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Dr. Shantha

Gynaecologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Shantha Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Shantha is one of the best Gynaecologists in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Shantha at Amma Hospital in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shantha on Lybrate.com.

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I am having period from last 12 days after 20 days of insertion of copper t. Is it normal or I have to remove the copper t?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am having period from last 12 days after 20 days of insertion of copper t. Is it normal or I have to remove the cop...
If bleeding is reducing and is not much then you can wait for some more time but of bleeding is more then you should get it removed
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Hello sir/madam, I want to ask you if a unmarried girl discharge white liquid type on squeezing of one breast only then what does it mean? Actually my fiancee is facing the same situation. We noticed it yesterday and since then we both are getting tensed about it. Please suggest us what to do in this condition. Is there any problem in it or it is normal in girls? I will be wait for your reply please do it as soon as possible.

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
Hello sir/madam,
I want to ask you if a unmarried girl discharge white liquid type on squeezing of one breast only th...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. It is normal that unmarried girls do produce liquid from mammary glands. There is nothing to worry about it. Take care.
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Health Quote of the Week

BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh
Health Quote of the Week

For an upset stomach, add 1 teaspoon of blackberry tincture in a glass of water and drink it every 2-4 hours until your symptoms subside.

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Hii, i am facing every month MC problem and also pregnancy ( no consive pregnancy), i want solution this problem.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Don't waste time. Consult doctor and get some tests done for you and your husband. Most likely your period problem is related to pregnancy problem.
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I am 16 years old young boy, from this few days I am facing some breathing problems at night, and feeling very weak. I got asthma so I need a permanent cure way to get reed from asthma. So I need some suggestions periodically for getting cure from this situations. Thank you.

DNB(Respiratory Diseases), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Jabalpur
I am 16 years old young boy, from this few days I am facing some breathing problems at night, and feeling very weak. ...
So young boy, is the diagnosis of asthma made by your doctor or you are just guessing yourself that you have asthma? if it is a clinical diagnosis made by a doctor, then the doctor might have also discussed with you the way to get rid of asthma. Asthma is a disease of lungs in which there is no short method of getting it cured. There are chances of getting it cured only when it can be kept under a good control for long time (may be years), so the goal in asthma should be to keep it under control and not curing it within a short time (which is usually not possible)
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Periods related problem.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Periods related problem.
Hello, Kindly explain me what type of menstrual problem you are having - are you getting periods frequently/ getting delayed/ much bleeding during the menses? Since how long you have been suffering from this problem? Any associated symptoms or complaints? Any medical condition do you have? Have you got your investigations done (if yes, share the reports with me)? Answer all these questions for proper diagnosis and proper treatment. Any nutritional deficiency can also lead to irregularity. Take more of green vegetables, nuts, salads, seasonal fruits, yellow coloured veggies, milk & milk products, plenty of water and enough of sleep & rest. Take homoeopathic medication for your irregular menses – Schwabe's Pulsatilla 200/ once daily for 10 days (not to take during menstrual flow), Schwabe's Five Phos. And Alfaalfa Tonic – both thrice daily for 1 month. There after revert me back..take care.
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Hi I want to ask that my girlfriend aged 23 is getting some kind of white liquid from her breast is getting out is this normal to every girl under that age.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi every girl if her age doesn't get this. If there is associated pain or lump in breast go for ulyrasound breast otherwise don't worry dear thanks regards.
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Our 8 weeks pregnancy fetus is growing in fallopian tube and our genes has advised to abort it. Please urgently advise if we can save this pregnancy. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Our 8 weeks pregnancy fetus is growing in fallopian tube and our genes has advised to abort it. Please urgently advis...
Try to accept the fact fetus can't be grown in fallopian tube. It is highly recommended for you to abort this. Sorry.
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In today's college or generation If any normal girl in contact with boy as frnd So after marriage she will conceive or not immediately.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
In today's college or generation
If any normal girl in contact with boy as frnd
So after marriage she will conceive o...
Yes there should not be any issue in getting pregnant after marriage. But you need to prevent pregnancy before marriage with condoms or ipill or novelon.
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I have pupl polyp maybe. Is there any treatment for it? Can it be due to bacterial infection or hiv? I had oral sex 8 months ago. I got tested for stds and hiv regularly till 6 months. All came negative. Why do I have this then?

