CWC64 Has Gynecologist's in Silver Spring MD, Rockville MD, and Laurel MD
While your family doctor is great for providing general healthcare, they won’t be able to provide more specialized care. When it comes to your reproductive health, it’s important for women to have a gynecologist that they can turn to for routine care. The gynecological team of Capital Women's Care Division 64 offers a wide range of services, from providing standard wellness checkups every year to providing HPV vaccines, STD testing, contraception and more.
Between the ages of 11 and 18, a young woman will typically start visiting the gynecologist. While some teens may choose to talk with their pediatrician about certain health matters, only a gynecologist has the specialized training to help with menstruation problems (e.g. irregular cycles; heavy periods; delayed puberty), as well as address reproductive health matters or contraception.
Regardless of whether you’re having reproductive issues or not, every woman should start visiting the gynecologist by the time they turn 18 years old, or sooner if they are sexually active. Women will also start getting regular Pap smears every three years once they reach 21 years old, regardless of whether they are sexually active or not.
Healthy women should visit the gynecologist once a year for their general wellness exam. Of course, there are certain factors that may require you to come in more often. This may occur if you’re dealing with a reproductive health problem such as endometriosis that requires regular monitoring, or if you have a sexually transmitted disease or are with a partner that has an STD.
Our gynecologists pride themselves on creating a safe, welcoming and judgement-free environment for women of all ages and backgrounds here at Capital Women's Care Division 64. We want you to feel completely comfortable discussing your health and sexuality with us openly and honestly. This ensures that we are providing you with the thorough and individualized care you need to support your sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.
Whether you are dealing with symptoms of an STD, want to learn more about your contraceptive options or simply need to schedule your annual exam, our gynecologists are here to make sure that you get the care you’re looking for.
If you are looking to schedule a gynecological appointment here in Silver Spring MD, Rockville MD, or Laurel MD, then call Capital Women's Care Division 64 today at (301) 468-0073.
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