During the visit the doctor will carry out a gynaecological examination and inquiries

  • Measure weight and BMI.
  • Examine the thyroid – size, the presence of knots.
  • Perform breast examination – breast discharge, formations.
  • Test for signs of increased male hormone synthesis – acne, seborrhoea, hirsutism.
  • Test tenderness or pain in the lower abdomen, palpable findings – formations, knots.
  • Test for vaginal and/or cervical abnormalities, increased secretions.
  • Perform gynaecological ultrasound:
  • Measure the dimensions of the uterus;
  • Ovarian structure, antral follicle count (AFS) – norm 5-10, > 12 – PCO similar polycystic ovaries or < 3 – reduced ovarian reserve;
  • Ovarian cysts, formations;
  • Hydrosalpinx, fluid in the cul-de-sac (pouch of Douglas).