Diagnostic hysteroscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor examine the inside of your uterus. A tool called a hysteroscope is used. This device is a thin tube that’s illuminated. It is placed into the vagina to provide a closer look at potential … [Read more...] about What Is a Diagnostic Hysteroscopy?
What Is a Cervical Ectropion?
Cervical ectropion, also known as cervical ectopy, occurs when the glandular cells (or soft cells) inside the cervical canal spread to the exterior of the cervix. This region normally has epithelial or hard cells. The cervix is where the vagina and … [Read more...] about What Is a Cervical Ectropion?
Reasons for Having a Hysterectomy
A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the uterus. There are three primary types of hysterectomy that your doctor may recommend based on your medical needs. They include: Total Hysterectomy – This procedure includes … [Read more...] about Reasons for Having a Hysterectomy
Should I Be Concerned about My Fibroid Tumor?
No patient wants to hear their doctor tell them that they have a tumor. Fibroid tumors are a little different. According to Steve Goldstein, MD, an NYU Medical Center professor, “there is virtually no threat of malignancy.” While they may not be … [Read more...] about Should I Be Concerned about My Fibroid Tumor?