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RA-HI CLINIC (For Womans' Care)

Gynaecologist Clinic

#No.4, Dr. K. D. Mukherjee Road,Kolkata.Landmark: Near Behala Thana Stop, Kolkata Kolkata
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RA-HI CLINIC (For Womans' Care) Gynaecologist Clinic #No.4, Dr. K. D. Mukherjee Road,Kolkata.Landmark: Near Behala Thana Stop, Kolkata Kolkata
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We like to think that we are an extraordinary practice that is all about you - your potential, your comfort, your health, and your individuality. You are important to us and we strive to ......more
We like to think that we are an extraordinary practice that is all about you - your potential, your comfort, your health, and your individuality. You are important to us and we strive to help you in every and any way that we can.
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RA-HI CLINIC (For Womans' Care) is known for housing experienced Gynaecologists. Dr. Atanu Kumar Maity, a well-reputed Gynaecologist, practices in Kolkata. Visit this medical health centre for Gynaecologists recommended by 69 patients.

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Diagnostic Tests Females

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Diagnostic Tests Females

Diagnostic Tests Females

We provide testing for fertility by all modalities ranging from reproductive hormones to diagnostic ultrasound to ascertain the cause. It is advisable that we make you undergo these tests before your final treatment/ plan of management is started.

  • Blood tests: These include a whole array of blood investigation ranging from CBC , Urine routine microscopy, RBS, TSH, PROLACTIN, VDRL, HIV, HBSAG, HCV, AMH. And any other test depending on the history of the couple.
  • Transvaginal ultrasound: A complete ultrasound of the uterus and adnexa is done to diagnose any anatomical disorder.
  • Specific tests: In cases of recurrent implantation failure and recurrent pregnancy loss or if required other tests are also advised.
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy: For many, this test is an important part of a fertility evaluation. Laparoscopy takes place under general anaesthesia with small incisions made at or just below the navel and the pubic hairline. A laparoscope (a small-diameter telescope) is passed through the incision, which enables one to view the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus and pelvic cavity for abnormalities. We can check that the tubes are open (tubal patency) by injecting dye through the uterus and observing it spill or not through the ends of the fallopian tubes.
  • Hysteroscopy: uses another small-diameter telescope called a hysteroscope. This enables to assess the uterine cavity for abnormalities such as polyps, adhesions or fibroids.
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A Peaceful State Of Mind Is The Key To A Healthier Life

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician,
A Peaceful State Of Mind Is The Key To A Healthier Life

Find the root of all your suffering in some negativity you are nurturing in your life. Rise above all negativity, drop down all things you are holding onto become free at this moment life is very beautiful nd we are all beautiful children of god.

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Is taking a periods delay medicine safe for delaying just for 2-3 days? After the periods she has to go for hymenoplasty. whether there will be any complications or not by taking period delay medicine?

MSc Applied Biology, Diploma in Naturopathy
Ayurveda, Delhi
Is taking a periods delay medicine safe for delaying just for 2-3 days? After the periods she has to go for hymenopla...
extra hormone /steroids from outside if not needed be never advised ...........why take from outside when u can incite from inside body endocrine glands ....but life style you can compel any one whether correction of hymen or some drink /smoke or .................
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7 Fat Rich Foods That Are Actually Good For You!

MSc. Foods & Nutrition, BSc. Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
7 Fat Rich Foods That Are Actually Good For You!

It is a very common notion that fat is not good for your body. Most people have started opting for sugar instead of fat, which, in turn, has led to the rise in cases of diabetes. Recent studies have shown that fat is actually healthy for your body. Fat plays an important role in the body such as forming the membranes of the cell and reducing inflammation.

Here are some foods that are rich in fat and are actually good for you:

