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Dr. Archana

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Archana Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Common Miscarriage Causes

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Facts and Symptoms of Miscarriage

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One of my relation girl, she says that, I am 17 years old since I have irregular periods. I had have 4 months twice my periods and it will be there to take 20 days end of period. Now I consulted a doctor, my all reports are normal but the problem is going on regular. Since the problem started for last one year. What's the solution for this?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
One of my relation girl, she says that, I am 17 years old since I have irregular periods. I had have 4 months twice m...
Medicines are ayurvedic 1. Evecare syrup 5ml 3 times 2. Ashokarista 20ml 3 times a day 3. Chandanasava. 20ml 3 times a day for 3 month.
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Mein coriander seed boil kar k pete hu morning mein kahi mjh concieve karne mein problem toh nhi hoge please tell me what can I do.

MD Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
Mein coriander seed boil kar k pete hu morning mein kahi mjh concieve karne mein problem toh nhi hoge please tell me ...
I do not think any natural plant seed can have any kind of hindrance to concieving. Natural food contains nothing that would cause infertility. Ayurveda talks about not eating papaya in pregnany. But we as gynecs do not understand the rationale.
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Hello mam, My pregnancy confirmed on aug 28th 2015 in scan New guy misused me on sep 11th 2015 Again sep 11th 2015 my 6 weeks 3 days confirmed in scan Please clarify my belOw questions. 1. Did new sperm can enter into my existing sac 2. If any new raptured egg was there in that time it will catch new sperm and form a new baby? 3. If yes, let me know did the age of the sac will be differ? Because my baby heart beat shown within 6 days of the incident happen. 4. In the existing did the yolk sac disappear after 4th week did new sperm can enter into my existing sac? 5. Im carrying only one baby if another baby form with the new guy sperm did my old. Sac is will get disappear and this will continue Please help I will update my scan details below 1. Aug 28th 2015 (4 week 1 day) 2. Sep 5th new guy missed me 3. Sep 11th 2015 (6 week 3 days) 4. Oct 16th 2015 (12 week 2 days) 5. Dec 18th 2015 (20 weeks 6 days) 6. Feb 17th 2016 (30 weeks 4 days) Above details are confirmed by ultra scan Please let me know any possibilities did new guy baby will. Come I'm really scared My delivery date on April 29th 2016 I can not even sleep because this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Hello mam,
My pregnancy confirmed on aug 28th 2015 in scan
New guy misused me on sep 11th 2015
Again sep 11th 2015 my...
no new sperm can not enter inside the existing sac. my dear u are carrying ur good healthy baby. there is no any possilbility to get 2nd pregnency when u are already carrying foetus. think positive about ur coming future & forget bitter. experiences. i really like ur way of asking question. i hope u will get beautiful,itelligent & cheerful baby. take care of urself.& be positive
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I am 37 year old woman, of late, there are some small dark spots on my face and big dark spots on legs. Please let me know the reason.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
The dark spots on face can be due to hyperpigmentation and big dark spots on legs can be hematoma patches but presently I am not sure. Its just an opinion, and I will confirm only after seeing it. Can you send me the picture.
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I had missed abortion in June 2015 Now I am trying for conceiving from last 2 months still not got result.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I had missed abortion in June 2015 
Now I am trying for conceiving from last 2 months still not got result.
It takes time if you don't concieve with in 6 months meet the doctor but first do blood test to know the cause of abortion
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Things to Do Before Trying to Conceive Again After a Miscarriage

PG in Assisted Reproductive Technology, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Things to Do Before Trying to Conceive Again After a Miscarriage

A miscarriage, though heart wrenching, does not imply the end of the world. Unless the miscarriage is an outcome of a serious health complication, there is nothing to lose heart. In fact, many women have had successful pregnancies even after a miscarriage. Barring a few exceptions, a miscarriage during the first pregnancy reduces the chance of a miscarriage during subsequent pregnancies significantly. However, it is best to get your doubts and apprehensions cleared before you try to conceive again. An experienced gynaecologist can assist and guide you better throughout the process.

