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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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  • 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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  • Canberra Women’s Clinic



    Canberra Women’s Clinic
    Health is the overall condition of complete physical, psychological and social welfare and not just the absence of disease or illness.

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  • Women's Health Clinic



    Women's Health Clinic
    Dr Gailani can help patients to understand their treatment pathways and enable clearer patient decisions.

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  • IUD Contraceptive Doctor & Minera



    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.

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  • A Woman’s Guide to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)


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    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.

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  • Effects of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) on Your Menstrual Cycle


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    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 […]

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  • Is Pain Before Periods Normal?


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    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 […]

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  • Top 10 reasons for period pains


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    Many women suffer from pelvic pains around the time of menstruation, here’s 10 reasons why Dysmenorrhoea Dysmenorrhoea is the medical term for crampy pelvic pelvic pain that happens during your period. It can happen in the lead up to, throughout or even after your period. Uterine Contractions Your uterus contracts in order to expel the […]

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  • High Risk Patients


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    What is menorrhagia or heavy periods? Menorrhagia This condition is associated with heavy or extended menstrual bleeding. Women suffering from menorrhagia experience severe blood loss, pain and cramping. These can restrict normal life.

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  • Treatment for Heavy Periods


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    What is menorrhagia or heavy periods? Menorrhagia This condition is associated with heavy or extended menstrual bleeding. Women suffering from menorrhagia experience severe blood loss, pain and cramping. These can restrict normal life.

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  • About Endometrial Polyps


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    Endometrial or Uterine polyps are an overgrowth of uterine cells. These form masses in the inner lining. They form from a flat base or protrude from on a stalk from the uterine wall. These polyps can range in size from millimeters to the size of a golf ball.

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  • Dermoid Cyst


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    Background: 22 yr old patient presented with lower right sided abdominal pain. Investigations: Ultrasound showed a 6 cm right ovarian cyst. Normal blood tests. Treatment: Keyhole surgery to remove the cyst. Outcome: patient went home the following day with minimal pain medications. Patient seen at her 6 weeks post operative follow up with no concerns. […]

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  • 5 Problems Associated With Ovarian Cysts


    5 Problems Associated With Ovarian Cysts

    Ovarian cysts can cause serious implications if not handled properly?


    Here's the top five problems associated with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome[…]

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  • Incontinence Infographic


    Incontinence I/G

    Urinary Incontinence affects more than 1 in 3 women.

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