Dr Michelle Chia

MBBS

Dr Tan and Partners @ Bencoolen

The Bencoolen
180 Bencoolen Street #02-20
Singapore 189646
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About Dr Michelle Chia

 

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

General Practitioner

 

2. Services

  • Diagnosis and Treatment relating to Vaginal Health
    • Vaginal Itch, Discharge, Odour, Lumps/Growths, Pain/Ulcers
    • Treatment for Yeast Infection
    • Treatment for Bacterial Vaginosis
    • Treatment for Dyspareunia (Pain during Sex)

  • Sexual Health
    • Comprehensive Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Screening and treatment for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Trichomonas, Genital Herpes, Urea/Mycoplasma
    • Screening for HIV, Hepatitis, Syphilis
    • Treatment for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    • HIV Testing
    • HIV Post- Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

  • Cervical Cancer Screening and Vaccinations
    • Thin Prep Pap Smear
    • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Screening
    • HPV (Cervical Cancer) Vaccinations

  • Contraception
    • Emergency Contraception
    • Contraceptive Injections
    • Intra-Uterine Device (IUD) Insertion and Removal
    • Hormonal Implant Insertion and Removal

  • Treatments for Menstrual/Period Issues

  • Diagnosis and Tests for Fertility and Pregnancy
    • Routine Pre-Conception Review/Screening
    • Fertility Screening For Couples
    • Pregnancy Testing

  • Diagnosis and Treatments relating to Breasts
    • Breast Examinations
    • Breast Cancer Screening – Ultrasound/Mammogram
    • Assessment of Breast Lumps
    • Treatment of Breast Infections (Mastitis)

  • Treatments for Urinary Problems
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • Urinary Leakage/ Incontinence

  • Diagnosis and treatment of Vaginismus (Vaginal Tightness)

  • Women's Health Screening

 

3. Experience

Dr Michelle Chia attained her bachelor's from the National University of Singapore (NUS) then went for her post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Singapore General Hospital.

Upon years of training, Dr Chia has had extensive field experience in several sub-specialties like reproductive medicine for sub-fertility issues and maternal-fetal medicine for high-risk pregnancies. Her expertise includes dealing with women’s health, general gynaecological issues and antenatal care for pregnancy. She is also certified to perform aesthetic procedures including Botox, fillers, and lasers.

 

4. Awards and Achievements

Dr Chia was awarded the SingHealth OBGYN Academic Clinical Program research grant in 2017 for her research work in Contraception Awareness & Practices Amongst Women in Singapore.

 

5. Publications

Dr Chia has conducted much research in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, with her work receiving recognition locally and at multiple international gynaecological conferences such as the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology World Congress in South Africa (2017) and the FIGO World Congress in Brazil.

 

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The Complete Guide To Birth Control In Singapore (2019)
The Complete Guide To Birth Control In Singapore (2019)

Birth control is a topic that's still not commonly discussed in Singapore.

However, with the increase in sexual awareness and activity amongst the younger generation in Singapore, it's important to raise the awareness of reliable birth control methods.

Going through a situation when an unwanted pregnancy happens can be really stressful and emotional. You must know that this situation can easily be avoided!

Therefore, I have decided to write this article to help both men and women gain a better understanding of birth control and how to use them correctly. 

2096 views 24 Jan 2019
Norethisterone is a type of hormonal medication which contains the hormone called progesterone. This is commonly prescribed by doctors to women who wish to delay their periods due to travelling etc. While this medication is relatively safe to consume, some common side effects ...
28 Jul 2019
Birth control pills are generally pretty affordable, with several brands available in Singapore. The cost of birth control pills may vary depending on the brand of pills that you are looking for. Generic brands can cost as cheap as less than $10 per box , while the more popul...
15 Jul 2019
Hi, Having brown discharge may not necessarily mean you are having your period. Brownish discharge may be related to other causes instead. This may indicate an underlying cause such as a vaginal infection, STDs or even other causes such as early pregnancy. The best advice w...
1 Jul 2019
Hi, Most girls delay their periods via the use of hormonal pills. As these pills contain hormones, common side effects can include bloating,headache, weight gain or acne. Side effects experienced will depend on the individual as well. If those pills are taken as a once off to delay your period ...
26 Feb 2019
It would be important for you to get a work up of the irregular periods first before you resume your Yasmin. Resuming birth control pills is ideally done with the first day of your period, but this should only be after other causes of your irregular periods have been excluded. ...
13 Feb 2019
Hi there, The answer to your question will depend on what your menstural pattern was before yasmin and how irregular your periods have become now. Your periods on Yasmin would have been very regular because of the monthly withdrawal bleeding. However, if you have since stop...
13 Feb 2019
Hi there, It is good to know that you are taking birth control pills for contraception. Birth control pills are a very reliable form of contraception if taken correctly. Your next course of action will depend on when in the pack the missed pills were, eg: week 1, 2 or 3. However,if you had miss...
10 Feb 2019
There could be several reasons for a missed period. The causes for it will depend on factors such as your age, lifestyle factors and whether you are sexually active or not. You have correctly done the right thing when you missed your period which was to perform a urine pregnancy ...
21 Jan 2019
If the situation you were describing is completely accurate, the chances of pregnancy while being fully clothed and in the absence of penetrative sexual intercourse is almost impossible. With that being said, if you are a sexually active young female who is not prepared for pre...
4 Jan 2019
I can see that you are very concerned regarding your symptoms. Firstly, allow me to reassure you that bacterial vaginosis is an extremely common condition that affects women of all ages, especially in the reproductive age group. Bacterial vaginosis, also known as BV, is caused by a common...
26 Dec 2018
The purpose of taking folic acid prior to conceiving and during the first trimester of your pregnancy is to significantly reduce the risks of neural tube defects in the baby. According to guidelines, the recommended dose of folic acid recommended for any woman who is trying to co...
21 Jan 2019
Laxatives are frequently used during pregnancy, especially when constipation is an extremely common problem. Senna helps relieve constipation by mainly stimulating the movement of the intestines. There is currently no medical evidence that has shown that Senna will affect a woman...
17 Jan 2019
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