Adult Health Maintenance And Prevention Specialist
Women's Obstetrics and Gynecology
When you’re looking for an OB/GYN that can cover all your women’s health needs, as well as your adult maintenance needs and prevention, turn to the team at Women’s Obstetrics and Gynecologists. From routine screenings to health evaluations and counseling, our providers have you covered, regardless of whether you’re in your childbearing or postmenopausal years.
Adult Maintenance and Prevention Q & A
Why are regular check-ups with an OB/GYN necessary?
What questions do the doctors ask during an OB/GYN appointment?
- Sexual function
- Birth control methods
- STD risks
- Urine and bowel functions
- Depression and mood
Your doctor may also ask about your long-term reproductive health plans or about your sexual history, including abuse or violence. It’s important to be open and honest with your OB/GYN to get the most effective and best treatment possible.
What kind of tests and procedures may be done during an appointment?
- Pap smears including HPV testing
- HPV vaccinations
- Breast exams or mammogram
- STD testing
- BRCA genetic testing
Depending on your needs, your doctor may also request another lab testing, like blood work or a urine screen. If you have any specific concerns, address them with your doctor at Woemen's Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Who should have BRCA testing done?
If you have a family history of breast cancer, contact the doctors at Women's Healthcare and Gynecology and determine how high your risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer is. You can easily schedule appointments online.