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Dr. Shashank D Samak

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I am 19 yrs old female. Sir I feel weakness in my body. My face becomes dull and shrinking and also my body built is getting weak day aftr day frm the last 6-7 months. Please suggest me what type of meal and nutrients I should eat? Or either I should start taking Any supplements?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
I am 19 yrs old female. Sir I feel weakness in my body. My face becomes dull and shrinking and also my body built is ...
common issues due to being under-weight are: • Bone loss • Heart problems • Infertility • Anaemia and • Weak immune system Generally, people take wrong path to gain weight in absence of proper knowledge and start eating high calories food like pizzas, parathas and other junk foods. One can gain weight but results would not be favorable at all. These things may lead to low metabolism, weak digestion system, apart from that high blood pressure, high sugar and other heart related issues may occur. So this is not at all a good way to gain weight According to Ayurveda following are the foods which are very helpful in weight gain: • Figs (Anjeer) • Raisin (Kishmish) • Ashwagandha powder • Shtaravi powder • Dates (Khajoor) • banana • mango • Clarified buttor (Ghee) • Milk • Honey • For weight gain100% safe and natural medicenes available in our purna cosmetic laser skin and slimming centre in 1 month 4-5 kg increases without any side effects
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What is side effect of unwanted 72 or some other emergency contraceptive pills? Or any safe idea without using condom or emergency contraceptive pills?

MD
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
What is side effect of unwanted 72 or some other emergency contraceptive pills? Or any safe idea without using condom...
It is not at all advisable to replace tabs to condom as it will cause irregular bleeding, and menstrual disturbances which may take long to correct pl do not use unless an emergency pl use oc pills safe, effective and unconnected with sex act.
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Pulmonologist, Faridabad
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Keep bp, blood sugar, haert rate bad cholesterol and abdominal gerth all below 80 for better health.
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Vajikarana Therapy for Sexual Disorders in Men

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ambala
Vajikarana Therapy for Sexual Disorders in Men

Vajikarana herbs have been use in traditional herbal medicine in India and other parts of the world. So, it is use for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, low libido, premature ejaculation and male infertility.

Ayurvedic medicine has used several herbs and herbal remedies since many centuries ago to increase libido levels, as aphrodisiacs and to treat male sexual dysfunction problems, some of them based on tradition, some proven see to be effective after clinical trials of well-trusted institutions.

Vajikarana therapy combine a proprietary herbal formula based on centuries old ayurvedic wisdom with advice on diet, exercise, mental training, and relaxation to help men reach their peak and overcome sexual concerns through safe, natural means.

The problems of sexual dysfunction are prevalent among middle age and older adult males and females. Following are some herbs that are beneficial rasayana and vajikarana medicines. Some men may prefer a natural way to put off impotence. Both rasayana and vajikarana medicines are derive from herbs and use in treating male impotence. So, preparations like asparagus racemosus, curculigo orchioides, dactylorhiza hatagirea, curculigo orchioides, and chlorophytum borivilianum are frequently prescribe by doctors as anti-ed remedies.

From an ayurvedic perspective, male sexual energy arises from shukra dhatu, the male reproductive tissue. In ayurvedic pharmacology there is a special group of rasayana herbs, classified as vajikarana, that help to nourish and stimulate the sexual organs and tissues, as well as to promote beauty and sex appeal. Ayurveda vajikarana therapy helps in male infertility treatment, erectile dysfunction, to increase sperm count and sperm motility. Rasayana is one of the eight branches of classical ayurveda, which is not merely a drug therapy but is a unique procedure practice in the form of diet, drug and specific health promoting conducts.

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I feel some irritation on my face skin I use many products but there is no effect and also have periods with much pain.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I feel some irritation on my face skin I use many products but there is no effect and also have periods with much pain.
You r suffering from dysmenorrhoea which should be initially treated with meftal spas three times a day during menses. If the pain is too severe and not controlled by medicines then you would benefit by getting ultrasound done which can find ovarian cyst or endometriosis or fibroids.
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What is Androgenic Alopecia?

