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Dr. Preeti Aggarwal

Gynaecologist, Delhi

Dr. Preeti Aggarwal Gynaecologist, Delhi
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Preeti Aggarwal is a trusted Gynaecologist in Apex Citi Hospital, Delhi. You can visit her at Dr. Preeti Aggarwal@Apex Citi Hospital in Apex Citi Hospital, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Preeti Aggarwal on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 39 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.


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I went to my gynaec for a checkup this month as i'm trying to conceive frm d past 6 months. All my reports r normal. According to my follicular study I ovulated on d 25th day of my cycle. She asked me to have intercourse for 3 days. Every month after ovulation I have pain in my breasts. And I end up having my periods. This month too I have started wid d pain 5 to 6 days after ovulation. Does this mean I have not conceived this month also? please help im really worried.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I went to my gynaec for a checkup this month as i'm trying to conceive frm d past 6 months. All my reports r normal. ...
Hello, You will have to wait till your period date for confirmation of pregnancy. You can try for another 6 month with follicular monitoring if no success you can go for iui (Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves placing sperm inside a woman's uterus to facilitate fertilization. The goal of IUI is to increase the number of sperm that reach the fallopian tubes and subsequently increase the chance of fertilization.
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I am not getting my periods regularly due to pcod. I have already used tablets course for 6 months but there is no change. What should I do? Please help me.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am not getting my periods regularly due to pcod. I have already used tablets course for 6 months but there is no ch...
Frankly there is no permanent cure for pcod or pcos, it needs to be managed to prevent problems. Treatment goals are based on your symptoms, whether or not you want to become pregnant, and lowering your chances of getting heart disease and diabetes. Many women will need a combination of treatments to meet these goals. Some treatments for pcod include: lifestyle modification. You can help manage your pcod by eating healthy and exercising to keep your weight at a healthy level. Limiting processed foods and foods with added sugars adding more whole-grain products, fruits, vegetables, and lean meats to your diet birth control pills. For women who don't want to get pregnant, birth control pills can help control menstrual cycles and to clear acne for women looking for pregancy: lack of ovulation is usually the reason for fertility problems in women with pcod. Several medications that stimulate ovulation can help women with pcod become pregnant. It is advised that you should consult gynecologist who can help you based on your symptoms and requirements to manage pcod.
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My wife is suffering from breast pain now a days regarding that I want to know why is it happening and is there any serious things or not?

Homeopath, Raebareli
My wife is suffering from breast pain now a days regarding that I want to know why is it happening and is there any s...
It could be due to cold affection of the chest muscles/mastitis/injury to the breast, etc. Give her Belladonna 30 - thrice daily 4 pills for some days.
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International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS

Ginger is highly beneficial in regulating menstrual cycles and also relieving menstrual pain. It promotes menstruation and hence is good when dealing with delayed or scanty periods.

Boil one-half teaspoon of freshly ground ginger in a cup of water for five to seven minutes.
Add a little sugar.
Drink this three times a day after meals.
Do this for about one month or more.

2. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is considered useful for regulating menstrual cycles and reducing menstrual cramps. According to traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed to have a warming effect on the body.

Also, it contains hydroxychalcone that helps regulate insulin levels and is suspected to have an effect on menstrual regularity. A study analyzing the effects of cinnamon extract on menstrual cycles in women with polycystic ovary syndrome is currently underway.

Simply add one-half teaspoon of cinnamon powder to a glass of milk. Drink this daily for several weeks.
You can also drink cinnamon tea, sprinkle cinnamon on your foods, or chew cinnamon sticks regularly.

3. Sesame Seeds and Jaggery

Sesame seeds are useful in regulating menstrual cycles as they help balance your hormones. They are loaded with lignans that help bind excess hormones. Plus, they contain essential fatty acids that promote optimal hormone production. Jaggery, too, helps regulate menstrual cycles due to its warming effects.

Dry roast a handful of sesame seeds.
Grind them along with one teaspoon of jaggery into a fine powder.
Take one teaspoon of this powder daily on an empty stomach in the luteal phase, or second half of your menstrual cycle (two weeks before your period starts), for a few months.

Simply eating a piece of jaggery, also known as gur, will also help regulate menstruation.

Note: Do not use this remedy during your periods.

4. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera helps treat menstrual irregularities naturally by regulating your hormones.

Extract fresh aloe vera gel from an aloe leaf.
Mix in one teaspoon of honey.
Consume it daily before having your breakfast.
Follow this remedy for about three months.

Note: Do not use this remedy during your periods.

5. Unripe Papaya

Green, unripe papaya works as a potent emmenagogue. It is considered useful in regulating menstrual flow as it helps contract muscle fibers in the uterus.

It is particularly useful for irregular periods associated with menopause and stress. Consume unripe papaya juice regularly for a few months. Do not drink it during your periods.

