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Dr. Amitha Mahesh

MBBS

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Amitha Mahesh is a popular Gynaecologist in Parel, Mumbai. She has completed MBBS . You can meet Dr. Amitha Mahesh personally at Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Amitha Mahesh on Lybrate.com.

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Hi, I gave birth 4 years back but I had feed our daughter for more time. Now after 4 years I am still having some milky thing coming out from my breast nipple pores in small drops. Please advice what needs to be taken care of.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, tk, homoeo medicne/ @ bryonia alb 30-6 pills, thrice a day, orally. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Your diet b easily digestible on time. Ensure, sound sleep, for 7/8 hrs, at least, tk, care.
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I have an problem of cyst on my ovaries so I had to ask that this is some critical problem And it is yes then what are the measure to solve it with out operation Because I had 2 operations before and the recent one was before 5 month Sooo plzzz help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Please follow up with the scanned ultrasound report for detailed review and opinion. It is important to know the size of the cyst and also if the previous cysts removed were simple cysts or some other histology.
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I am in iui cycle. Today is my 17th day. I got white discharge 2 days back. Now its controlled. But itching is there so what to do. Please suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
U sud get examined.. if u have fungal infection, u can put vaginal pessary to control it.. i hope ur IUI is already done..
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M 29 years old female n weight us 60 kg. My due date of period was 9 n last period was 8 april. I went fir the hcg test n result was positive. How many days of pregnancy is going on and what kind of precaution should I take? Plz suggest me.

MD Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
If you have had regular cycles, then according to your last menses you are today 1 month and 4 days pregnant. You need to take a lot of care in the first 3 months--- no intercourse, no exertion, no travelling, no self medications, no weight lifting, no severe heat exposure etc.
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I am a 19 year old female. I had sex and about less than 48 hours after sex the guy told me that he had come inside me. I immediately took an Ipill. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hii. There r pretty chance that you may get pregnancy. One get your urine pregnancy test done. Its safe to have sex immediately after your periods. Its unsafe vn you do it @ 12-16 days after your periods.
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Hello docotr, Please tell me how many time I have to sex with a girl to make her pregnant.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
She can get pregnant even with the single act of se. Please give her ipill asap preferably within 72 hrs.
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Hello doctor its my 13th day including iui day, took preg test today early morning and showed negative, are there any chances for me being pregnant. Pls help me out.

CCT, DMAS, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Chennai
You can recheck the urine on 14th day (2 weeks after the iui). If your urine test is negative then 99% you are not pregnant. Anyway don't worry discuss with your gynaecologist regarding the future plan of treatment.
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Vaginismus - Make Sex Less Painful For Your Lady!

MD-Pharmacology, MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
Vaginismus - Make Sex Less Painful For Your Lady!

Sexual intercourse for humans is not only a reproductive act, but is also considered to be an emotional and pleasurable act. However, statistics report that almost 30% of the women experience pain during intercourse also known as vaginismus. This not only hampers the pleasure, but is also an unhealthy sign since it is indicative of a problem.

Vaginismus / Painful intercourse could be a regular occurrence, or a sporadic one. There could be numerous reasons that cause the discomfort and pain. Though it might be an early manifestation of grave diseases such as endometriosis or fibroids, but more often, it is triggered due to conditions such as vaginal dryness, yeast infection, bacterial vaginiosis, which can be easily treated. It is pertinent to understand that it is not the physical infirmity of the entire female anatomy that causes such pain/ discomfort, but the existence of certain conditions that can be treated by a medical practitioner. 

Certain such causal factors associated with painful intercourse and the efficient ways to deal with them are discussed below:

  1. Vaginal dryness- Vaginal dryness is one of the most commonly cited causes for painful intercourse. There are various causal factors of vaginal dryness. These include, but are not limited to, consumption of certain drugs, bathing with hot water, health conditions or even lack of foreplay. Vaginal dryness due to the aforementioned causes is a short-lived condition that can be treated well with the help of a medical practitioner. Usage of lubricants that is suitable for you, as advised by a medical practitioner, could go a long way in aiding the ease of sexual intercourse. The lubricants act as an effective substitute, if the body is unable to naturally secrete vaginal fluids to ease intercourse, thereby greatly reducing the pain that is experienced.

