Gynecology Blog Posts


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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 …

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Top 5 Signs You Have a UTI

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are a common reason women visit me on Long Island at my OBGYN and gynecology practice. UTIs are usually caused when bacteria multiply and travel up the urethra to the bladder, resulting in an infection. Most women will have a UTI at some point in their life, and typically the condition is easily treatable and …

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7 Reasons to See Your Gynecologist

If you’re like most women, taking care of yourself takes a back seat to responsibilities like work, kids, and relationships. For some women, that means suffering painful or unpleasant symptoms for months or years before scheduling an appointment. For others, daily life gets in the way of health screening that should be routine. Delaying your care can lead to more …

No, Your Heavy Period is Not Toxic

No, Your Heavy Period is Not Toxic

Your period may be a pain, but is it toxic? A number of “health” bloggers are making outrageous claims about your monthly cycle – saying that heavy periods are caused by too many toxins in the body. By following a certain diet, they say, you can achieve light, unnoticeable, and worry-free periods (or no periods at all). At The Woman’s …

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What It Means to Be the Best

For the 6th consecutive year, Long Islanders have voted The Woman’s Health Pavilion as the Best OB-GYN/Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice on Long Island. This award comes from the 2018 Bethpage Best of LI contest and honors the “best, top-notch businesses and services” throughout Nassau County and Suffolk County. This award is especially meaningful because the winners are chosen by people …