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Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Saara is an experienced Gynaecologist in Madhavaram, Chennai. Doctor studied and completed MBBS . You can meet Dr. Saara personally at St Antony's hospital in Madhavaram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saara on Lybrate.com.

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Why Do People Torture Animals

MSc, PGDGC, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Why Do People Torture Animals

Why do people/student torture animals- what drives them?
Can we analaysis and find solution: let try to stop this any more in our life
As we all aware that two animals cruelty incidents happened in tamilnadu, one with the dog and another with an monkey.
Case a, 12 yrs old kid hitting cat with broomstick, their parents brought for an counseling that he has not coutesy for animal and he was killing without any guilt.
Case b, 23 yrs adult was burning a rat alive with kerosine and feeling happy to see that rat die with burn.
And there are many cases which were not recorded and submitted for case discussion.
What typically possesses them to inflict such acts of intentional animal torture and cruelty? 
These are because of psychological disorders (such as anti-social/psychopathic personality disorders and engage in deliberate acts of zoosadism), and/or because they have sexually paraphilic disorders (such as crush fetishism in which small animals are crushed for sexual pleasure). 
This may be common behaviour among murderers and rapists - those with psychopathic traits characterized by impulsivity, selfishness, and lack of remorse.
Animal torture and cruelty is one of the three adolescent behaviours in what is often referred to the homicidal triad , the other two being persistent bedwetting and obsessive fire-setting. The combination of two or more of these three behaviours increases the risk of homicidal behaviour in adult life.
The behaviours in the homicidal triad are often associated with parental abuse, parental brutality (and witnessing domestic violence), and/or parental neglect.
What we can do:
The best way to prevent it is teaching by example. Parents and teachers are the key and plays very important role.
Pro-social behaviour (action/behaviours intended to help others) by parents and other role models towards animals, such as rescuing spiders in the bath, feeding birds/ants, treating pets as a member of the family, 
Schools and colleges can have some pet home in the campus.
These activities or act has the potential to make a positive lasting impression on children.
It's a start, lets all have at least one pet in the home make your son/ daughter to take care of them (pet therapy).

Regards:
Elayaraja m. Sc, m. Phil, pgdgc, pgdha
Counseling psychologist,
Kavithalyaa counseling centre, ambattur, chennai-53.

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Dengue/Break bone fever

MD - Physiology, MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Dengue/Break bone fever
Due to increase in the incidence of dengue in the recent past, it is important to get screened for the disease at the earliest before complications occur. This can save many lives.
Symptoms and signs of dengue:
1. Fever
2. Severe headache
3. Muscle and joint pains (break bone fever)
4. Appearance off small red bump like rashes similar to measles.

Kindly contact your doctor at the earliest if these symptoms occur.
Drink lots of fluids to maintain hydration (most important requirement in dengue)
Get tested for IGM and IGG dengue virus.
Get a complete blood count.
If there are any signs of bleeding (fall in platelet count) get admitted immediately.

Papaya leaf juice has shown a lot of beneficial effects in bringing up the platelet count which falls below normal in dengue patients.

Hope this was helpful.
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I had sex with my wife on 9th day of her menstrual cycle without protection. Is if safe or any tablet need to be taken for her? Her periods are regular so what are safe menstrual days?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I had sex with my wife on 9th day of her menstrual cycle without protection. Is if safe or any tablet need to be take...
No no. She need not take any tablets for that. Pregnancy chances are during 12-18th day of menses. Take care.:)
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Smoking May Harm DNA OF SPERM

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi

Smoking May Harm DNA Of Sperm

Smoking damages the DNA of sperm and affects fertility. Researchers have studied 422 proteins in participants sperm. One protein was absent, 27 proteins are underrepresented and 6 proteins are over-represented.

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4 Types of Mastectomies

Speciality Birthing Care
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
4 Types of Mastectomies

A mastectomy is surgical removal of a breast. The surgery depends on various factors and choosing a type of mastectomy best suited for an individual suffering from breast cancer requires experience and expertise. With advancing technology, there are more options available for women to opt for surgeries, which are minimally invasive and conserving in nature. Following are the various types of mastectomies and the factors, which influence them:

Types of Mastectomies

1. Total or simple mastectomy

This is a surgical procedure which involves complete removal of the breast including the nipple. The lymph nodes, which are small glands, are an important part of your immune system and are kept intact during the surgery. This form of surgery is most suitable if the cancer has not spread to the lymph nodes.

