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By Capital Women's Care
July 26, 2017
Category: OBGYN

Discover the benefits of the da Vinci robotic system for performing gynecological surgeries.robotic surgery

While a lot of women will experience abdominal pain at some point during their lifetime, there are some women who deal with such persistent and painful abdominal discomfort that it greatly impacts their lives. Our Rockville, MD, OBGYNs Dr. Eric Ashkin, Dr. Aliya Poshni and Dr. Leslie Masiky are here to tell you how robotic surgery could improve your feminine health and quality of life.

When you find out you need surgery it’s easy to be worried about the invasiveness of the procedure, the obvious incision scar and the drawn-out recovery period. Fortunately, our Rockville, MD, gynecologists remove all of these concerns by offering da Vinci surgery, a minimally invasive procedure that makes significantly smaller incisions and offers an array of other benefits that traditional surgical techniques cannot.

When is the da Vinci robotic system used?

This revolutionary surgical device is often used for hysterectomies (to remove the uterus), to treat endometriosis (a condition that causes the tissue of the uterus to grow in other nearby regions), to remove fibroids or to treat pelvic prolapse. When you come in for a consultation, we will be able to determine whether your condition will require surgery or not and whether the da Vinci system is the best approach. Surgery is not typically the first course of action; however, we will recommend the da Vinci robotic surgery if nonsurgical treatment options haven’t properly managed your symptoms.

What are the benefits of the da Vinci robotic system?

This system is robotic-assisted, which means that our gynecologist will be in control of the device throughout your surgery. With this system, our gynecologists are able to offer a more accurate and precise surgery. Robotics allows our doctors to get into more difficult areas that may be more challenging manually. This device also offers other wonderful benefits that traditional surgery just can’t including:

  • Shorter recovery period
  • Fewer post-surgical side effects (e.g. less bleeding)
  • Less risk of complications
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Less visible incision scars

Dealing with unexplained pelvic pain? Are you interested in learning about the da Vinci robotic system? Then it’s time you turned to Capital Women’s Care in Rockville, MD, for the care you deserve to live a pain-free life.

By Capital Women's Care
October 07, 2016
Category: OBGYN
Tags: Pelvic Pain  

Are you dealing with abdominal pain? Find out what might be to blame.

It can be a bit unnerving to experiencing pelvic pain, particularly out of the blue. While it’s obviously common to deal with it during yourpelvic pain period you may feel a bit confused as to what could be bringing it on any other time of the month. From the office of your Montgomery County, MD gynecologists--Dr. Eric Ashkin, Dr. Aliya Poshni and Dr. Leslie Masiky--discover the most common causes of pelvic pain.

Common Reasons for Pelvic Pain

There are so many issues that can cause pelvic pain, from the benign to the serious. Common causes include:

  • Bladder problems
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Appendicitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Kidney stones
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Painful ovulation
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD)
  • Scar tissue/Abdominal adhesions
  • Vulvodynia

When You Should See Our Montgomery County Women’s Doctor

You should call a doctor right away or head to your local ER if you have severe and sudden abdominal pain, as well as if you are noticing vaginal bleeding along with pain.

You should call us to schedule an appointment if:

  • Your pain affects your daily life or activities
  • You notice pain during intercourse
  • Your once pain-less periods are now painful
  • You notice blood in the urine or pain when peeing
  • Your notice changes to your bowel movements or blood in your stool

While your general doctor may be able to help determine the cause of your symptoms if you are looking for more advanced treatment options for women’s health issues then you will want to turn to our gynecological experts in Montgomery County, MD.

If you are dealing with pelvic pain, we understand that it can be a bit scary. Turn to the OBGYN experts at Capital Women's Health in Montgomery County. We are here to offer up solutions to your abdominal pain.