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Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Rekha Agrawal is one of the best Gynaecologists in Bandra West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Rekha Agrawal at Dr. Rekha Agrawal@Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre in Bandra West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rekha Agrawal on Lybrate.com.

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I Get a White Stick Fluid Like Substance All The Time In My Vagina And I Feel Wet Everytime is it a Serious issue ? What Can I Do ?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Cook a handful of rice in a half a lit of water in an open pan. When rice is ready don’t throw the residue water drink reason this water when it remains that much hot that u can consume. Drink it on adding 1 tsp of sugar. This relieves your leucorrhoea that within a week. This is one of the most common home remedies for leucorrhoea
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What should be used during sex that it will ensure that me and my partner should have safe sex.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, you may use barrier contraceptive like condom which shall prevent pregnancy and stds or just oc pills if you intend unprotected sex.
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6 Do's and Don'ts of Working During Pregnancy

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
6 Do's and Don'ts of Working During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful, but exhausting times of a woman's life. There are quite a few precautions you need to take and quite a few factors you need to consider before doing anything. Take for example, working during pregnancy. Working while you're pregnant can be challenging, but if you keep these do's and don'ts in mind, it can become an easy task.

Do: Get Adequate Rest

The first few weeks of pregnancy can take a toll on your body. If your sleep schedule is off, you need to fix it and sleep for the usual 8-9 hours a day. If you undertake a lot of physically strenuous work or even if have a desk job, you need to take a break as it can get very taxing for you. To avoid work-related exhaustion and stress, take frequent breaks to give your body the rest it requires. Speak to a doctor or trainer for simple stretches that will help you alleviate stress on your joints and keep you muscles relaxed.

Do: Be Smart About Your Work

Jobs that require heavy lifting must be avoided at all costs as they can give rise to severe complications during pregnancy. When you're pregnant, you should also avoid work that regularly exposes you to radiation, harmful chemicals, lead and X-rays. Ask your supervisor to shift the sort of work you are doing as often it's illegal to continue working in conditions that actively harm your pregnancy.

Do: Take Multivitamins and Necessary Supplements

Work often doesn't leave you with enough time to take good care of yourself. You may end up skipping meals due to a hectic work schedule, which can lead to vitamin and mineral deficiencies. To keep the worst effects of this kind of a lifestyle at bay, make sure to take your multivitamins and supplements religiously and regularly.

Do: Be Super Hygienic

It is extremely important to maintain high standards of personal hygiene and sanitation during your pregnancy. This becomes even more important if you work in an environment that exposes you to infectious diseases, raw meats and children. Keep a hand sanitizer with you at all times, and make sure you don't ingest anything that has come into contact with contagions.

Don't: Go for Long Stretches Without Eating

Keeping your stomach empty during pregnancy can have a lot of unwanted effects ranging from bloating, acidity and gas to nausea and vomiting. Have a light breakfast and keep snacking on small portions of nutritious food throughout the day. Also, ensure that you maintain optimum fluid intake. The regular 8-10 glasses of water a day is a must.

Don't: Be Stressed

Stress during pregnancy can have damaging effects on you and your baby's health, severely affecting the physical and mental development of your unborn child. Avoid taking on extra work for the duration of your pregnancy. Lighten your workload as much as you can and make sure to take meditation and baby-safe yoga classes to keep your stress in check.

As long as you take these simple precautions, you can continue to work throughout your pregnancy. So, remember to follow these guidelines to ensure a safe and healthy experience for both you and your baby.

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Know More About Psychotherapy!

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
Know More About Psychotherapy!

Psychotherapy is essentially a conversation which involves listening to and talking with those in trouble with the aim of helping them understand and resolve their predicament. Therapeutic listening is not passive but involves alert and sympathetic participation in what troubles the client. Psychotherapy is not superficial chat and does not seek quick, temporary relief by suggestion. It involves talking honestly and with increasing familiarity and intimacy between people who are equally committed to understanding the sufferer and his problem, with the aim of bringing about the change . It is difficult to draw a line of demarcation between psychotherapy and counselling.

Psychotherapy is classified broadly into three categories: Supportive psychotherapy, Re-educative psychotherapy and Reconstructive Psychotherapy. Though all the categories are equally effective in treating psychological problems, supportive psychotherapy is found to be simple, easy to implement and effective in solving sexual problems.

Supportive Psychotherapy :

The objectives are (a) strengthening the existing defenses (b) restoring to an adaptive equilibrium (c) elaborating new and better mechanisms of maintaining control.

Approaches applied under supportive psychotherapy are : Guidance : It aims at a specific disturbing problem that interferes with the adjustment . This includes education about the problem and social relationship.

  • Tension control: Tension provokes a variety of psychological symptoms that divert the person from concentrating on the tasks. Of the methods used to control this tension are self relaxation, self hypnosis , meditation and yoga. All these methods have basically 4 principles namely , minimization of external stimuli , focus on single stimulus , a state of passivity and comfortable position.
  • Externalisation of interests : By providing varied types of activites such as sports, crafts, games, fine arts the client is enocouraged to resume activities that were once meaningful to him. This contributes to lessening of the neurotic symptoms .
  • Reassurance : it is particularly valuable in cases of severely distressed clients who lack the capacity to handle their anxiety through their own resources.
  • Prestige suggestion : the suggestion is accepted  when it comes from prestigious authority. Hypnosis is important for reinforcing prestige suggestion.
  • Ventilation : this is most common method of relieving emotional tension. One talks over his problems with a professional person. The beneficial effects are due to the release of pent up feelings and emotions. 
  • Somatic therapy : this is an adjunct rather any from of psychotherapy, and has a positive effect on the morale of the client. It includes pharmacotherapy, psychosurgery, convulsive therapy etc.
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Hi i Had sex while on my last day of periods. It was a little rough ,also in the fear of getting pregnant due to unprotected sex I took a ipill within 10 hrs Now its paining in my vagina and around this part. Is it the side effect of the pill or some other reason?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi i Had sex while on my last day of periods.
It was a little rough ,also in the fear of getting pregnant due to unpr...
Side effects of the pill is a withdrawal bleeding which happens a week later to having pills ,there must be some other reason for pain, details of which you can find out from us on an online consulting.
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Hi doctor, I have the similar problem that is PCOD. I too get very light periods and there is a sign of hirsutism as well. I have acne problem as well. My height is 5'7" and weight is 58 kgs. Please help.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hi doctor, I have the similar problem that is PCOD. I too get very light periods and there is a sign of hirsutism as ...
Hello .Delayed or irregular menses, absent menses for various months, prolonged menses — all these are indications of an endocrine disorder known in medical terms as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS. The symptoms in the syndrome are acne, irregular or absent periods, obe­sity, hirsutism (excessive growth of bod­ily hair) and infertility. Not all patients have every symptom. In fact some peo­ple are not overweight. This can cause difficulty when doctors are not inclined to refer for investigations if the patient does not fit all the categories. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is curable with the homeopathic mode of treatment. Homeopathic treatment for Polycystic ovarian syndrome is very safe and free from any side effect. Which homeopathic medicine is required to extract the disease from its roots varies from case to case consult me.
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All About Ajwain Water

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
All About Ajwain Water

Ajwain water recipes uses, and benefits

Ajwain water or bishop weed water is very useful for many health and medicinal purposes. Ajwain water is an effective ayurvedic marvel against many diseases and disorders. If somebody needs instant relief against gastritis, constipation, stomach ache, indigestion, heaviness in the stomach, etc, it is recommended ajwain water as one of the best home remedies. Ajwain water is given to small babies having colic and gas related problems. The problem of indigestion is common with the pregnant ladies; ajwain water is genuinely recommended them. Ajwain water is beneficial before and after delivery. Carom seeds water is also useful in the cleansing of stomach and uterus. Ajwain water is known as oma water too. Drinking of ajwain water for the irregular period is suggested.

