Why Telehealth Isn’t Optimal When You Have Vulvovaginal or Urinary Complaints 

Vulvovaginal and urinary complaints are some of the most common acute issues we see at our office. Due to the sensitivity of the female urogenital tract, women are extremely susceptible to infections in that region of their body. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a woman to experience at least one vaginal and/or urinary infection per year.  Those of us who have experienced vaginal or urinary tract infections know how absolutely miserable …

What It’s Like Living with Endometriosis

One of the most common gynecological conditions we treat is endometriosis, or “endo.” Endo is a condition that causes endometrial cells from the uterine lining to grow outside the uterus. It’s most often found in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the outer surface of the uterus, and in the tissues that hold the uterus in place. It can cause serious internal …

What to Expect at Your First Prenatal Appointment

At our OBGYN offices in Queens and Long Island, we focus on personalized maternity care in a friendly and supportive environment. We believe that prenatal care is a key component of a healthy pregnancy, so we recommend that women schedule their first prenatal appointment soon after they receive a positive pregnancy test.    How to Prepare for Your First Prenatal …

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6 Myths About the COVID-19 Vaccine, and Why You Should Get Vaccinated

News travels fast, and misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine is easy to come by. Conspiracy theories and anti-vax propaganda have aggressively spread falsehoods about the vaccine through social media channels – making it hard to determine fact from fiction.  As a result, many people have become confused, scared, and untrusting of the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination is our best weapon to …

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4 Reasons Not to Freak Out About Your Positive Herpes Test

Herpes is one of the most stigmatized, feared, and misunderstood sexually transmitted infections (STI). We test many patients for herpes at our OBGYN offices in Queens and Long Island, and we get lots of positive results, which understandably cause lots of anxiety for affected patients. In this blog, we’ll break it down for you. Bottom line: There’s no need to …