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  • Womens Health

    Endometriosis: When Uterus Lining Cells Leak Out

    Marla J. Hardenbergh, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    23 MAY 2017

    Endometriosis can be a painful, recurring problem. Even with today’s medical breakthroughs, McLeod

    Gynecologists Marla Hardenbergh and Brad Campbell say many elements of endometriosis remain a mystery.

  • Womens Health

    Breast Cancer Surgery: What a Woman Needs to Know

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River
    22 MAY 2017

    Where can you find information? Who should be on your “team?” A mastectomy vs. the less invasive lumpectomy? What are lymph nodes and why are they important?

  • Womens Health

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

    Marla J. Hardenbergh, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    18 MAY 2017

    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 Dr. Marla Hardenbergh of McLeod OB/GYN Dillon.  “Prolapse may cause discomfort and embarrassment, but it is not life-threatening.”

  • Womens Health

    Yeast vs. Bacterial Vaginosis: Finding The Infection’s Proper Treatment

    Rebecca J. Craig, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    12 MAY 2017

    Two out of three women, who buy over-the-counter vaginal yeast infection medication, don’t really have a yeast infection, according to the US Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Womens Health

    Tips for Dealing with Menopause

    Julie A. Mullins, DO
    McLeod Women’s Care Clarendon
    03 MAY 2017

    Menopause and its side effects face nearly every woman at the end of her child-bearing years. McLeod OB/GYN Julie Mullins, DO, has this advice for helping you deal with the symptoms and make it through menopause.

  • Womens Health

    The LEEP: Office Procedure Diagnoses Problem Cervical Cells

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    27 APRIL 2017

    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

    Don’t Wait to Report Pelvic Pain to Your Doctor

    L. Sutton Boyd, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw
    21 APRIL 2017

    As many as one out of five women of reproductive age experience pelvic pain, ranging from mild, occasional aches to longer-term, severe discomfort.

  • Womens Health

    Fibroid’s 3 Common Surgical Treatments

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    11 APRIL 2017

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

  • Womens Health

    Osteoporosis: Build Your Knowledge About Weak Bones

    W. Brad Campbell, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    05 APRIL 2017

    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.

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