Posts From December, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We, at the Woodlands OBGYN Associates, would like to take a moment to say Happy Holidays to all of our patients and their families. We are thrilled to be a part of so many peoples’ lives, and this time of year just reminds us of how important your health and happiness is to us. The… Read More »


Medications That May Affect a Woman’s Libido

Reproductive and sexual health for women is a top priority for Woodlands OBGYN Associates. We offer the best in women’s healthcare and OBGYN services, always striving to offer the latest technologies and procedures. Of course, we are always available to answer any questions you may have. A frequently asked question from patients is “what medications might affect… Read More »


Ovarian Cancer

The ovaries are two almond-sized organs below the abdomen that produce egg cells, progesterone and estrogen. Cancer can originate from the ovaries and spread its way throughout the body. The tumors grow very slowly such that symptoms may not appear until the late stages of the illness. These can include swelling in the abdomen, cramps… Read More »


What To Do After An Abnormal Pap Smear

If a patient is told their pap smear (or pap test) was abnormal, it means that the test found abnormal cells on the cervix. Pap smears are done because they are the best way to prevent and detect cervical cancer. However, an abnormal result does not mean that the person tested has cancer. In fact,… Read More »


Could You Be Pregnant?

If you have been trying to conceive, it can be hard to wait to take an in-home pregnancy test or await results from a blood test at your doctor’s office. The same hormones that are measured in both of these tests are also responsible for some early pregnancy symptoms in some women. Though not all… Read More »


Your First Trip To The Gynecologist

Most health care experts recommend that teenage girls see a gynecologist by their 18th birthday or when they start having sexual intercourse, whichever comes first. Most teen girls feel nervous about going to the gynecologist for the first time. However, it will be a lot easier to prepare for a trip to Woodlands OBGYN Associates… Read More »


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Why Pregnant Women Need Flu Shots

When you are pregnant, your health and the health of your unborn child are your main priorities.  If you have not yet received a flu shot, contact Woodlands OBGYN Associates for an appointment. One point you should know about flu shots is that they are completely safe for both you and your unborn child.  Your… Read More »


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Laser Skin Resurfacing, A Great Choice

Laser skin resurfacing  is a treatment that can help reduce the appearance of various skin imperfections, such as fine lines, wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation and sun damage. It involves using a laser in order to remove the epidermis, which is known as the outer layer of the skin. It also heats the dermis, which is the layer… Read More »


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Top American Baby Names Of 2014

One of the most important choices you will make for your baby, and one that will affect them for the rest of their lives, is choosing their name.  For some parents this step comes as an easy one, and for others much thought and deliberation go into the picking of a name. Some parents have… Read More »


Condoms & STDs – What You Don’t Know

You do not want to take risks with your health, and you certainly do not want to take risks with your life. There are some important reasons you should think about your sexual habits and your use of condoms. While some people believe condoms are 100% effective against STDs, this belief is not true at… Read More »