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Dr. Uma Selvam

Gynaecologist, Chennai

250 at clinic
Dr. Uma Selvam Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Dr. Uma Selvam is a trusted Gynaecologist in Amrit Hospital, Chennai. She is currently practising at Amrit Hospital in Amrit Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Uma Selvam on Lybrate.com.

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My stomach is paining since last two weeks and even I missed my periods what should I do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My stomach is paining since last two weeks and even I missed my periods what should I do?
Stomach is paining and you also missed your periods here is something you need to try 1. Papaya helps to reduce the pain and regulates the flow 2. Take pulp of an unripe papaya 3. Blend it with 1 glass water 4. Drink it twice a day.
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After delivery there is disturbances in periods. pls help me out with this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath,
After delivery there is disturbances in periods. pls help me out with this?
Although mothers feeding their babies do not mensturate but if you have problem other than this then homoeopathic medicines are the best during this time.
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Role of Homeopathy in Treating Type II Diabetes

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
Role of Homeopathy in Treating Type II Diabetes

Type II Diabetes is also known as Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) or Adult-onset Diabetes. Diabetes mellitus is a syndrome characterized by increased level of sugar (glucose) in the blood due to deficiency or inactivity of hormone 'Insulin' that is absolutely necessary to monitor glucose metabolism of body. This is a metabolic disorder that is primarily characterized by insulin resistance, relative insulin deficiency and consecutively hyperglycemia. Diabetes is prevalent worldwide and if not attended properly, it may lead to serious complications.

Causes of Type II Diabetes:

Diabetes basically occurs due to defective insulin secretion combined with defective responsiveness of the body to the insulin (also called Insulin resistance). Due to both these factors, hyperglycemia starts occurring in the body. It is strongly associated with obesity and with increasing age. A strong inheritance pattern has been noted in cases of type 2 diabetes. Sedentary lifestyle, pregnancy, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, etc pose as risk factors for developing Diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes can begin at any age though it is not very common in childhood. It usually begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which the body does not use insulin properly. At first, the pancreas keeps up with the added demand by producing more insulin but later it loses the ability to secrete enough insulin in response to meals. This ultimately results in Hyperglycemia (high levels of glucose in circulation).

Homeopathic Treatment for Type II Diabetes:

Diabetes is a constitutional disorder as it is an offshoot of constitutional defects (genetic factors, altered immunity) having an impact on the entire constitution of an individual. Hence it calls for an in-depth constitutional approach for its management.

Homeopathy is based on the principle that disease is a total affliction of body. Moreover homeopathy recognizes importance of the underlying causes such as genetic and inherited factors as the root of any ailment of the body. Homeopathic medicines prescribed on such criteria plays a crucial role in management of many deep-rooted, chronic, difficult diseases; one amongst them being Diabetes.

When we talk about diseases like diabetes, we talk in terms of management rather than cure. Homeopathic treatment along with intake of hypoglycemic drugs and/or insulin can prevent the progress and the complications associated with this condition. Moreover timely administered homeopathic medicines help in maintaining the levels of exogenous insulin and hypoglycemic drugs at minimum possible dosage and in preventing the further progress of the disease. However, it may be noted that there is no substitute to insulin in homeopathy. The role of a healthy diet and exercise cannot be underestimated along with all the above treatment measures.

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My periods got over four days back, but suddenly it started again today afternoon. What could be the reason & do I need to take any medicine for the same.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
My periods got over four days back, but suddenly it started again today afternoon. What could be the reason & do I ne...
If it has never happened before and it is not heavy I wouldn't worry too much. Instead monitor it and the next few cycles. If over the next few months you find that your cycle has changed, periods are becoming heavier/ painful or there is any bleeding during or after sex then please consult a gynaecologist.
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In my last scan Doctor found an ovarian cyst. But after using tablets, when I go to scan today, they told the cyst is removed and there is no problem. Now I want to conceive, is it the right time to conceive? Or any problem happened? Can I use any medicines?

BHMS PGCGO
Homeopath, Hubli-Dharwad
In my last scan Doctor found an ovarian cyst. But after using tablets, when I go to scan today, they told the cyst is...
if cyst is resolved them you can take medicine for ovulation induction. and on- twelfth day of period scan to see follicle size and accordingly timely intercourse
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Hello sir, Please help me 72 hours ho chuke hai aur koi madicine nhi Lii hai tho kaise pregnancy ko roka jaye.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello sir, Please help me 72 hours ho chuke hai  aur koi madicine nhi Lii hai tho kaise pregnancy ko roka jaye.
Hello, You may still take an ipill in next 24 hrs to stay protected though success rates shall be reduced to 75%.
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Getting an Abortion Done - Is It Right or Wrong?

