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Dr. Archana Kankal  - Gynaecologist, Pune

Dr. Archana Kankal


Gynaecologist, Pune

20 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Archana Kankal MBBS, DGO Gynaecologist, Pune
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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. Archana Kankal is a popular Gynaecologist in Viman Nagar, Pune. She has been a practicing Gynaecologist for 20 years. She studied and completed MBBS, DGO . You can meet Dr. Archana Kankal personally at Dr Archana Kankal in Viman Nagar, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana Kankal and consult privately on has top trusted Gynaecologists from across India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 33 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Pune and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathwada University - 1998
DGO - Maharashtra Universtity of Health Sciences, Nashik - 2000
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Pune Obstetic & Gynecologist


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My daughter has been having irregular periods and is over weight. For three years she is on drug and diabetic medicines which would surely have side effects. She is 23 years old. Please suggest some ready so that she can get rid of the drugs. She walks a lot but her tummy muscles are very loose.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My daughter has been having irregular periods and is over weight. For three years she is on drug and diabetic medicin...
Hello, Lybrate user, You hv not mentioned weight and height of your daughter to assess the exact condition of her. Obesity cause POCD, resulting in irregular menstrual cycle with irritation, fatigue,aversion to work ,interact with some one. She should monitor all sort of antidiabetics. She should follow the under noted norms: Tk,plenty of water to hydrate her body and metabolism. Her diet be simple, anti- irritant, easily digestible on small intervals. Go for meditation to reduce her stress and nourish the body with plenty of Oxygen to improve haemoglobin level in blood to ease her menstrual cycle. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Calcarea carb 30-6 pills, Avoid, junk food, pizza,burger, fried,spicy intake. Report, fortnightly,please. Your feedback matters. Tk care.
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I delivered my 3 kg 300 gm baby in a private hospital. There I got mediolateral and midline episiotomy. After an hour as the doctor said my stitches broke open andi was also leaking huge amounts of blood. Dr. said they were huge clots formed which came out and she manually did removed some clots. I do not know how many were they .but the blood was enough to fill half a bucket. And she re stitched me. She said I had problems within hygiene .thats y stitches were getting broken. However .i do not find it true as none of my doctors or any other doctor .who saw me that day or day after delivery said so. Also .post delivery I found out that I had rectovaginal fistula. Due to episiotomy or whatever the doctor did while my delivery. Now I am suffering from rectovaginal fistula. All my stitches have broken again. I saw another doctor and was kept on antibiotics for a week in the hospital. After that I was discharged .saying that stitches and the fistula would heal by itself. .earlier I was passing all the stools through vagina. But now .i am able to pass 60 percent through anus and 40 percent through vagina. But its been 2 weeks and now I am not finding any more improvement. Also the broken stitches have healed. But I find a very small skin patch that is less than 2 cm between my anus and vagina. And a v shaped slit at the side. That is scaring me as it will open up again. Because there is very less of skin in that area. I was told to wait for 6 weeks for the fistula to get healed on its own and. I do not have any clue about stitches. What to do. I am so depressed. As I get pain sometimes in that slit area. And bowels coming from my vagina. Its so scary. Please help.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Jhansi
I delivered my 3 kg 300 gm baby in a private hospital. There I got mediolateral and midline episiotomy. After an hour...
Very difficult to help you by messaging Harshita. Seriously you need to consult a good doctor who will help you out here. Examination is a must before commenting.
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On 27th Jan my boyfriend and I became intimate, but we didn't have sexual intercourse. There was genital contact. There might have been pre-ejaculation fluid in the vicinity, but he didn't ejaculate anywhere near. Last month I had my period on 15th Jan. This month my due date was 13th of Jan. I haven't got my period as of now. I took a home pregnancy on this Friday which came out negative. Also, I'm having lower abdominal cramps, backache and normal whitish discharge. Today, I took a test again with the first sample, came out negative. Still no periods. Really worried. Please help.

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Homeopath, Vadodara
On 27th Jan my boyfriend and I became intimate, but we didn't have sexual intercourse. There was genital contact. The...
Hi Rai.. it is not pregnancy... there are many other reasons... like even fear and stress can cause hormonal alteration resulting into delayed periods... so just relax and wait for the periods to come.... Second thing an advise of caution that whenever in future you plan to have sexual intercourse with anyone other than your husband or don't want pregnancy then use condoms... they are safe... Don't take pills..they have many side effects...
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Hi yesterday my husband was got report for semen analysis .The sperm count is 7 million. Is this very low count? How long it will take to increase sperm count? Is it possible to conceive?

