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Myths and Facts about Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Myths and Facts about Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Contraceptives have been in use for thousands of years. A cave painting in France thought to be 15,000 years old shows what is possibly the first illustration of a man wearing a condom. In ancient Egypt around 1500 BC, women would mix honey, sodium carbonate and crocodile dung into a pessary and insert it into their vaginas before sex. In ancient China, concubines used a drink of lead and mercury in order to prevent pregnancy. Over the centuries contraception has evolved into what is available today. Continue Reading

Do I Have Piles?

Do I Have Piles?

Lot of women suffer from anal problems namely pain, bleeding, lump and or burning sensation.

But do they seek help for the same?? No!! they don’t. WHY?

The simple reason being they are embarrassed to discuss these problems with their health care givers. They don’t understand that  these are also a health issue and needs to be tackled  like any other disease. Continue Reading

Pregnancy with SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

Mrs ABC, G2L0 was admitted in La Femme on 29-06-2017 for elective LSCS under Dr Ritu Joshi. She was a known case of SLE (diagnosed in I pregnancy). During her first pregnancy at 22 weeks, the level II sonography showed foetal bradycardia with heart block (FHR 42 b/min). She was then thoroughly investigated and was diagnosed as SLE. She underwent induction of labour after in utero demise of foetus. Continue Reading