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Dr. Pethammal

Gynaecologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Pethammal Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Pethammal is one of the best Gynaecologists in Alwarpet, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr. Pethammal@Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pethammal on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 31 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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My sister in law is pregnant and she is in her second month she is having so much stomach pain we show to doctor also n she has given an injection twice a time named inj proluton depot 250mg. Date of injection taken 25th april and other 30th april. Medicine given by doctor is tab innovfol.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, proluton depot injection 250mg contains the active ingredient hydroxyprogesterone caproate, a long-acting synthetic progestogen, used to help prevent preterm delivery. It also contains castor oil and benzyl benzoate. Progesterone is a hormone that is involved in regulating the normal menstrual cycle and is naturally produced by the ovaries during the second phase or luteal phase of the cycle. It acts on the endometrium (lining of the uterus) converting the proliferating phase to the secretory phase to prepare the uterus for a pregnancy. Proluton depot injection 250mg is used to help prevent preterm delivery, which is often the result of insufficient progesterone production by the body to maintain the pregnancy, due to a disruption on the normal hormonal cycle known as a luteal phase defect. Proluton depot injection 250mg is used to treat habitual and threatened abortion to help prevent preterm delivery in women who have had a premature baby in the past. **********do consult your gynaecologist who would give you more detailed information on this********
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My daughter ko period k baad neeche stomach me dard ho jate lagatar unbearable period k sirf 5 din theek rehte hai pl help age 25 years.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, She must get a n ultrasound done to rule out endometriosis, fibroids or adenomyosis which can cause pain during menses. To relieve she may take antispasmodics or NSAIDS.
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Hello Doctor! My Gf had an contraceptive pill for first time and 18th March and have been bleeding since yesterday morning. Bleeding has not been as much as periods. Is der any problem with it and suggest any precautions if any. Wen does the bleeding stop and will she have menstrual cycle as before on regular date. Is der any chance of pregnancy as such.

Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
Contraceptive pills should be taken very regularly starting frm the 5th day of menses for the first time. Complete one pack. Then start the second pack after exactly 1wk gap. Periods will come during this gap. Irregular bleeding will occur mostly due to irregularity in takin pills. So to take pills regularly is very important.
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I am 28 year old women Mujhe ek ladki hui hai Jo 2 mahine ki hai Mai use dud pila rahi thi To mujhe mere boobs mai dard hone laga To mujhe pata chala ki mere ek boobs mai ganth si ho rahi hai jisse mujhe dard hai Ye kis Baje se hai Or mai kya karu.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Get your self checked by obstetrician to ascertain cause of Ganth. Aise aapako sahee pata chal jayega aur uchit upchar ho jayga. Bachche ko dusare boob se dudh pilate rahe aur yadi dard sahan karane layak hai to ganth walee boob se bhee dudh playe. Doctor ko avashay dikhale.
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My last period s date was 20 August and I had unprotected sex with my husband after 13 September regularly. Am I pregnant? Kindly guide me I don't want a baby.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Howrah
If your periods are regular the chances are less that you might have conceived since your beyond your fertile span of 10 days. But get a pregnancy test done to be sure.
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What Does Neck and Shoulder Pain Indicate?

Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
What Does Neck and Shoulder Pain Indicate?

What does neck and shoulder pain indicate?

The stabbing pain that you experience around the neck and shoulder region should never be ignored as they may indicate health problems that require medical attention. There are certain points that you need to keep in mind the if you experience prolonged pain in these areas of the body.

1. Neck injury? your neck and shoulder pain should be seen as a warning sign that you need to take a look at the neck injury you may have sustained during a rear-end automobile accident. More specifically, whiplash injuries that happen when the head experiences a sudden backward and forward jerk, straining the tissues of the neck. 

2. Pain in these areas of the body could indicate abnormalities in the vertebrae of your neck such as herniated disc, causing added pressure on the nerves of the spinal cord.

