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Dr. Laxmi Agarwal

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist, Kolkata

28 Years Experience
Dr. Laxmi Agarwal MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Kolkata
28 Years Experience
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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 . 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 Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Calcutta - 1989
DGO - University of Calcutta - 1991
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Hii.I have pcod problem. Doctor suggested me to use binthin,gonadil,sio care,ebexid,benforce,gdm safe sachets medicines thrice a day.Im using these tablets from 1year.But no result.Im not getting my periods regularly.Im doing yoga regularly. Please help me out of this problem. Is this medicines are good or not.Im not getting periods from 3 months.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hii.I have pcod problem. Doctor suggested me to use binthin,gonadil,sio care,ebexid,benforce,gdm safe sachets medicin...
Are you married? how old are you? are you overweight? do get back with my queries to help you better. Binthin is ayurvedic capsules given for obesity & also for pcod. Sio care is also ayurvedic medicine given for scanty periods. Ebexid has low dose of thyroid hormone + vitamins-given for obesity. Benforce is also given for infertility. Gdm has 1000 iu vitamin d in it & you are taking 3 per day. My take is that you are being overmedicated. Since you are not getting any benefits, why not give a break? just take evecare by himalaya-syrup a spoon 3 times a day. No side effects. It does bring hormone levels under proportion and balance. Do write back with answers to my queries.
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M worried about my periods that whether it will b on time or not please suggest me something if my periods will be late.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
M worried about my periods that whether it will b on time or not please suggest me something if my periods will be late.
tell me your period are regular or irregular. if regular then why you are afraid so that i can help. thanks
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I am 34 n mother of 2.1st day of last period was on 9th aug, haven't got periods yet. I am hungry all the time. Thread like white discharge for few days and it stopped. Could I be pregnant?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 34 n mother of 2.1st day of last period was on 9th aug, haven't got periods yet. I am hungry all the time. Threa...
HI, If you have not got sterilized after your second delivery, then please get your urine tested for pregnancy at the earliest. There is every chance of pregnancy.
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Something white white like ovum is releasing from my vagina. Continuously from 3 days. What should I do ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Vaginal discharge is a whitish liquid that is produced in the uterus and is discharged by way of vagina. It is a normal process and it generally begins in a girl life when she is due to attain puberty or prior to menstruation. It is the nature’s way of keeping the vagina healthy and lubricated. Women experience vaginal discharge all through their lives though it reduces after they reach the menopausal stage. Normal vaginal discharge helps to keep the vagina clean and healthy. It does not have a bad odour or you can say that it has no smell at all and you may see the traces of discharge on your under garment. It is normal for vaginal discharge to increase under certain conditions like- A few days before menstruation During pregnancy During ovulation Hormonal treatment Sexual excitement Emotional stress
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Sir, I am married before 1 year and I am tried for pregnancy but not get pregnancy. Please give a name of medicine if any Please help.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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I am married before 1 year and I am tried for pregnancy but not get pregnancy. Please give a name of medicine if...
1 year is short time. You can still wait for 1 more year with having intercourse around ovulation day. Ovulation happens only on1 day of each cycle. In a woman with regular cycles of 28 days it happens around 14 th day. If getting impatient both of you meet Gynaecologist or infertility specialist.
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Doctor, m 28 years old n recently my left areola have a light change than normal as its light brown in colour but now , within the areola thr are having small circles n have lighter colour than the whole. Wat may b the reason is it hazardous to me. Around 3 months during sex my husband feels that milk coloured salty tasted substance coming frm my breast but I can't feel any pain. M nt pregnant also can you pls explain wats happening.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery
Gynaecologist, Pune
Doctor, m 28 years old n recently my left areola have a light change than normal as its light brown in colour but now...
Whatever your going thru is completely nornal. During sex there is an outburst of hormones that is why such fluid comes out. It's normal don't worry.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
DEPRESSION & WOMEN

What is depression?

Everyone sometimes feels sad, but these feelings usually pass after a few days. When a woman has depression, she has trouble with her daily life for weeks at a time. More women than men get depression. It is a serious illness, and most women who have it need treatment to get better.

What are the different forms of depression?

