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Tips for improving vaginal health

While experiencing an unbalanced or unhealthy vagina is common, there are ways to mitigate risk. In this article, we provide tips to improve vaginal health.

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Diagnosing and Preventing Ovarian Cancer

Unlike most cancers in women, screening cannot detect this type of cancer early. Most women don't know they have ovarian cancer till symptoms appear.

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What are ACEs, and why do we screen for them?

At FPA, we screen for ACEs, or adverse childhood experiences. We believe in treating the whole person, which means adopting protocols to address prior trauma.

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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 You Can Expect From Your 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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