Dr. Kevin Windom, MD

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  • OB/GYN Associates Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some studies have found that women who use common antidepressants early in pregnancy face a raised risk of miscarriage, but new research suggests the link might be better explained by the depression, rather than the drugs that treat it.

    Looking a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to breast cancer risk, women's bras are off the hook, a new study says.

    To determine if concerns that have surfaced in the past over whether wearing bras might increase the chances of tumors, the researchers looked at types of bras w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) Breast-feeding offers many benefits for new moms and babies, but some women experience problems and don't know where to get help, an expert says.

    Breast-feeding can lower a child's risk of asthma, diabetes and other health problems, and reduce a m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Reminder letters signed by family doctors improve the chances that women who are overdue for mammography will return for the breast cancer screening, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at nearly 5,400 women, ages 52 to 74, in British Columbi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's been controversy for years over whether the use of common antidepressants by women during their pregnancies might raise the odds of mental health issues in their children.

    Now, a study involving more than 13,000 children finds no rise i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise path that it said would allow women to obtain contraceptives through their health plan, while respecting the views of companies that

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  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    A cystocele, otherwise known as a prolapsed bladder, is when there is a hernia or tear in the connective tissue between the bladder and the vagina. The bladder protrudes into the vagina causing pelvic pressure, pelvic pain, at times inadequate bladder emptying, and a feeling of fullness. Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.

    Using surveys of single people, the Kinsey Institute research suggests that men -- straight or ga...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.

    "We're particularly concerned about canned tuna, which is second only to shrimp as the most commonly ea...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data gathered from nearly 20,000 American women, aged 21 to 44, who took part in poll...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    This is a very debatable subject. A lot of physicians do not feel comfortable placing IUDs in young, unmarried patients. I counsel my single patients extensively on the risks of the IUD usage. If a patient contracts a sexually-transmitted infection and has an IUD in place, then this can cause severe...Read More
  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    The most common risks are infection and bleeding. The more severe risks are damage to bowel, bladder, or other internal organs near the uterus. Read More
  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology