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I am 24 years old lactating mother my baby is 2 and half months old I get lower hip pain often what home remedies should I follow.

Dr. Sathish Erra 89% (14758 ratings)
BHMS, Diploma in Dermatology
Sexologist, Hyderabad
Ways to Relieve Daily Hip Pain Start Your Day With Exercise. Cool Inflammation With Ice. Use Heat for Arthritis. Stretch to Relieve Bursitis. Strengthen Inner Thighs. Strengthen Outer Thighs. Work Out in Water. Avoid High-Impact Activities.
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How To Increase Progesterone Levels?

Gautam Clinic Pvt Ltd 90% (7827 ratings)
Sexologist Clinic
Sexologist, Faridabad
How To Increase Progesterone Levels?

Progesterone is a naturally occurring steroid hormone that is made from cholesterol consumed in your diet. Normal levels of progesterone help to maintain a healthy hormonal balance. Progesterone plays a key role in the production of other important chemicals the body needs, such as cortisol and male hormones like testosterone. Lower than normal levels of progesterone can contribute to problems with the menstrual cycle, maintaining pregnancy, and common symptoms associated with menopause. Low levels of progesterone can be effectively treated using available prescription products and lifestyle changes.

Using Progesterone to Support Pregnancy
Talk with your gynecologist about increasing progesterone. Women that have recurrent or unexplained miscarriages often respond to treatment with progesterone, and are able to maintain the next pregnancy. 
Prevent early miscarriage. Progesterone deficiency is not the cause of every miscarriage, but scientific research indicates that adequate amounts of progesterone are needed to support the early stages of pregnancy. 
• Progesterone levels naturally increase during each menstrual cycle once ovulation has occurred. This allows for the uterine wall to thicken to provide support for the pregnancy. This is called the luteal phase. 
• Once the released egg has been fertilized, the lining of the uterus provides protection for the egg as it begins to develop. After the first few weeks, the placenta takes over, producing the additional hormones and nutrients needed. 
• Some women have naturally lower levels of progesterone. Some studies suggest that low levels during the first few weeks of pregnancy can cause the uterine lining to be inadequate to support the pregnancy, causing the miscarriage. Evidence for this is limited, however. 
• Inadequate levels of progesterone needed to support the early stage of pregnancy are sometimes referred to as a luteal phase defect.

Use progesterone vaginal inserts. Using progesterone vaginal inserts may help prevent early miscarriage, depending on the cause of the miscarriage. 
• The scientific literature supports the use of vaginally applied progesterone, via inserts or suppositories, to help maintain the lining of the uterus to support the pregnancy. 
• While other ways to administer progesterone are available, such as injections, oral dosing, and topical creams, for women with luteal phase defects and recurrent or unexplained miscarriages, this is the recommended method of delivery.

Supplement progesterone during assisted reproductive technology, or ART.ART helps to induce pregnancy by using procedures that remove the eggs from the woman, combine them with sperm in a laboratory setting, then return them to the woman’s body, or to another woman’s body. 
• There are many methods that help couples to achieve pregnancy. ART is one only one method. Women that participate in ART require supplementation of hormones, like progesterone, to help their bodies create a healthy environment to maintain the pregnancy.

Use injectable or vaginally administered progesterone. Progesterone administered by either intramuscular injection or by vaginal products have been shown to be effective in establishing the initial higher levels of progesterone needed during ART.
• Injectable progesterone is sometimes used but carries additional risks for complications since progesterone is very rapidly absorbed and is quickly changed into other chemicals.
• By altering the delivery system of the injection, the active progesterone can remain in its desired chemical form as long as possible. This means altering the liquid, or vehicle, the active drug is placed in, by using oils, such as peanut oil. Do not use this form of progesterone if you are allergic to peanuts
• Possible complications from progesterone injections include developing an allergy to the inactive ingredients, abscesses and pain at the site of injection, and unwanted bleeding into the muscle tissue.

 

I am 25 years old female and I have 14 months old kid. I am suffering from lots of problems after delivery like tooth decay, severe head ache and dizziness, urine infection, increased appetite and mainly severe weight loss one after another. Am unable to understand the problem and please help me to clarify the problem inside me.

Dr. Namita Mittal 90% (16 ratings)
Gynaecologist,
These symptoms can be due to illness unrelated to your previous pregnancy and coincidently symptoms may have started after pregnancy. Get a complete health check up and consultation done.
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After 2 month delivery my weight 67. How to control weight? And and after delivery sex is possible?

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 97% (16712 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
yes there is no harm in sex... if the stitches are healed well. But make sure to use condoms... to avoid any surprises.. for weight loss better consult and follow the guidance as advised... Taking random suggestion or crash dieting are more harmful.
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Postpartum Care Of The Mother and Newborn: A Practical Guide

Dr. Neha Jain 88% (52 ratings)
MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Postpartum Care Of The Mother and Newborn: A Practical Guide

Postpartum is the period after one's labour and delivery. Pregnancy and postpartum are a time when a woman's body changes to a great extent in order to first accommodate the baby and then go through labour and delivery. A vaginal delivery can have many implications when it comes to the postpartum. The same goes for a Caesarean Section or C Section as well. Let us find out what your postpartum care routine should include.

