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Dr. Poonam M. Chawla

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist, Delhi

36 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Poonam M. Chawla MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Delhi
36 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Poonam M. Chawla is a trusted Gynaecologist in Vikas Puri, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 36 years of experience as a Gynaecologist. He is a qualified MBBS, DGO . You can meet Dr. Poonam M. Chawla personally at Chawla Maternity Home in Vikas Puri, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poonam M. Chawla on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - U C M S, Delhi, - 1981
DGO - Safdarjang Hospital , U C M S, - 1984
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Hindi
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DELHI MEDICAL COUNCIL
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I am 7 month pregnant n started getting vaginal discharge. I wanted to knw is it harmful or not.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
vag discharge is harmful only if it is an infected one,or if the quantity is unusual., and also if there is itching,pain and offensive smell along with it.
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Night Emission

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My wife age is 40. There is a irregular period.We have a one female child born in 05/02/2007.Her stomach is expanding.

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Ayurveda, Narnaul
Hello Dear,Periods occur when the egg formed during each menstrual cycle in the female body is not fertilized and hence ejected out of the reproductive system along with blood and several other tissue cells. The duration of each menstrual cycle is about 28 days Most women will experience their monthly period right from the time they are 13 to the time they are 50. For many women, their monthly period is nothing more than an annoyance; but other women may suffer some problems. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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I am 27 years old and my weight is 78kgs. I had complicated vivax malaria with multi organ failure in 2010. After my recovery I had gained this weight. Before that my weight was 58-60 kgs. My height is 5ft 2inches. I am a bengali and that's why rice is our main food. But I don't eat red meat, pestries, cakes or too much cold drinks and chips. I want to loss my weight and go back to my previous figure with a healthy diet. I am married and want to conceive soon. So I just want to know what should I do to loss my weight and will there be any problem to conceive due to my previous illness? I have no gynecological problem and I have regular menstrual cycle and no other diseases. Please help me. Thank you.

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Ayurveda, Gulbarga
squeeze a lemon in a cup of warm water. Drink this water as soon as you get up in the morning. Drink lots of water throughout the day, keep yourself well hydrated? drink green tea in the morning. It has antioxidants that help the body to burn fat and detoxify. Eliminate all juice (except natural pomegranate juice) and soft drinks from your diet. Drink only 1 cup of coffee a day? avoid junk food at all cost? start exercising. Do ? hour to 45 minutes of cardio, preferably walking on an incline every day. Do light weight training for upper body three times a week? snack on a small amount of almonds (5 at a time) throughout the day (4 times a day maximum)? take a good quality multi vitamin daily any querries msg me and you want diet chart msg me.
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I am regularly having Sex with my boyfriend and I am having I-pill within 3 days. But lastly I had Sex with him on Thursday and I forgot to have I-pill on Saturday. But I have taken I-pill on Monday. What should I do. Please tell.

FICMCH, Diploma In Laproscopic Surgery, Certified in Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I am regularly having Sex with my boyfriend and I am having I-pill within 3 days. But lastly I had Sex with him on Th...
I-pill is not very reliable for birth control especially if used frequently. Please do a pregnancy test if you miss your period and switch over to a reliable contraceptive.
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Yesterday I have done sex for the first time and bleeding happens. Even today morning I found little bleeding. Is it normal?

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
It is normal for some women to bleed after having sexual intercourse for the first time. Bright red in color, the bleeding is caused by stretching of the hymen until it tears. If the bleeding continues, it will turn dark red and trail off until it stops, typically within a few days.
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Hi im 19 my girlfriend want me to do oral sex with her vagina is this safe .or else I will get conjuncted with sexually transmitted disease.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Delhi
Its not 100 % safe; you can use vaginal condoms for her and then do oral sex though that also does not cover all vagina.
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Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Aides such as canes or walkers for walking and balancing can be used to prevent yourself from falling.
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I had an ectopic pregnancy and I've been taken methotrexate injection on 20/9/16. I am having body pain since two days. My question is how long will this pain continue and when can I expect bleeding.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I had an ectopic pregnancy and I've been taken methotrexate injection on 20/9/16. I am having body pain since two day...
Hello, You are unlikely to experience any bleeding because of methotrexate injection. Follow up with your gynecologist as ectopic pregnancy needs to be examined closely.
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I am 27 years old married women. I have an issue when i intimate with my husband while sex and after sex huge pain start in my stomach is any serious problem or small issue.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am 27 years old married women. I have an issue when i intimate with my husband while sex and after sex huge pain st...
Hi lybrate-user you need to understand why this type of pain is their it's better to visit gynaecologist for internal examination and get pelvic ultrasound done to rule out other causes of such pain. Wish you good luck.
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My wife got thyroid /lack of vitamin D WHILE pregnancy due to which her full body swollen while pregnancy, after pregnancy after takin vit D tablets vit D recovered but still thyroid is there she is taking since after delivery (7 months) still she suffering pain in her joints /legs some days.

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My wife got thyroid /lack of vitamin D WHILE pregnancy due to which her full body swollen while pregnancy, after preg...
where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving THYROXINE tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time. you can take tab. dolo 650mg sos for pain.
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I had a hormonal imbalance so tat my ovary follicles cell will not grow by nature. Doctor give some injection and make it grow after tat she make some some injection to rupture d cell and ask to in intercourse for 7 days. And done 1 iui but all have failed. This Month she give only femilon tablet. Shall I avoid it on ovulation time and made a unprotected sex after one week again I continue the tablet means will I able to get conceive?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Internship, MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
I had a hormonal imbalance so tat my ovary follicles cell will not grow by nature. Doctor give some injection and mak...
Hi You have to take femilon tablet continuously without a break. This is oral contraceptive to regularise your cycle and hormones of body. Thanks.
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My query is related to unwanted pregnancy. I was being intimate with my girlfriend. I had never penetrated her and she is still a virgin. But some of my pre ejaculate was on my fingers and I rubbed my fingers on her genitals but does not penetrated my fingers either. This incident took place 13 days ago on october 29. Her last periods started on 20th of october and ends on 23rd october. Again 3 days ago on 7th november we again have a moment and some of my pre ejaculate was on her hand. She fingered herself with that hand but again did not penetrated herself. After that we realised that there are some chances of pregnancy from pre ejaculate. Now we do not know should we take some preventive measures or not. Is there any chance of pregnancy or not? Please guide us through this situation. I studied online about this and came across following drugs: misoprostol. Should I give it to her or not? Please tell me about its side effects and precautions while taking it, or any other thing that might help. My girlfriend also have diagnosed PCOS and have irregular periods from starting. She is also complaining about backache and have observed white fluid coming from her vagina.

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Sexologist, Jodhpur
My query is related to unwanted pregnancy. I was being intimate with my girlfriend. I had never penetrated her and sh...
no need to take medicines..chances are very very low near zero percent...she is already suffering from irrecgular periods ..these tablets will further disturb cycle... dont take stress..eat raw papaya during period expected dates.. consult for further help.
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I am 4 months pregnant. My question is when ever I eat I poop. I don't know why its happening is my first pregnancy. Is my baby fi9 please reply.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 4 months pregnant. My question is when ever I eat I poop. I don't know why its happening is my first pregnancy. ...
Eat a balanced diet. Avoid spicy, oily,fatty foods. Avoid outside food. As long as you are not having loose motions, it's ok.
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Panchkarma- A Science of Rejuvenation

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Panchkarma-   A Science of Rejuvenation
Panchkarma treatment a specialised branch of holistic ayurveda, is having anabolic, restorative, regenerative effect on tissues, even at the atomic & molecular level.
It helps the growth of the tissues, in addition to increase of resistance & immunity power of the body, that helps to fight infections with immuno creative & rejuvenating treatment.
It makes an individual healthy bodily & mentally to live long disease free.
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I am 17 years old & I have a problem in my breast from yesterday from nipple water is coming out why this happen can you say me.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist,
I am 17 years old & I have a problem in my breast from yesterday from nipple water is coming out why this happen can ...
If it is from both breasts then it is usually due to hormonal problem. But if from one breast then you may need ultrasound test. Wait few days it may go away.
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I went to a dermatologist and he said I have herpes. I never had sexual contact with anyone. Is it possible heroes can be mistaken by other disease?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I went to a dermatologist and he said I have herpes. I never had sexual contact with anyone. Is it possible heroes ca...
Lybrate-user, herpes infection r of different types and are caused by different viruses like herpes simplex and herpes zoster, not all herpes infection can be sexually transmitted, so you can get herpes even without sexual contact.
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Obesity - Possible Causes Behind it

Msc. - Food Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Obesity - Possible Causes Behind it

According to WHO a third of the world population is obese, obesity is caused by overeating, lack of physical activity, age factor, hereditary and sometimes malfunctioning of the endocrine glands causing excessive fat accumulation. Food is meant to generate energy in the body so as to enable each and every organ to discharge its individual functions. To avoid overeating one has be careful about portion control and eat at a fixed time. Each meal should have a combination of carbohydrate 50 to 60 % of total calories + protein 35 to 40% of total calories and fat 20 to 25% of total calories. Dietary fibre of 25 to 30 grams a day can obtained from whole grain, fruits and vegetables should also be taken in sufficient quantities as it imparts a sense of satiation and reduces the food intake.

Indian diets are usually high in carbohydrates leading to higher incidence of diabetes. This can be countered by increasing proteins in each meal along with fibre,which gives a controlled balance to sugar levels in the body. Use unsaturated vegetable oils like olive, rice bran, soyabean and sunflower oil to maintain and reduce cholesterol and maintain heart health along with Omega-3 from flax seed, nuts (almonds and walnuts) or fish oil supplements, including vegetable juices in your daily diet improves the antioxidant level and fibre in the body and helps in weight loss.

