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Annual Exams

Aster OB/GYN

OB/GYNs located in Upper West Side, New York, NY

At Aster OB/GYN, we believe in a different kind of women's healthcare. We go beyond the standard exams to create a welcoming, patient-centered environment where you feel heard, understood, and empowered. Our priority is building a long trusting relationship with you, so we can tailor your care to your individual needs and health goals. We're committed to providing the highest quality care, cutting-edge treatments, and compassionate support through every stage of your life.

Annual OB/GYN exams - the Aster OB/GYN way

What Makes Aster OB/GYN Different

  • Personalized Care: We take time to get to know you, your medical history, and your concerns. We want to understand your unique needs at each stage of life.
  • Collaborative Approach: We believe in partnership. You're the expert on your body, and we're here to offer guidance, discuss options, and create a health plan that works for you.
  • Leading-Edge Technology: Our practice utilizes the latest advancements in OB/GYN care, ensuring you have access to the most up-to-date diagnostics and treatment options.
  • Compassionate & Supportive Team: We understand that visits to the OB/GYN can sometimes be a source of anxiety. Our team is dedicated to making you feel comfortable, secure, and well-informed about your health.

What to Expect at Your Annual Exam

Why Annual Exams Matter:

  • Early Detection: Regular exams help us catch potential health issues early when they're often easier to treat.
  • Prevention: We provide guidance and resources to help you maintain optimal health and reduce future risks related to your reproductive and overall wellness.
  • Health Education: We believe in empowering you with knowledge about your body, so you can make informed decisions about your healthcare.
  • Building a Relationship: Annual exams allow us to build a long-term connection with you, supporting your health journey through all its phases.

What Happens During a Comprehensive Exam:

  • Health History Review: We'll discuss your medical history, family history, lifestyle, and any current concerns or goals.
  • Physical Exam: This includes a blood pressure check, general wellness evaluation, and a focused breast and pelvic exam.
  • Screenings: Depending on your age and health needs, these may include a Pap smear (cervical cancer screening), breast exam, and STI testing.
  • Open Discussion: Your exam is an opportunity to ask all the questions you have about your health, menstrual cycle, fertility, menopause, sexual health, and anything else on your mind.

How to Prepare

  • Schedule Smart: Try to book your exam between periods for optimal results for any tests.
  • Refrain: Avoid intercourse, douching, or using vaginal products for 24 hours before your exam.
  • Take Notes: Jot down questions you'd like to ask and keep track of your menstrual cycle dates.

We're here to provide you with exceptional, personalized care that prioritizes your comfort and well-being. Schedule your annual exam at Aster OB/GYN and experience a more empowering approach to your women's health.

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