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Dr. Pradeep Mehta

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Dr. Pradeep Mehta is a trusted Gynaecologist in SVP Road, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Mehta Clinic in SVP Road, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pradeep Mehta on Lybrate.com.

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Hello. I was on medications duphaston (d12 to d23) normoz and glycomet for the past three months. I.e.march April and may. I had perfect 28 day cycle for those three months. Myfirat day of last period is 7th may. Today I am 5 days late. Negative pregnancy test. What has to be done. I am getting light headaches, loose motion, lotion like CM ,backaches, d7 to d12 I had clingen for infection. Last cycle. From day 13 v started TTC. Let me know what has to be done. I am confused whether I am pregnant.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello. I was on medications duphaston (d12 to d23) normoz and glycomet for the past three months. I.e.march April and...
Duphaston is progesterone hormone and it does cause scanty periods or delayed periods. If pregnancy test is negative nothing to worry. Stop duphaston if still taking you will get periods which can be anytime.
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If i'm going to do first time sex with my partner but she is fearing that she might be pregnant then what can I do for safe sex and also it's very hard to break the seal.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
For safe sex in a cycle of 28 days, day 1 of bleeding to next 7 days and 7 days before the bleeding day can be considered normal.
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Post Cesarean Wound Infection - How It Can be Prevented?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Agra
Post Cesarean Wound Infection - How It Can be Prevented?

Having a baby is nothing less than a dream come true, but it comes with its own share of problems for new mothers. A lot of women today are opting for a C-section, or a Cesarean surgery to deliver their babies. While it is safe for most, at times certain complications can arise as a result of the operation.

As if life for mothers wasn’t tough already, post Cesarean wound infection is another concern some new mothers have to face. It usually occurs due to a bacterial infection in the area where the incision was made during surgery. If you have recently had a C-section, look out for signs in the first couple of weeks such as fever (100.5ºF to 103ºF), wound sensitivity and pain in the lower abdomen area. Other symptoms include swelling at the incision point or in the legs, discharge from the wound, smelly vaginal discharges or blood clots and difficulty in passing urine. If you notice any of these signs, act fast and consult your gynaecologist at the earliest, to avoid complications from the infection.

Why does it happen?
There can be various reasons that an infection happens, just like on any other part of the body where a wound is exposed. Generally, it is more prevalent among obese or overweight women or those taking any form of steroids. Other causes include, an incision closed with staples or nylon sutures, in cases of an emergency C-section, or from an infection of the amniotic sac.

Types and Treatment
C-section wound infections are of two types that is Cellulitis or wound abscess and thrush.

  1. Cellulitis and wound abscesses are caused by bacteria and are treated with antibiotics. If you’re in the hospital, you will be given the antibiotics intravenously, but if not, they can be taken orally as well. In case of abscesses, the pus is first drained out and smeared with antiseptic before being covered with gauze, after which the wound will heal on its own.
  2. Thrush is caused by a fungal infection and is normally seen in women taking steroids or in those who have a weak immune system. Anti-fungal drugs are provided to combat the issue.

How can it be prevented?
Here are some things new moms can do to prevent the C-section wound from getting infected:

  1. Regular follow-up visits with your obstetrician
  2. Practising good hygiene and healing
  3. Stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids
  4. Avoiding any strenuous exercises that may put pressure on the abdomen area and stitches
  5. Resting as much as possible

Remember, even if you do develop an infection, it can be treated if addressed in time. New mothers need to take extra care of themselves, as a healthy mom, makes a happy mom!

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I have done sex on 3 rd day of period and I ejaculated inside. Are there any chances to get pregnant?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have done sex on 3 rd day of period and I ejaculated inside.
Are there any chances to get pregnant?
From 1 st day of menstrual cycle upto 7 days it's safe period in case of regular menstruating woman...soo there is no chance of pregnancy'
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I am trying to conceive. My doctor ask me to follicular monitoring. I do follicular monitoring this month. My egg got ruptured at day 18 after take a hcg injection. 16 may is my last period date. Till now I don't got my period. But my left leg is paining. Can it symptoms of pregnancy?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I am trying to conceive. My doctor ask me to follicular monitoring. I do follicular monitoring this month. My egg got...
U will have to wait for a few more days to confirm for pregnancy, do a Urine pregnancy test then to see for the results.
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Im 20wks pregnant and gone for mtp under doctors supervision, because baby having problem in kidney, dysplastic cyst in one kidney, then again when I need to have healthy pregnancy after how many months can I try for pregnancy.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Im 20wks pregnant and gone for mtp under doctors supervision, because baby having problem in kidney, dysplastic cyst ...
You should wait for atleast an year for a healthy pregnancy and meet a gynaecologist before you plan.
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Hi doctor recently I had preventive health checkup for full body. I am female and taking medicine for thyroid from last1. 5 year. This time tsh is 13. 5. In ultrasound report dr detected pcod. Kindly help what I need to do. And what are the consequences.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is metabolic syndrome. Kindly consult privately for personalised detailed management. Dr surbhi agrawal Consultant physician and diabetologist
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Infertility - Can Sexual Problems be the Cause Behind it?

