Common Gynecological Conditions and How to Treat Them

Common Gynecological Conditions and How to Treat Them

There are many issues that can affect the way that a woman’s body works, and it can cause pain and irritation throughout your life. Gynecological problems can also cause complications to occur in the future if they aren’t properly dealt with or treated. It’s important to understand what these common gynecological problems might be and how they are usually treated.

Common Gynecological Problems and Their Treatments

There are many common symptoms related to gynecological problems that you might not realize are a concern at first. Some common symptoms are painful cramps, severe abdominal pain, and heavy or prolonged bleeding between periods. Pain and bleeding could also occur during intercourse. If this happens, you should be sure that you’re visiting your gynecologist as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment.

There are specific disorders that could affect your menstruation cycle. These can cause painful cramps or irregular bleeding and can interrupt your daily life. Common issues include endometrial polyps, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and dysfunction uterine bleeding. How these are treated will depend on which issue you’re dealing with but could include non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications or different forms of birth control.

Another common gynecological issue is known as uterine fibroids. Often, these fibroids might go completely unnoticed and not cause any issues. In other cases, you might experience pain, constipation, infertility, pain during sexual intercourse, or urinary issues. Uterine fibroids are typically dealt with through the use of surgery. Your doctor will decide if just the fibroids can be removed with a myomectomy or if a hysterectomy is needed. A hysterectomy is the complete removal of the uterus and the fibroids with it.

Urinary incontinence is a common condition for women over the age of 35 and isn’t a normal part of aging. You might experience a loss of urine during physical activity, coughing, sneezing, or laughing and this can be an embarrassing experience. This can be treated with exercise and different medications. In specific situations, surgery might be needed.

Contact Your OBGYN Today

Find out what your gynecological issue might be. Contact your OBGYN to learn more and schedule your appointment today.

Book Online

Contact Us

Elite Women’s Care Center
18400 Katy Freeway Suite 400
Houston, TX 77094

Tel(281) 579-9900
Fax: (281) 579-9914
Medical Records Fax: (281) 579-7803

Contact the nurse via email: [email protected]
For Appointments: [email protected]
For Billing: [email protected]
For Insurance: [email protected]

Office Hours
Monday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Next to The Methodist, West Houston Hospital on Barker Cypress and I-10 Freeway


We have made requesting an appointment a simple process via our Web site. If, for any reason, you cannot keep a scheduled appointment or will be delayed, please call as soon as possible. Charges may be incurred for appointments cancelled less than 24 hours before scheduled appointment time.

Payment Policies

We accept checks, cash or credit cards. Please see our Financial Coordinator if you have any questions.

Hours of Operation


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm