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Visit ACOG's website for further information regarding various gynecological questions and concerns.

Human Papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted infection.  There are many strains of the virus, and some of those strains can cause serious health concerns such as warts or cancers.  It is important to be informed and with routine exams you can greatly reduce your risk of any adverse effects of this virus.

Gardasil is a series of 3 injections given over a 6-month period.  It is the only HPV vaccine that helps protect against the four types of the virus that are shown to cause higher rates of warts and cervical cancer.  Please contact our office to set up an appointment to discuss whether Gardasil is right for you.

Pessaries are silicone devices that are used to support certain pelvic organs that have "fallen" (or prolapsed) and reposition them to their original position.  There are many different kinds of pessaries that are designed for various needs and diagnoses.  A discussion with our medical staff can help determine if a pessary is right for you and which type would suit your needs.

Types of Birth Control Offered at Port Orange Gyn

Nexplanon is a small flexible plastic implant that is inserted into the upper arm and protects from pregnancy for up to 3 years.

Mirena is a soft plastic intrauterine contraceptive (IUD) that is inserted in your uterus and lasts up to 5 years.

Skyla is a soft plastic intrauterine contraceptive (IUD) that is inserted in your uterus and lasts up to 3 years.

Nuvaring is a ring that you insert yourself at home similarly to the way you insert a tampon.  It remains in the vagina for 3 weeks to prevent pregnancy, then you remove it for 1 week and repeat that cycle each month.

Novasure is an endometrial ablasian procedure that can reduce or stop your menstrual bleeding.

Disclaimer

The medical information provided on this website is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitution for a thorough evaluation from a qualified healthcare provider.  Furthermore, no one should act upon any of the information (including medical conditions or procedures) contained within this website without appropriate medical advice, a thorough examination or any evaluation necessary to provide a health assessment from a qualified physician.