Endometriosis: Causes and Symptoms
(Lt Col) Dr. Leena N Sreedhar
Oct 22, 2020
Women go through a range of biological and psychosomatic changes in a lifetime, including having a baby. The Centre of Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is well endowed with the gamut of multispecialty disciplines to offer superlative and holistic treatment and facilities encompassing all aspects of women and baby healthcare.
Manipal Hospital is the best one-stop solution for all female health disorders. We have the best obstetrician and gynecologists in Delhi who aim to provide the best quality health care for women. Founded in January 2018, Manipal Hospital is the best Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital in Delhi having an OBG team with experienced and reputed doctors from in and around Dwarka. Our department offers world-class services and serves all our patients with dedicated medical assistance.
Obstetric ultrasound uses sound waves to produce pictures of a developing embryo or foetus within pregnant women, as well as the mother's uterus and ovaries. It does not use ionizing radiation and has no known harmful effects.
Also known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), PCOD is characterized by hormonal imbalance and high levels of male hormones in females.
An IUCD or Intra-uterine Contraceptive Device or coil is a T-shaped implant impregnated with copper or hormones that is placed in the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy. This is a safe and effective non-permanent method of female contraception.
This is a procedure that involves extracting a small piece of tissue from the cervix to facilitate lab testing for cervical cancer and precancerous conditions that could threaten the health of the patient in the future. Biopsies are largely pain-free procedures that do not require advanced recovery times.
Conception can happen naturally for some, while for others assisted reproduction or fertility treatment is required - which involves determining the time of ovulation using a follicular scan or follicular imaging. Follicles, which are small fluid-filled sacs found inside the ovaries, secrete hormones and contain an immature egg (oocyte).
High-risk pregnancy puts you and your unborn baby at risk for various health problems during pregnancy, and delivery. Mothers with high-risk pregnancy need special monitoring and care throughout their pregnancy.
A Pap Smear or Pap Test is a vaginal exam that screens for cervical cancer. This is done by taking a swab to collect cervical cells to be examined for abnormal growth and other indications of precancerous /cancerous cells. It’s a simple procedure that takes approximately 5 minutes.
A Non-Stress Test (NST) is a test for fetal wellbeing. It measures fetal heart rate and response to movement in the third trimester to ensure that the baby is doing well.
Constantly buzzing with a stream of women and babies coming in to meet our gynaecologists, our outpatient and inpatient unit is equipped to diagnose and treat a range of gynaecological conditions that do not require surgery or hospitalization. From screening tests, ultrasound scans and mammograms, to high risk pregnancy management, pain and bleeding…
Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of your periods or menstrual cycles.
The surgical removal of the uterus is called a hysterectomy. It is performed when the uterus is afflicted by uterine fibroids, cancer, uterine prolapse (moving out of position), adenomyosis (abnormal thickening of uterine walls), endometriosis and other abnormalities in the uterus that threaten the patient's health. Typically, a hysterectomy is a last…
Cancer can be preventable and appropriate tests can detect any possibility of the disease in women. A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on your cervix which is the opening of the uterus. During the routine procedure, cells from your cervix are…
For those who seek to postpone having a baby, or just stop having one, our family planning services unit is the right place to come to. Our gynaecologists advise you on the best possible contraception and sterilization options.
Preparing a woman for pregnancy is a crucial part of family planning, where a specialist ascertains fertility, as well as the risks of pregnancy and childbirth. Consulting a gynecologist before attempting to have children can dramatically improve the experience of pregnancy and childbirth.
Postnatal care (PNC) is the care given to the mother and her newborn baby immediately after the birth and for the first six weeks of life. Women could also go through hormonal changes that could affect their mental health, or they could have lactation issues.
Poly-Cystic Ovarian syndrome is a fairly common disorder experienced by many women. Treatment is available with doctors who can help monitor and control the condition with personalized diet and lifestyle plans for individual patients.
Sometimes, a woman’s cervix – the lowest end of the uterus – may be weak to carry a pregnancy through because it opens up easily leading to a miscarriage. Cervical cerclage is a surgical procedure in which sutures or synthetic tape is used to reinforce the cervix especially in women with a short cervix.
Puberty is the process a girl’s body goes through as she develops into an adult. Some of the common puberty disorders treated at Manipal Hospitals by our gynaecologists include Delayed puberty – puberty hasn't started by age 13; Precocious puberty – puberty begins too early, before age 7 or 8 in girls; Contrasexual pubertal development – development…
At one point, endoscopy during pregnancy was believed to endanger the foetus in the womb. Therefore it is generally discouraged endoscopy during pregnancy and, if absolutely necessary, recommended that procedures occur during the second trimester.