2. Preventive mastectomy

Preventive mastectomy, also known as prophylactic mastectomy, is an option for women who have a high risk of developing breast cancer. Preventive mastectomy reduces the risk of breast cancer by a huge margin. In certain cases, removal of the entire breast along with the nipple is advisable. Women who develop cancer on one breast often opt for preventive mastectomy and remove the other unaffected breast as well.

3. Partial mastectomy

Women who are in stage I or stage ii of breast cancer can choose this procedure. It is a breast conserving technique where the tumor is removed along with the tissue that surrounds it. It is followed up by radiation therapy on the remaining breast tissue, which terminates the cancer cells and stops them from spreading. There are two types of partial mastectomy, namely, lumpectomy and quadrantectomy.

4. Radical mastectomy

Although this procedure is almost out of use, it is still considered in case the cancer has spread to certain areas like the chest muscle. In this form of surgery, the breast is removed entirety along with muscles beneath it and the lymph nodes.

5. Modified mastectomy

It is a more commonly used procedure characterized by complete removal of the breast including underarm lymph nodes. The chest muscles are untouched in the procedure, therefore allowing a breast reconstruction to follow.

Factors influencing the type of mastectomy:

• Age of the individual

• Health in general

• Size of the tumor

• The spread of the tumor

• The rate of progression of the tumor

• Whether lymph nodes are affected or not. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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CONSEQUENCES OF TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
CONSEQUENCES OF TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Consuming a thing repeatedly turns into a habit and leads to addiction. Nowadays, most of the people including the youngsters are consuming the alcohol and tobacco which is really harmful to health. Once they start consuming and make it a habit they start depending on it and get addicted to it. This addition later becomes so difficult and impossible to end up. The more they try to end up with the habit, the more feeble they turn out. It is very much important and essential for us to know what are the sequels and effects of tobacco and alcohol.

BAD SEQUELS OF THE ALCOHOL

It destroys the inner coating of the intestines, liver and stomach
Elongated intake of alcohol leads to dysfunction in some cases
It decreases the ability, power of the muscles and circulation which leads to depression of the heart
It mitigates the powers of intellectual and memory
BAD SEQUELS OF TOBACCO OR SMOKING

Intake of excessive tobacco or smoking leads to disease such as
Bronchiogenic Carcinoma
Ischaemic heart ailment which is a cardiovascular problem
Respiratory problems like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) and Chronic Bronchitis
Dental decay
Thromboangitis Obliterans and impotency
MEASURES TO OVERCOME ALCOHOL ADDICTION

In order to decrease the crave for alcohol drink a glass of orange juice before having breakfast or eat two to three oranges
Have two to three big cups of milk on a daily basis
Make tea using angelica herb three times in a day daily after having your meals
Take four to five dates, crush the dates and mix them in half a glass of water and drink this water twice daily for some months
Eat two or three apples in a day which will lessen the intoxication feeling which is caused by the alcohol

MEASURES TO OVERCOME THE DRUNKEN EFFECTS

Intake of frequent cold water
A tablespoon of honey three times in a day
Apply the cold cloth on the abdomen and head which reduces the intoxication
For those cases who vomit after consuming alcohol give them black coffee hot as much as he can drink
Mix three spoons of bitter guard juice in the buttermilk and drink it every morning for about a month
As we read this article we get to know that there are so many ways to overcome tobacco and alcohol addiction. So, it is never late even now. Follow the above tips and come out of the addiction though it may be a bit difficult but will give you the best results by making you lead a happy and a healthy life.

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I lost my virginity with my bf is there any problem I can face after marring someone.

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I lost my virginity with my bf is there any problem I can face after marring someone.
No. Don't worry. It can b torn by Oder activities also like vigorous swimming, horse riding cycling etc.
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Hi all, Thank you for your valuable time, everttime. One more question. The pill was taken on 29th of march (within 24 hours) and her periods are due for 10th of april she already had some white discharge and abdominal pain initially. So when can we expect the periods and how l9ng is it fine if delayed.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi all,
Thank you for your valuable time, everttime.
One more question. The pill was taken on 29th of march (within 2...
If menses gets delayed by 7 days you should do urine test for pregnancy. Menses can come irregular after the pill and pill is not 100%, it is meant to be used only in case of emergency only. As she had symptoms like menses then it should be round the corner and wait till 7 days of missed period.
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I have 2 fibroids (size 2.5 cm and 1.5 cm)so I wanna to ask is there any possibility of get rid off dis problem by doing yoga.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Yoga can improve your stamina and make your musculature strong but when it comes to reducing the size of fibroid then homeopathic med along with yoga show very good result.
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Im 4 months pregnant. At 16 weeks I had a ultrasound and doc told me I have an anterior low lying placenta which is 7mm away from os. What precautions should I take and what exactly does this mean. Are there any complications?

