Gynecology - Helpful Links
Please watch this space for a list of helpful links on gynecology and related issues.
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association
- The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID – pronounced "inside") INCIID provides information regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infertility and pregnancy loss.
- Center for Young Women's Health Sponsored by Boston Children’s Hospital, this site provides information on PCOS that is written in an easy read format.
- PCOS Nutrition Center
- University of Chicago website for the Center for Polycystic Ovarian Center
American Social Health Association Excellent, up-to-date information on sexually transmitted diseases. Information on HPV and abnormal pap smears.
iwannaknow.org - Sponsored by ASHA, written in easy to understand language. Excellent, up-to-date information on sexually transmitted diseases. Information on HPV and abnormal pap smears.
National Women's Health Information Center - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Wonderful health tools on fertility awareness, ovulation calculator, determining your BMI (body mass index) and more.
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Information on choosing a birth control method, comparing hormonal methods (pill, patch, ring) and testing your "Calcium IQ." Information in quiz format, fun and easy!
Bedsider - an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization. Their goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively.
Student Sex Life - An educational resource for college students about sex and healthy relationships.
Planned Parenthood - Refer to "The Gynecological Visit & Exam - Your Key to Good Health" for great information on the pelvic exam. Good discussion on contraceptive choices.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Up-to-date information on STDs.
National Vulvodynia Association - Information on vulvodynia, pain or burning in the female genitalia.
STD Wizard - Are You at Risk for an STD? Take 5 minutes to find out if you need to see a doctor and get tested. Information based on 2002 sexually transmitted disease (STD) guidelines, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).