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Dr. Nilima

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Nilima is a popular Gynaecologist in Malad West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Nilima personally at Aptes Nursing Home in Malad West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nilima on Lybrate.com.

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I am carrying 9th month pregnancy getting pain in abdominal not sever and also suffering with tight motions is there any risk during delivery.

Diploma In Postpartum Depression, Formerly , House Job , Gynecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am carrying 9th month pregnancy getting pain in abdominal not sever and also suffering with tight motions is there ...
You have constipation. Have a high fibre diet like daliya or you can take isabgol. Isabgol is available at chemist in various brands like igol.
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I am 29, year old and is pregnant by 6, weeks 3, days. My USG has shown foetal pole and a size of 1.6,cm according to my USG done on 19.12.2016. But there was no heart beat found yet. Also I am bleeding lightly not as heavy as menstruation but significantly light. Need help.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MNAMS, Training in USG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 29, year old and is pregnant by 6, weeks 3, days. My USG has shown foetal pole and a size of 1.6,cm according to...
Hi Usually by 6 wks, cardiac activity should be present. For proper analysis your last periods date is required. Both need to be correlated.
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Am 20. We are trying to conceive for 7months but no luck. So can I take ubiquinol as a supplement to conceive faster.

MRCOG, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Am 20. We are trying to conceive for 7months but no luck. So can I take ubiquinol as a supplement to conceive faster.
Hi lybrate-user, Thanks for your query. Don't worry its very normal sometimes it takes time to conceive.
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Hello Dr. which tablet is best & Safe to take before or after Sex to not to get Pregnant.

MS sexuality, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, PhD (behaviour modification), Certified in Treatment of Resistant Depression
Sexologist, Hyderabad
Hello Dr. which tablet is best & Safe to take before or after Sex to not to get Pregnant.
There are contraceptives pills which one follows through out 21 days when prescribed by your doctor otherwise in case of emergency we suggest emergency contraceptive pill. For further queries please opt for the private consult where you can clear your doubts and seek advice. Good luck.
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Sir/mam mere periods 11 may ko aye the. Maine apne bf ke sath 22 may ko sex kiya tha aur uske baad mere peroids 8 june ko aye the. But pehle se bleeding kam huyi thi. Pregenancy test kiya toh negative aya. Bleeding kam hone ka kya karan hai. Es ka matlab preganancy toh nahi hai. Pls help me.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Sir/mam mere periods 11 may ko aye the. Maine apne bf ke sath 22 may ko sex kiya tha aur uske baad mere peroids 8 jun...
Hello- Aap pregnant nahi hai kyoki apke menses agai hai. Periods se phle intercourese karne se kabhi kabhi blood flow kam hojata hai. Its natural, nothing to get worried.
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Garlic for Sexual Health Stamina

RMP
Sexologist, Delhi
Garlic for Sexual Health   Stamina

Garlic can do wonders to your libido. Garlic has always been seen as a miracle herb that heals body organs. It normalizes the blood flow especially towards the penis. Many ancient civilizations have used garlic to increase and heal the sexuality. I have personally tried garlic and can vouch for its powers. It is not only good for vitality and little jhony it is also great for your general health.

How to Use:

You can eat three to four garlic cloves daily for a if you are having difficulty getting an erection. You can cut that down to three times a week after a month. that is if you start feeling better down there. you can also use grated garlic in your meat to get the desired result but raw garlic cloves work much better. Your breath will be awful but I am sure your partner won’t complain after your performance in bed.

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I am 19 year old girl. I have stomach pain during periods. What can I do for that?

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Pain during periods r common with gals. Dis is due tp contraction you can take medicine for it if severe pain.
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I am 23 years aged woman. I became pregnant for one month. But I don't want to be pregnant now anyway. Except abortion what are the others way to get rid of it? prescribe any medicine please.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
1 one abortion is equal to 3 delivery 2. Never think for avoid the coming soul. 3 combination no 26 take 4 pills 8 hourly upto delivery. You take advice free till normal delivery.
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I am 2 years I had sex with my husband on 24th march and eat ipill within 24 hours and after 6 days I bleeded very lightly for one day. Now its 7 may I didn't received my periods and I did three pregnancy test all negative. Can I be pregnant? why my periods are late.

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Ur periods may be delayed due to the effect of ipill. If you had not had any inetrcourse after ipill then its highly unlikely tht you r pregnant.
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What Predicts a Stable Marriage?

MS sexuality, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, PhD (behaviour modification), Certified in Treatment of Resistant Depression
Sexologist, Hyderabad
What Predicts a Stable Marriage?

The following factors are most predictive of a healthy marriage.

A. Growing up in an intact, functional family

B. Parents were a good marital model

C. Both parents functioned well psychologically

D. Atleast 21 yrs at the time of marriage

E. Marry for positive reasons to share your life and not driven by thoughts such as fear of loneliness, parental or peer pressure or to rescue someone.

F. Know your partner for atleast six months

G. Commonalities in terms of sociology, economic class, race, religion, education, common interests

H. Physical attraction with potential to develop an intimate relationship.

I. Discuss important life organization issues like, work, money, children, to live with parents of your spouse or separately and life goals.

J. Support of family and friends is essential building blocks in a healthy marriage.

K. Consider your spouse as respectful and trusting friend

L. Sharing important information about self, taking each other's opinion for significant decisions.

M. Marital bond of respect, trust, and intimacy grows stronger in first three years of marriage.

N. Wait for atleast two to three years before birth of a planned child.

O. Maintain positive, realistic personal and marital expectations.


 

If atleast 50% of the above is also implemented it will give both the spouses a lot of contentment and motivation to build a strong bond and improve each day.


 

By Dr. Sharmila majumdar, senior consultant sexologist, psychoanalyst


 

Avis hospital, clinic of sexual health, mental health. Hyderabad

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Dengue

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Dengue
Dengue causing mosquito bites in morning and evening time. Keep exposed parts covered to prevent mosquito bite.
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I am 32 &trying to conceive from past one & half years with medics ovign DSR &Fol5 clomiphene my recent TVS reports were also very good but still I am surprisingly 20 days late of my period, never before I had my cycles always regular. I did pregnancy test twice but negative. I feel fatigue, dizziness, headache &sometimes white discharge&frequent urination .Pls help me ,could I be pregnant inspite of negative test. Now my last option is blood test .Is it possible that pregnancy isi sometimes detected late which could be also be my case. Thanks Jyoti Rajesh Sah.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am 32 &trying to conceive from past one & half years with medics ovign DSR &Fol5 clomiphene my recent TVS reports w...
Infertility is not a disease, but a derangement- a condition where the couple is unable to conceive. The patient may have tried the help of ART=Assisted Reproductive Treatment, starting from simple medication to expensive and invasive procedures, IVF, ICSI, PGD etc. These can lead to anything from derangement in the normal physiology, to gross irreversible pathology, leading to iatrogenic complications. Numerous infertility cases have been treated successfully with homeopathic medicine and they have been reported on homeopathic medical journals. All these cases show how homeopathic treatment restored overall health and helped women, who were previously infertile conceive and have a healthy pregnancy and baby. Homeopathic remedies can help infertile couples achieve pregnancy even if there are physical conditions that can prevent the implantation of the embryo contributing to infertility or miscarriages . You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure without any side effects
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I am 31 years, I am a women. my abortion twice was a year and 6 months ago but I am not conceived at the moment. Now what I am doing. I had not problem. how to conceive.?

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Pune
I am 31 years, I am a women. my abortion twice was a year and 6 months ago but I am not conceived at the moment. Now ...
If you have kept a gap of 6 months you need to some, blood tests to rule out infection, and then you also need to start folic acid tablets.
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Heart Health: Ayurveda to Reduce High Cholesterol

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Heart Health: Ayurveda to Reduce High Cholesterol

Ayurveda has remedies that can help you control cholesterol and improve heart health.

