Gynecologists are best known for birth control, Pap smears, and treating problems like abnormal menstrual bleeding and pelvic pain. But the experienced team at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology also take care of urinary tract problems, screen for chronic health conditions such as diabetes, and when needed, they’re experts in advanced and minimally invasive surgeries. If it’s time for your annual well-woman exam, call one of the offices in Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Flushing, New York, or schedule an appointment online.
Adolescents and young adults don’t need their first pelvic exam or Pap smear until age 21 or when they first become sexually active. However, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that young teens schedule their first gynecologic visit between the ages of 13 and 15 years.
At their first visit, young girls don’t need a pelvic exam, but it gives them the opportunity to learn about their menstrual periods and to become comfortable with their gynecologist at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Throughout a woman’s lifetime, gynecologic care includes services such as:
The team at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology also reminds you about routine screenings such as mammograms, offers vaccinations as needed, and monitors your risk for chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes.
Gynecologists specialize in treating problems that develop in your urinary tract. In fact, urinary tract infections are one of the most common problems treated by gynecologists. The doctors at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology are also experts in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence and bladder or pelvic organ prolapse.
When you experience symptoms or have a question about your health, the team at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology are available to help. However, you should schedule an appointment if you experience any of the following:
Bleeding after menopause is always a sign to take seriously because it’s the first sign of endometrial cancer in about 10% of postmenopausal women.
The caring team at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology provide comprehensive care and advanced treatments such as minimally invasive surgery to women throughout their lifetime. To schedule an appointment, call or use the online booking feature.