We understand that women are naturally predisposed to several changes in their body in their lifetime – starting from menstruation and childbirth to menopause and age-related gynaecological health issues. This is why our dedicated and specialized Well Women Clinic seeks to address all their conditions with responsibility and consideration. Our Well…
Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding. Hysteroscopy is done using a hysteroscope, a thin, lighted tube that is inserted into the vagina to examine the cervix and inside of the uterus.
A tremendously specialized medical field, genetics is about heredity and certain risk factors involved in the genes. Every child inherits genes from both of their biological parents and these genes in turn express specific traits.
Basically a prenatal test in which a sample of the chorionic villi is removed from the placenta for testing, Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) ing (CVS) is a prenatal test that is used to detect birth defects, genetic diseases, and other problems during pregnancy.
Also known as diagnostic laparoscopy, this is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen and reproductive organs. It's a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that requires only small incisions.
Menopause is a natural part of ageing when a woman stops having her monthly period. It is a normal process marking the end of a woman's reproductive years. However, some women cannot handle menopause well because of a few irregularities in their menstrual cycle such as early menopause either as a result of a surgical intervention such as removal of…
The field of robotic surgery has developed rapidly, and its use to treat gynaecologic conditions has grown exponentially. Harnessing their skills to operate this state of the art machine, gynaeco surgeons at Manipal Hospitals operate the robot arms to perform some of the exacting gynaecological surgeries way beyond what a human hand could possibly…
Advanced medical technology has revolutionized the healthcare world by making surgeries easier to perform and more comfortable for patients. Cryosurgery is one of them. Also called cryotherapy, it is the use of extreme cold produced by liquid nitrogen or argon gas to destroy abnormal tissue.
Perimenopause is early menopause and can begin eight to 10 years before menopause sets in when the ovaries gradually produce less estrogen. It usually starts in a woman's 40s, but can start in the 30s as well. At this stage, many women can experience menopause symptoms in spite of still having menstrual cycles during this time, and can get pregnant.
Medical research confirms that 70-80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids in their lifetime. Fibroids are benign growths of muscle cells and tissues and pose no risk of turning cancerous. However, in some women, especially during menopause, fibroids can cause a variety of health conditions that include heavy or prolonged periods, bleeding…
For couples who find it difficult to get pregnant due to certain infertility issues, our Infertility Clinic is a boon. Endowed with the qualifications and experience to treat infertility issues, the infertility specialists at our Clinic examine and study the underlying complications in couples hindering their chance at having a baby. The Clinic is…
All our women and child clinics are highly competent to conduct various tests and perform procedures that do not require hospitalization. Some of these include Cervical (Cone) Biopsy Colporrhaphy or surgical repair of the vaginal wall, Colposcopy to detect cervical cancer signs, Dilation and Curettage (D&C), Endometrial Ablation, Endometrial or Uterine…
Each pregnancy is different even if it’s your tenth. We understand this perfectly and strive to meet the individual needs of your pregnancy and your newborn’s. Our obstetric care team is one of the finest in the country and supports you to understand your pregnancy and preferences.
Women often neglect their health in their endeavor to care for their family’s wellbeing. Steadfast in our belief that all women especially after 35 should have an annual check-up we conduct routine tests through the year, backed by comprehensive assistance and counselling. In addition to performing these vital screening tests, we also review women’s…
This is one of the foremost tests in assisted reproduction that gives hope to millions of couples who want to have a baby. Follicular study and monitoring are done to study ovarian follicles that are used to identify ovulation of egg. It is an ultrasound scan done inside the vagina to study the ovaries, uterus and uterus lining. A follicle scan should…
A woman’s body undergoes various changes from puberty to menopause and various health disorders are common at these stages. Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OBG) is a branch of medicine that specializes in diagnosing and treating such conditions.
Obstetrics is a field of medical science that deals with childbirth and supports women to manage their pregnancy and labor.
Gynecology, on the other hand, deals with the female reproductive system, managing all conditions associated with it. Some common conditions managed by some of the best gynecologists in Delhi include the management of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and polycystic ovary.
24*7 Gynaecology Emergency Care that is managed by our trained doctors.
Dedicated staff, reception, and floor for child and mother care, which is separate from other departments, making it safer for them.
Managing challenging and difficult cases by experts.
SPANDAN, a dedicated educational program for moms to be, is run on two Sundays in a month, which aids in normal and smooth delivery in patients.
We make use of the latest technologies and equipment in the field of medical science along with excellent support from different specialties.
A dedicated obstetrics operation theatre is adjacent to the labor room, in case of an emergency.
Our nursery is just next to the delivery room so that shifting sick babies is expedited.
World-class NICU facility available with neonatologist available round the clock
Lactational specialist available round the clock
Continuous programs and CMEs are being taken up for the education of junior residents, doctors in adjoining areas, and staff.
Waterbirth, which is a new concept that facilitates a normal delivery.
Starting a DNB program in this department
Manipal Hospital is the best gynecology and maternity hospital in Delhi having state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to take care of you and your loved ones. The speciality deals with consultation and care of patients with a complicated pregnancy. Some of the services offered by this speciality are:
Routine gynae and obstetrics scans
Amniocentesis + cardiovascular system (CVS)
Fetal echoes by renowned cardiac specialists and fetal medicine specialists
The department is concerned with women’s reproductive and urinary tract disorders and managing them with surgery. Some common services include:
Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH)
As the name suggests, the department deals with infertility and problems associated with it.
Some services provided are:
A comprehensive package for young girls to meet dietitians, endocrinologists, and gynecologists under one roof
External cephalic version and other exercises for spinning babies
Normal delivery in addition to painless labor, and instrumental deliveries
Physiotherapy for normal delivery and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for pain relief during labor.
Ball games in the labor room
Hysterosalpingography (HSG) with or without general anesthesia
Medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) and dilation and curettage (D&C) under anesthesia and ultrasound guidance.
Hysterectomies such as abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic
High-risk pregnancies and their deliveries and follow-ups
Cosmetic Gynecology surgeries such as hysterectomies, labioplasty, hymenoplasty, and vaginal rejuvenation
Hysteroscopy and laparoscopy including diagnostic procedures, such as polypectomy, fibroid removal, biopsy, cyst removal, Wertheim’s Hysterectomy for carcinomas, myomectomy, and laparotomy
Family Planning procedures such as lap ligation and mini lap
Uterine artery embolization for fibroid, which is a non-surgical treatment
Robotic lap surgeries
Uro Gynae surgeries such as cystocele and rectocele repair
Post-menopausal treatments such as hormonal replacement therapy
Manipal Hospitals' Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is supported by a well equipped microbiological and pathological lab, blood bank, radiology department, cares for women with specialists who are experts in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Manipal Hospitals' surgeons are experts in all aspects of gynecological surgery, from simple minimally invasive surgeries to complex open surgeries. The services at the obstetrics and gynecology centre of excellence include: - Outpatient/Inpatient and Emergency services - Obstetric Services - Gynaecological Services
A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in women's reproductive health. Obstetricians care for women during their pregnancy and just after the baby is born. They also deliver babies. An ob-gyn is trained to do all of these things.
Your doctor at the best gynecology hospital in Delhi will undergo an appropriate investigation and check-up and advice medications and/or surgery based on your condition and choice. They will discuss the plan of treatment and carry it out only after you give your consent for the same.
Well, it all depends on your condition and preference, if any. All of our patients come to Manipal Hospital, either by the hospital’s or the doctor’s name. You can run through the doctor’s profile on our website to know more about them. Besides, a doctor-patient relationship is about building trust. So, trust your doctor and cooperate with them while they work towards your benefit.
Well, this is just a myth believed to be true. Medical science has advanced to aid complication-free deliveries, even in complicated cases. We at Manipal, give our 100% to help you deliver normally. We support normal delivery and encourage mothers to come over the fear of pain. Delivery is a marathon race. You need preparation, trust, and dedication for the same. However, cesarean delivery is inevitable in certain cases and helps to reduce the morbidity and mortality rate for pregnant females and neonates. The cesarean procedure is well performed at the gynecology hospital in Delhi.
Yes, caesarean delivery is absolutely safe for both mother and baby, and there are very rare chances of a stitch line infection. However, obesity or uncontrolled diabetes increases your risk of infection. There is no pain during the surgery, and you can see your baby and feed.
The day after the delivery, you might have pain for which you get painkillers. From the next day onwards, you are allowed to move around and go to the toilet.
The hospital has a lot of trained staff, and thus you do not need relatives to take care during your hospital stay. The top gynecology hospital in Delhi will provide all necessary items such as food, toiletries, and clothes.
No, not at all. You can be assured that there will be no pain or cut. The test involves just a touch with a brush to take your cervical discharge. You will not even realize when it is done. We would like you to come back again and share your experience with your friends and encourage them. To know more, visit the finest gynecology hospital in Delhi.
Well, this is just a myth. Ultrasounds done during pregnancy are crucial for having a healthy baby, and obviously, no one would like to compromise on that. Besides, research has not yet suggested any complications associated with ultrasound. Usually, five scans are carried out during pregnancy, and twins and complicated pregnancies may need more scans than normal patients. So, trust your doctor at the leading gynecology hospital in Delhi. Also, remember that radiation from a laptop, phone, and television is also harmful to the baby.
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