Morning sickness is most common in the first trimester, though some patients experience sickness throughout the entire pregnancy. Morning sickness is characterized by these traits: Nausea Fatigue Vomiting Vomiting is often induced by certain foods and/or smells. It can occur anywhere from once a day to several times a day. This tends to drastically vary between […]
What is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. HPV can cause cervical and other cancers cancers including cancer of the vulva, vagina, penis or anus. It can also cause cancer in the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils. Cancer often takes […]
What is a Pap Smear? A Pap Smear is a random sampling of cells from the opening of the uterus (known as the cervix). These samples are sent to a lab to help in identifying potential abnormalities. These abnormalities can include pre-cancer, cancer and many others. How often do I need a Pap? This is a […]
There are many options available today for genetic screening, with a variety of outcomes and benefits, especially diagnostic and screening tests. Your Panhandle OBGYN Specialist will typically discuss all the detail in person for this subject. But, the truth is, it’s all a bit complex. There are many things to consider. That’s why we created […]
Let’s face it, pain is a part of pregnancy. Stretching, growing and adjusting can be an uncomfortable process, especially in the later stages of pregnancy. The pains and sensations of pregnancy are difficult to explain to a person that has never experienced them, and are often under estimated by new mothers-to-be. Pain is very common, especially to […]
VIDEO: Dr. Barnett On Late Stages of Pregnancy Pregnancy (especially first-time pregnancy) comes with a lot of questions. We want to help to answer those questions for you. Here’s a few things for you to expect in the later stages of pregnancy: You’ll see your physician every 4 weeks for the first 30 weeks. After […]
VIDEO: Dr. Barnett On Healthy Pregnancy Habits With so many changes that come with pregnancy, it’s easy to get discouraged, or confused. When pregnant women visit Panhandle OBGYN, they have lots of questions. In this post, we hope we can provide a helpful resource for pregnant women for those moments when insights and answers are needed. The following are […]
Many people have misconceptions. Women who are pregnant can exercise exactly the same during pregnancy as before.