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5 Subtle Signs of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome, abbreviated as PCOS, is a female hormone disorder. This syndrome is caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones, which can lead to many issues involving the ovaries.

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Finding Your Solution For Urinary Incontinence

Have you ever had a great time with friends laughing out loud, but found yourself uncontrollably leaking urine?  You might have even thought “I’m too young for this to be happening.”

The truth is urinary incontinence is not just for older women. It can happen to women of all ages during exercise or while laughing, sneezing and coughing. This particular type of incontinence  is known as stress urinary incontinence and it is quite prevalent.

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What Can An Ultrasound Tell You?

Friends and relatives of a pregnant mom are treated to pictures and videos of the growing fetus these days through social media platforms like Facebook, so it’s no surprise that ultrasounds are done earlier and earlier. An ultrasound can tell you many secrets like the gender of the baby unlike decades ago when it would be a surprise.

In addition to the baby’s gender, an ultrasound can inform both the parents-to-be and the physician about the health of the fetus.

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10 Symptoms of Endometriosis You Should Be Aware Of

Category: Womens Health

Many women living with endometriosis do not even realize that they have it. Sexual health can be a bit of a touchy topic that leaves many women feeling embarrassed about their body, but there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of, and speaking up will only help to improve both the quality and longevity of your life.

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Announcement from Spartanburg & Pelham OB-GYN

Category: News

Bang Giep, MD will no longer be practicing at Spartanburg & Pelham OB-GYN, P.A. His brother Hoang Giep, MD will remain in the practice at the same locations along with Jennifer Allen, MD, Ashley Fowler, MD, Mary Haddad, MD, Amber Bartkowiak, NP, and Kathryn Massengill, PA.

Beginning on July 16, 2018, Bang Giep, MD will begin a new practice with the Medical Group of the Carolinas–Piedmont Women’s Healthcare.    

We value your relationship with Spartanburg & Pelham OB-GYN, P.A. and would like the opportunity to continue to provide you with quality care. Should you choose to remain with the practice, you do not need to do anything further. However, if you’d like to transfer your records to another practice, please submit a medical records release and we will transfer your records at no charge to you.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact our office at (864) 208-2345.

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Common Health Issues For New Mothers

Category: Womens Health

New moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right? 

There are some common health issues for new mothers, so it’s best to be prepared both physically and emotionally to handle what may come next.

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Can Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?

Category: Fibroids

Fibroids affect women mostly during their thirties and forties, and yes, unfortunately fibroids can cause weight gain. One might call it a “double whammy” for women.

Let’s look at what fibroids are, their symptoms, and how they can cause weight gain.

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Three Easy Steps to Prevent the Flu

Category: Healthy Living

Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly those with children, is that the flu is much closer to you and your home than you may think. While most of the recommendations for prevention should be practiced throughout the year, it’s more important right now to follow these steps to prevent sickness for not only you and your family, but numerous others.

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You Can Nominate Us for 2018 Best of Spartanburg!

Category: News

It’s that time of the year again – you get to vote for the Best of Spartanburg!

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Life After Cancer

Category: Cervical Cancer

Hearing the news that your cancer is cured is one of the greatest and most relieving feelings! After the initial wave of happiness, however, you may have a lot of questions about what comes next. 

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