Gynaecological Conditions


Adenomyosis is a condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus (endometrium) migrate in the muscle wall of the uterus (myometrium). This makes the uterine walls grow thicker. The adenomyotic tissue swells up and bleeds within the uterine wall, which can cause severe period pain, bloating, cramps and heavy periods. Adenomyosis can be difficult to diagnose…
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Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrium, also known as the lining of the womb, starts to grow in other such as the ovaries, the fallopian tubes and the bowel. During the menstrual period, this tissue bleeds and causes inflammation, which results in pain. Endometriosis can affect any woman of childbearing age. Endometriosis is common,…
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Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or around the uterus (womb). They are made up of muscle and fibrous tissue, and vary in size. They are sometimes known as uterine fibromas, myomas or leiomyomas. They are typically benign, or noncancerous. The cause of fibroids is unknown. There are different types of fibroids, depending on…
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work. Women with PCOS do not release eggs from their ovaries, something that typically happens about 13–15 days before the start of each period.


Menopause can be a very challenging time for some women. It can be very confusing and full of anxiety and distress due to the various body changes and symptoms that can accompany it. This is a time when your body deserves some tender loving care and a lot of support and reassurance by an expert…
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Menstrual Problems

A menstrual period is the part of a woman’s cycle when the body discards the monthly build up of the lining of the uterus. For most women this happens every 28 days but it’s common for periods to be more or less frequent than this, ranging from 21 to 40 days. The period usually lasts…
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Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is the pain felt in the lower part of the abdomen and pelvis. In women, pelvic pain might refer to symptoms arising from the reproductive, urinary or digestive systems, or from musculoskeletal sources. Pelvic pain can present in different ways and have different characteristics. Sometimes pelvic pain comes only at certain times, such…
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Ovarian Cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on an ovary. They’re very common and do not usually cause any symptoms. The vast majority of ovarian cysts are non-cancerous (benign), although a small number are cancerous (malignant).