genital tuberculosis bacteria

Genital Tuberculosis: What It Means For You

Genital tuberculosis caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria in women is rampant across the country.

According to an ICMR study, the prevalence of female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) increased from 19% in 2011 to 30% in 2015. 

“Most of the time, the bacteria remains latent in the body and flares up only when the  immunity is low,” says Dr.

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.