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0 28 November 2022
Dysmenorrhea Causes Symptoms & Treatment

That throbbing pain in the lower abdomen, legs and thighs during menstruation could be the most common pain that is experienced by almost all women in the world. As it is considered common pain, it is silently bore no matter how hard it tends to get. Pain during menstruation or even sex is common but it doesn’t have to be normal. Consistently intense pains are abnormal and Dysmenorrhea is a medical condition that is associated with this kind of abnormal cramps. “Women that we usually treat for Dysmenorrhea are unaware of the condition. They often assume it is a common pain and silently put up with it until it becomes unbearable to perform regular activities”, says a gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri. So what is Dysmenorrhea, and what are its causes and treatment options? Here is what a lady gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri had to say:

What is Dysmenorrhea?

In general painful periods are often termed Dysmenorrhea. This condition causes severe and frequent cramps in the pelvic area, and pain in the lower back, legs and stomach during menstruation of women. All these symptoms are commonly experienced by every woman during the period, so how is Dysmenorrhea different fr

0 15 November 2022
Vulvitis (Vulvar Itching) Causes Symptoms & Treatment

Vulvitis is one of the most common inflammatory conditions of female genitals that is experienced by women all around the world. It is similar to vaginitis that we talked about earlier – but with a minor difference. While vaginitis is inflame the insides of the vagina, Vulvitis refers to inflammation of the outer part of this reproductive organ. Though it is a common condition sometimes it can aggravate and cause persistent irritation, pain and swelling for several days at a stretch. We often get advanced cases of the Vulvitis which would be easily solved in days had they approached us earlier. Since most women overlook this condition as common itching, it tends to show up severe symptoms. So with the inputs from the top gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri, we provide complete details about the symptoms, causes and options for Vulvitis treatment in Mumbai. Read on:

What is Vulvitis? What causes it?

The area outside the vagina is called the vulva and it includes a vaginal opening, labia majora, labia minora and clitoris.  This entire area is made up of soft skin and tends to be moist and warm all the time which makes it vulnerable to infections, allergies, irritations and skin disorders – e

0 21 October 2022
Vaginal Agenesis: Symptoms Diagnosis & Treatment

Vaginal Agenesis is a congenital abnormality where the foetus is born with an underdeveloped vagina. Yes, that can happen in rare cases, say 1 out of 5000. Like a few foetuses are born with an underdeveloped spine, arms, legs or kidneys, a few are born with an underdeveloped vagina which is then repaired by specialist surgeons. What symptoms identify this condition, what causes this condition and how is it treated?  With the inputs from the top gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri, we have answered the most commonly asked question about Vaginal Agenesis. Read on to know the answers:

What is Vaginal Agenesis?

As said above Vaginal Agenesis is a congenital abnormality where the vagina of the foetus may not fully develop to be a normal one. While some girls have shorter vaginas, others have remnant ones or even lack one completely. “More often than not this condition develops in tandem with other abnormalities of the reproductive system like underdeveloped fallopian tubes, or uterus, even spine and kidney growth problems too”, says the best lady gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri.

Vaginal Agenesis Symptoms:

In some cases, the outer organs appear normal and

0 19 October 2022
Placental Abruption Symptoms Causes & Treatment

In our previous blog – Fibroids in Pregnancy What You Should Know? , we have mentioned how fibroid can lead to placental abruption during pregnancy. And we have received quite a few questions on the topic of placental abruption. To make it easy for everyone we have gathered all the answers from the best gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri, read on to know them.

What is Placental Abruption?

A fertilised egg divides into two components – an embryo and a placenta. While the embryo grows the baby, the placenta is the support system that helps its growth. By attaching itself to the inside wall of the uterus, the placenta provides oxygen and nutrients to the baby and removes waste products from the baby’s blood using the umbilical cord. “To put it simply – the placenta is a temporary organ that absorbs nutrients and oxygen from the mother and transports them to the baby using the umbilical cord”, says the best obstetrician in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri In rare cases, the placenta may peel away partially or completely from the inner wall of the uterus before delivery leading to placental abruption. This disconnection can deprive the baby of essential nutrients and oxygen causing hea

0 13 October 2022
Fibroids in Pregnancy What You Should Know?

Uterine fibroids are smooth muscle tumours that grow in the uterus of women. They are considered benign in a few cases they may negatively impact fertility and even cause pregnancy complications. Given this mostly happens in women of reproductive age, they surely are cause for concern due to the potential pregnancy complications they can trigger. “Pain, preterm labour and birth, obstetric complications, foetal malpresentation and placental abruption are some of the common pregnancy complications fibroids can cause”, says lady gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri. Fibroids are often considered the common cause of infertility in women. But not many know that they can pose a risk for pregnancy too. So how do fibroids impact pregnancy, what exactly are these symptoms and how are these fibroids managed and treated during pregnancy? Read on to know the answers from Dr Neelima Mantri herself:

Fibroids & Their Impact on Pregnancy:

Fibroids are common among women of reproductive age. While they do hamper fertility they are easily treatable. However, fibroids during pregnancy can be a serious condition due to the nature of the complication they trigger. While there are cases where they do not pose any risk, the chances of complications are slowly rising in the past few years. Some

0 21 September 2022
Low Blood Pressure: How Does It Affect Your Pregnancy?

