Dr. Sujata Datta
F. A. Q.

My daughter is 16 years old and her periods are very irregular. Is this normal?

Are there risks or benefits to douching?

I have a lot of bloating that begins about a week before my period starts. What causes this?

What is the thick substance that I get a couple of days into my period?

At what age should a girl start going to a gynecologist as opposed to her pediatrician?

At what age should my periods start?

Can a woman have a baby at age 49 and everything be okay?


I am 40 years old. I don't really want to have my tubes tied. What are some types of birth control that I can use?

Can a woman have a negative test for chlamydia but already be infected?

I am 28 years old and married. Sexual intercourse is painful for me. What could be causing this and what can I do to make the pain go away?

I am a healthy 27-year-old woman who has no desire for sex. Is there anything I should try?

Women’s Health

My doctor told me I have a condition called lichen sclerosus. What is lichen sclerosus and what is the treatment?

My mother and sister had breast cancer at the age of 40 and 55 respectively. What test should I have to find out if I am at increased risk of getting breast cancer?

What can be done about the lumps in my breasts?

What causes yeast infections, and can they be prevented?

What could be a possible problem when blood is found in the urine? My sister is a 53-year-old woman and blood was detected in her urine.

What is Dysplasia?

I have been trying to get pregnant for about two years. My doctor told me he thought I had endometriosis. How would I know?

I have had three bladder infections in the last three months. What should I do about it? Can these be prevented?

What are the effects of antibiotic use on birth control pills?

I would like to know the difference between taking oral estrogen/progesterone versus the patch.


Is it possible for a woman diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome to become pregnant?

How long should I wait for an accurate result from a home pregnancy test?

I am concerned that I will not be able to have children in the future. Should I stop taking the pill after a certain period of time?

Abnormal Periods after Childbirth and Surgery

What is the best time in a woman's cycle to get pregnant?