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Dr. Ramesh Raja

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Ramesh Raja is a popular Gynaecologist in Chromepet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Ramesh Raja at Lakshya Fertility & Womens' Centre in Chromepet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramesh Raja on Lybrate.com.

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I seriously can't gain weight, I am a female but I don't have well develop breast. I have lots of hair fall. What am I suffering from?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I seriously can't gain weight, I am a female but I don't have well develop breast. I have lots of hair fall. What am ...
Thyroid and vitamin iron deficiencies may cause hairfall. Eat well, chest exercises help increasing breasts to sm extent. Hormone therspy works otherwise.
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My wife has AB- blood Group. She is currently 5th week pregnant. She suddenly started bleeding and Doctor gave injection of NTD stating she has AB- blood group. Now Doctor has started giving HCG 5000 fertigyn injection on every 5th day. Heartbeat not yet came in fetal. My question is " is this proper treatment? And In which week Heartbeat will come?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My wife has AB- blood Group. She is currently 5th week pregnant. She suddenly started bleeding and Doctor gave inject...
Your doctor is doing best to retain this pregnancy. Heart beat is visible from 6-8 weeks. Rising levels of hcg hormone in blood would have been helpful but giving her injection hcg is more important. In normal cases, where no hcg injections are given, viability of pregnancy is assessed by measuring hcg hormone levels in blood. Good luck. Have faith.
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Causes and Treatment for Nighttime Itching!

MBBS
General Physician,
Causes and Treatment for Nighttime Itching!

Have you ever been all comfy and settled in bed only to feel a little itch? You give it a rub or scratch, and before you are content, the sensation returns. So you scratch it again and again as the itching grows and becomes a nuisance.

This is nighttime itching. We scratch a small itch maybe a dozen times a day unconsciously, but how serious is it when you develop itching at night? It may be a temporary reaction to a number of mild causes, or it may a signal an underlying health issue. We will uncover nighttime itching remedies and ways to prevent reoccurrences.

What Causes Nighttime Itching?

Pruritus is the itching of the skin. As with many conditions and illnesses, it seems to become worse at night. You may think it is dry skin, especially if it occurs mainly in the cold winter months when the skin becomes more susceptible due to the lack of moisture in the air. Or you may attribute it to your laundry detergent, new body soap, parasites, or even stress. Before you rush to the doctor or pharmacy to grab a bottle of lotion, let’s take a look at what causes itching at night.

1. Bed Clothes and Linen

Your personal items could be causing your nighttime itching due to irritants and even parasites. Changes in your body processes can cause you to develop an allergen to laundry soaps, body soaps, and shampoos, even if you have been using the same brand for years with no negative reactions. It could also be associated with a dust mite allergy. A change in your system can also impact the tolerance of certain components of your jewelry. Unfortunately, you could also have an infestation of bedbugs, fleas, or other insects.

2. Decreased Stimulation

As we sleep, our energy and stimulus levels decrease, which may make us more conscious of issues such as itchiness, even the most mild of the condition. If you suffer from a severe skin condition, it can disturb your sleep cycle to the point of waking you up in the night. Without a proper REM cycle, you can experience changes in mood and physical symptoms.

3. Internal Clock

Your internal clock, also known as circadian rhythm, refers to the biological processes your body goes through over a 24-hour period. These physical, mental, and behavioral changes in the system respond to your day (light) and night (dark) environments. Nocturnal itching episodes may be associated with these changes, although no definite factor has been identified.

  • Cytokine and prostaglandin can cause the itching sensation in an unbalanced circadian rhythm as these substances produced by cells affect inflammation outcome.
  • Skin temperature rises at night, which may stimulate the itch facilitator levels in our skin.
  • Corticosteroid body levels tend to decrease at night, which increases symptoms of an inflammatory skin disorder.
  • Water loss through the skin intensifies at night time.
  • Parasympathetic activity is known as the “rest and digest” portion of our autonomic nervous system. In this state of normal control, your body is in a relaxed condition, and at night, it increases and may stimulate itching.
  • Natural pain-relieving catalysts in our system rise in response to the darkness with a damaged circadian rhythm. A lessened pain increases our sense of itchiness.
  • Aside from severe dry skin, several health disorders and diseases also have symptoms of dry, itchy skin that seem to be exacerbated at night. These conditions are atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, lichen simplex chronicus, liver and kidney issues, and blood disorders. There are some sleep pattern disorders that can also cause nocturnal itching.

How to Treat Nighttime Itching?

You can try to resolve the nocturnal itching at home with several remedies and prevent a reoccurrence.

