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gynaecologyThe science of diagnosing and treating disorders of the female genital tract and reproductive system.
The medical specialty concerned with diseases of the female genital tract, as well as endocrinology and reproductive physiology of the female.
[gyneco- + G. logos, study]
gynaecologyThe 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:More discussions about gynaecology