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Dr. Keerthi

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Methods of Abortion for Unwanted Pregnancy

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Methods of Abortion for Unwanted Pregnancy

There are two methods by which abortion can be done:

  • Medical Abortion - Non-surgical abortion in which medicines are used to induce abortion
  • Surgical Abortion - Use of transcervical procedures for terminating a pregnancy, including vacuum aspiration, and dilatation and evacuation (D and E).

Surgical or Medical Abortion for Unwanted Pregnancy

  • If pregnancy is lesser than = 7 weeks; medical method with Mifepristone with Misoprostol is favorable as the success rate is as high as 97%.
  • If pregnancy is between 7-12 weeks; surgical abortion is the only option.
  • If pregnancy is beyond 12 weeks - 20 weeks, then the woman needs to be hospitalized and will be given either Mifepristone followed by Misoprostol tablet or only Misoprostol tablets and woman will then abort like a miscarriage in the hospital. If any products are remaining, then it will be evacuated surgically.

Surgical abortion is preferred if patient desires concurrent tubal ligation or IUCD (CuT) insertion. If a woman fulfills the criteria for selecting either method i.e. before 7 weeks, final choice has to be given to the woman.

Summary of choice between Surgical or Medical abortion in India

  • Lesser than = 7 weeks - Medical method or surgical method
  • 7-12 weeks - Surgical abortion
  • 12 - 20 weeks - Medicines with or without surgical procedure in hospital

Advantages of Medical Abortion

  • Avoid surgery - Controlled by the woman and may take place at home
  • No need for admission to the hospital
  • Usually, well tolerated by women, if properly counselled and motivated
  • No need to take leave from work, as bleeding can be managed with menstrual pads even while in the office or at work.

Disadvantages of medical abortion

  • Takes time (hours to days) to complete abortion, and the timing may not be predictable. Women experience bleeding and cramping, and potentially some other side-effects (nausea, vomiting, fever, and shivering). May require more clinic visits than surgical abortion.

Advantages of Surgical Abortion

  • Quick procedure
  • Complete abortion easily verified by evaluation of aspirated products of conception
  • Takes place in a hospital so Sterilization or placement of an intrauterine device (IUD) may be performed at the same time as the procedure. It can be performed under local anaesthesia if woman is properly motivated and counselled

Disadvantages of surgical abortion

  • Requires instrumentation of the uterus
  • Small risk of uterine or cervical injury
  • Timing of abortion controlled by the doctor and hospital
  • Anaesthesia needs to be administered. Most doctors perform this procedure under short general anaesthesia. A woman needs to be in the hospital for at least 6 hours. Effect of sedation will be there throughout the day.

Related Tip: Why eating fish is essential for a healthy pregnancy??

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Meri ek friend hai 29 years old usko periods hone main delay ho raha hai 2-3 din zyada ho gaye hain uske liye wo kya kare aur ye prob 4-5 mahine pehle bhi aayi thi tab usne homeopathic medicine li thi to ussi din ho gaye the usko ab phr wahi problem rahi hai iska koi permanent ilaaj bataiye. Thnx.

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
Meri ek friend hai 29 years old usko periods hone main delay ho raha hai 2-3 din zyada ho gaye hain uske liye wo kya ...
Dear patient, irregular menses, pcod are because of hormonal imbalance. You can now safely use homeopathic medicines to get rid of pcod or irregular menses. You need" mensoreg" syrup with" mensoreg" medicine to get rid of pcod or irregular menses. This can also be successfully used to painful menses. For further assistance you can concern me privately.
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Hello doctor, Please bataye kitni baar sex krne se pregnent hote hai and kitne minutes.

MBBS, MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine, Fellowship of european union of sexual medicine, Fellowship in diabetes
Sexologist, Chandrapur
Hello doctor, Please bataye kitni baar sex krne se pregnent hote hai and kitne minutes.
Pregnant Hone ke liye to ek sperm hi kaafi hai jo ki 10 sec ke sex me bhi aapko pregnant kar sakta hai but sath me kamsekam 6 months rahiye and apne period ke 10-18th day tak maximum sex kijiye.
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With the latest UPT results pregnancy came positive. This is my start of 6 week in 1st trimester. I feel nausea and hyperemesis all the time, please suggest a idle food to intake during this time.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist,
With the latest UPT results pregnancy came positive. This is my start of 6 week in 1st trimester. I feel nausea and h...
Hi, congratulations for your pregnancy. Eat lots of fruties and vegetables and less spice and chili. Small frequent meal.
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Tip for Healthy Hair!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mohali
Tip for Healthy Hair!

Although brushing your hair stimulates the follicles which promote growth, too much brushing can cause damage to the strands which results in frizz and split ends.

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How do I overcome irregular menstruation problem? How do we cure Anemia and increase the percentage of hemoglobin?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
How do I overcome irregular menstruation problem? How do we cure Anemia and increase the percentage of hemoglobin?
Lots of questions, irregular menses is altogether a different problem, it may b due harmonal irregularities which again can be due to lots of other reasons. Treatment depends upon the underlying causes. To overcome anemia eat green leafy vegetables, milk, eggs, sprouts, n lots of healthy stuff. Also take ferrum phos6x, 4tabs twice daily on the long run.
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Hello. I underwent D&C on 3rd oct 2017. Today on 10th oct after ultrasound the doctor said that there is still something remaining inside and he prescribed 2 pills of M-post. I started bleeding 4 hours after taking pills and stopped within 2 hours. But still I am experiencing pain And cramps in abdomen. My question is that how long am I suppose to bleed. Is everything normal with me. Pls help.

MBBS, FICS
Gastroenterologist, Nashik
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I underwent D&C on 3rd oct 2017.
Today on 10th oct after ultrasound the doctor said that there is still someth...
Ongoing bleeding is usually because of incomplete Dand C. Please get a Sonography of abdomen and pelvis done. If there are still pieces of conception products in uterine cavity then better to undergo D and C again rather than taking medicines. Regards.
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How To Treat Torn Meniscus?

MBBS, DNB - Orthopedics, Fellowship in Upperlimb and Limb Reconstruction (Australia)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
How To Treat Torn Meniscus?

Meniscus refers to the soft ligament in your knee joint, which cushions your bones and protects it from wear and tear. It is vital for the fulfilment of regular activities and the health of your bones. Thus, a damage to the meniscus can be extremely painful. menisci is exposed to injuries and shocks in case of rigorous activities and this is a fairly common injury faced by athletes and sports persons. It can cause a substantial amount of pain and generally impairs movement to a large extent. It potentially gets worse as the inflammation sets in and the swelling grows. The risk of a menisci tear increases with age. The treatment for a torn menisci depends upon the degree of tear. While minor tears repair on their own, for graver injuries, the following therapies may prove effective.

Symptoms of a torn meniscus

  1. You might be able to experience a popping sensation in your knee joint
  2. Stiffness and swelling
  3. You will experience pain, especially while you are trying to twist your knee
  4. You might not be able to straighten your knee completely
  5. Locking 

The treatment for a torn meniscus depends upon the degree of tear. While minor tears repair on their own, for graver injuries, the following therapies may prove effective:
1. Light exercises: For slightly serious meniscus tears, there are certain knee exercises which are recommended to abort any further damage as well as to repair the wound. Limiting the activities which might exert pressure on the knees, getting adequate rest, using ice packs and wearing neoprene sleeves always aid in recovery.
2. Anti-inflammatory medications: Often, meniscus tears are cured with the help of anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen. They not only reduce pain but also enable the mending of the injured tissue. However, one needs to be aware of a few side effects which often become natural repercussions of such drugs. Possibility of ulcers and bleeding get increased by leaps and bounds on the intake of such drugs.
3. Surgery: For all other forms of meniscus tears, if healing is not happening through non-surgical methods, the only option available is that of surgery. Such a situation arises when the pain becomes unbearable and the meniscus tear does not respond favorably to superficial treatments. These surgeries are less complicated than replacement surgeries. They usually do not involve any life threatening hazard and cautious and efficiently conducted surgeries release all pains and handicaps. The surgery is done through a small incision, called as arthroscopic surgery or key hole surgery, where in the torn meniscus is either repaired or trimmed. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopaedist.

