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Dr. Anitha Shaikh

Gynaecologist, Pune

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Dr. Anitha Shaikh is an experienced Gynaecologist in Ganesh Peth, Pune. She is currently associated with Shaikh Hospital in Ganesh Peth, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anitha Shaikh on Lybrate.com.

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Menstruation

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Menstruation

Gentle exercises like yoga during menstruation increase the blood flow to your pelvic region to provide quick relief from cramps.

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4 Things To Know Before Having First Time Sex

BUMS
Sexologist, Aligarh
4 Things To Know Before Having First Time Sex

Losing your virginity can be a big experience and can be exciting as well as nerve-wrecking at the same time. Its significance is different for everyone and there are no wrong or right ways to lose your virginity. Making your first time a memorable experience is easy if you know and remember these 4 things:

1. Relax - You might be conscious about your body or nervous about pain or pleasing your partner, but you need not be. It is natural to feel insecure and nervous, but communicating your reservations with your partner will clear the air between both of you, helping you level your expectations and relax. Your first time is about exploring each other's body and pleasuring each other as well as an understanding partner will help you relax and forget your insecurities.

2. It might hurt a bit - If you are a woman, intercourse for the first time might hurt a bit if your vagina is not well lubricated before you have sex. Also, you might feel some pain and/or bleed if your hymen tears, but it will not be excruciating pain. Worrying about the pain is a lot scarier than the actual pain. Some women may not experience any pain at all. However, you should make sure you are well lubricated. Foreplay is a great way to get ready for intercourse and if it is still painful you could use additional lubricants to minimize discomfort and pain.

3. Go slow - If you are a man, help your partner be comfortable by going slow in accordance to their wish. Going too fast may hurt your partner if they are not comfortable and make your first time a traumatic experience. Try to gauge your partner's reactions and proceed in a way pleasurable to both of you. Penetrating too soon might cause you to ejaculate too quickly before your partner has climaxed. Indulge in foreplay so that both of you are ready. If your partner ejaculates too fast or is unable to hold his erection, do not feel rejected or angry, support him and help him get aroused again, as it is just an effect of nervousness and excitement.

4. Use protection - There is no truth in the saying that you cannot get an STD on your first time. It is completely possible and the only way to prevent that is to use condoms or not have penetrative sex. Women can get pregnant during unprotected sex and unless you plan to become pregnant, panicking about being pregnant for days after your first time will ruin your first time and peace of mind. Use birth control pills and/or condoms to prevent unwanted pregnancy after your first time, and both your partner and you will be able to enjoy losing your virginity without any worries. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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I missed my period this month .last month I got my period on 12 th dec and also I got married on 8th dec. I also did a pregnancy test at home but it was negative I am confused why I am not getting my periods. Pls help.

MBBS, MD (PSM), M.F.Hom (London)
Homeopath, Nagpur
I missed my period this month .last month I got my period on 12 th dec and also I got married on 8th dec. I also did ...
lybrate-user 12- 16 th day of mense from 1st day of last mense is the fertile period if your mense cycle is regular. Sometime emmotion stress mense can be suppressed due harmonal change. You can consult gynaecologist.

What are the side effects of a birth control pill? And what if it is taken in confusion while the women is not pregnant?

