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Gynecological Care

Valley OBGYN is there to support your women’s health through all stages of life. From teen to post menopausal age, our physicians are there to support your needs. Below are common reasons why you should be seeing your Gynecologist.

  • Annual exams & Pap smears
  • Contraception & Family Planning
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Excessive menstrual bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • STI Testing
  • Infertility
  • Female urinary disorders & incontinence
  • Pelvic relaxation techniques
  • Easing signs of menopause
  • Hormone therapy
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • Endometriosis & symptoms
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Uterine fibroids

Contact Valley OBGYN today if you are experiencing any of the concerns listed above.

 

Surgery and Procedures

Our skilled team of gynecologic surgeons are dedicated to providing exceptional surgical management and care of our patients. We offer a variety of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. These procedures include, but are not limited to:

In Office Procedures 

  • Colposcopy
  • Endometrial Biopsies
  • LEEP
  • Hysteroscopy D&C
  • Hysteroscopy endometrial ablation
  • Hysteroscopy polypectomy
  • Sonohysterogram

ValleyHospital Surgery/Procedures

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  • Hysteroscopy D&C
  • Hysteroscopy endometrial ablation
  • Hysteroscopy polypectomy
  • Laparoscopic tubal ligation
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopies
  • Hysterectomies
  • Anterior and Posterior Repairs
  • Mid Urethral Slings
 

Focus of your Well Women Visit

These routine visits are essential to preventing and maintaining healthy women.

What to expect from your provider at your well visit

  • Review your medical history & health habits
  • Pelvic & breast exam
  • Counseling on health-related behaviors
  • Diet & physical activity
  • Tobacco & alcohol use
  • Safety measures
  • Refill of current medications
  • Screenings that may be ordered during you visit:
    • Pap-smear
    • STI
    • Mammogram
    • Bone density

A pap-smear may not be necessary every year, but it is important for your health to have a yearly pelvic exam, for cervical cancer and breast health exam.

Prevention: The Focus of your WellWomen Visit (VIEW PDF)

Contraception

Our Providers at Valley OBGYN review your medical history, look at the results of your physical exam, and discuss your health concerns and lifestyle to help you decide which form of contraception will work best for you. There’s no shortage of options available to you.

    Non-Hormonal Contraception
  • Diaphragm
  • Non-Hormonal IUD
  • Paragard: www.paragard.com

Everyone seeking contraception has their own wants and needs.

Different types of birth control can improve menstrual regularity, decrease flow, improve cramping or prevent unwanted symptoms during your period. Certain types of birth control can even lower risks of gynecologic cancers. Let's talk about your options.

 
 

Adolescent

Your first gynecological visit is an important opportunity to openly discuss issues or concerns with a skilled practitioner who can provide you with education, guidance and options. We will answer all your questions honestly and give you the facts you need in order to prevent problems in the future and become empowered about your reproductive health. We want women of all ages to know they have a place to turn for information and care related to all of their gynecologic needs.

College Prep

As a young woman begins her independence at college, it is a good idea to see an OBGYN provider before heading off in the fall. Some things to discuss with you physician, include, preventative care, reproductive health, emotional health, relationships, healthy eating and exercise, and substance use and abuse. It is a good idea to come in and review your health history and get examinations and screenings as indicated. Let our providers help you to plan ahead to have a happy and healthy college career.

Educational Resources for Teens

Power To Decide

powertodecide.org

 

Girls Health

 

www.GirlsHealth.gov

 

Its Your (Sex) Life

 

www.itsyoursexlife.com

21 Reasons

21 Reasons to see your gynecologist before you turn 21