  1. A lot of couples wonder about the right time to conceive after a miscarriage. Do not rush into things. Miscarriage can drain out a couple physically, mentally and emotionally. Give your mind and body some time to cope with the loss. Your decision to embrace parenthood should not be influenced by any undue and baseless pressure. Patience and perseverance will make the subsequent pregnancies less stressful. To avoid complications in your next pregnancy, it is best to wait 6 months to 1 year after a miscarriage.
  2. Do not indulge in sexual intercourse immediately after a miscarriage. This might result in immense pain and vaginal infections. If you experience any discomfort, share it with your partner and the physician concerned. Getting pregnant immediately after a miscarriage will do both the mother and the foetus no good.
  3. In case of two or more miscarriages, getting to the underlying cause becomes very important. Medical conditions such as Diabetes, Thyroid problems (Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism), Obesity, Chromosomal aberrations or Infertility often interferes with pregnancy. With timely medical intervention, it is possible to have a healthy and safe pregnancy. To minimise the chances of a miscarriage, pregnant women are given Prenatal Vitamins (Folic Acid in particular).
  4. A pregnant lady should eat healthy and live healthy. The goodness of fruits and vegetables need no special mention. Regular consumption of fresh vegetables and fruits can do the mother and the developing foetus, a world of good. A healthy diet can lower the instances of a miscarriage greatly.
  5. Stress and anxiety are a big NO during pregnancy. Relax and try to be happy as much as possible. Go for small walks, read books, listen to music. Proper and sound sleep is extremely important. One can also indulge in light exercise. However, to be on a safer side, exercise under an expert supervision. If you have been to drinking and smoking, quit the unhealthy habits at the earliest.

A miscarriage should not push you into a state of depression. You can still have a normal pregnancy. Know your body well. Take the decision wisely only after a proper consultation with your physician.

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Greetings Dr. I am a married woman with a daughter of 1 year old, I and my hubby plan to make another baby after 3 years time, so we want a family planning, which I have been taking sex pills to prevent getting pregnant, and I take this pill 2 times a week or each time we have sex, of which it distort my menstrual cycle. Please I want to know the best family planning to do in other to avoid pregnancy until we are ready for another baby? Please note withdrawal method or condom is not acceptable for us. I hope you understand. Thanks!