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
Polyp is basically the complicated form of sinusitis, has to be taken care of immediately, this has to be treated on the urgent basis otherwise you may need two stage surgery. Sinus is a normal roomy structure around nasal cavity its infection called sinusitis, if a person suffering from nasal obstruction along with sinusiits and mild to moderate nasal allergies it means most probably he is suffering from dns (deviated nasal septum. Nasal obstruction is because of the deviated portion of the nasal septum (this is the bony partition of the nose cavity. Allergies are because of the hampered muco-ciliary mechanism (normally mucus is produced in the nose to moisten our nose cavity, oral cavity, and help food bolus to move downward, this mucus is basically moves on the cilia of the nasal mucosa) this mechanism gets hampered and mucus start accumulating in the nose and sinus cavity which is why thick mucus comes from nose in patients of nose obstruction and person develops sinusitis. When a surgeon removes the nasal septum deviation has not been removed properly the symptoms persists, and patient thinks that the nose bone has again regrown. It is not because of regrowth but because of half surgery done or due to the non removal of the deviation (reason can be many) nowadays nasal septal deviation can be removed endoscopically.
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My dates are almost 10 days due and I am finding white vaginal thick discharge from past 2 days. What to do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, white discharge is most normal and regular occurance. Some times it may cause due to infection in vegina i. E volvoveginitis, in this conition discharge be of yellowish color *hence, in your case it seems, every thing b normal *homoeo- medicine* @pulsatilla 30-6 pills, thrice a day. It will b advisable to ho for a test of pregnancy.
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I hav a baby with c section he is 8 months old bt till now I did not get mensuration period is it danger fr health.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
I hav a baby with c section he is 8 months old bt till now I did not get mensuration period is it danger fr health.
Go for urine pregnancy test. If you are breast feeding your baby, your menstruation can be delayed. If you have low hb%, this condition may occur. Take iron, calcium and vitamin c rich food. But if you don't get menstruation for more than a year, visit a gynaecologist.
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How Frequently Should a Breast Examination Be Done?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Noida
How Frequently Should a Breast Examination Be Done?

Breast examination is a way of detecting early changes that help in detecting lumps or other growth in the breast. This is a manual form of examination that may be carried out by the doctor or even by the patient. This kind of examination helps in detecting the onset of breast cancer and helps in successful treatment of the same. It is an essential screening strategy that all women must go through. Let us cast a glance on the various details regarding this examination, and also how frequently it must be conducted.

  1. Age: Women who have reached the age of 18 are said to have matured physically and sexually. They should perform this examination once they have reached the said age in order to detect any anomalies in the way the physical changes occur in the breast tissue.
  2. Procedure: One should begin by looking at one's reflection in the mirror to find any rashes or dimpling in the breasts. The shape, size and colour of the breasts and nipples must also be studied so as to check for any anomalies. Inverted nipples, redness and soreness must also be reported to the doctor. Once you are done checking the visuals, you can raise your arms and look for any changes. Then, you will need to lie down and feel your breasts by using a circular motion. The finger pads must be used in order to check for any lumps. One must start from the centre and move the breasts sideways. Any wet and slippery feeling must be reported to the doctor immediately.
  3. Pressure: During the breast examination, you must use light pressure for the skin and tissue that lie beneath the breasts, while medium to moderate pressure should be used for the middle portion of the breasts. One must use a firm hand to check the tissue that lies at the back of the breasts, near the rib cage. 
  4. Frequency: One must get into the habit of conducting a breast examination at least once a fortnight or once a month, without fail. You can also go to the gynaecologist for an examination in case you are not confident of conducting it on your own with proper movements and accuracy. You may also journalise your breast examination findings.
  5. Menstrual Cycles: When you are going through your menstrual cycle or period, it is important to remember that your breasts can become tender just before or after the start of the cycle. So, do not panic if you think you have found a lump or any other growth at this time. It is best to check again after a week and then visit the doctor about checking the same.
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I am suffering itching around vagina & vulva since 5 days. It started when I used some hair removing cream. No other symptoms or problems. Please suggest some medicine to treat it.

BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Pune
- maintain proper hygiene - used calendula ointment apply on affected part. - try not to use any hair removal cream near your private parts. It may cause itching, burning, rashes etc. Vaginal region is highly sensitive. - use luke warm water to clean your private parts, 2 times a day. - calendula q - 15 drops mixed with half cup of water and apply on. Affected part 2 times a day. As a antiseptic.
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My thyroid T3-1.27 Tsh-5.99 T4-8.67ug/dl Being thyroid normal. My period is irregular and my weight is increasing.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My thyroid T3-1.27
Tsh-5.99
T4-8.67ug/dl
Being thyroid normal. My period is irregular and my weight is increasing.
Your thyroid test are normal. Get proper nutritional diet and avoid oily, spicy, fried and junk food regular. Do exercise regularly.
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Every month in period time I suffer much of pain for that. Please tell me the solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Every month in period time I suffer much of pain for that. Please tell me the solution.
Hello. We can minimize the pain during menses with diet and medicines (which are safe to take).. Diet: - Calcium is a mineral associated with building healthy bones and teeth. However, it may have some applications in minimizing the harmful effects of menstrual cramping. So,increase your intake by eating low-fat dairy products such as milk, yogurt and cheese or green leafy vegetables. - Your body uses vitamin B-6 to manufacture new red blood cells. When you lose red blood cells via menorrhagia, your body will need more to build new cells. Also, vitamin B-6 is required for your blood sugar to stay at healthy levels. This can help prevent menstrual cramping-related mood swings and fatigue. Vitamin B-6 is found in fortified cereals, bananas, spinach, sunflower seeds, avocados, tomato juice and salmon. - Just as foods can help reduce the symptoms of menstrual cramping and bleeding, foods can aggravate your symptoms. This includes eating excessive amounts of sugar -- such as cakes, cookies and pies. These are known to contribute to water retention, which make you feel bloated and uncomfortable. High-salt content foods -- french fries, pizza and other fried foods --- can also contribute to bloating. Caffeine-containing beverages like tea and coffee should be avoided as they can contribute to headaches, mood swings and trouble sleeping. - If you're craving chocolate, make sure it's over 70 per cent cocoa. This bittersweet treat will help you relax your muscles. - We all know fluids are essential when your body is cramping or bloating. Drinking two to three litres of water during your period is essential. - Tea is an easy way to replace your caffeine craving. Green tea to soothe cramps. now, even though green tea contains caffeine, try decaffeinated green tea instead — but be aware, you may lose some health benefits with a decaf version. Caffeine is another no-no. Drinking lots of coffee or pop during your period can increase higher levels of tension and anxiety. - Avoid anything that can damage your liver should be off the list. So, avoid alcohol. - Red meat, Smart says, is also know to cause stomach upsets and cramps. Medication: Start taking homoeopathic medicines - Mag. Phos. 6x and Colocynthis 200 - every 2 hrly. during the time of menses. And take Five Phos. and Alfaalfa Tonic - thrice daily for 1 month. Revert me back.
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10 Tips to Treat Obstructed Defecation

Fellowship Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS), DNB ((Surgical Gastroenterology), MS (General Surgery), MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Delhi
10 Tips to Treat Obstructed Defecation

There are a number of digestive problems that can affect a patient, depending on one's diet and daily routine. Indigestion, acidity, loose motions and even constipation are some of the common ailments and conditions that many of us experience. Obstruction in defecation is also one such condition that may be caused by consuming certain kinds of food or due to the digestive health in general. Obstructive defecation syndrome (ODS) is a wide term used to depict the state of patients with defecatory blockage or constipation. These frequently encountered disorders affect 18% of the population .

Diagnosis:

The condition can be diagnosed by a general physical or a gastroenterologist by using the following parameters:

  1. Excessive straining
  2. Incomplete rectal clearing
  3. Use of laxatives
  4. Observing symptoms like stomach pain and anxiety, as well as other aches and pains in the abdomen

Symptoms:

Besides aches and pains, the other symptoms include the following:

  1. Fragmented or unsuccessful attempts to release
  2. Drawn-out episodes in the toilet
  3. Rectal agony
  4. Posture problems

Here are 10 tips to treat the problem of obstructed defecation:

  1. High-fibre diet, and a lot of water and fruits are the most effective and natural treatments of ODS.
  2. Chocolates and other food items which build stool thickness should be avoided since they make defecation difficult.
  3. Increase liquid admission and other products like natural products, vegetables, whole wheat and grain.
  4. In the morning, take one tablespoon of olive oil. It works best on an empty stomach, so have it before anything else.
  5. Consume one teaspoon of blackstrap molasses. Begin with moderate doses in case you don't like the taste of it. Eventually, you can add some warm water or tea to it to weaken the taste.
  6. Mix one tablespoon of flaxseed oil with one glass of squeezed orange. You may consume it as and when required to avoid dehydration and subsequent obstruction.However,one needs to give it at least five hours to begin working. It will begin to show results only after a few hours of regular consumption.
  7. Aloe is not only good for minor cuts but also in reducing stomach aches. It's best to utilise aloe vera gel that has been directly extracted from the plant.
  8. Baking soda lies at the heart of home cures. It's staggeringly flexible, and does its work 95% of the time. It works extremely well for blockages.
  9. Drink one glass of prune juice in the morning and one during the evening to diminish obstruction.
  10. Dandelions may merely look like weeds, yet you may see them differently after they relieve your clogging.
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Sometime I have severe pain in my breast There may be 2 or 3 lump but I do not know what to do it? I discussed with one of the doctor he said that we have to take out that lump through h minor operation. I am not sure that operation will rectify this lump prblm for always. Please I want your advice help me.

FACS, MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Oncologist, Gurgaon
Lybrate-user if one has 2or three lumps inbreast one must get them removed, get thehistopathogy cheked up and do mammography done then plan for managment.
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Hi doctor my age is 19 and I am unmarried and my periods aren't coming within 3 months I consulted doctor but not improve can you please help me about this matter and because of this problem a Beard coming on my face please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kolkata
Hi doctor my age is 19 and I am unmarried and my periods aren't coming within 3 months I consulted doctor but not imp...
Do usg and thyroid test it may be irregular due to pcos, thyroid,stress etc. And take ashokarista 3tsf bdpc for three months.
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