6. Turmeric

Being a warming herb, turmeric is also considered helpful in regulating menstruation and balancing hormones. Its emmenagogue properties help stimulate menstrual flow. Moreover, its antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties relieve menstrual pain.

Consume one-quarter teaspoon of turmeric with milk, honey or jaggery. Take it daily for several weeks or until you see improvement.
You can also take turmeric in supplement form; consult your doctor for proper dosage

Please consult your physician or homeopath in person before starting or discontinuing any form of medical treatment.
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What happens if a women carry baby in her womb if a baby is in fallopian tubes? Is there any problem if a women wants to abort it?

Gynaecologist, Mumbai
What happens if a women carry baby in her womb if a baby is in fallopian tubes? Is there any problem if a women wants...
That is called tubal pregnancy which is surgical emergency one has to abort this pregnancy. Otherwise tubes will rupture as pregnancy progresses.
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1) How much blood do I lose during my period? 2) Is there anything I won't be able to do when I have my period?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
1) How much blood do I lose during my period? 2) Is there anything I won't be able to do when I have my period?
Hello, Ideally 30-35 ml of blood is lost during each cycle. You can use sanitary pads and can carry on with your normal day to day life.
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She is suffering from Leucoria for last three months please suggest me some best medicine.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- An increase in vaginal discharge/Leucorrhoea takes place during excitement, sexual activity, masturbation, and anxiety; between menstrual periods, the day just before a period, during illness, or when a woman is physically worn out. -Aloe Vera is also helpful for leucorrhoea and is known for its healing effects. - Topical tea tree oil cream is known to be effective against various vaginal infections. -You can also start ayurvedic treatment if want a permanent cure.
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Stress and Infertility: How Stress Affects Your Fertility

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Certified IVF Specialist
IVF Specialist, Gurgaon
Stress and Infertility: How Stress Affects Your Fertility

In today’s modern, fast paced society, it is easy for people to become stressed. In fact, one would almost think that being stressed is the “in” thing, and if you aren’t stressed it must mean there is something wrong with you! Realistically however, stress is not a good thing for our bodies in general, and has a very real impact on your fertility.

Can Stress Have an Effect on Your Fertility?

If your mind and body is under stress your body is signaled to release a hormone - Adrenalin. This is a stress relieving hormone and gives your body the rush to face the stress. This hormone inhibits the utilization of the hormone Progesterone, which is essential for fertility. Also during stress Prolactin, another hormone, is relapsed which also interferes with infertility. Hence to conceive its essential that your anxiety levels are under control.

How Stress Impacts Fertility?

Recent research tells us that stress boosts levels of stress hormones, such as adrenaline, catecholamines and cortisol, which can inhibit the release of the body’s main hormone, GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone), which is responsible for the release of sex hormones. Subsequently this may suppress ovulation in women, reduce sperm count in men and lower libido in both women and men.

Chronic Stress also decreases libido:

Chronic stress may cause lack of libido as well as a decrease in general fertility. This has become such a common issue that they have created a name for it Stress Induced Reproductive Dysfunction. These facts are very important to consider if you have been trying to conceive with no results. It also shows that stress relief should be a part of every couple's conception plan even if they are going through IVF.

Ways to reduce stress & improve fertility:

If you are having difficulty to conceive, it's imperative that you get fertility tests done and also evaluate your life. Look out for the stress points that may be hindering a relationship. Remember defeating the stress may be the solution to your worries.

  1. Reduce stress in your life: The issues in your life may be work or result related. You need to learn to balance your personal and professional life. The sooner you do it the better; after all you are preparing yourself to welcome a new born in your life.
  2. Change your reactions: Get a hang of the situation and react accordingly. Over reaction to a situation can harm your body and mind. Stop bothering so much about the future.
  3. Let few things be the way they are: Stop getting bothered about people. Remember by nature everything will fall in place. Let few things be the way they are.
  4. Make it your habit to reduce stress: Call it an obsession or a practice, train your mind to choose options where there is less stress.
  5. Sleep well: A good rest is essential for a healthy mind and body. Meditate, do yoga or seek counseling. Go for facials if it sooths you.

Please note that if your fertility reports are normal, then it's just a matter of time. Give you, your partner and your body time. There are certain medical complications or disorders that can also be responsible for infertility. Be calm and composed so that you are able to face the rough waters clearly with your partner.

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I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend day before yesterday but he did NOT finish inside me. I took an I pill immediately after that. The day I had sex was the 17th day after my last period (fertile window). Also I suffer from PCOS. Is there anything to worry about? My next period is due on 18th but I am always irregular. Please help.

General Physician, Greater Noida
SInce you have taken i-pill, no need to worry. Your periods can be delayed both becoz of PCOS and I-pill which causes irregular periods.
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Hi, my age is 26 I have diagnosed by mild pcod 6 months before I took treatment for 6 months after that my periods where almost regular till now my weight is in control, started yoga but still started facing problem. Again. I want to try ayurvedic or any home made medication.