How to make meal plans customized to your BMR

Step 1 - Calculate your BMR

Women's BMR Men's BMR     
655 66
+ (9.6* of your weight in kilos) + (13.7* your weight in kg)
+ (1.8*your height in cm) + (5*your height in cm)
- (4.7*your age in years) - (6.8*your age in years)
= ___________ Calories per day = ___________ Calories per day

Step 2 - After calculating your BMR ,and to start weight loss cut 200 kcal from your BMR.

For example if your BMR is 1600 kcal choose a meal plan that is 200 kcal lower I.e is from 1200 to 1400 calorie meal plan.

The main meals should be three meals like your breakfast ,lunch and dinner and the in between meals should be like fruits ,veg juice ,dry fruits,dry bhel , roasted chana, a slice of cheese ,which are not very dense in calories and high in nutrients.

STEP 3 - Eat every two hours with three main meals and three small meals.

STEP 4 - Drink plenty of water through the day at least 8 to 10 glasses.

Exercise - Lack of physical activity means there is no energy output and this results in weight gain over the period of time because as we age our BMR reduces (basal metetabolic rate : that is total number of calories your body requires for normal body functions excluding any activity factor like exercise, BMR is the energy used for metabolic process of maintaining life itself and usually accounts for two thirds of total daily expenditure ). To maintain a healthy weight increasing the BMR is essential and this means increasing the muscle mass over the fat mass as 1 pound of muscle burns 6 calories at rest and 1 pound of fat just 2 calories. Increasing muscle mass can happen only through physical exercise and adequate protein in the diet thereby, increasing fibre and reducing fat in the diet.

Advantages of Physical Activity

  1. Helps to keep digestive system in optimum condition
  2. Improves cardiac rhythm and output
  3. Maintains flexibility of body
  4. Energies blood vessels and does not allow cholesterol deposits and improved heart health as it does not allow fat accumulation
  5. Improves peristaltic action of intestine and rectum and removes constipation
  6. Helps in improving insulin resistance in the body especially in PCOD and PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
  7. Maintains the sugar levels in diabetic patients

Other Causes of Obesity

  1. Age factor: Obesity is generally prevalent in the middle age as the BMR reduces as a person ages especially if he or she does not exercise, but weight gain can be gender specific as women have more fat mass and the weight gain during pregnancy is common due to increase in fat in the diet, but in recent years there has been a rapid rise in obesity in children and teens due to over indulgence in junk and fast foods, which have high amounts of refined carbohydrates and hydrogenated fats. Heredity also plays an important role in fat accumulation. Children of obese parents do have high chances inheriting obesity from their parents as genetic factor could be a contributing factor rather than excessive food. In such cases physical activity plays a very important role for weight loss
  2. Untreated Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroid causes a drop in the BMR and increase in fat percentage and if untreated can cause weight gain, but once on medication they have improved metabolism.
  3. Drugs: Use of oral contraceptives, steroids, insulin and phenothiazines is generally followed by weight gain to stimulation of appetite.
  4. Alcohol: Alcohol is just empty calories and 1ml of alcohol gives 7 calories and this causes weight gain along with the fat laden food eaten while having alcohol, overeating is usually a consequence of drinking leading to weight gain and drinking coupled with smoking increases the lipid levels in the body affecting the heart health
  5. Fasting and Yo Yo Dieting: The process of losing weight and gaining weight several times throughout a life time is often characterised by increased fatness with each cycle (Krause food and nutrition therapy). Fasting is dropping calories to less than 600 to 800 over a period of time, which causes starvation and breakdown of muscle mass and lowering of BMR and once one gets back to normal diet there is sudden surge in weight which then gets difficult to rid off.
  6. Water: Incredible as it may seem water is a very important catalyst in weight loss,water suppress the appetite naturally and helps metabolise stored fat. Drinking water is best for fluid retention caused due to excessive intake of salt, the more water you take, more it dilutes the excess salt and reduces the fluid retention. Eight to twelve glasses of water in a day is the optimal intake.
  7. Stress: Stress is a another precipitating factor for weight gain which causes damage to the heart. Excessive stress causes an increase in cortisol and thereby, increase in fat percentage in the body and weight gain. An emotionally charged and highly strung nervous system can adversely affect the coronary arteries and deteriorate the heart. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.
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If I do sex without condom with my partner and ejaculate inside then what would be the probability of getting her pregnant, if both of us are fully functional. Is there any time period during the menstrual cycle, during which we can do sex without any protection and still avoid pregnancy without any pills?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
If I do sex without condom with my partner and ejaculate inside then what would be the probability of getting her pre...
Yes you can avoid pregnancy without pills star count a day from first day of menstruation avoid sex at the time of menstruation then strat after stop of bleeding means you can do sex at 6th, 7th 8thday then again stop till 21st day and till period start.
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