Menstrual Disorders Clinic

Your menstrual cycle is unique to you, however more than a third of women experience irregular, heavy or painful periods at some stage in their lives. These problems can have negative effects on work, social or sex lives, with women often feeling as if they have to ‘just put up with it’.

Investigating and treating menstrual problems sensitively and effectively

Mr Philip Kaloo, Consultant Gynaecologist, provides a clinic alternate Saturdays that is dedicated to women with menstrual problems such as irregular, heavy and/or painful periods. Mr Kaloo manages all aspects of investigating and treating period problems, from simple reassurance to medical or surgical treatments. He is also an accredited advanced laparoscopic surgeon, so you know you will be in safe hands.

An initial consultation with Mr Kaloo would typically include:

  • a discussion regarding your medical history
  • a variety of suitable methods to investigate and/or treat the problem are put forward, allowing you to make the choice that is right for you
  • if possible, the investigation and treatment that you have requested
  • in some cases additional investigations and treatments are required, these can be discussed and booked during the appointment

Possible investigations include:

Cervical smear

Swabs - to test for pelvic infections

Hysteroscopy - directly looking inside the womb using a fine telescope

Endometrial biopsy - taking a sample of the lining of the womb

Possible treatment options include:

Medical treatment - e.g.

- non-hormonal medications

- hormonal medications, including a hormone-containing coil for heavy periods

Surgical options - e.g.

- endometrial ablation

- laparoscopy

- laparoscopic hysterectomies

Menstrual Disorders Clinic, Spire South Bank Hospital, Worcester, Worcestershire, West Midlands, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Period Pain Treatment, Irregular Periods, Heavy Periods, Painful Periods, Period, Surgery, Treatment, Hormone Treatment, Menstrual Cycle

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For more information or to book an appointment, please call

01905 350 003

or visit The Gynaecology Group website.

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