  1. Avocado: Avocadoes are different from other fruits in the way that they are rich in fats unlike other fruits, which mostly contain carbohydrates. It mostly contains oleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fat that is beneficial for the immune system. They are also rich in fiber that lowers the bad cholesterol levels in the body.
  2. Dark chocolate: As mouthwatering as it can get, dark chocolates never fall out of a foodie’s list of things he can’t do without. Studies have always attributed chocolates with all the ill effects they can possibly bring on you. However, recent researches have come up with quite contrary results, which can make all the prejudiced ones eat the humble pie. Dark chocolates, apart from their exotic varieties, come with incredible health benefits as well. It is rich in fats and antioxidants, known to improve your cardiovascular health. Chocolate is also known to lower blood pressure and improve brain function.
  3. Fish: Fish such as sardines, mackerel and salmon are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which are very beneficial for your heart. It lowers the risk of heart disease and other cardio vascular diseases.
  4. Nuts: Nuts are rich in healthy mono-saturated fats which reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and heart diseases. Nuts also contain magnesium and Vitamin E which are good for the body.
  5. Extra virgin olive oil: Extra virgin olive oil is rich in Vitamin K and E along with various antioxidants. These antioxidants help in preventing inflammation and free radical damage to the body.
  6. Chia seeds: Chia seeds are types of seeds which are rich in fats and fiber, thus promoting satiety. They have anti-inflammatory properties and help in lowering blood pressure.
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I have an protected sex this month. But she is vomiting. And her periods date is 29. Does she pregnant. Tell me one thing more that after how many days preganews work. After having sex.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I have an protected sex this month. But she is vomiting. And her periods date is 29. Does she pregnant. Tell me one t...
Hello- Vomiting does not symbolizes pregnancy. It might be due to gastric upset. If you think that your protection has been failed during sex, its better to diagnose pregnancy by urine pregnancy test at home. It can be done after 10 days of missed period at the earliest.
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I am now pregnancy in 21 weeks. This is my 3rd baby. 1st and second was preterm delivery. Both baby have bleeding in brain. 1st baby was died, Deliver at 32 weeks 1.7 kg. Second baby 28 week at delivery 1.3 kg. Second baby bleeding was stopped and she normal. Now 18 month. But milestone delay. Now I have Stitched my cervix. But doctor said may be this also chance to preterm. Any possible is there for stop the preterm delivery. I want to expect delivery at 37 or 38 weeks. Is there any chance or precaution is there.

Obstetrician, Pune
I am now pregnancy in 21 weeks. This is my 3rd baby. 1st and second was preterm delivery. Both baby have bleeding in ...
Hello lybrate-user. I am Obstetrician and Gynecologist by profession. Bed rest is of utmost importance in your case. While sleeping kindly make sure that you are sleeping in head low position (for this you can elevate foot end of your bed by putting one brick). You can consult with your treating Obstetrician regarding the medicines which help to keep uterus relaxed (tocolytics). You can start tocolytics with your treating Obstetrician's advice.
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I got c section in last September unfortunately my baby was died due meconium strained death in 9th month ending. Can I get pregnancy again?

MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I got c section in last September unfortunately my baby was died due meconium strained death in 9th month ending. Can...
Dear Lybrate user, it's indeed very sad to know about your loss. Yes dear you can get pregnant again and this time go for elective surgery for delivery of the baby around 37 weeks and do keep a watch on baby movement. Too less is as bad as too much.
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I got married in India in 2010. After a few months I came to know that my wife had large fibroids in her stomach that would affect delivery. After surgery to my wife, my daughter was delivered. After daughter's delivery doctor advised to remove the fibroids through surgery for my wife. She stayed at her home for some time, come back in 2012 saying she had recovered. However she had frequent fever, stomach pain, head ache, mood upset for a long time. When we went abroad in 2015 there again she suffered pain. When checked with the doctor doctor mentioned she had large fibroids. When we came back to India doctors in 2015 diagnosed her with 7 large fibroids both inside, outside uterus. In 2016 she took rest at her home. At the end of 2016 she came to my home. I am observing that she has lot of stomach pain, headache,fever, lot of mood upset. Even though she has put best efforts to do the kitchen work, take care of my daughter, her mood, anger gets ahead of herself. She becomes very angry against my daughter, myself. She does not participate in family activities at night time from quite a long time. In fact, she keeps a hand on her stomach and sleeps. I feel bad about her condition, offered to show her to a good gynaecologist. However she refuses and says that she is in good health condition and does not need to show to doctor. However she does not participate in night time activities nor interested in having any more kids. She is a good person. Her age is 40+ years old. I would like to know whether any treatment options are available for my wife so that she becomes better in her health condition. How I can take care of her if she is not willing to see doctor along with me. How I can make more kids with her, if it is possible.

MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I got married in India in 2010. After a few months I came to know that my wife had large fibroids in her stomach that...
Hello dear. Your wife has undergone a lot of mental stres and trauma. She is suffering physically and mentally. She needs patience and handling with love and affection. Best for her would be that she gets the whole uterus removed due to recurring fibroids. Whenever these fibroids undergo degenerative changes, she ends up having pain and fever. God has blessed you both with a beautiful child, it's more important that she has a comfortable life.
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As per my LMP I am 7.3 weeks pregnant but my sac measured only 5 weeks. No heartbeat detected. I am not having pregnancy symptoms as well. Is it normal?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO
IVF Specialist, Mumbai
As per my LMP I am 7.3 weeks pregnant but my sac measured only 5 weeks. No heartbeat detected. I am not having pregna...
Please repeat your ultrasound after 7- 10 days for foetal viability, sometimes there could be delayed conception.
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I have 1 years 7 months old kid, but I have not got my monthly period. Can you pls suggest medicine to get my monthly periods.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I have 1 years 7 months old kid, but I have not got my monthly period. Can you pls suggest medicine to get my monthly...
There is no need of any Medicine, it will be normal within few months naturally, Have nutritious food and exercise Daily.
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Till which month should we have sex in pregnancy 6 or 7? And should I use condom if my wife is pregnant?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Till which month should we have sex in pregnancy 6 or 7? And should I use condom if my wife is pregnant?
Both of you are always on Safer side with Condom, It all depends on general health of expecting mother, best option is to minimise sexual activity during pregnancy. Take some precautions during intercourses, Avoid pressure on her lower abdomen, Spooning position during intercourse is preferred during pregnancy. Also mild intensity women on top position can be found a bit safe. Try your best to avoid or minimize sexual activity during pregnancy. She should also consult gynaecologist for her condition of uterus and baby growing inside.
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My wife age 28 years is pregnant by 37 weeks 1 day .In last doctor visit we are asked to go for planned c section in a day or two as doctor says the placenta is mature (age 3) and liquid is getting lower. So we should not wait for due date. While till now every thing was normal .All reports were ok. Suddenly we are said for c section. My wife is weighing 76 kg while baby weight was 2.6 kg last Monday. What should we do now.

MBBS, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My wife age 28 years is pregnant by 37 weeks 1 day .In last doctor visit we are asked to go for planned c section in ...
Hello dear, your doctor is absolutely correct in suggesting for lscs. Grade 3 maturity of placenta with reduced liquor indicates that baby might land in trouble. So it's better to deliver once maturity is attained.
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Is it Appropriate to Have Sex During Teenage?

Fellow,European Committee of Sexual Medicine, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, M.B.,B.S
Sexologist, Jaipur
Is it Appropriate to Have Sex During Teenage?

Well, very tough one to answer. There can be no right or wrong answers. Most parents will wish their kids to abstain till marriage and youngsters will always question it with lots of reasoning. Some will argue to have grown up enough to take appropriate decisions and with easy availability of contraceptives, "what's the big deal"they may ask ? They will always label their parents and those in favour of abstinence as old fashioned persons always giving unsolicited advice because it is their life after all ! Why should they listen to anyone? 

Sweet sixteen is a very tender age when lots of hormonal changes take place. Surge of chemicals in the body make you feel very different like never before. There is a strong but sweet attraction to someone of the opposite gender you knew for quite some time. Your friends tell you a lot of interesting and romantic stories about their own life , some of them may be a work of fiction . You may feel aroused while watching some intimate scenes in a movie. Many of you try to calm down by masturbating , which is perfectly safe way to experience ultimate pleasure in absence of the "real one" .During one of "those" discussions with your friends, their may be a mention of virginity and wish to try the real thing. I find lots and lots of youngsters to have tried that real thing but is it appropriate? 
One thing is sure. As you grow up, there are a lot of mile stones or possible goals to be achieved like doing well in studies, working hard for a good career, achieving both emotional, social and economical independence and of course experience this pleasure which will inculcate intimacy and help you mature as a person. Making babies is a very minor mile stone and many may not opt for this but other goals are inescapable. 
Now what ever your parents want , they can't accompany you all the time . It is you and only you who will decide what you want to do with your life . You need to set your priorities right. No one can stop you from experiencing the "real thing " at the time you chose . You can argue that you are mature enough to focus hard on studies, prepare for career and experience "that thing"     

