Lower abdominal pain causes and treatments explained by Lake Forest urogynecologist

Lower Abdominal Pain Causes and Treatments Explained by Dr. Gandhi in Lake Forest Il Area

Lower abdominal pain or pain in the pelvic area is very common in women and can have several causes. When pain strikes, it can be difficult to determine why it is happening and what to do about it. Below, Dr. Sanjay Gandhi, urogynecologist in Lake Forest, IL, explains common gynecological causes of lower abdominal and pelvic pain in women and the treatment options that are available. Common lower abdominal pain causes and treatments If you are experiencing pain in the area between your belly button and groin, it is likely related to one of the organs in the area. There … Continue reading

Women affected by pelvic organ prolapse experience the benefits of vault suspension in Lake Forest, IL

Women affected by pelvic organ

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition in which a woman’s vagina and / or uterus are no longer sufficiently supported. Without proper support, these organs “fall” from their optimal position in the pelvis. There are several reasons a woman may experience pelvic organ prolapse, each of which results in injury to supportive tissues. Some of the common occurrences include childbirth, regularly lifting very heavy objects, chronic coughing, and also age. The prolapse of the vagina and / or uterus may affect the bladder and may also cause the rectum to bulge into the vagina. It is also possible that bulging … Continue reading


Sanjay Gandhi, M.D.

Sanjay Gandhi, M.D.
Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology

Conditions affecting the female pelvis are the focus at Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology. We provide effective solutions for these problems from our offices at Park City, Woodstock, and Lake Forest in Illinois.

Our team is headed by Sanjay Gandhi, MD, Urogynecologist. Dr. Gandhi’s specialized education included a residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Northwestern University and a three-year urogynecology fellowship. He is among a few in the country to pass the first examination in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) of The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also teaches healthcare students.