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SoHo Gynecology

Gynecologists located in Soho, New York, NY

Well Woman Exam & Contraception Specialist

SoHo Gynecology is skilled in offering women the most comprehensive array of care options, including well-woman exams and contraception counseling and treatment to help women from throughout New York City take control of their health and wellness at every stage of life.

Well Woman Exam & Contraception Q & A

SoHo Gynecology

What is a well-woman exam?

While a lot of doctor appointments take place when you're sick or experiencing symptoms, well-woman exams are conducted when you're feeling just fine. They're a vitally important part of preventive care, enabling you to be proactive in the management of your health at every stage of life, and having well-woman visits on a regular basis is the best way to look for early signs of diseases and to ensure you're getting the best care for optimal health at any age.

What happens during a well-woman visit?

Well-woman visits begin with a personal and family health history to look for possible risk factors for diseases. You'll also be asked about medications you may be taking, including over-the-counter medicines and vitamins and supplements. Your weight and blood pressure will be measured and your general health will be assessed. You may also have a clinical breast exam and a pelvic exam with a Pap test and HPV testing. In some cases, a urine sample or blood testing may be ordered. The visit is an ideal time to discuss contraception needs or to ask questions about menopause or other health-related issues. Well-woman exams should be conducted annually to provide an ongoing record of care.

How can I decide which type of contraception is best for me?

Contraception is a very personal decision based on your lifestyle, your sexual activity and your own personal preferences. Each type of birth control offers different types of advantages, and today, there are more options than ever to enable you to take control of your life, including pills, arm and uterine implants, diaphragms and condoms. During your visit, you'll learn about all the different options so you can choose the form of birth control that works best for your needs and offers the most comfortable and most convenient solution.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "It's such a wonderful place to be cared for. You feel comfortable the minute you walk in. Very rare to find a doctor and facility like this where you truly are family."

    B. Rivera
  • Vitals

    "I wish there were more doctors who did this kind of work, with the thoroughness that Dr. Harris displays."

    Rose J.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr Harris is an excellent doctor. If you need a specialist because of pelvic pain or pain with sex, this is who you need to go to."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Harris spends plenty of time with me and treats me as a person, not just a patient. I never feel rushed at SoHo Gynecology. I can't recommend her more highly."

    Verified Patient
Location
SoHo Gynecology
430 West Broadway, Second Floor
Soho

New York, NY 10012
Phone: 646-290-9560
Fax: 212-532-4362
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646-290-9560

SoHo Gynecology
430 West Broadway
Second Floor
New York, NY 10012