are covered by most insurance companies. It is a preventative service to help you maintain your health and try to identify potential problems before they become serious issues. Consider it as an opportunity for you to receive:
and medical history, preventative services might include:
Recommendations about the frequency and management of abnormal Pap smears have changed in the past few years. We now understand much more about how and why Pap smears become abnormal and how to best manage these abnormalities. Our practice follows the guidelines and recommendations of the ASCCP (American Society of Cervical Colposcopy and Pathology). Our Nurse Practitioners have completed training and certification in the performance of colposcopy and evaluation of abnormal Pap smears. Dr. Capelle and the Nurse Practitioners are all members of this society and regularly attend seminars to stay up to date on the latest recommendations.
These conditions can be caused by hormonal problems, structural problems (such as fibroids or uterine polyps), blood clotting problems, or unknown causes.
Depends on the results and findings of a complete evaluation
Pelvic pain can be either acute or chronic
Pelvic pain can have gynecologic, urologic, digestive, musculoskeletal and psychologic causes.
Depending on the cause, may include:
We would like to assist women in their reproductive plans and provide preconception and contraceptive counseling based on your desires and preferences. There are now many options available and we are happy to help you choose and option that is best for you.
In the event of an unintended pregnancy, we would like to assist you in making a choice that is appropriate for you. We offer referrals for all avenues of choice including continuing your pregnancy, referral for adoption and referral for termination of a pregnancy.
DEXA scans are the best way to determine the density of your bones. It is a simple, painless test that is done in the Radiology department of most hospitals. The World Health Organization has established standards for the diagnosis of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia. This is not always a service that is covered by your insurance but it may be recommended, especially if you have certain conditions:
Perimenopause is the transitional time period during which the body is undergoing major changes. The ovary’s production of estrogen decreases and ovulation is not always regular and monthly. Women may start to experience:
These symptoms may be mild or severe and not all women experience them in the same way. Changes in your cycle may be normal but is important to discuss them because they may be a sign of something more serious
This is also a good time to assess your health and take better care of yourself.
Menopause occurs when the ovaries no longer produce hormones and periods stop. By definition periods must have completely stopped for a year for woman to be completely in menopause. Any bleeding that may occur after that year, whether it seems like a normal period or not, should be evaluated.
The symptoms that started in perimenopause may intensify and treatment might be worth considering.
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3496 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 599-7075
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Fax: (304) 581-6800
Billing: (304) 581-6802