Evidence shows that the mean delay in diagnosis for HS was more than 10 years and more than 60% of patients had visited a healthcare provider more than five times before receiving a formal diagnosis.
Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome can easily be overlooked for conditions such as overactive bladder, urinary tract infection (UTI), vaginitis, pelvic floor disorders, or endometriosis.
Even when patients are diagnosed with increased fracture risk, many choose not to take medication because of concerns about rare risks that are often sensationalized in the media.
Reproductive-age women with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can benefit from education that allows them to develop a reproductive life plan that will optimize future pregnancy outcomes.
Acne vulgaris is one of the most commonly treated dermatologic diseases in adult females, but treatment selection and patient education should be tailored specifically to this population.
“Fat stigma in Women’s Health” will be a breakout session at the 24th Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Health Conference Oct. 13 to 16. See article for registration details.