MD
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
What are the side effects of a birth control pill? And what if it is taken in confusion while the women is not pregnant?
The birth cotrol pills are TAKEN when she is NOT preg to prevent preg the side effects are very minimal ,some nausea, wt gain up to a kg, can be seen.
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I had to abort my last pregnancy in 6 months as the baby was found to be diagnosed with congenital heart disease .after a month I got torch test done and it says Rubella igg = 4.04 od ratio igm = 0.31 OD ratio Cmv igg= 1.81 od ratio igm =0.52 od ratio Please let us know what does this mean Does it say my baby had heart defect due to rubella as I heard this could be one of the reason for heart defects in foetus.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
I had to abort my last pregnancy in 6 months as the baby was found to be diagnosed with congenital heart disease .aft...
Rubella ig g positive means you are immune against rubella and if you get that infection during pregnancy by chance the baby will not be affected because you are already immune. So rubella is not the cause for the congenital heart disease in your case.
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Hi doctor I'm really scared brownish to light pink discharge was there for 13 days I got scanned 2 days to know the reason but doctor told baby is fine and cervix is closed I'm really worried and not of about from 1 week it had stopped white discharge is coming. I'm taking ecosprin and Austen tablet please help me out my next scan is on 15 July now I'm 11 week 5 days. I lost my 1st baby due to deformity in leg hand they told it's some time happen like that please tell me guide me. I don't want to lose this baby. I need this baby.in last pregnancy I was having fever 102 urine infection all time vomiting. But this time nothing like that but I very much worried little vomiting with giddiness is there. And sharp pain is there on left side.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi doctor I'm really scared brownish to light pink discharge was there for 13 days I got scanned 2 days to know the r...
hello, some amount of white discharge is normal in pregnancy due to the hormonal changes but if it is persistent or foul smelling or causing discomfort to u kindly haveit checked up..! another thing would be to get a urine exam to make sure you are not suffering from any urine ingevtions..! every pregnancy is diff...! so dont relate everything.. relax n enjoy ur pregnancy..!
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Meri wife 2 months ki pregnant h aur use cyst ka problem h, cystic SOL (4. 9×4 cm) hai. Avi use stomach me pain ho raha h cyst ke karan. Kiya karna chahiye?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Meri wife 2 months ki pregnant h aur use cyst ka problem h, cystic SOL (4. 9×4 cm) hai. Avi use stomach me pain ho ra...
Hello, You can get a ultrasound done see the cyst size . you should be prophylactic progesterone supplements register with a obstetrician for regular antenatal check up.
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How can I get aware from hiv. Is it harmful to do sex without condom? Please guide me

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Of course you can get hiv if you have unprotected sex with strangers and if you are having only with your wife then no need of protection too but make sure you are not planning for a baby then it's mandatory to have protected sex.
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Yesterday I have done sex for the first time and bleeding happens. Even today morning I found little bleeding. Is it normal?

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
It is normal for some women to bleed after having sexual intercourse for the first time. Bright red in color, the bleeding is caused by stretching of the hymen until it tears. If the bleeding continues, it will turn dark red and trail off until it stops, typically within a few days.
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WOMAN- LOVE YOURSELF

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
WOMAN- LOVE YOURSELF

When we truly care for ourselves, it becomes possible to care far more profoundly about other people. The more alert and sensitive we are to our own needs, the more loving and generous we can be towards others. ~eda leshan

Most women have been taught since childhood to put their family's needs first. In fact, in our society, one of the main qualities of being feminine is being selfless. Women have not only become comfortable with looking into other family members needs but also perfected the art.

When women are asked to bring themselves back into the picture, it very often feels as if we are asking them to break some rule of womanhood or doing something forbidden. But think about it for a moment, if you do not take the time to nurture yourself and refresh your energy stores, how can you truly care for others?

You wouldn't send your child off to school hungry or send your husband off to office without his lunch tiffin. Yet you are continually pushing yourself past the breaking point and ignoring the fact that there will be negative effects due to the continual denial of your body's needs. Think back to the last time you had a disturbance free breakfast or a relaxed lunch or dinner with your family. The reality is, you have to come first- at least some of the times. This may seem an uncomfortable thought, but think about it this way: only if you can take care of your health, can you take care of others.

Taking care of your health and wellbeing is an essential part of creating a healthy life that you can love. When you make yourself a part of your family equation, you create a healthy balance in your family's health.

Some tips for you to relearn how to take care of your health:

 

  •  don't start your day on an empty stomach. At least, have a fruit or a cup of milk within 15 minutes of getting up in the morning. You need the energy to make the breakfast for your family and yourself.
  •  avoid long gaps in between your main meals. Carry some healthy mini snack with you always in case you are working out of home or are in office.
  •  avoid finishing your child's left over meals. Over eating like this will not help anyone.
  •  avoid always being the one to eat the leftover meals. Try to learn to cook a moderate amount so that there is not food left over for the next day.
  •  try and make a habit of drinking water regularly.
  •  try to prepare a dish you love at least once a fortnight. It's not always about what your husband or child love to eat. Treat yourself too with the foods you have always eaten as a child.
  •  eating your meals before at a certain time before your husband does is not a crime. Or at least, eat your meals with your family and not alone after everyone else has finished their meal.
  •  try and keep regular sleep and exercise timings.
  •  learn to say 'no' when you can't.
  •  always ask for help when you need it.
  •  you are a wife or a mom, not a superwomen or supermom. Learn to be realistic with your expectations of yourself.
  •  love your body the way it is and don't indulge in mindless 'crash diets'.
  •  practice and you won't have to preach. Remember your child will learn by observation so if you follow healthy habits your child will do the same as an adult.
  •  don't feel guilty about being compassionate and kind to yourself.


