Teen Gynecological Care

Our first concern is making sure you are informed and comfortable.

Teen Gynecological Care

It’s normal to feel a little nervous about beginning OB/GYN care. Let our experts put you at ease as you take this next step. We understand the challenges of puberty and young adulthood, and will help you prepare for the changes ahead.

If you’re anxious about the Pap smear or physical exam, you can relax. Your First OB/GYN Visit is mostly a chance to talk about puberty and get acquainted. In fact, a Pap smear is generally not recommended until age 21. If there’s a medical problem which requires an exam, we will talk you through the process so there are no surprises.

Our first concern is making sure you are informed and comfortable with the changes Puberty brings. In fact, the information and care we provide is about much more than reproductive health. There are at least 9 Reasons to See an OB/GYN Before Age 18. It’s about keeping you healthy and building a trusted and healthy partnership for the future. 

9 Reasons to See an OB/GYN before Age 18

  1. Puberty can be challenging. Learn how to prepare for its many changes.
  2. Periods can be confusing. Find out what’s normal and what to expect
  3. Periods can be painful or heavy. Get help when you’re uncomfortable
  4. Bleeding can occur between periods. Find out if it’s cause for concern.
  5. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be annoying. Get advice for coping.
  6. Vaginal itching, discharge or odor shouldn’t be ignored. Receive expert care.
  7. Urinary tract infections need prompt care. See us for relief and treatment.
  8. Hormone surges can cause body changes, like acne. Find out what you can do.
  9. Reproductive health is important. Get informed so you can be responsible.