Cholesterol is something that the body needs to build and maintain cellular health. Technically it is known as a lipid and is a fatty or wax-like material that circulates in the bloodstream.
There are two kinds of cholesterol, and you have probably already heard about them, but they are:
LDL - this is the "bad" cholesterol that can cling to arterial walls and create blockages that result in strokes and heart attacks.
HDL - this is the good type that is going to actually protect you from heart disease.
We get cholesterol from our foods, but our bodies can also make it too. Hence this leads to high levels of cholesterol in the arteries.
In ayurveda- certain herbs, ayurvedic treatments and remedies can lower high cholesterol. These are:

- Garlic: Garlic is the most common herb that is used in Indian cooking and no dish tastes the same without it. Having two to three garlic cloves a day can break down bad cholesterol and free it from the arterial walls.
- Coriander: This green herb adds freshness, flavour and colour to any meal. Coriander is a diuretic that will flush out waste and even excess cholesterol.
- Tulsi: Tulsi disintegrates cholesterol from the arteries and washes it from the body.
- Guggul : Guggul is a sap from the Mukul myrrh tree. There are several products made from Guggul that helps to reduce high cholesterol.
- Arjuna or Terminalia Arjuna: Arjuna’s white bark has medicinal properties that dissolve cholesterol from the arteries.
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I am 27 years old. I am pregnant but I want to end dis pregnancy. I missed my periods scheduled on 21 April. Kindly advice me.

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
I am 27 years old. I am pregnant but I want to end dis pregnancy. I missed my periods scheduled on 21 April. Kindly a...
Dear user. ABORTIONS can be performed as early as an intra-uterine pregnancy can be identified by ultrasound, which is usually about 3-4 weeks after your Last Menstrual Period (LMP). In the first trimester, two options are available: Aspiration is done by a physician in the clinic or the Abortion Pill which you take at home. Do not take any decisions before consulting your gynecologist. Take care.
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An Ayurvedic Approach to Seasonal Allergies

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
An Ayurvedic Approach to Seasonal Allergies

An Ayurvedic Approach to Seasonal Allergies

Our immune system is a complex and wonderful system. When in balance, it does a seamless job of identifying and eliminating potential threats to our health, such as toxins, bacteria, viruses, and cancer cells. However, sometimes our immune system responds too vigorously to a substance in the environment that is usually harmless, such as pollen, animal dander, or mold. As the body acts to eradicate the perceived threat, we can experience the uncomfortable symptoms of an allergy reaction, including a runny nose, nasal congestion, coughing, and itchy, watery eyes. In addition, an exaggerated immune response can lead to symptoms in the lungs (asthma) and skin (hives, eczema). Allergies affect a large percentage of the population at one time or another and can significantly limit activity. Although the body can mount allergic responses to many things, including food, medicines, and other foreign material, in this article we will discuss the common phenomenon of environmental or seasonal allergies.

The Underlying Causes of Allergies

You may wonder why one person can spend an afternoon walking through blossoming fields without any symptoms, while someone else can't step out the front door without experiencing severe allergic symptoms. Heredity is one of the major distinguishing factors. As scientific research has found, your risk of developing allergies increases by approximately 30% if one of your parents is allergic. If both of your parents have allergies, your risk is greater than 60%.

From an Ayurvedic perspective, in addition to inherited tendencies, several other key factors determine whether a person experiences an allergic reaction and how severe that reaction will be. These include the strength of the individual's digestive fire, or inner resilience (known as agni), the quantity of allergen that enters the body, and a person's current state of balance/imbalance in the doshas. Fortunately, there are techniques to strengthen our agni, avoid allergen exposure, and improve our state of doshic balance. By addressing all of these factors, we can help prevent allergies as well as keep them under control.

