I would recommend Dr.Pillay to every
women that needs an excellent
Gynaecologist and Obstetrician.

Dr.Pillay is one of the most thorough doctors
I have been to.He explained everything in
detail and listened very attentively.

He is extremely professional
and made me feel at ease
with every visit.

What is endometriosis?

This condition occurs when the lining of the uterus (womb), which is normally shed during the menstruation, spreads through the fallopian tubes and grows any where outside of the uterus, but usually in the pelvis. Women who have this condition commonly complain of painful periods, heavy menstrual bleeding and painful intercourse.

What are Fibroids?

Fibroids are muscle growths of the womb, which grow in the shape of a ball. Fibroids may grow in any position in the womb, they are not cancerous in more than 90% of cases.Women who have this condition often complain of painful menses and heavy menstrual bleeding.

What is polycystic ovarian syndrome

Women with this syndrome have a combination of hair growth in male pattern, missing menses and polycystic ovaries (which are diagnosed by an ultrasound scan-preferable by a gynecologist)The majority of women with this condition have minimal symptoms. However there are many women who suffer from more extreme symptoms.This condition is not a life sentence , it can be treated.

What is Laparoscopy

This is an operation done under general anaethesia. Usually a 10mm diameter camera (laparoscope) is inserted through the belly button to look inside the abdomen and pelvis. A laparoscopy is done often to determine the cause of pelvic(lower abdominal pain) in women. At the same time this operation can be used as treatment, for example if there are fibroids they can be removed laparoscopicaly, endometriosis can be removed laparoscopically and even the womb can be removed laparoscopically.

What is Adenomyosis?

In this condition the lining of the womb (endometrium) starts growing into the muscle(myometrium) of the womb.Women with this issue complain of deep pelvic pain, painful sex, heavy and sometimes prolonged menstrual bleeding

What is a recurrent miscarriage?

If a women has had 2 or more misscarriages she is classified as having recurrent misscarriages. These women need to be investigated to find a possible cause for the loss of the pregnancy. Besides the physical condition this is both stressful and depressing for any couple trying to have a baby. Firstly do not blame yourself and secondly, remain hopeful as most women having this condition, with the correct treatment will go on to have health children.

What to do when you find out that you pregnant

Firstly congradulations this is wonderful news! This can often be a time of mixed emotions. Start taking 5mg of folate daily. Eat adequate amounts of meat, fish and vegetables. It is not necessary to eat more during your pregnancy. Refrain from alcohol and smoking. Then make an appointment with your gynecologist. If you experience excessive bleeding or pain consult your doctor as an emergency. Small amounts of spotting can be perfectly normal.

What are the advantages of a laparoscopic operation

 This type of surgery offers more cosmetic scars, better visualization during the time of the operation for the surgeon. Decreased hospital stay and quicker return to work.