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Dr. Shakuntala Bharathi

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Shakuntala Bharathi is one of the best Gynaecologists in Manali, Chennai. She is currently practising at Dr. Shakuntala Bharathi@Anand Hospital - Manali in Manali, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shakuntala Bharathi on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 34 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.


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My follicular study report says right overy 18*18Mm 24*18mm 20*17Mm On 16th day those three are ruptured I had intercourse with my husband on 16th and 18th day will it possible to get pregnant.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Yes you have good chances of getting pregnant. Just take care of your diet, take healthy nutritious diet, including fruits.
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I am 21 years old. I am suffering from irregular periods since my mature. I have periods once in 3-4 months and whenever period comes blood flow is too heavy and it lasts for 10 -15 days. I tested for thyroid profile and it is normal. I even got scan of my abdomen and it is normal. My blood pressure is normal. Can you please suggest some medicines so that my period is regular and not overflow. Please suggest medicines so that I can have normal flow through out my period.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Hello Lybrate user As you mentioned about your problems related to your irregular periods I would like to advise you that it may be possible that your hb is low or have some harmonic imbalances due to that you have this problem. I would like to advise you to follow regular daily routines of getting all dietary measures and daily behaviours as well as yoga and exercise every day and morning walk every day before sunrises. You may use rich nourishment diets and fresh fruits - and fruits juices in your daily life. You should have a glass of warm milk boiled with ginger, haldi including ghee and nuts every day before going to bed and at breakfast. You have to avoid oily or junk food and sour products e.g. pickles etc . You should massage Bala Ashwagandh adi tailum ( oil ) over whole body then bath with warm water after 1/2 an hour.You may follow some Ayurveda medicines as given below. HEMTAB. ...1tab twice daily with water after break fast and dinner. HEMPUSPA. .. 10ml twice daily with water after meals. You should avoid the above mentioned medicines during menstrual periods. If continue the above mentioned medicines for 3-6months regular you will be perfectly healthy as well as you will get rid of your problems.
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My wife is in 7month of pregnancy. She has lots of itching in full body. What should she do.

Sexologist, Panchkula
Your wife in having itching all over the body. This could be due to dehydration caused by harsh soap.You can use light soap like dove or pears soap.Follow this and give feedback.
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What will be the cost of follicular monitoring in case of PCOS patients trying to conceive?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello, follicular monitoring is done for at least 3 cycles. The cost is different at different centers.
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10 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Healthy Eating New Year s Resolution

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
10 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Healthy Eating New Year s Resolution

So your new year’s resolution is to eat healthier. Yayy! but let’s be real, changing your eating habits can be difficult. But never fear because we are determined to help you make this the year you stick to it! here are 10 easy ways to follow through with your healthy eating resolution while also having a lot of fun along the way.

#1. Choose a method of eating healthy that is enjoyable, sustainable, and works with your lifestyle.
I can’t stress this enough: the reason why so many diets fail is because they aren’t enjoyable or sustainable. When we try quick fixes like restricting, juice cleanses, or eating cabbage soup all day, we just end up feeling hungry, tired, and deprived, which leads us back to the unhealthy habits we were trying to overcome in the first place. So how do we avoid this trap? find a method of healthy eating that is sustainable and works for your lifestyle. For some people, this means following a framework like paleo or clean eating. For others, it might mean skipping the diet label all together and just eating real food. There is no such thing as a magical one-size-fits-all diet and different methods work for different people. Just make sure that whatever approach you take is one you will actually enjoy and be able to maintain over time.

#2. Identify why and rise up to the challenge.
As I mentioned, changing eating habits can be really hard. Get over the hurdle by identifying why you feel the need to change your eating habits. Is it to have more energy? clearer skin? more self-confidence? whatever your reason may be, write it down and refer back to it when you feel like giving up. Accept the fact that yes, this is going to be a challenge. Commit to it wholeheartedly and remind yourself you are worth it.

#3. Educate yourself.
When we understand the way food impacts every aspect of our lives, it becomes a lot easier to make healthy choices. Check out books like grain brain and salt sugar fat.

#4. Meal plan.
As the old saying goes, “when you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” meal planning is a great way to set yourself up for success. Set aside an hour or two of time every week to plan your meals, grocery shop, and do some basic food prep. When you invest time and money into this plan, you are much more likely to be successful and stick to it!

