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Are you at risk of a ectopic pregnancy? Aug 23rd, 2019

First, what's an Ectopic Pregnancy? It's when a pregnancy results when the embryo implants itself outside the uterine cavity. Most are implanted on the fallopian tubes but can be located on other surrounding tissues. What factors for having an ectopic pregnancy are there? If you have endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease,...

DO YOU HAVE VAGINAL DISCHARGE? Jul 17th, 2019

Possible Diagnosis: Trichomoniasis (Common STD).Symptoms: Foul odor, frequency or urge to urinate, genital redness/swelling.Possible Diagnosis: Trichomoniasis (Common STD).Symptoms: Foul odor, frequency or urge to urinate, genital redness/swelling.Vaginal discharge comes from the glands inside of your vagina and cervix. It’s natural to have discharge because fluid flows and cleanses out old cells within...

Yeast Infections May 16th, 2019

What is a Yeast Infection? According to ACOG, a yeast infection (also known as, Candidiasis) is caused by an overgrowth of the fungus, Candida. Who′s at risk of getting a vaginal yeast infection? Women of all ages, including young girls can get vaginal yeast infections. Almost all women will get a yeast...

What is a Bartholin Cyst? Jan 11th, 2019

What are Bartholin Glands?According to ACOG, Bartholin glands are located under the skin on either side of the opening of the vagina. They release fluid that helps with lubrication during sexual intercourse. If the Bartholin glands become blocked, a cyst can form, causing a swollen bump near the opening of...

Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Mar 26th, 2018

Complete Women Care’s Board Certified OB/GYN, Heidi Gage explains the signs, symptoms and treatment options that we offer for your Endometriosis diagnosis.Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue is found outside the uterus. It is ‘trapped’ in the pelvic area and lower tummy (abdomen) and, rarely, in other areas in...

Urinary Tract Infections Feb 8th, 2018

We all know the feeling...the urge to urinate like every 4 seconds, burning when urinating and feeling as if your bladder is unable to empty as much as you run to the restroom!Dun dun dun...U...T...I...Let us help! Walk-in to our GYN Emergent Care Center and we can check you out...

Open 24/7 | Walk-ins Welcome Feb 8th, 2018

The GYN Emergent Care Center, with its all-female, highly skilled OB/GYN providers, is specialized exclusively in gynecological and early pregnancy emergency care. Learn more about what we offer at www.erobgyn.com. It offers all services you might need in a gynecological or early pregnancy emergency at one location including diagnosis, imaging, labs, surgical procedures and...

Miscarriages are both physically and emotionally painful. Feb 6th, 2018

According to ACOG, early pregnancy loss is common at 10% of pregnancies affected. Common symptoms include, bleeding and cramping of possible miscarriages. If you experience small amounts of bleeding and cramping in early pregnancy then it is relatively common. Bleeding typically stops on its own and the pregnancy will continue on normally.Although,...

Vaginal irritation is THE WORST! Feb 2nd, 2018

Vaginal irritation can be caused by various issues. Bacterial Vaginosis (or BV) is caused by changes in the amount of bacteria in the vagina. Any woman can get BV and it's very common and treatable. If you think you have BV, walk-in to our 24/7 Emergency Center and one of...

Stop suffering through gyn emergencies! Jan 17th, 2018

When left untreated, gyn emergencies can have severe, even fatal consequences. This is why it is important to be seen by an OB/GYN specialist instead of an ER generalist when experiencing irregular/heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, abnormal cramping, and any other unusual pelvic/abdominal symptoms.Stop suffering, walk-in to our 24/7 Gyn Emergent...

Early Pregnancy Emergencies Jan 2nd, 2018

Experiencing chills or fever during your #firsttrimester? This could be just due to your #hormones going up and down or because of an infection. We are open 24/7, accept walk-ins and are equipped to exam and treat these early #pregnancy emergencies (first 12 weeks).

Early Pregnancy Emergency Care Jun 7th, 2017

Although most women do not experience significant complications during pregnancy, you should be aware of the complications that can occur so you can quickly recognize the symptoms and seek treatment.Early pregnancy emergencies usually occus during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy. During this time, there are many situations that can...

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CWC Physicians Receive Patients' Choice Award Jun 5th, 2017

Long Beach, CA, May 22, 2017 – Dr. Jinwen Ingrid Lin and Dr. Barbara Zipkin of Complete Women Care have been honored with the Patients’ Choice Award, recognizing their above and beyond patient care. Patients provide feedback - rating their overall experience of care received from their physician. These opinions include...

Experiencing pelvic pain? Jun 5th, 2017

Are you experiencing pelvic pain? The GYN Emergent Care Center is fully equipped to provide care for all gynecological emergencies, including pelvic pain. If you're experiencing any of the following sypmptons, please see one of our OB/GYN experts at the GYN ECC:Abnormal, heavy or irregular bleedingAbnormal vaginal dischargeVaginal ItchingPainful UrinationPainful intercoursePain in...

Colposcopy, Cryotherapy, Cone Biopsy and Leep Jun 5th, 2017

COLPOSCOPYA colposcopy is a procedure that allows a physician to examine a woman's cervix and vagina using a special microscope called a colposcope. A colposcopy is usually done when a Pap smear result shows abnormal changes in the cells of the cervix. Colposcopy provides more information about the abnormal cells...

Dr. Miriam Mackovic-Basic received the Top Doctors Award! Jan 31st, 2017

Dr. Mackovic received the #TopDoctorsAward - being recognized for her achievements and commitment and quality of her patient care. Congratulations, Dr. Mackovic!