Posts from Month: October 2018

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Taking the Fear Out of 3 Gynecological Surgeries: D&C, Colposcopy, and Cervical Cyrosurgery

For many women, obstetrical and gynecological surgeries can be a source of fear and anxiety. Physical, emotional, and psychological concerns can take a toll on a woman’s health before, during, and after a procedure—so it’s important to foster an atmosphere of education and understanding at all stages of a procedure. Proper preparation, education, and compassion help…

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a female doctor talking to her patient about conducting an Anoscopy

Understanding Anoscopy: An In-Depth Look at the Procedure

Anoscopy is an examination that involves a small, rigid, tubular instrument called an anoscope. The goal of this procedure is for doctors to find any abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract. Doctors achieve this by getting a visual of the wall of the anus and the lowest portion of the rectum. Why is this Procedure Conducted?…

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