Women's body is constantly changing from childhood to puberty, through pregnancy and delivery to postmenopausal life. There will be many questions that you want to ask about gynaecological, reproductive and sexual health. Thus, it is important that a woman establishes a partnership with her gynaecologist early. It is recommended that women who have started sexual life or experience gynaecological symptoms, have an annual gynaecological check-up. Most of the gynaecological problems that detected are early will be easier to treat, cheaper and have a better result.
The main purpose of gynaecological screening is to pick up women's disease early before it is too late for complete cure. The annual gynaecological screening includes:
Ultrasound scan of Ovaries, Uterus and Pelvis
Papanikolaou test (pap smear)
Urine Test for Infection and Diabetes
General body blood test including tumor marker CA 125 (a 'tumor-maker' which is found in greater concentration in body with tumor cells
Common gynaecological problems/ encounters: