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Dr. Jyotika Rajesh Kaku

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

Dr. Jyotika Rajesh Kaku Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Jyotika Rajesh Kaku is one of the best Gynaecologists in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Yogeshwar Surgical Clinic & Nursing Home in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jyotika Rajesh Kaku on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor. Mera 5 day period hota hai bt iss mahine 3 din period ho k stop ho gea tha. Usi din maine sex kiya tha. So main keya pregnent ho gyi hu? please rply in hindi.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello doctor. Mera 5 day period hota hai bt iss mahine 3 din period ho k stop ho gea tha. Usi din maine sex kiya tha....
Hello lybrate-user, nahi aisa hona thoda mushkil hai. Aap UPT ka test karwa sakte hai tassali ke liye.
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Why Sodium is So Bad? + How to Control it with Diet

M.Phil biotech and PGD Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panchkula
Why Sodium is So Bad? + How to Control it with Diet

How to reduce sodium consumption through diet

Minerals and salts are important parts of our daily diets. These minerals play significant roles in the functioning of the human body but, if found in excess, they might adversely impact your health. One such mineral is sodium, which is abundant in most food sources.

Sodium is present in every food in the form of salt. Most forms of meat, canned vegetables and soup, junk food and pickles are some examples of food which are naturally high in sodium. Apart from this, any cooked food will have salt crystals within it. Medical research has shown that most people consume more sodium than what is recommended.

Ill Effects of Sodium Intake in Excess

- The most common problem caused by the excessive consumption of sodium is high blood pressure.
- High blood pressure, apart from being the cause of strokes can also affect internal organs like kidneys and cause renal failure over time.
- It can also be detrimental to the heart and be a contributing factor to heart conditions as well.

Here are some of the ways through which you can reduce sodium intake through changes in diet.

  • Increasing the intake of fruits within the diet - Inclusion of more fresh fruits in your diet will reduce the amount of sodium consumption. Canned and processed fruits may increase sodium consumption and hence should be reduced.
  • Changing to fresh unprocessed meats - Certain processed and packaged meats such as in snacks and fast foods should be avoided as they have high sodium content. Hence, consumption of fresh meat instead of processed meat is an effective way to reduce your daily sodium intake.
  • Including more leafy vegetables in your diet - Leafy green vegetables such as kale, spinach, and celery have a lot of water and also help reduce the sodium intake in your body.
  • Drinking plenty of water - Sodium levels can rise within the body when it is dehydrated. Thus, it is prudent to always keep your body hydrated by drinking plenty of water.

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I am 25 year old female, I have a lumb in my right breast and I suffer pain alot. My weight is 38kg I am not able to eat food properly. I feel safocated sometime. Please help me.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS, FICS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Painful lumps in your age group are quite common. Nothing needs to be done to them if they are small. However examination by a surgeon should be sough to endorse and confirm the diagnosis.
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Myths About Homeopathy

Homeopath,
Myths About Homeopathy

Just over 200 years old

Homeopathy was founded by the great german physician samuel hahnemann in 1796 and is thus the youngest of all the medical sciences. Homeopathic clinical practice is becoming more standardized and homeopathic pharmaceutical companies are now adhering to regulatory norms. Homeopathy is based on the law of similars, according to which, a substance capable of producing certain symptoms in a healthy individual is capable of treating similar symptoms in a diseased person. Thus, the logic is to evoke a healing response from the body itself rather than trying to suppress the disease manifestation.


 

Myths About Homeopathy

Here are some of the common myths (about homeopathy) that have clearly fallen apart:


 

Myth 1: Homeopathic medicines are placeboes

Our answer to this: the world health organization (who) has recognized homeopathy as an accepted system of medicine and the world's second largest system of medicine. There have been many double blind trials conducted where the efficacy of homeopathic medicines have been proved. Studies have shown the ability of homeopathic medicines to induce physiological changes in the body temperature. Homeopathy even works on animals in diseases like distemper and fifty percent of veterinary doctors in uk use homeopathy. It shows effective results in infants even in acute diseases such as abdominal colic. This would not have been possible if homeopathic remedies were placeboes.


