Colposcopy means to examine the cervix ( the neck of the womb) with the help of a special binocular microscope called a Colposcope. Colposcopy is performed if the cervical smear shows an abnormality or if the cervix appears unhealthy. It is also undertaken in cases of post coital bleeding or the smear is reported to be inflammatory or inadequate on more than once.
Sexual infection is also known as STI/STD and can affect people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life. It is important for individuals to know the facts of STI and how to access screening to exclude any risks of STI. Once STI is contracted it is also important to know how to receive treatment and how to prevent the disease.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a fairly common condition which affects women in the reproductive age group. Common symptoms are irregular periods, abnormal weight gain, excessive hair growth on the face, back, over the chest and abdomen and also acne. Sometimes the periods can even stop for several months.
It is a very well known fact that many women suffer from minor physical and emotional changes prior to their menstruation. About 5% of these women will suffer with severe or significant symptoms premenstrually, which can interfere with their normal life sometimes resulting in the break down of relationships.
This is where women commence the menopause much before their actual biological menopause should commence. Women whose periods stop completely before the age of 40 are in this category. Due to some reason, the ovaries stop functioning and do not produce enough sexual hormones like oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Mrs Purkayastha is always very keen to offer conservative treatment for women with heavy menstrual problems and heavy bleeding with fibroids. Heavy menstrual bleeding is a very common condition which is reported almost in 33% of women of child bearing age. Many times this causes social embarrassment and is also an important cause for anemia and chronic ill health.
Anterior Colporraphy and Posterior Colpoperineorrhaphy
Mrs Purkaystha has performed the repair of cystocele, rectocele, perineal tear and stress incontinence operations for many years. However she has now acquired the skill of using a laser knife to perform these procedures. Mrs Purkayastha participated in an intensive training course at the Laser Vaginal Reguvenation Institute of America (LVRIA) in Los Angeles and was trained by Dr David Matlock.