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I am a 20 yrs old female. My hands always shiver. Even when I am very normal. Can you please help?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
It can be due to either hyperthyroidism or vitamin b-12 deficiency. Please go for blood examination of thyroid profile cbc vit. B-12.
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Hi, actually my wife had period last night. But it was not the same type that she had before. Actually it was lot of bleeding and pain in abdomen. Her period was delayed for one week. Actually I want to know what is the reason of that much bleeding and bleeding. I am worried about that. It is very difficult to get Doctor on Sunday. Could you please tell the reason.

Homeopath, Kolkata
Hi, actually my wife had period last night. But it was not the same type that she had before. Actually it was lot of ...
If she have taken any medicine. If not than relax, some time mental tension can cause the hormonal disblance. Use hot comprees below the umbalical region.
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Ovarian Cancer - Are You At Risk?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Ovarian Cancer - Are You At Risk?

Are you concerned about being at the risk of having ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer is a form of cancer that occurs in your ovaries. It leads to abnormal cells, which are capable of spreading to other parts of your body. The major symptoms of ovarian cancer that are experienced at later stages of the condition include pelvic pain, bloating, swelling and loss of appetite. There are several risk factors which increase your chance of developing ovarian cancer. The most important factors are as follows:

  1. Age
    • Your chances of developing ovarian cancer increase with your age.
    • The condition is uncommon in women below the age of 40 and most cases of ovarian cancer are likely to occur in women after menopause.
    • Most cases of ovarian cancer are found in women who are above the age of 63.
  2. Obesity
    • There is an association between obesity and the development of ovarian cancer. It has been observed that obese women are at a higher risk of getting an ovarian cancer.
  3. Reproductive history
    • Women who have been pregnant and completed their term before the age of 23 are at a low risk of having ovarian cancer. The risk increases with each full term pregnancy and women who have a full term pregnancy after 35 are more likely to develop ovarian cancer.
  4. Birth control
    • Women using birth control pills or oral contraceptives are at a lower risk of getting ovarian cancer.
    • The risk gets lowered only after using the pills for a period of 3 to 6 months. The longer you use the pills, the less risk you are at.
  5. Fertility drugs
    • According to studies, the use of a certain fertility drug for a period of more than one year increases your chances of developing ovarian tumours and hence, ovarian cancer.
    • The risk is maximum in women who did not get pregnant while using the drug. These drugs increase the risk of ovarian tumours, which are called low malignant potential.
    • Infertile women are usually at a higher risk of being affected by ovarian cancer, even if they do not use fertility drugs.
  6. Androgens
    • These are male hormones. A certain drug that is used for increasing your androgen levels is associated with higher chances of developing ovarian cancer. However, this is not yet confirmed and more research is currently being undertaken to find out how much androgens are responsible for causing ovarian cancer.

It is recommended for you to consult a doctor and undertake several tests and examinations. This will help in the proper diagnosis of your condition and regular screenings will help you to keep safe and know about any disruption in your ovaries that indicate ovarian cancer development. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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I had a miscarriage on 23rd of april, 2015. I was 4 week 5 day pregnant. I got pregnant before getting my first period after my miscarriage. My concern is my bhcg was 1803 on 3rd of june n after 48hrs it was 26057. N today means 15th of june it is 88857. And I am just 4 week 5 day pregnant. Does this extremely high bhcg level indicate any abnormality? I dont have any pain or cramps. Please reply me as early as possible. I am very worried. Thank you.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Ludhiana
Hi hcg levels rise differently in every case but your serum beta hcg levels are definitely high & rapidly increasing. Possible causes of high hcg levels are _ 1- wrong dates/miscalculation of dating of pregnancy 2- twin/multiple pregnancy 3- molar pregnancy best way to know the exact cause is to have ultrasound lower abdomen especially tvs earliest possible & by expert sonologist.
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Jamalgota Ke Fayde Aur Nuksan In Hindi - जमालगोटा के फायदे और नुकसान

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Jamalgota Ke Fayde Aur Nuksan In Hindi - जमालगोटा के फायदे और नुकसान

वानस्पतिक नाम क्रोटन टिग्लियम वाली, जमालगोटा के फायदों और नुकसान दोनों ही ज्यादा हैं. उत्तर-पूर्व और दक्षिण भारतीय राज्यों में पाया जाने वाला जमालगोटा के पेड़ की ऊंचाई 15-20 फीट होती है. इसके फुल के अन्दर लाल-भूरे रंग का जो तेल जैसा पदार्थ होता है उसका औषधीय महत्व काफी ज्यादा है. जमालगोटा की तासीर गर्म होती है इससे शरीर में पित्त बढ़ता है और काफ पतला होता है. आइए जमालगोटा के लाभ और हानि को विस्तारपूर्वक समझें.

