Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

|   September 10, 2018   |   Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.

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Fast Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

|   September 4, 2018   |   Gynecology

Fast Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) awareness month, and this widespread disease affects roughly 10 million women across the globe. It’s associated with irregular periods, infertility, and ovarian cysts that can be troublesome and painful.

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What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

|   August 13, 2018   |   Gynecology

What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

Just hearing the acronym “UTI,” which stands for urinary tract infection, is enough to make many women wince and cringe. In fact, it’s estimated that between 50 to 60 percent of women will experience a UTI in their lifetime, and it is the most common bacterial infection among women.

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Are You One of the Fifty Percent?

|   June 11, 2018   |   Gynecology

Are You One of the Fifty Percent?

If you’re like most women, especially those in “caring” professions such as full-time moms, nurses or teachers, you are more likely to put aside your own health concerns while being the main scheduler for your children or spouse.

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Sometimes Bloating Is A Big Deal

|   April 9, 2018   |   Cancer, Gynecology

Sometimes Bloating Is A Big Deal

“I’m feeling really bloated today” is a thought that most women have expressed more than once. On those days where you’re having trouble zipping your jeans, you suddenly feel full after a small meal, or you’re just generally feeling sluggish, bloating might be the culprit. While it is usually not a bad thing, if you’re feeling this way consistently for more than a couple weeks, it’s time to see your doctor to figure out if there is more to it than just run of the mill bloating. While there are many simple reasons to explain it, persistent bloating is also one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

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This April, Turn The Conversation To STDs

|   April 2, 2018   |   Cancer, Gynecology

This April, Turn The Conversation To STDs

This April, focus on understanding and educating yourself and your family about the prevalence and danger of sexually transmitted diseases. April is STD Awareness Month, and our goal is to make sure that all of our patients understand how serious STDs are and most importantly, how to protect themselves and their partners. STDs aren’t usual topics of conversation, but the fact is that many of them have been steadily on the rise in recent years, with millions of Americans affected each year.

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Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

|   November 13, 2017   |   Gynecology

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Your bladder is an often overlooked organ with a very important role. Keeping your bladder healthy can prevent various conditions and diseases from forming while maintaining proper function.

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Understanding Endometriosis

|   November 6, 2017   |   Gynecology

Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a painful disorder that may worsen with your menstruation period. If you have extreme discomfort and pelvic pain around the time of menstruation and are having difficulty getting pregnant, you may want to consult a doctor to find out if you are suffering from endometriosis.

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Don’t Miss The News

|   September 11, 2017   |   Gynecology

Don’t Miss The News

Fall is here and schedules are getting crazy. Being a woman, we all tend to put our needs on the back burner. Stop, take a deep breath, and schedule your annual wellness exam.

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