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Dr. Shalaka Bhagunde

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Shalaka Bhagunde is a renowned Gynaecologist in Santacruz East, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Sona Hospital And Medical Centre in Santacruz East, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shalaka Bhagunde on Lybrate.com.

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My wife is 29 week pregnant , doctor asked for ICT teat , I got report and ICT is positive, wanted to know what harm it can do for child.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My wife is 29 week pregnant , doctor asked for ICT teat , I got report and ICT is positive, wanted to know what harm ...
Hello, all pregnant women have an indirect coombs' test during early pregnancy. At the first prenatal visit, your blood is tested to see if you have been previously sensitized to rh-positive blood. If you are rh-negative and test results show that you are not sensitized, a repeat test may be done between 24 and 28 weeks. An abnormal (positive) result means that the mother has developed antibodies to the fetal red blood cells and is sensitized. However, a positive coombs' test only indicates that an rh-positive fetus has a possibility of being harmed. A positive test cannot indicate the amount of fetal harm that has occurred or is likely to occur. If test results show that antibody amounts are increasing during pregnancy, the fetus may be at greater risk of harm. A fetus who is rh-negative will not be harmed, even if the mother is sensitized.
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Homoeopathy and First Aid

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Homoeopathy and First Aid

Homoeopathic first aid medicines
* any sort of bruised injury- arnica montana
* injury to ligaments - ruta graveolens
* injury to nerves- hypericum perfoliatum
* fracture - symphytum officinalis
* head injury- natrum sulphuricum
* lacerated injuries (operation) - staphysagria
* when pain of remote injury remains- rhus toxicodendron and calcarea phosphorica
* eye injury, bruise or blow- symphytum
* strain to eye ligaments and muscles- ruta graveolens


Homoeopathic medicines act best when given based on symptom similarity.

We did not have baby after two years of marrige. The releasing cum from my penis is not going inside her vagina . It is coming out .

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
We did not have baby after two years of marrige. The releasing cum from my penis is not going inside her vagina . It ...
It always does come out semen doesn't stay in vagina only sperms travel inside the uterus if she is not conceiving then both of you should consult a gynaecologist and get investigated for infertility yo know the fault and then take treatment for it.
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Sir I had my last period on 4th June and on 28 June I had unprotected intercourse with my husband and after 3-4 hours I took an ipill and till then I haven't got any bleeding or period n today is 9 July my period is over 10-12 days delay m I pregnant? Pls reply.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Guwahati
Sir I had my last period on 4th June and on 28 June I had unprotected intercourse with my husband and after 3-4 hours...
Hello lybrate-user, the delay in your period is due to Ipill and stress of getting pregnant. But don't worry, relax, when you have Ipill you may get delayed. For assurance you can go for urine test a home itself.
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A 20 age girl taken ipill emergency in her lyf first time. Then Menstrual bleeding is happen normal or heavy. ND can it will cross above 7 days sir. Any serious issue about it. Help me Sir thank you.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
A 20 age girl taken ipill emergency in her lyf first time. Then Menstrual bleeding is happen normal or heavy. ND can ...
U just need Sulph 200 once a day for 4 days Nux vom 200 as above Jonsia ashoka mother tincture for 30 days.
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My wife is 43 years of age we have no child we are married 19 years back my wife has miscarriage few years back she haa period regular. But last month she has period on 34th day but this month past 37 days her last period date on 8th feb please suggest what we have to do ?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Try Urine pregnancy test, though it's likely to be negative. She seems to be developing peri-menopausal abnormal bleeding and requires treatment and follow-up.
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I'm 25 yrs. I'm taking ova shield tablet. This is my 12th day. Do I have chances to get pregnant this month. I've PCOD too. And I'm taking medications for that too.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
I'm 25 yrs. I'm taking ova shield tablet. This is my 12th day. Do I have chances to get pregnant this month. I've PCO...
Have relations on 12th, 14th and 16th day of menstrual cycle to get conceived. This month or later you will get the result. But complete the treatment for pcos.
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Hi all! My period started this past Friday and I have had the weirdest symptoms to date. I kept getting weird tingling sensations in my head, face and back of the head and neck. Then I would feel weird sensations in my legs. I woke up early in the morning with a pain my left knee. Then I started.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi all! My period started this past Friday and I have had the weirdest symptoms to date. I kept getting weird tinglin...
Hello, Your symptoms are atypical for a PMS or menstrual period and seems more of electrolyte imbalances and dehydration. Please get your serum electrolytes checked.
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I have no sex feelings, this happened after taking abortion pills, what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have no sex feelings, this happened after taking abortion pills, what should I do.
Homoeopathic medicine ONOSMODIUM 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily for 15 days.
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Test and Devices for Diabetes Patient

Homeopath,
Test and Devices for Diabetes Patient

Home management
Glucose (blood sugar) levels
Both low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) are of concern for patients who take insulin. It is important, therefore, to carefully monitor blood glucose levels. In general, patients with type 1 diabetes need to take readings four or more times a day. Patients should aim for the following measurements:

Pre-meal glucose levels of 90 - 130 mg/dl
Bedtime levels of 110 - 150 mg/dl
Different goals may be required for specific individuals, including pregnant women, very old and very young people, and those with accompanying serious medical conditions.

