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female lower abdominal pain

female lower abdominal pain can indicate a serious of problems. Most commonly this occur due to period or menstruation. We investigate causes of abdominal pain.

  • Menstrual pain

Due to releasing blood from uterine, women have pain in the back and abdomen area. It occurs once a month. You can use medications to relieve the pain. Applying a warm pack is recommended.

Hormonal changes lead to premenstrual syndrome, with symptoms such as, back pain, severe abdominal cramps and breast tenderness.

Abdominal cramp, pain in sexual intercourse, abnormal vaginal discharges and fever are symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease, which treats by using antibiotics. This problem can lead to damages of uterus, fallopian tube and ovaries, and in severe cases can cause infertility.

  • Ovarian cysts

Abdominal pain is a common cause of ovarian cysts. In most cases, these cysts are harmless and remove over the time. But if you have severe pain, refer to a gynecologist. In severe cases, surgical treatment is used.

Uterine fibroid is a common disease among women. In this disease, benign masses, which are non- cancerous grow inside the uterus wall. Refer to a gynecologist if having back and abdominal pain, severe bleeding and painful intercourse.

Endometriosis is a common causes of abdominal pain. Growth of uterus tissue outside the uterus and in ovaries, pelvis, bladder and fallopian tube, is called endometriosis.

Gynecologists determine causes of abdominal pain by:

  • Considering characteristics of the pain, such as location, pattern, duration and symptoms of the pain
  • Doing physical examinations
  • Doing surgery or endoscopy

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vaginal dryness: causes and treatment

Due to aging and low estrogen, women experience problems such as vaginal dryness. Referring to a skillful gynecologist helps you to know vaginal dryness: causes and treatment. Factors such as menopause, lactation, removing ovarian and smoking can lead to low estrogen.

Schoen syndrome, which is an auto- immune disease cause vaginal dryness. In this disease, immune system attacks to its cells and tissues.

Too washing the vagina is another factor that can cause vaginal dryness.

How to diagnose vaginal dryness?

The gynecologist, Dr. Bahmanpour, performs pelvic examination and consider vagina, genital system, and opening uterus.

 

Pap- smear test in another way to diagnose vaginal dryness. In this method, parts of uterus is removed by a special device and then sample  considered by microscope. Considering samples from vaginal discharges can be helpful for diagnosing vaginal dryness, infection or low estrogen.

vaginal dryness

Vaginal dryness treatment

Local usage of estrogen in vagina, is an effective way to treat vaginal dryness, with no decreasing testosterone. By using this treatment, risk of urinary infection will be decreased.

Different forms of estradiol vaginal

  • Estradiol vaginal cream: in this form, you can put ointment into your vagina.
  • Estradiol vaginal ring: in this form, a soft and flexible ring is put top of the vagina and, estrogen released in vagina. This is a temporary treatment and this ring should be changed by a gynecologist.
  • Estradiol vaginal pills: in this form, tablets are put inside the vagina by an applicant.

pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID, is an infection in women’s reproductive system, which is seen I women under 24.

Some symptoms of PID are as:
– Heavy vaginal discharges
– Pain during urine
Abnormal uterine bleeding
– Pain in lower belly or pelvis
– Pain during sex
– Fever
PID, can cause severe and serious problems, if it is not treated.

Causes

Various types of bacteria can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, but gonorrhea and chlamydia are the most common. Chlamydia is a sexual disease that should be treated. Most of the bacteria are acquired during unprotected sexual intercourse.
Using septic equipment can cause PID.

pelvic inflammatory diseases

How to prevent pelvic inflammatory disease?

To prevent this disease, it’s better to have continual visiting a gynecologist. Treatment of sexual diseases can prevent or even reduce risk of pelvic inflammatory disease.
See your doctor if you experience any following symptoms:
Spotting between periods
– Smelly discharge
– Abnormal scars
– Severe pain in abdomen
– Nausea and vomiting
Women with PID may experience problems such as: ectopic pregnancy, infertility, chronic pelvic pain and tubo- ovarian abscess.

