Women's Health Clinic
Dr Gailani can help patients to understand their treatment pathways and enable clearer patient decisions.
What is an IUD?
An IUD or IUCD (intra-uterine contraceptive device) is a form of contraceptive and involves a device being placed inside the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy.
An IUD is a small plastic device in the shape of a 'T' with plastic strings attached.
What is Your Urinary Tract?
Your urinary system includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. This system helps to remove waste from your body.
The kidney filters waste from your blood. Tubes called ureters carry these wastes or urine from your kidneys to your bladder, where it is stored until it exits the body through the urethra. All of these components can become infected, but most infections involve the lower tract.
I’ve had irregular periods for a long time, now my doctor says it’s PCOS. What is it? What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a common gynecological (endocrine) disorder affecting many women of childbearing age. In essence it is a hormonal problem. It works by suppressing egg maturity and causes excessive fluid build-up […]
The female body constantly prepares for motherhood…there’s a lot going on in there The cycle of life Period, menses, the dreaded curse…call it what you will it’s here to stay for a very long time. For some this can be a delight as they plan for motherhood; for others it can lead to debilitating despair […]