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Dr. Durga Rao

MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gynaecologist, Hyderabad

30 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Durga Rao MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
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Dr. Durga Rao is a trusted Gynaecologist in Secunderabad, Hyderabad. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 30 years. She is a MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology . You can visit her at Parvathi Hospitals in Secunderabad, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Durga Rao on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Dr NTR University of health sciences - 1988
DGO - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - 2004
DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology - National Board Of Examination - 2007
Professional Memberships
Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

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#E 30, 31, Vikrampuri Colony, Near Secunderabad Club, Karkhana Secunderabad, HyderabadHyderabad Get Directions
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Hii. I was about to meet my bf. Due to that I took primolut twice 3 days to extend the period. We had sex while we met. After that I felt something went wrong so I stopped taking primolut and took unwanted 72. After one day, I got periods but only two drop came out. I am worried what should I do now.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hii. I was about to meet my bf. Due to that I took primolut twice 3 days to extend the period. We had sex while we me...
It appears your periods have messed up because of the different hormonal pills you have taken. I would advice you to wait patiently for this month . Also use another form of contraception like condoms if needed. If your periods fail to happen next month on the usual time then do a urine pregnancy test. If negative then consider regular contraceptive pill.
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I want to get pregnant I am taking fol g1 and lipogest I want to know how it works.

MBBS, MD Obs & Gynae, FNB Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Jalandhar
I want to get pregnant I am taking fol g1 and lipogest I want to know how it works.
taking folic acid is good before planning pregnancy, as it helps in the formation of nervous system of the baby. but folic acid won't increase fertility. if you have tried for 1 year without a good news it is time to see a doctor
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How To Increase Your Libido?

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
How To Increase Your Libido?

What Is Libido? Why Does It Disappear Among Some of Us?

  • Libido is defined as a person’s overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Low libido in women and low libido in men have some similar roots, along with some gender-specific ones as well.
  • For men, it’s actually quite normal to have a gradual decrease in libido as a man gets older. Each man is different, but most men tend to have some amount of sexual desire into their 60s and 70s. If aging isn’t at the root of libido decrease, a man may be depressed or experiencing too much stress. Other possible causes of  low sex drive men are a medication side effect, a decrease in male sex hormones due to an endocrine disorder or sleep apnea. A little-known fact is how sleep apnea can lead to an unusually low testosterone level.
  • Low testosterone can also cause erectile dysfunction (ED), a condition in which a man can’t get or maintain an erection. While both issues may involve low testosterone, ED and low libido do not necessarily equate or even happen at the same time. Men who have a hard time getting or maintaining an erection usually have a normal or even high sex drive.
  • When it comes to a low sex drive in women, there can be many causes. According to sex psychologist Sheryl Kingsberg, Ph.D, “Women’s sexuality tends to be multifaceted and fairly complicated.”
  • Common causes of a loss of sexual desire or low libido in women include issues in your relationship with your sexual partner, sociocultural influences (job stress, media images of sexuality, etc. ) and medical conditions (like fibroidsendometriosis and thyroid problems).
  • Low testosterone doesn’t just cause sexual issues for men. Women can also experience low testosterone. Female testosterone levels peak in the mid-20s and then steadily decrease until a woman goes through menopause. After menopause, female testosterone levels drop dramatically, and sex drive can drop dramatically as well. Birth control pills and other forms of hormonal pregnancy prevention can also have negative effects on a woman’s desire for sexual activity.
  • When it comes to how to increase your libido, there are two key biological chemicals that may affect your level of sexual desire whether you’re a man or woman. I’m talking about dopamine and prolactin. It’s theorized that dopamine increases desire while prolactin decreases it. If you take any medications, it’s important to know that some can increase prolactin release or inhibit dopamine release. Either of these two scenarios can decrease sexual desire and also cause other sexual side effects.
  • In men, low prolactin has been linked with multiple signs of poor sexual health and psychological health. Low prolactin levels are also associated with a larger body mass index (BMI), high blood sugar levels, lower levels of physical activity and just generally feeling unhealthier.
  • Relationship issues, depression, prescription medications, alcoholism, drug abuse and/or chronic diseases like diabetes can all be at the root of low sex drive for both sexes. A BMI that’s too high can also cause problems for both men and women when it comes to libido. Obese men tend to struggle with erectile difficulty, but studies have shown that losing only a small percent of weight can improve both male and female sexual function. A study conducted at Duke University reports that obese people are 25 times more likely to report sexual problems.