  2. Improper vaginal expansion- The female anatomy is designed in such a way that it expands normally during intercourse. Proper foreplay enables the woman to get excited, which results in the release of vaginal fluids that aids in sexual intercourse. However, in the event that the female is not excited enough prior to the act, sexual intercourse can become a painful act, since the vagina is unable to expand in the absence of vaginal fluids. In such cases, take things slow and give your body time to comfortably go with the flow.

  3. Vaginal itching caused by infection- Vaginal infections can be caused by antibiotics, prior sexual activity that has resulted in contraction of Sexually Transmitted Diseases etc. This results in an itching or burning sensation while having sex. It is essential to rest your body instead of forcing things, and to consult your doctor as soon as possible. The doctor can correctly diagnose the causal factors behind the infection, and prescribe the necessary medicines for it.

  4. Emotional issues including fear of sex, marital issues/ disputes, etc are also leading cause of painful sex

Treatment:

However, symptoms vary from the common ones mentioned above, it is always advisable to consult a experienced doctor including a gynecologist, sexologist or sexual counselor.

Role of sexual counselor is very important, as he she can offer Sex therapy in the form of counseling, brief psychoanalysis, or behavioural therapy .This can help to address any underlying psychological issues, such as fear or anxiety, tackle any irrational beliefs that you have about sex, educate you about sex.

Also some special techniques can be taught eventually stop your vagina closing involuntarily, such as using vaginal trainers and pelvic floor exercises

If you wish to discuss about this problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a question.


 

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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
WINTER DIET (Hemanta ritucharya) TO REMAIN FIT & DISEASE FREE -AS PER AYURVEDA

Long nights, short days, sparkling snow flakes and people dressed in warm clothes are the images evoked for the word winter. The winter season is marked as Hemanta ritu in ayurveda. Hemanta ritu starts from mid November and ends in mid January. This falls in southern solastice which is called as visarga kala or dakshinayana in ayurveda.

Winter causes health problems when adequate precautions and safety measures are not taken. But winters can be enjoyed to full extent when we alter our diet and lifestyles a little as nature desires. As we are part of nature these changes help us to face the seasonal changes without much serious health problems.Winter is actually the best season to improve immunity. It's not a weakening season if you know how to strengthen immunity.

Winter is the season when nature is ready to nurture us. Due to the digestive level being very high, people feel hungrier, and can actually digest food better in winter, thus nourishing their bodies more.

In Ayurvedic terms, immunity is connected with the digestion. When digestion is strong and appetite is good, then immunity is strengthened.

For this reason, it's more important that people eat immunity-boosting foods in winter, and that they follow the Ayurvedic daily routine. This should be the regimen in winter, to nourish the mind and body by getting more rest and eating well. Other seasons are better for purifying, but winter is the time to build up and nourish all systems--the hair, the nails, and the skin. It's also the best season for taking Rasayanas and herbal products, because the high level of digestion helps people to assimilate them better.

Try these if you want to improve your immune system for the big freeze…

Food Favor :
-Sweet, sour and salty taste.
-Heavy and oily food stuff.
-Grains of new crops
-Indian clarified butter
-Dairy products
-Eat carrots,yoghurt,spinach and leafy greens vegetables,Pomegranate,Brussels Sprouts,Kivi fruit,Guava,Grape-fruit

Avoid Food :
-Light and restricted diet
-More pungent and astringent food items.

Lifestyle favor :
-Exercise
-Massage with herbal powders and with oils according to your Doshas.Doing a daily self-massage (abhyanga) will also help enhance immunity. Self-massage stimulates all of the organs of the body, flushes out impurities, and builds resistance to stress and disease.
-Spices: Ginger, turmeric, coriander, fennel and fenugreek help open up the channels of the body and support the flushing of toxins via the skin, urinary tract, colon and liver. Add spices to soups and dahls as they cook, or sauté the spices in Ghee and add to dishes when the cooking process is completed.
-Use lukewarm water for all daily activities

Avoid Lifestyle
-Laziness and leisure
-Dryness increasing activities.
-To stay in direct air.

