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Dr. Sheetal Agarwal

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. Sheetal Agarwal is a renowned Gynaecologist in East Of Kailash, Delhi. He is currently practising at Nova Hospital in East Of Kailash, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sheetal Agarwal on Lybrate.com.

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My wife is getting bleeding from so many days (10 days) in this month any medicine and why? Please advise.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Hyderabad
There are plenty of reasons to have continuous bleeding. If it continues for further 5 days then consult a gynecologist or a homeopathic doctor who ever is near to you.
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I have a doubt if one undergo operation for not conceive g again but if they want a baby again is there any process or technique to conceive again.

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I have a doubt if one undergo operation for not conceive g again but if they want a baby again is there any process o...
Hi lybrate-user after sterilisation procedure if you want baby again, then you have to undergo another procedure namely recanalisation.
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I am trying to conceive from last 6 months with no success. My gyn suggested to take ovabless and Himalaya evecare syrup on daily basis. Along with these, she suggested to have CCQ50 tablet and oflomac oz during period. After having these medication for 1.5 month, I got my period 12-13 days early. My period has been very much regular yet. Please suggest, early period is sign of any problem or not.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am trying to conceive from last 6 months with no success. My gyn suggested to take ovabless and Himalaya evecare sy...
Sometime conceiving problem occur due to abnormality of reproductive system or may be hormonal imbalance. Get ultrasound of lower abdomen and thyroid profile done. And all test of husband too. To ruleout the cause of infertility.
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Pls help Maine first bar sex keya h period kitne hone k 4 din baad ab mere stomach m pain kyu ho raha h kya ye pregnant ke chance h kya.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Pls help Maine first bar sex keya h period kitne hone k 4 din baad ab mere stomach m pain kyu ho raha h kya ye pregna...
Relations ke chaar din baad infection ke wajah se pet mein dard ho sakte hai hai. Unlikely it's pregnancy.
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All About Fenugreek Seeds

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
All About Fenugreek Seeds

How fenugreek works?

Fenugreek seeds are rich in soluble fibre, which may help to lower the blood glucose level through delayed gastric emptying and slowed carbohydrate absorption. The amino acid contained in the seeds may also directly stimulate insulin secretion and reduce insulin resistance. Fenugreek may also increase the number of insulin receptors in red blood cells and improve glucose utilization in peripheral tissues.

How to use?

Take a teaspoonful of fenugreek seeds and soak in water the overnight. Eat these soaked in the morning. These seeds can taste bitter but over time you can adjust to them. Drink all the water and chew up the soaked seeds. You may need more water to push them down.

The bitter taste of fenugreek seeds can be minimized by toasting them, adding honey or buying de-bitterized seeds. Powdered seeds can also be useful. 

The usual dose of fenugreek seeds is 5 to 30 grams with each meal or 15 to 90 grams all at once with one meal.


What are the effects of fenugreek seeds on diabetes?

In type ii diabetes, adding fenugreek seeds to a meal decreases the increase in blood glucose after the meal. Fenugreek seeds show improved blood glucose control and insulin function. It reduces the fasting blood glucose in both type I and ii diabetes.

Dyslipideamia and heart disease are common in diabetics. Fenugreek seeds promote heart health and help in lowering blood cholesterol levels.

What are the side effects of fenugreek seeds?

Fenugreek seeds are completely safe when used in moderation. Nausea, abdominal discomforts like diarrhea and/or gas are few minor side effects which usually subside after a few days of use. When used topically on skin watch for skin irritation and rashes. These seeds are not recommended in pregnancy, as it causes uterine contraction.

