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Dr. Sowmya Ragavan

Gynaecologist, Chennai

Dr. Sowmya Ragavan Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Sowmya Ragavan is a trusted Gynaecologist in Mylapore, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr. Sowmya Ragavan@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sowmya Ragavan on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctor, my friend is having irregular periods (every 20 days) from last 5 years and also as per her she never had sex. I am getting worried, if this can cause any problem in future?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Such as eating disorders, significant weight loss or gain, anemia, menopause, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance, liver disease, tuberculosis, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, recent birth or miscarriage, polycystic ovarian syndrome, uterine abnormalities, and other health conditions. Lifestyle triggers like increased exercise, smoking, alcohol abuse, caffeine, travel, stress, and certain medications and birth control pills can also contribute to this problem. Treatmet home remedies aloe vera aloe vera helps treat menstrual irregularities naturally by regulating your hormones. 1. Extract fresh aloe vera gel from an aloe leaf. 2. Mix in one teaspoon of honey. 3. Consume it daily before having your breakfast. 4. Follow this remedy for about three months. Note: do not use this remedy during your periods turmeric being a warming herb, turmeric is also considered helpful in regulating menstruation and balancing hormones. Its emmenagogue properties help stimulate menstrual flow. Moreover, its antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties relieve menstrual pain consume one-quarter teaspoon of turmeric with milk, honey or jaggery. Take it daily for several weeks or until you see improvement you can also take turmeric in supplement form; consult your doctor for proper dosage a combination of dried mint and honey serves as a good ayurvedic remedy for irregular menstrual periods. It also helps ease menstrual cramps. 1. Simply consume one teaspoon of dried mint powder mixed with one teaspoon of honey. Repeat three times a day for several weeks for treatment consult privately, any queries inform me.
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Hi I'm 20 weeks pregnant, my Ayurveda doctor prescribed me mahavilwadi leham, is this safe during pregnancy? becoz in some website it's mentioned as avoid this during pregnancy (I dnt hv any vomit sensation from tha beginning) pls help.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, PhD(breast diseases)
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
lybrate-user we avoid any drugs which have not had proper trials in pregnancy. .The allopathic drugs we prescribe usually have undergone vigorous trials in animals and later in pregnant ladies before we start prescribing. So pls avoid it.
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I am 26 years old. Me and my husband trying for baby for last 1.5 yrs. Taking treatment like ovulation pills and doc injected me on 14 day of my ovulation. During follicular study I am having good follicular development. But my question iss why I am not gettingpregent. And usually I am having periods like pain 15 days before of my period date. What could be the reason for that? My hus count is normal. I had pcod before. I hope I only get pregnant if and only if. That pain stops. I had regular period for last 5 months. But in Aug and Sept periods gets late for 2 days and this month nearly late for 1 weak. What will be the reason for that. Please suggest me.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Hi ,Do not worry.You will get pregnant definitely.There are many reasons known and unknown reasons for not getting pregnant even if everything is normalThe pain you are getting must be ovulation pain.So if you are getting it it means you have ovulated.It does not mean that you cannot get pregnant that cycle.Slightly delayed period is ok.Normal period variation is every 21 to 36 days.Exercise regularly and try as per your doctors advice.You will get pregnant.
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5 Best Exercises For Brain!

MD - Podiatrist
Psychiatrist, Lucknow
5 Best Exercises For Brain!

The brain is not a stagnant realm fed with a granted quota of intelligence and memory at birth. It is always in a state of flux. Exercising your brain in various ways accelerates its ability to perform better. It is in your hands to have a sharper take on situations and occurrences. Playing games that require brainstorming, solving quizzes, crosswords or playing chess makes you feel rejuvenated and tired at the same time; the reason being activated brain cells. A healthy brain will affect your life decisions positively and you probably will think rightly before you leap.

Tips to exercise those brain cells:

1. Meditate and calm your mind: Ten minutes of meditation each day can help you get over anxiety. When your mind is at peace you think out pros and cons with enhanced insight. This composure reflects in each of your actions. Meditation demands your brain to be quiet when it is accustomed to work; you therefore have greater control over it.
     
2. Music can improve your brain abilities: Music is the best antidote for a sloppy brain. Music excites the neurons healing a bruised memory. It gifts you with clarity of thought. Apart from listening to music one must try to play a musical instrument. Teaching yourself things puts your mind through a strict regimen of constructive activities.
   
3. Take out time to learn a new language: We are paralyzed the minute our brain gives up. Due to several external and internal reasons each one of us is likely to suffer from cognitive disorders on being subjected to extreme pressure or shock. Trying to learn a new language motivate your brain cells to have a wider vocabulary, which further restricts your chances of brain damage.

4. Mental mathematics could better your intelligence: Calculators, computers and phones are ridding us of our ability to compute individual data. Computation and consolidation of data helps your mind to work faster with precision. So, you now know those lessons on mental mathematics in childhood were actually the key to a well-rounded brain. 

