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Almira J. Amin-Ong, MD

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Pioneering graduate of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery in the Philippines and a founding member of the Philippine Society for Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery; holds an academic and clinical positions in various government, medical and private institutions related to OBGYN and/or Urogynecology. Urogynecology deals with problems related to the ageing female pelvic floor: pelvic organ prolapse (“buwa”), urinary incontinence, obstetric anal sphincter injuries, genitourinary fistulas, benign growths in the genitourinary tract (i.e. urethral diverticulum) , abnormal placentation (placenta accreta with bladder involvement), difficult pelvic surgeries.

For Men Aged 40 Years Old And Above

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The prostate gland is a male reproductive organ. Many men experience urinary changes as they age, which may be caused by inflammation or enlargement of the prostate gland. An enlarged prostate gland, however, does not always cause urinary problems. Troublesome urinary symptoms are rarely symptoms of prostate cancer.

The Pros and Cons of BOTOX

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Botox is a well-known cosmetic treatment performed to remove fine lines and wrinkles from the face. In this process, the protein is injected into the skin, which blocks the signals that are being transmitted from nerves to muscles. Besides its advantages, Botox has some disadvantages also which must be considered before taking any decision regarding the treatment. And these disadvantages are… 1. Painful treatment Botox is a painful process because it is based on the aching injections. These injections are injected into the skin by using fine needles. People who can’t bear too much pain or have a fear of » » » [Read more]

Joanne Karen Aguinaldo, MD

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OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY: addresses the health needs and conditions of women, pregnant or nonpregnant, at any age UROGYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE PELVIC SURGERY: specialized care for female pelvic floor dysfunction e.g. uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence Specialty: Obstetrics And Gynecology Subspecialty: Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Clinic Address & Schedule: University Physicians Medical Center (UPMC) University of the Philippines Faculty Medical Arts Building Room 209 Philippine General Hospital Compound, Taft Avenue, Ermita, Manila 1000 Philippines Phone: (02) 708 0000 local 158 / (0932) 667 4842 Schedule: Mon: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Tue: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Wed: 10:00AM – 1:00PM Fri: 1:00PM » » » [Read more]