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Dr. Rita Malik

Gynaecologist, Delhi

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Dr. Rita Malik is an experienced Gynaecologist in Najafgarh, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Rita Malik at Malik Maternity Home & Surgical Centre in Najafgarh, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rita Malik on Lybrate.com.

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I had my last period started on 23rd december or so. I had unprotected inter course on 12 jan. Had an ipill after about 50 hours. But till 23rd jan I have no periods or bleeding. What does it mean? What should I do now? Please help. I am tensed.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I had my last period started on 23rd december or so. I had unprotected inter course on 12 jan. Had an ipill after abo...
Have a kit pregnancy test done and then for confirmation have urine for HCG done. There might be chances of pregnancy or the periods might have been delayed. Rule out pregnancy first.
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Acupuncture - How It Is Beneficial?

MBBS, Ph.D. Alternative medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Patiala
Acupuncture - How It Is Beneficial?

Acupuncture is an alternative medicinal practice that involves stimulating certain pressure points on the body with a needle that penetrates the skin to reduce pain or to treat different health conditions. Most patients try out acupuncture if everything else fails and when their doctors have pronounced their problem unfixable. It is also opted when the physician prescribed medicines have brought no pain relief. Others have discovered that continuous acupuncture tends to make conventional medicines seem moderate.

In case you have not tried out acupuncture and are interested to know whether it is justified regardless of your time and cash, here are five urging motivations that show that acupuncture works:

  1. It is a personalized healthcare: No two acupuncture therapy patients get a similar treatment for a similar illness or uneasiness. Acupuncturists treat the patients, not the sicknesses. They are prepared to take in everything about you, from the sound of your voice to the nature of your skin to the radiance in your eyes. They think about your entire story over a significant time span. They see your body as a system of related parts: muscles, bones, belt, organs, blood and body liquids. They see what is insufficient and what is trapped, rationally and also physically, and make alterations, thereby encouraging the body's own recovering capacity.
  2. It is not something to fear: Of course, you may feel the needles and their quick impacts; however, you need not be on edge. In case you are feeling throbbing pains every day in general, you will not even feel the needles go in since the pinch is very minute.
  3. It shows great after effects: You may go for acupuncture to cure your neck and shoulder pain, and find that the pain reduces. Then, your anxiety level, sleep quality, processing, and general disposition improve and enhance as well.
  4. It gets to the root: Needle therapy medicines are profoundly mending since they centre around the patient's present condition, explore why their indications are showing and intend to treat the hidden underlying driver.
  5. It works: Acupuncture has been around before written history. The most punctual composed record originates from a couple of 100 years before the BC. In case it did not work, it surely would not have been done for a large number of years and spread through many Asian medicinal heredities.

Researchers attempt to see how acupuncture functions from a biomedical point of view. Some point to its impacts on fascia, the connective tissue that surrounds every one of our muscles and organs. Some indicate to acupuncture’s capacity to stimulate the limbic framework and autonomic sensory system. Therefore, acupuncture works in many ways and has proven to be the best alternative treatment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.
 

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When my mensuration cycle completed every month with proper bleeding i got a red brown color spot just 5 to 6 days .What is it indicates?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Color of Spotting Between Periods Blood spotting can vary widely in color. It can be dark red, pink, dark brown, or brownish. ?Bright red is usually fresh blood; pink is diluted; brown is days-old blood; and black is very old blood? explains Weiss. ?Spotting may be any of these colors and the rapidity of bleeding and how long the blood takes to get past the cervix mucous will influence color, but not help with the diagnosis of an underlying cause? Pay attention to the color, in case you need to report these details to your doctor. However, color alone cannot tell your doctor what (if any) health concerns you are facing.
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She was in live in relationship but now she is getting married to someone else. During her past relation many time she was in physical relationship with her partner. Now vagina size is increased and from last 2 to 3 months periods amount is very less. What to do?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. Vaginal size can not be decreased by medicines alone. It needs either operation or you can even go for laser procedures for vaginal tightening if you wish. For the period, please get an ultrasound scan of pelvis done to see for any pelvic pathology. All the best.
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I have having facial hair growth, which started after marriage only and have irregular periods. Pls advice which doctor shall I meet for facial hair growth? Is it cure able?

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
I have having facial hair growth, which started after marriage only and have irregular periods. Pls advice which doct...
Hi, the facial hair growth indicates that you have mild imbalance in the hormones wherein the male hormone is slightly in excess. One of the common causes in this age group with menstrual irregularity is PCOD. Please consult a gynaecologist in your area and get it checked. Hair growth can be prevented by taking hormones. For the already grown hair you can go to a good cosmetic dermatology centre and get it removed.
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Married for 7 months trying to conceive. My BMI is 23.17, Body Fat Percentage is waist to height ratio is 0.6. Is this mean pcod? Will this affect my chances of getting pregnant? I look somewhat slim but my weight is still same 60.8 kg. Is it good or not?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Delhi
Married for 7 months trying to conceive. My BMI is 23.17, Body Fat Percentage is waist to height ratio is 0.6. Is thi...
Yes, its fine. Get your ultrasound done and husband semen analysis test done. Then let me know. I will let you know the best possible way.
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Symptoms of Anxiety

Psychiatrist, Kollam
Symptoms of Anxiety
Rumination of thoughts about future
Motor restlessness like unable to sit in a place, fidgeting etc,
Headache, neck pain.
Constant worries and always having the feeling of stand in edge.
Palpitations, tremor, sweating frequently.
Difficulty in sleep.
Unknown fear.
Fear of -something bad will happen.