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I am doing sex with my wife without using any precautions but then also she is not conceiving. From last two times and this time also she got periods. What is the reason behind it ?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am doing sex with my wife without using any precautions but then also she is not conceiving. From last two times an...
Don't worry. Sometimes it takes about 6 months to one year to conceive. But you should try for pregnancy between 8th to 18th day of the cycle in a regular 28 day cycle.
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I am suffering from little bit breast pain. And in periods time it pain more. Please suggest me what it is.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from little bit breast pain. And in periods time it pain more. Please suggest me what it is.
Hi, would like to know your age, and since how long you are feeling pain in your breast, weather is it continuous or intermittent in nature. If you are at your growing age, then it might be a normal finding, and during periods due to hormonal changes breast pain aggravated, try these to get symptomatic relief Self Massage. Self-massaging the breasts will help reduce inflammation as well as improve blood circulation To get relief from breast pain, you can use an ice pack massage as well.
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She is not intimate with his partner .so I ask you what's the problem she is not doing sex she lots of try but not intimate.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
She is not intimate with his partner .so I ask you what's the problem she is not doing sex she lots of try but not in...
It may take a lot of time understanding sympathetic approach etc to coax your partner for that some people are that way because of ignorance or rigidity.
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What are the main causes of infertility in men and women? Is social networking one of that cause?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
What are the main causes of infertility in men and women?
Is social networking one of that cause?
Infertility in women Conditions affecting a woman’s fertility can include: damage to the fallopian tubes ovulatory problems endometriosis conditions affecting the uterus a combination of factors no identifiable reason. Other factors that may play a part include: age – female fertility declines sharply after the age of 35 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) gynaecological problems such as previous ectopic pregnancy or having had more than one miscarriage medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, and thyroid and bowel diseases lifestyle factors such as stress, being overweight or underweight, and smoking. Infertility in men Conditions that may result in infertility include: low sperm count or quality problems with the tubes carrying sperm problems getting an erection problems ejaculating. Other factors that may play a part in infertility include: having had inflamed testes (orchitis) a past bacterial infection that caused scarring and blocked tubes within the epididymis as it joins the vas having received medical treatment such as drug treatment, radiotherapy or surgery – for example to correct a hernia, undescended testes or twisted testicles genetic problems diabetes lifestyle factors such as being overweight or having a job that involves contact with chemicals or radiation. social networking is not related to infertility.
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5 din Periods delay karne k liye doctor ne medicine prescribe ki hai, 1 tablet daily for 5 days, kya wo tablets pregnency bhi avoid karengi, means kya wo contraceptive pills ka kaam bhi karengi?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Nashik
5 din Periods delay karne k liye doctor ne medicine prescribe ki hai, 1 tablet daily for 5 days, kya wo tablets pregn...
Hello. Agar aapne periods ko extend ki Dawai li hai to iska matlab aapke next period ki taarik nazdik hi thi. Aise wakt mein pregnancy k chances waise bhi kam hi. Rehte hai. Secondly jo Dawai aapne li hai most probably Woh bhi contraceptive ka kaam karegi. Dawai ka naam paya hota to sureity k saath baat pata. Mere hisaab se aapko aapke question ka jawaab mil gaya hoga. Jyada jaankaari k liye aap personally sawaal puuch sakte hai. Gd day.
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Air Pollution - Tips to Prevent Asthma From Worsening!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Gurgaon
Air Pollution - Tips to Prevent Asthma From Worsening!

Asthma is a distressing condition during which people find it difficult to breathe as the bronchi or tubes carrying air to lungs swell up. This happens when mucus inside bronchi comes into contact with an allergen like a pollutant or dirt causing symptoms like wheezing, coughing, more mucus production and difficulty breathing. There is no cure for asthma. As of now, it can only be managed. But managing asthma becomes really difficult during low air quality days, especially during winters when it’s cold and dry.

The most common air pollutants are gases like sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, vehicle smoke, and suspended particles. Each one of them can trigger an asthma attack by itself because of its deleterious effect on the lungs. The smaller the particulate matter is, the more dangerous it becomes as these particles get lodged in the air sacs inside lungs, causing not just asthma from worsening but also fatal diseases like lung cancer.

