Feminine health issue- a serious concern

ANI | Updated: Nov 05, 2017 21:08 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Women across the world face severe health issues, most of which are not discussed adequately. The reason behind this could possibly be the embarrassment attached to voicing or expressing some of their major health concerns.

Sexual and reproductive health problems are responsible for one third of health issues for women. Only one out of 10 women come in front to discuss feminine health issues as they feel too embarrassed to talk to anyone including medical experts.

Most women experience various vaginal problems from time to time. These problems can be related to menstrual cycles, sex, infection, sexual dysfunction, birth control methods, ageing, medicines, or changes after pregnancy.

Conditions that may cause a change in normal vaginal discharge include infections of the vagina, such as a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, human papillomavirus (HPV), or herpes etc.Most cases of sexual dysfunction & other intimate health issues are treatable, so it is important to share one's health concerns with their doctor.

Vaginal health is an important part of a woman's overall health. Vaginal problems can affect fertility, desire for sex and ability to reach orgasm. Ongoing vaginal health issues can also cause stress or relationship problems and impact self-confidence.

Vaginal tightness and looseness might seem to be sensitive topics to discuss. But women need to know about what is normal and what is not with vagina.

Vaginal rejuvenation is a blanket term that describes a group of procedures developed to address specific concerns many women have. Vaginal rejuvenation may involve laser treatment to restore vitality, circulation, and tightness to the vaginal canal, or it may centre on refining the appearance and physical sensations of the external genitalia.

Labiaplasty is a type of procedure performed on the external genitalia. As awareness of labiaplasty treatment has expanded, more women are seeking the treatment that enables them to feel more comfortable, more attractive, and more confident in their bodies.

The Mons Pubis can also sag and descend with age. A Mons Pubis lift is a small procedure that lifts and elevates a droopy or saggy Mons. A small incision less than the size of a C-section is performed, across the top of the pubic hair, which removes excess and lax skin, elevates and reposition the Mons Pubis itself.

Various other health concerns like Sexually Transmitted diseases, Urinary Tract Infection needs to be responsibly addressed. High-quality healthcare needed for girls and women who have experienced female genital mutilation. Along the same line Venus Concept has launched a non-invasive device,Venus Fiore in Indian market eyeing the concerns related to Feminine Health.

According to Dr. Navneet Magon, Consultant in Urogynecology and Cosmetic-Plastic Gynaecology at the Fortis La Femme Hospitals, "Women deserve a right to live their lives, their way! Treatment on time may lead a woman to healthy, hygienic and happy life."

Dr. Dipti Dipak Patel Infertility Specialist & Cosmetic Gynecologist expert and Director of Love N Care Hospital, Surat says, "In the era of women empowerment, women are very conscious about their health & hygiene. Venus Fiore system helps to stabilize the vaginal mucosal health and maintain vaginal PH. It also helps in proliferation of Lactobacillii - essential bacteria for overall vaginal health." (ANI)