A majority of women experience low blood pressure during pregnancy which usually gets sorted in their third trimester without medications. However, like everything in medical science, symptoms and their impact on health need not always be the same in every case. For example, low blood pressure which is considered common in pregnant women could be assigned to ectopic pregnancy where the fertilised egg is implanted outside the uterus. “Sometimes the symptoms caused by low blood pressure can be severe. In a few cases, they can even harm the baby too. This is the reason gynaecologists continuously monitor the blood pressure levels in women” says the best gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri. So how exactly does low blood pressure impact pregnant women and what steps can be taken to mitigate their impact? Let us find out in this blog with the inputs from gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri here:

What causes low blood pressure during pregnancy?

As the woman has to support a baby now, the pregnancy demands an expansion of blood circulation in the body. The hormonal changes during the pregnancy also tend to dilate the blood vessels which also results in a lowering of blood pressure in the body. Th

0 19 September 2022
How to Increase Amniotic Fluid during Pregnancy?

Amniotic fluid is a clear, yellowish fluid in the womb during pregnancy. Thus fluid surrounds the baby in the womb and plays a vital role in the optimal development of the baby. This key fluid is generated by the mother within 12 days of the pregnancy and a mother needs to maintain optimal levels of this fluid for safe pregnancy. Too much or too little – both these conditions can cause complications for the baby. What exactly happens when the optimum levels of this fluid are not met? And how to ensure the right amount of amniotic fluid during pregnancy? Let us know answers from the best gynaecologists in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri in this blog.

What is Amniotic Fluid?

The baby in the womb grows in a bag-like structure which is formed by two membranes – the amnion and chorion. The baby grows inside the amniotic sac which is filled with amniotic fluid that is generated as early as 12 weeks into pregnancy. In the early weeks of pregnancy, the amniotic fluid is mostly the water produced by the mother’s body. By 5th month of pregnancy, this amniotic fluid gradually becomes a mix of water and foetal urine, consisting of key nutrients, antibodies and hormones. The baby swallows the fluid and excretes it increasing its volume over time.  This versatile fluid can be said as the bread and butter of the b

0 23 August 2022
Uterine Polyps Symptoms and Causes

Uterine polyps as the name suggest are the soft fleshy overgrowth of uterine cells which tend to extend into the uterine cavity. Also called endometrial polyps these polyps can be benign or cancerous, single or multiple, and can range in sizes from millimetres to centimetres (golf-ball size). These polyps are thatched to the uterus with a stalk-like structure and in rare cases, they can even slip into the vagina too. “Though uterine polyps are usually associated with women going through menopause they can also occur in young women causing infertility,” says lady gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri. In the majority of cases, uterine polyps tend to be the reason for pregnancy and other fertility problems What causes uterine polyps and what are the uterine polyps’ treatment options in Mumbai? Read on to the answers from gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri:

Uterine Polyps Symptoms:

The overgrowth of the tissues will interfere with the regular reproductive function of women. Irregular menstrual periods, bleeding between periods, abnormal blood flow during menstruation, vaginal bleeding and spotting and infer

0 9 August 2022
Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis Causes Diagnosis & Treatment

Adenomyosis is a disorder that causes heavy painful periods, blood clots during menstrual bleeding, and painful sexual intercourse. These symptoms are similar to that of Endometriosis and as a result, can be tough to detect. But the causes of both these conditions vary and so does the treatment. More often than not patients confuse take one condition to another. So with the inputs from a female gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri, we delve into this condition and help you understand eh difference between Adenomyosis and Endometriosis:

What is Adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis as a benign uterine condition is one of the causes of pelvic pain in premenopausal women. The endometrial tissue burrows deep into the muscle spaces that are between the inner and outer layers of the uterus.  This misplaced tissue thickens the muscle walls, distorts the vasculature of thru uterus and causes heavy painful periods in women.

Difference between Adenomyosis and Endometriosis?

Adenomyosis like endometriosis is also caused by misplaced growth of the endometrial tissue that lines the uterus. However, the key difference lies in the place of growth. In Endometriosis, the tissues can displace, attach and grow anywhere outside the uterus

0 8 August 2022
Endometrial Ablation Procedure & Risks Recovery

Endometrial ablation is one of the most popular solutions recommended for treating abnormal bleeding. While it effectively reduces abnormal bleeding, it is not recommended for every woman. Know more about this procedure’s limitations, risks, benefits and recovery from the best lady gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri in this blog today:

What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial Ablation is the procedure of scraping a thin layer of the uterus to reduce the abnormal menstrual flow of a woman. Every month during the date of menstruation, the inner layer of the uterus (endometrium) thickens to prepare the uterus for conception. When the egg doesn’t receive the sperm, the hardened wall sheds and bleeds every month (period bleeding). In a few cases, the bleeding can be abnormal with sharp pain stretching for an extended period. Endometrial Ablation is the most common procedure that is performed to reduce the intensity of the blood flow and pain.

When is the Endometrial Ablation recommended by a gynaecologist?

Heavy and abnormal bleeding is when the gynaecologist actively considers Endometrial Ablation. Periods are considered heavy and abnormal if they last for