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Kay Elledge, MD, FACOG
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Trusted Obstetrician-Gynecologist. Specializing in intimate aesthetic surgery incl. the MonaLisa Touch & ThermiVa.
Trusted Obstetrician-Gynecologist. Specializing in intimate aesthetic surgery incl. the MonaLisa Touch & ThermiVa.

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What Conditions Can the Mona Lisa Touch Treat? - (https://gplnk.me/2my8r91)

Hormonal changes are just part of life for women. However, these symptoms aren't always pleasant. Estrogen levels decrease as women age for a number of reasons. These can include breastfeeding, menopause, cancer treatments, or hysterectomies. However, the Mona Lisa Touch can help treat these symptoms and bring relief to women suffering from them.

The Mona Lisa Touch therapy can treat:
-Pain with intercourse and urination
-Irritation
-Itching
-Urinary incontinence
-Vaginal dryness

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website for more information.

#obgyn #MonaLisaTouch #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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What You Need to Know About Endometriosis and Your Fertility (https://gplnk.me/2qAJ0Sx)

Endometriosis affects an estimated one out of every 10 women. This painful condition is when the uterine lining goes outside the uterus and other areas. It can be hard to get pregnant when you have endometriosis due to the disruption of the reproductive system. The symptoms are difficult to diagnosis, as they're similar to many other health conditions. Knowing what symptoms you're having so you can talk to your doctor about them will help you get diagnosed sooner and on a treatment plan.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #fertility #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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3 Major Birth Control Myths, According to Ob-Gyns (https://gplnk.me/2qg9MiV)

Birth control has been around for awhile, but that doesn't mean they are still plenty of myths surrounding the topic. Social media doesn't make it even easier, as people free to discuss the latest rumor they heard. For example, many people think birth control causes cancer due to the hormones being put into your body. This isn't true and the dose of hormones is actually much lower than most people think.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #birthcontrol #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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9 Signs You Might Have HPV, Because The Symptoms Can Be Subtle (http://gplnk.us/2o82ql8)

The Human Papillomavirus is very common, and chances are good you have it if you've been sexually active in your lifetime. It can take years to show any symptoms, so you might not know you have it. Many times the symptoms that do show will go away on their own and you won't have future health problems. However, there are the rare few strains that can head to cervical cancer and other health issues.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #HPV #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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5 STI Myths That Just Won’t Die (https://gplnk.me/2oxycrY)

There are many rumors and misconceptions about STIs that are floating around. For example, one of the most common myths is if you have an STI, you'll know it. Many people actually don't know when they have STIs, and some can take years to show any symptoms. Another one is the cleaner you are, the less likely you are to get one. Sometimes you can actually be too clean and disrupt your good bacteria.

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#obgyn #endometriosis #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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Who Can Benefit From the Mona Lisa Touch? - (https://gplnk.me/2my8r91)

A variety of women can benefit from the Mona Lisa Touch. These include breast cancer survivors, those who have had a hysterectomy, and those with vaginal atrophy.

These symptoms can be very disheartening and painful for women. Having pain during intercourse affects not just them, but their partners as well. The Mona Lisa Touch system can decrease these symptoms. It's also good for those who don't want surgery or hormone replacement therapy.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website for more information.

#obgyn #MonaLisaTouch #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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Woman with Endometriosis Says She No Longer Needs a Hysterectomy After Changing Her Diet (http://gplnk.us/2onK2R6)

At 33 years old, Jessica Murnane was told she had stage four endometriosis and needed to get a hysterectomy. She tried multiple options - yoga, small surgeries, and alternative treatments. When nothing worked, she gave one last thing a try - her diet. After switching to a plant-based diet, she noticed a significant change in her pain and symptoms. She felt so much better that the surgery was canceled.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #endometriosis #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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What Happens During the Mona Lisa Touch Procedure? - (https://gplnk.me/2my8r91)

At the beginning of treatment, a fractional CO2 laser is used. This has been made for gynecology applications specifically. The patient will not need anesthesia and the treatment will only take five minutes.

The Mona Lisa treatment has been approved by the FDA and is very safe. For optimal results, three treatments should be done about six weeks apart. This should not cause any pain or discomfort.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website for more information.

#obgyn #MonaLisaTouch #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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What Not to Eat During Pregnancy: A Survival Guide (http://gplnk.us/2onSFv6)

Knowing what you can and can't have during pregnancy can be confusing. Some people say some alcohol and caffeine is okay, while others say absolutely not. When it comes to alcohol, it's best to abstain during your pregnancy. Birth defects can happen while you're pregnant, and there hasn't been enough research done to prove that alcohol doesn't contribute to these. When it comes to raw fish and deli meats, most experts can agree these should be left out as well.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #pregnancy #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Hot Flashes If You're Experiencing Them Long Before Menopause (http://gplnk.us/2okOjoo)

It's normal for women of all ages to feel hot now and then. Hormonal changes can affect this, such as your menstrual cycle. If you're under the age of 50 and are getting frequent hot flashes, it's time to see your doctor. You may have premature menopause based on your symptoms. Your doctor will help you determine this and get you started on a treatment plan.

If you have questions about your health, contact us today. Visit our website (http://gplnk.us/2jXKt4Y) for more information.

#obgyn #menopause #womenshealth #Torrance #California
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