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The Top Five Excuses Women Use to Avoid the Gynecologist

At PGOMG, we hear many reasons why women delay scheduling their annual well-woman exams. Screenings conducted at an annual well-woman exam are the first step in preventative care, allowing providers a chance to effectively catch a potential health concern before it escalates into a serious or chronic problem. Despite these benefits, the well-woman exam is

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The Top 10 Birth Control FAQs

The term “birth control” most often refers to the birth control pill, but it is also a broad reference to all contraception, which includes options such as the Mirena IUD or Nexplanon. PGOMG offers women a range of contraceptive options, and each one may have its own impact on the woman who takes it. Whichever

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Spotting Between Periods? Three Reasons Why It Could Happen

The average period occurs every 28 days, lasting anywhere between four and seven days. However, for some women, the time between periods may be a few days to a week longer, and the duration of their period may be a few days longer or shorter. It’s important to note that menstruation varies from woman to

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Tubal Ligation vs. Contraception: What’s Best for You?

When it comes to contraceptive options, a decision will depend on your lifestyle and family planning goals – the same goes for those who are deciding between a tubal ligation and contraception such as the pill or an IUD. Every woman considering birth control options or considering changing her birth control is different. Perhaps you’ve

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Is an IUD the Best Form of Birth Control? Some Say “Yes”

At PGOMG, we offer women a range of contraceptive options in order to meet family planning needs. One option in particular has made headlines in the past few months, with some arguing that it is the best form of birth control currently on the market – this is the position taken by those who favor

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Which Kind of Birth Control is Right for Me?

Which kind of birth control is right for you is a very personal decision. Your doctor will be able to offer the best possible advice, but ultimately the decision depends on you and your individual situation. We believe that one of the best ways to help our patients make decisions about contraception is to provide

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Why Preconception Counseling Works

When a couple is introduced to the idea of preconception counseling the first question they often ask themselves is, “Do we really need this?” In truth, we recommend preconception counseling for any PGOMG patient who is considering conceiving in the near future. A lot of couples are confident that once they decide to have a

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Top Women’s Health Questions: Part II

We know that education is an essential part of women being in control of their bodies and their health, which is why we created this series that addresses some of the most popular questions women ask their family and friends. In part I of our series on top women’s health questions we addressed changes in

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3 Key Facts You Need To Know About STDs

Knowing how to protect against STDs is an incredibly important part of your overall sexual health. Statistically, one in two individuals who are sexually active will contract an STD by the time they’re twenty-five. Many of these individuals make conscious choices when it comes to using birth control methods effectively to prevent pregnancy, but they

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Know Your Contraception and Family Planning Options

Sometimes, female contraception/family planning options can be overwhelming. It’s important to discuss contraception options with your physician in order to determine which choice is the right one for your lifestyle. However, it’s equally important to be aware of the options that are available to you whether it’s your first time opting for contraception aside from

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