  • With any of the above symptom, do not indulge in any activity and rest on the left side for a while.
  • Drink about 2 to 3 glasses of juice or plain water.
  • If the symptoms get better, continue to rest for the day.
  • If they do not, call the doctor. Usually, the doctor will ask you to come to the clinic.
  • In some cases, the baby might be delivered and require neonatal care for some days (to weeks) depending on development and symptoms. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.
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