GALL STONE CHOLELITHIASIS

June 13, 2022

Written By: Dr. Vigil Thavasimuthu Devaaj (MBBS, MS General Surgery) General Surgery Gallstones are often made of cholesterol or bilirubin and can develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts. These stones can cause pain and other complications. Stones Made Of Cholesterol: This is the most common type. Cholesterol gallstones are not related to cholesterol levels […]

HEMORRHOIDS

June 2, 2022

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the wall of the rectum and anus that may be caused by too much pressure in the vein. Hemorrhoids can cause pain or bleeding. Hemorrhoids are also called piles. Hemorrhoids are generally caused by increased pressure due to pregnancy, being overweight, or straining during bowel movements. Hemorrhoids are prevalent, occurring […]

APPENDIX

May 30, 2022

The appendix is a vestigial hollow tube closed at one end and attached at the other end to the cecum. It is a small tube-shaped organ attached to the large intestine. It has no known function, but you will need immediate treatment if it gets inflamed or infected (Appendicitis). While the particular functions of the human […]

DYSMENORRHEA

May 23, 2022

Written By: Dr. Rajani Ramachandran (MBBS, MS, OBG) Obstetrics & Gynecology Dysmenorrhea is highly prevalent and is the leading cause of absence from school and work among women of reproductive age. WHAT IS DYSMENORRHEA? Excruciating periods with intense cramping is a condition called Dysmenorrhea. Many women suffer from the state of Dysmenorrhea with every menstrual […]

YEAST INFECTION

May 20, 2022

Written By: Dr.Rajani Ramachandran (MBBS. MS general surgery) Obstetrics and Gynecology Yeast is a fungus commonly found on your skin. However, it is also found in your digestive system. If you are a woman, you also have yeast in your vaginal area. When too much yeast grows on your skin or other places, it can […]

NORMAL DELIVERY

May 9, 2022

Written By: Dr. Jasmine Sankaranarayanan (MBBS, DGO, DNB) Obstetrics & Gynecology Becoming pregnant is undoubtedly a dream come true for any woman, but delivering the little one can be an enormous challenge, and one must be prepared for it. Normal delivery is defined as the expulsion of the baby out of the womb through the […]

Cesarean Section

April 26, 2022

Written By: Dr. Jasmine Sankaranarayanan (MBBS, DGO, DNB) Obstetrics & Gynecology Caesarean is defined as an operation performed to deliver the baby through the abdominal route when vaginal delivery is impossible. It is also employed to speed up the delivery when potential danger to either mother or baby is anticipated. The most common reasons to […]

ENDOMETRIOSIS

April 26, 2022

Written By: Dr. Suseela Kiyyath (MBBS, MS) Obstetrics & Gynecology What is endometriosis? The endometrium is the tissue that lines the uterus. Endometriosis is a condition in which endometrial-type tissue is found outside the uterus. Ovaries and fallopian tubes are the most commonly affected. This misplaced tissue undergoes cyclical changes similar to the uterine lining, […]

Uterine Fibroids

April 19, 2022

Written By: Dr. Suseela Kiyyath (MBBS, MS) Obstetrics & Gynecology What Are Uterine Fibroids? Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the muscle layer of the uterus. Fibroids can rarely detach and can be seen attached to the connective tissue( broad ligament) near the uterus. Fibroids are also known as leiomyoma or simply myoma. The […]

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

April 18, 2022

Written By: Dr. Devisree Radhamony  (MBBS,MS,DNB,DGO) Obstetrics & Gynecology What is Pid? Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a disease of one or more upper reproductive organs, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. It comprises a spectrum of inflammatory disorders of the upper female genital tract, including endometritis, salpingitis, tubal-ovarian abscess, and pelvic peritonitis. Types […]