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Dr. Shilpa Bansal Agrawal - Gynaecologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shilpa Bansal Agrawal

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MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

12 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic  ·  ₹250 online
Dr. Shilpa Bansal Agrawal 92% (363 ratings) MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in ... Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Shilpa Bansal Agrawal is an expert and a very famous gynecologist who is currently attending her patients at Harley s women Clinic, Mumbai. She has had an experience of about 11 years in this particular field. She has completed her MBBS from Manipal University in 2005, MD in Obstetrics & Gynecology from the same university in 2009, DNB from National Board Diplpomats in 2011 and Fellowship in Infertility from ICOG in 2014. She is currently a member of professional and esteemed medical associations such as Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Medical Consultants and Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI). Among the various services and treatment measures provided by Dr. Shilpa Bansal Agrawal Surrogacy treatment, contraceptive advice, gynecology laparoscopy, caesarean section, pre and post-delivery supervision and hp vaccination are her specialties. Apart from these services, she is also known for treating problems related to menstruation, menopause and female sexual problems. She treats her patients with a lot of care, compassion and commitment. You can either visit her clinic after taking an appointment or take online consultant via online text or video call.

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MBBS - Manipal University, - 2005
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology - Manipal University, - 2009
DNB - National Board Diplomats - 2011
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Fellowship in Infertility - ICOG - 2014
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English
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MBBS Gold Medalist
MD Gold Medalist
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Medical Consultants
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

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Shop No. 2/Cwing, 1st floor, Platinum Heights, near Versova Telephone exchange, MHADA-Lokhandwala signalMumbai Get Directions
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Breast Examination - Know The Frequency

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Breast Examination - Know The Frequency

A breast examination is a way of detecting early changes that may find lumps of other growth in the breast. This is a manual form of examination that may be carried out by the doctor or even by the patient. This kind of examination helps in detecting the onset of breast cancer and helps in successful treatment of the same. It is an essential screening strategy that all women must go through. Let us cast a glance on the various details regarding this examination, and also how frequently it must be conducted.

  1. Age: Women who have reached the age of 18 are said to have matured physically and sexually. They should perform this examination once they have reached the said age in order to detect any anomalies in the way the physical changes occur in the breast tissue.
  2. Procedure: One should begin by looking at one's reflection in the mirror to find any rashes or dimpling in the breasts. The shape, size and colour of the breasts and nipples must also be studied so as to check for any anomalies. Inverted nipples, redness and soreness must also be reported to the doctor. Once you are done checking the visuals, you can raise your arms and look for any changes. Then, you will need to lie down and feel your breasts by using a circular motion. The finger pads must be used in order to check for any lumps. One must start from the centre and move the breasts sideways. Any wet and slippery feeling must be reported to the doctor immediately.
  3. Pressure: During the breast examination, you must use light pressure for the skin and tissue that lie beneath the breasts, while medium to moderate pressure should be used for the middle portion of the breasts. One must use a firm hand to check the tissue that lies at the back of the breasts, near the rib cage.
  4. Frequency: One must get into the habit of conducting a breast examination at least once a fortnight or once a month, without fail. You can also go to the gynaecologist for an examination in case you are not confident of conducting it on your own with proper movements and accuracy. You may also journalise your breast examination findings.
  5. Menstrual Cycles: When you are going through your menstrual cycle or period, it is important to remember that your breasts can become tender just before or after the start of the cycle. So, do not panic if you think you have found a lump or any other growth at this time. It is best to check again after a week and then visit the doctor about checking the same. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.
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Menopause before 40: How it affects your body

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Menopause before 40: How it affects your body

During the natural course of events, a women's body starts its reproductive phase with menarche and at about 50 years of age, attains menopause. This is when the reproductive function ceases and the ovaries stop producing the hormone estrogen and progesterone. In some cases, for various reasons including medical, the ovaries stop functioning earlier, and this is medically termed early or premature menopause. Menopause that occurs before 40 years of age is termed premature menopause; it is due to primary ovarian insufficiency and occurs in 1% of the women.  If it occurs between 45 to 50 years, it is termed early menopause.

Causes: Normal ageing, family history, genetic disorders, autoimmune disorders, toxins, and surgery are some reasons that could lead to premature menopause.

Effects: Estrogen and progesterone have a lot of beneficial effects on a women's body. Reduction in their levels leads to some of the below changes:

  • Emotional changes like mood swings, irritability, and in some cases depression, especially in premature menopause.
  • Irregular cycles before complete cessation of the menstrual cycles.
  • General mucosal dryness leading to vaginal dryness, dry skin, dry eyes.
  • There also would be urinary incontinence and reduced sex drive due to reduced hormone levels.
  • For women who still would want to have children, infertility would be a big cause for concern. This could lead to other emotional issues, worsening the depression.
  • Osteoporosis - Bones lose their density and get weak and are more prone to fracture.
  • Cardiovascular health - Post menopause, women are more prone to heart attacks and stroke. Though not fully proven, this is believed to be true as the good role that estrogen plays on blood vessels is negated with menopause.
  • Accelerated ageing - Menopause leads to accelerated damage of genetic structures, thereby leading to faster ageing. This also leaves a feeling in the women of being less attractive and less desirable.

There is also a good news, that after menopause women are at lesser risk of cancer - especially breast and ovarian. 

It is not easy for women to handle premature menopause. The body undergoes some changes much earlier than expected, and it requires a lot of support and caring and comforting to come to terms with it - especially if associated with infertility or chemotherapy for cancer. Emotional issues of not being able to have children and feeling less attractive require frank talks to boost the person's confidence and increase self-worthiness.
It is easier said than done, but one of the key ways to handle premature menopause is an open discussion. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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My wife is feeling to be pregnant. We had intercourse 8-9 days ago but with protection on. But now we are in a state of confuse. So is there any pill to stop her pregnancy?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My wife is feeling to be pregnant. We had intercourse 8-9 days ago but with protection on. But now we are in a state ...
No pills after 8 to 9 days... firstly if the period get delayed then the doubt arise and also confirm the pregnancy if any and then see.
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I had sex today. She was on 6 th day of her menstrual cycle. We used condom. But still I have some fear about conception. Can you tell me which are the safe days and fertile days.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I had sex today. She was on 6 th day of her menstrual cycle. We used condom. But still I have some fear about concept...
The safe days are calculated according to the length of the monthly periods.shortest and longest cycle.
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All About Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD)

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
All About Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD)

A rising number of teenage girls in the country are getting affected with Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease or PCOD. Though an advanced menarche has become very rampant these days, there are many young women who are suffering from a delay in menarche, which in turn is leading to PCOD as opined by gynaecologists. Obesity and sedentary lifestyle among young people have caused a rapid doubling of PCOD cases in the past five to eight years.

Occurrence and Symptoms:

Gynaecologists report that they get at least 15 fresh instances of PCOD cases and a considerable number of teenagers aged 16-17 are not getting their menarche. Such patients are recommended to take a strictly balanced diet, which will help them to lose weight. Initially, their mothers think that they would experience their menarche in proper time, but some girls are diagnosed with PCOD when taken to a family gynaecologist. Even worse, they could never imagine that their obesity can pave the way for such a grave health issue. PCOD can cause numerous other problems like delayed and irregular menses, rapid weight gain and tremendous difficulty in losing weight, developing acne and blocked skin pores. Furthermore, it leads to thinning of hair and excessive growth of hair on chest, back and face. Infertility, continual miscarriage, high blood pressure and high blood sugar are also common with PCOD.

Help yourself with the right diet:

There is no proven evidence regarding the cause of PCOD though gynaecologists are of the opinion that some females possess a predisposition to this disease and it may run hereditarily in the family. You can alleviate your PCOD symptoms to a considerable extent by regulating your diet properly. Have loads of fruits and green leafy vegetables and try to abstain from dairy products as many experts believe that dairy products are a direct cause of an increase in insulin levels, which can aggravate skin troubles along with other PCOD symptoms. Avoiding red meat and eating lean meat instead will help the condition and reduce the chances of infertility. It is always recommended to avoid hydrogenated and saturated fats, which are normally found in animal and dairy-based food. Try to put a stop to cheese, cottage cheese, clarified butter, pork, lamb, beef, etc. and certain baked products like cookies, cakes and fudges as they will trigger a rise in your blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

PCOD is such a condition, which you can never afford to overlook. If you had been facing any of the common symptoms, then it is probably time to pay a consult to a responsive gynaecologist.

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Me and my gf were having fun around, we were just doing the foreplay pre intercourse thing, though I didn't enter her, I ended up ejaculating on her vaginal opening but I didn't intercourse and not inside her vagina, can you please tell me are there chances of her getting pregnant from this? She washed off the semen as soon as she saw it.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Me and my gf were having fun around, we were just doing the foreplay pre intercourse thing, though I didn't enter her...
sperm are mobile creatures so even if they are far still can jump to reach... so take emergency contraceptive for the time being ..
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Married 4 month before. Pregnant is confirmed now according to me 7 weeks. My doctor said come next Monday to check baby heart beat. I have spotting from 6 days. I said doctor before 3 days. They said no problem. Weather is normal or abnormal.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Married 4 month before. Pregnant is confirmed now according to me 7 weeks. My doctor said come next Monday to check b...
bleeding is pregnancy is not normal, unless we rule out all cause and mention it a implantation bleeding... I hope ur gynec must have screen it to tell u ..it's normal
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Hi I am married trying to conceive 2 years before I used to have period flow for 4 days and now I hardly bleed for two days with miniature clots. I have 26-30 days cycle why does my blood flow reduced and whether it affects my pregnancy please help.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi I am married trying to conceive 2 years before I used to have period flow for 4 days and now I hardly bleed for tw...
less periods did not affect the pregnancy rates if not due to past abortions.. if ur periods are regular then u can very well concieve without medical assistance
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I close my thighs while my husband tries to penetrate my hymen and we can't have sex. I close my thighs as a reflex and my husband complains that I have a very thick hymen. What can be done?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I close my thighs while my husband tries to penetrate my hymen and we can't have sex. I close my thighs as a reflex a...
why don't u show it a lady doctor so that doubt of tight hymen is off the mind.. most of the time it is anxiety and scare of having sex rather than sex per say.
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I am newly married. While having sex my wife feels immense pain and it becomes impossible to continue. We tried a lot to complete the intercourse but have not succeed as yet. We have to stop in between always. I am afraid that I will hurt her. What should we do to overcome the problem. She is around 29 years old.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am newly married. While having sex my wife feels immense pain and it becomes impossible to continue. We tried a lot...
it's most of the time anxiety and scare which causes pain rather than the sex per say.. u have to make her comfortable and confident... hopefully it helps.. other reasons like tight hymen or infection should be ruled out still.
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