First Well-Woman Exam: What to Expect

First Well-Woman Exam: What to Expect

If you’ve never scheduled a visit to a gynecologist, you may be wondering what a well-woman exam entails. Just the thought of having to take off your clothes and have a medical professional examine your most private region is enough to make anyone anxious. Yet, these types of visits are essential to ensure the health […]

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Human Papillomavirus HPV

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. In fact, nearly everyone who is sexually active will contract the virus at some point in their lifetimes if they are not vaccinated. While misinformation and fear-mongering tactics abound for STIs, our most powerful ally in prevention and treatment of these […]

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Abnormal Pap Smear

What to Do After an Abnormal Pap Smear Test

Going to the gynecologist is hardly on anyone’s list of favorite activities. However, scheduling regular well-woman exams is essential to ensure your health. While the procedure only takes a few minutes, it can be instrumental in saving someone’s life. But, what exactly, is the purpose of a pap smear? What does it mean if you […]

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