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Dr. Sharmila

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Dr. Sharmila is a trusted Gynaecologist in Medavakkam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sharmila personally at K P Children Hospital in Medavakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sharmila on Lybrate.com.

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I am on akt-3 treatment. What are the side effects & subsidiary medicines to avoid that?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), DGO, MBBS, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS) & Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
I am on akt-3 treatment. What are the side effects & subsidiary medicines to avoid that?
Hi These are the common side effects . It is important to tell your doctor or health care worker if you have any such complaints 1 Nausea or vomiting 2 Jaundice – yellowish skin or eyes, dark urine (orange/red urine is a normal side effect and is not harmful) 3 Unexplained fever or tiredness 4 Tingling or numbness of hands or feet, or joint pains 5 Skin rash, itching skin or bruising 6 Visual changes or change in red-green colour vision. Subsidary medicine to avoid is according to symptoms Thanks
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Homeopathic Approach To Overcome Fear Of Public Speaking!

BHMS, M.D Homoeopathy ( Practice of Medicine )
Homeopath, Nashik
Homeopathic Approach To Overcome Fear Of Public Speaking!

The words 'stress and 'anxiety' are often used interchangeably, but bear different meanings in medical terms. Stress is caused by particular situations or events in one's life that makes one feel frustrated, angry, worried or even anxious. The stress response is different for each individual such that the same event can often elicit disparate responses. For example:

Public speaking excites some but terrifies others;

  1. Pressure from deadlines increases productivity in some but renders others paralyzed;

  2. Difficult circumstances in family or friend settings find some eager to take control and others stricken with panic;

  3. Social situations requiring people to voice their opinions are easy and comfortable for some but stressful for others;

  4. Changes in the work environment are welcomed by some but not by others.

Anxiety, on the other hand, is a general feeling of apprehension or fear, the source of which is not clearly defined. Anxiety disorders are a group of psychiatric conditions that cause excessive anxiety. They include:

  1. Generalized Anxiety: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a pattern of frequent, constant worry and anxiety over many different activities and events);

  2. Specific Phobia: A phobia is a persistent and irrational fear of a particular type of object, animal, activity, or situation that poses little to no actual danger;

  3. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviours that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). Often the person carries out the behaviours to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but this only provides temporary relief (not performing the obsessive rituals can cause great anxiety);

  4. Social Phobia: Social Phobia is a persistent and irrational fear of situations that may involve scrutiny or judgment by others, such as parties and other social events.

Those suffering from anxiety disorders display such symptoms on a regular basis and thus have difficulty with daily activities and relationships. These symptoms present themselves sporadically and often without warning.

In many cases, anxiety is developed by overdue stress that is no longer linked to a specific cause.

Homeopathic Treatment for Stress and Anxiety:

Homeopaths for the last two centuries have been constantly pushing this theory of mind and physical body being deeply interconnected and about fixing the problem at a mental level that can often help the other. In homeopathy, mental symptoms of the patient are given the utmost importance. Constitutional treatment in homeopathy combines the understanding of both the psycho and the physiological profile of the patient, with the psychological profile being given more importance.

Homeopathic Medicines for Stress:

A number of homeopathic medicines are effective in treating disorders where one who has learnt the wrong way of handling or responding to stress.

  1. Homeopathic remedies for stress - for the Classic - Type A Personality: Medicines such as Argentum Nitricum and Tarentula are very effective in controlling the accelerated behaviour of Type A people. Anxiety is very marked in such patients . Anxiety disorder is very effectively treated with homeopathy

  2. Homeopathic remedies for stress: When Anger is the Key symptom: Stress manifests through anger in some patients .Nux Vomica and Staphysgaria are meant for the easily angered and impatient ones.

  3. Homeopathic Medicines for stress: When grief is the cause: Ignatia and Natrum Mur where long-standing grief is a reason for stress response.

Homeopathic remedies for stress: for those who are 'Overworked': Kali phos is for a good individual who over-stretches himself physically and mentally. It is great homeopathic remedy for those have 'burnt out' their minds for over work.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I'm 30 years old female who had 3 recurrent miscarriages during the first trimester. We have undergone Karyotype and APL screening and the reports are normal. Please comment.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO
IVF Specialist, Mumbai
I'm 30 years old female who had 3 recurrent miscarriages during the first trimester. We have undergone Karyotype and ...
You need detailed screening for first trimester pregnancy loss. You will require IVF with PGS so that we can test the embryo for any genetic disorder and after that we can transfer.
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Recurrent abortion My wife pregnant 24 week. Imp 15 sep2015. While pass urine a sharp pain through vagina to upper abdomen for few minutes. Duphaston 10mg twice a day Ecosprin once Safe start twice Above medicine is going on since conceiving Pls tell me why is pen in whole abdomen every time.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Recurrent abortion My wife pregnant 24 week. Imp 15 sep2015. While pass urine a sharp pain through vagina to upper ab...
It seems she is having a urinary tract infection. pls get an urine culture sensitivity test done and get her treated with safe antibiotics
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I am 24 years female. I have got itching sensation in ma vagina and pain, burning sensation! It's been 2 weeks. I have not seek to any doctor yet but was using natural treatment like garlic and salt solution! I still have the same sensation. Wat should I do.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Stop the natural treatment. See a doctor and she will examine you and then give you treatment accordingly.The itching and burning is due to vaginal infection.
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I m having vaginal discharges for last 4month. I can't have sex with my husband.please help me