1. आंत के लिए
शरीर के महत्वपूर्ण अंगों में से एक आंत में कई बार कीड़े हो जाते हैं. आंत के इन कीड़ों को भगाने के लिए 20 मिलीग्राम जमालगोटा के बीज को पानी के साथ लेने से आंत के कीड़े ख़त्म होते हैं.
2. कब्ज में
कब्ज से पीड़ित मरीज को यदि सावधानीपूर्वक जमालगोटा दिया जाए तो उसे काफी आराम मिलता है. इसके लिए आपको जमालगोटा के बीज का पाउडर 20-40 मिलीग्राम नियमित रूप से देना होता है. इससे गंभीर कब्ज का इलाज भी संभव है.
3. बालों के लिए
जमालगोटा का प्रयोग बालों की समस्याओं को दूर करने के लिए भी किया जाता है. इसके शुद्ध बीजों का पेस्ट बनाकर सर में लगाने से गंजापन में सुधार होता है. यानी बालों का झड़ना रोकने में जमालगोटा काफी उपयोगी है.
4. पीलिया में
जमालगोटा की जड़ों के बाहरी छाल को गुड़ के साथ लेने से ऐसा माना जाता है कि इससे पित्त का स्त्राव बढ़ता है. इसे सफ़ेद मल को कम करने और पीलिया के उपचार में महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाता है.
5. जोड़ों के दर्द में
जोड़ों का दर्द जिसे गठिया भी कहते हैं, इसके इलाज के लिए भी जमालगोटा का इस्तेमाल किया जाता है. जमालगोटा के बीजों से निकला तेल सूजन, फेफड़े के रोगों, गठिया और क्रोनिक ब्रोंकाइटीस आदि पर लागने से राहत मिलती है.
6. सांप काटने पर
सांप काटने के इलाज के रूप में भी जमालगोटा का उपयोग किया जाता है. इसके बीज के पेस्ट में नींबू का रस मिलाकर दिया जात्ता है. इसके अलावा एक उपाय और है कि जमालगोटा के 100 मिलीग्राम पाउडर में काली मिर्च को पीसकर मिलकर इसे पानी के साथ पिने से उल्टी होकर जहर निकल जाता है.
7. स्तंभन में
जमालगोटा से होने वाले विभिन्न लाभों में से एक स्तंभन दोष में इससे होने वाला लाभ भी है. जमालगोटा के बीज का पेस्ट बनाकर पनील क्षेत्र में लगाने से स्तंभन दोष में राहत मिलता है.
8. फोड़ा के लिए
जमालगोटा और क्रोटन के जड़ की बाहरी छाल के पेस्ट को त्वचा के फोड़े पर लगाया जाता है. जमालगोटा इन फोड़ों के फूटने में मदद करता है.
9. एक्जीमा में
इसका बीज एक्जीमा के उपचार में काफी सकारात्मक भूमिका निभाता है. जमालगोटा के बीज के पाउडर से पेस्ट तैयार करें और इस पेस्ट को एक्जीमा जैसे चमड़े से सम्बंधित किसी भी रोग में लगाने पर उसमें सुधार होता है.
10. बवासीर में
जमालगोटा के जड़ों का पाउडर और छाछ के पेस्ट का उपयोग बाहरी बवासीर के ऊपर करने से बवासीर सिकुड़कर सूखने लगता है. इससे सुजन में कमी आती है और मरीज राहत महसूस करता है.
11. जमालगोटा के अन्य फायदे
कफ रोगों के फायदेमंद जमालगोटा का लाभ पाचन और अवशोषण को सही करने में भी देखा गया है. इसके अलावा ये हमारा खून भी साफ़ करता है. आपको बता दें की पित्त के असंतुलित होने पर स्वाद में कड़वा लगने वाले पदार्थों का सेवन नहीं करना चाहिए.

