Learn about choosing the right birth control method for you. Some examples
include the birth control pill, intrauterine device (IUD), patch, condom, or implant.
Learn more about breast cancer, colon cancer, or other types of cancer.
Get vaccinations against the flu, human papillomavirus (HPV), and more.
Get screened for high blood pressure, diabetes, bone density for osteoporosis, and more.
Depression is a common but serious illness. Depression can be mild, moderate, or severe. To diagnose depression, your obstetrician–gynecologist or other health care provider will discuss your symptoms, how often they occur, and how severe they are.
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and genital herpes, are infections that are spread by sexual contact.
Concerns About Sex
Discuss what happens during intercourse, pain during sex, hormonal changes that change interest or response to sex, or different forms of sex.
Learn about body mass index (BMI), exercise, obesity, diet, surgery, and health
problems associated with being overweight.
Issues With Your Menstrual Period
Discuss premenstrual syndrome (PMS), painful periods, your first period, heavy
bleeding, or irregular periods.
If you are planning to become pregnant, it is a good idea to have preconception counseling. Your obstetrician–gynecologist or health care provider will ask about your diet and lifestyle, your medical and family history, medications you take, and any past pregnancies.
Get help with menopause symptoms, urinary incontinence, getting pregnant, or
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