Women’s Health Conditions

At University of Colorado OB/GYN & Family Planning, we treat a variety of women’s health conditions.

To learn more about the conditions we treat, click on the links below:

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal bleeding is defined as excessive menstrual bleeding, or as bleeding between periods, after sex or after menopause.
Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical dysplasia, the growth of abnormal cells on the cervix, is often caused by HPV. Without causing symptoms, it can be detected with a pap smear.
Endometriosis

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus (endometrium) grows on the ovaries, bowels or tissue lining the pelvis.

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts (fluid-filled sacs) can form on the surface of or inside an ovary. Most cause no symptoms and will go away over time without any treatment.

Pain During Sex

Women may experience pain during sex (dyspareunia) caused by emotional or physical issues. Treatments include lubrication, relaxation exercises & counseling.
Painful Periods

Painful Periods

Most women at some time experience some form of pain during their menstrual cycle. Painful periods, with no physical abnormality present, are one of the most common reasons why women see a gynecologist.

Pelvic Support Problems

Tearing & stretching of the pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy & childbirth is the most common cause of pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic support problems.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 5 million women in the U.S. alone who may have symptoms, however, there is no known cause or treatment.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in the lower or upper urinary tract caused by bacteria that enter through the urethra or urine that backs up into the kidneys.
Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are benign (noncancerous) tumors that develop in the uterus. Some women may only need periodic pelvic exams or ultrasounds to monitor the fibroid’s growth. If the fibroid is hampering fertility or causing severe symptoms, surgery may be necessary.