Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology has the flu vaccine available for obstetrics patients.
Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology acknowledges that Zantac and its generic varieties are being removed off of store shelves after the Food and Drug Administration revealed it found a chemical that could be linked to cancer.
Starting Tuesday, September 3rd, patients traveling to AWOG will be affected by lane closures at Collier Road and Peachtree Street. The construction is scheduled through September 9th.
Please allow more travel time than usual to get to your appointment.
Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too. Continue reading “The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant”
Surprising Facts about HPV
Most sexually active adults have been exposed to HPV. However, how much do you really know about human papillomavirus? Here are a few surprising facts about HPV so you are better informed:
1.20 million Americans are infected
According to the American Cancer Society, 20 million Americans are infected with the genital form of the virus and around 5.5 million infections occur each year.
2. You can contract HPV without having sex
Because HPV is transmitted through genital skin-to-skin contact, you don’t have to have sex to transmit the disease. It’s even possible to transmit it through oral sex, but less likely.
3. HPV doesn’t necessarily cause cancer
Some strands of HPV are high-risk, cancer-causing strains while other strains cause no symptoms or health problems.
4. Condom risk doesn’t prevent HPV
Condoms can lower the risk of becoming infected with the disease. However, since human papillomavirus is passed through skin on skin contact, there are no sufficient preventive measures. Most physicians will suggest Gardasil as the most effective form of prevention. Gardasil protects against two types of HPV that cause 75 percent of cervical cancer cases and two types of HPV that cause 90 percent of genital warts cases.
5. HPV has no cure
It’s true that there’s no cure for HPV, but approximately 90 percent of infections are resolved by the body’s immune system.
HPV Treatment in Atlanta, Georgia
Contact Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics and Gynecology at (404) 352-3616 for more information on treatment.
We are pleased to announce that BCBS and Piedmont hospital have agreed to continue their contract!
Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology requests that parents leave their children at home if they are sick. We ask this to protect everyone in our office from the spread of germs, but also to specifically protect our pregnant patients. Thank you!
Important information about the flu:
How can you make a safe sleep environment?
For new gynecology or obstetric patients joining us, welcome! If you are joining us from Dr. Pugh or are a new patient, here’s how to schedule your appointment: