At Metro OBGYN, we receive a lot of questions about urogynecology and pelvic health, so we decided it’s a good time to compile the most commonly asked questions into a brief guide. Below, you’ll find 15 frequently asked questions—and remember—if you’re suffering from pelvic pain, you’re not alone.
For many women, the thought of attending an annual gynecological exam can bring up feelings of embarrassment or anxiety, which, unfortunately, may lead to avoidance. Some women choose not to visit their gynecologist for modesty reasons or possibly because they are worried something may be wrong. In reality, annual gynecological exams are incredibly important for all women.
The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA), and the United States Congress designated January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Marking January as an awareness month highlights the importance of prevention and education on cervical cancer, which is a preventable gynecologic disease.
Did you know that your pelvic floor is working 24/7? That’s right! Your pelvic floor helps support your pelvic organs which include the bladder, colon, rectum, and reproductive organs. While your pelvic floor keeps working, it’s essential to strengthen your muscles. The health of your pelvic floor is important and as we move further into the new year, consider improving your pelvic health with these tips and tricks!
If you’re one of 5 million women in the United States who have endometriosis and you want to get pregnant, fear not. Many couples are still able to get pregnant with a little assistance. Discover all that you need to know about fertility and endometriosis, and we’ll also dispel some myths along the way!