Gynecological Visits

The Importance of Your Regularly Scheduled Pap Smear

Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.

What is a Gynecologist?

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

Most Common Asymptomatic STDs in Women

More than half of women are skipping screenings for STDs because they aren’t displaying symptoms. Sleeper STDs that women should get screened for on a yearly basis include the following:

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly women’s cancers, affecting approximately 22,880 women each year. During ovarian cancer, one or more malignant cancerous cells are found in the ovaries, which are almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus.

What to Expect For Your First Annual Gynecological Exam

Going to the gynecologist isn’t something women eagerly anticipate. The anxiety and discomfort women feel is increased when it’s their first annual exam. There are a few things to keep in mind before having your first annual exam.