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Hello. Doctor do I need to worry fr pregnancy. After I hv got my periods bt wid a less flow. Bt fr frst 2 days I had a normal flow. Bt 3rd n 4th day. Jst spotting. My periods was delayed abt 20 days. N it started after I took homeopathy medicine. Do I need to worry. please help me. I always had a regular cycle before this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello. Doctor do I need to worry fr pregnancy. After I hv got my periods bt wid a less flow. Bt fr frst 2 days I had ...
No need to worry about pregnancy.You are not pregnant.Just wait for your next date ,it will probably be normal but if same problem then consult.
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Busting Myths About IVF Treatment

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)
Gynaecologist, Alwar
Busting Myths About IVF Treatment

4 myths on IVF you should stop believing right now

In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is one of the popular Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) for treating infertility and helping couples to conceive. The process involves the fertilisation of the egg with the sperm in a laboratory and thereafter, inserting the embryo formed, into the uterus. But lack of understanding about the topic has given rise to a number of myths such as:

Myth 1: IVF increases your fertility levels

Instead of making you more fertile, IVF stops your natural fertility cycle. This is usually done through hormones that are taken at the beginning of the process. The aim of such an action is to essentially put an end to your natural fertility process and create in its place an artificial cycle.

Myth 2: IVF hormone injections make you prone to uncontrollable emotions

In actuality, IVF hormone injections don’t cause you to suffer from out of control emotions but make you happier. This is because they come packed with the female hormone oestrogen, which produce endorphins (brain chemicals) that give you a sense of wellbeing.  The wave of emotions that you end up experiencing is a result of the stress and anxiety surrounding the success of a cycle.  

Myth 3: IVF never fails but is always successful

The success of the procedure depends on a number of factors such as quality and quantity of embryos and age. It is said that chances of conception decreases with age, with women above 40 reporting reduced fertility potential as well as success rate. On the other hand, women below the age of 35 have about 41% chance of getting pregnant.

Myth 4: It causes you to have triplets or twins

No, it’s not necessary for multiple births to take place if you opt for IVF. You can reduce the prospect of having twins or triplets by cutting down on the number of embryos that get inserted into the uterus. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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Hi Sir, Im 23 yrs. I got intimate with my fiance on 21 may (no penetration just rubbing genitals n fingering). After 6 days I got my periods on 27 may. On 8 June I did urine pregnancy test thrice all were negative. Could I be pregnant? What are chances of missing my next periods (of june) since the timespan between the act and periods was just 6 days? Please help sir.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi Sir, Im 23 yrs. I got intimate with my fiance on 21 may (no penetration just rubbing genitals n fingering). After ...
No ideally you cannot be pregnant without internal ejaculation... And you already have performed UPT as well as you already have your periods... so I don't think there are any chances of missing your periods..
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Have had abortion 5 weeks back, but no periods yet had sex only once with pull out method about 2 weeks back from today, negative pregnancy test, bloaty stomach and cramping from last week but no periods yet, kindly suggest me I can be pregnant.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Have had abortion 5 weeks back, but no periods yet had sex only once with pull out method about 2 weeks back from tod...
Hello after miscarriage, first period may be irregular, heavy or scanty. You may be going to have your period in a shortwhile. If not, go for a pregnancy test again archana gupta.
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Sir, my wife is a pregnant I forced take in mouth I discharged cum in her mouth suddenly she swallow is any effect too her pregnancy or to a baby please reply.

