Category Archives: Gynecology

What Does White Vaginal Discharge Mean?

What Causes White Vaginal Discharge? It is very common for a woman to get white vaginal discharge during her reproductive years. Such a discharge is not always pathological. It is, therefore, very important to know the various causes of getting a white discharge. The causes include infections, medical conditions and normal variations. Let us first […]

Brown Vaginal Discharge – Causes and Management

What Does Brown Vaginal Discharge Mean? A brown discharge from the vagina is not always abnormal, specifically if there are no associated symptoms. The vaginal canal is lined by numerous glands which secrete mucous secretions which keep the canal moist and lubricated. Also, this is a part of natural cleaning of the vaginal canal, where […]

Post Menopausal Women With Hirsutism and High Testosterone

Hirsutism and Virilizing Signs in Post Menopausal Woman Q: Hello, my name is Dan. My wife, who is 60 years old, suffers from hirsutism with virilizing symptoms. Her testosterone levels are in the male range, and her LH is elevated. DHEA is normal. After a pelvic exam and transvaginal ultrasound, it was determined that she […]

Managing a Hemorrhagic Corpus Luteum Cyst

Hemorrhagic Corpus Luteum Cyst Q: My wife had a cyst on her uterus. It is 4 cm in size. She took ultrasound scanning from hospital. The report is- right adnexal hemorrhagic corpus luteal cyst. Is it a dangerous one? How can I treat this? -By Kumar Reply: The cyst is not too big. There is […]

Mature Teratoma in the Right Adnexa

Right Ovarian Mature Teratoma Q: My Wife’s age is 33 years and she had got an abdominal pain. She had a CAT X RAY and an UltraSound – Below is doctor’s report – what do you suggest us- Liver is normal in size, shape and echotexture. No focal mass lesion seen. No IHBR dilatation seen. […]

Bulky Uterus With Cysts in Ovary

Ovarian Cysts With Bulky Uterus Q: I have had some abdominal pain and fever during last menstrual period (11/07/13 to16/07/13). I am 35 years old. The clinical findings are as follows: 1. Bulky uterus. 2. Enlarged right ovary with tiny cysts inside, 5.42 cm/3.27cm 3. Left adnexal cystic SOL with low level internal echoes, 4.94cm/ […]

Hydrosalpinx and Its Symptoms

Mass in Adnexa and Pelvic Pain With Hydrosalpinx Q: I had a partial hysterectomy in 2011. During the procedure something went wrong; I am unclear as to what. But I was “nicked” and bled a very large clot that got infected and was re-admitted to the hospital two days later for a week of 3 […]

Managing Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst During Pregnancy

What Is a Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst? A hemorrhagic cyst is formed when any tiny blood vessel present on the wall of an ovarian cyst gets ruptured. Blood and debris fills up the cyst cavity, forming a hemorrhagic cyst. What Are Ovarian Cysts? Ovary is a part of female reproductive system. It produces and stores eggs, […]