 

Myth 2: Homeopathic medicines are slow to act and cannot be used in acute cases

Our answer to this: most people take recourse in homeopathy for chronic problems such as arthritis, allergic asthma or skin conditions, etc, which take a longer time to be treated with any other system of medicine too. However, in acute ailments like fever, diarrhoea, acute cold, cough, etc, homeopathic remedies act as fast as conventional medicines, sometimes even faster.


 

Myth 3: All homeopathic medicines are the same

Our answer to this: although all homeopathic medicines look alike, essentially they are not the same. The basic ingredients of homeopathic medicines come from 3000 different sources that are mainly derived from plants and minerals. Their active principles are extracted into various solvents. For better palatability, the liquid homeopathic medicine is poured into small globules, which are highly porous and therefore absorptive. Although they may look alike, every homeopathic remedy is different from another.


 

Myth 4: Homeopathy cannot help surgical cases at all

Our answer to this: a number of surgical conditions can be treated effectively with homeopathy, for e.g. Recurrent tonsillitis, piles, fissures, fistula, chronic ear discharge, vocal cord nodules, kidney and gall bladder stones, small-sized uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, warts and corns. However, every medical science has its set of advantages and limitations. Thus, in certain cases where the disease has reached an advanced stage or in emergency cases, surgery is essential and cannot be avoided. In fact, many surgeons and dentists use homeopathy pre and post operatively. A homeopathic remedy calendula is recommended as an external application by many surgeons to facilitate better surgical wound healing without leaving behind ugly scars.


 

Myth 5: There are too many dietary restrictions to be followed during homeopathic treatment

Our answer to this: the only medical restrictions that a homeopath may impose depend upon the disease that the patient suffers from; for example, diabetics should avoid sweets and a high carbohydrate diet. Since homeopathic medicines act through nerve endings, traditional homeopaths do not prefer the use or consumption of any substance with strong odors like toothpaste, garlic, onions, etc, as this could affect the action of homeopathic medicines. Modern homeopaths recommend having the medicines after rinsing the mouth half an hour before and after meals and also advocate placing the medicine below the tongue for best results.


 

Myth 6: Homeopathy and allopathy cannot be taken together

Our answer to this: in patients suffering from drug-dependant diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, allopathic drugs cannot be suddenly withdrawn; hence, homeopathic medicines may be taken with allopathic medicines. However, allopathic medicine is often palliative or suppressive. For example, if a patient with headache takes a painkiller, his symptoms would get masked and therefore a good prescription by a homeopath could become difficult. Similarly, some medicines in allopathy tend to suppress rather than cure while homeopathic medicines may expel toxins. In such cases, it is better to take homeopathy alone.


 

Advantages of Homeopathy:

Homeopathic remedies are easy to take with no special dietary or lifestyle restrictions, unless a particular disease calls for them. Additionally, homeopathy is against animal testing as this tends to harm them irrevocably or kills them. Homeopathic remedies, being infinitesimally small doses, are absolutely safe and therefore directly tested on healthy human beings through a scientific process called drug proving. Another benefit is that while animal testing only provides information about structural pathologies, homeopathic drug proving enables recording of even mental and emotional symptoms.


 

Effective, Safe and Gentle Treatment:

The curative effects and the symptomatology of every homeopathic medicine are proven only on healthy human beings, not rats and rabbits, making homeopathy uniquely reliable. Homeopathic medicines are prepared by the process of dynamization, in which, the original medicinal substance, irrespective of its nature whether inert or toxic initially, undergoes serial dilutions with constant friction so as to liberate its healing bioenergies whilst getting rid of its ability to produce any side-effects. Being infinitesimally small doses, these medicines do not produce any adverse reactions even when taken for prolonged periods of time and can therefore be safely given even to babies, children, and elderly people.


 

Patient-Friendly and Convenient

Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine that assists the natural tendency of the human body to heal itself. Homeopathic medicines being easy to administer, sweet to taste, non-invasive and free of side-effects, are extremely convenient for the patient and therefore command better patient compliance. They are absolutely safe even if taken for prolonged periods of time. Unlike other medical systems where many drugs need to be administered to treat multiple symptoms in a single patient, homeopathy advocates the administration of a single remedy called the similimum that is capable of treating all the disease symptoms in a particular patient. It is a subtle yet effective therapy that can correct small imbalances long before the appearance of the more serious symptoms that indicate the onset of a particular disease. The doctor-patient relationship is vital in homeopathy, where the homeopath becomes a friend, philosopher, and guide to the patient, a healer as well as a preserver of good health.


