Meenakshi Sahu, M.D., D.N.B., M.R.C.O.G.  

Specialties: high risk pregnancy, laparoscope

Fortis, La Femme, GK II
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
My Posts
Dear mifla, Thanks for writing in. Your investigations seem to be normal and not suggestive of ovarian cancer. However, to be able to guide you better, I would also like to know your symptoms. Your CA125 is mildly raised as seen in infections. Repeating it after 3 weeks seems ok. If your color doppler is also normal, then you should not worry about ova...
Jan 21, 2012 in the Menopause Expert Forum - 4
Dear Healthy4now, I apologize for not being clear in my previous response. Let me try to explain again. Cervix is the lower end of uterus which is 2.5 cm long and has an internal and an external opening. Cervical stenosis is the medical term used to refer to a closed cervix. Most of the time it is the internal opening which is closed. In women with cerv...
Jan 18, 2012 in the Menopause Expert Forum - 4
Dear Healthy4now , You are having asymptomatic endometrial thickening. To rule out abnormality, your doctor is planning endometrial tissue assessment by hysteroscopy and D&C (dilatation and curettage). When she will insert the hysteroscope, your cervix will be open before that, so you do not need separate surgery to open cervix. Cervix can be opene...
Dear leftinthedark, A family history of female cancer puts you at a higher risk compared to other woman. You should have an ultrasound scan of the abdomen to know from where the two masses on the right side of your lower abdomen are arising and what they are. With abnormal Papanicolaou smear and biopsy, if your doctor has advised hysteroscopy and D and C...
Dear janebrisson421, Candida can manifest without itching. You may try 'fluconazole' or 'terbinafine'. They are effective against Candida infection. Your gynaecologist can help you prescribing these drugs to you. Best Regards Dr. Meenakshi Titoria Sahu
Dear janebrisson421, Thanks for your query. From your history it seems that you are having candida infection, even though you have tested negative for yeast. It’s good that you are negative for HIV and diabetes because people with low immunity are prone to such infection. In my clinical practice, I would try antifungal treatment, both orally and by loc...