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Dr. Archana

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Archana is an experienced Gynaecologist in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can visit her at Om Sai Hospital in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana and consult privately on

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I am having irregular periods for 1 year my periods come in two months and when they come I notice clot of blood also coming out so please can you tel me about clots in periods and how can they be dissolve and how can I have regular periods in a month.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, you need to get a hormonal profile and usg pelvis down to rule out PCOD and also hypothyroidism and hyperprolactinemia. Once diagnosed then treatment can be offered goal oriented.
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Hlw it's a personal question. I have a gf and I did sex with her before 3 days of period pls suggest me what I do sirr. Her period is delay BT pregnancy test is negative.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bhopal
Before 3 days that is safe days so no need to worry if her cycle is regular delay menses of some other reason
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I had c section 2 moths back but still have severe back pain & knees pain & my belly button is still protruded. What can I do?

Homeopath, Vadodara
Start homoeopathy for it. Kali carbonicum 30 4 pills twice a day for 7 days rhus tox 30 4 pills three times a day for 7 days. Calcarea fluoricum 6x 4 tablets three times a day for 7 days follow up me after 1 week. You will recover with above medicines.
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Any remedy in homeopathy for the problem"Aortic Regurgitation? If so, let me be the name of the medicines and the usage details ? Thanks.

MD-Homeopathy, B. H. M. S
Homeopath, Mumbai
Homeopathy isn't prescribed on disease names, it's a complex system which acts on symptomatology of patient Please consult an Homeopathic physician for it
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Causes and Treatments of Infertility

FIMSA, FICOG, MNAMS (Obstetrtics & Gynaecology) , MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
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My menstruation cycle are irregular. Is it because I smoke and drink? Does this affect the cycle?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
It is not related to smoking but drinking definitely increases weight which is related to irregular menses. Still you r likely to be suffering from pcod. Unless you reduce your weight menses r not going to come normal. Primary objective of your treatment is weight reduction and maintain normal BMI of 18-25. This will regularize the monthly cycles and also help you get pregnant. You can take Metformin to reduce weight. You don’t need to take any medicine till 3 months for the menses to come. Only after 3 months of missed menses you should take medicines like progesterone Tablet (Deviry 10 mg twice a day for 5 days) for getting menses. For reducing your weight you should have brisk walk or jogging for 4-5 km daily, high protein diet (fish, chicken, mutton without fat, pulses, mushrooms), low carbohydrate diet (avoid rice, chapatti, bread, poha, upma, idli, dosa, potato, sugar etc and can use bhakri instead) and low fat i. E. Less oil and preferably use rice bran oil.
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Hello, can I take folic acid tablets without consulting any doctors, before planing for a baby. Please advise.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), (MRCOG)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Hi yes you can, and a sensible thing to do. Because folic acid should be started before you get pregnancy and not after confirming pregnancy. So please do. And all the best.
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M 21 years old suffering from pcod from past 6 months my uterus measure 77 mm in length endometrial measure 9 mm right ovary shows 18 to 20 follicles of 3 to 6 mm left ovary shows 25 to 28 follicles of 2 to 6 mm I did follicular study on 9th day n these was the results can I get pregnant this time vth these follicles r they in ideal size?

General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Instead Do following. Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily with relaxed mind Do pranayam and yoga daily Do perineal and pelvic exercises daily Take salads and fruits more Take milk regularly Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food, rice Take Cap evecare by Himalaya 2 2 for 6 mths Lohasav 10 ml Twice a day for 6 mths Ashokarishta 20 ml Twice a day for 6 mths Do follicular studies after 3 months Send me report on Lybrate.
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My wife' s period not coming for 46days. As last mens was on 26 feb15. I have tested by several pregnancy kit but they are creating confusion as control line red and teating line showing fade colour. I am confused. As I have a 5 month child. Please advice me. Thanks.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Do ultrasono report and check any abnormalities. If normal then give. Natrum mur 200 just 1 dose and wait a few weeks.
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My wife 33 weeks pregnant. She had little bleeding. On sonography blood clotting seen at lower side of placenta. Dr. Gave taxim injection. Is this situation normal.

