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Kimberly Kho, M.D.

Women's Health

Heavy periods and pelvic pain aren't 'normal' – uterine fibroids might be to blame

Too many women accept uterine fibroid symptoms such as heavy periods, abdominal bulkiness, and pelvic pain as normal. But they don’t have to! Learn about treatment options from medication to surgery in this week’s MedBlog. Read more.

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Hysterectomy alternative: An innovative treatment for uterine fibroids

Problems associated with uterine fibroids frequently used to result in hysterectomy and a lengthy recovery. But not anymore! Radiofrequency ablation is an innovative outpatient procedure that can reduce fibroid volume and their uncomfortable symptoms by 50 percent in just two months. Learn more.

Women's Health

Endometrial ablation: A popular solution to abnormal bleeding for select patients

Treatment for abnormal bleeding – such as spotting throughout an entire month or heavy flow during periods – typically starts with birth control medication. However, if that proves to be ineffective, many women turn to endometrial ablation. Learn more.

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What’s going on with my uterus? 3 conditions related to pelvic pain and bleeding

Women sometimes ignore abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain because they think it’s just part of life. However, Kimberly Kho, M.D., says these symptoms can be signs of abnormal cell growth in the uterus. Discover three common conditions and available treatment options.

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Abnormal bleeding: Why women should treat it, not tough it out

Abnormal bleeding can seriously affect a woman’s quality of life at any age. Unfortunately, many women think it’s normal and don’t seek medical care, or their doctors simply don’t listen. Discover treatment options that can improve a woman’s symptoms and quality of life.

Women's Health

Breaking the silence about endometriosis

Endometriosis is an under-reported, under-discussed condition that affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide. Dr. Kho encourages women and girls to speak up, be heard, and seek care from someone who will listen and is equipped to help.