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Dr. Shalu Wadhawan

MBBS, MD , DNB

Gynaecologist, Delhi

44 Years Experience
Dr. Shalu Wadhawan MBBS, MD , DNB Gynaecologist, Delhi
44 Years Experience
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Shalu Wadhawan is a popular Gynaecologist in Ganesh Nagar, Delhi. She has had many happy patients in her 44 years of journey as a Gynaecologist. She has done MBBS, MD , DNB . She is currently associated with Shanti Medical Centre in Ganesh Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shalu Wadhawan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi - 1973
MD - Kasturba Medical College - 1999
DNB - Delhi - 1999
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We have married one year ago After continue sex We could not conceive a child My semen analysis and my wife's examination are okay What we do?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
We have married one year ago
After continue sex We could not conceive a child My semen analysis and my wife's examina...
hello, you need to practice sex during her fertile period and should track her ovulation exactly with an ovulation kit each month to increase her chances of conception.
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I want to do bikini waxing but it's more painful. I prepare the wax in home itself but it's becoming messy can I buy from stores is it safe?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I want to do bikini waxing but it's more painful. I prepare the wax in home itself but it's becoming messy can I buy ...
Yes you can do waxing with readymade wax available. But better get it removed by professional as this is sensitive area.
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Sir, I want to know, during pregnancy period sex is safe or not? My wife is pregnant (one and 1/2 months) I hear during pregnancy sex is not safe because it is harmful 4 forthcoming child. Is it true or not please tell me.

MBBS, MCCEE, Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
Sexologist, Jaipur
Sex is safe only in second trimester i. E. 4th to 6th month. Ideally if some earlier abortions have happened then you need to be careful in that period also. No direct pressure should be there on abdomen and so select a position accecptable to both of you. Rear entery to vagina is better position. First 3 months and last 3 months of pregnancy one should avoid sex.
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Hi. I had sex after my ovulation period. I was on top position. My last date of period was 3rd May 2017. I didn't got my menses. Can my position on top and it was only intercourse can I get pregnant when can I test for pregnancy. Pls suggest as no symptoms of pregnancy is there but my period is skipped.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi. I had sex after my ovulation period. I was on top position. My last date of period was 3rd May 2017. I didn't got...
Hi Take sepia 1 m one dose Puls mother tincture for WK Jonsia ashoka 12c 4tims day for WK Cal ova toasta 30 two time day for WK
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Hello doctor I am 7 Week pregnant and suffering with loose motion from last 2 Days, what can I do to heal myself and get well. As its my first pregnancy after miscarriage so I am very much concerned. please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello doctor I am 7 Week pregnant and suffering with loose motion from last 2 Days, what can I do to heal myself and ...
Hello, loose motion can lead to dehydration which is not good. You should take care of your hydration by taking electoral solution. Take nonspicy diet and medication for controlling the problem.
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I have been detected as high bp patient since last 8 months. Taking starpress xl 12.5 now bp is in normal range. Still doctor asked to continue medicine recently thyroid nd pcos also detected, taking medicine obimet sr 500 I feel strong dizziness for quite long time, it is strong for sometime. Pls suggest age 27 years, weight 66 kg. Height 5ft 3 inch.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I have been detected as high bp patient since last 8 months. Taking starpress xl 12.5 now bp is in normal range. Stil...
You have bp, thyroid and pcod problem. I advise you to do meditation for mental strength by doing slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning. Take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take lots of water and fluids. Avoid garlic and red chilly and non veg and eggs.
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I have delivery 24 days ago normal delivery which type of food is safe. Please advice

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have delivery 24 days ago normal delivery which type of food is safe. Please advice
eat lots of simple proteins like milk, curd, cheese , eggs if you eat, clear soups , assorted nuts for good fats and proteins,lots of water ,ors, chapati ,rice, daal subji of your choice plus calcium ,iron and folic acid supplements.
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How to avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex? Is it ok to take tablets like I pill or unwanted 72?

