Gynecologic Exams

What Causes Ovarian Cysts? Fact Sheet

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the ovary. They are common and usually form during ovulation. Many women with ovarian cysts don't have symptoms, and usually, they are harmless. What Causes Ovarian Cysts? The most common causes of ovarian cysts include: Hormonal...

Why is Vaginal Dryness such a Secret?

Vaginal dryness is a common problem, but most women don't talk about it, not even to their doctors. As a woman transitions through menopause, her body experiences decreased vaginal blood flow. This can lead to vaginal dryness, irritation, itchiness, and pain during...

Uterine Fibroids – What Do I Need to Know?

Fibroids are extremely common and affect more than 60% of women. However, even though it sounds a bit frightening that so many women have tumors in their uterus, fibroids rarely turn into cancer and having them doesn’t mean you’re more likely to get uterine cancer....

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