What conditions may lead to a high-risk pregnancy?
The pregnancy involves increased health risks for the pregnant person, fetus or both. Some factors which make a pregnancy high risk are; Diabetes Hypertension Sexually Transmitted Disease Obesity Pre-existing health conditions Pregnancy-related health conditions Lifestyle factors (including smoking, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and exposure to certain toxins).
Do gynecologists screen for cancer?
Cancer screening is a normal part of a well-woman's appointment with your gynaecologist. your gynaecologist can perform a breast exam, feel your Ovaries, and examine the cervix.
When does a girl need to see a gynaecologist for the first time?
We recommend that girls first see a gynaecologist when they are between the ages of 13 and 15.
Is it necessary to visit the doctor every month during pregnancy?
Yes, for a healthy pregnancy, your doctor will probably want to see you on the following recommended schedule of prenatal visits: Weeks 4 to 28: 1 prenatal visit a month Weeks 28 to 36: 1 prenatal visit every 2 weeks Weeks 36 to 40: 1 prenatal visit every week.
What is laparoscopy?
A procedure that uses a laparoscope, is a way of doing surgery using small incisions (cuts). Inserted through the abdominal wall, to examine the inside of the abdomen.
Why is prenatal care important?
Prenatal care can help prevent complications and inform women about important steps they can take to protect their babies and stay healthy. It can improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy.
What should you expect at the 1st gynaecologist visit?
Good counseling and approach.
Can a man see a gynaecologist?
Husband can consult regarding sexual desires and whenever there is a problem with his wife.
What is the best way to treat my period cramps?
Counseling and then antispasmodics.
How many days a week does an OB-GYN work?
During emergencies, they work every day. Electives: Mondays to Saturday Sundays and public holidays