1. Soak at Night

Bathe in the evening to remove the day’s dead skin cells, dirt, and sweat. Keep in mind very hot water can irritate and dry out the skin. Use warm water and spend 15 minutes or less in the shower or bath.

2. Use Mild Soaps

Use unscented soaps, especially at night. Antibacterial and perfume-infused soaps can draw the moisture from your skin and cause itchiness.

3. Moisturize the Skin

Use a moisturizer created for dry skin conditions. Moisturizing after a bath or shower can help prevent itchiness as it replenishes the skin’s moisture.

4. Change the Sheets

Change your sheets frequently. If you cannot alternate bed linen daily, hang your bedding in direct sunlight to remove dust mites and any bacteria and dead skin cells.

5. Flip the Mattress

Use a mattress protector or flip mattress weekly as it may be home to millions of microscopic organisms. Replace the mattress when you can.

6. Call Pest Control

Have a pest control agent inspect for infestations. There may be an issue with bedbugs, body lice, fleas, or scabies mites. You can still feel the effects from these parasites without direct contact as they attach to clothing, linens, and mattresses.

7. Ventilate the Room

Sleep in a cool well-ventilated room. This will reduce body temperature and sweating, which can stimulate itchy dryness. Try keeping the bedroom heat down by opening a window, turning on a fan, or keeping the air conditioner on.

8. Use Lightweight Fabrics

Wear light cotton sleepwear and use light blankets. As your body temperature rises, so does the intensity of the itch.

When to Call a Doctor

If you have tried the aforementioned home remedies for nighttime itching with no relief, you may want to consult your doctor. Depending on the cause of your condition, you may be prescribed antihistamines to diminish itching or corticosteroids to reduce inflammation if itchiness is associated with a skin disorder.

You may need calcineurin inhibitors to suppress your immune system or even antidepressants. These will help in lessening the itch symptoms related to mental stress or psychogenic disorders.

Dry, itchy skin can be triggered by stimuli at night, which can interfere with your resting and sleeping times. There are various mild skin conditions that cause night itchiness as well as several health issues that should be addressed. Home remedies to counteract or prevent itchiness can be undertaken before calling a doctor. The answer may lie in your bedding, personal hygiene items, or even in the air you breathe. If all attempts fail, contact your doctor for guidance as it could be a hidden medical condition or a symptom of a related issue.

I am suffering from PCOS and I'm bleeding for 20 days. Please suggest me the best help.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am suffering from PCOS and I'm bleeding for 20 days. Please suggest me the best help.
Dear lybrate-user. It seems you are much worried. First consult a good gynaecologist to confirm your PCOS by hormone levels and usg. Then categorise your PCO type and give you proper treatment. Yes, healthy life style and exercise will certainly help you. You can consult me on line if you feel. Like.
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Ma'am is there any other contraceptive methods to stop pregnancy within a month after the intercourse. Reply me As soon as possible please.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Ma'am is there any other contraceptive methods to stop pregnancy within a month after the intercourse. Reply me As so...
There is no such contraceptive method .if you have missed your date do your pregnancy test ,if +ve consult a doctor in person regarding termination.
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Bacha ulta hai delivery 3/01/17 ko hai kya normal delivery ho sakta hai? Ya sahi direction me lane ka kya upay hai.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Warangal
Bacha ulta hai delivery 3/01/17 ko hai kya normal delivery ho sakta hai? Ya sahi direction me lane ka kya upay hai.
Hi lybrate-user, as you said baby is transverse /breech mother is already term, mother has to go for cesarean section preferably.
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We plan for baby, we tried last month but not conceive baby. My penis size is 3.5+,is that ok to conceive child. Also how to increase sperm count and improve penis size. Please advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
We plan for baby, we tried last month but not conceive baby. My penis size is 3.5+,is that ok to conceive child. Also...
Hello lybrate-user! It not necessary that you will get result in one month! In medical term if you trying for baby for 6 month to 1 year without any precautions and still not able to conceive than there is some problem! And untill you r happy and your patner is happy than there is no problem in size! And homeopathy is best to treat all problem! Tc.
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My gf had unwanted 72 pills after 31 hours of sex .Is there any chance of pregnancy?

