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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

2022-10-04T09:00:28-04:00

PMS is a group of physical and psychological symptoms in the second half of the menstrual cycle. These symptoms include breast changes, bloating, irritation, anxiety, cramping, frustration, and fatigue, and are common in up to 75% of women. PMDD is a less common but more severe and longer-lasting form of PMS. Both of these diagnoses [...]

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)2022-10-04T09:00:28-04:00

Does a pap smear test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)?

2022-09-30T11:03:19-04:00

Yes and no. Pap smears do check for changes to the cervix caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and in certain cases will check directly for HPV. HPV is the most common STI; it causes cervical cancer and genital warts. Also, some STIs will show up on a pap smear if it is a prevalent [...]

Does a pap smear test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)?2022-09-30T11:03:19-04:00

When should I make an appointment with my doctor about abnormal bleeding?

2022-09-30T10:38:38-04:00

Here we discuss when a patient should see a doctor about abnormal bleeding. ·         You are older than 15 and still have not started your period ·         You previously had periods but haven’t had one for more than 3 months ·         Your periods are more than 45 days from the first day of one period to the first [...]

When should I make an appointment with my doctor about abnormal bleeding?2022-09-30T10:38:38-04:00
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