Category Archives: OBGYN

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 »


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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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 »


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Menopause: Inevitable But Treatable

The human body experiences many changes in development through the course of a normal lifetime. Women begin experiencing sexual development sometime during or before their teen years as hormone levels increase. Later in life, they undergo new changes related to hormone fluctuations. What Does Menopause Mean? Just as puberty signals the beginning of a woman’s… Read More »


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Kegel Exercises: Help For Incontinence

A common complaint of pregnant women or those who have just had a baby is urinary incontinence or simply put, the involuntary leakage of urine. Urine leaks from a woman’s bladder for many reasons, including increasing age, menopause, obesity or most commonly, during and after pregnancy. Because a woman’s pelvic floor muscles are strained, stretched… Read More »


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Ultrasound Technology Uses

Ultrasound technology is one of medicine’s modern marvels. First introduced in the late 1950s, ultrasound has now become a very reliable method of diagnosis in many different practices of medicine. Ultrasound can be used to diagnose various gastrointestinal and urinary disorders. It can also be used in conjunction with different treatments. One of the most… Read More »