How to make ajwain water?


How to prepare ajwain water is a very simple and easy thing. In making of carom seeds water, a combination of ajwain (2 tsp) and water (200 ml) is required. Initially, roasted the ajwain on a low flame until its smell starting to come. Now, boil the water till it becomes brown colour. Mix both the components and strained it before using. It is ready now to serve people suffering from indigestion, flatulence or may be given to small children.

 Ajwain water recipes

Ajwain and ajwain water is used for many health beneficial recipes. Ajwain recipes are used to treat diseases and disorders too.

Ajwain and fennel seeds water: it is prepared when carom (half tsp) and fennel seeds (1 tsp) are boiled in water (1 litre) for 10-15 minutes. Leave it for cool followed by strained before using. This recipe is good for stomach and uterus. The colic problem of babies can also be reduced by giving this mixture.
Culinary recipes of carom seeds: carom seeds are used to enhance the taste of many cooking recipes. Ajwain is used to increase flavor and savour of bread, biscuits, soups, snacks and sauces.
Ajwain water for cooking: carom seeds water is used in the cooking process to make the dishes flavor and to increase its medicinal properties. Its powerful flavor makes it the favorite spice in the Indian kitchen.
 Carom seeds paratha: the following ingredients are used in making of ajwain paratha. The ingredients are wholemeal flour (3 cups), crushed carom seeds (3tsp), turmeric powder (half tsp), chilli powder (half tsp), vegetable oil (4 tsp), curd (half cup) and lukewarm water. Black salt may also be used in small quantity.
Weight loss with ajwain water

Very few people know that ajwain water or carom seeds water is good to lose weight. Carom seeds enhance the rate of metabolism, which results in burning of fat thereby helps in losing of weight. To make ajwain water for weight loss, take 25 grams of ajwain and soaked it into one glass of water overnight. Mix it and strained it in the morning. Add a tsp of honey to the mixture and drink it. Continue it for 15-20 days to get the benefits of weight loss. Chewing of carom seeds in the morning before breakfast is also beneficial aspects of ajwain to lose weight.

Ajwain water cures stomach gas

Made a mixture of water (1 glass), ajwain seed powder (1 tsp), dried ginger powder (1 tsp), and black salt (little amount). Drinking this ajwain mixture helps to treat stomach gas and gastritis. Made ajwain water and mix a pinch of black salt in it to cure gas. Simply drinking of ajwain water also helps in treating of gas problems. Boil the mixture of water (half a litre) and carom seeds (3 tsp). Boil it until 15-20 minutes. Strained it and drink the mixture to solve the problem of gas. Drinking of lukewarm ajwain water solve the problems of gas and flatulence

How ajwain water is good for infants?

Ajwain water can be given to infants and babies to treat colic and gas related problems. Freshly prepared half spoon may be given to the babies. Ajwain water reduces the gas problems in babies thereby frequent crying. It is also suggested that warm water should be given to the babies to keep them hydrated. The combination of ajwain, fennel and water may also be given to the infants to minimize their colic problems.

Ajwain water for acidity

Due to faulty lifestyle and wrong food habit pattern such as eating of more fried and pungent foods, excess use of beverages and fermented foods, stress, anxiety, etc. Lead to acidity, hyperacidity, and acid reflux. Ajwain water will be a useful treatment in the curing of acidity, hyperacidity, and acid reflux. Drinking of ajwain water along with a little amount of black salt will be useful in curing of hyperacidity. Make a solution of carom seeds, cumin seeds and ginger powder to treat acid reflux.

