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Women's Health

Women's Health services offered in Las Vegas, NV

Women’s health is a particular concern for members of underrepresented populations. At HAPI Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, highly skilled family medicine physician Mai Vi Hoang, MD, and her team deliver outstanding women’s health care to Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Whatever problems you have, from painful periods to distressing menopause symptoms, visit HAPI Medical Center for expert, compassionate women’s health care. Call the office or book a consultation online today.

Women's Health Q & A

What are women’s health problems?

Women’s health problems are primarily those that involve the female reproductive system. This includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, vagina, and vulva, and conditions stemming from imbalances in female sex hormone levels. Leading women’s health problems include:

  • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Breast pain and nipple discharge

Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis are common problems for women, causing itching, irritation, and an unpleasant discharge.

Menopause is another significant women’s health issue. It occurs when your ovaries stop producing eggs, your period ends, and you can no longer become pregnant. This time of life, typically in a woman’s forties and/or fifties, can cause numerous unpleasant symptoms in some people.

Examples include vaginal dryness, night sweats, hot flashes, and reduced libido (sex drive). These issues relate to the drop in levels of estrogen and progesterone, the female sex hormones.

Other conditions often in women’s health care include breast cancer and urinary tract infections (UTIs). While men can also get these disorders, they’re far more common in women. 

What treatment might I need for women’s health problems?

The HAPI Medical Center team tailors treatment for women’s health problems to your unique needs. First, they perform a comprehensive medical history review and physical exam. They also run tests or send you for diagnostic procedures such as X-rays or an ultrasound.

After diagnosing your condition, your provider offers the most effective treatments. For example, they may recommend hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause symptoms or estrogen cream for vaginal dryness.

What other women’s health services can I access?

The HAPI Medical Center offers a range of women’s health services, including:

  • Birth control
  • Fertility evaluations
  • Well-woman exams
  • Pap smears
  • Breast exams
  • Mammograms (breast cancer screening X-rays)
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Mental health care
  • Prenatal care

If your provider believes you need to see an OB/GYN about a serious or unusual disease, they can refer you to an appropriately qualified specialist.

Call the office or book an appointment online today to learn more about the first-class women’s health services available at HAPI Medical Center.