LEEP Treatment – Cervical Dysplasia & Venereal Warts

Millions of Americans are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) every year For some, this disease may result in cervical dysplasia and /or venereal warts. Venereal Warts or genital warts are sexually transmitted infections (STI) that appear as small bumps in or around the genitals. They can also be transmitted through skin-to-skin contact with an […]

When should you consider an urgent care OB/GYN?

The first two places most people think about when they have a medical issue are the ER and their doctor’s office. In both cases, you would likely not receive immediate care. While the ER maybe better when you consider wait times, the bill at the month will surely sting. Aside from the hefty bill you […]

Cervical cerclage: A preterm delivery prevention procedure for pregnant mother with rapidly shortening or weak Cervix

Cervical cerclage is a procedure that reinforces the cervix by the stitching or tying of the cervical opening 1. This procedure is usually performed when a pregnant woman has an incompetent cervix (a short or weak cervix). This is also an option for women with a history of late miscarriage (second trimester) as it has […]

What is an Amniocentesis? Reasons for and Risks associated with this procedure

Amniocentesis is a prenatal diagnostic test in which a sample of the amniotic fluid is taken. The fetus is constantly shedding cells into this fluid, hence it used to diagnose a lot of conditions such as Down syndrome and determine if the fetus has an infection1. It is also used for genetic testing to determine […]

Are you experiencing contractions and afraid you may be going into Preterm Labor? Here’s what you need to know

What is preterm labor? Preterm labor occurs when a mother begins to have frequent contractions in which the cervix begins to open and close in preparation for delivery1. When this occurs after the 20th week and before the 37th week of pregnancy, it is referred to as preterm labor. Preterm labor can lead to preterm […]