Carom seeds water good for constipation

Ajwain is one of the important kitchen ingredients that is full of health and medicinal benefits. Women, especially keep ajwain in their kitchen as home remedies for many diseases and conditions like constipation, indigestion, gas, acidity, stomach pain, etc. Ajwain has inherent ayurvedic properties to digest foods thus good for digestion. When the mix of ajwain seed powder, dried ginger powder, and black salt is taken, helps in easing constipation. The presence of thymol in carom seeds smooth the secretion of gastric juices and improves digestion thus ensures relief in constipation. Drinking lukewarm ajwain water is good for constipation.

Top benefits of ajwain water

Overeating causes many stomach disorders where ajwain acts like as a panacea for such problems.
Ajwain water is good for gas, gastritis, and acidity.
Ajwain water is good in curing and treating of indigestion.
It helps to cleanse the urinary bladder.
Ajwain water is given to babies who experiences colic related problems.
Ajwain water for the pregnant mother as it is helpful in treating of many pregnancies-related problems.
Ajwain water treats flatulence.
Ajwain water removes phlegm thus good for cold and cough.
Carom seeds water treat ear pain that happens due to congestion.
Bishop seeds water is beneficial to migraines.
It helps to ease the pain that caused due to arthritis problems.
Carom seeds are good for treating of respiratory disorders.
Ajwain is used to lose weight.

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Meri age 23 years h jab mere periods hote h to 1 year se bahut pain hota h hone ke 1 week pehle or jab tak hote h tab tak mene ek Dr. Ko dikhaya tha to unhone ferodoc-XT or ovrall tablet khane ko di thi 21 days tak or mene unhe reguler liya but ab mere periods ane lage to bahut na ke barabar aa rahe h kya is medicine se koi fark pada h pls help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Meri age 23 years h jab mere periods hote h to 1 year se bahut pain hota h hone ke 1 week pehle or jab tak hote h tab...
ye..ovrall khane k baad menses bahot kam ho jate hain, but that's ok..nothing to worry about.. apna ek ultrasound pelvis karwa Lena jisse pata chal jayega k koi problem to nahi hai..
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5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Breast Cancer Risk

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Noida
5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the form of cancer that occurs from breast tissues in women. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, changes in the shape of the breast, dimpling of the breast skin, a fluid coming out of the nipples or development of red scaly patches on the skin. There might be pain in the bones, swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, or the skin turning yellow and pale.

Breast cancer is a fatal mode of cancer in women, and one must try to abstain from this cancer in all possible ways. Here are 5 ways you can decrease the risk of breast cancer.

  1. Keeping a check on your weight: Although the process is tough to maintain, keeping up a sound and healthy weight is a critical objective for everybody. Being overweight can expand the danger of a wide range of cancers, including breast cancer, particularly after menopause in women. Exercise is very important for maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle. Women who exert physically regularly are fitter than others and are at a much lower risk of acquiring diseases of any kind. Regular exercise decreases the chance of getting breast cancer and also keeps the body weight in check.
  2. Maintaining a healthy diet: Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is a key for keeping away from any kind of cancer or major health problem. Include a sufficient amount of fresh fruits and green vegetables in your daily diet to ensure the supply of all vital nutrients to your body. This would increase your immunity.
  3. Avoid smoking and consume less alcohol: Smoking is a very unhealthy and harmful habit. Smoking lowers the quality of your life, and causes numerous diseases. Heart diseases, stroke and many kinds of cancer, including breast cancer can be caused from smoking. If you drink alcohol, you should moderate your drinking habits and drink less, as drinking in excess may lead to breast cancer.
  4. Practice breast feeding: Breast feeding your children for a span of one year or more is likely to reduce the risk of breast cancer.
  5. Avoid taking birth control pills: Birth control pills, in spite of having several benefits are associated with risk factors as well. Birth control pills have got worse effects in younger women than older aged women. Using birth control pills may cause breast cancer and these pills should be avoided.