Pelvic inflammatory disease treatment
Antibiotics. Consuming antibiotic is the most effective treatment way. In severe inflammation, venous infection of antibiotic is recommended.
Treatment of your partner.
Avoid sexual intercourse until treatment is completed.
In some cases, such as when a woman is pregnant or have a weakened immune system, hospitalization is needed.

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uterine prolapse

Uterine prolapse is one of the most common problems among women. Some factors such as natural childbearing, menopause or other infections lead to this problem.

Uterine prolapse may be incomplete or complete. An incomplete prolapse occurs when the uterus is only partly sagging into the vagina. A complete prolapse describes a situation in which the uterus falls so far down that some tissue rests outside of the vagina.

uterine prolapse

Causes of uterine prolapse

Various factors such as:

  1. Genetics

Some women may have many natural childbirth with no prolapse, but may have 1 natural childbirth and uterine prolapse. In this situation, genetics is main factor.

  1. Aging
  2. Overweighting
  3. Frequent constipation
  4. Pelvic tumors
  5. Chronic chough
  6. Loss of muscle tone
  7. Delivery of a large baby

Uterine prolapse symptoms

  • Pelvic and back pain
  • Increased discharges
  • Constipation
  • Stool and urinary incontinence
  • Abnormal bleeding during menstrual
  • Feeling as if you’re sitting on a small ball or as if something is filling out of your vagina tissue.

The gynecologist, Dr. Bahmanpour, recommends to do Kegel exercises to prevent prolapsed bladder and uterine prolapse. Women should learn correct way of exercises and know when they should contract or expand their muscles. These exercises prevent recurrence of the uterine prolapse.

When to see a doctor?

Uterine prolapse doesn’t require treatment if it’s severe. If your signs and symptoms become bothersome and disrupt your normal activities, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your options.

How to treat uterine prolapse?

Doing Kegel exercises is an effective way to treat uterine prolapse, and tighten pelvic muscles. As mentioned before, obese women have more risk of uterine prolapse, so, keeping a balanced weigh can help you.

Vaginal pessary is another treatment way of uterine prolapse. This device fits inside your vagina and holds your uterine in place.

To repair damaged or weakened pelvic floor muscles, your doctor may perform surgery through your vagina.

If you want to be pregnant in future, you might not be a good candidate for surgery to repair uterine prolapse. Pregnancy and delivery of a baby put strain on the supportive tissues of the uterus and can undo the benefits of surgical repair.

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menopause complications

After menopause, risks of some complications is increased. such as:

  1. Hair loss

Due to low estrogen, hair loss is a common sign of menopause. Those women who have family background, will have more risk of this problem. You should visit a dermatologist, if having this problem.

2. Increasing heart beat rate

Changes in amount of estrogen, increase heart beat rates.

  1. Muscles damages

By aging, and due to low estrogen, some signs and symptoms such as muscles pain is appeared. Most women may experience such problems during their menopause.

menopause complication

  1. Depression

Depression, is one sign of menopause. In fact, women will experience behavioral changes. These symptoms are as signs of aging. Hormonal changes and disorders in sleeping worsen this condition.

During menopause and due to nightly hidrosis, women will experience insomnia and then depression or fatigue.

It should be noted that, in this period, some women may be depressed, sad or grumpy.

Testosterone implant is an effective way to treat some problems such as depression. Testofen, is one product of the testosterone which implants inside the skin and treats your depression.

5. Urinary incontinence

6. Sexual function and then other problems such as vaginal dryness, or vaginal atrophy.

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vaginal atrophy

Vaginal atrophy

Due to

  • Aging
  • After menopause
  • During years leading up to menopause
  • Low testosterone
  • After surgical removal of both ovaries

Women will experience problems such as vaginal dryness. Even young women may experience these problems due to stress, anxiety, smoking, chemotherapy or hormonal changes.

Vaginal atrophy and dryness leads to various problems:

  • Reducing collagen
  • Thinning vaginal wall
  • Reducing elasticity of vaginal wall
  • Reducing blood flow of the vagina
  • Painful intercourse

How to diagnose vaginal atrophy?

Women who have above mentioned signs and symptoms, suffer from vaginal atrophy. Older women should pay more attention to their health and visit a gynecologist if having any genital problem.

To diagnose vaginal atrophy, doctors recommend to perform following test:

  • Pelvic exams
  • Urine test
  • Acid balance test: which involves taking a sample of vaginal fluids or placing a paper indicator strip in your vagina to test its acid balance.

vaginal atrophy

Vaginal atrophy treatment

Treatment ways of vaginal atrophy are as follows:

  • Hormonal treatment: this treatment has high sensitivity and is usually used for women who have cancer. Patients should have treatment process for a long time.
  • Plastic surgery: this treatment has high costs and risks such as, anesthesia, bleeding incisions and sutures. Patients should avoid sexual intercourse for a long time after treatment.
  • Vaginal laser therapy: patients should know, the process of this treatment to treat vaginal atrophy. This laser, with using CO2 creates small incisions in vaginal wall to stimulate collagen, which affects on vaginal rejuvenation and new tissues.

Vaginal laser and MonaLisa touch, is the most effective way to treat vaginal problems and has no need to vaginal cosmetic surgery and medication. This is an available will less damages procedure.

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menopause vaginal changes

Menopause vaginal changes

Menopause affects on your vaginal and genital, and then can reflects on sexual relations and quality of your life. MonaLisa touch is an effective way to remove problems related to menopause vaginal changes, and has high successful rate.

Due to aging and after menopause you vaginal wall becomes sagging and loses its elasticity. In this period, due to reducing mucus of vagina, humidity of this area increased so, women will experience vaginal dryness, vaginal itching, and inflammation of vaginal wall.

Some of the common signs and symptoms of menopause are as follows:

  • Burning excitability of vagina
  • Loos of sensitivity
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Inflammation of vaginal wall
  • Painful urination
  • Increased infection
  • Narrowing or shortening of the vagina

vaginal changes

The gynecologist, Dr.Bahmanpour, consults you to solve your female problems.

Today and due to advancement in technology, various treatment ways are presented to remove menopause vaginal changes and problems. MonaLisa touch is a painless with no bleeding, risks and complications, which is useful to treat vaginal dryness, vaginal rejuvenation and menopausal problems.

Vulvo- vaginal atrophy is the underlying cause of many vaginal and sexual problems in the post-menopausal population. There is no reason for any menopausal woman to stop having sexual contact because of vaginal discomfort. In most cases, there is an intervention for all women that will sufficiently reduce painful symptoms enough to enable full sexual functioning.

The first step is for women experiencing VVA to actively seek out their health care providers’ help to find the best way to treat their VVA symptoms and improve their sexual and overall health.

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

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bladder inflammation

Bladder inflammation

Bladder inflammation, is one of the most common female problems that can cause burning, irritating and urine frequency. This problem also called interstitial cystitis and created inflammatory bowel condition that can lead to pain in pelvis and bladder.
Some signs and symptoms are as:
–    Feeling burning while urination
–    Decreased bladder capacity
–    Urgent need to urinate
–    Pressure and pain around the bladder
Bladder inflammation affects on wall of the bladder, this part loses its tightness.

Bladder inflammation causes

Infection and infection are main factors of this problem. Muscular pains and bowel syndrome trigger this inflammation, doctors believe that hereditary background is another causes of bladder inflammation.

How to diagnose bladder inflammation?

There is no definite diagnosis test, but endometriosis (abnormal mucus inside pelvis), pelvic pain, and frequent urination with severe pain in bladder are diagnosis ways, and patients need to urinate.
–    Urinalysis
–    Urine culture
–    Cystoscopy
–    Bladder wall removal
–    Enlarge area of bladder wall

bladder inflammation
 Bladder inflammation treatment
Most of the time, treatment is done with pharmaceuticals. Certain food and have a healthy life style, affect on process of recovery.
In most cases, to treat the problem, many procedures are combined together and, is so effective, but may prolong time of treatment. some of common treatments are:
–    Dilate the bladder
This procedure is done under anesthesia, transfers signals of pain, increases bladder capacity and improves bladder pains. Signs of problem worsen 48hours after treatment, but will be improved during 4 weeks.
–    Importing special drugs into the bladder
Special drugs are kept inside the bladder for 15 minutes, and should be repeated every weeks. This procedure is more effective than previous procedure.

