A Closer Look at Obstetrics/Gynecology


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Whether you’re pregnant or need to monitor your feminine health, you can benefit from the services that are offered by an obstetrics/gynecology office. An OB/GYN can assist you with everything from the symptoms that you experience when you go through menopause to helping with infertility. Most doctors of this type can also provide for your primary healthcare needs if you … Read More

What Does a Minimally-Invasive Hysterectomy Entail?


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Sometimes, a hysterectomy is medically necessary if there are health issues pertaining to your reproductive system. You can sometimes request to have a hysterectomy performed if you don’t want to have children in the future. Instead of an invasive surgical procedure that involves a lengthy recovery and a possible stay in the hospital for a few days, a minimally-invasive hysterectomy … Read More

How to Know if You Have Endometriosis


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Endometriosis is a common condition that affects millions of women in the United States. In endometriosis, the endometrium, or the tissue that lines the uterus, grows outside it. It may appear on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterine ligaments, pelvic cavity, bowel, bladder, vagina, cervix, vulva, abdominal surgical scars, and even lungs, arm, thighs, and elsewhere. It is not yet known … Read More

How an OB/GYN Can Help with Family Planning

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Our trusted OB/GYN can do much more for you than simple annual checkups. We can become your trusted advisor in many medical matters, including family planning. This can be a difficult subject for some. You may not understand family planning, or you may not know exactly what you want for yourself. You and your partner may disagree on the subject. … Read More

How Ultrasound Checks for Ectopic Pregnancy


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An ectopic pregnancy is one in which the fertilized egg implants somewhere other than in the patient’s uterus. Most ectopic pregnancies develop in one of the Fallopian tubes. The embryo can’t develop normally and will have to be removed. If it continues to develop within the Fallopian tube, it could eventually cause the tube to rupture, which will result in … Read More

What are the Benefits of an IUD?

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Birth control is an important issue in a woman’s life. If you’re not ready to have children, you may be curious about the different types of birth control methods that are out there. Intrauterine devices (IUD) has been around for awhile and offer many advantages to contraceptives that you have to think about on a regular basis. An IUD is … Read More

How to Treat Vaginal Dryness

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If you are a woman, vaginal dryness has probably affected you at some point in your life. In most cases, it might have been temporary. You may have needed some lubricant before it settled down and got back to normal. It’s much worse when it becomes chronic. If you are suffering from dryness that won’t go away, it can make … Read More

Advantages Of Family Planning Services

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If you or your partner are beginning to think about increasing the size of your family, you will want to plan well for the greatest physical, mental, emotional, and financial journey you will go through. This is where family planning comes in. At Madonna OB/GYN in Rochester, New York, we help women of all ages find ways to become pregnant, … Read More

What are My Options for an Ultrasound in Rochester?


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A pelvic ultrasound is an amazing diagnostic tool that simply and comfortably allows our practitioner to see your internal organs. At Madonna OB/GYN and Medical Spa in Rochester, we use both ultrasounds for your health and wellness. Check out some of your options below, and find out more about how the process works. First, we will determine if you need … Read More