जमालगोटा के नुकसान

  • त्वचा पर फफोले और पेट में निर्जलीकरण व दर्द होसकता है.
  • जमालगोटा का विषैला प्रभाव भी देखा गया है.
  • यदि सावधानी न बरतें तो इसके तेल से म्रत्यु भी हो सकती है.
  • गर्भवती महिलाएं और स्तनपान कराने वाली महिलाएं इसके इस्तेमाल से बचें.
  • किसी चिकित्सक के सलाह से ही इसका प्रयोग करें.
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Autoimmune Diseases - Things You Must Know About It!

MBBS, MD-Medicine, DM - Clinical Immunology
Rheumatologist, Jaipur
Autoimmune Diseases - Things You Must Know About It!

Normally, the body’s immune system recognizes any foreign body as an antigen and produces what are known as antibodies. However, in autoimmune disorders, the body produces antibodies against the body’s own tissue. This is an abnormality and depending on what factor is triggering the production of antibodies, there are various types of autoimmune disorders (AID). When we look at the musculoskeletal system, there are quite a few, the top 4 being:

  1. Scleroderma
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus
  3. Sjogren’s syndrome
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis

In all these conditions, the body produces antibodies against its own tissue, producing these conditions.


  1. Family history is definitely an attribute to developing autoimmune diseases
  2. Environmental pollution
  3. Lifestyle including lack of exercise, smoking, excessive alcohol use

Know more about these:

  1. Scleroderma: Can be localized or generalized, the upper layers of the skin get thicker (sclerosis). This can be nodular or diffuse, and can also affect children. The skin and muscles are usually affected, but in severe cases, it can affect internal organs such as lungs and heart.
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus: SLE, as it is often called, is very common and can be diagnosed as scleroderma in the initial stages. It can also occur with other autoimmune conditions and some of the types include cutaneous lupus, systemic lupus, drug-induced lupus, and neonatal lupus.
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis: The most common autoimmune rheumatic disease is RA, which causes inflammation of the joint spaces. There would be pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints. This needs to be segregated as RA, as the symptoms are similar to any other form of arthritis. Treatment includes a combination of pain killers, heat and cold therapy, massage, steroid injections, and immune controlling agents.
  4. Sjogren’s syndrome: The symptoms are characteristic with dry mucous membranes including those of the eyes, mouth, and vagina. There could be accompanying pain and redness, significant fatigue, fibromyalgia, and complications relating to other organs.

Diagnosis: Autoimmune diseases are tricky to diagnose as other diseases with similar symptoms need to be ruled out first. In some cases, there are specific antibodies, and checking their levels can help identify the underlying condition.

Management: For all the rheumatic autoimmune diseases, treatment is a multipronged approach with lifestyle changes, drugs, and alternative therapies.
Lifestyle changes: A healthy diet, regular exercise, and adequate vitamin and mineral supplementation is a must.

Drugs: Some drugs used are:

  1. Anti-inflammatory drugs
  2. Steroids
  3. ACE inhibitors
  4. Immunomodulatory therapy
  5. Stem cell transplants

Alternative therapies such as massages with herbal oils, acupuncture, and cold therapy are widely used to control inflammation. In addition, alcohol and smoking and exposure to environmental pollution need to be controlled.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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PG Dip(psycosexual diseases), MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi

For both partners:

How do I have" good" sex?
What follows is not a set of rules. Rules about sex are impossible-- what should matter is that what you do makes you feel good. And" feeling good" should last past the sex itself-- you should not feel anxious afterwards about getting her pregnant or catching some horrible disease, so planning ahead about contraception and safe sex is part of the idea.

What time should we have sex?
When you have sex doesn't really matter. What should matter instead is that you and your partner have sex when you are both comfortable. Some people prefer to make love at the break of dawn, some in the afternoon sun, some in the darkness of night. More important than time of day is the time you have to spend. Give yourself a lot of time to have sex the first time. A weekend is ideal, but at least the whole day, including sleep time.

Should we eat or drink anything before sex?
Avoid eating a heavy meal, since that'll just make you sleepy. Eat light, don't drink too much alcohol, if any at all. It may help you shed inhibitions, but it may also make his erection much more difficult to achieve and you want to spend more time in the bedroom than the bathroom anyway, right?

