Cone Biopsy or LEEP: What’s the difference?

Cone Biopsy and LEEP

What is a Cone Biopsy? A cone biopsy removes a cone-shaped wedge of abnormal tissue that is high in the cervical canal to be examined under a microscope.  How is a Cone Biopsy performed? A small amount of normal tissue around the perimeter of the site is also removed so that a margin free of […]

Endometriosis

Endometriosis Treatment

Endometriosis Pain Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue is found outside the uterus. It is ‘trapped’ in the pelvic area and lower tummy (abdomen) and, rarely, in other areas in the body. To learn about your endometriosis treatment options in the Los Angeles area, see the links below. Signs Of Endometriosis If you have any of […]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

How are they caused? Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are transmitted in various ways, including through bacteria, parasites and viruses. STDs are typically transmitted through anal or oral intercourse. However, it is possible to contract an STD by skin-to-skin contact if the area is infected or there is a sore – specifically with HPV or Herpes. […]

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can form in the ovaries. Many women experience a cyst on the ovaries at some time during their lives. Learn more What are ovaries? The ovaries are a part of the female reproductive system. They have two main reproductive functions in the body. They are responsible for the production […]

Endometrioma

Endometrioma: doctor's hands

What is Endometrioma? Endometrioma is a condition where endometrial tissue is found outside the uterus. It is ‘trapped’ in the pelvic area and lower tummy (abdomen) and, rarely, in other areas in the body. Ovarian endometriomas are sometimes called “chocolate cysts.” What Causes Endometrioma Symptoms? Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue is found outside […]