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What Does OB/GYN Care Involve?



What Does OB/GYN Care Involve?


Ob/Gyn care involves specialized care for women’s health. Usually, women undergo different changes as their body develops. The various changes mark different functions such as pregnancy, childbirth, and menstruation. As a woman, you need comprehensive Ob/Gyn care to enhance quality living throughout your life. Dr. Wanda Torres, a skilled obstetric and gynecologist, leads her team at Suncoast Women’s Care in offering exceptional care for women. Read on as we look deeper into Ob/Gyn care and services.

What is an OB/GYN?

It’s a medical specialty that provides comprehensive care for women’s health. Obstetrics ensures the care of a woman during pregnancy, child delivery, and postpartum. It ensures the health and safety of the mother and child.

Gynecology, on the other hand, includes the diagnosis, general care, and treatment of the women’s reproductive system.

What are Ob/Gyn services available?

Ob/Gyn involves the following services.


Also known as birth control. It involves methods to prevent conception during sexual intercourse. It gives you a chance to decide when you want to have children.

There are several birth control methods, and you may want to consult your provider for assistance. Every method works differently for different people. You may need your provider to explain the available options while suggesting a method that best suits you.

They include the following.

Barrier methods

They are birth control methods to block the sperm from reaching your eggs. They are as follows.

·         Vaginal ring

·         Diaphragm

·         Condoms

·         Intrauterine devices

·         Sponge

·         Cervical cap

Hormonal birth control

These birth control methods regulate ovulation.

·         Hormonal injections

·         Birth control pills

·         External skin patches

·         Hormonal implants

Vaginal revitalization

Your vagina tissues play an essential role in maintaining your sexual function. Vaginal dryness and pain may prevent you from enjoying your sexual activity. Vaginal revitalization restores the health of vaginal tissues to improve your sexual pleasure and experience.

Vaginal revitalization tightens vaginal tissues, enhances circulation, and promotes collagen production. It increases vaginal lubrication and eliminates pain during sex, improving your sexual enjoyment.

Endometrial ablation

Having a heavy and longer period than normal can be boring and exhausting. Endometrial ablation helps reduce or stop the flow.

The treatment involves removing the endometrium, the uterus lining that thickens during the menstrual cycle and gets shed off during menstruation. Endometrial ablation prevents the endometrium from thickening and cannot cause heavy bleeding.

High-risk obstetrics

It involves care needed when you develop complications that put your life and the baby in danger. High-risk obstetrics lowers your risk of complications to save the mother and baby’s lives.

You may need high-risk obstetrics if you experience the following.

·         Abdominal pain or cramping

·         Changes in vision

·         Spotting or light bleeding

·         Severe headaches

·         Contractions

·         Decreased fetal activity

Hormonal replacement therapy

Decreased levels of hormones during menopause cause uncomfortable symptoms that may affect your quality of life. Hormone replacement therapy helps restore your hormone levels, promoting your health and life quality during menopause. Your provider ensures to create a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns.

The treatment is available as oral medications, skin patches, topical and vaginal creams, and pellet implants.

OB/GYN care is essential for every woman for healthy living and improved life quality. From puberty to menopause, a woman needs special healthcare throughout their life. Contact Suncoast Women’s Care to schedule your consultation.