Frequently Asked Questions
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment that allows patients to correct hormonal imbalances, tackling the underlying cause of your symptoms: low levels of female hormones. Effectively treats common symptoms including hot flushes, night sweats and low mood, as well as many other, less well-known menopause symptoms. Bonus: it also helps to protect your bones and can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, type 2 diabetes, clinical depression, and dementia.
Yes. As long as your cervix has not been removed, we do recommend getting a pap every year.
Yes. This test is to check if you have a normal bone density or abnormal one. If you have an abnormal bone density you can have a high risk for hip fracture and/or vertebral fracture while doing everyday tasks.
To check if you have a normal bone density or abnormal one. A low bone density is osteopenia. If diagnosed with osteopenia, you have a high risk for hip fracture and/or vertebral fracture. Treatment includes estrogen, calcium + D, and weight baring activity.
They can help treat a variety of hormone-related issues, abnormal uterine bleeding, acne, Endometriosis and/or PCOS.
No, unfortunately we do not.
Yes. Check out our Financial Assistance tab on this website.
No, because it is considered an elective service and/or plastic surgery.
Cells taken off the cervix that are infected with precancer dysplasia that can be mild, moderate, severe, or cancerous.
Yes. Birth control can greatly improve PMS symptoms by not allowing the ovary to ovulate. Mild fluid pills take care of cystic swelling and Ibuprofen can help the mensural cramps – called dysmenorrhea.
Hormonal management, birth control, and in severe cases hysterectomy
Yes. You may get more migraines before or during your period, probably because of the drop in estrogen and/or the increase of progesterone that causes slight swelling of the brain.
Pain can occur for a number of reasons.
Pain during penetration might be associated with a range of factors, including:
- Not enough lubrication.
- Injury, trauma, or irritation.
- Inflammation, infection, or skin disorder.
- A problem present at birth.
Deep pain usually occurs with deep penetration. It might be worse in certain positions. Causes include:
- Certain illnesses and conditions: endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, uterine prolapse, retroverted uterus, uterine fibroids, cystitis, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, adenomyosis, hemorrhoids and ovarian cysts.
- Surgeries or medical treatments: Scarring from pelvic surgery, medical treatments for cancer
If you have recurrent pain during sex, talk to your health care provider.
When in Menopause you can expect no period, Low estrogen – which causes hot flashes during the day and nighttime sweating, fast heart palpitations, body aches, weakness, stiffness, weight gain, low testosterone, fatigue, headache, low Lobito, nervousness, anxiety, depression, hot flashes, and mood changes.
- Perimenopause present as irregular menstruation while the menopause features a total absence of menstruation.
- Active follicles present in perimenopause while absent in menopause.
- The hormone levels may be normal in perimenopause while FSH and LH are high in menopause. A lab diagnosis of someone in menopause is a FSH less than 25 pg/ml.
- Hormone replacement therapy relieves symptoms in menopause while oral contraceptive pill relieves peri-menopausal symptoms
Yes, all women can.
Loss of urine when you cough, sneeze, lift, and/or laugh.
As soon as you are suspicious of side effects.
Can be case by case. Permanent Loss of hair after a laser hair removal treatment is 85% but usually there will be a reduction in hair growth regardless.
Yes, but it is not recommended due to tattoo fading and possible scaring.
6 months to a year of uninterrupted intercourse with no pregnancy.
Yes. It is one of the leading causes of deaths in women in the United States. It has been found that women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack compared with men.
Yes. We offer devices that can turn back the hands of time such as Inmode, evolve, or Morpheus8. Each of these devices can correct your skin with little to no pain.
In most cases, yes. However, we do offer numbing cream and the procedure is relatively quick.
It is a Testosterone and/or Estrogen pellet implant placed in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin.
Yes. You can have abdominal surgery through an open laparoscopic approach.
Yes, we recommend you call our insurance clerk at our receptionist office.
We recommend you call our insurance clerk at our receptionist office.
Once a year for a breast, pelvic, and a pap smear exam, and FIT – Check for blood in stool.
We unfortunately do not accept walk-ins.
Yes. Just call our office to schedule your test.
Yes. Just call our office to schedule your test.
Yes. Dr. Monlezun has been practicing Gynecology for over 46 years and has served generations of women since 1981. As one of the leading Infertility Physicians in the area, Dr. Monlezun has proudly enabled infertile men & women to have the child they have always dreamed of conceiving.
Fill out new patient paperwork, provide medical history, bring a list of all current medicines, or photos. Forms can now be found on our website.
We accept most insurance plans. Please contact our insurance clerk to verify your plan. We do not accept Medicaid or Medicare at this time.
No, not if you are seen once a year.
Age 50 is the recommended age if there is no prior family history.
Yes, and bone density exams.