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blocked fallopian tube

Blocked fallopian tube occurs when an obstruction prevents moving eggs in uterus, which impedes fertilization and eventually pregnancy.
Fallopian tubes are the delicate passages in a woman’s reproductive system where egg meets sperm. They are literally the place where human life begins. Fallopian tubes can become blocked by adhesions (internal scars) that form when the body heals from an earlier surgery, infection, inflammation or trauma.

Causes of blocked fallopian tube

Pelvic inflammatory disease
Endometriosis
– Any prior surgery
– Uterine infection due to abortion
Symptoms of blocked fallopian tube
– Pain during period
– Lower abdominal pain
– Pain during urination
– Unusual vaginal discharge

blocked fallopian tube
Treatment of blocked fallopian tube

Laparascopy, is one treatment way. In this method, blocked tubes will be opened. Success rate of this treatment depends on factors such as, location of blockage, age of patient and cause of blockage.
Less cohesion between fallopian tube and ovaries, increases risk of pregnancy after surgery.
There is low risk of pregnancy after surgery and having only one blocked but healthy fallopian tube. (about 20- 40%).
In case of Both fallopian tubes Blockage – Fertility drugs are not adequate when both tubes are blocked. In this case, Laparoscopic Surgery is the most preferable option to overcome the problem. The younger the women are, the better the chances of success. This surgery either clears the blockage or rips out tissue which is causing the problem.

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pregnancy care tips during winter

Weather affects on your pregnancy. So, some gynecologists recommends to not be pregnant in winter and cold seasons. But, if women consider pregnancy care tips during winter, won’t have any problem in this period. Some of these cares are as follows:

  • Wear suitable clothes

Pregnant women should wear enough and suitable clothes to prevent risks of cold. Wearing suitable shoes is necessary to prevent falling, which is dangerous for both mother and baby.

  • Stay and rest at home

Due to weather condition, and risk of cold, it’s better to spend your time at home, read books and articles about pregnancy and training of your baby. In this period of life, you should listen to your body and care yourself.

  • Drink more water

Most women will experience skin dryness during their pregnancy. Risk of dryness increases in winter. Drinking enough water helps to prevent this problem. You can use ointments to humidify your skin.

Function of some hormones may affect on your skin and results in acne or skin dryness. Use creams with enough and suitable SPF when out of home to reduce your skin sensitivity.

Cut down on caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee. Choose herbal preparations such as green tea.

pregnancy care tips in winter

  • Do exercises

Doing physical activities, exercises, and walking is necessary for you to have a comfortable childbearing. This helps you to have a balanced weight and fitness body after your childbearing.

  • Consume vitamins and supplements

Vitamins and supplements are useful for boosting immune system. Never consume pills without your doctor advice.

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menopausal hormone therapy

Menopausal hormone therapy, is a treatment that gynecologists recommend to relieve common symptoms of menopause and to address long-term biological changes, such as hot flashes.

Women experience symptoms such as hot flashes during their menopause period. Such problems and menopause complications can be reduced by hormone therapy.

If you are in menopause and use estrogen, should use progesterone, too. Today, gynecologists tend to use progesterone in menopause women by using IUD. Less damages to other parts of the body, is one of the advantages of this treatment. Progesterone located inside the uterus.

In past, doctors believed that use HT tablets increase risks of heart attacks, blood clots, breast cancer and apoplexy. But various researches show that, risk of these problems connects with age of the menopause women. For example, those women who are in their 50s and use HT have less risks of mentioned diseases than women who are in their 60s and start HT.

menopausal hormone therapy

HT should use immediately after the last period, prolonged use of HT can results in obesity and obstruction of the vessels. These tablets are not recommended to those have had menstrual cycle 10 years ago. Risk of breast cancer is more in this situation.

Some women have severe symptoms during their menopause, menopausal hormone therapy is an effective way to reduce and relieve their symptoms.

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vaginal douching

Vaginal douching

The word douche means to wash, washing out of the vagina with water or other fluids. Washing vagina wit lukewarm water doesn’t damage the vagina, but douching vagina may have some risks and complications.  Some women have more clean feeling after a douching.

Some risks of vaginal douching are as follows:

  • Vaginal infections: too many douching vagina, disturbs PH of vagina, balance of vaginal flora and natural acidity of the vagina, cause an overgrowth of harmful bacteria and then lead to vaginal infections.
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease: this kind of infection us seen in uterus, fallopian tube and ovaries. Those women who douche their vagina repeatedly, have high risk of infection.
  • Problems during pregnancy: those women who douche the vagina more than one time in a week, will have pregnancy problems such as ectopic pregnancy or preterm birth.
  • Cervix cancer
  • Irritating, burning and vaginal dryness

Most doctors and gynecologists, don’t recommend vaginal douching.

vaginal douching

Should I douche to wash or clean my vagina?

