When should a teen have their first well-woman exam? Many moms struggle with this question, so we will try to make it a bit easier to navigate.
Is there a cure for endometriosis? Sadly, it is a chronic condition with no cure as of today. Fortunately, there are several treatment options available you can discuss with Kennesaw Gynecology to help reduce the symptoms of this very common condition.
Once you have made the decision to get on contraception, you will need to decide on a contraceptive method. One popular form is an IUD. It is better than 99% effective, so it is considered the most reliable birth control method available. Let’s walk through what a woman can expect during an IUD insertion.
One of the simplest and easiest ways for women to stay on top of their health is to have a mammogram starting at age 40 and each year thereafter. It takes just minutes, results are relatively quick, and it gives you a feeling of control over your life. There are multiple reasons why you should never skip a mammogram.
More often than not, when a young girl begins having her period, hormones are not settled and her periods can be very inconsistent and a little heavy. It becomes difficult for her parents to know if she is bleeding too much and they should worry, but when is a heavy period considered too heavy?
The CDC recently published a press release stating that at the end of 2019 sexually transmitted diseases reached an all time high for the sixth consecutive year. More than 2.5 million cases were reported in 2019.
As STDs reach an all time high, learn how to prevent STDs.
Aging, menopause, and multiple pregnancies can increase the occurrence of vaginal dryness as well as cause infections. Women who suffer with these conditions find themselves looking for relief. If you have tried multiple creams, ointments and other treatments, you may be ready to learn more about vaginal rejuvenation to relieve vaginal dryness.
The first thing you should know if you have an abnormal Pap smear is not to panic. There are many possible causes for an abnormal result, and most of them are not something to get concerned about immediately. If it does happen, here is what to expect if you have an abnormal Pap smear.
The female body undergoes many changes as a woman gets older, as she goes through common life experiences like childbirth, and as she undergoes hormonal changes. Any of these can affect the external genitalia, causing the labia to become enlarged and uncomfortable. Although many women decide to have labiaplasty for emotional and aesthetic reasons, there are actually several medical reasons to consider labiaplasty.
For parents of adolescent girls, or if you are a young teenager yourself, you may wonder about when to schedule a first gynecological visit. You may be surprised by the answer including both when and why.