  1. Vaginal Soreness: Deal with vaginal soreness with the help of stool softeners and pain relievers, as prescribed by your gynaecologist. You should also make hygiene a priority at this time. Use a wash cloth and warm water to clean the area every time you urinate. Also, you can use an ice pack if the wound is particularly painful.
  2. Discharge: Vaginal discharge in the postpartum period is called lochia, and it usually carries on for a few weeks after the baby is born. You must use a sanitary napkin during this period and clean up regularly. If your bleeding or discharge is accompanied by fever, then you should contact your gynaecologist immediately. 
  3. C Section Wound: In case there is redness and swelling in the wound, accompanied by symptoms like pain and foul smelling discharge from the vagina, you will need to get in touch with your doctor immediately so that he or she can check for possibility of infections.
  4. Movement: After a C Section, you will need to take as much rest as possible so that the wound heals properly. This includes avoiding making too many trips up and down the stairs as well. It would be a good idea to have a family member or partner around who can help as well. Gentle walks after a week or two are usually recommended for the body to come back to normal gradually.
  5. Kegels: Do kegels or contracting exercises for the strength of the pelvic floor to return, especially after a vaginal delivery. This will help in alleviating pain and burning sensation during urination at this time.
  6. Nutrition: Take special care to eat nutritious and home cooked food, especially if you are breast feeding. This will also help in the healing of the vaginal or C Section wound. Also, a high fibre diet will help in better bowel movements which will lessen the pain while visiting the bathroom.

Taking care of your body in postpartum is a matter of bringing it back to normal gradually even as you deal with the side effects of delivery. Ensure that you are in touch with your doctor.

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I have gained lot of weight post delivery and now my weight is 72 kgs with bolted tummy, I feel very bad about my shape as I am just 26 years and I look very odd due to my weight. Kindly assist me on weight loss.

Dt. Apeksha Thakkar 91% (5990 ratings)
BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics , Diabetes Educator, Translational Nutrigenomics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have gained lot of weight post delivery and now my weight is 72 kgs with bolted tummy, I feel very bad about my sha...
Hello, Weight loss management is all about bringing about positive lifestyle and dietary changes. Consult me online for the personalized diet chart. You can opt for highly structured and personalised weight loss package offered by me online, to get effective results.
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My wife got cesarean on 14-10-2018 till today her bleeding hadn't stop at all. Why & what is the problem 2 months is going to be since bleeding hadn't stopped. Please suggest me.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 97% (16712 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
It can be lochia. You can consult me at lybrate for homoeopathic treatment.. Till then take Lachesis 30.
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What should a girl can do to have a normal delivery (non-cesarean)? It is told by doctors to take bed rest while someone is pregnant, if a lady take full bed rest is it possible to have non-cesarean delivery?

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 97% (16712 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
What should a girl can do to have a normal delivery (non-cesarean)?
It is told by doctors to take bed rest while some...
Actually the female should do regular work, and should walk daily to get normal delivery. Bed rest is suggested to those who has complications.
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I am expecting my second baby and my DD is Dec 11th. I delivered my first baby on Sep 2012 and it was c section, since my water broke and doctor waited for 12 - 14 hrs and she suggested to go for c section. Now I took interval growth scan, and fetal weight is 3 kg approx, my first baby's weight was 2.8 kg. My doctor now advice me to opt c section to deliver second baby as it is risk like uterine rupture to wait for normal delivery. I am worried to go through one more surgery. Can anyone advice on this? Any little chance even now I can have normal delivery. Pls advice.

Dr. Anjuli Dixit 87% (717 ratings)
DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
I am expecting my second baby and my DD is Dec 11th. I delivered my first baby on Sep 2012 and it was c section, sinc...
as your prev history suggest that your labour did not progress Welland u had c sec for comparatively smaller baby.as dt scar stretching risk increases in second preg doctor might have advised u to go for c sec anyways if u want normal delivery and head is engaged u can have controlled trial in presence of doctor
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Hi, I have miscarriage at 24 weeks .the baby came out by normal delivery. After delivery I have bleed for 15 days and from 4 Days bleeding is started and not stop. so it's normal ya I have consult to doctor? How many days it bleed?

Dr. Anu Sidana 88% (64 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DGO, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi, I have miscarriage at 24 weeks .the baby came out by normal delivery. After delivery I have bleed for 15 days and...
Hi lybrate-user, as you had preterm delivery at 24 wks bleeding may last up to4- 6 wks like normal delivery at 9 month. But if it associated with pain abdomen, fever or foul smelling excessive bleeding then it is not normal take care.
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