When to seek help for concerns with gynaecology and fertility

When to seek help for concerns with gynaecology and fertility

You should feel free to seek expert help and advice at any point. Your General Practitioner is best placed to help guide you as to which specialists are most likely to be able to assist you with your concerns depending on your symptoms.

As a Specialist Gynaecologist and subspecialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, I would be happy to assist you with any gynaecology or fertility concerns you have.

Some of the common reasons for seeking help include:

  • Delay in puberty or first period
  • Heavy periods at any stage of life
  • Painful periods at any stage of life
  • Pelvic pain
  • Contraception
  • Known or suspected uterine polyps, fibroids or ovarian cysts
  • Irregular, infrequent or absent periods at any stage of life
  • Bleeding after menopause
  • Bothersome menopausal symptoms including hot flushes
  • Preparing for pregnancy and pre pregnancy counselling
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Trying to conceive for more than 12 months or more than 6 months where the female partner is aged greater than 35 years
  • Trying to conceive for any duration where there are known or suspected risk factors for infertility
  • Egg freezing and fertility preservation
  • Assistance for single women and same sex couples to have a family