Items Tagged ‘sexually transmitted diseases’

10 things to discuss at a preconception gynecology visit

June 22, 2018

10 things to discuss at a preconception gynecology visit

By uclahealth uclahealth

Whether you’re actively trying to get pregnant or just like to plan ahead, scheduling a preconception visit with your gynecologist is beneficial, according to Aparna Sridhar, MD, UCLA OB/GYN. “A preconception visit will help you take the necessary steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby,” says Dr. Sridhar. “This important visit looks not just […]

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Tags: genetic conditions, healhty pregnancy, healthy pregnancy weight, OBGYN, pre-pregnancy check-up, preconception, preconception visit, sexually transmitted diseases, STIs, stress reduction


Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise

November 17, 2017

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise

By uclahealth uclahealth

In the 1940s, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) like syphilis were rampant. A public awareness campaign, combined with effective antibiotics, almost eliminated syphilis and slowed the progression of other STDs. But decades later, STDs are back and reaching record highs. Symptoms often go unnoticed 2016 marked the third year in a row that STD rates have […]

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Tags: chlamydia, genital warts, gonorrhea, HIV, OBGYN, rashes, sex, sexual health, sexually transmitted diseases, STD, syphilis