Gynecology

7 Conditions That Can Cause Sporadic Spotting Between Periods

Noticing a few spots of blood between periods can be worrisome, and although women may see spots in their underwear or on toilet tissue, there are usually benign reasons for these occurrences. Here are seven conditions that can cause sporadic spotting between periods in addition to when you should be concerned enough to seek medical […]


12 Potential Causes of Uterine Pain

There are a number of reasons pelvic or uterine pain bothers a woman. Among the 12 potential causes of your uterine pain, some are more worrisome than others.


Essential Facts About STDs That Everyone Should Know

No one enjoys discussing STDs, but if you are an adult having sex, or you are a parent, it would be wise to learn some essential facts about STDs that everyone should know. STDs are a fact of life and an increasing number of cases are occurring each day in the United States and worldwide. […]


Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

While most people are aware that breast cancer¬†is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages.¬†Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection of breast cancer.


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over time, cancerous cells can develop on ovarian tissue.


When Should I Have a Gynecology Exam?

If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone.


Could Your Pelvic Pain be Endometriosis?

March is Endometriosis Awareness month – a good time to learn more about a disease that affects nearly 176 million women worldwide.


Did you know that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month?

Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year.


Should I Get a Hysterectomy for Chronic Pelvic Pain?

If you have pelvic pain that occurs for more than two weeks a month and has been there for more than six months, you might be suffering from Chronic Pelvic Pain, or CPP.


Learn the ABCs of HPV

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an incredibly common disease that is actually a group of more than 100 viruses.