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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Post-Pregnancy 101: What to Expect after Delivery

Post-pregnancy care tends to fly under the cultural radar surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. In all of the excitement over knowing that you will soon grow your family, and with all of the stories from family and friends about childbirth, what happens after is easily skipped over until you’re ready to leave whenever you’ve chosen to

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What Cures a Yeast Infection?

When too many yeast cells grow in a woman’s vagina, then a yeast infection is to blame. Most women would probably be surprised to learn that yeast, a fungus, exists normally in their vagina without issue – that it’s actually entirely healthy. However, when too much yeast occurs due to an imbalance, then an infection

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So, Why Do I Need a Pap Test?

A Pap test, more commonly called a Pap smear, is a standard part of a PGOMG annual well woman exam. During the Pap test, your provider will gently collect cells from your cervix, and these cells are then sent for analysis. If an abnormality is found as a result of the tested cells, your provider

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Are You at Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

As September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, PGOMG wants to help educate mothers, daughters and grandmothers who visit our practice regarding common risk factors associated with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is a particularly deceptive form of cancer – it can go undetected until it spreads to other areas of the body, such as the abdomen.

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