 

Cost-Effective Treatment

Homeopathic treatment is extremely cost-effective in the long run especially keeping in mind that treatment is sought for chronic diseases that need long-term treatment. Homeopathy believes in employing a single remedy, in minimum dose and minimal repetition when treating any patient. Since homeopathic medicines are prepared by serial dilutions, a miniscule amount of the original medicinal substance is required when manufacturing the medicines. Additionally, since only a few drops of the medicine are used to medicate the sugar globules, preparation costs are also low. Homeopathic medicines are therefore inexpensive as compared to medicines from the other medical systems. Moreover, homeopathy also obviates the need for surgery in a number of conditions such as warts, piles, fissures, tonsillitis, ovarian cysts and kidney stones for which patient may otherwise have to pay up a lot for conventional treatment methods.

I am 24year old female I want to ask that is garcia cambogia is safe for unmarried girls? By consuming the tablets of GC, will it create any effect in future while conceiving or any other thing. Is it really effective for weight loss as shown in advertisement or not? Kindly reply with your feedback.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 24year old female I want to ask that is garcia cambogia is safe for unmarried girls? By consuming the tablets of...
avoid all these drugs, definitely going to effect. every medicine have effect. reduce your wt by going for walk for 1 hr daily, reduce your diet , it will help. thanks
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My gf's 5 week pregnant. But we want to terminate it. She had an ultrasound which reported something 2.5mm grown in her uterus. We consulted a gynecologist. She prescribed her mifepristone 200mg. 2 tablets after 1 day interval. Can you please suggest any other method which gives 100% surety of successful termination.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Please meet your gynecologist to properly understand the medicines to be used, with time interval and route of administration. It is a standard schedule, which is no secret. But deviation from this schedule van lower the success rate.
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I am 17 years old & I have a problem in my breast from yesterday from nipple water is coming out why this happen can you say me.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist,
I am 17 years old & I have a problem in my breast from yesterday from nipple water is coming out why this happen can ...
If it is from both breasts then it is usually due to hormonal problem. But if from one breast then you may need ultrasound test. Wait few days it may go away.
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Hello doctor, Meri wife 2 month se pregnent h .but 3 4 din se uske thodi thodi bleeding hui h.please iske baare me btaye.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Hello doctor,
Meri wife 2 month se pregnent h .but 3 4 din se uske thodi thodi bleeding hui h.please iske baare me bt...
Immediately give her the following: Prepare mixture of Sitopaladi chooran 100 GM + Prawal Pushti' 10 GM + Nagkeshar chooran 20 GM. Mix well. Give 1 TSP thrice a day with honey. Also give garbhchintamani Rasa 1 tab b.i.d. With honey. Report in a week but continue above formula for two weeks initially.
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I missed my periods and I have doubt that I am pregnant. Because I am feeling heaviness on my breast and my last period date is 22 december 2015 and today is 30 jan. 2016. I had sex on 6 jan and 20 jan but I am sure that no sperm going inside of my vagina so it is possible that I am pregnant? And if I am pregnant then how can I terminate this pregnancy?

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I missed my periods and I have doubt that I am pregnant. Because I am feeling heaviness on my breast and my last peri...
Do upt to rule out pregnancy. If positive u need usg to rule size of pregnancy. depending on size of pregnancy termination done .termination done by two way by medicine or by suction.in sedation or GA
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Hi doctor, I am 7 months pregnant. Please suggest a detail diet plan for last 2 months of my pregnancy. Please write a daily diet plan to be followed. Thanks in advance. I am looking forward to a detail daily diet schedule.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi doctor, I am 7 months pregnant. Please suggest a detail diet plan for last 2 months of my pregnancy. Please write ...
Hi you should take around 2600 kcal per day, among that 60% should be carbohydrate, 20-25% fat, 20% protein drink 3-3.5 litres of water per day, eat one apple or any other fruits per day, avoid junk food and food which causes constipation because it's common problem in later month of pregnancy thanks.
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MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Agra
A low fat diet is recommended at the time of menstruation. A fatty diet might increase estrogen production and cause gynae problems.
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Post Graduation In Applied Nutrition And Dietitics, diabetes educator, post graduate in exercise and nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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1. Fever:The juice of Tulsi leaves is very useful as it helps to bring down the fever.

