Gynaecology and Women's Health Counseling

Our doctors answer your questions

You might have a quiery about your health? A doubt about your body? An issue that concerns you? Our doctors are here to answer your questions and give you the right advice. To facilitate navigation, topics are grouped according to your age group.


35-45 years

Generally speaking, you are effectively more likely to develop cancerous cells than someone who comes from a family with no history of cancer. But your family’s past in no way indicates that you yourself will definitely develop cancer.

The level of risk is evaluated during a consultation, through a detailed questionnaire regarding the cases of cancer present in your family. The questionnaire notably aims to detect whether or not a close relative has had cancer in one of the following organs: breast, uterus, ovaries, and to a lesser extent, colon.

During the consultation, a detailed examination of your different organs will be carried out, depending on the degree of risk and any symptoms you may be experiencing. Additional examinations, such as a blood test, an ultrasound of the breast or genital organs and a screening mammogram will also be prescribed.

We also offer you the possibility of fixing an appointment with a geneticist.

One of the most frequent causes of hair loss is an iron deficiency, particularly if you are also experiencing heavy periods or menstrual pain.

A blood test will enable the evaluation of your iron levels and will look for possible vitamin deficiencies.

Hair loss may also be a result of androgenic alopecia, which is caused by a hormonal imbalance. This possibility can be ruled out with a blood test.

It is wise to be attentive to the texture and quality of your skin, particularly if you have spots or acne.

Occasionally, it not possible to identify the exact reason for hair loss. In any case, the treatments available involve taking dietary supplements and correcting vitamin and iron-related disorders, as well as local treatments to the scalp.

However, the reason for the difficulty you are experiencing on focussing your attention on something may also be the result of a physical or psychological overload.

In any case, a medical check-up could help to shed light on the situation. This will generally involve a hormonal assessment in order to measure various aspects and to exclude anaemia, thyroid disorders or a hormonal imbalance.

Treatment options will be decided upon depending on the diagnosis.

This is a common occurrence. During childbirth by vaginal delivery, the tissue of the vagina stretches and may struggle to return to its original state. This is particularly true of prolonged labour, delivery assisted with forceps or vacuum extraction, or when giving birth to a large baby.

An estimated 30% of women suffer from pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.

The pleasurable sensations experienced during intercourse with your partner are directly proportional to the level of friction felt against the anterior wall of the vagina (G spot). When the tissue has stretched or become damaged, or in the case of localised hormonal insufficiency (pre-menopausal or menopausal), sensations will naturally be less intense.

To resolve the problem, a treatment for improving the tonicity of the perineum with the help of exercises or biofeedback is often suggested as a first step.

If such treatment proves insufficient, it is possible to carry out an intervention for the tightening of the vagina or for vaginal rejuvenation (vaginoplasty), which will restore your tissue to a similar state as before childbirth.

Les bouffées de chaleur sont un symptôme de ménopause très répandu et concernent près de 75% des femmes. Bien que spectaculaires, elles sont en général inoffensives.

Elles se manifestent en raison d’un bouleversement hormonal : la sécrétion d’œstrogènes diminue et entraîne un déséquilibre hormonal qui dérègle le mécanisme de régulation de la température corporelle (thermostat interne).

Elles évoluent, en moyenne, sur une durée de 3-5 ans et peuvent apparaitre irrégulièrement plusieurs fois par jour, très souvent au milieu de la nuit.

Pour les évaluer, une série d’examens complémentaires est nécessaire, comme un bilan hormonal du sang avec dosage des hormones sexuelles et de la thyroïde.

Pour les atténuer, un traitement sur mesure est prescrit, en tenant compte des risques et des bénéfices. Plusieurs approches sont possibles : un traitement hormonal substitutif, une phytothérapie ou des compléments alimentaires.

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