#5. Make enough at dinner so you have leftovers for lunch.
This one goes hand-in-hand with meal planning. When mapping out dinners for the week, plan to make recipes that will create leftovers for lunch the next day. This will save you time in the kitchen and help you stay on track the next day too!

#6. Get rid of the junk.
Make your environment work for you, not against you. This means getting rid of all the junk food in your house that will only tempt you and derail your good intentions. See no junk, eat no junk!

#7. Find healthy food you actually love.
Eating healthy does not mean eating salad all day. It should and can be delicious! focus on healthy foods that you actually enjoy. Some of my favorites are avocado toast with a poached egg, brown rice tortilla pizzas, and chocolate banana ice cream.

#8. Discover healthy restaurant options.
Many eateries are starting to focus on healthy options. Hallelujah! if you love the experience of dining out, explore healthy options in your neighborhood like vegan or farm-to-table restaurants.

#9. Try batch cooking.
Part of staying on track is planning ahead for those days you know you will be ridiculously busy with no time to cook. Make up a specific food like chicken breasts or a recipe like soup at the start of the week and then divide it into portions so you have meals ready to grab-and-go when life gets busy.

#10. Get friends and family on board.
Eating healthy becomes a lot easier when you have the support of friends and family, so invite them to join you on this journey. Create a recipe share, have a crock pot party, take turns making meals for each other, and have weekly check-ins to hold each other accountable.

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I am 40yrs. Since from one month, I have two white spots on my left breast. What is that? is that white patch which occurs? I was thinking it can be effect of body spray. But it has increased slightly in size. Kindly do advice, should I consult a doctor?

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), Fellowship in Dermatosurgery
Dermatologist, Belgaum
Mam if it is totally depigmented it could be vitiligo. If it still has some colour then it could be something else.
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Hi doc. My last LMP was on 5th august 2016. And the earlier was on 15th july 2016. I took a home pregnancy test on 28th day of cycle and it came positive with one slightly faint line. I took a home pregnancy test again on 30th day of cycle but with different brand and it showed one dark c line and one t very faint line. What does it indicate? Am I am pregnant or not? I am worried because I had a miscarriage of 23 weeks fetus 6 months back.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD-GYNEC
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hello lybrate-user, Wait for 1 week & repeat pregnancy test. If it is positive then you can consult me for management of your pregnancy as you are having a history of miscarriage. We can start Ayurvedic medicine to prevent miscarriage. It is has no side effect & will b helpful for foetus growth. As well as we can plan for your diet & lifestyle during pregnancy. You can also consult me online, for further talk or management. Wish you all the best.
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Different Ways to Boost Women's Health

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Secunderabad
Different Ways to Boost Women's Health

Women's health concerns are a little different from those of men. If you're a woman, these tips will soon have you feeling fit and energetic. 

Eat a healthy diet: you want to eat as close to a natural foods diet as you can, that means a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods. Eat whole grains and high-fiber foods and choose leaner cuts of meat, fish, and poultry. Include low-fat dairy products in your diet as well - depending on your age, you need between 800 and 1, 500 milligrams of calcium daily to help avoid osteoporosis. Avoid foods and beverages that are high in calories, sugar, salt, and fat.

Apple cider vinegar in water is the best way to start your day. This bitter drink helps to stimulate the stomach's digestive juices, to help with food digestion. Try taking two teaspoons in water 10 minutes before breakfast.

Healthy eating will help you maintain a proper weight for your height, which is important because being overweight can lead to a number of illnesses. Try some raw vegetables, such as celery, carrots, broccoli, cucumbers, or zucchini with a dip made from low-fat yogurt.

Exercise: you want to exercise at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week, if not every day. Aerobic exercises (walking, swimming, jogging, bicycling, dancing) are good for women's health in general and especially for your heart

Manage stress: no matter what stage of her life - daughter, mother, grandmother - a woman often wears many hats and deals with a lot of pressure and stress. Take a few minutes every day just to relax and get your perspective back again. It doesn't take long, and mental health is important to your physical well-being.' you also can manage stress with exercise, relaxation techniques, or meditation.

