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gynaecology

gynaecology

The science of diagnosing and treating disorders of the female genital tract and reproductive system.

gy·ne·col·o·gy

(GYN) (gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with diseases of the female genital tract, as well as endocrinology and reproductive physiology of the female.
Synonym(s): gynaecology.
[gyneco- + G. logos, study]

gynaecology

The speciality concerned with abnormality and disease of the female external genitalia (vulva), the vagina, womb (uterus), Fallopian tubes, ovaries and other structures in and about the female pelvis, and with the breasts. It is concerned, in particular, with menstrual disorders, ENDOMETRIOSIS, pelvic infection, cancer of the uterus and adjacent organs, cysts and tumours of the ovaries, infertility, contraception and complications of child-bearing including ectopic pregnancy and breast lactation disorders.

Patient discussion about gynaecology

Q. What is ovarian cyst and why is it painful? Is that pathological? Dangerous? Need information please.

A. don’t worry- ovarian cyst is usually a natural thin. It shouldn’t be of a problem. And if you need to hear it from a gynecologist:
http://www.5min.com/Video/Menstrual-Pains-and-Cysts-2374793

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The Ministry of Health recently ruled for restrictions regarding the number of gynecologists and pediatricians in private obstetrics hospitals due to shortcomings in other hospitals.
The boy is in a healthy condition despite having to initially be given oxygen to overcome breathing problems, the gynecologist said.
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The survey also found that most gynecologists favor total versus subtotal hysterectomy, with 45% of respondents indicating that they always remove the cervix when performing this operation.
Fifty percent of gynecologists responding to the survey noted that they see more than 20 girls under the age of 18 each month.
If these medicines don't do the trick and you're still writhing in agony, missing school or changing holiday plans, you should definitely see your pediatrician or gynecologist.
This professional association provides referrals to gynecologists and has patient education materials.
Gynecologist Eileen Hilton and her colleagues at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.
The study of gynecology and pelvic floor disorders is a rapidly developing area for gynecologists all around the world; and, moreover, an essential aspect to the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor disorders is a need for expertise in cystourethroscopy to accurately diagnose conditions of the lower urinary tract that frequently present to the gynecologists.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Turkish Gynecologists and Obstetricians' Association (TJOD) issued a press statement on Tuesday indicating that thousands of gynecologists are offended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's recent claims about abortions and Caesarian sections, which he defined as "murder," being carried out systematically for years as part of a plot to "sterilize women.
Collaboration and practice patterns among urologists and gynecologists in the treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse: a survey of the International Continence Society members.