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Dr. Laxmi Agarwal


Gynaecologist, Kolkata

29 Years Experience  ·  500 - 800 at clinic
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Dr. Laxmi Agarwal MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Kolkata
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Laxmi Agarwal is an experienced Gynaecologist in Rawdon Street, Kolkata. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 28 years. She is a MBBS, DGO. MD DNB She is currently practising at Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Centre in Rawdon Street, Kolkata. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Laxmi Agarwal on has a number of highly qualified Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 40 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Kolkata and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - University of Calcutta - 1989
DGO - University of Calcutta - 1991
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Do you know these facts about your bladder?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Do you know these facts about your bladder?
1. Drink what you need. Though the medical recommendation is to
Drink 8-12 glasses of water a day the individual needs differ. Some
Need a lot more of water depending on their physical activity, body
Constitution, health conditions, climatic conditions etc, while
Some others need less. Frequent urination or a leak in a healthy adult
Means he is taking extra fluids! so drink just enough water to keep yourself
Healthily hydrated.

2. Caffeine is not good for your bladder as it is a diuretic. It
Speeds up your kidneys and irritate the bladder. So a leaking
Bladder may signal more of caffeine in the diet.

3. It is not often an enlarged prostate that causes plumbing
Problems in men but an overactive bladder. So get it diagnosed and

4. It is normal to urinate once at night. Several visits to the loo at night
Indicate something is wrong. It could be just that you drink too
Much water in the evening or that you are anxious. If it's a
Regular habit to urinate more than twice at night keeping a fluid
Diary is recommended. Consult your doctor if it persists.

5. Another sign of an overactive bladder is urinating for more than
8 times a day.

6. Being overweight is a reason for stress incontinence. Stress
Incontinence is a condition where pressure on the bladder from
Cough or sneeze causes you to leak. It happens when the muscles in
The pelvis is weak and cannot handle this pressure.

7. It is not a small bladder that causes frequent leaks but your
Capacity. If you drink more water than you can hold you will
Probably leak. Weak muscles, nerve damage (due to conditions
Like diabetes), medications, infections etc can cause leaking.

Take care!
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Diet For Gout Patient!

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
Diet For Gout Patient!

Gout is a type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the blood. Excess uric acid can lead to a buildup of fluid surrounding the joints, which can result in uric acid crystals. The formation of these crystals causes the joints to swell, become inflamed, and cause intense pain. The good news is that you can control gout. In addition to taking medications, dietary and lifestyle changes can help prevent painful attacks. A gout-friendly diet involves a specific plan, which is designed to avoid painful gout attacks. 

Causes of gout:
Gout develops when there is too much uric acid in the blood. This over-abundance of uric acid may be the result a diet high in purines. Or, your body may produce too much uric acid. In some cases, blood uric acid levels may remain normal, yet gout is still the correct diagnosis. This is due to the body excreting excess uric acid in the urine and inflammatory factors.

What are purines:

Purines are chemical compounds that, when metabolized, are broken down into uric acid. Purines are either made by your body, or taken into your body through foods you eat.

In a normal process, purines break down into uric acid. The uric acid is then dissolved in the blood, passed through the kidneys into the urine, and eliminated from the body.

However, this isn’t usually the case in gout. Complications occur when the kidneys don’t get rid of uric acid fast enough, or if there is an increased amount of uric acid production. These high levels build up in the blood, leading to what is known as hyperuricemia. Though not classified as a disease, hyperuricemia can be dangerous if it leads to the formation of uric acid crystals. Gout can develop when these crystals build up around the joints.

What makes a gout-friendly diet:

The goal of a gout diet is to relieve the painful swelling (inflammation), and to prevent future attacks. Depending on a variety of factors — your age, general health, medical history, and severity of the condition — treatment options will vary.

The good news is gout can be controlled. In addition to taking prescribed medications (which could include anti-inflammatory drugs, or medications to lower levels of uric acid), acute gout attacks can be managed through diet, a healthy lifestyle, weight management, and a proactive approach to signs and symptoms.

 Avoid entirely:

A gout-friendly diet will help to control uric acid levels in the body while promoting overall health. According to the american college of rheumatology, a diet that has an excessive amount of the following foods can lead to gout:

  1. Seafood
  2. Red meat
  3. Sugary beverages
  4. Alcohol

All of these foods have a high purine content. Agout diet should avoid or limit these foods:

  1. Organ meats
  2. Brain
  3. Sweetbreads
  4. Heart
  5. Kidney
  6. Liver
  7. Beef
  8. Pork
  9. Lamb
  10. Herring
  11. Anchovies
  12. Mackerel
  13. Mussels
  14. Smelt
  15. Sardines
  16. Scallops
  17. Tuna
  18. Yeast
  19. Beer, wine, and liquor
  20. Fruit juices
  21. Soda

Foods to include daily:

  1. Beans and lentils
  2. Legumes
  3. Fluids, especially water
  4. Low-fat or fat-free dairy
  5. Whole grains (like oats, brown rice, and barley)
  6. Quinoa
  7. Sweet potatoes
  8. Fruits and vegetables.
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Hi I am 26 years old married. Actually my monthly periods cycle will fall mostly on 11th of every month. This month i.e for the month of december I am going on vacation for temple visit. I need to prepare. Kindly suggest. Actually previously I had taken postpone table primolut- n to post pone. But I need to prepare kindly suggest.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi I am 26 years old married. Actually my monthly periods cycle will fall mostly on 11th of every month. This month i...
Hello, You can take primolout n twice a day form day 22 of your cycle daily till as long as you wish to delay your menses.
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I am suffering with yeast infection with lower left back pain and burning. And also pain in left side. I want to consult homeopathic doctor.