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
My gf had unwanted 72 pills after 31 hours of sex .Is there any chance of pregnancy?
No chance but repeated use of it may result period irregularity chances sexually transmitted diseases and hiv transmission is fair if any one partner is hiv infected for instant sexual pleasure do not ruin your life, have serious implications.
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Im suffering from hormone imbalance and I have irregular periods what to do how to cure my hormone in balance? Please help me

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Stress n allied health status may be cause of your issue usually at this age less likely to consider hormonal imbalance. Share your health concern to address directly.
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After 10 days of medical abortion. My gynae prescribed me mistol and some other medication for infections. I just want to know is it ok to bleed for after all these medications? Do I require a vaccum cleaning if I do not stop bleeding?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Dear Tanya , bleeding should stop in few days . Only if it persists,heavy, fever , severe pain etc then will have to go for vacuum cleaning ( suction, evacuation) . Convey to your sister . Revert back if need be . Thanx
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I am 32ys n 21 week pregnant done scan technical said baby face not seen repeat scan again after 15 days is my baby safe?

MBBS , DGO , FIMAS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 32ys n 21 week pregnant done scan technical said baby face not seen repeat scan again after 15 days is my baby s...
Sometimes baby's position is such that it's not possible to visualise face so don't worry go after a week after having meals. Baby move sluggishly when you are empty stomach. Its easier to get all emages when baby is moving frequently.
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I am 24 years old nd I'm 9 month pregnant I he itching problem in hands thighs with rashes I have applied cream and all but it s not curing what to do.

Bsc(Med.), DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), NDDY(Naturopathy and Yoga)
Homeopath, Mohali
I am 24 years old nd I'm 9 month pregnant I he itching problem in hands thighs with rashes I have applied cream and a...
Dear Lybrate user Many pregnant women have this problem because of many reasons. You may apply cocconut oil on it after taking bath and at night before sleep. Keep it moisturised. Revert back with feedback.
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There was no intercourse but genital rubbing. There was pre-cum present. He pee after last ejac.(lessening sperm count). Is preg. possible from the pre-cum?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
There was no intercourse but genital rubbing. There was pre-cum present. He pee after last ejac.(lessening sperm coun...
Single viable motile sperm if reach to cervix is enough to get pregnant. It's not required millions of sperms. There are chances of sperm in prostatic fluid also before ejaculation but percentage is very low. So better do a hcg test to confirm pregnant or not.
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Three days period k baad pragnancy test kr skte hai ku k mera periods 6 din ki jagah 3 din aya h.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Three days period k baad pragnancy test kr skte hai ku k mera periods 6 din ki jagah 3 din aya h.
Hello, After periods, best would be a serum beta hcg test and not urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy.
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Homeopathic Tips That Make Everyday Life Better

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Homeopathic Tips That Make Everyday Life Better

In your everyday life, it is quite common to experience several first aid and domestic health emergencies. This may include many health conditions, which are minor in nature, but require medical attention. Accidents like cuts, bites, grazes, bruises, bumps and burns can occur any time. Equally common headaches, cramps and ailments, which include cold, cough, flu, viral fever, sore throats, indigestion and several others.

And, homeopathic medicines are a great, natural remedy for effectively treating the above mentioned health conditions. So here are some common homeopathic medicines, which you should keep in your first aid box in order to treat common health issues:

  1. Arnica: This is a very famous and common homeopathic medicine used to treat all kinds of injuries. It acts as an instant pain reliever and by taking it immediately after an injury, quick results are obtained. It gives relief to internal cuts and bruises by a process called extravasation, which involves the breaking of tissues beneath the skin. Effective healing of bruises, cuts and other injuries is also provided. It also helps in relieving the mind in case of any emotional trauma.

  2. Aconite: This homeopathic medicine works effectively in treating several physical and emotional conditions. It successfully treats ailments such as cough, cold, sore throat, fever and all conditions related to exposure and cold. Aconite can also calm the anxiety in patients.

  3. Apis Mel: This homeopathic medicine treats bee stings. It can be taken after being stung by a bee or wasp and if stinging pain is felt along with inflammation. It is also used to treat heat rashes and conditions where the skin gets swollen. This medicine is a diuretic and encourages the body to release water.

  4. Argentum Nitricum: This homeopathic medicine is useful in treating anxiety and tension. When a person is extremely worried about something, this medicine can be used to calm him down and provide mental relief. It can help avoid loose bowel movement which often occurs due to tension and sickness. You can take this before examinations, flights and sea voyages.

  5. Arsenicum Alb: This medicine is ideal for treating several symptoms related to stomach and digestion problems. Problems such as food poisoning, stomach upset, diarrhoea and vomiting are treated efficiently with it. It is also used for mental conditions, such as panic attack and extreme anxiety.

  6. Belladonna: This homeopathic medicine is extensively used for treating sunstroke, different types of inflammations and throbbing headaches, which worsen when exposed to noise and light. Ear infections are treated with this as well.

Since homeopathic medicines are safer than their allopathic counterparts due to absence of side effects, they can be taken for treating day to day health worries. But if in doubt, feel free to consult a homeopathic doctor for more information.

