Could getting your COVID-19 vaccine affect the results of your mammogram? Maybe. A common side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine is swollen lymph nodes under the arm on the same side as the vaccine injection.
Here are a few things to know about lymph node swelling, the COVID-19 vaccine, and timing of your mammogram.
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Childbirth is one of the main causes for pelvic floor disorders, and it can become more severe with each birth, especially if the labor was long or difficult. There are many things all women should know about pelvic floor disorders so let’s review them one at a time.
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Endometriosis is a confusing condition with various symptoms, no symptoms, or severe symptoms. It’s not always easy to diagnose, leaving many women to suffer with pelvic pain and other unpleasant symptoms for years. Here are six signs you may have endometriosis.
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Could your PMS be Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD? Let’s find out how they differ, how they are similar, and what you can do about it.
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It’s difficult to overemphasize the importance of regular breast self examinations when one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. When it comes to breast exams and screening tools, more is always better. Let’s find out how to do a breast self exam, when to do it, and why they are so important.
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If you are approaching 40 years old, it is time to have your first mammogram screening. Some women become anxious and worry about all sorts of unknowns. We are here to tell you that sometimes anticipating something is worse than the actual event. So take heart and learn what you should know before your first mammogram. Continue reading “What You Should Know Before Your First Mammogram”
Women who expect to leave all the pregnancy aches and pains behind them after childbirth soon find that postpartum symptoms can be almost just as bad.
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There it is again, mom guilt. Another photo on Instagram depicting a perfect birthday party for someone’s 2 year old, with the mom’s perfect bikini body in the spotlight. How can you possibly live up to this hype about the “super moms” all around you? They’re happy, gorgeous, calm, and living life to the fullest. They have it all (or that’s what social media tells us), and there it is again…mom guilt. So exactly what is “mom guilt” and how can you manage it?
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Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.
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Whether you are male, female, young, or old, there are 5 essential healthcare appointments that you need to schedule this year if you have not done so already.
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