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Gyno Myths (3)

I can get pregnant at any time in my menstrual cycle

Category: Gyno Myths
Posted On Thursday, 19 July 2012
We’re fertile at the ovulatory time in our cycle, which with regular menstrual cycles, is around cycle day 14. This is approximately 2 weeks from...
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Does a Pelvic Exam Mean Pap Test

Category: Gyno Myths
Posted On Monday, 23 April 2012
False.  The speculum exam is just a way we can look at the
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Does Tubal Ligation Effect Your Periods

Category: Gyno Myths
Posted On Sunday, 26 February 2012
False.  Tubal ligation is the destruction of some portion of the fallopian tubes, for the purpose of sterilization.  Our actual menstrual flow is regu...
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Gynecologic/Women's Health Concerns (52)

Managing Anxiety

Posted On Sunday, 22 January 2017
Managing Anxiety: The Basics Rachel Hagerty, MA, Limited License Psychologist Rochester Hills, Michigan [We’re welcoming our local friend and...
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Teen Talk: "It's my Choice", Saying No to Sexual Pressure

Posted On Monday, 01 August 2016
Whether teenagers discuss it with their parents or not, they are likely to feel some aspect of social pressure regarding the initiation of sexual acti...
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Were You Notified of 'Dense Breasts' on your Mammogram?

Posted On Wednesday, 09 March 2016
  Dense breast tissue is an independent risk factor for breast cancer, both increasing our risk of breast cancer and decreasing the sensitivity of ma...
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‘Female Viagra’: Would you use a pill for low libido?

Posted On Sunday, 13 December 2015
  “My husband wants me to discuss my lack of interest in sex”… As Gynecologists, this is a patient concern not unfamiliar to us.  Has low sexual desi...
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To Douche or Not to Douche? ... That is the Question!

Posted On Thursday, 20 August 2015
Are you a woman still using douching as a method to ‘clean’ your vagina?  If you are, you’re not alone.  Studies say that up to 1 in 4 women use douch...
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Obstetrical Concerns (19)

Considering having Prenatal Chromosomal Testing in your Pregnancy?

Posted On Friday, 14 April 2017
  Are you pregnant and considering, or undecided, about having prenatal chromosomal testing done?  Here’s some thoughtful advice that may help in ...
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Zika Virus and Pregnancy

Posted On Sunday, 30 October 2016
  You’ve probably heard about the Zika virus in the news, and hopefully you know of the CDC recommended travel warning for pregnant women, or those w...
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10 Tips to Help Improve Nausea in Pregnancy

Posted On Monday, 13 June 2016
  Nausea in pregnancy is very common, affecting more than 50% of pregnant women.  Though commonly called ‘Morning Sickness’, the symptoms can occur a...
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Can we Reduce the Rate of Cesarean Section Births?

Posted On Thursday, 02 July 2015
  Whether common knowledge or not, the Cesarean Section birth rate in the U.S. hovers around 31%. meaning that 1 of 3 babies in our country are born ...
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Severe Flu Season Predicted for 2014-1015

Posted On Sunday, 04 January 2015
  The flu season is definitely among us, with January being the peak season for influenza outbreaks.  The CDC has predicted a more severe 2014-...
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