A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news, fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.
1. HPV testing can determine if you have a current active HPV virus infection. If you have been vaccinated against HPV in the past 10 years it's very likely you are still protected against getting high grade cervical dysplasia (pre-cancer). It is also fairly likely you are protected against getting an abnormal pap smear.
The progress of labor depends on the cervix dilating and the baby moving into the pelvis.
Excision treatments of the cervix with an electrified loop are called "LEEP procedures. They remove a cone shaped piece of tissue and are used for the diagnosis an treatment of advanced cervical disease.
New or ongoing relationships, it's a common concern as to how we aren't going to share our infections. Handwashing, masks, and keeping to your own glass are all great health strategies, but STD prevention is just a bit more complex.
Condoms are good protection. Generally speaking almost anyone can have a quietly latent HP...