MBBS
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Getting an Abortion Done - Is It Right or Wrong?

Opting for an abortion can often be immensely emotionally exhausting on your part. The emotional stress, guilt and confusion might become over bearing. To make this decision something you don’t regret, equip yourself with all the knowledge and help available.

Here are 5 of the top tips before choosing to terminate the life growing inside you:

  1. Being certain of your pregnancy: It is critical to know that you are actually pregnant before proceeding with a surgical or medical abortion. Getting a test done from a reputed hospital is way more accurate than home tests which might not always be able to give you a correct reading. A sonogram is the best way to confirm your pregnancy.

  2. Get an accurate idea: 1 out of every 5 pregnancies results in a miscarriage. Thus, getting all the information possible from a doctor helps you make an informed choice. You should be aware of all the consequences. At the same time, get facts, such as whether the foetus has a heartbeat, right. An ultrasound helps in determining this as well as whether the foetus is located in the uterus.

  3. Know about your health: You should get yourself checked up thoroughly, primarily for any STD’s. Knowing whether or not you have an STD is important as abortion in a person with an STD increases the likelihood of complications and infection.

  4. Legality: In India, abortion is illegal, as one of the main reasons for doing so is sex selective abortion wherein, the male child is preferred over the female. Certain provisions however, allow the termination of a foetus. If the pregnancy is up to 20 weeks and the birth would result in serious mental trauma or health complications for either mother or the unborn child, then an abortion is permissible. A trained government professional will be able to answer all your questions in regard to your choice of terminating the foetus. Sex determination of the foetus is illegal in India.

  5. Get informed about the risks involved: Getting an abortion can be quite strenuous both physically and emotionally. It is a medical procedure that is irreversible in nature. There are multiple abortion options based on how far your pregnancy has progressed. Each of these procedures has side effects and medical risks involved. Often a counsellor or a psychologist is needed to provide support as women might become fragile or emotionally unstable after opting for an abortion.

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What is the disease called alopecia? How can be this treated? Does this can occur more than once during a life period?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
What is the disease called alopecia? How can be this treated? Does this can occur more than once during a life period?
Alopecia areata usually begins when clumps of hair fall out, resulting in totally smooth, round hairless patches on the scalp. In some cases the hair may become thinner without noticeable patches of baldness, or it may grow and break off, leaving short stubs (called "exclamation point" hair). In rare cases, complete loss of scalp hair and body hair occurs. The hair loss often comes and goes-hair will grow back over several months in one area but will fall out in another area. When alopecia areata results in patches of hair loss, the hair usually grows back in a few months.Although the new hair is usually the same color and texture as the rest of the hair, it sometimes is fine and white. About 10% of people with this condition may never regrow hair.You are more likely to have permanent hair loss if you: Have a family history of the condition. Have the condition at a young age (before puberty) or for longer than 1 year. Have another autoimmune disease. Are prone to allergies (atopy). Have extensive hair loss. Have abnormal color, shape, texture, or thickness of the fingernails or toenails. Because hair is an important part of appearance, hair loss can result in feeling unattractive.
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I am 29 years old. Married since 7 years and trying to conceive, I am overweight for long time and unable to reduce much. Let me know if I've or iui is successful for obese.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 29 years old. Married since 7 years and trying to conceive, I am overweight for long time and unable to reduce m...
Hello, You are likely to have PCOS. Since you have been trying to conceive since 7 years, you should visit an infertility specialist and get a couple of tests done. Start eating a healthy nutritious diet and follow an exercise regime which will help you get relief from PCOS, before commencing your infertility treatment. You can also visit our centre Raja International Fertility Centre located in Nawanshahr, Punjab. We are headquartered in New Delhi and offer a wide-range of fertility treatments and services performed by skilled IVF experts and senior clinical embryologists. We aspire to make your parenthood journey - a joyful one.
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Respected sir i am 26 age as i am getting period early.Actually i will get my period on 1st of every month but last month i had got my period on 1st and again on 26th of same month now in this month i had got my period on 20th i am very much worried plz give some sloution to my problem.This early period causes any cancers or it is due to harmonal imbalance plz clarify my doubt

