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Uterine Care

Women's Health Care Center of Houston

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Memorial Hermann Tower & Methodist West Campus, Houston, TX

At both of their Houston, Texas, locations, the board-certified physicians of Women’s Health Care Center of Houston offer comprehensive uterine care services to protect your reproductive health. Whether you have unexplained pelvic pain or need treatment for an existing uterine condition, you can rely on the customized care plans the team provides. Find out more about your options for uterine care by calling the office nearest you or by booking an appointment online today.

Uterine Care Q&A

What services are available for uterine care?

The medical team at Women’s Health Care Center of Houston specializes in a variety of diagnostic and treatment technologies that address conditions affecting your uterus.

You can receive services like:

  • Ultrasounds
  • Pap testing
  • Routine pelvic exam
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Endometrial ablations
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Uterine balloon therapy

Based on your diagnosis and the severity of your symptoms, the Women’s Health Care Center of Houston team customizes a treatment plan specific to your needs using the latest techniques and technologies.

When should I schedule an appointment for uterine care?

Your uterus is a reproductive structure that sits behind your bladder. The uterine lining, or endometrium, is what thickens and breaks down each month during your period.

Conditions that affect either the endometrium or the structure of your uterus can lead to chronic, painful symptoms that interfere with your quality of life. Some of the most common issues that women seek uterine care services for include:

  • Polyps
  • Cancer
  • Fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

You should schedule a diagnostic uterine evaluation at Women’s Health Care Center of Houston if you experience unexplained pelvic pain, irregular bleeding, or difficulties achieving a pregnancy.

How are uterine conditions diagnosed and treated?

The physicians at Women’s Health Care Center of Houston offer several diagnostic tests to determine the root cause of pain, heavy bleeding, and other unexplained symptoms, including pelvic exams, Pap tests, and ultrasounds.

Once they determine your diagnosis, your Women’s Health Care Center of Houston provider tailors a treatment plan to your needs. 

For instance, if you have heavy bleeding due to endometriosis, your provider may suggest endometrial ablation. This procedure uses heat energy to destroy excess endometrial tissue that grows outside of your uterus.

The team at Women’s Health Care Center of Houston also offers uterine balloon therapy, a minimally invasive, in-office procedure that uses a special balloon filled with heated fluids to destroy the endometrial lining of the uterus and stop heavy bleeding.

Your provider works closely with you to determine which treatment is best for your condition, based on your medical history, your family plans, and the severity of your symptoms.

To find out more about available services for uterine care, schedule a consultation with the team at Women’s Health Care Center of Houston by calling the office nearest you or booking an appointment online today.