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  • What Effects does Endometriosis Have on Infertility?


    “I've been trying to get pregnant for ages, could I have endometriosis?”...

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  • What is a Normal Menstruation Period?


    What is a Normal Menstruation Period

    The menstrual cycle starts on the first day of one period to the first day of the next. This duration is not the same for every woman...

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  • Do You Need Ovarian Cyst Surgery?


    Do You Need Ovarian Cyst Surgery?

    I've been told that surgery could help me, but I'm unsure about the risks...

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  • Faecal Incontinence or Fecal Urgency

    Faecal Incontinence or Fecal Urgency

    Faecal urgency occurs when the arrival of faeces in the rectum causes strong contractions and unexpected anal relaxation.


    It is particularly common in patients with ‘irritable’ bowels, because the rectum is more sensitive to distension. If the sphincter is weak, this may cause Faecal incontinence.

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  • Conservative Management of Prolapse



    Pelvic organ prolapse is common, and some degree of prolapse is seen in 50% of women who have given birth.

    Women with prolapse can experience a variety of pelvic floor symptoms and depending on the diagnosis. Treatments can include surgery, mechanical devices and conservative management.

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  • Frequent Night Visits to Toilet




    One in three adults over the age of 30 make at least two trips to the bathroom every night. The condition is called nocturia
    While the majority of those who are dealing with nocturia are usually over the age of 60, it can happen at any age.

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  • Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding




    Abnormal vaginal bleeding, is any bleeding unrelated to normal menstruation. Abnormal vaginal bleeding may include spotting between periods, menstrual flow that is lighter or heavier than usual, or menstruation at times not expected, such as during pregnancy or menopause.

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  • Painful Periods




    For women, a little pain during a few of their period days is common. But when this pain starts to get in the way of your everyday activities and is not relieved by over the counter pain relief medicine - then it may already be dysmenorrhea.

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  • Excessive Bleeding & Novasure




    Excessive bleeding, also called menorrhagia, lasts up to 8-10 days and defined as a loss of blood of more than 80 ml per month.
    Women in their 30s and 40s (those who start to get closer to menopause) begin to experience excessive bleeding.

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  • Dr Gailani has attended Gynecological Surgery Course



    Dr Gailani has attended Gynecological Surgery Course - New Insights in Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal and Laparoscopic Routes at the IRCAD Institute in Strasburg France.

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  • Impact of Urinary Incontinence on Your Quality of Life

    Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine.

    Incontinence can be triggered oftentimes by coughing or sneezing. If mostly affects women who have given birth, but can develop in men who have undergone prostate surgery.

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  • Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections

    Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections

    A urinary tract infection is uncomfortable, and that slight prickly feeling during urination can be an indication.

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  • Stress Incontinence

    What is Stress Incontinence?

    Stress incontinence is a form of urinary incontinence, where there is uncontrollable leakage of urine during physical exertion.
    Activities that put more pressure inside the abdomen and push down on the bladder can include:

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  • Botox Treatment for Overactive Bladder

    Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition where your bladder contracts before it is full or when one is not ready. This could mean not being able to hold on until you get to the toilet and at times you may leak urine on the way.

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  • Urinary Incontinence

    A Common Problem That Nobody Wants To Talk About

    Problem Affecting One in
    Three Women

    There are 4.2 million Australians living with urinary incontinence, or about 1 in 3 women according to a 2010 report.

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  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptoms

    Your pelvic organs such as your uterus, bladder and rectum are held in place by the fascia and ligament tissues as well as your pelvic floor muscles.

    In combination they support your organs in place within your pelvis and also join them to the bony side walls of the pelvis.

    Over time or as a result of trauma these tissues can tear or stretch, or the muscles may weaken.

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  • Urge Incontinence Caused by Bladder Infection

    What is Urge Incontinence?

    If you occasionally suffer urges to urinate, and possibly incontinence it can be caused by a Bladder Infection

    What is a Bladder Infection?

    Lower urinary tract infections can cause Bladder (cystitis, or bladder infection) irritates the lining of the urethra and bladder becomes inflamed.

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  • Conservative Prolapse Management - Pessary



    What is a Pelvic Prolapse?

    Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition, particularly affecting older women. Prolapse literally means ‘to fall’ and it occurs when the structures designed to keep organs in place weaken or stretch, so that one or more pelvic organs

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  • Conservative Treatment for Prolapse - Physiotherapy



    What is a Pelvic Prolapse?

    Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition, particularly affecting older women. Prolapse literally means ‘to fall’ and it occurs when the structures designed to keep organs in place weaken or stretch, so that one or more pelvic organs (the uterus, bladder, bowel or rectum)

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  • Polycystic Ovaries vs Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome



    What is the Difference?

    A common confusion among women, is understanding the difference between having polycystic ovaries (PCO) and having been diagnosed with a Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).

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