In my opinion , it may become too much of a multi tasking.  I know for myself I am not good at it. I have also been through all these chemical "locha " There was a strong urge to experience "that joy" with someone changing each day in fantasies . Probably I didn't have the courage to ask someone for a date so waited till marriage Fine, that may have been a blessing in disguise if I look back on all those wonderful years of my school and college. It was not this common as well  those days ,as it is today but I could focus very hard on my studies and today, I am what I am. Really, was it something so great I wish I should have done it earlier? It was great and still is , but studies is the real asset I Accumulated to reach here. All people are different so others may be more efficient in multitasking  but There is a chance that you are driven more by the raging chemicals and start focusing on it more than it deserves. Really, if by any chance, it so happens, you lose lots of time and may not achieve your potential. This chance to work for career will not come twice . Still you may be capable of doing everything perfectly but it becomes a high risk path. You want to tread a safer approach or walk on a superhighway is your choice. At the end of the day, people will judge you by what you have achieved . It is of no importance at what age you lose virginity. 
So decide for yourself what is right for you at which age. My job is to tell you positives and negatives 

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Summer Steps for Healthy Living

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Summer Steps for Healthy Living

In the warmer, longer, laziest days of summer, the living may to be easy but your life probably feels less chaotic.

Give Your Diet a Berry Boost

If you do one thing this summer to improve your diet, have a cup of mixed fresh berries -- blackberries, blueberries, or strawberries -- every day. They'll help you load up on antioxidants, which may help prevent damage to tissues and reduce the risks of age-related illnesses. Blueberries and blackberries are especially antioxidant-rich.

A big bonus: Berries are also tops in fiber, which helps keep cholesterol low and may even help prevent some cancers.

Floss Daily

You know you need to, now it's time to start: floss every single day. Do it at the beach (in a secluded spot), while reading on your patio, or when watching TV -- and the task will breeze by.

Flossing reduces oral bacteria, which improves overall body health, and if oral bacteria is low, your body has more resources to fight bacteria elsewhere. Floss daily and you're doing better than at least 85% of people.

Get Outside to Exercise

Pick one outdoor activity -- going on a hike, taking a nature walk, playing games such as tag with your kids, cycling, roller blading, or swimming -- to shed that cooped-up feeling of gym workouts.

And remember, the family that plays together not only gets fit together -- it's also a great way to create bonding time.

Be Good to Your Eyes

To protect your vision at work and at play, wear protective eyewear. When outdoors, wear sunglasses that block at least 99% of ultraviolet A and B rays. Sunglasses can help prevent cataractscataracts, as well as wrinkles around the eyes.

And when playing sports or doing tasks such as mowing the lawn, wear protective eyewear.

Vacation Time!

mprove your heart health: take advantage of summer's slower schedule by using your vacation time to unwind.

Vacations have multiple benefits: They can help lower your blood pressureheart rate, and stress hormones such as cortisol, which contributes to a widening waist and an increased risk of heart disease.

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Doctor, my age is 16 year ,I head from my classmates If we do sex with boyfriend it can causes pimples I had sex with my boy friend but yet not get pimples ,Sometime I got.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), DNB (ENT)
ENT Specialist, Nagpur
Doctor, my age is 16 year ,I head from my classmates If we do sex with boyfriend it can causes pimples
I had sex with...
Hi you heard it wrong ,sex doesn't cause pimples. So don't worry. You are 16 so I hope you are having proper education for the sex and related legal issues. Regards.
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Aloe Vera Ke Fayde Aur Nuksan - एलोवेरा के फायदे और नुकसान

B.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Aloe Vera Ke Fayde Aur Nuksan - एलोवेरा के फायदे और नुकसान

एलोवेरा  एक  रसीला  पौधे है  और  इसके  पत्तों  में  पानी  का  भंडार  है,  जो  मोटी  और  मांसल  हैं। इसकी पत्तियां दो पदार्थ उत्पन्न करती हैं - जेल, जो कि कई अन्य पोषक तत्वों में मिश्रित होती है, और रस, जिसे एलो लेटेक्स भी कहा जाता है। एलोवेरा जेल व्यापक रूप से सनबर्न को दूर करने और घावों को ठीक करने के लिए जाना जाता है। जेल आमतौर पर कच्चे रूप में और सीधे प्रभावित त्वचा पर लगाया जाता है। एलोवेरा जेल त्वचा के लिए बहुत फायदेमंद हो सकता है, धूप की कालिमा, कीट के काटने, चकत्ते, कटौती और घावों के साथ मदद कर सकता है। यह एंटिफंगल, जीवाणुरोधी है और कोशिकाओं के उत्थान में मदद करता है। एलोवेरा  लेटेक्स  का  स्वाभाविक  रूप  से  अवसाद,  कब्ज,  अस्थमा  और मधुमेह  के  इलाज  के  लिए  प्रयोग  किया  जाता  है।
एलोवेरा में कई विटामिन और खनिज शामिल हैं जो शरीर के सभी प्रणालियों के उचित विकास और कार्य के लिए महत्वपूर्ण हैं।


