Sexual Health

Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist located in Burlington, MA

Sexual Health services offered in Burlington, MA

Sexual health concerns are common among women, but exceptional gynecology services are within reach at Burlington OBGYN Associates in Burlington, Massachusetts. The board-certified obstetrics and gynecology specialists offer superior sexual health care and consultation to women and teenagers. Schedule a women’s sexual health exam by phone or request one online today.

Sexual Health Q & A

What is women’s sexual health care?

Sexual health care for women includes evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatments, if needed to address common sexual health conditions many women face at some point during their lifetime. The board-certified Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. providers are highly skilled and have decades of experience helping women manage sexual health conditions.

What are examples of women’s sexual health concerns?

Common sexual health issues among women include:

  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Reduced sexual desire
  • Vaginal laxity
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Reduced stimulation
  • Painful intercourse
  • Bleeding during sex
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Vaginal infections

Sexual health is impacted by many different conditions – some of which, if left untreated, can result in serious health issues. Aging, hormone imbalances in women may result in mood swings, a slowed metabolism, reduced muscle mass, fatigue, and weight gain. Our experts can help diagnose hormonal imbalances and treat these conditions.

What are the common causes of women’s sexual health problems?

While the cause of sexual health concerns is not always clear, common causes include:

  • Age-related changes
  • Menopause
  • Low hormone levels
  • Stress
  • Obesity
  • Poor nutrition
  • Lack of exercise
  • Medical conditions
  • Certain medications
  • Past trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Risky sexual behaviors

The good news is that treatment with the Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. providers can restore your sexual health and reduce symptoms.

How is sexual health issue diagnosed?

To screen for sexual health issues, specialists at Burlington OBGYN Associates checks your vital signs, and review your symptoms. We review medical history, lifestyle, sexual history, medications, assess social and emotional well-being and more.

Sometimes our providers complete a physical exam, including a pelvic exam and Pap smear (if necessary), and may order additional tests – blood testing, STD tests, urine testing, an ultrasound, or a hysteroscopy based on your specific needs. Your provider also discusses your sexual health goals and treatment preferences.

How are women’s sexual health problems treated?

Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. offers an array of treatment options for common sexual health concerns in women, including:

  • Hormone therapy medications
  • STD treatments
  • Infertility counseling
  • Birth control
  • Family planning
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Weight loss counseling
  • Vaccinations
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Specialist referrals

Your Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. specialist tailors each treatment to your personalized needs and follows up with you routinely to ensure outstanding sexual health.

To safeguard your sexual health, call Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. or request an appointment online today.