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Is My Pelvic Pain Due To A Gynecologic Condition?

Is my pelvic pain due to a gynecologic condition? If you are asking this question, it is time to find answers. When you have the pain and other gynecologic symptoms, it’s always best to talk with a gynecologist like OBGYN Associates of Akron to get answers and discover the cause.  » Read more about: Is My Pelvic Pain Due To A Gynecologic Condition?  »


9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. There are five main gynecologic cancers with a blanket term of uterine cancer: ovarian, cervical, vaginal, vulva, and endometrial. Let’s discover 9 risks for uterine cancer and what you can do to reduce your personal risks.  » Read more about: 9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer  »


Fibroids And Pregnancy: What You Should Know

The first thing you should know is that you can have fibroids and still successfully become pregnant and carry a child. There can be some issues though, so keep reading to find out what they are. Fibroids and pregnancy: what you should know.  » Read more about: Fibroids And Pregnancy: What You Should Know  »


When To Schedule Your First Gynecological Visit

For parents of adolescent girls, or if you are a young teenager yourself, you may wonder about when to schedule a first gynecological visit. You may be surprised by the answer including both when and why.  » Read more about: When To Schedule Your First Gynecological Visit  »


What Medications Are Safe During Pregnancy?

When you are pregnant, whatever you put into your body can affect your growing child. So when you have a headache, an allergy, or any other common ailment, what medications are safe during pregnancy?  » Read more about: What Medications Are Safe During Pregnancy?  »


How To Alleviate First Trimester Nausea Symptoms

There is good news and bad news concerning morning sickness. If you are suffering with it right now, the good news is doctors believe it’s a sign that the placenta is growing normally. The bad news, according to the Cleveland Clinic, is that although 70% of pregnant women get it early in the first trimester, the cause is not totally known. Whatever is causing it, here are some tips for how to alleviate first trimester nausea symptoms.  » Read more about: How To Alleviate First Trimester Nausea Symptoms  »


What To Expect During An IUD Insertion

Once you have made the decision to get on contraception, you will need to decide on a contraceptive method. One popular form is an IUD. It is better than 99% effective, so it is considered the most reliable birth control method available. Let’s walk through what a woman can expect during an IUD insertion.  » Read more about: What To Expect During An IUD Insertion  »


Should You Get The Flu Shot During Pregnancy?

The flu is more likely to cause a serious illness in a pregnant woman than someone the same age who is not pregnant. That is but one reason to get the vaccine. Should you get the flu shot during pregnancy? Absolutely!  » Read more about: Should You Get The Flu Shot During Pregnancy?  »


Preservative Free Flu Shots Available

This flu season, it’s especially important for pregnant women to get a flu shot. At OBGYN Associates of Akron, we’re offering preservative free flu shots available now for women who are pregnant.  » Read more about: Preservative Free Flu Shots Available  »


How To Perform A Monthly Breast Exam

A monthly breast self-exam is another tool women have in conjunction with annual mammograms to find cancers early and improve survival rates. You use your hands and eyes to detect any changes in the look and feel of your breasts. Not a replacement for annual mammograms, it is still valuable to be familiar with the normal consistencies of your breast. When cancer is detected early, the chances of survival are much improved. Let us go through how to perform a monthly breast exam.  » Read more about: How To Perform A Monthly Breast Exam  »