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Dr. Manu Lakshmi  - Gynaecologist, Chennai

Dr. Manu Lakshmi

MBBS, MRCOG, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine

Gynaecologist, Chennai

22 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
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Dr. Manu Lakshmi MBBS, MRCOG, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine Gynaecologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Manu Lakshmi is an experienced Gynaecologist in T.Nagar, Chennai. He has been a successful Gynaecologist for the last 22 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MRCOG, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine . He is currently practising at Gunasekaran Hospital Pvt Ltd in T.Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Manu Lakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College - 1996
MRCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London - 2011
Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine - Chettinad Health City - 2010
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Things You Need To Know Before Going To An IVF Clinic!

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
IVF Specialist, Nashik
Things You Need To Know Before Going To An IVF Clinic!

The success rates of IVF are in the spotlight but there is worry among patients. IVF cycles are extremely costly and so if things don’t work out at one go and women require more cycles for getting the desired success, then that means, you would need to spend a lot.

The problem lies on the fact that clinics are not bound to disclose the kind of success rates they have, so this makes it impossible for anyone to compare each and every clinic. So, how to make sure that you get down to a genuinely good IVF Clinic, where there is surety that going through an IVF cycle would not let your money go in waste. 

Now, we take into account certain key factors that influence the success of an IVF cycle along with some tips for asking the right kind of questions:

  • Pregnancy against live birth rates: There is a steady decline not only in woman’s fertility but also in the success rates of IVF, as they grow older. In case of almost all clinics, the success rates tend to be on the higher side for those women, who are under the age of 30, with them having 26% chance that they are going to take home a baby after going through each cycle of IVF. On the other hand, those are aged above 40 years have just about 6% chance of getting success and take a baby home. Generally, figures suggest that only half of the pregnancies through IVF, for women above the age bracket of 40 years will lead to live birth. So, it is important to take note, if you see on the website of any clinic that they are showing pregnancy rate rather than live birth rate, most importantly if you are in your 40s. Prospective patients must ask their clinic to disclose the pregnancy rate as well as the live birth success rate for their respective age groups.
  • Blastocyst cultures: Another way through which one can easily predict the success of any particular clinic is by seeing whether they use blastocyst culture. The normal tradition was to grow embryos just for a few days till the stage of cleavage but now, the main aim of most treatment is to the growth of embryos for five days till they reach the stage of a blastocyst.
  • This is a kind of a situation wherein the best survive till the end and the weaker ones tend to die down. This process of selection makes it easier for embryologists to take the best embryo for transfer, hence leading to better results.
  • Sperm injections: Success through IVF is also dependent upon the cause behind infertility. Some male counterparts have really low sperm count and hence require intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection. This leads to injection of an individual sperm into an egg. At times when things are not clear whether a patient would need ICSI, doctor will generally allow half of the eggs to get inseminated through standard process of insemination and the other half would be injected through ICSI. If someone gets enough eggs, then it would surely require to enquired.
     
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I am 25 year old got marriage on may 10th 2015. Till now I didn't get pregnancy. Is there any problems behind that. And I want to know about thyroid.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO
Obstetrician, Vadodara
I am 25 year old got marriage on may 10th 2015. Till now I didn't get pregnancy. Is there any problems behind that. A...
Hello lybrate-user to get pregnant you both need to get check up. Husband semen test and your sonogram with few test advised by gynec will clear the picture. Thyroid malfunction is one of the reasons. Thanks.
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Respected mam my sister is pregnant but already she have diabetics and hypertension. Now she is pregnant she having diabetics and hypertension and also have a multiple uterine fibroids in the anterior myometrium and few in the posterior myometrium. What we will do mam and she continued the 9 months she getting any problems.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), (MRCOG)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Respected mam my sister is pregnant but already she have diabetics and hypertension. Now she is pregnant she having d...
Hi, Fibroids may not harm her. Depending on the location, they can cause miscarriage, or difficulty in delivery. Diabetes and hypertension need to be under control. And she needs extra care throughout the pregnancy.
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IVF Treatment: 5 Important Factors For Success

IVF Specialist, Mumbai
IVF Treatment: 5 Important Factors For Success

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a medical procedure that side-steps the sexual act of conceiving and helps infertile couples, conceive a biological child. It involves the manual process of fertilization by combining an egg and sperm in the laboratory and then implanting the embryo into the female to impregnate her.

A number of factors play an important role in the success of the procedure and some of them are:

  • Lifestyle habits - Certain lifestyle factors can significantly affect your prospects of getting pregnant through this route. Smoking can reduce your prospect of success using this procedure by about 50%. It can cause you to have lesser number of eggs retrieved during the procedure while increasing instances of miscarriages. Likewise, obesity, alcohol use, consumption of excessive caffeine and drugs can adversely affect your chances of getting pregnant using IVF.
  • Embryo status - Embryos that are better developed with good grade stand a higher chance of experiencing success than less developed embryos. More importantly, not every embryo is able to survive the development process.
  • The age at which you get pregnant - A factor that plays a role in influencing your chances of experiencing success in your IVF procedure is the age at which you opt for this procedure. The lower your age, the chances that you may get pregnant and deliver a healthy child using your own eggs witness an increase. On the other hand, if you're aged 41 and above, or your egg reserve is very low donor eggs are the most preferred option as they help to increase your prospects of meeting a success.
  • Cause of Infertility - If your supply of eggs is normal, success rate using IVF is high. Women who suffer from the problem of endometriosis experience lesser chances of getting pregnant than women who have unexplained fertility.
  • Reproductive history - IVF success rate chances are higher if you've delivered a baby previously using IVF.

