Kevin C. Kiley MD


Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial ablation is a procedure used to destroy the inner lining of the uterus (endometrium). There are different ways to do endometrial ablation, such as with a laser, electricity, or heat. Endometrial ablation may be done to reduce heavy, prolonged menstrual bleeding or other abnormal vaginal bleeding. The lining…

Pelvic Ultrasound

Discusses test that uses sound waves to make a picture of organs and structures in the lower belly (pelvis). Covers transabdominal, transrectal, and transvaginal ultrasound. Discusses use to check for different cancers.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is inflammation or infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. It’s usually caused by a bacterial infection, such as gonorrhea or chlamydia. If it isn’t treated, PID can cause scar tissue in the pelvic organs and lead to infertility and other problems. It may not cause any…

Pelvic Exam With Speculum

The health professional inserts a vaginal speculum into the vagina, then gently spreads apart the vaginal walls. This allows the health professional to examine the inside of the vagina and the cervix.

Endometritis

Endometritis is inflammation of the lining of the uterus that usually occurs as a complication of an infection. Signs of endometritis include fever, lower abdominal pain, and bleeding between menstrual periods. Endometritis can be caused by an infection in a woman’s uterus related to childbirth or by an infection that…