Bleeding or Spotting Between Periods: Should I Worry?

What does it mean when you spot a week after your period? Is spotting after period a sign of pregnancy? How long should spotting last after period? What is spotting a sign of? What does mid cycle spotting mean? Is it normal to bleed when not on period? What does it mean when you spot […]

Nervous About A Gyno Appointment? We Can Help!

Can I go to the gynecologist on my period? What should I wear to a gynecologist appointment? How can I calm my anxiety before a doctor’s appointment? When should you go to the gynecologist for the first time? Do I need to shave before seeing a gynecologist? How can I be more comfortable at the […]

Suffering from a dry vagina?

What is vaginal atrophy? Atrophic vaginitis is a vaginal condition that causes the tissues to become dry, inflamed and thin. This can be very uncomfortable for women, especially during sexual intercourse.  This condition is also referred to as vaginal atrophy. Why does vaginal atrophy happen? Vaginal atrophy happens when a women doesn’t produce enough of […]

Understanding your first period

What is puberty? Puberty is when your body starts to change and become more of an adult’s body. Starting your period is a change within puberty. Other changes include breast development, body hair growth, body sweat and vaginal discharge. What is a menstrual period? When puberty begins, your brain signals your body to produce hormones. […]

Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome common?

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, also referred as PCOS, this is a hormonal condition with the possibility of cysts being present on the ovaries. It is the most common cause of infertility in women. It is related to infertility issues because the failure to release eggs regularly. Source: UpToDate.com Non-Emergency Appointment Schedule […]

Is Ovarian Cyst Pain An Early Warning Sign Of Cancer?

About Ovarian Cancer Ovarian cancer is a cancer of the ovaries. The ovaries are made up of 3 main kinds of cells. Each type of cell can develop into a different type of tumor. Every woman is born with two ovaries that are on each side of her uterus. Even though ovaries are small in […]

What is a MyoSure Procedure?

The procedure explained The MyoSure tissue removal procedure removes fibroids, polyps and other intrauterine tissue without having to remove the uterus. Your doctor inserts an instrument into your uterus through the vagina that gently cuts away at the unwanted tissue to take it out of your body. On average, a 3 cm fibroid (about the size […]

How Long Does It Take To Recover From A D&C?

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What is a D&C? Dilation and curettage is a procedure to remove tissue from the inside of the uterus. It is also called a “D and C” or “D&C.” During a D&C, our OB/GYN Specialists first opens (dilates) the cervix (this is the bottom part or the “neck” of the uterus). Then she puts a surgical […]

Can you lose too much blood during your period?

What is considered too much bleeding? Menorrhagia is menstrual bleeding that last more than 7 days. If you are having to change your pad or tampon less than 2 hours or have blood clots that are the size of a quarter or larger then this would be considered heavy bleeding. Non-Emergency Appointment Schedule now Causes […]