So, most asthma patients suffer from frequent attacks due to air pollution. How can these attacks be prevented? Here are some tips:

  1. According to research, asthma can be managed by making modifications in everyday life. On high air pollution days due to ozone, for example, asthmatics tend to experience more lung inflammation. If you are an asthmatic, you should reduce time spent outdoors, especially doing strenuous activity in the mornings and evenings. Keeping medications on hand and using those at the very start of an asthma attack also helps. There should always be a plan in place to lessen the chance of an asthma attack on poor air quality days starting from a rescue inhaler to preventive medication if your doctor feels you need it.
  2. Stay hydrated and breathe through the nose. Dehydration is dangerous for asthmatics especially when air quality is bad. In this case, lungs can become badly affected because they need right temperature and levels of water to work properly. It’s crucial to breathe through the nose only and not the mouth as the air breathed in from the mouth can be very cold and dry and can cause even more inflammation of the lungs.
  3. Know your asthma triggers and change lifestyle. Avoiding your triggers is key to managing asthma. If traffic fumes are a trigger, it’s best to change the route you take to work to manage your asthma. If you don’t know your triggers look back at your last asthma attack and remember what you were doing. Did you pet your dog? Write a diary and discuss with your doctor on how to avoid your triggers. Use a face mask when outdoors to limit exposure to allergens. 
  4. Track your asthma to recognise early signs of asthma. If you know that it’s getting worse, you should have a fool-proof plan in place. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.
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Herbs That Heal!

PG Diploma in Nutrition & Diabeties, M.Sc. Food & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ghaziabad
Herbs That Heal!

Some herbs and other natural supplements can really help keep you healthy. 

1. Aloe vera

A plant whose thick fleshy leaves conceal an emollient extract used in preparing cosmetics and skin creams. This ancient plant has been used for medicinal purpose in several cultures: greece egypt, india, japan and china.

What it does:

Aloe vera extract contains 75 potentially active ingredients that include vitamins, minirals, enzymes, sugars, fatty acids and harmones. It has antiseptic and healing properties, says astudt reported in the indian journal of dermatology.

 The study, published by researches at mumbai, s grant medical college and sir jj group of hospitals, also revealed that aloe vera gel has a protective effect against radiation damafe to the skin. People who apply the gel over a period of time also find their skin more elastic ans less wrinkled. These versatile herbs in the healing of wounds. In addition aloe vera gel, when consumed, acts as a laxative. It increases intestinal water contect. Mucus secretion and intestinal peristalsis

 Aloe vera has a concetration of amino acids ehich are the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 amino acids, 18 are presnt in this magic potion.” “it is a great detoxifier and helps eliminate waste and toxins from the body. It also has cosmetic appeazl because of its anti-fungal properties. Deu to its ability to regenaterate cells, aloe vera helps in wrinkle prevention, combats pimple and acne and removes scars amd stretch marks.”

Who should take it? 

Aloe vera can be consumed internally or applied topically, depending on the purpose. While it is safe for most people, when appiled on the face, a patch test is usually recommended especially for those who have extremely sensitive skin.”

2. Fenugreek seeds

What they are:

Fenugreek is a leguminous asin herb with aromatic seeds. Most of its medicinal properties are in the seeds. For centuries, the crushed or powdered seeds have been used externally and internally for several cures. It can be applied as a poultice for hives, boils and ulcers or consumed to increase appetite, counter appetite loss and reduce blood sugar.

What they do: 

A clinicalstudy by gandhi medical colege, hyderabad, published in the indian journal of pharmacogy shows that fenugreek seed have lipid-lowering efect on people with high blood cholesterol. Those with high lipid levels risk cardiovascular disease including deadly strokes and heart attacks. The study found that cholesterol levels were lowered in patients given 25 grams of powdered fenugreel seed twice before meals.

Who should take them?