MD, BHMS
Sexologist, Mumbai
Infertility - Can Sexual Problems be the Cause Behind it?

A couple becomes a family when they become parents. And, a lot of people want to enjoy the experience being parents. But sometimes, sexual problems can lead to bigger problems, like infertility.

The state of childlessness can be the result of sexual problems. Sometimes couples who go for fertility treatments do not realise that previously existing sexual dysfunctions can be the cause of infertility. Before spending a lot of time on expansive and expensive treatments, it is important to discern if the couple are having problems with their sex lives, with special preference to frequency and timing of coitus.

Two further categories of sexual dysfunctions need to be considered. One is premature ejaculation (PE) in which, the semen is ejected soon after sexual activity and with minimal penile stimulation. The second point is to consider whether the sperm is being introduced to the vagina. This is a personal examination of the couple’s method of having sex.

Sexual problems related to infertility in men are loss of desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and retarded ejaculation and in women are loss of desire, vaginismus, dyspareunia and anorgasmia. All these dysfunctions can be solved with the help of an expert. Thus, it is important to go for thorough consultation before going for fertility treatments. 

Adequate sexual function can contribute to the success of fertility treatments, but at the same time it also leads to much stress and discord among couples as the pressure of procreation might get too much. This can have harmful repercussions, affecting the entire fertility treatment. The pressure of planned sex, to perform on demand and anxiety also harms fertility. 

Talking about sex and focusing on your relationship as a couple helps in the long run. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist.

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For pregnancy I have query, me and my wife tried for baby in month of Feb but in March she got period again ,her last period date is 8th Feb and regular we intimate alternate day of Feb month.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
For pregnancy I have query, me and my wife tried for baby in month of Feb but in March she got period again ,her last...
Hello, You must follow her fertile period from day 12-22 in a 28-30 days cycle to have sex to increase your chances of conception. The universal success rate is 30-35% with natural conception.
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I'm a virgin and girlfriend is also a virgin we both are planning to have sex since we are dating from a long time. How should we go about? Should I use condoms or contraceptive pills? When is the best time to have unprotected sex after her periods or before?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
If a women’s menstrual cycle varies from 26 days to 31 days cycle, The shortest cycle (26 days) minus18 days=8th day. The longest cycle (31 days) minus 10 days=21st day Thus, 8th to 21st day of each cycle counting from first day of menstrual period is considered as fertile period. That is UNSAFE PERIOD during which you should not have it. Period other than this fertile period in a menstrual cycle is considered as SAFE PERIOD. Best for starters is to use condom correct use and check condom for tear after the use. If torn then ipill to be used immediately.
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
15 SIMPLE WAYS TO STAY HEALTHY FOREVER WITH AYURVEDA

● Wake up early, preferably by brahma muhurat (4 am)
● Complete your daily activities without any worries
● Brush your teeth with herbal sticks like khadir
● Have 1 tsp of triphala powder with cows ghee and honey
● Apply natural kajal (surma) in both the eyes
● Instill 2 drops of sesame oil in both nostrils
● Gargle well with hot water
● Massage whole body with warm herbal oils like Kshirbala tailam
● Practice Yoga, Pranayam, Meditation & Omkar chanting
● Exercise well, but rest when you get exerted
● Have bath with herbal ubtan & warm water
● Drink hot or boiled water
● Have warm fresh meals regularly on time
● Have dinner before 7 pm
● Go off to bed early and have a peaceful sleep

My cousin did not want any pregnancy but his girl friend getting 1 month of pregnancy what should he do for abortion by medicine.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My cousin did not want any pregnancy but his girl friend getting 1 month of pregnancy what should he do for abortion ...
Abortion is possible nowadays with pills only. But such pills shud be taken under strict guidance of a gynaec. Do not wait too long do not hesitate and do not self medicate. Its very common just visit a gynaec. Your problem will be solved. Beware of quacks.
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I have been having periods lasting for 2-3 days in the past month and this month I have been having it for a month. For the past 6 months I have seen clots in my period blood. Sometimes I have cramps and back pain. I have not taken any medicine or gone to the doctor. Please can you help me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I have been having periods lasting for 2-3 days in the past month and this month I have been having it for a month. F...
It is called menorrhagia. Get an ultrasound pelvis done. You need to visit a gynaec for finding out the cause of this problem. Do not worry. Once the cause is found it can be treated accordingly. Also you need to take iron supplements as you r loosing so much of blood. Else you will be become anemic. Best is to visit a gynaec soon. Do not hesitate.
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I keep getting a random throbbing in my labia majora. What does this mean? I am just starting a new period if this is related but I have never experienced this before.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Throbbing in vulva can be due to the blood circulation often and not likely to be due to any other reason.
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Hello sir, I do sex with my girlfriend without protection, we have face any problem in future?

