Category: Gynecology

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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Ectopic Pregnancies: What You Need to Know

Ectopic Pregnancies Are Rare But Dangerous   As part of your pre-abortion care at Austin Women’s Health Center, an ultrasound will be performed during your initial consultation with us. This is to confirm evidence of a pregnancy, determine how many weeks you are, and to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancies are rare, making […]

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