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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part D

Study to access gynaecological problems in adolescent girls attending the gynaecology OPD at a private teaching institute, Telangana state, South India
Author(s): Dr. G Chandrakala and Dr. Manoj Patruni
Abstract:
Introduction: Adolescents constitute over 21.4% of the population in India. According to WHO, Adolescent age group is 10 to 19 years. During adolescence along with physiological changes, psychological and socio-behavioural changes also occur. It is essential to have knowledge of normal changes occurring in this age-group, and also of the demographic pattern of distribution and prevalence of specific gynaecological problems in order to offer medical services to this group of patients1.
Methodology: Hospital based observational, prospective study, which was conducted in RVM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Siddipet, Telangana State. Study was conducted from January 2019 to December 2019.A total of 50 adolescent girls attending the gynaecology OPD are selected based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Results: Most of the girls belong to 17-19 years age group 28 (56%), followed by 14-16 years 17 (34%). Maximum number of girls attained menarche at the age of 10-13 years (66%) and 22% of girls didn’t attain menarche. 22% of girls had menorrhagia, followed by ovarian cyst (18%), (16%) had irregular cycles, primary amenorrhoea (12%), oligo menorrhoea (10%), Dysmenorrhea (8%), secondary amenorrhoea of (6%), PID (6%), teenage pregnancy (2%).
Conclusion: Health education on menstrual hygiene is essential along with healthy life style practices like games, meditation; yoga must be encouraged in adolescent girls. It must be part of the schools health programs.
Pages: 221-224 | 594 Views | 72 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Dr. G Chandrakala, Dr. Manoj Patruni. Study to access gynaecological problems in adolescent girls attending the gynaecology OPD at a private teaching institute, Telangana state, South India. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(2):221-224. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i2d.530
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology