Frequently Asked
Questions

How should you prepare for your first visit?
  • It is natural to feel nervous about your first visit, be assured there is no reason to be

  • Prepare the questions you would like to ask.

  • Gather medical information about your family

 When should one have their first pap smear?
  • Two years after sexual debut.

How frequent should one do a pap smear?
  • Annually. Unless of course a co-test (i.e.) HPV test is done. It allows up to 3 years before the next test if negative.

When should I see a gynae for pregnancy care?
  • The ideal time is 3 months before falling pregnant, where the need for vaccination can be assessed and administered. Risk factors can be identified. Co-morbidities can be diagnosed and controlled to ensure a good outcome.
What is the difference between gynaecology and obstetrics?
  • While gynaecology deals with the medical care of women’s health issues, obstetrics is related to care during pregnancy, childbirth, and immediate post-delivery. An obstetrician performs the delivery of babies via vaginal birth and caesarean section. Gynecologist does the treatment of issues related to reproductive organs like vaginal or uterine infections, infertility issues, etc..