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Dealing with Menopause

Menopause is a natural event that will occur in all women at some point as they age. Menopause occurs when menstruation stops and fertility ends. Once a woman has missed Read More

How Often Should I Get Screened for STIs?

Have you been screened for STI's, or Sexually Transmitted Infections? Surprisingly, most Americans do not prioritize this important health testing. Plus, many health care providers do not routinely offer testing Read More

What is HPV and When Should You Get Screened?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. According to the CDC, approximately 79 million Americans are infected with HPV. There are many strains of Read More

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a female condition in which tissue that's similar to uterine lining begins growing on the outside of the uterus, often affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and pelvic tissue. Read More

What Happens During a Pelvic Exam?

At some point all women will need to receive routine pelvic exams in order to check their vaginal and reproductive health. This exam allows your gynecologist to be able to Read More

IUDs

What is an IUD? An IUD (intra uterine device) is a temporary form of birth control for women. It is a small, plastic device that is implanted into the uterus by Read More

What Is A Sonohysterogram?

If your OBGYN has recommended that you get a sonohysterogram done find out more about this procedure and what to expect. Are you dealing with abnormal between-cycle bleeding, infertility or repeated Read More

What Are Fibroids?

Affecting over 80 percent of women by the time they reach age 50, fibroids are abnormal uterine growths that can cause great discomfort, heavy periods, and abdominal pain. Luckily, there Read More

Why Are Pap Smears Necessary?

Why are Pap Smears Necessary? If you are age 21 or older, you may be asked to get a pap smear. It’s also called a pap test, and it’s a common Read More

Treating Irregular Menstruation

Treating Irregular Periods Irregular periods are common when you first start menstruating. It’s common for them to be early or late, but as you get older, your menstrual cycle should become Read More

What is a Bladder Infection?

Bladder infections have a way of making themselves known. You may be making multiple trips to the bathroom, feeling like you constantly have to go again. But once you’re in Read More

Why Would a Hysterectomy Be Necessary?

Why Would a Hysterectomy Be Necessary? Do you need a hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery among women in America. A hysterectomy is a surgical operation to remove a Read More

Treating Infertility and Other Options of Conception

If you are having trouble conceiving it’s important to turn to your OBGYN for help. While it isn’t a topic that a lot of people feel comfortable talking about, at Read More

The Importance of a Pap Smear

The Importance of a Pap Smear A pap smear, also known as a Pap test or cervical smear, is a routine procedure done at your gynecologist’s office to detect any irregularities Read More

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