There are many ways, adapting which you can lower the chances of getting breast cancer. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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Hello doctor. As per my birth date I am approx 12 years. Now there are certain changes taking place in my body which I can manage. But my aunt asked me about my periods to which I didn't respond bcoz I do not know much about it. Can you explain me?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello doctor. As per my birth date I am approx 12 years. Now there are certain changes taking place in my body which ...
Hello, menarche in young girls can start from 13-15 years of age and that is the first time menses start.
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Hey. My wife got some brown spot in her underwear n she do not get her period till now whats the prob hw can we deal with it. Shes age is 26.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hey. My wife got some brown spot in her underwear n she do not get her period till now whats the prob hw can we deal ...
This can be due to infection so better visit a doctor for examination. Also if periods are missed then get urine pregnancy test done.
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I'm 16years old female. Although I crossed my puberty age. Yet I font get my period regularly every month. What measures should I take to get my periods regularly every month. Please help me with it as soon as possible.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I'm 16years old female. Although I crossed my puberty age. Yet I font get my period regularly every month. What measu...
It takes 2 3 years after starting the period to become regular .If after 3 years also it is not becoming regular consult gynaecologist
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I am 34 years old lady. I am having light green colored vaginal fluid coming out since one week. Having pain and itching also. Kindly suggest me homeopathy medicine for the same as I can not afford doctor fee due to financial crisis.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please maintain hygiene. Wash your under-garments with dettol water daily. Take mixed fruit juice daily. Take kreosote 30 - thrice daily for some time. Do not involve in any kind of sexual activities till the time you are normal.
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Hello doctor I have delivered to a baby . And I have c-section I am getting back pain where anasthesia is given. Can I've permanent solution for this problem

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hello, Congratulations for a baby. Well, the back pain is one of the complication of post C section, it does not occur due to injection. It normally happens due to flabbyness of the abdominal muscle which makes it weak, and puts undue pressure over back bones. For your question:- Yes! you can have a permanent solution for see a Physiotherapist for proper post natal exercise training.
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My period got delayed by week so my doctor gave me duphaston for 5 days morning and evening. My period started on day one (17th. Its 25th today and I still have light bleeding. I usually have only 3 heavy days. This is 8 days and it's not gone. Is it because of the medicine?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Indore
My period got delayed by week so my doctor gave me duphaston for 5 days morning and evening. My period started on day...
Its not bcoz of the meds but by the harmonal imbalance. That also caused delayed cycle. Watch on the 10 th day go back to your docter if bleeding continus.
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Delay in periods from 2 months but I had check upt its showing negative result. Wht is the reason.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Delay in periods from 2 months but I had check upt its showing negative result. Wht is the reason.
If periods are not coming, you may be pregnant or she may have some hormonal imbalance or other problems like thyroid dysfunction or pcos. So, as you said you are negative for pregnancy you better under go Thyroid profile and hormonal profile.
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I have got a fibroid in my uterus. And due to that i am getting anemic. Please help me with this issue.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
informe your Hb level, consult good gynaecologist, some times operation may be required. use dexorange one cap daily for one month.
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I am married 22 years old have a baby. I am suffering from white discharges since 13 years old. I hav gone through ayurvedic treatment but no results.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Use these medicenes for 1 month 1. Gandhaka rasayana 1-1 tab 2 times a day. 2. M2tone syrup 5 ml 2 times 3.tab-lukol 1-1 tab 2 times a day. If want 20 days medicenes pack available in our clinic its cures in 20 days.
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What virus is responsible for causing Cholera? My friend is vomiting constantly How I find whether he got cholera.

Cholera is an infectious disease that causes  severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. Consult directly.
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My wife ultrasound report showing ovarian cyst fluid filled with size 98*89 mm. Now doctor has asked me to go for Pelvis MRI while this is to be removed anyhow. please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
While surgery quickly removes cysts but tendency to form again doesn't go. 'kaphavritt' channels are blocked causing cysts etc. These are managed by AARTAV SHUDDHI procedure by oral administration of herbal decoctions and combos. this curetts the blockades in female reproductive system by 'lekhan' (scraping) action of herbs. This is non invasive, non surgical and safe.
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