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I am 22 years old I am having scanty periods and vaginal dryness due to low estrogen levels .I used progynova but I wanna know natural way for get rid of vaginal dryness?

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am 22 years old I am having scanty periods and vaginal dryness due to low estrogen levels .I used progynova but I w...
Hormonal deficits are very hard to manage in natural ways. However one food is there which is soyabeans it is a very rich source of protein as well as estrogen and progesterone, you can easily include this in your diet and see. The best way to permanently change is by constitutional Homoeopathic treatment. Try this and give me feedback. For any help contact me.
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Generally women have cramps during their menstruation period. Can I know the exact reason behind having these cramps?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Generally women have cramps during their menstruation period. Can I know the exact reason behind having these cramps?
Menstrual cramps are contractions — tightening and relaxing of the uterine muscle — that enable the shedding of the bloody uterine lining. When the uterine lining breaks down and sheds itself each month, hormone-like substances called prostaglandins are released and can cause pain and inflammation.
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8 Common Causes of Hairfall + How To Overcome Them

Fellowship In Fue Hair transplant, Fellowship in Hair Transplant Surgery, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine, Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine & Trichology
Dermatologist, Faridabad
8 Common Causes of Hairfall + How To Overcome Them
Causes of Hairfall and Solutions to Treat Them

In general, you lose about 50-100 strands of hair each day, but the loss is not visible as new hair grow in their place. However, if you lose more than a 100 strands in a day and more than 200 strands on the day you shampoo, you may be suffering from what is known as excessive hair fall.

Certain factors or reasons may cause you to lose hair at an alarming rate, which are,

1. Thyroid problems
Your thyroid is responsible for your body’s overall functioning. The hormones (primarily T4 and T3), which it produces help in regulating metabolic activities. Problems with your thyroid gland can cause your hormone levels to rise or fall to unhealthy levels, which can result in hair fall. You can improve the functioning of your thyroid gland through a diet rich in calcium, iodine, magnesium, protein and Vitamins A, B and C.

2. Scalp infections
Infections of the scalp can also be one of the factors that may cause your hair to fall at an alarming rate. Of the different scalp infections, the ringworm scalp infection is the most common. Although this fungal infection can occur in any part of your body, when it develops on your scalp, you end up losing clumps of hair. Alongside the use of anti-fungal medications, even anti-fungal shampoos and creams can provide you with respite from the problem.

3. Poor diet
Gorging on unhealthy foods or going on a crash diet can result in the lack of essential nutrients in your body, which are required to maintain healthy hair. Furthermore, since hair is made of protein, having a balanced diet consisting of proteins and vitamin- rich foods is a must.

4. Stress
Stress gives rise to certain conditions such as alopecia areata, telogen effluvium (hair loss caused post-pregnancy or surgery) and trichotillomania (an impulsive need to pull your hair out), which can cause you to lose significant amount of hair. To avert a hair loss crisis caused by stress, make it a point to do some simple stress-reducing exercises, such as meditation or breathing exercises.

5. Hair styling products
Using hair styling products like hair colours and straighteners can cause you to experience hairfall problems. Your hair not only becomes dull and dry due to their use, but also becomes weak and brittle, leading to a gradual loss of hair. Regular oiling and use of homemade hair masks are some of the ways you can try to counter the negative effects of these hair styling products.

6. Cancer treatment
The drugs that are used in the treatment of cancer not only destroy the fast-growing cancer cells, but also the healthy blood cells in your body. For this reason, consuming foods that possess cancer-fighting properties (like oatmeal, tomato, almonds, garlic etc) is a sure-shot way of fighting the disease as well as averting any side-effects that may arise because of the treatment.

7. Alopecia areata
Lastly, hair fall can also be caused by alopecia areata, which is a kind of hair loss that takes place when your body’s immune system erroneously attacks your hair follicles, and prevents growth of new hair.

8. Genetics
The origin of your severe hair fall or baldness can be traced back to your ancestors. So, your genes can be a factor behind your hair fall problem. If this is the cause, your body then becomes unable to produce new hair.

Apart from the changes that you can make in your lifestyle to address the causes of your hair fall, there are also techniques out there that you can employ to permanently treat your problem, such as platelet rich plasma, mesotherapy, stem cell therapy, ozone activated platelet rich plasma & hair transplant.

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Does an appointment require after abortion and taking Pills for unwanted pregnancy.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Does an appointment require after abortion and taking Pills for unwanted pregnancy.
Yes ,as it is important to see that the process was completed or not ,also for a Ultrasound to rule out any chance of incomplete abortion, post which the necessary course of antibiotics is given.
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