Postpartum Depression – FAQ 091


Postpartum Depression - FAQ 091 Postpartum Depression What are the postpartum blues? How long do the postpartum blues usually last? What is postpartum depression? When does postpartum depression occur? What causes postpartum depression? If I think I have postpartum depression, when should I see my healthcare provider? How is [...]

Postpartum Depression – FAQ 0912018-09-25T05:03:08+00:00

Early Pregnancy Loss


Early Pregnancy Loss Early Pregnancy Loss What is early pregnancy loss? How common are miscarriages? What causes miscarriages? What factors increase the risk of an embryo having an abnormal number of chromosomes? What are the signs and symptoms of a miscarriage? If I have bleeding in early pregnancy, does [...]

Early Pregnancy Loss2018-09-23T15:47:15+00:00

Disorders of the Vulva – FAQ 088


Disorders of the Vulva - FAQ 088 Disorders of the Vulva What is the vulva? When should I contact my healthcare provider about vulvar symptoms? What will my health care provider check? What are some skin disorders that can affect the vulva? What is folliculitis? What is contact dermatitis? [...]

Disorders of the Vulva – FAQ 0882018-09-23T15:41:25+00:00

Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth – FAQ 087


Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth - FAQ 087 Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth What is preterm labor? What is preterm birth? Why is preterm birth a concern? Which preterm babies are at greatest risk of health problems? What are risk factors for preterm birth? Can anything be done to [...]

Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth – FAQ 0872018-09-25T04:56:24+00:00

Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery – FAQ 086


Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery - FAQ 086 Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery What are the types of pain-relieving medications that can be used during labor and delivery? What are systemic analgesics? What are the risks of systemic analgesia? What is local anesthesia? [...]

Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery – FAQ 0862018-09-24T16:50:54+00:00

Cervical Cancer Screening


Embry Womens Health OB/GYNs & Women's Health located in Mesa, AZ Cervical Cancer Screening Cervical cancer screening is used to find changes in the cells of the cervix that could lead to cancer . Screening includes the Pap test and, for some women, testing for human papillomavirus (HPV). [...]

Cervical Cancer Screening2018-09-20T00:40:48+00:00

Hysteroscopy – FAQ 084


Hysteroscopy - FAQ 084 Hysteroscopy What is hysteroscopy? Why is hysteroscopy done? How is hysteroscopy performed? What should I expect during recovery? What are the risks of hysteroscopy? Glossary What is hysteroscopy? Hysteroscopy is used to diagnose or treat problems of the uterus. A hysteroscope is a thin, lighted [...]

Hysteroscopy – FAQ 0842018-09-24T16:15:40+00:00

Domestic Violence – FAQ 083


Domestic Violence - FAQ 083 Domestic Violence What is domestic violence? What are the types of abuse? How can I tell if my partner is abusive? What is the first step in breaking a pattern of abuse? What is a safety plan? What resources are available to help abused [...]

Domestic Violence – FAQ 0832018-09-23T15:46:04+00:00

Urinary Incontinence – FAQ 081


Urinary Incontinence What is urinary incontinence? Are there different types of urinary incontinence? What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence? What causes urinary incontinence? How is urinary incontinence diagnosed? How is urinary incontinence treated? What are some of the lifestyle changes that are used to manage urinary incontinence? What is bladder training? What types of [...]

Urinary Incontinence – FAQ 0812018-09-01T15:13:19+00:00

Preparing for Surgery


Preparing for Surgery Preparing for Surgery What is the difference between outpatient surgery and inpatient surgery? What will health care professionals be involved in my surgery? What can I do to help ensure my surgery will go smoothly? What is involved in a presurgery checkup? What may preparation be [...]

Preparing for Surgery2018-11-07T05:31:53+00:00