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  • Womens Health

    Fallopian Tube Removal – Should You Consider It?

    Eric C. Coughlin, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    14 JUNE 2019

    An ectopic pregnancy, blocked or ruptured fallopian tube, infection or cancer all demonstrate reasons a woman might need the removal of one or both fallopian tubes.

     

  • Womens Health

    Treating Endometriosis with Robotic-Assisted Surgery

    Joycelyn C. Schindler, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    09 JUNE 2019

    Many women – especially young women – suffer from a pelvic health problem related to the lining of the uterus, the endometrium. McLeod Gynecologist Joycelyn Schindler, MD, explains the problem with its symptoms and treatments, including robotic-assisted surgery.

  • Womens Health

    Preparing for Your GYN Surgery

    Monica Ploetzke, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care Clarendon
    28 MAY 2019

    Millions of women face Gynecological surgery every year. To increase the likelihood of success and decrease the chance of complications, each patient needs to consider certain emotional and physical preparations.

  • Womens Health

    Urodynamics – Testing for the Cause of Incontinence

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    24 MAY 2019

    When a woman talks with her Gynecologist about incontinence issues, one of the diagnostic tests they may recommend is urodynamics, which can help determine how well your bladder is storing and releasing urine.

  • Womens Health

    Endometriosis – A Pelvic Problem of 1 in 10 Women

    J. Michael Davidson, MD
    McLeod GYN Specialists
    16 MAY 2019

    When the tissue lining of a woman’s uterus begins to grow where it shouldn’t, this endometriosis can cause a list of problems. McLeod Gynecologist J. Michael Davidson, MD, offers this overview.

  • Womens Health

    Fibroids, Pap Smears, Heart Palpitations: Common Female Qs

    Candice W. Greenan, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    10 MAY 2019

    Are fibroids cancerous?  When can I quit getting Pap Smears to check for cervical cancer?  Are heart palpitations during menopause more than just a menopause symptom?   McLeod OB/GYN Candice Greenan answered these and other questions during a Women’s Health Panel.

  • Womens Health

    Nocturia, Nighttime Urge to Urinate, Can Make You More Than Grumpy

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    30 APRIL 2019

    Need to get up once a night to go to the bathroom? Don’t worry. That’s normal.
    More than twice and up to six nightly trips to the bathroom is a problem called nocturia. A recent survey of women over 40 revealed that nearly half of them made 2 or more trips to the bathroom at night.

  • Womens Health

    Fibroid’s 3 Common Surgical Treatments

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    27 APRIL 2019

    Fibroids, can be painful and are most commonly found in women in their 40s and early 50s.

  • Womens Health

    Dealing with Painful Endometriosis

    Eric C. Coughlin, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    17 APRIL 2019

    It’s a common women’s health issue. So, it’s not surprising that one of the women at the Women’s Health Panel in Florence ask about endometriosis. McLeod Gynecologist Eric Coughlin, MD, offered this explanation to the 100 people present.

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