Serious gynaecological pathology in children and adolescents is rare. However, gynaecological symptoms are relatively common and it is important that all gynaecologists can make a correct assessment and plan appropriate management.
Menstruation is a woman’s monthly bleeding from her reproductive tract induced by hormonal changes of the menstrual cycle. The length of a menstrual cycle is the time from the start of a period to the start of the next.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse refers to loss of support for the uterus, bladder, colon or rectum, leading to prolapse of one or more of these organs into the vagina. Although not life-threatening.
The Pap test (a method of cervical screening) is a quick and simple test that checks for particular changes to the cells of a woman’s cervix (the neck of the womb).
Endometriosis is not a disease restricted to adult women. Up to 38% of adolescents presenting with chronic pelvic pain have endometriosis.
Gynaecological issues for our youngest women may be a frightening time and …
Hysteroscopic is the inspection of the uterine cavity by endoscopy with access through the cervix. it allows for the diagnosis of intrauterine pathology.
Sadly, miscarriages are a common occurrence, with one in six pregnancies ending before week 20. This is little consolation when you have lost a baby through miscarriage, and you may want to find out why it occurred and if you can reduce the risk of it happening again.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality in women of reproductive age.
Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the womb (uterus), with or without the cervix.
Contraception will protect you from getting pregnant.
Every month your ovaries produce an egg. The semen that is released when a man ejaculates contains millions of sperm.
Menopause marks the end of menstruation in a woman’s life. it occurs because a woman stops ovulating (releasing a mature egg once monthly), and her ovaries no longer produce oestrogen (one of the female sex hormones). Menopause menas
An endometrial ablation is an operation to remove the lining of your uterus (womb).