When it comes to our health, most of us would rather not take any chances. This is especially true when it comes to issues that are specific to women. If you’re in need of a women’s health specialist, it’s important to know what to expect from your appointment. In this blog post, we will discuss what you can expect when meeting with a women’s health specialist. We’ll cover everything from the basics like pelvic exams and pap smears, to more specialised procedures like mammograms and ultrasounds.
When to see one
Conditions commonly treated by gynaecologists include:
- issues relating to pregnancy, fertility, menstruation, and menopause
- family planning, including contraception, sterilisation, and pregnancy termination
- problems with tissues that support the pelvic organs, including ligaments and muscles
- polycystic ovary syndrome
- urinary and faecal incontinence
- benign conditions of the reproductive tract, for example, ovarian cysts, fibroids, breast disorders, vulvar and vaginal ulcers, and other non-cancerous changes
- premalignant conditions, such as endometrial hyperplasia, and cervical dysplasia
- cancers of the reproductive tract and the breasts, and pregnancy-related tumours
- congenital abnormalities of the female reproductive tract
- emergency care relating to gynaecology
- endometriosis, a chronic condition that affects the reproductive system
- pelvic inflammatory diseases, including abscesses
- sexuality, including health issues relating to same-sex and bisexual relationships
- sexual dysfunction
What to expect during your first visit
During your first visit, your gynaecologist will likely ask you about your medical history and perform a physical exam. This will help them to get a better understanding of your overall health and any potential risk factors. They may also order some tests, such as a Pap smear or pelvic ultrasound.
What to expect during your annual visit
Your annual gynaecological exam will usually involve a physical exam and discussion of any changes or concerns since your last visit. Your gynaecologist may also order some screenings, such as a mammogram or Pap smear. They may also discuss birth control options with you and provide guidance on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
When to see a women’s health specialist
You should see a gynaecologist if you have any concerns about your reproductive health or if you’re experiencing any changes in your body that are causing you discomfort. Gynaecologists can also provide guidance on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and prevent conditions such as STDs, PID, and endometriosis. If you’re thinking about starting a family, gynaecologists can also offer fertility counselling.
No matter what your reason for seeing a gynaecologist, they will always be happy to answer any questions you may have about your health. They are here to help you live a healthy and fulfilling life. Thanks for reading!
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If you’re in need of a women’s health specialist, it’s important to know what to expect from your appointment. In this blog post, we discussed what you can expect when meeting with a women’s health specialist. We covered everything from the basics like pelvic exams and pap smears, to more specialised procedures like mammograms and ultrasounds. We also discussed what to expect during your first visit, annual visit, and when to see a women’s health specialist in general. No matter what your reason for seeing a gynaecologist, they will always be happy to answer any questions you may have about your health. Thanks for reading!