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Dr. Santosh Nikumbh

Gynaecologist, Thane

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Dr. Santosh Nikumbh is an experienced Gynaecologist in Eastern Express Highway, Thane. You can visit him at Sai Ashutosh Hospital in Eastern Express Highway, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santosh Nikumbh on Lybrate.com.

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1st Floor, Swati Sagar CHS, Eastern Express Highway, Majiwada, Thane West,Landmark:Near Maria Hall, ThaneThane Get Directions
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Hello doctor. I was due for my period on 7th may. But I had sex on 6th may. Which was unprotected though he did not ejaculate inside me. Are there chances of getting pregnant cause I did not get my period today as due.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Hello doctor. I was due for my period on 7th may. But I had sex on 6th may. Which was unprotected though he did not e...
There is no chance of pregnancy as you has sex in safe period . It is your anxiety which is delaying the periods
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We had unprotected sex on 7th. Does pre cum can cause pregnancy? Should I take a pill to prevent pregnancy? Is there any chance of pregnancy?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
We had unprotected sex on 7th. Does pre cum can cause pregnancy? Should I take a pill to prevent pregnancy? Is there ...
Hello. Yes, precum can cause pregnancy. You should try emergency contraceptive measures if you do not want to conceive now. Thanks.
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I had sexual relationship with 33 years old woman without any protection will she get pregnant.

Diploma In Postpartum Depression, Formerly , House Job , Gynecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I had sexual relationship with 33 years old woman without any protection will she get pregnant.
Hi! If you had unprotected intercourse, there is always a chance of pregnancy. You cannot come to know until she misses her period.
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My bf fingered and put is dick on my vagina, there is no intercourse, no clue if there was semens or not on dick and figures. I was on 5th day of my periods. Bleeding stopped on 2nd day. I have a regular period cycle starting from 3rd Aug and due on 1st sep. When is my ovulation day. Can I still get pregnant?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My bf fingered and put is dick on my vagina, there is no intercourse, no clue if there was semens or not on dick and ...
Chances are extremly low as not near ovulation day. If you miss period get urine pregnancy test done.
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My wife final stage on pregnancy I want to know that in pregnancy which is come first white water or pregnancy pain.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My wife final stage on pregnancy I want to know that in pregnancy which is come first white water or pregnancy pain.
The pain comes first in most women and then the water bag breaks and water comes out . Rarely both can occur at the same time
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I and my gf have unprotected sex two days before her period and she had a regular period after two days is there any chance of pregnancy?

B.Sc., B.A.M.S., C.C.Y.P., M.D. (Ayurveda)
Ayurveda, Agra
I and my gf have unprotected sex two days before her period and she had a regular period after two days is there any ...
Hello You did intercourse in safe period then there is no chance to get conceive. But you can confirm it at home by pregnancy kit. thank you.
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Main 36 years women hun. Mari shadi ko 7 years ho chuke hain. Mari first delivery 2010 main hui thi. Us waqt mara baby premature hua tha, becoz white pani jyda jane laga tha. Uske baad bhi mujhe white pani ki problem rehti ha. Medicine k baad bhi aaram nahi aata. Ab hum dusra baby plan karna chate ha to kya wo baby thik se ho jayega ya usmain bhi koi dikat aa sakti ha. Please suggest. Kya karein? 1st baby premature 7 month ka or normal delivery ha.

D.N.B, D.G.O, M.B.B.S
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Main 36 years women hun. Mari shadi ko 7 years ho chuke hain. Mari first delivery 2010 main hui thi. Us waqt mara bab...
Hi dear, the reason for white discharge can be your vaginal or cervical infection. You have to first get thorough check up and treatment for the same before you conceive because ongoing infection if present, can go up in uterus and again lead to preterm labour. All the best.
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My friend is worried weather she is pregnant because her boyfriend inserted his penis one inch in her vagina but didn't have orgasm. Is there any chance for pregnancy. She also started taking Dronis 30 within 48 hrs.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My friend is worried weather she is pregnant because her boyfriend inserted his penis one inch in her vagina but didn...
Hello Don't worry. U will not get pregnant As you have taken dronis tab But remember if you r taking dronis 30 tab you will not get your periods When you stop taking after 2 days you will get period And you will get period it's confirmed that you r not pregnant Don't worry.
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I am 16 year old I have lot of white discharge amd now it is stop and periods are not coming what is problem.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am 16 year old I have lot of white discharge amd now it is stop and periods are not coming what is problem.
Most of medical problems need personally taking detailed medical history and examination with need of reports sometimes so meet concerned doctor-Gynecologist.
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Why P.C.O.S. Is A Common Complaint In Indian Females?

MD - Homeopathy ( Paediatric), C.S.D.(Mumbai), BHMS, CIH
Homeopath, Bareilly
Why P.C.O.S. Is A Common Complaint In Indian Females?

Why P.C.O.S. is a common complaint in Indian females  And A  case of successfully treated PCOS .

One in every 10 women in India has polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common endocrinal system disorder among women of reproductive age, according to a study by PCOS Society. And out of every 10 women diagnosed with PCOS, six are teenage girls.PCOS was described as early as 1935. However, even today there is a general lack of awareness regarding the condition in India and it often remains undetected for years. This health condition is estimated to affect about 10 million women globally. 

A study conducted by the department of endocrinology and metabolism, AIIMS, shows that about 20-25 per cent of Indian women of childbearing age are suffering from PCOS. While 60 per cent of women with PCOS are obese, 35-50 per cent have a fatty liver. About 70 per cent have insulin resistance, 60-70 per cent have high level of androgen and 40-60 per cent have glucose intolerance.In studies conducted in South India and Maharashtra, prevalence of PCOS was reported as 9.13 per cent and 22.5 per cent, respectively.

Many aspects of the disorder are not understood properly as its symptoms and severity vary greatly. Women with PCOS are often found to have higher than normal insulin levels. Insulin is a hormone that’s produced in the pancreas. It helps the body cells turn sugar (glucose) into energy.If you don’t produce enough insulin, your blood sugar levels can rise. This can also happen if you’re insulin resistant, meaning you aren’t able to use the insulin you do produce effectively. If you’re insulin resistant, your body may try to pump out high levels of insulin in an effort to keep your blood sugar levels normal.Too-high levels of insulin can cause your ovaries to produce more androgens, such as testosterone. Insulin resistance may also be caused by having a body mass index above the normal range. Insulin resistance can make it harder to lose weight, which is why women with PCOS often struggle with this issue.The incidence of PCOS among women and teenage girls has risen to such an extent that the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has taken up a nationwide survey. The reason it is dangerous is that if this condition is left unchecked or undiagnosed, it can lead to infertility among other long-term health concerns.Early diagnosis and treatment is key to help prevent health problems. At Motherhood Hospitals alone, we have seen 4-5 cases of teenage girls suffering from PCOS, which is significantly high compared to 10 years ago. This is mostly due to unhealthy lifestyles, unhealthy diets and lack of exercise. 

Spectrum of symptoms

Girls and women suffering from PCOS exhibit a range of symptoms such as weight gain, fatigue, unwanted hair growth, thinning hair, infertility, acne, pelvic pain, headaches, sleep problems and mood changes. Most symptoms begin shortly after puberty and they can also develop during late teens and into early adulthood.Girls with PCOS typically have irregular periods or amenorrhea, and heavy or scanty bleeding during menses. Doctors also look for elevated levels of the male hormone androgen (testosterone) and polycystic ovaries.

With PCOS, women can develop cysts due to ovaries not being released on time. The follicles keep growing and form multiple cysts, which appear like “a string of pearls”. Women are likely to develop PCOS if their mother or sister also has the condition.Not just that, women with PCOS have a higher risk of developing other health complications such as hypertension, high cholesterol, anxiety and depression, sleep apnea, heart attack, diabetes and endometrial, ovarian and breast cancer. Women who have PCOS have a higher rate of miscarriage, gestational diabetes, and premature delivery.

Recommended treatment

Unfortunately, PCOS cannot be cured. It can, however, be managed to a large extent by controlling symptoms. Exercise and a healthy diet are the best bet for women with PCOS as this will help to regulate their menstrual cycle and lower blood glucose levels.

High-fibre foods can help combat insulin resistance by slowing down digestion and reducing the impact of sugar on the blood. This may be beneficial to women with PCOS. Great options for high-fibre foods include broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts, red leaf lettuce, green and red peppers, beans and lentils,  tomatoes, spinach, almonds and walnuts, olive oil, fruits, such as blueberries and strawberries, and fatty fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon.Lean protein sources like tofu, chicken and fish don’t provide fibre but are filling and a healthy dietary option for women with PCOS.

Instead of three big meals they should have five small meals, which helps metabolise food and in maintaining weight.If women with PCOS are suffering from infertility, then fertility drugs may be administered to aid ovulation. On the other hand, if a woman does not want to get pregnant, then birth control pills may be prescribed.In order to stop excess hair growth and help reduce acne, using anti-androgens is the recommended course of action. While many women have been recommended to regularly exercise, (minimum 45 minutes a day, five times a week) one refrain that we commonly hear is that they don’t have time.Up to 5-10 per cent of weight loss will help improve the symptoms, hormonal balance and regularisation of menstrual cycle. PCOS among women, especially adolescents, is an urgent public health problem that needs careful assessment, timely intervention and appropriate treatment.

Promotion of healthy lifestyles, the need for regular exercise and increased awareness programmes on PCOS is the need of the hour to enable a holistic solution to this problem.

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