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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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What does a gynaecologist do?

A gynaecologist is a doctor specialising in women's reproductive systems. Fiind out what conditions gynaecologists treat, how they are trained and the costs of appointments with gynaecologists.

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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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Bartholin’s cysts

Bartholin’s cysts can develop if the ducts of the Bartholin's glands, found inside the vagina, become blocked. Learn about the causes and treatment.

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Salpingectomy

Salpingectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's fallopian tubes, usually to treat cancer, endometriosis or ectopic pregnancy.

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Uterine fibroids

A uterine fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids in the uterus, including the symptoms and treatment options.

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What is an oncologist?

An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.

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Laparoscopic oophorectomy

A laproscopic ophorectomy is an operation to remove one of or both your ovaries, most commonly because of an ovarian cyst.

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Radio-frequency endometrial ablation

A radio-frequency endometrial ablation is an operation that uses radio-frequency energy to remove the lining of your uterus (womb). Usually this is done to reduce or stop periods.

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