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Dr. Shalini Agarwal

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

300 at clinic
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Dr. Shalini Agarwal is one of the best Gynaecologists in Kurla West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Shalini Agarwal personally at arban Hospital in Kurla West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shalini Agarwal and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Dr. Meri beti 25 years ki h aur first time pregnant h uska 34wa week chal rha 2 din se bahut thoda thoda bleeding ho rha ultrasound k report me aaya h ki bacche k neck me nal fas gya h.pr baccha phle ki tarah hi movement kr rha h aisa kaise ho gya aur kya ye dwa se thik ho jata h.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Dr. Meri beti 25 years ki h aur first time pregnant h uska 34wa week chal rha 2 din se bahut thoda thoda bleeding ho ...
Hello Mam! 34 weeks mein bleeding accha nahi hai. Iske kai kaaran ho sakte hain. Sabse important hai ki placenta neeche ki taraf na ho. Also, bacche ke neck naal fasne se pregnancy mein koi problem nahin aati hai. Aapki beti ko bed rest karaiye. Aur bleeding ka cause jaanne ke liye obstetrician ko dikhaiye. I hope sab theek hoga.
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I am 29 years old women. I have 3 years old girl baby at that time I don't have diabetic. Now I am planning for 2nd baby but now I have diabetic. So can I get 2nd baby without any problem. So please give good solution for this.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 29 years old women. I have 3 years old girl baby at that time I don't have diabetic. Now I am planning for 2nd b...
Since you are still young you can try for 2nd pregnancy, but pre pregnancy blood sugars should be in tight control, and thruout the pregnancy too. Pls be under direct guidance of a good gynae and a diabetoligist as monitoring will be necessary.
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My wife MC date Nov 06,07,08 and 30 days regular period in 6 month. Ovulation around day 15. How many days after ovulation unprotected sex are safe for avoid pregnancy. Can sex on Nov 26 are safe or not. Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Certificate In Food And Nutrition (CFN).
Ayurveda, Ernakulam
My wife MC date Nov 06,07,08 and 30 days regular period in 6 month. Ovulation around day 15. How many days after ovul...
Hello Lybrate User, please avoid unprotected sex from 10 the to 16 the day of your cycle to avoid pregnancy. Count first day of your bleeding period as day one. Thank you.
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Ripe Or Unripe Banana - Which Is Better For You?

BSc - Dietitics / Nutrition, PG Diploma In Dietitics & Hospital Food Service
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Ripe Or Unripe Banana - Which Is Better For You?

When it comes to bananas, most of us just grab them on the go; after all, as they are everyone's favorite fruit and the perfect 100-calorie goody. So, how do you pick your banana fruit? Because, when you look at this fruit, you either think that, 'oh, it’s too ripe' or 'too green'. A banana has two major stages, ripe and unripe. The nutritional value of a banana actually changes as it ripens? Different maturity stages of bananas give different health benefits to your body. 

Also, a banana gradually ripens, they become sweeter in taste.  But, why does this change happen? It happens because there are enzymes in the banana that breakdown into starch, which isn't sweet in nature, into a new substance called sugar. These changes makes the banana easily digestible. 

Let's determine the right stage at which the bananas should be consumed:

Features of ripe banana

Ripe bananas are yellow in color and often feature brown or black spots on their surface.

Pros of consuming ripe bananas

  • As compared to unripe bananas, ripe bananas are sweeter and better in taste.
  • They contain around 8 percent starch and about 91 percent sugar
  • The resistant starch present in unripe bananas changes into simple sugar form as the bananas ripen.
  • Yellow bananas are easy to digest since they have a higher glycemic index as compared to unripe bananas
  • When the bananas ripen fully, they produce a substance called Tumor Necrosis Factor or TNF and this compound is known for its anti-cancer qualities
  • Ripe bananas also have a high level of antioxidants which offer a host of benefits right from boosting your gut health to improved skin

Cons of consuming ripe bananas

  • According to some studies, bananas tend to lose some of their micronutrients as they ripen.
  • Since ripe bananas are sweeter than unripe ones, they are unsuitable for people affected with Type 2 diabetes.

Unripe bananas

Features of bananas 

Unripe bananas are waxy and green

Pros of consuming unripe bananas

  • One of the most excellent benefits of unripe bananas is that they are rich in resistant starch content.
  • Unripe bananas are ideal for people suffering from high blood sugar levels. Therefore, if you have diabetes but like bananas, then you should stick to unripe bananas.
  • They are incredibly rich in probiotic bacteria, which is necessary for maintaining gut and colon health.
  • Moreover, green bananas can absorb nutrients like calcium much better, and therefore they are always a good option for health-conscious people.

Cons of consuming unripe bananas

  • They contain around 40 percent starch.
  • They are bitter and due to their low glycemic index makes them difficult to digest
  • The level of antioxidants increases as the fruit ages and therefore, unripe bananas are low in terms of their antioxidant content as compared to the ripe variety.
  • Green bananas are also known to cause bloating and gas formation owing to higher resistant starch content.

