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Dr. Rekha Kurian

Gynaecologist, Chennai

Dr. Rekha Kurian Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Rekha Kurian is a popular Gynaecologist in Chetpet, Chennai. She is currently associated with Joseph Nursing Home in Chetpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rekha Kurian on Lybrate.com.

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I am 23 years old female. I am suffering from irregular mensuration. I will be travelling around 5 hrs per day. Is travelling may be reason?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi lybrate-user. Travelling per se does not really affect the periods. But high high stress levels of work or home can definitely disturb the hormonal balance and cause irregular periods.
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Normal Delivery - 18 Things You Must Always Remember!

MBBS, DGO, DNB Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Normal Delivery - 18 Things You Must Always Remember!

Giving birth is a life-changing event for every mother and it leaves an everlasting impression in your life. Every delivery is unique and you can just gain from the experience of others, but don’t expect it to be the same. 
You will experience many changes in your body and will learn to take care of yourself and your growing baby as soon as you find out that you are pregnant. Pain is a part of labour that every woman has to undergo. It is the fear of labour pain that make many pregnant women opt for c-section. However there is no denying the fact that c-section is a major surgery and requires several days to recover.

Keep in mind the following tips to go in for a normal delivery:

  1. Try to get prenatal education, which guides you about labour, birth and natural labour pain management techniques, such as breathing, self-hypnosis, relaxation and other coping mechanisms. You should check with your hospital too as most of them offer an evening or weekend course.
  2. Consult a gynaecologist who has a history in delivering babies naturally.
  3. Keep yourself physically active by doing mild exercises throughout pregnancy.
  4. You should keep a calm environment in your labour room.
  5. Don’t gain too much weight as women who aren't overweight do not have much difficulty in delivering babies vaginally.
  6. Opt for fewer rather as more tests, treatments and interventions during your pregnancy tend to interfere with normal birth. Whenever tests or procedures are recommended, you should ask about the need of undergoing such tests.
  7. Continue with your walks as it helps in relieving the pain.
  8. Go in for a water therapy. A shower, bathtub, birthing pool and hot compresses are other tools for easing pain and helping you relax. Spend as much time as possible in water.
  9. Use various positions such as sitting on the toilet, kneeling, and squatting to ease vaginal delivery.
  10. Massage/back rubs equally help in easing the pain.
  11. You can also go in for Effleurage which is a light massage of the abdomen to ease your vaginal delivery.
  12. Apply warm or cold compresses.
  13. Avoid hearing negative stories about labour.
  14. Eat a healthy balanced diet as the health and development of your baby depends on your nutrition.
  15. Stay away from stress and anxiety. Read good books about parenting and be in the company of good lively people.
  16. Use relaxation/breathing techniques to keep yourself calm.
  17. Guided meditation and prayers undoubtedly will reinforce your faith in yourself to deliver a baby vaginally.
  18. Have adequate sleep. Avoid drinking tea or coffee two hours before going to bed in order to have uninterrupted sleep.

Following these tips religiously can definitely increase your chances of having a normal delivery.

