Part of an individual's overall health and well-being includes the care of gynecologic conditions, which affect the female reproductive system. Our providers offer comprehensive services for a variety of conditions.
Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of muscle tissue found in the uterus. They can enlarge and/or distort the uterus and sometimes the cervix. They are a common condition and grow from the smooth muscle cells in the wall of the uterus.
Gynecologic cancer is an umbrella term for seven different cancers that occur in the female reproductive organs. Individuals with gynecologic cancers don’t always experience the same symptoms, and some experience little to no symptoms at all.
Menstrual disorders are a disruptive physical and/or emotional symptoms just before and during menstruation. These disorders include heavy bleeding, missed periods and unmanageable mood swings.
Many individuals with ovaries have ovarian cysts at some time during their life. Most ovarian cysts are harmless, but some can cause serious symptoms and need treatment.
Aging changes in the female reproductive system result mainly from changing hormone levels. One clear sign of aging occurs when your menstrual periods stop permanently. This is known as menopause. The time before menopause is called perimenopause. It may begin several years before your last menstrual period.
Pelvic floor issues are fairly common, affecting nearly ¼ of all U.S. women. The pelvic floor helps to maintain bladder and bowel control, sexual function, and serves as the “home” for the pelvic organs, including the urinary bladder, rectum and vagina, keeping them in the correct position.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infections or STIs, are very common. In the U.S., millions of new infections occur every year.