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
Im 4 months pregnant. At 16 weeks I had a ultrasound and doc told me I have an anterior low lying placenta which is 7...
Avoid sex during pregnancy as this can rupture the placenta. Don't worry, there will not be any complications.
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Low Libido Post Pregnancy - 6 Things To Help You Manage It!

MD, BHMS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Sexologist, Delhi
Low Libido Post Pregnancy - 6 Things To Help You Manage It!

The lack of libido after pregnancy is common in women. Almost every woman goes through this phase. Apart from hormonal imbalance, there could be a range of other factors, such as fatigue, distraction and psychological fear that may contribute to it. Doctors often suggest refraining from sex for six months after the baby is born. If, however, you still suffer from a lack of sexual urge, here is a checklist that could help you to reignite the old spark.

  1. Communicate with your partner: Talking to your husband about sex is important. Women often shy away from discussing sex with their partner only to complicate things further. Men, on the other hand, take a lack of interest in sex from their partner as a sign of their inability to satisfy. Before things go out of hand, it is important that you communicate your feelings and explain how your body is not supporting you. This will set the expectation straight.
  2. Visit your doctor: While a lack of interest in sex immediately after giving birth is normal; if it continues to persist for many months following the delivery, it is time to visit your doctor. A lower libido can be a sign of other physical problems as well. Some simple tests by your doctor can easily reveal any problems that you might have.
  3. Address fatigue: More than 70% of the women suffer from fatigue after giving birth. This is one of the major reasons of low sex drive among women. Short naps throughout the day will help you to fight fatigue and stabilise your hormones. Enough rest will inch you towards increasing your libido.
  4. Try some running: Brisk walking or jogging for every thirty minutes a day will make you feel better. This will ensure that your heart pumps faster and your sexual desire doesn’t wear out. It will help you to become more active and take charge of your sex life. Jogging also helps to wipe out the excess fat that you might have accumulated during the pregnancy.
  5. Try a supplement: There are a plethora of supplements out there in the market to enhance your libido. From creams to natural herbs, vitamin to herb creams, the options are many. Ginseng, for instance, is a proven herb that is known to increase a women’s sexual desire. Most of these supplements do not lead to any serious side effects.
  6. Prepare yourself mentally: It is always a good idea to prepare yourself before the act. A warm bed, a little wine, a romantic movie will direct you to transform from a young mother to a lover. Often these little preparations go a long way in increasing the sexual drive and reigniting the old spark. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.
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Me and my boyfriend had protected intercourse but I not getting periods. I think I am pregnant as my dates are over and I am still not getting my periods. I am not ready for baby yet. Are there any natural ways to abort as I am not interested in taking medicines. Please help me I am very worried.

MBBS, Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship Diabetology
General Physician, Firozpur
Me and my boyfriend had protected intercourse but I not getting periods. I think I am pregnant as my dates are over a...
Hello lybrate-user. Well there are no nautal methods of abortion that are being used these days. Too if one is going to use medicine for abortion, it have to be under the medical supervision. Because there are chaces of complications like excessive bleeding etc. So here I would suggest you to kindly get yiur urine test done and consult doctor for any further medical intervention. Hope it helped.
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I am consulting a doctor for getting pregnant, he prescribed me to take diane 35 from d 5th day of my period. Is this medicine appropriate? as I read that it is a contraceptive pill.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am consulting a doctor for getting pregnant, he prescribed me to take diane 35 from d 5th day of my period. Is this...
This tablet is given in pcod better first confirm it by blood test and U. S.G. try weight reduction if weight is more
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I have unprotected sex with my gf. She's not having period that time we had sex. Will she get pregnant?

MBBS, DGO, MRSH, DGO,
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I have unprotected sex with my gf. She's not having period that time we had sex. Will she get pregnant?
Yes she can become pregnant, if you have had an unprotected sex, so wait for her cycle date and if she has missed her period date you may decide what to be done next.
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Should All Women Be Taking Folic Acid?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Should All Women Be Taking Folic Acid?