MS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
How to avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex? Is it ok to take tablets like I pill or unwanted 72?
Yes i pill with in 74 hours is fine but it is not hundred percent if she fails to have periods in time get pregnancy test done
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I am 33 years old woman. Last month I removed my pregnancy through medicine. But I pregnant again after one month and I didnt want any baby now. Is this safe to remove pregnancy in vvery short period again?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
If done in a proper way in consultation with a gynaec it's safe. But frequent abortions are definitely not advisable.
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I have irregular periods and this month I got my period and it has exceeded more than 15 days.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
I have irregular periods and this month I got my period and it has exceeded more than 15 days.
In majority of the cases irregular menses are accredited to hormonal imbalance, but in some cases it may be pathological and secondary to some pathology of ovaries mostly. Now if you want to regularized the menses then you must establish permanent balanced first and this can be achieved only with homoeopathy, because in modern medicine we get only a hormonal support with a very temporary relief. But with homoeopathy you can strike the hormonal balance permanently which later on also give you regular menses even if you stop the medicine.
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My wife is 8 weeks pregnant. She is having vomiting even if she drinks water. Is there any home remedies?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
My wife is 8 weeks pregnant. She is having vomiting even if she drinks water. Is there any home remedies?
Ayurvedic medicines are best one. Get medicine for liver and gallblader. Problem will be solved. You should take herbal tonics and jams to solve this issues. Consult me for the medicines. Thank you.
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MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
FRUITFUL PERIOD( time when there are high chances of pregnancy during menstrual cycle): You are most likely to conceive if you have intercourse one or two days before you ovulate. However, it's tricky to pinpoint the exact day or two just before ovulation. So if you don't want your love life to be ruled by the calendar, your best bet is simply to enjoy making love every two or three days.

If you want to be more precise, though, you will need to work out when you will ovulate. When you'll ovulate in any given cycle depends on:

? the length of your menstrual cycle
? how regular your periods are

A menstrual cycle can be as short as 22 days or as long as 36 days. On average, a woman gets her period between 12 days and 14 days after she's ovulated.

If you have a 28-day menstrual cycle, you're likely to ovulate around the middle of your cycle. If you have a short cycle, you could ovulate within days of your period ending. A long cycle could mean that you won't ovulate until two weeks after your period has ended.

Nearly half of women have a cycle length that varies by more than seven days. If your menstrual cycle is different from one month to the next, your fertile window may also vary by about a week between each period.

That's why it's best to have intercourse every two to three days throughout your cycle. It's more effective than focusing your efforts only on the days you think you're about to ovulate. Also, sex every two to three days improves the quality of sperm compared to daily sex.


--Irregular periods do not necessarily mean that you are less fertile than women with regular periods. However, if your periods are irregular or are more than 36 days apart, it is worth seeing your doctor.

Sometimes, irregular cycles are caused by conditions such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or a thyroid disorder. These conditions could affect your chances of conceiving, so it is better to get help sooner rather than later.

I have always regular period, but this time its late by 10 days, I have done pregnancy test at home 3 times but it is showing negative. Is the pregnancy detection kit showing right result? I am totally confused.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I have always regular period, but this time its late by 10 days, I have done pregnancy test at home 3 times but it is...
Hello, as the pregnancy test is done after 8 days post missed periods its likely to be conclusive, so you are not pregnant. Wait for another week to resume the menses else you may opt for a withdrawal bleed with progesterones.
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Hi. I got married two months back and my husband is in abroad. We are yet to have our intercourse as I was have PCOS. Next month I will be leaving to his place, where we are planning to have sex. When I discussed with my friends who got married, they said they had pain during sex, which is making me afraid. Kindly help me to overcome the fear.

PG in Assisted Reproductive Technology, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi. I got married two months back and my husband is in abroad. We are yet to have our intercourse as I was have PCOS....
Use a lubricant prior to intercourse. Also have foreplay. U will overcome ur fear if ur desire is intense
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I had sex 10 days back. My period which was due about 2 weeks back has not come. Seems I am pregnant. Please suggest ways to terminate pregnancy at this stage.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I had sex 10 days back. My period which was due about 2 weeks back has not come. Seems I am pregnant. Please suggest ...
It is dangerous to use medicines to terminate pregnancy with medicines unless an ultrasound is done to locate it and assess how many weeks old it is. Success of the medicine will depend also on the doctors checkup and assessment. It should not be taken as an over-the-counter drug.
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Addiction: Signs and Symptoms

BHMS, MD-Homeopathy, PGPC - Preventive Cardiology
Homeopath, Delhi
Addiction: Signs and Symptoms

Addiction not only includes physical things we consume, such as drugs or alcohol, but also includes virtually anything, such abstract things as gambling to seemingly harmless products, such as chocolate, etc. In other words, addiction may refer to a substance dependence (e.g. drug addiction) or behavioral addiction (e.g. gambling addiction).

