GYN Emergent Care Center is the only full-service, emergency care facility dedicated to treating women's health issues. The all female staff specializes in the treatment of endometriosis, fibroids, and ovarian cysts. The facility serves the women of Southern California, including those who live in the Long Beach area.
Endometriosis is the appearance of uterine cells that present themselves outside of the uterus. These cells that normally make up the lining of the uterine wall are the same ones that shed each month and cause a woman to have a menstrual period. With endometriosis, these cells attach to other organs in the abdominal cavity and begin to bleed or shed at the same time the uterus does each month. Endometriosis is a serious health condition and can cause a wide variety of symptoms including tenderness in the abdomen, abdominal cramping, stomach upset, painful periods, and infertility.
In mild cases, the symptoms are relatively minor. As the condition worsens, the symptoms can become quite severe. Severe abdominal cramps that may last longer than those associated with a woman's periods may be the most unpleasant. Depending on where the cells have appeared, other conditions may also appear. Ovarian cysts and fibroids may be aggravated by endometriosis. A woman's period may also be affected. In some cases, women who have been diagnosed with endometriosis may have abnormally heavy periods that last much longer than the average four to seven days.
Endometriosis is treatable. There are multiple medical and surgical treatments available for endometriosis. Pain medications are often prescribed for the pain, while hormone therapy can be used to help regulate a woman's cycle and control the bleeding and some of the menstrual symptoms. Surgical intervention including laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis can be performed. End stage endometriosis is treated by a hysterectomy. Removing the uterus during a hysterectomy also removes the endometrial cells that make up the uterine wall. Treatment is individualized to the patient and her stage in life. Please feel free to call our office for more information about your treatment options.
"I felt well taken care of and the procedure was done with professionalism and friendliness. The facility is clean and well updated. Great place!"
"During my care at the GYN Emergent Care Center (ECC), I was treated very well by the nurses and staff before, during and after surgery."
"Thankful for a place I can go for emergency needs as a woman."
"Extremely down to earth and very patiently took the time to hear all of my symptoms and worries as well as give me a follow up appointment just to cover all the bases."
"...I waited less than 10 minutes to be checked which is amazing considering the wait time I would have had to endure if I would have gone to a regular ER."
"They calmly advised me that my daughter needed surgery and was admitted to their onsite surgery center. From beginning to end, we were satisfied..."
"This is by far the BEST Dr. office/surgery center I have ever been to."
"I've needed to go to this facility a few times this year - and it's been so convenient. The nurses are friendly and helpful. The front desk people are great."
"I'm so grateful to have an urgent dedicated to pregnancy/gynecological issues!"
"I felt safe and it felt like I was on vacation, relaxing:). I was very comfortable! 5 stars!! Totally recommend this place. It was a blessing I learned of them in time."
"The team at GYN solved a 2-month problem in the one single visit - the DAY OF."
"This is the best clinic I have ever been to. I was in so much pain and the doctor came immediately from the hospital so I only had to wait 5 minutes."
"I walked into this clinic and from the moment I said hello to the moment I said goodbye, I felt lucky to have walked into this clinic."
"This place is amazing. Took good care of my partner. They're open 24/7, and offer free wifi in the comfy waiting room."