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Good afternoon everybody!<br/><br/>I am Dr. Anjali Bapat. I am a Gynecologist and I practice at M...

Good afternoon everybody!

I am Dr. Anjali Bapat. I am a Gynecologist and I practice at Mahim. Now today I am going to tell you something about PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Why I'm telling you this is basically because in my practice I come across many young girl from the age group of 20 to 40, who complain of an irregular period. Because of the lot of information on Google as well as in some magazines, on sites, their friends, all of them they conclude that any kind of an irregular period that they are suffering from Polycystic Ovary. Some of them even get extremely scared that ‘’Oh! Mam, I'm I suffering from Polycystic ovary so is it something very very serious’’.

Well what I would put it like this is that Polycystic ovary is over diagnosed and undertreated condition. What I mean is that after doing Sonography many of the patients it is seen that in the ovaries there are multiple cystic polystyrene cysts are present and hence they are labelled as polycystic ovary. Mind you girl that polycystic ovary is not something very difficult to treat or it is not something that is going to cause danger to your life or it is going to cause a problem in the conception once you get married or if you are married then you are thinking of a child. It's a very easily treatable condition. Let me tell you what it is, first of all, some girls have genetic predisposition towards polycystic ovary.

Which I mean is that some of their genes carry certain traits like for example diabetes, diabetes is like a genetically origin. The same way these girls have their autosomes have certain gene which makes them have a polycystic ovary. This particular genetic trait gets exaggerated or get manifested due to various lifestyle issues that this generation is facing. Which are those issues? First and foremost no exercises. We all are very busy we get exemption which means a very tiring body, tiring mind but is not an exercise. Exercise is exactly the opposite of that. There is a physical activity but it releases a lot of hormones like a endorphins, serotonin etc, which in fact releases the stress. So often I see girls who do not either have time or inclination to exercise. Second most important thing is your dietary habits. A large amount of vegetarian people consume mainly carbohydrates, so a high carbohydrate load is another causative factor which causes this kind of a manifestation of polycystic ovary.

The third most important point is the sleep, thanks to Whatsapp, thanks to Facebook and many other internet and other media. Yes, we need to be active on it but to a certain limit. Often we see that at the end of the hectic schedule when goes off to the bed we switch off the light about 12 o'clock or 12:30 and after that on an average about an hour or so we are glued to our screen. This flickering illuminated screen just before going to sleep causes hormonal imbalance. This is the most detrimental thing. The fourth most important point is stress. Stress is basically any situation which we find a bit difficult to deal with. How are we going to eliminate this stress from the surrounding? Unfortunately no. The stresses are going to be plenty what one has to learn is the response to this stress. Hence once all these four factors if you can control naturally the possibility of polycystic ovaries goes down.

As far as the treatment part is concerned, I want to tell you that there is a tried, the first it's a triangle one apex of the triangle is a polycystic ovary, second apex is obesity and the third one is insulin resistance. You understand polycystic ovary, you understand obesity that is increasing the weight. The third one Insulin resistance which is very important. What it is? Insulin resistance is the condition where the cells of our body can not adequately use the carbohydrates that are present in the body. Hence this high load of carbohydrates gets converted into what is slowly gets converted into glycogen and later on into visceral fat. So we typically a lady who is not so fat, who is not so obese, but if we do her body composition her muscle mass is very poor and percentage of a visceral fat is very high. This visceral fat is a big culprit, it causes a lot of hindrance in the metabolic processes.

Hence a control of an obesity, a control of a insulin resistance is absolutely mandatory for the control of polycystic ovary it’s a tried. One is dependent on the other what I means that obesity causes insulin resistance, insulin resistance causes PCOS and vice-versa. So it’s a by double-ended arrows for the triangle. When polycystic ovaries are also having a science of what is called as a Hyperandrogenism, that means the receptors for the androgens on the hair, facial hair, on the scalp hair or on various skin, is very sensitive to the androgens that are present in the body and this causes excessive hair growth of the body parts for the thinning of the scalp hair which is a male pattern of thinning. When such kind of such things are seen symptoms are seen at that time certainly a medication is required from the Endocrinologist out from the Gynaecology. But mine you what I see the PCOS girls that I see a large percentage is the beginners of this PCOS problem.

So with a minimal amount of a medication and most important lifestyle changes one can keep it under control but if you are having a flared up polycystic ovaries don't worry it does not usually cause a problem in the conception and if the problem occurs various assisted reproductive technologies can take care of it. So to conclude, polycystic ovary is the problem of present generation. To control it there means there are methods and you have to use it properly and scientifically. For any of your Gynaecological or Obstetric query, you can definitely contact me. Take my appointment on Lybrate.

I'll be most happy to help you Thank you so much!

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Endometriosis - 5 Must Know Things About It!

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Endometriosis - 5 Must Know Things About It!

Endometriosis is a common gynecological disorder where the tissue lining the uterus grows outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is caused most commonly by menstrual blood flowing back into the fallopian tubes instead of leaving the body. This endometrial tissue may then leak into the abdomen through a surgical scar or cut in the uterine lining, leading to endometriosis. Here are five things you should know about this condition.

It is hard to diagnose

The first roadblock to diagnosing endometriosis is that though it is a very common condition, there is a lack of knowledge about it. The classic symptoms include heavy periods, painful bowel movements and urination, depression, fatigue and pain all over the body. The only way to correctly diagnose endometriosis is through a laparoscopy or keyhole surgery.

Endometriosis is not equal to infertility

One of the myths surrounding endometriosis is that it causes infertility. However, this is not true. When treated properly, endometriosis does not affect your fertility, and it is still safe for you to have children. At the same time, you should also know that being pregnant does not cure the condition.
It can reduce your sex drive

Endometriosis is a common gynecological disorder where the tissue lining of the uterus grows outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is caused most commonly by menstrual blood flowing back in the Fallopian tubes, instead of leaving the body. This endometrial tissue may then leak into the abdomen through a surgical scar or cut in the uterine lining, leading to endometriosis.

Here are five things you should know about this condition:

It is hard to diagnose
The first roadblock to diagnosing endometriosis is that though it is a very common condition, there is a lack of knowledge about it. The classic symptoms include heavy periods, painful bowel movements and urination, depressionfatigue and pain all over the body. The only way to correctly diagnose endometriosis is through a laparoscopy or keyhole surgery.

Endometriosis is not equal to infertility
One of the myths surrounding endometriosis is that it causes infertility, however, this is not true. When treated properly, endometriosis does not affect your fertility, and it is still safe for you to have children. At the same time,you should also know that being pregnant does not cure the condition.

It can reduce your sex drive
One of the symptoms of endometriosis is chronic pain all over the body. This, coupled with fatigue and depression can reduce your sex drive drastically. Additionally, the act of intercourse itself also becomes painful for women suffering from endometriosis. This pain can be managed with the use of pain relievers, or by experimenting with positions, which is most comfortable for you.

 

Some women have a higher risk of endometriosis

The exact cause that triggers the endometriosis is still unknown. However, certain factors are said to raise the risk of endometriosis, such as:

1, Genetics: Endometriosis may be passed genetically from generation to generation.

2. Pelvic infections: Scarring of the uterine walls via infections or surgeries can give the menstrual blood that falls back to the Fallopian tubes a way out of the uterine cavity, and hence, lead to endometriosis.

3. Short Menstrual cycles: Women with menstrual cycles that are shorter than 27 days, or those who have periods that last longer than 7 days are more susceptible to endometriosis than others. However, myths that suggest delaying pregnancy as one of the causes of endometriosis are false.

There is no known cure
The treatment for endometriosis addresses its various symptoms as there is no known cure for the disease itself. Even a hysterectomy will not cure this disease unless it includes the removal of your ovaries as well. Over the counter pain medication may help deal with the muscle aches, while hormonal treatments that slow down the production of estrogen can help with the painful menses. Light exercises such as walking and swimming can also help deal with the discomfort of endometriosis.