5. Think of something novel: The more the number of neurons the merrier is your brain. Take pains to direct your mind on a novel track. Thinking beyond what is given and expected helps your brain grow new neurons. It builds up your creativity letting you discover more of your capabilities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

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I am 17 year old female .i had sex last day and now I am bleeding while peeing. A frequent urge to urinate. Pain too. I had used protection .why is this happening .is it something serious?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I think you are suffering from uti-urinary tract infection. You need to test your urine for re/me, culture. Drink plenty of water. Take alkasol 2 spoon in a glass of water. With this you need some homoeopathic treatment. You can contact me in private conversation. So that I can give you medicine.
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I am a 23 years old female. How can I avoid pain during sexual intercourse for the first time?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
You can use lignocaine 2% instillagel 30 minutes before sex to help reduce the pain. It is a local anaesthetic agent.
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Whats the cost of removing a sebaceous cyst. As I hv a lump like boil on my back.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
It may cost around 5-10 thousand if it is simple and non complicated. The charges may vary according to the hospital also.
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I got an unwanted pregnancy bcoz I got married 2 months back now am pregnant I DNT want to continue this pregnant what I ll do?

MS sexuality, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, PhD (behaviour modification), Certified in Treatment of Resistant Depression
Sexologist, Hyderabad
You still, have time for a chemical termination without having to undergo dilation and curettage so kindly see a gynecologist at once and she would advice you and do the needful. U can under go a chemical termination upto 9-10 weeks not beyond that so please consult a good competent gynecologist at the earliest, hurrry. In future always use a planned contraceptive to protect yourself from unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. All the best to you.
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I gave my gf ipill last month but her period date is delaying her date was 19 but till now she have not period till now she checked yesterday by the help of preganews kit but she is not pregnant what should I do.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Acupressurist, Delhi
Sometimes periods got disturbed after taking I pill. Chances of pregnancy are nil. Still you can go for USG to confirm it and make you assured.
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If I came to know my partner miss her monthly cycle n she's pregnant, what should I do to avoid her pregnancy?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Once pregnancy is confirmed and tisane unplanned pregnancy then she should visit her gynaecologist for termination of pregnancy by medical method.
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My friend had tried sex with her boyfriend but they cannot make it. Her boyfriend tried (putting cpndom on) 4-5 times to enter but as he try, she started having pain. One more time they tried without putting condom on but again the same problem. He ejaculate outside after 10-15 minutes. My question is there stand a chance of her getting pregnant? After all this, when goes to pee and there was blood coming out. Please suggest something. Should she take i-pill to avoid any chance? She is in doubt.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
As he ejaculated out donot worry, no chance of pregnancy. Wait m. C. To come if late or no m. C. In time then advise urine pregnancy test. You can take abortion kit up to 6 wks. Here in this case your friend girl friend is totaly safe.
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I am 33years old. I just had a miscarriage and will be planning next pregnancy in 3 months. Is it advisable to take apple cider vinegar?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
You should avoid next pregnancy for 6 months from the last abortion. Chances of repeat abortion or pretem delivery increases if one becomes pregnant within 6 months of miscarriage. Also if abortion/ miscarriage was caused by any viral infection, then it will get cured automatically within 3 months time. Use contraception for 6 months. Best one to use are oral contraceptive pills. Pasteurized apple cider vinegar can be safely consumed during pregnancy or while getting pregnant, while uncertainties exists in case of the unpasteurized apple cider vinegar.
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Licking of cleaned hygienic vagina / clitoris with mouth - is it medically good? Are there any chances of getting any diseases?

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. Vagina is a storehouse of many germs which could cause many diseases. You should understand that vagina cannot be cleaned completely. Therefore it is not advised to lick or suck vagina. Though you can always do that if you can ensure that it is perfectly clean and hygienic. Take care.
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Ma'am I am 22 and I am pregnant I don't want to carry this baby now please suggest me any pills for period and any other remedy except abortion as soon as possible thank you.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hi. Do not worry. Pills are available for terminating pregnancy but these should be taken under guidance of a registered medical practitioner. Visit a gynaec. Do not be shy or hesitant. As early as you will visit. Easier will be the termination with pills. If you will delay too much. Procedure will become more risky. Beware of quacks and avoid any home remedies. These can be life threatening.
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When will be the chances of becoming pregnant? When sperms touches vaginal entry, how much percentage of chance is there to become pregnant? Suitable time for having sex without protection?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
The safe period for having sex is during 1st week and last week of period counting from 1st day of menstrual period as day one. Unsafe period is from 10th to 20th day of period
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I am 25years old female. I haven't got my periods for quite sometimes. But my periods are irregular. From past one week I am getting blood spots in my vagina. I also did a pregnancy test twice. It came negative. Please give me an advice on what should I do next?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
You should take pulsatilla 200, 5 drops, morning empty stomach for 3 days only. If you get the periods then it is fine and if not then go for ultrasound abdomen pelvis. Revert with the feedback.
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In my first pregnancy which type General problems we can face and which type of precision we should take?

DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
Take care of your diet. High pro low fat. Avoid eating from outside. Avoid jerky travelling. Take adequate rest.
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I am using saheli pills is that effective to prevent pregnancy My gynec say it is not sure to prevent pregnancy.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Varanasi
Taking pills are safe but if you take it regularly without missing, secondly pills are having side effects y don't you choose copper t it will be best for you.
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My girl frnd she is suffering frm irregular periods and even since from 5months her periods was not der. She is taking tension so plzz suggest me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Please provide me the complete details regarding her menstrual history so that I could prescribe accordingly.
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