How to Increase Libido Through Diet

Let’s talk about how to increase libido through your diet, which includes what you should eat more of and what you should avoid or reduce significantly.

Foods That Help

  • Natural Aphrodisiacs — Figs, bananas and avocados are natural aphrodisiacs loaded with vitamins and minerals that can encourage more blood flow to the genitals and naturally increase sex drive. 
  • Vitamin C foods — Vitamin C improves blood circulation to the organs so it’s important to make sure you consume foods rich in vitamin C on a daily basis. Vitamin C has also specifically been linked with a healthier female libido. Some great choices include broccoli, oranges, red peppers and guava.
  • Iron-rich foods — For women in particular, low iron levels can have a negative affect on sexual desire, arousal, lubrication and ability to have an orgasm. Great sources of iron include dark leafy greens like kale and spinach, along with grass-fed beef.
  • Collagen-rich foods — Collagen production naturally declines with age. This has a direct negative effect on skin health and makes it harder to keep skin firm. This phenomenon can make it harder for men to maintain an erection, and it can lead to a looser vaginal wall in women. To increase your collagen levels, you can consume more bone broths and opt for a collagen supplement powder. Vitamin C also helps to increase collagen production.
  • Sweet potatoes — Sweet potatoes or yams are loaded with potassium and vitamin A. The potassium can help with high blood pressure, which makes a man more likely to have erectile dysfunction. 
  • Watermelon — In 2008, research conducted at Texas A&M demonstrated that watermelon may have a Viagra effect. The phytonutrients known as lycopene, beta-carotene and citrulline found in watermelon help relax blood vessels. While watermelon might not be as organ-specific as Viagra, it can be helpful in the bedroom without any negative side effects when you naturally want to improve libido.
  • Spices like nutmeg and clove — Spices are loaded with antioxidants, which is great for overall health, including libido. Research published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine specifically found that extracts of nutmeg and clove enhanced the sexual behavior of male animal subjects. Clove is also great at improving bad breath.
  • Dark chocolate — Research has shown that chocolate consumption leads to the release of phenylethylamine and serotonin, leading to some aphrodisiac and mood-lifting effects. Just make sure you choose a low-sugar, high-quality dark chocolate.
  • Brazil nuts — These nuts are high in selenium, which plays a role in maintaining healthy testosterone levels.
  • Almonds Rich in zinc, selenium and vitamin E, almonds contain vitamins, minerals and healthy fats that can improve sexual health and reproduction.
  • Water — Making sure you’re not dehydrated is helpful when it comes to your libido since dehydration can cause a number of negative side effects that can easily dull sexual desire. If you want to avoid possible fatigueheadaches and vaginal dryness then drink up.
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Pelvic Pain - 4 Ways It Can Be Treated

MBBS
IVF Specialist, Raipur
Pelvic Pain - 4 Ways It Can Be Treated

Pelvic pain is most common in women, though sometimes it occurs in men as well. There is absolutely no reason why pelvic pain cannot be treated and therefore women need not panic if they are experiencing such pain. The treatment of any pain can be done methodically after discovering its cause. Thus, before jotting down the treatments for pelvic pain, it is important to explore the reasons that cause pelvic pain in women.

Reasons for pelvic pain

  1. Reproductive organs in women play an important part in causing pelvic pain. The reproductive organ is complex when it comes to women and many small or big problems there might end up leading to pelvic pain.
  2. Any urinary infection or bladder irritation might also lead to pelvic pain.
  3. The nerves and muscles of the abdomen may cause pain in the pelvis area as well. In fact, the nerves and muscles are very tender near the pelvis area and care should be taken so that one does not strain them or pull the ligaments. This can cause severe pain.
  4. Another interesting point to be noted is that sometimes even after going through a lot of examinations, no causes of pelvic pain are found. In such cases it is understood that the pelvic pain is a manifestation of the remains of a long forgotten injury or accident.
  5. It has been examined and found out that physical abuse can at times lead to chronic pelvic pain. Though this link has not yet been understood properly, but it is seen to be true.

Treatments for pelvic pain

  1. The most basic treatment is to apply heating pad on the affected area. Heat helps in relaxing the muscles and nerves thereby, lessening the pain. However, this would reduce the pain, but cannot make it disappear in a day. Thus, it is a continued process for a week or 10 days till the pain recedes.
  2. Relaxation techniques like meditation, breathing exercises, yoga and even muscle exercises like jogging help in reducing the pain. However, this should be done under guidance. One wrong move can actually aggravate the pain instead of lessening it.
  3. Then there are painkillers which are non-steroidal and help in lessening the pain. Painkillers have a correct dosage and must be taken only after consulting a doctor. Self-medication in such cases can prove disastrous.
  4. At times, when all medications fail, surgery is the last resort.

