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Dr. Seema Saxena

Gynaecologist, Delhi

Dr. Seema Saxena Gynaecologist, Delhi
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Seema Saxena is a trusted Gynaecologist in Janakpuri, Delhi. She is currently associated with Dr. Seema Saxena@Mata Chanan Devi Hospital in Janakpuri, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Seema Saxena and consult privately on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 34 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 feel like something catching my lower stomach past one week is it a symptoms of pregnancy I had my periods on 24/04/17.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Wait till 24 th may and get pregnancy test after skipping cycle for 2 days pain in lower abdomen can be due to other reasons like gastritis.
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Things To Know About Gestational Diabestes

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology , Diploma in General Nutrition
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Things To Know About Gestational Diabestes

Pregnancy is a time when women need to be in the best of their health. Yet, there are various kinds of conditions and ailments that a pregnant woman can suffer from. One of them is gestational diabetes mellitus. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes mellitus that usually afflicts pregnant women who are suffering from high glucose levels in their blood. Let us get to know more about this condition.

Timing: Gestational diabetes strikes an expecting mother around the third trimester. This is usually the time when pregnant women exhibit levels that are higher than normal. This may be due to the fact that the placental lactogen can block the action of the insulin receptors, leading to a spike in blood sugar levels. 

Past History of Diabetes: Women who have not previously witnessed a rise in their blood sugar levels or any previous diagnosis of diabetes can also end up contracting gestational diabetes during their pregnancy due to an ineffective insulin response of the body and its chemicals. Also, after suffering from gestational diabetes, women are at a higher risk of suffering from Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, thereafter. 

Untreated Gestational Diabetes: The children born to mothers, who were not treated properly for gestational diabetes, are usually at risk of various other ailments. These children may be prone to complications during delivery. After birth, they are prone to various issues like low blood sugar levels as well as jaundice. These children may not be able to enjoy a normal delivery, and may have to be delivered via Caesarean Section, and even face premature delivery. 

Food: It is important to monitor the blood sugar levels in gestational diabetes. One of the best ways to do this is to follow a proper diet plan. The food in the diet of these expecting mothers should include dietary fibres, carbohydrates and other nutrients like protein, calcium and iron. It is important to break the meals down into smaller portions or mini meals so that the insulin inhibitors can do their work more effectively, even as the body and the baby remain nourished. 

Exercise: While most forms of exercise are discouraged during pregnancy, it is always a good idea to remain fit by doing your chores and walking. Pre-natal yoga can also help by introducing certain yogic poses that are good for expecting mothers. Gestational diabetes can also be tackled with the help of exercises like walking. 
Gestational diabetes must be treated on time, and properly, so as to avoid complications for the baby and mother during and after birth.

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I am 18 years old and I have a problem in my period and I miss my period for three month and a lot of white discharge and I have stomach and headache badly.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Cook a handful of rice in a half a lit of water in an open pan. When rice is ready don’t throw the residue water drink reason this water when it remains that much hot that you can consume. Drink it on adding 1 tsp of sugar. This relieves your leucorrhoea that within a week. This is one of the most common home remedies for leucorrhoea. Take pranacharya leucorest syrup 2-2 tsf twice a day. And pranacharya leucona capsule 1-1 twice a day.
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Im 17 and I sometimes have sharp needle pains in my either right and left nipples alternatively is that a sign of breast cancer?

Homeopath, Anand
No only pain in nipples couldn't be the symptom of cancer. Moreover you are too young. There are too many reasons for pain in nipples like hormonal disturbances, change in shape of breast, improper lingerie etc. Do not think extreme. If still not satisfied just get it examined with gynaecoligist. And for pain in nipple start homeopathic medicines which are safe. Also start applying castor oil on nipples for relief.
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Hi Doc, my wife delivered on 04/05/17 with C-section but after delivery she looks fatty. Specially in tummy area so she can use postnatal pregnancy belt? To reduce fat of tummy area.

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
its good , if she use belt,but after 3 months- she can starts diets. because its good , if she shut down as early as possible. day by day it turns in to stubborn fat.
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Mera pregnency ka 7 month chal raha he. Meri dadi bol rahi he k 7 month par isbgol khana chahiya to. Aapki ray kya he?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Pune
not essential but constipation should be avoided. Drink lots of water, buttermilk daily, min 7-8 spoons of cows ghee daily
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Health Benefits of Semolina or Sooji

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
Health Benefits of Semolina or Sooji

Prevents overeating

Semolina is made up of durum wheat which means it keeps you full for a longer period of time and prevents you from overeating. In other words, you will be able to lose weight in a shorter period of time and maintain body weight. Semolina is digested very slowly which increases your chances of shedding more fat. Here's a semolina pancake recipe you could try.


