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What is a Colposcopy?

What is a colposcopy? These are recommended after an abnormal pap smear or HPV result. Here, we provide an overview of a procedure we conduct at FPA.

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Should I Conduct a Self Breast Exam?

Many organizations no longer consider breast self-exams to be effective in preventing breast cancer. However, they help women determine when to seek a doctor.

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Sometimes I have bleeding after sex. What could be causing this?

Often, bleeding after sex is harmless. It’s likely caused by a period or lack of lubrication. In this article, we go over common and rare causes.

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis Affects Many Women and Often Causes Painful Periods. Learn More About Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options Available.

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What to Expect From an Annual Wellness Exam

Have you booked your annual wellness exam? During this appointment, you'll be screened for reproductive illnesses like breast cancer, cervical cancer and STIs.

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I have absolutely no discharge and very little lubrication during sex.

Great question! Lack of vaginal discharge and lubrication can be very uncomfortable during intercourse, or even leave you feeling dry and irritated at other times.

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How does HIV testing work?

Though there is no cure for HIV, treatment options greatly reduce transmission and symptoms. Book an appointment to get tested through FPA.

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Ten positive habits to start in your twenties

It's never too early to form healthy habits. We've put together a list of good habits to practice in your twenties that are sure to pay off in the long term.

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My periods are irregular, but my pregnancy test is negative?

If you have an irregular period, determining if you're pregnant can be difficult. Here's what to think about after a negative pregnancy test.

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Topic Tuesday: I have already had an abnormal pap. Should I still get the HPV vaccine?

Yes! If you have had an abnormal pap, you have likely been exposed to at least one strain of HPV. Unfortunately, there are many different HPV strains. Some type

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