Ketones in Urine During Pregnancy: Is It Serious?

Sudha Kalra, 35, got a routine urine test at 12 weeks of gestation.On receiving her report in the evening, she noted that urine ketones were positive. She was concerned regarding the presence of ketones in urine during pregnancy and took an appointment at the hospital.

“Ketones in urine during pregnancy, are often the result of fasting,

laparoscopic myomectomy-Dr Swati Sinha-Gynecologist and surgeon

Advised a Laparoscopic Myomectomy? Here’s What to Know

Women who have been detected with fibroids (non-cancerous growths or tumors) and want to have children in the future may be suggested a laparoscopic myomectomy to remove the fibroids while leaving the uterus in place.  

Richa Choudhary, 32, visited her gynecologist when she experienced symptoms like heavy periods and pelvic pain for two months.

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.