Where should we have sex?
Where you have sex is probably a more important decision. Finding a place where you both can be private for up to forty-eight hours can be difficult at that age where most people are planning on losing their virginity. But it's worth it.
A bed is probably the best thing to make love in, still. Hopefully you'll have a room to yourself, with all the amenities that a bedroom affords, including heat, comfort, space, and the bathroom. Take a shower together! if you're about to have sex, you've probably had your hands all over each other before now. Get to know each other's bodies. Take your time. That's what lovemaking is about.

What do we need to bring?
Bring what you need to make you comfortable. Birth control pills, condoms.
Will we come at the same time?
Don't worry about making orgasm simultaneous. Some women do not orgasm during intercourse until they have gained experience, and even if you both are capable of climax, the odds are very much against the two of you coming together the first time. Enjoy yourselves, and rely on one another to tell the truth about what is pleasurable and what is satisfying.

For her:

What do I do first?
You can't expect him to know what makes you feel good. You'll have to tell him or show him, and that may mean taking some of the initiative, taking his hands and placing them where they make you feel good. Don't be afraid to ask him to" be gentler" or change positions. Go slow. If it's his first time, he may well be totally nervous about what you're about to do, and his penis may not respond at first. Patience, gentleness, and understanding are required to bring it back to life, and that may be hard for you to achieve, but that's why we told you to give yourselves lots of time.

Will it hurt?
You have probably heard horror stories about how much losing your virginity hurts. For a few women, it does, but with the right touch and the right partner, you should be able to take his penis into your body without pain. Have him take his time, use a lubricant, and press his fingers into you, opening you up slowly. Tell him when it feels good and when it hurts.

What position should I use?
Many women prefer to have sex the first time being on top, where they can control the first entry. Others want to be on the bottom and give their lovers that control. Choose what's best for you. Just remember to tell him to go slow, take your time, and if you feel the need, use a commercial lubricant.

For him:

What if I can't get it up?
It may sound funny, but your penis, which has worked great for years, may suddenly go on strike at your first chance at" real" sex. That's natural-- you're nervous. Take a deep breath. Do something else for a while with your hands, your lips and your tongue. Try to forget about your anxiety, and your penis will respond. It's only a temporary thing.

Should I tell her if i'm a virgin?
Many men think that because they're men, they should be in charge of the sex, regardless of who has the more experience. If you're a virgin and she's not, tell her, and let her lead if she wishes. This is as much a learning experience as a loving one. Don't be afraid to confess the truth. A lot of women would rather know that your fumbling is inexperience, rather than just sheer ineptitude, and will gratefully show you the ways of the world.

What if I orgasm too soon?
If you actually climax much too soon before you wanted to, take your time, take a nap, and try again. The second time you should be much more relaxed and ready to take your time-- so will your penis.

Am I big enough? too big? the right shape?
Size of the penis is a common concern. The average penis is slightly more than five and a half inches in length when erect, and that's more than enough to hit every major nerve center of the clitoris and the vagina, the legendary g-spot included. The vagina is capable of stretching to take a large penis, or shape itself to pleasure a small one. Size has very little to do with your ability as a lover.
Another common issue is shape. Some men become concerned because their penis bends downwards, or to the left, and assume that because they never see men like them in erotic movies that they're not normal. Others worry that a downward bend will make sex difficult or painful because the vagina isn't shaped with that bend in mind.
Keep in mind that sex can be performed in any number of positions. The penis and vagina can be matched in many different ways, and each new position can bring new pleasures to you and your partner. Some people believe that a downward-bending penis is much easier to perform oral sex upon.

Will I be a good lover?
Being a good lover doesn't happen automatically. With the right partner, time, care, and practice, you have everything you need to become a great lover. Your first times, for both you, will be fumbling and awkward, but hopefully they'll be the start of great times for the rest of your lives

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5 Ayurvedic Remedies To Treat Ovarian Cysts!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), T.T.C.M Yoga
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
5 Ayurvedic Remedies To Treat Ovarian Cysts!

Ovarian cysts is a common problem that affects women in their childbearing years. These cysts develop inside the ovaries at the time of ovulation.