Gynaecologist, Mumbai
If the bleeding has stoppred pl rpt usg for the baby as you have 4-6 weeks more to go pl take rest and check with the gyn.
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If there is light bleeding with white discharge ; the white discharge is white in colour and it is odourless and there is no pain during urine and blding has been there for around 6 days plzzz sugest me how to stop it and please sugest is it a vaginal infection?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi Quazi. Usually discharge which is white, accompanied by any burning sensation or itching indicate an infection. Bleeding with discharge is more suggestive that it is indeed an infection. A proper antibiotic course will surely help.
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Respected Doctor, My wife gave birth a female child on Sep. 23.2015. It is a normal delivery. Now almost 4 months have been over. At birth time to reduce the stomach she bandaged by using cloth around her stomach for a 2 months. At that time the stomach is reduced but now the stomach size is being increased where is the wrong? Is there any excersize to do to decrease the stomach or else any other way? Please suggest me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
She should continue rigorous breastfeeding. Abdominal toning up exercises are necessary. Avoid high caloric diet, foods with hidden fats and fast foods. Stomach is not the only place. Hips and thighs are also prone to fat accumulation. Hope she is not diabetic or hypothyroid. BP needs to be checked. There are more issues......
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How Having Siblings Can Keep You Positive and Healthy?

CST Psychiatry, DNB (PSYCHIATRY), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
How Having Siblings Can Keep You Positive and Healthy?

In most Indian homes, a family is not complete with just one child. Until about a couple of decades ago, a family with a single child was very rare. The most common response would be 'with whom the child will play'. Between the siblings, there is always so much love. Starting from getting attention from the parent to education at all stages of life, this is one relationship which just grows and grows. While it definitely is a feel-good factor, scientifically too, it has been proven to have multiple benefits.

Read on to know some benefits of having siblings and how it can help you stay healthy and positive.

  1. A constant companion: With a sibling around, there is no need to look for a play or study companion. There is always one available right in the same home. This provides for a happy, healthy equation with a lot of give and take that just extends through life.
  2. Continuous learning environment: With a sibling around, the learning never stops. There is a constant teacher/mentor-student relationship with the elder one having an upper hand and trying to teach the younger one all sorts of things from using a chalk to spoon to math to magic.
  3. Sharing begins at home: Whether it is your toys or colours, stationary or chocolates, siblings share a lot of stuff and so from a very young age, there is a behaviour that encourages sharing of all sorts of things. Studies have shown that children with siblings show a lot more sympathy and are more open to sharing things as compared to single children.
  4. Builds selflessness: The next time you see two siblings, notice how the elder one is always so protective of the younger one. The elder one is willing to give up their chocolate just so the younger one smiles. Similarly, the younger one also would give up a toy so that the elder one is happy. This selflessness is ingrained in children with siblings, which extends into their other relationships too later in life.
  5. Tougher individuals: Problem solving is something which gets built in early in life when children have siblings. This comes in handy later in life too, which makes them tougher individuals. They are also better skilled at negotiating, good at setting and achieving goals, managing relationships (both professional and personal), and are so more successful.

The relationship with a sibling just continues through life. The above are some pointers as to how having a sibling makes for a happy, healthier, and positive life. Anyone with a sibling would definitely vouch for these!!

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Food For Winters - 7 Things You Must Stock Up On!

Homeopath, Pune
Food For Winters - 7 Things You Must Stock Up On!

Being a lady, shopping is my favourite task. I love to shop whether its clothes, jewellery, bags, shoes, home furnishing products or my daughter's stationary items. I am pretty sure 99 % of the women love to do that. But being a medical nutritionist and a mother, I am very cautious while purchasing the grocery. As every time with the change in season, cold, cough, flu become the common ailments as immune system of people is very weak these days because of the improper diets and unscheduled eating habits. I take charge that my family should not be affected by choosing right food for them. I will share some of the magical food items which all of you must include in your respective shopping lists, whenever you are going for the next purchase.

1. Citrus fruits

Vitamin c increases the production of white blood cells in the body which are responsible to fight against infections. Our body does not produce or store it, so it is really essential to include citrus fruits in the diet as almost all of them contain vitamin c. Some common examples are:


2. Broccoli

It is a super food packed with minerals, vitamins such as vitamin a, c and e and many antioxidants. The best way to serve this healthy veggie is to cook it as little as possible and keep the nutrients packed.

3. Red bell peppers

Red bell peppers have vitamin c double the amount of citrus fruits which help in maintaining healthy skin and the beta carotene in them keeps both the eyes as well as skin healthy.

4. Ginger garlic

These are the most commonly used ingredients in the indian cuisine and along with the taste, they add infection fighting properties to the food. Garlic helps in lowering the blood pressure and ginger help controlling the cold in taking place in first instance itself.

5. Green tea

I always recommend green tea to everyone and it is an inseparable part of my daily regime. Not only it aids weight loss but also produce germ fighting compounds because of the presence of flavonoids.

6. Sunflower seeds

Winter season is very famous for its love for sarson (sunflower.) these seeds are packed with vitamin e which is responsible for fighting and maintaining immune system. It is full of nutrients like phosphorous, magnesium and vitamin b-6.

7. Almonds

I include 10 soaked almonds in my morning routine because of the presence of the key to healthy immune system in it named as vitamin e.

