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Do I need to have my ovarian cyst removed?

Earlier this year in January, famous actress Kate Beckinsale was hospitalised for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs which grow on one or both ovaries. They are very common and can be diagnosed during an incidental pelvic ultrasound scan. It is estimated that one in ten women will have surgery during […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Do I need to have my ovarian cyst removed?

Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

Written by Ms Rhona Flemming for Doctify
Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths within the uterine muscle. They are extremely common, with approximately 50% of women having fibroids in their lifetime, but most as small and symptomatic.

Some women remain concerned that fibroids may interfere with their chance of conceiving, having a healthy pregnancy and giving birth.

In this article, Consultant Gynaecologist […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Conditions, Parenting, Top Articles|Comments Off on Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Written by Miss Shree Datta for Doctify
As you get older you may see visible changes to your face, with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While this is widely known and accepted, it is less commonly understood that when oestrogen decreases during the menopause, your vagina can lose its elasticity too! Consultant Gynaecologist Shree Datta explains vulval […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Last week, we held our third GP event at Google HQ in partnership with MyLocumManager and Echo. The event was one in a series of inspirational CPD gatherings for busy General Practitioners and featured talks from three leading healthcare professionals.
The Event Rundown
Continuing Professional Development can sometimes feel like a culture of performativity which sees you jumping through hoops […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Hot Topics, Newsletter, Top Articles|Comments Off on Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

Written by Miss Meg Wilson for Doctify
When it comes to contraception there are many different options to consider, one of which is the coil. A contraceptive coil is a small device which sits inside the womb preventing pregnancy and has been proven to be very effective. Consultant Gynaecologist, Miss Meg Wilson, frequently speaks to women […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

Why Is My Period Late? Expert Advice from a Gynaecologist

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify
That feeling of panic when a period doesn’t arrive is an almost universal experience for women. Why is my period late? Am I pregnant? Or just late? There are many answers to why your period hasn’t started on time this month, and here to tell us all about it […]

By |April 5th, 2018|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Why Is My Period Late? Expert Advice from a Gynaecologist

Tips on How to Spot Symptoms of Gynaecological Cancers

Written by Ms Rhonda Flemming for Doctify
More than 21,000 women in the UK diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer each year so it’s important to be aware of the five gynaecological cancers; cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulval. As there’s no way of knowing if you will get one of these cancers it’s important to listen to your body and watch […]

By |March 28th, 2018|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Tips on How to Spot Symptoms of Gynaecological Cancers

Mr Richard Sheridan: first CQC Accredited Obstetrician to Practice outside Central London

Written by Mr Richard Sheridan for Doctify
Making sure an expecting mother is taken care of during pregnancy is one of the fundamental responsibilities of her doctor. However, there are other elements other than the quality of the care that she’s receiving that can cause anxiety during this time. Hospital visits, having to travel into Central […]

By |January 31st, 2018|For Clinicians|Comments Off on Mr Richard Sheridan: first CQC Accredited Obstetrician to Practice outside Central London

What should I look out for during Early Pregnancy?

Written by Mr Richard Sheridan for Doctify
Pregnancy is a miraculous thing. It can also be terrifying, especially if it’s your first. What is normal? When should I be worried? Am I doing this right? These are all common concerns of expecting mothers.

Here to allay some of those doubts and fears and to offer guidance is […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Parenting|Comments Off on What should I look out for during Early Pregnancy?

What does an Abnormal Smear Test Result Mean?

Written by Miss Sanjay Kumari for Doctify 
A smear test is often something that gets put off or avoided. But for women over 25, it’s a must. However, getting the test is the easy part – what happens if your test comes back with an abnormal result?

Here to take us through it is Doctify Gynaecologist, Miss […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What does an Abnormal Smear Test Result Mean?