One of the symptoms of endometriosis is chronic pain all over the body. This coupled with fatigue and depression can reduce your sex drive drastically. Additionally, the act of intercourse itself also becomes painful for women suffering from endometriosis. This pain can be dealt with through pain relievers, or by experimenting with positions to find the one which is most comfortable for you.
Some women have a higher risk of endometriosis

The exact cause and triggers of endometriosis are still unknown. However, certain factors are said to raise the risk of endometriosis. These are:
1, Genetics: Endometriosis may be passed genetically from generation to generation.
2. Pelvic infections: Scarring of the uterine walls via infections or surgeries can give the menstrual blood that falls back to the fallopian tubes a way out of the uterine cavity, and hence lead to endometriosis.
3. Short Menstrual cycles: Women with menstrual cycles that are shorter than 27 days, or those who have periods that last longer than 7 days are more susceptible to endometriosis than others. However, myths that suggest delayed pregnancy as one of the causes of endometriosis are false.
There is no known cure
The treatment for endometriosis addresses it many symptoms as there is no known cure for the disease itself. Even a hysterectomy will not cure this disease unless it includes the removal of your ovaries as well. Over the counter pain medication may help deal with the muscle aches, while hormonal treatments that slow down the production of estrogen can help with the painful menses. Light exercises such as walking and swimming can also help deal with the discomfort of endometriosis.

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What Is Emergency Contraception?

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
What Is Emergency Contraception?

Contraception refers to something, which works to prevent a pregnancy from occurring. But what is emergency contraception? This sort of contraception is made use of in case other methods of birth control do not work or a woman has had unprotected sex.

This sort of contraception is also referred to as the morning after pill and postcoital contraception, which effectively means that it is taken after sex. Well, if while having sexual intercourse, there is a breakage of the condom or it slips off the penis, then it is a good idea to make use of emergency contraceptives, as should a woman if it so happens that she misses two or more birth control pills over the course of her monthly cycle.

While it is true that a large majority of emergency contraceptives, which are available in the market today are in the form of pills, note that this is not the only form of emergency contraception. As a matter of fact, copper containing intra uterine devices (IUDs) happen to be the most effective way to prevent a pregnancy from occurring, but this is only true if they are fitted within five days of unprotected sex. Again, even in this case, the sooner, the better!

Most people believe that an emergency contraceptive is almost always successful in ending a pregnancy. This is quite inaccurate as the main intention of an emergency contraceptive is not to end a pregnancy, but to prevent it from happening in the first place. This is exactly why it is so essential to have an emergency contraceptive pill after sex as soon as possible. The longer a woman delays, the higher the risk of fertilisation taking place and pregnancy then being left to be a foregone conclusion.

It is important to keep in mind that emergency contraception is not a substitute for taking precautions when it comes to sex. As a matter of fact, it can be said that there is no substitute for being responsible and making use of condoms or birth-control pills in a prudent way. After all, who wants to have the stress and the repercussions of a potential unwanted pregnancy? It makes quite a bit of sense to take some extra care so that there is no need for anxiety, as it isn’t really required and sex remains as much fun as intended!

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Your PCOS Diet During Pregnancy!

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Your PCOS Diet During Pregnancy!

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or Disease (PCOS) is a very common condition, wherein there are multiple cysts in the ovaries. As a result, there are many changes which the body undergoes and it is not limited to the gynecologic system. A woman with PCOS may also find it difficult to conceive, and so, once she is pregnant, precautions are essential to ensure there are no complications.

Pcos predisposes women to diabetes, hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular complications, lipid metabolism disorders, uterine cancer in long run. Some of them are listed below:

  1. Preeclampsia: When the blood pressure readings are high during pregnancy, it is known as preeclampsia. It brings with it a whole lot of complications including the need to cesarean section, premature birth, etc. So, it is best avoided, and diet can help to some extent.
  2. Diabetes: Gestational diabetes which manifests as higher sugar levels only during the pregnancy is very common in women with PCOS. The increased hormone levels in PCOS increase insulin resistance, thereby increasing sugar levels. This needs to be managed through a combination of diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes.
  3. Preterm labor: Women with PCOS are at a slightly higher risk of premature labor.
  4. Weight-related issues: PCOS leads to weight gain, and this could be a problem during pregnancy. It is essential to discuss with the doctor as to what would be a good weight range and stay within that range throughout pregnancy. Weight gain brings with it a host of complications and so best avoided.