These cysts are of four main types:

  1. Polycystic ovaries

  2. Endometriosis

  3. Cystadenomas

  4. Dermoid cysts

In most cases, ovarian cysts resolve themselves, but in some cases they can cause pain and grow.

Ayurveda is a holistic form of alternate medication that can be quite effective when it comes to treating ovarian cysts. This form of medication has negligible side effects and hence, can be prescribed to women of all ages. Apart from medication, Ayurveda also involves changes in lifestyle and diet. Ayurvedic herbs help balance the hormones in a woman’s body and thereby improve the overall functioning of the ovaries as well.

Some of the Ayurvedic herbs used in the treatment of ovarian cysts are as follows:

  1. Guggul: This herb has the potential to revitalise cells and can rejuvenate a person. Guggul or commiphora mukul also has purifying properties that helps regulate lipid production and increase iron levels in a person’s blood. It also helps in weight loss and increases metabolism.

  2. Shilajit: The Ayurvedic herb asphaltum or shilajit improves stamina and the ability to deal with physical and mental stress. It is also known to increase sexual desire and enhance libido for both men and women.

  3. Amalaki: Amalaki or emblica officinalis is best known for its ability to rejuvenate cells and rid the body of free radicals. It also helps boost immunity, aids in the development of healthy skin and slows down the aging process. Amalaki helps with digestion and boosts metabolism along with maintaining the proper functioning of the liver.

  4. Aloe: Aloe is the most common Ayurvedic product used for skin care and anti-ageing products. Apart from skincare and hair care, aloe also helps relieve hypertension and has well known antioxidant properties. Additionally, it helps deal with high blood pressure and respiratory problems.

  5. Vitamins and minerals: Some vitamins and minerals boost immunity and have the ability to destroy abnormal cells such as cysts. Zinc helps prevent ovarian cysts, helps the body get rid of free radicals and aids in normal cell growth. Vitamin B complex helps in converting excessive estrogen into less weaker forms and hence balances hormone levels. Antioxidants like vitamin A and E protect the cells against damage and abnormal changes in the cell growth. Vitamin C also helps boost immunity and gives the body the ability to fight illnesses and infections. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can Consult an Ayvuvedic doctor and ask a free question.

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Hi m 27 years female my height is 5 3" my weight is 80 kg m surfing from pcos married past 3 years after taken siphene 100 gm in July I got pregnant last mnth I miscarriage due to blighted ovum my D.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi m 27 years female my height is 5 3" my weight is 80 kg m surfing from pcos married past 3 years after taken siphen...
It is very important that you try and reduce at least 10% of your body weight before trying for another pregnancy by a combination of diet and exercise.
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My vagina is paining and sensitive and there is blood in my urine. While urinating there is excruciating pain. Pls advise.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My vagina is paining and sensitive and there is blood in my urine. While urinating there is excruciating pain. Pls ad...
It can be vaginally and urinary infection .Please get the checkup done by gynaecologist and do the urine culture and sensitivity
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If sex done before 2 days of periods date and after that if periods are delayed by 11 days is there a chance of pregnancy.

Diploma In Postpartum Depression, Formerly , House Job , Gynecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
If sex done before 2 days of periods date and after that if periods are delayed by 11 days is there a chance of pregn...
No sex done two days before your expected date of periods will not cause pregnancy, but this holds true only if your periods have a regular cycle of 25-28 days.
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My wife is not able to conceive even after IVF. Now doctors are saying through ICSI to be done. My wife age is 39 and myself also 39. What would be the chances. What would be the reasons for not conceive. Kindly let me know.

MBBS, Certified IVF Specialist, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
IVF Specialist, Chennai
My wife is not able to conceive even after IVF. Now doctors are saying through ICSI to be done. My wife age is 39 and...
Hi. ICSI is definitely a good option for women nearing menopause because her eggs may not be as healthy and fertile as it was when she was below 35. Also, ICSI takes care of penetrating capacity issues of sperms if any. Best wishes.
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Mera question ye he ki Mai apni wife ke sath sex karne k bad me uski vagina me Enjculate karta hu or uske leg bhi uche rakhta hu lekine fir bhi enjculate hone ke baad sperm fastly bahar aa jata hai. Me aisa kya karu jese Sperm Bahar Na aa jaye. Or meri wife pregnet ho jaye. Please any body telll me Plesae. i am in tension.

