Gynaecology
The Department of Gynaecology at Meitra Hospital is adept at diagnosing and treating all kinds of gynaecological disorders. Women at different stages of life and age groups experience different kinds of health problems that may be simple or complex and may turn harmful unless attended immediately. Such health concerns are appropriately addressed by our experts who ensure that each patient gets the best personalized care. At our department, we provide all advanced gynaecological procedures including minimally invasive surgeries. These surgeries help the patients recover early and require reduced hospital stay in comparison to conventional open surgeries.

Facilities and services:

• Laparoscopic surgeries
• Discectomy
• Laparoscopic myomectomy
• Laparoscopic surgeries to treat Infertility
• Hysterectomy Surgery

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease refers to the inflammation of a woman’s reproductive organs which includes the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and cervix. It is usually a sexually transmitted infection.

Causes

Pelvic inflammatory disease is mostly caused by a cervical infection that spreads from the vagina or cervix to the reproductive organs. The infection is caused by many types of bacteria among which gonorrhoea and chlamydia are the most common ones.

Symptoms

Some women with PID may not exhibit any symptoms.  When symptoms occur, they include:

  • Pain around pelvis and lower abdomen
  • Pain during or after sex
  • Pain while urinating
  • Frequent urination
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding and painful periods
  • Bleeding during intercourse
  • Change in vaginal discharge

 

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease involves:

  • Review of signs and symptoms
  • Medical history
  • Sexual history
  • Pelvic examination
  • Vaginal swabs
  • Urine test
  • Blood test
  • Pregnancy test
  • Ultrasound scan
  • Laparoscopy
  • Endometrial biopsy
Prevention

Preventive measures for pelvic inflammatory disease includes:

  • Practise safe sex
  • Get tested for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Avoid douches
  • Discuss with your doctor about contraception.
Treatment
  • Antibiotics are mostly used in the treatment of pelvic inflammatory diseases
  • Avoiding sexual intercourse until the infection subsides may be recommended.

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