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  • Womens Health

    When Things Slip: Surgical Repair for Pelvic Prolapse

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    13 AUGUST 2019

    A woman’s uterus is held in place in her pelvis by muscles and ligaments. However, aging, menopause and pregnancy can weaken the support, allowing the uterus to drop.

  • Womens Health

    Oophorectomy: Removing Potentially Troublesome Ovaries

    Chris S. Mccauley, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Little River
    08 AUGUST 2019

    A woman’s ovaries constitute a key to her body’s hormones. Although the rate of surgical ovarian removal – called oophorectomy (oof-er-EK-tuh-mee) – has declined since 2005, thousands of women (primarily aged 35-54) undergo this operative procedure every year.

  • Womens Health

    D&C: What You Need to Know

    Chris S. Mccauley, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Little River
    31 JULY 2019

    D&C – Dilation and Curettage – stands as one of the most common procedures that Gynecologists perform.  For that reason alone, it’s best to know more about the procedure.

  • Womens Health

    The Benefits of Retaining Your Ovaries, Even After Hysterectomy

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod OB Hospitalists Group
    24 JULY 2019

    A woman’s ovaries are clearly important during her childbearing years, creating and delivering eggs to the fallopian tubes and uterus for potential fertilization. The ovaries remain important to a woman’s health for a long life, even if her uterus has been removed with a hysterectomy. McLeod Gynecologist Paul Chandler, MD, explained the ovaries’ importance to a woman.

  • Womens Health

    Another Option for Fibroids: Nonsurgical Uterine Fibroid Embolization

    Mary Beth Lewis, MD
    Carolina Radiology Associates
    19 JULY 2019

    Most radiologists spend their days like electronic Sherlock Holmes, searching X-Rays, CT Scans, PET scans and more to find the source of a patient’s problem.

  • Womens Health

    Pregnant Women, What You Eat Might Hurt Your Baby

    Candice W. Greenan, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    12 JULY 2019

    Pregnant women face many questions. At an event for pregnant women, McLeod OB/GYN Candice Greenan, MD, helped answer a few questions related to concerns some women raised about certain foods – from sushi to ice.

  • Womens Health

    Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy – Another Option for Removing a Uterus

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod OB Hospitalists Group
    04 JULY 2019

    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

    Fibroids: A Women’s Pelvic Health Problem

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    29 JUNE 2019

    When a woman experiences pelvic pain, she can be suffering from a number of issues. One of the most common is a growth called fibroids, as explained by McLeod OB/GYN Gary Emerson, MD.

  • 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.

     

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