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Dr. Rani Jacob  - Gynaecologist, Thane

Dr. Rani Jacob

DGO, MBBS

Gynaecologist, Thane

25 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Rani Jacob DGO, MBBS Gynaecologist, Thane
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Dr. Rani Jacob is a trusted Gynaecologist in Dhokali, Thane. She has had many happy patients in her 25 years of journey as a Gynaecologist. She has completed DGO, MBBS . You can consult Dr. Rani Jacob at Fertility Clinic in Dhokali, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rani Jacob on Lybrate.com.

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DGO - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, - 1998
MBBS - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, - 1994
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Hindi
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Mumbai Obstetric and Gynaecological Society

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Acoustic Neuroma - What Are The Risk Factors?

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Ghaziabad
Acoustic Neuroma - What Are The Risk Factors?

Acoustic neuroma is the development of noncancerous and slow-growing tumors on the main, vestibular nerve that travels from the inner ear to the brain, connecting the two organs. They are also known as vestibular schwannoma, as it arises from Schwann cells covering the vestibular nerve. It rarely grows rapidly or attains a large enough size that can press against the brain and interfere with the vital functions of the brain. Since the tumor is benign, the patient can be assured that it won’t spread to the other parts of the body; however, they can grow large enough to disrupt the normal function of the body.

The pressure from the acoustic neuroma on the main nerve can cause loss of hearing, a constant ringing in the ear and unsteadiness. As per a report published by the Acoustic Neuroma Association, 1 out of every 50,000 people suffers from this condition.

Risk factors for acoustic neuroma
Acoustic neuroma does not have quite as many risk factors. The only established risk factor for acoustic neuroma is having a parent who suffers from the rare genetic disorder neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). However, having said that, neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) accounts for only 5 percent of the reported cases. In most of the cases, it has been found that the tumors appear spontaneously without any indication of a family member having this disease or any medical history of the same.

The development of noncancerous tumors on the ear nerves as well as other nerves in the body is scientifically supported as a characteristic indication of neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is also termed as an autosomal dominant disorder, which indicates that the mutated gene can pass from just one parent. Each of the children has a fifty-fifty chance of inheriting the disease.

However, scientists and doctors have failed to identify why specific people get these tumors. They have reached a generic conclusion about the risk factors, which may include:

  • Loud noises near the ear.
  • A parathyroid neuroma, which is a similar benign tumor of the thyroid.
  • A chance of exposure to low levels of radiation in the childhood.

How to diagnose the risk factors for acoustic neuroma?
If you are experiencing loss of hearing or other neurological symptoms, try to keep track of them. Later on, mention them to your doctor for a proper diagnosis. A detailed history of the symptoms will help your doctor. Your doctor will perform a hearing test to check whether you have an acoustic neuroma. Then the doctor may perform a brainstem auditory evoked response tests along with an electronystagmography to detect any changes in eye movement, caused due to the inner ear. MRI and CT scans are also quite common diagnoses methods for acoustic neuroma.

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Infertility - Don't Let It Affect Your Mental Peace!

Advance Diploma Child & Guidance Counselling, Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, Jodhpur
Infertility - Don't Let It Affect Your Mental Peace!

Almost every man and woman craves to have a child they can call their own. This makes an inability to procreate one of the most dreaded situations. Infertility can be defined as the inability to conceive a child within 12 months of biologically appropriately timed intercourse. Infertility exacts a huge psychological toll on the person.

Infertility often triggers depression in a person. This may be acute and result from specific events such as the holidays, family celebrations of the news of a someone else having conceived a child or could be cyclic and coincide with phases of their fertility cycle. This depression could lead to problems at work and communication with the spouse.

Infertility can also make a person feel helpless and affect their self esteem. Infertility accompanied by depression can trigger the feeling of having lost control over one’s life and can make people withdraw into themselves.

An infertile person may also often feel guilty and make them blame themselves and their prior actions for the condition. This leads them to question their worthiness of being a good spouse and potential parent. A woman who has suffered from an STD (sexually transmitted disease) earlier or has undergone an abortion earlier can become obsessed with blaming herself for being infertile. 

