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Endometriosis

The endometrium is the name of the tissue that lines your uterus (womb)… More

Fibroids

Fibroids are noncancerous growths or tumours on the muscular part of the uterus (womb); sometimes they are also called myomas… More

Ovarian Cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or pouch in the ovary.  In most cases, the cyst grows as a result of ovulation (when the egg is released from the ovary), and it will usually shrink over time… More

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that can cause you to have a variety of symptoms, including no periods or irregular periods, increased hair growth on the face and body, acne (pimples) and increased bodyweight… More

Menstrual Problems (menorrhagia or heavy menstrual bleeding)

Menstruation is the medical name for your monthly period. This is when blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus (womb) is shed through the vagina and out of the body… More

Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical dysplasia is the growth of abnormal cells around the cervix (entrance to the uterus)… More

Pap Smear

A Pap smear is a test to check for signs of cancer on the cervix (entrance to the uterus)… More

Colposcopy

A colposcopy is a detailed examination of the cervix (entrance to the uterus) with a specially lit microscope (colposcope)… More

Vaginal Infections (thrush, bacterial vaginosis)

The most common vaginal infections are yeast infections (also called candidiasis or thrush), trichomoniasis, or bacterial infections (also called bacterial vaginosis)… More

Menopause

Menopause is also called the “change of life” and is the time when your periods will become irregular and stop… More

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is when female hormones (oestrogen by itself or with progesterone) are given to a woman during or after menopause when the production of oestrogen by the ovaries declines… More

Uterine or Bladder Prolapse

If the uterus (womb) or bladder slips out of position, this is referred to as a prolapse… More

Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb)… More

Oophorectomy

An oophorectomy is an operation to remove one or both ovaries… More

Hysteroscopy and Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)

This is an operation where the cervix (entrance to the uterus) is dilated and a hysteroscope (small lighted mini telescope) is inserted into the uterus through the vagina and cervix so the specialist can see the inside of the uterus… More

Mirena Insertion and Removal

The Mirena IUCD is a useful non surgical method of controlling heavy menstrual bleeding… More