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hi yesterday my husband was got report for semen analysis .The sperm count is 7 million. Is this very low count? How ...
As the count if very low, he need to see a fetility specialist, to assess the cause for the same. Meanwhile ask him to for life style change like stopping smoking, alcohol, avoid stress, very hot environment. With proper treatment the count can be increased, do not worry.
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A Wise Decision: Seeking Professional Help Before It's Late

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Sc. - Counselling and Psychotherapy, M.A - Psychology, Certificate in Psychometric Testing, Basic Course in Integrated Hypnotic Modality for Behavioral Resolution, Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral for Couple, B.Ed- Psychology Hon.
Psychologist, Delhi
A Wise Decision: Seeking Professional Help Before It's Late

Seeking Professional Help Before It's LateDepression and anxiety are affecting millions, all over the world and the phrase ‘pull yourself together” is still at play in INDIA. There is a huge social stigma, and a sense of shame about what others in the community might think about visiting a professional, which now needs to be corrected.
Research shows that Psychotherapy and counselling sessions are the most effective treatments to cure all psychological problems. These sessions not only help individuals to cope with daily problems, but also teaches them the skills and strategies to deal with them more effectively and make oneself emotionally and mentally empowered.

With Psychotherapy and counseling, you’ll learn more effective ways to deal with problems. gradually, you would develop certain problem-solving skills, coping mechanisms and better perception for overall growth.

A lot of people do not seek help and suffer internally because visiting psychologist/ psychiatrist is considered taboo in Indian society, leading to increased mental health problems. Most of the people avoid sharing personal problems and issues, as that might expose them as being weak.

The ideal solution for someone who is depressed, anxious and facing problems at work or in personal life, is seeking a professional help of psychologist/ psychiatrist. However, most people are not aware of the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist and hence are not sure whom to refer.

Let’s find out the difference between the both:

While psychologists and psychiatrists both conduct psychotherapy and research, there are many significant differences between the two professions,which we will list in our separate blog but, one very important distinction between the two is , that psychiatrists can prescribe medications, while psychologists cannot. However, there has been a recent push to grant prescribing powers to psychologist. psychologist deal with therapies, counseling, and building healthy perception towards life. even in cases where medication is required, psychiatrist may refer the client to psychologist further, for complementing the treatment with medicines.

The next time you feel depressed, anxious or need help dealing with overwhelming social situations or difficult times, make a smart choice, consider professional help and feel safe visiting a psychologist/ psychiatrist. In INDIA, with increase awareness and education, people are outgrowing
this stigma and consider it a wise step to go ahead and take initiative toward better life.

Psychological counseling is a tool that creates success, it’s something everybody would need in their life. At each developmental stage, a person needs guidance and awareness as how to adjust with new roles and be successful. Hence, considering counselling and psychotherapy to deal with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, is a wise move.
Take that one courageous step towards life.

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I am 20 years female and iam facing menstrual problem during periods I do not get bleeding properly since first day.

Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 20 years female and iam facing menstrual problem during periods I do not get bleeding properly since first day.
Hi, lybrate-user what about 2nd and 3rd day of menstrual cycle. If your bleeding is normal then do not worry start cap. Autrin 1-0-1 for 1 month after food.
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Sir. 3 mnth pehle mere left ovary me cyst tha jis wajh se mera opration karke left ovary remove kr diya gya Main unmarried hun Kya is wajh se main pregnent nahi ho sakti.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Women have got two ovaries. While removal of one of them certainly can affect the overall potential (your stock of eggs in the body is likely reduced to half now), the real impact (if any) on your fertility will likely depend on many other factors. As you may know it requires just one egg for fertilization and if your other ovary is healthy and continues to work properly and rest everything is normal (structurally and functionally), you should be fine. The good thing is that you are young and have age on your side. I will suggest you to plan a family sooner rather than later. In the worst case, you do have the option of fertility preservation these days, wherein you could actually get your eggs frozen and stored outside of your body for use at a later, more opportune time. Dr. Parul katiyar www. Blessingsivf. Com.
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My age is 23. Height is 5.10 weight is 56kgs. I have a list of health issues. To begin with, I eat outside food and fall ill. May be cant get clear motion, or get stomach ache. I do not put on weight easily. I want to put on weight. At night get acidity and gas problem at tyms. Next I have recently bruised my knee internally. I am a choreographer and surely dis has hand coz of dance. I hav taken lots of medicines for it. Feeling little better though. But still cant do steps which need to sit. Coz of dis issue doctor has told me not to put on weight. The other is I hav regular periods, but used to have terrible pain n health on frst day of periods. Took lots of medicines fr dis frm various doctors since years. Sum how it has decreased now. Since last 4months I get lesser pain n trouble. Doctors say its may be bcoz of sexual relations with your husband. Now the thing is I have experienced herpes in my vaginal area in 2011 and also in 2012. I hav had sexual intercourse only wid my husband. Have got minor vaginal infections many times after this. My vagina doesnt open immediately. It requires some foreplay or wetness. On top of that during the intercourse I get little pain at times. After I am done with the act, my vagina opening swells and turns red. Then for next 3days I cant have sex. Last week I went to the gynaec, and she has given me a gel to apply before intercourse. I havent has sex after meeting her, coz she found out infection again in my vagina and has given me lots of tablets to take orally and also put in my vagina. She has also given me placentrex gel to put it. I really wana know wats wrong with my vagina. I am not enjoying my sex life. My husband too surely isnt, but never says a word n always supports. Rushes me to the doctor and spends like anything. These medicines and doctors fees literally kill us. I also wish to conceive in coming months. But get to hear taunts from my family that I am too weak and keep falling sick all the time. And wont be able to conceive and produce a child. I eat alot and gud food. Small meals every 2-3hours. Exercise, dance. Drink lots of water. Have limited fast foods. Get sleep for 6-7hours. Still less immunity. I know this is like an essay to read. But I really require help. Thank you so much to whoever will reply. God bless.

