Gynaecologists are women’s health doctors that specialize in matters pertaining to the uterus, vagina, fallopian tubes and cervix. Gynecologists can help alleviate symptoms like menstrual pain, infertility and the changes that come with menopause.
Gynaecologists work in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics and private practices. They offer treatments for low libido levels, pelvic pain issues and urinary tract infections among others.
Gynecologists specialize in all female reproductive issues and conditions, from pelvic pain and menstrual cramps to endometriosis and cysts in ovaries, to prolapse of bladder and uterus.
Gynecologists conduct pelvic exams using a speculum, or flexible tube, to examine your vagina and cervix (the opening to your uterus). You may feel some pressure during this part of the examination. A gynecologist can also use a brush to collect cells from your cervix that will later be sent for testing at a laboratory – this test, known as Pap smear screenings are recommended annually to detect cancer cells or abnormalities that could potentially lead to cervical cancer diagnosis – recommended at least every 12 months.
Gynecologists can perform mammograms and provide advice about birth control options, as well as recommend screening tests suited for your age group – which might include blood tests, pelvic ultrasound and mammography exams.
Gynaecologists specialize in treating women for issues related to their reproductive system, such as menstrual issues, infertility and sexually transmitted infections as well as breast problems. Additionally, they provide advice about family planning and contraception.
Gynecologists perform various examinations and tests, such as Pap smears and rectovaginal exams, while some may refer women for ultrasound scans of their pelvic area.
Women of childbearing age who experience painful periods or spotting should visit their gynaecologist immediately – these could be signs of endometriosis or uterine fibroids which require urgent medical intervention.
Incontinence (the accidental leakage of urine or faeces) can affect people of any age; however, it’s more prevalent among the over-50s and following vaginal delivery using forceps or vacuum. A gynaecologist may prescribe treatment such as lifestyle modifications, medication or surgery; additionally they can refer you to a urologist if any urological problems arise.
Gynaecologists provide women with advice about various issues related to their reproductive system, including menstrual issues, sexually transmitted infections (STI), infertility, puberty pregnancy and menopause changes as well as advice and screening tests that help prevent specific health conditions.
Counseling sessions provide clients with an outlet for venting feelings without fear of judgement or embarrassment, making this an excellent solution for people looking for help but unable or unwilling to discuss issues with family and friends.
Gynecologists provide patient-centric contraceptive counseling to assist their patients in selecting methods of birth control that best reflect their values, preferences and goals. This involves discussing her past and current experiences with each method as well as whether any particular one might cause complications for specific medical conditions. Furthermore, gynecologists offer advice and support regarding issues like low libido which is more prevalent than people realize and could even be caused by medications prescribed to them.
Gynaecologists provide specialist care for a range of symptoms, such as menstrual pain, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy and endometriosis. Gynaecologists also perform screening tests such as pap smears and mammograms and offer family planning services; additionally they are capable of offering basic health checks and vaccinations such as cholesterol and thyroid screenings.
They are responsible for identifying any red flag symptoms and initiating the 2-week referral pathway, which ensures patients with concerning symptoms see a specialist within two weeks. This system prioritizes early diagnosis to improve patient outcomes. Many gynaecologists offer services in multiple areas of gynaecology, from urogynaecology (bladder disorders), reproductive medicine, recurrent miscarriage and colposcopy to cancers of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries or vagina. Finding one who meets all your needs and is comfortable is key; to find one quickly contact your GP or use Healthdirect Service Finder for recommendations.