Toxic Shock Syndrome

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome? Per Mayo Clinic, toxic shock syndrome is a rare, life-threatening condition of certain types of bacterial infections. Often resulting from staph bacteria but can also be produced by group A streptococcus bacteria. Who can get it? Anyone can contract toxic shock syndrome, including women, children and even men. Symptoms Headaches or confusion Muscle aches Vomiting […]

What is a Bartholin Cyst?

What is a Bartholin Cyst? Three female doctors smiling

What are Bartholin Glands? According to ACOG, Bartholin glands are located under the skin on either side of the opening of the vagina.  They release fluid that helps with lubrication during sexual intercourse. If the Bartholin glands become blocked, a cyst can form, causing a swollen bump near the opening of the vagina. What are Bartholin gland cysts? Acog.org states […]

What’s Included in Your Well Woman Exam?

Well Woman Exam

What Is A Well Woman Exam? A Well Woman Exam is a preventive annual gynecological and breast exam. Well Women Exams are extremely important in preventive care and early detection of diseases. Our doctors are all-female OB/GYN experts, highly skilled in diagnosing and treating any and all OB/GYN conditions. A Well Woman Exam typically includes […]