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Dr. Preethi

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Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Preethi is a trusted Gynaecologist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. She is a MBBS . You can consult Dr. Preethi at Balabhai Nanavathi Hospital in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Preethi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am facing periods problem, have eaten medicine to stop pain and bleeding but no resolution.

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am facing periods problem, have eaten medicine to stop pain and bleeding but no resolution.
pain started now a days only or it is their rt from beginning. hw many days before pd it starts. get usg lower abdomen . u can start oral pill cyclically
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Disease results from the disorder more commonly known as PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. A syndrome is starkly different from a disease, for the former entails a set of symptoms usually occurring in concurrence, while the latter means a particular biological condition with an identifiable reason behind it. A syndrome solicits your concern and forethought in order to eliminate or at least control the chances of an underlying disease. Trigger to a syndrome is undetectable and hence fighting it efficiently is fairly problematic. It is rare to find adolescent girls without hormonal problems. 

Hormonal imbalances are just too common to be a novel topic any further. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is faced due to imbalances in hormone secretions. It refers to the development of multiple cysts in your ovary. This condition usually affects women falling within the age group of 15 to 50. Eight among ten women, at a given point of time, are reported with PCOS. Symptoms of PCOS, when neglected, can lead to Polycystic Ovarian Disease. If you have been facing similar heath issues, it is advisable to undergo a check- up and get diagnosed at the earliest possible. 

Symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Disease

  1. A receding hairline or increased hair fall can lead to thinning of scalp hair. Such a sign should not be taken lightly as it could be indicative of Polycystic Ovarian Disease.
  2. Extremely painful menstruation, irregular periods or prolonged periods with heavy bleeding might be reason enough for worrying.  
  3. Development of acne could be another sign. Acne is common to girls attaining puberty but an unprecedented growth should be a matter of concern. 
  4. Patchy skin, pigmentation and discoloration of the skin are the other symptoms.
  5. PCOS may also result in continual depression and anxiety.
  6. Obesity is the most commonly noticed symptom. People suffering from Polycystic Ovarian Disease have lower metabolism and thus reducing weight is an ordeal. 
  7. Many women tend to grow thick facial hair or chest hair. Such a condition discourages the person to go out in public. It leads to social ostracizing which further bears severe effects on one's mental health.
  8. PCOS mostly affects women belonging to the childbearing age. As a result of this syndrome, females stop ovulating. Conception becomes extremely difficult as the syndrome may lead to infertility.

Polycystic Ovarian Disease can result in Type 2 diabetes or even cardiovascular problems. If not diagnosed and treated at an early stage, it might lead to ovarian cancer. There is hardly any preventive measure to counter the chances of such a syndrome but certain alterations in your diet under the guidance of a dietician and regular exercising can improve your health.

I feel a small ball kind of thing in my right breast. I first noticed it an year ago. I ignored it at that time but its still there of the same size. Please let me know if there could be something serious?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS, DNB (Radiotherapy)
Oncologist, Howrah
Probably you have fibroadenoma of breast which is a benign breast tumor. However cosult with a general surgeon for definite diagnosis and management.
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Me and my girlfriend had sex on first day of her mensuration during which my condom broke twice, her bleeding lasted for 7 days her normal periods last for 8 days of bleeding Can she get pregnant? We again had sex 2 days after her bleeding stopped, during the same my condom broke in middle of the intercourse, so she took IDOZ 72 in 3 hours of the incident Will she get pregnant?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Me and my girlfriend had sex on first day of her mensuration during which my condom broke twice, her bleeding lasted ...
She cannot get pregnant I have you already given her emergency contraceptive pill within 3 hours of unprotected intercourse. No one can get pregnant if you have sex during menstruation but other intercourse which u had can cause pregnancy, but u did the correct thing by giving emergency pill So in your case, there is no chance pregnancy.
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5 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
5 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

Being healthy and happy is a state of mind. Yet, it is also a choice that we make consciously or subconsciously. The way we choose to live and how we respond by matter of habit or choice, to the various life events and situations thrown at us, pretty much decides how our hormones, blood pressure and other factors behave in the long run. Anxiety and general unhappiness have been found to share a deep link with the quality of one's health. So let us look at the common mistakes we make, backed by science, which may be keeping us from health and happiness.

  1. Avoiding Connections: What really happens when we do not cultivate relationships with people whom we can laugh and cry with? You end up bottling things up inside and do not get an outsider perspective that can help you take things in a lighter vein or from a different, often more justified perspective.
  2. Endorphins: Also, when you do not have someone you can laugh with, especially during stressful times, you end up supressing hormones like the endorphins which are known to be natural pain relievers too!
  3. Sitting All Day: If your job or lifestyle involves the sedentary act of remaining seated, you are first of all, asking for neck and shoulder pain in the long run. That besides, you are also losing your fast paced metabolism due to the lack of activity and this can also fuel the build up of toxins which may lead to chronic and potentially fatal diseases in the future.
  4. Victim of your Own Thoughts: Over exposure to too many ideas can never be a good thing. In this day and age of social media and instant access, we never seem to be short of opinions, no matter how irrelevant. When we start to find our own truth in someone else's reality, we end up playing the victim card in our relationships due to these misplaced opinions. This leads to problems like helplessness which can become anxiety and paranoia in the long run.
  5. Food: Too much junk or too many fad diets can ruin the chemical balance and good health of your being. Binge eating or emotional eating due to anxiety, boredom and ready availability of food can also give rise to eating disorders and weight gain which in turn, can lead to problems like diabetes, high cholesterol and other such problems.

