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Does PCOS Impact Fertility?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition caused by hormonal imbalances. Although it can’t be cured, effective treatments can help manage the symptoms and severity of PCOS, including its effect on ovulation and fertility.

Sep 1st, 2021
How Often Should I Get a Pap Smear?

Most adult women are familiar with the Pap smear, which is an essential screening for cervical cancer that can also detect infections. Learn how often you should visit your doctor to have this important test.

Aug 26th, 2021
4 Signs You May Have Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a gynecological condition in which uterine tissue grows in other areas of the body. It can cause symptoms such as painful cramps and abnormal bleeding, but treatment can help. Learn the signs of endometriosis.

Jul 7th, 2021
I'm Scheduled for LEEP — What Do I Need to Know?

Many people feel worried when they have a doctor’s appointment, especially if they’re having an unfamiliar procedure done. Learn what LEEP is — and what you can do to prepare — so you feel less anxious before and during your procedure.

Jun 15th, 2021
Understanding Ovulation

Most women know that ovulation is an important part of their monthly cycle, but many don’t understand what exactly happens during this phase. If you want to become pregnant or avoid pregnancy, it’s essential to know when you’re ovulating.

May 12th, 2021
Treatment for Your UTI

A urinary tract infection can be painful and inconvenient, and if you don’t get treatment, it can turn into a more serious condition. Learn about UTI treatment options and some things you can do to avoid getting them in the first place.

Apr 11th, 2021
Understanding the Causes of Ovarian Cysts

Many women have heard of ovarian cysts but don’t understand what they are and what causes them. Read on to learn more about this very common condition and how to recognize if you need to seek medical treatment.

Mar 8th, 2021
What You Should Know About Endometriosis

Many women have heard the term “endometriosis,” but they may not understand what it is and the symptoms that accompany it. Learn about this condition and how to recognize if you might be experiencing it.

Feb 9th, 2021
What Are My Birth Control Options?

Birth control gives you the ability to decide when, or if, you want to become pregnant. There are a lot of options available to prevent pregnancy. Click to learn about the different forms of birth control and how to find the one that’s best for you.

Jan 17th, 2021
More Than Burning Urination: Signs of a UTI

Most people are aware that a burning sensation while urinating is a sign of a possible urinary tract infection (UTI). Learn to recognize other signs of a urinary tract infection, and find out what you should do if you experience any of them.

Dec 2nd, 2020
What to Do if You've Had Unprotected Sex

It’s important to use protection when you have sex to prevent unwanted pregnancy and avoid contracting or spreading sexually transmitted diseases. Learn what you should do if you’ve had unprotected sex.

Nov 8th, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Excruciating Periods

Menstrual periods aren’t much fun. However, if your periods are excruciating, it’s important to get checked out by a doctor. It could be due to treatable conditions that are making your monthly cycle more uncomfortable than it should be.

Oct 1st, 2020
Fibroids vs. Ovarian Cysts: How Are They Different?

Fibroids and ovarian cysts are both common conditions, but many women don’t know what they are and how to identify the signs and symptoms. Learn about fibroids and cysts and how they differ from each other.

Sep 17th, 2020
Here's How Electrocautery Can Help Treat HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common type of sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Although most types don’t cause symptoms, some can cause genital warts. Learn how electrocautery helps treat HPV.

Aug 19th, 2020
What to Expect During Your First Well Woman Exam

Going to the gynecologist makes some women feel anxious. Knowing what normally occurs during an OB/GYN visit can help soothe your worried brain and result in a more productive visit. Read on to learn what to expect during your first well-woman exam.

Jun 22nd, 2020
Vaginal Health: What Causes pH Imbalance?

Your vagina is a delicately balanced system that hosts colonies of microorganisms that keep it healthy. The acidity level of your vagina is affected by and affects your vaginal health. Learn what causes a pH imbalance.

May 29th, 2020
What Is Retrograde Menstruation?

Retrograde menstruation is a condition that interrupts your normal menstrual cycle. Instead of menstrual blood flowing out of your vagina, it flows backward, toward your pelvis. Read on to learn more about it.

Apr 15th, 2020
Why Regularly Getting Pap Smears Is So Important

Even though Pap smears may seem like an annoyance, they’re critical to ensuring your vaginal health is in good order. Read on to learn more about why keeping a regular Pap smear schedule is important.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Can Chlamydia Lead to Infertility?

If you have chlamydia, you probably have questions. How did I get it? How do I get rid of it? What does this mean for my future? Get the answers here.

Jan 1st, 2020
Choosing the Right Birth Control for Your Lifestyle

You have a lot of birth control options available to you. How do you choose the right one? The right birth control for you will fit in with your lifestyle, letting you use your birth control consistently and without interruptions for best results.

Dec 1st, 2019
Can Endometriosis Cause Infertility?

If you’ve been diagnosed with endometriosis, your first thought might have been, “Will I be able to have children?” Dr. Daniel S. Kushner explains endometriosis and what it means for pregnancy outcomes.

Aug 22nd, 2019
Why a Growing Number of Seniors are Getting STDs

As seniors reach their golden years, many remain sexually active. They are often amazed to learn they’ve contracted a sexually transmitted disease. Some of the reasons behind this may surprise you.

May 20th, 2019
How Fibroids Can Affect Your Everyday Life

You may not ever think about uterine fibroids until you develop the heavy menstrual bleeding and other painful issues caused by these almost always non-cancerous growths. Fortunately, many treatments exist that can help tame fibroid symptoms.

Apr 2nd, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

Have you found yourself with genital warts? Or are you worried about cervical cancer? While an HPV infection usually resolves on its own, in some cases it can cause serious issues. Read on to learn more about testing, treatment, and prevention.

Mar 5th, 2019
6 Tips to Prevent UTIs

If you feel a burning sensation when you urinate, you may have a urinary tract infection. Though incredibly common, UTIs can cause bothersome symptoms. If you’re prone to them, find out how to keep them from coming back.

Feb 1st, 2019
When Is Heavy Menstrual Flow Abnormal?

When menstrual bleeding is so severe that it interferes with your life, you may have a condition called menorrhagia. Heavy menstrual flow can leave you tired and in pain. Menorrhagia may be a symptom of another condition or it may exist on its own.

Nov 15th, 2018
Should You Consider Implant Birth Control?

Should you consider implant birth control? If you’re looking for an effective, low-maintenance way to prevent pregnancy, this method is for you. From hormonal arm implants and intrauterine devices, learn more about your options and decide which is best fo

Jul 10th, 2019