Boosts energy

Semolina is also known for boosting energy. It is ideal for all those living an active lifestyle. It keeps your body charged throughout the day, helps you perform better and prevents the general sense of lethargy felt during afternoons mostly. Make sure you add some vegetables to the dish to add more flavour and fibre.


Keeps bones and nervous system healthy

Semolina is great for your bone health and nervous system too. It increases bone density and keeps them healthy and strong. It contains phosphorus, zinc and magnesium which is necessary for the maintenance of a good nervous system. Here are 7 exercises to improve bone health.


Improves heart health

Semolina is excellent for your heart as well. It improves your cardiovascular health and prevents heart attacks, heart failures, etc. This is because semolina contains selenium in abundance which prevents infections and strengthens the immune system too. Here are more heart-healthy foods.


Prevents anemia

Semolina is an excellent source of iron. It contains sufficient amount of iron which is needed for your body. Consuming a diet that is full of iron will increase blood circulation, produce more fuel for your day-to-day functioning.

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Hello Team I want to know best precaution during the sex. Because me n my husband don't want baby at least 2 years. Suggest me best tips to avoid pregnancy. Suggest me best protection.

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
The best method of avoiding a pregnancy is to always use condoms, every time and all the time. If you are weary of that, and cant rely on partner, you can start an oral contraceptive pill regularly for as long as both of you do not want to get pregnant. You can consult if you need help choosing your contraception
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I am 32 years old married person n want to know that can we do sex during my wife's periods.

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
A couple may choose their own sex style according their mutual comfort. But practising sex during menstruation, especially to avoid pregnancy may have other bad effects. For one thing, it might be uncomfortable for the lady. It is unhygienic, and can cause more chances of infections.
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I noticed today that something is coming out from my breasts. When pressing something like water or milk I do not know what it is. Please help me is this normal at this age or not?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some women do have congestion and some drops of water during few days before cycle due to congestion and tension. Get a slide test of drop done. If worried about inside picture, get ultrasound of breast done to rule out underlying swellings. It costs less than 1000/- one thousand only and test is as sensitive as a mammography test which carries radiation risk.
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I want to know about periods, I have irregular periods, and blood flow is less? is this harmful?

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. Irregular periods are not a good sign, get your blood tested for - S. Ferritn, S. Iron, S. Calcium. Start taking a multivitamin - Centrum or Revital for women or else Supradyn/ 1 tab. daily once for 3 months. Revert me back after a month. If needed, Ultrasound (pelvis) may need to be done. And send me the reports.
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What is the right time for a lady in her menstrual cycle to achieve pregnancy? This is just a query.

Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
If lady's menstrual cycle is regular of 28 to 30days, then from 12th day to 16th day of menstrual cycle is the right time for pregnancy.
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Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecolog, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer

One of the things that Shannen Doherty and Rita Wilson, the wife of Tom Hanks, have in common, apart from their fame is that both were affected by breast cancer. No matter how normal a person may seem, breast cancer can strike anyone. In fact, it usually strikes one in eight women. So, it makes good sense to know what it can appear as!

Breast cancer makes up a rather big amount of the general cancer cases as 15% of the cancer cases which are reported on a yearly basis are usually breast cancer cases. That being said, there are quite a few things which can be done in order to reduce a person’s risk to breast cancer.

Prevention is Prudent-

  1. Get Fit: The first thing which should be done is that a reasonable level of fitness should be maintained. Many studies have found that if a person is significantly heavier than her recommended weight, she is at a far great risk to develop all sorts of cancer and breast cancer, in particular, than a person who is able to keep her weight in check. The difference in cancer risk rates is about 40%. This is because a greater amount of fat leads to more estrogen being produced, which increases the risk of breast cancer.

  2. Quit Smoking: While most people associate smoking as something which increases the risk of cancer to the lungs and are not aware that it increases the risk of breast cancer, too. So, the best solution is to kick the habit!

  3. Get Off the Pill: Once a woman crosses past her mid-thirties, she should try to avoid relying on birth control pills to reduce the risk of pregnancy. This is because these pills have an effect which increases the risk of breast cancer, which heightens as a woman gets older. As long as the woman cuts out the use of the pill, the risk quickly gets cut, as well.

  4. Get Regular Check Ups: While screening for breast cancer by making use of mammograms does not cut the risk of it, the screening helps detect breast cancer early if it does exist. As a result, a woman has a much better chance of fighting breast cancer. So, a woman who is past the age of forty should try to have a mammogram on an annual basis with the frequency of the same increasing as she gets older. However, it is to be kept in mind that going for a mammogram too often is also not a good idea as the tests themselves pose risks of DNA changes.

