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May be your women's health provider

Establish a relationship with one of our women’s health providers to set the course for a healthy tomorrow.


Caring for women throughout the valley 

Legacy Medical Group–Women's Health has four locations in the mid-Willamette Valley:

» Keizer
» Salem
» Silverton
» Woodburn

We offer a wide range of services to help you on your journey:

  • Well-woman exams
  • Birth control options, including birth control pills, hormonal implants such as Nexplanon ®, intra-uterine devices (IUDs - Mirena, Kyleena, Liletta, Skyla), and more
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, such as chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea
  • Flu shots or other vaccinations
» Take the first step today by requesting your appointment

4 Awkward Health Problems You Should Tell Your Doctor About

Some things are just easier to talk about with your sister or closest girlfriend. Sensitive health problems, from vaginal complaints to hemorrhoids, may fall into this category. If you feel a bit shy about bringing up these subjects with your healthcare provider, that’s OK. But do so anyway. Remember that talking about such things is all in a day’s work for them. Often, your symptoms could benefit from treatment.

How much do you know about birth control?

» Take our birth control quiz to find out how much you really know
 

In addition to preventing pregnancy, certain birth control options can offer several health benefits, including:

  • Regulating menstrual cycles and decreasing the amount and length of menstrual periods
  • Increasing iron stores in women with iron deficiency associated with excessive bleeding
  • Prevention of certain ovarian and endometrial cancers is a significant benefit of the use of oral contraceptives
  • Benign (noncancerous) breast diseases happen less often with the use of oral contraceptives
     

» Learn about your different choices of birth control


Tips for managing stress

Many women face difficult challenges and responsibilities that may overlap or conflict. These cause stress that can affect their health. Stress can come from troubles at home, in relationships, and in the workplace. Family well-being includes stable relationships and the ability to fulfill essential roles in the home.

What do you know about sexually transmitted infections?

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  • Chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections.
  • Millions of new sexually transmitted infections occur in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC.
  • These diseases affect men and women of all racial backgrounds and economic levels.

 
» Learn more about sexually transmitted infections and how to protect yourself from them


What is a urinary tract infection?

Urinary tract infections or UTIs are infections in any part of the urinary tract. They are a common health problem that affects millions of people each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs.

What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection?

  • Frequent urination
  • Pain or burning when passing urine
  • Have a strong urge to urinate, but only a small amount of urine is passed
  • Women may feel an uncomfortable pressure above the pubic bone
  • Feeling pain even when not urinating
» Take the first step today by requesting an appointment