Sterilization for Men and Women – Know About This Permanent Birth Control

0 20 August 2021
Sterilization for Men and Women – Know About This Permanent Birth Control

When a couple does not want to have children anymore there are many methods of contraception available – temporary and permanent. Sterilisation is a method of permanent birth control or contraception that is a safe, effective and complication-free family planning procedure. At our gynaecology clinic in Mumbai we get many queries about this procedure and with the support of our gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri we aim to answer common queries in this blog today. Read on: Why choose sterilisation for birth control? Sterilisation is the most effective and safest form of contraception that is available today. Since it is only for people who have once and for all decided to not have children in the future, there is no other method as effective or as safe. As there are two types of sterilisation available it is convenient too. What are the different types of sterilizations available? Sterilisation can be performed on either men or women so there are two types of sterilizations available – male sterilization and female sterilization. How are male sterilization and female sterilization procedures performed? Male sterilization: Sperms that are made in tes

0 17 August 2021
What is a Sacral Colpopexy?

There needs to be surgery done when the pelvic organ prolapses in a woman. The surgery that is performed to make this correct is called Sacral colpopexy. IT also has different names such as sacrocolpopexy or sacrospinous colpopexy. The pelvic organs prolapse when they become weaker. This happens mostly after pregnancy and menopause. You must get this surgery done if you are dealing with issues regarding your pelvic organs as they can form bulges in your vagina. This surgery has also been proven to have some great after-effects like their sexual functions and intimate life. They also enhance their bowel movements and decrease vaginal discharges. This issue only occurs in females which is why having a female gynaecologist to walk you through this process is better. Some of the main reasons for the pelvic organ to prolapse are the following:

  • > Childbirth- This is one of the main reasons for pelvic organ prolapse. Vaginal birth is more prone to cause such an issue than cesarean delivery.
  • > Aging and menopause
  • > Other surgeries like Hysterectomy
  • > Intense physical activities and lifting of heavy objects
  • > Excessive incr

0 17 August 2021
Painful Bladder Syndrome Treatment (Interstitial Cystitis)

The human body is fallible and hence our body has a built-in immune system to protect us against all sorts of diseases, disorders, bacteria, etc. But sometimes even despite these protective mechanisms a few diseases can get through and start impacting the body. Among these is a wider range of diseases called painful bladder syndrome that comprises many other diseases that affect the bladder and can be painful. This article will examine a condition within painful bladder syndrome known as Interstitial Cystitis. What is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic condition that can cause bladder pain, bladder pressure, or even pelvic pain in some cases. The pain can be mild or it can be severe depending on individual instances. The bladder is a muscular organ in charge of storing urine. When the bladder is full it expands and sends a signal to the brain through pelvic nerves that it’s time to urinate. This then creates the urge or impulse to use the washroom. However, with Interstitial Cystitis, the urge to urinate happens more often and for smaller amounts of urine because the signals get mixed up. This condition is more likely to affect women than men so it’s best to visit your gynaecologist

0 17 August 2021
What’s LEEP? How Is It Performed?

LEEP is a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure that is suggested by the gynaecologist to screen the incidence of abnormal cancer in women. It can be performed to either confirm the cancer diagnosis or to treat the precancerous condition of the woman’s cervix.  In today’s blog, we help you understand LEEP in a better way and then guide you towards the best gynaecologist in Mumbai for LEEP in Mumbai. Read on: Why is LEEP performed? The tissue in the cervix has to be examined to diagnose cancer and LEEP with its special loop like wire helps accomplish this diagnosis procedure. In this procedure, a thin wire-like look is inserted into the cervix and a healthy electric current is then passed through the loop to cut the cervix tissue. The procedure only takes 10 minutes and is performed by a gynaecologist at the healthcare facility. How is LEEP performed? The patient who lies on her back is placed on stirrups for the procedure. A gynaecologist in Mumbai performing the LEEP will then insert a speculum into the vagina while local anaesthesia is administered to fend off the pain. A loop is then inserted into the cervix of the patient to perform LEEP. After the procedure, the tissue removed is sent to the lab f

0 16 July 2021
What Is Sling Surgery?

It is common for women nowadays to experience an overactive bladder which might be a huge problem for them. They might be suffering from symptoms of stress urinary incontinence and if a person needs a permanent solution to this problem of theirs, they might opt to go for sling surgery for bladder problemsKeep reading to know what it is and what the procedures are. What is sling surgery?  Sling surgery is quite a common surgery that doctors perform on patients who might be suffering from a urinary stress inconsistency. It is also known as a urethral sling surgery and a mid-urethral sling surgery. A person can easily come to know that they are suffering from it if little actions like coughing, lifting something, laughing, or sneezing puts pressure on their bladder which makes them pee a little bit. In this surgery, a sling is placed around the urethra of a woman which helps in lifting it back to its normal position. This helps in removing the pressure on it while doing any activity and this in return, stops the unwanted pee after every action. The sling is like a hammock that supports the urethra which helps in preventing leaks. The sling which is used in the surgery can be made out of muscle, ligament, or tendon tissue taken from the woman’s body or it might be made up of a s

0 16 July 2021
Normal Delivery Tips from Gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri

Feeling anxious and tensed is common for first-time moms as the due date approaches. “It’s absolutely fine to be nervous. Please do now that it’s natural and knowing what comes your way and being prepared for it will not only help you ease your nerves but also smoothens your whole experience”, says Dr Neelima Mantri leading gynaecologist who has helped hundreds of women with successful normal delivery in Mumbai. But how does a woman get to know what exactly is coming her way and how does she prepare for it? This blog is our answer. Here we discuss the final trimester and give you handy delivery tips from Dr Neelima Mantri that can help pregnant women better prepare for labour. Read on: Prepare your body: Normal delivery requires strength to help you endure and exercises are the best way to develop your strength and stamina as you prepare for your labour. This doesn’t mean you will have to lift weights and perform aerobics, you will just have to perform simple exercises within your capacity. Look up for antenatal exercises, pregnancy yoga, and pelvic floor exercises, simple walking during this period to improve your pelvic strength and general mobility. As every woman’s condition is different we advise your contact your

0 9 June 2021
Diarrhea During Pregnancy Symptoms and Treatment

Diarrhea is nothing good to write home about, no matter when you are visited by this nasty condition. Diarrhea can strike anytime but managing it can be even tougher especially during pregnancy. However if it’s any consolation, Diarrhoea is common among pregnant women and most women have successfully combatted the condition. At our clinic in Mumbai, gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri has successfully treated hundreds of diarrhea in pregnancy cases and all we can say is with the right guidance and treatment diarrhea is easy to manage and come out of it unscathed. If you are pregnant and are still wary about Diarrhea, the first thing you can do is to improve your awareness about the condition – know the causes, remedies and treatment options beforehand. And this blog will help you know them, read on: Diarrhea & Its Symptoms: First things first, if you happen to experience 4 or more loose bowel movements in a day, it can be considered as a case of Diarrhea. Most common symptoms are obviously loose and watery stools, nausea, feeling bloated or gassy, cramping and sometimes fever. Causes of Diarrhea in Pregnancy:  Given you are already carrying your child in your belly, as they grow the space inside is limited and the intestine, oesophagus and sto

0 18 May 2021
Cystocele and Rectocele Repair Surgery in Mumbai

Cystocele is the fall or prolapse of the bladder into the woman’s vagina from its usual anatomical position. Though all the organs in the pelvic region are put in place by muscles or ligaments, these tissues may weaken over time due to certain factors causing Cystocele. A bulge in the vagina, urination difficulty, frequent urination, vaginal pain or pressure, painful sexual intercourse, inability to stand or walk a long time, urine leakage during physical activity coughing sneezing are some of the common symptoms suffered by patients who often consult gynaecologist, Dr Neelima Mantri, for Cystocele treatment in Mumbai. What causes Cystocele? Cystocele in general occurs due to the weakening of the wall that separates the bladder and the vagina. This weakening can happen for a variety of reasons which include:

  • > Repeated childbirth
  • > Heavy weightlifting
  • > Excessive weight gain
  • > Hormone deficiency
  • > Menopause
  • > Prior Hysterectomy
  • > Chronic constipation

Treatment for Cystocele in Mumbai: Mild cases of Cystocele are usually treated using conservative treatment options like physical therapy (Kegel exercises), Pessary, dietary changes and laxatives. , , ,

0 12 February 2021
Prostate Cancer in Women by Dr Neelima Mantri

There are numerous types of cancers and complications arising from them which affect women. For instance, breast cancer, cervical cancer, and the effects of cervical cancer in pregnancy. This article seeks to create awareness about these issues so that people know the potential risks and for timely diagnosis and possible prevention of these cancers. All of us have heard about prostate cancer in men, it is one of the most common types of cancers that affect men. The term female prostate cancer is rare. Is there such a thing as a female prostate gland or prostate cancer in women? Let us find out. Prostate Gland in Women- Myth or Reality? Medically speaking, women do not have a prostate gland. There are, however, glands with corresponding ducts on the front of the vagina known as Skene’s glands which are popularly known as female prostate because their functions are similar to the prostate gland in men. These similarities raise the question: ‘can women develop prostate cancer’? Prostate Cancer in Women The answer to the question raised in the previous section is yes. This type of cancer is quite rare which makes it difficult for researchers to conduct studies on it for the purpose of observing it and findi

0 6 February 2020
From Pregnancy to Delivery: Baby Development Stages in the Womb

There is nothing as magical as seeing a baby grow inside the womb of the mother right from the conception. The miracle of human birth takes right in front of our eyes and we are all so privileged to witness it, as this was not possible before the advent of imaging studies. Today, we are left amazed by the meticulous development over the course of the pregnancy. And this development of the baby can be comfortably divided into three categories: Stage: 1(0-3 months), Stage 2(3-6 months), Stage 3(6-9 months). Here’s a brief account of the baby development stages from the conception to the delivery: Conception: The sperm penetrates the egg, completes the genetic make-up of the foetus, rapidly divides into the cells, passes through the fallopian tube and implants itself in the uterus where the nourishment begins. Stage 1 (0-3 Months):   Month 1: After about a month, the basic structures if the head, abdomen, chest, and organs begin to develop into separate areas. The legs and arms slowly bud from the outside and your home pregnancy test comes out positive. Month 2&3: The foetus grows to a length of about 1 cm after 2 months, developing its facial features (ears, nose tip &eyelids). The buds now become clear legs and arms, as the toes and fingers slowly develop. After the