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Dr. Seema Gautham


Gynaecologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Seema Gautham MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Seema Gautham is a popular Gynaecologist in Irumbuliyur, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Hindu Mission Hospital - Tambaram in Irumbuliyur, Chennai. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Seema Gautham on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 32 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, - 1992
DGO - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, - 1997
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How to Increase Your Sperm Count

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi

Inadequate sperm production and quality is one of the most common reasons for male infertility as it decreases the odds of one of the sperms fertilizing the egg for conception.

According to the World Health Organization, the normal concentration of sperm is at least 20 million per ml of semen. Fewer than 15 million sperm per ml is considered a low sperm count, also called oligozoospermia. Conception problems are associated with fewer than 40 million moving sperm in the ejaculate.

Various natural remedies and other tips can help increase your sperm count and also improve sperm quality.

A Changing Your Habits

1. Avoid overheating your testicles. There's a reason our testicles rest outside our bodies: they need to stay a bit cooler than the rest of our internal organs. When testicles get too warm, they aren't able to produce as much sperm. There are a number of ways to make sure your testicles don't get overheated:
Don't wear tight pants and jeans.
Wear loose, cotton boxer shorts instead of briefs.
Sleep without underwear so that your testicles stay cooler.
Avoid hot baths and saunas.

2. Wear a jockstrap when you play sports. It goes without saying, because most men know this from experience, but a blow to the balls will hurt you and kill your sperm.

3.Massage your body with herbal oils. This, along with regular exercise, improves overall blood flow and circulation. Increased circulation means healthier sperm.

4.Reduce stress levels. Stress can decrease your sexual function, leading to reduced sperm production.If you work 12 plus hour days and never give yourself a chance to rest, your count might be down as a result. Try practicing relaxation techniques throughout the day to keep yourself feeling calm. Keep your mind and body healthy by regularly practicing yoga and meditation, or take up running or swimming.
Stress hormones block Leydig cells, which are tasked with regulating testosterone production. When your body experiences too much stress, it can actually stop producing sperm altogether.
Make sure you're getting enough sleep every night. Exhaustion can also lead to increased stress and cause decreased sperm production.

5. Stop smoking. Smoking cigarettes causes sperm counts to be lower, makes them move more slowly, and causes the sperm themselves to be misshapen. According to one study, men who smoke have 22% fewer sperm than men who don't. Marijuana seems to have a similar effect on sperm. Cutting back on both of these substances is a good idea if you want to boost your count.

6. Drink alcohol moderately. Alcohol affects your liver function, which, in turn, causes a dramatic spike in estrogen levels. (Yes, men have estrogen.) Since testosterone is directly linked to sperm health and sperm production, this isn't a good state of affairs. Even two drinks a day will have long-term effects on sperm production.

7. Ejaculate less frequently. Frequent ejaculations can lower sperm count. Your body produces millions of sperm each day, but if you already have low sperm count, consider storing them up longer between ejaculations. If you have sex or masturbate daily, cut down on the frequency for increased sperm production.

8.Be careful around toxins. Exposure to chemicals can affect the size, movement and count of your sperm. It's more and more difficult to avoid exposure to toxins, but it's absolutely necessary for your overall health and the health of your sperm. Do the following to decrease your exposure:
If you work around chemicals all day long, protect your skin with long sleeves and gloves, and make sure you wear a mask and goggles to protect your face.[4]
Use natural cleaning supplies instead of cleaning with chemicals.
Don't use pesticides or herbicides in your house or yard.

9.Be wary of medications. Certain medications can lead to decreased sperm count and even permanent infertility. If sperm production is a big concern for you, make sure you ask your doctor whether any medication prescribed might affect your sperm count. Look at the labels on over-the-counter medicines, too.

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Health Tip

Dentist, Mumbai
Health Tip

Stay away from carbonated and other fizzy drinks because of its high sugar content and extremely damaging in nature for the enamel of your teeth due to its highly acidic nature.

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Know Everything About Female Condoms

Sexologist, Delhi
Know Everything About Female Condoms

It is important that you protect yourself from various types of diseases and infections as much as possible. Female condoms are used to have protected intercourse so as to avoid contact with ejaculatory fluids. These condoms help a person to steer clear of blood, semen and vaginal fluids as well. Female condoms fall under the category of barrier contraceptives. They are considered to be less effective in comparison to male condoms, but are nonetheless good for preventing any kind of infection. Ensuring fine health through safe sex is your due responsibility. Hence, a little knowledge about these contraceptives is helpful if you wish to shun chances of unwanted pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Diseases

What is it like?
A female condom looks like an ill  fitting hollow cylinder. It is a thin sheath with a closed end, that goes inside the vagina and an open end that remains outside the vagina covering other external, genital parts. The covered end has to be inserted into the vagina or into the anus. It is a misconception, that female condoms can only be used by females. It is predominantly used by females, but can also be used by any receptive partner during sexual intercourse. The ends have circular rings to keep the condom in place. 