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

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

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female orgasmic

Female orgasm

Orgasm means to reach a sexual desire, and that person have maximum feeling and body activities. During orgasm, your muscles become contracted and different changes in blood pressure, heart rate and breathing rate is occurred.

Orgasm is ended with ejaculation in men, and ended in women with symptoms such as voluntary muscle contraction, increasing blood pressure and heart rate. Female orgasmic dysfunction can be created various problems for women. The gynecologist, , consults partners in treat their orgasmic problems.

Stress, indifference or incorrect way of intercourse are some reasons of orgasmic dysfunction.

There are 2 types of female orgasm: clitoral orgasm and vaginal orgasm.

Clitoral orgasm mostly occurs youthful and puberty ages, but vaginal orgasm is seen in adult women, and clitoris is involved.

female orgasm

Various ways to increase orgasm:

  • Vaginal laser therapy
  • G point injection

Dr. Bahmanpour performs vaginal rejuvenation by injecting gel to G paint. Different kind of gels are divided into 3 groups: temporary- continual and semi- temporary.

Due to temporary effects of these gels, (2- 3 months durability),  they should inject again after a while. It should be noted that, these fillers can not use for eyes and lips, because are not absorbed by your body. They only use for vagina and vaginal rejuvenation.

Gel injection/ transfer into G point is a painless treatment, with no anesthesia and affects in the shortest time. This treatment, increase female orgasmic and sexual desire.

  • Fat transfer into vagina

Fat transfer is done in 3 steps:

  1. Removing fat from your body
  2. Filtration of taken fat
  3. Injecting fat to O point

This injection is done under local anesthesia and patients feel no pain.

In women with vaginal infection, first infection should be treated and then, treatment procedure should be done.

O point injection has more durability than G point injection.

  • PRP vaginal

PRP vaginal is another way to increase female orgasmic. This also helps to rejuvenate vaginal tissues. Using your own blood, is one of the best advantages of this procedure.

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

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

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contraceptive pills

Contraceptive pills

Contraceptive pills also known as birth control is an effective way for those who want to prevent pregnancy. There are other procedures such as surgery or medical ways. But using these pills is a simple and comfortable way to prevent pregnancy.
Contraceptive HD uses in high doses than LD pills. Oral pills are used for special diseases and are combination of estrogen and progestin.
Due to having estrogen and progestin mixture in these pills, discharges of LD and HD is inhibited. Using HD pills causes not releasing egg into the uterus and then results in preventing to be pregnant. Contraceptive HD pills thicken the cervix and sperms can not pass through this area.

Benefits of contraceptive pills
–    Reducing number of benign glands of breast
–    Reducing amount of bleeding during menstrual cycle
–    Reducing anemia symptoms and painful menstrual or heavy period
–    Reducing pelvic diseases
–    Reducing risk of cystic ovary syndrome and benign cysts
These pills are oral pills to prevent pregnancy with high rate of success. They are available in all drugstores and should use based on your gynecologist‘s prescription. It should be noted that, LD pills have more estrogen and progestin. You may have some spotting, symptoms such as headache, vomiting or nausea when you are using these pills, it’s common for 2 or 3 months, but if it continues more, should refer a doctor.
After using contraceptive pills, amount of bleeding will be decreased rather than the past. These pills are not recommended for women under 20. Therefore, avoid intractably use of drugs.

contraceptive pills

Important consideration about contraceptive HD pills

First effects of these pills appear 1 week after using first pack. It’s also recommended to use another way such as using condom to prevent pregnancy. You should use pills on time.

Risk of pregnancy

Although using contraceptive pills is a safe and secure way to prevent pregnancy, but, there is risk of fertilizing egg in this time. So, you should pay attention to signs and symptoms.

Contraindication cases:

  1. Migraine headaches
  2. Sugar diseases
  3. Epilepsy
  4. History of depression
  5. Pregnant women or those who are at high risk of pregnancy
  6. Risk of blood disorders
  7. Blood pressure disorders
  8. Women with breast cancer
  9. Those with sever uterine bleeding
  10. Cardiovascular diseases

Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist

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

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