About Dr. Rishmapai
Dr. Rishma Pai is an honorary consultant Gynaecologist at the Lilavati, Jaslok and Hinduja Health Care Hospitals, Mumbai. She has been in private practice since 29 years.
She is the only Indian to have served as President of all the three leading gynaecological, infertility and endoscopy organizations, The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), an organization of 35000 gynaecologists from India, The Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) and the Indian Association of Gyanecologial Endoscopists (IAGE).
She is the only Indian selected to be on the board of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), an organization of infertility specialists from 68 countries, as the Asst. Treasurer
What is Fibroids
Fibroids are common tumours of the uterus (womb) found in over 20 % of young women. They are rare in women under the age of 20, most common in women in their 30s and 40s, and tend to shrink after the menopause.
They are rare in women under the age of 20, most common in women in their 30s and 40s, and tend to shrink after the menopause.
There are firm ball like and may vary in size from pin point to very large. Fibroids are diagnosed by the history, gynaecological examination and sonography.
They are named according to their position in the womb and the symptoms and problems they cause, as well as their management, depend upon their location.