Collierville Family Health

Women's Health

Family Medicine & Primary Care located in Collierville, TN
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Women's Health services offered in Collierville, TN

At Collierville Family Health in Collierville, Tennessee, Lauren Reilly, MSN, FNP-BC, is able to manage basic women’s health screenings including, pap smears, birth control management,  pregnancy testing, and annual physicals. For more information or to schedule an appointment, you can call the office or request an appointment online today.

Women's Health Q&A

What is women’s health?

Women’s health is an area of medicine that focuses on the medical needs of women. Your reproductive organs influence your health and well-being. They also put you at risk of developing certain medical issues like breast cancer and uterine fibroids.

What are women’s health services?

Mrs. Reilly offers many health services specific to women. These include:

Primary care

Mrs. Reilly is a primary care provider, which means she can manage all of your women’s health needs, from well woman exams and health screenings to chronic health conditions and chronic disease management, including thyroid disorders.

Well-woman exam

The well-woman exam is similar to the annual physical. However, the focus of this exam is on your reproductive health and wellness.

Chronic disease management

Mrs. Reilly provides chronic disease management for women’s health conditions like thyroid disorders, which can cause problems with menstrual cycles. High or low levels of thyroid hormone can cause very heavy or very light menstrual periods, irregular menstrual periods, or absent menstrual periods (amenorrhea), One in eight women will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime, making the condition quite common.

Health screenings

Health screenings are tests that find health problems before you have symptoms. Mrs. Reilly does a Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer and a breast exam to screen for breast cancer.

Pregnancy tests

Collierville Family Health also does pregnancy tests. If your pregnancy test is positive, Mrs. Reilly refers you to an OB/GYN for prenatal and obstetrics care.

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing

STDs are common and affect all people. However, women are more likely to experience long-term complications like infertility or gynecological cancer when an STD is left undiagnosed and untreated. Collierville Family Health provides discreet and confidential STD testing and treatment.

Birth control

Mrs. Reilly also helps with birth control, discussing your options, and prescribing the appropriate medications as needed.

What can I expect from women’s health care?

Mrs. Reilly takes an individualized approach to care, and the specifics of your women’s health visit at Collierville Family Health depend on your needs. However, you can expect compassionate and patient-centered care that focuses on your personal health concerns and goals.

To find out more about women’s health at Collierville Family Health, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.