Best Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Indiranagar
Obstetrics and gynecology is the medical specialty which is used is used as two sun fields of obstetrics (covering pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum (period) and gynecology (covering the health of the female reproductive system – vagina, uterus, and ovaries).
Obstetrics deals with the care of the
- Pregnant women
- The unborn baby
- Labor and delivery
- The instant period following childbirth
The obstetrician makes sure that mother and child get the top prenatal care to ensure labor and delivery is done without any complications
To become or to be certified as an obstetrician or a gynecologist requires a least of 4 years residency training after attaining a general medical degree. The two specialties are closely related and most of these specialists give care in both areas.
Obstetrics mainly deals with the well being of the pregnant woman and her baby. During pregnancy there is a risk for a number of complications such as ectopic pregnancy, fetal distress caused by compression, troubles with the placenta or high blood pressure which can be a forerunner of a serious illness called pre-eclampsia. It is Obstetrics which deals with the above condition.
Gynecology deals with any medical problems regarding the female reproductive organs; uterus, fallopian tubes, and vagina. A gynecologist may also treat associated problems in the bowel, bladder and urinary system since these are closely associated to female reproductive organs.
Gynecology can also diagnose and treats diseases of the reproductive organs as well as cancer of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and Fallopian tubes. A gynecologist can also treat prolapse of the pelvic organs.
In India while most of the gynecologists are also obstetricians, the field of gynecology focuses on all other aspects of a woman’s reproductive health from the onset of puberty through menopause and beyond.