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The Health Impacts of Sexual Assault

Defined by the United States Department of Justice as “any nonconsensual sexual act proscribed by Federal, tribal, or State law, including when the victim lacks capacity to consent,” sexual assault affects millions of Americans each year.…
Avant Gynecology's Drs. Durrett and Mora return as guests on "The Weekly Check-Up" on WSB Radio.

Dr. Durrett and Dr. Mora Return to “The Weekly Check-Up” on WSB Radio

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, Avant Gynecology's Drs. Lynley Durrett and Obiamaka Mora returned as guests on The Weekly Check-Up on News/Talk WSB Radio. During the show, Drs. Durret and Mora spoke about several women's health topics with…
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How to Track Your Period and Why It’s Important

We know your menstrual cycle can be both a blessing and a curse — sometimes literally. Pliny the Elder once said, for example, that the living things that come in contact with periods are poisoned! You may find yourself feeling the same, as…
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The Importance of Getting a Mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means you’re probably already seeing pink ribbons everywhere — reminding us how important it is to get regular mammograms for breast cancer screening.  Most medical professionals advise…

What Are Pessary Fittings and Why You Might Need Them?

You might not have heard of pessaries before, but they’ve been around in one form or another for centuries. These small, removable devices are inserted into the vagina to provide non-surgical relief for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). They are…

LEEP 101

Short for loop electrosurgical excision procedure, LEEP is a process in which an electrically heated wire loop is used to remove tissue from a woman’s lower genital tract. The thin wire loop acts as a surgical knife, removing a small layer…