This is an area of gynaecology which requires specific knowledge and expertise to ensure that every patient achieves the best outcome. Gynaecological issues in adolescents are extremely common and although serious problems are rare, discomfort and distress can be significant.
Adolescent girls often find menstrual dysfunction difficult to deal with. Early detection of any congenital disorders is extremely helpful in ensuring the best outcomes for the patient in terms of potential fertility and sexual function.
Many adolescent girls will visit gynaecologists for:
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Sexually transmitted disease