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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. Read the rest of this entry »
What you should know about the Zika Virus
While only about 20% of people with the Zika virus experience symptoms, the greater concern about contracting the virus has been the potential link to birth defects. Read the rest of this entry »
Office Closed February 2nd 2016
Associates in Womens Health is closed today, February 2nd 2016 due to inclement weather. Keep updated with any other changes here on our blog!
Our after hours emergency number is (402) 559-3012
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. Read the rest of this entry »
Learn the ABCs of HPV
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an incredibly common disease that is actually a group of more than 100 viruses.
Do you have morning sickness?
Morning sickness is caused by hormones released by a woman’s body during pregnancy. Morning sickness occurs most often during the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women find that nausea and vomiting are worst in the morning, but symptoms can occur at any time of the day or night.
Most women feel better at the beginning of the second trimester, but some continue to feel ill throughout their pregnancies. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime.
While some factors that increase your chance of getting breast cancer are out of your control, such as age and family history, there are some things you can do to decrease your chance of developing invasive breast cancer: Read the rest of this entry »
Introducing Dr. Evans!
Associates in Womens Health is proud to introduce our new physician, Dr. Erin Evans! Dr. Evans will be starting at our practice on September 1st. She is board certified and graduated from Creighton University. She specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. We are excited to welcome her to our practice! Learn more about Dr. Evans.
Is a Yearly Pelvic Exam or Pap Smear Still Necessary?
Women no longer need to dread their annual pelvic exam! According to the American College of Physicians, a pelvic exam and a pap smear aren’t necessary to have every year. So what changed and is this the safest decision for women?