Curettage

Facts About Curettage At a curettage removes some of the uterine lining. This may be after an abortion or delivery, wherein the uterus has not emptied completely. You can also make a D & C to investigate the uterus or cervix cell changes. It is a small procedure that can […]

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General Info on Pelvic Cancer

Facts About Pelvic Cancer There may be cancer in all parts of the woman’s abdomen. Cancer of the cervix (cancer cervix uteri) Often found early and the possibility of cure is therefore good Cancer of the uterus (corpus uteri cancer) Often detected early and there is good opportunity for healing […]

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Hysterectomy

Facts About¬†Hysterectomies The uterus removed due. Fibroids (fibroids, myomas), bleeding disorders, cancer of the abdomen or suspected Depending on the cause including the size of the uterus operations can be performed through the abdomen (traditional or with binoculars) or through the vagina The length of stay is 1-2 days, sick […]

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Laparotomy

Facts About Laparotomy Surgery Laparotomy is an open operation to be carried out through the opening of the abdominal wall The most common gynecological operations performed by open surgery, removal of the uterus due to large Fibroids in the uterus or because of abdominal cancer At laparotomy one is hospitalized […]

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What Happens at Fertilization?

Facts About Fertilization Fertile women usually ovulate once a month, midway between two menstrual periods By intercourse during this period the egg could be fertilized by sperm from a man Fertilization occurs most often in the fallopian tube, and the egg will After a few more days transportation become lodged […]

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Pelvic Floor Training

Facts About Pelvic Floor Training The purpose of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen the muscles in the abdomen to prevent urine leakage and subsequent descent of the uterus You can train your pelvic muscles in standing, sitting and lying position You will find the right muscles by trying to stop […]

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Uterine Cancer

Facts About¬†Uterine Cancer Cancer of the uterus is the term for cancer of the uterine lining (endometrium), or connective tissue (sarcoma) It’s about. 750 new cases of cervical cancer a year in South Africa, and 85% of cases occur in women after menopause The risk is increased in obese, diabetic […]

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Gynaecological Examinations

Facts About Gynaecological Examinations Gynecology is the study of diseases of the female genitalia. It is a medical specialty, which includes signs of disease and diseases of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, vagina and area surrounding the vaginal opening Clearing possible disease of the female genital organs consist of […]

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Molar Pregnancy

Facts About Molar Pregnancy molar pregnancy caused by an abnormal fertilization, and results in that the whole or parts of pregnancy is converted to blistering / grape-like structure Occurs rarely – about 80 in South Africa a year Most are treated with curettage Good long-term prognosis even in cases where […]

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