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I have pcod with cysts in both ovaries measuring 2-4mm. What is the severity of the condition and how much difficulty will it pose in conceiving?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
One may not conceive with presence of cyst, also your cycle may become irregular. You should consult gyne for medicine for this condition. And start doing regular exercise it will enhance hormonal secretion thus increase your fertility and regularize your cycle.
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I have polycystic ovarian disease. I get periods in two months minimum. Please suggest what to do. I had undergone medication some years back for two years. I used to get regular periods then but once I left the medication the problem continued. Because of this I get very less sexual arousal and also get depressed many times frequently. Remain confused and lack confidence. I need to plan family in upcoming years. Please suggest what would be good for me. I would prefer getting healed in a natural way if possible instead of taking the contraceptive polls given to regularize periods.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Natural way if you want to get pass with PCOs, then observe the following steps keep a control on your weight do regular physical activity for fitness eat small portions of meals every 3 hours be stress free get your blood sugar levels tested stay happy avoid oily, spicy, food, don't eat junk food like pizzas, burgers etc avoid rice potatoes and too much of sweets Otherwise get back to us for further advice on this.
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Dear doctors, me and my wife are newly married couple. We start sex. But we affried for pregnancy. We do not want child now. Her period is going to start after 6-7 days. What should we do. If we want to do unprotected sex. Help me ASAP.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
There are various contraceptive methods. You can chose them according to your inconvenience and as per recommendations by gynecologists.
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I have unsafe sex on 13 day of cycle. I take pills uw72. I got bleeding on 20th day for 4 days. Then on 28 days it occurs again bleeding. It there is any harmful. What I do?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Menses can come irregular for a month or so after taking i-pill and it is very common. No need to worry. You r not pregnant as you already had menses twice after the sex.
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Before my due is excatly 28 days 2 months back my period came 25 days after last month my period came 20 days and this month came 30 days after I am caluclating 1 day of my period as 1 st day. Why this irregularly happened and now how can I calculate best days for sex getting pragnency.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
You are writing about family planning method called'safe period' which is actually quite unsafe for avoiding pregnancy. In those who have irregular cycles very few days can be considered safe. In your case first 3 days and after 19 days can be considered safe however remember not very safe so better to use some other method.
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My wife is 3 weeks pregnant now. So my question is: can we continue having sex? Is it safe or sex will cause any complications. She suffers immediate stomach pain after sex for some time, then normal.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear user. Please do not have sex with your wife until her pregnancy period reaches at least 14 weeks. If you have sex now, there are chances of abortion. Please talk to your gynecologist regarding this. Take care.
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Njavarakizhi - What To Expect From it?

MD, DYA, PGDCR
Ayurveda, Nashik
Njavarakizhi - What To Expect From it?

Are you looking for a good body massage procedure, which will help in rejuvenating your senses and also lighten up your skin? You should go for Njavarakizhi. It is an effective Ayurvedic therapy with several benefits. It is especially good for people suffering from paralysis, arthritis, lethargy, body weakness, stress and trauma. It also helps in maintaining an ideal muscle tone and relaxes your mind.

Procedure
The procedure of the Njavarakizhi may take up to an hour. First, your body will be preconditioned using oil. After you are massaged all over the body with the oil, you will be allowed to relax and lie down for some time. While you relax, Njavara rice gets cooked with milk and some herbs. Herbs such as deodar, mustard, sida and even milk and ghee are used for preparation. After being cooked, the preparation is placed in cotton pouches and used to massage your body. The pouches are gently rubbed and pressed on your body for 40 minutes. Then, the rice is applied all over body while it is still warm. After wiping it off, another type of oil is applied on your body as you relax. For making the treatment more effective, certain oral medicines may also be taken, such as Leyham and Kashayam.

Health benefits of Njavarakizhi
There are several important health benefits of Njavarakizhi, which include the following:

  1. Your skin is kept healthy. The skin being the largest body organ, needs proper care. This treatment is very effective in improving your skin texture and making it bright and beautiful.
  2. The treatment enhances your muscle tone and strengthens your muscles. In case you are experiencing body-weakness in general because of aging, Njavarakizhi is ideal for you.
  3. This treatment helps in lowering body cholesterol levels. High cholesterol is a major health condition in modern day and the Njavarakizhi therapy is an ideal remedy. Because of the innate effect of sweat inducing, blood circulation is regulated and cholesterol levels are lowered.
  4. Njavarakizhi therapy is very effective for giving relief to stress. It helps you to relax and eliminates traces of stress. The mind gets to be at rest, which allows you to calm down and relax.
  5. Njavarakizhi also helps in easing pain and inflammation that is associated with arthritis. Moreover, regular Njavarakizhi treatments help in strengthening your muscles and hence, you are provided with long-term relief from arthritis symptoms.

These and many other wonderful therapies are there in Ayurveda which not only cures but detoxifies your body. This is an all natural therapy which is associated with no side effects. Kindly consult to know what are the best Ayurvedic solutions for you in terms of diet, home remedies, therapies and medicines. 

