MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Dr. Lalitha Shivanna is a Gynecologist and Obstetrician in Pandavapura R S, Pandavapura and has an experience of 30 years in these fields. Dr. Lalitha Shivanna practices at Shivanna Daycare Center in Pandavapura R S, Pandavapura. She completed MBBS from Mysore University in 1983 and MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology from MYSORE UNIVERSITY in 1991. She is a member of Nephrology Associates. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Uterine Fibroid Treatment,Fertility Conserving Procedures,Normal Vaginal Delivery (NVD),Pap Smear and Uterine Bleeding etc.
Q: Who is a Gynecologist?
A: Gynaecologists are medical practitioners who are specialized in diagnosing and treating issues of the female reproductive system and breasts.
Q: Is there a difference between Gynecologist & Obstetrician?
A: Gynaecologists can treat and diagnose problems related to female reproductive system health, whereas an obstetrician is a gynaecologist who specializes in pregnancy and childbirth.
Q: What are the common procedures performed by a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: There are common procedures performed by gynaecologists/Obstetrician: -selective Salpingography to identify fallopian tube disease or obstruction -fluid-Contrast Ultrasound to evaluate lining and cavity of uterus -cutting of scar tissues -surgical repair of vaginal wall to repair hernias -colposcopy to view the opening of uterus -ablation to remove a layer of tissues lining the uterus
Q: Do Gynecologist/Obstetrician treat infertility in women?
A: An obstetrician/gynaecologist with extra training and who is certified in reproductive endocrinology can treat infertility in women.
Q: How often should females visit a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: Females should visit a gynaecologist/obstetrician once in a year for pelvic examination to check for any sign of illness or abnormalities.