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Dr. Saravanan

Gynaecologist, Chennai

Dr. Saravanan Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Saravanan is an experienced Gynaecologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Saravanan personally at Naveena Infertility Hospital in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saravanan on Lybrate.com.

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How many days it take to make sure the girl is pregnant after the sperm enters her body.?

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
How many days it take to make sure the girl is pregnant after the sperm enters her body.?
You can detect pregnancy in a girl only if she has missed her next period by 10 days by doing urine for pregnancy test.
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Yesterday night during intercourse contraceptive (condom) came off. My wife has already taken unwanted 72 this week on last Saturday. Can she take another one? What other options to prevent the pregnancy?

MBBS, DGO, FCPS
Gynaecologist, Pune
Yesterday night during intercourse contraceptive (condom) came off. My wife has already taken unwanted 72 this week o...
If you happen to have sex on regular basis and don't want the risk of even accidental pregnancy, condoms are not reliable mode of contraception. I- pill is an emergency contraceptive and must be used judiciously. Its better to resort to more efficient modes of contraception like OCPills (if you want to delay 1st pregnancy, or intrauterine contraceptive devices like multiload or Copper T (if you want spacing between two pregnancies. Hormonal injections like DMPA and implants are other equally reliable options. As far as torn condom is concerned, chances of pregnancy depend on the fertile period. If your wife is in fertile period you may opt for I-Pill, but don't make it a habit as I-pill can hv serious side effects.
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Dyspareunia Symptoms

M.D.Medicine, Diploma in Diabetology
Sexologist, Jaipur
Dyspareunia Symptoms

Dyspareunia is a phenomenon noticed in both males and females, but more frequently in females. It refers to recurring pain during or after sexual intercourse. Such kind of pain affects female genitalia usually the vagina, clitoris, or at times the depths of the pelvis. This pain is often accompanied by a burning, itching or throbbing sensation which can prove to be extremely discomforting if left unattended. Thankfully, a careful examination of symptoms leading to Dyspareunia and its early diagnosis can improve a person's sexual health. 

Indicators of this deep rooted problem

  1. Pain can occur during penetration in and around the vagina, urethra or the bladder.
  2. Pain can be a new occurrence after earlier instances of painless intercourse.
  3. It can be felt throughout intercourse in places, such as deep in the pelvis or even after intercourse.
  4. The intensity of the ache is sometimes sharp and at other times, it is as piercing as menstrual cramps.
  5. It need not necessarily be associated with intercourse; pain can be experienced during any kind of penetration. Thus, using a tampon or a moon cup can also result in soreness.
  6. Skin diseases can either be a symptom or a root cause leading to the problem. Skin problems, such as Psoriasis or Lichen Sclerosus should not be taken lightly. 
  7. Tightening of vaginal muscles at the beginning of intercourse may or may not be superficial pain. In most cases, it is identified as Vaginismus but it can also be a symptom of acute Dyspareunia. 

Ways to nip the pain in the bud

  1. While, usually, pain during sexual intercourse is a result of adolescence or a traumatic sexual history, it can also be the result of a physiological problem contracted at birth. However, treatment in any situation is necessary to enable smooth functioning of one's life. 
  2. Injectable corticosteroids might prove to be helpful.
  3. There are oral medications to remedy the problem; antibiotics and antifungal medicines.
  4. Increase in estrogen levels through the use of the drug Osphena helps in curing frailty of vaginal tissues.

Precautionary measures to be followed at home

  1. Taking a warm bath before intercourse can lead to betterment.
  2. It is best to avoid sex when in stress. Both partners should be relaxed to ensure a complete lack of pain.
  3. After sex pain can be relieved by applying an ice pack around the vulva.
  4. Urinating before sex can be helpful. It is also good to use water soluble lubricants for stimulation.
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I am 45 years willing to have a baby now, whether the baby will be healthy or not ?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I am 45 years willing to have a baby now, whether the baby will be healthy or not ?
With age the quality of eggs declines and there is greater chance of having miscarriages as well as abnormal babies. The same does not apply in parallel to male aging. But nothing is 100%. It also depends on a nos of other factors like any existing medical conditions, medicine intake and the age of your other half as well as family history of genetic and chromosomal disorders. There are various options available to either minimize the risk as well as to determine any abnormality. It is best to consult a fertility specialist in person to discuss further.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Diseases and conditions
Menopause

In general, you can follow-up with your doctor once a year for a pelvic exam, a mammogram and to reassess your need for ongoing hormone therapy.

