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Everything You Need to Know About Mammograms

| Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
What is a mammogram? A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast that can be used not only to detect breast cancer in women that are showing no signs or symptoms of the disease but also to check …

The 10 Top OB/GYN Questions People Ask Their Gynecologist

| Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
Since 1997, Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care, the premier OB/GYN group in Hampton Roads, has been providing superior healthcare for women of all ages. Consisting of over 70 physicians dedicated to establi…

What You Should Know About Birth Control

| Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
While most women have a basic working knowledge of birth control (meaning they know it’s used for contraception), there are many nuances within each type of birth control that make it the best choi…

The Most Effective Ways to Relieve Period Cramps

| Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
If you feel pain in your lower abdominal area during your menstrual cycle every month, you are certainly not alone. An estimated 50-90% of women complain about painful periods at some point in thei…

What You Can Expect After IUD Removal

| Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are a popular, long-term, reversible birth control method that boasts 99% effectiveness at preventing pregnancy. About 12% of women who are on birth control use an IUD. …

Birth Control Can Help With Acne. Here Are Your Best Options

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Where topical acne treatments may fail, birth control is another option that can help to effectively treat acne. For years, this has been an acne treatment that physicians have been prescribing to …

Top 5 Women’s Health Myths Debunked by a Gynecologist

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There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding gynecology and obstetrics and with so much information, it can be difficult to determine the truth to take the best possible care of yourself. We have …

How Often You Should Get Tested for STIs

No matter your relationship status, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) should be on everyone’s health radar. STI rates are higher than ever before in the US, and both chlamydia and gonorrhea ha…

Your Questions About Endometriosis Answered

Women are no strangers to the different ways that menstruation can affect life. For many women, this looks like a monthly bout of bloating, cramps, and occasional mood swings. But if you have endom…

What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD

IUDs or intrauterine devices are one of the most popular methods of birth control among women, particularly in recent years. Many women like that it offers many benefits that the pill cannot: it is…
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