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Dr. Raja Lakshmi

Gynaecologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Raja Lakshmi Gynaecologist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Raja Lakshmi is a renowned Gynaecologist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. He is currently practising at Meenakshi Maternity & Childrens Hospital in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Raja Lakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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Why Can't You Reach an Orgasm?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), L.C.P.S, PhD,D.P.S.M
Sexologist, Ahmednagar
Why Can't You Reach an Orgasm?

If you are having chronic and persistent trouble in reaching the summit if the bliss during love making, then the problem may have less to do with the quality of your sex life or the level of attraction that you feel towards your partner. You may be suffering from a condition known as Orgasmic Dysfunction. Yes, this actually is a real condition with a real name for it, in medical terms! Let us find out more about this ailment.

What does it mean?

Orgasmic Dysfunction is the term used for people who have difficulty in reaching an orgasm despite plenty of arousal, lubrication and even sexual stimulation. An orgasm is usually characterised by an intense feeling of release that one feels after passing through excitement, stimulation and peak, in the process of having sex. When this release does not take place, there are chances that you may be suffering from orgasmic dysfunction. Men and women can both suffer from this problem.

Causes: There are a number of causes for this ailment. To begin with, one can suffer from this condition due to the advancement of age. Also, other medical conditions that are on the chronic side may have a bearing on your sex life, which may also determine whether or not you are able to enjoy an orgasm. Further, if a woman has been through gynaecology related procedures and surgeries, like a hysterectomy, she may experience this ailment. Not being able to reach an orgasm could also be a side effect of various kinds of medication like anti-depressants which make use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Also, anxiety, stress and related factors can lead to this condition.

Types of orgasmic dysfunction: There are several types of this disorder including primary anorgasmia (for someone who has never experienced an orgasm), secondary anorgasmia (where having an orgasm is a difficult task), situational anorgasmia (where one can only orgasm with certain types of sexual activities like masturbation or oral sex), and finally, general anorgasmia (complete inability to achieve an orgasm even after ample stimulation).

Diagnosis: The diagnosis of the issue will usually be carried out by the gynaecologist or sexologist who will take your sexual history and conduct a physical examination.

Treatment: There are varied forms of treatment that come into play for problems such as this one. One of them includes therapy and couples counselling, while treatment for underlying ailments may also be carried out. Greater clitoral stimulation may also be required in such a condition. In severe cases, the doctor may have to conduct oestrogen hormone therapy. Relationship problems can also trigger such conditions and persistent symptoms must be checked by a medical practitioner.

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Daily Calorie Requirements

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Certificate Of Diabetes Education , Ph.D.Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Indore
Daily Calorie Requirements
Calorie is linked up with amount of work you do, whether it is moderate (light physical activity) or heavy (intense physical activity). Your daily calorie requirements are based on age, gender, physical condition and the work/activity you perform every single day.
For those whose occupation is heavy, their calorie intake will be higher than moderate workers. According to “Indian Council of Medical Research” your work makes you burn and find out how many calories you should require daily.
CLASSIFICATION OF ACTIVITIES BASED ON OCCUPATION
Sedentary worker -: Persons who are doing mental work and their physical activity is very less like – Doctors, Lecturers, Receptionist, Bank Officer, Computer Operator etc.
Moderate Worker -: Persons working in the field or market like – Marketing Executive, Reporter, Sales Executive, Student, Police Man etc.
Heavy Worker -: Persons doing physical work like – Artist, Sports Man, Army Officers, Farmer, Stone Cutter, Coolie etc.
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I am recently married my wife don't like sex I feel I am not that good on bed how do I make her feel and have sex more often how do I bring her interest.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hello. Not to worry. We care one or more reason behinde this problem sit together n discuss. Why she not like sex do not force for the same to yours partner it's take some time to understand each other like n dislike best wishes.
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I had to make out with my boyfriend last night. I am 20 years old. We didn't had an intercourse. But just he rubbed on my vagina with his dry penis. Is there any possibilities of getting pregnant? I am just scared.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), PGD(Sexual Medicine & Councelling)
Sexologist, Gurgaon
I had to make out with my boyfriend last night.
I am 20 years old. We didn't had an intercourse. But just he rubbed o...
Practically pregnancy not possible in this situation. Remember sex out of marriage carries many dangerous physical and psychological health risks.
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Role of Hormones in Female Sexuality

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Faridabad
Role of Hormones in Female Sexuality

Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are the hormones involved in a woman's sexual desire and functioning. The most influential hormone is testosterone that is produced by the ovaries.

Hormonal changes do not indicate a problem always. But they are responsible for regulating reproductive cycle, sex drive, and mood.

The role of the following hormones is absolutely vital in controlling a female's sexuality:

1. Estrogen

Estrogen is the primary female hormone responsible for regulating the menstrual cycle, controlling the development of female sex organs and thickening the lining of the uterus during pregnancy. When a woman approaches menopause, the level of estrogen begins to drop. Low levels of estrogen can lead to vaginal dryness, resulting in painful intercourse, and can affect mood and sleep patterns as well.

2. Testosterone

Testosterone is an important hormone in women as well. Estrogen is produced with the help of testosterone. High levels of testosterone are associated with increased sexual desire and sexual behavior in women. Since after menopause, the testosterone level begins to drop, it may contribute to the reduction of arousal and sexual response in women.

3. Progesterone

Progesterone also controls the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Progesterone level begins to drop after menopause. Changing levels of progesterone are associated with a woman's sexual behavior.

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I am seeking from high fever and headache and I pregnant since 9 month so I can take a medicine.Please tell.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am seeking from high fever and headache and I pregnant since 9 month so I can take a medicine.Please tell.
Lybrate-user, please consult physician to diagnose cause of fever, strict watch on baby movement treat it don't neglect it. High grade fever is not good for baby.
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I am 5 month pregnant. Its my first time and do not know anything about that what I have to do what I have to eat what excess I have to do can you suggest me something for my baby health.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 5 month pregnant. Its my first time and do not know anything about that what I have to do what I have to eat wha...
Hello, A pregnant woman should take utmost caution of what she eats. A nutritious diet rich in proteins, iron, calcium and omega 3 fatty acids is recommended. Overall besides normal food make sure she takes a big glass of milk daily, 2-3 eggs in a week, chicken/ fish twice a week, take 2 helping of fruits and salads daily. Taking 5-6 almonds alone a piece or two of walnuts daily should overall take care of your nutritional requirements. Hope this helps you.
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Fingered with precum on 1st march, got period on 18th march NO sexual activity after that No periods in april, body feels hot almost all the time, breasts seem bigger pregnancy Possible?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Fingered with precum on 1st march, got period on 18th march
NO sexual activity after that
No periods in april, body f...
Go for utp (urine pregnancy test). If that is negative, that means she is not pregnant. Moreover, she is having pcod, therefore there is hardly a chance of her being pregnant.
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Vaginal Delivery and Birth

Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
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Here are some tips on natural birthing

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Hi dr. I gave birth to a girl child on 11 dec, however got my periods for 40 days. Later after a weeks time I got it again for a week and for another week I was free, then it startef again and is still continues. Can you please advise the reason for the same?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
This may happen if there is subinvolution of the uterus (uterus has not returned to its pre-pregnancy size) due to any cause like retained products of conception or fibroid uterus. It may also happen because the hormones in your body have not fully settled yet. It is better to see your Gynaecologist for the evaluation of the causes in your case and treatment of the same. Meanwhile, make sure that you are taking your iron supplements without fail.
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Good afternoon lyb doc, I stil not had my periods. Last month I had on 18 Feb. V had our intercourse on 13 March. So please suggest me. I usually have my periods 30- 33 days. Nd stil I have not undergo pregnancy test. Shall I wait for another 4- 5 days or undergone test. Or shall I take menstrual tablets after 4 days. I am confused. please suggest me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Good afternoon lyb doc, I stil not had my periods. Last month I had on 18 Feb. V had our intercourse on 13 March. So ...
With the intercourse on 13 th, pregnancy test will come positive only on 2nd april if you r pregnant. So there is no point in doing the test now. So wait till that time. If you do not get menses by then, then you should do urine test. Also taking menstrual tablets will not bring menses if your pregnant. Sometimes because of hormonal changes, menses can get delayed.
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My wife period start 14th may & today we have done physical relation without protection, is there any risk of pregnancy or not.

PG Diploma in YOGA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Yes. There is risk of pregnancy. Give your wife unwanted 72 pil. Suggest her to take one pill within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Try her to take it as early as possible.
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Doctor I am unmarried 25 years old girl I am suffering from irregular period always 7days delay, but from 3 months it flows only for 2or 3days in it 2&3 day lightly flow, my breast is small it seems that every part of body are going to fatty except breast. Tell me how it flow perfectly and how can I grow my breast.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Doctor I am unmarried 25 years old girl I am suffering from irregular period always 7days delay, but from 3 months it...
Homoeopathic medicine SEPIA 30 ( DR REckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue at night every week. SABAL SERR Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 10 drops in 10 ml fresh water 3 times daily B-SHAPE cream ( BAKSON) Massage twice daily
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I am piyasha n I am 33 years old unmarried. M going through irregular periods. I did DNC once 2years ago again I am suffering from d same wat should I do!

M.D(Ayu.), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jodhpur
I am piyasha n I am 33 years old unmarried. M going through irregular periods. I did DNC once 2years ago again I am s...
Cause of dnc. Used dushmoolarist 2 tsp with half cup of water. Tab. Rajparvatnivati 2 bd 3 days before due date of menses.
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Yesterday I had sex with my partner as her periods get over 2 days before. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Yesterday I had sex with my partner as her periods get over 2 days before. Is there any chance of pregnancy?
U never know ,even though ovulation takes place after a week to 10 days after periods, there have been times when a girl gets pregnant even after contact two days later from periods ,so you never know, she might get pregnant if sperm stays alive for more than 5to 7 days in female genital tract. Suggest wait for her due date, and if she misses her date take a urine pregnancy test to confirm for pregnancy.
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Bariatrician, Mumbai
Laparoscopy / minimal access surgery

Only for affording patients after proper health evaluation.

This is the best option and the most effective form of sustained strategy for weight loss adopted by highly obese person. Very commonly adopted by celebrities and politicians in developed countries like united states, europe etc.

Bmi more than 35 are ideal candidates for this surgery especially ones with diabetes or cardiovascular risk factors.

First time consultation will be free in which you will be shown a powerpoint presentation about morbid obesity. It's causes, different options to reduce weight and different strategies of management by bariatric surgery and health evaluation on routine basis.

For more details you can schedule an appointment.

Sir my wife is 5 months pregnant. And some times we do intercourse in this condition. Is it harmful or can occur any problems for pregnancy.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Sir my wife is 5 months pregnant. And some times we do intercourse in this condition. Is it harmful or can occur any ...
If intercourse is very vigorous then it disturb the pregnancy and other thing is you have to be careful for hygiene otherwise she can catch infection some time. If you are conscious about these conditions then it is ok.
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Fibroid Tumours - 8 Signs You are Suffering From it

MBBS, MD, Registrar, DNB, MNAMS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Fibroid Tumours - 8 Signs You are Suffering From it

Fibroid tumour is the abnormal cell growth in the uterus and they are mostly benign. Fibroids usually affect women in the age bracket of 30 - 40. Fibroid tumours are of three types, depending on their location:

  1. Submucosal fibroids: The tumour develops under the lining of the uterus
  2. Intramural fibroids: The growth is found amongst the muscles in the wall of the uterus
  3. Subserosal fibroids: The growth develops on the wall of the uterus right in the pelvic cavity

Causes behind it
The exact cause of fibroids in not known clearly. But certain factors have been discovered that might influence their formation. These factors include:

  1. Hormones: Progesterone and estrogen are the hormones responsible for recreating the uterine lining during every menstrual cycle. These hormones might trigger the formation of tumour.
  2. Family history: If any member in your family; your mother, grandmother or sister has/had fibroids in their uterus, you may also develop it.
  3. Pregnancy: Your body produces excessive progesterone and estrogen when you are pregnant, which may cause an increase in the size of a pre-existing small fibroid. Myomectomy can be done by giving incision on the abdomen or by laparoscopy depending on the size and location of the fibroids.

Signs You are suffering from it

  1. Heavy bleeding along with blood clots during or between your periods
  2. Lower back or pelvic pain
  3. Elevated menstrual cramping
  4. Frequent urination
  5. Pain during sex
  6. Longer than normal periods
  7. Bloating or pressure in lower abdomen
  8. Enlargement or swelling of the abdomen

How it can be treated?
Your doctor will formulate the right treatment depending on your age, the mass of the fibroids and your overall health. Your doctor may choose a combination of treatment to cure your fibroids, and they include:

  1. Medication: Gonadotropin releasing hormones (GnRH) agonists, birth control pills and ibuprofen (anti-inflammatory medicine) are prescribed. GnRH agonists reduce the level of progesterone and estrogen in your uterus.
  2. Surgery: Myomectomy and hysterectomy are two common surgical procedures to treat fibroids. Myomectomy is performed by removing the fibroids only by making an incision on the abdomen. But hysterectomy completely removes the uterus. The latter is reserved for serious cases.
  3. Non-invasive surgery: Forced ultrasound surgery, myolysis (shrinking fibroids with laser or electric current), cryomyolysis (fibroids are frozen) and endometrial ablation (an instrument uses heat, hot water, microwaves or electric current to destroy fibroids) are some non-invasive surgical procedures. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Importance of tongue cleaning

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Importance of tongue cleaning
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

I dnt knw m pregnant but my date of period is 5 feb what should I do may I have the urine test or wait.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I dnt knw m pregnant but my date of period is 5 feb what should I do may I have the urine test or wait.
U need to wait till 7 days after the missed period that is on 12th march. If negative then keep repeating it every week till you get menses. You have to read it within 5 min of putting the urine and even faint second line is positive.
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