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Dr. D Takkar

Gynaecologist, New Delhi

Dr. D Takkar Gynaecologist, New Delhi
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5 Best Homeopathic Remedies For Vaginal Candidiasis

CCPH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
5 Best Homeopathic Remedies For Vaginal Candidiasis

The vagina is a home to number of different types of fungi that under normal conditions are harmless. However, if the immune system is weakened, the Candida fungus can multiply and lead to a yeast infection or vaginal thrush. This condition is marked by the inflammation of the vagina and vulva along with itchiness in the vagina, discharge and a burning sensation while urinating.

Vaginal Candidiasis can be very well controlled with Homeopathic remedies. The recurrence of Vaginal Candidiasis can also be prevented with suitable Homeopathic remedies. Homeopathic medicines, which are made from natural substances, help to extract the disease from its root by raising the body’s immunity. When the immune system gets strongly empowered with Homeopathic remedies, the flourishing of fungus in vagina gets halted. As the fungus growth gradually declines, the symptoms also disappear along with it.

Homeopathy is an excellent way of treating this infection. As it has negligible side effects it is safe to use for both children and adults. Homeopathic treatment of this condition also prevents it from recurring by extracting the root cause of the infection and boosting the body’s immunity. Some popular homeopathic remedies for Vaginal Candidiasis are:

  1. Sepia and Calcarea Carb: These are often prescribed in cases where there is a white vaginal discharge. Sepia is prescribed in cases where women also complain of itchiness that is not resolved by scratching, soreness and swelling of the labia minora, vulva and vagina, heat in the genital area and excoriation of the vulva. In cases where the discharge worsens after passing urine or where the discharge is accompanied by burning and itchiness is the genitals, calcarea carb is prescribed. Here, a woman may find her symptoms worsening before and after periods and may notice swelling and redness of the vulva and vagina.

  2. Pulsatilla: Vaginal candidiasis that is characterised by a creamy vaginal discharge can be treated with pulsatilla. The discharge is usually also accompanied by burning and itchiness in the genital area and experienced throughout the month. Some women also complain of a backache and may experience an absence of thirst along with the desire for cool air.

  3. Thuja and Nitric Acid: This is used to treat cases of Vaginal Candidiasis accompanied by excessive soreness and ulcers in the vulva and vagina. Thuja is prescribed especially in cases where there is excessive discomfort in the form of burning sensations in the vulva and vagina. Nitric acid is helpful in cases where a stitching pain is prominent and there is a complain of irritation in the genital area. A white vaginal discharge may also leave behind a yellow stain in such cases.

  4. Monilia Albicans: This is used when there is a presence of cracks or fissures in the vagina or vulva accompanied by itchiness. Some women may also notice the presence of vesicular eruptions that contain fluid on the vulva or vagina.

  5. Helonias: This is used to treat cases marked by a curd-like the deposit in the vulva. The patient may also complain of inflammation and redness of the genital area along with sensations of heat and burning. A backache, weakness and prostration are other common symptoms that can be addressed by this homeopathic remedy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath and ask a free question.

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Hey. I did sex with my girlfriend on 3rd day of her period and ejaculated outside ,and sex without condom and its benn 1 month 5 days and she didn't get her periods back. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi lybrate-user, very very less chance of getting pregnant. Her periods could be delayed because of stress or hormonal imbalance.
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My wife has vomiting since early morning after eating any meal. Is this is a sign of hypermesis gravidarium or early pregnancy? My wife ovulation date is 6-7 Feb 2016.. How can we know she is pregnant or not or any other sign of stomach upset? please reply as soon as possible..

Staged Diabetes Management, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Delhi
My wife has vomiting since early morning after eating any meal. Is this is a sign of hypermesis gravidarium or early ...
Probably a sign of gastritis. The only way to be sure about pregnancy is to do the it ne pregnancy test.
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Mira and her boyfriend had a kind of unprotected sex this morning. However her boyfriend did not enter her. Their genitals rubbed against each other while she had her panty on all the time. She is not sure if there was any pre ejaculation or if it was completely dry. Should she be doing something about it. Even if there was an ejaculation are there chances that she could get pregnant? Should she be taking some contraceptive pill. If so which one. It's her 7th day after her periods.

