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Tag: Dr. Deepika Aggarwal

February 19, 2019

We asked our experts to expose some of the most common myths about oral contraception. Taking a birth control pill delays pregnancy One of the myths, that is prevalent across the globe, is that pregnancy is delayed when you are on contraceptive pills for months. On the contrary, you can get pregnant as soon as you stop taking the pill. A woman can get pregnant within a week, after stopping the pill. Infact, oral contraceptive pills reduce the likelihood of infertility ;

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Umbilical Vein inside the fetus
October 10, 2019

A second time pregnant woman was diagnosed with isolated umbilical vein varix at 31 weeks of gestation. Isolated Umbilical vein varix is a rare anomaly diagnosed on ultrasonography which has been reported to be associated with fetal anomalies and intrauterine fetal death but inconsistently. Since the cause of this variation is unknown, the consulting Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Deepika Aggarwal recommended the patient to get a thorough evaluation done for associated fetal anomalies. She

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Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy
August 30, 2019

Normally, after fertilisation, the egg becomes a zygote and develops in the ovary for a certain period before migrating from the ovaries to the uterus through the fallopian tube. In the uterus, the zygote gets implanted in the uterine walls and develops into a full-grown baby gradually. An ectopic pregnancy is one that grows outside the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening because as the pregnancy gets bigger inside the tube, it can burst (rupture) causing severe pain and

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Urinary Tract Infection
August 12, 2019

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection which can happen in any part of urinary system - kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Women are more prone than men to get infected form UTI. Symptoms Symptoms of infection in upper urinary tract (kidney and ureters) are different from symptoms of infection in the lower urinary tract (bladder and urethra), however, in some cases they can overlap. Following are the common symptoms to identify lower UTI Burning sensation when you

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