Articles Tagged: pelvic exam

Your First Pelvic Exam

You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. It’s very normal to be uneasy about something when you don’t know what to expect. It’s also normal to feel embarrassed. … read more

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It’s time for your yearly check-up (sometimes called annual exam). It might seem strange to visit your primary care provider (PCP) when you’re not sick, but having a yearly check-up … read more

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painful crampsPelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

PID is a serious infection usually caused by sexually transmitted infections. It can cause problems including chronic pain and difficulty getting pregnant (infertility). It’s important to lessen your chance of … read more

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A pelvic ultrasound is a way to take pictures of the pelvic organs of a female and is usually done to look at the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and the … read more

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Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the US. It’s caused by bacteria that can infect the vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes, anus, urethra, throat, or eye. … read more

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