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Here's What Your Vaginal Discharge Could Mean Mar 18th, 2021

If you’re like most women, you’ve noticed your vaginal discharge changes with your cycle — sometimes day by day! Along with these differences may come questions about what’s normal, what’s not, and when you should be concerned.   Dr. Yakov Levy and the care team at Yakov Levy MD PC, with...

What to Expect From Your Colposcopy Feb 17th, 2021

Abnormal Pap test results, pelvic pain, and heavy bleeding are a few of the reasons your provider may recommend a colposcopy. If you’re not familiar with this simple procedure that allows your doctor to inspect the cells of your cervix, you may wonder what to expect.  At Yakov Levy MD...

Make Your Resolution a Reality With Body Contouring Jan 19th, 2021

There’s nothing like starting off the new year with a new resolution. If you’ve been watching what you eat and maintaining a fitness routine but still have a few excess pounds, deciding to make 2021 the year you meet your body goals is a great resolution for your health and...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

What’s Behind Painful Sex? Dec 16th, 2020

Sex should be pleasurable, so if you’re enduring painful intercourse (dyspareunia) it’s a sign something isn’t right. There are many reasons a woman might experience pain during sex, from psychological issues to physical problems.  Because there are so many possible causes of dyspareunia, it’s especially important to discuss your symptoms...

Tips for Surviving Your Winter Pregnancy Nov 13th, 2020

Even if you’re not pregnant, dealing with the holidays and social functions, traveling to see family, navigating the blustery New York weather, and trying to stay healthy during cold and flu season are a few of the reasons people find winter a challenge.  And the COVID-19 global pandemic makes winter...

Emsella®️: Vaginal Rehabilitation for Urinary Incontinence and Improved Sexual Health Oct 16th, 2020

Have you noticed that you’ve started leaking a little urine when you laugh, cough, or sneeze? Has your sex life gone from great to so-so? Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause, advancing age, and being overweight or obese can contribute to less-than-optimal vaginal health.  That’s because these factors contribute to the weakening of...

Why You Should Never Ignore Abnormal Bleeding Sep 21st, 2020

Almost everyone knows a woman who can set her clock based on the regularity of her periods. But for many women, monthly bleeding isn’t regular. But periods can differ dramatically and still be considered “normal,” making it difficult to know what’s abnormal.  At Yakov Levy MD PC, with offices in...

EMSCULPT®: Tone and Contour Your Body Without Surgery Aug 21st, 2020

Has sheltering in place caused you to lose some of your muscle tone and gain curves in the wrong places? If you’re hoping to improve the contours of your body, safe, effective, and pain-free EMSCULPT® could be the solution you need. Dr. Yakov Levy and his team of cosmetic specialists...

Femilift: The Nonsurgical Solution for Restoring Vaginal Health Jul 20th, 2020

Hormones, age, childbirth, and menopause can all do a number on the female genitalia. Although many women may feel uncomfortable talking about it, even with their doctors, it’s much more common — and more treatable — than they might think.  Genitourinary syndrome, also known as vaginal atrophy, affects 19% of...