Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that focuses on care during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. A doctor who specializes in the care of obstetric conditions is called an Obstetrician.
Gynaecology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the health of the female reproductive system (vagina, Uterus, Ovaries and fallopian tubes) and breasts. A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological conditions is called Gynaecologist.
Gynaecology and Obstetrics are two medical specialities, concerned with two different aspects of the female reproductive system.
Some of the obstetrics conditions are family planning, prenatal counselling, infertility, full range of pregnancy, delivery and postnatal care, including vaginal birth and caesarean deliveries, management of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, obstetrical emergencies, such as heavy bleeding and gynaecologic concerns which may affect or arise during pregnancy.
Some of the gynaecology conditions are menstrual irregularities, uterine problems, infections and irritation, family planning, breast pain, infections or changes, perimenopause and menopause issues.
The common signs and symptoms for which you should consult a gynaecologist include Bleeding between periods, Frequent need to urinate, burning sensation during urination, abnormal vaginal bleeding, Pain or pressure in your pelvis, itching, burning, swelling, redness in the vaginal area, increased vaginal discharge, pain or discomfort during intercourse and Lump in breast.
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at BIMS HOSPITAL is regarded as best in class for offering hi-tech treatment and facilities with comprehensive care for women.