08 Aug Conditions that can affect Uterus health!
The health of the uterus is very important for a woman’s well-being. A major female reproductive organ, the uterus encourages the fertilized ovum where one of the sperm cells penetrates the egg, the egg is fertilized and begins developing into the fetus. The uterus provides support to the bladder, bowel, pelvic bones, and organs as well. Occasionally, something happens that changes the integrity of this hardy muscular organ, causing everything from annoying abdominal cramps to more serious symptoms such as severe pelvic pain, bleeding, pregnancy loss, or bladder and gastrointestinal trouble. Here in today’s article, Dr. Usha M Kumar -the best gynae Laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi tells you the numerous conditions against which you must protect your uterus!
Endometriosis: Endometriosis is a condition in which cells from the lining of your uterus grow on the outside of the uterus. It causes a huge uterus that blocks your fallopian tubes, blood can get trapped in the ovaries, causing Endometrial cysts.
Common signs and symptoms of endometriosis:
- Painful colon or urination
- Excessive bleeding during periods
- Painful periods (dysmenorrhea)
- Pain during intercourse
Though Endometriosis decreases fertility, you can still get pregnant. Nearly 50% of women with infertility also have endometriosis.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
If you have groups of pea-sized cysts, you might have a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome – a leading cause of female infertility.
PCOD problem affects your hormones vividly, so you may experience these symptoms:
- Oily skin and acne
- Infertility problem or repeat miscarriages
- Menstrual problems
- Hair loss from your scalp and/or hair growth in unexpected places
- Weight gain, especially around your waist
- Depression or mood swings
If this happens, your body might fail to make the hormone progesterone, which is necessary to keep your cycle regular.
Fibroids or polyps – one or many benign growths ranging in size that sit in or outside of the uterus.
Chronic pelvic pain – sometimes no cause can be found.
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) – excessive or irregular bleeding.
Uncontrolled bleeding after childbirth or uterine surgery.
When to see a gynecologist?
If you are planning for pregnancy or facing difficulty in conception, see Dr. Usha M Kumar who is the best gynae Laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi and highly experienced in providing the right Endometriosis and PCOD treatment and helps you get cured right away. Let you know about the best treatment options to have a healthy uterus and safer pregnancy.