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Medically reviewed by Brad Campbell, M.D. McLeod OB/GYN Associates
"I'm glad you called right away," Mary's OB/GYN assured her. Mary was surprised when she started bleeding because she thought when her menopause ended 5 years ago, her bleeding was over, too. Recently, Mary started spotting or light bleeding. Then, the bleeding grew heavier and she again needed to wear pads.
Q: What are fibroids?
A: Uterine fibroids are growths in the womb (uterus). They are made of muscle and other tissue. Fibroids almost never develop into cancer.
Q: Who is at risk for fibroids?
A: African-American women have a greater risk than white women. Also, women who are overweight have greater risk than those who are not.
From a presentation by Dr. Brad Campbell McLeod OB/GYN Associates
Working on a farm or on an assembly line are just two risks that can cause the embarrassing – but not fatal – problem of pelvic organ prolapse, says Brad Campbell, MD of McLeod OB/GYN Associates.
Medically reviewed by David Bersinger, MD McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw
Is it stress or urge incontinence? What is prolapse? Am I troubled by nocturia?
Medically Reviewed by Timothy Hagen, DO Neurologist
Stroke is the leading cause of death and long-term disability in the United States. For a number of reasons, more women suffer this “heart attack of the brain” than men.
Medically Review by Timothy Hagen, DO
Pregnancy can be a wonderful time. The expectation. Planning for a new baby.
Medically Reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD
A Higher Risk is Actually Good News for Women
From a presentation by Brad Campbell, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Associates Paul Chandler, MD, McLeod Women’s Care Marla Hardenbergh, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
Dealing with those hot flashes that course through you is an unruly, disconcerting side effect of menopause. Three McLeod Gynecologists addressed a group of women with tips for dealing with your own personal “trip to the tropics.”
From a presentation by Brad Campbell, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Associates, Paul Chandler, MD, McLeod Women’s Care and Marla Hardenbergh, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
Fibroids are growths in the uterus that can cause bleeding and painful periods. These three McLeod Gynecologists offer their thoughts on treating you for fibroids.