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Could Your Symptoms Mean You Have an STD?

Something’s “different.” So, you drive yourself crazy, looking up your symptoms on the internet, trying to decide if you should be worried or not. Here’s some information that may help — but ultimately, you need to get tested.

Sep 16th, 2020
What to Expect at Your Well Woman Exam

Why should you go to the gynecologist once a year? For one thing, a well-woman exam may catch problems early, when they might be treated more easily. It also gives you a chance to get the advice and support you need to stay healthy.

Aug 31st, 2020
Don't Ignore a Heavy Period

Your period is often heavy and long. But that’s just the downside of being a woman, right? Wrong. Bleeding heavily during menstruation isn’t normal, shouldn’t be ignored, and doesn’t have to be suffered through. You can get relief.

Jul 15th, 2020
Women's Health Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

You’re worried about the coronavirus, so you’re afraid to go to your OB/GYN. But maintaining your health (and if you’re pregnant, your baby’s health) is your best defense against COVID-19. Here’s how you can stay safe and still get the care you need.

Jun 10th, 2020
When PMS Is Problematic

According to the Office on Women’s Health, about 90% of women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS). But when PMS interferes with your quality of life and daily activities, you may need a doctor’s help to feel like yourself again.

May 19th, 2020
5 Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

You have a “tummy” ache, but it’s not really your tummy. You feel sore, achy, or bloated in your pelvic area. Is that something you need to get evaluated?

Apr 14th, 2020
Coping With Your Sexual Health After Menopause

You keep reading that a robust sex life is essential to long-term physical and mental health. But since you hit menopause, you’re just not that into sex. When you do “give it a try,” it flat-out hurts. Does that mean you’ll be sexless for life?

Mar 5th, 2020
When to See a Doctor for Fibroids

If you have fibroids, you may wonder if you need to get them treated or if you can take a wait-and-see approach. The answer depends on the size of your fibroids as well as your own reproductive and health goals.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Who Should Have an STD Test and How Often?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) may be more common than you think. Getting tested is an important step toward prevention. Who needs testing and how often depends on your age and sexual activity. Click here to learn the specifics.

Sep 19th, 2019
10 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Now that you’ve decided to try to start a family, there are many steps you can take to get your body ready. Read on to learn what you can do ahead of time to help ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy.

Aug 23rd, 2019