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  • Womens Health

    Slings, Pessaries, Kegels. A Snapshot of Pelvic Prolapse Treatments.

    Merritt King, III, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Little River
    18 DECEMBER 2018

    At its most basic, Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a woman’s bladder, uterus or rectum pushing down on her vagina. “The first thing you need to know is: this will not kill you,” says McLeod Gynecologist Merritt King, MD.  “Prolapse may cause discomfort and embarrassment, but it is not life-threatening.”

  • Womens Health

    Osteoporosis: Build Your Knowledge About Weak Bones

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    12 DECEMBER 2018

    Can you name the first symptom of osteoporosis? Unfortunately, most people suffering from this disease of the bones don’t know they have it until there’s a fall, breaking a hip, arm, wrist or spine.

  • Womens Health

    The LEEP: Office Procedure Diagnoses Problem Cervical Cells

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    06 DECEMBER 2018

    When your Gynecologist suspects – possibly as a result of a Pap smear – that there are some abnormal cells in your cervix, they may recommend a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure or LEEP.

  • Womens Health

    Hormone Replacement Therapy: Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

    Candice W. Greenan, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    27 NOVEMBER 2018

    With few exceptions, nearly every woman will experience the hot flashes, night sweats and other symptoms associated with menopause. Some of the most troublesome signs can be treated with what is termed “Hormone Replacement Therapy.”

  • Womens Health

    Dispelling Myths About Uterine Fibroids

    Eric C. Coughlin, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    19 NOVEMBER 2018

    Is it cancer? Do I need a hysterectomy? Am I infertile? I must not have fibroids because I don’t have any symptoms, right? Am I the only one with this problem?

  • Womens Health

    Pelvic Floor Disorder Prevention And Treatment for a Better Life

    Eric C. Coughlin, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    14 NOVEMBER 2018

    Troublesome symptoms of Pelvic Floor Disorders (also called Pelvic Floor Dysfunction), such as Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse prevent many women from enjoying life to the fullest. Painful or unexpected urination. Bowel problems. Lower back and pelvic pain. Discomfort during life’s most intimate moments.

  • Womens Health

    Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy – Another Option for Removing a Uterus

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    01 NOVEMBER 2018

    A woman’s decision to undergo a hysterectomy is always filled with questions. Now the Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy option removes many of those questions. McLeod OB/GYN Paul Chandler, MD, explains.

  • Womens Health

    Fibroid’s 3 Common Surgical Treatments

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    26 OCTOBER 2018

    Although fibroids are almost always non-cancerous, they can make a woman’s life difficult,” says McLeod Gynecologist Brad Campbell, MD. “They can be as small as a sunflower seed or as large as a softball. It may be only one tumor or many.

  • Womens Health

    Endometrial Ablation, When Heavy Bleeding Disrupts Your Life

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    18 OCTOBER 2018

    When heavy menstrual flow or bleeding that’s not associated with your monthly period intrudes, keeping you from regular daily activities, it’s time to see your Gynecologist.

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