Lake Forest urogynecologist answers, “What is urinary incontinence?” and other frequently asked questions

What is Urinary Incontinence in Lake Forest area

Women of all ages can be affected by urinary incontinence. Even though this condition is extremely common, affecting up to one in ten women under the age of 65 and 35% of women ages 65 and older, it can be embarrassing and dramatically affect your quality of life. At Partners in Pelvic Health in Lake Forest, IL, Dr. Sanjay Gandhi works with you to understand what is causing incontinence issues and creates a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. Here, Dr. Gandhi answers the question, “What is urinary incontinence?” and other frequently asked questions. What is urinary incontinence? Urinary … Continue reading

Your urogynecologist in the Lake Forest area provides several non-surgical treatment options

Lake Forest area provides several non-surgical treatment options

Pelvic health is an important part of a woman’s general sense of wellbeing. Dr. Gandhi of Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology has helped many women address unique health concerns with personalized care. Our team believes that gynecological concerns should not stop you from living a healthy, active life. We provide thorough evaluation and accurate diagnosis of a variety of pelvic conditions, as well as solutions, both surgical and non-surgical, for several. When possible, Dr. Gandhi recommends non-surgical treatment options such as: Botox injections. Women with an overactive bladder may find a great deal of relief from injections of … Continue reading

Non-surgical procedures offered to Woodstock, IL area patients by local urogynecology practice

Non-surgical procedures offered to Woodstock, IL area patients

Patients in the Woodstock, IL area who are seeking assistance from a urogynecology practice to improve their pelvic health often speak with Dr. Gandhi. At the Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology, we believe everyone has the ability to lead an active, healthy lifestyle, even if gynecological concerns exist. We provide thorough diagnosis of many pelvic conditions and can offer solutions, both surgical and non-surgical, for many of them. A few of the non-surgical procedures offered through our Woodstock, IL area practice: Bladder instillations Patients struggling with interstitial cystitis (IC) or those who experience consistent pain and discomfort in … Continue reading

Pessary information from Urogynecology practice in the Lake Forest, IL area

Dr gandhi Pessary information from Urogynecology

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 … Continue reading

Urogynecology practice in Park City, IL area offers information on Botox for overactive bladder

Botox for overactive bladder

Botox is a neuromodulator that has been available for many decades and has been used in the past for both medical and cosmetic concerns. Most women who hear of Botox associate these injections with the treatment of folds and wrinkles on the face. However, this medication has also been FDA approved for many other indications, including treatment for overactive bladder. This is why many patients who visit a urogynecology practice in the Park City, IL area may be introduced to the idea of undergoing Botox injections for treatment. Botox works by reducing the muscle contractions that occur. It is injected … Continue reading

Common conditions treated by urogynecologist in 60085 area

treated by urogynecologist in 60085 area

Dr. Gandhi is a urogynecologist who serves patients in and around the 60085 area, and is committed to the health and wellness of women in the community. He understands the importance of pelvic health and wants to assist patients in improving their quality of life with effective, affordable treatments. Patients with the following conditions can receive a proper diagnosis and learn about the many treatment options available through the Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology practice. Bladder control/incontinence Bladder control issues can be embarrassing and many women hesitate to speak with their doctor about their concerns. However, doing so … Continue reading

Surgical procedures offered by urogynecologist in the Park City area

procedures offered by urogynecologist

Dr. Gandhi of Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology is a urogynecologist who serves patients in and around the Park City area. His practice is here to help women in the community with their pelvic health concerns, which may include urinary incontinence, infections, prolapse and female sexual dysfunction. We understand the many conditions that can affect women and provide surgical and non-surgical treatments for all of these concerns. Below are just a few of the surgical procedures available through our practice for Park City area patients: Sling placement, revision, or removal Slings are placed underneath the urethra to hold … Continue reading