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What IUD Is Best for Me?


What IUD is best for me? There are multiple factors involved in deciding upon the best IUD. It Is always best to get a recommendation from a skilled gynecologist like our board-certified OBGYNS in Smithfield and Clayton, NC. Keep reading to learn more.

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What You Should Know About Premature Menopause


Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when ovaries stop releasing eggs and estrogen levels drop. It usually occurs gradually over a period of time known as perimenopause. This natural part of aging comes with many side effects and normally occurs between the ages of 45 and 55.

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PCOS And Menopause: What You Should Know


If you are nearing menopause, there are many subtle and not so subtle changes that await you. If you also have PCOS, a hormonal disorder, you may wonder if it will end once you reach menopause or even perimenopause. PCOS and menopause: what you should know.

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Things That Can Cause an Abnormal Pap Smear


Women routinely have Pap smears during their well-woman appointments typically every three years until they are age 65 and older. Once results have been reviewed, if there is anything out of the ordinary, our OBGYN may call to inform you the test was abnormal and discuss the next steps.