The most common types of depression are:

Major depression?severe symptoms that interfere with a woman's ability to work, sleep, study, eat, and enjoy life. An episode of major depression may occur only once in a person's lifetime. But more often, a person can have several episodes.
Dysthymic disorder or dysthymia?depressive symptoms that last a long time (2 years or longer), but less severe than those of major depression.
Minor depression?similar to major depression and dysthymia, but symptoms are less severe and may not last as long.
What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

Different people have different symptoms. Some symptoms of depression include:

Feeling sad or "empty"
Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
Loss of interest in favorite activities
Feeling very tired
Not being able to concentrate or remember details
Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
Thoughts of suicide, suicide attempts
Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
What causes depression in women?

Several factors may contribute to depression in women.

Genes?women with a family history of depression may be more likely to develop it than those whose families do not have the illness.

Brain chemistry and hormones?people with depression have different brain chemistry than those of people without the illness. Also, the hormones that control emotions and mood can affect brain chemistry.

During certain times of a woman's life, her hormones may be changing, which may affect her brain chemistry. For example, after having a baby (postpartum period), hormones and physical changes may be overwhelming. Some women experience postpartum depression, a serious form of depression that needs treatment. Other times of hormonal change, such as transition into menopause, may increase a woman's risk for depression.

Stress?loss of a loved one, a difficult relationship, or any stressful situation may trigger depression in some women.

How is depression treated?

The first step to getting the right treatment is to visit a doctor or mental health professional. He or she can do an exam or lab tests to rule out other conditions that may have the same symptoms as depression. He or she can also tell if certain medications you are taking may be affecting your mood.

The doctor should get a complete history of symptoms, including when they started, how long they have lasted, and how bad they are. He or she should also know whether they have occurred before, and if so, how they were treated. He or she should also ask if there is a history of depression in your family.

Medication

Medications called antidepressants can work well to treat depression. They can take several weeks to work. Antidepressants can have side effects including:

Headache.
Nausea, feeling sick to your stomach.
Difficulty sleeping and nervousness.
Agitation or restlessness.
Sexual problems.
Most side effects lessen over time. Talk to your doctor about any side effects you may have. ASK ME ONLINE,PRIVATELY FOR ANY DOUBTS AND HELP
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I started doing exercise using orbitrack cycle at home. Can you please suggest how much time I have to do exercise and Cal I should burn in morning and evening according to my age and weight. I also feel headache after doing exercise.

MD, MBBS, Advanced Infertility
Gynaecologist, Jalandhar
I started doing exercise using orbitrack cycle at home. Can you please suggest how much time I have to do exercise an...
You should do a 45-60 min exercise 6 days a week and be nicely hydrated if you sweat a lot. Dehydration due to excessive sweating can cause headache.
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Absent my menstruation for six months. i got treatment, i take medicine but still absence. What should I do? I am not pregnant.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Absent my menstruation for six months. i got treatment, i take medicine but still absence. What should I do? I am not...
Hello, please get your fsh. Lh and amh levels done and also a thyroid profile with usg pelvis to rule out pcos, hypothyroidism or hyperprolactinemia, so accordingly you can be treated further.
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I am 26 yrs old woman I am suffering from less blood in periods from last 4 months. So what should I do. Is there anything wrong in this. Please advice what I have to do ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
Take homeopathy medicine pulsatilla 0/1--16 dose in 100 ml acqua after 10 stroke mix 1 dose in 1 cup of water take 2 teaspoon & another medicine is ferum met3x 3 grane 3 times daily any reply come to private question.
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Pain During Sex Post Menopuase - 5 Tips That Might Help

MD - Physician
Sexologist, Coimbatore
Pain During Sex Post Menopuase - 5 Tips That Might Help

Sex which gives pleasure to most, can be painful for some. Many women, mostly in their menopausal or postmenopausal phase find intercourse and penetration extremely painful. Menopause results in hormonal imbalance, with a significant drop in the estrogen level. The reduced estrogen level results in Vulvovaginal Atrophy (dryness of the vagina and thinning and weakening of the vaginal tissues). In such cases, women experience irritation, Vaginismus (vaginal tightness) and soreness after sex. One can also experience a burning sensation during urination. There may be inflammation of the vaginal tissues. If untreated, the inflammation can cause infection and other complications. "Dyspareunia" or pain during intercourse is very common in postmenopausal women. The pain experienced during sex can be due to "Vulvodynia" as well. Vulvodynia is a condition whereby a women experiences chronic pain in the external genitals or vulva. A number of other factors can also contribute to the pain during sex. A thorough and detailed investigation is thus very important.

Treatment:

Many women find it extremely embarrassing to discuss menopausal problems with their partners and doctors. The key to effective treatment lies in timely diagnosis and medication. There is nothing to be embarrassed about. The postmenopausal changes can vary from person to person. Thus it is very important to discuss every minute detail with your physician.

Many options are available to make intercourse a less painful experience.

- Keep dryness at bay: In most cases, painful intercourse results from dryness of the vagina. Use of a lubricant can ease the pain to a great extend. A water based lubricant is highly recommended. Regular use of vaginal moisturizers is also effective to deal with vaginal dryness.

- Vaginal care and hygiene: It is very important to keep the vagina clean. Avoid using soaps, bath oils and shower gels. They do more harm than good to the vagina. It is advisable to wash the vagina with warm to lukewarm water. Undergarments should be changed twice daily.

- More is good: Having sex at regular intervals is a healthy practice. It not only enhances and improves the blood flow, but also helps to overcome vaginal dryness.

- The Pelvic Floor Therapy is immensely beneficial. In this therapy, a gentle pressure is exerted in the pelvic region to relax the stiffened and tightened muscles. One can also massage the area to relax the muscles.

- Squat is a very effective exercise to strengthen the buttocks and hip muscles. Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles are also very helpful.

- One can also opt for Local Estrogen therapy and Systematic Estrogen Therapy.

Menopause should not affect your conjugal and sexual life. Visit here to know more and forget painful intercourse forever.

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If me and a friend of fine have sex regularly. And she is taking unwanted 21 every day. I cum inside her every day , will the pill ensure she will not get pregnancy? We do not want to use a condom! Also can emptying my sperms in her mouth make her pregnant ?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
If me and a friend of fine have sex regularly. And she is taking unwanted 21 every day. I cum inside her every day , ...
Hi Puneet. Taking Unwanted 21 everyday ensures that a girl does not get pregnant provided she takes them everday regularly. failure of these pills is 1-2%. Also swallowing sperms by mouth does not make a woman pregnant.
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Sexual & Reproductive Health - Factors That Affect It!

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
Sexual & Reproductive Health - Factors That Affect It!

To be considered healthy, one must not only be physically and mentally sound, but one must also be sexually and reproductively healthy. Sexual and reproductive health includes a person’s ability to enjoy a satisfying sex life and capability of reproducing. Sexual and reproductive health is important for both men and women. 

When it comes to women, sexual health problems can refer to

  • Lack of sexual desire
  • Inability to be sexually aroused
  • Inability to achieve an orgasm
  • Painful intercourse

There are many factors that could trigger these problems, such as

  • Relationship problems
  • Emotional distress
  • Gynaecological problems

Some of the common gynaecological problems that affect women’s sexual health are

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Vaginismus
  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • PCOS

Endometriosis and some of the above mentioned diseases can also affect a woman’s reproductive health and cause problems with pregnancy. Exposure to STDs is another major reproductive health problem. STDs such as HIV, gonorrhoea and HPV are dangerous not only for the mother, but also affect the health of the baby. Reproductive health problems or women also include unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal death.

Being a victim of sexual violence affects both sexual and reproductive health. Sexual violence can be defined as a non-consensual sexual activity. While anyone can experience this, women have a higher risk of facing such violence than men. Sexual violence can cause a person to fear sex itself and in some cases can interfere with their ability to reproduce.

Though men’s interest in sex is often joked about, men too can face sexual health problems. This could be triggered by a physical or psychological condition. Erectile dysfunction and ejaculation disorders such as premature ejaculation or retrograde ejaculation are the two most common sexual health problems faced by men. Anxiety and depression along with illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure can also cause a loss of libido and sexual disinterest. 