However, you should see your doctor for re-evaluation sooner than your next yearly checkup if you develop or are diagnosed with:

Unexpected vaginal bleeding
Persistent menopausal symptoms
A blood-clotting disorder
Symptoms of heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease
Hormone-dependent breast cancer or another hormone-dependent cancer
Developing any one of these conditions may mean that hormone therapy is no longer recommended for you.

I am 26 years old. I did sex many times but around 3-4 times I did little bit of intercourse without condom with different girls. Is there any chance of getting a HIV Positive infection?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 26 years old. I did sex many times but around 3-4 times I did little bit of intercourse without condom with diff...
Yes, since the other girl s HIV status is not known, u better get tested to be on safer side. Next time always use condoms and be safe. All the best
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Hello my name is richa shukla. I am 24 years old. My period date was 15 april but I take regestrone two times a day to delay periods from april 12 to april 20 and from april 15 to april 22 I have sex with my husband and I take two unwanted 72 tablets with in this period of time. But my period came on 30 april but it is less than usual and it came during day but absent in night and it lasts only in 3 days. What is this? Is there is any problem or any pregnancy?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hello my name is richa shukla. I am 24 years old. My period date was 15 april but I take regestrone two times a day t...
if you had your periods and soaked at least 2 pads in each 24 hrs, you r not pregnant, but you have taken too many hormones which r going to mk ur periods unusual and irregular now... I suggest u not to hav sex now till ur nxt periods occur
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I am 22 years old girl and i'm having vaginal itching again and again since 3 months what should I do? I have taken a lot of medicine but no solution comes out please suggest me some medicine or natural home remedies.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Itching in vagina is due infection. You need to keep clean and dry the vaginal portion and apply anti fungal cream. Avoid oily and warm foods in diet. Always take healthy and nutritious diet.
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I am 23 year old unmarried girl and due to pain in my abdominal area I had a test taken in the nearby scan centre on the guidance of a doctor who examined me and had asked me for the test to be taken I got the test done just want to verify the report as I have certain doubts. The test report states that liver: liver normal in size with uniform echotexture. No focal alteration in echotexture. Intrahepatic biliary radicles appear normal. Common bile duct is normal in calibre. Portal and hepatic veins appear normal. Gall bladder: adequately distended. No abnormal intraluminal echoes. Wall thickness appears normal. Pancreas: normal in size. It shows uniform texture. No evidence of calcification. Spleen: appear normal in size. It measures - 90 mm. It shows uniform echotexture. Aorta / retroperitoneum: aorta and i. V. C appears normal in calibre. No significant retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. No free fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Rt iliac fossa scanning shows no abnormal sonography features. Kub: rt kidney measures 109 x 45 mm. Lt kidney measures 119 x 70 mm. Normal cortical echoes. Cortico medullary differentiation is maintained. Mild dilatation of pelvicalyceal system and ureter on left side -? upper ureter calculus obstruction. Pelvicalyceal system on right side appears normal. Bladder: bladder normal in contour. No abnormal intraluminal echoes. Normal wall thickness. Post void urine in bladder (vol - 14 ml) pelvic organs: uterus anteverted and it measures 72 x 51 x 33 mm endometrium and mynometrial echoes normal. Et - 4 mm rt ovary measures 33 x 23 mm lt ovary measures 32 x 23 mm. Both ovaries appear normal in echotexture. No free fluid in cul - de - sac. Please advice.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist,
I am 23 year old unmarried girl and due to pain in my abdominal area I had a test taken in the nearby scan centre on ...
Everything else is fine except for small upper ureter stone on left side. All you need to do is have plenty of water and take pain killers. Hope it will come out itself. Try to avoid tea, coffee, green leafy vegetables
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5 Foods That Help Fight Depression!

MBBS, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
5 Foods That Help Fight Depression!

One of the human body’s primary defense mechanism can be depression when it correlates with personal loss, life struggle or an injury. It is normal to be depressed on occasions, and our body has been blessed with a system that can help cope with it and come out of it. However, when the depression turns intense and becomes a part of our life, then it could be a cause for serious concern.

The food we eat plays a significant role in having mood swings. A proper diet can be extremely helpful in reducing depression tendencies and in keeping us happy. Let us have a look at few food products that fight depression.

  1. Green tea: It is loaded with amino acids and antioxidants and is extremely useful in overcoming depression. It also acts as a detoxing agent and cleanses your body. Thus your body feels supple and gets loaded with natural energy. The amino acids present in them are known to reduce stress and are highly recommended for neurodegenerative disorders. Green tea can be had even for 3 to 4 times per day without any side effects.

  2. Almonds: Almonds are rich in magnesium that influences the production of serotonin, a chemical that is good for the brain. They are also known to release ample amounts of energy to the brain circuits. Researchers have established that magnesium deficiency is one of the fundamental causes of depression and mood disorders. Moreover, almonds are enriched with zinc that promotes neurotransmitter production.

