Nagging headache for 2 days…you could go to the doctor’s office. Or, you can consult Dr. Google since it’s faster, cheaper and more convenient, right? However, the first thing that pops up on your Google search is brain tumor! Although a headache is more likely caused by stress, fatigue or eyestrain, search engines have a
There has been a lot of attention in the news recently regarding the Zika virus. Because there are more questions about Zika than there are answers, there’s a lot of confusion. Here is what we currently know: The Zika virus is spread via the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. People can also
We’re honored to share an incredible story and testimony from one of our courageous patients! We’re very proud of her determination to reach her goals with the help of her Ob/Gyn. Thank you for sharing your story with others. Read more at Women’s Running: She’s Running 3 Marathons In 3 Trimesters Including Boston| In the News Patient Testimonials The OBGYN Group of Austin | ' No Comments
At The Ob/Gyn Group of Austin, we enjoy going through life’s journeys with our patients and understand that a strong bond between you and your physician is vital. We would like to thank Jenni for taking the time to share her patient care experience and story. Tell us about your patient care story. I have
Despite being recently sensationalized in the media, Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a very rare event. It is a life-threatening complication of certain bacterial infections, most commonly Staphylococcus Aureus (staph) and Group A Streptococcus (strep). It has been associated with the use of certain super absorbent tampons. Some symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include high
Menopause is a natural transition for all women and can be accompanied by bothersome symptoms. The degree to which women experience these symptoms, and the length of time that symptoms persist varies from person to person. These symptoms are the result of decreased ovarian production of estrogen and progesterone. Menstrual cycle As hormonal production falls,
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I was inspired to work in Obstetrics and Gynecology in medical school when I realized it was the perfect combination of everything I loved about medicine. I am able to work with a generally healthy patient population and become a partner in their medical care.
The Zika virus seems to be on pregnant patients’ minds. It is also worrying those who plan on becoming pregnant in the near future. Since I’m getting a lot of questions about it in my practice, I decided to review the latest CDC guidelines and clarify confusion as much as possible. First of all, what
At The Ob/Gyn Group of Austin, we enjoy going through life’s journeys with our patients and understand that a strong bond between you and your physician is vital. We would like to thank Anne for taking the time to share her patient care experience and story. Tell us about your patient care story. I was
Menopause is a dreaded word for many women. Some, with heavy cycles actually look forward to it—so I suppose not everyone dreads it. There is so much conflicting information out there (bioidentical hormones, heart disease, breast cancer) it can be a scary world when women enter the menopausal phase—that is an article for another day.