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Hello. I am a female gynecologist. Do not worry about cancers at this age. U need to be treated to regularise ur cycles for a period of 3-6 months. After that u ll b fine. Do consult whenever u ve time for it.
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I am 20 years old student. I got down on 3rd may but not as normal. The bleeding was very less. Now from 3-4 days I noticed drops of little brown spotting on my panty. I have taken i-pill on 24th April. Is this due to some side effects? From last two months my menstrual cycles are very early. Am I pregnant? Do I need to consult a doctor? Please advice me some medicines to get relief. Please help.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. It seems you are having side effects of the pill. These are not symptoms of a pregnancy. However if you have a doubt then get a home pregnancy test kit and check. All the best.
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What is ICSI. How should v know that whether should go. Icsi or ivf. Kindly help. M planning for it. problem is of Pcos n low sperm count.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
What is ICSI. How should v know that whether should go. Icsi or ivf. Kindly help. M planning for it. problem is of Pc...
Hi lybrate-user. Icsi is a part of ivf only. There are many ways to achieve a healthy conception in ivf treatment and icsi is one of them. It is usually done when sperm count is low. It is procedure in which sperms are taken, visualised under microscope and a healthy sperm is selected and injected into the egg to make a zygote (very early baby). Hope this information has been helpful. All the best.
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Treatments Available for Infertility

MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Treatments Available for Infertility

Infertility is a condition, which is characterized by the inability to have a baby for over a year in spite of having planned and unprotected sex. It is a pretty common phenomenon for both men and women. However, there are several treatments available for both the sexes to help them recover from this problem. Here are some of the most common treatments available for infertility:

For Men

1. Changing your lifestyle: Certain factors in your lifestyle, which may cause you to be infertile include the medications you take, lack of exercise or not having intercourse frequently enough or not at the right time. The solution for these problems is simply incorporating certain changes in your daily life, such as exercising more, sticking to a healthy diet or having intercourse more often at the right time.

2. Sperm retrieval: Sperm retrieval is the technique used when you cannot ejaculate or when there is hardly any sperm present in your semen. It is also used in case of a low sperm count.

For Women

1. Intrauterine insemination: Intrauterine insemination is a process in which healthy sperm cells are put into the uterus so that the egg gets fertilized when it is released. The sperm cells have to be inserted at the time when your ovaries release eggs; therefore it is crucial to know your menstrual cycle as well as how fertility drugs are affecting it.

2. Fertility drugs: Fertility drugs are used to stimulate ovulation. This is done by administering medications which either regulate or cause ovulation to occur. There are several types of fertility drugs, so you should talk to your doctor about which should be the best for you.

3. Hysteroscopic surgery: This is a last resort, which is taken only when there are significant problems such as intrauterine scar tissue, uterine septum or endometrial polyps.

4. IVF: IVF is an assisted reproductive technology. During IVF, the sperm is first retrieved, after which fertility medications are given to the woman so that the egg can be retrieved. Finally, the egg is fertilized on a laboratory dish and injected back into the mother or a surrogate mother.

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My wife s both fallopian tubes blockage in two Tims operations can she pregnant in feathers I have one child.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
My wife s both fallopian tubes blockage in two Tims operations can she pregnant in feathers I have one child.
Hello, the next best option that she has is oocyte harvesting and ivf, followed by embryo transfer. Please meet an ivf specialist.
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My cousin suffering from unbalanced period cycle. She use regular pregnancy pills. Now she has some side effects. Improper periods one of them. Please advise.

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My cousin suffering from unbalanced period cycle. She use regular pregnancy pills. Now she has some side effects. Imp...
from hw long she been taking. If more then 6-7 month stop it .u r period may have normalise. 2--less bleeding why worry when u know it is becoz of pills
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Hi, My sister in not getting breast milk it's one week over from her delivery. She has taken perinorm for 3 days but still she is not getting sufficient milk. Can she take lactare capsule.

MICOG, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Yes she can take. Other than that, reassure her and encourage her to keep breastfeeding. The emotional bond between mother and child will help in milk generation also.
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Doctor my wife is pregnant about 8 month she has 9.0 haemoglobin. Is it right? And what should be given to her to raise her haemoglobin rapidly.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Doctor my wife is pregnant about 8 month she has 9.0 haemoglobin. Is it right? And what should be given to her to rai...
hi ask her to take iron supplements, as hemoglobin is on lower side, she need to take oral tablets twice a day. diet rich in protein and iron.
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She has 40 years old. She told to me that from her breast there is white liquid discharge when she press her breast in small quantity. It's taste is sweet. She is not pregnant then how this milk like liquid form without breast feeding by her young ones.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
She has 40 years old. She told to me that from her breast there is white liquid discharge when she press her breast i...
She is noticing white liquid from her breast. I advise her to do serum prolactin test and tell me report for better guidance.
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