The bleeding can be considered abnormal if a woman experiences: bleeding at unusual times (between periods, after sex, during menopause), unusually long periods (seven days or longer), inconsistent menstrual cycles.
Severe Menstrual Cramps
Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for difficult menstrual cramps and painful periods. These include cramps before periods, diarrhea during periods, and cramps after periods.
Pain During Sex
Painful intercourse, also known as dyspareunia, is sometimes caused by underlying gynecologic conditions.
Menopause Symptom Management
What is menopause? Menopause is the stage of life that marks the end of your menstrual cycles, diagnosed after you’ve gone 12 consecutive months without a menstrual period. The years leading up to menopause are known as the menopausal transition or perimenopause, which typically begins in your 40s or 50s, and may continue for several…
Abnormal Pap Smear
Abnormal Pap/HPV A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that’s at the top of your vagina. If the results of your Pap test come back positive, that means that your abnormal pap smear specialist found abnormal or unusual cells on your cervix. It doesn’t mean…
An enlarged uterus is a symptom of a variety of medical conditions, including pregnancy, uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. It affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive-age.
Fibroids and Weight Gain
Uterine fibroids are known to cause symptoms like heavy periods, severe menstrual cramps, and unpredictable menstrual cycles. But did you know that fibroids can cause weight gain as well?
Some studies show that at least 20 percent of women who live with pelvic pain never find out what is causing their symptoms and never receive a correct diagnosis that can lead to proper treatment.
Adenomyosis is a relatively widespread gynecological condition that causes the tissue that lines the uterus to grow into the uterus’ muscular walls.
Endometriosis is a gynecologic condition that occurs when endometrial-like tissue grows outside of the uterus, affecting the surrounding pelvic structures, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the pelvis.
Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis
What’s the difference: Adenomyosis vs. Endometriosis? The tissue that lines the uterus is known as endometrium. The endometrium changes with each menstrual cycle: it thickens to prepare the uterus to support the implantation of a fertilized egg and the development of a fetus. If there is no fertilized egg, the tissue breaks down and is…
What are Uterine Polyps Uterine Polyps are growths that occur in the uterine wall or lining. Normally these growths are benign and don’t cause any medical problems. Uterine polyps’ size can range from a few millimeters to beyond 5 centimeters in length. Polyps larger than 1 cm are considered to be “large polyps,” and those…
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS produce higher-than-normal amounts of male hormones which causes them to skip menstrual periods and may lead to infertility.
Overview There are different kinds of ovarian cysts and most of them are noncancerous and go away on their own. Some ovarian cysts may require medical treatment or might be a sign of an underlying condition like endometriosis. For this reason our NYC ovarian cyst specialists may want to monitor a cyst by scheduling routine…
What is Vaginitis? Vaginitis is an inflammation or infection of the vagina caused by an overgrowth of yeast and bacteria naturally found in the vagina. There are different types of vaginitis, and the most common types are bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis, and trichomoniasis. Vaginitis is prevalent among women and is typically easy to treat. Your Ob/Gyn…
Endometrial Polyp Treatment
As medical technology that allows us to look inside the uterus improves, many women are told that they have a common abnormality of the uterine lining, called endometrial polyps.
Urinary Tract Infection Center NYC
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects any part of the urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.
Female Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a very embarrassing yet very common condition.