13/05/2020

Endometriosis Part 3

I’ve talked about the possible causes of endometriosis, the signs and symptoms as well as the ways to diagnose it. Today I’m going to focus on why we manage it and how. The two reasons we treat…

13/05/2020

Endometriosis Part 2- Deep Endometriosis Ultrasound

Last week I said that my next post would be about diagnosing endometriosis on ultrasound. I would firstly like to point out that a laparoscopy (key hole surgery) with a biopsy is still the gold standard of…

03/05/2020

Endometriosis Part 1

Some of you may have seen the episode of “Insight” last week about Endometriosis. I thought it was a good time to start writing about it. This topic will be discussed in a number of parts due…

03/05/2020

The 12 week Ultrasound

A few of my colleagues have remarked on the fact I am yet to discuss any obstetric topics so I thought I would get them to suggest one. They suggested combined first trimester screening and non invasive…

03/05/2020

Why do I have vaginal discharge?

Before I talk about today’s topic, I wanted to mention that I do plan to write a blog on Endometriosis. The unit that I work in sees a lot of women with Endometriosis. We work the patient…

03/05/2020

Why can’t I put a tampon in?

This is a topic that I think a lot of young women and even older women must experience. You’re on a beach holiday, you think you’ve calculated that your period should come after you get back, but…