Interstitial Cystitis - MacArthur Medical Center

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis is characterized by chronic urgency (feeling need to urinate) and frequency (frequent urinating) with or without pelvic…
Kegel Exercises - MacArthur Medical Center

Pelvic Floor (Kegel) Exercises

Pelvic floor exercises help to improve the tone and strength of the pelvic floor muscles, thus helping with pelvic…

Pap Smears

It is important to have a Pap smear annually if you are sexually active or if you are age…


A colposcopy is an office procedure that allows your doctor to visualize the cervix more closely using a magnifying…
Breast Health - MacArthur Medical Center

Breast Health

Fibrocystic breast disease is a non-cancerous breast condition in which tender lumps can cause pain and discomfort related mainly…
Immunizations - MacArthur Medical Center


A vaccine against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) was created to combat these specific HPV genotypes. It is called Gardasil. The…
Yeast Infection - MacArthur Medical Center

Yeast Infection

Common fungal infection that occurs when there is an overgrowth of the fungus Candida. Candida is always present in…

Bacterial Vaginosis

A common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by…
Ovarian Cysts - MacArthur Medical Center

Ovarian Cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled pouch or sac on or around the ovary. Ovarian cysts are very common…

Uterine Fibroids

Fibroid tumors are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus and occur in 20-30% of women of reproductive age….
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - MacArthur Medical Center

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS is a disorder that occurs when levels of certain hormones are abnormal. Women with PCOS may have irregular…
Iron-Deficiency Anemia - MacArthur Medical Center

Iron-Deficiency Anemia

You have been diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia. This means that the iron stores in your body are low. We…
Urinary Tract Infections UTI - MacArthur Medical Center

Urinary Tract Infections

The urine is normally sterile. An infection occurs when bacteria get into the urine and begin to grow. The…
Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation - MacArthur Medical Center

Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation

The muscles of the pelvic floor are located at the bottom of the pelvis. These muscles attach to the..
Urinary Incontinence - MacArthur Medical Center

Urinary Incontinence

Estimates show that up to 40% of women experience urinary incontinence. In nursing homes, it’s as high as 70%….
MacArthur Acessa


The minimally-invasive outpatient procedure for uterine fibroids. The most effective procedure without removing the uterus….

Hereditary Cancer Screening

Hereditary cancer testing may be done through a saliva or blood sample to assess your genetic cancer risk….

Single Incision Surgery

LESS (Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site Surgery) or Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is a special technique…
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