Causes: There is a link between the repeated uses of an addictive substance and how the human brain experience pleasure, its use has a nice reward, leading to further and more frequent use. The addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or some drug actually causes physical changes in some nerve cells in the brain. After a while, the user of the potentially addictive substance does not get the same pleasure and has to increase the dose, as his/her body's tolerance to it increases. Eventually, the user no longer experiences pleasure from the substance and takes it simply to prevent withdrawal symptoms taking the substance just makes them feel normal. When tolerance increases, the risk of addiction is much greater.

Signs and Symptoms: A person starts to show symptoms when a person takes the substance, such as nicotine , alcohol etc. and has given a serious attempt to stop, but is unable to do so because of the withdrawal symptoms. The body of an addict will go in withdrawal state when once the level of the substance abused is below a certain level. When a person goes in withdrawal state it will show signs, such as craving, bouts of moodiness, bad temper, poor focus, extreme temperament, poor focus, continuous feeling of depression, emptiness, frustration, anger, bitterness and resentment. Apart from these the addict will also display symptoms such as increased appetite, insomnia, constipation,and diarrhea. Withdrawal caused by some substances can also trigger signs like violence, seizures, hallucination, sweating and trembling, etc. However, the addiction continues despite health problem awareness. An addicted person commonly feels they need their drug in order to deal with their problems.

Investigation of Addiction: Blood test is advised to determine whether the substance is still in the blood (whether the substance has been taken recently). DSM criteria for substance dependence that is a patient diagnosed with substance dependence (an addiction) must meet criteria laid out in the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), a manual published by the American Psychiatric Association.

What you can do?: Acknowledge the problem and consult for help from an expert. Family members must be supportive in creating a congenial environment for the addicted person.

Role of Homeopathy in Management of Addiction: The first step for the addicted person is to acknowledge that there is a substance dependency problem (addiction problem). The next step is to get help. In most of the world there are several support groups and professional services available. Treatment options for addiction depend on several factors, including what type of substance it is and how it affects the patients. Typically, treatment includes a combination of inpatient and outpatient programs, counselling (psychotherapy), self-help groups, pairing with individual sponsors, and medication.

Talking of medication, Homoeopathy definitely has a major role to play in the de-addiction journey of a 'patient'. Over the years it has been seen that homeopathy has produced tremendous results in such cases. People have approached for quitting alcohol, smoking, drugs, etc. and majority of them have been wonderfully helped by Homoeopathy. Those who haven't achieved desirable results have either lacked willingness or conviction on their own part, or have had a non-congenial and non-co-operative environment at home and work place. For any de-addiction plan to be successful for a patient these 2 factors are the most important. A willing person with a co-operative and supportive environment is much more receptive and responsive to the medical treatment.

The commonest attacking area for any addictive substance is the Central Nervous System (CNS). The substance inhibits the release of neurotransmitters, which are responsible for carrying nerve impulses. Once these neurotransmitters are inhibited in their normal functioning, a person develops delayed nervous responses and irregular nerve impulses leading to addiction. It is a vicious circle. So, as the centre of attack is the CNS, a medical system that boosts and strengthens the CNS would automatically prove beneficial in such dreadful cases. Homoeopathy is that very medical science! The homoeopathic medicines are absorbed through the nerve root endings of the tongue and directly hit the CNS. There are some very powerful Homoeopathic medicines, which have the ability to shake up the CNS and work in a normal manner as it is used to be. These Homoeopathic medicines, thus have the ability to develop control and also the power to abstain from the substance in later stages of the treatment.

