Gynecology & Obstetrics
A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in reproductive health issues of women. Obstetricians are specialists who care for women during their pregnancy period and just after the baby is born. They also deliver babies.
The OB-GYN’s of Tulip hospital are trained doctors who have broad and specific knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology. They provide a wide range of preventive care services, including pap smears, STI testing, pelvic exams, ultrasounds, and blood work.
For every woman, it is important to see their OB-GYN at least once in a year to keep themselves away from such health issues and stay healthy.
Obstetrics focuses on caring for and maintaining a woman’s overall health throughout maternity.
- the postpartum period
Gynecology is the branch of medication which includes the diagnosing, treatment, and care of women’s reproductive system.
This includes the:
- fallopian tubes
These oncologists specialize in diagnosing and treating cancers of the female reproductive system. This includes cancers of the:
OB-GYNs evaluate and treat a wide variety of conditions. The conditions are-
- abnormal bleeding
- pelvic pain
- genital itching
- urinary incontinence
- urinary tract or vaginal infections
- breast disorders
- hormonal disorders
OB-GYNs are trained in major or minor surgery for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. Examples of these procedures include:
- dilation and curettage
- tubal ligation for female sterilization
- laser surgery
- hysterectomy, or the removal of the uterus
- myomectomy, or the removal of fibroids
An OB-GYN is also trained to manage health during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. Procedures during this time can include:
- in vitro fertilization
- vaginal delivery
- cesarean delivery
- amniocentesis to determine sex and detect any abnormalities
- forceps and vacuum deliveries
OB-GYNs also conduct regular preventive tests and screenings, such as
- pelvic exams
- Pap smears
- clinical breast exams
- cancer screenings