What are they made of? 
Femidoms are usually made up of polyurethane. This material is expensive, making the product costly. The need for a cost effective product was immediately felt to encourage the use of condoms among females. Thus, the next generation of female condoms were made with synthetic Nitrile. Nitrile proved to be a competent substitute as it did away with the annoying noises polyurethane made during sex. It also reduced condom pricing considerably. Researchers have also come up with natural latex female condoms that retain the feel of a male condom. 

Benefits of using a female condom
It is a great barrier in thwarting the flow of semen into the womb. Thus, they reduce the risk of accidental pregnancy. It also protects you against sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhoea, Syphilis, and HIV. Sex partners should be careful to refrain from any sexual contact before the insertion of a female condom. Only after the condom has been placed properly, the penis should enter the vagina or the anus. Femidoms are available in varied sizes, but the average sized condom fits most females. Large sized condoms can be used by new mothers. It is advised to buy condoms that bear the CE mark on them. The CE mark represents European Safety Standards and thus, leaves you least vulnerable to accidents or diseases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I am 23 year old female with weight 46 kg and have been diagnosed with PCOD with acne and body hair growth. I have been suggested Ginette-35 for 6-12 months. I need to know if it is safe to take oral contraceptives as I have heard of side effects after stopping them. And will my acne come back after stopping them?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi this problem need to see ultrasonography. It has some side effect but when you will take it for long term then only it has side effect. So do not worry take it by doctor consultation.
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Hello Sir/Mam, I have 3 questions. Please find the below. Q.1 If I have sex without using any protection and at the time of leaking out, if I leaked out. Is there any chances of pregnancy? Q.2 If yes, how can it be avoided? Q.3 If We realise in a month that there is a chance of pregnancy then what can be done to avoid pregnancy?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Delhi
Hello Sir/Mam, I have 3 questions. Please find the below. Q.1 If I have sex without using any protection and at the t...
V. Use condom to prevent. If leaked then chances r there. Before a month you can go for pregnency test from urine. Can ask lab for testing urine test for pregnency.
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Dear Doctor, I am 25 years old female. I am trying to conceive since last 2 years. I am having pcod since last 1 years. I am having Thyroid (TSH) since last 3 years. I was taking medicines for pcod and TSH. My period was irregular and last two months (jan, Feb) periods comes correct time. In last month (Mar) my periods not come in time. So on 23 mar I went to lab and tested HCG beta test and result was 36.47. After two days (25 mar) I again tested the same test and result was 34.21 so its was decreased. I also tested my thyroid TSH on 23 mar and the result is 12.079. So as I explained above please tell me whether I am pregnant or not ?Any chance for pregnancy? What I have to do next?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Kanpur
Dear Doctor,
I am 25 years old female.
I am trying to conceive since last 2 years.
I am having pcod since last 1 year...
Yes you have a pregnancy. This pregnancy test indicates the pregnancy is abnormal and most probably miscarried. The Bhcg should double in 2 days in a normal pregnancy but in your case it fell. The other thing that your doctor will check for is complete decline of Bhcg to negative values. For this your doctor will repeat the test in a weeks time. This test is important to check for complete clearance of pregnancy from your body. Your TSH is very high. This may be the cause of miscarriage of your pregnancy. You have to check with your doctor to increase your thyroid replacement doses. Remember to take your thyroid meds completely empty stomach and do not eat anything for 20-30 minutes.
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Know More About Eyes!

Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Know More About Eyes!

Your eyes are one of the most wonderful gift given by god to see this beautiful world created by him. You need to take care of it. In thi modern era of machines physical activities are almost nil and everybody concentrates on computers, laptops, cell phone etc. These have very bad impact on your eyes. Today as you observe every second member of family is wearing glasses. Even children of 2 years age are using specticals.
I would suggest you a home remedy for your eyes. Start taking it before you have to use spectacles. 

Make a mixture of the following:
1. Saunf-100gms
2. Mishri-200gms
3. Almond-100gms
4. Black pepper.-25gms

Grind all above and make a mixture of it. Take 1 tea spoon of it daily in the morning empty stomach with water.

