Women's issues? We can help with a gynaecological scan:
Female reproductive organs and conditions affecting them change with age from adolescence to the postmenopausal phase causing a variety of problems. Conditions or symptoms can be painful or uncomfortable leaving you worried.
Ultrasound is Usually the investigation of choice for most gynaecological problems as it is non invasive, quick, easy to perform, comfortable and safe, providing accurate and immediate results.
We Can Help Put Your Mind At Ease With Our Scans
Young girls and adolescents:
In this age group only abdominal scans are performed and a very full bladder is needed. If the bladder is not full enough we will provide further drinks until the bladder fills.
A very common reason for scans in young girls is pelvic pain associated with the start of their periods or heavy periods. Absence of periods may also be a reason for a scan. Young girls are always scanned in the presence of their guardian.
The Fertile Years:
This is the age group in which most scans are performed.
The common reasons for scan tend to be heavy, painful or irregular periods, Polycystic ovaries, problems with IUCD, Subfertility and follicle tracking.
An ultrasound scan is useful as part of ovarian cancer screening or to assess the endometrium when abnormal bleeding occurs after the menopause.