Dietary changes:

With PCOS, during pregnancy, strict cautious diet planning can help in avoiding complications and allow for an easier pregnancy. Though they may not solve every problem associated with PCOS, dietary modifications can have a significant effect on the overall health and well-being. Listed below are some easy-to-make changes:

  1. Increase consumption of fibres like greens, nuts, pumpkin, berries, whole grains, almonds, etc. are included. This ensures that digestion is a prolonged and gradual spike in blood sugar levels.
  2. Increase protein-rich foods like soya, tofu, eggs, and chicken, which help in avoiding binging. They are light on the stomach and help in weight management.
  3. Foods which are generally anti-inflammatory including tomatoes, olive oil, spinach, fresh fruits, and omega-3 fatty acids help in controlling blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  4. Supplements to include omega-3 fatty acids, prenatal vitamins, vitamin D, and calcium if required ensure that the baby gets the required nutrients for optimal growth.

What to avoid:

Anything that can spike up calories and is of low nutritional value should be avoided.

  1. Avoid whites – pasta, rice, and bread
  2. Baked and processed foods
  3. Candies, chocolates, snacks
  4. Salty and spicy fried snacks
  5. Aerated drinks and soda

PCOS in pregnancy presents a combination risk, and dietary changes and weight management are essential for a safe pregnancy. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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PCOS: Major Causes Behind

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Good afternoon everybody!

I am Dr. Anjali Bapat. I am a Gynecologist and I practice at Mahim. Now today I am going to tell you something about PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Why I'm telling you this is basically because in my practice I come across many young girl from the age group of 20 to 40, who complain of an irregular period. Because of the lot of information on Google as well as in some magazines, on sites, their friends, all of them they conclude that any kind of an irregular period that they are suffering from Polycystic Ovary. Some of them even get extremely scared that ‘’Oh! Mam, I'm I suffering from Polycystic ovary so is it something very very serious’’.

Well what I would put it like this is that Polycystic ovary is over diagnosed and undertreated condition. What I mean is that after doing Sonography many of the patients it is seen that in the ovaries there are multiple cystic polystyrene cysts are present and hence they are labelled as polycystic ovary. Mind you girl that polycystic ovary is not something very difficult to treat or it is not something that is going to cause danger to your life or it is going to cause a problem in the conception once you get married or if you are married then you are thinking of a child. It's a very easily treatable condition. Let me tell you what it is, first of all, some girls have genetic predisposition towards polycystic ovary.

Which I mean is that some of their genes carry certain traits like for example diabetes, diabetes is like a genetically origin. The same way these girls have their autosomes have certain gene which makes them have a polycystic ovary. This particular genetic trait gets exaggerated or get manifested due to various lifestyle issues that this generation is facing. Which are those issues? First and foremost no exercises. We all are very busy we get exemption which means a very tiring body, tiring mind but is not an exercise. Exercise is exactly the opposite of that. There is a physical activity but it releases a lot of hormones like a endorphins, serotonin etc, which in fact releases the stress. So often I see girls who do not either have time or inclination to exercise. Second most important thing is your dietary habits. A large amount of vegetarian people consume mainly carbohydrates, so a high carbohydrate load is another causative factor which causes this kind of a manifestation of polycystic ovary.

The third most important point is the sleep, thanks to Whatsapp, thanks to Facebook and many other internet and other media. Yes, we need to be active on it but to a certain limit. Often we see that at the end of the hectic schedule when goes off to the bed we switch off the light about 12 o'clock or 12:30 and after that on an average about an hour or so we are glued to our screen. This flickering illuminated screen just before going to sleep causes hormonal imbalance. This is the most detrimental thing. The fourth most important point is stress. Stress is basically any situation which we find a bit difficult to deal with. How are we going to eliminate this stress from the surrounding? Unfortunately no. The stresses are going to be plenty what one has to learn is the response to this stress. Hence once all these four factors if you can control naturally the possibility of polycystic ovaries goes down.