Next time you go for shopping grocery, buy all these things as limiting yourself to only one of them won't make any difference. The variety and combinations of all of them will keep your immune system strong and your body healthy.

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Hello Doctor. I am 30 years old and planning for family since 2 years. I have PCOD. My current problem is that I am not getting menses since 3 months. I have checked for the pregnancy also but it came negative. Please guide what can be the reason.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
You have to control PCOS first. And also we need to find if there is any additional problem in you or your husband.
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"8" Shaped Walking Exercise

Acupuncturist, Chennai
"8" Shaped Walking Exercise

“8” Shaped Walk Maintain Good Health     
Walking is one of the best exercise and will maintain good health. We should walk with  free mind without any distraction. If it is done properly excellent health will be maintained. In this modern world Morning walk is becoming fashion and many of the people walk chatting with friends  in person or thro mobile . Walking with talking . 
Among the walking exercise best walking exercise is “8 shape walk method”. It is supreme of all. This is one of the best methods which give miraculous benefits as suggested by the Yogis and Siddhars. It should be practiced daily for 15-30 minutes.  Only at the time of driving license we think about 8 and drive the vehicle in the 8 shape circle and get license. Driving in the 8 shape line by vehicle we get license. But if we walk in the 8 shape line we will maintain good health.  We will see the method of 8 walk, how it should be done properly, and what are all the benefits. 
Procedure to do “8” shaped walking exercise: 

  • Practice this in the morning, evening or in empty stomach, in the open or in a room in the north-south direction.  Draw a parallel line from east to west or west to east in the north side and leave ten feet gap and  draw 8 shape line; now practice “8” shaped walking.   
  • Walk North to south and South to North clockwise and anticlockwise fifteen minutes each.
  • Practice “8” shaped walking first and then you may do some simple yogic exercise and breathing exercise.
  • During this walk we will necessarily concentrate in walking in the 8 shape line. Possibility of chatting with friends in person or in mobile like in normal walking is avoided.  Proper and normal breathing is possible.
  •  In our hand palm and leg palm all reflex points of our entire internal organs are located.(See the leg palm picture) Due to the pressure in palm, at the time of  walking ( we should walk in bare foot without shoes/chapel ) all our internal organs are activated and we get relief from concerned diseases.
  •  Benefits of doing “8” shaped walking exercise:
  • During walk in the 8 shape our entire body ( hip, abdomen etc.) is twisted and all our organs are activated.   
  •  At the end of thirty minutes of 8 walking stuffy nose is cleared and feel free breathing from both the nostrils.
  • In the mean time we can feel the cough in the lungs and sinus cavity get dissolved. The phlegm is eliminated either by spitting out or getting assimilated into the body and your asthma is reversed.
  •  As five kilogram of oxygen is inhaled due to complete respiration, phlegm in the lungs is released. Intake of five kilograms of oxygen energizes the body.
  •  Headache, Digestive Problems, Thyroid, Obesity, and Knee pains, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and constipation is reversed.
  •  It reduces the sugar level in the blood and reverses your diabetes and its complication within a year of regular 8 walking twice daily for half an hour.
  •  Improves eye sight. Due to concentration in the 8 shaped line, short sightedness and other eye related problems are improved /curtailed.
  •  Hearing power is improved. Gentle walking reduces the blood pressure.
  •  Practicing this for half an hour twice a day cures foot cracks, all types’ pain and knee pain.
  •  Aged persons and those who are unable to do this by themselves can do it with the help of others and get benefited even paralysis.
  •  Shoulder, neck, back, lumbar, knee, heels, cervical and lumbar, spondylitis, sciatica, disc prolapsed, paralysis, depression, epilepsy, migraine, diabetics B.P, thyroid, kidney and gall bladder stones, asthma, sinusitis, piles, colitis, nervous debility , sleeplessness, Heart diseases, kidney problems are benefitted through this “8” walking.
  •  Practicing this exercise regularly, brings back youth to us, reverses all your diseases And a person of seventy years old may feel that he is young like his grand children.
  •  Happily practice “8” shape walk” and enjoy good health without any disease.
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Previous night ovulation date par ho gya aaj sex krne se pregnency possible hain?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Faridabad
Dear lybrate-user please do not worry. To avoid pregnancey the safe period is starting 7 days after end of menstrual life. Aur 21 days to 28 days is the safe period.
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Hello mam/sir I'm trying to get pregnancy ,from 1 week onwards Why I'm getting fever ,body pains, little bit stomach ACH, feeling tired, sickness, not feeling hungry before the period (15th april) ?Is there any symptoms for pregnancy please tell me.

Homeopath, Vadodara
Doing pregnancy test first then we can differentiate it from other things so if you are pregnant then you can know.
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