Hysteroscopy

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A woman’s body is a complicated machine that is made up of many intricate details, especially inside the female reproductive system. When there are issues that do not have obvious explanations, doctors are able to look deeper into the female body to discern information for proper diagnoses and treatments. A hysteroscopy is a procedure done … Read More

Feel Free to Skip the Yearly Pap Smear, but Do Not Skip Your Annual Exam!

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It was released by the OBGYN community of experts last year that yearly pap smears are no longer necessary in women with a healthy gynecological history. However, this information has been incorrectly misconstrued and has led many women to believe that they no longer need to keep their annual exams. This could not be farther … Read More

Fibroid Removal

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Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow from the muscles layers of the uterus. These fibroids can cause many unwanted symptoms for women that can lead to very heavy and painful menstrual cycles, premature birth, and infertility. At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A., we are a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology practice that is made up of … Read More

Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a painful disorder in women where tissues that normally line the inside of the uterus grow outside the uterine wall. In this disorder, the displaced endometrial tissue continues to act as it normally would by thickening, breaking down, and bleeding with each menstrual cycle – yet it has no means of escaping the … Read More

STD Testing

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are diseases that are passed from person to person through unprotected and liberal sexual encounters. Even with the numerous research that has been published and taught to patients since the 1980s, sexually transmitted diseases are still a common occurrence among women today. There are numerous sexually transmitted diseases and the consequences … Read More

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

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Abnormal uterine bleeding is irregular bleeding from the uterus. Periods that come more often than every 21 days, are farther apart than 35 days, or that last for longer than 7 days are considered abnormal (also called Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding). In most cases, this issue is not related to medical conditions. It is typically related … Read More

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the inability to hold urine in. This is a common medical condition that affects many women. When urine is involuntary released, the definition of urinary incontinence, it can be the cause of great embarrassment. In the United States alone, almost one forth of the population of women struggle with urinary incontinence. At … Read More

Infertility

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Infertility is diagnosed when women cannot become pregnant after having unprotected, regular sex for six months to one year. Infertility may be due to a single cause in one partner, or it can be caused by a combination of factors from one or both partners. It is estimated that 10-15% of Americans will suffer from … Read More

Intrauterine Device

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An intrauterine device, most commonly referred to as an IUD, is a small contraceptive device made of flexible plastic. It is inserted into the uterus to provide safe and highly effective long-term contraception. An IUD is a good option for women who want an easy method of contraception that is also highly effective and lasts … Read More

Can Soy Help With Hot Flashes?

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For a long time, dietary soy has been linked with reducing hot flashes: a common side effect of Menopause and Perimenopause in women. But is there any science to back this up?  There is, thanks to a study conducted by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and published in the online journal, Menopause.  However, there is … Read More