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Dr. Lakshmi Kumari

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Lakshmi Kumari is a renowned Gynaecologist in Mylapore, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr. Lakshmi Kumari@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi Kumari on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 25 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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Mira and her boyfriend had a kind of unprotected sex this morning. However her boyfriend did not enter her. Their genitals rubbed against each other while she had her panty on all the time. She is not sure if there was any pre ejaculation or if it was completely dry. Should she be doing something about it. Even if there was an ejaculation are there chances that she could get pregnant? Should she be taking some contraceptive pill. If so which one. It's her 7th day after her periods.

General Physician, Udaipur
No pregnancy can never ocurr without fertilization, a process in which male sperm and female egg your case there is nil chances of fertilization. So no chance of any pregnancy. So be happy and smile. But for pcod kindly consult a gynaecologist.
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My mother is 51 years old and still has her periods and this time the flow was too much and she had stomach pain also. Sonography reports say that the uterus is bulky. Doctor had advised for paps smear test. Can it be cancer also. I am worried. Please suggest your thoughts.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear, since doctor has already seen it you should undergo the investigation. It may be only a benign growth which needs to be removed. Cancer is a remote possiblity unless proven otherwise.
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Me and my gf planning to have sex this weekend for the first time. We don't want to use condom as we want to enjoy more. So please suggest any alternative way to do so. She had her period 20 days ago.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- it is advisable to do sex with proper protection to avoid pregnancy and infection. However you can use ultra thin condoms, feels like you do not have anything on your penis.
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What are the precautions taken while having sex to avoid pregnancy other than using condoms.

Gynaecologist, Jaipur
Oral contra ceptive pills, like mala d, emergency pill I pill you should know, cu-t can be inseted in female, inj depot provera can be given every 3 monthly.
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After how many days of LMP. Should we take pregnancy test. Urine or blood is surity.

General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
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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During what time we should have sex without condom so that tha lady do not get pregnant.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi. The first and the last ten days in a menstrual cycle are the safe days when you can have sex without condoms. Ovulation happens in mid cycle so that is wen you shud use precaution.
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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Your Health!

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Your Health!

All living creatures work on energy and a smooth functioning of the different metabolic processes in the body. The energies or “prana/chi/qi” are of different kinds and have their own distinct path of flow and influence. Air energy is better known as the air we breathe and from younger days we learn in school books that air purifies the blood in the lungs. The nose, the windpipe are the pathways and the transfer of energy happens in the lungs, on the blood. This blood feeds/influences the health of each and every cell of the body. The points of influence are the nose and windpipe.

Similarly, there are subtle energies that have their own specific pathways called Meridians. These energies are also associated with special metabolic functions and better known by names that associate with the main organ in the line of their path. For example, digestive energies are associated with the Liver meridian that follows a distinct path in the full body. There are specific zones along this path that can influence the manner in which energy flows along these paths and change the metabolic process of that energy meridian.

These points of influence are called äcu-points’. Pressure applied along these points is referred to as Acupressure treatment”. When needles are used, it is called Acupuncture treatment. The manner in which the Acupuncturist will choose a group of points will stimulate or sedate the activity of toes energies. This will allow the body to regain better health.

The needles help to regulate the flow of energy. Acupuncture is an exact science and needles are inserted into the skin at the point of influence. The depth of insertion, kind of needle, selection of points, angle in which needles are inserted, depth of needle insertion, twisting/turning of the needle, duration of therapy, the frequency of treatment; all these will create a change in the metabolic energies of the body.

A lot of research is being done all over the world to find out how this system works and what it is best suited for. Some medical conditions are easily treated and some take time. Very good medical clinical data is published in leading medical journal regarding these studies. Acupuncture has proved to be very useful in pain management; detoxification; healing enhancement; stress relief; improve digestion and few other health issues. Pure Acupressure medical science claims it is useful for all kinds of health disorder; modern medical research is by and by being able to prove this slowly.

Typically, the process of an Acupuncture treatment will follow these steps:

The acupuncture points are located throughout your body, and at times, the points may be located far away from a pain-affected area. The process of treatment involves the following steps:

  1. Needle insertion
    • Around five to 20 needles are utilized in typical acupuncture treatments.
    • The needles are quite thin and do not cause much discomfort.
  2. Needle manipulation
    • After the needle insertion, the needles are moved or twirled. Sometimes, in addition to insertion, heat or electric pulses is applied to the needles.
  3. Needle removal
    • Commonly, the acupuncture needles are kept in place for around 20 to 45 minutes while the patient is relaxed in a lying down position.