No. you don’t need to douche to wash your vagina. Your body naturally flushes out and cleans your vagina. Any strong odor or irritation usually means something is wrong.

Can douching after sex prevent pregnancy?

No. It does not prevent pregnancy.

What is the best way to wash the vagina?

Washing vagina with lukewarm water and balanced soap is the best way of washing outside of vagina. If you have a sensitive skin or have vaginal infection, soap may cause irritating and dryness of the vagina.

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how to tighten vagina?

Due to aging or having many childbearing, vagina lose its elasticity and becomes sag and loose, this can decrease sexual desire and a woman’s self- steam. Some women believe that their vagina become stretched and also suffer from urinary incontinence.

These problems seen more in elder people and young women with many childbearing, This sexual health issue causes insecurity, damages your confidence, and can make you feel like crap. And when it comes to pleasing your partner in the bedroom – while this stuff shouldn’t matter – the issue can make you feel like you’re not performing under the sheets.

Fortunately, with advances in technologies, there are various way to tighten vagina. Such as:

MonaLisa touch is one of the most effective way to tighten vagina. This is a non-invasive and painless procedure. This procedure with using CO2 laser also helps to vaginal rejuvenation.

  • Vaginal tightening by using threads

This is a new procedure which is used to remove sagging and loosing tissue of vagina. There are 2 ways:

  1. Canical way, without bleeding and anesthesia
  2. Second way acts as second effects and creates new collagen in vagina, and is more effective than first way.

tighten vagina

This surgery lasts about 1 hour, close vagina wall and results in vaginal tightening. Perineorrhapy also is done simultaneously  with labiaplasty .

  • Kegel exercises

In my experience, if you do them with over time consistently, kegel workouts actually do work well! You need to do it several times a day for 8-10 weeks (which is easy because they’re so discreet). This will also strengthen your pelvic muscles, which consequently, will also strengthen your vaginal walls.

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genital skin problems

Genital skin problems

Genital skin problem can be irritating, itchy or painful. These problems also can affect on one’s sexual intercourse and self- steam.
–    Dermatitis including allergic contact dermatitis and with signs as redness and itching. To treat this kind of problem, women can use slight steroids and ice pack.
–    Intertrigo (in skin folds) describes a rash in the flexures or body folds, such as behind the ears, in the folds of the neck, under the arms (axillae), under a protruding abdomen, in the groin, between the buttocks, in the finger webs or toe spaces.
Those who are overweight or obese have high risk of intertrigo. Treatment is done by using antibiotics such as Nystatin and steroids.


–    Seborrhoeic dermatitis also known as seborrhoeic eczema and manily affects penis, groin, inner thigh and pubic
–    Genital warts which is caused by papilloma virus and affects vulva, penis and foreskin. These warts can affect on mouth, vagina and nasal membrane. MonaLisa touch laser is the best way to treat these warts.
–    Scabies is caused by saceoptesscabiei and results in severe itching on pubic area. Scabies rash is a hypersensitivity reaction that arises several weeks after initial infestation.
–    Molluscum contagiosum is a sexual disease and can be extensive with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or that have other reasons for poor immune function.
Patients have papules on moist places of body such as armpit, groin and genital area.
–    Candidiasis is seen on the pubic area or inside the thighs.
Many of genital skin problems treated by early detection. Women should avoid wash with soap, a pH balanced non-soap cleanser can be used but should be rinsed off.

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Monsplasty

Monsplasty

Monsplasty, also known as pubic lift, is a surgical procedure used to reduce and lift the Mons Pubis. Monsplasty is performed for both cosmetic and functional reasons to return the mons pubis to its original position.
Monsplasty also is done with labiaplasty or cosmetic abdomen surgery. Pubic area becomes large due to aging, childbearing or over weighing and affects on function of the genital system and its appearance.
Enlarged pubic mons creates more problem during sexual intercourse, urination or wearing tight clothes. Dr. Bahmanpour recommends performing surgery to treat this problem. During surgery, tissues and muscles of this area becomes strengthen and weaken skin returns to its primary form.
Who are good candidates of monsplasty?
Some women struggle with a bulge of excess skin and fat in the mons, these are good candidates of monsplasty. Women should be healthy and mature and have real expectations.
Consultation before surgery is so important. Sometimes you don’t need to do surgery or have wrong belief about removing this area. During these sessions your gynecologist, evaluates all aspects and ensures you from result of surgery.

monsplasty
Benefits of monsplasty
–    This is a safe and secure surgery
–    Removes skin prolapse and enlargement of pubic mons
–    Returning normal urinary function
Monsplasty recovery
Recovery takes about a week, with physical activity restrictions for two to six weeks, depending on the extensiveness of the procedure. If skin is removed, a drain or two may be placed, with removal typically scheduled within the first few days.

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how to wash your vagina?

How to wash your vagina?

Most women and girls complain about the smelly vagina, and all want to be clean and aromatic. In this article, we present “how to wash your vagina”.

Part 1. Daily washing routine

  1. Lather up a washcloth or sponge with some mild natural soap and warm water.

Avoid to use soaps with heavy perfumes or gels, these materials remove useful bacteria, and result in skin damages.

  1. Wash the folds around your clitoris
  2. Wash your vulva and your vaginal opening
  3. Wash your perineum
  4. Wash your anal area last
  5. Wash your vagina at least once per day

Part 2. Keeping yourself clean.

  1. Remove pubic hair
  2. Stay clean during your period
  3. Wear cotton underwear
  4. Try a reusable pantyliner
  5. Take a bath before sexual intercourse

how to wash vagina

Tips of washing vagina:

  • Always wipe front to back to prevent bacteria from getting into your vagina.
  • Be gentle! It’s a very fragile area and you don’t want to get a cut or an infection.
  • Be careful when washing your vagina, its not a race. Don’t rush. Take your time because you don’t want to irritate your skin.
  • If you’re concerned about a persistent, strong odor in your vaginal area, visit your gynecologist. Your gynecologist can test you for an infection and can prescribe an appropriate medication or topical cream if you need one. You can also talk to your gynecologist if you’re worried about odor and cleanliness.
  • To prevent odor, make sure that you wipe the area around your clitoris with toilet tissue every time you urinate. Urine and vaginal secretions can accumulate in this area and can give you that not-so-fresh feeling.
  • Heavy perfume is a no-go!
  • Vaginas aren’t meant to smell like baby powder or fields of flowers. If you’re really worried about how you smell, it’s okay to talk to your partner about it. You’ll probably find out that everything is fine. And if your clean scent is a turnoff, maybe you need a new partner.
  • Wash with clean water every time you go to the bathroom.
  • If you really think your vagina is sick, then call a doctor so they can tell you if it is sick or not.
  • Using trimmers for removing hairs are safer than scissors. It doesn’t give uncomfortable prickly feeling afterwards(that specifically after shaving) and is not at all painful.

MonaLisa touch frequently asked questions

MonaLisa touch frequently asked questions

monaLisa touch is one of the most modern and advanced technologies pf the world, this laser has confirmed by FDA, and is used to treat vaginal dryness, vaginal rejuvenation and problems of menopause. Some patients who refer to Dr. Bahmanpour, may have some questions about the procedure, function, benefits, risks and so on about the Monalisa touch. Some of MonaLisa touch frequently asked questions are as:
1.    How many sessions is needed?
Number of session for vaginal rejuvenation, varies from one individual to the other one, each session lass about 5 to 15 minutes.
2.    Does MonaLisa touch have pain?
Patients don’t feel pain and discomfort. But you can want your gynecologist/ surgeon to use local anesthesia.

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3.    How does MonaLisa work?
This is an outpatient surgery and doesn’t need anesthesia. Laser CO2 reflects to the area and rejuvenate the vaginal tissue.
4.    Does MonaLisa have limitation?
There is no limitation after surgery and patients return to their normal activities 24 hours later.
5.    Who are best candidates of MonaLisa touch?
MonaLisa touch is suitable for those who suffer from vaginal dryness. This laser also is used for women who are in their menopause cycle.

 

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

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vaginal itching

Vaginal itching

Vaginal itching, is one main causes of fungal infection. Other causes are as:

  • Vaginal creams
  • Toilet paper
  • Chemical stimuli
  • Infection that is transmitted sexually
  • Products used in the bath too much and cause them to be transferred
  • Products such as condoms to prevent pregnancy

Vaginal itching usually occurs due to low estrogen and results in vaginal dryness during menopause and after that, but there are various ways to remove this itching. MonaLisa touch is an effective procedure which is used to remove the problem. This procedure is safe and have no risks and complications.

Girls always have vaginal inflammation before their puberty, so they take this serious and also refer to a gynecologist. Some women use tampons for a long time, that results in increasing vaginal discharges, infections and vaginal itching.

vaginal itching

How to prevent vaginal itching?

Women should not use colored toilet papers, wash their vagina with creams that have high PH. Also, women should take a bath in the shortest time.

Dr. Bahmanpour recommends to her patients to take a warm bath, and use soap and shampoo at the end of their bathing. Those who have vaginal itching may have low humidity of vagina and painful intercourse.

The best treatment way is using MonaLisa touch, which lasts 10 minutes and remove vaginal problems.

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

Address: Khalij Fars Building. Next to 18th st. Velenjak. Tehran. Iran

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