Ayurveda, Kochi
Hi initially you should have diet control specially oily food and baked items. As you r practising yoga continue it without fail. Then take following medications1) chithrakagranthyadi kasayam 30ml with 60ml lukewarm water twice daily 6: 30am &pm before food 2) shaddaranam tablet 1twice daily before food3) vyoshadi guggulu 2tab 2times after food4) ovarin capsule 2 capsule thrice daily after food 5) kanchanara guggulu 2tablet 2times with kasayam before food 6) weekly once do mild purgation with sukumara erandam 4teaspoon with half glass hot water at 9: 30am.
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My wife age 40yrs, three misscarrige first ectopic at the third monh of pregnency 2010 second misscarrige 2012 at the third month of pregenancy and third at the last of sixth month pregnancy in 2013 and after two month of it under dipression and now under treatment to a physcatrist in dehradun, all reports normal and have problem of epilepsy too taking pyne 50 tab can we have a healthy baby and chances of pregnancy to my wife all the last pregnancy were natural without any medicine my wifes blood group is o.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, I suggest you should get a preconceptions counselling done and get a karyotyping followed chromosomal micro array test done to learn if any genetic defects are presents which are causing recurrent abortion of for that matter she has either acquired or inherited thrombophilia which shall need adequate and regular monitoring during pregnancy. Iodinate think the issue is regarding getting pregnant but rather to maintain it till term. Regards.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,

Malaria is transmitted by the bite of a female anopheles mosquito.
The malaria mosquito bites mainly between dusk and dawn. While, the dengue mosquito bites during the day.
Malaria can also be transmitted by blood transfusion by sharing of contaminated needles.
Bed nets are good against malaria as major malarial vectors bite during the night.
The behavior of mosquitoes may differ. Some may prefer to rest indoors and feed indoors in the night. Some may prefer to rest and feed outdoors earlier in the day.
Preventive therapy of malaria can be instituted in pregnancy in high risk areas.
The malarial mosquito feeds every third day compared to dengue mosquito, which feeds three times a day.
Malarial fever presents with chills, especially during afternoon.
Spraying of the indoor residential walls and ceiling is effective against mosquitoes.
Ddt is widely used as indoor residential spraying.
Ddt should not be applied more than once or twice early in the walls.
Mosquito contact with ddt surface would generally save from lethal exposure outside the house.
Public must know that spray may require furniture rearrangement. Walls may become streaked with chemical treatment and residual odor from ddt.
The other alternative is malathion spray.
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I want to commence a regular exercising schedule gradually increasing the intensity. How should I alter my diet if absolutely no weight loss is intended? A little gain of muscle mass would be preferable.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I want to commence a regular exercising schedule gradually increasing the intensity. How should I alter my diet if ab...
If you gain muscle mass, you will gain weight. Your diet should contain additional protein, preferably from animal sources. If you lose weight through the training, it will be due to loss of water, salts and hidden fats, all of which is desirable in order to remain healthy.
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One of our Relative's daughter has skipped her periods by more than three weeks and happened two months before also ,consulted Doctor, advised them that it happens due to Iron deficiency prescribed medicine but regularly this problem prop's Up. Any remedial measures.

Homeopath, Faridabad
One of our Relative's daughter has skipped her periods by more than three weeks and happened two months before also ,...
Hello, Take Pulsatilla 200 ch , 3 drops single dose. Take Biofungin syrup, 2 tsp twice daily. Take Ferrum met 3x, 2 tabs twice daily. Eat green leafy vegetables , carrots and beetroot and dry fruits. Revert after 15 days.
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I'm 28 years female I have 8 year child but now not able to conceive again what kind of test should I do m training to conceive from last five years.

Homeopath, Pune
You can do the following investigations for yourself-usg-abdomen /pelvis, hsg, usg tvs and for your husband do seminal analysis to rule out the cause-consult me.
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovaries are quite a common problem nowadays due to sedentary habit and excessive intake of out sided junk food.
-excessive weight gain
- irregular menstrual period
- difficulty in conception
- excessive hair growth over face

-the first line of treatment is weight reduction by regular exercises and by avoiding junk food
If still the weight is not controlled then medicines are given to normalize period and to improve fertility rate.

