Gynecology is the study of the female reproductive system, its functions, disorders, and diseases and it includes all age groups, childhood onwards.
This can include complaints ranging from menstrual problems to uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts and cervical polyps, adolescents issues, marriage counseling, premenstrual worries, conceiving problems etc. Gynecologists can also provide advice on contraception and disorders of early pregnancy.
Common gynecological operations include hysterectomy, colposcopy, laparoscopic surgery (pinhole), uterus & ovarian tumors, appendix, hernia, prolapse, vaginal repairs post delivery etc
Some of the common concerns for seeing a gynecologist are:
Nearly every woman will suffer from a gynecological problem at some time in her life. It may not be life-threatening, and may only affect them at certain times of the month, but it can still have an impact on their quality of life and ability to do everyday things.The Gynecological Units at Holy Family Hospital offer wide range of treatment:
The type of treatment you will receive will depend on your symptoms, your age and whether you wish to have children. We at Holy Family Hospital will assess your condition and give you an expert opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatment are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.
Common diagnostic tests: