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Dr. Prabhu Desai

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Gynaecologist, Margao

35 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Prabhu Desai is a trusted Gynaecologist in Aquem, Margao. He has helped numerous patients in his 35 years of experience as a Gynaecologist. He has done MD . You can consult Dr. Prabhu Desai at Yashodhan Hospital in Aquem, Margao. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prabhu Desai on Lybrate.com.

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My wife is pregnant with 3 months. Dr. advised to take lupigest sr 300. She is taking. Before, no miscarriage had happened. But my wife take thyroid medicine. How many months lupigest sr medicine will be taken? Please suggest.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DGO
Gynaecologist, Pune
My wife is pregnant with 3 months. Dr. advised to take lupigest sr 300. She is taking. Before, no miscarriage had hap...
We generally give it for 12 weeks. We continue it for a longer time in situations where we want uterine relaxation.
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7 Best Parslay Substitute

MBBS,CCA,DCA,AASECT,FPA,AAD,F.H.R.SM.I.M.S
General Physician, Bangalore
7 Best Parslay Substitute

There are times in cooking when you will need to use a parsley substitute, probably because of its unavailability. Parsley is a flavorful herb and if you fall short of it, dried forms of it can also be used. It is an extremely popular herb around the world, both in fresh and dried forms, but if you’re halfway through a recipe and realize you’re missing such a flavorful ingredient, don’t worry. In most cases, fresh forms of herbs are replaced with dried forms of the same herb, just in smaller amounts, but there are also other plants and herbs that can mimic the flavor and effect of parsley and are great parsley substitutes.

In some cases, you may be preparing a meal for someone with a known allergy to parsley, but you still want to achieve the same effect in the taste of your recipe. Regardless of the reason you need a parsley substitute, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Parsley substitutes

Best parsley substitutes are basil, chervil, cilantro, rosemary, and mint, among others.

1. Basil

Many people naturally turn to basil as a replacement for parsley due to the similarity of their appearance, but the flavors are notably different. Basil cuts through more blatantly in a dish, so if you are making a dish with a subtle spice balance, basil may throw off the end result. However, if you are preparing highly flavorful foods, such as italian cuisine, the inclusion of basil may not be noticeable in exchange for parsley.

2. Chervil

One of the most popular parsley substitutes is chervil, as it also boasts a rather mild taste, similar to parsley. However, the sweetness of chervil is often compared to aniseed, a licorice flavor that can often blend in nicely with parsley. Chervil also belongs to the same family as parsley, and in europe, is one of the most common substitutes for this in-demand herb.

3. Cilantro

Although cilantro or coriander isn’t quite as bitter as parsley, this flavorful leafy herb is a popular parsley substitute. Cilantro is particularly good if you are trying to replaceparsley as a garnish since its appearance is strikingly similar. For people who are adventurous in their herbal replacements, cilantro can be an interesting choice for a dish, but if you are worried about your food being overpowered, cilantro may not be the best choice.

4. Dried parsley

When you are replacing any fresh herb, the first thing you should try to find is a dry variety. In the case of parsley, most culinary experts say that the potency multiplies 3 times in the dried form, so if your recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, use 1 teaspoon of dried parsley instead. The flavor match will be almost identical, although some slight changes occur when the herb dries.

5. Oregano

Oregano shares the same earthy flavor as parsley but is slightly warmer than parsley in terms of taste. It is also stronger as a spice, but can easily replace parsley in stews, soups, and curries.

6. Rosemary

Known as one of the most aromatic herbs, with a pungent and unmistakable flavor, rosemary should only be used to replace parsley if you want a stronger bite in your dish, and are going to be cooking the spices, not just using them as a seasoning. As a whole, the flavors of rosemary and parsley are complementary, despite being quite different.

7. Mint

Mint has a recognizably sweet taste and is slightly more pungent than parsley, so it could give savory dishes more of a sweet bite than you want. However, it has a number of similar health effects and works equally well as a garnish. In middle eastern and asian cuisine, given the other spices being used, the replacement of parsley with mint won’t be as noticeable.

What are the precautions to take while in pregnant and which type of food we have to take.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
What are the precautions to take while in pregnant and which type of food we have to take.
Hello, Special protection during first and third trimester. No running, jumping, or sex during this period. Eat healthy balanced diet with adequate water intake and citrus fruits, avoid banana and papaya. Regards
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How To Know If You Are At Risk Of Having A Miscarriage?

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
How To Know If You Are At Risk Of Having A Miscarriage?

Do you know about the various signs and symptoms that indicate a miscarriage? Miscarriage refers to pregnancy, which ends on its own, within 20 weeks of gestation. Miscarriage is a matter of great loss and grief for pregnant women. It accounts for being the most common form of pregnancy loss. According to studies, almost 10% to 25% of pregnancies result in a miscarriage. Chemical pregnancies are likely to be responsible for almost 50% to 70% of miscarriages.

Causes of miscarriage

  1. The causes of miscarriage vary from one woman to another and in many cases the exact cause is not identified.
  2. During the first trimester of pregnancy, chromosomal abnormality is the most common cause of miscarriage. It signifies some problem with your baby’s chromosomes. Most cases of chromosomal abnormalities occur because of damaged eggs and sperm cells.
  3. A certain problem which appears after the zygote goes through divisional procedures may also be responsible for a miscarriage.

