1. Who is a Gynecologist?
Gynaecologists are medical practitioners who are specialized in diagnosing and treating issues of the female reproductive system and breasts.
2. Is there a difference between Gynecologist & Obstetrician?
Gynaecologists can treat and diagnose problems related to female reproductive system health, whereas an obstetrician is a gynaecologist who specializes in pregnancy and childbirth.
3. What are the common procedures performed by a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
There are common procedures performed by gynaecologists/Obstetrician:
-selective Salpingography to identify fallopian tube disease or obstruction
-fluid-Contrast Ultrasound to evaluate lining and cavity of uterus
-cutting of scar tissues
-surgical repair of vaginal wall to repair hernias
-colposcopy to view the opening of uterus
-ablation to remove a layer of tissues lining the uterus
4. Do Gynecologist/Obstetrician treat infertility in women?
An obstetrician/gynaecologist with extra training and who is certified in reproductive endocrinology can treat infertility in women.
5. How often should females visit a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
Females should visit a gynaecologist/obstetrician once in a year for pelvic examination to check for any sign of illness or abnormalities.