I was down on the 5th April I was bleeding only 2 days after that my bleeding stopped and I had sex with my bf 3r day of my period without any protection and the sperm went inside and after that I had sex next day early in the morning which is 4th day of my period and the sperm went inside so is there any chances to get pregnant. If the chances is more so in how many days will the egg be fertilised and how long will the symptoms appear please reply thank you.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Dgo, Fellowship In Reproductive Medicine
IVF Specialist, Hyderabad
I was down on the 5th April I was bleeding only 2 days after that my bleeding stopped and I had sex with my bf 3r day...
There is no chance of conceiving for unprotected intercouse during early part of the cycle. But it is always better to use protection in future.
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7 Habits of Emotionally Evolved People

Masters In Psychology , CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , REBT Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, BArch
Psychologist, Thane
7 Habits of Emotionally Evolved People

You can train the physical body to do tremendous physical activities. You can train your brain to become smarter. Similar is the case with emotions. Emotional quotient or EQ is like IQ which measures your ability to handle emotions. Not everybody has their emotions mastered, but there are some who do. Let us look at seven habits of  emotionally intelligent people.

1. They know how to ask and when to say no

“Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality". Shannon L. Alder

Have you ever found yourself in a party that sucks? Or in a toxic relationship not knowing how to get out? People who are emotionally intelligent are aware of their feelings.They figure out how to say no and ask. They do this without attaching anger to it and are in a comfortable place they won’t exchange for the world. These two habits of being able to say no and asking for something needs assertiveness. 

2. They let go more frequently

“Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you.” Shannon L. Alder

Traditionally in India monkeys are on a chain with a basic box trap filled with groundnuts. There is a slit wide enough for the monkey to put his hand in and out. The monkey tries to grab groundnuts from the slit in box. But as he makes his fist to hold the nuts he is unable to get its hand out of the slit. And he gets trapped in the dilemma. What the monkey needs to do is to let go the nuts. Emotionally intelligent people understand that holding on to something is supporting and being captive to negative emotions. They know how unhealthy it is and also how to let go. They forgive easily but do not forget. They are smart. 

3. They know it’s okay for them to be not okay

“Wise enough to be foolish" Gauri Jayaram 

Being okay about self doesn't mean being hopeless. It means that you have a higher tolerance to accept yourself the way you are. Emotionally strong people don’t get all frustrated and worked up if they have a negative emotion. They are more oriented towards the solution than the problem. It’s like traffic, it’s horrible if you’re stuck in it. But if you look at it from the 50th floor, it’s peaceful. As Carl Rogers put it, ‘If you want to change something accept it'. Even if they are negative and disturbing sometimes. Unless we accept these emotion no change is possible.

4. They don’t fear change

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” Jim Rohn

Insecurities cause the fear of change. Whether it’s about a new job, new place, new relationships, anything. Emotionally intelligent people understand that ambience is imagined and internal, not external. With mastery over understanding of their emotions they adapt to changes without fear. Facing fear straight into  the eyes is the only way out. Avoidance of fear is not helpful. 

5. They know what is balance

“Balance is ultimately more painful than the giving up required to maintain balance." Scott Peck

Without the necessary balance, whatever you create on top of it, someday it will fall apart. People with high emotional intelligence are balanced and more aware. People juggling with emotions often even forget what balance feels like. Balance brings you peace and an opportunity for a smooth life. Balance is not always about doing too many things. It's also not about getting everything under control. Rather balance is about giving up pleasure and gratification to get what you want.

6. They don’t make impulsive and compulsive decisions 

"I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”   Gandhi

Living with making compulsive decisions is a huge risk. Emotionally intelligent people have their emotions in the right place when making decisions. They are not driven by compulsion, they are driven by consciousness. Consciousness is about being aware of what we label as automatic processing of thoughts in the mind. There is no automatic processing, we make an effort to make our lives miserable. 

7. They carry their remote to happiness

“Take charge of your life! The tides do not command the ship. The sailor does.”-Ogwo David Emenike

If someone else has a remote to your emotions, they can play any channel. Emotionally intelligent people take charge of their own happiness. They even don’t get offended easily. They realise their emotions are their responsibility. They don't look at responsibilities as burden or blame. The relate to responsibility as an ability to respond.

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Sir im pregnant but do not wants to have baby and its nor more than 15 days so please suggest me what to do.

MBBS,MD(medicine), PGDS(sexology), Fellowship in sexual medicines
Sexologist, Jaipur
Sir im pregnant but do not wants to have baby and its nor more than 15 days so please suggest me what to do.
U can get confirm by test of urine on preganews that you r pregnent and if you do not want to consive you can stop pregnency by intaking pill and it is available in market only with priscription. So I can consult me online for medicinal priscription and your worry will be solved. Revert back.
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