MBBS- 1996 & MD - (OBG)/DVD/DPM/Dip.Andrology.
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Its not worry but think is depend of her periods circle n your sperum go inside, take better prega test.
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My friend I suffering form period and her stomach is paining to much which precaution to bhe take at the time of period.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My friend I suffering form period and her stomach is paining to much which precaution to bhe take at the time of period.
She is suffering from dysmenorrhoea which is very common. It should be treated initially with meftal spas (pain killer) tablets. If the pain is too severe it should be further investigated with ultrasound, to find out the exact cause. She could be suffering from endometriosis or ovarian cysr or fibroid.
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If her blood is b- and his husband blood a+ and first baby blood group is also a- then their is problem in second baby birth is any risk.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
If her blood is b- and his husband blood a+ and first baby blood group is also a- then their is problem in second bab...
Not there will be no problem as you and your first baby have the same blood group so there will be no problem with your second conception.
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My wife is 48 year old and she is not interested in sex since last 8 months What should be the problem with her Please Advise.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
My wife is 48 year old and she is not interested in sex since last 8 months
What should be the problem with her
Pleas...
She may be approaching menopause or already in menopause. In or near menopausal period, levels of hormones change so does the mood. That may be the reason of not having interest in sex. You have to handle her with cool mind. And gradually take her our of post menopausal syndrome.
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Tips for a Healthy and Safe Holi

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Tips for a Healthy and Safe Holi

The festival of colours is here. Along with fond memories of Gulal, rain dancing, pichkaris and bhang, if you have repeated nightmares of skin and eye allergies or other serious problems due to the colours, this article’s for you.

Why you need to avoid synthetic colours

Recent studies have found safety issues with all three forms in which the Holi colors are produced: pastes, dry colours and water colours. The various ingredients found in synthetic colours like lead oxide (black), mercury sulphide (red), aluminium bromide (silver), copper sulphate (green), Prussian blue have been known to cause various health problems ranging from dermatitis (skin becoming red and blotchy), eye allergies, skin problems and even temporary blindness.

What kind of colours should you use?

Natural is best! Make the colours at home, like they used to in the good old days. Mix the following natural colour producing ingredients by making a paste and mixing with besan or gramflour:

  • henna, palak (green)
  • turmeric, marigold flowers (yellow)
  • red hibiscus flowers, tomatoes, beetroot, kumkum (red)
  • tea leaves (brown)
  • You can also buy organic/herbal colours to play safe this Holi.

Tips to protect your hair and skin from synthetic colours:

Hair: After playing Holi, you might have noticed that your hair becomes very dry, frizzy and brittle. To avoid this, Massage your hair well from scalp to hair tips with coconut, olive or castor oil. This oil gives your hair a protective covering and shields it from harmful chemicals, dust and dirt. This will help the colours come off easily later, Try and cover your hair with a bandana or cap to decrease contact with colours.

Skin: Wear clothes that cover a lot of your skin, Cover the skin on your face, arms, legs etc with copious amounts of olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil or mustard oil, Use a waterproof sunscreen (SPF 30 and above), Cover your lips with a thick coat of Vaseline or lip balm.

Other potential dangers of Holi:

  • If you are a known asthmatic or suffer from severe dust allergy, it is advisable not to venture out to play Holi with colours, especially the dry variety.
  • If you wear contact lenses, do remove them before going out to play holi. If someone is spraying coloured water on your face, close your eyes.
  • Bhang, the official drink for Holi, when consumed in large quantities can lead to effects like increased blood pressure and heart rate, psychosis. Never consume it on an empty stomach and do not mix it with alcohol.
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I am 25 years old I had a d&c done after missed pregnancy in April 2015 since after that I have been trying to conceive but no luck. Kindly suggest me something to get pregnant fast.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
I am 25 years old I had a d&c done after missed pregnancy in April 2015 since after that I have been trying to concei...
If you and your partner are planning to conceive, you should start taking folic acid before you get pregnant. Folic acid helps to provide the best health outcomes for your baby when it is growing. Taking folic acid daily before and during pregnancy also prevents the occurrence of neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in your baby. You’re most likely to get pregnant if you have sex within a day or so of ovulation (releasing an egg from the ovary). This is usually about 14 days after the first day of your last period. An egg lives for about 12-24 hours after it’s released. For pregnancy to happen, the egg must be fertilised by a sperm within this time. If you want to get pregnant, having sex every couple of days will mean there’s always sperm waiting in the fallopian tubes to meet the egg when it’s released. any querries consult privetly
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