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When to see a gynecologist: Key symptoms

Woman with her gynecologist

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We understand the importance that women like you place on helping others - your children, husband, siblings, parents and your neighbors. But there's one need that should always come first: your health. Staying healthy, after all, means that you can keep helping others.​

A key part of maintaining health and vitality is the ability to recognize some of the most common symptoms that may indicate you should see an experienced gynecologist. These symptoms include:

  • Abdominal bloating
  •  Abnormal discharge
  •  Abnormal Pap tests
  •  Bleeding between periods
  •  Breast lump or pain
  •  Change in bowel habits
  •  Difficulty getting pregnant
  •  Difficulty staying pregnant
  •  Infection
  •  Irregular menstrual cycles
  •  Itching/burning
  •  Menopause
    • hot flashes
    • profuse perspiring       
    • vaginal dryness       
    • post-menopausal bleeding
  •  Menstrual bleeding (excessive)
  •  Menstrual pelvic pain
  •  Painful intercourse
  •  Pelvic pain or pressure (discomfort)
  •  Premenstrual symptoms
    • abnormal mood swings and physical symptoms before period
  •  Urinary incontinence
    • pelvic relaxation

If you’re experiencing any of these or other symptoms, please make an appointment with an Ob/Gyn provider​.​