The only way to be sure of the cause of pelvic pain is to talk to your doctor, but there are a number of common causes that you might be able to recognise from your other symptoms and the kind of pain you’re experiencing.
Ovarian cysts are very common and they can appear at any age, before or after the menopause. However, cysts are particularly common in post menopausal women and they need to be handled a little more carefully at this age.
Endometriosis affects approximately one in ten women, but many of us aren’t aware of this common condition, even when we are experiencing endometriosis symptoms. Too many women are still suffering in silence and believing that their symptoms are just part of a normal menstrual cycle.
Fibroids are growth of muscle and fibrous tissue that can develop in and around your womb. Fibroids can be divided into three main types, based on the location where they have grown.
Waking up from a general anaesthetic can be disorientating, but it helps to know what to expect after your hysterectomy surgery at a hospital in London.
Knowing what to expect is important if you are having hysterectomy surgery in London. Your doctor will explain the procedure in detail, and may give you some advice to help you get ready for the operation.
Having any kind of operation can make you feel anxious, but having hysterectomy surgery can have a particularly strong emotional impact because it is affecting your reproductive organs. The physical effects of hysterectomy surgery at our London clinic will be significant, so it is hardly surprising that there will be a mental and emotional impact… Continue reading »
Most women have some idea of what to expect from the menopause and when it is likely to begin, but we might not be prepared to encounter these symptoms early as the result of an operation. If you are having hysterectomy surgery in London you should talk to your doctor about what to expect afterwards,… Continue reading »
Since there is not yet a cure for endometriosis, treatment usually focuses on managing your endometriosis symptoms. If these symptoms are severe, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove the endometrial tissue. However, in most cases treatment will focus on pain relief and hormonal therapy.
Although endometrial ablation comes in several different forms, the way you feel after the operation will be the same. It takes a little time to recover from surgery, but you should soon be able to go back to your normal routine.