Strengthening Agni

Ayurveda considers a strong agni, or digestive fire, one of the most important factors for our health. When our agni is strong, we can take in energy and information from our environment, extract whatever is beneficial to us, and eliminate everything we don't need. In addition, when agni is burning brightly, our body won't mount an aggressive response to foreign material such as pollen, but will instead remove it in a healthy, beneficial way. In other words, our body is more resilient to the changes in the environment.

One way to keep our agni strong is to develop a regular meditation practice. When we calm the mind and body, we are less likely to respond to foreign 'invaders' aggressively. We increase our ability to take in nourishment from our environment, as opposed to seeing them as threats. Other mindfulness practices, such as yoga and conscious breathing also strengthen agni.

One breathing technique that is useful for strengthening agni is ujjayi, or ocean's breath. Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jai) is an ancient yogic breathing technique that helps calm the mind and body. Ujjayi has a balancing influence on the entire cardiorespiratory system and releases feelings of irritation and frustration.

Here is how to perform ujjayi breath:

Take an inhalation that is slightly deeper than normal. With your mouth closed, exhale through your nose while constricting your throat muscles. If you are doing this correctly, you should sound like Darth Vader from Star Wars.
You can also get the hang of this practice by practicing exhaling the sound haaaaah with your mouth open. Now make a similar sound with your mouth closed, feeling the outflow of air through your nasal passages. Once you have mastered this on the outflow, use the same method for the inflow breath, gently constricting your throat as you inhale.
Another important way to strengthen agni is to eliminate ama, which is a Sanskrit word for toxicity. Ama includes both physical and emotional toxicity that accumulates in our physiology and can interfere with our natural healing. One herb that is helpful in treating allergies by cleansing ama is triphala. The recommended dosage is 500-1000mg, taken at bedtime.

Reducing the Quantity of Allergens That Enter the Body

Another step to controlling and preventing allergy symptoms is to be mindful of how much of the aggravating allergen is in our environment and making conscious choices to eliminate them as much as possible. According to Ayurveda, we are in constant dynamic exchange with our external environment. When we put ourselves in an environment where we have high levels of exposure to an allergen, it becomes difficult to control symptoms, despite our best efforts.

While it is sometimes difficult to completely avoid an allergen, you can protect yourself from direct contact with it by using a few Ayurvedic healing practices. One effective practice for prevention and treatment of allergy symptoms is using a neti pot to perform a gentle saline rinse. A neti pot is a small container with a spout that is placed in your nostril as you tip your head sideways, allowing warm salt water to flow in one nostril and out the other. By performing this saline rinse once or twice daily, you can flush out any foreign material that has come into your body through the nasal passages.

After using the neti pot, it is very helpful to follow up with an Ayurvedic technique known as nasya, which consists of applying a few drops of oil to the nasal passages. The oil forms a protective layer on the nasal tissues and prevents allergens from directly attaching themselves to nasal membranes.

Balancing the Doshas

A person's primary dosha, or mind-body constitution, can often predict which allergy symptoms will manifest, so it's important to understand your dosha type as well as your current imbalances.

In addition to understanding our primary dosha and individual tendencies, it is important to understand that each of us has all of the doshas within us and can therefore experience imbalances in of any of the doshas. Different types of allergy symptoms represent imbalances in different doshas. By recognizing this, we can more specifically guide the treatments.

Kapha Allergy Symptoms

In Ayurveda, the typical allergy symptoms in the spring season - congestion, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing - are described as an accumulation of the Kapha dosha, which is made up of earth and water elements. This leads to the feeling of 'heaviness' and excessive mucus in the head and sinuses. Other symptoms are sluggishness and feeling tired. For the classic Kapha-type allergy symptoms, there are several simple and effective therapies that will relieve acute symptoms.