The most important benefits of acupuncture are as follows:

  1. Reduces headache and migraines
    • It is quite effective for the management of chronic headaches.
    • Based on several studies and research, it has been proven that acupuncture is ideal for the treatment of migraine headaches.
    • The strategically placed acupuncture needles help in relieving the symptoms of headache.
  2. Improves pain of various types
    • Acupuncture is considered to be effective in dealing with pain, such as chronic back pain, neck pain, knee pain and arthritis pain.
  3. Helps in insomnia treatment
    • Acupuncture is beneficial in reducing the various symptoms of insomnia and sleeplessness.
    • It works better than medicines and herbs for treating insomnia.
    • Moreover, the treatment is not associated with adverse side effects.
  4. Helps in improving cancer and chemotherapy recovery
    • Studies state that acupuncture is effective in boosting your immunity and enhances the recovery rate of patients undergoing cancer treatment.
    • It also increases your platelet count and prevents the death of healthy cells after undergoing a radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
    • It reduces the amount of pain involved in cancer treatment and improves your quality of life.
    • The major side effect of chemotherapy includes nausea.
  5. Prevents cognitive decline
    • Acupuncture is also effective in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
    • The age-related cognitive decline symptoms that are caused because of a neutral response in certain areas of your brain are reduced by this treatment.

Acupuncture is also being successfully used to treat digestive disorders; hormone imbalances; stress and depression; bone healing; reducing inflammation; preventing to treating diabetes; overcome acidity; hair fall and many other diseases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an acupuncturist.

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I am 29 years old and 30 weeks pregnant you have small painless lump in my right breast since 5 yrs. Will it be safe to feed breast to baby?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Yes, but I would recommend a few tests for the lump, to be absolutely certain of the nature of the lump.
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I did first time sex and my age is 21 years, before 5 days of my period time I did sex then after 5 days my period come for only 1 day and stop, so I am confused that my pregnancy is start or not? Please give me answer of my question.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
The periods you are mentioning are safe but still to clear doubts, buy a pregnancy detection kit (preganews) from chemist/medical store you can yourself do it, it is cheap and accurate. Just follow the instructionss.
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I am trying to conceive but it does not work. What are the precautions to be taken for a normal pregnancy?

MD Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
first of all u need to know about the important dates for intercourse in the cycle and have sex on those days.. if you fail to concieve in 3 months, u need to go for ovulation study by ultrasound to find out the exact date of ovulation .
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Sir mai apne patni ke sath period khatm hone ke din sex kiya hu kya meri patni pregnet nahi n ho sakti hai please batye sir.

General Physician, Delhi
Chances bahut kam hain pregnancy k, lekin agar aapko doubt hai to aap unhe urine pregnancy test karne ko bole.
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She has gone through plastic surgery near her vulva and hip region. She thinks she has single urogenital opening. Also her vagina is very hard on left side due to an accident and the surgery. Will she get her vagina normal if she will have a plastic surgery. And how much will it cost. She has multiple pelvic fracture also. Will she have a normal child birth or is there any danger for her. Please help sir/madam.

Gynaecologist, Delhi
it is a natural thing to feel hardness if there has been some injury or accident or fracture. plastic surgery can help to restore the size and gap that is normally expected. if the uterus is normal in shape and size and there is regular periods, pregnancy can also happen. but possibly normal delivery should not be waited for but baby should be delivered by caesarean operation.
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What is the solution if a small part of uterus comes out through vagina and creates problem for urine excretion? Please advise.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, what's your age? since how long you have been suffering from this problem? as it's a mechanical problem, external manipulation is required in middle and later stages of the prolapse. But if it's just an initial stage of prolapse then with the help of homoeopathic medicines, lifestyles changes and pelvic floor exercises, the problem can be made little better. Take homoeopathic medicine- sepia 200 and causticum 200 - both 2 times a day daily for 3 months. Eat healthy food which includes green leafy vegetables, fruits, 10-12 glasses of water.
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Ayurvedic Treatment for Leucorrhoea

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Ayurvedic Treatment for Leucorrhoea

Leucorrhoea or Vaginitis is a problem that many women face. When there is a discharge from the female genitals which has a foul smell and dirty white or greenish pallor, this condition is called Leucorrhoea. The other symptoms of this condition include inflammation and irritation in the area. While this condition may last many weeks and even months, in some cases, it can also start affecting the reproductive organs of the female patient. This problem mostly crops up during puberty and can lead to long term damage if it does not get timely and proper treatment. One of the best ways of dealing with this condition is with the help of Ayurveda, which is an ancient science that combines herbs, lifestyle tweaks, Yoga and massages for treatment of various kinds of ailments.