Dermatologist
Dermatologist, Delhi
What is Androgenic Alopecia?

Androgenic alopecia is a typical type of hair loss in both men and women. In men, this condition is also called as, Male Pattern Baldness. Hair is lost in an all around characterized pattern, starting above both temples. After some time, the hairline recedes to frame a characteristic "M" shape. Hair additionally thins at the crown (close to the top of the head), regularly advancing to partial or Complete Baldness.

The pattern of Hair Loss in women contrasts from male pattern baldness. In women, the hair winds up plainly more slender everywhere throughout the head, and the hairline does not recede. Androgenic Alopecia in women occasionally prompts add up to total baldness.

Androgenic alopecia in men has been, related with a many other medicinal conditions including coronary illness and growth of the prostate. Moreover, Prostate Cancer, Disorder of Insulin Resistance, (for example, diabetes and Obesity), and High Blood Pressure (hypertension) have been identified with Androgenic Alopecia. In women, this type of hair loss is, related with an expanded risk of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is, portrayed by a hormonal imbalance that can prompt sporadic Menstruation, Acne, Abundance hair somewhere else on the body (Hirsutism), and Weight Gain.

Androgenic Alopecia is an incessant reason for hair loss in both men and women. This type of hair loss influences an expected 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States. Androgenic Alopecia can begin in teenage also and risk increments with age; more than 50 percent of men over age 50 have some level of hair loss. In women, hair loss is no doubt after menopause.

Causes of Androgenic Alopecia

Change in Genetics

An assortment of hereditary and natural components likely, assume a part in causing Androgenic Alopecia. In spite of the fact that scientists are contemplating risk considers that may add to this condition, a large portion of these elements stay obscure. Scientists have discovered that this type of hair loss is, identified with hormones called Androgens, especially an Androgen called Dihydrotestosterone. Androgens are critical for ordinary male sexual development before birth and during puberty. Androgens likewise have other critical functions in both males and females, for example, controlling Hair Growth and Sex Drive.

Hair Growth initiates under the skin in structures called Follicles. Each strand of hair typically develops for 2 to 6 years, goes into a resting stage for many months, and afterward drops out. The cycle begins once again when the follicle starts growing another hair. Increased levels of Androgens in hair follicles can prompt a shorter cycle of hair growth and the growth of shorter and thinner strands of hair. Moreover,

To replace strands, which are shed off there is a deferral in the growth of new hair.

In spite of the fact that Researchers speculate that several Genes play a part in Androgenic Alopecia, varieties in just a single Gene, Androgen Receptor, have been affirmed in Scientific Studies. The Androgen Receptor Gene gives directions to making a protein called an Androgen Receptor. Androgen Receptors enable the body to react fittingly to Dihydrotestosterone and different Androgens. Studies propose that varieties in the Androgen Receptor Gene prompt expanded action of Androgen Receptors in hair follicles. It stays misty, nevertheless, how these hereditary changes increment the risk of Hair Loss in Men and Women with Androgenic Alopecia.

Researchers keep on investigating the association between Androgenic Alopecia and other medical conditions, for example, Heart Disease and Prostate Cancer in men and Polycystic Ovary disorder in Women. They trust that some of these disorders might be, related with elevated Androgen Levels, which may assist to describe why they have a tendency to happen with Androgen related Hair Loss. Other hormonal, natural, and hereditary components that have not been, recognized likewise might be included.

Inheritance Pattern

The Inheritance Pattern of Androgenic Alopecia is hazy in light of the fact that numerous hereditary and natural components are probably going to be included. This condition tends to cluster in families, in any case, and having a nearby relative with patterned hair loss has all the earmark of being a risk calculate for developing the condition.

