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Delayed Period

Oral contraceptives may allow you to delay your period. Controlling your Menstrual Cycle Your monthly pack of pills is designed to mimic a typical 28-day menstrual cycle. The first 21 pills contain hormones that prevent ovulation, while the last seven pills are inactive and allow you to have monthly bleeding similar to a period. [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:29:45+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Info|Comments Off on Delayed Period

Vampire Facial

Vampire facial, or blood facial, has taken the celebrity world by storm in recent years. The procedure is similar to a vampire facelift with one distinct difference- nothing is injected under the skin to act as a filler. Why is it Called Vampire Facial? The vampire facial, also known as the blood facial, uses [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:29:08+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Aesthetic Gynecology, Info|Comments Off on Vampire Facial

Water Retention

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can bring all kinds of unwanted symptoms. Among these, water retention can be uncomfortable at its best and interfere with your daily life when more severe. Causes of Bloating Typically, water retention begins one to two weeks before your period. This PMS symptom can leave you feeling bloated and heavy. Hormonal changes [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:28:34+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Info|Comments Off on Water Retention

Labia Size Hormones

As you age, your body undergoes many changes. One of the most surprising changes includes the appearance of your genitalia. Your Labia The outer lips of your vagina are called the labia majora, and the inner lips are referred to as the labia minora. “Normal” labia come in a wide range of shapes and [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:27:55+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Aesthetic Gynecology, Info|Comments Off on Labia Size Hormones

Night Sweats

Night sweats can leave you, your pajamas and bed linens soaking wet night after night. If you don’t sleep under a pile of warm blankets or in an overly warm room- there may be an underlying medical cause. Defining Night Sweats Occasionally waking up after perspiring may be uncomfortable, but it does not classify [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:28:11+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Night Sweats

Vaginal Infections

Vaginal infections can leave you feeling uncomfortable and impact your daily routine. Most women experience periodic vaginal infections, but when should you see your gynecologist? Types of Vaginal Infections The term vaginal infection covers a wide variety of causes, many with similar symptoms. Some types of vaginal infections your gynecologist may check for include: [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:09:51+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Vaginal Infections

Safe Pregnancy with Diabetes

Just a few decades ago, women with diabetes were advised against having children of their own. The risks associated with pregnancy in women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes were considered substantial. While the risks still exist, advances in medical technology and increased understanding of diabetes makes it more possible to have a [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:09:59+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Safe Pregnancy with Diabetes

Pregnancy Complications and Diabetes

Diabetes in pregnancy can be dangerous for mom and baby. If not well-controlled, complications from type 1 and type 2 diabetes can arise. To reduce your risks, you and your OBGYN will determine a plan for careful monitoring and control before, during and after pregnancy. Complications from Pregnancy with Diabetes Some possible complications from [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:10:07+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Pregnancy Complications and Diabetes

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Many women experience irregular periods, especially in the first few years of menstruation or during perimenopause. The length of your cycle and amount of bleeding can vary greatly from one month to the next. But when is irregular menstruation really abnormal uterine bleeding? Defining Abnormal Uterine Bleeding The length of your cycle and amount [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:10:16+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Contraceptive Implant

Over the past decade, contraceptive implants have been growing in popularity. What is a Contraceptive Implant? Birth control implants, such as Nexplanon, are long-term birth control options. The implant is a small plastic rod that is approximately the size of a match. During an office visit, your OBGYN will ask you to lie down [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:10:23+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Info|Comments Off on Contraceptive Implant