Nasal Cleansing

As mentioned above, the neti pot is a useful tool in treating allergies. In addition to the benefits of removing allergens, from a doshic perspective, it is especially effective in decreasing Kapha in the head and sinuses. The use of nasya oil with invigorating scents, such as eucalyptus, camphor or juniper, can act as a natural decongestant, thus reducing the symptoms of heaviness.

Other treatments that help relieve acute Kapha allergy symptoms include the use of pungent and bitter (astringent) herbs and spices to reduce Kapha, including ginger, cayenne, pepper, basil, cumin, cardamom, sage, turmeric, and cinnamon. An easy remedy is drinking hot honey water, or ginger lemon tea. A classical Ayurvedic herbal treatment to reduce Kapha is trikatu, which can be taken daily. In addition, treatment should be geared toward lightening the body in other ways, such as daily exercise and use of a dry sauna.

Pitta Allergy Symptoms

When allergy symptoms occur in the summertime, the underlying source is often an out-of-balance Pitta dosha. Pitta is governed by the elements of water and fire, and in the summer, excess heat can produce inflammation in the respiratory tract or skin. These symptoms are usually rash, headache, burning or red eyes, and inflammation in the sinuses and airway (sinusitis, bronchitis).

To pacify Pitta and the resulting allergy symptoms, Ayurveda recommends ingesting cooling herbs, such as coriander and cilantro. In addition, herbs such as shatavari, guduchi, amalaki, and neem may be helpful. Ingestion of clarified butter, or ghee, as well as aloe, can calm the inflammatory reaction that is typical of Pitta imbalance. From a biochemical perspective, these herbs contain healthy anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that support our immune system.

Vata Allergy Symptoms

When Vata is out of balance, the allergic symptoms include headache, wheezing, sneezing, and generalized muscle aches. These may be seen more typically in the fall as the air becomes cold and dry. This is due to the accumulation of the lighter elements of space and air in the mind-body physiology. Other manifestations of this Vata imbalance include dry cough, restlessness, and dry eyes.

To balance the excess space and air elements, it is important to stay hydrated and drink warm liquids, such ginger tea with honey. To bring Vata back into balance, use calming herbs such as ashwagandha, which is also an immune modulator that calms the immune system's response to allergens. Another useful tool in calming Vata is performing a self-massage, or abhyhanga.The most nourishing and warming oil for balancing Vata is sesame.

When our agni is restored, we avoid aggravating allergens and ama (toxicity) by making conscious choices, and we maintain balance of our internal energies, or doshas, we are less likely to experience ill health, such as allergies. Instead of seeing our environment as a threat, we can begin to calm the excitability of the immune system and, instead, experience our connection to the external world as nourishing. Ayurveda provides us with the tools to experience this connection and move closer to our natural state of health and balance.

I am suffering from vaginal fungal infection and under the treatment of candid v6 tab and candid v gel. I am still having white cheese like discharge. May I know whether it's the infection or the residue of the medicines?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
NO it is mostly from the infection and local application will relieve only for time being. The permanent solution is in homoeopathy and you should consult for that. And start an internal medicine. I am suggesting you a medicine but over the counter prescriptions are not always successful in homoeopathy. But still you may try Hepar Sulph 200 1 dose every day. For 3 days. Report after 1 week.
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I am having white discharge and even my periods are late I need help please help me.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am having white discharge and even my periods are late I need help please help me.
Little bit of discharge sometimes is normal but if there is itching or foul smell then its due to infection. So keep clean and dry the vaginal region and avoid fried and oily foods for white discharge problem. Get ultrasound of lower abdomen and thyroid test done for irregular menses.
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How do I know my pregnancy? I am a breast feeding mom, my baby is 5 months old. I am not having periods till my child birth, in that case how do I identify my pregnancy?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
How do I know my pregnancy? I am a breast feeding mom, my baby is 5 months old. I am not having periods till my child...
Yes Tharani. You can do a pregnancy test and check, however many times its normal for women to not get periods while breastfeeding.
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