Resources 2018-09-28T13:27:19+00:00

OBGYN Resources

HPV Questions & Answers

HPV—or human papillomavirus—is an infection that causes warts on different parts of the body. There are over 200 different types of human papillomaviruses. Approximately 40 of these viruses affect the genital area. They can even lead to certain types of cancer in both women and men. Here are answers to some of the most important questions concerning HPV. Speak with [...]

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome?

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome? Toxic shock syndrome, or TSS, is a rare condition that can be fatal. It can be caused by bacterial infections from Staphylococcus aureus, streptococcus or Clostridium sordellii. When toxins from these types of bacteria enter the bloodstream, illness and life-threatening complications can occur. Learn more about TSS below. Contact your gynecologist in Jacksonville immediately if [...]

What Foods Can’t I Eat While Pregnant?

What Foods Can’t I Eat While Pregnant? Maintaining a healthy diet is more critical than ever when you’re pregnant. On top of ensuring you’re getting all the proper nutrients you need, there are also foods you’ll need to avoid. Wondering if you’ll have to give up some of your favorite treats? Here are some of the foods you can’t eat [...]

What are Common Side Effects of Birth Control?

What Are Common Side Effects of Birth Control? There are multiple contraceptive methods available for preventing pregnancy. The pill is the most common method of birth control, used by 16 percent of women aged 15-44. Like all medications, the pill can have several side effects. Some are positive and some are negative, and their severity can vary from person to [...]

How Soon Can I Find Out My Baby’s Gender?

How Soon Can I Find Out My Baby's Gender? Finding out you’re pregnant is an incredibly exciting time. One of the first things many parents wonder about is whether they’re going to have a new baby boy or girl. It’s only natural to want to find out the baby’s gender as soon as possible. Once you have a positive pregnancy [...]

7 Reasons to Visit Your Gynecologist in Jacksonville

7 Reasons to Visit Your Gynecologist in Jacksonville Visits to your gynecologist play a vital role in your overall health and well-being. In addition to regularly scheduled exams, it’s critical to see your healthcare provider to discuss any unusual signs and symptoms. Here are 7 reasons to visit your gynecologist in Jacksonville. 1. Well-Woman Visit The American College of Obstetricians [...]