Pregnancy Care

Gynaecologist consult early pregnancy problems, recurrent early abortion, fatal development issues, pregnancy care issues, ovarian dysfunction, infertility, miscarriage, endometriosis, and other issues.

Fertility and Infertility / Testing and Treatment

Ultrasound

Ultra sound scanning - uterine and ovarian ultrasound assessment. Carried out through the anterior abdominal wall, a full bladder or vagina. According to doctors each of these methods are complementary and performed together. Ten minutes spent in addition to the testing apparatus in both ways, bestowing maximum medical information. Ultra sound scanning is performed when a woman complains of abdominal pain, unexplained bleeding , pregnancy adjustment and tracking a suspected tumor, genital abnormalities, prophylaxis. In particular, it is important to perform vaginal ultrasound in women using hormones (hormone replacementtherapy, oral contraceptives combined) or before deployment to assess the condition of the uterine lining, because these drugs increase the risk of uterine mucosal disease. Widely applied to prenatal ultrasound stud, the main persistent fetal growth, malformations setting. Setphysical development of the fetus, the movements of his position in the uterus, placenta localization, the amount of amniotic fluid. Approximately determine fetal weight and birth date.

Laboratory Tests

 Full Blood Count (FBC):

  • White blood cell (WBC) count
  • Red blood cell (RBC) count
  • Haemoglobin
  • Haematocrit
  • The platelet count
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)

 Heart disease:

  • Cholesterol
  • HDL cholesterol
  • LDL cholesterol

 Liver Function Tests:

  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)
  • Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)
  • Alkaline phosphatase
  • Bilirubin

 Fertility testing:

  • Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
  • Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  • Prolactin
  • Progesterone
  • Estradiol
  • Tyroid Stimulating Hormone: TSH

 Renal function tests:

  • Creatinine
  • Creatinine clearance
  • Uric acid
  • Urine test
  • Urine culture for urinary tract infection (UTI)

 Infection in the vagina:

  • Chlamidia test
  • Bacterial vaginosis test
  • Vaginal yeast infection

 Smear test (PAP)

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