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Chronic itching in the genital area: lichen sclerosus

  23. April 2021      Dr. med Bettina von Seefried

As gynecologists, we speak of the VULVA and use it to refer to the parts of the genitalia that are visible externally. Therefore, the term vulva describes the region from the pubic mount (consisting of fatty tissue and covered by hair) to the anus. This is where the clitoris with...


Myoma – benign tumors of the uterus

  26. March 2021      Dr. med. Juliette Schmid-Lossberg

Myoma are benign tumors of the muscular layer of the uterus and are hormone-dependent. They usually develop between the ages of 30 and 50. The reason for the occurence is not known, but a family predisposition is very common. In most cases, myoma do not cause symptoms, but are...


Gestational diabetes

  08. March 2021     

Gestational diabetes is a frequently diagnosed disease during pregnancy. Early diagnosis and therapy can optimize the course of pregnancy and childbirth. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that is first diagnosed during pregnancy....


Interstitial cystitis

  15. December 2020     

Many of us have experienced an increased urge to urinate and the feeling of constantly having to go to the toilet even though the bladder is empty. This is followed by a burning sensation when urinating and cramp-like pain in the abdomen. These are the typical symptoms of...


Pregnancy and Corona pandemic (Covid-19)

  25. November 2020      Dr. med. Jennifer Pohle

Since the outbreak of the Corona Virus in spring 2020 it has been the dominating topic. Now the second wave has arrived, but unlike in spring pregnant women are considered to be a risk group. In the following text we want to give you an update to what is known about Corona...


Familial breast and ovarian cancer

  12. October 2020      Dr. med. univ. Martina von Watzdorf

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. In Switzerland, about 6000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Mostly the disease occurs by chance, i.e. sporadically. The causes are usually multifactorial. Only a small proportion of women who develop breast...


The polycystic ovarian syndrome – A disease of the whole body

  19. July 2020     

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is one of the most common hormonal disorders in women in the reproductive age (prevalence 10%). The symptoms of the disease are varied, acne, pronounced body hair, lack of ovulation and unfulfilled desire for children are symptoms that lead patients to...


I am planning a pregnancy – What should I be aware of?

  10. May 2020     

For many women there comes a time when they decide to have a baby. At the same time most of the women ask themselves if there is anything specifically that they should be aware of before they get pregnant or how they can positively influence a pregnancy.


Contraception with IUD

  05. April 2020      Dr. med. Friederike Bender

Many women wish a natural contraception with low or no hormones and without side effects. The IUD is a good alternative to the contraceptive pill for women who do not want to take an increased risk of thrombosis, who experience side-effects or who are not allowed to take birth...


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