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by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: endometriosis
Topic: Endo & Mirena
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Re: Endo & Mirena

Its a perfectly good option for endometriosis sufferers!
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: painful intercourse
Topic: Postpartum sex
Replies: 1
Views: 774

Re: Postpartum sex

If you are still breastfeeding this may lower your estrogen levels and make intercourse uncomfortable to due vaginal dryness. You mention pain at the beginning which goes but perhaps have the area examined as it may be just a small area of scar tissue that could be treated with minor surgery or inje...
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: hysterectomy
Topic: Ovary
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Re: Ovary

The pain could well be due to the diverticulitis and the ovary could have become stuck due to previous surgery or inflammation. I would have the bowel investigated first, and if surgery to the ovary is also required then perhaps a joint approach between the gynaecologist and the bowel surgeon would ...
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: hysterectomy
Topic: Partial hysterectomy
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Re: Partial hysterectomy

This could be endometriosis, so perhaps an ultrasound scan in the first instance and depending on that, a referral to a gynaecologist.
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: menstruation
Topic: Heavy periods
Replies: 3
Views: 1074

Re: Heavy periods

A myth I'm afraid, they can stay the same or occasionally get worse, but there are plenty of treatments for all eventualities.
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: vaginal issues
Topic: Vaginal and rectum issues
Replies: 2
Views: 625

Re: Vaginal and rectum issues

Any condition that affects the skin generally can affect the genital skin too, and we see patients every day so please don't be embarrassed and let your doctor examine you...
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: hysterectomy
Topic: Exercise after a hysterectomy - advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 1600

Re: Exercise after a hysterectomy - advice please

Cross training would be suitable. It is difficult to cause a prolapse through exercise, a few other factors are involved, and the surgeon may have tightened up the supporting ligaments during your op. You could of course continue to do pelvic floor exercises as well.
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: menstruation
Topic: Continuous bleeding and heavy clots
Replies: 1
Views: 1130

Re: Continuous bleeding and heavy clots

Uterine artery embolization is another option. Endometrial ablation does not usually make the problem worse, but it's benefits may only last 18 months sometimes.
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: vaginal issues
Topic: UTI
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Re: UTI

Helpful treatments include a 3 month course of tetracycline antibiotics, a nightly low dose of antbiotics and of course hydration, and hygiene down there. Other methods include taking tablets of cranberry supplements and D-mannose, a sugar tablet not absorbed by the body but excreted into the urine ...
by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: menopause
Topic: Weight gain
Replies: 2
Views: 1504

Re: Weight gain

Your symptoms may be due to lack of estrogen. You could try estrogen replacement - a patch might work, or another option is livial, a slightly different type of HRT....
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