Cosmetic Surgery: A Family Affair

They say the family that prays together stays together, but what about the family that has plastic surgery together?

A Texas mother and daughter recently made the news when they decided to get cosmetic surgery at the same time.

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Pelvic Congestion: A Common Problem of Pregnancy

According to the Chicago Tribune, a new treatment is available for treating a painful and potentially deadly condition known as pelvic congestion, a common side effect of pregnancy.

The Pain of Pelvic Congestion

According to Stanford Health Care, a division of Stanford University, pelvic congestion syndrome is caused by varicose veins in the ovaries, which often develop during pregnancy. It can also develop as a result of cysts, fibroids and pelvic inflammatory disease.

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Are Pelvic Exams Necessary Every Year?

If you’re like most women, you’re probably not too excited when your annual checkup rolls around. While you may be tempted to skip this exam, before you cancel your appointment, you should remember that although it can be uncomfortable, annual exams play a critical role in protecting your health. The annual exam allows Dr. Alqulali to make sure your reproductive organs are healthy and helps her identify any conditions or concerns that may negatively impact your overall health.

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O-Shot Can Help With Female Sexual Dysfunction

Disinterest, pain and the inability to become aroused can make many women just want to avoid sex altogether. These factors can also indicate a medical condition known as Female Sexual Dysfunction, or FSD. As many as 75 percent of women experience FSD, and many women in this number think FSD happens as just another part of life caused by age or changes in hormones. As a result, way too many women suffer in silence. In fact, only 14 percent of women ever talk to their gynecologist at all about sex! Dr. Alqulali offers patients a safe place to talk about sex. She also offers the O-Shot, an injection that alleviates the symptoms of FSD.

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Know Your Risks This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international event designed to bring focus to the disease, its treatment and prevention. Dr. Alqulali believes that the best patient is an informed patient, and she works to educate patients on ways to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer.

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