Finger-prick test. A typical blood sugar test includes the following:

A drop of blood is obtained by pricking the finger.
The blood is then applied to a chemically treated strip.
Monitors read and provide results.
Home monitors are about 10 - 15% less accurate than laboratory monitors, and many do not meet the standards of the american diabetes association. Most doctors believe, however, that they are accurate enough to indicate when blood sugar is too low.


To monitor the amount of glucose within the blood a person with diabetes should test their blood regularly. The procedure is quite simple and can often be done at home.
Some simple procedures may improve accuracy:

Testing the meter once a month.
Recalibrating it whenever a new packet of strips is used.
Using fresh strips; outdated strips may not provide accurate results.
Keeping the meter clean.
Periodically comparing the meter results with the results from a laboratory.
Supplementary monitoring devices. Other devices are available for monitoring blood glucose. These devices are used in addition to traditional fingerstick test kits, and glucose meters but do not replace them:

Continuous glucose monitoring systems (cgms) use a needle-like sensor inserted under the skin of the abdomen to monitor glucose levels every 5 minutes. In 2007, the sts-7 system was approved. Using a disposable sensor, the sts-7 measures glucose levels for up to a week. An alarm will sound if glucose levels are too high or low. The older minimed system measures glucose over a 72-hour period and has wireless communication between the monitor and an insulin pump.
Glucowatch is a battery-powered wristwatch-like device that measures glucose by sending tiny electric currents through the skin, a technique called reverse iontophoresis. It is painless and has a warning device when detecting high glucose levels. It takes 2 hours to warm up, and the sensor pads need to be changed every day. Glucowatch measures glucose levels three times per hour for up to 12 hours. About a quarter of the time, the results differ significantly from actual fingerstick tests, however.
Glycosylated hemoglobin
Hemoglobin a1c (also called hba1c, ha1c, or a1c) is measured periodically every 2 - 3 months, or at least twice a year, to determine the average blood-sugar level over the lifespan of the red blood cell. While fingerprick self-testing provides information on blood glucose for that day, the hba1c test shows how well blood sugar has been controlled over the period of several months. For most people with well-controlled diabetes, hba1c levels should be below 7%. Home tests are available for measuring a1c but they tend not to be as accurate as the laboratory tests ordered by doctors.

Urine tests
Urine tests are useful for detecting the presence of ketones. These tests should always be performed during illness or stressful situations, when diabetes is likely to go out of control. The patient should also undergo yearly urine tests for microalbuminuria (small amounts of protein in the urine), a risk factor for future kidney disease.

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Can I be pregnant if I was in physical relationship 7 months back? After that I was not intimated.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Can I be pregnant if I was in physical relationship 7 months back? After that I was not intimated.
No you can not be pregnant after 7 months of sexual physical relationship because sperms survive for few days (and not many months) in vagina. So just relax and next time be careful and treat your body with respect i. E. Enjoy sexual relationship but with proper understanding in basics of sexuality and do's don'ts from an expert sexologist. So you will be saved of this unnecessary tension/worries which you are having now.
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IVF Success Rate - 5 Impacting Factors

Multispecilaity IVF Clinic
IVF Specialist, Gurgaon
IVF Success Rate - 5 Impacting Factors

IVF or In Vitro Fertilization is a process wherein an egg is fertilized by a sperm in a laboratory dish to form the embryo (baby's first cell) which after growth in artificial medium in the lab is transferred into the uterus of women, In general, a blood sample is collected to determine whether you're pregnant or not about 10-14 days after the eggs are retrieved.