Folic acid is an important form of vitamin B which women must take during pregnancy. It is a form of man-made vitamin B known as folate. Folate plays a significant role in producing red blood cells and helps in the development of your baby’s neural tube into the brain and spinal cord, preventing any kind of birth defects in babies. Birth defects of the brain or spinal cord may occur in early stages of pregnancy. Therefore, by the time a woman discovers her pregnancy, it may become too late to prevent the defects.

How much folic acid should be taken?

A woman should start taking folic acid within the first three to four weeks of pregnancy, as birth defects may occur during this time. Women who start taking folic acid a year before getting pregnant produce healthy babies without birth defects.

400 mcg of folic acid is the recommended dose for all women who are of childbearing age and also in the first trimester of pregnancy. Multivitamins with the recommended amount of folate and folic acid supplements are generally prescribed as they help the mother deliver a healthy child. From the fourth to ninth month of pregnancy, the dose must be increased to 600 mcg.

Benefits of Folic Acid

Without sufficient folic acid in your body, the neural tube of your developing baby may not close properly. This may lead to neural tube defects, which include:

  • Spina bifida, a condition where the spinal cord or vertebrae develop incompletely. A baby with spina bifida may be disabled permanently.

  • Anencephaly, a condition that features incomplete development of the brain. Babies affected with anencephaly do not live long.

Having a sufficient supply of folic acid prevents these neural defects from developing in your baby.

Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy protects your baby against many other conditions. They include:

  • Cleft lip and palate.

  • Low weight during birth.

  • Chances of miscarriage.

  • Premature birth.

Folic acid also reduces the risk of developing pregnancy complications in the mother such as heart diseases, stroke, several cancers and Alzheimer’s disease.

Folic acid is naturally found in dark-green vegetables, which you must consume in abundance. Other sources of folic acid include fortified breakfast cereals, beef liver, lentils, egg noodles and great northern beans.

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I have heard that women have menstruation without ovulation. How will I know that I am having my proper ovulation. Am married. Am obese. So am worried. Am worried about my pregnancy.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have heard that women have menstruation without ovulation. How will I know that I am having my proper ovulation. Am...
if you are having period then you are having ovulation. try if your cycle is regular then take chance on mid of cycle,. say your cycle start on 1st then try help between 12-17.during this period you have maximum chance. but it may happen at any time. it will. welcome.
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Hi I am Divya .my age is 25 .I got married 4 months back .last month my period date was due and I got spotting .after spotting after 10 days I got my regular periods .my last period date was may 31. Still now I didn't get my periods but yesterday I got spotting. Could I be pregnant.

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
Hi I am Divya .my age is 25 .I got married 4 months back .last month my period date was due and I got spotting .after...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Do you expect to be pregnant ? Spotting is any light vaginal bleeding which occurs at any time other than when a period is due. Spotting between periods is reasonably common. There can be a few reasons why it happens but the most common are hormonal changes and it being due to an implantation bleed. Take care.
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What is ovulation period in females? Are there ways to find out the exact ovulation day? And having sex on that day results in 100 % pregnancy? Please give me proper solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You can not be 100%sure about ovulation day unless you get it checked in the ultrasound by getting follicular study done and again having sex even on the ovulation day is not 100% confirmatory to get pregnant.
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Hello doctor. I am 21 years old. My menstrual cycle length is 36 days. So please can you tell me my ovulation time and the best time to conceive fast.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hello doctor. I am 21 years old. My menstrual cycle length is 36 days. So please can you tell me my ovulation time an...
It would normally be about 3 weeks after your period starts so best time is between 21-28 days. However as your cycles are normally delayed your ovulation date cannot be precisely predicted. So best to use a ovulation kit.
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Meri normal delivery hui h aur ab mai feel karti hu ki mere toilet ki jagah bhi bari ho gayi h pahle se jyada spread kar gayi h aur mujhe sex me ab utna interest bhi nahi raha due to lack of tightness. Kya karu ki toilet wali jagah mephir se tightness aaye naturally not only during sex aur sex k prati mera rujhan bhi badhe? Please reply.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Meri normal delivery hui h aur ab mai feel karti hu ki mere toilet ki jagah bhi bari ho gayi h pahle se jyada spread ...
It is normal to increase the size of the vaginal canal due to normal delivery,,it will be tighten as the time goes by,, don't worry u can do keagle exercise which helps to tighten the pelvic floor muscle,take natural healthy diet,,take soya proteins,, pomegranate,, chicken,egg,, whole grain bread,,corns,etc,,do some yoga daily,,do squatting,,do legs up daily,,apply vaginal gel and massage with it this will work
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