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Dr. Pratima Shrivastava


Gynaecologist, Delhi

39 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Pratima Shrivastava MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Delhi
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Dr. Pratima Shrivastava is a renowned Gynaecologist in Lok Clinic Hospital, Delhi. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 39 years. She has done MBBS, DGO . You can visit her at Dr. Pratima Shrivastava Clinic in Lok Clinic Hospital, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pratima Shrivastava on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 42 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Delhi and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Government Medical College in Jabalpur, - 1979
DGO - Government Medical College in Jabalpur, - 1982
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I have serious itching in Virginia and white discharge with some smell. It's irritating, what shall I do? Please advice.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
I have serious itching in Virginia and white discharge with some smell. It's irritating, what shall I do? Please advice.
Fungal infection is very likely condition and this can be well managed with antifungal vaginal suppository" miconazole" van be tried take care for good hygiene.
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Reproductive Health & Menstrual Cycle

Speciality Birthing Care
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Reproductive Health & Menstrual Cycle

With an upsurge in the number of women suffering from dysfunctional reproductive systems and a myriad of gynecological problems, resulting in irregular periods, infertility and several other complications, it is of paramount importance to keep a record of the dates and duration of your monthly cycles. This is not only useful for future reference when you visit a gynecologist, but it also helps you to understand if there are delays in period or excess of bleeding in any particular month. 

Why is tracking your menstrual cycles important?

Keeping a track of the menstrual cycles is a mandatory exercise for women who are thinking about pregnancy or those trying to avoid it. It is advisable to abstain from intercourse for a few days before and after the period, which is the prime time for ovulation. Keeping track of your periods gives you a clear indicator of whether you have become pregnant because delay in the menstrual onset implies pregnancy. The reverse is also true; if you are trying to get pregnant, conception is usually fruitful on these days of maximum ovulation, which you can easily calculate based on your well maintained menstrual record.

How should you go about keeping track of your menstruation?

While it not possible to note down every possible aspect of the menstruation in a notebook, the easiest way of maintaining a planner is to mark the first day of each period on the calendar. The difference between two consecutive periods will give you your cycle lengths.

In addition you can choose to make a note of how heavy the bleeding is, or if there are changes in mood and appetite on those days. You will then be well prepared for your next visit to the gynecologist.

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While having sex with my partner, condom has burst. What are the chances of her getting pregnant and what is the solution to avoid pregnancy?

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
While having sex with my partner, condom has burst. What are the chances of her getting pregnant and what is the solu...
Chances of her getting pregnant depend upon the day of the cycle and her age. Use emergency contraceptive pill anyway and be safe for future
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Health Diet Foods!

Sexologist Clinic
Sexologist, Faridabad
Health Diet Foods!

Include banana in your diet, bananas are rich in potassium and vitamin, which will help to increase your virility.

  1. Eat a lot of almonds. Almonds are rich in zinc and they help to boost your libido.

  2. Eat a lot of strawberries, they are rich in vitamin C and help in blood circulation, which in turn helps in better sexual experience.
  3. Get good sleep of minimum eight hours as you need energy for sex.
  4. Eat one garlic on your empty stomach early in the morning. It helps to increase your sexual organs stamina to hold out.
  5. Drink a lot of water and eat healthy food. Eat a lot of salads, soups, fruits, vegetables, nuts, etc.
  6. Avoid junk food, it is bad for your health as well as your sex life.
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I am aged 35 yrs. I didt get periods for about 6 months. I am short structured person. Having a girl baby 3 yrs.