Useful herbs & spices best to beat the winter chill are pepper,ginger,chamomile,garlic ,turmeric etc


Chances of pregnancy if unwanted 72is taken with in 10 min of unprotected sex. Nd its effect on date of periods.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, the success rate of ipill is 99%. So you may experience a withdrawal bleed after 5-7 days and that shall ensure further that you are pregnancy safe. The next menses would be a month later from the day of start of withdrawal bleed.
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I have missed my period, yesterday was my date. What medicines should I take to avoid pregnancy? In case I get positive results.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, please confirm pregnancy with serum beta hcg test first and then you should think of considering termination if unplanned.
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Hello doctors. M again having issues of long days periods pls tell me what to do ? Now it's 10 days still bleeding is there m eating homeopathic medicine but still no good response m getting how to stop it cos of it sometime I feel like very angry and depressed . Pls suggest me something and m living in Rudrapur pls if any good doctor can solve my issue here then I will sure visit there clinic and want good result.

Fellowship in Infertility, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
It is important to rule out hormonal as well as structural causes of heavy bleeding by through history, examination and investigations so as to manage it well. Flow may decrease with some drugs like tranexamic acid but the reasons needs to be found.
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All about bisexuality

BUMS
Sexologist, Aligarh
All about bisexuality

Physical intimacy is a very important part of our lives and defines how we relate to others and see ourselves. It is the attraction one feels towards a particular gender or group of people not just romantically, but emotionally and sexually. There is an increase in the number of people in today's world who identify themselves as bisexuals. Bisexuality is the romantic and sexual attraction or behavior towards people of any sex or gender i.e. both males and females. There are many factors that affect the sexual orientation of a person including environmental, hormonal, emotional and biological factors. Bisexuality is not a disorder that needs to be treated, nor are bisexuals psychologically disturbed.

One very misleading myth is that bisexuality is just a phase and after experimentation (usually during college years) you settle for your true identity as either a homosexual i.e. attracted towards the same sex or heterosexual i.e. attracted towards the opposite sex. Bisexuality is not a transitional period. Most bisexuals may act on their desires and choose to be with one particular sex. However, it doesn't mean that bisexuals are not attracted towards the other sex. This does not mean that they are any less faithful towards their partners than other sexual orientations such as heterosexuals, homosexuals, pansexuals etc. 
Several surveys later, it has been concluded that women are more likely to identify themselves as bisexuals than males. This is because women have greater erotic plasticity as compared to men. Bisexuals are often prejudiced against and are stereotyped as highly promiscuous and sexually confused. There is also a social stigma attached to the concept of bisexuality. This is nothing more than an unfair social bias. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist.

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We are married before 6 years. But unable to conceive. Now we are planing for IVF. So kindly suggest us about the same.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You contact a good ivf centre near your vicinity and contact the gynecologist there all your investigations will be checked and if required you will be advised further investigations and then your cadre i'll be evaluated and your further course of action will depend upon their guidance according to your reports.
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Hii Dr. I am 31 years 13 week pregnant my Dr. told me that my placenta is lower laying am a working women can I go to my work place aur leave the job please suggest me the precaution.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Low lying placenta has a risk of miscarriage ,so suggest you take maximum rest, and regularly get your scans done to know about foetus and placental position.
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I had my c sec delivery 10 months ago. I got my periods after 5 months of my delivery. But since then I am running on irregular cycles. It gets delayed by at least 1 and a half month. I had a history of irregular periods even before my pregnancy. Had taken some medicines at that point of time to make them regular.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Some women have natural longer cycles and after delivery if you are breastfeeding the baby then also your cycles can get disturbed it is advisable to keep a record of atleast four cycles with exact dates for their commencement to finish to see what type of irregularities are there and what treatment is required.
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Had intense itching on vagina and nearby area from some days, from last 2 days have swelling on same places leading to problem in moving and sitting, and in the 5th month of the pregnancy. Kindly provide some suggestion and information abt this issue. Thank you.

BUMS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
U suffered with vaginal candidiasis. But during pregnancy no anti fungal is safe so better to use candid v3 vaginal pessary for 3 nights.
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I am 3 months after delivery and am giving breastfeeding. Nowadays am feeling so tiredness during the time of feeding so please suggest some vitamins tablets for me continue with breast feed.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hi Gopika, please take protein rich diet like beans, pulses, sprouts. Start iron and calcium supplements if you are not having it.
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