One of the most important imaging tools physicians have at their disposal is a mammogram. They have become vitally important because they save lives.
85% of women who have unprotected sex, even occasionally, get pregnant within a year. Those odds are not in your favor if you’re not ready to have a child.
When you’re pregnant, you are often bombarded with advice from family, friends, parent magazines, and social media gurus on how to care for yourself and your little one during the next 40 weeks.
Most women become familiar with the frequency and typical flow during their period. If something changes, women notice. It could be a missed cycle or two,
The CDC recently published a press release stating that at the end of 2019 sexually transmitted diseases reached an all time high for the sixth consecutive year.
Surprise, you’re pregnant! If this truly is a surprise, stay calm, talk with your partner and consider all your options. The truth is no one can tell you exactly what to do after you get a positive pregnancy test.
Could getting your COVID-19 vaccine affect the results of your mammogram? Maybe. A common side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine is swollen lymph nodes under the arm on the same side as the vaccine injection.
Even if you are not trying to get pregnant right now, it is always worthwhile to know if you have any risk factors that will affect your future ability to have children.
Many women have had instances where it felt like they “lost that loving feeling.” It usually passes, and next time sex is back to normal.
Birmingham Obstetrics Gynecology, P.C. and COVID-19 The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, physicians, and our communities remain a top priority at Birmingham OB/Gyn.