Wendy S. Giles, MD, FACOG, has a friendly and compassionate demeanor that puts women of all ages at ease during their annual gynecology exams and women’s health appointments. At her practice in Marietta, Georgia, Dr. Giles brings more than 20 years of experience providing comprehensive women’s health services, including bioidentical hormone therapy, in Cobb County. Find out more about available services or schedule an appointment by calling the practice or using the online booking feature today.
Females should schedule their first gynecology appointment with Dr. Giles when they become sexually active or between the ages of 13 and 15, whichever comes first.
While teenagers don’t necessarily need a pelvic exam, a first appointment before the age of 16 helps young women feel comfortable with their gynecologist and learn about their menstrual cycle.
Starting when you become sexually active or the age of 21, women should visit the gynecologist once per year for annual exams. You may need more frequent appointments if you have an abnormal Pap smear, changes in your period, or pain in the vaginal area.
Women with a history of normal Pap smears and no new sexual partners can stop routine gynecology appointments around the age of 70.
Gynecologic care changes over the course of a woman’s lifetime, and includes:
Dr. Giles and her caring team remind you when it’s time for routine screenings such as vaccinations, mammograms, and colonoscopies.
While best known for birth control and menstrual-related health issues, gynecologists specialize in treating issues that develop in the urinary tract.
Urinary tract infections are the most common problem treated by gynecologists. Dr. Giles also diagnoses and treats bladder or pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.
In addition to your annual exam, you should schedule an appointment with Dr. Giles if you have questions about your health or experience any of the following symptoms:
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Giles if you have bleeding after menopause. Bleeding after menopause is the first indication of endometrial cancer in about 10% of postmenopausal women.
The caring team at Wendy S. Giles, MD, FACOG, provides comprehensive women’s care, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, and advanced treatments to women of all ages. Schedule your appointment today by calling the practice or using the online booking feature.