Women should start visiting an OB/GYN between the ages of 13 and 15, or when they become sexually active, whichever happens first. Dr. Donn uses the annual exam as a means of keeping in touch with her patients and providing comprehensive information regarding the woman’s health.
Ensure that your weight and blood pressure are healthy and normal. Ask questions regarding your lifestyle, sexual activity, and address any concerns. Update you on immunizations, birth control options, and other relevant medical news. Perform a breast exam and screen for suspicious lumps or irregular breast tissue.
During a Pap test, we will take a small sample of cells from the opening of the cervix, which will be analyzed for abnormalities indicating potential cancer risk. We recommend all women have a pap smear by 21.
Various forms of birth controls are available at Dr. Donn’s office. By discussing your concerns with Dr. Donn, we can figure out the birth control method best for you. Birth control is not a one-size-fits-all process.
We recommend that sexually active women get tested annually for HIV, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. Dr. Donn offers a full range of STD testing options for her patients. Protect your sexual health.
Learn about hormonal therapies and supplements that can be used to treat your menopause symptoms, and to ensure the pelvic organs and tissues are in good shape. Prioritize your menopausal health.
A pelvic exam can help detect ovarian cysts, sexually transmitted infections, uterine fibroids or early-stage cancer. Many women have a pelvic exam once a year. A pelvic exam often finds possible signs of diseases.
Contact us immediately if you’re experiencing symptoms, such as pelvic pain, unusual vaginal bleeding, skin changes, abnormal discharge or urinary problems. We offer diagnostic testing and treatment.