Ways to Ease Fibroid Pain


Ways to Ease Fibroid Pain Uterine Fibroids Uterine fibroids are much more common than many of us think, and they’re present in a vast majority of women.  Statistics show that at least 25 percent of all women have fibroids — and about one-third of these women will experience pain [...]

Ways to Ease Fibroid Pain2018-09-25T23:33:58+00:00

Chronic Pelvic Pain – FAQ 099


Chronic Pelvic Pain - FAQ 099 Chronic Pelvic Pain What is a chronic pelvic pain? What causes chronic pelvic pain? How is chronic pelvic pain diagnosed? What tests may be performed to help diagnose chronic pelvic pain? What are some methods used to relieve chronic pelvic pain? Glossary What [...]

Chronic Pelvic Pain – FAQ 0992018-09-23T15:25:22+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

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

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

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease What is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? What causes PID? What are the long-term effects of PID? Who is at risk of PID? What are the symptoms of PID? How is PID diagnosed? How is PID treated? How can PID be prevented? Glossary What is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? Pelvic inflammatory disease is [...]

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease2018-09-20T00:41:46+00:00

Ovarian Cysts – FAQ 075


Ovarian Cysts - FAQ 075 Ovarian Cysts What is an ovarian cyst? What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts? How are ovarian cysts diagnosed? How are ovarian cysts treated? Glossary What is an ovarian cyst? An ovarian cyst is a sac or pouch filled with fluid or other tissue [...]

Ovarian Cysts – FAQ 0752018-09-24T18:06:14+00:00

Uterine Fibroids – FAQ 074


Uterine Fibroids What are uterine fibroids? Who is most likely to have fibroids? What are symptoms of fibroids? What complications can occur with fibroids? How are fibroids diagnosed? When is treatment necessary for fibroids? Can medication be used to treat fibroids? What types of surgery may be done to treat fibroids? Are there other treatments [...]

Uterine Fibroids – FAQ 0742015-06-08T18:00:21+00:00

Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis


Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis What are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis? What causes gonorrhea and chlamydia? Where do these infections occur? At what age do these infections most commonly occur? What are the symptoms of gonorrhea and chlamydia? How are gonorrhea and chlamydia diagnosed? What complications [...]

Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis2019-03-31T00:13:17+00:00