Gynecology is the branch of medicine responsible for treating diseases of the reproductive system of women, including ovaries, uterus and vagina. Additionally this specialty is responsible for all disorders and conditions that women may present as: polycystic ovaries, inflection of the walls of the uterus or irregular menstruation cycle.
What subspecialties are there within gynecology?
There are several branches of subspecialization, each responsible for different aspects such as: maternal fetal medicine, gynecological oncology, urogynecology and reproduction medicine
What diseases does gynecology treat?
Among the most common diseases in this specialty are: chlamydia, herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea and ovarian cancer.
When do you have to go with a gynecologist?
It is necessary to go with a specialist in case of any irregularity or discomfort, however minimal it may be, the doctor will determine how often to consult.