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Dr. Latika

Gynaecologist, Delhi

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Dr. Latika is a renowned Gynaecologist in Najafgarh, Delhi. You can visit him/her at Metro Lifeline Hospital in Najafgarh, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Latika and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello mam. This is for my mother problem age 47. Irregular periods long duration up to 10 days and once stopped period again after 5 days got another one means two times in a month. Consulted doctor.

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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hello mam. This is for my mother problem age 47. Irregular periods long duration up to 10 days and once stopped perio...
Dear user. I can understand. Please don't be panic. I suggest you to consult a gynecologist in person. We are here to help you in every aspect of your mental and physical health. Any sexual or psychological problems can be cured with the help of various methods and therapies. I suggest you to post your query with every detail here. We will help you in overcoming your problems certainly. Take care.
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My daughter 17 years old has irregular period. Now we got her tests done. She has insulin level 27.26, grade 1 fatty liver and bulky ovaries with peripheral tiny cysts. I am very much worried about her. Her other tests such as tsh, dhea, fha, prolactin etc are normal.

BHMS, DEMS, CCH, CSD
Homeopath, Pune
My daughter 17 years old has irregular period. Now we got her tests done. She has insulin level 27.26, grade 1 fatty ...
PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome) due to high insulin causes irregular periods and fatty liver, High insulin is due primarily to a diet high in sugar and simple carbohydrates. So try reduce sugar carbohydrates intake from your diet. For PCOS take Thuja 200 4 pills 3 times a day.
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Antibiotic Resistance - Why It Happens?

MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Antibiotic Resistance - Why It Happens?

Ever been in a situation where a medicine you used to take regularly to deal with something, suddenly stopped being effective? This is because of antibiotic resistance. This refers to the ability of bacteria to change their structure so as to resist the antibiotic. Thus an illness that was once easy treatable is no longer effected by the same medicines and the bacteria causing the infection multiply thus worsening the condition.

How do bacteria turn antibiotic resistant?
When you take a drug, not all the bacteria are affected equally. While some bacteria die out, others turn dormant. Repeated and improper use of antibiotics can lead to these dormant bacteria multiplying and spreading the disease instead of containing it. One of the main causes of this is using strong antibiotics to treat minor viral illnesses.

What can you do to fight antibiotic resistance?

  1. Follow your prescription: When taking a course of antibiotics it is also essential to complete the course and not leave it midway just because you are feeling better. Antibiotics are also most effective when taken regularly. Hence avoid skipping a dose in your treatment. Doing this does not completely cure the infection but increases the bacteria's resistance to the drug.
  2. Do not take someone else's medicine: Self medicating can do more harm than good. Each drug attacks a particular combination of symptoms. Taking medication prescribed for someone else can increase the bacteria's resistance to antibiotics. It can also delay correct treatment thus allowing your condition to worsen.
  3. Discard leftover medication: When stored for long periods of time, medicines lose their potency. Thus if you were to take them later, they would be less naturally less effective against the bacteria.
  4. Do not take antibiotics for a viral infectionIn any case, antibiotics to not address viruses and hence the medicine will not have a beneficial effect on the virus. However, it can affect the bacteria present in your body making it resistant to the drug.
  5. Do not use antibiotics for an extended duration: Antibiotic use such as treatment for acne can contribute to antibiotic resistance. If you must take any such medication, ensure that you are being cared for by a healthcare professional. Most doctors will suggest giving your body breaks between antibiotic courses when it comes to long term medication.
  6. Try natural remedies: Many common bacterial infections can be successfully treated naturally in the early stages. Aloe vera, turmeric, garlic and tea tree oil are some natural cures for a range of bacterial infections. The biggest advantage of these natural cures is their lack of side effects. However, if your condition is not improved with natural remedies, consult a doctor for stronger medications before your situation gets worse.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Mere periods ho rahe hai 22 sep se Mai hamesha 2 din mai thk ho jati hu is baar 4 din ho gae thik nhi hue bleeding ho rhe hai jyda jyda multiload bhe lagi hue hai mere. Mai kya karu.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Mere periods ho rahe hai 22 sep se Mai hamesha 2 din mai thk ho jati hu is baar 4 din ho gae thik nhi hue bleeding ho...
Pl take Prawal pishti 1/2 gm, sito paladi chooran 3 gm, Nagkeshar chooran 2 gm, Shubhra bhasm 1/4 gm approx - twice daily with water. Thereafter take Ashokarishta 15 ml with equal water twice daily after food. Pl consult online for any query. Totally safe. Initially take for a week even if mc stops. Then consult online.
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Good Afternoon Doctor, I want to ask one question is there any pills for abortion?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Yes, medical abortion is safe during first 8 weeks of pregnancy. A kit is available with 5 tablets and instructions to take them for 3 days as directed. Process starts from day 1 but complete the course. If bleeding is for more than 10 days do visit doctor to get checked for retained pieces / infection in uterus. Since tablets are available easily, it should not become a habit to take course again and again. Do use protection properly.
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Homeopathic Medicines for Weight Loss

B.H. M. S.
Homeopath, Pune
Homeopathic Medicines for Weight Loss

Obesity or excessive weight is a common problem for both men and women irrespective of their age. Obesity must not be ignored as it can lead to further complicated health problems like heart diseases and asthma. Different causes are responsible for excessive weight gain, such as hypothyroidism, depression or polycystic ovarian disease among many others.

