When Do You Need To Undergo IVF

Motherhood is a divinity that every woman aspire to. But ,now-a-days, more and more couples are finding difficulty in conceiving. Stressful working environment, hectic schedules, pollution, mobile radiations etc are playing a major role in persistently rising incidence of infertility (inability to conceive even after staying together for 1yr). Many couples are adviced to go for IVF. But sometimes pregnancy can be achieved with small measures and treatments...

Are Your Periods Normal or Abnormal? How to Differentiate?

Normal menses or periods are a boon and even slightest of irregularity in monthly cycle, can make our life stressful and cumbersome. How to know if your periods are normal or if there is any abnormality ? Here is a list of abnormalities in menstrual cycle and their causes –   Cycle Duration  A normal period cycle is defined as the one occurring at regular interval of 21 to 35 days. Any period occurring at an interval of less than 21 days or more than 35

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) IUI stands for Intrauterine Insemination, it is absolutely different from IVF. In IUI the semen is taken and then it is processed and washed so that only highly efficient sperms are taken, then those are inserted directly into the womb of the female partner. This is very beneficial for the patients in whom there is some problem in the natural intercourse or if there is some problem in the semen parameter like the mo

Pain & Clotting During Periods- Role of Hysteroscopy

Abnormal uterine bleeding, also known as AUB, is one of the most common causes requiring gynecologic evaluation. Hysteroscopy is a procedure wherein a thin camera called hysteroscope is introduced into the uterus via the vagina and this light helps in a thorough examination of the uterus. In cases where there are cysts or fibroids or even cancerous growths, this is used to get more details on the lesions. However, hysteroscopy also has a therapeutic ...

Facing Difficulty in Getting Pregnant- Follow These Simple Tips to Ensure Pregnancy

If you have been trying to conceive but are being unsuccessful, then it is time to take a step back, relax and figure out the problem. Figuring out the problem(s)will allow you to rectify them so that the chances of you getting pregnant go up significantly. Some of the common issues which may be interfering with your chances of pregnancy are: Get Sound Sleep -The more sleep deprived you are, the less likely are you to get pregnant. The reason being, l...

“New option for achieving Pregnancy and Fighting Infertilty” – Cryopreservation (Egg Freezing)

If you have entered into your thirties and still unable to find a suitable partner for you. Don't worry and don't get tensed also. All the elderly ladies of your family like grandmother, maternal aunt, paternal aunt .......etc must be more worried then even your mother. I know its very difficult for you to make them understand that its your life and age is just a matter of number now a days. A person in sixties doesn't look like a 60yr old now a days. So w...

How to Get Rid of Ectopic Pregnancy Without Surgery

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy? Normally pregnancy occurs inside womb. Rarely, pregnancy can be implanted in tissues outside womb. Such a pregnancy is known as Ectopic Pregnancy. Why Is Early Detection Important? It can be a life threatening condition for the woman, in case not detected and managed at an early gestation( duration of pregnancy). Treatment Options - Historically surgical treatment has been an ultimate option for treatment of such a pregnancy

Hysteroscopy – A Boon

Uterine polyps- Hysteroscopic Polypectomy   POLYPS are usually noncancerous growths, which when develop inside uterus, are called as uterine polyps. These can lead to many problems like abnormal vaginal Bleeding , severe pain during menses ( Dysmenorrhoea), inability to conceive (Infertility), recurrent miscarriages etc. There is a remote risk of development of cancer as well, over a period of time. These are usually diagnosed in ultrasound

Contraceptive counseling for youngsters and benefit of online consultations for the same

Recently, I had to operate three cases of ectopic pregnancies in a succession within a week. Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy at abnormal location. Normally, pregnancy occurs inside womb (uterus), rarely it can get implanted at abnormal places like tube, ovary, cervix etc. Surprisingly, all three patients had a history of emergency contraceptive (pills) intake. May be coincidentally, but there is definitely an alarming rise in consumption of emergency p...

Ovarian Drilling : An approach in PCOS/PCOD infertile patients

            PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) and PCOS ( Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) are being diagnosed quite commonly now a days. Many Infertile couples have PCOS, as the sole reason behind infertility. Anovulation is the cause of inability to conceive in such cases. Initially medicines are prescribed for inducing ovulation in such females. Patients not responding to ovulation induction have an option ...