Men can also suffer from a low sperm count and low testosterone. In many cases, this can make a man infertile. Peyronie's disease and testicular cancer are other conditions that can affect a man’s sexual and reproductive health. Like women, men also need to protect themselves against STDs to ensure they remain sexually healthy. 

Thankfully, most sexual and reproductive health problems can be treated and cured with a combination of medication and psychological counselling. Hence sexual and reproductive health problems should not be considered taboo but should be addressed as soon as possible.

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Dengue Fever

BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Dengue Fever
Dengue Fever

हर साल दुनिया में लगभग 10 करोड़ लोग डेंगू / Dengue Fever के शिकार होते है। भारत में भी हर साल कई लोगो की Dengue Fever के कारण मृत्यु हो जाती है। हमें रोज समाचार पत्रों में या News channel पर Dengue Fever का आतंक देखने को मिलता है। समय की जरुरत है की इस बीमारी के बारे में लोगो में अधिक से अधिक जागरूकता फैलाई जाए। इस लेख द्वारा मेरी कोशिश है की, आपको Dengue Fever सम्बन्धी अधिक से अधिक जानकारी प्राप्त हो।

Dengue Fever के बारे में संक्षिप्त जानकारी निचे दी गयी है :
Dengue Fever क्या है ?

Dengue Fever यह एक viral बीमारी है जो की Dengue virus के 4 प्रकारों में से किसी एक प्रकार के Dengue virus से होता है। जब कोई रोगी Dengue Fever से ठीक हो जाता है, तब उस मरीज को उस एक प्रकार के Dengue virus से लम्बे समय के लिए प्रतिरोध / immunity मिल जाती है परन्तु अन्य 3 प्रकार के Dengue virus से Dengue Fever दोबारा हो सकता है। दूसरी बार होने वाला Dengue Fever काफी गंभीर हो सकता है जिसे Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever कहते है।

Dengue Fever कैसे होता है ?

Dengue Fever हवा, पानी, साथ खाने से या छूने से नहीं फैलता है। Dengue Fever संक्रमित स्त्री / मादा जाती के Aedes aegypti नामक मच्छर के काटने से होता है। अगर किसी व्यक्ति को Dengue Fever है और उस व्यक्ति को यह मच्छर काट कर उसका खून पिता है तो उस मच्छर में Dengue virus युक्त खून चला जाता है। जब यह संक्रमित मच्छर किसी स्वस्थ व्यक्ति को काट लेता है तो Dengue virus उस स्वस्थ व्यक्ति में चला जाता है।

Aedes aegypti मच्छर की कुछ खास विशेषताए निचे दी गयी है :

यह दिन में ज्यादा सक्रिय होते है.
इन मच्छर के शरीर पर चीते जैसी धारिया होती है.
ज्यादा ऊपर तक नहीं उड़ पाते है.
ठन्डे और छाव वाले जगहों पर रहना ज्यादा पसंद करते है.
पर्दों के पीछे या अँधेरे वाली जगह पर रहते है.
घर के अन्दर रखे हुए शांत पानी में प्रजनन / breeding करते है.
अपने प्रजनन क्षेत्र के 200 meter की दुरी के अन्दर ही उड़ते है.
गटर या रस्ते पर जमा खराब पानी में कम प्रजनन करते है.
पानी सुख जाने के बाद भी इनके अंडे 12 महीनो तक जीवित रह सकते है.
Dengue Fever के लक्षण क्या है ?

संक्रमित मच्छर के काटने के 3 से 14 दिनों बाद Dengue Fever के लक्षण दिखने शुरू होते है। Dengue Fever के लक्षण निचे दिए गए है :
तेज ठंडी लगकर बुखार आना
सरदर्द
आँखों में दर्द
बदनदर्द / जोड़ो में दर्द
भूक कम लगना
जी मचलाना, उलटी
दस्त लगना
चमड़ी के निचे लाल चट्टे आना
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever की गंभीर स्तिथि में आँख, नाक में से खून भी निकल सकता है
Dengue Fever का इलाज क्या है ?

Dengue Fever का रोकथाम / Prevention ही इसका सबसे अच्छा और बेहतर ईलाज है.
Dengue Fever की कोई विशेष दवा या vaccine नहीं है.
एक viral रोग होने के कारण इसकी दवा निर्माण करना बेहद कठिन कार्य है.
Dengue Fever के इलाज / चिकित्सा में लाक्षणिक चिकित्सा / symptomatic treatment की जाती है.
Dengue Fever की कोई दवा नहीं है पर इस रोग से शरीर पर होने वाले side-effects से बचने के लिए रोगी को डॉक्टर की सलाह अनुसार आराम करना चाहिए और समय पर दवा लेना चाहिए।
रोगी को पर्याप्त मात्रा में आहार और पानी लेना चाहिए। बुखार के लिए डॉक्टर की सलाह अनुसार paracetamol लेना चाहिए।
बुखार या सरदर्द के लिए Aspirin / Brufen का उपयोग न करे.
डॉक्टर की सलाह अनुसार नियमित Platelet count की जाँच करना चाहिए।
हमारी रोगप्रतिकार शक्ति Dengue Fever से लड़ने में सक्षम होती है, इसलिए हमें हमेशा योग्य संतुलित आहार और व्यायाम द्वारा रोग प्रतिकार शक्ति को बढाने की कोशिश करनी चाहिए।
Dengue Fever के बचाव के उपाय क्या है ?

जैसे की मैंने पहले भी लिखा है, Dengue Fever का रोकथाम / Prevention ही इसका सबसे बेहतर ईलाज है।
Dengue Fever के बचाव के उपाय निचे दिए गए है :
घर के अन्दर और आस-पास पानी जमा न होने दे। कोई भी बर्तन में खुले में पानी न जमने दे.
बर्तन को खाली कर रखे या उसे उलटा कर कर रख दे.
अगर आप किसी बर्तन, ड्रम या बाल्टी में पानी जमा कर रखते है तो उसे ढक कर रखे.
अगर किसी चीज में हमेशा पानी जमा कर रखते है तो पहले उसे साबुन और पानी से अच्छे से धो लेना चाहिए, जिससे मच्छर के अंडे को हटाया जा सके.
घर में कीटनाशक का छिडकाव करे.
कूलर का काम न होने पर उसमे जमा पानी निकालकर सुखा कर दे। जरुरत होने पर कूलर का पानी रोज नियमित बदलते रहे.
किसी भी खुली जगह में जैसे की गड्डो में, गमले में या कचरे में पानी जमा न होने दे। अगर पानी जमा है तो उसमे मिटटी डाल दे.
खिड़की और दरवाजे में जाली लगाकर रखे। शाम होने से पहले दरवाजे बंद कर दे.
ऐसे कपडे पहने जो पुरे शरीर को ढक सके.
रात को सोते वक्त मच्छरदानी लगाकर सोए.
अन्य मच्छर विरोधी उपकरणों का इस्तेमाल करे जैसे की electric mosquito bat, repellent cream, sprays etc.
अगर बच्चे खुले में खेलने जाते है तो उने शरीर पर mosquito repellent cream लगाए और पुर शरीर ढके ऐसे कपडे पहनाए।
अपने आस-पास के लोगो को भी मच्छर को फैलने से रोकने के लिए प्रोत्साहित करे.
अपने आस-पास में अगर कोई Dengue Fever या Malaria के मरीज का पता चलता है तो इसकी जानकारी स्वास्थय विभाग एवं नगर निगम को दे, जिससे तुरंत मच्छर विरोधी उपाय योजना की जा सके.
Dengue Fever के ज्यादातर मरीजो की मृत्यु platelet या खून के अभाव में होती है। मेरी आप सभी से request है की जरुरत के समय रक्तदान / Blood Donation करने से बिलकुल न घबराए और साल में कम से कम दो बार Blood Donation जरुर करे.
कई लोग Dengue Fever में Platelet Count बढाने के लिए पपीते के पत्ते का रस पिने के सलाह देते है। पपीते के पत्ते का रस पिने के बाद कई मरीजो में platelet count में सुधार होते हुए देखा गया है। इसका कोई ठोस पुरावा नहीं है और न कोई research हुआ है.
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