Don’t Be Afraid of a Polypectomy! Here’s What to Know

A polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue that attaches itself to the inner lining of an organ. It appears flat and roundish and is mostly less than half an inch in size. Polyps may grow in the colon (large intestine),  ear, nose or uterus. 

What is a polypectomy procedure?

The procedure to remove a polyp is known as a polypectomy. 

How to Prevent Hernia: Essential Tips You Should Know

A hernia develops when part of an organ protrudes through layers of muscle wall, fat and skin, forming a bulge.  If you want to know how to prevent hernia in the future, read on.

“Most of the time a hernia does not cause pain and you would not even know about its presence unless you get physically examined for another condition or if it is detected through a preventive health check up,

Can Pregnant Women Eat Pizza? A Gynecologist Answers!

Pizza is a ‘go-to’ food for many of us, regardless of the occasion. It’s little surprise that people often wonder whether pregnant women can eat pizza because the baby’s health depends on the nutrition that the mother receives. 

Is eating pizza during pregnancy good or bad?

“There’s no one answer to that question,

Thalassemia in Pregnancy: Tests, Types and Tips

Karan and Megha Shah came in for preconception counselling when they were planning their first child. Megha was aware that she had a Thalassemia trait and wanted to get clarity on Thalassemia in pregnancy and any tests to be done before and after they conceived. 

Dr. Swati Sinha, Obstetrician-Gynecologist Sitaram Bhartia hospital in South Delhi with 20+ years of experience advised Karan to get screened for Thalassemia. 


Insulin During Pregnancy: Why, When and How to Take It

During pregnancy some expecting women may not be able to cope with the increased insulin requirement. This may result in a need to take insulin during pregnancy.

For first-time mothers and especially women who did not have diabetes before pregnancy, this can be a stressful and frightening situation.

Priya Kashyap for example was counselled about gestational diabetes in her third month