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Dr. Sowmya Balakrishnan

Gynaecologist, Chennai

600 at clinic
Dr. Sowmya Balakrishnan Gynaecologist, Chennai
600 at clinic
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Dr. Sowmya Balakrishnan is a renowned Gynaecologist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can visit her at E V Kalyani Medical Foundation in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sowmya Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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I got married since 10 months back, As my weight is increasing. Will that effect in getting pregnant? I wanna get pregnant as early as possible. Please suggest me something.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I got married since 10 months back, As my weight is increasing. Will that effect in getting pregnant? I wanna get pre...
Hi - incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your diet while eliminating unhealthy foods. - if you are working or studying away from home, try to pack healthy lunch and snacks for yourself to avoid eating unhealthy food daily. - don't eat straight from the packet - use a plate or bowl to control how much you eat. - don't delay or skip meals. - cut down your consumption of aerated drinks and sodas. - drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink water after waking up and before sleeping. Being dehydrated may make you feel like you're hungry, so it is important to stay hydrated. - have homemade fruit and vegetable juices - eat 5-6 small healthy meals every 2-3 hours, every day, instead of having a few big ones. This regulates your blood sugar level and your metabolism. - don't skip breakfast, instead, make it rich with complex carbohydrates and proteins, so it can provide you with energy to get through the day. Try to include the following as your morning breakfast, oats porridge, eggs on multigrain toast or daliya with sprouts. - avoid artificial sweeteners in processed foods. - eat slowly as it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register if you're full or not. Eating too fast leads to overeating, so chew slowly to digest your food better and control how much you eat. - use a smaller plate to control your portion sizes and avoid overeating. - know your cravings and do not snack when you're emotional. It is said that you crave crunchy and savory food when you're stressed, frustrated or lonely. Figure out what you crave and replace them with healthier alternatives. - do not eat mindlessly; concentrate on your food instead of watching tv or playing with your phone to avoid overeating.
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super food for heart diseases

3 months Internship of Dietitics/Nutrition, PG diploma in Dietitics/Nutrition, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Moradabad
super food for heart diseases
1. Garlic-helps to keep the blood thin.
2. Ginger-interfere with the formation of the blood clots helping towards of heart attacks.
3. Green tea-keep blood pressure under control.
4. Oats bran-lower cholestrole
5. Onions-keep the blood thin &prevent the blood clot.
6. Wine-lowering the harmful ldl& its contain antioxidant property but should be in limit.

Hello Doctor After c section when will get periods. My baby is 7 months old now. First month I got periods but after that I am not getting. Please advise.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Hello Dear,Periods occur when the egg formed during each menstrual cycle in the female body is not fertilized and hence ejected out of the reproductive system along with blood and several other tissue cells. The duration of each menstrual cycle is about 28 days Most women will experience their monthly period right from the time they are 13 to the time they are 50. For many women, their monthly period is nothing more than an annoyance; but other women may suffer some problems. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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Hi I am 41 years. My breast gets so heavy, hard and painful before my periods every time. I know it happens but its difficult. Any suggestion.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi I am 41 years. My breast gets so heavy, hard and painful before my periods every time. I know it happens but its d...
Hi, Apply any analgesic gel and give hot water fomentation which helps to increase the blood circulation and thus relieves the pain. This can be done 3-4 times per day.
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I had done sex with my partner and I gave her I pill after 1 week we again done sex I again gave her I pill what will happen. Pls explain me with detail. If she will get pregnant. And what are the side effects of it.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I had done sex with my partner and I gave her I pill after 1 week we again done sex I again gave her I pill what will...
As you have given her a second ipill before any withdrawal bleed, it is difficult to ascertain if she would get pregnant or not. Please get a serum beta hcg test for ruling out pregnancy is she doesn't resume her withdrawal bleeding in next 7 days.
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I'm 23 years old, After my pregnancy I can't do sex with my husband, wt shall I do?

