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Lalita Seetharam

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Lalita Seetharam is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Lakeland, Florida. Dr. Seetharam specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Seetharam can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Seetharam can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
Lalita Seetharam
  • Lakeland, Florida
  • Topiwala National Medical College
  • Accepting new patients

Are tampons safe?

Depends on the situation. Easy when you are swimming. It needs to be changed timely. Don't FORGET and leave it in. I have seen it happen.

I recently experienced an ectopic pregnancy. How did this happen?

Elongated tube, previous P.I.D., and tubal surgeries.

I was diagnosed with inflammed pelvic disease that caused blockages. Will I ever be able to concieve?

Depends on the severity of the disease. There is more of a chance of tubal pregnancy and infertility. Hysterosalpingogram will help.

How do you predict when to have sex if you have PCOD?

There are ovulation kits available. Clomid helps to define ovulation.

Is it okay to have a pap smear test when I have my period?

It is best to do in between period to get the cell reading better.

Is it okay to get a tattoo done during prengnacy?

So long as there is no chance of infection.

Anterior Prolapse

It is okay to have sex. In general, menopause in itself is not the cause of prolapse. There are surgeries to fix it.

Are painkillers safe to have for menstrual cramps?

Sometimes BCP is useful if there is no contraindication. I would avoid heavy opioids.

Can fibroids recur after a surgery?

Yes, there are potential areas that can generate new fibroids.

How often should you have your IUD replaced?

Depends on the kind. Hormonal ones like mirina need to be out in five years. Para gard can be left longer, close to ten years.

My wife threw up after taking the plan B one step pill. What should we do?

Difficult to say. She could have expelled part of or whole pill.

Does an abortion bring down the chances of future pregnancy?

Not per se, unless there is a post-abortal infection that can hurt the tube.

Can a massage after pregnancy help me gain strength faster?

Yes, especially the abdomen and lower back.

After aborting through pills do you still need DNC?

If the products are retained or there is heavy bleeding.

My daughter is 14 years old and still hasn't gotten her period. Should I be worried?

Not to worry, unless there is severe cyclic pain, which could be imperforate hymen with hematometra.