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Five Women’s Healthcare Goals to Set for the New Year

Holistic women’s healthcare has a lot of moving parts — including everyday activities like eating, sleeping and brushing your teeth, as well as sporadic preventative care like mammograms and hysteroscopy. Here are five easy-to-achieve goals to set for the new year when it comes to your health and wellness. Schedule your annual exam. Don’t let

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Should I Consider Long-term Contraception?

Long-term contraception refers to a contraceptive method that provides protection against pregnancy for an extended period of time. Unlike the birth control pill, which needs to be taken at the same time every day, or a condom, which needs to be used properly during every sexual encounter, long-term contraception is designed to last for years,

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Five New Year’s Resolutions Your Gynecologist Will Love

The time for New Year’s resolutions is almost upon us. For those looking to improve their well-being in 2017, PGOMG has a list of five resolutions you can make to address your gynecological health. Schedule an annual well woman exam. Annual exams, also known as well woman exams, provide an annual opportunity for you to

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Finding an OB/GYN Near Me in San Francisco

Are you looking for a new OB/GYN? If you recently moved, found a new job, or if you’re looking for a new provider, you may be in the midst of an exhausting search. Finding the right OB/GYN near you in San Francisco doesn’t have to be a difficult task, though. Many women dread searching for

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PGOMG’s Pre-Visit Checklist: Save Time During Your Visit in Three Easy Steps

At PGOMG, we are always working to provide the best possible patient experience our team can offer. From the moment you book an appointment to the moment you leave our office, we want your experience with PGOMG to be straightforward and stress-free. In order to save time and help us help you, there are three

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How does an annual well woman exam prevent cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer prevention and early detection is an important part of our work here at PGOMG. You may not realize it, but every time you schedule an annual well woman exam, you are taking a significant step for your lifelong health. How do I prevent cervical cancer? One of the most important steps you can

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What Is a Well Woman Exam?

What can I expect at a well woman exam? A well woman exam at PGOMG is an annual appointment when your PGOMG provider performs a general health check that includes a breast exam and a Pap test. A well woman exam does not address chronic conditions or any new health concerns. What is the intention

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Your First Visit with PGOMG

For those who are about to have their first visit with a gynecologist, or for parents or caregivers preparing to bring their daughters to PGOMG for the first time, the first well woman exam may seem a little intimidating, but we promise there is no reason for worry or stress. Your first exam with a

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Self Breast Exam in 3 Easy Steps

For many women, regardless of their age, the only time they receive a breast exam is once a year during their well-woman visit to the gynecologist. Frankly, this is not enough. Although your doctor will be able to assess any current or potential issues you may have during your visit, it’s important for women to

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