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Dr. Sivakamu Dhandapani

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Sivakamu Dhandapani is an experienced Gynaecologist in Triplicane, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sivakamu Dhandapani personally at Sakthi Hospital and Research Centre in Triplicane, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sivakamu Dhandapani on Lybrate.com.

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I have swelling and pain in mah right breast when I concern to mah nearby doctor she told me that the disease name is costochondritis so will you pls tell me whether it is a serious issue or not whether there is a problem or tumor or not and if I want to make tests which test I should do.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I have swelling and pain in mah right breast when I concern to mah nearby doctor she told me that the disease name is...
Hello, COSTOCHONDRITIS is a rib AND CARTILAGE INFLAMMATION AND NOT BREST RELATED AT ALL. This can be controlled with NSAIDS.
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Psoriasis home remedies

MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Psoriasis home remedies
1) exposure to sunlight helps most people with psoriasis.
2) keeping the skin soft and moist is helpful. Apply moisturizers after bathing.
3) do not use irritating cosmetics or soaps.
4) avoid scratching that can cause bleeding or excessive irritation.
5) soaking in bathwater with oil added and using moisturizers may help
6) bath soaks with coal tar or other agents remove scales
7) hydrocortisone based cream can reduce the itching of mild psoriasis.
8) some people use an ultraviolet b (uv-b) light unit at home under a doctor's supervision.
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Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

EMDR, FRCOG (LONDON) (Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists), MFSRH , Diploma in psychosexual therapy, Medical diploma in clinical Hypnosis, Diploma in Evidence Based Healthcare, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Pune
Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

The cyclical change in the uterus and ovaries of the female reproductive system is called the menstrual cycle. It includes changes in the physiology of the uterus along with the change in hormones as well. This cyclical change is what allows a woman to get pregnant. This cycle allows the formation of ovocytes and helps to prepare the uterus for implantation.

The commencement of period is called the menarche. It normally starts from the age of twelve to fifteen years. The time between the first day of the period and the first day of the next one is usually twenty one to forty five days in young adults and twenty one to thirty five in older women. The entire cycle is mainly governed by hormones like oestrogen, progesterone, Luteinizing Hormone etc.

Hormonal changes play a big role in the menstrual cycle. It consists of three phases

  • Menstrual stage (1-7 days)
  • Proliferative stage
  • Secretory stage

In the menstrual stage, the thick endometrial lining of the uterus will start to shed and will come out of the vagina in the form of blood and mucous. This may last from four to seven days. The levels of both progesterone and estrogen remain low in this phase.

In the second stage, i.e, the proliferative stage, the amount of oestrogen gradually rises and the menstrual flow reduces and eventually stops. The Follicle stimulating Hormone (FSH) is produced in the brain that stimulates your ovaries to produce mature eggs. The eggs are present in a follicular bag, which allows the secretion of oestrogen. Hence the amount of oestrogen is the least on the first day and increases gradually. At the same time, the uterine lining starts to thicken. This is the phase in which the egg is produced and in the presence of sperm, gets fertilised.

You may notice a thin slippery discharge around these days that makes it easier for the sperm to travel and survive in the uterus. You are most fertile in this stage, around on the 14th day of the cycle when ovulation occurs. The egg survives for around 24 hrs, whereas sperm can survive for about 2-3 days.

In the secretory phase, if the egg is not fertilised, the levels of oestrogen and progesterone fall. The thick lining that has been produced starts to shed and that commences the menstruation. If the egg is fertilised, then it may implant itself to the uterine wall and produce the pregnancy hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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I underwent IVF and now 6 week 3 days pregnant with baby implanted lower part of uterus .I am in bed rest now what are my chances?

MBBS, DGO - Preventive & Social Medicine
Gynaecologist, Sri Ganganagar
Many times such pregnancy passes uneventful. At times there is a problem. So continue rest and have full faith in God. As uterus will grow, chances become positive.
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I had unprotected sex on 27 day of my cycle. Precum or slight ejaculation might have entered me. My cycle is usually of 28 day. I have taken I-pill on same day. But I feel my period is delayed this time as I am not experiencing any premenstrual symptoms. What are my chances of getting pregnant.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I had unprotected sex on 27 day of my cycle. Precum or slight ejaculation might have entered me. My cycle is usually ...
Chances of pregnancy are negligible, delay in periods must be due to ipill intake, but as you have missed your periods then do a urine pregnancy test to be on the safer side.
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Hi. After placing multiload kitne din tak bleeding hota hai And is it safe method for avoiding pregnancy?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, FNB Reproductive Medicine, MRCOG
IVF Specialist, Mumbai
Hi. After placing multiload kitne din tak bleeding hota hai
And is it safe method for avoiding pregnancy?
yes it's a safe method but it won't protect against ectopic pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases bleeding can vary from 3 to 5 days and keep a check on its thread as chances of expulsion in start .
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Me and my girlfriend had dry humping on 11 dec and after that within 8 hrs I gave her unwanted 72 pill. Her periods date is 16 but still not came. We did pregnancy test but it is negative. She is daily doing exercise but no effect .what should we do so that her periods start in one or two days? please suggest us some thing we are worried very much plz.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Me and my girlfriend had dry humping on 11 dec and after that within 8 hrs I gave her unwanted 72 pill. Her periods d...
HELLO, Please get an ultrasound done to check for endometrial thicknesss which if more than 10 mm then you can opt for a withdrawal bleed with progesterones in absence of pregnancy. You must rule out pregnancy with a serum beta hcg test and not urine pregnancy test.
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I delivered a baby in august. As of now 4 months post partum completed. Yesterday me and my hubby had unprotected sex. Will it raise any problem. Or will I get pregnant again? Pls suggest on this. Am worried.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I delivered a baby in august. As of now 4 months post partum completed. Yesterday me and my hubby had unprotected sex...
Hello, If you are breastfeeding, then you are unlikely to be pregnant as it acts as a natural contraception. However, do a urine pregnancy test to be double sure. Also, use contraception next time during intercourse for at least two years to avoid pregnancy.
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