Women’s Health Testing

abnormal pap smears

Abnormal Pap Smears and HPV

The last thing any woman wants to hear is that her Pap results aren’t normal. Those words can prompt anxiety and fear, and even leave you convinced that your practitioner has gotten you confused with another patient. If your pap test has always been normal in the past, and if you always practice safe sex, […]

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pap test hpv faq

Pap Test and HPV FAQ

Women are usually very surprised and worried if their Pap smear results are abnormal. They have several questions, and in some cases it’s difficult for them to even know what questions to ask their practitioner. We’ve tried to take some of the fear out of this equation by answering some of the most commonly asked […]

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first pelvic exam

Routine Pap Pelvic Exam: What to Expect

Anticipating Your First Pelvic Exam and Pap Test At our practice, where we integrate conventional and alternative ways of thinking, there has never been any doubt about the importance of annual examinations and regular Pap screenings for our patients. The anticipation of your first pelvic exam and Pap test can be nerve racking, but it […]

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bone density testing

Bone Mineral Density Testing and Bone Scan Results

You may have heard a lot about bone density and the risk of fractures; you might even be limiting your activities because you fear your bones aren’t strong enough to handle the pressure. But that may not be necessary at all – if you don’t truly understand bone density and what your body needs to […]

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stool analysis

Stool Analysis

At the Women to Women clinic we have learned over the years that many laboratories don’t really offer very helpful stool studies. Several patients become discouraged when their stool analysis comes back with a “normal” result while they are miserable with persistent digestive symptoms. Quite often, all we need to help explain what’s happening is […]

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pap test results

What Your Pap Test Results Mean

When a laboratory technician looks at the section of cells that was taken from your cervix during your Pap test, they will be searching for indications of specific changes that occur within the cells (cervical dysplasia). These reveal a variety of discrete tiny characteristic changes which the cytologist will then be able to classify according […]

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