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  • What Is an Abnormal Pap Smear?
    Find out what an abnormal pap smear actually means. So, you’ve been told that you have an abnormal pap smear. Now what? A Pap smear is a test that our Bloomington, Read more
  • 5 Signs of Pelvic Prolapse
    The organs of your pelvis are held in place by a group of muscles that are shaped a bit like a hammock. Those are your pelvic floor muscles. When they Read more
  • How to Talk to Your Teen About Birth Control
    Did your parents talk to you about birth control? No matter your values and goals, you may feel uncomfortable with the idea of talking to your teen about sex and Read more
  • How Does HIV/AIDS Impact Pregnancy?
    In the United States, about 15,000 children have been infected with HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. Around 3,000 of them died of the disease, and 90% of them Read more
  • When to See a Doctor About Abnormal Bleeding
    Regardless of the topic, defining normal can be nearly impossible, and so it is with vaginal bleeding as well. You may wonder if your experience merits an appointment with one of Read more
  • What Happens at an Infertility Evaluation?
    The medical definition of infertility is being unable to become pregnant after a year of having unprotected sex. Infertility can be caused by problems with either partner. At Advanced Women’s Read more
  • 5 Signs of PCOS
    Polycystic ovary syndrome, usually abbreviated PCOS, affects around 5 million women in the United States and is a common cause of infertility. PCOS is a complex condition that raises your Read more
  • Is Leaking Urine Normal?
    Bladder leakage, or urinary incontinence, is incredibly common, especially among older women. In fact, women are more than twice as likely as men to experience urinary incontinence, and roughly 40% Read more
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy for Prolapse
    Your pelvic floor muscles are not visible, and you may not even be aware of their existence, but they serve a very important purpose — they hold your bladder, uterus, Read more
  • Common Causes of Infertility
    If you’ve been unable to conceive after a year of having unprotected sex, you may be diagnosed with infertility. If you’re a woman over 35, you may be diagnosed after Read more
  • Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Mean Cancer?
    No one looks forward to a pelvic exam or a Pap test. However, screenings can save your life. It’s important to understand why you should have regular Pap tests, as Read more
  • Urinary Incontinence Is More Common Than You Think
    Experts estimate that about half of all adult women experience urinary incontinence. However, many of them never seek treatment because they fear stigma and may be uncomfortable in broaching the Read more
  • Choosing the Right Birth Control for You
    Whether you call it birth control or contraception, preventing pregnancy before you’re ready to be a parent is important. At Advanced Women’s Healthcare, our experts can discuss all of the Read more
  • Can Stress Cause Spotting?
    Bleeding when you’re not on your period is called spotting. Generally, spotting is very light bleeding that doesn’t require a pad or tampon. You might notice spotting in your underwear Read more
  • 5 Reasons to Consider a Hysterectomy
    At Advanced Women’s Healthcare, our goal is to help you live the healthiest life you can. We understand that an invasive procedure such as a hysterectomy can be a scary Read more
  • Don’t Let Menopause Affect Your Sex Life
    Many of the patients who see our experts at Advanced Women’s Healthcare are worried about how menopause may impact their sex lives. The first thing we want you to know Read more