  3. Salmon: Inflammation of the brain is also one of the reasons why many people undergo mood swings and depression. They occur due to the lack of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. One of best sources of omega-3 fatty acids would be salmon, and they are very helpful in reducing inflammation of the brain. Further, they are categorized as one of the happy foods that keep the mind active and supple and play a significant role in mood regulation. Salmon is also good for your health and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Tuna and sardines are other fish varieties that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.

  4. Dark chocolate: Did you know that eating chocolates can not only help in your mood swings, but it also keeps your mind happy? Dark chocolates are known to increase serotonin levels in the body that work as natural anti-depressants. They reduce stress and anxiety and play a significant role in increasing the emotional happiness of a person. They are also rich sources of sugar and promote carbohydrate build up in the body.

  5. Eggs: The very reason why many people suggest taking eggs as a part of a breakfast diet is that they are loaded with nutrients and proteins that give you complete energy to make it through the day. They also have good sources of zinc and contain enormous quantities of vitamin D that can act as a barrier to mood swings and depression. They are beneficial in promoting neurotransmitter production which is vital for keeping the brain active. They also aid in the manufacture of red blood cells that are good for the nervous system.

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I have been trying to conceive my second baby from d past three months with timely sex but have not succeeded wat do I do.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I have been trying to conceive my second baby from d past three months with timely sex but have not succeeded wat do ...
Probably you know pregnancy is only possible on day of ovulation which happens once in a cycle. This means you tried for pregnancy only for 3 times. This is too short time. One has to try for 12 to 24 months.
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What Are Vinyl Weights And What Are They Made Of?

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
What Are Vinyl Weights And What Are They Made Of?

Most weightlifters and bodybuilders use various types of weights like cast iron weights, chrome weights and vinyl weights. Though the main purpose of all these weights is to allow the bodybuilder to do an extensive workout to build their body stronger and fitter but still they are different from each other in shape, style, looks and colours. Here in this write-up brief information about vinyl dumbbells will be provided to know them more closely, if you are not familiar with them.

Introduction with vinyl weights

Vinyl dumbbells or weights are the workout weights made of solid concrete covered with a material made of hard plastic. It will be a good option for you to start your weight training if you are new in this field. The main reason for the newbies to start with vinyl weights is that they allow them to practice according to their form and perform properly for all types of weight exercises. Lifting weights properly is actually the most important part of weight training but the best way to lift the weights is still a debatable question.

What are they?

The concrete dumbbells coated with durable vinyl are used for various upper class extreme workout exercises. They are normally used to prevent any functional injury or rehabilitation of the weight trainer. Being coated with vinyl these dumbbells available in various weight levels are durable. You can use them according to the strength of your arms.

How are vinyl dumbbells made?

Basically they are made of concrete and vinyl is coated on them to give them a smooth and elegant look. They are made in different sizes and weights so that everyone can use them according to his/her own weight lifting potential.

Packing of vinyl dumbbells

The dumbbells are packed in pair to make it easy to carry and store for the user. They are usually packed in 2 kg, 4 kg, 6 kg and 10 kg packs containing 2 pieces of 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg and 5 kg in each respectively.

Manufacturing of vinyl dumbbells

Manufacturing of the dumbbells is a step by step process. First of all a cast iron mould is prepared according to the size and style of the dumbbell you want to manufacture. The moulds are created somewhat lighter in weight than the weight of finished dumbbell you want as the coating of vinyl also has some weight which will be added to the initial weight of cast iron mould.

The second step is to dip the cast iron mould of the dumbbell into hot vinyl in molten form so that its coating can cover up the entire mould. Molten vinyl is used in different colours to give the final iny dumbbells a unique and attractive look.

Machines used in manufacturing

In order to manufacture quality vinyl dumbbell cast iron moulding machines of highest quality are used to manufacture dumbbells of exact size and weight. Vinyl is basically manufactured with the help crude oil and salt. Ethylene is obtained by cracking crude oil or petroleum and chlorine by electrolytic dissociation of salt to manufacture vinyl.

Hi had sex wid my girlfriend last week after that I am getting itching sensation on tip of my penis even shez got some burning n itching sensation inside her vagina m worried so can you suggest some medication or any remedy for this. Thanks.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, you need a proper check up of your genital against some sort of venerial disorder. Moreover, take homoeo medicine.@ merc sol1000-6 pills wkly. @ calendula q-10 drops mixed with 1/4 cup of water apply locally, thrice a day. Report, wkly.
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I am a virgin. Age 22. My vaginal opening is very small. Periods are regular. Is my hymen intact? Does a small opening means tight vagina? Please help. Thank you!

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, A small opening in a virgin indicates hymen intactness and tightness of vagina can only be tested after per vaginal examination and hence not tested in virgins.
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Do the sperms have that motility, that it can even travel to a thin pant of your opposite sex while hugging and kissing? Please help me Dr. did has given me a stress.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
No ..sperms are like living beings..they need actual contact with eggs of female to cause pregnancy..until the penis has contact with vagina during intercourse , pregnancy won't happen and never with just kissing or hugging
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You?ve got Osteopenia, If You Got a Fracture! Find Facts

DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma in Orthopedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
You?ve got Osteopenia, If You Got a Fracture! Find Facts
6 lesser known symptoms of osteopenia

Deficiency or loss of calcium and phosphorus in the bones among other minerals causes the bones to go weak. With passage of time, some people develop a bone condition where the bone mineral density (bmd) goes very low. This condition is called osteopenia and it is now a very common problem. When the bone density goes even below than what it is in osteopenia, then the person develops osteoporosis. Although it is not mandatory that whoever has osteopenia will end up with osteoporosis as well. Fact is, it is very difficult to notice the signs of osteopenia. Just like osteoporosis, it could be present in your body for years, before your find out that you got the problem. Although we call all weakness of bone as osteoporosis, weakness of bone due to deficiency of calcium and vitamin d are clinically called osteomalacia. To label it as osteoporosis, bone should be weak with a normal blood calcium and vitamin d levels.

The symptoms of osteopenia are:
1. Extreme pain when fracture: this condition doesn't cause any physical pain in normal life. The only time one will experience immense pain is, if there is a fracture in the bone. On the flipside, a lot of fractures occur because of osteoporosis.

2. Receding gums: this symptom is quite a surprise and one we don't usually imagine it to be. While receding gums could be the symptom for many problems, it is one of the symptoms of osteopenia.

3. Brittle nails: if you have weak and brittle fingernails, this is a direct indication of your bone health.

4. Shrinking with age: as we age, we tend to lose height. This happens to those with vertebral fractures and poor postures. In both the conditions, this could be a symptom of osteopenia.

5. Dehydration: in some very rare cases, extreme dehydration has been a silent cause. So if you are suffering from side effects of dehydration, keep a check on your bones too.

6. Pcos: irregular periods in women is also something that could be a symptom for many irregularities, but pcos can also lead to osteopenia as are eating disorder or over exercising.

Earliest symptoms of osteopenia is generalised tiredness, easy fatiguability and vague body or joint pain.

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My fiance breast is paining badly when I press her breast at our time of intercourse is it a big problem or I need to consult a doctor we are having sex since last 5 months and from first she was not having the problem but after some time it started paining and at the time I cannot fondle because of the fear of her pain. Is it some of major disease kindly help so that I can help her with this.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
My fiance breast is paining badly when I press her breast at our time of intercourse is it a big problem or I need to...
Dear, you have to be gentle while making love. Be sure at any time she did not contact infection by mishandling or sucking the nipple. Inflamed breast gives pain on touching or fondling. If breast is very tender on touch she may need a course of antibiotics, after you have seen the doctor.
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I am 31 years old I had get married before 3 years n I am trying now for baby I have already consult with a doctor he said me try for 6 months now I am trying for 3 months but still I am not conceive so pls tell me any solution.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 31 years old I had get married before 3 years n I am trying now for baby I have already consult with a doctor he...
Please discuss your and your husband's diagnostic tests that you have undergone so far so that I could suggest you accordingly although it takes few months to conceive after 3 years of marriage so my suggestion is also the same keep on trying for another 3 months and in the meantime go for semen analysis of your husband if you have not gone for it
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I am 24 years old I dint got my period 2 and half month ago now, why and what to do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 24 years old I dint got my period 2 and half month ago now, why and what to do?
Hello, Tk, plenty of water to hydrate yourself ,to eliminate toxins diluting your blood to establish your flow.  * go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety to calm your nerve ,improving haemoglobin level. * your diet be simple, non- irritant, easily digestible on time to avoid gastritis  •TK, Apple,carrots, cheese,milk, banana,papaya, pomegranate, spinach, to improve your haemoglobin to release your flow, timely. • Tk, Homoeo medicine, being gentle, rapid & safe in administration. @ Pulsatilla 30-6 pills, thrice. @ Sepia200 -6 pills at bed time. * Ensure, sound sleep in d night for at least 7 hrs. •Avoid, caffiene,junkfood, dust,smoke, exertion •Your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up.•Tk, care,
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