Category Archives: Womens health

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatments

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition in women. For some women, symptoms can be
troublesome and embarrassing, making them reluctant to discuss the issues they’re facing. If you
are one of them, you should know that your health care provider has, without a doubt, seen these
symptoms before, since POP happens to nearly half of all women. Speaking to your health care provider
can be the first step to getting your life back, since there are a range of treatments that can help
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Medical abortion

Medical abortion is a procedure that uses some types of medications for women that help to end an established pregnancy. Medical abortion doesn’t require body anesthesia or surgery, but it can only be done early time in pregnancy. The procedure can be done in a health care provider’s office or clinic. Sometimes a medical abortion can be done at home. Pursuing a medical abortion is a major decision with emotional and psychological consequences for any women.

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Mammography

A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women. Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine the women breast and is used as a diagnostic as well as a screening tool.  Screening mammograms usually involve two x-rays of each breast.  The goal of mammography is the early detection of breast cancer, typically through detection of characteristic masses and/or microcalcifications. They are recommended for women who have symptoms of breast cancer or who have a high risk of the disease.   Mammograms can show tumors long before they are big enough for you or your health care provider to feel.
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