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There are many different reasons why a woman would book an appointment to see a gynaecologist like our team at MAS Gynaecology.

Our consultant gynaecologist Mohammad Masood has more than 25 years of experience in the field of gynaecology and he ensures all the women who visit his practice come into a calming, relaxed environment. This helps to allay any initial nerves that many women suffer when seeing a gynaecologist, particularly if it is the first time they have done so.

Mr Masood is a specialist minimal access surgeon. Through the keyhole procedures he performs, you are only left with very small, minimal scarring and the delicacy that his expertise provides allows for a quick recovery from surgeries which normally have lengthy recovery times such Hysterectomies and Myomectomies.

What is a gynaecologist?

Gynaecology covers numerous areas related to the well-being of the female reproductive organs. A gynaecologist, therefore, is a surgeon or doctor who specialises in that field.

Problems with a women’s health or well-being can be a sensitive issue which requires emotional understanding and complete discretion, something which is an integral part of the services offered at MAS. As well as the range of treatments that we provide, our professional team include advice and counselling as part of their services.

Reasons to see a gynaecologist

Why a woman would choose to visit our General Gynaecology Clinic will vary from woman to woman, although usually it is because of one of the following reasons:

• You are suffering from period pain
• You have been having particularly heavy periods, periods which have been longer than a week or are generally infrequent
• You have missed your period
• You are suffering from vaginal itching, swelling or unusual discharge or odours
• You have problems related to urinating such as urinary incontinence
• You have suffered a pelvic injury
• You think you could have sexually transmitted infection

Some women choose to see a special gynaecologist for common consultations, after all through regular visits seeing a gynaecologist will massively contribute to being the healthiest possible woman you can be. Discussions regarding contraception options are also available at MAS, while you can book in for a smear test or for miscarriage counselling and treatments.

Booking an appointment with MAS Gynaecologist kept me well and healthy!

MAS Gynaecology Services

Here at MAS as well as the treatments and consultations offered at our General Gynaecology Clinic, we also offer a number of specialist gynaecology treatments. Each service is provided with absolute professionalism and sensitivity. Below see a list of our gynaecology services:

Endometriosis Treatment

Endometriosis is where tissue normally found in the womb grows in other areas of the body which is normally painful and very uncomfortable to experience. Our treatments can provide pain relief, slow the production of the endometriosis tissue and they can also improve your fertility.

Fibroids Treatment

We offer a range of treatments to combat fibroids as each case of fibroids is unlike another. A fibroid is a non-cancerous polyp that grows in different areas of womb. They can lead to back or abdominal pain and also lead to heavy or painful periods.

Heavy Period Treatment

Non-surgical measures and the administration of medication are commonly used to treat heavy periods when you book an appointment with a gynaecologist. Heavy periods are when a woman bleeds a lot more than they usually do during their period.

Menopause Treatment

HRT, or Hormone Replacement Therapy as it is also known, is used to combat symptoms of the menopause. This is usually administered through creams, tablets, gels and skin patches though some women opt for an implant which will gradually release the HRT into their body over time.

Hysterectomy and Myomectomy Treatment

At MAS as a specialist gynaecologist, we provide both Hysterectomies and Myomectomies. A Hysterectomy removes the womb and is carried out to treat fibroids, heavy periods or cancer, while a Myomectomy is a procedure where uterine growths are removed to improve conception chances and to provide pain and discomfort relief.

Painful Periods Treatment

Our treatments can alleviate period pain which may or may not be caused by a medical condition such as endometriosis, fibroids or adenomyosis. when the womb lining breaks through to the womb wall.

Urinary Incontinence Treatment

This is when you leak or pass urine without intending to. Something that affects many, many people, our urinary incontinence treatments are considered revolutionary when it comes to helping people who suffer from the condition.

Cosmetic Gynaecology

Women may also visit a gynaecologist to receive cosmetic gynaecology. Mr Masood specialises in a variety of cosmetic procedures such as vaginoplasty, labiaplasty and clitoral hoodectomy.