General Physician, Udaipur
Mira and her boyfriend had a kind of unprotected sex this morning. However her boyfriend did not enter her. Their gen...
No pregnancy can never ocurr without fertilization, a process in which male sperm and female egg meet.in your case there is nil chances of fertilization. So no chance of any pregnancy. So be happy and smile. But for pcod kindly consult a gynaecologist.
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I was on yasmin on and off for pcod problem. I have stooped yasmin no period for this month. Please help can I take meprate 10 mg 3 times 3 days? Or one time a day.

MBBS/ DGO/MS/DNB/MRCOG (UK)
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I was on yasmin on and off for pcod problem. I have stooped yasmin no period for this month. Please help can I take m...
Hello lybrate-user, do take meprate 10 mg twice daily fr 5 days, you should get menses within 10 days of stopping meprate.
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Why Cleaning Your Fridge Will Make You Healthy

DNB (Medicine), MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Why Cleaning Your Fridge Will Make You Healthy

Notice the strange smell wafting in your kitchen? It's not your food... it is your refrigerator! Fridge is often one of the last places on our home cleaning list. We like to keep things in our kitchen shining and spotless but the inside of the fridge is a different story all together. The entire contents have to be emptied and at least half a day has to be dedicated to scrubbing and cleaning all the hidden corners, needless to say putting everything back and planning your day around the activity. As boring as it may seem, it is an important chore that you need to undertake at least once a month. Why? Because other than food, your fridge may be hosting some unwanted guests that may cause a lot of health problems for your family. Have a look:

1. Find out who hitched a ride into your fridge: Certain foods, like vegetables, chicken and meat which are not kept in a healthy environment when being sold can harbour some harmful bacteria. These will travel with your food into your fridge and even sometimes cause cross contamination. So give a good thought to what you are putting into your fridge to take your first step towards a healthy life.

2. Find the long lost items: We often put canned foods in the fridge to use for a later day. A lot of these items come with months of shelf life before the expiry date. But sometimes they get pushed back a little too much and we fail to notice that they may have passed their expiry date before use. We often tend to take a 'sniff' and 'taste' test for such items and if they seem fine, we use them anyway. When an item crosses its expiry date, be sure to throw it out. If it doesn't then use your best judgment. When in doubt, throw it out. It may be an on-off case to cause a harmful reaction.

3. Different foods different shelves: Your fridge is designed to hold different foods on different shelves. Raw meat and leftovers go on the bottom shelf, fruits and vegetables on top and cheese and canned items in the center. This allows them to stay closest to the temperature optimum for them.

4. Covert your fridge into your diet ally: Mid night cravings for ice cream, cakes, and other comfort foods can wreck havoc on your diet and health. Start by cleaning out your fridge and let go of the things that can get you into health trouble. Re-stock your fridge with healthy items stored in an attractive manner. Cut carrot sticks, bright fruits, and healthy green salads all stored in snack-able portions will eventually make you reach out for them over other foods.

5. Get your basics right: Your fridge should be under 40 F or 4 degrees. Give it a thorough cleaning every month with baking soda.

Want to know what you can put in your fridge to help you lose weight and gain health? Get a consultation today.

Related Tip: Diets to Gain Muscle Mass and Why Muscles Are Important??

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Im lactating. I thought I was pregnant so I took the home pregnancy test and it came out negative.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Im lactating. I thought I was pregnant so I took the home pregnancy test and it came out negative.
As long as you are lactating you may not get period at all which is due to hormonal suppression. However if you do indulge in sex make sure you use condoms to avoid an unwanted pregnancy..
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I'm 24 years old n married a year ago trying to conceive now my due date was 17 jan n I missed my period I had hsg in October n it was normal n follicular study in november since 1 week I'm feeling indigestion I'm I pregnant?

DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ghaziabad
I'm 24 years old n married a year ago trying to conceive now my due date was 17 jan n I missed my period I had hsg in...
Please do a urine pregnancy test, the kit is easily available with the local pharmacists. It is best to check with first morning urine sample.
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Ayurveda and Vaginitis

MD - Ayurveda, BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Ayurveda and Vaginitis

Vaginitis also known as vaginal infection or vulvovaginitis, it is a situation in which the vagina gets sore and irritated. It is a common occurrence in females. Though it is not a very serious disorder yet it can be a cause of severe discomfort and irritation. Common side effects that are prevalent in the case of vaginitis include either abnormal discharge or vulvovaginal irritation or both. The discharge may also tend to have an unpleasant odor. In ayurveda, vaginitis is often seen as an amalgamation of yoni dahan and yoni kandu, the two different disorders that affects vagina.

The most common causes of vaginitis include

  1. Infections
  2. Deficiency of estrogen
  3. Skin irritants like perfumed soaps and vaginal sprays
  4. Allergies 
  5. Sexual activity, etc.

Diabetes, usage of steroids or tight clothing is also among some of the causes of vaginitis. Ayurveda aims to treat vaginitis naturally, by using precise combinations of certain herbs in addition to a paste for local application.

The following are some ayurvedic home remedies that can be used to treat vaginitis:

  1. To relieve the burning sensation: Add water to triphala herb powder; mix the ingredients. Wash your vagina with this solution to lessen the burning sensation.
  2. To eliminate toxins from the body: Make a beverage of dried cartilaginous tube herb in boiling water and consume it. The herb is known to aid the body in eliminating harmful toxins.
  3. To cure inflammation: Garlic and turmeric are known to cure inflammation. You can use this treatment to cure infection. Turmeric can also be consumed to fight away internal infections.
  4. To cure infection: Margosa also known as neem is an effective natural remedy for curing inflammation. It destroys microorganisms effectively. You can use neem powder to cure the infected area.
  5. To combat the growth of harmful bacterium: Citrus juices are known to aid the canal to regain its acidity and prevent the multiplication of unhealthy bacteria
  6. To avoid infection: Yogurt is one amongst the foremost common home remedies for duct infection. If you apply yogurt on the inflamed areas and additionally eat a bowl of yoghurt on a regular basis your infections will disappear.
  7. To reduce swelling and redness: Soak a clean cloth in cool water and place it on the inflamed space. The cool sensation will compress the blood vessels and reduce the burning sensation, redness, swelling and irritation.
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I am 23 years old I am married I am suffering from vaginal itching and rashes b urning, redness, and swelling of the vagina and the vulvaPain when you urinate (pee) Pain during sex ,rashes on vagina very severe burning.

BHMS, PGDM (Emergency Medical services)
Homeopath, Pune
Hi. It can be urinary tract infection, pylietis,or vaginitis (?PID. So do few blood tests like cbc, urine (R/M).let we know reports then after proper diagnosis ,treatment will be easy part. Drink plenty of water daily. Tc.
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5 Things That Happen to You When You Stop Having Sex

D.E.H.M
Sexologist, Faridabad
5 Things That Happen to You When You Stop Having Sex

An important part of your adult life and a way of expressing your love, sex can be an effort when, both you and your partner do not feel up to it.

However when you completely put a stop to having sex, these 5 things can happen: 

  1. You feel more anxious: A study by a group of Scottish researchers reveals that when you go without sex for a long time, you are unable to cope with the pressures of life. Couples who had sex for at least once over a 14 day period were able to cope with stressful situations, the study revealed. During sex, your body releases chemicals like oxytocin and endorphins that leave you with happy feelings. When you abstain from it, you shut down an avenue to get rid of pent-up emotion or energy.
  2. It raises the possibility of prostate cancer in men: Research reveals that men who have sex regularly experience a 20% fall in their chances of developing prostate cancer. The reason is frequent episodes of ejaculation bring about the removal of harmful matter from the prostate gland.
  3. You become more prone to colds and flu: Less sex can affect your body's ability to fight off germs, making you prone to common colds and flu. A research by the Wilkes-Barre University shows that couples who have sex one or two times a week witness a 30% boost in the production of immunoglobulin A or IgA (an antibody that is the body's first line of defense against germs) compared to people who don't.  
  4. It increases the risk for erectile dysfunction (ED) in men: Findings published in the American Journal of Medicine highlight the fact that men who have sex less frequently are two times more likely to experience ED than men who have sex about once a week. According to the researchers of the study, frequent sex allows the penis to maintain its strength and effectiveness.
  5. A drop in Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) for women: One good thing comes out of not having sex. It is said that about 80% of UTI occurs within 24 hours of having sex. During intercourse, bacteria from the vagina get transported into the urethra, leading to the infection of the area. For women, the decision to not have sex can reduce the risk of developing this condition.
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My aunt has periods for 2 months n stl continuing. Shes scared dat her uterus is infected. She did ultrasound and also pap smear test and evrytng is normal in the report.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My aunt has periods for 2 months n stl continuing. Shes scared dat her uterus is infected. She did ultrasound and als...
Hello, give her china q 10 drops with water twice daily. Milifolium q. 10 drops with water twice daily. Revert after 7 days. Take care.
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I am not able to conceive because my husband do not do sex regularly. He never feels the libido and excitement. What to do to boost his libido.

