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  • Gardasil-9: The Facts

    By Summer Abubaker, PA-C on December 2, 2016
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    What is Gardasil-9? Gardasil-9 is the newest HPV vaccination on the market. It now provides protection against 9 high-risk types of Human Papilloma Virus (16, 18, 6, 11, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58). What is Human Papilloma Virus? HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. 75-80% of males and females will be exposed to HPV […]
  • Acessa: A New Way To Treat Uterine Fibroids

    By Dr. Brian Enggano on September 12, 2016
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    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that originate from the muscle layer of the uterus. They are the most common tumor of the uterus and occur in up to 70% of women, however vary in incidence depending on ethnicity and family history. Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyomas) can range from a small pea size to even the size of a grapefruit or softball!
  • The Zika Virus: Your Questions Answered

    By Dr. Andrea Arguello on January 29, 2016
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    You have likely heard a lot in the news in recent days about the Zika virus and the serious birth defects that are believed to be associated with it if a pregnant woman becomes infected. Cases have now been reported in 23 countries internationally, and the World Health Organization plans to convene a committee in the days to follow to […]
  • Are Vaccinations Safe in Pregnancy?

    By Dr. Andrea Arguello on November 25, 2015
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    Keeping your baby safe during pregnancy is likely the most important concern on your mind if you are pregnant, and it depends on many factors. Just like taking your prenatal vitamins and keeping your doctor’s appointments, one of the best things you can do for the health of your baby is to protect him or her from getting sick, and […]
  • Labor 101: When Am I in Labor and What Do I Do?

    By Dr. Brian Enggano on October 19, 2015
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    A lot of my time in the office is spent on educating patients about their bodies and the changes that occur during pregnancy. As women get closer to their due date, many questions come up about pelvic pressure, belly pain, and contractions. Pregnancy is a time of great physical stress on a woman’s body and changes do occur that are […]
  • LARCs – Be Pregnant When You Want To Be

    By Dr. Jeff Livingston on June 4, 2015
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    Are you ready to be a mom? If you are sexually active and are not ready to be a parent then it is important to choose an effective form of contraception. If you are a parent and your child has become sexually active it is important she start birth control before you become a grandparent. Almost half of pregnancies in […]
  • Clinical Trial: Suffering from Recurring Yeast Infections?

    By Staff on April 29, 2015
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    Up to 75% of women will experience this infection at some point in their lives, and approximately 5 – 8% will have recurring episodes. Common symptoms include: itching, burning, inflammation, abnormal vaginal discharge, discomfort and pain. Women who suffer recurring infections may have Recurrent VulvoVaginal Candidiasis also known as RVVC.
  • Condoms: Are They Still Needed?

    By Dr. Brian Enggano on February 16, 2015
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    As an OBGYN, I discuss birth control and STD prevention on a regular basis, sometimes multiple times a day, and sometimes even multiple times with a single patient.  With all the different types of birth control out there we often forget about condoms as an option. While it is true that condoms are not as effective at preventing pregnancy as […]
  • Miscarriages: Tough Questions and Tough Answers

    By Dr. Brian Enggano on October 30, 2014
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    I chose to become an OBGYN because I love delivering babies and bringing joy to expectant parents. It is by far the MOST REWARDING part of my job. Seeing the sense of pride on a new dad’s face, the joyful tears in a happy mother’s eyes, or the inquisitive look of a young big brother or sister is priceless and […]
  • Air Travel During Pregnancy: Is It Safe To Fly While I’m Pregnant?

    By Dr. Brian Enggano on June 2, 2014
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    A common question I often hear is “Can I fly while I’m pregnant?” Air travel brings a whole new set of concerns and stress to an expectant mother, and rightfully so. Nowadays air travel is much more common with most Americans traveling at least twice a year if not more often than that! With every pregnancy lasting about 9 months, […]

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