Category: Gynecology

STD Testing During COVID

  What are STDs (sexually transmitted diseases)?   STDs and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. You can contract an STD from vaginal, anal, or oral sex from someone who has an STD. Symptoms can include: Painful urination Lower abdominal pain Vaginal discharge  Discharge from the penis  […]

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Do I Need An Endometriosis Test?

What is endometriosis?   Endometriosis is the growth of the endometrium (the tissue that lines the uterus) outside of the uterus. Most often, endometriosis is also found in other parts of the reproductive system, but in rare cases, it can happen throughout the body.   What causes endometriosis?   The endometrium in your uterus swells […]

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments for a UTI

Did you know our parent organization, Brookside Women’s Medical Center, has provided gynecology services in the Austin area for over 40 years? In addition to providing pap, pregnancy, and STI testing, we also diagnose and treat urinary tract infections (UTIs)! UTIs are common in women, and they range from uncomfortable to dangerous. It’s important to […]

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