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

 

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Homeopathy Treatment For PCOD

BHMS, MD-Homeopathy, PGPC - Preventive Cardiology
Homeopath, Delhi
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I am dr. Sanket Gupta.I am practicing homeopathic consultant at AKG’s OVIHAM’s centers. We have two clinics at Pitam Pura and Moti bagh and you can consult me there.

Today I would like to talk about a very common disorder seen in female these days that is called Polycystic Ovarian diseases it is characterized by presence of follicles of the weight ovaries of the female, which leads to menstrual irregularities, which lead to weight gain, unwanted hair growth which is called Hirsutism. And even difficulty in conceiving. In the last 20 25 years this PCOD has become very common and it’s not like that was not earlier but definitely the insolence and prevalence has increased over the years. The reason being the sedentary lifestyle, lack of physical activity and defiantly additives, addition of sugar and sugar additives. A cystic ovary also develops when there is a hormonal imbalance is a female. The hormonal imbalance again could be due to sedentary lifestyle or could be when, there are certain females in which the male hormone increases, that is called androgen and the female hormones reduce that is the estrogen so this imbalance also leads to cystic formation of follicles which prevents proper conception and proper menstrual flow, how to avoid it. The first thing that patient in females in need to do is get into physical activities to get into losing their weight, avoid chocolates and sweets and sweeteners in any form of and get their insulin also detected because there is an insulin resistance that develops in PCOD. People, females complain of start acne around the chin or hair, unwanted hair on the chin or facial hair even the chest and back so all these symptoms are, you know guiding toward PCOD. We usually diagnose it with the help of an ultrasound and complete hormonal assay where we test for the estrogen, progesterone, LH, follicle stimulating of hormone and prolactin and the testosterone. Any imbalance is there, doctors, I mean patients should consult the doctors. Homeopathy as a very good role to play in PCOD, it’s a disease again that is constitutional treatment is required. Without any side effects, homeopathy is able to cure the patient completely. Management part comes when there is, you patient, as I said earlier, secondary lifestyle and additives of, addition of sugar. You know, over the years increase the prevalence of PCOD also there are certain drugs like even, oral contraceptive pills can lead to formation for cyst even though there is they’re prescribed in modern medicine as a treatment also but when you, when you take certain pills for a longer period of time, they’re also, you know, they cause formation of these cysts, and do not help in conception. And coming to the homeopathic part, homeopathy is a science where, you know, that is individual science as a I said there are certain causes, lot of causes of PCOD and when we are certain in a female, depending from female to female, the treatment also varies. There are medicines like Pulsatilla, PCR, Neterameorh, Apis Mellifica, Thuja, all are very good medicines for PCOD and PCOD is completely curable with homeopathy. But as I said, please do not take them on their own.

Consult your nearest homeopathic doctor. You can consult me here on Lybrate.

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We are married for almost 7 years still we are not blessed with a baby 1 tube is blocked doctors always suggest for ivf.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
We are married for almost 7 years still we are not blessed with a baby 1 tube is blocked doctors always suggest for ivf.
Depending on detailed medical history, examination and reports Gynaecologist or Infertility specialist decided line of management so meet same or other.
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My mother is a kidney patient, there are so many restrictions over her diet, she can't eat green leafy vegetables, nor fruits but apple, otherwise it would impact her health. Please let me know, what vegetables.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My mother is a kidney patient, there are so many restrictions over her diet, she can't eat green leafy vegetables, no...
Good fruits and vegetables can be eaten by kidney patients. Good vegetables include fennel, onions, celery, beets, spinach, string beans and asparagus.
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I had periods on 15th oct. Last month and thn intercourse on 22nd oct. And has consumed unwanted 72 on 23rd oct. And after one week I had periods for 2 days and after that I had no periods till now. So I am worried that is something wrong. Plss tell me doctor.

I had periods on 15th oct. Last month and thn intercourse on 22nd oct. And has consumed unwanted 72 on 23rd oct. And ...
No issue just wait for periods. After consuming unwanted 72 tablet you had withdrawal bleeding which was artificially done by tablets. So hormonal imbalance occurs due to which periods might got delay. Just do UPT (urine pregnancy test) test once if doubt.
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My gf is under treatment of PCOD and her physician advised her not to take her medicines (Diane 35) because of her exams. And it's been more than 40 days now. Her periods are not coming? What could be the reason is there any solution for it?

DGO, Diploma In Family planning (UK), MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My gf is under treatment of PCOD and her physician advised her not to take her medicines (Diane 35) because of her ex...
Hi. As she is pcod as well as due to exam stress her periods must be delayed. Kindly make sure that there is no pregnancy first .if so then she could take progesterone tablets to get a withdrawal bleed.
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Maine apni bhabhi ka ultrasound karaya toh usme cholecystitis ,pid aaya hai what is this koi khatra vali baat toh nhi hai tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Maine apni bhabhi ka ultrasound karaya toh usme cholecystitis ,pid aaya hai what is this koi khatra vali baat toh nhi...
Cholecystitis means inflammation of gall bladder yes it can leads to gall stone and also can cause severe pain abdomen soo she needs treatment, by homoeopathic treatment it is very much curable, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation soo that I can start treatment, tell her to avoid fatty food and spicy food.
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