All in all, both types of bananas come with a set of benefits. If you don’t have any existing medical condition, you should alternate between both variants to enjoy their respective health benefits. But in case you have diabetes, it is best to avoid ripe bananas. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My wife aged about 33 years complaining in lower abdomen near ovaries on both sides as also in her back. Three months back an ultrasound was done in which in right ovary a hemorrhagic cist was detected. The doctor suggested me to take ovaral-g for four months, same has now about to complete but she is not getting change in pain. Apart from it she is complaining pain in her ribs in chest please suggest medicine/ mode of treatment.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
She needs proper homeipathc treatment. U can try sepia200 once a day for 4 days. If not beter than need deta case bcoz accordingly our pathy u told very few indication. Please just read details of overal g ( side effects etc ) on google u wil know. Take care. Thnks.
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Hye Dr. I am pregnant so I can ask you something. My body was very paining at tha night. During the sleeping. My hair also falling so tell me what can I do.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hye Dr. I am pregnant so I can ask you something. My body was very paining at tha night. During the sleeping. My hair...
pls take vitamin and calcium supplements regularly, and definitely iron supplements too if you are beyond 3 rd month of pregnancy
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Please tell me what is meant by pre-ovulation and post ovulation? How can I know that I am pregnant? What were the first signs of pregnancy? 3 months back my periods has been stopped and I suffered from stomach pain for 5 days. In those 5 days I observed symptoms like headache, nausea, vomiting, I can not bend, unable to hold pot as if I am carrying a heavy weight in stomach. But after 5 days my periods came. What was the reason for that. From that day my periods became regular. What was the reason that why I have suffer 5 days after period stops.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Please tell me what is meant by pre-ovulation and post ovulation? How can I know that I am pregnant? What were the fi...
If your periods have come and they are normal it is unlikely you are pregnant. I would still advice you to do a urine pregnancy test. Pre-ovulation is before ovulation and post is after that is after your ovary has released an egg. Hormonal changes each month can cause changes that you have mentioned.
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Hello, I hv done sex. But m getting married with another person? How to tighten my vagina? Is he will know that m not virgin, wat I ll do for my relationship after marriage? Can he ll know at the tym of sex dat I am not virgin? Wat to do to regain my virginity? please suggest.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Vaginal tightening can be achieved by- 1.Vaginal tightening creams. These act by strengthening the muscles. 2.Kegel's excercises-consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor. 3.Vaginoplasty operations.
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Allergic Rhinitis -Things That Can Trigger It!

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Allergic Rhinitis -Things That Can Trigger It!

Allergic rhinitis is characterized by symptoms of a runny nose, congestion, itchy eyes and sneezing. This disorder is usually caused by allergens such as pollen and dust. Commonly known as hay fever, allergic rhinitis may exhibit the following symptoms:

The symptoms of allergic rhinitis are:
1. You may experience a runny nose and congestion in the nose
2. You may have allergic conjunctivitis where your eyes turn itchy and watery
3. Persistent coughing
4. Symptoms of sneezing
5. Swelling may develop underneath the eyes
6. You may have an itchy nose
7. Constant signs of fatigue

Causes
Allergic rhinitis or hay fever causes the immune system to recognize certain airborne substances as harmful. The immune system in the body starts to form antibodies to combat these irritants. The antibodies cause the body to release “histamine”, a chemical that triggers the symptoms of allergic rhinitis.

The various triggers that may cause allergic rhinitis are:
1. Dust mites
2. Tree pollen
3. Grass pollen
4. Spoors from outdoor and indoor fungi
5. Ragweed pollen

The treatment for this disorder is to avoid exposure to the triggers. Mild symptoms of this disorder may be treated with over-the-counter medications whereas severe symptoms may require prescription medications.
The various medications for allergic rhinitis are:

  1. Antihistamines: Antihistamines may be administered as pills or nasal sprays; these medications can help with itching and sneezing. Antihistamines help in limiting the effects of histamine in the body.
  2. Nasal corticosteroids: These prescription medications can help treat itching and inflammation in the nose. They are usually the first medications that are administered.
  3. Decongestants: Decongestants are over-the-counter medications that can be used to treat congestion in the nose. You should be careful not to overuse these medicines as they can increase blood pressure.
  4. Allergy shots: If medications do not relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, the doctor may prescribe allergy shots to treat the disorder. The injections contain allergens in small amounts which are injected over a period of time; this causes the body to get used to these allergens, resulting in a reduction of the symptoms.

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

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I and my girl frnd had sex. On 4-5-16. We not used any safety. She get her period at 18-5-16. She had cycle of 28 days. Is there any chance of getting pregnancy.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
I and my girl frnd had sex. On 4-5-16. We not used any safety. She get her period at 18-5-16. She had cycle of 28 day...
Yes, there could be a chance of pregnancy as sex has happened on 14th day of a person having 28 day cycle. But this is possible only if she has ovulated near that act of sex. To be safe and to prevent pregnancy you can seek help of a gynecologist and take emergency contraceptive pills (ecpill), which have to be taken withing 72 hours of an unprotected sex act. These ecpills are very effective and they may make the lady have a menses within few days of consuming it. So take the tablet, as you still are within the 72 hours period but do keep watch on the menses. Menses after taking ecpills are heavy and may require a visit to the gynecologist to curb it if you do not take ecpills, then you can wait for the menses to arrive by 16-18 may and if she misses that date you can do pregnancy test on a morning urine sample in a lab.
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