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Ayurveda, Gulbarga
An irregular period, medically known as oligomenorrhea, is a common problem among women. It usually refers to infrequent periods with intervals of more than 35 days. A normal menstrual cycle ranges from 21 to 35 days. Menstrual bleeding generally lasts for two to seven days. Women normally have 11 to 13 periods in a year, but those with oligomenorrhea may have fewer than six or seven periods aloe vera helps treat menstrual irregularities naturally by regulating your hormones. 1. Extract fresh aloe vera gel from an aloe leaf. 2. Mix in one teaspoon of honey. 3. Consume it daily before having your breakfast. 4. Follow this remedy for about three months. Note: do not use this remedy during your periods any queries message me and start m2 tone syrup regularly for 2-3 month. Not to worry.
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I was cuddle with my boyfriend. And his penis touched my tummy. Just my tummy nothing else. And mine periods problem was also there. So I want to know that is there any possibility of pregnancy.

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
Psychologist, Palakkad
I was cuddle with my boyfriend. And his penis touched my tummy. Just my tummy nothing else. And mine periods problem ...
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. There is no chance of pregnancy in the given circumstances. The first requirement of pregnancy is the sperm should be ejected wihin the vagina. That did not happen in your case. Don't worry. Take care.
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Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gyneacology), FNB Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

During pregnancy a woman’s body undergoes constant changes. The entire body tries to accommodate place for the growing uterus as hormones levels drastically fluctuate and ligaments stretched. Pelvic pain and the ensuing discomfort around this time is a common phenomenon experienced by most women. 

Though the pain may be harmless, at times it may also lead to serious repercussions. Therefore the identification of the causes that lead to pelvic pain during pregnancy is crucial. Some of them are: 

  1. Accommodation pain: In the initial stages of pregnancy, women may experience cramps which are akin to the pain that precedes menstruation. However, in the case of pregnant women, the pain leads to no bleeding, but in all probability, is caused due to the expansion of the uterus.
  2. Round ligament pain: Amidst the host of changes that the body goes through, the ligament that goes from the uterus to the groin also undergoes a change; it expands. This is responsible for the pain in the sides especially when women are walking or getting up from a chair.
  3. Baby’s weight: As the weight of the fetus begins to increase it exerts a pressure on the nerves that move from the vagina to the legs. This causes a dull pain in the pelvic region which increases considerably with walking and riding a car. This is most commonly felt by women who are in their third trimester.
  4. Urinary Tract Infection: According to reports, most women suffer from urinary tract infection or UTI during pregnancy. This results in uncontrolled, often times, bloody urination and a pain in the abdomen. This is a major cause of concern as, if untreated, it infects the kidneys which in turn increases the risk of an early labour.
  5. Miscarriage: In the first trimester, a pain in the abdomen may be an indication of a miscarriage. In such a situation, the pain is followed by bleeding and cramps.
  6. Early labour: During pregnancy, an intermittent pain in the pelvic area and a back ache can also be suggestive of an early labour. If the contractions continue for over two hours after taking the necessary precautions like urinating and taking rest, it may be a sign of an early labor.
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Get rid of Life Threatening Problems

iMAS Advanced Bariatric Surgery Excellence Centre
Bariatrician, Delhi
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Advantages and detail about Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgeries

Hi I am Doctor Suviraj John. I am a consultant at Minimal Access. Perform surgery through laparoscopy and now through robotic surgery as well. I am a consultant at the Institute of minimal access and metabolic and bariatric surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Our speciality is fully dedicated to performing surgery through laparoscopy and robotic surgery. The main benefits being smaller wounding, lesser pain, early recovery, to work as well as to normal life because in the overall experience is lesser than conventional open surgery. We apply our science to the broad areas of digestive disorders like gastroesophageal reflux disease, gosselin disease and problems like rectal prolapse and also now increasingly to problems of abdominal hernia which are in gualala swell as incisional in nature.

We also cover gastrin Silo cancer and now increasingly in the areas of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Gothel affects about five percent of of the population for the large part of it is asymptomatic people don't have any symptoms but when it affects people it can come down to life threatening problems. We advise our chloesectomy that has a removal of the gallbladder through leproscopy for people affected with this disease as in the long term this disease can cause pain infection even up to rupture of the gallbladder. Ship it to the stone to the common bile duct resulting In damage the liver, jaundice and even conditions as threatening as acute pancreatitis and in the long run can cause damage related to chronic cholecystitis and also in the origin of called letter cancer which is a very aggressive cancer. So does if you are known to have gallstones on a routine checkup or having found to have gallstones for minimum symptoms such as dyspepsia we would advise you to consult a surgeon and have the gallbladder removed as soon as you can.

