Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis Causes Diagnosis & Treatment

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 22 July 2022
What is Uterine Abnormality? How Does it Affect Fertility?

Uterus also called the womb, is the epicentre of female fertility. This hallow pear-shaped organ is where the embryo implants itself and the development of the foetus (unborn baby) happens. So naturally, the health of the uterus plays a key role in female fertility. “The shape of the uterus, it’s lining and general health can even impact the success of the pregnancy and health of the child to be born. Any uterine abnormality whether it is congenital or acquired, can lead to fertility and pregnancy problems over time.” says lady gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri. It is estimated that 1 in every 10 women suffer from uterine abnormalities which come to create fertility problems for them. We often have women consult us at our clinic in Mumbai regarding fertility and pregnancy issues. And uterine abnormalities tend to be the most common issues suffered by all age groups. So with the input of gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri, we chose to raise awareness about uterine abnormalities and their role in fertility problems today. Read in to know:

What are uterine abnormalities?

A uterus that is in a different shape or size from the norm is called the abnormal uterus. The reason for this abnormal de

0 13 July 2022
Macrosomia Causes Symptoms & Complications

On average, babies weigh between 2.3 kg and 3.8 kg at birth. Macrosomia is a medication that is used to describe a baby that is born with a weight greater than 3.8 kg. This higher weight usually makes the delivery difficult and increases the risk of health problems for the baby later in life. So what causes this Macrosomia and how does it impact Macrosomia on the health of baby and mother? With the input of the best gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri, let us find out in this blog here:

What Causes Macrosomia?

On average 10% of the babies are born with Macrosomia in India. The common causes in these cases always tend to be medical conditions like diabetes and obesity in the mothers. Macrosomia can also happen in mothers who are free from these two conditions if they gain too much weight during pregnancy, have high blood pressure during pregnancy or conceive after 35 years of age. “Gestational diabetes also tends to result in Macrosomia in mothers free from above conditions”, says lady gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mant

0 20 June 2022
5 Menstrual Hygiene Tips Every Woman Must Know

Women seldomly speak when it comes to their menstrual health and hence, they tend to avoid proper guidance on Menstrual Hygiene which further increases the risks of getting infections. If you struggle from any discomfort or infection related to intimate health, you can seek the advice of a gynaecologist in Mumbai and get proper treatment.

What is Menstrual Hygiene?

Menstrual Hygiene refers to the healthy practices that are necessary for women to follow during menstruation. These practices are associated with good menstrual health and are required to adopt in order to avoid infections.

Why is Menstrual Hygiene Important?

During the process of menstruation, the occurrence of vaginal bleeding is normal. In order to cope with the discharge of blood, women acquire several measures to maintain their hygiene. However, there have been various misconceptions around Menstrual Hygiene due to prejudice and lack of information. People especially in India, associate menstruation with impurity and embarrassment which cause insecurities among young females, resulting in neglecting their intimate hygiene which in turn can lead to numerous health issues such as- UTIs, Fungal infections, Reproductive infections, Bacterial vaginosis, toxic shock

0 24 May 2022
Is Cramping During Early Pregnancy a Sign of Miscarriage?

If you’re pregnant, you’re undoubtedly paying extra close attention to your body. If you are cramping, you may be frightened that it indicates a miscarriage, especially if it happens in the early stages of pregnancy. If you have any pain during your pregnancy, see an obstetrician and gynaecologist. Even though miscarriage is most common during the first three months, cramping can develop for a variety of reasons. The timing, severity, and existence of additional symptoms all play a role in determining if cramping signals a miscarriage. Pains in your lower abdomen or lower back during the first three months of pregnancy almost often suggest one of three things: a deranged pregnancy, a miscarriage, or regular discomfort. There is still a one in three probability of a miscarriage, so let’s look at some more facts and observations concerning early pregnancy cramps. However, before getting paranoid, let’s look at the general symptoms, and causes of the disease so that you can take care of the situation in the best possible way.

General Symptoms of Miscarriage

During the first trimester, keep an eye out for these miscarriage signs and symptoms.

