Bone loss leading to osteopenia and osteoporosis is a common menopausal concern.  Preserving bone health and treating osteopenia and osteoporosis are important to our physicians. Recommended Resources: Osteoporosis – American College of Ob-Gyn FAQ 020 http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq048.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20130418T1611380868 National Osteoporosis Foundation http://www.nof.org/

Vaginal Rejuvenation

In an culture which promotes clinging to youthful appearance it is not surprising that focus has now shifted to our genitals. If you Google “vaginal rejuvation” you will retrieve dozens of pages of surgeons who are self-proclaimed “masters” of vaginal & labial plastic surgery. You will also see heart warming & wrenching testimonials of proponents […]

Bladder Infections

Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections reported in the United States, with 84% occurring in women. More than half of women have had at least one UTI by the age of 32, with a lifetime occurrence of up to 70%. Twenty to 30% of these women will […]

Treatment of Vaginal Prolapse

  Like most things, prolapse occurs in different levels of severity. In mild forms of prolapse, no treatment is necessary & it is reasonable to see what will happen with time. In most women, their prolapse will slowly worsen with time. Exercise, straining, & sex will not significantly cause the condition to get worse; although […]

Breast & Gynecologic Ultrasound

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Breast Conditions, Gynecology | No Comments

Western Carolina Women’s Specialty Center is pleased to offer onsite ultrasound services for both gynecologic & breast problems. We have a state-of the-art ultrasound machine capable of Doppler-flow & high resolution imaging for the evaluation of pelvic problems, abnormal uterine bleeding, & breast masses. We also offer ultrasound assisted diagnostic studies & procedures including ultrasound […]