Frequent urine problems in females are common across all age groups. It could be brought upon by your lifestyle or by an ailment.
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.
An ovarian cystectomy is the removal of an ovarian cyst through minimally invasive surgery. Ovarian cysts are usually harmless and disappear after a few months. In a few cases, ovarian cysts may linger on. They may cause persistent pain, irregularities in the menstrual cycle or grow bigger in size.
What size of ovarian cyst requires surgery?
A hysteroscopic myomectomy is advised for submucosal fibroids, wherein the fibroids are pressing on the uterine lining.
Anusha Saxena, 27, was diagnosed with submucosal fibroids shortly after she approached us for preconception counseling.
“My husband and I had been trying to conceive for a year before we visited the doctor,” says Anusha.
For women with fibroids and infertility, surgery is suggested to improve their chances of pregnancy after a myomectomy. The type of surgery and the interval till the next pregnancy will depend on the number, type and size of fibroids.
Is pregnancy possible after a myomectomy?
In most cases pregnancy after myomectomy is possible.
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.
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.
Frozen embryo transfer (FET) is a boon for couples who either cannot proceed with a fresh embryo transfer for medical reasons or want to have future attempts.
Research shows that frozen embryo transfers make up about 50% of the embryo transfers done in assisted reproductive centers.
What is Frozen Embryo Transfer?
Prerna Bajaj and her husband Ashwin, both in their mid-thirties, were trying to have a baby for six months. Unhappy with their unsuccessful attempts, they sought advice from Dr. Priti Arora Dhamija, Gynecologist and Fertility specialist at Sitaram Bhartia Hospital in Delhi.
After noting their medical history and performing a clinical examination,