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Hai sir/madam I got a marriage on last 2 years back but till now I did not get pregnancy I did not consult any doctors I want to pregnancy how you solve my problem.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello you must get your investigations and checkup done. Both the partners should be checked for this.
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What should precaution should be taken during periods for hygiene? Is it safe to use cloth rather than a pad?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Change the pads frequently specially when the flow is heavy during days 2 &3. Wash from front to back, not from back to front. Use clean towel for wiping. Remove blood crusts from the labia during each wash. Bathe regularly. Soaps and sanitizers are not recommended. Home made cloth pads can be used if they are washed recently and sun dried. Increase fluid intake. Take adequate rest.
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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
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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My wife is pregnant and 11 weeks old. Since she is bleeding lightly, we have consulted local doctor. She did ultra sound scan and told that there is a heart beat of baby and gave injection and 2 sets of tablets to stop bleeding. Now bleeding seems in control, but not stopped fully. I have scan reports and prescription. If you want I will send. What would be the reason?

MBBS, DGO
Obstetrician, Pune
Yes, I definetly want to have look about what was scan and what are the injections and tablets prescribed to you. That will give some clear idea of your pregnancy and reasons of bleeding. There are some reasons during pregnancy from which you can bleed. Let me see reports and prescription first. In most of the cases there is placenta (from which Baby get attached to mother and get nutrition from) is get slightly detached from mother's uterus which causes bleeding. Reasons for this detachment may be sex, some jerk, heavy weight lifting, bending work or less hormones produced in body to support pregnancy or at last problem in baby. All of which can cause bleeding. To stop we can give two types of medicines and HCG injection also. But let me see prescription first than I will explain in detail if required.
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I'm 32 years old girl, My height 5.4,weight 53 kg, My ESR 51, HB 8.6, Erythema 20 ,Induration 8 after 48 hrs nd Erythema 24 Induration 10 after 72 hrs is this positive or negative or suggestive and should I go another confirmatory test .(which test) .pls advice me. As per my medical history I'm taking depression medicines tryptomer10 my and migraine tablet vasograin nd naxdom 250 .I'm feeling Low grade fever in Mrng nd evng time ,headache, shortness of breath, tiredness,light congestion nd irritation in throat, night sweating but sputum is not bringing. Sometimes feeling heavy weight in chest. All rest blood count report is OK, LFT,RFT etc is ok. Cholesterol is 120. Pls advice I'm waiting for your reply.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user Depression carries- litharzicity, slippy attitude, loss of appetite, aversion to meet people-tingling in extremities with lack of concentration& suicidal tendency it so happens in d life. You will b victorious after a defeat, of course, continue your effort with full enthusiasm & zeal. * go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve being a strong and confident person inculcating an innovators from within to conquer your goal. This will strengthen your lungs, increasing haemoglobin level, too. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings.    • Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * meet your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice. • avoid, nicotine, alcohol,junkfood, pizza,burger,  • ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. > Report wkly, > Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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I want sex about. When the time sex do than get pragnency fast, after period, before period, period in between 15 days.

PG Diploma in YOGA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
If you calculate day 1 as start of the cycle and each cycle is of 30 days. Then day 5-8 is safe then day 16-30 is safe. Day 7-16 is unsafe. Day 9-14 is most unsafe. Safe days means there are no chances of pregnancy during sex these days.
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Yesterday I test in home from pregnancy kit. There was 1 dark pink line and another is light pink. What it means? Is am pregnant or not?

Gynaecologist, Rohtak
Hello lybrate-user. Congratulations you are pregnant. Color of the line depends on the HCG levels.
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Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Having sexual intercourse without protection during menstruation holds high risk of contracting blood-borne diseases like HIV or Hepatitis B in women.
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I want to know about complete details of menstrual cycle. What is 1st day means. When does bleeding happens. When to have safe sex.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I do understand. Menstruation is a cycle. The first day is the day in which bleeding is seen. Bleeding happens because of the disintegration of unfertilized egg. Safe sex can be up to 10 days from fday 1 and before 7 days of the next day 1. I suggest you read many articles available online. Take care.
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