George A. Saleh, DO
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Location and Office HoursCreekwood Womens Care LLC
200 NE 54th St Ste 111
Kansas City, MO 64118
- monday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
- tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
- wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
- thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
- BlueCross BlueShield
- BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
- BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas
- BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas City
- Coventry Health Care
- First Health
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- Preferred Health Professionals
- Tricare/Humana Military Healthcare
- United Healthcare
- North Kansas City Hospital
- Saint Luke's Northland Hospital, Barry Road Campus
Can menopauase cause heavy vaginal bleeding?
John Lipman, MD, Interventional Radiology, answeredNo. By definition menopause is the complete cessation of menstrual bleeding for 12 consecutive months. This often occurs in women between 45-50 years of age, although a number of women go well in to their fifties before going in to menopause. Women over 40 years of age who are still menstruating (i.e. perimenopausal) can get an increase in bleeding severity due to a "final squeeze of estrogen" as the body prepares itself for approaching menopause. In women with fibroids, this can stimulate fibroid growth and make a previously asymptomatic woman become symptomatic, or worsen a woman's symptoms requiring treatment.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
When should I see a urogynecologist?
Urogynecology combines urology with gynecology -- a perfect sub-specialty if you're a woman suffering from leaking urine or stool, a bulge when you wipe or pain during sex, explains Dr. Kevin Benson of Sanford Health. Watch the video to learn more about urogynecology.
Can a family doctor provide gynecological care?
Family doctors are experts in general medicine, a broad specialty that includes women's health. Some family doctors routinely do Pap smears and offer family planning counseling and other services that might typically be offered in a women's health medical office.
For complicated problems that require specialized care, your family doctor may refer you to an obstetrician/gynecologist. Often family doctors and specialists work together to optimize their patients' medical care.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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