Frequently Asked Questions

A gynecologist is a medical doctor who specializes in women’s reproductive health, including the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various gynecological conditions.

An obstetrician is a medical doctor who specializes in pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. They provide comprehensive healthcare for pregnant women and ensure a safe delivery.

Dr. Sudeshna Saha provides a range of gynecological and obstetric services, including routine check-ups, prenatal care, family planning, infertility evaluation, gynecological surgeries (including laparoscopic surgery), and menopause management.

Laparoscopic surgery, also known as minimally invasive surgery, is a technique that uses small incisions and specialized instruments to perform surgical procedures with less pain, scarring, and recovery time compared to traditional open surgery.

During a gynecological surgery consultation, Dr. Sudeshna Saha will discuss your medical history, evaluate your condition, and explain the recommended surgical procedure. She will address any concerns or questions you may have and provide information about the preparation, risks, benefits, and expected recovery process.

Leave this decision to your gynecologist. Patient medical illness, extent of surgery, risk stratification should be under consideration.

Laparoscopic surgery is generally considered safe when performed by an experienced surgeon. It has been widely used for several decades and offers numerous benefits, including smaller incisions, reduced risk of complications, and faster recovery.

Patient can be discharged on the same day or next day following surgery. Minimum pain after surgery, liquids allowed 4-6 hours after surgery. Return to normal activity maximum 7 days post operative. But certain advices by your doctor should be followed strictly.

The recovery time after laparoscopic surgery can vary depending on the individual and the specific procedure performed. Generally, patients can expect a quicker recovery compared to open surgery, with most individuals resuming normal activities within a few days to a couple of weeks.

It is recommended that young women schedule their first gynecological appointment between the ages of 13 and 15, or when they become sexually active, whichever comes first. This allows for early detection of any potential issues and provides an opportunity to discuss reproductive health and contraception.

  • Tiredness
  • Slight shoulder pain due to residual Carbon di oxide in the abdomen which was used for surgery.
  • Sore throat due to anesthesia.
  • Nausea
  • Little pain in the abdomen or no pain.

Laparoscopic surgery can be used to treat various gynecological conditions, such as ovarian cysts, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, ectopic pregnancies, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), among others.

Menopause is a natural stage in a woman’s life when her menstrual cycles cease permanently. Common symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, sleep disturbances, and changes in menstrual patterns. If menopausal symptoms significantly affect daily life, a gynecologist can discuss management options.

Common signs and symptoms of gynecological problems may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, menstrual irregularities, unusual vaginal discharge, itching or burning sensations, pain during intercourse, and urinary or bowel changes. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to consult with a gynecologist.

There are various contraceptive options available, including birth control pills, intrauterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants, patches, injections, condoms, and diaphragms. The choice of contraception depends on individual preferences, medical history, and lifestyle factors. A gynecologist can provide guidance on selecting the most suitable method.

A Pap smear is a screening test that involves collecting cells from the cervix to check for abnormalities that could indicate cervical cancer or precancerous conditions. It is typically recommended that women start getting regular Pap smears around the age of 21 and continue every three years, although the frequency may vary based on individual circumstances.

It is generally recommended that women visit a gynecologist annually for routine check-ups, even if they are not experiencing any specific concerns or symptoms. Regular visits allow for preventive care, screenings, and the opportunity to discuss any reproductive health questions or concerns.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sudeshna Saha, you can visit her website at [] and use the provided contact information or appointment booking form. Alternatively, you can call her office directly.

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