Every woman needs an OB/GYN with whom she can connect and on whom she can rely to offer her the best, most comprehensive health care possible. For individualized women’s health care geared towards your unique concerns, reach out to Alliance OB/GYN at either of its locations in Hainesport and Delran, New Jersey. Book your appointment online or over the phone today.
Women and men share many of the same health concerns, but some health issues are unique to women. In order to stay healthy, you must address such issues at different times in your life. Examples of such issues include:
The female reproductive organs go through many stages, and it’s important that you regularly schedule appointments to check on them. Depending on your age, medical history, and sexual history, you must also take the time to get screened for:
Also unique to women is the possibility of pregnancy. If you believe you’re pregnant or you’d like to become pregnant, you should visit an OB/GYN early on for prenatal care and advice.
A well-woman visit is a visit during which your OB/GYN checks up on your reproductive health and health in general. Women typically begin scheduling these visits between the ages of 13 and 15.
Every person with a vagina, vulva, uterus, and/or breasts should make sure to schedule well-woman exams, regardless of their gender identity.
Typical well-woman visits include examinations of the breasts and pelvis, along with:
A well-woman visit is also your opportunity to discuss with your doctor any questions or concerns you have about your health, especially reproductive health, and healthy relationships. The more honest and candid you are with your doctor, the better care the team can offer you.
For example, they often ask you about your medical history, sexual history, periods, medical history, birth control status, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It’s important to be frank during these discussions, for the sake of your health and the health of your partner or partners.
Depending on your life stage, your well-woman visit may include other questions and exams, such as a mammogram.
Regardless of your age, gender identity, income, or medical history, your health is important. Take care of yourself by scheduling an appointment at Alliance OB/GYN for comprehensive women’s health care today.