Women’s Health in Burbank
Staying on top of women’s health care and attending routine visits is an excellent way to stay healthy and reduce the risk of medical problems many women face. At Care Fast Urgent Care in Burbank, California, Albert Kashanian, MD, Nora Davidian, PA, and their experienced team offer comprehensive women’s health care services for women of all ages. Simply walk in for a women’s health exam.
Women’s Health Q & A
What is women’s health?
Women’s health care includes evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions women may face at some point during their lifetime. Care Fast Urgent Care specializes in diagnosing and treating a variety of women’s health issues, such as:
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
- Breast, cervical, and ovarian cancers
- Uterine fibroids
- Pelvic pain
- Abnormal menstrual bleeding
- Other gynecological problems
- Menopause symptoms
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Depression and anxiety
Detecting and treating these or other women’s health issues before they become serious is important to reduce the risk of debilitating complications.
What happens during women’s health exams?
When you arrive at Care Fast Urgent Care for a women’s health exam, friendly staff members welcome you and check your weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. They discuss your medical history and ask about symptoms you might have.
During a physical exam, your Care Fast Urgent Care provider evaluates your eyes, throat, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, and more. They offer pelvic examinations to assess your reproductive health and wellness.
By inserting a speculum into your vagina and taking a sample of cervical cells, your provider can screen for signs of cervical cancer. They also offer breast exams and mammograms to screen for breast cancer, as well as urine tests, blood tests, X-rays, and ultrasounds.
What are common women’s health treatment options?
Depending on your overall health and disease risk factors, the team at Care Fast Urgent Care may recommend one of the following treatments for a women’s health condition:
- Over-the-counter medications
- Prescription medicines
- Hormone therapy
- Nutrition counseling
- Dietary supplements
- Diet or exercise changes
- Weight loss
- Further diagnostic testing
- Minor surgical procedures
Care Fast Urgent Care also offers immunizations to protect you against certain types of diseases, including cervical cancer, and provides a variety of birth control options for women.
When should I schedule women’s health exams?
Follow your provider’s advice regarding how often to schedule women’s health exams at Care Fast Urgent Care. Unless otherwise directed, book wellness exams yearly. Walk in for an appointment with Care Fast Urgent Care if you experience new or unusual symptoms of a women’s health problem or if you have concerns or questions about your health.