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During what time we should have sex without condom so that tha lady do not get pregnant.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi. The first and the last ten days in a menstrual cycle are the safe days when you can have sex without condoms. Ovulation happens in mid cycle so that is wen you shud use precaution.
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I had hsg, My right fallopian tube is blocked in hsg .but left too not active. Then doc said laparoscopy. What to do.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Thrissur
I had hsg, My right fallopian tube is blocked in hsg .but left too not active. Then doc said laparoscopy. What to do.
In laparoscopy we can visualise tubes and as well as their relation to other structures and can do chromotubation then also and locate the block s simultaneously if any adhesions are there can be released. Can look for other problems also.
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Hi, I had sex in jan 2016. Then february, march, april regular periods. I also take krimson 35. But after april month I did not take krimson 35. May 2016 again my periods irregular. Again may 13, 2016 I start krimson 35. Remember had sex jan 2016. Any chance of getting pregnant?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi, I had sex in jan 2016. Then february, march, april regular periods. I also take krimson 35. But after april month...
No, pregnancy is not there. But you have to check hormone levels and correct them and also ned to control weight for regular periods.
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This Oct month I have delay in monthly periods .I also test with prega tester .and get negative reports. And I start to take primolut n.And three tabs already taken. Now I kindly want to know how many tabs I will take and when my period will start.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
This Oct month I have delay in monthly periods .I also test with prega tester .and get negative reports. And I start ...
Take primolutN as a full course of five days and you will get a withdrawal bleeding after five days.
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Bad Effects Of Tobacco!

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Jodhpur
Bad Effects Of Tobacco!

Tobacco harms people around you even if they don't smoke.

Quit tobacco, save your children.

What is secondhand smoke?

 Secondhand smoke is the term doctors use for the smoke that people who do not smoke breathe in from other people's smoking. Another term for secondhand smoke is" environmental tobacco smoke"

Does secondhand smoke cause health problems in children?

 Yes. Studies have shown that secondhand smoke from people smoking in the home can cause health problems in children. These problems are worse if both parents smoke.

What health problems can secondhand smoke cause in children? 

Secondhand smoke increases the chance of children having the following health problems:

●Breathing symptoms, such as coughing, coughing up mucus, or wheezing (noisy breathing)

●Lung infections, such as bronchitis and pneumonia – these infections can be especially serious in babies and young children.

●Asthma – asthma is a lung condition that makes it hard to breathe. It doesn't cause symptoms all the time. But when symptoms flare up, children wheeze, cough, or get a tight feeling in their chest.

●The lungs not growing normally during childhood

●Ear infections

●Hearing loss (later in childhood)

Later on as adults, children who grew up with secondhand smoke are more likely to get:

●Asthma

●Lung cancer

●Other types of cancers

●Heart disease

Also, children who grow up with parents who smoke are more likely to take up smoking themselves.

What if my child already has asthma?

If your child already has asthma, secondhand smoke can make his or her symptoms worse or severe. Also, secondhand smoke causes children with asthma to need their asthma medicines or go to the hospital more often.

Can secondhand smoke affect an unborn baby?

 Yes. If a woman (who doesn't smoke) lives in a home with secondhand smoke, her baby has a higher chance of weighing less than normal at birth.

What problems can happen if a woman smokes during pregnancy?

 Women who smoke during pregnancy have a higher chance of having a miscarriage, which is when a pregnancy ends on its own before the baby can live outside the womb.

When a woman smokes during pregnancy, her baby has a higher chance of:

●Being born too early

●Not growing as much as normal in the uterus (womb)

●Being born with a birth defect

●Dying from sudden infant death syndrome (called" sids") later on – sids is when a baby dies suddenly during sleep for no known reason.

Is it enough to just make a smoke-free room in my home?

 No. If you want to help your child's health, you need to make your whole home smoke-free. You also need to make your car smoke-free. It will not help enough to make a smoke-free room or to smoke at home only when your child is not there. Also, using an air cleaner will not help.

What should I do if I want to quit smoking?

 If you want to quit smoking, think of the letters in the word" start" they can help you remember the steps to take:

S = set a quit date.

T = tell family, friends, and the people around you that you plan to quit.

A = anticipate or plan ahead for the tough times you'll face while quitting.

R = remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from your home, car, and work.

T = talk to your doctor or nurse about getting help to quit.

Your doctor or nurse can help you in different ways. He or she can:

●Put you in touch with a counselor – a counselor can help you figure out what triggers your smoking and what you can do instead.

●Prescribe medicines to help you quit smoking.