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Leucorrhea can be defined as the thick milky discharge from the vagina. It can be due to physiological causes or due to some pathological causes. In usual cases, the leucorrhea is physiological due to release of estrogen hormone in large quantities but it could be inflammatory also. The watery discharge is usually white in color but in severe infections it could be greenish or yellowish in color. What are the causes of Leucorrhea? The Leucorrhea discharge is a normal condition that occurs in the menstrual cycle in almost all women at some stage or the other. •Watery discharge from vagina •Foul smelling discharge •Greenish or yellowish purulent discharge •Itching around vagina •Dryness around vagina •Weakness in women •Lethargic body •Irritation and headaches •Pain in calves •Lumbar pain
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Hi please help me can I travel by train about 14 hrs bcoz I am pregnant 29 weeks start.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hi please help me can I travel by train about 14 hrs bcoz I am pregnant 29 weeks start.
Hello, If you do not have any travelling sickness issues or pregnancy complications, then you can travel. Follow up with your doctor for further evaluation.
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What Can Possibly Cause Blood In Urine?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Urology
Urologist, Bangalore
What Can Possibly Cause Blood In Urine?

Blood in urine, medically known as Hematuria is not usually a cause of concern, but it can translate into an adverse condition if left unevaluated. The kidneys and other structures in the urinary tracts such as urethra (tube connecting the bladder to the outer part of the body); bladder (that stores the urine) and ureters (tube joining the bladder to the kidney) are the sources of blood flow to the urine. Hematuria can be accompanied by symptoms such as discharge of tea-colored, brownish-red or pink colored urine due to the presence of red blood cells, traces of which can only be detected under the microscope.

Underlying causes behind this disorder might be

  1. Urinary tract infection is where the bacteria enter the body through the urethra and begin to proliferate in the bladder.
  2. Kidney infections (pyelonephritis) is when bacteria infiltrate into the kidneys from the bloodstream or travel up from the uterus to the kidneys.
  3. A kidney or a bladder stone is marked by the minerals in the concentrated urine precipitating out and molding into crystals that deposit on the bladder or kidney walls.
  4. Enlarged prostate is a condition in which the prostate gland, that is situated just below the bladder surrounding the upper part of the urethra, starts growing as males head towards their middle age.
  5. Kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis causes swelling of the kidneys, thus disrupting the filtering system.
  6. Bladder, kidney and prostate cancer are also possible causes.
  7. Hereditary disorders such as sickle cell anemia (a hereditary disease of the red blood cells in the hemoglobin) can also pose as a cause behind this disorder.
  8. Kidney injury as a result of heavy blows, accidents or injuries sustained while playing a spot can also contribute to this condition.
  9. Medications such as penicillin or the anti-cancer drug ‘cyclophosphamide’
  10. Strenuous physical exercises like intense workout or running may also result in Hematuria.

Treatments
There is no fixed cure for Hematuria; instead the doctor would work on treating the repressed conditions behind the symptoms, such as prescribing antibiotics to heal the urinary tract infection or a medicine to shrink and normalize the enlarged prostate or administer a shock wave therapy to destroy the kidney or bladder stones

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My mother is an diabetic patient. She is complaining of itching near vagina .Can she use Keto b ointment?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, Thanks for the query. In diabetes fungal infection incidence does go up. Particularly vaginal infections tend to increase. Therefore, it is necessary to achieve a strict blood glucose control with FBG < 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8. This helps in preventing such incidence. If already there is infection then using antifungal oral drugs and local ointment may be required. Thanks.
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At what age menopause occurs in women. Because I think age nearer to menopause may leads to lose of interest in sexual intercourse.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
At what age menopause occurs in women. Because I think age nearer to menopause may leads to lose of interest in sexua...
Menopause usually occurs between 47-55 years in Indian women. However with the use of lubricants and some hormone medicines the sexual drive can still be maintained after menopause.
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