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  • 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.


  • 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.