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Dr. Meenambal

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Meenambal is a popular Gynaecologist in Padi, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Meenambal personally at Meenambal Nursing Home in Padi, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Meenambal on Lybrate.com.

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Am 29 weeks of pregnant and sunday morning I ve accidentally fallen down, a small scratch on my knees which s not visible also, today feeling a little pain in knees while walking, will this cause any prob. I will meet my doctor it by tomo, please help.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Am 29 weeks of pregnant and sunday morning I ve accidentally fallen down, a small scratch on my knees which s not vis...
If you have not hurt your abdomen and the baby is still moving and you don't have any discharge from vagina then it is unlikely that your baby will have any problem. Still it is best to meet your doc asap.

Hi doctor my lmp June 19th but in Scanning it show 1 week difference baby growth which one I have to calculate? Gynecologist told in next Scanning it will be correcting so no need to worry they told Diet tell me in pregnancy.

M.Sc - Food & Nutrition, PG Diploma In Diabetes Education
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Hi doctor my lmp June 19th but in Scanning it show 1 week difference baby growth which one I have to calculate?
Gynec...
Some time child got conceive in last days of cycle. So we got difference in scanning age and actual age. but this difference should remain near to constant ( still the difference of 4-6 days is fine) throughout your pregnancy. Now you are entering in 2nd trimister of your pregnancy. 1.) Eat only healthy:- Fresh,seasonal and lessely processed food. 2.) Eat at every 2-3 hours. Don't have heavy meals in a single go . Have 3 meals with 3-4 snacks per day. 3.) include fresh veggies as : salad, sauteed veg. , soups, cooked vegetables. 4.) include fruits as : salad, smoothie. or coconut water. can also add soaked and grinded almonds in fresh juices to increase their further nutrition. 5.) include soaked dry fruits and nuts : Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, walnuts, dates, raisins. 6.)include milk based energy drinks: almond milk, date milk, coconut milk. add bran in chapati , if feeling constipated. say no to, tea, coffee, colas, hard drinks, processed, food, baking soda, packed food. can take limited bakery products.
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I was on novelon 21 day pill pack from june missed second last pill of the pack doubled up last day. Took a break of 6 days on which I had my menses. Started new pack on 8th july had protected intercourse for the first time on 9th july. Bt the same condom has been used thrice. Then I had very protected intercourse on 14th then missed the pill for the first time in july on 21st july but doubled on 22nd july. I had a light bleeding on 22nd july morning. My pill pack ended on 28th july and my period started on 1 continued upto 6th aug. Hpt with first morning urine on 4,5,6,7,8 weeks all negative. My period date was 1st aug as it did not occur till 9th. I did a serum beta hcg test comes out to be negative hcg level was 0.11.last intercourse was on 14th july no intercourse after that. Usg report shows bulky uterus with normal myometrial echo texture, cervix normal no collection at POD, no SOL seen. No collection at endometrial cavity. Ovaries bulky with tiny follicles arranged peripherally. Doctor prescribed deviry 2 tabs for 5 days. After taking 2 doses I had my periods yesterday. And bleeding is heavy and red with thin structure. Will I continue with the pills further? Not feeling well in the pills feeling nauseated. What causes this bleeding. Is it normal period or breakthrough bleeding? Can I be pregnant. Even if I did not have any intercourse after 14th july and have my withdrawal bleed on 1st aug. Not taking pills since aug. Can I be pregnant? Can serum beta be wrong? Why the bleed is heavy after taking 2 doses of deviry.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I was on novelon 21 day pill pack from june missed second last pill of the pack doubled up last day. Took a break of ...
Hello, You cannot be pregnant. The bleeding you are experiencing is just as normal periods. You were given deviry for your normal periods to come. You are having heavy bleeding since it was delayed.
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Tips and Treatments for PCOD

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO, Dip.Obst.(Ireland), FICOG
IVF Specialist, Delhi
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Here are some tips to manage PCOD

Tips and Treatments for PCOD
I’m Dr. K.D. Nayyar Infertility Specialist and the Senior Consultant and Head of Department at Akanksha IVF Centre.
One of the most common causes present in these days is Polycystic Ovarian Disease which is prevalent in almost 8 to 10 percent of the population.
Polycystic Ovarian Disease is affecting whole spectrum of women right from puberty till middle ages even post menstrual stage. And younger women, they are more worried about their menstrual disturbances, ovulation problem, the infertility problem, the sexual health and the older women are more worried about their metabolic problems, the pregnancy complications, and the chances of developing type-2 diabetes, the cardiovascular risk and the quality of life.

Whenever you have a woman with polycystic ovarian disease, you need a multi specialist input like, you need to have a gynaecologist, you do need to have a endocrinologist, a nutrition specialist, a psychologist, ultra-sonographer, all of them can combine and give their inputs in looking after these women.
The younger woman is too much worried about the acne, the excessive hair. They are advised to avoid certain types of food which can increase their sugar like, chocolates, which is a common thing among the younger age group, and they are advised to eat lot of green vegetables, tomatoes and meat products. The idea is they should not gain too much of weight. A reduction of 5 percent of the weight, help their menstrual cycle and ovulation.

Older age group who are looking for infertility treatment, they can start with simple oral medication, which has been there for a long time and if they don’t respond with this oral medication, they can either go for indictable colonography and if that doesn’t help they may go for laparoscopic ovarian drilling and there are lot of achievement available in your market these days. One has to choose the right type of achievement, it can be, by forming N- Acetyl Cysteine and it can be Dexamethasone it can be the only cases of hyperchlonaemia. And there are other lot of antioxidants available in the market but one has to choose the right combination.
The idea is that women should have an ovulation which should result in pregnancy and a healthy baby.