Symptom

Notwithstanding Male Pattern Baldness, Androgenic Alopecia in men has been, related with a few other therapeutic conditions including Coronary Heart Illness and augmentation of the Prostate. Moreover, Prostate Cancer, Disorders of Insulin Resistance, (for example, Diabetes and Obesity), and High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) have been identified with Androgenic Alopecia in men. In women, Androgenic Alopecia is, related with an expanded risk of Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PCOS) which is, described by a hormonal imbalance that can prompt sporadic Menstruation, Acne, Excess body hair (Hirsutism), and Weight Gain.

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) gives the accompanying list of components that have been, reported in individuals with this condition. A significant part of the data in the HPO originates from Orphanet, a European uncommon disease database. On the off chance that accessible, the rundown incorporates an unpleasant gauge of how regular a component is (its recurrence). Frequencies depend on a particular study and may not be illustrative of all studies.

 

Diagnosis

Genetic Testing

What is Genetic Testing?

Genetic testing is a sort of therapeutic test that distinguishes changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. The consequences of a genetic test can affirm or preclude a speculated genetic condition or help decide a person’s chance of creating or passing on a genetic disorder. More than 1,000 genetic tests are at present used and more are being, developed.

Various techniques can be, utilized for Genetic Testing:

  • Molecular Genetic Tests (or Gene Tests) ponder single genes or short lengths of DNA to distinguish varieties or transformations that prompt a Genetic disorder.

  • Chromosomal Genetic Tests analyze entire chromosomes or long lengths of DNA to check whether there are expansive Genetic changes, for example, an additional copy of a chromosome, that cause a genetic condition.
  • Biochemical Genetic Tests contemplate the sum or action level of proteins; variations from the norm in either can demonstrate changes to the DNA that outcome in a Genetic Disorder.

Genetic testing is intentional. Since, testing has benefits and in addition restrictions and risks, the choice about whether to be tested is an individual and complex one. A Geneticist or Genetic Counselor can help by giving data about the advantages and disadvantages of the test and examining the social and enthusiastic parts of testing.

Treatment

Each patient is exceptional and just the Doctor can assess and decide the Best Treatment.

Surgical Treatment of Androgenic Alopecia has great restorative outcomes. The principle issue is covering the Bald area with Donor Plugs (or follicles) adequate in number to be powerful. Micrografting produces a more Natural appearance than the old method of Transplanting Plugs.

It is critical for the patients with Androgenic Alopecia to be assessed for treatable reasons for "Telogen Effluvium" (diffuse Hair Shedding, frequently beginning abruptly) like anemia or hypothyroidism, particularly in patients who had a quick advance of their illness or a sudden begin of the sickness.

Different Names of Androgenic Alopecia

Androgenic Alopecia

Female Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Alopecia

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Am on ttc. My endometrium lining is low. Am taking estradiol 2 mg and thick sel. Vaginal use tab. Whether it can increase my lining? Or ivf is the only option? Whether endometrial thickness will increase? Any ideas please. My age is 25.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Hello Lybrate user in order for a pregnancy to occur, the embryo must implant into the uterine lining (also known as the endometrium). Two hormones produced from the ovaries thicken and prepare the uterine lining for implantation. Estrogen causes the thin uterine lining to thicken. Progesterone causes the thickened uterine lining to develop the characteristics needed for implantation. Numerous studies have found that if a woman has a persistently thin uterine lining despite receiving adequate amounts of estrogen, then the chance for pregnancy is reduced. For many women, the cause of a persistently thin uterine lining is unknown. Many different therapies have been used in an attempt to improve the thickness of the uterine lining during estrogen supplementation.In some women, a thin uterine lining may be the result of not getting a sufficient amount of estrogen. Estrogen levels can be checked with a blood test. Estrogen is most commonly given orally but if this fails, other alternatives include estrogen patches, estrogen injections or administering estrogen vaginally. You should follow your Doctor's instructions and treatments carefully and if, further problem remain same then ask for next management.
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My sister is pregnant with 8 months. We did thyroid profile test on September and it was around 2. Now it has increased to 7.33. Is this a concern for her. Please help.