Remember health is a relationship between you and your body. Nurture this relationship.

Detoxifying Your Mind - 5 Natural Ways To Do It!

Msc - Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
Detoxifying Your Mind - 5 Natural Ways To Do It!

The word detox simply means to get rid of toxic or unhealthy substances. For many people when they hear the word detox, they immediately jump to physical detoxification. We don’t remember that our minds too need to detoxify. When our mind is cluttered and stressed it gives rise to more negative attitudes and a harmful mentality. Therefore, it is necessary to cleanse your outlook and your mind to lead a more fruitful and positive life.

There are numerous way in which you can detoxify your mind. Try the following methods to detox your mind:

1. Declutter your life

Get rid of all the things in your life which are no longer useful to you. When you rid yourself of unnecessary items you are creating room for better opportunities to come your way. A decluttered life gives you more breathing room which will reduce your stress levels and encourage a more positive attitude.

2. Keep a gratitude journal

Write down 5 things you are grateful for at the end of every day. They do not have to be life changing, they can be everyday events that make you smile. For example, being grateful that you made someone laugh today.

3. Exercise

While it’s true that exercising has great physical benefits, it has great mental benefits too. Exercise releases endorphins which are feel good hormones.  These hormones help the brain re-write itself in positive ways which gives you a more positive attitude. It helps you destress and can also help in dealing with depression.

 4. Start appreciating the little things

Start noticing the everyday small goals you achieve. This helps build your self-confidence and self-esteem. When your self-esteem rises, you start to feel better about yourself and start to put away the toxic, negative feelings you have towards either yourself or others.

5. Practice relaxation techniques

Take 15 minutes of your day and try to practice some relaxation techniques. This could include meditation, acupuncture or yoga. Engaging in these activities help in calming your mind and ridding your body of stress and angst. Yoga has been proven to help reduce the symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress.

 

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I am 5 weeks 7 days pregnant. I am planning for an abortion. I just wanted to find out will abortion pills will work out. Do the have any side effects. Will it be painful?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi lybrate-user. Abortion pills are quite effective if taken correctly in the recommended method. They do have some side effects such as pain, cramps, nausea, dizziness, bleeding etc. However these side effects can be easily managed. There are many abortions pills available in the market these days, you can choose any of a good brand. Good luck.
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My wife is pregnant but she has a baby 13 months We don't want now baby she use contrapil kit Now It's good or not.

MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kolkata
My wife is pregnant but she has  a baby 13 months We don't want now baby she use contrapil kit Now It's good or not.
Pills are not good in long run. It is safe for some period of time. If you are. Planning for long time say 3 years or so. Insert iucd (copper T).
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Sir I am suffered from varicocele and which cause the male infertility so what cn I do without surgery.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Sir I am suffered from varicocele and which cause the male infertility so what cn I do without surgery.
Hello- Vericocele can be administered and can be cured completely with the help of ayurvedic treatment. You can avoid surgery if you want. Consult if interested.
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After taking Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection. I developed a severe itching on the inside and outside of my vulva and vagina. What should I do? Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. I have a strong feeling this has been caused by the Antibiotic. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
After taking Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection. I developed a severe itching on the inside and outside of my vu...
Take one tablet of levocetrizine at bed time for few days. stop using the antibiotic. Consult doctor for further advice
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D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
The way you think determines the way you feel!

Benefits of Hot Packs

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Benefits of Hot Packs

Hot packs are very effective as they dilate blood vessels and increase blood flow, delivering needed nutrients and oxygen to cells in the area being heated, aiding the removal of cell waste and promoting healing.

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