एलोवेरा के लाभ:
1. झुर्रियों से मुक्त त्वचा के लिए: 
इसमें त्वचा, शरीर और स्वास्थ्य के लिए बहुत से लाभ हैं। एक शानदार एंटी-बैक्टीरिया, अनुत्तेजक पौधे के रूप में काम करने के अलावा, यह झुर्रियों से छुटकारा पाने में भी मदद करता है। यह त्वचा को मॉइस्चराइज करने में मदद करता है और त्वचा से मृत कोशिकाओं को हटाता है।
2. कब्ज से राहत: एलोवेरा का रस पीने से पेट और आंतों में जलन को कम करने में मदद मिलती है। इसका रस चिड़चिड़ा आंत्र सिंड्रोम, कोलाइटिस और आंत के अन्य सूजन संबंधी विकारों में सूजन को कम कर सकता है। इसके अलावा, यह आंतों में स्वस्थ बैक्टीरिया बढ़ा सकते हैं जो पाचन में मदद करते हैं।
3. मुँह के छाले को ठीक करता है: यदि इससे मूह के छल्लों पर दिन में कई बार लगाया जाए तो चिकित्सा प्रक्रिया को गति देने में मदद करता है।
4. कोलेस्ट्रॉल के स्तर को कम करता है: एलोवेरा रस में बीटा (β) सीटिस्टरोल नामक एक यौगिक होता है, जो शरीर में कोलेस्ट्रोल स्तर को कम करने में मदद करता है।
5. प्रतिरक्षा प्रणाली को बढ़ावा देता है: एलोवेरा में मौजूद ब्रैडीक्नास प्रतिरक्षा प्रणाली को उत्तेजित करता है और संक्रमण को मारता है। एलोवेरा में जस्ता भी शामिल है, इससे हमें रोगों को बंद करने, जीवाणुओं को मारने और हमारे सेल झिल्ली के कार्य की रक्षा करने में मदद मिलती है। 
6. तनाव कम कर देता है: एलोवेरा को एक अनुकूलन माना जाता है। एलोवेरा का रस न केवल मानसिक तनाव से राहत देता है बल्कि शारीरिक तनाव से निपटने में भी मदद कर सकता है। 
7. यह मधुमेह के इलाज में मदद करता है: एलोवेरा रक्त शर्करा के स्तर को कम करने के लिए जाना जाता है। इसमें ग्लूकोमान्स मौजूद हैं जो रक्त शर्करा के स्तर को कम कर देता है।
8. एंटीसेप्टिक है: यह आपकी पाचन तंत्र को साफ करने में मदद करता है। यह खून को शुद्ध करने में भी मदद करता है। 
9. रक्त प्रवाह में सुधार: एलोवेरा आपके केशिकालों के आकार को बढ़ाने में मदद कर सकता है जिससे आपके शरीर में रक्त परिसंचरण में सुधार हो सकता है।
 

