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What Does “Abnormal Bleeding” Mean? Apr 14th, 2021

Abnormal bleeding occurs when you bleed outside of your monthly period. Heavy bleeding or bleeding that occurs at random times and with a heavy flow may require a doctor’s attention.  It could mean complications with pregnancy, a possible pregnancy, problems with ovulation, or certain types of cancers.  Dr. Lillian Schapiro...

Help! My Pap Smear Came Back Abnormal Mar 23rd, 2021

If you’ve ever experienced an abnormal Pap smear, you’ve probably felt the nerves and uncertainty associated with what your results mean. Pap smears are recommended every three years to ensure you are not at risk for cervical or other cancers.  Dr. Lillian Schapiro and Dr. Kristan Adams at Ideal Gynecology...

Which Type of Birth Control Is Right for You? Feb 15th, 2021

Choosing a form of birth control is a big decision. There are lots of factors to consider. Before you choose your preferred method of birth control, it’s important to discuss your options with a doctor. Dr. Lillian Schapiro and Dr. Kristan Adams at Ideal Gynecology can provide personalized recommendations depending...

Menopause Symptoms: When to Seek Treatment Jan 24th, 2021

In an ideal world, the transition from your reproductive years into your non-reproductive years is smooth as your ovaries shut down and you can enjoy life without your monthly cycle. For many women, however, menopause is fraught with many unwelcome side effects, from poor sexual health to incontinence. At Ideal...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jan 6th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

What to Expect From Breast Cancer Survivorship Dec 30th, 2020

About one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, sending them into a different world where sacrifices are made for the greater good. For example, women who are hormone-receptor positive (two out of three women with breast cancer are) often turn to hormone therapy,...