Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common virus that can lead to six types of cancer in both men and women later in life. HPV infections are so common that nearly every woman and man in the country will get HPV at some point in their lives. Nearly 80 million people in the United States […]
Painful periods? Heavy bleeding? It could be endometriosis. Learn more about how to know if you have endometriosis and what treatments are available for you.
Most women know that self-examination for breast lumps is an important routine to ensure that any early lumps are detected. But many women also wonder – how often should I self-examine for breast cancer? Thankfully, there is a great way you can keep up with this essential home-test without inconveniencing yourself. What is a self-exam? […]
If you are a woman in your 40s, then you are likely aware it’s time to start scheduling your yearly mammogram screening. What is a digital mammogram and why is it so important? A mammogram is a simple, non-invasive X-ray used in breast cancer screening. Mammograms can detect cancer early — at the time when […]
If your due date is drawing near, you are probably excited and anxious about the arrival of your new bundle of joy. With this excitement, there also comes a level of uncertainty. Do I know the signs of going into labor? Am I forgetting anything for my hospital stay? Am I ready for my new […]
The Woman’s Clinic, P.A. is accepting patients for all types of appointments, including Mammography. With confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, we will still continue to take the precautionary measures necessary to keep our patients and their families safe. We hope that these actions will provide comfort to our patients, whose health and well being are […]
“When can I find out the sex of my baby?” This question is among the first that parents-to-be ask when they are expecting a child. Although there is no shortage of folktales to help you determine if you should buy pink onesies or paint the nursery blue, science has made finding out the sex of […]
Every woman knows that reproductive health is crucial. It can affect childbirth and your ability to get pregnant as well as your overall physical and mental well-being. This is why it is important to know the differences between a polyp, cyst, and a fibroid as well as the different signs and symptoms that they include.
Out of all the diseases that have affected women, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are some of the most prevalent. STDs are passed from person to person through physical and sexual contact, such as kissing, oral-to-genital contact, and sexual intercourse.
Regular visits to a gynecologist are incredibly important to a woman’s reproductive and overall health. When do you start?