Let us find out more about the Ayurvedic treatment available for Leucorrhoea:

  1. Lifestyle and Hygiene: Poor hygiene and bad eating habits remain some of the most common causes of Leucorrhoea, as per medical science. Accordingly, Ayurveda purports a number of lifestyle changes that include a proper balanced diet where fried, fatty and other junk food will be eliminated. Also, routinely cleaning your private parts and creating better living conditions in terms of hygiene will help in treating this ailment.
  2. Lady's Finger or Okra: This healthy green vegetable has many minerals that can help in treating this condition. One must boil a few pieces for at least twenty minutes before straining, sweetening and drinking it as a tonic.
  3. Mango Seeds: One can dry these mango seeds and grind them to make a powder. This powder can be added to water to make a fine paste for application in the vaginal tract.
  4. Amaranth Root: The antibacterial properties of this herb make it ideal for flushing out the toxins that cause Leucorrhoea as well as other bacterial infections and conditions. The compounds in this element also help in treating a number of vaginal disorders. You can grind the root and add this powder to water before having it. The leaves and branches can also be added to boiling water before being strained so that one can have it as a tonic at least twice a day.
  5. Walnut Leaves: Walnut leaves are said to have astringent properties that can heal infections. One can infuse boiling water with these leaves for twenty minutes or so. Strain and let it cool before using it on the vaginal areas. One can do this at least three to four times a day for rapid relief.

There are many other elements as per Ayurveda which can be used for treating this issue including betel leaves, guava leaves, cranberry juice and sandalwood oil.

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My period is a week late and I have also taken two pregnancy tests amongst which one shows negative and another one shows positive. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, now, please get a serum beta hcg test done to get conclusive results. If hcg levels are more than 5mIU, then she is surely pregnant.
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My wife 27 years got unwanted pregnancy & we want to abort the foods as our 1st son is only 2 years old. What are the steps should we ensure for aborting a foetus.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
steps of abortion cannot be written here decide first about the numbers of babies you want your son is 2 years and by the time this baby is born, he will be nearby 3 years, a reasonable gap between 2 kids if you get abortion done now., may be later, she won't have another baby due to some complications related to aborting unwanted pregnancy better take care of her Health
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Opting For Effective Chiropractic Techniques For Your Body Pains!

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Opting For Effective Chiropractic Techniques For Your Body Pains!

Body pains are becoming very common these days especially to those people whose jobs require constant walking, long hours of standing and heavy lifting of objects. And among the most common types of body pains is back pain. Young and old have their own stories to share about this ache that starts at the base of the skull and extends down to the back of the thighs. This type of pain can really affect the everyday activity.

There are many reasons behind the back pains people are suffering from. For older folks, there's intervertebral disc degeneration; this is when discs located between the vertebrae of the spine break down due to ageing. For the greater majority though, life activities and factors are mainly the culprit. For example, people's reliance on portable devices for entertainment and information has been proven by studies to be bad for the back. The amount of concentration necessary to operate these devices makes people less conscientious of their posture and other physical movements, says a researcher.

Holding the wrong posture for a long time places great strain on the back muscles and nerves. Another life component that contributes to the back pains people suffer from is clothing style. Those tight, skinny jeans and killer heels may look great, especially in emphasizing young people's slim silhouettes, but they are quite uncomfortable and put a lot of pressure or strain on the body's frame for being so snug.

People who wear skinny jeans often complain of lower back and knee pains. Meanwhile, women who often wear high heels tend to suffer from ankle pains that radiate all the way to the lower back. These are the reasons why there are many back pain sufferers.

Fortunately however, most people are doing something about their pains and turning to chiropractors for treatments. A chiropractor does not just apply the right chiropractic techniques for relief from back pains; he also restores and helps maintain patients' physical balance, allowing them to perform different activities well and safely. A chiropractor also designs the most appropriate treatment plan for patients who wish to improve the overall quality of their life. 


I am 30 year old female. I am married since three years I am trying to get conceived from past 2 and half year but all effort are in vain, always I got a disappointment. My all test are done even including HCG which is also ok, no tubes problem. What I have from start a irregular period. My periods always come late may b PCOS. My husband also gone for test and his reports are also ok. What should I do for pregnancy. Pls suggest. Should I go for IUI.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Nagpur
As per age get an amh level which will give idea about ovarian reserve. Then pills are given for formation of eggs. Yes iui should be the next thi g you should go for if you hav already had pills for 5 days in a month for couple of months.
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I was having periods on regular basis but since last month i. E; from January I missed my periods. I also got a sprain last month for which the doc's gave me medicine and it was during my date of monthly cycle when I was having those medicines after that I didn't get periods. I am even having back pain. Please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello you should not worry if everything else is normal. Wait for some time after stopping the medicines and your period should come.
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How to do a sex with girl. And how to do sex without condom and she will not pregnant how?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear user. Sex is penetration of erect penis inside a female vagina and having semen ejaculation. There are many other methods of contraception like female condoms, pills etc. Take care.
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