Homeopathy offers many effective medicines for weight loss; they are as follows:

  1. Antimonium Crudum: This medicine is advised to children or young people suffering from excessive and inappropriate weight. If symptoms like thick white coat on the tongue, discoloration of nails, craving for salt, irritability are noticed in a child or young person, then the doctor may recommend this medicine.
  2. Calcarea carbonica: This medicine is recommended if fat gets accumulated in the abdominal region. It helps to lose fat from the abdomen region. It is also given to a person showing the symptom of excessive perspiration.
  3. Lycopodium: It is administered to people showing symptoms like depression or excessive craving for sweets. It helps to lose weight from the thigh or buttock region.
  4. Graphites: This may be advised if you show symptoms like fatigue, weakness or depression. It is mostly suggested to women.
  5. Nux vomica: This may be recommended if you have gained weight due to inactiveness. If symptoms like constipation or sensitivity to cold air are noticed, then this may be advised.
  6. Ignatia: Ignatia is generally advised if you gain weight due to depression.
  7. Natrum Mur: This medicine may be advised to lose weight from the thigh and buttock region. It is given to people showing symptoms like depression, sensitivity towards heat or sun.
  8. Phytolacca: This is one of the most common medicines suggested by doctors for weight loss. If you show symptoms like swollen glands, pain in the ear or feel dryness in your throat, then this may be advised to you.

It is highly recommended for you to consult a homeopathic doctor before taking any medicine in order to find out the root cause of your weight gain.

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M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
List of acidic foods

1. Milk
2. Yogurt
3. Most grains
4. Eggs
5. Kidney beans
6. Processed juices
7. Fish
8. Oats
9. Coconut
10. Sugar
11. Lentils
12. Tea, coffee
13. Rice
14. Chicken
15. Salmon, tuna
16. Most nuts
17. Beer, wine
18. Cheese
19. Soda
20. Pickle

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Blocked Fallopian Tubes - 7 Causes Behind It!

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Blocked Fallopian Tubes - 7 Causes Behind It!

It is said that blocked fallopian tubes are the most common cause of female infertility in about 40% women who are infertile. Fallopian tubes are channels through which the egg travels to reach the uterus and blockage of these tubes can put a stop to this from taking place. Depending on the different parts of the tubes, this form of blockage is of several types.

What are the different types of fallopian tube blockages?
1. Proximal tubal occlusion
This form of fallopian tube blockage involves the isthmus (an area of about 2 cm long, this part of the fallopian tube connects the infundibulum and ampulla to the uterus). This problem occurs after an illness like complications associated with abortion, cesarean section, PID (pelvic inflammatory disease).

2. Mid-segment tubal obstruction
It occurs in the ampullary section of the fallopian tube and is most frequently a result of tubal ligation damage. The procedure of tubal ligation is performed to put a stop to pregnancy permanently.

3. Distal tubal occlusion
This is a kind of blockage wherein the section of the fallopian tube that is close to the ovary is affected and is commonly associated with a condition known as hydrosalpinx (a condition in which the fallopian tube is filled with fluid). The latter is often brought on by Chlamydia infection, leading to fallopian tube and pelvic adhesions.

The conditions that may give rise to this problem can include:
1. Genital tuberculosis (the TB infection that occurs in the genital tract)
2. Ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy in which the embryo places itself outside the uterus)
3. Tubal ligation removal
4. Complications related to surgery of the lower abdomen
5. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
6. Uterine fibroids (benign growths that occur in the uterus)
7. Endometriosis (development of uterine tissue outside of the organ)

These disorders can lead to the development of scar tissue, adhesions, polyps or tumors to form inside the pathway. Additionally, the tubes can also get stuck to other body parts such as the ovaries, bladder, uterus and bowels. Two things can happen to the fallopian tubes, either they can become twisted or the tubes walls may stick together, leading to a complete blockage. Moreover, even if the fallopian tubes are partially damaged, they can remain open so as to enable pregnancy to occur, while increasing your risk for ectopic pregnancy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist and ask a free question.

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Sir I had undergone bartholin cyst operation one week before. What are the care should be taken now?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Rest when you feel tired. Try to walk each day. Start out by walking a little more than you did the day before. Avoid strenuous activities, such as biking, jogging, weight lifting, and aerobic exercise. You may have some blood or fluid draining from the cyst. Wear sanitary pads if needed. Do not have sex until your doctor tells you it is okay. You can eat your normal diet. Drink plenty of fluids. You may notice that your bowels are not regular right after your surgery. This is common. Try to avoid constipation and straining with bowel movements. Take a fibre supplement. If you have not had a bowel movement after a couple of days, take a mild laxative. Wash the area daily with warm water. Sit in 8 to 10 centimetres of warm water (sitz bath) for 15 to 20 minutes 3 times a day. Keep the area clean and dry.
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