3. Your neck and shoulder pain complaint may also point towards muscle strains. Lifestyle factors like working long hours in front of laptops or desktops leave you with no time and zero energy to exercise, resulting in serious neck and shoulder pains.

4. Your neck and shoulder pain may also indicate the problem of cervical spondylosis. This is a degenerative disc disease, which is characterised by severe pain that originates from the neck and radiates till the shoulders.

5. Even heart problems, such as a heart attack can cause pain in the shoulder and the neck. When this happens, the condition is known as referred pain.

6. Adopting an improper body posture during lifting of heavy materials can induce pain in your body parts, with neck and shoulders being the most vulnerable areas.

7. You may be suffering from a condition known as rotator cuff injury in which the group of ligaments and muscles that support the shoulder get injured during lifting or playing any sport.

To avoid aggravating the pain from becoming more severe, you shouldn't ignore any ache that arises from these areas.


Related Tip: 6 Effective Ways to Keep Away Body Pains, esp. When Temperatures Dip

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Can we make make physical relation during pregnancy? If yes so tell me the time period.

MBBS .DGO.DA.(Trained in Andrology)
Gynaecologist, Ernakulam
Hi there are some contraindications otherwise absolutely you can by adopting proper hygiene and adopting comfortable positions. Men on top, esply applying weight on her tommy should be avoided as pregnancy continues. It should be comfortable to both of you. Regarding contraindications you should be discussing with your obstetrician. Only she can help you as she knows all details about her. Hope you are convinced. Regards.
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I had abortion and cleaning on 25 aug and till I don't h dates. Delay of dates after abortion is normal?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Could happen. But if your periods don't resume by the end of this week and you have had unprotected intercourse this month please do a urine pregnancy test.
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Hi, my wife had her period started 1st June till 3rd. We had sex on the following days 7th, 9th to 14th after a week she got all pregnancy symptoms. Her next period should occur by 29th, but today 27th, she started bleeding as usual. We were expected that she would have conceived but period came. What was the problem. We were married since 5 months.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Mid cycle is the most fertile period to help conceive. So if her periods was on 1st june and assuming she has 26-28 days cycles she would have ovulated 14 days before her next periods i. E 13 june. So it was pretty close. It can take upto a year to conceive assuming everything is normal. I think you should continue to try at least for the next few months if you are both below 30 years. Else see a gynaecologist to get further investigations done.
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I was getting intimate on 3rd September and my period date was 6th September but on 3rd September I take ipill and on 8th September my periods starts but this month I missed my periods I am pregnant? Or its late because of ipill.

General Physician, Mumbai
You are not pregnant As per the information provided by you and it can be due to hormonal imbalance.
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Female Dyspareunia - How To Treat It?

Ph.D - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Coimbatore
Female Dyspareunia - How To Treat It?

Female dyspareunia refers to painful intercourse. It is estimated that 8 to 21% of women experience this at some point in their lives. Pain during or after intercourse is disturbing and restricts partners need for intimacy. It leaves the partners with an unpleasant experience and may lead to frustrations, anxiety and fear of sex. There is little awareness among couples about dyspareunia and thus a painful experience is sometimes confusing for the other partner and often invites fights and arguments rather than support and understanding.

Women with dyspareunia suffer pain in genitalia or deeper in the pelvis, vulva or vagina. It is more common among women after menopause; however, many women experience pain right from their first sexual attempt or just after initiation while some at deeper penetration.

Causes of Dyspareunia could be medical, psychosocial or both. Medical conditions can be cured but often there are underlying personal and psychological factors which need to be addressed usually by counsellors or sexologists.

Diagnosis of the problem begins with a physical examination of the vulva. Apart from this an internal pelvic examination may also be required. A doctor takes into account the nature, extent and duration of pain in determining possible causes and deciding the mode of treatment. During interaction with the patient, various other psychosocial factors are also revealed that must be addressed for holistic treatment.

Medical conditions that could cause pain during or after intercourse are many including lesions, thin skin, scar tissues or ulcers. Infections like UTI, herpes, yeast infections, Chlamydia, trichomoniasis can also cause pain.