But the first and foremost attempt is made to manage the withdrawal symptoms. It is the fear of the withdrawal symptoms only that a patient may lose conviction and confidence in him and give in to the indulgence once again. This is where the role of family and friends also comes in. when the struggle of 1 man becomes fight for the whole team; chances are very high of coming out victorious. There are brilliant medicines in Homoeopathic science, which can help the person in managing and fighting with the withdrawal symptoms with ease. Medicines like Nux vomica, Kali phos., Arsenic Album, Coffea cruda, Aconite, Gelsemium, Argentum nitricum, Ipecac, Acid sulphurosum, Caladium, Daphna indica, Quercus, etc. have proved to be extremely effective in helping a person wean off completely of the addictive substances.

Mind the Mind: Over the past two issues, we took up the burning problem of addiction as a mental illness, explored its, nature and probable causes that go into the making of an addict. The current issue is aimed at spreading awareness about the available evidence based psychological treatments for de-addiction.

  1. Psychotherapy: Also called as 'talk therapy', is aimed at helping the patient to understand the link between their thoughts, feelings and behaviour so that the maladaptive ones can be replaced with more adaptive and productive processes. Interventions in terms of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivation Enhancement Therapy (MET) and Behaviour Therapy are efficient in the treatment of addiction behaviour.
  2. Craving control: Use of certain medicines and behavioural techniques can help a person deal with the intense feelings of craving when it seems too much to bear. It gives a sense of greater control to the person over the substance, which in turn motivates him/her to stay away from using the substance. Many people report that they tend to continue the abuse the substance since they are unable to handle the period of intense craving, which can come all of a sudden.
  3. Relapse prevention: Arguably it is the most important component of de-addiction program. Leaving the substance is not that hard, but staying away from it is the most difficult part as reported by many patients with addiction. To ensure that the person stays clean and healthy without the substance, they are taught some techniques like asking for help whenever they feel the need to do the substance or staying away from potentially, dangerous situations, like going to party where alcohol is available. With therapy, the individual gains more confidence in his/her own abilities rather than depending on the substance for facing life situations. In addition to this, they also start enjoying their life without the substance. Both the patient and his/her family play an important part in this process hence they are educated about it and are advised regarding appropriate ways of ensuring sobriety for the patient.
  4. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): It is a self-hellp group in which ex-alcoholics come together and share their experiences, for instance how they got into drinking, how it affected their life and now how they are maintaining their sobriety. These are mostly weekly sessions and have been found to be very effective in supporting the recovery of alcoholics to stay motivated and be clean without the use of alcohol. Similar to AA, there is NA (Narcotics Anonymous for drug addicts) and Al-Anon (for the family members and friends of problem drinkers).
  5. Yoga and exercise: A healthy daily routine with yoga or regular exercise promotes feelings of general well-being and ensures healthy mind and body. It detoxifies the body faster and even helps in recovering from the damage caused due to excessive substance use.
  6. Social skill training: An important aspect for being away from drugs/alcohol is the ability to say NO to such offers from others. Assertive behaviour, healthy communication pattern and good problem solving ability are skills that are taught to assist the person to stay healthy without feeling the need to take the substance.

One of the simplest, yet very powerful principles of staying healthy is 'ONE DAY AT A TIME'! Instead of making any long-term plans for staying sober, which might seem over-whelming and extremely difficult, just plan for that very day and DECIDE to be clean without the substance.

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I'm a 30 year old women. I do not have a child till. My period date was February 5 but till today my period has not happened. I tested for pregnancy on my own using pregnancy kit (urine) on 10 of February. But it was negative. I do not have any symptoms of pregnancy or period. I feel slightly uneasy. I observed today a few drops of white discharged. Can any of you guide me what to do now?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I'm a 30 year old women. I do not have a child till. My period date was February 5 but till today my period has not h...
Hello, Lybrate user, 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, 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 30-6 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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Vitamin D3 oral solution COeD3 Can you please suggest me why doctor prescribe me this solution during 26wk pregnancy?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Vitamin D3 oral solution
COeD3
Can you please suggest me why doctor prescribe me this solution during 26wk pregnancy?
Vitamin D3 is essential for Calcium Absorption in body... which both you and the baby requires the most... thats why.. until otherwise proved...
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M 22 years old. I am facing some kind of pain in vagina sometimes. Is it normal or any kind of serious problem Please help.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- Pain in vagina without sex is not normal. It can be pre-symptom of a vaginal infection or cyst which must be taken care of before the disease gets worse.
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