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Dr. I'm 6 weeks pregnant. I want to terminate my pregnancy. So on 16th July at 7: 45 pm I took a mifepristone of 200 mg. Bleeding started on 17th July evening. Den I took 4 misoprostol of 200 mcg each by placing in cheeks at 8: 50 pm on 17th July. It dissolved in 30 min. Den around 9: 40-9: 45 pm I vomited. Nd in the mid night I got a little Big clot, dark reddish in colour. It was usually big than other normal clots. So I want to know whether misoprostol worked or not? And when will I come to know that I had abortion? I can't afford going to a Dr. So please suggest me step by step Wat to do. Nd answer my questions kindly.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi you passed big clots means misoprstol has worked, but you will have mild bleeding for one week minimum, so nothing to worry. If it doesn't stop after 7-10 days then you have to do one scanning to see weather you had aborted completely or not. Please start antibiotics like t zifi 200 mg bd for 5 days from today, you can do scanning at some radiology center after one week and send me report I will tell you. What to do after that thanks.
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Health Benefits of Rajma

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Health Benefits of Rajma

Rajma-chawal, red kidney beans are used extensively all over the globe.They are called 'kidney beans' due to their shape which resembles the human kidney. They are one of the tastiest beans and belong to lentils food group. Red kidney beans are known as 'rajma' in India and they form an important part of a vegetarian diet due to their excellent protein content. But the protein they contain is incomplete and they should always be paired with a cereal (carbohydrate) to improve their biological value, in other words, improve the quality of protein.

Nutrition in rajma (Nutritive value per 100g)

Energy - 340 kcals
Protein - 24g
Carbohydrates - 56g
Fat - 1g
Magnesium - 184 mg

Let's have a look at the health benefits of red kidney beans:

Prevents diabetes

Red kidney beans fall into the category of low glycemic index foods and they do not spike the blood glucose levels post meal in diabetics. In other words, they raise the blood glucose levels very slowly. Also, they contain good quality carbohydrates and lean protein which makes them a healthy option. And the cherry on the cake is that they are low in fat too. Also, the two amino acids which regulate insulin levels - arginine and leucine are present abundantly in red kidney beans.

Lowers cholesterol levels

Rajma is a tremendous source of soluble fibre which helps lower cholesterol levels. Soluble fibre forms a gel when it comes in contact with the stomach contents and this binds the cholesterol and prevents its re-absorption back into the system, thus lowering blood cholesterol levels.

Prevents hypertension

Nutritious red kidney beans are also a very good source of potassium and magnesium along with soluble fibre and protein which helps maintain blood pressure within normal range and protects the overall heart health. Potassium and magnesium dilate the blood vessels and arteries thus assuring smooth blood flow.

Help lose weight

These fibre rich beans when consumed, occupy a lot of space in the stomach thus providing a feeling of fullness for a longer period of time and they are low in fat too. This makes it an appropriate pre-workout option as it will provide sustained energy throughout.

Strengthens the immune system

The health benefits of rajma are not just limited to its fibre and protein content as it is full of antioxidants too. These antioxidants boost our immune system and protect it from the harmful effects of free radicals by scavenging them and limiting the damage. Antioxidants are also believed to have anti-ageing properties.

Combine rajma with vegetables in the form of salads or soups to make it more nutritious. Eating red kidney beans every day can become boring or monotonous, here is another interesting way to incorporate it into your daily diet: Red kidney bean flour/powdered beans can be added to wheat flour to make more nutritious chapattis or Indian flat bread, khakra, wraps, chilas, dosas, pancakes, etc.


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Hi doc. I'm 25 yrs, 112 kgs, 155 cm height. I have PCOD, got continuous bleeding over 3 months, and have taken medications for that. My doc advised me to undergo Bariatric surgery. But I'm very much confused and depressed about doing surgery and all. I'm not interested too. And one Doctor advised me to follow Paleo diet or a good protein diet for weight loss. I need a true guidance in this moment, I'm really very much worried and depressed about my body. Please doc help me.

Diploma in Dietetics & Nutrition, Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hi doc. I'm 25 yrs, 112 kgs, 155 cm height. I have PCOD, got continuous bleeding over 3 months, and have taken medica...
I can understand your concern about your health and various advices you are getting about your weight loss. One can easily get confused when faced with do many different kind of advices. The best way to loose weight is through a balanced calorie deficit diet. Your diet should be low on carbohydrates, adequate amounts of proteins and rich in vitamins and minerals. You should also take care to include at least 45 mins if some kind of physical activity in your diet. In case you are interested I can plan a detailed diet plan for you.
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Mujhe kabhi kabhi sans lene me bahut hi problem hoti he or me thik se baat bhi nahi kar parehi hu. Kyu ese hora hai mere saath, pls suggest me?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Mujhe kabhi kabhi sans lene me bahut hi problem hoti he or me thik se baat bhi  nahi kar parehi hu. Kyu ese hora hai ...
It can be due to lungs or due to heart or due to general weakness. Get checked for cbc, thyroid profile and blood for sugar and x ray chest. You will know the basics like hb and infection anywhere in the body. Stay away from smoke and pollution. Breathe in more oxygen through fresh plants with clean leaves. Get back here with reports. You will get more guidance.
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