 Some medicines reduce your craving for cigarettes. Others reduce unpleasant symptoms (called" withdrawal symptoms') that happen when you stop smoking.

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I had sex on 7th and 9th and I'm not going to have sex again can I be pregnant because I gym also.

MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
Epidemiologist, Hyderabad
If the days you had sex coincide with ovulation i.e release of egg from your ovary, then pregnancy is likely. If not you have to wait for the next ovulation day in next cycle. Gym has no relation to pregnancy.
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PCOS - You Can Still Get Pregnant

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
PCOS - You Can Still Get Pregnant

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility are considered synonymous by most. However, the truth is that they are not and there are a lot of treatment options that can lead to pregnancy, even in a lady who is suffering from PCOS.

Reasons PCOS leads to infertility
Women with PCOS have different hormonal pathways than a normal woman without PCOS. It changes the system of how your body produces the eggs and prepares your uterus for pregnancy. Three reasons why women with PCOS do not get pregnant, or why it is difficult for them to maintain pregnancy are:

1. Women who are suffering with PCOS do not ovulate normally.
2. They have irregular periods and thus their monthly cycles are not predictable.
3. As they have irregular periods, their endometrium may not be prepared when the egg is released. Thus, it does not help in sustaining the pregnancy.

Symptoms of PCOS
There are a lot of symptoms that show the hormonal imbalance due to PCOS.
1. Ovarian cysts
2. Excessive amounts of male hormones
3. High levels of insulin
4. Fertility problems
5. Weight gain
6. Ovulation and menstrual problems
7. Excess body and facial hair
8. Acne
9. Anxiety and depression

As there is hormonal imbalance in a woman with PCOS, the eggs may not develop properly, and at the same time, they may not be ready to get fertilized, thus leading to infertility.

PCOS infertility treatment
The good news is that even if you are one of them with PCOS, there are treatments that can help you to get pregnant.

Here are the drugs that help patients with PCOS.
Metformin (Glucophage)

It helps in reducing the insulin levels and stabilizes the hormones. Thus, doctors often prescribe metformin that will help in making the ovulation cycles regular.

Clomid (Clomiphene citrate)
Another fertility drug that helps in conceiving is Clomid. It may be prescribed with or without metformin. When women with PCOS take these two drugs together, their chances of getting treated for PCOS and getting fertile become more. Many women may need a high dose of Clomid so that they can retain fertility.

Gonadotropins
This medication is necessary for helping you with ovulation as gonadotropins are hormones that stimulate your ovaries to release eggs. When someone is not responding to clomid then this medication may be tried.

If you too are trying to conceive and yet have not succeeded, and can find the symptoms mentioned above, visit your doctor and start the treatment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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IVF : Myths & Facts Check

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Advanced Infertility
IVF Specialist, Kolkata
IVF : Myths & Facts Check

4 myths on IVF you should stop believing right now

In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is one of the popular Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) for treating infertility and helping couples to conceive. The process involves the fertilisation of the egg with the sperm in a laboratory and thereafter, inserting the embryo formed, into the uterus. But lack of understanding about the topic has given rise to a number of myths such as:

Myth 1: IVF increases your fertility levels

Instead of making you more fertile, IVF stops your natural fertility cycle. This is usually done through hormones that are taken at the beginning of the process. The aim of such an action is to essentially put an end to your natural fertility process and create in its place an artificial cycle.

Myth 2: IVF hormone injections make you prone to uncontrollable emotions

In actuality, IVF hormone injections don’t cause you to suffer from out of control emotions but make you happier. This is because they come packed with the female hormone oestrogen, which produce endorphins (brain chemicals) that give you a sense of wellbeing.  The wave of emotions that you end up experiencing is a result of the stress and anxiety surrounding the success of a cycle.  

Myth 3: IVF never fails but is always successful

The success of the procedure depends on a number of factors such as quality and quantity of embryos and age. It is said that chances of conception decreases with age, with women above 40 reporting reduced fertility potential as well as success rate. On the other hand, women below the age of 35 have about 41% chance of getting pregnant.

Myth 4: It causes you to have triplets or twins

No, it’s not necessary for multiple births to take place if you opt for IVF. You can reduce the prospect of having twins or triplets by cutting down on the number of embryos that get inserted into the uterus. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an IVF Specialist.

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Dear doctor. My friend is getting married very soon. So, how to have safe sex with her ?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, She can either opt for oral contraceptive pills daily or you may use condoms to prevent pregnancy.
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Mujhe dono ovary me small cysts hai. Or period april ke baad july or july ke baad avi tak nhi hua. Doc ko dikhaya to unhone kuchh dawa di. M2-tone syp Ovral-l 21 tab Fynal-oz tab Meftal spas P-rd/ pentan d. Meri age 24 years hai. Mai pregnancy ke liye try karna chahti hu. To doc ne kaha hai ki 2 mahine baad try karne.

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Mujhe dono ovary me small cysts hai. Or period april ke baad july or july ke baad avi tak nhi hua.
Doc ko dikhaya to ...
Try to reduce your weight by diet n exercise in 2-3 months .it will help to regularise your periods n help in pregnancy.
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