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In-Office Procedures services offered in Mobile, AL

To get a diagnosis or treatment for a gynecological condition, you may need an in-office procedure. At Bay Area Physicians for Women in Mobile, Alabama, the experienced obstetrics and gynecology physicians perform many in-office procedures to get you the answers and treatment you need without having to go to a surgical center. To find out more about in-office procedures, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.


Q & A

What are in-office procedures?

In-office procedures include diagnostic tests or treatments Bay Area Physicians for Women performs at the office. Bay Area Physicians for Women is a state-of-the-art women’s health practice dedicated to providing the best care possible.

They use in-office procedures to evaluate reproductive organs and diagnose and treat gynecological conditions. These procedures make it more convenient for you to get the care you need. 

What are examples of in-office procedures?

Bay Area Physicians for Women provides many in-office procedures. Examples of in-office procedures include:

Colposcopy

If your Pap smear results come back positive, your OB/GYN performs an in-office colposcopy to evaluate your cervix, look for abnormalities, and take a biopsy of abnormal tissue.

Hysteroscopy

During a hysterectomy, your OB/GYN inserts a thin, flexible tube into your vagina, through your cervix, and into your uterus to evaluate the lining of your uterus and biopsy abnormal tissue.

They perform this procedure in-office to determine the underlying cause of your abnormal bleeding.

Placement of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs)

Bay Area Physicians for Women provides all types of contraception including LARCs, such as the intrauterine device (IUD) and the birth control implant. They place the IUD in the uterus and the birth control implant in the upper arm.

Endometrial ablation

Endometrial ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that ablates — heats — the endometrial lining of your uterus to treat abnormal bleeding.

Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)

LEEP is an in-office procedure in which your OB/GYN removes a thin layer of tissue from your cervix. Your OB/GYN may perform this procedure to diagnose or treat polyps, genital warts, or precancerous cells. 

Ultrasounds

Ultrasounds are imaging tests Bay Area Physicians for Women uses for obstetrics and gynecology. 

What can I expect during in-office procedures?

The specifics of your in-office procedure depend on the type of procedure you need. Your provider at Bay Area Physicians for Women reviews what you can expect during your office visit.

Most in-office procedures take only a few minutes and require no downtime. However, some procedures, such as LEEP or endometrial ablation, may require some downtime and cause discomfort and vaginal spotting. 

Bay Area Physicians for Women offers all of the treatments you need to manage your health. To find out more about in-office procedures, call or schedule an appointment online today.

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