एलोवेरा रस के दुष्प्रभाव:
एलोवेरा जेल को इस्तेमाल करना सुरक्षित माना जाता है, लेकिन लेटेक्स से निकाले जाने वाले अप्रसारित रस का सेवन करने से कई साइड इफेक्ट्स पैदा हो सकते हैं, जैसे कि:
1. एलोवेरा रस में एन्थ्राक्विनोन नामक एक पदार्थ होता है, जो रेचक होता है और बड़ी मात्रा मंन डायरिया पैदा कर सकता है।
2. एलोवेरा में मौजूद लेटेक्स कोलाइटिस, क्रोहन रोग, एपेंडीसिटीस, डायवर्टिकुलोसिस, आंतों की बाधा, रक्त स्राव, पेट दर्द और अल्सर जैसी समस्याएं का कारण बन सकता ह ।
3. एलोवेरा का रस पीने से एलर्जी की प्रतिक्रिया हो सकती है जैसे कि त्वचा के दाने या पित्ती, खुजली या सूजी हुई त्वचा, साँस लेने में कठिनाई, सीने में दर्द और गले में जलन।
4. गर्भ और स्तनपान कराने वाली महिलाओं को अल्युवेरा जूस लेना सक्त मना है। यह गर्भवती महिलाओं में गर्भाशय के संकुचन को प्रोत्साहित कर सकता है, जिससे गर्भपात और जन्म दोष हो सकते हैं।
5. एलोवेरा के रस से शरीर को अत्यधिक मात्रा में एड्रेनालाईन उत्पन्न हो सकता है, जो दिल की स्थिति से पीड़ित लोगों के लिए हानिकारक हो सकता है।
6. लंबे समय तक की अवधि के लिए अतिरिक्त खपत स्यूडोममेलाइसोस कोली का कारण हो सकता है। यह कोलोरेक्टल कैंसर का खतरा बढ़ा देता है।
7. एलोवेरा रस की अधिक मात्रा में लेने से श्रोणि में रक्त का निर्माण हो सकता है, जिससे आपके गुर्दे को नुकसान हो सकता है।

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M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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When 24-year-old Erin learned that she had type 2 diabetes she simply could not believe it was true. This could never happen to her, she felt. The diagnosis must be wrong. During the next few weeks Erin was prescribed appropriate treatment, and given advice on self-managing her condition, to control symptoms and reduce the risk of long-term problems. But before too long it became clear that Erin was continuing to suffer symptoms. Her diabetes was clearly not under control.

Erin was eventually referred to our clinic, where we discovered why the standard therapeutic approach was not working for her. Deep down, she still did not believe that she had diabetes. When faced with pressures in her daily life – Erin had recently moved to another country to take up a demanding job – she would feel overwhelmed and simply stop managing her diabetes, which seemed much less important than the immediate issues facing her. We helped Erin to recognize and understand this pattern of behavior, and to learn to cope with her disease. She has now finally accepted that she has diabetes, and understands clearly that she can benefit by taking responsibility for her treatment, complying with instructions and adopting a healthy lifestyle.

Erin's case is by no means unique. Studies suggest that less than 50 percent of patients with a chronic disease follow their management plans correctly, for a wide variety of reasons. Many people with diabetes, for example, do not adhere to their prescribed diet or take their prescribed medication, resulting in poor metabolic control and a high risk of developing long-term complications.


Two major external factors influence the course of diabetes in an individual patient. Healthcare professionals control one of these when they establish a management plan, involving specific treatments, lifestyle modifications and regular assessment. The other factor, controlled by patients, is their ability to self-manage the disease, adapting the plan according to daily circumstances.

Few people – if any – will have this ability when diagnosed, and it is the responsibility of health professionals to help patients develop the necessary knowledge and skills. Patient education is widely recognized as vital for effective long-term care. However, its implementation is often inadequate, and too often it involves little more than putting information in front of the patient. Key issues for the patient, such as understanding the implications of the disease and learning how to incorporate its management into their day-to-day life, are sometimes not addressed.

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Hi, I was done with my periods. It was the last day. Had unprotected sex with my partner the same night. Next morning it was all clean. But in the evening was stained with blood. Is it implantation? Looking forward for your kind reply.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hi, I was done with my periods. It was the last day.
Had unprotected sex with my partner the same night.
Next morning...
Dear Patient, It is very unlikely that it is implantation bleeding as on the fifth day of menses there will be virtually no endometrium. Incase you are not planning it is always advisable to have protected sex.
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I have period problem. And this month my period as not came. And my weight is put on to much help me.

Obstetrician, Pune
I have period problem. And this month my period as not came. And my weight is put on to much help me.
Hello lybrate-user. I am obstetrician and Gynaecologist by profession. Before starting I would like to advice you to do urine pregnancy test, if you are married or you are into relationship. Now coming to your question, I would like to advice you to to few blood investigations like complete haemogram, thyroid function tests, blood sugar levels, serum total testosterone, leutinizing Gorman and follicle stimulating hormone, prolactin levels and ultrasonography. Avoid junk food as well as fried food. Avoid sweet food substances. Meanwhile you can start exercises to reduce the weight. You can consult dietitian also for diet guidance.
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