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Are You Experiencing Heavy Uterine Bleeding?

Are you experiencing heavy bleeding but are unsure of what is causing the issue? In some cases, the cause of the issue may be uterine cancer, uterine polyps, or a condition known as endometrial hyperplasia. In order to diagnose the issue, obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Mary Geldernick can perform a dilation and curettage (D&C). This […]

Bleeding During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a stressful thing to go through. Every issue that occurs during this time can leave you worried over the health of your baby. We strive to provide our patients with the information and care they need to be prepared for anything during their pregnancy. Bleeding during pregnancy is something that many women […]

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

All year long, our team at Mary Geldernick MD provides women and men with information about breast cancer examinations, breast cancer treatments, and how to move forward with their lives after overcoming breast cancer. The month of October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all of us here at Mary Geldernick MD are […]

Can I Exercise During My Pregnancy?

Pregnancy can be very intense on the body, which is why it is important that you try and maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout your pregnancy. However, there are number of limitations to what you can do physically, so you need to adjust your exercise routine to ensure the safety of both you and your child. […]

Your Options for Birth Control

Birth control comes in many forms. The majority of these options have been around for some time, and not everyone is aware of the extent of their options outside of traditional methods like condoms and the pill. Hormonal methods for birth control include the ring, the patch, and the shot. These options provide short-term effects, […]

What Is Trichomoniasis?

There are many kinds of sexually transmitted diseases that do not get the same amount of attention as some of the already well-known ones such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and herpes. Many of these lesser-known STDs are still quite common, and being aware of the symptoms they cause is incredibly important. Trichomoniasis is one of the […]

Pap Smear: Screening for Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer occurs in women of all ages. That is why it is recommended that women receive a cervical cancer screening every three years once they turn 21. The method for screening for cervical cancer is known as a pap smear, or pap test. A pap smear can be an uncomfortable procedure, but you should […]

What Is the Purpose of a Laparoscopy?

Examining the inside of your body can be a difficult thing. The tissue and surrounding organs in the area that needs to be examined can be incredibly sensitive, but you cannot simply ignore issues that are prevalent in the body because of that. When the female reproductive organs need to be examined, a diagnostic laparoscopy […]

Performing a Breast Self-Examination

Breast cancer is not something that affects people based on their age. Individuals can develop breast cancer at completely different ages and for unique reasons. Because of this, it is important that you perform a breast self-examination. A breast self-exam is performed by using the pads of your fingers to apply mild pressure to the […]

The Surgical Benefits of the da Vinci Robotic System

Science, medicine, and technology have seen amazing advancements over the years. These advancements enable us to provide our patients with more precise, less painful, and more effective procedures. The da Vinci Surgical System is a testament to these advancements. The system uses computer-enhanced imagery to allow the surgeon to gain a clear and detailed magnified […]