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IUD Removal

Do I need to be asleep to get my IUD taken out? Great question! We hear from many patients that they are a little apprehensive about getting their IUD removed, but the majority of the time, it is a very simple and quick procedure.

May 5th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Aug 7th, 2020
Topic Tuesday: STD screening

“I tested clean for STDs at my last exam a year ago. When should I get tested again if I have no symptoms?” Great question! We recommend getting screened for STDs annually, or whenever you have had a new sexual partner.

Apr 21st, 2020
We are open and here for you!

As your trusted Women's Health provider, we want to assure all of our patients that we are open and here for you!

Apr 14th, 2020
Topic Tuesday: Mirena - UP TO 5 years

“Can the Mirena be taken out at any time or do you have to wait the 5 years?” One of the best things about Mirena is that it lasts for UP TO 5 years. That means, you can take it out before ​five years if you choose!

Mar 24th, 2020
Worry free IUD

Do I need to worry about an IUD getting infected? Enjoy your IUD, worry free! While infections are always possible, your IUD getting infected is very unlikely – less than 1%. If an infection does occur, it usually happens within the first 3 weeks

Mar 17th, 2020
Important COVID-19 Message

To our valued Patients: Since 1969, FPA Women's Health has taken great pride in our commitment to caring for patients when they need us most.

Mar 13th, 2020
Using Tampons with the IUD

Can I still use tampons if I have an IUD? Great question! Yes, it is safe to use tampons when you have an IUD.

Mar 10th, 2020
Cervical Dysplasia via Telecolposcopy

“It is exciting to be on the frontier of women’s health. The EVA system enables us to overcome the geographic challenge we were facing, train new colposcopists and give us oversight over our whole program.” – Dr. Rachel, Medical Director

Mar 5th, 2020
Why Do Some Women Have Heavy Periods?

Why Do Some Women Have Heavy Periods? So it's that time of the month again, your period is here and seems to be heavier than other women you talk to. Why is it that some of your friends have lighter periods, while others experience heavy bleeding for long

Mar 3rd, 2020
Pain/Discomfort During Sex

Is it normal for my vagina to hurt during sex? I've noticed that after my menstrual cycle is over and we have intercourse, it hurts inside. My husband has told me on various occasions that he can feel something in there that feels swollen. We've tried all

Feb 18th, 2020
Nexplanon and Post Abortion Care

After getting Nexplanon and completing my checkups for post abortion care, is it weird to be constantly bleeding? It's been like having a light period for almost 2 months. I don't get any pain/cramps, just never ending blood flow.

Feb 11th, 2020
Topic Tuesday: Vaginal odor

Is it normal, or why is it that every other day I get this funky smell in my woman area? I noticed this happened once I got an IUD. Is it normal or why does this happen? I talked to a close friend of mine and she said she's experienced the same

Feb 3rd, 2020
Topic Tuesday: Will getting an abortion hurt?

The question that I get asked most frequently, multiple times on a daily basis is “Will it hurt?” The answer is both simple and complex. The short answer is yes. Getting an abortion hurts. But so does having a baby. And so does a vaccine, and so does ...

Sep 24th, 2019