Exercising, eating right and taking time to breathe and listen to people around you will help in fostering a better lifestyle with more human connections. This is especially important for people living in nuclear families with stressful jobs.

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Revealed: 6 Ultimate Foods For Strong Bones

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Revealed: 6 Ultimate Foods For Strong Bones
The most important factor to remain active and feel strong is to have strong bones throughtout your lives. However, do you know that the moment you touch 30, your bone health starts deteriorating. For women it becomes more prominent, esp. after child birth. To keep your bones strong, certain key nutrients are required, such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins, beta-carotene, and protein.

To combat the chances of achy joints, inflammation, arthritis and other bone-related problems later, include these superfoods to your diet and make bones healthy right now.

1) The Milk: Calcium intake is foremeost for strong bones, and the best source of calcium is obviusly milk. Milk also contains nutrients like potassium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus, and vitamins D and B12 which are equally important for healthy bones. Adults can try drinking two glasses of milk daily. Children and teenagers must try having more.

2) Cheese: Cheese is a storehouse of calcium, as well as vitamins D, A, B12, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, riboflavin and protein. All these nutrients are desired for stronger bones. Also, cheese is an excellent source of calcium for people who are lactose intolerant. Any kind of cheese - cheddar, Swiss, mozzarella, goat, Parmesan and your favourite cottage cheese or paneer consumed daily may go in a long way to keep you bone strong.

3) Curd: Curd or yogurt again is a rich source of calcium, vitamins D, A and B12, potassium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus and protein. While milk might not suit everybody, curd, being fermented product, is easily digested too. A bowl of curd each day must be a part of your daily intake.

4) Tofu: Tofu is soy-based food that contains high amount of calcium and plant-based chemicals called isoflavones, which promote bone health. Tofu is also a safe bet for people who are lactose intolerant or avoid dairy products.

5) Sesame Seeds: Sesame seeds are ideal for bone strength. They contain important nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamins K and D. It can be regularly had along with flax seeds to increase the nutrient intake.

6) Spinach: Spinach is not only commonly available but also the richest in calcium content. It is a good souce of vitamin K, fiber, iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamins A and C – which makes it a complete health package. You can combine it with the following vegetables for additional fortification cabbage, kale, broccoli to enhance your bone health.

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I am 36 year woman and mother of 5 years old, after the birth of my son I always have heavy bleeding during my periods which leads to anemia and I feel terribly weak afterwords what can I do to check that.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Take sabina 200 1 dose / week / for 3 weeks. Drink fruit juice daily 2 times for 1 yr. Ferrum phos 3x / 6 tabs 3 times daily / 1 month Milk cream daily 2 boiled egg daily morning. Report me after 2 weeks.
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Clear watery discharge from vagina some time creamy. No smell no blood no pain. Back pain. Always feel very weak and dazy. Also never feel hungry. Breast feeding baby 2 years age. What to do.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- Water discharge from vagina is known as Leucorrhoea. If it is less or unnoticeable thn it is termed as normal but excessive discharge associated with symptoms like back ache, letharginess, heaviness in abdomen or even abdominal discomfort is alarming sign of weak uterine health. It denotes inflammation of uterus, and since the vertebrae of your back is dependent upon the structures inside it cause pain in back. -Stop breast feeding first of all.(Breast feeding above one year can effect the health of both mother and child) -Avoid spicy and sour diet. -Incorporate natural zinc supplements in your diet. -Compensate the deficiency of amino acids by eating fresh fruits and vegetables. -Always keep your bowel clean. Drink plenty of water and fiber rich meals. -You can also start using Dashmularistha (a very effective and safe ayurvedic remedy for vaginal discharge)
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Can we use I pill to prevent pregnancy. If we have a doubt of pregnancy occurrence.

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
Can we use I pill to prevent pregnancy. If we have a doubt of pregnancy occurrence.
Dear user. The I-pill is to be taken soon after unprotected sex. It should be taken preferably within 24 hours and before 72 hours or else the pill may turn useless. Emergency contraceptive pill is 95 per cent effective only if taken in time. Take care.
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My frnd have prblm of irregular periods and had consulted doctor also so please give helpful suggestions to get rid of these prblm.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
My frnd have prblm of irregular periods and had consulted doctor also so please give helpful suggestions to get rid o...
Irregular periods could be due to stress,faulty dietary habits or hormones problem. I advise her to do meditation for mental strength by doing slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning.Take proper balanced vegetarian diet.Take fruits and vegetables in daily diet.Take 8 to 10 glasses of water daily.Avoid non veg and eggs always.Keep your weight normal as compared to your height.These will definitely help you in your periods.
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