Annual pelvic exams are necessary to stay on top of your overall health. They ensure that proper screens are performed and that issues are caught and treated early. The visit gives you an opportunity to build a personal relationship and to share what is happening in your medical and emotional life. Dr. Tobie Beckerman prides herself on these relationships - labeling herself as a primary care gyno psychiatrist, she will get to know you and your needs in a personalized appointment at Beckerman Women’s Health, serving women in Potomac, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg and surrounding cities in Montgomery County, MD. Call our office today to learn more.
Routine gynecological exams are an important component of maintaining your overall health. During the comprehensive exam, you’ll have face-to-face time with Dr. Beckerman where you can discuss any questions or health concerns you have. She will also perform a full physical exam from head to toe, and a pelvic exam along with a pap smear, possibly screening for HPV or other sexually transmitted infections, or other screening exams where necessary based on each individual's personal history.
Yes! Dr. Beckerman tailors her annual gynecological exams to address the unique concerns that come with the different stages in your life.
For teens, the purpose is not to get a pelvic exam, unless they're sexually active, but to create a trusting bond between the patient and their gynecologist. Teens get so much of their information from the internet or friends that it can be uncomfortable and scary to find a space where they can discuss their health and find real answers. Dr. Beckerman embraces the opportunity to create a trusting bond with her young patients to guide and educate them in the following:
For women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, Dr. Beckerman concentrates on the following areas:
For women who are in their post-reproductive years, gynecological needs change and Dr. Beckerman wants to ensure that you’re as happy and healthy as possible during this time. To this end, if you’re in your 50s, you can expect Dr. Beckerman to focus on the following:
If you have any questions at all about your gynecological health, don’t hesitate to ask Dr. Beckerman. She’s more than happy to discuss any concerns you may have. All topics important to you will be a source of focus - amongst the most common being:
To make an appointment, call Beckerman Women’s Health today.