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Greetings Dr. I am a married woman with a daughter of 1 year old, I and my hubby plan to make another baby after 3 ye...
Hi for you copper T is the suitable method of family planning. Its not advisable to take pills when you are feeding your baby. Copper T is of 5 & 10 yrs. When you are ready for another kid you can get it removed. 8 cm fibroid is very big to be cured by medicines. Get a scan done to know the size bcos size would have been reduced after pregnancy.
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What pill is should she take to abort in 1st or second weak of pregnancy. please suggest a pill.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
What pill is should she take to abort in 1st or second weak of pregnancy. please suggest a pill.
Abortion pills should not be taken without proper clinical examination please consult a gynaecologist first and then get the medicine prescribed
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Dear sir/mam, my wife age is 22 But & I was getting married before 6 Month. And that time her breast was very Loose & Small so she used suddol breast cream but still nothing improve of tightness. So please suggest how breast can tight & Big. Is there any cream & Or need to exercise please suggest me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Dear sir/mam, my wife age is 22 But & I was getting married before 6 Month. And that time her breast was very Loose &...
I don't recommend any hormonal cream. Some exercises, special oils for massage and one raw fruit powder of diospyros (east indian ebony) will take care of it but it's not overnight magic. Do it for sometime for sure shot response.
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I am 25 year old female suffering with pcos problem. Is there any permanent cure.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am 25 year old female suffering with pcos problem. Is there any permanent cure.
hi lybrate user, PCOD is not disease ,you need to modify your lifestyle. Have healthy food, balance diet, low carbohydrates, high protein, avoid oily spicy foods. exercise daily for 40min. This will help you to regularise period, avoid complications such as diabetes, hypertension in future. PCOD is not curable but treatable. Above factors will ease your life. Don't worry about PCOD.
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I m 31 year old. Marriage 10 year. But no children. So I want to know about IUI or IVF.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I m 31 year old. Marriage 10 year. But no children. So I want to know about IUI or IVF.
IUI is a laboratory procedure to separate fast-moving sperm from more sluggish or non-moving sperm. It can be performed with your partner’s sperm or donor sperm (known as donor insemination).The IUI procedure can be an effective treatment for some causes of infertility in women under age 41.This procedure is often combined with fertility drugs to increase your chances of conceiving.For IUI to work, your fallopian tubes must be open and healthy. And its Success rates depend on the cause and severity of the infertility and your age. IVF is the process by which eggs are removed from your ovaries and mixed with sperm in a laboratory culture dish, involves the fertilization of an egg (or eggs) outside the body. The treatment can be performed using your own eggs and sperm, or using either donated sperm or donated eggs, or both. IVF is likely to be recommended for the following fertility problems: If you have blocked or damaged fallopian tubes or any other problem If your partner has a minor problem with his sperm. Major problems are better treated using ICSI. If you have tried fertility drugs, such as clomiphene, or another fertility treatment such as IUI, without success. If you have been trying to conceive for at least two years and a cause hasn't been found to explain why you have not become pregnant. The success rates depends on your particular fertility problem and your age. The younger you are, and the healthier your eggs are, the higher your chances of success. Before going for any of the procedure, both the partners need to be screened for fertility,there are some basic tests for that, get the tests done first.
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I am vegetarian and my age is 46 years and weight is 66 kg and I want to reduce my weight up to 60 kg. Last year I got my uterus and ovaries removed. Tell me how can I reduce my weight.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am vegetarian and my age is 46 years and weight is 66 kg and I want to reduce my weight up to 60 kg. Last year I go...
Hello there are some basic things inorder to reduce weight. 1. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water 2. Follow an time table for having food 3. Don't skip breakfast 4. Eat balanced diet more proteins and fibre than carbs 4. Eat small quantities of food in intervals rather having in 3 times a day 5. Most important thing is do regular exercise fr 45 min at least 5 days a week.
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My wife health is very weak even she diet well but no effect so suggest me solution what to do ?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
U start herbal life product and weight gain medicines are available in my clinic guaranteed result. For wt gaining an 3 months atleast 12-15 kg.
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I had sex with my pregnant aunty today. She is already pregnant at 8 months. Is any thing problem to she at this stage. Is child becomes of my sperm.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
No there is no problem to either the mother or child and in no ways is your sperm going to show on the child.
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Vaginal Douching - Is it Good?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Vaginal Douching - Is it Good?

Like many systems within the human body, the reproductive system is also a self maintaining one and performs many complex functions on its own. The female reproductive system is one such system and within it, the vagina is an especially good example. It is a self contained system wherein, the balance of the vaginal bacteria is maintained for proper health.

Douching
Douching is a process that involves the cleaning out or washing of an internal cavity of a body, such as the anus or the vagina with the help of water and special nozzles. Vaginal douching has become prevalent among women, mostly due to aggressive marketing campaigns which claim that it helps to keep the vagina clean. It is estimated that in developed nations, one in four women perform douching regularly.

Is it any good?
Vaginal douching has been reviled by most medical professionals around the world. The consensus is that not only does vaginal douching have no benefits; it may also be harmful for your vagina in general. The vagina is an ecosystem wherein multiple types of organisms thrive, including bacteria and fungi. These organisms keep each other in check and maintain the health of the organ. These organisms help maintain the pH Levels (the alkaline to acidic radio) within the vagina. Douching may actually disrupt the balance and cause harm by destroying one type of micro-organisms and letting the other proliferate, thus causing infections and other problems.