As far as the treatment part is concerned, I want to tell you that there is a tried, the first it's a triangle one apex of the triangle is a polycystic ovary, second apex is obesity and the third one is insulin resistance. You understand polycystic ovary, you understand obesity that is increasing the weight. The third one Insulin resistance which is very important. What it is? Insulin resistance is the condition where the cells of our body can not adequately use the carbohydrates that are present in the body. Hence this high load of carbohydrates gets converted into what is slowly gets converted into glycogen and later on into visceral fat. So we typically a lady who is not so fat, who is not so obese, but if we do her body composition her muscle mass is very poor and percentage of a visceral fat is very high. This visceral fat is a big culprit, it causes a lot of hindrance in the metabolic processes.

Hence a control of an obesity, a control of a insulin resistance is absolutely mandatory for the control of polycystic ovary it’s a tried. One is dependent on the other what I means that obesity causes insulin resistance, insulin resistance causes PCOS and vice-versa. So it’s a by double-ended arrows for the triangle. When polycystic ovaries are also having a science of what is called as a Hyperandrogenism, that means the receptors for the androgens on the hair, facial hair, on the scalp hair or on various skin, is very sensitive to the androgens that are present in the body and this causes excessive hair growth of the body parts for the thinning of the scalp hair which is a male pattern of thinning. When such kind of such things are seen symptoms are seen at that time certainly a medication is required from the Endocrinologist out from the Gynaecology. But mine you what I see the PCOS girls that I see a large percentage is the beginners of this PCOS problem.

So with a minimal amount of a medication and most important lifestyle changes one can keep it under control but if you are having a flared up polycystic ovaries don't worry it does not usually cause a problem in the conception and if the problem occurs various assisted reproductive technologies can take care of it. So to conclude, polycystic ovary is the problem of present generation. To control it there means there are methods and you have to use it properly and scientifically. For any of your Gynaecological or Obstetric query, you can definitely contact me. Take my appointment on Lybrate.

I'll be most happy to help you Thank you so much!

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Pain During Periods - 10 Tips That Might Help!

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Pain During Periods - 10 Tips That Might Help!

Menstrual cramps are a common occurrence in women who are of childbearing age. The pain is mostly felt in the back or lower abdomen. Menstruation is unavoidable and natural, but the cramps associated with it can disrupt your normal lifestyle. You find it hard to focus and concentrate on your work, among other things. Fortunately, there are ways to counter your pain.

So, here are 10 ways to relieve your period cramps-

  1. Over-the-counter pain medications such as ibuprofen and naproxen can provide relief. Ibuprofen is effective in lowering prostaglandins (hormones responsible for menstrual cramps). But you need to take the medicine 3-4 days before your periods start.

  2. This may surprise you, but birth control pills can also reduce pain. Besides regulating your periods, they also maintain a steady hormonal level in your body. When hormones aren’t fluctuating, the severity of pain reduces.

  3. Maintaining a healthy diet can provide long-term relief from menstrual cramps. If you have a healthy weight, you would experience lesser pain. Oestrogen is produced by fat cells and abnormal amounts of fat cells can increase its production, and when you have a healthy weight, you can prevent hormonal imbalances.

  4. Drink plenty of water—it not only keeps you hydrated but also keeps your hormones in balance.

  5. Stay away from beverages that contain caffeine, such as coffees and sodas. Caffeine is inflammatory in nature, and it will only worsen your pain.

  6. Yes, moving too much during periods sounds crazy, but exercising can reduce your pain! If you exercise regularly, your stress levels reduce (too much stress worsens pain) and your body releases endorphins, which will lessen the pain considerably.

  7. Cramps are stubborn, and sometimes all the preventive measures fail. At times like these, heat is your best friend. Whether it is a heating bag on your abdomen or a nice, warm bath, heat can reduce your pain and make you feel comfortable.