Treatment of infections is through drugs and creams.

  • Apart from this, infections of the fallopian tubes or conditions like ovarian cysts, fibroids, tumours or endometriosis could be a reason for deeper and intense pain. In most of the cases, surgery is the option.
  • Lack of oestrogen is another major cause for this type of pain. Oestrogen deficiency can cause lack of lubrication making vaginal area dry. This can cause painful friction during intercourse. Along with lubricants, an oestrogen treatment is given.

Apart from medical causes, fears or anxieties associated with sex can sometimes lead to pain. Lack of harmony in relationships can lead to loss of desire for sex leading to vaginal dryness and discomfort. A traumatic sexual experience of the past may also inhibit a partner to be at peace in the act and may invite psychosomatic problems. It is important for the partner to be sensitive and lend a hand of support. Understanding how a partner wishes to be caressed and touched and making efforts towards providing a sexually exciting experience can go a long way in removing partner’s inhibitions/fears and introducing positive sparks in the relationship. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist.

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Hi Dr,I have got married 2 years back still I didn't yet conceived should I wait for some more time or should I undergo any treatment.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
If you are not able to conceive naturally, then you should move on to next step i. E. Go for iui and consult infertility specialist.
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I'm was one n half month pregnancy then I abortion for some reason on 10 th and I'm still bleeding. Can you tell me how long bleeding take after abortion?

Advanced Infertility, MIS TRAINING, FICMCH, PGDS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
if it was a surgical abortion ,bleeding should not persist after a week,if so get a ultrasound pelvis done
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Hi I have white discharge from my vagina most of the time. There is no smell, no itching no rashes and no other I apart from headache 2-4 times a week that lasts till I take a pain killer or use cold water's cloth on my head. What should I do plz?

Homeopath, Chennai
When it comes to the treatment of leucorrhea, one has to take into account the exact cause of the problem. The treatment of the problem varies according to the cause. Whatever the cause of leucorrhea or white flow, homeopathy is very much capable of treating the problem. In cases where leucorrhea occurs due to infection, homeopathic medicines not only cure leucorrhea but the infection too. Once the infection is cured, the excessive discharge is also cured. Even in cases where the cause is physiological only, the homeopathic treatment of leucorrhea are equally effective.
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Male 24 I want to pregnant my wife is this report is good or there is some causes Total sperm count 65 million/ml Grade 4 34% Grade 3 15% Grade 2 08% Grade 1 05% Non motile 38% Pus cells 10-15 / hpf Rbc 8-10 / hpf.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
You will need urine re and culture test. Antibiotics for the infection. Treatment to improve sperm count. Repeat the semen test after 3 months on fresh sample after 72h abstinence.
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I had sex on the morning of day 15 and the very same day I felt I was ovulating. When I did my follicular tracking the next day it showed that a follicle has already ruptured. Can I get pregnant? What are the chances? When should I have had sex to conceive? Please help!

MBBS, DNB Obs &Gynae, Diploma in Reproductive Medicine (Germany), Fellowship in Laparoscopy
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Yes dear there are high chances of your getting pregnant as you say your follicles have recently ruptured. I advise you to intimate with your husband for neXT 3 days more as you have high chances then. Otherwise golden period for any couple who want to conceive should have more sex during 8 th to 18 th of women's cycle.
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Is there any health drink or medicine to feel more active and fresh To study properly after done my house hold works and care my baby.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, you may increase your daily water intake to 12-15 glasses a day and also add 2 tsp of glucon-c in a glass of water and consume it twice a day, this shall help.
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Hi I am 34 years female, doing follicular scan without any medicines my 15th day follicle size is 18×13mm is that ok that too only in right ovary. Will I get conceived this time?

Ayurveda, Nashik
Its good size, do continue scan next day, follicle should ruputured to concieve et should be above 8 mm. Have sexual intercourse today & next 2 days.
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