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Choosing the right contraception for you

January 15, 2022
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For women who want to avoid or delay pregnancy, birth control options are the way to go if they choose to participate in sexual intercourse with their partners. Choosing the right contraception for an individual is a highly personal decision, though many women reach out to their OB/GYN for recommendations. At Premier OB/GYN of Bradenton, …

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What is a colposcopy?

December 15, 2021
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Women are strongly advised to have regular pap smears, or pap tests, performed during pelvic examinations. Most women will benefit from having this diagnostic test done every three years, or more in patients with a higher risk of cervical cancer. When the pap smear is performed, it is done to check for cancerous cells in …

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What is Mirena and how does it work?

November 15, 2021
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At Premier OB/GYN, we offer women a selection of birth control options to choose from if they choose to not start or expand their family just yet. This includes a variety of intrauterine devices, or IUDs, that can help in preventing pregnancy. One popularly requested IUD used to avoid pregnancy is that of Mirena.  What …

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What is a colposcopy?

October 15, 2021
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If you have received an abnormal pap smear result, this isn’t a need for immediate worry. Tests may come back abnormal for a wide range of reasons, but with proper evaluation, women can rest easy knowing that they are being proactive in maintaining their reproductive health. At Premier OB/GYN of Bradenton, FL, women who have …

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What is hysteroscopy?

September 15, 2021
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If your doctor has advised you that a procedure such as a hysteroscopy is recommended, you may be wondering what this is and what its purpose is. With the help of the doctors at Premier OB/GYN, women can find out more.  What is hysteroscopy?  Hysteroscopy is a unique procedure that is performed with a device …

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Learn more about the Mirena IUD as a method of birth control

August 15, 2021
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Women have a variety of options when it comes to choosing birth control. Birth control helps reduce the chance of becoming pregnant, allowing women to have sexual intercourse with their partners while avoiding pregnancy. While there is no treatment that is 100% effective other than abstinence, the intrauterine device, or IUD, can be extremely reliable …

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When should I have a hysterectomy?

July 15, 2021
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A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the uterus. After having the hysterectomy, pregnancy is no longer an option, which is why it is best to make the decision to have this surgery once you have decided not to have children or are done expanding your family. At Premier OB/GYN, we understand that …

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What is urogynecology?

June 15, 2021
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The reproductive system in women is incredibly complex. This is why there are specialists that are dedicated to helping with various concerns that impact women. Urogynecology is a field of reproductive health that focuses on more common issues such as prolapse conditions and incontinence. Women with pelvic floor disorders and incontinence may be referred to …

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Premier OB/GYN of Bradenton, Florida provides treatment for women with urinary incontinence

May 15, 2021
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Bladder leakage, medically known as “urinary incontinence,” can be embarrassing for the women who deal with it. At Premier OB/GYN in Bradenton, Florida, our professionals work routinely with individuals who are struggling with this condition and are interested in learning about treatment options. Urinary inconvenience causes accidental leakage that may range from mild to uncontrollable.  …

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Understanding the colposcopy

April 15, 2021
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Women who have had an abnormal pap smear result should not worry. There are many reasons why this diagnostic testing tool may come back with unusual results. Hormonal fluctuations and yeast infections can cause an abnormal pap smear result. However, any unusual results may require further evaluation by a medical professional. At Premier OB/GYN in …

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