“while fenugreek is recommended for people with diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol, it is also good for people who don’t suffer from these conditions,” advise Dr. Ashok jhingan, seior consultant diabetotogist and chairman, delhi diabetes research center. He prescribes 10gms of the seeds, soaked overnight, to be taken on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. “many people also eat the seeds mixed with curd.”

3. Garlic

From the onion family, it’s been a medicinal herb for millennia, even as for back as ancient egypt.

What is does:

Studies show that is cultures where people eat lots of garlic, there are fewer cases of gastric cancer, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

 Research from the central food technological research tnstitute (cftri), mysore, report that garlic and onion increased the activity of two key enzymes involved in cholesterol metabolism.

 Another study conducted by tagore medical college garlic consumption helped heart patients. In their three year study of 432 heart patients, only half of them were given garlic. Those not eating garlic saw no real cardiovascular changes. But the garlic eaters experienced a significant drop in blood pressure, blood cholesterol and mortality rates.

They also experienced less angina, the chest pain heart patient often feel.

 Deodorized garlic tables seem to work as wellas the raw herb in reducting cholesterol.

Who should take it?

Unless you’re allergic to it (very rare), you almost can’t go wrong by adding garlic to your diet. If you dislike the taste, garlic capsules will provede most of the health benefits without the flavour or odor.

4. Turmeric

The spice is made by grinding the roots of the perennial herb curcuma longa. The boiled dried and powdered underground stem of the plant is used as a flavouring and colouring agent and as a stimulant.

What it does: 

The herb has a mild protective effect against colds and flu; in those who get sick, it appears to limit the duration and severity of symptoms. A study by jamia hamdard university, new delhi, reveals that curcumin, found in turmeric, has antiinflammatory and antispasmodic properties and is useful in the treatment of arthritis.

Who should take it? 

This staple herb works for almost everyone and is effective if taken even as you feel a cold or flu coming on. According to the study, the most interesting feature of curcumin is the lack of gastrointestinal effectsdespite is being an anti-inflammatory agent.

 Try this time-testes recipe from Dr. Vivek nangia, head of respiratory disease, fortis hospital, new delhi: add a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a cup of milk and boil for a few minitues, drink the hot brew twice a day. “the herb’s antioxidant and anti-infective properties help build your immunity against colds.’

5. Tulsi

This sacred plant with the fragrant leaves needs no introduction. No plant is more auspicious as tulsi, or holy basil, at your doorstep.

What it does:

According to a study published in indian journal of pharmaclogy, the consumption of 100mg per kilo body weight of tulsi extract helped reduce acid secretion and protect the mucous membrane of thestomach: it can heal ulcers.

Tulsi contains benificial compounds called phyto-chemicals that possess antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial and immunity-enhancing properties that supports the body’s defence against disease and promote wellness.

Who shohld take it?

According to Dr. Issac mathai of soukya, a holistic healing center in bangalore, “tulsi is a good hurb for people suffering from colds and coughs. Many ayurvedic cough syrups contain tulsi, because the herb help mobilize mucus in bronchitis and relieves symptoms of asthma.

 “boil tulsi leaves in water and drink the decoction to ease a sore throat. This water is also good for gargling” adds mathai.

Tulsi capsules are available in the market. Dr. Mathai, who practises ayurveda, says that capsules manufatured by reputed companies may be taken as a substitute for the fresh herb.

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I am 30 weeks pregnant. My family and me are so very eager to have a girl. I have come to my native place. People are looking at my stomach and saying it's a boy saying I have small stomach. I am fully aware this is not legal but I think in my present stress situation I would be much better when I know the gender. If it's a girl il be happy and if it's a boy I will mould myself to stay happy so I won't go into depression later on. Please advice.

