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Dr. Shika

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shika Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Shika is a trusted Gynaecologist in Sion, Mumbai. You can visit her at Indira Maternity & Surgical Home in Sion, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shika on Lybrate.com.

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I'm 2centi dilateddn having mild contractions my due date according to calculation basing on my last period date 24th 2014 is 31st march 2015 but in scan it is 5th April now what should I do ?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Irrespective of the date given to you, you are in pre-labour. Consult your obstetrician at the earliest.
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Had sex in the morning and used the contraceptive pill in afternoon and again had sex immediately after the pill was taken. Can doing sex immediately after using contraceptive pill cause pregnancy? (within half an hour after using pill)

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Had sex in the morning and used the contraceptive pill in afternoon and again had sex immediately after the pill was ...
Unless you share what pill and how long you r taking and dosage taken in continuity, proper guidance cant be given. You r playing with your body. Stop and meet a sexologist.
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Hello sir aj mera periods ka 2nd day tha and muje sex karne ka maan kiya tho me or mere husband ne sex kar Liya or sperm bhi mere vagina me hi chod diya and unhone condom use ni kya tha. Tho koi problem tho nhi hogi na. Pls reply in hindi.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hello sir  aj mera periods ka 2nd day tha and muje sex karne ka maan kiya tho me or mere husband ne sex kar Liya or s...
Periods ka dauran intercourse avoid kare Barbar aisa karane se near future me aapko pareshaniya zelana pad sakata hai isliye strictly avoid kare
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I am 25 yrs, married female suffering from Polycystic Ovary, Irregular Hormonal Problem & Lower Abdominal Pain since 6 months.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take following medicine:- Bilo. Lat. - 0/ 2 three times a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
One should eat the following everyday.
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After how many days of intercourse do we get pregnant and is there a possibilty that pergnancy test kits show false results

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
It is highly unlikely to get false positiv test wit preg kit. 3 days befor ur periods date u ll get it positive if u r pregnant not befor stree health care centre bangalore
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Constipation - Know Its Naturopathic Treatment!!

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
Constipation - Know Its Naturopathic Treatment!!

 

Constipation is the most widely found problem of mankind. Almost the largest number of drugs, are available for the problem and largest sums of money are spent by people to get rid of it. Even then the medical science does not recognise it as a serious disease.

To some extent they are correct. Constipation is not a disease as such, it is merely a condition but it can be responsible for attacks of almost all diseases which are effecting the humans. Unfortunately it is also spreading wildly as the civilization is spreading and eating refined foods is becoming fashionable. Many drugs also cause constipation. If so the prescribing doctor should be immediately contacted for change of the prescription.

The present treatment of the condition is drugs of three different types.
A) Lubricating
B) Bulk forming
C) Agitating

Lubricating drugs include various oils, milk of magnesia etc. These drugs lubricate the elementary canal and/or lubricate the faeces and thus facilitate the movement. These are the least damaging type of drugs. Yet they can make even undigested foods to pass through the system or cause diarrhoea.

Bulk forming drugs include isabgol, rice bran etc. When the bulk is increased the faeces move and are expelled faster. It should be remembered that these are just substitutes for the fibre which is lost during various processes adopted in kitchens. It is clearly foolishness to first throw away the natural fibre and replace it by purchasing substitutes from the market. Further rejected natural fibre carries away several essential nutrients with them, which are not replaced by the additives.

The agitating type drugs include several herbs and chemicals which are not acceptable to the system and therefore the system works extra harder to get rid of them. These ultimately tire out the system and weaken it. The weakened system requires more powerful drugs and the endless race starts. Thus this category causes maximum harm to the digestive system.

It is now obvious that all the above drugs are not the cure for constipation. These have only a onetime effect and can harm the system.

In fact the cure for constipation lies in life style itself. To get rid of it one should follow the following advice:

  • Avoid refined foods.
  • Eat maximum foods in raw form.
  • Eat lots of salads and fruits so that there is enough fibre in the food.
  • Avoid refined flour (Maida), polished rice etc.
  • Do some regular exercise so that the body, including gut is in good health.
  • Eat sprouted boiled pulses instead of pulses available in the market.
  • Do not peel all those vegetables which can be used without peeling. Even if peeling is absolutely necessary do by minimum possible.
  • Drink sufficient water. (Humans need about 3 litres of water every day).
  • Try discharge faeces twice a day-Morning and Evening.
  • Never ignore an urge. Attend to it as early as possible.

Even then sometimes the faeces become dry and hard. In all such cases instead of applying pressure it is better to take a plain water enema (Douche). It is totally harmless, does not form habit, and convenient to take. It is very important to get rid of constipation. Since constipation is the main cause of several diseases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a yoga-and-naturopathy.

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I am suffering from prolonged periods and had a U/S today. In that scan impressions were given as Hepatomegaly With Fatty Infiltration Of The Liver. What is Hepatomegaly With Fatty Infiltration Of The Liver?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am suffering from prolonged periods and had a U/S today. In that scan impressions were given as Hepatomegaly With F...
liver enlargemnt and fat deposition there all around.. You need to cut dwn all fat and grossly reduce your weight. Your periods problem will also be dealt with then
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When I rub my clitoris and shake my vagina does it loosens it as m not virgin please tel me clearly does it loosens my vagina.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello, Rubbing and stimulating clitoris does not losses vagina,it squeezes and relaxes the vagina and help secrete vaginal fluids for lubrication. It is a temporary process and do not have any permanent affect on vaginas elasticity.
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Burning Pain or Tingling Sensation in Hands or Feet. What it is?

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
Burning Pain or Tingling Sensation in Hands or Feet. What it is?

If you are suffering from burning pain or tingling sensation in hands or feet; sharp shooting pain in legs; numbness in hands or feet, then you might be suffering from Neuropathic pain.

What is neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain is a special type of pain which occurs when there is damage to nerve fibers,which produces tingling or burning type of pain.It is of two types:

1. Peripheral Neuropathic pain: It occurs when there is injury to peripheral nerve fibers (A-delta or C-fibers)which carries pain sensation to brain (Thalamus) for interpretation. 

2. Central Neuropathic pain: It occurs due to sensitization of central pain interpreting mechanisms (Thalamus) to falsely feel pain, when peripheral nerve fibers are no longer sending pain impulses to them.

Worldwide-estimates of prevalence of neuropathic pain are 7% i.e. 7 persons out of 100 people are suffering from different types of neuropathic pain.

Symptoms:

a.Tingling sensation or feeling of ants crawling under skin

b.Burning sensation

c. Sharp shooting pain or electric current-like sensation 

d. Stabbing pain

e. Dull pain with numbness or heaviness

Reasons for neuropathic pain:

1. Diabetes mellitus: Most common cause worldwide due to uncontrolled blood sugar levels, causing damage to nerve fibers.

2. Alcohol consumption/Cigarette smoking: Damage to nerve fibers or damage to blood vessels supplying nerve fibers.

3. Neck pain/Low Back pain/ Glutei pain

4. Vit. B12 deficiency

5. Chemotherapy for cancer patients

6. Post-Herpes virus infection

7. Post-Spine surgery

8. Post-Amputation

9. Diseases like Spinal cord injury,multiple sclerosis, HIV, Lead toxicity, etc.

Special Neuropathies:

a. Carpal tunnel syndrome: Tingling, burning sensation in hand which occurs due to compression of median nerve in wrist area. It occurs in women especially due to pregnancy, hypothyroidism,diabetes, etc. and in men due to improper position of wrist during working on computers.

b. Cervical Radiculopathy: Pain in neck and shoulder region (which increases with neck movements), along with sharpshooting pain radiating from neck to hand occurs in cases of cervical radiculopathy. This is due to compression of cervical nerve root by disc prolapse, facet subluxation, muscle spasm, trauma,etc.

c. Lumbar Radiculopathy: Pain in lower back or glutei region with sharp shooting pain radiating from hip to leg/foot region, occurs in cases of Lumbar radiculopathy or Sciatica. This is due to compression of lumbar nerve root or sciatic nerve by disc prolapse, facet joint, trauma, hypertrophied ligamentum flavum, piriformis syndrome, etc.

d. Meralgia paresthetica: Tingling or burning sensation in front of thigh, occurs due to compression of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh, near waist region. Usual causes are tight or constrictive clothing at waist region, prolonged sitting, protuberant abdomen,etc.

Prevention of Neuropathy:

a. AVOID Alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking.

b. Maintain ideal body weight / BMI (Body mass index)

c. Life-style changes: Daily exercises (>30 minutes per day) or brisk walking or swimming; Avoid prolonged sitting or standing (>30 minutes).

d. Food/Diet should have following components:

  • Green vegetables e.g. spinach, fenugreek leaves (methi), radish,etc.
  • Coloured vegetables e.g. Tomato, carrot, Capsicum (green/red), ladies-finger (bhindi).
  • Milk products e.g.Milk, buttermilk, curd, cheese (paneer)
  • Protein-rich foods e.g.  Fish, egg, chicken, pulses(daal)
  • Fiber-rich foods e.g. Bran, oats, Brown-rice.
  • Fruits e.g. Apple, orange, guava, papaya, pomegranate, Berries.

e. Blood sugar control (in diabetics)

f.  Care of feet:

  • Regular inspection of feet (with mirror).
  • Comfortable,well-fitted shoes.
  • Regularconsultation with podiatrist.
  • Treatmentof wounds, foot deformities

g.  Adequate sleep

h.  Warm water bath (increases blood flow to affected area)

Treatment:-         

  • Consult Pain medicine specialist.
  • Neuropathic pain killers e.g. Amitriptyllline, Pregabalin, Gabapentin, capsaicin,Duloxetine, etc.
  • Vit.B12 supplements, Anti-oxidants, multi-vitamins.
  • TENS
  • Acupuncture
  • Relaxation,Yoga
  • NeuralProlotherapy
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Hi I am in my fifth week of pregnancy. Can I have a slice of chicken mushroom pizza in my pregnancy. Will it harm my baby?

