Abnormal Bleeding Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

abnormal bleeding

What Is Abnormal Bleeding? Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a broad term that describes irregularities in the menstrual cycle involving frequency, regularity, duration, and volume of blood flow. It occurs between a woman’s monthly periods or when she bleeds too long or her blood flow is extreme. In contrast, a normal menstrual flow typically lasts approximately five days and occurs … Read More

DFW Child Mom-Approved Doctors 2021 Awarded to Three of our Providers

North Texas Ob-Gyn is pleased to announce that three of our providers have earned the DFW Child Mom-Approved Doctors for 2021: Thomas Fliedner, MD, Diana Luts, MD, and Cheryl Smitherman, CNM. WHAT IS A MOM-APPROVED DOCTOR? A Mom-Approved Doctor is a provider whom parents in our area have voted as one they trust, admire, and respect. Local parents reached out … Read More

Alternative Remedies to Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common medical condition affecting 10-15% of women of childbearing age. It is a chronic and painful disorder that can alter a woman’s quality of life and ability to have children.  What is endometriosis?  Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. When this happens, the endometrial tissue can be found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, … Read More

The Importance of Pediatric & Teen Gynecology

When we think about gynecologists, most of us picture adult women receiving routine checkups. But did you know there are gynecologists who help babies, children, and teenagers too? Think about it this way: All gynecologists complete training in obstetrics and gynecology, but some gynecologists receive further training to specialize in caring for children and young adults. Here at North Texas … Read More

7 Things to Know about Pap Smears

For most women, Pap smears are part of being an adult. This slightly uncomfortable routine procedure is an important test designed to look for signs of cervical cancer. During the procedure, your gynecologist gently scrapes cells from your cervix and looks for abnormal cells that are cancerous or precancerous. Even if you’ve had Pap smears before, there are still some … Read More