IVF Specialist, Lucknow
Sir, my wife is a pregnant I forced take in mouth I discharged cum in her mouth suddenly she swallow is any effect to...
There would be no bad effect on baby as well on your wife if you are not suffering with any infection.
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My periods are 13 days late. I checked on preganews last night it was negative. What should I do. As I am planning for family.

BHMS, MD - Acupuncture
Sexologist, Faridabad
My periods are 13 days late. I checked on preganews last night it was negative.
What should I do.
As I am planning fo...
Hello lybrate-user, if your period are always timely minded negative on preganews and I advice you till tomorrow morning a brand ptk as acon etc. After clear positive or negative. A advice you if you family planning. You always make sexual intercourse 1 st day between 20 days of any menstrual period with precaution and last 10 days of any period or any new period before 10 are fully safe from pregnancy.
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Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Sexologist, Chennai
Vaginal Itching

Vaginal itching is an uncomfortable and sometimes painful symptom that is often caused by irritating substances, treatable and preventable infections, or menopause. In rare cases, itching may occur due to stress or can be a sign of vulvar cancer. Your gynecologist can determine the cause of your itching through an examination and testing. He or she will then be able to recommend appropriate treatments for this uncomfortable symptom.

Through good hygiene and a healthy diet, you can avoid most causes of vaginal itching.

Home Care for Vaginal Itching

To prevent vaginal irritation and infection, there are several steps you can take at home.

Avoid using feminine hygiene products, as these can cause irritation.

Avoid scented soaps, lotions, and bubble baths.

When exercising or swimming, change out of wet or damp clothing immediately afterward.

Wear cotton underwear, which is breathable and will keep you dry.

Eat yogurt with live cultures to reduce the chance of getting yeast infections.

If you are diabetic, take steps to control your blood sugar.

I had sex with my girl friend during the month of june 2nd week. June 12th. And now she is pregnant. While having the ultra sound scan. The result shows it had been 17.2 weeks. Is that possible? According to the date we have had sex? Please help me with this.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I had sex with my girl friend during the month of june 2nd week. June 12th. And now she is pregnant. While having the...
Hi lybrate-user if she would have conceived from the sex of 12th June then pregnancy could have been of 15 weeks.
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About Dates

PG
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
About Dates

The date is one of the most nourishing fruits. It is a food of great importance. The date is a food of high nutritional value.It provides natural sugar in the form of glucose and fructose. This is ready for immediate absorption and is, Therefore infinitely superior to cane - sugar. It is usually taken raw or with milk, which makes it highly nutritious in most rrspects

Dates are easily digested, they are very useful for supplying energy and repairing waste.. The nicotinic content in dates is an excellent remedy for intestinal disturbance.

The date is alxative food. ITIS highly beneficial in the treatment of constipation as the roughage provided by it stimulates sluggish bowels.

Dates are an effective remedy for weak heart. Dated soaked overnight in water and crushed in the same water in the morning after removing the seeds should be taken at least twice a week in this condition. It will strengthen the heart.

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I'm 25 years old and single. My due date for period was 1st August and I had unprotected sex on 2nd and 3rd August and on 4th August I took unwanted 72. I didn't get my periods yet. Usually I get my periods later than the due date. This was my first time. Are there any chances of getting pregnant? And can I take regestrone now? I'm really scared.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I'm 25 years old and single. My due date for period was 1st August and I had unprotected sex on 2nd and 3rd August an...
Before 2 and 3 august have you done sex? Get check for urine pregnancy test because its really late .because having sex on 2 and 3 doesnot give you problem I think you had sex before it means; 10 to 18 days of your menstrual cycle can give you problem ,these are danger days.
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I got dermoid cyst surgery 15 days before. My left ovary has been removed due to twisted ovarian cyst. There are any problems in future due to the removal of ovary?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
There is another ovary which is still there and single ovary is competent enough to manage all the needs of women. As the ovary was twisted that part of your body was dead and that is why it was removed.
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