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Cancer screenings of reproductive organs a part of routine gynecological care in Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Cancer Screenings

Cancer in its many forms poses a great deal of concern for both men and women today. For this reason, routine gynecological care often involves cancer screenings of reproductive organs. In our Chicago office, we provide care that meets the unique needs of each of our patients, planning screenings as recommended by leading medical associations. Most patients who are screened for cancer are in good health and require no further assessment or treatment. Our team is concerned with the overall health of our patients and follows specific health guidelines in our commitment to optimal care. Breast screenings Screening for breast … Continue reading

Your Chicago OBGYN discusses what you need to know about genital herpes

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Your Chicago OBGYN discusses what you need to know about genital herpes

Some of the most common questions that gynecologists are asked relate to genital herpes. In general, there is an unnecessary stigma associated with this condition. A sexually transmitted disease, genital herpes affects people of all ages, including those who have only had one sexual partner. Just one instance of contact is all that it takes to contract this condition. While it’s necessary to know your risks, you should also know that there are ways to manage genital herpes so your life is not significantly altered. Your gynecologist at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago can help. Important points about genital … Continue reading

Abnormal uterine bleeding addressed at OBGYN group near downtown Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Abnormal uterine bleeding addressed at OBGYN group near downtown Chicago

If you suspect that your menstrual flow is heavier than it should be, please do not put off learning more about your condition. Excessive or heavy uterine bleeding is not uncommon; it affects about one in every five women. This condition may occur more frequently during peri-menopause and for women in their 40’s, when fluctuating hormones send the body into a general state of unpredictability. Do you suffer from abnormal uterine bleeding? Help for excessive bleeding is available at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, near downtown Chicago. The problem with getting the necessary care is that many women assume their flow … Continue reading

Common gynecology care services in Chicago provided by Northwestern Women’s Health Associates

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Common gynecology care services in Chicago provided by Northwestern Women’s Health Associates

In many cases, obstetrics and gynecology are combined and the same physician cares for a woman from young adulthood through her senior years. An OB/GYN cares for a woman to make sure that she is comfortable with her sexual and reproductive health and wellness. This care includes physical examinations, testing, counseling, and treatments to achieve her best health. The physicians at Chicago’s Northwestern Women’s Health Associates have a long history of providing excellent care. Our office offers the following gynecology services: General gynecology care: These services include treatment for PMS symptoms and irregular menstruation, urinary or bladder infections, vaginal discomfort … Continue reading

Prepare for pregnancy with healthy lifestyle tips from your Chicago OBGYN

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Prepare for pregnancy with healthy lifestyle tips from your Chicago OBGYN

If you intend to become pregnant in the near future, you can benefit from a preconception checkup with your gynecologist or family physician. The goal of preconception care is to identify any factors that may affect your ability to become pregnant, the pregnancy, or your baby. Because the baby does a great deal of growing and developing during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy, your healthy lifestyle is of the utmost importance. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, is here to help you. A healthy diet is integral to an optimal pregnancy. Just as obesity can present complications, so … Continue reading

Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

As time has gone on, we have seen an increase in women choosing to become pregnant later in life. A quick glance through medical literature, however, can cause a great deal of stress for the “older” mother-to-be. Thirty-five is by no means aged as it pertains to general health and wellness. When planning pregnancy, however, there are certain considerations to make in order to properly manage advanced maternal age risks. The physician team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago works with patients on a one-on-one basis to achieve optimal health for mom and baby during and after pregnancy. Before … Continue reading

Vaccines our Chicago, patients should consider

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Vaccines our Chicago, IL patients should consider

The role of the gynecology and obstetrics health care team is to protect and monitor the health of patients. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, provides patients with a full range of services, including consultation and education as it pertains to vaccines such as Gardasil, the flu vaccine, MMR and DTaP, and Hepatitis B. Gardisil The human papillomavirus, known as HPV, is responsible for a number of concerns. Some types of this virus are transmitted through sexual contact and may cause genital warts or changes to cells in the cervix that increase the risk of cancer. HPV types 16 and 18, in … Continue reading

Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Throughout pregnancy, your obstetrician will monitor your health as well as that of your growing baby. Tests are performed periodically during pregnancy, with type and frequency determined on a case by case basis. A higher-risk pregnancy will most likely involve a greater extent of fetal monitoring through various tests. In our Chicago women’s health practice, we have many years of experience with which we approach each new pregnancy. Our team explains the necessity of testing and details of such as needed to provide the parents-to-be with peace of mind. The purpose of fetal monitoring is to, as accurately as possible, … Continue reading

Northwestern skilled at handling the preterm birth in Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Northwestern skilled at handling the preterm birth in Chicago, IL

Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in partnership with Prentice Women’s Hospital and Northwestern Memorial, is the practice of choice for many expanding families. We look forward to healthy deliveries every day, but understand that there are risks with any pregnancy. Our patients can rely on our many years of experience gained through advanced education and thousands of deliveries. When faced with preterm birth, our Chicago, patients can gain peace of mind knowing our collective team knows what to do to protect the health of the developing baby. There are three different categories into which preterm can be classified, each coinciding with … Continue reading

Pregnant with twins? What to expect from obstetrics care in Chicago,

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Pregnant with twins? What to expect from obstetrics care in Chicago, IL

Obstetrics care in Chicago, According to cumulative data from the CDC, we can see that the instance of twin gestation has increased significantly in the last thirty-five years. Where twins were, in the 1980s, generally seen in every 80 births, we now see twins in every 30. This increase has been attributed to an increased maternal age, as well as the increase in the use of assisted reproduction. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, has a wealth of experience in the various conditions of pregnancy, including obstetrics, labor, and delivery of multiples. We understand that there may be questions … Continue reading


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