Gynaecological conditions may trouble women at some point in their life. It is important to treat and manage these conditions to improve the quality of life.
Common conditions that are seen and treated:
- Menstrual Disorders –
This includes irregularities such as heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), absence of menstruation altogether (amenorrhoea) and painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhoea).
- Ovarian Cysts –
These are fluid-filled sacs that form within the ovary. Most cysts are non-cancerous and resolve spontaneously, however, larger persistent cysts should be investigated further.
- Uterine Fibroids –
Fibroids are non-cancerous growth in the muscle area of the uterus. It is usually asymptomatic and often appear during childbearing years. Depending on the severity, fibroids may need to be removed surgically.
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) –
PCOS is a disorder where a woman’s hormones are out of balance. It is characterized by elevated levels of male hormones, infrequent menstrual periods and difficulty in getting pregnant.
- Endometriosis –
This is a condition where tissues that forms the lining of your uterus (endometrium) grow outside of the uterus, commonly on the ovaries, fallopian tubes and pelvic organs resulting in painful periods or infertility.
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) –
PID is an infection of the female reproductive organs and can be caused by several types of bacteria including those that are sexually-transmitted. Most women don’t exhibit any signs or symptoms.