How to Prevent STDs And Practice Safe Sex

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), also known as Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are most often, but not exclusively, infections spread via sexual intercourse. These infections are caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites.  There are different types of STDs, including gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, human papillomavirus (HPV), genital herpes, and HIV. STDs are one of the most…

High BP in Pregnancy & It’s Bad Effects on Mother & Child

High blood pressure –BP (PIH- Pregnancy Induced Hypertension) affects  the health of both pregnant  mother and the unborn child adversely. Management with medicines, adequate rest, hospitalisation and regular visits to the Gynaecologist will help in controlling PIH, pregnancy-related high BP in most of the cases. This article will provide an insight into the complications that…

Top 7 Tests Every Woman Above 35 Should Do

  Women are constantly juggling and multi-tasking to ensure a balance between work and home. You may often have a huge to-do list, which invariably includes everything other than your regular health check-up.  You should know that women are predisposed to a number of health conditions as they grow older. Regular screening ensures an early…

When ‘Copper-T’ Fails & Results in Unwanted Pregnancy- What Should You Do?

Every birth control measure (Contraceptive method) has its own failure rates which results in pregnancy. Intra Uterine Devices- IUD,( IUCD- Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device) which isknown as ‘ Copper –T’ in layman’s language also has its failures. Presenting features of pregnancy with Copper-T in situ Woman will complain of missed periods Her pregnancy test will be positive…

टी बी और गर्भावस्था ( Tuberculosis and Pregnancy-How to Stay Safe )

टी. बी. और गर्भावस्था  ( Pregnancy ) टी बी -यानि Tuberculosis  की बीमारी एक जीवाणु Mycobacterium Tuberculosis  की वजह से होती है।  टी बी आज भी विश्व की सबसे जानलेवा बीमारियों में से एक है।  40 लाख से भी ज़्यादा स्त्रियाँ हर साल इस बीमारी का शिकार बनती हैं और कई लाख मौतें भी होती…

Why Amniotic Fluid (Water Around Baby) Is Important for Healthy Pregnancy

What is amniotic fluid? Amniotic fluid is the fluid around fetus (Unborn baby in uterus)in which it swims during the course of the pregnancy. This is approximately 98% water. In a term pregnancy, total volume of fluid is around 2800 ml Definition of Oligohydramnios Abnormally decreased volume of amniotic fluid is called ‘Oligohydramnios” Oligohydramnios– Water…

My Copper-T Has Gone Missing,i Am worried.doctor ,What Should I Do?

There are many effective contraceptive ( Birth Control ) methods available for women.Placement of a small device in the uterus is one such method.  Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device-IUCD, Intra Uterine Device-IUD are the medical terminology used for this method of birth control. In common man’s language the device is popularly know as ‘Copper-T.’ In this article term…

Most Common Complications of D&C

D & C is a very common gynaecological procedure to manage menstrual problems, to offer surgical abortion ( MTP- Medical termination of pregnancy ) & as a part of infertility work up. The most common complications are:  1) Pain Lower abdominal, menstrual like cramping is expected for a couple of days after procedure. Normal pain…

5 Ways to Deal With Irregular Periods!

Exercise and diet – Regular physical exercise in the form of walking, jogging, yoga, dancing, cycling is a must. – Regularisation of eating habits, avoiding junk food and too much eating of outside food should be  done.- Don’t skip breakfast.- Three square meals with dinner by 8 pm.- Two small in between healthy snacks on salads sprouts or…