What is the Difference Between Endometriosis and Fibroids

Endometriosis and Fibroids: Know the difference Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids are the two most common gynaecological disorders that affect uterine function and women’s quality of life. Recent studies reveal an association shared between them of which, oestrogen-related pathophysiology plays a significant part. Owing to this, some of the symptoms for each of these conditions are…

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How are Uterine Fibroid dangerous for Women?

Uterine fibroid tumours may be left untreated if they are small, do not cause any symptoms, or if the affected woman is nearing menopause. Fibroids that cause painful and severe symptoms can affect their quality of life. Nonetheless, untreated fibroids can cause certain complications that may become dangerous. Fibroids can interfere with general well-being, depending…

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Myomectomy: Procedure, Types, Recovery, Fertility, and More

A myomectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the fibroids from the uterus. It is recommended for women suffering from large fibroids causing pain or other problems. The surgical removal of uterine fibroids through different incisions can be done by a hospital that is best in fibroid removal surgery in Chennai.  Symptoms of uterine fibroids…

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Can you remove uterine fibroids without having a hysterectomy?

Uterine fibroids are benign tumours that develop from the smooth muscle tissue in the uterus. It is determined during a regular pelvic examination. The doctors may find the presence of fibroids by analysing the irregularity in your uterus shape. Fibroids can cause heavy periods, pain during intercourse, and difficulty getting pregnant.  Determining Fibroids  In the…

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Hysterectomy In Menopause: Here’s How You Deal It!

Women may think hysterectomy might help them escape the distressing side effects that are common during menopause. Removing the uterus can affect a woman’s health and well-being in some unexpected ways even though it no longer serves the function of housing a pregnancy. In contrary to common belief, a hysterectomy will not relieve menopausal symptoms and…

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Interstitial Cystitis – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Interstitial Cystitis is long-term pain in the bladder, bladder pressure that can lead to pain in the pelvis region. The severity of pain may vary from very mild that can be ignored to severe unbearable pain. Interstitial Cystitis is one of several conditions that can cause pelvis pain. Interstitial Cystitis is more common in women…

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Fowler’s Syndrome – Diagnosis & Treatment | Urogynecology

Fowler’s syndrome is a cause of urinary retention. Urinary retention is the quite opposite of urinary incontinence. Women suffering from urinary retention have difficulty emptying their bladder even when the bladder signals that it is full and needs to empty. This is because the sphincter muscles around the urethra under the bladder that controls the…

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What Is The Difference Between Urologist And Urogynecologist

Urologists and urogynaecologists are doctors who have specialized in specific segments of the urogenital system. Both fields of study need to spend many years of training between medical college, residency, and practice where they learn the more basic aspects of their chosen disciplines. The two specialists both undergo somewhat different educations after their medical school, …

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OverActive Bladder (OAB) – Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Overactive Bladder, also called OAB in short is a condition when a person has to urinate frequently and when he/she is unable to hold the urge until he/she reaches the toilet. The person may have wake up multiple times during sleep to urinate which can affect him/her physically and mentally. If the frequent urination problem…

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Treating Colorectal Cancer / Colon Cancer

In our previous article, we went through what is Colon cancer (colorectal cancer), the symptoms that occur and how your urologist or urogynecologist diagnoses colon cancer. If you haven’t read through the article, please visit the following link before you learn about the treatment options for colorectal cancer. Colon (Colorectal) Cancer – Symptoms & Diagnosis…

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Yoga positions to strengthen pelvic floor muscles

Women’s pelvic muscles lose strength with mainly 3 factors: Pregnancy, Child birth, especially with vaginal child birth Age If you haven’t read our previous article that talks about ‘How pregnancy affects the pelvic floor muscles’, please click on the below link and read through. Effect of Pregnancy and Child birth on pelvic floor The loss…

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Effect of Pregnancy and Child birth on pelvic floor

When a woman gets pregnant, what we see is the changes in her body externally. But, there are several other changes that happen internally in her body that are not visible. The physical changes that happen in a woman’s body during pregnancy are detrimental to the muscles, nerves, connecting tissues in her pelvis region. Weakening…

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What is endometrial biopsy, how is it done?

The internal lining of the uterus is called ‘Endometrium’. Scraping and collecting a part of the endometrium to check for cancer cells or abnormal cell growth is called endometrial biopsy. Variation in hormone levels, uterine infections such as endometritis  can also be inferred from endometrial biopsy.  Endometrial biopsy is done as an outpatient procedure without…

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Endometrial Hyperplasia – Causes & Treatment

What is Endometrium? Endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus. This layer is shed regularly during menstruation of women if they don’t get pregnant.   In some women, the endometrium layer becomes thick (thickens) and causes unusual bleeding. This condition is called ‘Endometrial Hyperplasia’.  Endometrial Hyperplasia can be cancerous or benign depending on the presence…

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Uterine Cancer (Endometrial Cancer) – Symptoms, Stages & Treatment

Uterine cancer is a medical condition where cancer tumors form on the inner lining of the uterus. The inner lining of the uterus is called Endometrium, hence the name Endometrial cancer. The outer layer of the uterus is made of muscles and it is called Myometrium. Endometrial cancer is different from the cancer that occurs…

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Treatment for Prostate Cancer

There are several different treatment options for prostate cancer depending on the person’s age, stage of the cancer, how soon it is spreading. Treatment options include: Surgical Removal of Prostate Radiation Therapy Hormone Therapy Freezing Prostate Tissue Chemotherapy Biological / Autoimmune Therapy If you have not read about Symptoms, causes and diagnosis of Prostate Cancer,…

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Ureterocele – a duplex anamoly

Ureterocele – a duplex anamoly In a human body, kidneys filters and removes waste matter and excess water from the blood. This waste is transferred to the urinary bladder through ‘ureters’. In normal conditions, one kidney will have one ureter connected to the bladder.  In the lower side of the bladder, there will be another…

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Urotrauma – What is it?

Urotrauma – What is it? An injury to urinary tract or reproductive organs is termed as ‘Urotrauma’.  The cause of the injury can be anything such as an accident, a fight, bad fall from a height hurting your abdominal area, consumption or breathing of chemicals, injury due a weapon/tool etc.  If any of the organs…

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When does your (Uro)gynecologist suggest Hysterectomy?

When does your (Uro)gynecologist suggest Hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus (womb) of woman is removed in different ways.  In fact, there exits different types of Hysterectomy surgeries where only upper part of Uterus is removed or entire Uterus and cervix are removed or in extreme cases entire Uterus, Cervix, fallopian tubes, vagina…

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