When to See a Gynecologist

Guidelines have changed over the past years about when you should see a gynecologist for the first time. Generally you should visit a gynecologist:

  • When you are 18 years old or earlier if you have become sexually active
  • If you have unusual bleeding or irregular periods
  • If you stop having periods for 3 months or more
  • If you have pelvic pain
  • If you suspect or know you are pregnant
  • If you have been trying to become
    without success


  • Pelvic Exam and Pap Smear
  • Clinical Breast Exam ( Mammograms)
  • Family Planning
  • Contraception (Birth Control)
  • STD Screening
  • HPV Screening and Vaccination
  • Colposcopy
  • Treatment of Pelvic Pain
  • Incontinence
  • Treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Permanent Sterilization¬†with Tubal Ligation
  • Minimally-invasive Surgery for Uterine Fibroids
  • Minimally-invasive Surgery for Endometriosis
    and Ovarian Cysts
  • Menopause Management
  • Libido