Gynecology Q & A
What is gynecology?
Gynecology is an area of medicine that specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing health issues that affect a woman’s reproductive organs. That includes your vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.
Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology has been providing exceptional women’s health care since 2007. The team provides comprehensive care, education, and tools that empower women to make good decisions about their overall health and well-being.
Anyone with female reproductive organs benefits from gynecology care at Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology.
What are common gynecology concerns?
Menstrual cramps, heavy periods, and pelvic pain are common symptoms that can affect a woman’s daily life and routine. Some of these symptoms may develop because of a gynecological condition involving your reproductive organs.
The Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology team specializes in diagnosing and treating many gynecology concerns, including:
- Cervical dysplasia
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
- Urinary incontinence
- Ovarian cysts
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
Though menopause is a normal life stage in a woman’s life, the hormonal changes that occur with the life transition can cause symptoms that affect your physical and emotional well-being.
The team at Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology includes providers that specialize in hormone replacement therapy who can help ease menopause symptoms.
When do I need to see a gynecologist?
You need gynecology care throughout your entire life. Women should schedule their first appointment with a gynecologist after they get their first period or between the ages of 12 and 15.
Women need regular gynecology care to monitor reproductive health and screen for health issues like breast cancer and cervical cancer.
Gynecology care at Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology also provides family planning services, including various types of contraception to prevent unintended pregnancies.
The team also recommends scheduling a gynecology appointment if you have concerns about your reproductive health or have ongoing pelvic pain. The experienced team conducts comprehensive exams to find the root cause of your symptoms of concern so they can provide the most effective treatment.
The practice also provides confidential STD testing.
Heartfelt Obstetrics And Gynecology provides the care you need so you can take charge of your health. Call the office or request a gynecology appointment online today.