You might not look forward to getting your Pap smear, but just like a pelvic exam, it needs to be a regular part of your wellness routine. That’s because a Pap test is designed to check for the earliest signs of cervical cancer — and when cervical cancer is detected in its early stages, treatment can
Although pelvic organ prolapse is a common disorder among women caused mainly by childbirth and menopause, it is not widely discussed due to embarrassment.Women will often keep early symptoms of this condition to themselves, hiding their discomfort from everyone including their physician. In spite of this lack of widespread information, you should become aware of
If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone. Many women have questions when it comes to seeing a gynecologist and when they should schedule an appointment. What Does a Gynecologist Do? A gynecologist is a medical doctor who specializes in women’s reproductive health, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries,
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.Due to lack of knowledge on the condition that affects 15 percent of the population, CPP treatments can be ineffective in pain management.
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? What Does a Pap Smear Test? To better understand why it’s not necessary to