  8. Sometimes, magnesium deficiency can trigger pain and make your life difficult. Do consume plenty of magnesium-rich foods such as dark leafy vegetables, bananas, yoghurt, nuts, fish, whole grains, etc.

  9. Sweet or salty cravings are common during periods. But you need to stay far away from all kinds of processed foods, because they will only cause more pain.

  10. Yoga is an excellent remedy for menstrual cramping.

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

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Gestational Diabetes - 2 Common Risk Factors

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Gestational Diabetes - 2 Common Risk Factors

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes where the blood sugar levels of the body increase during pregnancy. When you are expecting, your body is more repellent to insulin so that a larger amount of glucose is manufactured for the baby’s nourishment. However, this excess blood glucose can build up within the body which causes gestational diabetes. This can lead to health problems for both the mother and the baby. At the end of the gestational period i.e. once the baby is delivered, blood sugar reduces to normal.

When are you at a risk for gestational diabetes?

  1. Gestational diabetes can also be hereditary. If a family member or a relative has diabetes, you are more likely to develop gestational diabetes.

  2. If you are overweight, you are more susceptible to developing gestational diabetes.

What causes gestational diabetes?

During pregnancy, the placenta connects your baby to the blood supply. This produces other hormones which reduce the levels of insulin. This increases the level of blood sugar in your blood. As your baby develops, your body manufactures more of such hormones which block your insulin levels leading to gestational diabetes. This usually occurs from the 20th week of your pregnancy.

Complications:

  1. Increase in Birth Weight – Extra glucose crosses through the placenta which instigates the baby’s pancreas to manufacture more insulin. This can make your baby very large. Sometimes, it becomes difficult for the baby to pass through the birth canal during childbirth as a result.

  2. Premature Birth and Respiratory Diseases – High blood sugar may increase the risk of an early labor. It may make the baby due before the 37th week of pregnancy. This also makes the baby more susceptible to respiratory disorders.

  3. High Blood Pressure Gestational diabetes also raises your risks for high blood pressure. This can be fatal for you as well as your baby’s health.

Treatment:

  1. Book an appointment with a dietitian and follow a healthy eating schedule. Limit the amount of carbohydrates and ensure you have a healthy and balanced meal.

  2. Do light exercises regularly during pregnancy. This helps you to control your blood sugar level. Physical activities which require low levels of energy utilization such as swimming and walking will control your blood sugar level without exerting you too much.

  3. Taking insulin shots and medicine for diabetes will also control your blood sugar levels if you have a pre-existing condition.

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

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Hi doctor my wife is 20 weeks pregnant. His baby bump size is big looking. Is any problem to her?

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi doctor my wife is 20 weeks pregnant. His baby bump size is big looking.
Is any problem to her?
There are multiple causes of uterine size larger than period of gesttion. Which means" bigger baby bump"! Comonest ones are hydramnios, twins etc. I would suggest you to get her examined by a Gynaecologist and do ultrasonography. You will get to know welbeing of baby and exact gestational age of pregnancy.
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Is it use for vaginal discharge? I am getting discharge since I am 14 now I am 22. Regularly I am getting.

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
We are born with multiple variety of glands in our body. These glands are present on cervix as well as vagina. Glands present in reproductive system are influenced by maily two hormones. Namely estrogen and progesterone. Once a woman starts her periods. At age of say 14, levels of these hormones vary every day. As a result nature and quantity of discharge varies. This is called s Physiological discharge. And it has multiple uses. Mainly helps in conception. However when any infection happens. It ecomes pathological discharge. Physiological disharge is to be accepted. And if there are symptoms of itching, pain or foul smell. One must take treatment aftet diagnosis.
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My wife is four months pregnant she was having vomiting every day from two months now she is feeling pain in upper abdomen .please suggest me something.

Masters In Counselling & Psychotherapy, DGO, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My wife is four months pregnant she was having vomiting every day from two months now she is feeling pain in upper ab...
Pregnancy with vomitting is common. However please consult local Gynaecologist to rule out various causes of abdominal pain. Exact treatment for her symptoms can be advised only after clinical examination.
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