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Uterine Disorders

The conditions that effects, hinders, monitors, cause disturbance or deformity of uterus is known as uterine disorders or diseases. It includes all those conditions that could restrict proper functioning of uterus.The functions of uterus in women is highly significant, likewise if it is not functioning, then the impacts would be greater.It plays an important role in women.

It is the uterus in the woman that

  • Supports bowel, pelvic region and its organs
  • Integrates sexuality
  • Functions a chief role in menstruation
  • Regulates the fertility in the women
  • Nurtures fertilized ovum which helps in pregnancy
  • Provides shelter and support for the conceived baby

More than that this organ contributes a lot to hormonal balance, metabolism and emotional consistency in women. The conditions which negatively effects the above mentioned conditions are considered as uterine disorders.

Following are the uterine disorder conditions seen in women:

  • Painful menstrual cycle
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Uterus prolapse, dislocations and hangings
  • Cancers in cervix and uterus
  • Cysts, tumors, fibroid and other unwanted growths
  • Uterine infections
  • Thickening of uterine walls
  • Shape abnormalities
  • Complications of surgeries in uterus
  • Bleeding in uterus
  • Fluid depositions
  • Inflammatory conditions

The uterine disorders are often associated with symptoms that is reflected in physical ailments,imaging techniques and biopsy.

Uterine Disorders Symptoms

  • Urinary problems
  • Abdominal and Pelvic pain
  • Improper menstrual cycle
  • Excessive Bleeding
  • Discomforts in dealing with routine activities especially during bending and crouching
  • Fluid discharge
  • Swelling and inflammation

Timely intervention, proper identification and treatment under expertise are the core concerns in uterine disorder management. At ARC INTERNATIONAL FERTILITY & RESEARCH CENTRE we have top experts and best laboratory facilities. The women-friendly patient care make our hospital unique.

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Uterine fibroids & myomas affect fertility. An effective approach

A recent research confirms women in reproductive age group are affected with uterine fibroids in 10-15%. Such women develop painful menstrual cycles and profuse bleeding during the cycles. The ethnic (genetic) origin plays a significant role and women in Indian sub continent have higher incidences. Women affected with such ailments suffer from conception. It can affects implantation, causes recurrent miscarriages and recurrences are higher following surgical removal.

When they undergo multiple surgery or extensive removal of fibroids, it can result in thinning of endometrium, reduced blood flow to the uterus, adhesions and infections. In some situations to achieve motherhood, they were advised rented mother (surrogacy) as an option.

Dr.Mahalakshmi Saravanan Fertility Specialist / Hystero Laparascopist of ARC International Fertility & Research Centre guides such affected women with recent modern medications and restoration of fertility. She explains uterine walls are divided in 3 layers. Outer, middle (myometrium) and inner (endometrium) layers. Fibroids (less than 4 cms) originating from outer and middle layer do not affect embryo implantation and can be treated without surgery. Fibroids from inner layer basis the location and size, decision of surgery is made. She recommends surgical interventions only in extreme conditions. Being a Fertility Consultant, she understands the negative effects of surgery. Hence she handles such difficult and complicated cases with only Laparascopy hysteroscopy in order to preserve fertility and quick recovery of surgery.

She gives an effective counselling weighing the pros & corns of surgery prior to procedure. Subsequent to surgery, proper guided approach is needed to avoid recurrence and to ensure pregnancy.

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