Health and Wellness

Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Deepali Patni is a board-certified Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist who cares for patients at Kelsey-Seybold’s Downtown at The Shops at Houston Center 4 and Woman’s Center locations. Her clinical interests include well-woman care and gynecological surgery.

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Trichomoniasis (A Common STI) Is Treatable

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on Feb 16, 2019 9:11:00 AM

Trichomoniasis, also known as “trich,” is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It’s caused by a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis.

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Topics: trich, sexually transmitted infections, STI, trichomoniasis

Prenatal Vitamins: Necessity or Snake oil

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on May 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! Now begins a lifetime of choices that you’re not only making for yourself, but for your new little one as well. While some decisions will be easier than others, choices regarding your baby’s health can be tough, especially if you’re getting conflicting information. 

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Topics: pregnancy, calcium, folic acid, iron, prenatal vitamins

New Mammogram Guidelines Shift Starting Age to 45 – with Stipulations

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on Mar 2, 2016 7:30:00 AM

There are very few things more important than being well-informed about your health. Regular checkups, screenings and preventive medicine often put a patient’s mind at ease and may help increase their quality of life. Recently, the American Cancer Society has changed their recommendations on mammogram guidelines, and we’ve encountered patients who are confused, not only about what the new guidelines are, but about why they’ve changed.

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Topics: mammograms, age to start having mammograms, mammogram guidelines

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Hiding in Plain Sight?

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on Jan 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Some medical conditions exhibit symptoms that are very recognizable, making those conditions faster and easier to diagnose and begin treatment. But what if you’re exhibiting symptoms of a disorder that seem like they’re common day-to-day maladies? This can make disorders like PCOS, a prevalent, long-term disorder, harder to diagnose and treat. What’s worse, sometimes the symptoms of PCOS can cause additional, serious risk factors for patients.

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Topics: risk factors, PCOS, treatment, polysystic ovarian syndrome, hormonal imbalance, irregular periods

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