Pelvic Organ Prolapse – What is it and what are the symptoms?

Pelvic Organ Prolapse – What is it and what are the symptoms?

There are several soft organs inside the pelvis region which are held in their place by the muscles and tissues in the area. As the muscles lose strength, the organs start to fall down causing pelvic organ prolapse. Almost every woman (and some men), suffer from pelvic organ prolapse. Women get it mainly due to the pressure laid by growing baby on the pelvic region during pregnancy and vaginal delivery that tears a lot of muscles and tissues. Multiple vaginal deliveries are going to make things worse unless the pelvic floor muscles are worked out and strengthened.

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Myomectomy procedure involves removal of fibroids. Once the fibroids are removed, they won’t grow back but there is a possibility of fibroids growing in different region.  Myomectomy gets rid of the symptoms in about 90% of women. 33% of women who undergo Myomectomy will need another surgery, typically in next 5 years as the fibroids return, in different places.  Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus is removed, giving no possibility of fibroids re-growth.

Symptoms and effects of diabetes in women

Vaginal Health in Diabetic Women

1. Diabetes is a condition where the sugar levels in blood are consistently higher.
2. Type 1 diabetes affects 10% of the people and rest of the 90% of diabetic people have Type 2.
3. Problem in and around vagina arises in women with diabetes.
4. PCOS, Infertility, miscarriage, difficulty in getting pregnant can be seen.
5. Other complications include kidney diseases, heart problems, blurred vision, amputation etc.

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Human Papilloma Virus – Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms and Diagnosis

HPV – Human Papilloma Virus is one of the most common and easily transmissible sexually transmitted infections. Just like many other viral infections, HPV infection may not show any symptom at all in some patients and in some others, symptoms may show up after the sero-conversion period. Typically, sexually active people are at higher risk of acquiring the disease.

Vaginismus – Involuntary contraction of muscles around vagina

Vaginismus – Involuntary contraction of muscles around vagina

Vaginismus – Involuntary contraction of muscles around vagina Vaginismus is a medical condition wherein the muscles around the vagina contract involuntarily during sexual penetration. Due to the involuntary contraction, sexual penetration may not happen and can affect a woman (and her partner) in a negative way psychologically. Involuntary contraction of vaginal muscles can happen not…

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Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse) – Causes & Treatment

Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse) – Causes & Treatment Dyspareunia refers to persistent and recurring pain during intercourse. While this is common in women who have reached menopause, there are several other medical conditions that can lead to Dyspareunia in younger women.  When a woman is not able to enjoy her intimate moments, she consciously or unconsciously…

Vaginal Atrophy – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Vaginal Atrophy – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Vaginal Atrophy – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Vaginal Atrophy, also called Postmenopausal Atrophic Vaginitis is a condition when the walls of vagina become thin because of decreased estrogen levels. This is typically seen in women who have reached menopause state.  At times, this happens in women while they are in their perimenopause stage. Menopause typically…