  • > Bleeding of a dark brown or bright red colour
  • > Clots of tissue

0 20 May 2022
Things You Must Know About Getting Pregnant in Your 30s

Pregnancy in the 30s is no longer a rare choice as it used to be. With increased focus on career progression women today are consciously making their choice to conceive in their 30s. We could witness this significant change in our clinical facility ourselves as the average age of pregnancy has risen considerably as compared to the early 2010s. Though it is a welcoming change, it is always to be remembered that the peak reproductive years of women are their 20s. So pregnancy in the 30s does have its share of problems and hence the journey must be carefully planned and care must be taken with active consultation from gynaecologists. But how exactly the age impacts pregnancy and what care must be taken by women in their 30s before and during the pregnancy?  With the inputs from the best gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri, we have tried to answer questions in this blog here. Read on:

How do age impact pregnancy and its outcomes:

Every woman is born with a fixed number of eggs. As they age, both the quality and quantity of eggs gradually decrease.  Women in their 20s are considered to be at their reproductive peak as the standard of eggs (combined quality and quantity) is at an all-time high. As women become older

0 19 April 2022
9 Home Remedies for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that affects millions of women around the world. It is a chronic disease that causes pelvic pain, bowel and bladder problems and other symptoms. It is observed that working women face this problem more than non-working and as the working population of women in Mumbai is finding a good endometriosis specialist in Mumbai is a must. Some of the most famous gynaecologists in Mumbai may recommend a lot of medicines, however, there are simple home remedies that can solve your problem as well. Here are 9 effective ways to treat endometriosis symptoms at home:

1. Turmeric For Endometriosis

This powerful herb has been widely used in Ayurveda, Chinese, and Western medicine for centuries. You can add it to your daily diet in the form of curry, or you can brew it at home as tea.

2. Ginger For Endometriosis

While it’s widely used for many other conditions, ginger is particularly beneficial for endometriosis as it boosts immunity, and reduces inflammation. You can use ginger as a tea, or you can add it to your daily diet as a soup or tea.

3. Fennel For Endometriosis

This herb contains anti-inflammatory properties, which help reduce symptoms such as pain and inflammation. Here’s how you can use fennel for en

0 24 March 2022
Urinary and Faecal Incontinence Treatment in Mumbai

Urinary and faecal incontinence are pelvic disorders that result in loss of bladder and bowel control leading to accidental or involuntary leakage of stool or urine. Men and women of any age can suffer from these incontinence problems which can drastically impact the quality of life when the problems are not promptly treated by a gynaecologist or urologist. If you or one of your kith or kin in the family are suffering from incontinence problems you might be having a lot of questions. With the inputs of leading gynaecologists in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri, today we aim to provide information on these medical conditions improve your awareness about urinary and faecal incontinence here. Read on:

Urinary Incontinence & Cause:

Bladder incontinence or urinary incontinence is a condition characterized by accidental leakage, loss or dribbling or urine. Common causes of urinary incontinence often treated by a gynaecologist in Mumbai Dr Neelima Mantri include accidental urine leakage, loss of ability to hold urine, frequent urination, unusual discomfort or pain during urination. Urinary incontinence is usually caused by inpatients undergoing treatments for cancer. Even non-cancerous

0 22 March 2022
Trichomoniasis Treatment in Mumbai

Trichomoniasis is the common type of curable sexually transmitted disease that is caused when an individual is infected with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. While itching and burning sensation post ejaculation are the common symptoms of the disease in a few cases individuals may not be aware of the infection until symptoms show up. Also called a Trich, Trichomoniasis is the most common STD around the world. Though it rarely causes problems, when left treated it increases the chances of getting other STDs. So it is always advised to get the right treatment for Trichomoniasis. But how does identify Trichomoniasis? We are here to help. What are the symptoms of Trichomoniasis, what causes Trichomoniasis? How does one get it and what are the treatment options available? With the input of the best gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri let us know answers to these FAQs about Trichomoniasis from this blog here.

What causes Trichomoniasis? How does one get infected with Trichomoniasis?

 A protozoan parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis causes Trichomoniasis, also called Trich. An infected individual can infect another individual through sexual intercourse (both vaginal- vaginal and penil

0 22 March 2022
Bartholin’s cyst Symptoms and Causes

The human body is a very complicated machine. Infinite vessels, multiple critical organs, a lot of bones, a network of nerves and what not fit into a small framework. To master the human body a lifetime may not be enough, such is the complicated build of the human system. This is the reason specialists exist, a bone doctor, a skin specialist, a brain surgeon, etc. every department is handled by different people no matter where you go. A common man may be forgiven for understanding the human body any more than a doctor who studies for years and this is why a lot of people may not even come to know that they are suffering from a disease or an ailment till it’s too late. Thus, today we talk about one of the problems that bother women, especially pregnant women who might not know how commonly they are affected by such problems. The problem in the spotlight is Bartholin’s cyst and we now look at the symptoms and causes of this condition.

Bartholin’s cyst

In the women’s labia there exists a Bartholin’s gland. This gland during the pregnancy tends to swell up in up to 2% of cases. When the glands swell it develops cysts which may make walking painful. This cyst is Bartholin’s cyst and it can also cause pain during intercourse.

What are the symptoms of Bartholin’s cyst