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
Hi I am in my fifth week of pregnancy. Can I have a slice of chicken mushroom pizza in my pregnancy. Will it harm my ...
Yes, you can take a slice of chicken mushroom pizza. This won't harm your baby. Take these only sometimes.
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Main 3-4 din se daily sperm pi rhi hu, kya sperm pine se nhi pregnancy ho sakti hai?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Main 3-4 din se daily sperm pi rhi hu, kya sperm pine se nhi pregnancy ho sakti hai?
No, it's not possible to get pregnant from oral sex alone. Sperm must get into the vagina — and eventually up through the cervix into the uterus.
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My wife last menstrual period start day was 1st March 17. Checked at home pregnancy test strip. Found positive. What care should we take. When to visit gynae. Food.caution etc. Advise please.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
My wife last menstrual period start day was 1st March 17. Checked at home pregnancy test strip. Found positive. What ...
U have to meet the gynaecologist as early as possible. Some routine tests have to be carried out like ultrasonography, some blood tests also. Doctor will advise you some calcium and iron supplements according to the requirements. please take those regularly. Regarding food- no outside food, no chinese foods also. Avoid very spicy, leftover food, bakery products also. Have plenty of fresh fruits except papaya. Eat at regular intervals. If possible buy an ayurvedic medicine called Shatavari kalpa of good quality which will help in good growth of baby and also improves quality of breast milk later on. For first 3 months avoid much of travelling. Daily walk is required. And please practice meditation daily. All this will help. Best wishes.
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My friend is 20 years old and Her periods are usually after 30to32 days but after her last period she is not with period even after 38 days today. She has done sex before 18 days but condom was used during sex. What can be the problem? How can she maintain her period date. Please help.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
My friend is 20 years old and Her periods are usually after 30to32 days but after her last period she is not with per...
Hello, If pregnancy is ruled out then she should wait for a week more and if still menses do not arrive then should opt for a withdrawal bleed with progesterones.
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Are you too busy with your schedule and can't spare time for your physical exercise?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Are you too busy with your schedule and can't spare time for your physical exercise?
Include some physical activity within your schedule. Like-
*if you are speaking to someone on mobile, you can keep moving around while talking.
*if you are on laptop, take breaks from time to time and move around.
* take stairs instead of going by lift.
*park your vehicle some distance away from your destination point and walk the short distance to and fro.
*spend part of your weekend time in physical exercise and any other physical activity.
Most important- realise that your efficiency will go down soon if you neglect your health.

Hi my name is Anil Singh. My wife's abortion has been done today. When she can get pregnant again. How much time it will take.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi my name is Anil Singh. My wife's abortion has been done today. When she can get pregnant again. How much time it w...
It is recommend that she should avoid pregnancy for at least next 3 months and allow the uterus to return to its prepregnant state naturally.
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Quick Home Remedies For General Weakness

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Quick Home Remedies For General Weakness

Natural remedies for general weakness:

  1. Soak 8-10 almonds and 1 teaspoon rice overnight. Remove the outer skin of almonds and make a fine paste. Mix in some milk and a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi). Boil in water and drink this with sugar candy (mishri) or ordinary sugar to taste.
  2. Take mango slices. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon honey, a pinch of saffron (kesar), cardamom (chhoti illaichi) and rose water (gulab jal) on it. Take twice daily.
  3. Do 10-15 minutes of warm up and stretching exercises in the morning before leaving for work. This will help to keep you fresh and prevent tiredness.
  4. Never skip your morning breakfast.
  5. Take a break from your daily routine. Set some goals in the day to perform. Learn to delegate work as too many things together can be a cause for fatigue and tiredness.
  6. A warm shower after work or before going to bed is also helpful.
  7. Avoid cigarette smoking, alcohol and tobacco as far as possible.
  8. Avoid burning the candle from both the ends by sleeping late and getting up early in the morning. Have a sound sleep for at least 7-8 hours daily.

Hi Sir/Ma'am, I had relationship with my girl friend. After last sex (22 Apr 2017), she is getting white liquid from her vagina. Is she pregnant. Or any other infection. What should be do. Please suggest. Thanks & Regards,

General Physician, Delhi
Some times white discharge may be due to, if itching is also present it may be due to fungal infection.
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