Pessary information from Urogynecology practice in the Lake Forest, IL area
Women who visit our Lake Forest, IL area urogynecology center are often concerned about problems such as pelvic prolapse and overactive bladder. When these conditions are affecting one’s quality of life, it is important that they talk to Dr. Gandhi of Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology. He understands the embarrassment and concerns patients have regarding these conditions and he offers a variety of ways to address the issue in a discreet yet effective manner. For some patients, pessaries may be the best solution.
Pessaries are special devices that are placed to support the pelvic organs. They may be made from a variety of materials and are removable. They are fabricated and adjusted for precise fit for each patient in order for them to be fully functional and perform appropriately. There are several types of pessaries, including donuts, rings, and the Gellhorn pessary. Dr. Gandhi consults with patients to determine the best pessary for their specific needs and desires.
It is important that patients who use pessaries keep them clean and free from bacteria. They are easily removed for proper cleaning to avoid the development of infection. Patients can remove pessaries themselves or can visit their doctor regularly for removal, cleansing, and an examination.
Pessaries are a wonderful way for patients to feel more secure when in social situations. They are made to fit properly in the pelvic region so they are effective at addressing pelvic prolapse and/or an overactive bladder.
Dr. Gandhi of the Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology educates his patients on the advantages of using pessaries for pelvic health and function. Patients interested in learning more can visit his practice for an initial consultation appointment and examination to determine if pessary treatment is appropriate for their needs. He wants to help new and existing patients return to their active lifestyle without worry of their medical conditions.
Patients in and around the areas of Park City, Lake Forest, Woodstock and Chicago Suburbs are encouraged to contact his practice to schedule a consultation appointment and examination.