This affects their daily lives and ability to work. An infertile person may also feel guilty for having robbed their partner of the chance to become a parent. This can put a strain on their relationship and in many cases lead to a broken marriage.

When they find themselves unable to conceive a child, a couple may try to time their intercourse with ovulation tools, such as an ovulation thermometer etc. and may try different positions, some of which may be fairly uncomfortable. They may also end up having intercourse more often than desired. In order to prevent sperm from leaking out of the vagina, a woman may also find herself lying in an awkward supine position after intercourse. A combination of all these factors makes the act a chore and with time can lead to a loss of libido.

Infertility can also trigger anger against life for having been treated unfairly or towards other parents. This may also be displaced towards their family and friends leading to situations where they feel ostracized and unsupported.

When dealing with infertility, it is important to understand that neither partner is to blame. Infertility is a physiological condition and can be treated in most cases. It is important for both partners to support each other during this process and if need be consult a counselor. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Treat Your Ear Troubles With Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Treat Your Ear Troubles With Homeopathy

No matter what kind of ear trouble you have, homeopathic remedies treat them very efficiently. Ear troubles can be experienced both by adults and kids, and homeopathic remedies are known to treat all of them.
Sometimes, as a result of ear problem, one might face acute dental troubles. Some of the most prominent symptoms of ear troubles are ear infections, ear ringing, acute pain and others. You must visit a homeopathic expert for getting the list of homeopathic medicines that work best for treating your respective ear trouble.

Homeopathic medicines that treat ear troubles:

  • Belladonna: Acute ear issues can be easily resolved by using this particular homeopathic medicine. Blood vessels can be highly protected, and on the other hand, you can get rid of unwanted ear symptoms, including pains, swelling and others. Necessary warmth can be provided to your ears so that you can get instant relief from painful conditions. You can apply the same at night in order to prevent the condition from worsening.
  • Aconite: This medicine is much more improved and effective in comparison to pulsatilla or chamomilla. Great sensitiveness, throbbing pain in the ears, stinging and other unbearable symptoms can be easily treated by applying this medicine. Due to sudden temperature change, your ears might start aching, and this ache can become quite severe if proper precautionary measures are not taken. In this case, you have to know the perfect application time; otherwise you will not receive the required results.
  • Pulsatilla: There are some special ear troubles that can only be alleviated by this medicine. It has got highest curative power as a result of which otitis externa can be effectively treated. Swollen, hot and red ears and be treated only by this medicine. Pulsating pain, severe darting and tearing are the commonest symptoms that can be well treated by the concerned homeopathic medicine. If you are facing ear-itching trouble, and you are thinking of using any toothpick, then you are absolutely wrong as you are recommended to use only this medicine.
  • Chamomilla: Infantile ear aches can be relieved by using this homeopathic medicine. There are many people who often develop different kinds of ear troubles, especially due to cold. In case of such problems, this drug is the best option. Ear nerves can also be treated with this medicine.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I'm going through monopos, I feel uncomfortable &tired, mental disturb, what to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I'm going through monopos, I feel uncomfortable &tired, mental disturb, what to do.
Its happen at the time of menopause, relax. Take some ayurvedic medicine, which really helpful for you. Eg_satavari churna_1 tsp+khadi shakar_1tsp 3 time in a day before food. Methi and jawas (flex seeds) best for hormonal problem. Take methi 5 gram and flex seeds 50 gram daily in your food.
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My friend is 20 years old and she has done sex before 1 month but condom was used during sex. Her periods are usually delayed by 2-4 days but after sex she has not received the period even after 20 days of her period. She feels the same pain as in period time but not getting with period. Please help.

Diploma in Gastroenterology, Diploma in Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My friend is 20 years old and she has done sex before 1 month but condom was used during sex. Her periods are usually...
Once visit nearest pharmacy. And take pregnancy kit. Please follow the procedure written on it. Then if it is positive you are pregnant. If it is negative you are not pregnant. Even though if you use condom if there is any damage in condom there are chances of conceiving. By which there can be delayed menstruation.
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I checked my ovulation in prediction kit. It came as positive but I am not getting pregnant. My scan, weight, thyroid and prolactin test is normal. Before getting period I am getting pulling sensation inside while urinating and get rashes before period. Why I am not getting pregnant.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I checked my ovulation in prediction kit. It came as positive but I am not getting pregnant. My scan, weight, thyroid...
Hello, Lybrate user, Being obeassed you might be suffering from PCOS, rejecting pregnancy, need a thorough examination, please. Secondly you suffer from prolapse uterus, feeling bearing down sensation on micturation. You are advised to consult a good gynae to assess your actual condition to fulfill your need, please. Tk, care.

Hi me n ma husband had a sex and in the last month I got 2 days delay in the period and now in March 7 days delayed and still its not happened and I checked it showed negative what may be the reason and. What should I do?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi me n ma husband had a sex and in the last month I got 2 days delay in the period and now in March 7 days delayed a...
Hi lybrate-user. Sometimes hormonal disturbances can also cause delay in periods. If pregnancy test is negative you can be fairly sure that you are not pregnant. I suggest you wait for a few more days for your period. If they still don't resume on their own we can help you start them. All the best.

My wife MC on 20.8.17 but I want to know which date in between do sex without any protection. She does not pregnant. please suggest me. I want to do sex without any protection so which date is safe for me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My wife MC on 20.8.17 but I want to know which date in between do sex without any protection. She does not pregnant. ...
It is called safe period of family planning but it is unsafe meaning high failure rate. In a woman having 28 days regular cycle safe period is considered as from day 1 to 10 and 17 to 28 counting from first day of last period.If periods have different cycle depending on that counting changes.

6 Sure Shot Ways of Birth Control

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
6 Sure Shot Ways of Birth Control

Birth control is a method by which unwanted pregnancy is prevented. Partners can plan their childbearing in a better way using the increased levels of awareness about birth control.
 
Methods of birth control:

  1. Intrauterine devices (IDUs): These are most effective methods of birth control. The intrauterine device (IUD) is a long-acting and reversible form of contraception for women. It is of two types: Copper IUD (contains copper) and Hormone-releasing IUDs (progestin hormone is released into the womb slowly). It is a small device that is fitted inside the womb and it provides contraception by preventing fertilization of the egg.
  2. Sterilization: This is a process of birth control that renders a woman incapable of conception or a man incapable of sperm delivery. The process is conducted with the consent of the individual and can be done using either surgical or non-surgical methods. In both the cases, tubes carrying sperms (in males) and fallopian tubes (females) are either cut or blocked.
  3. Condoms: These are the most commonly used measures for birth control. Male and female condoms act as barriers and prevent the sperm from reaching the uterus.
  4. Oral contraceptive pills: These pills are the most popular measures of birth control used by women across the world. This is the most convenient way of postponing pregnancy. However, it is very important that the side effects of the contraceptive pills be noted. The side effects cause changes in the body, such as irregular bleeding, increase in the breast's size increased levels of blood pressure as well as eventual infertility.
  5. Contraceptive Injections: In this method, one hormone injection is administered, the effects of which last inside the body for a time period of 8 to 12 weeks i.e. 2-3 months. The contraceptive injection has the similar effects as that of contraceptive pills on birth control. Evidently, the shot is irreversible, which makes the woman infertile for a period of three months. However, similar to the pill, protection from STDs is not offered by contraceptive injections. But these injections can guarantee 99% safety and surety on being used.
  6. Natural Family Planning: Even though it is not any external pill or device, Natural Family Planning is also a method of birth control. It relies on the knowledge of timings of the menstrual cycle (periods) so that the couple can avoid sex during the time period when the woman is fertile. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Im 17 years old and overweight and have got my periods since a year though I had got them initially but they then stopped. I recently was sexually active but im not sure if I properly had sex though it was without a condom. Is it possible for me to get pregnant? I have a constant lower abdominal cramp but I have had any bloody discharge, morning sickness or my periods.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Im 17 years old and overweight and have got my periods since a year though I had got them initially but they then sto...
look for earliest symptom is missed cycle Tender, swollen breasts. Early in pregnancy hormonal changes might make your breasts tender, sensitive Nausea with or without vomiting. ... Increased urination. ... Fatigue. ... Food aversions or cravings.
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