Gynaecology

Your health and wellness at every stage of life is our priority. We offer well-woman exams, breast exams, papsmears, annual physicals and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. Other services include contraceptive advice.

Common women’s issues that we treat including premenstrual syndrome, ovarian cysts, painful periods, long standing pelvic pain, long and irregular cycles, irregular bleeding and sexual dysfunction,

Dr Neelan’s approach to medical care is based on treating the underlying cause of disease by tailoring a treatment plan for each woman based on her individual needs

 

Frequently asked Questions about a Gynaecologist

How often should a woman see a gynecologist?
Once a year
From the time you start seeing your gynecologist, the general rule of thumb is that you should see your gynecologist once a year until you reach the age of 29. If you’re in good health, you can switch to seeing your gynecologist every other year after the age of 30
Are you supposed to get a Pap smear every year?
A Pap smear is part of your annual check up. In fact, most gynecologists recommend having a Pap smear every three years if their patients’ previous tests were normal.
Does the gynecologist check breasts?

During your visit, your gynecologist can perform a breast exam and Pap smear. These help to test for breast cancer and cervical cancer. During a breast exam, your gynecologist will feel for lumps or enlarged lymph nodes and check for skin changes that can indicate breast cancer.

Can I see my gynecologist on my period?

You can definitely proceed as planned and go to your appointment. – You can go to the gynecologist while on your period.

What will a gynecologist ask you?
We may also ask questions such as:
  • Do you have irregular periods?
  • How bad are your period cramps?
  • Do you have any uncomfortable itching?
  • Are you having sex?
  • If you are having sex, do you use condoms? Are you using another form of birth control?

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