Author: Atlanta Women's Obstetrics & Gynecology, PC

COVID-19 Vaccination’s Impact On Mammogram Results

 Male nurse or doctor in medical face mask giving flu injection to female patient during seasonal immunization campaign at health centerPeople who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can have swelling in the lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy) in the underarm near where they got the vaccination.

This swelling is a normal sign that your body is building protection against COVID-19. However, it is possible that this swelling could cause a false reading on a mammogram. For this reason, AWOG physicians recommend getting your mammogram before being vaccinated or rescheduling your mammogram four to six weeks after getting your vaccine.

For more information visit the link to read about the CDC’s guidelines www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/expect/other-procedures.html or call our office at (404) 352-3616.

How To Alleviate First Trimester Nausea Symptoms

There is good news and bad news concerning morning sickness. If you are suffering with it right now, the good news is doctors believe it’s a sign that the placenta is growing normally. The bad news, according to the Cleveland Clinic, is that although 70% of pregnant women get it early in the first trimester, the cause is not totally known. Whatever is causing it, here are some tips for how to alleviate first trimester nausea symptoms.

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COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant People to Prevent Serious Illness, Deaths, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

On September 29th, 2021 the CDC issued a new advisory regarding vaccination among people who are pregnant, recently pregnant, lactating, trying to become pregnant, or who might become pregnant in the future.

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When To Have A Bone Density Scan For Osteoporosis

A bone density test is a helpful tool which screens for problems with your bones before they happen. They can also monitor progress if you have osteoporosis. If you’re concerned about your bone density or risk for osteoporosis, you may be wondering when to have a bone density scan.

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When Is A Heavy Period Considered Too Heavy?

More often than not, when a young girl begins having her period, hormones are not settled and her periods can be very inconsistent and a little heavy. It becomes difficult for her parents to know if she is bleeding too much and they should worry, but when is a heavy period considered too heavy?

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Five Providers Named Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors 2021

We are proud to announce that five of our OBGYN providers have been named Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors 2021. Congratulations to the following Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology providers for setting the standard when it comes to providing quality and compassionate obstetrical and gynecologic care.

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