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General Physician, Alappuzha
My sister is pregnant with 8 months. We did thyroid profile test on September and it was around 2. Now it has increas...
A normal range for TSH in most laboratories is 0.4 milliunits per liter (mU/L) to 4.0 mU/L This report shows that she has hypothyroidism and needs medication for a healthy baby and healthy life.
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I am female 23 years old. I got married 2 years back. I want to know about DIMPA pregnancy injection. What are its uses and side effects? Will there be any problem if I want to get pregnant later on? Please advise. I have been taking UNWANTED 21 for the last 2 years. It lead to blood loss in my body.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am female 23 years old. I got married 2 years back. I want to know about DIMPA pregnancy injection. What are its us...
DMPA contains a progestogen. This is similar to the hormone progesterone, which is naturally produced by the female body. DMPA is given by injection every 12 weeks and is slowly absorbed into the blood stream to prevent pregnancy. Side effects; Side effects include weight gain and menstrual cycle changes. Nearly all women experience alterations in the menstrual cycle—irregular bleeding, spotting, or rarely, heavy bleeding. After 6 months, fewer women experience excessive or frequent bleeding, and more women experience amenorrhea.
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Hello. One of my best friend is 7weeks pregnant as per ultrasound. But the heart beat of baby still not found as per doc. Blood is coming out through urine. Is it any serious condition? For baby or mother? How can it identify or solved?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hello.
One of my best friend is 7weeks pregnant as per ultrasound. But the heart beat of baby still not found as per ...
If gestational sac diameter is less than 25 mm and if crl is visible and if crl is less than 7 mm and heartbeat is not visible, repeat ultrasound is needed after a week. As you r already bleeding you should report this to your doctor. And please check your report for the above mentioned parameters.
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Hii, I am 8th month pregnant ,i have high BP problem, can I do exercise, walk, my baby weight is low what can I do to increase weight, amniotic fluid is also low, is it normal white discharge during pregnancy. Pls suggest me as soon as possible.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hii, I am 8th month pregnant ,i have high BP problem, can I do exercise, walk, my baby weight is low what can I do to...
YOu have to do mld exercises like walking an indoor exercises within your limits and baby weight will come if you eat healthy foods . White discharge is common and fine . Fluid level is also should be normal and keep doing regular check up . ( A mild decrease in fluid is not shown to cause any problem in delivery in experience )
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Hi doctor, I am 28 years old my cycle is regular its 27-28 days. My last menstruation was on 27 may 2015 and I m ttc now I have all early pregnancy symptoms except morning sickness is it necessary? I have home test its also negative and from today I have bad upper back pain so is it pms or early pregnancy symptom please help me.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi doctor, I am 28 years old my cycle is regular its 27-28 days.
My last menstruation was on 27 may 2015 and I m ttc ...
Hello, first rule out pregnancy with a serum beta hcg test today and if negative then it is likely to be pms else you are pregnant. Regards.
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I am 28 years female. marriage life 2 years continuing. When we are trying for baby. My periods was missed but m not pregnant. Then going to doctors and two months periods happened combine. I want to be pregnant. What to do.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
I am 28 years female. marriage life 2 years continuing. When we are trying for baby. My periods was missed but m not ...
Rati modak awleh 5 gm twice a day for female partner and kamdev awleh 10 gm twice a day for male partner. Contact with ultrasound report and blood report FSH and T3, T4, TSH hormones of female partner and semen analysis report of male partner.
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I am a 45 year old lady with one child. I am getting irregular periods. Firs three days I experience too much bleeding with blood clots. The period continues for 7 days + Sometimes, the gap between two menestrual periods is only 15 dys. Irregular cycle. Pl. advise...