MBBS DGO PGDCC
Gynaecologist, Belgaum
I am not able to conceive because my husband do not do sex regularly. He never feels the libido and excitement. What ...
U can have sex from D10-D16 on alternate daysof ur menstrual period if you have regular periods to become pregnant .
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My usg done today it showed blighted ovum. As my weeks of pregnancy has to be 12, but only 7 weeks was shown in usg. Dr. Said for repeat usg and it is doubting as threatened abortion. What is the reason behind and what precautions should I take?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
My usg done today it showed blighted ovum. As my weeks of pregnancy has to be 12, but only 7 weeks was shown in usg. ...
Reason may be genetic cause of the embryo or any of the parents, hormonal problems, blood related problems. Now there is little scope of any precautions except repeat the scan and get prepared for the worst.
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Sir I want to know that, When a girl pregnant then which food & medicine are the best?

Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Sir I want to know that, When a girl pregnant then which food & medicine are the best?
Hi lybrate user, if every thing is normal then in first 3 months tab folic acid, from 4th month iron and calcium tables are enough, you should take protein rich diet like milk, paneer, soya, all pulses, if you take non veg then chicken n fish is good. You can add nuts like almonds, walnuts n pista.
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I am 31 years old girl. My hubby is 35 years old. We are planning for a child. But I am unable to conceive. We are medical fit also. Report are ok as well. So what you would advise us to do? please help.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Sometimes even if everything is normal, there may be difficulty in conception (" unexplained infertility"). In that case treatment gives very good results, provided you follow the step wise treatment, keeping patience. Al the best.
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I had sex on 27 the day of period. I took an ipill the same day. I had very light bleeding after 5 hrs of the pill. What does it mean.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I had sex on 27 the day of period. I took an ipill the same day. I had very light bleeding after 5 hrs of the pill. W...
Light bleeding is due to disturbances of periods due to I pill. As this is hormonal pill and cause hormonal imbalance. Don't worry, normal periods will come.
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Hi Doctor My wife is pregnant with 6th month, I would to know if she can use wheat grass juice daily, is there any complications if she take This juice. Many elder people are saying is good to use but would like to know from doctors whether can be used and is it good for both.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi Doctor
My wife is pregnant with 6th month, I would to know if she can use wheat grass juice daily, is there any co...
I don't think there are any human studies to prove the safety or advantage of wheatgrass in pregnancy. Unless the safety aspect is confirmed by the manufacturer, it is best not to consume during pregnancy.
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Due to office tensions I am unable to active on bed, my husband disappointing with me. So please suggest some tablets for increasing my mood. Please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Due to office tensions I am unable to active on bed, my husband disappointing with me. So please suggest some tablets...
Homoeopathic medicine ONOISMODIUM Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink10 drop in 20 ml fresh water 3 time daily for 30 days.
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Hii. We ar couple trying to conceive since 2 months. But we are not able to conceive. What to do? When to have intercourse for conceiving?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hii. We ar couple trying to conceive since 2 months. But we are not able to conceive. What to do? When to have interc...
Unless you try for one full year for a child you dont have to seek any medical help. For getting pregnant u need to have regular intercourse at least 3 times in a week. If her cycles are regular u can substrac 14 from her expected date. 3 days +/- are the days where ovulation is likely to occur. So should not miss those middle 6 days
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