Hernia, this is a increasing in the population worldwide. Even in India up to 10%population can be affected with the hernia. Common hernias are in the groin and amreen inguinal hernias. The second most common of ventral hernias of the abdominal wall like the umbilical hernia as well as incisional hernia division now becoming more common as we can undergo more and more abdominal operations. We apply the science of leproscopy to the repair of these hernias because we find that people with hernias operated by laparoscopy we have quicker return to work, less pain as well as better function and christmases in gualala is a routine be prepared by laparoscopy in in our department as well as most ventral abdominal and incisional hernias.

Gastritis on cancer now ranks from III and IV most common cancers worldwide and also in Asia they are coming up in India as well. The most common cancer from stomach cancer today in India probably would be the colorectal cancer and we as a routine operate those who have operable colorectal cancer laparoscopy as well as the robotic surgery. We have found that our outcomes are excellent from the cancer point of if view as we have long-term follow-up these patients an accident short term quality of life indices. Gastric cancer is rated as the fourth most common cancer worldwide and also around the third most common cancer gastric cancer in the world.

About 50 million Indians are considered to have obesity. In fact in our cities anywhere from 55 to 65%to the population is now overweight with 20 to 35% of them be actually obese. Salary of a city is a whole health altering and a life threatening disease. Dangerous long time problems like diabetes hypertension heart disease kidney failure sleep apnea asthma and even problems like cancer are strongly associated with obesity and increasing in diseases and rates of obesity. Does obesity presents to us as a post to disease and it is our duty to impress upon people that the prevention of opacity is imperative. But sadly once the obesity has been confirmed in a person of a long term in terms of presence you have to act and resolve this problem along with its concomitant commodities like diabetes.

The best long term solution for severe obesity and its associated commodities today is bariatric surgery. The wonderful aspect of bariatric surgery is that not only does it offer you a long time resolution in terms of weight loss but it also almost results and cure promises diabetes up to 90 to 95% of people, hypertension in about to 80% of people, sleep apnea in up to 95 % of people and problems which is ask them are and diseases like diabetes up to 60 to 70%. The most wonderful thing in this procedure is it that it reduces the risk of death and increases long-term survival. People this is its biggest benefit.

You can contact me through website or at hospital or also at my clinic. Thank you.

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Hello Dr. My left overytube is blocked and I am not able to pregnant since two year please suggest me what to do to became pregnant.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello Dr. My left overytube is blocked and I am not able to pregnant since two year please suggest me what to do to b...
Women do get pregnant with one open tube get hsg test just after periods and this test is diagnostic and therapeutic by telling you about the blocks in tubes and clearing tiny blocks if present due to mucous collected in tubes.
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Hello. I am 19 years old female suffering from pcos. My doctor gave me diving 10 for 7 days and asked me to wait for 15 days so that my periods will come but they didn't. My pcos was recently discovered and I have no other symptom than missed period for 2 months. Wht could be the possible reason they didbt come even after taking med? Also now he has started me on krimson 35 but I feel very nauseous after taking it and feel like vomiting. Does krimson 35 have any long term side effects? Do women with pcos have no have of pregnancy?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery
Gynaecologist, Pune
Hello. I am 19 years old female suffering from pcos. My doctor gave me diving 10 for 7 days and asked me to wait for ...
Pcos is not a disease but a body pattern developed because of deranged lifestyle. You are not ovulating that is why you are not having periods. There is no point taking krimson 35 because you will have regular periods till you r on the tabs but once you stop the tab then periods would return back to the same condition. Ideally your treatment is necessary once you get married. Please keep a track on your weight, if weight increases so will the problem be.
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