Dr Penkar offers full gynecologic care ranging from well and preventative care to management of gynecologic issues like fibroids, heavy menses, and abnormal pap smears. Finding a gynecologist that you trust can be difficult, but with years of experience and the happy patients to prove it, Dr. Penkar is a great choice.
Dr. Penkar offers a wide range of gynecological services!
Evaluation of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Many women experience menstrual bleeding that is considered abnormal. This can be caused by a number of things, so it is important to see a doctor if you feel you are bleeding beyond what is considered normal. Dr. Penkar is able to diagnose the issue and create a treatment plan from there.
Possible culprits range from pregnancy to growths in the uterus. There are many causes, so it is best to consult your gynecologist immediately.
Annual Well Women Exams, Pap Smears & HPV Testing
Attending your yearly examinations can do wonders for your health. Dr. Penkar offers a range of preventative and diagnostic services. We strongly encourage women to attend their yearly exams to make sure everything is working as it should.
Many people do not think of children needing gynecological services. The truth is that there are a number of disease that can affect young women, including delayed puberty, menstrual problems, polycystic ovary syndrome and STDs.
Birth control is an important part of a healthy sex life. Unless you are trying to become pregnant, Dr. Penkar recommends every sexually active woman use some form of birth control. Dr. Penkar can recommend which method or contraception is right for you.
Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence can be embarrassing for some, but it is quite common in women, especially those who have given birth. Dr. Penkar is an expert at helping patients manage these issues and get back to their lives.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Disorder
People with pelvic floor disorders may experience urinary problems, constipation and pain or pressure in the vagina or rectum. Dr. Penkar can diagnose and treat these issues.
Fibroids are the most common type of tumors of the female reproductive system. These tumors are benign in 99% of all cases. Most of these tumors remain quite small, but some can reach the size of a softball or grapefruit. Large fibroids can cause issues like excessive bleeding and pain, and can be removed through surgery.
Gardasil is a type of vaccine that prevents HPV and is most often administered to children and young adults. By preventing HPV, the Gardasil vaccine also helps prevent cervical, vulvar and anal cancers as well as genital warts.
For those trying to start a family, and for those who want to know their predisposition to certain diseases, Dr. Penkar offers genetic testing. These tests can detect familial/genetic diseases such as cancer, diabetes and much more.
Management of Menopausal Issues and Hormone Replacement
Menopause can make for huge changes in the lives of every woman. With menopause comes a whole new set of issues, and takes a specialist to deal with them. Dr. Penkar will walk you through what you can expect from menopause, how to manage the symptoms and treatment of hormone problems.
Some people do not want to start or add to their families. Dr. Penkar performs permanent sterilizations for women who no longer want to have children. Whatever your reasons, Dr. Penkar is here to help.
Starting a family is not always as easy as it seems. Fertility issues are very common, and there is no shame is asking for help from a professional. Dr. Penkar is an expert in preconception counseling and can help you on your way to starting a family of your own!
If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Penkar, contact one of our offices in Sugar Land or Houton, TX today!