MBBS, MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine, Fellowship of european union of sexual medicine, Fellowship in diabetes
Sexologist, Chandrapur
I'm 23 years old, After my pregnancy I can't do sex with my husband, wt shall I do?
U can do sex during pregnancy just avoid positions which r uncomfortable to u. U can always do oral sex which he would not mind.
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I always wish to have sex and from last one month I have sex with two different girls and that is without protection is it dangerous.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I always wish to have sex and from last one month I have sex with two different girls and that is without protection ...
Yes, it is dangerous. Always remember to use condom during sex to avoid pregnancy and STD or AIDS.
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My girlfriend had her menses on the 7 march and has still not seen her period up to today 7 April. We had sex on the 6 April and she took first tablet of postinor 2 then second tablet 12 hours after. We want to take pregnancy test tomorrow 8 April. Will the medicine affect the test and why has her menses not shown up.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
My girlfriend had her menses on the 7 march and has still not seen her period up to today 7 April. We had sex on the ...
Hello if she is having normal 28 days cycle and you had sex only on 6th april, she should not be pregnant. Now taking the emergency pills will further delay the periods. Now you should wait for 7 days for periods to come. Pregnancy test will not be reliable at this early stage.
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Hi madam I having irregular periods since 4 years. I have gained my wait also please tell me solution fir regular periods and loss wait also plz.

BAMS, Diploma in Skin Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Trichology, Diploma in skin aesthetics, Diploma in cosmetology, Diploma in Trichology, Diploma in Nutrition & Diet Planning, MDscholar
Trichologist, Mumbai
Hi madam I having irregular periods since 4 years. I have gained my wait also please tell me solution fir regular per...
You should keep your weight in control by regular exercise and diet control. If possible get a sonography. Start minimum 45 min of walk daily. Reduce sweets, fried, oily food. Take whole grains and include proteins like pulses, curd, soya in your meals.
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I am getting itching near my vagina and boils inside the intercourse area? Please tell me a solution for it.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
You have itching problem near vagina and intercourse area. I advise you to avoid soap in these areas, just wash with water.
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How many hours a pregnant women sleep and a mother after few months of delivery. After delivery there is no continuous sleep for women how we overcome it.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
How many hours a pregnant women sleep and a mother after few months of delivery. After delivery there is no continuou...
post delivery the mother needs 8 hrs of sleep at night, 2 hrs of nap./ afternoon rest for atleast 3 months
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Tips for Parents and Carers

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Faridabad
Tips for Parents and Carers

Healthy eating gives kids the energy they need for their busy days.

Here are some great ways to make it easier.

Breakfast is important: it can be up to 12 hrs since their last meal, so kids need to refuel for the day ahead. Give him healthy choices like cereal and reduced fat milk, toast, fresh fruit, eggs on toast, juice and reduced fat yoghurt.

Water works: get kids into the habit of drinking water to keep them hydrated throughout the day.

Snack smart: encourage your kids to take an interest in their health early in life by planning their own healthy snacks-this will help them look for a healthy diet when they get older.

Get cooking: food is not just about good nutrition; it's one of life's great pleasures. Transform your kids into young cooks-even young children can help peel carrots, pod peas, great cheese, put together tacos or design their own healthy pizza toping. If they've helped make it, they'll be more likely to enjoy eating it.

Slow and steady: encourage them to eat slowly. This prevents overeating and helps them recognize when they're full.

Eat at the table: eating snacks and meals sitting down at the table or kitchen bench instead of in front of the tv is good habit for the whole family.

Get a balance: variety and balance are the keep to helping a child enjoy a healthy diet. Aim to eat a variety of foods each day (this depends on the age of the child) including fruit, vegetables breads and cereals, lean meat or fish and reduced fat dairy products.

Tasty exploration: encourage kids to try different food. Exposure to lots of different tastes and flavours adds excitement to meals.

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How to Have More Regular Sex Post Delivery?

MBBS, MCCEE, Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
Sexologist, Jaipur
How to Have More Regular Sex Post Delivery?

Marriage is believed to be a license for sex, there is always a partner available anytime, anywhere. Right? Maybe, in the initial stages, before the realities of marriage set in (that too provided you have the privacy and the household chores in order). With kids entering the scene, this scene changes completely. For both men and women, life changes drastically, and sex soon becomes a thing of the past.

While the woman undergoes a lot of physical changes and the new one becomes the centre of all her attention, the male is confused somewhere between frustration and loss of attention.

Suddenly, everything revolves around the new one, and somewhere, the physical intimacy between the couples is completely lost. Most couples resign to it as a way of life, a part of parenthood. Some get frustrated and may even look for sex outside marriage. Come to think of it, what created the child is taken away completely by the child.

However, the scene need not be as bad too. There are always ways and workarounds and taking out a couple of hours for the couple should not be a problem, if planned nicely.

Lost privacy: With the kid on the scene, the couple often loses privacy (of the house sometimes, of their bedroom for sure). This is also one of the main reasons for the loss of sex. Maybe, after a year (or earlier depending on a case-to-case basis), try to have a separate bedroom for the child. This not only gives you privacy but also can lead to a romantic night. So, growing a baby does not have to take you away from your partner!!

Planned dates: Ensure the kid (or kids) is taken care of. Get your close family or friends to babysit them and get yourself out of the environment physically. Being at home will make you constantly want to supervise if things are going well. Trust your babysitters, and they will be fine. Do this at least once a month (or more frequently if possible) to keep the romance alive.

Plan your day: With a newborn baby around (or for that matter, with a child around, whatever the age), there is never an end to the to-do list. Getting to bed very late completely drained does not allow for any physical intimacy between you and the partner. Once in a while, wind up a little early, leave some things for the next day and take some time out with the partner. Even some heartfelt talk would leave you feeling close and be a great way to end the day. Sex, for sure, demands some physical energy and reserve it!! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist and ask a free question.

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Hai my wife is 35 years old. She got laparoscopic surgery on 19 Jan 17. After that surgery she had regular date on 07 Feb 17. On 08 Feb 17 doctor gives Novelon tablet sheet for 21 days. But she used only for 02 days. After that her period occurred on again on 18 Feb 17. After that period till she didn't get any periodical date. Is she chances for pregnancy.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hai my wife is 35 years old. She got laparoscopic surgery on 19 Jan 17. After that surgery she had regular date on 07...
Well the period which she got on 18th Feb, could be a withdrawal bleeding due to the tab taken, which in turn disturbed the menstrual cycle, suggest you do a Urine pregnancy test to confirm for pregnancy .You may get back to us incase you need further assistance or advice on this.
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A woman having age 62 years avoiding sex with her partner saying that it is not healthy to have sex at this age. Feels pain during intercourse. I wish to get correct advice from your end please.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
No there is no age barrier for having sex. However vaginal dryness at this age is very common because of hormonal deficiency. Quite often local estrogens cream given for a short duration help in relieving symptoms.
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Dear sir, We had intercourse with protection one time and now my periods is delayed by 11 days what to do and with two pregnancy kit I have tested both are negative.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
Dear sir, We had intercourse with protection one time and now my periods is delayed by 11 days what to do and with tw...
Chance of pregnancy is less. You have low haemogloubin. Take green vegatable, palak in good quantity.
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How To Treat Pimples?

MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Mumbai
How To Treat Pimples?

1. Avoid picking and squeezing them
Before you start treating the marks, it's extremely important to note which is the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of acne scarring. When you start picking on it, it automatically increases the chances of the marks staying back because of the trauma you inflicted on it.

2. Use targeted treatments
The best way to treat acne marks is by preventing it during the healing process. You should ideally target the acne and use a spot treatment that will prevent it from breaking out further.

3. Choose the right products
Another way to treat marks left by pimple is by opting for skincare products that cater to sensitive skin.

4. Never forget your sun protection

Exposing an acne scar to the harmful UV rays of the sun will darken it all the more. The rays of the sun stimulate pigment-producing cells which makes the scars much more noticeable.

5. Treat hyper-pigmentation

If you notice your scars becoming red and bigger, this results from hyper-pigmentation of the skin.

6. Do not scrub too often

Scarring happens the most when you use exfoliating agents too much on your skin. The rough granules which are used to get rid of blackheads irritate the acne and thereby lead to scarring.

 

 

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She have a habit to apply oil over her body before bath .and massage her body .while so she massage her breast too and milk drop started releasing. And she had her period on 27 Dec and got over on 30th Dec and this happen on the 4th of January. Is it all fine or need to consult a doctor.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
She have a habit to apply oil over her body before bath .and massage her body .while so she massage her breast too an...
It is fine may be prolactin levels little high, do not squeeze but massage gently, there is a proper way.
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