A vaginal septum is a condition that is considered a congenital anomaly as it is a developmental issue that forms in embryos. It occurs when the female’s reproductive system does not fully develop and leaves a dividing tissue wall in the woman’s vagina. Vaginal septums can run horizontally or vertically, and they divide the vagina [...]
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Many women have had an ovarian cyst at some point in their life. These are fluid or tissue-filled pouches that develop in the ovaries and are very common in patients who menstruate. They don't always cause symptoms, but they can grow, rupture, and bleed as part of the menstrual cycle. Most of the time, ovarian [...]
Women have a vaginal discharge which is fluid that comes out of the vagina, and this is usually white or clear. The amount of discharge they experience depends on whether they are menstruating, are pregnant, or going through menopause. Normal discharge looks like milk, water, or egg whites, and any changes in its consistency indicate [...]
Ovarian torsion is a condition in which a person has a twisted ovary which can cause severe pain. The twisting prevents blood from flowing to the ovary and fallopian tube. If the patient doesn’t seek immediate medical attention and treatment, tissue death can occur. We may also refer to it as adnexal torsion, and sometimes [...]
Uterine ablation is a surgical procedure that removes the lining of the uterus (endometrium) to treat uterine fibroids, heavy periods, or endometriosis. It has been shown to reduce menstrual flow, and some patients have also stopped having periods. In this article, we describe the benefits of uterine ablation, as well as side effects, what you [...]
Ovulation occurs when the ovary releases an egg and some women experience bleeding and spotting around the time they are ovulating, which is a normal occurrence. In fact, it's fairly common for women to spot or bleed at some point in their menstrual cycles. But when should you be concerned about bleeding during ovulation? This [...]
Your water broke but no contractions? When your water breaks during pregnancy, it means that the amniotic fluid has leaked. This indicates that you’ll start having contractions any time soon, and you’re ready to deliver your baby. But, what if your water broke without contractions? What can you do to help induce labor? In this [...]
What is Endometrial Hyperplasia - Symptoms & Treatment Endometrial hyperplasia, which we also may refer to as uterine hyperplasia, is a condition that develops when there is an overgrowth of the lining of the uterus, or endometrium. We can diagnose the condition by performing an endometrial hyperplasia ultrasound, biopsy, or hysteroscopy. We also offer treatment [...]
Some of the questions that a lot of patients ask are, what is obstetrics and gynecology? What is the difference between obstetrics and gynecology? Why is it important to have an obstetrician near me? Both medical fields cater to women’s health needs, but the main difference between obstetrics vs gynecology is that they cover two [...]
Why and When Should You Start Taking Prenatal Vitamins? If you’re pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, your doctor may recommend taking prenatal vitamins, as it can be hard getting the nutrients and vitamins you need during your pregnancy. Prenate pills can provide support for your body and baby’s development. What do prenatal vitamins [...]