Thus, these are some of the treatments that can be undertaken if and when you are experiencing pelvic pain. All these are connected to the root cause and must be followed only under medical supervision.

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Hi, I wanted to ask if Levesam 500 is safe during pregnancy? Wanted to confirm if there would be no effect on the baby with levesam?

MBBS, Diploma In Ultrasound, Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine
IVF Specialist, Bangalore
Hi, I wanted to ask if Levesam 500 is safe during pregnancy? Wanted to confirm if there would be no effect on the bab...
It is a category c drug, means till now harmful effects in foetus has not been obseved. But in animals there are few cases where abnormal babies has been produced. See your neurologists.
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I had sex last Saturday he used condoms and I took ipill on that day it self. Later I conducted a test yesterday that is on 24th of November it was negative. I am really worried today which means on 26th of November was my date of period but it did not happen. It is because of ipill it got late or am I pregnant?

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I had sex last Saturday he used condoms and I took ipill on that day it self. Later I conducted a test yesterday that...
Please go for a pregnancy test 10 days after the intercourse. If negative, its unlikely that you r pregnant. The pill you took is a hormonal pill and it certainly affects your menstrual cycle.
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Hi, I am recently diagnosed with tb because I have lymph nodes in my neck and I am trying for conceiving from last 2 years. My question is that the tuberculosis is affect the conceiving or not? Because one of my friends is doing MBBS told me that it affects the conceiving, please help to clear my doubt.

MD (Physician), MD (Pulmonology)
Pulmonologist, Bareilly
Hi, I am recently diagnosed with tb because I have lymph nodes in my neck and I am trying for conceiving from last 2 ...
Dear Lybrate user, Tuberculosis infection affects Pregnancy at all stages. Proper treatment under Pulmonologist will cure you completely. Wishing you Good Health.
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Dissociative Amnesia: Symptoms And Treatment

Psychologist, Chennai
Dissociative Amnesia: Symptoms And Treatment

In many cases, the body responds to a stressful or traumatic situation by disassociating with it. This can result in the development of a dissociative disorder. A dissociative disorder or dissociative amnesia is a mental illness that involves the breaking down of memory, consciousness, identity and perception. It can interfere with a person's general functioning, social life and relationships. People suffering from dissociative amnesia can have long gaps in their memory of the accident and the time before and after it.

Women are at a higher risk of suffering from this condition as compared to men. It has also been found to have a genetic link as people suffering from this condition often have other members of their family who experience something similar. Manmade and natural disasters such as wars, floods, earthquakes etc that cause overwhelming stress is said to trigger this disease.

The inability to recall past events is a primary symptom of this disease. Other symptoms include:

Treatment for this disease is a two step process. The first step involves relieving symptoms and controlling any behavioral changes. The second step aims at helping the person to recall and process their memories. Developing coping skills and rebuilding relationships is also focused on. Depending on the individual and the severity of symptoms showcased a doctor may choose to treat the patient using any of the following forms of treatment. 

  1. Psychotherapy: This form of treatment is designed to encourage communication and give the person insight into their problems. It uses a number of psychological techniques. 
  2. Cognitive therapy: Changing dysfunctional thinking patterns and their resulting emotions and behavior patterns is the focus of this form of treatment.  
  3. Medication: Dissociative amnesia patients who also suffer from depression or anxiety can benefit from medication such as anti depressants and anti anxiety drugs. However, this medication does not treat the dissociative amnesia itself. 
  4. Family therapy: In some cases, along with the patient it is also necessary to counsel the family. Family therapy involves educating the family members about the disorder and symptoms of recurrence. 

       5. Clinical hypnosis: This type of treatment uses intense relaxation and focused attention techniques to access the unconscious part of the mind and allow people to explore their thoughts, emotions and repressed memories. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.

My sister had an operation twice and had a baby but unfortunately she wants a baby because of some personal reasons but problem here is when she had a second baby she told doctor that she doesn't want to have a baby again so doctor blocked it permanently can she be pregnant again by getting a proper treatment please help she will go in depression otherwise.

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Chennai
My sister had an operation twice and had a baby but unfortunately she wants a baby because of some personal reasons b...
Dear Ms. Tanya, Thanks for your enquiry. You can do reconstructive tubal recanalisation surgery and try naturally or go for an IVF procedure.
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