Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer. You can help prevent cervical cancer by having routine screening tests and follow-up treatments if needed.
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An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUDs are one of the most effective forms of birth control available.
Perimenopause is the transition period leading up to menopause. It typically starts about five years prior to the final menstrual flow and lasts anywhere from two to ten years. Women may experience many different symptoms during this time, including hot flashes, mood swings, vaginal dryness, weight gain, sleep disturbances, night sweats, fatigue, decreased libido, and sometimes worsening anxiety or depression.
Keeping fit and active in pregnancy is essential for your and your baby’s health. But it’s understandable if you have questions about exercise during pregnancy, especially if you are a first-time parent.
If you have further questions please ask your health care provider. Additional information regarding vaccine administration and safety can be accessed at the ACOG and CDC websites below.
In our efforts to make your visit more comfortable and to minimize your wait time, our office has implemented a late arrival policy.
All ECOBGYN offices follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for all COVID-19 and Flu practices including masking and other infection control, testing, isolation, quarantine, and vaccination.
At Essex County OB/GYN our patients have the ability to speak with thier provider, without having to leave home. When you need care, your ECOBGYN team may determine that a telemedicine (video or phone) visit is the safest and most appropriate method based on your medical history and current health issue.
This is the fastest and easiest way to reach your doctor or provider for routine questions, to follow up on labs or to leave a message. Please note: The portal (email) system should not be used for urgent medical needs. Portal messages sent after 5 p.m. on Friday will not be read or responded to until Monday during business hours.