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Dr. Vasundara

Gynaecologist, Chennai

Dr. Vasundara Gynaecologist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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I am a 19 year old girl and I had sex a month back. We used condoms and to be sure I took i-pill as well .an within 9 days after having sex I got my period .but this month my period has not yet happened. Its late by ten days .is there any chance I am pregnant ? I suffer from thyroid as well and I have missed many a times before so could it be because of my high TSH level?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am a 19 year old girl and I had sex a month back. We used condoms and to be sure I took i-pill as well .an within 9...
Hi lybrate-user delayed period could be because of hormonal imbalance that is due to deranged thyroid levels. Please get a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Mostly it would be negative only as you used double protection.
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Hello doctor. I'm 36 weeks pregnant women. I had my scan today nd my doctor said that I'm lacking Amniotic fluid. Please tell natural way to increase fluid in womb.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello doctor. I'm 36 weeks pregnant women. I had my scan today nd my doctor said that I'm lacking Amniotic fluid. Ple...
There are less chances of it will increase... But try taking more fluid... And take watery fruits etc... But keep in touch with your doctor regularly.
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Can Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Prove to be Fatal?

FICOG, FICMCH, FIMSA, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Can Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Prove to be Fatal?

Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) is a bacterial infection that affects a woman’s reproductive organs. This disease is not contagious though men can host and transmit the bacteria that triggered the disease through intercourse. Chlamydia (know more about Chlamydia disease) and gonorrhea are the two most common causes of this disease. Apart from being transmitted sexually, this disease can also develop through the insertion of an unsterilized contraception device into the vagina or during a gynecological procedure such as an abortion. In rare cases, normal bacteria from the vagina can also spread into the uterus and fallopian tubes triggering this disease.

PID can be fatal and should not be ignored. Lower abdominal pain is the primary symptom of this disease. This pain can vary from being mild to be seriously debilitating. Other symptoms of this condition are:

  1. Abnormal or foul vaginal discharge.

  2. Painful intercourse that may be accompanied by bleeding.

  3. Irregular periods.

  4. Spotting between periods.

  5. Severe menstrual cramps.

  6. Burning sensation while urinating.

  7. Urge to frequently urinate and an inability to empty the bladder.

  8. Swollen abdomen.

  9. High fever alternating with chills.

  10. Swollen lymph nodes.

  11. Diminished appetite with nausea.

  12. Weakness and depression.

  13. Lowered libido.

PID can often produce a pus-like fluid that scars the reproductive organs. This can result in infertility. This risk is influenced by the duration and severity of the infection along with the number of times it recurs. Women suffering from pelvic inflammatory disease are also at a higher risk of having a tubal pregnancy. This type of pregnancy is fatal for the baby and also threatens the life of the mother.

In cases where the disease is triggered by an STD like gonorrhea or Chlamydia, it can also spread to the liver tissues. This is a complication known as the Fitz Hugh Curtis syndrome and causes a collection of pus in the form of an abscess in the fallopian tubes or ovaries. If this abscess ruptures, the pus would spread into the pelvic cavity causing severe pain, nausea and a fall in blood pressure. If it spreads further into the blood stream, it can be fatal.

Diagnosis of this disease is difficult as its symptoms are usually mild and common to a number of other conditions. However, once diagnosed, it can be easily treated through antibiotic medication. Surgery is required only in cases where there is no response to antibiotics or if an abscess bursts or is at a stage where it may. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a and ask a free question.

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I delivered my 3 kg 300 gm baby in a private hospital. There I got mediolateral and midline episiotomy. After an hour as the doctor said my stitches broke open andi was also leaking huge amounts of blood. Dr. said they were huge clots formed which came out and she manually did removed some clots. I do not know how many were they .but the blood was enough to fill half a bucket. And she re stitched me. She said I had problems within hygiene .thats y stitches were getting broken. However .i do not find it true as none of my doctors or any other doctor .who saw me that day or day after delivery said so. Also .post delivery I found out that I had rectovaginal fistula. Due to episiotomy or whatever the doctor did while my delivery. Now I am suffering from rectovaginal fistula. All my stitches have broken again. I saw another doctor and was kept on antibiotics for a week in the hospital. After that I was discharged .saying that stitches and the fistula would heal by itself. .earlier I was passing all the stools through vagina. But now .i am able to pass 60 percent through anus and 40 percent through vagina. But its been 2 weeks and now I am not finding any more improvement. Also the broken stitches have healed. But I find a very small skin patch that is less than 2 cm between my anus and vagina. And a v shaped slit at the side. That is scaring me as it will open up again. Because there is very less of skin in that area. I was told to wait for 6 weeks for the fistula to get healed on its own and. I do not have any clue about stitches. What to do. I am so depressed. As I get pain sometimes in that slit area. And bowels coming from my vagina. Its so scary. Please help.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Jhansi
I delivered my 3 kg 300 gm baby in a private hospital. There I got mediolateral and midline episiotomy. After an hour...
Very difficult to help you by messaging Harshita. Seriously you need to consult a good doctor who will help you out here. Examination is a must before commenting.
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Beer - Did You Know Is Actually Good For You!

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
Beer - Did You Know Is Actually Good For You!

Can beer be a healthy drink? Despite the common myths surrounding alcohol consumption and the adverse effects that it has on a person in the long run, a controlled and well-balanced intake of beer is not as bad as it would seem.

Here are a few reasons proving that beer can be healthy for you if taken in the right amount and quantity.

  1. In comparison to other alcoholic beverages, beer is relatively healthier for your kidneys. As a matter of fact, studies show that a bottle of beer can actually reduce the risk of acquiring kidney stones by up to 40%.
  2. Fiber, as we all know, plays a vital role in digestion. The presence of up to one gram of soluble fiber in just a 30 ml glass of beer (dark beer, in particular) makes the beverage very beneficial for digestion.
  3. Fiber present in beer can also help reduce the level of LDL cholesterol (a harmful proponent of cholesterol).
  4. It has been proved that beer is a rich source of various B vitamins like vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.
  5. The presence of both nicotinic acid and Lactoflavin in beer makes it an effective cure for insomnia.
  6. Beer is also helpful in the prevention of blood clots.
  7. The presence of high levels of silicon in beer is responsible for bestowing a stronger bone density.
  8. Studies have concluded that beer can also reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack.
  9. Unlike their non-drinking counterparts, beer drinkers are less vulnerable of experiencing dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
  10. Because of the presence of certain vitamins, beer has a ton healthy nourishing benefits for the skin.
  11. Beer is also useful in fighting against stress.

What are the recommended safe limits of Beer?

  1. Men should drink no more than 14 units of Beer per week, these units should be spread out through the week and they should have at least two alcohol-free days a week.
  2. Women should drink no more than 14 units of Beer per week, these units should be spread out through the week and they should have at least two alcohol-free days a week.
  3. Pregnant women or women trying to conceive should not drink alcohol at all. If they do choose to drink, to minimise the risk to the baby, they should not drink more than 1-2 units of beer once or twice a week and should not get drunk.
  4. Despite the above people with increased Triglyceride, Uric Acid should be restricted for consumption of alcohol. People with fatty liver patient with other medication for hypertension, etc. also should refrain from drinking.

People with diabetes who drink should follow these alcohol consumption guidelines:

  1. Do not drink more than two drinks of alcohol in a one-day period if you are a man, or one drink if you are a woman.
  2. Drink beer only with food.
  3. Drink slowly.
  4. Avoid "sugary" mixed drinks, sweet wines, or cordials.
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Her periods end on 28th Jun and on 7 july we do intercourse but from yesterday she suffering from fever (Hindi- taayfoid) medicines are starts So is that possibility of pregnancy?

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Her periods end on 28th Jun and on 7 july we do intercourse but from yesterday she suffering from fever (Hindi- taayf...
Dear lybrate user, presence of fever doesn't indicate possibility of pregnancy. However, the date you had intercourse can result in pregnancy. Urine for pregnancy test will have to be done if she misses her periods. Detection of pregnancy is possible earlier by a blood test.
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My wife' s period not coming for 46days. As last mens was on 26 feb15. I have tested by several pregnancy kit but they are creating confusion as control line red and teating line showing fade colour. I am confused. As I have a 5 month child. Please advice me. Thanks.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Do ultrasono report and check any abnormalities. If normal then give. Natrum mur 200 just 1 dose and wait a few weeks.
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Cervical Cerclage (Cervical Stitch Operation)

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Cervical Cerclage (Cervical Stitch Operation)

Cervical Cerclage (Cervical Stitch Operation)

This is also called as cervical stitch operation. The cervix is the mouth or entry point of the uterus which extends into the vagina.

It is advised in cases where a woman may have a previous second-trimester pregnancy loss or some procedure done on the cervix earlier leading to weakness of the cervix. This weakness may lead to a lax birth passage through which a premature baby can slip out accidently, causing a miscarriage or premature birth.

What is it?

It is an operation done to surgically close the cervix so that the baby does not slip out through the open passage. A small suture is passed through the cervix and tied similar to the way one would tie a filled balloon. This stitch is expected to hold the pregnancy and the baby securely inside till we remove the stitch near delivery.

When should it be done?

An emergency stitch may have to be applied anytime during pregnancy when your doctor feels that the cervix is showing signs of opening. These signs may appear on ultrasound scan or while examining your cervix.

An elective procedure is usually done between 12-14 weeks of pregnancy.

What should I expect before the surgery?

You would be admitted to the hospital and put on some intravenous medication to quieten the uterus. Antibiotics may be started on the basis of your vaginal culture reports.

Surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia and takes around 30 minutes.

What happens after the surgery?

Slight bleeding and cramps in the stomach may happen after the surgery and you would be given medications to make you comfortable.

One usually needs to stay in the hospital for one or two days after the surgery to look for signs of miscarriage or any other complication.

Once you go home you should avoid exertion, vaginal intercourse and lift heavy weights( not more than 5-8 kgs) for the rest of the pregnancy.

Please inform your doctor immediately if you have any excessive discharge from the vagina/ fever/ pain in your belly or any other discomfort.

You must follow your doctor's advice on regular checkups and other investigations during the rest of the pregnancy.

When do we remove the stitch?

The stitch remains in place for the rest of the pregnancy till around 37 weeks. It may have to be removed earlier if you start your contractions or go into preterm labor.

The stitch is usually removed without any anesthesia but if there is any problem in its removal because of its position or extra tissue growing over it, then a short anesthesia may be required to cut it.

Hello Doctor, My period cycle is of 28 to 29 days. But once in a year I get in 32 days. Last month July I got my periods on 10 July. So Aug it is suppose to come on 7 or 8.today is 11 I have not got my periods I have did home pregnancy test this morning which came out negative. Please let me what is your suggestion.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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My period cycle is of 28 to 29 days. But once in a year I get in 32 days. Last month July I got my peri...
If have chance of pregnancy repeat test after few days otherwise wait for couple of days more and if don't get period meet Gynecologist.
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She is feeling like vomits, and stomach ache. Currently going through periods. Just before periods we have an unprotected physical activity. Is their any chance of getting pregnant?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
She is feeling like vomits, and stomach ache. Currently going through periods. Just before periods we have an unprote...
Stomach ache and vomiting is normal during periods and if intercourse was just before periods there is minimal chances of getting pregnant.
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I am 29 years old female. I am looking for some good multivitamin tonic. As I am a normal eater. Not eating more vegetables and fruits. Can someone suggest a multivitamin tonic for me. So that I will get multivitamins for my body.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
I am 29 years old female. I am looking for some good multivitamin tonic. As I am a normal eater. Not eating more vege...
Hi, you can have some good natural source of antioxidants like 1) wheat grass juice 2) daily intake of fresh juice of beetroot+carrots+pomegranate+apple+mint. 3) amla+aloe vera juice 4) spirulina regards.
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Bisexuality - Things You Should Know About It!

MD-Pharmacology, MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
Bisexuality - Things You Should Know About It!

Physical intimacy is a very important part of our lives and defines how we relate to others and see ourselves. It is the attraction one feels towards a particular gender or group of people not just romantically, but emotionally and sexually. There is an increase in the number of people in today's world who identify themselves as bisexuals. Bisexuality is the romantic and sexual attraction or behavior towards people of any sex or gender i.e. both males and females. There are many factors that affect the sexual orientation of a person including environmental, hormonal, emotional and biological factors. Bisexuality is not a disorder that needs to be treated, nor are bisexuals psychologically disturbed.

One very misleading myth is that bisexuality is just a phase and after experimentation (usually during college years) you settle for your true identity as either a homosexual i.e. attracted towards the same sex or heterosexual i.e. attracted towards the opposite sex. Bisexuality is not a transitional period. Most bisexuals may act on their desires and choose to be with one particular sex. However, it doesn't mean that bisexuals are not attracted towards the other sex. This does not mean that they are any less faithful towards their partners than other sexual orientations such as heterosexuals, homosexuals, pansexuals etc. 

Several surveys later, it has been concluded that women are more likely to identify themselves as bisexuals than males. This is because women have greater erotic plasticity as compared to men. Bisexuals are often prejudiced against and are stereotyped as highly promiscuous and sexually confused. There is also a social stigma attached to the concept of bisexuality. This is nothing more than an unfair social bias. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist.

