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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?

After the Menopause: Signs you Should See your Doctor

Written by Mr Jayanta Chatterjee for Doctify
For women, adolescence is not the only period of hormonal upheaval and physical change. Menopause can be an incredibly challenging time and knowing what is ‘normal’ and what isn’t can be tricky.

Doctify Gynaecologist, Mr Jayanta Chatterjee is here to tell us a little more about what to expect and […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on After the Menopause: Signs you Should See your Doctor

Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

Written by Mr Nicholas Morris for Doctify
It’s not a conversation you have every day – but how do you feel about your vagina? If you’re already blushing or squirming, you’re not alone. New research, released to coincide with Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month last month, found that 65 per cent of women are too embarrassed to […]

By |October 19th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

Why Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV?

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify

HPV is relatively common, affecting 1 in 10 women at some stage in their lives and many women live with it without ever knowing they’ve had it as their immune system fights the virus successfully.

But in a small percentage of cases HPV lingers and can go on to cause […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Why Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV?

5 Reasons to Choose Organic Tampons for your Next Period

Written by TOTM for Doctify
More and more women are choosing to switch to organic tampons, pads and liners. But why are they choosing to make this change? And what is the difference?

Mainstream tampon manufacturers are starting to face a backlash. One of the main reasons is the secrecy surrounding tampons and sanitary pad ingredients. This […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Choose Organic Tampons for your Next Period

How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Whether you’re trying for a child or are recently pregnant (congrats!), finding the perfect specialist to guide you on your journey through conceiving, pregnancy itself and giving birth is very important.

Ideally, you want a gynecologist and obstetrician, or a fertility expert located near your home or work. You want to be able to make appointments […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Whether you spend all your time trawling through NetDoctor for medical tidbits or just like dropping interesting trivia into conversation, this is the blog post for you.
Gum doesn’t actually stay in your stomach for seven years

 

This old wives tale is one of those ‘medical facts’ that you learn as a […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on 5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know