An annual well-woman exam is part of your overall health and maintenance. A pap smear exam is important throughout all phases of a woman’s life. The focus of your exam changes as you mature, as well as the frequency.
Birth control, also known as contraception, is designed to prevent pregnancy. There are dozens of birth control methods and we’ll make sure we find one that’s right for you. Not every form of birth control is right for ever woman. We’ll find what fits your lifestyle and your body.
PMS is a collection of emotional symptoms (with or without physical symptoms) related to a woman’s menstrual cycle. It really not be you, it might just be your hormones making you into a moody emotional mess.
Nobody wants to think about it, let alone say it out loud, but it happens. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are caused by infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact. STD’s can have serious consequences, so don’t put off your care.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder than can cause irregular periods, heavy bleeding, acne, difficulty becoming pregnant, obesity, or excess hair on the face and body, also known as hirsutism. A lot of women don’t even know they’re afflicted or know that there’s a solution just around the corner. Please be seen if you have any of those symptoms.
Endometrial tissue, or the tissue that makes up the lining of the uterus, can sometimes grow in other areas of the pelvis. This is called endometriosis. It can cause heavy bleeding, intense pain, and a host of other symptoms that might be life distrupting. It’s easy to diagnose, and to treat.
Uterine fibroids, or leiomyoma, are growths associated with the uterine lining or muscle that can cause abnormal bleeding, painful periods, pelvic pain, or infertility. Usually a trip to the Dr. is necessity when dealing with fibroids. Don’t let fibroids upend your daily activity. We can help you treat them and surgically remove them if needed.
Menopause generally requires no medical treatment. Instead, treatments focus on relieving your signs and symptoms and preventing or managing chronic conditions that may occur with aging. Hormone Replacement Therapy comes into play at this stage. Dr Frankel wrote the book on Hormone Replacement Therapy. She’s a wizard in that field. Let her work her magic on you.
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
When going through menopause many women find they can no longer deal with the hot flashes, night sweats, sleeplessness, irritability, mood swings and other menopausal symptoms that come with a vengeance. We can help. This is one of Dr Frankel’s favorite area to treat in women, because she can make such a huge change in their life. READ MORE
Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture.
Ultrasounds, also called sonograms, are exams that use sound waves to create images of internal organs.
Dr Frankel specializes in evaluating and treating women who have a wide range of noncancerous (benign) gynecologic conditions, including heavy menstrual periods (menorrhagia), irregular menstrual periods (metrorrhagia), pelvic pain, endometriosis and ovarian cysts.