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(May 25, 2016)— For 55 year-old Teresa Brennan, the past four years were filled with painful abdominal cramps and exhaustion. She was even anemic due to excessive bleeding during her menstrual cycle. On the recommendation from her neighbor, the New Lenox resident made an appointment with Gamilah Pierre, M.D..
New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2016)— For two years, New Lenox resident and internal medicine physician, Dr. Diana Jaime, suffered with increasing vaginal discomfort due to dryness. Simply wearing jeans or driving a car for a while would cause her to experience more symptoms.
Joliet, IL (February 27, 2012)— When Lockport resident Corey Anderson heard the cries of her newborn son, she was so excited to become a mother and thrilled to have her baby be the first infant born at the new Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Joliet, IL (July 20, 2011) –Francisco J. Garcini, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACS, NCMP, Obstetrics and Gynecology physician on staff at Silver Cross Hospital, has successfully met the criteria and has passed the examination necessary to become a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Medically speaking, urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine from the bladder. You can’t hold your urine until you reach a bathroom. This is a symptom that something is wrong. Leaking urine can be embarrassing and this can affect a woman socially, medically, and emotionally.
Women experience many different feelings during pregnancy. As you have heard many times, no two pregnancies are alike, so avoid comparing yourself to others. During a normal pregnancy, you may experience unusual events that may concern you. The following list may help with some of these concerns.
During the first trimester it is extremely important to avoid all medications, including suppositories and vaginal creams. During this time there is rapid development of the fetus and it is felt that certain medications could produce harmful effects, especially during this period.
Endometriosis (pronounced end-oh-mee- tree-oh-sis) is one of the most common diseases affecting women in their reproductive years. This disease will start quietly. The endometrial implants or growths will develop unnoticed inside the pelvic cavity. This will go on until the pain or heavy periods interfere with the woman’s life and she seeks medical advice. It is a painful disease of the female reproductive system. Endometriosis is not an infection, it is not contagious, and it is not cancer.