Sexologist, Panchkula
You should do slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning. Avoid garlic and red chilly, non veg and eggs. Take proper balanced vegetarian diet avoid strenuous exercises or dance. Take more vegetables and less of pulses as this will increase your weight naturally. Take 8 to 10 glasses of water daily.
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Optimize Sexual Intercourse in Respect to Frequency in Order to conceive fast?

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Optimize Sexual Intercourse in Respect to Frequency in Order to conceive fast?

As a start, women should learn more about their fertile and ovulation periods. It is important to exactly know the first day their menstrual bleeding starts. One can even keep a menstrual diary or note the dates on their mobile about when the bleeding started and when is the next one due. If we divide a month into four weeks roughly then the middle one week is the one where ovulation is more likely to happen and the woman would be most fertile. This is the perfect timing for you and your partner to try having a baby.

If you or your partner find it too stressful to count days and have physical relations on those days then it is best to have regular sexual intercourse once every 2-3 days throughout the month.

Another good indicator that a woman is fertile or is ovulating is when the mucus discharge of her cervix is either moist or sticky. The secretion may be white to cream in color, a little cloudy but mostly stretchy and thread like. This is the best period to have sex with your partner because the chance of pregnancy is much higher when compared to those days where you feel rather dry with no discharge at all. During this stage, the recommended frequency of sex is 3 to 4 times, until the discharge disappears.

When it comes to positions, always keep in mind that the semen has to be deposited closest to the cervix in order to conceive fast. Once the semen is there, the chances of them surviving are higher for they'll be sustained by the cervical mucus. There are certain sex positions that can penetrate the woman better than the others. Use them in order to conceive better. It may also help to stay in bed for 5-10 minutes after ejaculation to help sperm climb up into the uterus and a pillow under the hips would probably be a good aid.

There are other ways and methods that are known to initiate conception among women. Some believe that certain yoga practices can help a woman improve her chances of getting pregnant. In other cases, the use of natural herbs, spices, and certain health supplements are recommended. However, the best way to do it is still to consult with your doctor for a more professional conception and pregnancy guidance.

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3 Facts About Oral Sex

MD, BHMS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Sexologist, Delhi
3 Facts About Oral Sex

Oral sex can be a satisfying experience if it is mutually well-received and enjoyed. According to observations made on the basis of surveys both males and females like oral sex as a part of foreplay but would rather prefer to end a sexual activity in intercourse. Women have been found to enjoy cunnilingus but they tend to accustom themselves to the practice of fellatio as their male partners cherish it. Very few women seem to be turned on by the action of going down on their men. Irrespective of these reported instances, oral sex is highly pleasurable. The pleasure however is not devoid of the looming threat of Sexually Transmitted Infections. A certain facts about oral sex can keep you aware.

These facts will help you know more about oral sex:- 

1. Oral sex is not as risky as vaginal or anal sex but it surely does involve chances of infections. These infections can be transmitted through fluid exchange, direct contact of genital parts and genital skin or from one person's mouth to another's genitalia or the other way round. 

2. Bacterial infections transmitted through oral sex can result in Syphilis, Herpes, Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. HIV is a rare case but a possible outcome nonetheless.

3. The presence of open cuts and wounds in a person's mouth can lead to STIs. Infectious blood is exchanged during oral sex or even during kissing.

A few precautionary measures to keep threats at bay:-

1. Use a saran or a cling wrap before you attempt to excite your lady's vulva. A cling wrap is an inexpensive device available in any other medicine shop. It is basically a sheet of plastic used to cover the vaginal area before two people get started with cunnilingus.

2. In case of fellatio, non- lubricated condoms are the best advised solution. A condom is very effective in keeping you safe from harmful bacteria. 

3. Dental dams can also make you actively take part in the process of ensuring safety. Dental dams are available in various flavors such as vanilla, grape and strawberry. 

Oral Sex is most rewarding when it has no adverse effects on your health. Therefore, care should be taken to follow some preventive measures for your own good. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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