Gynecology online

Welcome to 's gynecology department!
Gynecology deals with gender-related diseases in non-pregnant women. In contrast, obstetrics (childbirth) deals with the pregnant woman. In Germany, every gynecologist is usually also an obstetrician and can look after non-pregnant and pregnant women. Another important aspect of the field is the oncological and endocrinological care and treatment of patients in connection with gynecological diseases.

Below you will find an overview of our pages on the subject of gynecological diseases & obstetrics.

Diseases of the female breast

Did you notice a lumpy change when you palpated your chest, or is your chest unusually tight? Here is an overview of the most common diseases of the female breast:

  • mastitis
  • Swelling of the chest
  • Breast cyst
  • Breast cancer
  • Benign breast tumor

Diseases of the vagina

Many women experience a vaginal disorder at least once in their life. The most common illness in younger women is an infection of the vagina, which manifests itself as itching or whitish-crumbly discharge. Women after the menopause, on the other hand, are more likely to suffer from vaginal dryness and the associated pain due to the hormonal change.
Here is an overview of the various diseases of the vagina:

  • Vaginal fungus
  • Vaginal infection
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Bartholinitis
  • Swelling in the vaginal entrance
  • Vaginal cramp
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginal cancer

Diseases of the uterus

Whether you suffer from a disease of the uterus can only be determined by a gynecologist. If, however, there is increased intermenstrual bleeding or spotting or if you suffer from increased pain in the lower abdomen that does not occur at the beginning of your period, this can be interpreted as an indication of a disease of the uterus.
The following is an overview of the most common diseases of the uterus:

  • Uterine pain
  • Polyps of the uterus
  • Myoma
  • Uterine cancer

Ovarian diseases

Ovarian diseases often rarely cause specific symptoms. Cysts are sometimes painful and can be identified by an ultrasound scan, especially at the gynecologist. Other illnesses in turn affect the hormonal balance and lead to infertility, obesity or a reduced menstrual period.
Here is a list of the most common ovarian diseases:

  • Cyst on the ovary
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Stein-Leventhal syndrome
  • Swollen ovaries

Diseases of the fallopian tubes

Illnesses around the fallopian tube are often related to infections and are noticeable through a general feeling of illness with fever, poor performance and pelvic pain. It is to be distinguished from an ectopic pregnancy in which the fertilized egg does not migrate into the uterus and grows in the fallopian tube.
Here you will find an overview of the most important diseases of the fallopian tube:

  • Fallopian tube inflammation
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Salpingitis
  • Bonding of the fallopian tubes

All about pregnancy

Are you planning to become pregnant or are you looking for answers to newly raised questions during pregnancy? Then you will find an overview of the most important topics in our pregnancy section here:

  • How do I get pregnant?
  • Pregnancy process
  • Pain during pregnancy
  • Nausea in pregnancy
  • Diet in Pregnancy
  • Exercise during pregnancy
  • Medication during pregnancy
  • Breast changes during pregnancy

Examinations during pregnancy

Various examinations are carried out during pregnancy to find out how the child is developing in the womb and to give it an optimal start in life during / after the birth. Here you will find information about the various examinations during pregnancy:

  • Check-ups during pregnancy
  • pregnancy test
  • Ultrasound in pregnancy
  • CTG
  • Normal CTG values
  • Prenatal test

The birth

Are you, a family member or a friend about to give birth? Then you will find information here on the most important and most frequently asked topics relating to childbirth:

  • Labor pains
  • Rupture of the bladder
  • initiate birth
  • Childbirth complications
  • Breech position
  • Birth from breech position
  • Premature birth
  • Caesarean section
  • Birth pains
  • Exercise after giving birth

The puerperium

The puerperium is the period of 6-8 weeks after the birth. In the following you will find an overview of general topics, but also of diseases that can occur during the puerperium.

  • Bed sicknesses
  • Depression in the puerperium
  • Abdominal pain in the puerperium
  • Lose weight after pregnancy

All about breastfeeding

Would you like to find out more about breastfeeding, do you have problems with breastfeeding or have further questions arose while breastfeeding? Then you will find an overview of articles on the subject of breastfeeding below:

  • Milk congestion
  • Medication during breastfeeding
  • Alcohol while breastfeeding
  • Weaning
  • Painful breastfeeding
  • Cold while breastfeeding

The menstrual period

Many women experience pain during their period, intermenstrual bleeding or other menstrual disorders. Here you will find an overview of articles on the topic of menstrual bleeding:

  • Menstrual pain
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Spotting

The methods of contraception

Hormonal, mechanical or chemical. There are different types of contraception. The most common methods of contraception include:

  • condom
  • pill
  • Three-month syringe

Around menopause

Do you feel like you are entering menopause or are you in the middle of it? Here you will find information about menopause. The most popular topics include:

  • Signs of menopause
  • Losing weight during menopause
Important topics from gynecology

cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is an issue that affects almost every woman, as vaccinations take preventive measures and cancer screening enables early cancer detection. You can find information about cervical cancer here:

  • How to recognize cervical cancer
  • Vaccinations against cervical cancer

Pain in the lower abdomen in the woman

Many women suffer from abdominal pain - some women especially during their period, others because of infections or diseases of the organs. The gynecologist is often visited with the following pain:

  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Burning in the abdomen
  • Ovulation pain
  • Vaginal pain
  • Pain in the ovaries