The Obstetrics and Gynecology Center provides a holistic care for woman health from diagnosis, gynecological treatments, and to screening for gynecological cancer. The center also provides gynecological surgery, antenatal care and delivery with flat rate delivery package, and menopause counseling service. The team of experienced obstetrician-gynecologist in the center are available for excellent clinical care for woman and mother.
What is vaginal candidiasis?
Vaginal candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by a yeast called Candida, which normally lives inside our body and skin. With some factors altering conditions inside the vagina, such as hormones and medicines, Candida may grow more than usual and eventually cause infection. Treatment with medication is usually effective but may need to be adjusted individually by an ob-gyn doctor.
The symptoms include:
Treatment with medication is determined by severity and frequency of the infection as diagnosed by your doctor. Options include:
When to see a doctor
If you experienced any discomforts and symptoms which may indicate candidiasis, make an appointment with an obstetrician-gynecologist for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
What is endometriosis
Endometriosis is a painful condition when the tissue similar to the lining of the womb called endometrium which grows in other places such as ovaries, fallopian tubes, and pelvis. With this condition, this tissue will act just like endometrium in each normal menstrual cycle. The tissue will thicken and eventually bleeds but the tissue would then become trapped and surrounding tissue will be irritated.
Signs and symptoms can be nonspecific and hard to distinguish. Patients with endometriosis usually describe the intense pain experienced far worse than the usual menstrual cycle. Symptoms can include:
When to see a doctor?
If you have trouble with menstrual pain and suspected to have endometriosis, make an appointment with an obstetrician-gynecologist to diagnose and carefully plan for early treatment which would be more effective in the long run.
What is menopause?
Menopause is a period of time where your menstruation ends. The definition of menopause is a 12 months period without menstruation. It is a natural part of aging and marks the end of woman’s reproductive period. Hormones’, namely estrogen and progestogen, level is changed and patients will experience symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Complications from menopause include cardiovascular diseases, altered sexual function from vaginal dryness, urinary incontinence, osteoporosis, and weight gain.
Symptoms may come as you are transiting into menopausal period (perimenopause). You might experience some or all of the following symptoms:
Menopause generally may not need any treatment. The treatments available aim to relieve symptoms, prevent, and manage any complications. Treatment includes two main types of treatment, hormonal and non-hormonal therapy which would depend on each patient’s needs.
Hormonal Therapy – There are two subtypes for Hormonal Therapy depending whether if you still have uterus or have had hysterectomy (Uterus removed) before
Non-Hormonal Therapy – Useful for patients who may not be able to take hormonal therapy and help in relieving symptoms.
When to see a doctor?
If you experience any of the symptoms and you think you might be going through a menopause, schedule an appointment with your obstetrician-gynecologist to treat your current symptoms and plan for health screenings in which each person may need differently in order to maintain a healthy well-balanced life.
What is vaginal bleeding?
Vaginal bleeding is a nonspecific term which can refer to bleeding from normal menstruation cycle or bleeding unrelated to menstruation. This article focuses on unusual vaginal bleeding which can be random and coincides with other symptoms such as pain. Vaginal bleeding other than the pattern of your menstruation cycle may occur and sometimes may not indicate a medical condition however it may be best to consult your obstetrician-gynecologist if you are in doubt.
There are various causes possible for unusual vaginal bleeding. Examples include:
Treatment can either be medication or surgery depending on the cause of the unusual vaginal bleeding. Medications include:
When to see a doctor?
For pregnant woman, immediately contact your doctor if you notice bleeding. Do not hesitate to call immediately even in the middle of the night as it can be a dangerous sign.
In general, most cases are not life-threatening. Consult your obstetrician-gynecologist when in doubt if you have any of these symptoms:
What is Vaginal hysterectomy?
Vaginal hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the womb (uterus) through the vagina. This method reduces hospital stay, cost, and enable faster recovery time than abdominal hysterectomy. After removal of the womb, you will not be able to get pregnant.
Reasons for the procedure
Vaginal hysterectomy is done to treat gynecological problems including:
Generally safe but every surgery has risks. This includes:
Your doctor will determine if you are a candidate for laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy or robotic hysterectomy. General steps of the procedures are as followed:
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, 4th floor Opening date and time Open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In case of emergency, there is an obstetrician and gynecologist available 24 hours a day. Telephone +662 220 7999 ext. 84000, 84001 or 0917988302