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6 Facts about Pelvic Inflammatory Disease You Should Know

Knowledge is power; be aware of symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and what you need to do if you have PID. PID is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) of a woman’s reproductive organs. It occurs when bacteria are transmitted through sexual intercourse, spreading from the vagina to the uterus, and possibly into the fallopian tubes and ovaries.

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Health Screenings Every Woman Must Have in Her Lifetime: Part Two

Having the recommended screenings through the course of your life can help you to remain healthy and worry-free. As a woman, your health depends on a number of factors: healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and managing stress, among others. You should also have routine health screenings for women, so any potential health problems can be identified early. Health screenings make managing your health easier, simpler, and safer.

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Health Screenings Every Woman Should Have in Her Lifetime: Part One

There are plenty of screenings out there, so which ones should you have? Here, we have answers. As part one of our two-part series, we are addressing three important screenings for you to get when you visit your gynecologist in Little Rock. Your doctor will offer you health screenings for women, so any potential health problems can be identified early.

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Is It a Yeast Infection, UTI, or STD?

Unusual vaginal discharge, frequent or painful urination, and uncomfortable itching may all be signs of a yeast infection, UTI or STD.  Maintaining proper reproductive and urinary tract health is just as important as exercising or eating right to keep your heart healthy. The lower urinary tract and vagina can serve as gateways for bacteria to enter the body, and, as a result, unwanted infections can appear. Here are some of the more common infections that can occur in this region, and how they can be diagnosed by your Little Rock gynecologist. Yeast Infection Characterized as a profound irritation and itching around the opening of the vagina along with a watery discharge, yeast infections are a condition all too common. About 75 percent of all women will experience a yeast infection during their lifetimes, and it is not unusual to experience more than one episode. The result of an increase in… Read More

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