There are many gynecological conditions a woman could potentially face within her lifetime. With proper check-ups at Piedmont Medical Center, most of these conditions are treatable, especially with early detection.
While every woman is different, gynecological conditions requires the care of a gynecologist including:
- Cervical Dysplasia
- Gynecological Cancers
- Menstrual Disorder
- Ovarian Cysts
- Pelvic Floor Disorders
- Urinary Incontinence
Recognizing Gynecologic Problems
Gynecological signs and symptoms that may require medical attention are serious and should not be ignored. While we realize that each woman’s body is different, symptoms may be of concern for one may be “normal” for another. Here are some gynecological issues to watch for:
- Vaginal bleeding and discharge are a normal part of your menstrual cycle before menopause. But, if you notice anything different or unusual, talk to your health care provider. Do not try to treat the problem yourself.
- Symptoms may result from mild infections that are easy to treat. But, if they are not treated properly, they can lead to more serious conditions, including kidney damage. Vaginal symptoms may also be a sign of more serious problems, such as cancers of the reproductive tract.
- Gynecological symptoms may look like other conditions. Always check with your health care provider at Piedmont Medical Center for a diagnosis.
See your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms:
- Bleeding between periods
- Frequent and urgent need to urinate, or a burning sensation during urination
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Bleeding after menopause
- Pain or pressure in your pelvis that differs from menstrual cramps
- Itching, burning, swelling, redness, or soreness in the vaginal area
- Sores or lumps in the genital area
- Vaginal discharge with an unpleasant or unusual odor, or of an unusual color
- Increased vaginal discharge
- Recognizing symptoms early and seeing a health care provider right away increase the chances of successful treatment.
The gynecology specialists at Piedmont Medical Center are experienced in treating these conditions and more. If you are concerned, contact our Gynecological Services Department or Find a Doctor today.