Gynaecology Blog

Welcome to Dr Penman’s Gynaecology Blog. Here, you’ll find a number of articles relating to cervical smears, infertility and issues affecting periods.

To read an article, first click on the title and then ‘read more’. If you would like any more information regarding the topics covered by the articles, please complete a contact form or call Helen, Dr Penman’s secretary, on tel: 07880 701732.

 

Bleeding In Early Pregnancy

Bleeding In Early Pregnancy

Bleeding in early pregnancy does not always mean that you are miscarrying.  It is quite common and this article will ...
Read More
Cervical Screening

Cervical Screening

Cervical screening (or a cervical/pap smear) is a method of finding abnormal cells on the cervix (the entrance to the ...
Read More
Why Choose Private Healthcare With Dr Penman?

Why Choose Private Healthcare With Dr Penman?

There are many benefits to private fetal and gynaecological healthcare. In this article, you will find a number of reasons ...
Read More
Hysterosalpingogram

Hysterosalpingogram

What Is A Hysterosalpingogram? A hysterosalpingogram is a test for infertility that studies the fallopian tubes and is used to ...
Read More
Do I Have Endometriosis?

Do I Have Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a painful condition that can completely disrupt a woman's daily life. Read on to find out more about ...
Read More
Uterine Polyps

Uterine Polyps

Uterine polyps are an overgrowth of cells in the uterine lining (endometrium). They frequently cause no symptoms, but can cause irregular ...
Read More
Polycystic Ovary Disease

Polycystic Ovary Disease

Polycystic ovary disease (also known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)) is a condition whereby many small cysts form on the ...
Read More
Heavy Periods

Heavy Periods

Heavy periods can be debilitating and cause total disruption to a woman's daily life. Read on to find out more ...
Read More
Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain

The causes for pelvic pain in women are widespread and range from lower back pain and irritable bowel syndrome to ulcerative ...
Read More
NovaSure Endometrial Ablation

NovaSure Endometrial Ablation

Who Is This Procedure For? You can consider NovaSure Endometrial Ablation as a form of treatment for your heavy periods ...
Read More
Myosure and Hysteroscopy

Myosure and Hysteroscopy

There was a time when heavy bleeding due to certain types of  fibroids or polyps would usually have meant having ...
Read More
Irregular Periods

Irregular Periods

Periods vary widely from woman to woman; many may be punctual every 28 days, but anything from 24-38 days is ...
Read More
Cervical Polyps

Cervical Polyps

Cervical polyps and the symptoms of the polyps can be wide and varied. You may also have no symptoms at ...
Read More
Mirena Coil  - Is It Right For You?

Mirena Coil – Is It Right For You?

The Mirena Interuterine Contraceptive Device (also known as the Mirena coil) is one of the most common contraceptive devices, but ...
Read More
Cervical Ectropion (Erosion)

Cervical Ectropion (Erosion)

A cervical ectropion or erosion is a patch of tissue on the cervix.  It is very common and totally harmless ...
Read More
Outpatient Endometrial Sampling(Biopsy)

Outpatient Endometrial Sampling(Biopsy)

The Pipelle Endometrial Sampling or biopsy is a procedure to take a small sample of endometrium without the need for ...
Read More
Removal Of Mirena IUCD

Removal Of Mirena IUCD

The Mirena IUCD is a device that is inserted into the uterus to act as contraception but also as it ...
Read More

Leave a Comment

avatar