OB/GYNs & Women's Health located in San Antonio, TX
Gynecological Care Q & A
What is gynecology?
Gynecology deals with women’s health and the diagnosis, treatment, and care that relates to the female reproductive system which includes the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and breasts.
Regular gynecological are is essential for women of all ages. We offer a full range of gynecological care from well-woman exams to state-of-the-art in-office procedures.
- Annual Exam and Pap Smear
- Menstrual Disorders (Irregular Bleeding, heavy bleeding etc.)
- Birth Control and Birth Control Education
- Family Planning
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) Treatment
- Vaginal Infections: Yeast Infections, Bacterial Vaginosis etc.
- Ovarian Cysts
- Pre-menopausal/Menopausal Symptoms
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Breast Disease
- BRAC Analysis for Genetic Indicators of Breast Cancer
What are the most common gynecological issues?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome, is a hormonal disorder that affects more than 200,000 women yearly. Common symptoms are hair in places that you do not expect hair growth, irregular menstrual cycle, and overweight. Lab tests, sonograms and a complete history help to diagnose PCOS. PCOS is a treatable condition. Ask your provider.
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
A urinary tract infection is an infection in some part of your urinary system. Most UTIs involve the bladder and the urethra and can cause pain and frequency during urination. IIt is important to be evaluated for UTI with a urine culture so that the appropriate antibiotics may be prescribed.
Sexually transmitted diseases
Sexually transmitted diseases, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes are transmitted through sexual activity and left untreated can cause infertility issues and can cause issues with pregnancy. These diseases are treated with antibiotics.
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths in the uterus. They may cause heavy menstrual cycles Bleeding between periods and pain. Uterine fibroids are treated in different ways. Speak with your provider about options.
What are the benefits of gynecological care?
Gynecological care from a compassionate provider like Dr. Brougher and Nurse Practitioner Laurie Hudec can give you a reliable and life-long support system for your reproductive and overall health. You can discuss your most intimate concerns and ask any questions concerning your sexual wellness and vaginal functioning.
We offer a range of treatments including vaginal laser therapy, birth control, medications, and gynecological surgeries and procedures. From adolescence to young adulthood, middle-age, and menopause, Bluebonnet OB/GYN offers comprehensive gynecological care. Call or click to schedule.