Avoid risky habits: stay away from cigarettes and people who smoke. Don't use drugs. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Most women's health studies show that women can safely consume one drink a day

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I am pregnant with my boyfriend and I don't want the baby how to deal with it? it's just 25 days of conceiving please help me out by suggesting some abortion pills please.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi lybrate user, you should visit gynaecologist for internal examination. Depending upon gestational age decision is termination of the pregnancy is to be taken.
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Hi! Im 28 yrs. Im having PCOS pblm for the past 2 yrs. I have regular periods (30 to 33 days). But spotting starts before 3 days frm my period due. I have 4 years old kid. Nw I'm trying to get conceive for past 5 months. Bt results came negative. Did I'm able to get pregnant again with the PCOS without any treatment? Is there any possibilities? I'm just scared n tensed. please help me.

Gynaecologist, Delhi
U have done it once n you can become pregnant with pros. Make lifestyle management, do exercise, avoid processed n junk food in diet. Keep weight in check. Try between 10-22 days of cycle alternate days. Start folic acid daily .All the best.
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I am having period bleeding for last 14-15 days. Currently eating 3-4 pills (methergin) per day which is not working. Bleeding is increasing day by day. What is the alternative pill I should eat to stop my bleeding as soon as possible. Note*- I am having LRG problem too.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Please rule out pregnancy first as such bleeding are not common and methergine is not to be taken. Please get an ultrasound pelvis done.
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Hi doctor, while having sex with wife. Who should take more precautions. Like husband should wear condom or else wife must take in tablets.

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. Male condom and female condom are available in market. The best, safest and economical method is male condoms. Female pills could be having many side effects. Take care.
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Hi doc, I am suffering form pocs from 7 years and having thyroid 7 years onwards 3 years back I get married we are trying for a baby doc suggested for laparoscopy is it necessary or any alternative method please doc help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)
IVF Specialist, Pune
You are in the 'overweight' range of BMI and hope you are working on optimizing on your weight to achieve a healthy BMI. One of the important determinants in infertile patients with PCOS for surgical intervention (Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling) is there LH value. PCOS women who have high LH usually are the candidates who respond well to the laparoscopic procedure. On the other hand, PCOS women who do not ovulate inspite of taking ovulation inducing medications like Clomiphene Citrate, Letrozole and/or hormone injections may also be advised to undergo a laparoscopy procedure. If you have any of the above condition, laparoscopy would be the right procedure for you. You can also look for my article on PCOS and Parenthood on web.
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Irregular periods. Acidity. Gaining weight without the intake of high amt of food.

Homeopath, Hubli-Dharwad
It's due to your pcod. if you married them try for pregnancy soon. other wise you need to take treatment. Go for daily walk. avoid junk food. don't stop eating just have food at time. and eat plenty of vegetables and prevent non veg
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I have 28 period cycle, last month I got periods on 27th March. So I was expecting my periods on 24 or 25th of April. But we had unprotected sex on 23rd April and till now I have not got my periods of this month. We are not prepared for the child now, what should I do?

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, having unprotected sex a day before expected menstrual date wouldn't make you pregnant; if you want to rule out pregnancy, get a pregnancy test done after 2nd april (early morning's first urine's mid-stream).
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Hi sir, me 28 years Ki hu mujhe Caesar operation se 2 daughters he, 2nd Caesar ke saat hi mene tubuler ligation (family planning) ka operation bhi karva liya tha, abhi mene IVF method ke baareme suna to kya sperm inject karke vapas pregnancy attempt karsakti hu? Is there any risk?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
You already have 2 children and done the tubal ligation, so whats the reason for conceiving the third child risking your life, as both of your deliveries were by c- section. See still if you want to conceive you can go for ivf.
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My wife is pregnant near about 3 month. Please give me some instruction about her healthy. And which type of food is good for her health.

Sexologist, Panchkula
Your wife is pregnant. I advise her to take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take fruits and vegetables in daily diet. Take 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Avoid garlic and red chilly at home and avoid non veg and eggs.
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I am 29 years old. I am having a white discharge and foul smell. Please suggest something.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi, you need to get a vaginal swab for culture and sensitivity. Use v -wash, a hygiene wash daily twice. After culture report you can use medications. Meanwhile abstain from sex.
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