Preventive care is extremely important for your body, which is why we have yearly checkups with our physicians! Unfortunately, many women tend to forget or neglect their yearly OB/GYN checkups, like annual Pap smears and breast exams. So what exactly is a Pap smear, and why is it important?
It’s time to get back on track! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many women missed important exams while staying home and trying to prevent themselves from catching the virus at the doctor’s office. Now, people are wondering how they will do their medical checkups after COVID. With how sterile and safe doctor’s offices are, as […]
If you use tampons every month, you likely have heard about TSS. But what exactly is it? How do you know you’re at risk of developing Toxic Shock Syndrome? Our West Kendall OB/GYN team has various recommendations for prevention.
Around 50–60% of women will experience a UTI in their lifetime. That’s a lot of people! Don’t feel embarrassed if you think you may have a urinary tract infection. Here’s some of our tips for receiving urinary tract infection treatment from women’s care specialists in Florida.
When you think of birth control, you probably think of The Pill. Maybe you think of devices and methods you’ve seen from commercials or TV shows. Whatever comes to mind, there are plenty of birth control options available, both hormonal and non-hormonal.
As the interest in natural and organic products continues to rise, many of our patients often ask us about product effectiveness and safety. While women often inquire about natural cramp relief remedies because they are concerned about ingredients and safety, we receive many questions about women’s care and feminine hygiene products. So, let’s discuss the […]
The morning-after pill is a common form of contraception, but how does it work? How is it safe to use? How often should women use it? The “morning-after pill” is one of many types of birth control, with its own side effects and risks. However, it should not be your primary form of birth control. […]
Aging is a natural part of life, but with growing older comes changes to your body. While some of these changes can be positive and fulfilling, other changes can be frustrating to deal with, such as with the signs and symptoms of menopause. Here’s the rundown on menopause from our Miami OB/GYN, Dr. Susan Fox.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common viruses out there, and yet there are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding HPV. How do I get HPV? Can it be treated? How safe and effective is OB/GYN HPV treatment or the HPV vaccine? These are all questions you may be asking or have asked […]
From reducing hormonal acne to regulating menstrual cycles, birth control can do so much more than preventing pregnancy. Here are just a few of birth control’s benefits that you may be able to get when you visit an OB/GYN.