Health FAQs

Whether you are planning your first gynecology appointment, or simply have women’s health questions, our Gynecology and Women’s Health FAQs can be helpful and informative. Within our FAQs section, we strive to answer in great detail the questions and concerns that women may have about their bodies. From questions about fertility and menopause to questions about minimally invasive surgery procedures, we aim to educate our patients to the best of our abilities.

Check back often, as we will update with even more common questions that we hear often from our patients, prospective patients, and women in Arizona. If you have a specific question, feel free to let us know and we may feature that question below so that other women can also benefit from the answers and resources we provide

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For you to better understand our practice we have listed some useful information about the main conditions we encounter.

  • What Is Urinary Incontinence?
    Monday, August 7th, 2017

    What Is Urinary Incontinence?

    Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine. Although this can be embarrassing, it does not pose any significant health problems. This issue is common among older women and...
  • What Are Uterine Fibroids?
    Saturday, August 5th, 2017

    What Are Uterine Fibroids?

    Uterine fibroids are small, benign tumors that grow in the uterus. They are made of the same type of cells found in the walls and connective tissues of the...
  • What Is Infertility?
    Sunday, July 9th, 2017

    What Is Infertility?

    Medical professionals define infertility as the inability to conceive a child after at least one year of attempts. Every woman is unique and will conceive best under different circumstances,...
  • What Causes Abnormal Pap Tests?
    Sunday, July 9th, 2017

    What Causes Abnormal Pap Tests?

    All women will eventually undergo a Pap test, or Pap smear test, as a regular part of their routine medical examinations. Most women begin yearly Pap smear tests at...
  • What Are the Different Types of Birth Control?
    Friday, June 9th, 2017

    What Are the Different Types of Birth Control?

    Birth control is a major decision for every woman. Choosing the right birth control option isn’t always about contraception, either; some women use different types of birth control to...
  • What Are Ovarian Cysts?
    Monday, June 5th, 2017

    What Are Ovarian Cysts?

    A cyst in any part of the body can be a sign of cancer or other negative health conditions, and this applies to ovarian cysts as well. While some...
  • What is a Cystoscopy?
    Thursday, June 1st, 2017

    What is a Cystoscopy?

    A cystoscopy is a medical procedure intended to locate irregularities within a woman’s urethra or bladder. During a cystoscopy, the physician performing the procedure uses a very thin instrument...
  • How Much Sleep Should I Get?
    Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

    How Much Sleep Should I Get?

    Sleep as much as needed to feel refreshed and alert during the following day, but not more. Many poor sleepers stay in bed too long or get up too...
  • What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?
    Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

    What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

    No two women will have the exact same menstruation cycle, but when a woman’s period schedule falls outside of certain boundaries, physicians consider it abnormal. Abnormal uterine bleeding may...