The pandemic we are currently experiencing due to the new coronavirus COVID-19 has obviously overshadowed everything else. Still, we do not want to forget that this month is an important month for those who suffer from endometriosis. Endometriosis is a chronic, painful, and incurable disease. We know that one of the possible causes of the […]
On March 17 the SEGO (Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics) sent to all of its associates the Technical Document for the Management of pregnant women and newborns with COVID-19.
it warned, recommendations being reviewed continuously, subject to modification
if the epidemiological situation and the therapeutic options require it. The
document stated the following:
Management of a COVID-19 […]
An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. The most common place for this to happen is in the Fallopian tubes and it impedes progress of the pregnancy.
In vitro fertilisation was traditionally believed to potentially increase the risk of this pathology.
A study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal covered this subject in detail and, further […]
Does ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilisation treatment increase the risk of gynaecological cancer?
One of the common concerns that women who are about to embark on in vitro fertilisation treatment have is the hypothetical risk of getting gynaecological cancer as a side effect of hormone stimulation.
Since in vitro fertilisation began, a number of different studies have been published that indicate that the risk of getting breast cancer, cancer of the ovaries, the […]
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Mistaking ovarian follicles for oocytes is one of the most common errors made by patients.
During ovarian stimulation, whether this is for regulating ovulation for insemination or for in vitro fertilisation, patients are administered different types of medicines depending on each case. However, there is one common aim: predicting and causing ovulation. This can be just once for patients attempting managed sexual intercourse and […]
What is vaginal
A number of microorganisms consisting of bacteria, viruses and fungi co-habit in the vagina meaning that this area of the body is not sterile. These microorganisms are what are known as vaginal flora. They are essential for balancing our organism’s homeostasis and they protect us from other microorganisms that could cause illnesses.
Lactobacillus is the […]
Contraceptives are any means of stopping the union between an ovum and a spermatozoon from taking place
and, therefore, avoiding pregnancy.
There are a number of available contraceptives for men and for women and their impact on fertility varies.
So-called ‘natural’ contraceptives (the rhythm or Knaus-Ogino method, basal temperature or […]
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome – or simply MRKH syndrome – is a congenital disorder (birth defect), the main characteristic of which is that the women who suffer from it do not have a uterus.
The cause of this infrequent condition (1 in 5,000 female births) is an abnormality during development of the internal genitalia during the embryo/foetus stage. As well as an […]
Nutrition is one of the factors that need to be taken into account in endometriosis. We are aware that the pathology is linked to abnormalities in immunity that cause chronic inflammation. Therefore, the patient’s diet can have an impact on when it occurs, how it progresses and the symptoms it causes.
know that certain foods have an […]
Most women of a childbearing age have, on occasion, experienced bleeding when they are not menstruating. This is a very common occurrence and it does not necessarily mean that the woman has a health issue.
Why do women experience
this type of bleeding?
The reasons for bleeding of this kind are usually linked to issues with ovulation, administration of hormonal […]