Homeopath, Kolkata
Dear user kindly detail more about your complaints along with photos of affected areas for better analysis and treatment. For now avoid application of any medicated ointment but maintain good personal hygiene.
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Consuming 2.5 spoons horlicks with warm water early in the morning is better or 4 spoons sattu in water? Please tell.

B.Sc. - Dietitics/Nutrition,
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Consuming 2.5 spoons horlicks with warm water early in the morning is better or 4 spoons sattu in water? Please tell.
Dear user, Sattu is better than horlicks,so u can consume early morning,it will be good for u. if u need further help,u r most welcome. Thanks
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I am 18 and I had sex on 10th of march without protection. Is it ok now to take birth control pills?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 18 and I had sex on 10th of march without protection. Is it ok now to take birth control pills?
Birth control pills will be of no use now ,emergency contraceptive pill should taken within 72 hrs of unprotected intercourse. If you miss your periods then do a urine pregnancy test.
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Tablet using method went first (b) mifepristone used first, second day (a) mifepristone used means what happen.

Gynaecologist, Jaipur
Abortion kit contain 5tab one mefipristone and 4mesoprost first should take medicine then after 24hrs mesoprost 2+2tab
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My boyfriend's dick touched on my vagina with precum when I was still on the 4th day of my periods and we washed that precum immediately. Can I still get pregnant?

Diploma in Advanced Gynaec Laparoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Onco-Surgery, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Zirakpur
My boyfriend's dick touched on my vagina with precum when I was still on the 4th day of my periods and we washed that...
Hi lybrate-user Precum juices can also contain sperms. There is still'theoretical'probability of conception. But considering your pcos status (if you have prolonged periods)+ 4 th intercourse + you washed immediately chances of pregnancy are remote. Its better to get urine pregnancy test 10 days overdue to ensure conception. Hope this works for you. Good luck.
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Health Benefits Of Starfruit

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1.     Starfruit can help an individual lose weight.

The high fiber and water content, low calories, and significant carbohydrate composition make starfruit ideal for helping people lose weight. They will fill you up and keep you healthy, which will reduce your urge to overeat.

2.     Starfruit helps support the digestive system.

Starfruit possesses a considerable amount of fiber. Fiber stimulates peristaltic motion and increased secretion of gastric juices, which eases digestion, prevents conditions like constipation, and protects the body from more severe conditions like colorectal cancer. One cup of starfruit contains 4 grams of dietary fiber.

3.     Starfruit may not spike your blood sugar compared to other foods.

The glycemic index (GI) ranks food and drinks based on their blood sugar increase potential. Foods high on the glycemic index like white rice and white bread will break down quickly and cause blood sugar and insulin level spikes after meals, which is followed by rapidly dropping blood sugar levels. Starfruit is more slowly absorbed into the bloodstream, which prevents sugar crashes, sugar cravings, and mood swings.

4.     Starfruit can help maintain a healthy blood pressure.

Starfruit is loaded with potassium and a low content of sodium. They are well known because of its high potassium content. One cup of starfruit contains a whopping 176 milligrams of potassium, compared to just 2.6 milligrams of sodium. This helps the blood vessels relax and maintains proper blood pressure.

5.     Starfruit can help individuals fight infections.

One cup of starfruit contains 76 percent of the vitamin C daily requirements per cup. Vitamin C is a potent natural water-soluble antioxidant that helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and eliminates cancer-causing free radicals in the body.

6.     Starfruit is excellent for keeping your hair vibrant and healthy looking.

Adequate vitamin C intake does not only improve the immune system but can also create and maintain collagen, an essential protein found in hair and skin. Also, starfruit contains vitamin A to keep the hair moisturized through increased sebum production.

7.     Starfruit can help individuals sleep better.

Starfruit has been known to help an individual sleep with its high content of magnesium, which is a mineral that is directly linked to improving the quality, duration, and tranquility of sleep. Starfruit also helps regulate the metabolism, to help reduce sleep disorders and the occurrence of insomnia.

Folic acid tablet can late my periods, there is any realation with these two periods and folic acid tabs, am I pregnant or these is the side effect of folic acid tabs?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Children and adults both require folate to produce healthy red blood cells and prevent anemia. I think that u r anaemic, thats why your doctor prescribed u folic acid.
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