Coming to the success of the procedure, a number of factors are at play and these are:

  • The age at which you get pregnant - A factor that plays a role in influencing your chances of experiencing success in your IVF procedure is the age at which you opt for this procedure. The lower your age, the chances that you may get pregnant and deliver a healthy child using your own eggs witness an increase. On the other hand, if you're aged 41 and above, or your egg reserve is very low donor eggs are the most preferred option as they help to increase your prospects of meeting a success.
  • Lifestyle habits - Certain lifestyle factors can significantly affect your prospects of getting pregnant through this route. Smoking can reduce your prospect of success using this procedure by about 50%. It can cause you to have lesser number of eggs retrieved during the procedure while increasing instances of miscarriages. Likewise, obesity, alcohol use, consumption of excessive caffeine and drugs can adversely affect your chances of getting pregnant using IVF.
  • Cause of InfertilityIf your supply of eggs is normal, success rate using IVF is high. Women who suffer from the problem of endometriosis experience lesser chances of getting pregnant than women who have unexplained fertility.
  • Reproductive history - IVF success rate chances are higher if you've delivered a baby previously using IVF.
  • Embryo status - Embryos that are better developed with good grade stand a higher chance of experiencing success than less developed embryos. More importantly, not every embryo is able to survive the development process. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an IVF Specialist.
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When to start planning for a baby, I mean during which phase. After period before periods? Please tell me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
When to start planning for a baby, I mean during which phase. After period before periods? Please tell me.
Chance of pregnancy is only on day of ovulation which happens to be 14 days prior to next expected period meaning in woman with regular 28 days cycle around 14 th day after menstruation. So intercourse around that time.
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I am getting water in my ankle part of my both legs. When I press with my finger at my ankle a hole like thing is happening there. I am not having diseases like sugar, B. P, thyroid. Please come up with an permanent solution for this. Thanks in advance.

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am getting water in my ankle part of my both legs. When I press with my finger at my ankle a hole like thing is hap...
Swelling feet may b dt anemia ie less bld. Liver disease heart disease kidney problem thyroid or local problem at joint. Get hemogram lft kft ecg tsh urine routine.
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My date came on 3 sept. But bleeding was very little. 4 days only one drop came. And on 21 sept I have checked pregnancy that was positive. Doctor check urine test that was positive. So really am I pregnant?

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
My date came on 3 sept. But bleeding was very little. 4 days only one drop came. And on 21 sept I have checked pregna...
Yes,it is possible,the bleeding one drop you had for four days is implantation bleeding.you are pregnant.
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Good afternoon lyb doc, I stil not had my periods. Last month I had on 18 Feb. V had our intercourse on 13 March. So please suggest me. I usually have my periods 30- 33 days. Nd stil I have not undergo pregnancy test. Shall I wait for another 4- 5 days or undergone test. Or shall I take menstrual tablets after 4 days. I am confused. please suggest me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Good afternoon lyb doc, I stil not had my periods. Last month I had on 18 Feb. V had our intercourse on 13 March. So ...
With the intercourse on 13 th, pregnancy test will come positive only on 2nd april if you r pregnant. So there is no point in doing the test now. So wait till that time. If you do not get menses by then, then you should do urine test. Also taking menstrual tablets will not bring menses if your pregnant. Sometimes because of hormonal changes, menses can get delayed.
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Endometrial Scratching - Can It Boost Your IVF Success Rate?

Multispecilaity IVF Clinic
IVF Specialist, Gurgaon
Endometrial Scratching - Can It Boost Your IVF Success Rate?

In today’s stressful environment, many couples who are not able to conceive naturally are considering alternate solutions such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. Trying to get pregnant through IVF treatment is a lengthy and complex process. Other techniques such as endometrial scratching or endometrial biopsy are worth learning about when it comes to such processes which can be radically life changing.

What is endometrial scratching?
As explained in high school biology textbooks, an embryo eventually gets transferred to the womb where it is embedded. Endometrial scratching is an attempt to improve the rate at which the embryos get transferred to the womb of a woman.

This is done by making a small scratch on the uterus which serves to hasten the growth of the new tissue, which is essentially the body’s reaction to the scratch. Proponents of this process believe that this growth of new tissue goes a long way in improving the degree of responsiveness of the womb to the embryo when it comes to accepting it.

How it can help?
While detractors do exist, it is to be kept in mind that there are some great potential benefits of undergoing this procedure and that is, it can possibly improve the efficacy of the IVF treatment. Taking into account the amount of effort and expense that goes into a course of treatment, it does appeal to a lot of women to go for endometrial scratching, and it can be said that it does make sense. When it comes to choosing the ideal time to undergo this procedure, a woman can schedule a slot, a week after ovulation, as this is also likely to be a week before the IVF treatment begins, if a woman plans on having it.

If a woman is interested in the prospect of endometrial scratching, she should talk to a doctor who is a specialist in the field of gynaecology and has a proven track record. The doctor would list out the benefits and risks of the same and be a good judge of whether she is a good candidate for endometrial scratching. For those women who have tried IVF a couple of times previously, but have not been able to conceive may find endometrial scratching beneficial. So, most women who are giving IVF a go for the first time do not have much of a need to sign up for endometrial scratching. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an IVF Specialist.

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