Women's health refers to the medical screenings and techniques used to manage the unique health concerns women face. From childbirth to menopause, women’s health care at the Urology Specialist Group in Hialeah and Miami Lakes, Florida, attempts to provide women with the tools they need to address their overall health through every stage of life. To get started managing your health if you’re in the greater Miami or Fort Lauderdale areas of South Florida, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.
Women’s health addresses a number of health concerns that uniquely affect women. Some of these concerns include:
The experienced urologists at the Urology Specialist Group are equipped to provide you with the specialist care needed to maintain your health as a woman.
A well-woman exam is your opportunity to voice all of your sexual and reproductive health concerns. During the evaluation, your physician conducts a number of evaluations to get a snapshot of your overall health. Some of the evaluations that can be performed during your well-woman visit include:
You or your doctor might decide to conduct testing for a number of sexually transmitted diseases. STD testing can be performed as a blood, urine, or swab test.
A pelvic exam is an important aspect of your well-woman visit. During a pelvic exam your doctor examines the external and internal parts of your vagina to check for abnormalities. Pelvic exams often include a Pap test.
Your doctor conducts a Pap test, also called a Pap smear, to screen for cervical cancer. They perform the test by examining a sample of your cervix tissue under a microscope. Generally, Pap tests are recommended every three years.
A breast exam is a physical examination of your breast and armpits that allow your doctor to feel for lumps and abnormalities.
Well-woman exams are an essential part of maintaining your health and are also the perfect opportunity to discuss family planning and birth control. The expert urologists at the Urology Specialist Group provide a number of services for helping women manage their reproductive health. They also provide treatment for infertility, vaginal rejuvenation, urinary incontinence, and pelvic floor reconstruction.
There are a number of health issues that are of particular concern to women, including:
The best way to manage these risks is to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle and discuss your health with your doctor during your routine well-woman screenings.
To learn more about the women’s health services provided by the Urology Specialist Group, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.