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Heavy periods occur when a woman loses significantly more blood during their period than what they would consider as normal for them. Heavy periods also known as menorrhagia in the medical world, is known to affect roughly 1 in 3 women during their life at one point or another but what can be done to treat heavy periods?

Bleeding from a heavy period is not always a sign that there is something to be seriously concerned about, although a heavy period can prove to be a massive inconvenience when it comes to living your daily life. Period pain is known to usually accompany heavy periods, so if you suffer a combination of the two it is always recommended to get checked out by our consultant gynaecologist at MAS Gynaecology.

What is classed a Heavy Period?

It is difficult to decide if a period is particularly heavy as the amount of blood lost during a period varies from woman to woman – what would be classed a heavy for one woman could be considered normal for another. Doctors will normally class a period as heavy if you lose over 80ml of blood during it, but this is obviously very difficult to precisely measure.

Most women will know how much they usually bleed during their period, so they are likely to notice that they have bled an excessive amount compared to normal.

There are, however, a few indictors that you are suffering from heavy periods, including:
• During your period you have bled heavily onto your bedding or through your clothes
• You feel that you must use pads and tampons together during your period
• You have used considerably more pads and tampons during a period than you normally do

Known Causes of Heavy Periods

The causes of a heavy period can very often remain unidentified, but despite this several factors or conditions have been known to cause a heavy period.

They are not limited to but include:
• Under-active Thyroid – This can cause you to have no, irregular or heavy periods
• Age – Heavy periods are most commonly known to affect aged between 30 and 49
• Medication – Certain types of medication which prevent blood clots, such as warfarin, can cause heavy periods
• Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – this is a well-known medical condition in women which sometimes causes irregular periods, which when they start again can be quite heavy
• Fibroids – non-cancerous polyps or growths, of varying sizes and shapes, that can occur in the uterus wall and lining
• Endometriosis – lining or tissue otherwise found in the womb is found in other areas of the body such as the ovaries or fallopian tubes

Many women will ask “are heavy periods a sign of the menopause?” and before a woman’s periods stop completely because of the menopause it has been known for changes in their regular menstrual cycle to occur. Therefore, heavy periods can be linked to the menopause though this is more likely with women who are aged between 45 and 55, the age the menopause normally occurs.

Will a heavy period stop me from conceiving?

Simply suffering a heavy period will not change how likely you are to conceive or not. However, some of the known causes of heavy bleeding will affect your chances of getting pregnant. Fibroids, as mentioned in the section above, can cause heavy periods and they are known to affect how fertile you are.

During your visit to MAS Gynaecology, you should make it known that you would like to have children at some point in your life or that you are currently trying to get pregnant. Your consultant gynaecologist will need to know this as it will influence your potential treatment choices.

Will I need surgery to Treat heavy periods?

The cause of your heavy period will determine if you need to have surgery or not. Normally, non-surgical procedures and the use of medication are the treatment methods used first when it comes to heavy periods.

Surgery to stop heavy periods is normally only used as a last resort when the regular treatment methods have proven to be unsuccessful. The type or level of surgery you would receive depends on your symptoms and their severity.


Getting treatment for my heavy periods at MAS Gynaecology has changed my life!


Many women usually suffer through their heavy periods without visiting a doctor or consultant gynaecologist. They sometimes go months or even years before eventually seeking medical help and attention, which could not only treat their condition but vastly improve their quality of life.

We have been offering therapies to treat heavy periods for decades at MAS Gynaecology. By opting to go private with us you can remove all the stress that many women experience when visiting their regular GP. If you are looking for a diagnosis or a general consultation regarding heavy periods or if you already know the cause of your heavy periods, then get in touch with our team.

The professional and discrete staff and consultants are MAS are with you from the start of your treatment all the way to the finish. Call us on 0782 597 0530 to discuss matters further and to arrange a consultation.

Hymenoplasty – The surgical repair of the hymen.

At MAS Gynaecology, we specialise in providing treatment for particularly sensitive issues, including those which patients may feel are relatively embarrassing. Rather than hymenoplasty being a taboo, we make sure that all patients are provided with effective treatment to boost their morale, catering for their specific requirements.

We carry out hymenoplasty at our Gynaecology clinic to reconstruct torn hymen and restore virginity. The procedure is simple; any torn edges are removed painlessly, and the hymen is sewn up to improve the look and feel of the broken membrane.

After speaking to Mr Masood and his team, I was put at ease knowing that his expertise meant that I would be treated with discretion, professionalism and respect during the whole process

Is Hymenoplasty Safe?

Specialising in cosmetic gynaecology, we have developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise for which procedures work best, but is it safe? Hymenoplasty is a relatively safe cosmetic gynaecology procedure that we provide at MAS Gynaecology, providing minimal risks and side effects.

As with any surgical procedures, patients can expect to experience tenderness after treatment, but the procedure itself, carried out by our professional Gynaecologists, is considered to be painless.

What about Hymenoplasty Aftercare?

Hymenoplasty will make a significant improvement to the look and feel of your vagina, however, you’ll need to adjust your lifestyle in order to maintain the best results from hymenoplasty London.

During your hymenoplasty recovery, you may experience bleeding, this is not unusual as it is often one of the side effects of undergoing cosmetic gynaecology surgery- if you have any concerns regarding prolonged bleeding, get in touch with us!

Here at MAS Gynaecology, you can expect to receive the best quality of care, we will even inform you of the precautions after hymenoplasty, ensuring that your treatment provides the best results possible.

Our surgical procedures are all carried out by Mr Mohammad Masood, cosmetic consultant Gynaecologist. He takes a holistic approach to all procedures, providing each patient with his undivided attention.

Going Forward

Undoubtedly, the hymen will take time to heal, approximately 4-6 weeks after hymenoplasty surgery, we suggest rest and relaxation until you recover- so be sure to put your feet up and abstain from any physical activity.

MAS Gynaecology can provide you with any information that you require regarding recovery. 24 hours after treatment you’ll be able to shower- we recommend maintaining high hygienic standards as part of your aftercare!

You’ll need to carefully clean the surgical wound to ensure it heals, preventing the risk of infections.

Many people worry about visiting health specialists for various reasons, but one of the most feared is the gynaecologist. It’s understandable, as the majority of cultures consider showing what we deem our “private parts” to a stranger totally wrong and very exposing – plus, visits to a gynaecologist are usually for reasons connected to major life-affecting factors, be it fertility or the fundamental health of our bodies.

The team at MAS Gynaecology have heard every reason, and we’re here to explain why there’s nothing to fear in a trip to the gynaecologist, and how it’s actually one of the best things you can do for your own health and wellbeing.

I used to be terrified of seeing my gynaecologist – but the team at MAS helped me overcome my fear of the gynaecologist! It feels great to know that I’m safe and healthy

It is vital for your future health

Whether you have questions about your fertility as you plan a pregnancy, you have concerns about your personal health, or you’re just attending for your regular smear, your future may depend on a visit to the gynaecologist. Putting off a visit may delay – or even prevent – successful conception, as specialists will be able to give you valuable advice. In extreme cases, skipping your smear may have very serious results.

You can always change YOUR GYNAECOLOGIST

If the reason you’re worried is because you’ve had problems during a gynaecological exam before, think about what they were. Did your smear test hurt? This should never be the case, aside from the smallest of twinges. Did you feel you’d prefer a doctor with a different attitude? That shouldn’t put you off such an important appointment. If your problem is with your gynaecologist as an individual, you should consider looking around for somewhere new that will better suit your needs and put you at ease.

If there’s something wrong, you need to know

One excuse for failing to visit the gynaecologist – particularly for a smear – is fear of the unknown. If you’re worried about issues such as cervical cancer, it can be very easy to bury your head in the sand and stop thinking about it. However, if there is an abnormality that you don’t know about, catching it too late is a very real risk that will certainly see you regretting skipping that appointment.

You should always be able to feel relaxed and confident about attending your gynaecologist. At MAS Gynaecology, we are committed care, compassion and an extremely high quality of service. If you’re interested in discussing your needs and concerns with a member of our team, simply get in touch using the confidential contact form on our website today, and we’ll be more than happy to help you.