Gynecology

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

|   December 16, 2019   |   Gynecology

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

It’s normal for the vagina to have bacteria, and that is in part what keeps a healthy balance and pH. However, when there is an imbalance, the vagina can become inflamed. Read on to learn about what bacterial vaginosis is, what causes it, and what treatments are available. 

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What Is a Yeast Infection? Symptoms, Signs, and Causes

|   October 28, 2019   |   Gynecology

What Is a Yeast Infection? Symptoms, Signs, and Causes

It’s estimated that between 70 and 75 percent of women will have vulvovaginal candidiasis at some point in their lifetime, with 40 to 45 percent having recurring cases. Also known as a yeast infection, this is a common gynecological problem that is easily treated by an OB/GYN or even a primary care physician.

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Pap Smear: Overview, Indications, Preparation

|   October 21, 2019   |   Gynecology

Pap Smear: Overview, Indications, Preparation

Worldwide, statistics show that cervical cancer is the fourth-leading deadliest cancer among women. However, cervical cancer is preventable. Read on to learn more about Pap smears, what to expect during the procedure, and how often you should be tested. 

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