Problems caused by vaginal douching
Douches, especially the ones found in the market, contain elements such as iodine, baking soda, vinegar and other chemicals that can make the delicate vaginal balance go haywire. Some of the disorders that can be caused by it are mentioned as follows:

  1. Yeast infections: This is due to the proliferation of the fungi known as ‘candida’ within the vagina. This fungus is present within the vagina, but douching can reduce the bacteria that counteract it, resulting in rapid growth. This is one of the most common infections of the vagina.
  2. Bacterial vaginosis: Similar to how yeast infections occur, in this case, harmful bacteria proliferate within the vagina. This is also a common vaginal infection and douching has been deemed as one of the leading causes for it.
  3. Pelvic inflammatory diseases: Douching pushes the bacteria of the vaginal canal into the cervix and the uterus, resulting in infections such as PID or pelvic inflammatory diseases (an infection in the reproductive organ in females).
  4. Pregnancy related problems: A myth has been floating around that if a woman performs douching after sexual intercourse, it will wash away the sperm and hence prevent her from getting pregnant. In fact, the reverse is true. Douching can often push the sperm up into the uterus causing pregnancy. Not only that, pregnancies caused in such a manner have higher chances of bearing complications such as ectopic pregnancies (a condition wherein the fertilized egg gets implanted outside one’s uterus), birth defects, etc.
  5. Irritation and vaginal dryness: Douching at the very least will result in the vagina turning dry as the natural mechanisms are disrupted. This results in irritation and itching. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.
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Recently I got married and we planned that not to have child right now. What is the process to mate with my partner with safely way. Can you help me regarding this.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Recently I got married and we planned that not to have child right now. What is the process to mate with my partner w...
If you use safe period for coitus there is a high failure rate .. For a better safe contraception use oral contraceptive pills regularly and carefully
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Blood in Urine - 10 Reasons Behind It!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB (Urology)
Urologist, Ghaziabad
Blood in Urine - 10 Reasons Behind It!

Blood in urine, medically known as Hematuria is not usually a cause of concern, but it can translate into an adverse condition if left unevaluated. The kidneys and other structures in the urinary tracts such as urethra (tube connecting the bladder to the outer part of the body); bladder (that stores the urine) and ureters (tube joining the bladder to the kidney) are the sources of blood flow to the urine. Hematuria can be accompanied by symptoms such as discharge of tea-colored, brownish-red or pink colored urine due to the presence of red blood cells, traces of which can only be detected under the microscope.

Underlying causes behind this disorder might be:

  1. Urinary tract infection is where the bacteria enter the body through the urethra and begin to proliferate in the bladder.
  2. Kidney infections (pyelonephritis) is when bacteria infiltrate into the kidneys from the bloodstream or travel up from the uterus to the kidneys.
  3. A kidney or a bladder stone is marked by the minerals in the concentrated urine precipitating out and molding into crystals that deposit on the bladder or kidney walls.
  4. Enlarged prostate is a condition in which the prostate gland, that is situated just below the bladder surrounding the upper part of the urethra, starts growing as males head towards their middle age.
  5. Kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis causes swelling of the kidneys, thus disrupting the filtering system.
  6. Bladder, kidney and prostate cancer are also possible causes.
  7. Hereditary disorders such as sickle cell anemia (a hereditary disease of the red blood cells in the hemoglobin) can also pose as a cause behind this disorder.
  8. Kidney injury as a result of heavy blows, accidents or injuries sustained while playing a spot can also contribute to this condition.
  9. Medications such as penicillin or the anti-cancer drug ‘cyclophosphamide’
  10. Strenuous physical exercises like intense workout or running may also result in Hematuria.

Treatments:
There is no fixed cure for Hematuria; instead the doctor would work on treating the repressed conditions behind the symptoms, such as prescribing antibiotics to heal the urinary tract infection or a medicine to shrink and normalize the enlarged prostate or administer a shock wave therapy to destroy the kidney or bladder stones. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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