2. Common Cold:Chewing Tulsi leaves on an empty stomach will help you get rid of cold and flu.

3. Sore throat:Boil few Tulsi leaves in your drinking water and use it for gargling in case of a sore throat. It is also very useful for the patients who are suffering from asthma and bronchitis.

4. Headache:Headache due to heat is very common. So just make a paste of the basil leaves and sandalwood and apply it to the forehead. Its cooling effects will definitely make you feel relaxed and calm.

5. Eye problems: Black basil juice plays a very important role for eyes diseases. A few drops of black basil juice in the eyes can cure sore eyes.

6. Dental problem:Mix the dried leaves of basil powder with mustard oil to make a paste, massage your gums with that paste and you can also use this paste for brushing your teeth as it will help to prevent bad breath and disease like pyorrhea.

7. Skin disorder:The juice of basil can also be used to cure several skin problems such as – leucoderma.

8. Chewing few basil leaves in the Morning also helps in Acidity.

9. Kidney stone:A mixture of honey and juice of basil leaves will result in expelling renal stones through the urinary tract.

10. Reduces stress and improves immunity.

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I have 5 week pregnancy. I fell pressure in pelvic/ vagina. IS IT HARMFUL OR NORMAL I have one baby age 12 years. And in 2013 I gave birth to child in 7th month who could not survive.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have 5 week pregnancy. I fell pressure in pelvic/ vagina. IS IT HARMFUL OR NORMAL
I have one baby age 12 years. And...
Feeling pressure is normal and you have to check up every month and do a scan and follow lla directions by your gynec
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I am 25 yrs old and married. I was suffering from typhoid cba and apd from one last month and had undergone through many medications. But now my periods are delayed. My date was 18 now its 23. I am not understanding why It happens. So tell me what to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Some times chronic illness also one of the causative factors for delayed periods. Nothing to worry, wait for one more week. Better to check thyroid levels once.
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Which fruits to be eaten during pregnancy? Please give the list of same as well as what type of foods?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Which fruits to be eaten during pregnancy? Please give the list of same as well as what type of foods?
Dear user. Here are some highly nutritious foods to eat when you're pregnant. Dairy Products. During pregnancy, you need to consume extra protein and calcium to meet the needs of the growing fetus Legumes Sweet Potatoes. Salmon. Eggs. Broccoli and Dark, Leafy Greens. Lean Meat. Fish Liver Oil.
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I am 25 years old. Looking for TTC. Overweight.i want to know the food types medicine as well as to reduce weight and to conceive. Many heat containing foods that reduce weight but not able to conception. So am asking. Can any one explain.

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
I am 25 years old. Looking for TTC. Overweight.i want to know the food types medicine as well as to reduce weight and...
When you are looking forward to reduce weight and increase the chances of conceiving, try not to look for extending your family until you lose weight, as losing weight is an overall lifestyle management, it's not just regarding food consumption. Consider taking expert advice.
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I am having 4 months child but from last two months not having normal period and having white discharge. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Diploma In Panchkarma Professional
Ayurveda, Nagpur
I am having 4 months child but from last two months not having normal period and having white discharge. Please suggest.
Please check it HB n Calcium present start support Lohasav Syp Dashmularestha 3 tsf two times a day pushyanug Churna 3 GM twice a day with rice water for detail call via Lybrate your problems is minor you need proper guidance.
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My wife missed the period ,it been 9 days, still the test is showing as negative.tell me the solution of this and reasons?

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Consult gynecologist and take tablets to get periods if not pregnant. Stree woman health care centre bangalore
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Can you answer me at the time of having sex with the partner how can a person guess her wife is pregnant this time while penetrating the sperm.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
No one can guess while penetrating which sperm is moving inside, whether causing a pregnsncy or not. Pregnancy can only be diagnosed when period is missed for 4-5 days and a urine test is done.
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After 7 week surgical abortion pregnancy symptoms are stop and after 12 days home pregnancy test was negative. Is abortion was successful??

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Yes it means abortion is done, but in order to confirm that it's complete abortion or not you should get pelvic ultrasound done.
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