Sexologist, Panchkula
Mera question ye he ki Mai apni wife ke sath sex karne k bad me uski vagina me Enjculate karta hu or uske leg bhi uch...
Aap ke sperms patla hai iss liye bahar aa jatta hai. Aap apna SEMEN ANALYSIS TEST karwa karr muje batao. Test karwane se pahle 4 din sex matt karna.
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Is there any particular step to get quick pregnancy? Any medicine? Please tell me.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Nothing is called quick. Consult doctor with your partner and find out the problem and then start pregnancy after proper treatment, if needed
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I've taken i-pill within 24 hours of sex. It's been 4 days now but I see thick white fluid discharging, though I don't have any irritation during urination. Is this the effect of pill and that it's normal or a symptom of pregnancy although I've taken the pill?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Emergency pill is effective in most cases if taken within 72 hours of intercourse, Since you have taken it within 24 hours, you wont get pregnant.
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My wife is in her fourth month of pregnancy. She often vomits whatever she eats or drinks. Moreover she is having continuous stomach pain also. Kindly suggest any home remedy to get rid off this or to control this?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
My wife is in her fourth month of pregnancy. She often vomits whatever she eats or drinks. Moreover she is having con...
Hi Jitendra. Try taking a very simple diet without oils and spices. Simple food like dahlia, khichdi, curd, cucumbers etc should decrease the problem. Also you can try taking juice of 1/2lemon with a pinch of salt undiluted twice a day before meals. Research even indicates taking ginger juice to effectively decrease the vomiting. But i see you have only tried taking Raciper medicine. Try taking Dominate or ondem tablets. They will surely give you relief. Hope you find this helpful. All the best
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9 Healthy Substitutes For Instant Noodles

Post Graduate Diploma In Nutrition And Dietetics, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
9 Healthy Substitutes For Instant Noodles

It is no longer a surprise that instant noodles have gained worldwide recognition as amongst the most popular snack items available in the market. Besides, it being effortlessly simple and easy to cook, instant noodles take no longer than two minutes to be prepared, is adequate for both kids as well as adults, and, needless to say, tastes delicious. Despite the entire controversy raised over the prohibition of the sale of instant products, and the subsequent lifting of the ban, instant products are still available in the market and include a whole roster of nutritional benefits.

However, instant is still criticized as unhealthy and is generally considered to be junk food. As part of the manufacturing process, instant noodles are fried, thereby, resulting in high amounts of saturated fat. This factor, along with the presence of high levels of sodium and relatively low amounts of vitamins, fiber and minerals, together create the need for healthier and more nutritional alternatives to instant noodles. Here are nine healthier substitutes for instant you can try:

1. Dried fruits
Dried fruits such as raisins or figs are good and healthy substitutes for instant noodles. Besides having a host of healthier nutritional benefits, a good serving of dried fruits can also fill you up and are available pretty easily.

2. Wheat flour cookies
Wheat flour cookies, in contrast to normal cookies made of fine flour, are filling and prove to be a good alternative to instant noodles.

3. Peanuts
Besides being easily available, peanuts are a good source of vitamin and protein and are helpful in fighting off malnutrition.

4. Atta noodles     
They provide a similar kind of satisfaction as that of instant noodles, besides being easier to digest and good for your health.

5. Cutlets          
Cutlets, of any kind and variety are filling, and not to mention are equally delicious.

6. Roasted chickpeas     
Roasted chickpeas can be easily carried around anywhere, and are a good form of snack to munch on.

7. Potato edibles     
Potato edibles have always been a good pastime. French fries can be considered a way healthier alternative to instant noodles.

8. Homemade potato chips     
Homemade potato chips are very healthy and can also do the trick.

9. Dark chocolate
Besides, being one of the best mood enhancers because of the presence of high levels of Magnesium, dark chocolate is also very rich in Zinc, which is responsible for improving one's skin tone.

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She is on second last day of periods and we had unprotected sex. I did not ejaculated completely but not sure about few drops. So to reduce risk I gave her contraceptive pill. So I want to know is there any chance of her getting pregnant.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
She is on second last day of periods and we had unprotected sex. I did not ejaculated completely but not sure about f...
Hello, she was in her safe period and hence unprotected sex would still keep her safe from pregnancy.
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