Paediatric/Adolescent Gynaecology

Early and delayed puberty – here’s what you need to know.

What is puberty? Puberty is a fascinating sequence of events leading to huge developmental changes in our daughters. What causes puberty? Puberty is actually under the control of our brain (many parents may be already be acutely aware of this!), in an area called the hypothalamus and pituitary. The adrenal glands also play an important …

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Gynaecology: Your Questions Answered

What’s a gynaecologist? A gynaecologist is doctor who specialises in the health of female organs. They treat health issues relating to the female reproductive tract, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and breasts. A gynaecologist may also attend to urological and gastrointestinal symptoms. At Northside Gynaecology, we’re proud to host a team of all-female specialists …

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Management of Menses in Adolescents with Disabilities or Complex Medical Conditions

Dr Brooke O’Brien’s recent article is focussed on educating GPs and other women’s health professionals on the management of menses in young women who suffer from complex physical or mental health conditions. For more information, contact Northside Gynaecology. In adolescents with physical and/or intellectual disability, many parents or paediatricians will consider menstrual suppression to be an …

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents.

Dr Brooke O’Brien’s recent article for QML is focussed on educating GPs and other women’s health professionals on the management of menstrual bleeding disorders in young women. For more information, contact Northside Gynaecology. Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a common gynaecological complaint among adolescents with up to 40% having experienced HMB. In the majority of …

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