Women all around the world are susceptible to breast cancer. While there isn’t a 100% chance of avoiding it, taking care of yourself and leading a fit and active lifestyle can significantly cut down your risk of contracting this condition. Remember, your health is in your hands, so the earlier you start, the better! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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A healthy lifestyle is most important

MD - Microbiology
General Physician, Bangalore
A healthy lifestyle is most important
A healthy lifestyle is most important.
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Milk Coffee Vs Black Coffee - Which is Good For You?

Master of Science - Clinical Nutrition & dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Milk Coffee Vs Black Coffee - Which is Good For You?

Coffee is loaded with beneficial nutrients and anti-oxidants that can improve your health. Despite the myriad varieties coffee is usually consumed in, black coffee and milk coffee seem to interest the largest audience. The comparison between the two can come to an end, if you know what exactly you are looking for:

  1. For weight loss: If you want to shed a few kilos, you can add black coffee to your diet plan due to its low calorie content than the milk alternative. A cup of black coffee contains 20 kilo calories while a cuppa prepared with milk and sugar has about 60 kilo calories. Caffeine also increases metabolism in the body that may help you in burning more calories.
  2. To reduce the risk of diabetes: Coffee intake lowers your blood sugar level and in turn reducing your risk for diabetes. Moreover, the nutrients in coffee help your body use insulin, a hormone essential to store and use sugar that is delivered by your food. Those who drink considerable amounts of either regular or decaffeinated coffee could less likely to develop diabetes as compared to those who drink little or no coffee. This relationship between substantial coffee intake and diabetes suggests that each cup of coffee that you drink reduces your risk of developing diabetes by 7 per cent, if taken regularly.
  3. For a smarter you: The stimulant called caffeine is the world's most frequently consumed psychoactive ingredient. Caffeine is absorbed into your bloodstream and then travels into the brain where it blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter known as Adenosine. This increases the amounts of other neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine, leading to an enhanced firing of neurons. Coffee improves your brain function including memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general cognitive function.

Regular coffee with milk and sugar

Although it is not entirely healthy to take added sugar and milk (Basically, roughly three times the calorie content of black coffee), you can drink a cup of milk coffee per day. If you are a caffeine addict and want to cut down your coffee intake, you should consider drinking cafe latte rather than an Americano to decrease caffeine content and increase protein content by adding milk. Besides, drinking your coffee black, post evening keeps you wide awake also disrupting your circadian rhythm. You might want to sip on thick, milky coffee on such occasions. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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White Discharge

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Briefing on White discharge and its treatment

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Ma'am Please tell when will she get her periods and she had done home pregnancy test that was to collect urine in a vessel and keep it untouched for 3-4 hours and if there is white coloured film on surface that means you r pregnant and if no change that means you r not. I had seen this test on Internet. Is it sure. I mean is this test correct.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Navi Mumbai
Sorry I'm personally hearing this for the first time. We recommend UPT kit available everywhere, Wich gives results in 2 to 3 mins. Don't waste time.
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Last month I was prescribed yamini pills for 21 days and I got my periods within two days after I finished the pack. This month My periods have still not come and all my tests are negative. Is it late because of the pills?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybratenuser, Menstrual disorder is caused due to stress, anxiety,depression, malnutrition,anaemia, over exertion, Pcod, thyroidism ,results in ,delayed, painful,excess & frequent blood flow during menstruation. * Tk, plenty of water to hydrate yourself ,to eliminate toxins & to dilute your blood to establish your flow by regulating metabolism to absorb neutrients to nourish your body. * go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety to calm your nerve to ease your stress, improving Oxygen volume in blood in order, to establish your smooth flow, improving haemoglobin level. * your diet be simple, non- irritant, easily digestible on time to maintain your digestion, avoiding gastric disorder. * Tk, Apple, carrots,cheese, milk,banana, papaya, pomegranate, spinach,almonds, walnuts to improve your haemoglobin to release your flow, timely. * Tk, Homoeo medicine, gentle & rapid in action with no adverse effect, thereof. @ Pulsatilla 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Sepia200 -6 pills, thrice. * Ensure, sound sleep in d night for at least 7 hrs.* * Avoid, caffiene,junkfood, dust,smoke, exertion > Your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up. Tk,care.
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During menstruation on the last day I having sex with my wife with out protection. Is there any problem? Or any chance of pregnancy?

Homeopath, Vadodara
It depends on the menstrual cycle of your wife, if she is having the cycle of 21-23 days then ovulation can occur as early as 7-8th day of her cycle and if you had intercourse on 5-6th day then the chances of her getting pregnant are there, but if she has a cycle of 28-30 days then chances are very less. No problem in having intercourse on last day but chances of pregnancy are hopefully clear to you as per my above explanation.
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Hello sir my wife has one problem uske vaginal area m itching hoti h .. please help her

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, this seems like vaginal candidiasis. She should be placed on antifungals. Please follow up for prescription.
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