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Women's Wellness Visits

Women's Wellness Visits

Women's Wellness Visits services offered in Edina and Burnsville, MN

Women's wellness visits are an excellent opportunity to take charge of your health. At Southdale ObGyn, with two convenient locations in Edina and Burnsville, Minnesota, a team of expert physicians, certified nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners offer various options for your health care needs. They are dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality of care — schedule women’s wellness visits by calling the office or requesting an online appointment.

Women's Wellness Visits Q & A

What are women’s wellness visits?

Women’s wellness visits, also called women’s wellness exams, are a great way to take charge of your health and build a strong relationship with your provider.

What can you discuss at a women’s wellness visit?

The Southdale ObGyn team recommends visits for women of all ages who plan to become pregnant — either for the first time or to add to their families. They cover the following topics with you: your health history, your family history, and your lifestyle habits.

The team can advise you about when you should start screening mammograms and can develop individual screening plans for people at higher-than-average risk for breast cancer. No matter your age, keeping your breasts healthy helps you learn what’s normal and what’s not. . 

During your women’s wellness visit at Southdale ObGyn, the team will perform a breast exam, review what is normal for you, and can teach you how to do a self-exam at home. If you are concerned about a breast lump, abnormal discharge, skin changes, or breast pain, the team can promptly evaluate you and arrange appropriate follow-up, including imaging, if indicated.

What do women’s wellness visits include?

At Southdale ObGyn, women’s wellness visits may include:

  • Yearly exams (consist of breast, pelvic, physical, and mental health exams)
  • Pap smears
  • Cancer screenings
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection testing (STI) such as blood, urine, or vaginal swab
  • Breast health
  • Mammography
  • Birth control
  • Medication management

Women’s wellness visits also include a complete checkup, separate from any other for sickness or injury. These visits focus on preventive care for women, including various services like vaccinations that can improve your health by preventing diseases and other health problems.

Which vaccinations may be offered at women’s wellness visits?

Southdale ObGyn offers patients Gardasil®, Tdap, and annual influenza — three effective vaccines that can protect you and your family from serious diseases such as cancer, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), and influenza.

If you have questions about your vaccinations, please call your provider.

To schedule women’s wellness visits at Southdale ObGyn, call either office or request an appointment online today.