Other causes for miscarriage include the following:

  1. Hormonal imbalance, maternal health complications, and infections
  2. Several habits such as smoking, malnutrition, excessive caffeine consumption, drug abuse, and exposure to toxic substances
  3. Maternal age
  4. Maternal trauma
  5. When implantation of the egg in the uterine lining occurs improperly

Warning signs of miscarriage
There are several warning signs of miscarriage. The most important of them are as follows:

  1. Back pain, which can vary from being mild to fatal. This pain can be even worse than menstrual cramps.
  2. Loss of weight
  3. Discharge of mucus that is whitish pink in color
  4. True contractions are likely, in which pain occurs after every 5 to 20 minutes.
  5. Bright red or brown bleeding with or without the presence of cramps may indicate a miscarriage.
  6. Passage of tissue with a cloth material from your vagina.
  7. Sudden reduction in the signs and symptoms of pregnancy

Chances of miscarriage
There are certain factors, which indicate whether you are likely to have a miscarriage. They are as follows:

  1. Increase in your maternal age increases the chances of a miscarriage.
  2. Women who are in between the age of 35 to 45 are at a higher chance of miscarriages than women who are relatively young. In women above the age of 45, the chances of miscarriage are maximized.
  3. A woman having a miscarriage in the past has more chances of having another miscarriage.

In case you experience some or any one of these symptoms, it is important for you to seek professional health care as you need to evaluate whether you are having a miscarriage or not.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hi, I got sex intercourse on 23rd feb, normally mine 32 days cycle last period starts at 4th Feb mine next expected periods 8th march. Any pregnancy symptoms before my periods? It's possible to know before periods? Any chances to get pregnant?

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hi, I got sex intercourse on 23rd feb, normally mine 32 days cycle last period starts at 4th Feb mine next expected p...
Unless your periods are skipped you can't be able to find out any symptoms and also unable to confirm pregnancy and once your periods are delayed by 1 week then only you undergo kit test and also urine for HCG to confirm it. There may be chances of pregnancy if your periods gets skipped and your periods occur regularly then no pregnancy.
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Hello Dr's.This is my 6 mnth pregnancy. While I had intercourse almost all d times I experienced pain. Is it that during natural child birth I vl experience that pain or vl that pain can create any hindrance in delivery? Please clarify.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hello Dr's.This is my 6 mnth pregnancy. While I had intercourse almost all d times I experienced pain. Is it that dur...
No that pain will not create any hindrance in delivery ,but since you are experiencing pain during sex you should avoid sexual contact or get an ultrasound done to see for reason of pain, also get your routine antinatal tests done.
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Hi, mam We are residing in vizag currently. Doctors has advised us to go for IVF and also gone through laparoscopy to remove blockage of Fallopian tubes but was not successful. I need to know full procedure and how much time it is taking as we have to take leave from work. Total expenses how much are approximately? And are you fertilizing two eggs at a time or only one.

MD, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
Hi, mam
We are residing in vizag currently. Doctors has advised us to go for IVF and also gone through laparoscopy to...
Can you share the video of Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy to me to understand the reason behind Tubal block and to know the possibility of opening tube Hysteroscopy ally and laparoscopically and weather Hysteroscopy Tubal cannulation had been tried hysteroscopically to open the blocked tubes or not? If your ovarian reserve- S.AMH level and antral follicles count on 3rd day of tvusg follicular study - If we can open the tube Hysteroscopyally or Laparoscopically, you had chances of natural conception by doing sexual relations around the timing of ovulation ART OR IVF should be tried as a last resort because it costs around 1.5 lack rupees per cycle and success rate is 30 to 40 %. So Tring possibility of natural conception is better choice and should be tried by expert in this field before resorting to IVF. For Tubal pathology we investigate for genital T.B. So any report's related to TB you can send to me.
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I am on deviry and glycomet sr tablet regularly. I had unprotected sex previous month. I had I pill tablet and deviry as well. So I got periods 2 times. This month I again had unprotected sex. This time I was sure that there was no penetration. Before ejaculation he removed the penis. So I didn't had I pill. But I had taken deviry tablet. Normally after completion of deviry tablet course I got my periods after 2 day. This time it is delayed. Any chance of pregnancy?

Sexologist, Delhi
I am on deviry and glycomet sr tablet regularly. I had unprotected sex previous month. I had I pill tablet and deviry...
You should not take these tablets so often. They have so many side effects. A significant alteration in periods –they can either be early or be delayed. Most women will experience withdrawal bleeding at the scheduled or expected dates, while some may get menses within 5 days. If you get periods earlier then expected, you can be assured that pregnancy has not taken place, but in case of delay in periods, it is best to take a pregnancy test one week over the expected date. This is largely a rare occurrence And yes there is a chance of pregnancy. So you can wait for your periods to cone or after 5 to 6 days of expected date you can go for a pregnancy test. And for more suggestions you can Lybrate us presonally.
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Having sex with elder woman cause any problems? Condom or pills is more protective?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Having sex with elder woman cause any problems? Condom or pills is more protective?
No it does not depend on age, problem depends on sexual partner having sexually transmitted diseases. Pills are more protective for pregnancy but condoms more protective for sexually transmitted diseases.
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