At Reproductive Health Group, we offer treatment for a wide range of gynaecological conditions to women of all ages. All our treatments are carried out by highly experienced Consultant Gynaecologists and Urologists at our dedicated centre in Daresbury. Equipped with full operating facilities, we can undertake day case surgical procedures.
The endometrium is the lining of the womb. Each month during a period, the lining breaks down and is shed. Endometriosis is a condition where patches of the lining grow outside the womb in other areas. This can cause pain, inflammation and fertility issues. Find out more about endometriosis.
Fibroids affect up to 40% of women over the age of 35. They are non-cancerous tumours that grow in the womb. They can range from the size of a pea to the size of a grapefruit and they can cause unpleasant, painful symptoms. Find out more about fibroids.
When an injury occurs, the normal reaction of any tissue is to inflame. Depending on the amount of damage, either the tissue returns to normal or scar tissue forms. An adhesion is a band of scar tissue that join structures together. They can lead to pelvic pain and infertility. Find out more about adhesions.
This is the presence of glandular tissue in the muscle layer of the womb. It is different from endometriosis but symptoms are very similar. Find out more about adenomysosis.
Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
The menopause happens when a woman’s reproductive life comes to an end. The average age of the menopause is 51 but many women experience symptoms from their mid 40s. Women usually reach menopause naturally or as a consequence of medical treatment or surgery. Women who smoke seem to reach the menopause earlier than non-smokers. When the menopause takes place, the ovaries stop producing eggs, the progesterone and oestrogen hormones stop and periods no longer take place. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment of the menopause.
Uterine abnormalities are abnormalities of the womb. They are a result of abnormal development during embryo life and can take many forms. It is thought around 6.7% of the general population suffer with womb abnormalities and they can cause a number of serious issues including infertility, recurrent miscarriage and pelvic pain. Find out more about uterine abnormalities.
An ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac that forms within an ovary. It is not known why cysts develop and they can vary in size considerably. They can not cause symptoms in some people and in others can be very painful. Find out more about ovarian cysts.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition which can cause periods to be absent or irregular. As it affects hormones it can affect fertility too. Where there is PCOS, small cysts on the ovaries are found to be present and raised levels of testosterone can be found in the blood. Find out more about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
Cancer of the cervix
Cancer of the cervix (neck of the womb) is initiated by pre-cancerous abnormality of cervical cells which is usually caused by infection with the high risk human papillomavirus (HPV). Find out more about cancer of the cervix.
Cancer of the uterus
Cancer of the uterus (womb) most commonly develop from cells in the endometrium (lining of the womb) and called endometrial cancer. Find out more about cancer of the uterus.
Cervical problems could be due to abnormality in the tissue of the cervix or the shape of the cervix. Find out more about cervical problems.
A prolapse is slipping of the uterus (womb) and/or vaginal walls away from their normal position. This occurs over a period of time, to varying degrees, and is usually caused by damage to the pelvic floor muscle during childbirth. Find out more about utero-vaginal prolapse.
Vulvovaginal problems can cause a range of symptoms including itching, burning, discharge, bleeding; frequent urge to urinate; pain and discomfort during intercourse. Find out more about vulvo-vaginal problems.
Genital tract infections in women have a variety of causes, and certain factors increase the risk of the infection. Find out more about Infections.