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Having your first Pap smear

A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a routine screening procedure for cervical cancer. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that’s at the top of your vagina. It’s recommended once every three years for women starting at age 21. Having ones first pap smear […]
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What is Endometriosis?

In March we recognize Endometriosis Awareness month. Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition where endometrial tissue (tissue similar to the lining of the uterus) grows outside of the uterus.   Signs and Symptoms include: ·Painful periods ·Pain during sexual intercourse ·Chronic pelvic or abdominal pain Endometriosis can cause infertility and for women with sub fertility the […]
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