Getting good care before, during, and after your pregnancy is very important. It can help your baby grow and develop and keep you both healthy. It is the best way to be sure your little one gets a head start on a healthy life.
Laparoscopy is an operation performed in the abdomen or pelvis through small cuts (usually 0.5-1.5 cm) with the aid of a camera. There are a number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery versus an open procedure. These include reduced pain due to smaller incisions , less bleeding and shorter recovery time.
Infertility work up
An infertility evaluation includes exams and tests to try to find the reason why you and your partner have not become pregnant. If a cause is found, treatment may be possible. In many cases, infertility can be successfully treated even if no cause is found.
You should consider having an infertility evaluation if any of the following apply to you:
You have not become pregnant after 1 year of having regular sexual intercourse without the use of birth control.
You are older than age 35 years and have not become pregnant after trying for 6 months without using birth control.
The condition was named because of the finding of enlarged ovaries containing multiple small cysts (polycystic ovaries). Although most women with PCOS have polycystic ovaries, some affected women do not. In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), excessive amounts of androgens ("male" hormones such as testosterone) are produced by the ovaries. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility, menstrual irregularity, and hirsute (excessive hair growth).
Gynaecology or gynecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems and the breasts. Outside medicine, the term means "the science of women". We try to provide you a friendly patient atmosphere where you can discuss all your problems.
Dilatation and curettage
Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside your uterus. Doctors perform dilation and curettage to diagnose and treat certain uterine conditions - such as heavy bleeding - or to clear the uterine lining after a miscarriage or abortion.
Laparoscopic tubal ligation is a surgical sterilization procedure in which a woman's fallopian tubes are either clamped and blocked or severed and sealed. Both methods prevent eggs from being fertilized. Tubal ligation is a permanent method of sterilization.
An intrauterine device, also known as intrauterine contraceptive device or coil, is a small, often T-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUDs are one form of long-acting reversible birth control. Many hormone releasing IUDs like Mirena also help in heavy periods , endometriosis etc.
Cancer screening methods can catch cancer at early stages and help women to make their personal best health choices. Getting screening tests as recommended may find some cancers early, when treatment works best Screening women. Saving lives.
A Bartholin's abscess can occur when one of the Bartholin's glands, located on either side of the vaginal opening, becomes infected. When the gland is blocked, a cyst will usually form. If the cyst becomes infected, it can lead to a Bartholin's abscess.
A Bartholin's abscess can be more than an inch in diameter. It usually causes significant pain. While most people with a Bartholin's abscess completely recover, in some cases the cyst will return and become infected again.
If these muscles or ligaments stretch or become weak, they're no longer able to support the uterus, causing prolapse. Uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus sags or slips from its normal position and into the vagina (birth canal).
Hysterectomy – open, laparoscopic and vaginal
Removal of the uterus should be the last resort in any kind of disease. We understand that it is a inherent part of a woman's body and only advice hysterectomy when it is absolutely essential. It can be done laparoscopically, vaginally or by open surgery.
While most cysts of the ovary do not need surgery , some larger cysts or suspicious tumours require removal. It can be done either laparoscopically or by open surgery.
Prolonged period / irregular/ very frequent menses can be due to variety of reasons like thyroid, prolactin or PCOD.
Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman's uterus. Sometimes these tumors become quite large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In other cases, they cause no signs or symptoms at all. The growths are typically benign, or noncancerous. The cause of fibroids is unknown. They can me treated by surgery or medication. Surgery includes - Myomectomy ( removal of fibroid only ) or hysterectomy ( removal of uterus ) .
Cesarean delivery is a procedure in which an infant is delivered through an incision made in a woman's abdomen and uterus, rather than being born via the vagina.
While some women will choose to have an elective cesarean delivery, also known as cesarean delivery on maternal request (CDMR), most cesarean births occur when vaginal birth would present a risk of seriously harming the mother or child.
Whether you choose to deliver normally or by caesarean we are here to support your choice.
Preconception care and counselling
Caring for your health before you become pregnant (preconception care) will help you learn about any risk factors and treat any medical problems that you may have before you become pregnant. Planning for your pregnancy before you conceive will help you make healthy choices for you and your baby.
In an ectopic pregnancy, a fertilized egg has implanted outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. If undiagnosed, as the pregnancy grows, it can burst the organ that contains it and endanger the mother's life.It is best treated before rupture by laparoscopy.
Medical abortion is a procedure that uses medication to end a pregnancy. A medical abortion doesn't require surgery or anesthesia and can be started either in a medical office or at home with follow-up visits to your doctor.
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves placing sperm inside a woman's uterus to facilitate fertilization. The goal of IUI is to increase the number of sperm that reach the fallopian tubes and subsequently increase the chance of fertilization.
If a woman is not ovulating by herself then ovulation induction may be required. The most common causes of failure to ovulate are stress, weight fluctuations and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). The goal of ovulation induction is to ensure that ovulation will occur at the same time that the sperm will reach the egg(s). This increases the likelihood that fertilization will occur and hopefully result in a pregnancy.
A hysteroscopy is a procedure in which your doctor inserts a small-diameter device into your uterus. This device has a light and a small camera on the end to allow the doctor to see inside your uterus. It does not require any cuts but gives a lot of information regarding the inside of the womb.
High risk pregnancy
A high-risk pregnancy is one of greater risk to the mother or her fetus than an uncomplicated pregnancy.Health problems that occur before a woman becomes pregnant or during pregnancy may also increase the likelihood for a high-risk pregnancy. In most cases with good care patients have a favourable outcome.