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
since when you are having it. it might be as a part of peri menopausal syndrome. pl get usg lower abdomen done and inform me accordingly.
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Today I am getting too Much pain in legs abdomen and my back it's like periods pain but I got only two spotting that's it what does it mean I totally worried my abdomen is hard it's paining too much.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Today I am getting too Much pain in legs abdomen and my back it's like periods pain but I got only two spotting that'...
Hi dear it may be a side effect of OCP, ovulation, or pregnancy too, you can rule out pregnancy by simple urine pregnancy test, can take an online consultation for further treatment guidance.
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Meri wife ka delivery ke liye operation hua 30 June ko. Delivery thik thak rahi. Dr. Ne taanke kaat k, ghaw sukhne ka dawa dekar discharge ker diya. But aaj subah se us me se puss nikal raha h yellow color ka. So please suggest. Kya Koi infection hua h usme.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Meri wife ka delivery ke liye operation hua 30 June ko. Delivery thik thak rahi. Dr. Ne taanke kaat k, ghaw sukhne ka...
Hello, yes. Looks like an infection. Take her back to the hospital and let the doctor have a look at it and start the necessary antibiotics.
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Why do some girls cry & moan during having sex. Is it compulsory for women to moan & cry when having sex.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Its not necessary that they would but the orgasmic pleasure during sex and release of oestrogen makes them do so. Its similar to what men experiences during sex.
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Hi doctors, I am 24 years old two years passed of marriage but still I am not satisfied during intercourse but my husband is perfect now we want a baby. My periods are coming on time we take treatment but there is no result please help us.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Hi doctors, I am 24 years old two years passed of marriage but still I am not satisfied during intercourse but my hus...
You can make love every day of the month in order to get pregnant, but experts say that it's best to make love every two days during your fertile period. This increases the amount of sperm released during intercourse, especially if there is a low sperm count problem with the male partner. The most important aspect in how to get pregnant is to avoid old eggs and old sperm. Make sure you ovulate between day 12-16 of your cycle and that your luteal phase is at least 10-12 days long. Your chances of conceiving increase by having sex in the missionary position with the woman's pelvis tilted upward toward the cervix by using a pillow. This position allows faster entry of the sperm through the cervix and into the uterus. It also helps if the woman has an orgasm at the same time as her partner. During an orgasm, the cervix pulsates drown more sperm inside the reproductive tract. After sex, you should remain lying on her back for an additional 15-20 minutes. If you want to use natural gender selection you should know that sex timing is different when conceiving a boy than when conceiving a girl. To conceive a boy have sex close to ovulation and you the missionary position. To conceive a girl have sex several days before ovulation. Lose weight weigh loss before pregnancy increases fertility and ensures a healthy pregnancy. If you are overweight and trying to get pregnant, consider spending some time following a weight loss program that really works to help you lose weight and reach a health conception weight. The ideal bmi for conception is 20 to 25. Being either underweight or overweight can cause problems with ovulation.
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Meri delivery ko 3 months ho chuke hai but even now I have weakness and jaldi tired ho jati hu give your prescription.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Meri delivery ko 3 months ho chuke hai but even now I have weakness and jaldi tired ho jati hu give your prescription.
1. Eat at least 2-3 fruits per day, like apple/banana/papaya/melons. 2. Take 15 almonds/cashew daily. 3. Drink lots of water. Drink Nimbu Pani 2 times a day. 4. Try to get 6-7 hours of sleep every day. Even if it is not continuous. 5. Try to sleep an hour during day. 6. Try to do breathing exercises 7. Listen to music. 8. Take support of your family members to look after baby. 9. Go for 30 mins walk in a nearby park. 10. Be cheerful, looking after baby at this stage is very tough and tiring, just keep at time. Very soon s/he will be big and you can relax.
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She wants to get pregnant soon when is the suitable time to do sex to get pregnant how to find the fertile days.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MNAMS, Training in USG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
She wants to get pregnant soon when is the suitable time to do sex to get pregnant how to find the fertile days.
Hi Pregnancy occurs in middle of the cycle. Fertile period is calculated by cycle length . Please tell what was your last periods date and usual cycle length.
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