These women who have Polycystic Ovarian Disease even after the delivery they should be followed up for the blood sugar level and it will provide regularly they should be monitored because there is always a risk of type-2 diabetes developing in this group so one has to be careful that this need a monitoring for the rest of their life.

All such women who are suffering from Polycystic Ovarian Disease, they are advised to contact me on lybrate on their website or mobile app or they can come to me directly at my clinic.
 

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Im 18 year old my boyfriend is also 18 year old if we want abortion where should we go and how many hours will abortion take if its before 10 weeks i.e through pills?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
It is difficult to comment whether the abortion will need a medical/ surgical termination if you dont specify date of your last period. pls consult over a private consultation
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I had protected sex 6 to 7 times I got my last periods on 8th sep but this month I got periods on 4th Oct itself is there chances of pregnancy.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I had protected sex 6 to 7 times I got my last periods on 8th sep but this month I got periods on 4th Oct itself is t...
No if the periods were on time read more about reproductive health through good books or counselor and avoid unwanted pregnancy and emergency medicine like unwanted or ipill.
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I am 23 years old n last month I took 4 ipill did month I didt had my periods yet. My periods is already 16 days delay. Plzz help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 23 years old n last month I took 4 ipill did month I didt had my periods yet. My periods is already 16 days dela...
Hello, You have done wrong by taking 4 ipills together. Your menses shall be delayed further until the progesterone of ipill is metabolised and there is a withdrawal. Wait and use protection till you get bleed. Also rule out pregnancy now with a serum beta hcg test.
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Dear Doctor, I am 21 years old I have a problem in ovaries that is PCO and the doctor says I cannot give birth and also there is no treatment for the pco as well as the report states that there is high stroma follicles in both the ovaries.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
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I am 21 years old I have a problem in ovaries that is PCO and the doctor says I cannot give birth and al...
Hello, Please get your AMH LEVELS done and astral follicular count. Pcos can be controlled and its not that pcos patients cannot conceive. You can. Please follow up with your reports directly. :)
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Thalassemia - What Exactly Is It?

MBBS, MD, FICH
Hematologist, Ludhiana
Thalassemia - What Exactly Is It?

Thalassemia is a genetically inherited blood disorder in which the body starts producing an abnormal form of hemoglobin. This hemoglobin gets destroyed by natural immunity, and ultimately leads to anemia.

What is the prevalence of Thalassemia?

Beta thalassemia is particularly prevalent among Mediterranean peoples, and due to this geographical association, it is also known as Mediterranean anemia. It is also commonly seen in Greece, Turkey, and Italy. In India, it is more commonly seen in Jain and Gujarati community.

Why does it occur?

Genetic mutation of the gene which is concerned with hemoglobin production is the major cause of it. This mutant gene is generally inherited from the parents. If both the parents transmit mutated gene to the offspring, then the offering will surely develop thalassemia, and if only one parent transmits mutant gene, then the offspring will become only carrier of the disease. He/she will not get the symptoms of the disease or very rarely he may get symptoms but in minor form.

Types of Thalassemia-

The globin part of hemoglobin includes alpha and beta globin. There are two main types of thalassemia, and they are as follows:

  1. Beta thalassemia: Beta thalassemia occurs when there is a defect in the production of beta globin. Beta thalassemia major is caused when there is no functional beta chain production. This is the most severe form. In beta thalassemia intermedia, some amount of hemoglobin A is produced. Beta thalassemia minor is caused when only one of the two beta globin alleles contains a mutation, so beta chain production is not terribly compromised.
  2. Alpha thalassemia: Alpha thalassemia occurs when the body cannot make alpha globin. It has two subtypes and they are as follows:
  3. Hemoglobin H: It develops when a person is missing three alpha globin genes.
  4. Hydrops fetalis: It develops when all the four alpha globin genes are altered or missing.

Symptoms of Thalassemia-

  • Enlarged organs, such as spleen and liver
  • Chest pain, cold hands and feet, shortness of breath, leg cramps, and rapid heartbeat
  • Delayed growth
  • Headaches, dizziness, and faintness
  • Failure to thrive in newborn
  • Pale or jaundiced skin
  • Frequent infections
  • A poor appetite

How to diagnose it?

Diagnosis can be made by following test:

  1. A complete blood count (CBC): To check hemoglobin level and size of red blood cells
  2. A reticulocyte count: To assist the pace at which reticulocytes are produced
  3. Genetic testing: To find out the faulty gene

What is the treatment available for it?

It includes:

  • Blood transfusions and bone marrow transplant
  • Medications, vitamin supplements, and iron supplements
  • Surgery to remove the spleen and gallbladder
  • Chelation therapy to remove excess of iron and other heavy metals

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

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Eliminate All your Body odors in just 14 Days!!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra For Piles, Pilonidal, Sinus & Fistula Management, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate In Diabetes Update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Eliminate All your Body odors in just 14 Days!!
I really appreciate the efforts taken by couple of my patients to control odors.

Thanks for their commitment for health and fitness

Yeah everyone has its unique identity in its odors too but when it comes torturing its unhealthy

Bad body odors (breath, sweat even when urine n stool has normal but bad odor due to normal pitta).

When its notable bad (vitiated pitta to be treated) please consult your (ayurveda doctor)

Family physician to get medical condition.

Yeah diet also plays role to manage the body odors.

October heat may boost all these body odors so consider to detox in this season.

Sure all your near n dear one will note the thing.

Have happy n healthy living.
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