MD-Gynaecologist & Obstetrician , MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 30 weeks pregnant. My family and me are so very eager to have a girl. I have come to my native place. People are...
It doesn't matter whether it's a boy or a girl, what matters is that the child should be healthy.Its your baby and you are going to be a mother,which is a blessing, so be grateful& enjoy every moment of it.
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Im 35 yrs old I get inserted IUD recently for the third time now I have white discharge after this what shall I do pls clarify.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
There is a possibility of infection. I would advice you to insert Cansoft-CL vaginal pessaries daily in the vagina for three consecutive nights and see if that helps.
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What is fertilisation and where it takes place in the body of human female and what is formed by it?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
What is fertilisation and where it takes place in the body of human female and what is formed by it?
Fertilisation is the meeting of egg and sperm and formation of embryo (early baby). It happens in one if the fallopian tube (tubes to carry the egg from ovary to uterus) and then embryo travels to uterus to get implanted and to grow into a baby.
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She has a severe pain on both sides of her breasts. It often occurs and lasts for 10 to 15 days. And her periods also lasts for 1 day.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
She has a severe pain on both sides of her breasts. It often occurs and lasts for 10 to 15 days. And her periods also...
Homoeopathy has good treatment without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine Phytolacca 200 once daily in the morning and give feedback after 6 days. For further treatment, consult privately Rs 149/-
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What are the chances of my girl getting pregnant if she had already taken levonorgestrel tablet a few weeks ago. We dint have proper sex neither did I ejaculate inside or near her vagina. I just rubbed and tried to thrust in a few times. Should she take a tablet again?

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
She needs an ipill again (LNG pill) Ipill can cause hormonal imbalance and irregularities in the periods of used every month. It is only for emergency use. Please act responsibly and ask her to take a regular birth control pill for 21 days or use a condom.
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Hello mam: Mai meri gf na pregnancy test v karva liya hai usko bataya gaya tha ki 2, 3dino ma periods aa jaiyega par aisa kuch nahi hua, abhi tak periods nahi aaya please mam help kijiye or kuch aisa bataiye ki jaldi sa periods aa jaia.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hello mam: Mai meri gf na pregnancy test v karva liya hai usko bataya gaya tha ki 2, 3dino ma periods aa jaiyega par ...
Period irregularities may be due to hormonal imbalance . advice her to get an ultrasound of lower abdomen and thyroid profile test done. Visit to doctor for further treatment.
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10,000 Steps a Day. Fitness All The Way

Clinical Exercise Specialist, Certificate in Population Health, Certificate in Diabetology and Prevention, Nutritionist, MHSc (Public Health), MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Delhi
10,000 Steps a Day. Fitness All The Way
Walking 10,000 steps a day, keep you fit in every way.

Walking has been considered the most easy form of exercise. An average person walks about 3000-4000 steps in a day but it would be really good for your health if you can increase the number of steps up to 10,000, that’s is what every doctor advices people who want to stay active and fit.

Here’s the plethora of health benefits if you are able to walk 10,000 steps in a day.

1. You burn as much as 400 calories by walking 10,000 steps in a day
2. Helps prevent brain-shrinkage
3. Prevents osteoporosis
4. Boosts vitamin D level by exposure to sunlight
5. Tones up your muscles, legs and arms
6. Keeps your heart healthy and strengthens it
7. Keeps us mentally and physically strong
8. Reduces risk of stroke, diabetes and cancer
9. Reduces risk of early death by 30%
10. It makes your immunity grow stronger
11. It lowers disease-risk drastically
12. More beneficial for those who want to reduce weight
13. It is a good substitute for exercise
14. It helps in keeping your memory sharp
15. Increases your stamina of walking thereby increasing stamina required for physical work
16. Keeps your energy level high
17. Keeps you happy and healthy
18. It improves blood circulation
19. It lightens up your mood
20. Walking 10,000 steps also improves your sleep

You do get more or less similar benefit if do a 30-minute walk daily but walking 10,000 steps in a day is the best! As far as counting 10,000 steps is concerned various mobile apps and devices can be helpful.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'Consult'.
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