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I had periods on 28th of jan which lasts 1st of feb but now I had periods on 9th feb what should I do and what is the cause?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I had periods on 28th of jan which lasts 1st of feb but now I had periods on 9th feb what should I do and what is the...
Occasionally irregular periods can be related to periods of stress / anxiety and lack of sleep. If this problem continues then please see a gynaecologist.
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Am 23 years old, I had my last periods on 12 DEC I had sex on 28 DEC I took ipill 29 afternoon am not getting my periods which is to be on 8 of Jan .am I pregnant, if am how should I remove pregnancy.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
Am 23 years old, I had my last periods on 12 DEC I had sex on 28 DEC I took ipill 29 afternoon am not getting my peri...
Hello, on taking unwanted tablet, no chance of pregnancy, wait for 3-4 days more, do urine pregnancy test to confirm, don't worry.
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Mai 24 years ki hu height 5.4" weight approx 57 kg hai. Mere periods regular hai aur mujhe thyroid bhi nhi hai na hi sugar patient hu. Lekin pichle 2 years me mera stomach kareeb 4 inches nikal aaya hai which looks bad. Please tell me what should I do aur kya diet follow karu? Breakfast lunch dinner me kya lu.

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Mai 24 years ki hu height 5.4" weight approx 57 kg hai. Mere periods regular hai aur mujhe thyroid bhi nhi hai na hi ...
We have specialised tablets to reduce size of stomach. This is successful in thousands of people. It works by converting extra fat to glucose and ensures complete consumption of glucose. This is how this medicine reduces hunger and increases energy levels. This medicine gives you proper fat loss and natural shape correction. With this medicine, you can lose up to 7 kg per month. This medicine is free from side effects. If you are interested in this treatment, kindly let me know. Detailed mechanism of action is as follows - - - this medicine locates extra fat, transports it to liver. This step gives you inches loss or figure correction. In the next step, the fat is converted to glucose, at this step, your apetite is reduced as your requirements of glucose are fulfilled out of extra fat. This way, dieting becomes very easy. In the next step glucose is utilised in cells as this medicine transports glucose and oxygen inside cell wall where with the help of mitochondria, the glucose is converted to water and carbon dioxide. The water evaporates through sweat or urine and carbon dioxide is expelled through respiration. This is how fat vanishes and we get weight loss and shape correction.
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Meri marrige ko 1 year complete ho gye h. Ab hm baby planing kr rahe h. 2 month ho gye h. Plan kiye huye bt result nahi aaya h. Sahi process nahi pta hai hum ko pregnant hone ka please help me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Meri marrige ko 1 year complete ho gye h. Ab hm baby planing kr rahe h. 2 month ho gye h. Plan kiye huye bt result na...
Hello the best time for getting pregnant is from 12 to 20th day of period if you are having a cycle of 28 days. Keep a small pillow under your buttocks during intercourse and don't get up for at least half an hour from bed.
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I suffer from extremely painful periods. On consulting the doctors everyone's said that it happens to everybody but let me clear it that mine is extremely painful. Is it endometriosis?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I suffer from extremely painful periods. On consulting the doctors everyone's said that it happens to everybody but l...
No.. it may not be.. It is called Dysmenorrhea.. and it does not happen to everyone... And for your reference there is a cure.. in homoeopathic but if the medicine is selected after careful investigation and detailed case study... I don't believe that OTC medicine will give any relief... So my advise is to take a proper consultation for permanent results.. You may start taking Abroma Augusta Q tds..
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Is licking vagina of partner and putting tongue deep inside the vagina harmful for health? if it is harmful than what all precautions are required to have oral sex on female. Please advice.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
No it is not harmful provided the vagina is clean and washed daily. No other precautions are required, cleanliness is the only precaution.
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What does an i-pill do? Does taking i-pill twice in two consecutive months affect health severely?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
It avoids unnecessary pregnancy by avoiding fertilization of ovum by male sperm no such toxic or untoward effects.
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I had iui on 14 th of this month from yesterday light bleeding was there today bleeding increase blood clots there I am depressed. Is it normal period. But my actual date is 4 th Feb.

DNB (Diplomate of National Board of Examinations ), DGO (Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I had iui on 14 th of this month from yesterday light bleeding was there today bleeding increase blood clots there I ...
Hi, may be because you might have progesterone deficiency, bleeding occurred or more requirement. Talk to your gynaec again.
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