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What is Gynecologic Management?

OBGYN in Lake Success

The gynecologists of Women4Women offer a comprehensive health care system across a women’s lifetime. Throughout your life, you will experience possible complications and have questions about what your body is experiencing. The gynecologists at Women4Women will help manage your problems and help offer solutions. If you have any questions or concerns be sure to reach out to an OBGYN in Lake Success to receive the caring and detailed care you need.

Our Services

Here are some of the most common services you will see:

  • Abnormal pap smears
  • Contraception including birth control implants
  • Vaginal infections
  • Menopause management, as well as hormone replacement therapy
  • Bone Health
  • Pelvic Assessment with Ultrasound

A pap smear is a procedure used to test for cervical cancers in women. The procedure involves collecting cells from your cervix, the lower end of the uterus, and the top of your vagina. Pap smears are necessary as they help Gynecologists discover cancer early on in the cervix, giving you a greater chance of recovery. The pap may be combined with an HPV test to determine if that specific STD was the cause of cancer.

 Your OBGYN typically recommends that you get a pap at least every three years to ensure you are routinely checked for. 

Contraception

If you feel as though you are not ready to have children, then you should look into the world of contraception. Contraception is key to making sure you are protected during sex and make sure you do not get pregnant. At your OBGYN in Lake Success you can have the contraceptive implant Nexplanon implanted in your arm without the bother of having to take birth control pills every day. These contraceptives, though successful against pregnancy, do not stop you from possibly getting STDs. 

If you have been experiencing discomfort and noticing an unusual smell, then you may be suffering from a vaginal infection, typically a yeast infection. Caused by soaps, prays and even your clothing an infection can be hard to determine by yourself, we recommend seeing an OBGYN to ensure that you are receiving the proper care and getting the proper diagnosis as well. 

Typically causing inflammation, vaginal infections can cause permamant damage to your reproductive organs if gone untreated. Reach out to an OBGYN in Lake Success if you have been suffering from an infection. 

Menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her period stops. This often occurs naturally around the age of 45 and it is due to the women’s ovaries no longer producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Be aware that this time in your life can lead to many changes. Here are some of the most common changes women experience when going through menopause:

  • Hot flashes and/or night sweats
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Mood swings
  • Trouble focusing
  • Less hair on the head

Talk to your OBGYN about how to best manage menopause, be sure to include your medical history and your family’s medical history such as breast cancer and heart disease. 

Bone Density

A bone density test can be used to measure bone mineral content and density. Using X-Rays and/or CT scans to determine the bone density of the hip or spine. As you get older your risk for more brittle bones increase. Therefore, so does your risk for more severe bone fractures. With the use of bone density tests, doctors can find decreasing bone density and strength at a much earlier stage and therefore have more beneficial treatment. Here are some of the other reasons why you should consider getting a bone density test:

  • Confirm a diagnosis of osteoporosis, especially if already have a bone fracture
  • Predict the chances of fracturing a bone in the future
  • Determine the rate of bone loss
  • Discover if treatment is working for both bone density and determine if it has spread to other parts of the body

Pelvic Assessments

Pelvic assessments with ultrasound is a diagnostic exam that produces images that are used to assess organs and surrounding structures within a women’s pelvis. The purpose of this procedure is to get a more in-depth look into a woman’s reproductive organs such as the uterus, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. The procedure will then determine a women’s size shape and condition of the uterus and ovaries as well as the blood flow to all of the essential organs. 

Visit an OBGYN in Lake Success today and help manage whatever ailment you may be encountering.