Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

 What is Gynaecology and Obstetrics?

Gynaecology is the branch of medicine which deals with treating the women who aren’t pregnant. The health of the female reproductive system (vagina, uterus and ovaries) is their main field of specialty. On the other hand, the well-being of pregnant women and their unborn child is the responsibility of obstetrician.

What are the Doctors of Gynaecology and Obstetrics called?

The doctors of these fields are known as gynecologists and obstetricians. The former deal with the health of the women in general in regards to their genitalia, whereas, obstetricians are primarily concerned with the health and well-being of the pregnant women and their unborn child.

When Is It Time To See A Gynaecologist?

You should find a gynecologist right away when:

  1. If you’ve had your period for more than a year or two and your periods are still not regular (don’t happen monthly)
  2. If your periods are heavy, last for more than a week, or are very painful
  3. Bleeding between periods/postmenopausal bleeding
  4. Have pain or discomfort in your vagina, lower abdomen, or when you pee
  5. Have changes in your vaginal discharge or odor
  6. Think that you might have an STD (or that your partner might have one)
  7. Unusual discharge or soreness in the genital area.
  8. Painful intercourse.
  9. Problems with urination or bowel movements.

On the other hand, you should promptly book an appointment with an obstetrician when you have been given the news of pregnancy and should pay regular visits for a healthy pregnancy and for the health of the child.

What do the Gynaecologists treat?

  1. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  2. Adenomyosis
  3. Adhesions
  4. Amenorrhea (missed periods)
  5. Bladder Prolapse
  6. Cancer
  7. Cervicitis
  8. Congenital Abnormalities
  9. DES Exposure
  10. Dysmenorrhea
  11. Dyspareunia
  12. Dysplasia
  13. Ectopic Pregnancy
  14. Endometrial Cysts
  15. Endometrial Hyperplasia
  16. Endometritis
  17. Endometriosis
  18. Fibroids (Uterine)
  19. Genital Warts
  20. Hormone Disorders
  21. Incontinence
  22. Infertility
  23. Interstitial Cystitis
  24. Menorrhagia
  25. Ovarian Cysts
  26. Ovarian Hypofunction
  27. Ovarian Polyps
  28. Ovarian Tumors
  29. Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  30. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  31. Pelvic Pain
  32. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  33. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  34. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  35. Salpingitis
  36. Sexually Transmitted Disease
  37. Toxic Shock Syndrome
  38. Urinary Tract Infection
  39. Uterine Prolapse
  40. Vaginitis
  41. Vulvitis
  42. Vulvodynia

 

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