What Are the Major Gynecology and Obstetrics Services?
Women are usually at more risk of developing health conditions and complications compared to men. National Health survey shows that about 13% of women above 18 years are in poor health condition. Women’s health risks are high due to sexual discrimination and violence, lack of health facilities, sexually transmitted infections, issues related to their reproductive system.
Dr. Wallace McLean understands what women go through when it comes to achieving optimal health. He leads the team at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples in providing comprehensive obstetrics and gynecologic care. Contact them today to learn more about their services.
What are obstetrics and gynecology services?
Obstetrics is a medical field that ensures the health of the mother and child during and after pregnancy and birth.
Gynecology enhances female healthcare, including maintaining the health of the reproductive organs. This medical area also involves the diagnosis and treatment of various female reproductive conditions.
What are the obstetrics and gynecology services available at the Women‘s Healthcare Physicians of Naples?
The Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples team consists of board-certified OB/GYN specialists committed to providing extensive care for women. They offer various comprehensive services, including;
A well-woman exam is a general health check-up for women to evaluate and test for any gynecological condition, including breast and cervical cancer. It enhances preventive health care.
It detects and reviews any potential health issues early enough, allowing you to prevent and manage the issue successfully.
Usually, health physicians recommend a well-woman exam every year, even when feeling healthy. During the check-up, the provider looks for any health changes and carries out tests to check out any issues.
The check-up also gives you a chance to talk with your doctor about any health concerns you may have.
Well-woman exams involve;
- Blood tests
- Pelvic exam
- Breast exam
- Sexually transmitted diseases testing
- Family planning
- Menopause care
Contraception also refers to birth control methods. It is such a critical factor when it comes to women’s health. It gives women the freedom to choose when to have children, enhancing their health and wellness.
It is essential to have a medical provider to guide you while choosing a birth control method. The team at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples provides various contraceptives, including:
- Intrauterine devices
- Hormonal methods
Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. The disease is common among women causing pain and infertility. Other symptoms include;
- Lower back pain
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- Menstrual cramps
- Painful bowel movements
- Pain when urinating during your periods
The team at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples offers treatments for endometriosis, including minimally invasive surgery.
Menopause is also an area of concern in women. Though it may occur at different times and vary in severity among various women, most women may experience;
- Vaginal dryness
- Mood changes
- Hot flashes and night sweats
- Low sex drive
- Difficult or frequent urination
Your provider offers hormone replacement therapy to restore your hormone levels and relieve the symptoms.
What are the other obstetrics and gynecology services available?
- Monalisa Touch
- Prenatal care and delivery
- Weight loss management
- Family planning
- Fibroids and infertility treatments
Contact an Ob/Gyn specialist today to learn more about gynecology services.