Khashayar Shakiba, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

When Should I Call the Doctor Regarding Vaginal Bleeding?

Vaginal bleeding is normal under certain circumstances, but in many cases, it indicates a potentially serious complication. If you are experiencing vaginal bleeding outside of your usual menstruation, contact your gynecologist immediately. […]

By | March 29th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Is a Double Uterus?

In female fetuses, the uterus begins as two small tubes before developing into a large, hollow organ. In rare cases, the tubes do not join together; instead, each one develops on its own and becomes what is called a “double” or “duplicated” uterus. […]

By | March 27th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are benign growths that develop within the walls of the uterus. According to the National Institutes of Health, most women develop uterine fibroids, also called leiomyomata, at some point in their lives, and by age 50, at least 70 percent of women have them. […]

By | March 20th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

How Common Is Infertility among Women?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines infertility as the inability to conceive after 12 months of having unprotected sex. In order for a woman to conceive properly, three main events must happen: ovulation, fertilization, and implantation. If there is a problem during any one of these steps, infertility may be the result. […]

By | March 13th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Is Vestibulitis? Wayne Gynecologist Explores

For most women, it’s not only uncomfortable to live with gynecological issues, but it’s also uncomfortable to talk about them. There is no reason to feel embarrassed about discussing reproductive problems or pelvic pain with your doctor, though, and such issues are far more common than most women realize. […]

By | March 6th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

How Common Is Miscarriage? Ridgewood Gynecology Expert Explores

Miscarriage refers to the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks of gestation. According to the American Pregnancy Association, most miscarriages occur during the first 13 weeks of a pregnancy. […]

By | February 28th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

When Should I Announce My Pregnancy?

If you and your partner struggled to conceive, you may want to share the news with everyone once you finally do learn that you are pregnant. Since the risk of miscarrying is highest during the first trimester, though, most women opt to wait at least a little while before announcing their pregnancy. […]

By | February 20th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Could Be the Source of My Pelvic Pain?

Pelvic pain is common during menstruation, and mild to moderate discomfort when you have your period is rarely a cause for concern. Severe or persistent pelvic pain could indicate an underlying problem, though, and it may require treatment. […]

By | February 10th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Does Your Diet Include These 5 Essential Nutrients for Women’s Health?

Women have specific nutritional needs that change as they age. What might constitute a balanced diet for the general population does not necessarily constitute a healthy diet for most women. […]

By | February 7th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Is Interstitial Cystitis? 4 FAQs Answered by a Wayne Gynecologist

Up to 12 percent of women exhibit early symptoms of interstitial cystitis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These symptoms include chronic pelvic pain, an urgent need to urinate frequently, and pain during intercourse. […]

By | January 26th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments